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Fabulous villa right on the beach with large pool, tropical garden & staff

Bedrooms 5
Space 3,229 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Luxury villa with 5 bedrooms, suitable for up to 10 people, including staff

Villa Santai exudes the genuine Balinese atmosphere because of the natural materials used such as hardwood, teak, stones and granite in the bathrooms and the kitchen. The entire ground floor is open, except for the bedrooms, giving you the great ‘outdoor living’ experience of the tropics.

The villa is set up very spacious and has a large tropical garden directly adjacent to the beach. It has a large, natural shaped, private swimming pool with a landscaped waterfall. Around the pool you find a spacious terrace with sun beds and a bale benong to relax. The villa has 4 tastefully furnished bedrooms, 1 family room (can be used as 5th bedroom), 4 bathrooms, a large open living area, kitchen and a roof terrace with a second bale benong from which you have a splendid view.

The villa is located on a secluded area of a villa park of which you can use the facilities including a Spa for Balinese massages and a wooden boat on the beach where you can enjoy the beautiful sunset with a drink.

Villa Santai is located directly at the beach of Lovina-Beach, about 10 minutes drive west from Lovina, the tourist centre of the north.

Lovina is a small but lively village with restaurants, bars, souvenir shops, Spa's for massages and treatments, supermarkets, local markets and a bakery for fresh bread in the morning.

In and around Lovina you have a rich choice of restaurants with delicious national and international cuisines. The prices are still very low, especially in this north part of Bali.

Lovina is known for the dolphins which you can see every morning at dawn during a boat trip. Due to the large population of shrimps at this particularly coastline you will find here year round many dolphins. The boat can be surrounded by dozens of dolphins jumping and playing. If you book a trip, you can arrange to be picked up by a boat in front of the villa. In hotel Melka in Lovina you can actually swim with dolphins.

Snorkeling and Diving: The Balinese sea near Lovina offers several places for great snorkelling and diving. Because of the shallow and calm sea, you will have a good view of the tropical fish.

Certainly worthwhile is a snorkelling or diving trip to Menjangan Island (1 hour drive & 30 minutes by boat). Around the island you will find many colourful fish and coral and this snorkelling site is also very convenient for children as you can start snorkelling directly from the shore of the island. Also worthwhile is a trip to the East coast of Bali (Tulamben) to dive to the famous American war wreck U.S. Liberty.

There are a number of PADI diving schools in Lovina, including a 5 star PADI school called Bali Spice Dive and the well-known school Blue Season Bali Diving at the Zen Resort in Seririt. If you book a snorkelling- or diving trips with one of these schools, they will pick you up at the villa.

Highlights surroundings: Activities and sightseeing trips from the villa:

- Dolphin tours

- Swimming with dolphins

- Snorkelling and diving

- Buddhist Monastery Brahma Vihara Arama, also called the little Borobudur

- Hot Springs of Air Panas

- Old Capital Singaraja

- Rice field tours in the Mayong

- Mountain village Munduk

- Waterfalls of Git-Git and Munduk

- Hindoe temple Pura Ulun Danau Bratan at the Bratan Lake

- Botanical Gardens in Bedegul

- Bali Treetop Adventure Park in Bedegul

- Ubud

- White Water Rafting at Ayung River

- Tegalalang Rice Terraces

- Monkey forest

- Pura Besakih (The Mother Temple) at the foothills of the Mount Agung

- Bali Barat National Park

- Ceremonies and local markets

In the villa you will find an information guide with nice suggestions for day tours. For daily transport and/or day trips during your holiday you can make use of the services of an English speaking driver, the contact details are also included in the information guide.

More Details

Property Manager
Angelique Van Velsen
Member since: 2010
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english, french, german, dutch
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 14, 2018


Dencarik Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 3229 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Village
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Bottled Water
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mosquito Magnet
  • Parking
  • Safe
  • Sunbed
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
  • Two bedrooms on the ground floor have an en-suite bathroom, built in typical Balinese style as the roof is partly open. These bathrooms are finished with natural stones and have a sunken bath with rain shower, sink and toilet. The third bathroom is adjacent to the third bedroom on the ground floor and has a rain shower and sink. This bathroom has a separate toilet. The 4th bathroom is adjacent to the bedroom on the first floor and has also a shower, sink and toilet.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master bedroom on the ground floor
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Ground Floor
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , First Floor, with balcony
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double , Ground floor
    Bedroom 5 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Family room on the ground floor, can be used as 5th bedroom
  • The villa has 4 tastefully furnished bedrooms, each with a double bed, air conditioning, fan and large (build-in) closets. All rooms are on the ground floor, except for one large bedroom on the first floor. This room has a canopy bed and a nice balcony which offers a panoramic view over the beautiful garden, the beach and the Balinese sea. On the ground floor, the villa has also a family room with TV / DVD, games, books and movies and a large pull-out sofa for 2 persons. This family room can be used as 5th bedroom. In each bedroom we can place an extra (single) bed or child bed if requested. In the master bedroom you find a flat screen TV and DVD and a safe deposit box for your personal belongings.
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • 10 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Car Optional
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Massage
  • Staff
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • forests
  • playground
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • volcano
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
The villa is tastefully decorated and fully furnished with all modern amenities. Bath & beach towels as well as bed linen are available. Everything is done to make your stay as comfortable and memorable as possible. Six days a week, friendly and hospitable staff will be at your service. The household and cook take care of the cleaning, laundry, groceries, and can prepare delicious meals for you (breakfast, lunch and dinner), the gardener takes care of the garden and the swimming pool and the security of the villa will look after you during the evening and night. For all questions during your stay about the villa, the staff, day trips or local transportation, you can contact the English speaking help desk. After arrival your contact person will welcome you personally in the villa and he or she will visit you at least once a week during your stay. Of course the help desk is available 7 days a week to offer any assistance.


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Fabulous villa right on the beach with large pool, tropical garden & staff
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Amazing villa best kept secret in Bali

  • 5 of 5

Writing this review as we are about to leave, so sad we are leaving today the villa is amazing the staff fantastic everything you need. A secret gem in Bali we will be back, a big thank you to Angelique and the staff for a wonderful holiday.

  • Submitted: Feb 25, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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prachtige villa, geweldige plek en super eten

  • 5 of 5

een week met 6 volwassenen in deze prachtige villa verbleven. Heerlijk in de zee en in het zwembad gezwommen.

Aanrader is een wandeling door de rijstvelden met uitleg over godsdienst en cultuur op Bali. Aansluitend lunch bij de gids thuis. Geweldig!

Putu en Ria Artana verzorgen deze prachtige tour. Info in de map in de villa.

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Private beach and beautiful garden

  • 4 of 5

The house is very spacious, it would be very comfortable to stay with 8 people. The garden is beautiful and pool is interesting with a waterfall. There are different areas to sit - even a nice relaxing place at the roof top with a view over the garden and to the sea.

Staff was very friendly and not very much being present, in your face but doing all necessary tasks for you. They cooked nice dinners for us and the house was very clean (every day) and well organised. All by all very comfortable and luxurious for a very affordable price!

Right at the beach with a gathering place (in shape of a boat) in front of the house where you can sit and enjoy the sea view or have a massage.

From this location you can do easy trips to Menjangan, Munduk, Mayong and many more. Of course go for the dolphin watching in Lovina. All within easy reach. Friendly drivers who show you the surroundings.

The house will also be nice just to stay there and relax.

  • Submitted: May 9, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

My mother and I had an amazing time at Villa Santai! The villa was well maintained, very clean, and spacious. It is just a few steps away from the beach, which is so convenient especially if you go on the early morning dolphin tour (I highly recommend it!). If you're looking for some peace and quiet, then this is the perfect villa for you. It is far from the city, but the driver Ketut was the perfect driver/tour guide to resolve this. The girls at the villa were wonderful cooks, everything we ate was delicious and fresh. The gardener tended the beautiful plants every morning and cleaned the pool everyday. I recommend this villa to anyone who enjoys the tranquility outside the city and to be more in tuned with nature. Overall, we enjoyed our stay at Villa Santai and will definitely return some time in the near future!!

  • Submitted: Mar 27, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you enjoyed your stay in Villa Santai so much, that is what we always hope to hear from guests that they want to return! We hope to welcome you back anytime in the near future!
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Exactly as advertised!

  • 5 of 5

Just returned home from a fabulous vacation! We stayed with another couple at your villa for 8 days and the 4 of us enjoyed it immensely. We used the pool daily, enjoyed the cooking by your staff, visited the ship for massages regularly and enjoyed the daily night caps by the pool! The best part of all was the services of Ketut, your driver. He took us everywhere, made suggestions and recommendations and all for very reasonable rates. The upgrades to the WiFi really made a difference, with speeds just like home.

Thanks again.

Brian & Karen

  • Submitted: Mar 6, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wonderful to hear the you enjoyed your stay in Villa Santai so much! We hope to welcome you back anytime in the near future!
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Comfortable villa with amazing garden and pool

  • 5 of 5

We stayed with 6 people in this amazing villa with outdoor seating and kitchen. There is a large tropical well maintained garden including swimmingpool and waterfall next to the beach. Staff is very friendly and helpfull wit cooking, washing and cleaning up. There is a lot of privacy with different warungs and shady spots in the garden. The large master bedroom is upstairs and the other three bedrooms downstairs. You need a driver to explore the beautifull area. Ask for Ketut. We Had a great stay with our family.

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
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Nearest Airport
90 Kilometres
Denpasar Airport
Nearest Barpub
7 Kilometres
Lovina centre
Nearest Ferry
50 Kilometres
Gilimanuk Ferry Port (ferries to Java)
Nearest Golf
40 Kilometres
Bali Handara Kosaido Country Club - Bedegul
Nearest Restaurant
7 Kilometres
Lovina Centre
Nearest Beach
The villa is located directly at the beach
Car: not necessary

Villa Santai is located right on the sandy beach nearby Lovina (10 min. drive), the coastal town known for the many dolphins you can see in the morning at sunrise.

The surroundings provide ample scope for exploring, discovery and activities. Beautiful beaches, terraced rice-fields, plantations, mountains, temples and some nice villages and towns are close by, such as Lovina and Singaraja. This old capital of Bali is home to the Gedong Kirtya library where you will find the famous Lontar Manuscripts. South of Singaraja you find he most spectacular waterfall of Bali, the Git Git waterfall.

About 10 minutes from the villa the Buddhist monastery, Brahma Vihara Arama, also called the little Borobodur, is worth a visit, just as the famous Hot Springs of Air Panas which are 5 minutes away. You will find wonderful snorkelling and diving sites, such as Menjangan Island nearby and also one of the finest golf courses in Asia, the Bali Handara Kosaido Country Club, is just an hour's drive away

Other Activities: Snorkelling, beach strolls, dolphin trips, swimming with dolphins, rice field tours


In Bedugul, at about 1 hour drive from the villa, you find a beautiful 18-hole golf course called 'Bali Handara Kosaido Country Club”. This golf course is among the top-5 courses in Asia and is designed by the renowned architect Peter Thompson. The golf course is beautifully located on a mountainside at a height of more than 1,100 meters.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

All rental rates include all the costs:
Gas, water & electricity consumption
All taxes (including 10% rental tax)
6 days a week staff (including a cook & household help, gardener and security guard)
Help desk
Free Wi-Fi Internet
Welcome package upon arrival
Complimentary first dinner and the first breakfast after arrival
Complimentary welcome massage

Check-in: 14.00 (2pm)
Check-out: 12.00 (12pm)

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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