We report on the stunning wine dinner at Basque – Bar de Tapas that saw internationally acclaimed winemaker Marqués de Riscal and Indonesia's culinary superstar chef Mandif Warokka join talents. We check out the stunning new ocean-going Rascal, a luxurious way to tour Indonesia's waters; and explore the fun pastimes offered by Padma Resort Ubud, from jungle trekking to cooking with Chef Ketut Sumerta, Balinese language lessons and private yoga sessions.
Anew stylish, refined way of exploring the seas of Indonesia in complete luxury has discerning travellers keen to carve time out of their schedules to explore, play and chill as they cruise the archipelago.
Rascal, a 31m ironwood and teak traditional Phinisi built to exacting standards by boat masters in Konjo, South Sulawesi, under the eagle eye of co-owner Erik Barreto and fitted out with cuttingedge boating technology and Hamptonchic comfort is now available for private charters with bespoke itineraries designed by superstar Cruise Director Gaz Phillips.
Sail wherever you choose among Indonesia's thousands of underexplored and renowned islands and revel in the journey as much as the destination. The outstanding hospitality on board Rascal is backed up by superlative training from renowned experts and extends from the highly experienced crew to the personal chefs and trained bartenders.
Designed to emulate a luxury floating villa, all five spacious cabins are above deck with high ceilings, en-suite bathroom, state-of-the-art audiovisual systems and private terrace and there are ample spaces to relax, sunbathe or gaze at the night skies, including the 119 sq.m. roof deck. On-board activities are provided by the world's surfing, snorkelling and diving elite, long-time enthusiasts of making the most of life on and under the water.
Kick off your shoes and create your own unique Indonesian adventure as you relax safe in the expert care of Rascal's experienced team.