Disturbed by nothing but the sound of birds chirping and winds wafting through the trees. The saying 'Home sweet home' perfectly describes the environment, and the facilities cater to everything you need for "a long holiday" in Bali.
SAKAWESI guest house is for guests seeking an elegant retreat with modern amenities in Sukawati area.
Located in Batu Bulan village, a leisurely 20 minute drive from Ubud, home to Bali’s finest art and culture, and, only 45 minutes from the international airport, SAKAWESI guest house offers complete peace and privacy yet is very accessible to Bali’s premium entertainment.
“A family style” Service is at the heart of the SAKAWESI guest house experience to make your holiday most enjoyable. The highest level of personal service from SAKAWESI guest house’s team… Personal Chef, Manager and ever-smiling guest house staffs cater to your every need and make your holiday not only most memorable and enjoyable but effortless too…
SAKAWESI guest house’s design comprises 2 units duplex pavilions, stand-alone bed room set on over 200 m2 of landscaped gardens.
SAKAWESI guest house’s architectural style reflects the elements of Feng Shui to create a sense of well-being, balance and stunning aesthetics for the enhancement of any mood. It also captures the essence and joy of indoor and outdoor living in a tropical climate, bringing nature to your door
What To Do in Sukawati
Welcome to Sukawati, Welcome to the center of shopping handicraft in Bali. You will see why it is so soon after you visit this one of Gianyarâ€™s area. Although it belongs to Gianyar area, Sukawati is near to Denpasar. No wonder if you stay at one of Sukawati accommodation you will be flexible to visit Denpasar and Ubud alike. Sukawati and neighboring area named Batuan are the home of the craftsmanship in carving and great painters. So when you need suggest what to do in this area these will help.
Sukawati Art Market sells various Balinese handicrafts, outfit, bags, and others as souvenir for fellows and friends in your home country. Needless to say, when you buy something in any traditional art market what you need to do is bargain. In this Sukawati Art Market, the price is indeed very low. However, when the sellers see some foreigners who would like to buy their goods they will see you as "BANK" and increase the price dramatically. So donâ€™t give up bargaining. Along the road of Sukawati-Ubud you also may see booths sellig handicraft from glass, or wood, or stones at right and left side of the road.
Seeing The Making of Silver Craft
Sukawati is very near to the other villages. If you drive the car from Denpasar to get to Sukawati you will pass Celuk village. Celuk village is renowned for its craftsmanship in silver. You also may see directly how silversmiths craft their art works with passion.
Must see Barong and Keris Dance The Barong Dance is a story about the struggle between good and evil. The good, by Barong Keket, a mythological beast with an immense coat of fur and gilded leather vestments and evil by the witch Rangda. The two characters engage in battle, at which point the Barong's keris-bearing followers rush in to attack Rangda. The hissing witch however, uses her magical powers to turn the keris knives in upon their owners, who subsequently fall into a trance and turn their knives upon themselves.
Visiting Batik art shop at Tohpati village
Tohpati is widely known as the center of handmade Balinese batik with various colors and shapes. Here the visitors will be exhibited the Batik making and hand weaving process. Finally you can buy some to bring home. The specialties of Balinese Batik can be seen from the strong Javanese motifs; some of modern Batik applies the paintings objects, such as Balinese culture, ceremonies, beautiful sites, or mythological figures. Batik is one of the most beautiful wearable art and the approach to the other side of Balinese rich culture.
Visisting Mas Village
Mas Village is one of villages in Bali fundamentally identified as an artistic countryside by focusing in artistic of wood carving. Mas Village is located in Ubud sub district and Gianyar Regency, east part of Bali. The result of wood carving art in this village owns the immeasurable and wide dimension like idol for the devoting (arca idol), representative dimension of everyday Balinese social society life (farmer, fisherman, worker, intellectual, merchant etc), the abstract dimension as existing of actor imagination which is listening carefully of reality, dynamics and life philosophy.