Cooking classes

Always wanted to cook that perfect Nasi Goreng? Or perhaps you prefer a vegetarian option such as Gado Gado? Our in house chef is available to give cooking classes whether Western, Indonesian or a fusion menu.

From being provided with or sourcing the ingredients at the local markets as well as our herb garden to eating the finished dish, this will be a fun and informative experience for between 2-12 people.

Massage, spa services and more

Massage and Spa Services
In house services by request including:

  • Pedicure
  • Manicure
  • Thai Massage
  • Head Neck Massage
  • Back Tension release
  • Relaxation Massage
  • Facial
  • Body Scrub
  • Reflexology


Excellent location for coastal, hinterland or rice field trekking.

Renowned for its left hand break with other right hand options, Balian Beach can offer experienced as well as novice surfers an exciting experience. Lessons and equipment hire are available.

Balinese cultural dancing
Experience a fascinating and fun evening with the excellent local dance troupe.

Shopping trips

After relaxing and rejuvenating perhaps a different type of therapy is required – Retail Therapy! Whether a half day with lunch or a whole day with dinner, La Balian Villa and Retreat can arrange this for you. If new to Bali we can recommend the best value retail areas or customise an experience according to your requirements. If you already ‘know’ the best places we can simply do drop off and pick up.

Approximate travelling times:

  • Seminyak 90 mins
  • Legian 90 mins
  • Discovery Mall 90 mins
  • Galleria Mall 80 mins
  • Ubud 70 mins

Please note these times are approximate depending on traffic conditions.

Yoga and more

Whether a beginner, intermediate or experienced Yogi we can offer classes and retreats utilising experienced teachers in the local area. Or, if you prefer to travel with your own yoga teacher we would be pleased to welcome you.

Yoga at La Balian Villa and Retreat is suitable for everyone regardless of their level or experience in yoga, with classes being structured to ensure that students develop their asana practice at their own pace. Breathing and meditation techniques, fundamentals and alignment in postures are all practiced giving students an understanding of Ashtanga- Vinyasa and Vinyasa-Krama yoga.

Our aim is to provide an authentic yoga experience in our tranquil, serene surroundings whilst at the same time providing a personalised, intimate experience for yourself or your group.

With eight spacious bedrooms, all ensuite, and a large infinity swimming pool all set in landscaped gardens and a beautiful rice terrace setting, we offer you the perfect place to relax, open your body and mind and escape the stresses of everyday life.

Perhaps you are not an experienced yoga student but would like to try yoga classes as part of your holiday experience? Let us know what you envisage fitting into your holiday whilst at the same time being free to be as relaxed or as active as you like.

For more information on how we can help you create the perfect experience for you and your group, or to register your interest please contact us at with your requirements.

Retreat organisers

If you are a retreat organiser or instructor looking for a venue in Bali which has everything you need including tranquil unspoilt surroundings and excellent comfortable modern facilities, La Balian Villa & Retreat should be considered.

With a backdrop of Banana, Cocoa and Palm trees and a stunning rice terrace outlook, no passing traffic yet only a 15 minute drive or 30 minute walk from Balian beach, we can offer the perfect location for yourself and your group. Here you are surrounded by nature and can experience the traditional Bali now becoming harder to find.

We are devoted to promoting the authentic spiritual tradition of yoga in a natural environment whilst providing an intimate personalised experience for your group.

Please contact our dedicated team so we can discuss your specific requirements.

Other retreat options

With the facilities at La Balian Villa and Retreat and its perfect location in such a pristine environment it is also ideal for other types of retreats, workshops or events such as:

  • Health and Wellness
  • Healing and Cleansing
  • Detox
  • Spiritual and Cultural Experiences
  • We welcome any groups and ideas that you may have and are happy to assist you to achieve your specific requirements and goals.