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Rejuvenate with a retreat in Bali
When you find yourself looking for a perfect way to relax after spending some time in Southeast Asia on business, Bali offers the perfect location for a calming retreat. If you want to sit poolside and watch the waves crashing on the shore in the distance, head to Seminyak. This upscale resort town is just a 25-minute drive north from Bali’s international airport. The town offers great restaurants, shopping, and beach clubs.
Head to Potato Head Beach Club to sip cocktails at the infinity pool overlooking the ocean while listening to world-famous DJ’s spinning records.
If you want a more peaceful retreat, travel to the center of the island to Ubud. The city is surrounded by lush rice terraces and towering palms. Within the city center, you will find bustling streets with world-class restaurants and vibrant culture. From gourmet coffee to upscale Indonesian cuisine you will be wowed with the many dining options Ubud has to offer.
Another popular activity in Ubud is to take a yoga class. Head to Yoga Barn, which is well-known for its beautiful yoga studios and resort space. With on-site dining and an ayurvedic spa, it makes the perfect place for a restorative employee retreat.
Get a taste of Manila’s nightlife in the historic Poblacion
The Poblacion neighborhood in the Makati business district of Manila is quickly becoming known for its great nightlife, making it an awesome place to stop for a cocktail or a bite to eat after work. Curator is a coffee shop in front, with a speakeasy-style bar hidden in the back. They also serve food in the coffee shop so this is the perfect option, no matter what time of the day.
If you’re looking for something a little more high-end, visit LIT. This refined bar offers the largest Japanese whiskey selection in the Philippines. The seating is limited and the space is quiet, making it the perfect place to take an important client for a drink. They also offer private whiskey tastings for corporate groups.
For a more casual spot to relax with your colleagues after work, head to The Wild Poppy. This stylish rooftop bar serves handcrafted cocktails and offers a fun menu featuring a modern take on Southeast Asian cuisine. The menu is made for sharing, so this is a great place to go with a group. The beautiful space is available for parties and private groups making it a perfect choice for a casual event.
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