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A Five-Star Bali Bender

Save the rogue for a surf at Uluwatu Surf Villas.

elsewhere // Sep 15, 2021
Words by Coral McDuffee
Reading Time: 2 minutes

The grimy Bali experience has a narrative appeal—readers lust for the youthful budget struggle.

Like climbing a 100something staircase at 5am to surf Ulus, despite emptying guts on the hotel room floor or crawling into a surfboard bag in the middle of the night to evade mosquitos.

But you know what is better than stories?

Coming home to a cold water bottle after a flight in the Bali vortex. A private pool with a view, safe food, air conditioning, and creatures that give love nibbles.

The charming details.

A few days ago, the crew at Uluwatu Surf Villas let Caity Simmers, Ian Crane, and Stab crash for a few days while working on a project. The five-star Bali experience kept their batteries charged for a soon-to-be-released surf epic.

Photo: Nate Lawrence

Uluwatu Villas clifftop resort is a healing oasis. Even after punting for hours in the burning Indonesian limelight, our surfers refueled in the quiet haven. Each meal overlooks the land of plenty and the private pools are prime stadium seating.

Before accepting stomach issues, prolonged hangovers, certain unraveling—we highly recommend booking your best life at the villas HERE.


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