ACTIVITIES AT BEINGSATTVAA

BeingSattvaa

Activities for your mind, body & soul

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Activities at the BeingSattvaa retreat

DAILY PROGRAMS

Mornings:

Mornings and me
A morning energiser routine to wake up the Body and Breath soon after sunrise followed by a healthy breakfast
Focus Me
Wake up to a mindful morning with a slow paced strengthening routine
Nature walk
After breakfast walk in the gardens to connect with plants, trees, paddy, butterflies, birds

Evenings:

Fix my Back
A series of Active and Therapeutic routines to strengthen and heal the back
Open my Neck & Shoulder
A series of deep stretch routines to open the shoulder and neck
Wind me down
An evening routine to prepare the mind and body for a restful night prior to dinner

(Please let our staff know the previous day about your interest so they can arrange)

Activities at the BeingSattvaa retreat

WEEKEND PACKAGE

Freedom Weekend
Free yourself from your busy urban schedule with an all- round weekend Body-Breath-Mind Program that combines indoor and outdoor activities, energising breath, mindfulness practices and a rejuvenating massage.

Freedom in Silence
Plug-in to the sound of silence with a weekend of mindfulness practices combined with active time with nature all enjoyed in silence to allow the participant to unplug from "work" and plug into "me"

Unwind Me
A weekend program focussed on releasing stiffness in back, neck and shoulder through a program of Active and Therapeutic Yoga combined with deep tissue massage and daily deep relaxation

Move Me
An Active Weekend both outdoor and indoor starting the day with treks, runs and workouts and ending with deep stretch and massage

(Weekend packages will be based on the calendar planned)

Please write to us at renuka@beingsattvaa.com.sg for more information.
In case of groups of 8 people or more, we can design the weekend in a bespoke manner. Note: Weekend Programs come with their all-day meal package.

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Outdoor Activities - Places to explore

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Explore Ubud

UBUD

BeingSattvaa is in the village of Kenderan, a 10-minute drive from the bustling Ubud town-centre. It is set amidst the famed rice fields of Tegallalang, fringed by rice paddies on one side and rain forest on the other.

Ubud is a quaint and remarkable town in the middle of the island of Bali. For more than a century, it has been the island's preeminent centre for fine arts, dance and music - it is truly the cultural and artistic capital of Bali. This rambling country town, made up of several artisan villages, each dedicated to one particular art or craft, is located an hour’s drive north of the airport. The air is pungent, smelling of the earth, river and forests, all of which can be found in plenty in Ubud. Ubud boasts some of Bali's most stunning resorts and spas, and sophisticated restaurants serving the best of Asian and Western cuisine. Elegant hotels, sprawling mansions and quaint villas now stand on its outskirts, overlooking the most amazing views in Bali. Ubud is now a hub of literature, art, music and dance. It draws people who add something; people who are actively involved in art, nature, wellness, anthropology, music, dance, architecture, environmentalism, and more.

Ubud's unique ecosystem and culture make it an ideal place to practice wellness, a perfect getaway, if you will.

Explore Bali

BALI

Bali is a province of Indonesia, which is located between the islands of Java and Lombok island. Bali is also commonly referred to as The Island Of Thousands Temples or The Island of Gods. The capital of Bali is Denpasar, located in the south of the island.

Culturally and linguistically, the Balinese are closely related to the peoples of the Indonesian archipelago, Malaysia, the Philippines, and Oceania. Balinese culture is strongly influenced by Indian, Chinese, and particularly Hindu culture, beginning around the 1st century AD. The Hindu Majapahit Empire (1293–1520 AD) on eastern Java founded a Balinese colony in 1343. When the empire declined, there was an exodus of intellectuals, artists, priests, and musicians from Java to Bali in the 15th century.

Despite intense exposure to modernisation and foreign influences, Balinese still faithfully cling to their culture and traditions, which is what makes this island unique. Here traditional architecture, kinship, religion, dance and music jostle for space with modern hotels and shopping, making it an exceptional tourist destination, unlike any other. There are a myriad of places of interest and exciting activities in Bali - it is a favourite destination for both adventurers and those in need of a little relaxation. One can surf in the beaches of Kuta, cycle in the by lanes of Ubud, watch the Kecak dance in Uluwatu, sunset in Tanah lot, take a road trip to Lake Bratan, climb the volcanic Mount Batur, raft through the heart of Agung river or shop in one of the many artisan villages.

Around BeingSattvaa

  • White water rafting - You can grab your oars and get ready to rage with this exhilarating rafting adventure on the spectacular Ayung River.
  • Mountain biking - Starting at Mount Batur volcano, a bicycle tour that winds down through 26km of lush valleys, through Balinese villages, past temples and rich green rice fields.
  • River kayaking - You can kayak down the Ayung river in a two-person inflatable kayak.
  • Rice paddy trek - Take a trek through the emerald green rice paddies and watch the timeless routine of planting and harvesting rice; visit the famed rice terraces of Tegallalang.
  • Mount Batur trekking - Take an early morning trek to the summit of Mount Batur, an active volcano.
  • Elephant safari park - You can go on a ride sitting high atop an elephant in a teak wood chair, through the cool jungle of Taro - an experience you'll never forget!

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Festivals and Events in Bali - Stay with us and experience the local culture

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Explore Ubud
Explore Ubud
Explore Ubud
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FESTIVALS & EVENTS CALENDAR

Bali has a rich heritage that offers several cultural events and festivals. Plan your stay with us at Ubud, and combine visits to nearby places to enjoy these events and immerse yourself in the unique Bali experience. Below is a calendar for your reference.

To view details of the events, please click here.

  • January 20, 2018 - Tumpek Kandang
  • February 20, 2018 - Tumpek Wayang
  • March 14, 2018 - Melasti Pilgrimages (coasts of Kuta, Sanur and elsewhere in Bali)
  • March 16, 2018 - Pengrupukan, New Year's Eve of the Saka Calendar
  • March 17, 2018 - Nyepi Day of Silence and Seclusion, Saka New Year 1940
  • March 18, 2018 - Ngembak Geni, Day after Nyepi
  • March 18, 2018 - Omed-Omedan, 'festival of splashes and smooches' (Banjar Kaja, Sesetan village, Denpasar)
  • March 21, 2018 - Pagerwesi
  • March 31, 2018 - Tumpek Landep
  • March 31, 2018 - Purnama Kedasa - 10th Full Moon (major temples island-wide)
  • April 2-8, 2018 - Bali Spirit Festival 2018 (Jl. Hanoman, Ubud)
  • April 13-15, 2018 - Ubud Food Festival (Ubud)
  • May 5, 2018 - Tumpek Uduh
  • May 15, 2018 - Ulun Danu Beratan Temple 'Piodalan' Anniversary (Beratan lakeside, Candikuning, Bedugul, Tabanan)
  • May 25-26, 2018 - Bali Blues Festival 2018 (Peninsula Island, Nusa Dua)
  • May 29, 2018 - Vesak, Buddhist Year 2562
  • May 29-31, 2018 - Galungan
  • May 31, 2018 - Batukaru Temple 'Piodalan' Anniversary
  • June 8 and 30, 2018 - Perang Pandan or 'Mekare-Kare' (Tenganan Pegringsingan, Karangasem, East Bali)
  • June 9, 2018 - Kuningan and Sakenan Temple's Anniversary (island-wide and Sakenan Temple, Serangan Island, South Denpasar)
  • June 9, 2018 - Mekotekan Rituals (Munggu Village, Mengwi district, Badung)
  • June 9 - 7 July, 2018 - The 40th Annual Bali Arts Festival
  • June 13, 2018 - Tanah Lot Temple 'Piodalan' Anniversary
  • June 19, 2018 - Uluwatu Temple 'Piodalan' Anniversary (Uluwatu Temple, Uluwatu)
  • July to October, 2018 - The 39th Annual Bali Kites Festival(s) 2018 (Padanggalak Beach, Sanur)
  • July to November, 2018 - Makepung Buffalo Races (Jembrana, Negara, West Bali)
  • July 24-28, 2018 - 7th Bali International Choir Festival 2018
  • August 10-11, 2018 - Ubud Village Jazz Festival 2018 (ARMA Museum Ubud, Jalan Raya Pengosekan, Ubud)
  • August 17, 2018 - Indonesian Independence Day
  • August 2018 - Sanur Village Festival (Sanur Village, Sanur)
  • August 2018 - Jazz Market by the Sea 2018 (Taman Bhagawan, Tanjung Benoa)
  • August 2018 - Legian Beach Festival (Jalan Pantai Legian)
  • August 2018 - The 7th Maybank Marathon 2018 (Keramas, Gianyar)
  • September 24, 2018 - Tirta Empul Temple Piodalan Anniversary (Manukaya Village, Tampaksiring, Gianyar)
  • September 24, 2018 - Besakih Temple 'Piodalan' Anniversary (Besakih Temple, Karangasem)
  • September 2018 - The 12th Annual Balinale (Cinemaxx Lippo Mall Bali, Jalan Kartika Plaza, Kuta)
  • September 2018 - Ultra Beach Bali 2018 (Potato Head Beach Club Bali, Petitenget, Seminyak)
  • September 2018 - Bestival Bali (Garuda Wisnu Kencana (GWK) Cultural Park, Jimbaran)
  • October 5-7, 2018 - Bali Vegan Festival 2018 (Paradiso Ubud, Jalan Goutama Selatan, Ubud)
  • October 24-28, 2018 - Ubud Writers & Readers Festival (various venues, Ubud)
  • October 2018 - Nusa Dua Fiesta (ITDC complex, Nusa Dua)
  • October 2018 - Bali International Triathlon (Sanur)
  • October 2018 - Kuta Beach Festival (Kuta Beach)
  • December 1, 2018 - Tumpek Uduh
  • December 25, 2018 - Christmas
  • December 25-27, 2018 - Galungan
  • December 31, 2018 - New Year Eve and Countdown to 2019 (various venues, island-wide)
  • December 2018 - January 2019 - Nusa Dua Light Festival (Nusa Dua Peninsula)
  • December 2018 - Nusa Penida Festival (Nusa Islands)
  • December 2018 - Pemuteran Bay Festival (Nusa Islands)

To view details of the events, please click here.


For any assistance with planning your trip, event details, or reservation, please write to renuka@beingsattvaa.com.sg