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Our stunning unique location makes Villa Bella a rare GEM and we are constantly voted one of the best villas in Bali. Tranquil village vibes, close proximity to the beach and local hotspots with our amazing staff makes Villa Bella pure heaven.
The Space LIFE AT VILLA BELLA
Set amongst beautiful landscaped gardens on 1.6 acres of land with lovely serene views of the rice fields and sunset you will find the luxurious and private Villa Bella. We are in the quiet village called Banjar Kuwum ( often referred to as the 'Beverley Hills of Bali'). We are less than ten minutes to the nearest beach, Seminyak, Canggu & the new hotspot Pettitenget Road. The locals are lovely smiling and kind and more than happy to show you all the short cuts to where you need to go. You will often see traditional ceremonies happening in the village. You can hear the waves at night from the local beach, lovely birds fill the gardens in the afternoon as you watch the sunset. Awake to the lovely sound of the bamboo blowing in the breeze. Our amazing team of staff will pamper you and take care of your children. Enjoy a massage with Ibu Anna our massage lady that drops by daily. For families wanting a relaxed holiday, a group of friends or a romantic getaway. Villa Bella will be your own tropical hideaway.
Guest Access THE VILLA
Villa Bella is an architect designed open plan villa blending traditional balinese and modern western style design. Huge open plan living room with views to the pool and garden. Traditional grass roof. Separate kitchen and dining. Three grand bedrooms which can be closed and secured - all with modern comforts, private terraces, en-suites and views. All rooms with air-cons and fans. Huge king beds with luxurious netting. large dining tables. Lounges with all the comforts that you desire. We sleep 6 but one of the bedrooms can accommodate and extra double bed to sleep 8 guests in total. ( great for kids). The pool is 13 meters long and we have lounges and two bule's for lounging, sleeping and massages.
Ketut is an amazing cook who will prepare your delicious meals. Sometimes her daughters will come and help. We provide a healthy & organic menu but your suggestions are more than welcome. She will be more than happy to give you a cooking lesson. Great cafe's are only five minutes away. Fresh seafood deliveries can be arranged in the morning from our local fisherman.
MIND BODY & SOUL
Our lovely loyal team of staff will greet you with smiling faces and make your stay a most memorable one. Enjoy the pool and lounges in the lovely gardens. Go for a yoga lesson nearby. Take a bicycle ride on one of the secret paths through the rice fields to the beach for a sunset walk. Take a day trip white water rafting in Ubud. For groups of friends enjoy a dinner in the garden under the moonlight. The staff will even be happy to take you to the local temple for a full moon blessing! and to other special not to be missed ceremonies about town.
FAMILY & KIDS
Your children will be well looked after and adored. Ketut has three of her own children and lots of experience. She is happy to come at night and babysit for you when you need time alone. There are lots of activities for the kids. Yoga, surf lessons, swimming lessons, balinese dance, a trip to the water park? We are happy to arrange it all for you. Ketuts daughters sometimes come and play. The Rainbow playgroup is a few minutes away and the Green School is 20 minutes away.
Interaction with Guests STAFF
The Villa is run by a lovely husband & wife team.
Ketut and Nyoman who have worked with us for over twenty years. Often one of their lovely daughters will come and help prepare meals. There is always a staff member on the premises and we are very secure. All airport transfers are arranged. Car and motorbike hire can be organized prior to your arrival. Ketut will greet you with a tropical fruit basket and a freshly baked cake. We provide you with a detailed villa guide with all our favorite nearby cafes bars and shops and a some special suggestions for your stay. Most of our guests get so spoilt they find it hard to leave the house.
staff taxes Airport pick up and drop off welcome breakfast pre- arrival shopping service as per your requests
Ready to be pampered? We think so
The Neighborhood We are in a charming quiet village called Kuwum. We are next to Banjar Semer, Umalas and close to Canggu & Pettitenget, ( the current ' hot spots' of Bali) - Seminyak is 12 minutes away. The closest beach is less than ten minutes away - great for an early morning walk or sunset stroll. All these areas can be accessed by scooter & push bike fast on small private roads for those who prefer to avoid traffic and major roads. You can hear the ocean at night from the villa. The locals are lovely kind and helpful and more than happy to show you short cuts to where you are going to. Great cafes, yoga studios, and the Canggu sports club are just five minutes away.
If you wish to explore the island and why wouldn't you? There is so much to do and see. We are very well located. We are out of the traffic gridlock of Kuta so journey times to Ubud West and East coasts and the center of the island is considerably less. This is why our location is so desired by the ex-pat scene.
Getting around TRANSPORT
Airport collection & drop offs are included int he rate. We are happy to arrange car and bikes for you. A personal driver can also be arranged for your day trips. We have two bicycles at the house to enjoy rides to the beach or around the village. There is a taxi rank close by and they get to the house in less than 5 minutes.
Other Things to Note A detailed villa guide and neighbor hood guide is provided for you.
Please ask staff to advise you of local ceremonies for those who are interested to attend and observe.
Master bedroom is located upstairs and is extra large. Huge Balinese King bed with mosquito netting. Stunning furnishings. En suite bathroom and private terrace overlooking garden pool sunset and rice field views. TV/DVD- air-conditioning, ceiling fans, walk in wardrobe plenty of hanging space. Large Sofa.
Extra bedrooms are located downstairs. Also large in size. HUge iron queen beds with netting. TV/DVD - writing desks. Private terrace with hammocks overlooking the pool and garden. En suite bathrooms . Luxury peaceful and romantic but also suitable for children. We can set up extra beds in these rooms according to your need....moreless
Extra large with a sunken shower area with two showers -...moreless
Master bathroom located upstairs is charming and private overlooking the garden.
The two downstairs bathrooms are extra large and also attached to the bedrooms. They are luxurious (one having two showers facing each other). Beautiful and private....moreless
We have a great team of six staff - Ketut is an excellent cook - we provide a delicious menu. Ketut will cater to your requests and be happy to give you a cooking lesson. Ibu Anna is our wonderful massage lady. We are close to Yoga Surf and Canggu sports club is a close drive away....moreless
For all long term bookings please contact the owner directly
50% deposit to be paid on approval of booking.
50% balance payable 30 days before arrival
All bookings made within 30 days of arrival must be paid in full.
Cancellation policy is STRICT
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Banjar Kuwum is in the district of Umalas. A high demand area - a ten minute drive from Seminyak in 'downtown' Bali. Also less than a ten minute drive from Canggu - the new exciting area of Bali popular with ex-pats and surfers and the young hip crowd. New and trendy cafe's and eating hot spots are in very close proximity as well as beauty salons and spa's.
Banjar Kuwum is one of the last unspoiled villages with a close proximity to Seminyak. Experience the 'real' Bali at Villa Bella.
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About the owner: Australian born traveller with over 25 years of experience living and loving the beautiful island of Bali.
Why the Owner Chose Tabanan: Unique well loved property in an amazing location. Fantastic staff who have worked at the property for over 20 years. They are like our second family and will take great care of you. Ketut is one of the best cooks on the island.
The Unique Benefits at this Villa: Villa Bella is in an amazing location - you still feel that you are experiencing old school Bali in a traditional village but you are very close to the hot spots of Pettitenget and Canggu. It is easy to get to the rest of the island if you want to do some exploring as we are out of the traffic grid of downtown Seminyak.