I spent two weeks here and in one sentence I would say: I simply love this house & garden! It is built in an authentic Balinese neighbourhood and lies secluded at the end of a silent little road, in a big garden with breathtaking views down the hill to the river. We (four friends from Hamburg/Germany) spent our holidays here in peace and quiet and got an instant feeling of being "at home". The house is built in the spirit of the traditional Bali style, which means you live with nature here: living room and kitchen lie under a beautiful, traditional Balinese roof made of natural materials and are open to three sides which provides you with great views to the beautiful pool and garden and gives you this special jungle feeling we all loved. You hear and see the birds and the cicadas in the trees making their little jungle concert and at night you have the frogs "singing" for you. Saw beautiful exotic kingfishers as I one morning took the garden steps down to the river. On the other side of the small canyon grows some sort of holy forest and there the blue metallic birds were flying from one tree to the other (if you are a birdwatcher, bring your binoculars!). The bedrooms though have four walls like at home ;) and and air condition which can be quite comfy in the nights (seems to be 26°C outside at night constantly!). If you don't like air condition you can just switch it off. The bedrooms have ensuite toilets and sink and additionally fantastic open door bathrooms with showers. The kitchen has everything
The house & garden were so wonderful that it was sometimes hard for me to leave for the tourist activities of the day! Which I, of course, enjoyed as well in the end ;) Even though the house is a real hideaway, it is situated amazingly close to the shopping facilities and museums of the capital Denpasar, the wonderful Ubud village with its cultural heritage in the middle of the jungle (you have to go there and see one of these Balinese theatre performances at night, great costumes and Gamelan music!) and the famous Sanur with its long beach, shops and restaurants.
The house owner, Linda, is very sweet person and the communication with her was excellent. She can even help you with getting a personal driver which is not very expensive and quite nice for day trips if you don't want to drive yourself and can also organize spa and healing treatments in the house. Thank you for everything :) Would love to come back!
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I was renting the house with three friends and I can only say that this place is absolute magical. We were blown away by the view. The beautiful villa is located in the middle of a Balinese village but you are enjoying total privacy. We felt like living in our own oasis and yet just a short drive away from town, Ubud and Sanur Beach. The outdoor living style brought us so close to nature and yet we were enjoying luxury amenities of a 5-star hotel. We spent most of our holidays at home.
Stayed with our two young kids and basically never really left the villa…its beautiful…sereneness..alive with birdlife..it was amazing
outdoor luxury living...its a beautiful riverside villa..but all the activities are outdoor..sounds of the jungle at nights...lots of birds and exotic animals ...its an amazing spot..peacful, quiet, yet only a short drive from Sanur...its definitley all its cracked up to be...even better than in the photos