Video Tour through Villa Balistar: http://www.youtube.com/embed/6-TlKFI3YT8?rel=0
Away from the tourist centre - Villa with private pool - sea 50 m - WIFI
Completely renovated villa (in June 2016) High quality, well-kept and well-equipped villa!
Highspeed Internet (10 Mbps) included!
Villa with a cozy private pool, sea view, away from the tourist center, in a quiet traditional town called Jasri in the East of Bali. Garden with sea view, balebengong (gazebo), outdoor kitchen, stone grill and outdoor bathtub. Large veranda with sun deck, large dining table with benches and sofa. Three bedrooms each with air conditioning and ceiling fan. One of the bedrooms has its own entrance. There are 3 bathrooms in the house (one of the bedrooms has an ensuite, the second off the living space and the third bedroom has an integrated bathroom).
Washing machine, TV (70 channels), DVD Recorder, selection of movies, books and board games.
Notice: There is a cat named Timba that lives on the property and will come to visit you in the garden.
You will have the entire Villa for your own privacy. Throughout your stay you can always reach me through email/Whatsapp and I will respond as soon as possible. The local staff does not live on the property and will only be around during working hours. Dani, the local Villa Manager speaks great English and can be contacted anytime during your stay.
Villa Balistar is located away from the busy tourist area, in a traditional village named Jasri - in the east of Bali (about 1.5 hours drive from the Denpasar airport). The house is located in a neighborhood with a total of about 23 houses, which are used by most owners as a private holiday houses.
The black sand beach (volcano pebbles and sand) is a ceremonial beach, where you can experience and observe a lot of the local life. It is 50 m away from the house. There you will find magnificent sunrises, fishermen with their traditional Balinese outrigger boats, a pearl station, and depending on the surf conditions some surfers. Along the sea, a 15 minute walk will take you to a small local chocolate factory but more importantly, a lovely view either via a set of swings or a wooden pirate ship overlooking the ocean. Also, this area will view to a great spot for surfing. Just a 10-minute drive will bring you to beautiful White Sand Beach which is best for sunbathing, snorkelling and swimming.
We can arrange for you to be picked up at the airport and taken back at the end of your stay. The cost is 400,000 IDR (approx. 28 €) one way for up to 4 people and 500,000 IDR if it’s late night. We can also arrange a pick up/drop off at any other location, day trips, excursions and scooter and push bike rentals.
There are also plenty excursion destinations in the surrounding area - Besakih, the impressive water palaces in Tirtagangga and Ujung, the original country life can be explored in the village of Tenganan, there is a diverse range of international restaurants in Candidasa. The dive and snorkel paradise is located in Amed (the drive from Jasri to Amed along the coastline is stunning). The White Sand Beach (about 5 km away) also invites you to relax with its white clean beach and some restaurants. Dani - the Villa Manger - a local from Jasri village (speaks very good English), is responsible for housekeeping, will help in any organizational matters and will answer any questions you might have. She is also a perfect cook and can be hired to prepare Balinese delicacies (for a small extra fee!). Nengah, the gardener works daily for the garden and pool maintenance. He is a fisherman too and you can arrange unforgettable boat trips with him.
The total price includes the following:
- Daily garden maintenance and cleaning of the pool during your stay
- House/ room cleaning 3 x per week
- Registration fee at the police station (every tourist must be registered according to Bali regulations)
- Tourist tax
- electricity, gas, water
- everyday items (towels, bath towels, bed linen, toilet paper, hand soap)
- Use of the pool and outdoor hot tub
- final cleaning
- usage of the well equipped kitchen
- usage of the Italian Delonghi Espresso machine
- drinking water
- unlimited highspeed internet/ WIFI (up to 10 Mbps)
Note: Car parking is available 40 m away from the house, parking for motorbikes available just in front of the house.
What are nearby food options?
There is a restaurant about 10-15 min walk from the Villa that is pretty popular (Warung Biker), especially on Saturday nights (live music). There is a resort in 3 min walk with a restaurant, as well as small local kiosks on Jasri Beach that offer Balinese snacks and cold drinks/beer. The neighbouring town of Candidasa (20 min drive) has more options with international restaurants, bars and pubs with live music. If you desire a meal prepared in the home, for an extra fee , our house manager and private chef Dani will serve you up the best Balinese food you can get!
Is there any supermarket nearby?
About a 10-15 min walk from the Villas you will reach Jasri Supermarket where you can find daily need items and food and cold drinks. Just across the road of the supermarket and to the right of the supermarket you will find a place where you can buy fruits and vegetables. Do not miss shopping at the big local market in Amlapura (10 min drive) ! Amazing to see.
Places of interest:
White Sand Beach / Virgin Beach: 15 min drive
=> Snorkeling, swimming, sunbathing, eating, drinking
Water Palace Taman Ujung: Driving time 10min
=> Historical, worth seeing
Tirtagangga (water garden with holy spring): Travel time 20min
=> Historically, bathing possible, very nice rice fields
Amed: Driving time 1 hour
=> Diving, snorkeling, swimming.
Padang Bay and Blue Lagoon: 30 min
=> Ferries to Lombock, Gilli Island => snorkeling, diving, restaurants, nightlife
Amlapura: Travel time 10 min
=> shops, restaurants, traditional market, Kings Palace.
Ubud: Driving time 1,5h
=> Arts, Souvenirs, Dances
Sukawati: 1.5 hours driving time
=> Traditional market, souvenirs
Candidasa: Travel time 20min
=> Souvenirs, International Restaurants, Livemusik, Boat trips, Diving
Tulamben: Travel time 1.5 hours
=> Wreck diving
Gunung Agung: Driving time approx. 1.5 hrs
=> Besakih temple the largest and holiest,
Batur Volcano, Lake Batur, Kintamani: Approximately 2 hours
=>Very worth seeing, rafting on the way there, hiking to the volcano, geomuseum.
How to get around:
- cheapest option by motorbike (can be arranged for you).
- For day trips by car, our driver Ketut can be booked (speaks very good English).
- Alternatively, you can also book a driver with Bemo (balinese minibus, space for up to 10 people).