When you stay at Lotus Bungalows Candidasa you will notice a couple of the more unique structures at the resort. Our restaurant and oceanfront yoga shala really stand out against the more traditionally Balinese buildings in the resort. So what are they all about? Why have we added these onto the resort instead of opting for a more classic style? Let’s talk about building with bamboo and how it isn’t just a trend but the way forward for sustainable architecture. (more…)
When we think of mass tourism and hotels, we often think of the effect it has on the environment. This is especially true for divers, who tend to be very aware of damage to coral reefs and marine life. So hopefully when you choose a hotel to stay at, you check out their sustainability policies.
At Lotus Bungalows Candidasa we realize now more than ever that our (more…)
On Saturday, February 15th Lotus Bungalows staff members headed out from the hotel to join an effort to clean up Bali. This was part of the One Island, One Voice movement, which includes the initiative Bye Bye Plastic Bags. For the 4th year in a row this annual clean up was a huge success collecting 20,000 kilograms of trash island-wide. (more…)
If you’re a diver you’re most likely a lover of marine life and the wonders you can see underwater. You are probably also aware that marine eco-systems are in serious danger of disappearing due to issues like global warming and improper disposal of plastic waste and chemicals. If you, like us, are willing to do whatever it takes to keep diving and enjoying the magic of these marine ecosystems, you should be up-to-date on how to employ these eco-friendly scuba diving tips. (more…)
Recently there has been a lot of news about the negative effects of tourism on Bali. However, we believe that it’s possible to have a low-impact stay on the island by implementing a few very simple, eco-friendly measures. Read on to see what you can do when you’re staying at Lotus Bungalows Candidasa. (more…)