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Pondok Pitaya: Hotel, Surfing and Yoga

Lalang Linggah, Balian River, Tabanan, Bali 82162, Indonesia
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Pondok Pitaya: Hotel, Surfing and Yoga
Ranked #3 of 12 Tabanan B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The service is horrible! The first time my partner got his food way before me and also did finish it before I got my food since I had to wait halv an hour longer then him. Nothing was said about this when I complained. Luckily the food was really good. The next time we only went for drinks. We got... More

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DariusSadeli, Manager at Pondok Pitaya: Hotel, Surfing and Yoga, responded to this review

Hi Sweet Chilli, We are very sorry for the lack of our service during your meal time. I have put this feed back to our floor team. Regardless how busy the restaurant, our team should give their best service to all of our customer..regardless. Our team usually quick and agile. Please accept our apology, I am sure the restaurant was... More

Oegstgeest, The Netherlands
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

This hotel is beautifully located on the west coast. A nice view on the sea and the beach. The swimming poll is great. We had a large room. Our 3 sons wanted to have surf lessons. The hotel has a friendly surfing instructor but it is only one. Because the sea is very difficult, it was not possible to have... More

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DariusSadeli, General Manager at Pondok Pitaya: Hotel, Surfing and Yoga, responded to this review

Hi Jilles7, Thank you for choosing Pondok Pitaya to stay for your family holiday. We hope the whole family had a great time in Balian. Yes, we are aware that the surf can be a handful sometimes but that is just nature. We are very strict and careful in selecting waves for beginners to learn in Balian. The waves usually... More

Perranporth, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

My boyfriend and I have recently returned from an amazing stay at Pondok Pitaya... The hotel staff were brilliant, nothing was ever too much trouble, they were always so helpful, warm and caring. The hotel location is perfect - right on the beach! The food was really tasty and great value. The rooms were clean and I always felt incredibly... More

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DariusSadeli, Manager at Pondok Pitaya: Hotel, Surfing and Yoga, responded to this review

Dear Mel, It is always a pleasure to share with our team that we have hosted a happy customer. Thank you for your kind words for our services, location, view, staff and food! We wish you well in your world travels and look forward to hosting you on your next visit to Balian Beach - Pondok Pitaya - More

Brisbane, Australia
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Just stayed at Pondok Pitaya in April 2014, couldn't find a better surf spot or resort. Right on the beach, accomodation is basic but has every you need if you don't want to watch TV, nice little pool looking out to the ocean. It was extremely clean & the food was great & cheap, good choice of menu. The staff... More

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DariusSadeli, General Manager at Pondok Pitaya: Hotel, Surfing and Yoga, responded to this review

Hi Joanne, Thank you so much for your kind testimonial. We are so happy to hear that you had a really good stay with us. Please let us know when is the next time you are here...so the bar staff can prepare the coffee just how you like it. That way your next trip with us will be 10/10 hehehe.... More

Bali, Indonesia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

Just cant wait to reviewing this place. Came with friends to surf today. Best spot you can ever have. Right on the beach with perfect location and comfy sit. Food also good and friendly staffs. Too bad we just came for short visit, next time would be better. Defenately recomended. Type of the room is stunning and unique. The truly... More

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DariusSadeli, General Manager at Pondok Pitaya: Hotel, Surfing and Yoga, responded to this review

Hi Fany, Thank you so much and we are very glad you had a very good short visit. Did u manage to stay for sunset? maybe next time?? Thanks again and have a nice weekend!! - Pondok Pitaya - More

Brisbane, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

Very nice spot for surfers, yummy food and friendly staff. You can surf, join yoga lesson or enjoy the swimming pool. Cool music from the bar at night, perfect to relax during sunset. Affordable price for Bungalows and Resturant (don't miss Tempeh burger and fried banana!).

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DariusSadeli, General Manager at Pondok Pitaya: Hotel, Surfing and Yoga, responded to this review

Hi Dario!! Good to hear from you! hope everything is well back in Brisbane! Place is not the same without you!! When is your next holiday? send our regards to your surfer gf - Pondok Pitaya- More

Jakarta, Indonesia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

Nice place to see Bali in an unusual way. Affordable room rates and very good Indonesian foods. Perfect place to stay for surfing, yoga and do nothing. All the staff were nice and friendly. I recommend everyone to stay at Pondok Pitaya.

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DariusSadeli, General Manager at Pondok Pitaya: Hotel, Surfing and Yoga, responded to this review

Hi Daniel, We are very happy to hear back from you, hows home? Thanks so much for your kind testimonial. We hope you enjoy your stay. We look forward for you to coma back for a weekend getaway with your girlfriend. -Pondok Pitaya- More

Tours, France
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

The place perfect, nice, perfect view on the beach, restaurant ok and nice, staffs very "bali style", yes swimming pool not clean enough. Area only good for surfers, difficult to swim, big waves, currents, so much pieces of wood on the black sand beach, beach dirty....but nice waves and good current to go behind the point break. Around are beautiful... More

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DariusSadeli, Manager at Pondok Pitaya: Hotel, Surfing and Yoga, responded to this review

Hi Djukbaa, Thank you for staying with us. we are constantly trying to improve to make your stay better and memorable. Thank you for your testimonial, we look forward to have you back. -Pondok Pitaya- More

Wellington, New Zealand
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

I stayed at a bungalow in Pondok Pitaya hotel for 10 days over Dec - Jan period. The bungalow was built in a traditional style which was very charming, it was a clean and cool place surrounded by a beautiful garden. The double bed was very comfortable and the bathroom was clean and had a hot shower. I had a... More

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DariusSadeli, Manager at Pondok Pitaya: Hotel, Surfing and Yoga, responded to this review

Kia Ora Jin, Thank you for your stay here, the staff cant get enough of you!! Thanks for being so kind to them, we hope your stay here is memorable. next time, we hope the wave is more easier to learn on. We look forward to have you on your next Bali holiday. Nek Minit!! -Pondok Pitaya- More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013 via mobile

well at first i didnt expect that there is this place in tabanan, it wasn't so far from ngurah rai since they've highway nowadays. nice and clean balinese bungalow with perfect sea waves and cool breeze. great food in both balinese and western, also the services was helpful and very friendly. well overall pitaya may be one of the best... More

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DariusSadeli, Manager at Pondok Pitaya: Hotel, Surfing and Yoga, responded to this review

Hi Nyoman, Thank you for your kind testimonial. we look forward to have you back here with your beautiful wife to be. until then, have a nice weekend and stay cool!! - Pondok Pitaya - More

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Address: Lalang Linggah, Balian River, Tabanan, Bali 82162, Indonesia
Location: Indonesia > Bali > Tabanan
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Pondok Pitaya: Hotel, Surfing And Yoga Bali/Tabanan

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Balian Beach, Located in west Bali, 90 minutes drive north of Seminyak. Balian Beach: Pondok Pitaya Surfer Hotel is located on the edge of a natural volcanic black sand beach and beautiful cliff crafted by nature itself. The beach is perfect for long walks and has all year round waves for surfing. Many Yoga groups are starting to looking into Balian Beach as an alternative training spot other than Ubud. All rooms have been reconstructed from indigenous houses imported from Java, dating back to the 1930's. Rooms include twin share Surfer Suites and large houses that can sleep up to 8 people. One of the best place in Balian Beach for Surfing and Yoga.Experience a world of limitless adventure and sun-filled days in Balian ... where you can live out your dream of being a surfer or enjoy a family holiday with few rounds of ice cold Bintang beers. Sample the freshest Indonesian and Western cuisine. 45 min from the Tabanan Mountain area for a coffee plantation hike and fresh brewed Balinese Coffee. Or slip into a waking dream with clear sky, millions of stars blinking at night and accompanied by tropical sea breeze. Some say Pondok Pitaya is a hotel, but some say its home. ... more   less 
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