Private Ubud Riverside Estate (2 Villas + Cottage (4+3+1 Bdrm)
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Ubud estate description
Unique, newly-built private-gated property in Ubud, Bali (used as a movie set): 8 bedroom estate consisting of a 4 bedroom main house, 3 bedroom (or 2 bd + separate studio) guest house and 1 bedroom cottage. Two naturally designed saltwater swimming pools are set into a lushly landscaped acre of riverside terraced land. For a luxurious retreat from the frantic pace of the southern beaches, this villa compound offers the utmost in privacy and peace. It is conveniently located just a ten minute drive (or a 20 minute bike ride) into the center of Ubud, Bali's culture and arts community, made famous as the setting for the popular book/movie, Eat, Pray, Love.
Adventures abound in the surrounding areas with whitewater rafting, hiking, bird watching, innertubing in the river and trekking in the rice fields. World class restaurants, art galleries, spas, and shopping are all nearby. And fantastic scuba diving, fishing, sailing and other water sports are just a half-hour drive away.
The home is spacious and well-appointed: all bedrooms have private open-air bathrooms and views of the river and rice terraces.
The property is fully staffed with charming Balinese to cater to your every whim, and a knowledgeable English-speaking driver is available with car for hire. In-house massage is also available.
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- Vacation Rental
- Children Welcome:
Bedrooms: 8 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16, Beds for 2-16
- King size beds (1) Massive super-king bed in Villa Pelangi master suite, Bhutan Cottage, and Java Studio, Queen size Beds (4) Queen beds in 4 rooms, Double Beds (2) Double beds in the upper Java House, Twin or Single Beds (4) Single beds are optional as needed. We have six., Child Beds (2) Two small beds, suitable for 3-5 year olds., Baby Cribs (1) 2 cribs suitable for an infant up to 24 months are available for rent, Sleep Sofa or Futons (2) Four sofas can be made into single beds...moreless
Bathrooms: 8 Bathrooms
Kitchen & Dining
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- Yoga mats, rebounders, exercise balls, bands and weights, 2 Saltwater Pools with waterfalls, sauna in Master Suite, room safes, security gate, maids, masseuse, cook, driver/car available for hire. Massage tables, in-house spa treatments may be ordered, Balinese dance performances may be arranged on the riverside deck. The staff is trained in healthy, organic, and raw food preparation. Cleansing and juicing is available. In-house jewelry shopping at discounted prices (the owner is a well-known designer who sells in luxury stores in America)-- Available upon request....moreless
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- DVD Player
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Pool & Spa
Location & View
- Medical Services
- Massage Therapist
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Whitewater Rafting
- Water Tubing
- Mountain Climbing
- Mountain Biking
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Bird Watching
- Live Theater
- Botanical Garden
- Theme Parks
- Eco Tourism
- Horseback Riding
- Fitness Center
- Wildlife Viewing
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Stunning rice field hiking, explore archaeological sites (2,000 year old Hindu shrine nearby), swim in the river, whitewater rafting on Bali's largest river, volcano hikes, mountain biking, Bird Park, Elephant Park, Reptile Park, Waterbom amusement park (1 hour away), Yoga Barn classes, raw/organic food restaurants, meditation classes, cleansing/detox, spa treatments, colonics/fasting, ashram, 'laughter therapy', ayurvedic clinic, painting, woodcarving, Balinese cooking and dancing classes, bird walks, herb walks, CNN Hero Robin Lim's birthing center and charity foundation nearby, amazing and affordable oil and acrylic paintings by local artists, fantastic live music venues-- blues, jazz, reggae, tango and salsa. World-class diving and snorkeling nearby, gourmet restaurant dining every night, Balinese monkey dance, fire and trance dance performances at the beautiful temples, and so much more! Allow at least four or five days to explore the area....moreless
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Charming and Luxurious Ubud Retreat
Charming and Luxurious Ubud Retreat
This peaceful gated property is located just outside of Ubud. We stayed in the Java House. It is a two-story, three bedroom guesthouse with two outdoor bathrooms. The outdoor bathrooms are fantastic! The top half of the house is a 100 year-old Java home the owner had shipped from Jakarta. It has lovely intricacies about it! The bedding has mosquito netting. Mosquitos were present but NEVER a problem during our stay. There was a resident Monkey who liked to visit us in early morning hours but he too was never a problem. Since the release of Eat, Pray, Love, the town of Ubud is booming with visitors (with its delicious organic cuisine and its lovely art we now understand why) and was less peaceful than we imagined but as soon we stepped back into Pelangi we found escape in its tranquility. Our serenity restored! Pelangi has been carefully designed to make you feel at home away from home. Each room has been artfully arranged. The rooms are very clean and the bedding has very comfortable linens. There are two bikes available for use however the road was under construction while we were there so we didn't ever venture out on bike. The view of the jungle and river is breathtaking! Carolyn is a beautiful soul and a true pleasure to talk to (if you are lucky enough to find her here during your stay) Her Balinese staff is eager to help make your stay wonderful. Each morning, a beautiful array of fresh fruit was served with toast and tea! Pelangi is sure to please even the most discriminating traveler!
- Guest Holly (Key West, Florida)
- Date of stay 07/30/12
- Review Submitted 08/10/12
Recommended for: Sightseeing, tourists without a car, girls getaway, adventure seekers, romantic getaway.
An enchanted estate with stunning views
An enchanted estate with stunning views
We've been to Bali four times, and this was the most beautiful Estate we ever stayed at. The beauty of the Pelangi Estate is only surpassed by the enchanted nature that surrounds it. Perched above the river, we were nestled in our exquisitely appointed antique Java house. In the morning we would wake up to beautiful sounds of the river and hop into the gorgeous pool with it's refreshing water features pouring down on us. After a session of yoga, we enjoyed our lovely breakfasts on the serene veranda. We loved the rock crested outdoor showers and bathroom, which was very spacious and created this harmonious indoor-outdoor experience. After full days of visiting Bali, upon returning to our villa, we would curl up on the antique sofa and feel perfectly content at home. We felt very cared for by the kind hearted staff, they treated us like family. Visitors are very fortunate to have a property owner who cares so much for every detail, we simply never wanted to leave this oasis.
- Guest Omaloha (Maui, Hawaii)
- Date of stay 04/10/12
- Review Submitted 08/09/12
Recommended for: Tourists without a car, girls getaway, romantic getaway.
LOW SEASON RATES: 1-8 bedroom options, @ $125-$1100 Villa Pelangi (4bd + loft): $850/night Java House (3 bd): $350/night (or 2bd upstairs $250, studio below w/kitch $150) Bhutan Cottage (Charming, romantic 1 bedroom + bath, view verandah): $100/night Entire property (8 bedrooms + loft): $1100/night, $6500/wk, $20K/30 days Add ++18% Government tax/administrative service. Pay by wire transfer, cc, PayPal Free pick up OR drop off, 3 night minimum. Check-in 3pm, check-out is noon HIGH SEASON: Add approximately 20%: Easter Week, JULY 1-SEPT. 15, DEC. 15-JAN. 11
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- Nearest Airport: Ngurah Rai International Airport, Denpasar (DPS) at 40 Miles
- Nearest Ferry: Benoa at 30 Miles
- Nearest Beach: Sanur at 20 Miles
- Nearest Barpub: Naughty Nuri's, Four Seasons, Amandari at 1 Miles
- Nearest Golf: Nusa Dua at 40 Miles
- Nearest Restaurant: Villa Pelangi Room Service at Ubud
Year Purchased: 2010
About: I fell in love with Bali and her gracious, smiling people on my first visit in 1989 and it quickly became clear that I belonged here. I closed my advertising agency in California and moved to Ubud in 1993. Design, travel, music and photography are my passions. Designing the villas on this property has been a labor of love-- a colorful, exotic, and comfortable living environment to share with friends, family, and fellow travelers.
My partner and I chose this land (which I had my eye on since my first trip to Bali!) to create our tropical Shangri La because it is near to town, yet is secluded and peaceful. It overlooks a gently flowing river and waterfalls which create a magical ambience, and the sound of water is so calming. To me, Ubud is the most beautiful, soul-nourishing place in the world. We hope you feel the same when you stay here.
The Unique Benefits at this Estate:
The best thing about the property is our amazingly gracious staff of 20 years. They embody the quintessence of Balinese hospitality-- thoughtful, polite, sensitive to guests needs, and ever-smiling. Rati is the property manager who oversees the staff, Wira is the house manager and concierge, Kadek is a fantastic cook, and a first-rate masseuse, and daily maid. Nyoman is the safest driver I've ever known. Pak Tut, the chief groundskeeper will take you on a tour of the river valley and rice fields you will remember forever. Gusti and Sandi are your night security guards, but you won't need much protection inside the security-gated and walled property. There are not many places in the world where you can still leave all your doors and windows open 24/7, but this is one. The gardens are spectacular-- a haven for butterflies, birds, and fireflies at night. Having a meal on any of the outside lanais, with the sound of the waterfalls and the fresh breeze is pure heaven. Riverside massages by spa-trained staff in the shade of the coconut palms, and early morning rice field hikes will become favorite pastimes. Morning yoga and workout routines outdoors in the garden or indoors on the smooth hardwood floors are a great way to start the day. We have weights, bands, and workout videos if yoga isn't your cup of tea. The master suite has a Farr infrared detoxing sauna, which feels great after working up a sweat, as does a dip in the refreshing saltwater pool or river. On request, the staff can make fresh organic juices; they are well-versed in making healthy meals. This is a perfect respite for creative people, writers and artists who like to be out of the fray, but need all the modern conveniences like cell reception and wireless internet. The comment we get most from guests is 'we never want to leave!', which is about the best compliment there is.
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Villa Pelangi at dawn, from across the river
Living/dining room, Villa Pelangi
Romantic Aqua Room in Villa Pelangi has it's own plunge pool
The master suite in Villa Pelangi
1 bedroom Bhutan Cottage nestled into tropical foliage includes view deck
Villa Pelangi (main house) saltwater pool
The Mango Bedroom, main house Villa Pelangi, has river and waterfall views
Front entry of Java House
Authentic antique Java House includes 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, kitchen, 2 decks
Spectacular rice field and river view as seen from Bhutan Cottage
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