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Spacious, Comfortable Family Villa With Stunning Sea Views From Private Balcony

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3 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
6 guests
2 nights minimum
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Nestled in a small coconut grove just metres from the warm waters of the Indian Ocean, Villa KuraKura (Turtle House) has been built in a tropical style with the convenience of modern living. All rooms have air conditioning and the 3 double en-suite bedrooms enjoy sea views. The villa has a huge first floor decking area with doors to the living room and master bedroom, providing an open plan layout. Set back from the sea, across the single track coastal road to Desert Point Beach/BangkoBangko, Villa KuraKura offers a feel of the 'real' Lombok. The deck is the perfect place to enjoy alfresco dining, to take advantage of the magnificent views of the offshore islands, or to watch the friendly locals going about their business. The villa is one of three on our site which share the same staff a...Nestled in a small coconut grove just metres from the warm waters of the Indian Ocean, Villa KuraKura (Turtle House) has been built in a tropical style with the convenience of modern living. All rooms have air conditioning and the 3 double en-suite bedrooms enjoy sea views. The villa has a huge first floor decking area with doors to the living room and master bedroom, providing an open plan layout. Set back from the sea, across the single track coastal road to Desert Point Beach/BangkoBangko, Villa KuraKura offers a feel of the 'real' Lombok. The deck is the perfect place to enjoy alfresco dining, to take advantage of the magnificent views of the offshore islands, or to watch the friendly locals going about their business. The villa is one of three on our site which share the same staff and management. The other two villas - called PaoPao and Rembulan - are also available for larger groups. Villa KuraKura has the basics of microwave, fridge and water dispenser . You can ask Bukran, our manager (who lives on site), if you would prefer to eat your breakfast in the villa or at our restaurant (next to Villa PaoPao). There are many interesting places to visit in Lombok - for example - the pottery making village at Banyamulek, the textile weaving centre at Sukarara village, the 'old' Dutch colonial quarter in Ampenan, the daily fresh fruit, vegetable and meat/fish market in Cakra and of course the many gift shops, cafes and restaurants in Senggigi. Last and not least, Villa KuraKura is about 10km from the world renowned surf beach at Bangko Bangko or Desert Point - just ask Bukran for details of how to get there. Villa KuraKura is owned by my friends Glen and Jacqui and their friends who live in Devon in the UK. In 2004/2005 I was lucky enough to buy land in this unspoilt region of south west Lombok with my husband, Andrew. Then we started to build two villas on land next to KuraKura with the help of other investors who are our friends and family. Jacqui and Glen started building Villa KuraKura in 2010 and it was finished about 18 months later. I started travelling in Indonesia in 1990 when I visited Bali and some of the other islands over a period of 6 months. As soon as I arrived in Indonesia I fell in love with it! I find everything about the country fascinating; the interesting culture and different religions; the scenery and amazing natural landscape; the beautiful people and their outlook on life; the delicious food and of course the sunshine. I hope you'll enjoy spending time here too! My favourite past time is sitting on the verandah at Villa KuraKura, reading a book with a coffee or a beer and watching the world go by - it's very relaxing. A close second is taking a fishing boat out to one of the many outlying Gili islands to snorkel over the beautiful coral and sea life. Both my two teenage girls have grown up staying in the villas during their school holidays and they have been lucky enough to experience the many different opportunities this unspoilt region of Indonesia offers. Rachel Mackonochie More
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Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:April 2019
Interaction with guests
The villas are European owned but managed locally by our in-house couple, Bukran and Sohriah who both speak good English and are very happy to help you with all the arrangements for local activities. There are always staff available to help you with everything that you need. I am available by email or phone at any point before or during your stay. My managers will be happy to arrange transfers, boat trips to the 'secret Gili's', sightseeing trips around Lombok or any other activities you might have in mind. We use local people, ensuring income from tourism goes back into the community.
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Reviewed 25 May 2019

We were lucky enough to stay in Villa Kura Kura with our five kids for two incredible months. The place is absolutely beautiful and we really felt like we were living in paradise. Being so far from home and especially with such young children was...More

Date of stay: January 2019
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rachemackonochie, VR Owner at Spacious, Comfortable Family Villa With Stunning Sea Views From Private Balcony, responded to this reviewResponded 27 May 2019

Thank you so much for your fantastic review, Kiara, it will help us a lot - so glad you could all stay with us.....Rachel at Villa KuraKura.

Reviewed 25 May 2019

I stayed here for 3 nights as a break from a business trip. What a place! Set on a small hill overlooking the most amazing bay this was truly a place to chill and relax. The rooms were large and comfortable and the air conditioners...More

Date of stay: May 2019
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rachemackonochie, VR Owner at Spacious, Comfortable Family Villa With Stunning Sea Views From Private Balcony, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2019

Thanks for taking the time to give us such great feedback; it will help a lot. Hope to be able to welcome you back here again. Rachel - Villa KuraKura

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Reviewed 12 May 2019

Ideal villa to sit and watch the sea and local life pass by. Very large 1st floor verandah is a wonderful spot for watching the dawn or socialising. Short walk along the road to the beach where local boatman collects to go snorkelling, also Dive...More

Date of stay: March 2018
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rachemackonochie, VR Owner at Spacious, Comfortable Family Villa With Stunning Sea Views From Private Balcony, responded to this reviewResponded 13 May 2019

Thanks so much for your great feedback, Linda. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Rachel at Villa KuraKura.

Reviewed 8 May 2019

Really enjoyed our stay at Villa Kura Kura,lovely tropical villa set back from the sea with amazing views over the islands & Mt Rinjani. Loved relaxing on the deck, something different to see everyday.Bukran and the rest of the staff couldnt do enough for us....More

Date of stay: May 2019
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rachemackonochie, VR Owner at Spacious, Comfortable Family Villa With Stunning Sea Views From Private Balcony, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2019

Thanks so much for your positive feedback, Danielle - glad you and your family enjoyed your stay with us....see you again soon I hope. Rachel at Villa KuraKura.

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Staffed Property
Suitable For Children Under 5
Housekeeping Included
Towels Provided
Air Conditioning
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
TV
Balcony
Linens Provided
Secure Parking
Wi-Fi
Internet Access
Terrace
Patio
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About the neighbourhood
We believe Villa KuraKura provides the ideal holiday location, with snorkelling, diving and surfing close by. Local boat trips and excursions can be easily arranged with our on-site manager, Bukran. We can arrange all day trips as boats and transport are just one call away. We can arrange your transfer from your current accommodation to Villa KuraKura. Island hop to our favourite places:- Gili Asahan Gili Layar Gili Ringgit Gili Gede Gili Nanggu Desert Point (Bangko Bangko)
Getting around
We can arrange all day trips as boats and transport are just one call away. We can arrange your transfer from your current accommodation to Villa KuraKura. Island hop to our favourite places:- Gili Asahan Gili Layar Gili Ringgit Gili Gede Gili Nanggu Desert Point (Bangko Bangko) Mekaki Beach Pottery Village at Banyumulek Snorkelling Trips Divezone / Two Fish Dive Centre is located in our grounds
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