Melayang Jalan , Melayang.ubud , BALI 80571 , Indonesia
The villa is situated in the cool Bali highlands just ten minutes from Ubud-the cultural centre of Bali. Designed by Balinese architect Ida Bagus Wiadnyana according to ancient traditions, with the correct alignments toward the holy mountain, the villa overlooks the sacred Petanu River and lush tropical gorges. Traditional materials are used throughout to harmonise with the environment-alang alang thatched roofing, hand-made terracotta floor tiles, stone and marble all crafted by local artists. The house is cooled by fans and natural cross-breezes over water gardens. Entry is via the traditional Balinese gate-way protected by stone guardians and along a garden path through tranquil water-lily filled ponds. Antique Javanese doors open onto the main living area with its soaring alang alang roof and spectacular views from the open terrace. Antique Javanese doors open from the living area into the three upstairs bedrooms. The main bedroom contains a queen-sized bed made from old teak wood and an antique batik table. A dressing room leads to the marble bathroom and outdoor garden shower. The second bedroom has an antique queen-sized bed while the third contains two single beds. A large terrazzo and marble bathroom with a deep tub, outdoor shower and double vanity is shared between the two rooms. Stairs lead down to the open dining area with views across the lush valley. The dining table is constructed from sections of an antique Javanese house and comfortably seats up to 10. The kitchen has terrazzo bench tops and is well equipped with a large refrigerator, gas cook top and modern appliances and utensils. More antique doors lead to the fourth bedroom which contains a queen-sized bed and a marble/terrazzo ensuite. Sliding glass doors open onto the terrace.The fifth bedroom is also on this level with a marble bathrootub & shower inside and also an outdoor shower . Steps lead down to the sundeck and the infinity edge swimming pool with its stunning backdrop of tropical forest. The house contains many unique pieces of antique furniture from Java and Lombok and is decorated with traditional weavings, carvings, statues and antique shadow puppets. There is a television, CD player, VCR, DVD, iPod dock, and a small collection of CDs and books. The friendly staff all live in the nearby village of Melayang which warmly welcomes our guests to village and temple ceremonies. We have 12 staff consisting of a manager, driver/guide, chef, 4 house maids,2 gardeners, night security and masseuse. Most of them are also accomplished musicians or artists.
Culinary delights abound in nearby Ubud's many restaurants and cafes, or Dewa our chef can prepare your choice of menu with fresh ingredients from the local market. We are establishing a permaculture garden in order to serve guests with fresh organic produce. a fine assortment of Ayurvedic teas is available
Nyoman our masseuse is trained in various forms of massage from traditional Balinese to Thai and Esalen. Try one of her wonderful treatments.Our knowledgable manager can organize your tours which start at around USD40 per car , depending on the distance from the villa . A free shuttle service is avaiable three times a day for the short 10 mn drive to Ubud centre through some of Bali's most picturesque rice fields .
Check in from: 2:00 pm
Check out by: 12:00 noon
IDD telephone, computer and laptop with free WiFi, printer, SKYPE. The 2 villa cars ( Toyota Innovas ) and driver can be used for very reasonable rates
The villa is situated approximately one hour's drive from Denpasar airport- ten minutes drive through beautiful scenery from Ubud. Transport is provided for USD30 per car. The Toyota Innovas can seat 5 persons and 4-5 medium suit -cases .Please e-mail email@example.com or call our manager on 081558662252 if you would like us to collect you from the airport or your accommodation.
Villa parking area