BALI ECOSTAY Kanciana Village, Gunung Salak, Tabanan, Bali. Phone: +62 8133 8042 326; baliecostay.com.
Doubles from $85, family bungalows from $140.
Allow two hours from Denpasar airport or 90 minutes from Seminyak. The resort will arrange comfortable transport both ways for approximately $60.
Old Bali hands whoyearn for the days when there was no electricity in Kuta; the Eat, Pray, Love set.
The last half hour of the drive up the mountain is dreadful. Bring padding.
The Blundstones and their staff make you feel instantly at home. Wander into Mini’s kitchen and she’ll instantly drop everything and teach you howto replicate that extraordinary concoction brewing on her hotplate.