Manggis is one of the island’s lesser-known resorts, on the east coast nestled nicely between Mount Agung and the awe-inspiring coastline. The architecture here combines European and Balinese influences, thatched roofs and polished ivory giving the public spaces a touch of elegance. 53 rooms and suites look out over the tranquil coconut groves.
In 2010, the resort worked with an Environmental Consultant to become more responsible in their behaviour towards the environment and its sustainability: from water saving through better supervision, to garbage segregation in-house rather than through a third party, to composting their own green waste and isolating wood for firewood for the benefit of local villagers.
Candi Dasa is a beach town in eastern Bali that rests on the edge of a fresh water lagoon. It is popular stop and is often described as a more sedate and laid back beach alternative to the teeming, nightclub filled Kuta area or the large, manicured resorts in Bukit Peninsula.
Ways you can help in Candi Dasa
You can make a difference teaching English in an inspiring school – the school is a fascinating story in itself, in that it became a reality as a result of committed local people distraught at the fact there was no school in their area so that their children could receive an education and lift themselves […]
Balinese people are warm and gentle, so it comes as a complete surprise that their traditional culture should consider disabilities a curse or the karmic result of past wrong-doing. Disabled people are near-outcasts in Balinese society, and they lead very difficult lives; with no government support, their families are the sole caregivers, which places a large […]