We are grateful that the spread and transmission of Covid-19 (Corona Virus) have slowed with the increase of immunity from vaccines, and boosters are showing positive progress, better over time. In addition, opening borders within countries and re-opening tourism around the globe make us travel more often.
We are committed to our team and guests’ safety, health, and well-being. We closely monitor the local government’s regulations, public health advice, and the World Health Organization guidelines so that our Villas continue offering a safe sanctuary and relaxing eco-luxury pool villa retreat.
Please find the list of measures and procedures we are taking at iVilla below (**subject to change based on local government regulations and policies):
BOOKINGWe offer flexible booking terms and conditions and have updated the policy accordingly. Please get in touch with them for bookings made via Travel Agent or made online through our booking partners (e.g. Booking.com, Agoda, Expedia, Traveloka, or Tiket.com).
PUBLIC AREASWe adhere to comprehensively applying the health and safety procedures requested by the local authority and government. For example, disinfection kits are placed in public areas for guests to access quickly. We have also increased the frequency of cleaning public areas with appropriate disinfectant.
GUEST ROOMS (VILLAS)Each villa will be thoroughly cleaned on every arrival and daily basis, referring to the best industry standards and practices of sanitizing procedures with appropriate disinfectants. In addition, all guest amenities are sanitized, and towels or linens are washed at a sufficiently high temperature.
RESTAURANTMost of our restaurant areas are open-air. We follow the health protocols, the sanitation procedures and ensure a safe distance between tables. Our Kitchen team follow strict preparation and operational hygiene standards.
MANAGEMENT AND TEAMAll of us at iVilla, management and team are trained accordingly to the official procedures directed by the local authority and government. Furthermore, implementing necessary hygiene guidelines is applied to ensure maximum safety, comfort, and well-being for all of us.
Indonesian Directorate General of Immigration, in its Circular Number IMI-0700.GR.01.01 issued on September 14, 2022, states the latest update on VISA to visit Indonesia, including Bali, as follows:
FREE VISA FOR ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations):
- Free VISA for the 1st (first) 30
- Days. Extension (maximum: 30 days) is available at IDR.500,000 per person.
4. Brunei Darussalam
THE FOLLOWING COUNTRIES ARE ELIGIBLE FOR VOA (Visa on Arrival):
- VOA available at IDR.500,000 per person.
- Valid for 30 Days Extension (maximum: 30 days) is available at IDR.500,000 per person.
1. South Africa
3. The United States of America
13. Bosnia Herzegovina
5. Saudi Arabia
22. Hong Kong
34. South Korea
25. The United Kingdom
57. San Marino
58. New Zealand
73. The United Arab Emirates
69. Timor Leste
We sincerely desire to make your visit with us perfect, allowing you to relax and make the most of this magical island has to offer. To provide a safe, secure and memorable vacation, we offer some advice for your convenience:
- Lock up your valuables, passport, cash, and airline ticket in your safe deposit box
- Remember to take a photocopy of your ID with you at all times.
- Change your money at a reputable location, and always check your change at the money changer. Use your calculator and always be the last to count your money.
- Prices at supermarkets and department stores are fixed. Most shops are open from 9 am to 9 pm every day. At small stalls and the markets, it is customary to bargain, starting at half of the asking price and gradually increasing up to the price you are willing to pay
- Remember to look and listen while you cross the road. Cars may stop, but motorbikes may not!
- As a courtesy, please avoid stepping on Balinese offerings found on pavements or streets (walk around them)
- Do not swim outside designated swimming areas on the beach, and currents can be powerful. Swim between the red and yellow flags. Make sure to not leave your belongings unattended on the beach.
- Bali is a tropical island, so protect yourself from the intensity of the tropical sun. We highly recommend the use of sunblock or skin protection cream.
- When renting a car in Bali, it is best to obtain insurance. Alternatively, local taxis are reasonably priced and readily available. Ride hailing (Grab or Gojek) can also be booked via the app.
- Respect the slow pace of processions when stuck behind one.
- Do not forget to re-confirm your flight at reception at least 24 hours before your intended flight.
- The international airport departure tax is Rp.240,000 per person, and the domestic departure tax is Rp.120,000 per person. The airport tax may have already included in your air ticket, however some airline may not.
Attending Ceremonies or Visiting Temples
- Women are not allowed to enter temples during menstruation
- Always abide by the temple rules when attending a ceremony.
- Always wear a sarong and sash.
- Do not walk in front of people praying, and do not sit higher than the priest or the offerings.
- Do not use the flash camera or point out your camera into the priest’s face.