Wow. Great value for money, unbeleivable food, terrific setting, great snorkelling, no hassles. We only stayed for 2 nights and wish we stayed much longer. We booked both Villas for our family of 6. After our fist meal we decided we were going to have all our meals at the Villa because it was so good. After the hectic Kuta area, we loved the relative quiet slow pace with no one hassling you to buy, buy, buy the minute you step off the property. Accommodation is traditional Balinese - basic but comfortable. A highlight is the service from the staff. All the staff are family and live at the back of the property. The interaction with them is a highlight. The staff organised a boat to take us 15 minutes to some of the best snorkelling we have done - a must do and a fifth of the price from in Kuta. About an hour and half from the airport but worth the drive. If you are looking for spa baths and silver service this is not for you. If you are looking for great freindly service, terrific location and an insight into the real Bali, this is the spot. Great spot for couples, young families or adult groups. I could see that our teenage children may get bored after a three or four days. Cannot speak highly enough of Villa Gading.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Villa Gading is located right on beautiful Balina Beach, within 5 minutes of Candi Dasa and Padang Bai. We have only two villas, or “lumbungs” based on the style of a Balinese rice barn. However the fittings are of the highest standard, with essential extras such as a mini bar, CD/radio, hair dryer, etc. Each villa consist of a bedroom with king size bed upstairs, and downstairs there are two day beds that can convert to single beds at night. The bathroom is partially indoors, partially outdoors, a blend of sparkling white tiles and traditional Balinese carving and ferns.Villa Gading is ideally set up for 1 or 2 couples or families and is a place where our guests can relax and treat our place as their home in Bali. There is no need to fight to get the best lounge by the pool, or be just one of a hundred guests. ... more less
- Also Known As:
- Villa Gading Bali/Karangasem