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San Francisco, California
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I never give 5 star reviews, but the Purist has earned it! The check in with Joe was quick, yet welcoming. We were brought straight to our Garden Pool Villa, which was as amazing in person as it was from the pictures online. All the information we needed was given along with cool towels and virgin Mojitos, which were refreshing....

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OSHKOSH
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

When all is said and done, only one question really matters. "would you go back?" The answer to that question after our recent stay at the Purist Villas & Spa is a resounding Yes! After spending a week recently on a liveaboard dive boat, The Purist was a great place to just kick back and relax. The facilities are great...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed with friends in the Limasan Villa in early January 2017. Fantastic quiet and restorative space apart from Ubud but offers a free shuttle 5min away to the center for dinner, shopping etc. Very difficult to fault the experience. Fantastic staff and management and Stuart, Alberto and Joe went above and beyond to provide helpful recommendations around Ubud. The food...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

We travel frequently , stay in high end places, and The Purist blew our socks off. We loved the River Villa - it was incredibly spacious and very quiet. The food was delicious- less than a week after returning home I am bothering them for recipes (and they are extremely prompt and gracious about replying). The staff are incredibly nice...

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albertocortes, Owner at The Purist Villas and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Torontoalfagetti, Warmest greetings from The Purist Villas and Spa and Thank you for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor We are extremely appreciative of your valuable feedback, as we pride ourselves on delivering our customers with an unforgettable experience when visiting Bali. We are Delighted that we were able to blow your socks off! We are so...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in the garden pool suite but all rooms of this hotel are great. The owner is a designer and you can see it from the attention to detail all over the resort. It's located just outside Ubud so you're close to everything. I didn't really like the Ubud area as it has become too touristic but as soon...

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albertocortes, Owner at The Purist Villas and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Tschutte, Warmest greetings from The Purist Villas and Spa and Thank you for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor We are extremely appreciative of your valuable feedback, as we pride ourselves on delivering our customers with an unforgettable experience when visiting Bali. We are delighted that your stay with us in the garden pool suite was great....

Reviewed 1 week ago

The Purist Villas is a great stay away from the hustle and bustle from the main touristy areas of Ubud and the rest of Bali. It is calm and peaceful and the lush greenery makes you want to not leave the villa. The staff were excellent - the kids were chums with Joe and Sugar by the end of the...

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albertocortes, Owner at The Purist Villas and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Lashes03, Warmest greetings from The Purist Villas and Spa and Thank you for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor We are extremely appreciative of your valuable feedback, as we pride ourselves on delivering our customers with an unforgettable experience when visiting Bali. We are delighted that you had such a lovely stay with us and that we...

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

ambience and overall vibe are very relaxing. lots of water makes for a serene feel. nice pools made up for our villa's totally shaded-in private pool. F&B good, not great - suspect trying for less would actually deliver more. service very good - staff very friendly, good level of english, attentive without overdoing it. very nice spot.

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albertocortes, Owner at The Purist Villas and Spa, responded to this review

Dear jlabarthe, Warmest greetings from The Purist Villas and Spa and Thank you for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor We are extremely appreciative of your valuable feedback, as we pride ourselves on delivering our customers with an unforgettable experience when visiting Bali. We are delighted that your stay with us was serene and relaxing. We are currently...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The purist villas is an exquisitely designed property. I could feel the heart of the designers in every little detail. From the time I stepped into the property, I felt certain that I was going to have a very relaxing and enjoyable experience. My wife and I stayed there for a week and we wished could have stayed on longer....

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albertocortes, Owner at The Purist Villas and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Anurag K, Warmest greetings from The Purist Villas and Spa and Thank you for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor We are extremely appreciative of your valuable feedback, as we pride ourselves on delivering our customers with an unforgettable experience when visiting Bali. We are delighted that our design of the property was able to speak to...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My girlfriend and I stayed in the Purist Villas for 5 nights in Dec '16. It was the best place I have ever stayed in. Everything about this hotel is top-class, from the accommodation itself (we had a garden suite with a private balcony); the facilities (excellent restaurant and lovely hotel pools) and the location (about 5 mins drive from...

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Clermont-Ferrand, France
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic hotel service is a 5 star people are so so nice ... Garden villa was so well furnished swimming pool is so beautiful. Service is at the top. The choice for breakfast is so large and the restaurant is so good we had twice a dinner during our 4 days the chef is a genius. The spa also was...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to The Purist Villas and Spa, a PURE HAVEN of relaxation near the heart of Bali’s spiritual and artistic homeland. The Purist Villas & Spa is a hip designer’s hideaway nestled just behind a rustic Balinese village, where you can still see all aspects of traditional rural life, including daily offerings, traditional dances and music. Comprised of seventeen uniquely styled and tastefully appointed villas, this enchanting property at The Purist offers privacy, design-led luxury and a deep sense of tranquility set in breathtaking, natural surroundings. Manifesting a true feeling of the Magical Island Of The Gods. Each villa is an oasis of calm, created using natural materials and all have living spaces which open directly to the outdoors, overlooking the lush tropical Jungle. HOMAGE TO THE INDONESIAN ARCHIPELAGO The JOG-LO house, The LIMASAN Residence and The TIMOR Residence, are a combination of three villas reflecting an ancient Indonesian architecture, fully renovated and modernized with high-grade facilities. All beautifully reassembled with modern convenience in mind, they are all ideally suited to accommodate extended families or groups of friends, and perfect for special events like weddings. The Purist Villas & Spa embody the ancient Hindu beliefs of balance, harmony and purity of spirit; to this, we add a deep respect for the natural environment. Yvonne Hulst and Alberto Cortes have worked closely with architect Joost van Grieken to create a truly spectacular experience, a tasteful, beautiful resort designed in harmony with its landscape - the fragrant, lush hills of Bali’s magical Ubud region. We use an eclectic palette of materials, including recycled wood, authentic Indonesian artifacts, natural lava and lime stone and green river stones. Our wish is to connect our guests with Bali’s many spiritual and artistic traditions. That’s why we’ve furnished The Purist with only the most beautiful and authentic artifacts which we’ve slowly accumulated on our travels among the various Indonesian islands. In the peaceful Purist environment, we honor the slow food philosophy – it comes to you freshly organic, fair and delicious in harmony with the environment and seasons. That said, we cater to all dietary requirements and understand that culinary pleasure is an essential part of your stay. For that reason in particular, we select our chefs from among Bali’s finest and offer both Indonesian and International dining options. Complete with a unique Asian flare, traditional Balinese spices mixed with international delicacies. The Purist Spa offers a range of blissful Ayurvedic treatments and Sensatia products; Ayurveda is the ancient Indian philosophy of healing and well~being, focusing on re-balancing energy. With training that includes meditation and yoga, our therapists are deeply attuned to the practice of working with energy, and have mastered the art of mindful touch. The term ‘thank you’ in 'Bahasa Indonesia' implies both ‘giving’ and ‘receiving’ – our therapists are skilled at giving all they have, while inviting you to take all you need. You simply say ‘Terima Kasih’ – thank you. Still the mind and become fully present to the beauty around you by taking a yoga session or two. Our yoga teachers have trained abroad in some of the world’s finest yoga schools and can be booked for private sessions, in small intimate groups of four. You’ll find yoga mats in your room, simply let us know what style of yoga you prefer – if you have a preference - and we will ensure to bring the right teacher to your door. Complimentary shuttles to Ubud center are scheduled daily for guests. The airport is around 90 minutes away by road depending on the traffic situation. With The Purist, Yvonne and Alberto succeeded in creating yet another home away from home, which has become their trademark signature. The Purist offers only seven private villas, making it the smallest boutique hotel in Bali. In this way, we can meet any of your personal and specific needs. The Purist: sophisticated hospitality stripped to the essence ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Purist Villas and Spa

Address: Jl. Tirta Tawar | Banjar Kutuh Kaja, Ubud 80571, Indonesia
Region: Indonesia > Bali > Ubud
Price Range: £161 - £295 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — The Purist Villas and Spa 4.5*
Number of rooms: 17
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The Purist Villas Hotel Ubud
The Purist Villas And Spa Ubud, Bali
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#6 Luxury Hotel in Ubud
#6 Spa Hotel in Ubud
#8 Romantic Hotel in Ubud
#18 Family Hotel in Ubud
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“We stayed at the River Villa 3 - there was a pool right beside the villa.”
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“The bamboo villa was amazing, just be aware a little gecko might pop in to say hello!”
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“The pool suite is awesome because you get your own private pool!”
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“Garden Pool Suite - great for families! Our parents had the Limasan Residence- it's separate master is deal for teens or a friend!”
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