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Magnificent 3 or 4-Bedroom Absolute Beachfront Villa in Candidasa

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View over the Lombok Strait from the garden. Great diving at the little islands.

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Last updated: 10/14/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
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  • Pets considered:No
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Candi Dasa villa description

Villa Cocoa Maya is a luxury villa on the Candidasa seafront, set just 20 metres back from one of the town’s very few stretches of sand beach. It has magnificent, sweeping views across the Lombok Strait and is home to a number of internationally celebrated dive sites. Decorated in an eclectic mix of contemporary and traditional Balinese furniture, the luxurious furnishings and free-flowing architectural styling provide a relaxed and comfortable haven. The villa’s four extremely spacious bedroom suites each have their own bathroom and large lounge areas with their own unsurpassed ocean views. Three of the suites also have a balcony. Two extra mattresses are available for a maximum of ten guests to enjoy the villa. In addition there is an open-plan, inside living/dining area, as well as a large outdoor covered lounge set back from the sea, and a dining terrace situated closer to the ocean. The spacious garden is complemented by the massive 18m long infinity swimming pool.


Unusually for Candidasa, the villa leads directly onto a white sand beach (many oceanfront properties in the town have ocean access off a retaining wall only). It is therefore possible to enjoy not only the picturesque little strand right on your doorstep, but also the excellent swimming and snorkelling directly off the beach. In addition, it is one of the few properties in Candidasa where dive companies are able to collect and drop you by boat directly in front of the villa!

Staff
No need to lift a finger while staying at Villa Cocoa Maya! Our staff members are there to ensure that your holiday is as stress-free, hassle-free and relaxed as it should be, while affording you privacy at all times.
• Our manager leads the staff to meet the expectations of each guest.
• Two staff provides all the housekeeping, food and beverage services.
• Our cook is in charge of your daily complimentary breakfast, and will provide any other meals you would like off our à la carte menu, or want to have prepared.
• Our security guard ensures the safety and security of the guests and the premises in the evenings.
• The gardener and pool attendant provide discreet maintenance of the garden and pool.

The Balinese are well known in the international hotel trade for their exemplary levels of ‘intuitive service’, and the staff at Villa Cocoa Maya is no exception. Our manager will happily organise – among other things – transport, excursions, snorkelling and diving, restaurant bookings and spa treatments.

Food and beverages
A complimentary breakfast from our breakfast menu is provided throughout your stay. Food is such an interesting, and delicious, part of a Balinese holiday that we offer an à la carte menu of Balinese and international cuisine which is prepared by the villa cook. There are also numerous restaurants in walking distance of the villa.
Our beverage list, for your account, includes both non-alcoholic and alcoholic drinks. Tea and coffee is complimentary, as is bottled water from the water dispenser. Safe ice is always used.
In addition we will endeavour to accommodate any dietary requirements or additional beverages which are not on our menu, where possible.

Bedroom Suites
All four of the spacious and light bedroom suites are fitted with king-size beds, bedside tables and lamps, air conditioning, flat-screen TVs, and DVD players. A choice of pillow types is available and all bed linen is pure cotton. Ample cupboard space is provided and each suite has a large open-plan seating area with comfortable sofas. The bedrooms are decorated in an eclectic mix of contemporary and traditional Balinese furniture and artwork.

Joglo Suite
The master suite, the only accommodation on the top storey, is the piéce de resistance, not only of Villa Cocoa Maya but, we like to think, the whole of Candidasa! To our knowledge this is the only property in Candidasa which incorporates a Javanese joglo as a bedroom and, as an added bonus, has unequalled mountain and ocean views!
A joglo is a wooden frame building built from solid teak, using only joinery. The Javanese designed these knock-down buildings to represent the best of human traits. As such different parts of the building represent different things. Individually built, each joglo is unique, with the carving style and structural details being decided by the craftsman. The joglo in Villa Cocoa Maya is a magnificent example of Javanese craftsmanship and carving.
The bedroom’s special feel is further enhanced by wrap-around windows, and glass sliding doors that lead onto a large private balcony. Views from the Joglo suite stretch across the Lombok Strait to the Blue Lagoon peninsula, Nusa Lembongan, Nusa Penida, and even the island of Lombok itself on a clear day.
In keeping with the history of the overarching structure, the romantic 120m² Joglo suite is appointed with a solid teak four-poster bed, overhung by a mosquito net. In addition there is a day bed on which to relax, a desk at which to work, a flat screen television, DVD player, air conditioner and a fully stocked bar fridge. On the large balcony there is outdoor furniture on which to relax, where you can enjoy early morning coffee or evening cocktails. The bathroom has an enclosed toilet, a basin, a bath and an ‘open-to-the-stars’ shower.

Gamelan Suite
Situated on the first floor of the villa, the 56m² bedroom in the Gamelan suite has its own furnished balcony – leading from glass sliding doors – on which to relax, while drinking in the magnificent ocean views. It also has a beautiful king-size four-poster bed with a mosquito net; and an open-plan sitting area with a comfortable L-shaped rattan lounge suite. There is air conditioning, a ceiling fan, a flat-screen television and a DVD player in the suite and a shared, fully stocked, bar fridge is available on the landing between the Ikat and Gamelan rooms. The large bathroom has an enclosed toilet, a basin and a shower.

Ikat Suite
Situated on the first floor next to the Gamelan suite, the bedroom in this suite measures 56m². Furnished with a contemporary king-size Balinese bed and a comfortable L-shaped rattan sofa set, this bedroom has wrap-around glass windows from which to admire the ocean views. There is air conditioning, a ceiling fan, a flat-screen television and a DVD player in the suite and a shared, fully stocked, bar fridge is available on the landing between the Ikat and Gamelan rooms. The bathroom comprises a toilet, a shower and a basin.

Garden Suite
Situated on the ground floor, this 60m² bedroom leads directly, via glass sliding doors, out onto a patio, the garden, pool and the sea. The suite has a contemporary king-size bed and an open-plan sitting area with a comfortable sofa on which to relax. The bedroom also has a fully-stocked bar fridge, an air conditioner, a ceiling fan, television and a DVD player. The spacious bathroom has an enclosed toilet, basin and shower.

Property Type

      • Villa

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

          • Catering Available
          • Breakfast - Included In Price
          • Lunch - Booking Possible
          • Dinner - Booking Possible

          Onsite Services

          • Housekeeper Included
          • Car Available
          • Private Chef
          • Staff

          Suitability

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            21 and over...moreless

          • Children Welcome:

            Children love the villa. The beach and sea is safe and warm and the garden is large. The staff love children and are happy to keep an eye on them....moreless

          • Non Smoking Only:

            The villa is strictly non smoking...moreless

          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 8-10

          • Other (See Description)

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          • Joglo Suite: 1 king

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          • Gamelan Suite: 1 king

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          • Ikat Suite: 1 king

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          • Garden Suite: 2 king

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          • All four suites have king size beds. There are two 3/4 size mattresses which can be positioned in any of the bedrooms for extra guests. A mattress for infants and a camp cot for toddlers is available at no extra charge. All four of the spacious and light bedroom suites are fitted with king-size beds, bedside tables and lamps, air conditioning, flat-screen TVs, and DVD players. Each suite has a large open-plan seating area with comfortable sofas. A choice of pillow type is available and all bed linen is pure cotton. Ample cupboard space is provided. Each bedroom has an en-suite bathroom. There is an additional guest bathroom. All linen and towels, both bath and swimming, are provided....moreless

          Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          • Guest toilet: toilet

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          • Joglo Suite bathroom: toilet, tub, outdoor shower

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          • Gamelan Suite bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower, shower

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          • Ikat Suite bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower, shower

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          • Garden suite bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower, shower

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          • The Joglo, Gamelan and Garden suites have enclosed toilets within the bathroom....moreless

          Entertainment

          • CD Player
          • DVD Player:

            All the bedroom suites, and the lounge, have DVD players....moreless

          • Music Library
          • Satellite / Cable
          • Stereo
          • Television:

            All the suites and the living area have flat screen LCD TVs....moreless

          • Video Library:

            There are plenty of DVDs available for you to watch....moreless

          Theme

          • Away From It All
          • Family
          • Sports & Activities
          • Tourist Attractions

          Attractions

          • Health/Beauty Spa
          • Ruins

          Local Services & Businesses

          • ATM/Bank
          • Babysitter
          • Fitness Center
          • Groceries
          • Laundromat
          • Massage Therapist
          • Medical Services

          Leisure Activities

          • Boating
          • Eco Tourism
          • Scenic Drives
          • Shopping
          • Sight Seeing
          • Walking

          Location Type

          • Beach View
          • Beachfront

          Sports & Adventure Activities

          • Cycling
          • Deepsea Fishing
          • Fishing
          • Hiking
          • Kayaking
          • Mountain Biking
          • Rafting
          • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
          • Snorkeling
          • Snorkeling/Diving
          • Surf Fishing
          • Swimming
          • Water Tubing
          • Whitewater Rafting

          Dining

          • Dining:

            The dining area forms part of the open-plan living area and can comfortably seat ten people....moreless

          • Dining Area
          • Seating for 10 people

          General

          • Air Conditioning:

            There is air-conditioning - and fans - in all the bedrooms, and fans in the lounge area....moreless

          • Hair Dryer
          • Iron & Board
          • Linens Provided:

            High thread count cotton linen is used throughout....moreless

          • Living Room:

            There are comfortable sofas, a TV and a DVD player in the living room....moreless

          • Parking Off Street:

            There is parking on the property for 3 - 4 cars....moreless

          • Towels Provided:

            Bath and swimming towels are provided....moreless

          • Wireless Internet:

            Free wi-fi access is available throughout the villa....moreless

          Kitchen

          • Catering Available:

            Daily breakfasts are included in the rate. We provide a simple and well priced a la carte menu for other meals. Alternatively there are plenty of good restaurants in the immediate area....moreless

          • Coffee Maker
          • Cooking Utensils
          • Kitchen:

            Our modern kitchen is fully equipped. However we do not provide for self-catering at the villa, so you only need to go into the kitchen if you really, really want to!...moreless

          • Microwave
          • Refrigerator:

            Each suite is equipped with a fully stocked bar fridge....moreless

          • Toaster

          Outside

          • Balcony:

            Both the Joglo suite and the Gamelan suite have furnished private balconies on which to relax and enjoy the views....moreless

          • Kayak / Canoe:

            We have 3 kayaks for hire at the villa. There are two single kayaks and a family one that seats three....moreless

          • Lanai / Gazebo:

            There is a large outdoor covered lounge with sofas, chairs, and a desk to work at, with free wi-fi. In addition there is covered Balinese bale in the garden where you can relax and watch the sea....moreless

          • Lawn / Garden:

            We have a large landscaped tropical garden....moreless

          • Water Sports Gear:

            We have a small selection of snorkelling equipment available which you are welcome to use....moreless

          Payment Type

          • Mastercard
          • Visa

          Pool / Spa

              • Private Pool:

                The 18-metre infinity swimming pool is suitable for swimming lengths or for just lounging on a blow-up pool mattress!...moreless

              House Cleaning

                  • Housekeeper Included
                   

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  2014 3-bed for 6 people
                  Jan 1 - Dec 31, 2014
                  2 night min stay
                  $350

                  Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

                  2015 3-bed for 6 people
                  Jan 1 - Dec 31, 2015
                  2 night min stay
                  $385

                  Rates are based on 6 guests; add $27 per night, per additional guest


                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Tax Rate 16%

                  Notes:

                  Rates include:

                  Daily breakfast for all guests

                  Complimentary tea & coffee throughout your stay

                  Bottled water from the water dispenser

                  We can organise your airport transfer, or from elsewhere on the island. The rate from the airport is Rp300 000 (approximately $30) for a seven-seater car.

                  Rates exclude:

                  11% government tax

                  5% service charge

                  Check-in time: 2pm

                  Check-out time: 10am

                  A 50% deposit is required at the time of booking via PayPal (you do not need a PayPal account to pay). Full payment is required three weeks before arrival. Please note that we will only ever ask for payment via our PayPal account in the name of Villa Cocoa Maya.

                  Cancellation: up to 30 days before arrival the full deposit is refunded, thereafter a sliding scale applies.


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                  Last updated: 10/14/2014
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                  Location

                  Car: Not Necessary

                  Cultural/tourism activities

                  Because of Candidasa’s excellent position as the gateway to east Bali, there are many fascinating areas to visit if you’ve had enough of lounging on the beach! Listed are a few of the sights surrounding Candidasa that are worth a visit:

                  Besakih Temple – Bali’s Hindu Mother Temple

                  Besakih Temple is about an hour’s drive from the villa, through beautiful scenery. Besakih is the holiest and most important sacred site in Bali. The complex consists of 23 temples located one thousand metres up the slopes of the volcano Mount Agung, the tallest mountain in Bali. Ceremonies at Besakih, of which there are many, are a particularly spectacular sight.

                  Goa Lawah – The Bat Temple

                  Less than a 10-minute drive from Villa Cocoa Maya lies the small but important temple of Goa Lawah. The temple is built just in front of a cave opening in the coastal cliffs and is home to thousands of fruit bats. Legend has it that it is also home to a giant dragon-like snake called Basuki.

                  TirtaGangga Water Palace (Waters of the Ganges)

                  TirtaGangga is an easy 30-minute drive from Villa Cocoa Maya through beautiful rice paddies, with excellent views of Bali’s biggest volcano, Mount Agung. A real feel of old Bali still exists in this region and it is worth taking a trip back to the villa via the beauty of the Sideman region, famous for its handloom weaving.

                  Tenganan Village

                  The isolated Bali Aga people, who are the original Balinese, date back thousands of years. Surprisingly, their bloodline and culture has stayed largely intact over that time and is quite distinct from the rest of the Balinese, with the Bali Aga still speaking a dialect that is entirely their own. Because of their unique beliefs and practices they are of interest to tourists, anthropologists and historians. Tenganan is considered to be an excellent example of a Bali Aga village in Bali. Just a few kilometres away from Villa Cocoa Maya, it is possible here to see examples of the famous double and single ikat weaving; temples; the communal kitchen for preparing ceremonial feasts and the village meeting place.

                  Ubud

                  Approximately an hour’s drive from Candidasa lies the small inland town of Ubud, beautifully situated among picturesque rice paddies. Despite the increasing numbers of tourists, Ubud, known as the cultural heart of Bali, still retains its charm. It is well known for its good shopping, excellent restaurants, fantastic spas, and many spiritual practices and varied courses.

                  Diving

                  The area around Nusa Penida (approximately 30 minutes by boat from the villa) – together with Komodo and Raj Empat – is considered by many to provide the most exciting, and diverse, diving anywhere in the world, with a diversity of fish rarely seen elsewhere. Combined with amazing shipwrecks and coral reefs up and down the eastern Bali coast, Villa Cocoa Maya provides irresistible diving opportunities.

                  Snorkelling

                  If you prefer your marine exploration to be a bit more relaxed, and closer to the top of the ocean, look no further than snorkelling right off the beach at Villa Cocoa Maya! The coral reefs directly in front of the villa allow for the presence of beautiful and diverse fish in warm swimming water. If you prefer, the local fishermen can take you snorkelling further afield at the little islands just off our coastline, or at Blue Lagoon at Padang Bai, or further east at White Sand Beach. There is limited snorkelling gear at the villa which you are welcome to use during your stay. It is also possible to hire equipment in town. The staff will happily assist you with rates and arrangements for the fishing boats, or you can chat to the fishermen on the beach yourself.

                  Nearby beaches

                  While you have a beach right outside the villa you might feel like a change once in a while. The two best beaches in the area to visit, which make for a really nice day out, are Blue Lagoon near Padang Bai or White Sand Beach. Both are great swimming beaches, are about a 20-minute car trip or boat ride away, have snorkelling, excellent warungs(traditional restaurants) where you can eat grilled fish or seafood, and inexpensive sun beds to hire for the day. If you prefer, you can combine snorkelling off the boat with a lazy day at the beach.

                  Trekking

                  There is beautiful rice field, hill and mountain trekking available around Tirta Gangga. It is also possible to trek up Mount Agung. The walk up the volcano of Mount Agung leaves in the early hours of the morning and takes about 4-5 hours to ascend and the same time to descend.

                  White Water Rafting

                  Various operators offer rafting on the Telagawaja River at Karangasem. The rafting portion of the river is about 12km long, takes two hours and has Grade 3 rapids.

                  Cycling

                  Cycling is a beautiful way to see the Balinese landscape and there are tour operators who offer cycling for different expertise and fitness levels, and also tours that include children.

                   

                  Owner info

                  About the owner: David and I (Mailie), and our two boys, Adam and Jed, have always been keen travelers but Bali has found a special place in our hearts and, school schedules permitting, we try and spend as much time there as we can.


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                  Photos

                  • View over the Lombok Strait from the garden. Great diving at the little islands.

                    View over the Lombok Strait from the garden. Great diving at the little islands.

                  • View of the house from a fishing boat

                    View of the house from a fishing boat

                  • Front entrance to the house from the garden

                    Front entrance to the house from the garden

                  • Bale in the garden where you can relax under cover or have breakfast served

                    Bale in the garden where you can relax under cover or have breakfast served

                  • The large garden at the villa, unusually on a double stand of land

                    The large garden at the villa, unusually on a double stand of land

                  • Joglo suite with beautiful roof wood carvings

                    Joglo suite with beautiful roof wood carvings

                  • Joglo Suite en-suite bathroom

                    Joglo Suite en-suite bathroom

                  • Gamelan Suite with private balcony

                    Gamelan Suite with private balcony

                  • Ikat Suite with king size bed

                    Ikat Suite with king size bed

                  • View down the beach outside the villa when the boats have returned

                    View down the beach outside the villa when the boats have returned

                  • The beach directly outside the villa with fantastic snorkelling right there!

                    The beach directly outside the villa with fantastic snorkelling right there!

                  • Another view from the Joglo Suite balcony

                    Another view from the Joglo Suite balcony

                  • View of the house from the ocean

                    View of the house from the ocean

                  • Open plan indoor lounge and dining room

                    Open plan indoor lounge and dining room

                  • View of the pool and beach from the first floor

                    View of the pool and beach from the first floor

                  • Ocean view from the bale

                    Ocean view from the bale

                  • Joglo Suite with teak, king size, extra length four-poster bed

                    Joglo Suite with teak, king size, extra length four-poster bed

                  • Joglo suite at night with magnificent views

                    Joglo suite at night with magnificent views

                  • Gamelan Suite with king size, extra length four-poster teak bed and sofas

                    Gamelan Suite with king size, extra length four-poster teak bed and sofas

                  • Garden Suite bathroom

                    Garden Suite bathroom

                  • Ikat Suite en-suite bathroom

                    Ikat Suite en-suite bathroom

                  • Sea view from the garden

                    Sea view from the garden

                  • View across to Padangbaai from the Joglo Suite balcony

                    View across to Padangbaai from the Joglo Suite balcony

                  • White Sand Beach, a short boat or car ride away from the villa

                    White Sand Beach, a short boat or car ride away from the villa

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