The 37th Annual Bali Kites Festival(s) 2016

Loft Legian Hotel is one of budget-friendly hotel in Legian area that is perfect place to stay with family and friends. Loft Legian Hotel is 5 minutes away to the beach, close to legian art market, cafes and restaurant. If you stay at Loft Legian Hotel on October we have recommendation for an event for you to visit, The 37th Annual Bali Kites Festival(s) 2016. It is an annual event that will be set along Padang Galak beach at Sanur area or about 14 kilos from Legian Area. The purpose of the event is to promote local culture and sanur area to domestic and foreign tourists.
The Bali Kite Festival is slated for its 37th year, as an annual feast among the Balinese as they regard the art of kite making and piloting highly. The event is also anticipated by the international community as it provides rare opportunities to enjoy gigantic traditional kites built with contemporary designs. The festival usually takes place around the start of the windy season, somewhere between the end of June through August and even until October. The agrarian background of the Balinese largely contributes to this kite-flying tradition, when these months usually provide open fields after harvests. Prepare yourself to watching the most attractive,unique local culture and modern kites that you never seen before by only 30 minutes driving from the Loft Legian Hotel.

Hangout at Monokrom Bar

Loft Legian Hotel is strategically located between Legian and Seminyak area. We have for you to visit, close to Loft Legian Hotel perfect for those who want to have breakfast, brunch, afternoon tea and coffee, meeting with friends or dinner, Monokrom Coffee and Bar. This place is ready to serve you and also perfect for hangout because Monokrom has combination of industrial and vintage concept for the interior designs.

Don’t forget to try imported coffee with signature blend from some countries, liquor coffee, bailey’s Irish coffee, Jamaican coffee and many more. It should be perfect for coffee lovers. If you are not a coffee drinker, Monokrom also has great selection of cocktails, wine and spirit, juices, milkshake, mocktails, smoothies and more. And how about food? Monokrom serves Asian, Mexican, and Italian foods. Located at Jalan Legian 358A or less than 5 minutes’ walking distance from Loft Legian Hotel. Open daily 9 AM – 11 PM.

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Balinale International Film Festival 2016

If you stay at Loft Legian Hotel this week, we have recommendation to visit for you, our family and friends. There will be annual film festival, Balinale International Film Festival 2016. This festival will be held in Cinemaxx Lippo Mall Kuta, Bali from 24-30 September 2016. It is located on Jalan Kartika Plaza Kuta or around 15 minutes away from Loft Legian Hotel.

What will you find on the festival? You will find 100 films from 31 countries, including Indonesia. there will be 20 films to be screened on this film festival. Is should be fun, right? This is perfect for a movie lover. It is 10th Balinale Festival, and will also host various workshops, seminars and discussions. Aside from indoor activities, outdoor ones will also be held during the festival on Cinemaxx Lippo Mall Kuta, Bali.

See you there!

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Legian Night Life

After spending a whole day at the beach, do you have another plan to spend the night beside dinner? Do you know that Loft Legian Hotel is located very close to the nightlife scene? Only by 5 minute walks from the hotel, you can find any kinds of club or bar that might be suitable for you. There are more than 10 night clubs and bars you can find.

Legian Street is always cramped with crowd of overseas and domestic tourist who love nightlife. Nightclub for sure is the best choice for those who have nowhere to go at night. Most of the nightclubs and bars are located close to Bali’s Ground Zero Monument; the remembrance of Bali’s first bombing tragedy. You can also notice the names and country origin of the victims.

Legian nightlife is as hip as its day life, have fun, be safe and don’t go too mad.

How to Bargain in Traditional or Art Market

If you stay at The Loft Legian Hotel and looking for unique handicraft or souvenir (present or something unique), with a quiet walk for around 5 – 10 meters from the hotel you can find art market or traditional market nearby. Moreover, you should be good at bargaining, because the sellers usually open with high “Traveler’s Price” instead of price for locals.
Here are some tips on how to bargain at art market. First you have to do is bonding with the seller, but always remember to do a little survey on the standard price of the stuffs. Second, try to bargain with layered prices, start with lowest price, ranging from the one-third or half the price. Increase the price gradually. But don’t forget to use a familiar and friendly tone to the seller. It will make bargain process easier. Third, buying in large quantity with help you in negotiating for lower price. Hopefully these tips will help you. Happy shopping!!!

Legian beach

Legian tourist attraction in Bali is very famous abroad, located on the north coast of Kuta. Legian beach has white sand beaches like Kuta and relatively quiet compared to Kuta beach in Bali. Many Australian tourists choosing Bali Legian tourist places, because so many inns and hotels that offer rental rates that cost less expensive.Other Bali Legian tourist thing there are plenty of places for night life, review as nightclubs. Distance from “Loft Legian Hotel” just 5 minutes by walk.