We were lucky to secure a room with our own private pool which was above the main path so we felt this was lovely and gave us privacy. Our arrival welcome drink was so refreshing as it took ages to come from Legian due to the crazy Saturday traffic.. We enjoyed the breakfast and dinners we ordered as room service and it was lovely to sit and see the rice paddies as our view. The pagoda set amongst a lotus pond was a beautiful place to sit and order a refreshment and just be. The pool and yoga room sure looked nice but we didn't use the pool seeing we had our own private pool. Our bed was super cosy and romantic. We loved the fact there was no TV as we could just lie and look at our fabulous bamboo and wicker ceilling. We really loved our sunken bath too. The afternoon tea served in the restaurant was also very yummy. We didn't stroll along the road as we found it a bit busy with loads of motorbikes zooming past and i think part of the whole experience is to just enjoy Waka Di Ume. We ventured into Ubud after we left and it certainly is a very busy, bustling place from the tranquil one I remember from 14 years ago.. Going back to Waka Di Ume..who apparently own the rice paddies..there was much laughter from rice paddy workers as they carried on with their duties and we appreciated how simple and joyous life can be. Waka Di Ume does offer a unique experience with a difference. We really had a romantic time.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- An oasis of quiet and serenity, only a minutes form hustle and bustle of Ubud, the cultural and artistic heart of Bali. You will stay in one of sixteen individualistic and distinctive dwelling units, scattered down the gentle hillside flanked by rice field. The resort has 10 Villas with pool,8 spacious Di Ume suites and 15 Lanai Rooms. The resort on-site facilities include 2 levels Padi restaurant,Pool Bar, Traditional Balinese Kitchen on the rice paddies for cooking lesson, The spacious Yoga Center and meditation center, The open stage, a monumental wedding chapel, Gallery, an Organic garden, and A luxury three level ultra modern Spa in rice terrace. Everywhere at Wapa di Ume, you are surrounded by the textures and color of nature, dressed slate, tiles, smooth unpainted wood, soft homespun fabrics, fragrant alang-alang grass roofing, natural bamboo, rough cut stone, flowers and foliage. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Waka Di Ume Hotel Ubud
- Waka Di Ume Ubud
- Wapa Di Ume Resort And Spa Ubud, Bali