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Pondok Pitaya: Hotel, Surfing and Yoga

Lalang Linggah, Balian River, Tabanan, Bali 82162, Indonesia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Tamarindo, Costa Rica
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars NEW

Thoroughly enjoyed our 3 nights at pondok pitaya, lovely surroundings can watch my partner surf while lying by the pool, room was nice, free wifi at the restaurant,food was great, best mie goreng I've ever had,staff friendly and very helpful,good service ,Darius the manager really friendly, was going to stay in canguu next visit but will come back to pondok... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a great place to go. It's got everything you could want from a holiday in Bali, without the crowds. The hotel and its amenities (restaurant, pool, gardens, yoga studio) hold absolute prime beachfront position that cannot be beaten. I think that a real standout is their staff. Every single one of them is always smiling and happy. It's... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm tired of crowded touristy places, though they are usually touristy for a reason. But when there's quieter spots with equally beautiful view, I'd choose the latter. Pondok Pitaya in Balian did it for me. A bit far out of Bali's airport, the ambiance and scenery are worth the distance, totally. Pondok Pitaya has direct access to the beach, great... More 

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

Hi Vira, Thank you for your kind words, we are so happy to hear that you had a blast here. The staff send their regards and we wish you a safe travel for your next journey around the world. Dont forget to come back to Balian when you are visiting Bali. Much thanks!! - Pondok Pitaya - More 

Pretoria, South Africa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a wonderful Balian experience we had while staying at Pondok Pitaya. The surfing was amazing, food was great, staff friendly as ever and accommodation clean, tidy and picturesque. Definitely a place I would recommend!

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

Hi Ryan, Thank you so much for your testimonial. We are very happy to hear that you had a blast while staying with us. Picturesque is the new in word huh hehehe... hope you take lots. Thank you again for staying with us, we look forward for your next trip with us. - Pondok Pitaya - More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Great place! Not so suitable for small children. Beautiful surfing spot for experienced surfers. The sea/current is to strong to swim in, so you only have a small swimmingpool to swim in. Great service and great food! Cockroaches in the big rooms/houses and a rat in our bathroom (only at night) made this place not on my "must do it... More 

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

Hi Sander R, Thank you for your testimonial. Long story short, we hope you enjoyed your stay and we are very sorry for the interuption from our "lil friends".. Balian in general and in particular Pondok Pitaya were being swarmed by all sorts of pest due to the increasing water level during rainy season. we have already contacted pest control... More 

Forde, Norway
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87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

special for backpackers , surfers and beachloving People, Breakfast very good , many choises to. nice combinations of locals and surfers/tourist , very relaxed place, even a swimmingpool, many other options overnight/restaurants in the only road of the village to the sea.

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

Hi Corelli, thank you for your testimonial, we hope you enjoyed your stay. There is no more better satisfaction than a happy customer. Thank you again and have a safe trip!! Pondok Pitaya More 

1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Out from the crowd of Bali, alongside the Balian beach in the west of the island, I found this place very nice with a heartwarming view of a virgin shore, ocean, and best for the sunset, also the breeze. The wave was a good looking one from the side, but when I surf up well its quite big, I mean... More 

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

Dear Alvin, Thank you for your testimonial, it was nice to have you around and knowing you treat our staff very nicely (you swept all my girls away haha). We want to express our endless gratitude for you to came and stayed with us. We are so happy that our food suits your taste buds. we are trying to keep... More 

Jakarta, Jakarta Raya, Indonesia
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Actually this is not my first time staying at Pondok Pitaya. A few months ago I spent a night in the River House. The room was too big for only me & my mom (they have 4 or 5 beds if Im not mistaken). It was rustic but nice tho. And eventho there's no aircon, it's quite breezy at night... More 

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

Dear Jovita, Thank you for your long and detailed testimonials. It makes it much more easier for our future guests to see or feel the ambiance of the hotel. We are so happy that you had such a wonderful time staying with us. We hope to see you again in the near future and do much more activity around Balian... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

We recently spent 5 days at Pondok Pitaya in a Surfer Suite. This is a great spot its at the end of Balian Beach Road and its a great location to chill out and watch the surf and the sunset over a black sand beach. Our room was the basic Surfer Suite, huge king size bed and a nice big,... More 

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

Hi Simi, Thank you spending time and writing us a testimonial. We hope you have a pleasant holiday and very sorry for the noise from the restaurant. We will tell the staff not too get carried away, they like to get pump while serving the guests. We hope you and your husband can come back and experience the other type... More 

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

It is far from the heart of Bali, yes, but now I get it why people would go this far... for surfer, the Balian Beach is paradise and was clearly made for you guys. The sand is not white and sandy, the beach is not typical one for you to lay down and get suntanned (methinks), but I had a... More 

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

Hi Stephany, Thank you for dropping by to our hotel and staying the night here. We hope you have a pleasant stay in Balian. And also much appreciated for the kind words about the food and all, I will make sure to pass it on to the kitchen and bar staff. When you are free in the near future, please... More 

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Address: Lalang Linggah, Balian River, Tabanan, Bali 82162, Indonesia
Location: Indonesia > Bali > Tabanan
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 10
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