|Minimum Stay||4 nights|
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Beachfront Villa is built facing the ocean with its pebble beach and beautiful coral reef. It has spacious leaving room with wide terrace, master bedroom and guest room, 2 bathrooms, kitchen - all fully-furnished. There is a big pool.The Villa is surrounded by a beautifully landscaped garden. The villa is quite secluded, but that’s exactly what you need when come to paradise.
It is a peaceful place where you can relax and admire the beauty of the nature with your family and friends, swimming under the stars or walking the beach at sunset.
There are good restaurants in the neighbour hotels.
Massage and yoga class can be organized on your request.
The location gives you the opportunity to see simple Balinese people in their everyday life.
There is Wi-Fi in the villa - $6 per day.
Dive equipment is possible for rent for diving at the home reef and at the nearest dive sites (the speedboat is available for renting). During the boat trip you can enjoy the spectaculars views of the volcano and beaches from the water. You may also go fishing and try your best in catching Yellow Fin Tuna! There is a great visibility on the house reef, so everyone who does not wish to dive can do snorkelling. You can go to the colourful 'pasar' (market) at Les Village on your own and you’ll definitely be the only white person around enjoying the islanders’ warm hospitality. And if you want to explore the region you can rent a motorbike, or we can arrange a car and driver for you. We can organize the trips for you all over Bali. Day trips to magnificent rice terraces shining lush green under the sun, waterfalls and local markets can easily be arranged as well.
Rent charges for one day:
- snorkeling equipment (including boots, fins, mask and snorkel) $5
- water scooter (for snorkeling and diving) per day $20
- underwater spare gun (per day) $20
- diving equipment (SCUBA) $20
- tank $15
- guide assistance by a certified rescue diver (PADI),
including a pre-dive briefing / per dive $25
- OWD (PADI Open Water Diver course) (3 days) / person $400
- boat rent / per dive / per person $20
- boat rent / per hour / per day $40 / $200
- fishing with a local fisherman $10 per hour
- kayak with glass window / per 2 hours (we have 2) $20
On the local reefs (including home reef): $40 per dive (the guide is included)
Wreck diving - $60 per dive
Day # 1
7.00 (5 min drive )
Visit the Traditional Morning Market in Les village (6-9 a.m). Check on the exotic fruits!
8.00 Waterfall in Les Village (5 min drive + 30 minutes walk one way). There is no entrance fee, but they ask for small donation (20 000 - 50 000 Rp.)
Day # 2 (half day trip - an hour drive one way).
Two Water palaces: Tirta Ganga and Taman Ujung in Amplapura area
Tirta Ganga (Water of the Ganges) is the site of a holy temple, some great water features and some of the best view of the rice fields. Nice place to stop for around one hour or so.
Taman Ujung – the last king of Karangasem built this grand water palace, but it was damaged by earthquake. A part of old palace is surrounded by ponds and terraces.
Day # 3 8.30 (pick up)
Rafting on Telaga Waja river. As you float along, you can admire the wild jungles and rice paddies. Dress to get wet and bring something dry for afterwards. The price is from $ 50-79 (discounts are common).
Besakih Temple - the most ancient and most important temple in Bali. In fact, it is an extensive complex of 23 separate-but-related temples. Unfortunately, many people find it disappointing, because the holy place turned out to be a tourist object. There a great number of “guides” who will tell you that you need their service. You don’t. The reason is you might be hit with a huge fee at the end of the tour. Fixed entrance fee is 15.000 Rp.
Day # 4 (pick up 4.30 a.m.)
Volcano hiking (Gunung Batur). Start hiking at 6 a.m. The longest route will take around 2 hours one way. From the top you will enjoy gorgeous sunrise and beautiful views of the lake. Guides will provide breakfast, cooking an egg or banana in the steaming holes at the top of volcano. Bring some warm close with you as it chilly in the mountains in the early morning. Guide service is 400 000 Rp (for a group max 4 people)
Tegalalng Street is a handicraft shops street, where the majority of it made and spread out all over the world.
Day # 5 (half day trip)
Local Weaving Factory (15 km from the villa)
Art Zoo – the outdoor art gallery of an American artist Symon who has lived in Bali since 1972 and has a taste for the exotic. Outside his place is sign saying ‘Danger Art!‘. Symon’s paintings use very vivid colors .The place itself is an artist’s dream, plenty of light and places for hanging the art. The view from the upstairs loft is great too overlooking the ocean. (20 minutes drive - Singaraja direction).
Chinese Temple, a riot of gold paint, red and yellow paper lanterns and crouching dragons.
Day # 6 (day trip)
Monkey Forest. Have a nice walk through the cool jungle with its riverside trails, super-sized trees and moss-covered temples with plenty of monkeys living there.
Bali Bird Park and Reptilarium. The largest and the finest collection of Indonesian birds in the world. 1000 birds of 250 different species, within 2 hectares of botanical garden. Legendary komodo dragon, king cobra, iguanas, crocodiles, turtles…
Ubud is an art center of Bali, its cultural capital. There a lot of galleries, artists’ studious and art shops.
Day # 7
Hot Springs. Surrounded by lush jungle-like gardens, this hot springs are guaranteed to relax you.
Buddhist monastery Bali’s only Buddhist monastery is a mini Borobudur, full of grey stone stupas and an overriding sense of calm.
Bedugul. There is a temple and a park on the beautiful lake.
Botanic garden Different kinds of flowers and trees from all over Indonesia.
There are plenty more to see and to do in Bali, just ask!
We are just winding up our stay here in Bali. The villa is wonderful and situated right off the beach. You couldn't ask for a more secluded location. Very quiet. We took advantage of the meal service which is something to consider since the closest big name grocery store is about an hour away. You can buy pop and local snacks at the local shops but that is about all. The villa is located about 100 kms from the airport however with traffic, and really winding roads, it takes about 3 hours to get here. Anna was wonderful setting up all our transportation with a driver and can book anything you need. We chose to simply lounge around the pool. I would not recommend renting a car as the driving is crazy and addresses are difficult to find.
My husband and I are from the US, but currently working and living in India. We needed a break and by the photos and reviews we decided this was it. Well, we were not disappointed! Alex & Anna were delightful and coordinated everything we could have wanted..... other than arranging for us to stay another month! ;-)
We highly recommend staying at the villa ~ it actually exceeded our expectations. Take some of the day trips they recommend to get a feel for the Island. Such a hospitable country. We hope to be back sooner than later!
First of all I appreciated owners quick responses to my e-mails and in answering my questions before arriving. I also liked that both of them were always available during our stay to help us and guide us to the places we should visit. The villa is absolutely beautiful and well designed. It was nice there were items available for us to rent such as snorkel gear and a scooter. The massages were also nice. The staff did a great job in cleaning and cooking for us. The meals were always fresh and delicious! We'll sure recommend this place to our friends!
My wife and I stayed here for 8 days after having read the other reviews. The main reason why we chose Octopusvillasbali is because of its remote location. We wanted to get away from the touristy part of Bali, and really enjoy the island ,and we certainly did.
It exceeded our expectations. Even the drive there from Seminyak was most interesting. We spent one day visiting Ubud,in particular the Monkey Forest and the Bali Bird and Reptile Park Park.
We enjoyed the pool and the sea views. The sea was probably less than 50 meters from the bedroom so that says it all.
Anna and Alex are the perfect hosts. Very in-obtrusive yet most obliging,friendly and informative.
We also enjoyed the daily meal options which were delicious and healthy.
We cannot recommend Octopusvillasvillas highly enough. Do yourself a favour and stay there for several days.
Anna and Alex are the perfect hosts! Discreet yet helpful whenever you need them. Even before we got there, they answered to every single one of my questions (and my e-mails where many!)
The place is really secluded, right at the entrance of a small village. Local people are very friendly and even though they don't speak English they try their best to help. The villa is very clean, the stuff very shy. We had dinner either at the villa or at a local restaurant about 1 km away (English spoken). Food was excellent! There is a hotel next door (don't let that put you off because it is really really quiet!), where someone can eat as well and another one almost opposite the local restaurant. Anna and Alex have a driver who can take you anywhere you wish. We snorkeled every day, the sea was wonderfully warm and the reef beautiful, always something new to discover! The kids loved the swimming pool, they were in it most of the day.
I would like to thank this beautiful couple for providing us the best for our summer holidays! It is really worth visiting!
We are a couple from Singapore and we travel to Bali last 3 years. Usually we stayed in the South, but as it is getting busier and dirtier we decided to go to more untouched part of the island this time. We were really lucky to find this beachfront villa in the quite village. Though all the beaches in Bali are public, the one in front of the villa seemed like private as you can hardly see anyone there. The home reef was fabulous, could not stop admiring it and snorkeled almost every day. We were a little bit concerned that the nearest supermarket was an hour drive, but the food that lovely staff cooked for us was so good, that for the whole period of stay (2 weeks) we really did not feel like cooking ourselves. We were enjoying delicious fresh grilled fish very often, as Alex (the owner of the villas) who lives close by with his family is a fisherman. And by the way he and his lovely wife Anna were always ready to answer our millions of questions as for the sightseeing tours. We went to volcano hiking and rafting, waterfall trekking and treetop adventure, monkey forest and Bird Park and of cause to numerous Balinese temples.
It was a bit sad to go back to Singapore, but we’ll come next year for sure.
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