To travel on your own as a woman can be liberating yet daunting for those who haven’t experienced it before. I wouldn’t encourage first time solo travel to just any destination, however when that final destination offers a safe, comfortable and welcoming environment, where you can relax, unwind and reflect while surrounded by likeminded women, I would not only encourage but insist on it, asap!
Last year I spent several days at Bliss Sanctuary for women in Canggu, Bali, and it was the perfect antidote to life’s busy schedule. Often we don’t realise how much we need some serious rest and relaxation until we are in an environment which allows and encourages it.
Bliss made sure there was not a moment where I felt uneasy about getting to the sanctuary, nor throughout the time I spent there.
A friendly driver met me at the airport and whisked me off in comfort to the welcoming environment that would be my home and Sanctuary for the next few days.
Bliss Sanctuary for women welcomes women traveling on their own without being alone. There are no kids, no couples, and only a few women at any one time…hello bliss all right!
On arrival I immediately felt at ease. I didn’t expect such instant relief, but I welcomed it and slipped into a serene state, of, well…Bliss! I was shown to my beautiful villa, one of 4, and felt instantly at home.
I sat with our divine host and casually chatted about the days ahead of me. I love the fact that at Bliss you can design your own unique experience. If it’s total relaxation and rejuvenation you are after then your wish will be granted. If you want to tap into some adventure that can be arranged also, and don’t worry there is always an opportunity to shop!
Personally I chose to take it very easy, lay by the pool, have massages every day (sometimes twice), have sessions with the local healer and get involved with meditation and yoga, not to mention indulge in the delicious Balinese food cooked at the villa every day.
I’ve never actually taken the time to do this (I’m shocking at relaxing) until I did, I didn’t realise how beneficial it actually is. My mind was clear, my thoughts were so positive and I took that invaluable gift from Bliss home with me.
The Experience Includes:
5 – 7 Day Packages (pay 5 receive up to 2 free) or stay as long as you like …
Your own private room within the beautiful 4 + 2 bedroom Villas
King Size Bed or 2 x Large King Singles
Plasma TV & DVD
Your own private Bathroom including Bath tub for relaxing soaks
Glittering Pool within a beautiful balinese garden environment
Yoga is offered for all levels & various styles in partnership with a nearby specialist yoga centre at Desa Seni
Daily Massage / Spa Treatments up to 1.5 hours per day
Bali Bliss spa toiletries
Fresh Gourmet Organic tantalizing local healthy cuisine – Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner & snacks
Like to cook? Join our team & Learn to cook authentic Indonesian at meal preparation times
Endless Supply of Purified or Bottled Water, Coffee, Herbal teas
Personal Drivers will take you wherever & whenever you’d like to go
pushbikes for riding around the rice paddies & to the beach
Fresh Juice on Arrival
Complimentary Wi-Fi / Email facilities
Small Groups of less than 6 women per villa at any one time (no children, no couples)
Personalised itinerary consultation & booking services with your Bliss Hostess
For more information please go to www.blisssanctuaryforwomen.com