Lucy Cottee from ljcdesigns shares her tips on what’s hot in Canggu. Grab some girlfriends and enjoy the perfect mini-break!
Bali offers an experience like no other, having recently established itself as the go-to destination for adventure-seekers, foodies and fashion addicts alike. With luxury boutique hotels, high-end restaurants, vibrant beach clubs and quaint fashion markets popping up left, right and centre, Bali is considered the ultimate destination for a mini-break.
Canggu is one of the up-and-coming hot spots for trendy travellers worldwide. Get over there and be inspired, before everyone beats you to it!
On the banks of the sungai (river) and just moments away from the famed Echo Beach, you’ll find Villa Sungai. The brand-new villa, which is available through Airbnb, boasts a stunning swimming pool and stylish interiors. Think neutral, luxe fabrics, stunning tiles, lush palms and lots of bamboo. It’s the ultimate Bali abode and you’ll never want to leave.
No trip to Bali is complete until you’ve visited Shady Shack, a quaint vegetarian and vegan oasis. Organic and nourishing, Shady Shack offers everything from luscious smoothies to vibrant salad bowls; local favourite Japanese-inspired nori salad bowl is a must-have. You’ll fit right in here with a linen shirt, cut-off denim shorts and a pair of Birkenstock sandals.
Longing for a star-lit dining experience? Dandelion will be your tranquil destination. Once you have delved into the Indonesian-inspired cuisine, take in the beauty of your surroundings. Overlooking rice fields and surrounded by gardens, Dandelion is renowned for its nature-infused atmosphere.
If you’re after a beachfront cocktail experience, La Laguna is the perfect destination. With a luxe vibe inspired by Moroccan interiors, La Laguna offers an endless cocktail menu filled with delicate and delicious signature drinks considered to be among the best on the island.
A DESIGNER’S DREAM
If you’d like to add a hint of Balinese-inspired décor into your abode, it is essential to explore the luxurious homewares that Bungalow Living has to offer. Take it all in while enjoying a coffee at its very own café.
Don’t forget to get lost exploring Jl. Batu Bolong strip, while strolling in an off-the-shoulder linen dress. This row of trendy shops includes Shakuhachi, The Deus Temple of Enthusiasm and one of my faves, Les Basics. They stock June swimwear and Lack of Color hats.