An Invitation for Beach Clean Up Movement

An Invitation for Beach Clean Up Movement

During the previous Beach Clean Up on January 31st, teams from Quiksilver, Coca-Cola and Garuda Indonesia were joined by the Hard Rock Hotel Bali, Kuta Paradiso Hotel, Harris hotel, Akmani hotel, Hard Rock Café, Mercure hotel, Surfer Girl, Bali Mandira, the Villas, EnviroBali, Padma Boys board riders and various restaurant owners of Seminyak, eventually collecting 1600kg of plastic and organic trash in a strong team effort.

No Fireworks on New Years Eve

No Fireworks on New Years Eve

Visitors at Kuta Beach appreciate the steps by the local authorities to prohibit firecrackers and fireworks on New Year’s Eve. The ban is enforced primarily in residential areas and other certain points.

Police Arrest Two Pickpockets Operating in Kuta

Police Arrest Two Pickpockets Operating in Kuta

The back roads of Kuta, centering on Poppies Lanes, continue to pose a security threat to Bali holidaymakers. On Friday, November 14, 2014 a Dutch tourist, Kishan Awadherpersad, was robbed on Jalan Poppies II with the thieves making off with an iPhone 5 worth Rp. 7 million.

Raju Sena Crowned Halfway Grommet Attack Champion

Raju Sena Crowned Halfway Grommet Attack Champion

Perfect chest-to-head high, and bigger Halfway-Kuta, beach break peaks greeted the fourth and final Halfway Grommet Attack event on a sunny Sunday, 5 October 2014 in Bali. Grommet rippers attacked the predominantly right-hand long waves of Kuta, linking turns and airs all the way to the beach across the lengthy sandbar, a fitting finale for the stacked list of Indonesian and international junior surfers.

Tough Rules for Hotel Permits in Kuta, Bali

Tough Rules for Hotel Permits in Kuta, Bali

Bali Stops Hotels on Postage Stamp-Sized Pieces of Land in Kuta. A regulation introduced by the Regent of Badung on June 3, 2014 (Perbup 36/2014) is poised to have a major effect on how hotels are built in Kuta in the that regency of Bali.

Rio Waida Tops List of Winners at Billabong-Surfer Girl Grommet Attack #3

Rio Waida Tops List of Winners at Billabong-Surfer Girl Grommet Attack #3

It was a picture perfect Sunday at Halfways, Kuta Beach for the 3rd event of the Billabong and Surfer Girl Grommet Attack series, with bright sunshine and consistent 2-3 foot glassy waves offering up the ideal conditions for the nearly 100 strong contingent of groms ranging from 6 – 16 years old.

The Second Halfway Grommet Attack

The Second Halfway Grommet Attack

The second leg of the four part Billabong and Surfer Girl Halfway Grommet Attack series had a massive start with flawless two to three foot glassy surf. Held on 21 July 2014 at Halfway, Kuta, the event was greeted with perfectly peeling right-handers. Grommets from the Push-in Division up to the Under 16s from Indonesia, Brazil, Australia, Hawaii and elsewhere had a fun day of friendly competition at Kuta’s best beachbreak.

Raju Sena on rampage at the Halfway Grommet Attack

Raju Sena on rampage at the Halfway Grommet Attack

Top Indonesian and international junior surfers attacked super fun 2 – 4ft wave peaks at Halfway Beach in Kuta, Bali, during the season-opening Halfway Grommet Attack on Sunday 22 June 2014. Sanctioned by the ASC, age divisions at this event included Under 12 and Under 16 for the boys, Under 16 for the girls, and a Pushing Division for the micro groms who still need help getting into waves.