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OVERVIEW

Solos Only

Bali Resort Escape 

🌟 Immerse yourself in Bali Bliss!

🌴 Join our ultimate 7-day/6-night resort escape at the chic Padma Resort Bali, nestled on the shores of Legian Beach. This isn't just a holiday; it's a journey with like-minded solo explorers seeking sun-soaked luxury, cultural delights, and unforgettable moments.

🏖️ Picture this: Five-star decadence in a tropical haven, where serenity meets excitement. Centrally located, Padma Resort offers easy access to Bali's best – from pristine beaches to local exploring. Our resort escape is more than any regular beach getaway; it's a curated experience for the discerning solo adventurer.

🍹 Indulge in 30-35°C perfection year-round, with Bali's warm tropical embrace. This isn't just a getaway; it's a rendezvous with beachside bliss, mouthwatering cuisine, and the vibrant energy of solo travellers like you.

A Solo Traveller's Paradise

Pack your bags; the Bali Bliss journey awaits! 🌺

 

PACKAGE DETAILS
  • Ages:
    best suited 40 years+
  • Duration:
    7 Days
  • Status:
    Early preview
  • Region:
    Asia
  • Destinations:
    Indonesia
  • Travel Style:
    Relax, Solo Luxe
  • Accommodation:
    Hotel
  • Prices from:
    Due out 18JAN
  • Transport:
    Minivan, Bus
  • Pace:
    2
  • Max Group Size:
    38
REVIEWS

'This was my first holiday with you, to Bali and the first time I travelled overseas without a friend/partner. The destination, resort, co-ordinators and people were fantastic. I had a fun and memorable holiday, meet a great group of people (who I will keep in contact) and look forward to going on another one soon.'

Michelle, 50 years, Queensland

'Dear Justine, Just wanted to say a huge thank you for organising such a wonderful holiday.You gently suggested various options for itineraries on free days based on your personal . A truly wonderful trip with a great bunch of people.experiences. The accommodation was fabulous, travel arrangements well planned, scenery awesome and I just didn’t want to come home!'

Ron, 53 years, NSW
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INCLUSIONS

 

ACCOMMODATION & MEALS

  • 6 nights deluxe five star hotel accommodation at Padma Resort Bali, Legian
  • Daily full buffet hotel breakfast
  • 5 group dinners including two highlight dinners
  • Daily replenished in-room water
  • Complimentary in-room and resort wide internet access
  • Free use of the departure lounge at the resort (12-21 hours) 

SIGHTSEEING & GUIDES

  • An Encounter Travel group host
  • A local group tour 

TRAVEL

  • Return airport return transfers between Denpasar airport and our Bali resort

Departure Dates for this tour

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16 - 22 OCT '24
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Due out 16JAN'24
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PRICES DUE OUT 16 JANUARY 2024

EARLY BOOKING BONUS
Book by 16 March 2024 
RECEIVE COMPLIMENTARY 90 MINUTE MASSAGE TREATMENT @ GROUP HOTEL

Select from: Balinese, Deep Tissue, Warm Stone or Herbal Compress Massage


Trip Code: bali24-10

Itinerary

Extend the Bliss:
Elevate your Bali experience by adding extra nights before or after our group dates! 🌴 Embrace ultimate 'me' time—indulge in spa retreats, immerse yourself in local culture, or simply bask in the serenity of Bali's beaches and pools. Picture lazy mornings, sunset strolls, and unhurried exploration. Extra nights mean more memories, more adventures, and more you time. Unwind in luxurious solitude or discover hidden gems at your own pace. Trust us, the magic of Bali only deepens when you go beyond the itinerary. Seize the opportunity to create your own Bali chapter—because a little extra time is all you need for a whole lot more bliss! ✨  

Psst... Here's a little secret just for you!
🤫 While you're extending your Bali escape before or after the group dates, guess what? You won't be alone in choosing to savour the magic a little longer! 🌟 Our savvy solo escapees know that there’s more adventures to be had. So, go ahead, embrace the allure of extra nights, and discover the hidden treasures of Bali with fellow wanderers who crave just a bit more paradise. 🏝️ Shhh... The best stories are whispered among those who linger. Extend the bliss. Your secret Bali escape awaits! 

Padma Resort Legian Pool Highlights
Featuring Four Incredible Pools

Infinity Adults Only Pool
Located near S.K.A.I. Beach Club, the adults-only infinity swimming pool is the perfect place to soak up the tropical sunshine and relax with a chilled beer, cocktail or mocktail. Boasting sun loungers, parasols and a swim-up bar, the Infinity Pool has great views over the beach, with Jimbaran in the distance. Guests: Infinity Pool is strictly for guests over 17 years old.

Main Pool
Located near the beach in the heart of the resort, the Main Pool is the biggest pool in the resort.. Served by Seruni Sunken Pool Bar and surrounded by comfortable sun loungers with parasols.

Lagoon Pool
Located in the Lagoon Block, the lagoon-style pool meanders for a full 104 metres. With connecting bridges, sunbeds and parasols, integrated shallow pool and swim-up bar and café, it’s a great spot to relax and bask in the lush tropical surroundings.

Family Pool
Surrounded by sun loungers with parasols, located near Wolly Kids Club in the Lagoon Block, the shallow pool features water slides and water spouts for hours of safe fun.

 

DAY 1 
Arrive to Bali

On arrival at Denpasar airport you will be met and transferred to our deluxe five star hotel, The Padma Resort Bali, in Legian.

FLIGHTS: We recommend you book a flight that arrives no later than 4pm.

Group members will arrive at various times throughout the day.  It’s about a 20-30 minute transfer between the airport to the hotel and you will have a few hours to relax and freshen up before we meet this evening. Guests may check into the hotel after 2pm on the arrival date. Anyone arriving earlier than 2pm will be checked in as soon as rooms become available. Your luggage can be left with the front desk until your check-in time

TIP: if arriving early, have your swimwear easily accessible and you can enjoy the resort pool facilities before check-in.

The group gathers for welcome drinks at 7pm followed by our relaxed welcome dinner at our hotel.

Meals: Welcome Dinner

DAY 2 
Discover Local Sanur, Bicycle Tour

Embark on an exquisite day in Sanur, starting with a lavish breakfast buffet at our hotel.  Once we’ve indulged in breakfast, we set out to explore the local area, delving into the heart of Sanur with a half-day bike riding tour tailored for those who appreciate seeing more than the regular tourist spots.

Join our local guide as they unveil the authentic charm of Sanur village, immersing you in the rich tapestry of Balinese culture. The morning unfolds with a leisurely ride along the beach path, guiding you to the renowned Sanur Sea turtle sanctuary. Then we cycle west to Pasar Sindu, the bustling Sindu traditional market. Wander through the vibrant stalls, and try some local fruits and delicacies, while gaining insights into the Balinese way of shopping and acquiring produce.

Our journey continues to the Beatles-themed bar, adorned with a collection of memorabilia curated by the passionate expat owner. Then, meandering through enchanting backstreets and alleys, we encounter another local market, unveiling the vibrant pulse of Sanur.

Venturing into the greener side of Sanur, along some quiet roads and tracks, revealing the picturesque rice and watermelon fields. Emerging from the fields, we arrive at a charming local Warung, where we gather for a delightful lunch, savouring the authentic flavours of Balinese cuisine.

As our cycling adventure concludes, we make our way back to the starting point, with arrangements for a convenient return to our group hotel. The rest of the afternoon is yours to enjoy until we meet for dinner, nearby to our hotel.

Tour duration: 3-4 hours | approximately 15 km 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner 

SNAPSHOT – WHAT’S INCLUDED

  • Return transfer hotel to Sanur
  • Sanur Half Day Bike Ride tour
  • Local Balinese group lunch
  • Group dinner


DAYS 3 - 6

Welcome to the heart of leisure! Each day begins with a sumptuous buffet breakfast at the resort – a delightful and impressive spread that sets the perfect tone for the day. The beauty of our mornings lies in the unhurried start, with no rigid breakfast schedule. In our vibrant group, you're bound to find a breakfast buddy or more, creating a relaxed and sociable beginning to your day.

In the realm of Bali, it's all about embracing blissful moments. Take this time for self-indulgence – spa packages, shopping sprees, refreshing swims, poolside cocktails, or simply lounging in your pool-chair. The choices are yours to make, allowing you to tailor your experience to suit your preferences. Whether you prefer the tranquility of solitude or the company of newfound friends, our group of solo travellers ensures a social atmosphere with no pressure – suit yourself, and make this time uniquely yours.

Adults Only, Infinity Pool and Pool Bar

Encounter Travel Bali Resort Escape Solos Only

As the sun sets, join us for pre-dinner drinks with your Encounter Travel host, creating the perfect opportunity to mingle with fellow travellers. The evenings continue with group dinners included, offering a chance to savour delightful meals in the company of your newfound friends.

On Day 4, we add a twist to your culinary adventure. Dinner is left to your own arrangement, providing the freedom to explore the vibrant culinary scene of Bali. For a seamless experience, we offer a group transfer option to the iconic Potato Head Beach Club for sunset drinks. You can choose to snack or dine at The Club or make alternative arrangements, returning to the hotel at your leisure. This added flexibility allows you to craft your evening as you wish, ensuring your Bali getaway is uniquely tailored to your desires.

Dining
Day 3: Breakfast, Dinner (group hotel)
Day 4: Breakfast, One way group transfer to Potato Beach Club (dinner own arrangement)
Day 5: Breakfast, Dinner (local Restaurant, near hotel)
Day 6: Breakfast, Dinner (group hotel)

One of our Local Dinners (near our hotel) 

 


DAY 7

Enjoy a sumptuous buffet breakfast at our hotel.  

Today’s our last day. Check out is by 12 midday. For guests’ convenience, the resort also provides a departure lounge with access between midday and 9pm.  There is also the option to purchase an extended late room check out until 6pm.

Departures for all guests in our group will be at various times.

SPECIAL NOTES:
Your group coordinator services come to an end the evening prior.  Your transfer times and details are easily reconfirmed the evening prior with the hotel front desk representatives.  

Itineraries may be subject to change, due to circumstances outside of our control. If there is any itinerary change prior to departure of significance we aim to inform you prior to travel.  Itinerary changes while on tour will be informed by your tour leader/guide while on tour.

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ACCOMMODATION

RESORT - PADMA RESORT BALI AT LEGIAN 5 STAR HOTEL

DELUXE LAGOON VIEW ROOM
With a stunning view of 104 metre lagoon styled swimming pool from the private balcony, the Deluxe-Lagoon View Room takes contemporary Balinese design to a new level of existence with a tasteful décor that explores the island’s creative heritage. The contemporary style with a Balinese touch adds to the unique interior of the room. The plush and sumptuous linens ensure a quality sleeping after indulging in the egg-shaped tub or separate rain shower.

Guest Room Features

Bed Type          King-size bed (200x200 cm) or twin single beds (200x120 cm)
Bathroom          Separate shower and bath-tub
Internet             Complimentary in-room broadband internet

Size (sqm)        38
Location           2nd, 3rd and 4th floors. Near Lagoon Pool
View                Lagoon Pool 

Club Benefits    No


DELUXE CHALET
The Deluxe Chalet is a charming room category that draws attention to the aesthetics of modern Balinese artistry. Designed for comfort as well as privacy, it is a restful environment that soothes the senses following days spent experiencing the island. Each room has its own private balcony to sit and appreciate the gentle whisper of the evening sea breeze.

Guest Room Features
Bed Type          King-size bed (200x200 cm) or twin single beds (200x120 cm)
Bathroom          Some with separate shower and bath-tub, others combined
Internet             Complimentary in-room broadband internet

Size (sqm)        43.8
Location           Throughout the Resort within a two-tier cluster of Balinese-style chalets
Views               Garden

Club Benefits    No


Notes:

  • Some twin share rooms have single beds.
  • Hotel description is taken from the hotel website and edited to suit our page.
  • Our inclusion of free Wi-Fi above is not a guarantee as this can change without notice due to telco service interruptions or changes to hotel policy.
  • Hotels may be subject to change, due to circumstances outside of our control. Should this occur, a hotel of a similar standard will be provided.

Encounter Travel Resort Bali

Deluxe Lagoon View room, Padma Bali

Deluxe Lagoon View room, Padma Bali

Deluxe Lagoon View room, Padma Bali

Lagoon Pool

Deluxe Chalet Encounter Travel

Deluxe Chalet room, Padma Bali

Padma Bali Main Pool

Main Pool


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GETTING THERE

Starts In: Denpasar, (Bali) Indonesia
Ends In: Denpasar, (Bali) Indonesia

AIRPORT TRANSFERS
Airport Transfers are included on arrival and departure given that the transfer is directly between the airport and our group resort and;

  • you arrive on day one and depart on the final day of the tour, or
  • you have extended your stay and you have booked the pre or post tour group hotel with us as part of your package.

If you are making your own flight arrangements, we require your flight itinerary no later than 45 days priors to travel (and even if you are not making airport transfer arrangements with us).  Where transfers are part of your arrangement, if your itinerary is not provided to us within the required timeframe, you forfeit the airport transfers, or additional fees may be incurred for the service. 

About The Transfer
It is between 20-30 minutes travel time between the airport and the resort, depending on your arrival time and local traffic.
There is one centralised pick-up point at Denpasar Airport for the hotel transfer. It is at Golden Bird Lounge, located in front of the Arrivals Hall.

After you pass through passport control and having collected your luggage you exit the main arrivals hall to step outside into the where people wait to meet family and friends arriving. Then, slightly to your right there is the Golden Bird Lounge. It’s in the ‘passenger only’ side of the arrivals hall.

DETAILS

Read on for other key trip information that you should know before you decide on joining the group.

TRIP AVAILABILITY
If this trip seems right for you then we encourage you to book early and secure your place with a deposit.  Tour space is limited. Also, many services on this tour must be booked well in advance. To ensure your place, please check trip availability at your earliest convenience

FELLOW TRAVELLERS 
You will enjoy this group experience with a maximum of 38 travellers as a guide. This is a Solos Only tour (couple free). You are welcome to join with a friend, but couples do not join this tour. The group sizes for our resort trips vary; it’s more likely the group will finalise more than 24 guests.

THE PACE  [1 out of 5]
A true resort holiday. It’s the bliss of relaxing, good food and company. Overall, we grade this itinerary as our most leisurely pace. 
For dining experiences, expect to walk to venues from our hotel resort. The walk may be 10-15 minutes.

Travellers of 75 years or may be required to return a Fit to Travel form that is completed by their doctor. More Information > Visit Travel Fitness

ABOUT THE MEALS   
It’s regular that our trips include welcome dinners and farewell dinners for our groups. In addition, we include other group dining experiences to ensure that everyone can enjoy the benefit of travelling and dining as a group.  There’s nothing better than to share a meal with new friends and discuss the day’s adventures.

The meal inclusions are of a high standard. The daily buffet breakfast at our five star hotel is an impressive and you have the option to enjoy a relaxed breakfast in house every day. We include group dinners at the hotel and also at other local restaurants, all of which are of a superior standard.

Are you a flexitarian?
If you have dietary requirements, please advise if it is due to allergies or for medical reasons or if it is a personal preference and if you are flexible. Dietary requirements will limit choices. If a dietary requirement is not essential due to medical reasons and you are a flexitarian, then we recommend that you exclude your personal preferences if not necessary to provide more options with the meal choices.

TRAVELLER REVIEWS

'This was my first holiday with you, to Bali and the first time I travelled overseas without a friend/partner. The destination, resort, co-ordinators and people were fantastic. I had a fun and memorable holiday, meet a great group of people (who I will keep in contact) and look forward to going on another one soon.'

Michelle, 50 years, Queensland

'Dear Justine, Just wanted to say a huge thank you for organising such a wonderful holiday.You gently suggested various options for itineraries on free days based on your personal . A truly wonderful trip with a great bunch of people.experiences. The accommodation was fabulous, travel arrangements well planned, scenery awesome and I just didn’t want to come home!'

Ron, 53 years, NSW

'I wasn't sure what to expect at first, but within hours I was sharing new experiences and enjoying a great holiday surrounded by new friends.'

Steve, 41 years, QLD
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