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Fire ravishes 35 villas at Blue Point Villas and Spa in Uluwatu.

    A fire broke out during construction of a new villa complex in Uluwatu, Bali.  Sparks from a welder landed on the thatched roof of the villa next door. The wind quickly blew the fire from rooftop to rooftop burning around 35 villas. Firefighters did all they could to stop the blaze, but it was about 20-25 min round trip to refill their trucks with water. With the wind conditions and the thatched roofs, it was impossible to gain control and contain the fire. Lucky for everyone, there was a break in the landscape. The pool stopped the fire from spreading to Single Fin and the other warungs below Blue Point Villas. No one was hurt in the fire;...

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2018 Rip Curl Cup Padang Padang

The opening ceremony featured a traditional Kecak Dance   16 of the worlds best tube riders gathered this week in Bali’s Bukit peninsula for the 2018 Rip Curl Cup. The invitation only event was made up of 8 international and 8 Indonesian surfers. 4 of the Indonesian surfers had to battle their way through a local trials competition to get a wild card spot into the event. After 2 weeks of waiting there was a monster swell on the horizon, it was anticipated to be the swell of the decade. The forecast was predicting the face size to be in the 8-10’ range during the higher tide hours, with more size over the afternoon as the tide drops and the...

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Following our April 2017 renovation BGS Bali is re-opened with a fresh look and new menu. Our infamous good vibes and strong cups of coffee remain, while the retail and café space is a comfortable and modern lifestyle shop. The refreshed BGS Bali décor is a brilliant blend of clean and transitional design styles, with select traditional Balinese pieces. The overall look and feel has been thoughtfully curated resulting in a relaxed vibe.  Upon your visit to BGS, you will be welcomed by our friendly and helpful staff. Don’t be surprised if you are barreled over laughing with the BGS boys as they boast about their latest surf adventures and daily musings. Everything about BGS will make you feel at...

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