Wood carving in Bali Puri Dajuma, Beach Eco-Resort & Spa, West Bali

Wood carving in Bali

For those who appreciate the Balinese Art, it is impossible to remain indifferent to the beauty of the carvings found everywhere around the island.
Who not remained fascinated by observing the delicate work of woodcarvers who, with makeshift tools, are able to make masterpieces that adorn houses, temples and  hotels in Bali.
On the picture, the carving in our Rama restaurant, one of the many wood carvings that decorate Dajuma. It was  made  by the cousin of our director.
When asked the question: “What are your sources of inspiration?”, the answer is : “Nature and Imagination”.
As simple as that!

Chocolate factory in Jembrana Puri Dajuma, Beach Eco-Resort & Spa, West Bali

Chocolate factory in Jembrana

The regency of Jembrana in Bali is renowned for its Jeggog music, buffalo races rice fields overlooking the ocean and for its plantations of cacao.
In 2007, the authorities decided to encourage the local production of chocolate. A special  building was dedicated to the project headed by Nobertha, with all the necessary equipment.
Today the chocolate factory produces all sorts of fine chocolates, tablets, powder and plans to,extend its activities.
Good luck Nobertha ! We support you.

Welcome Back dear Agung! Puri Dajuma, Beach Eco-Resort & Spa, West Bali

Welcome Back dear Agung!

Bali is renowned worldwide for the wealth of its culture, among which dancing is occupying a privileged position.
Each village of the island supports as much as possible a dancing group as well as a gamelan or jegog orchestra. This is the case for the village of Pekutatan which is housing Dajuma.
After an interruption of several months due to a serious health problem, our dear dance professor Agung is back, more dynamic than ever. He launched some years ago in the village  a very successful school which participates in many dance contests around the island and beyond. Dajuma strongly encourages this actvity by welcoming on a regular basis his school on our stage in front of the Rama restaurant.
Here on the picture young villagers, boys and girls directed by Agung. Our guests love to watch this authentic spectacle and sometimes participate in it.

Flying over to Dajuma? Puri Dajuma, Beach Eco-Resort & Spa, West Bali

Flying over to Dajuma?

With the rapid development of Bali over the last decade, the traffic on the road from Java to Denpasar has been constantly increasing, reaching sometimes the level of capital cities in the world. Consequence: when it was possible to reach the airport from Dajuma in less than one hour and a half ten years ago, it is just unthinkable today: we need 2 hours and a half and sometimes more. OK the landscapes all along the road are really splendid with an alternance of rice-fields, sandy sea shores and Batukaru volcano as background. But anyway, definitively too long !
Today the situation is changing: the authorities have decided the construction of 3 big bridges aimed at eliminating the main black points on the road. By jumping above 3 deep volcanic valleys, all the heavy trucks from Java will no longer be in a position to slow down the traffic. One bridge out of 3 is currently finished and open to the traffic. The 2 others are expected to be completed by the end of the year. Definitively a good news !