Frequently Asked Questions
Is Ayurveda an evidence-based science?
Do you offer packages or specific programs?
Our experienced doctors will do an initial in-depth consultation to identify the body-mind constitution, balances and imbalances of bioenergies, status of digestive fire, physical and mental status etc. The treatments and type of Panchakarma detox procedure suitable for each individual will only be decided after this initial consultation. This is the reason why you will not find any pre-designed packages on our website - in Ayurveda, one size definitely does not fit all!
Can I come for a spa vacation to ONEWORLD ayurveda?
No, we are not a spa in traditional sense. Our centre is specialized in offering true Panchakarma, focusing on healing of the body, mind and spirit. The prescribed treatment is done under supervision of doctors and is individually put together for each guest. The minimum stay is 7 days.
Will I be fasting during the treatment?
Food is an important part of Panchakarma and your meals will be well-balanced according to the rules of Ayurveda. In general, you will enjoy a three daily meals, healthy and balanced for you, consisting of breakfast, lunch and dinner. On the detox day(s), there will be a special diet to follow with little food to make sure you get the maximum benefits.
Can I keep up my exercise routine during my stay?
No strong and sweaty sports are advised during Panchakarma. There will be gentle yoga and meditation offered twice daily, you can go for walks in the beautiful rice fields or in the herbal gardens.
Is your resort wheel chair accessible?
Our resort is located on a beautiful hillside next to rice fields. There are many steps to get around, therefore, guests with physical difficulties should inform us about their condition before booking. The resort is not accessible for wheel chairs.
What is included in the price?
Our prices are all-inclusive of transportation from/to airport/South Bali, accommodation, meals, treatments, initial diagnosis, daily doctor consultations, medicines, cultural activities, yoga, meditation, chanting, herbal walks etc. Government taxes and service charges are excluded from the price.
How can I pay for my Panchakarma?
A non refundable deposit of USD 700 is requested to secure your booking. This is paid to ONEWORLD ayurveda PayPal account or bank account. The remainder is to be paid upon arrival by cash, Visa or MasterCard. For cash, we can only accept payments in Indonesian Rupiah.
Additional purchases during your stay in our spa, gift shop, laundry service or any other extra services can be paid by Visa or Mastercard or in cash (Indonesian Rupiah only).
What if I have to cancel my reservation?
ONEWORLD Ayurveda does not offer refunds for any reason. A portion of your payment may be used as a credit for another Panchakarma within 12 months of the original Panchakarma date. Depending on when you cancel, cancellation penalties may apply. Fees are determined by the following schedule:
- For cancellations made more than 90 days prior to the Panchakarma start date, 100% of your deposit payment may be applied to another Panchakarma.
- For cancellations made between 89 and 31 days prior to the Panchakarma start date, 50% of your deposit payment may be applied to another retreat. 50% of the deposit is non refundable.
- If you cancel 30 days or less before your Panchakarma start date, the entire deposit is non-refundable. Exceptions to our policy cannot be made for any reason. We do not offer credit for arriving late or leaving early. There are no partial refunds for any services not used during your Panchakarma.
Can I extend my stay at ONEWORLD ayurveda? Is it possible to book additional programs?
You are welcome to arrive earlier and extend your stay in Bali. Depending on availability you could stay a night or two longer at our resort.
We can also assist you in booking accommodation elsewhere and offer various journeys to explore other parts of Bali. However, bear in mind that it is better to do the journeys BEFORE a PK rather than after it.
Should I bring anything special for my Panchakarma?
Once the reservation is confirmed, we will send an information email to you.
You might want to participate in the daily yoga sessions. Either bring your yoga clothes or you can practise also without these, a T-shirt and a pair of shorts are also fine. We also provide enough yoga mats in our yoga pavilion for all participants.
Remember that Bali has a tropical climate. Therefore, there is no need to bring a lot of warm clothing, but sometimes it is nice to have something with long sleeves or to wrap around the shoulders. We will be providing clothes that you can wear during your stay with us (a long tunique with comfortable pants) and a pair of flip-flops.
As we will use a lot of medicated oils with herbs during your Panchakarma, there can be some staining. Therefore, we recommend not to bring expensive clothing (including underwear) to wear during the program.
For our community…
If you have clothing, shoes, hats, used laptop computer or whatever you think could be useful for people that are less fortunate, do not hesitate to bring them as a donation to the village people. It is absolutely not necessary, yet it will certainly be appreciated.
On which airport do I need to arrive?
The only airport in Bali is International Ngurah Rai Denpasar (DPS).
Do I need a Visa?
A visa-free entry is given to the citizens of the following countries for a maximum of 30 days. Please note that this visa is not extendable and if you plan to stay longer than 30 days (arrival and departure days count as full days), please get the Visa on Arrival against payment (currently USD35). This you can extend for another 30 days within Bali.
- Antigua and Barbuda
- Bosnia and Herzegovina
- Brunei Darussalam
- Burkina Faso
- Cape Verde
- Czech Republic
- Costa Rica
- Commonwealth of Dominica
- Dominican Republic
- East Timor
- El Salvador
- Holy See (Vatican City)
- Hong Kong (SAR of China)
- Ivory Coast
- Republic of Korea
- Macao (SAR of China)
- Marshall Islands
- New Zealand
- Papua New Guinea
- Puerto Rico
- Saint Kitts and Nevis
- Saint Lucia
- Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
- San Marino
- Sao Tome and Principe
- Saudi Arabia
- Solomon Islands
- South Africa
- Sri Lanka
- Trinidad and Tobago
- United Kingdom
- United States of America
- United Arab Emirates
What will a typical day be like during my Panchakarma?
As each person’s experience will be different, the daily schedules will vary. But to give you an idea what your day could look like during your Panchakarma, here is a short outline:
You will wake-up early, maybe receive some medication along your printed daily schedule. You can then move on to do some yoga and meditation in the beautiful yoga shala overlooking the rice fields or just relax on your terrace or in the gardens, taking a morning walk. After that, it is time for breakfast before you meet with the doctor and start your daily treatments in the Panchakarma treatment center. The duration and number of the daily treatments will vary, depending on the progress you are making.
You can join the kitchen team and actively participate in the lunch preparations or just watch and get some tips. After lunch, you will have free time to wander around or just to relax or there are additional treatments on your schedule. Early evening, there will be a meditation class and then it is time to enjoy dinner. Some days, there will be talks on interesting topics.