Rest in True Luxury with Stunning Rice Field Views(14 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:3 nights
- Property type:Villa
- Pets considered:Ask Manager
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
2 bedroom luxury villa retreat sleeps 4 plus cot
The surroundings and gardens: One of the highlights of River Moon is its location. With superb rice field views it is situated in a small Balinese village. All the staff who work at River Moon and, indeed, constructed the house are from the neighbouring street.
Watch the beauty and transformation of the rice fields, go for a walk in village and see offerings being laid out, men sitting outside their family compounds patting their prized roosters and Balinese children playing in the streets. Or stay at home and enjoy the plentiful comfortable places both inside and outside to relax.
The area is rich in flora and fauna. Frogs, lizards, butterflies, herons and dragonflies are daily visitors. An extremely shy turtle and monitor live in the balé pond. Only the very quiet and patient are rewarded by appearances.
Desa Bulan : River Moon is part of the intimate Desa Bulan (Moon Village) enclave of six houses designed by Martje Nietzman and Erik van der Linden. Most of the houses are owner occupied. The superb 14m salt water swimming pool with its deck and pool side balé are shared facilities.
At your doorstep: Stay at River Moon and be seduced by the quiet, contemplative environment ideal for rest and rejuvenation. Once your batteries are recharged there are many cultural, adventure and culinary experiences to be found in Ubud just 10 minutes away.
Ubud is also the host to several well known annual international events, such as Bali Spirit Festival Festival and the Ubud Readers and Writers Festival.
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Member since: 2011
- Max. occupancy 6
- Children Welcome
- Bed And Breakfast
- Bed & Breakfast
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Housekeeper Included
- Daily Maid Service
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- River Moon villa has a variety of places to sit and relax, whether it be in the balé or large day bed overlooking the rice fields, or the window seat or wooden deck facing the private gardens and the creek that runs through Desa Bulan. An evening turn-down service is part of the on-site services. River Moon has its own nanny, Kadek, who lives locally. Children adore her radiant, gentle and patient disposition and she speaks good English. She has 7 year old twin daughters and she is highly sought after by the Ubud expat community in Ubud. Should you be interested in hiring her please let us know. A car seat, cot, high chair, baby bath and potty are all available at River Moon. Please let us know if you require any of these....moreless
- Away From It All
- Botanical Garden
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Sight Seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Mountain Biking
- Whitewater Rafting
- Child's Highchair
- Dining Area
- Seating for 5 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Basic Soaps
- Bottled Water
- Ceiling Fans
- Linens Provided
- Local Activities Guide
- Toilet Paper
- Towels Provided
- Wireless Internet
- 4 Ring Stove
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Lawn / Garden
- Unscreened Porch / Veranda
- Wood Deck
Pool / Spa
- Communal Pool
- Outdoor Pool
- Housekeeper Included
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My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Service Charge $12.78
- VAT Tax Rate 16%
- Accommodation for up to 4 persons + infant cot
- Full breakfast
- Unlimited water, tea and coffee
- Daily maid service
-Nightly turn-down service
- Unrestricted use of all facilities at the villa
- All utilities (electricity, gas, etc..)
- Bed linen, towels, soap and pool towels are also provided
The price is exclusive of:
- Government tax 10% and service charge 6%
Manager's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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River Moon is an intimate villa of exceptional style in the spiritual and cultural heartland of Bali, Indonesia. With spectacular rice field views this luxury villa is just 2.5 km south of central Ubud in the village of Lodtunduh. It is an inland retreat that offers the style of some of the top resorts in Bali with the authentic experience of village life. Yet, the modern conveniences in Ubud are only a 5 minute drive away.
Come to River Moon and be seduced by the quiet, contemplative environment ideal for rest and rejuvenation. Once your batteries are recharged there are many cultural, adventure, shopping and culinary experiences to be found at your doorstep.
Other Activities: white water rafting, holistic therapies, bodywork, yoga
Year Purchased: 2010
About: Welcome to River Moon and our beautiful ‘home away from home’. After coming back and forth to Ubud from Melbourne, Australia for many years, we realised that spending time here was an important part of our lives and decided it was time to own a little piece of Bali. It makes us so happy to share our gorgeous villa with you today. There is a world of beauty to explore here. Whether you find it in the streets, the temples, the smiles of the locals, or in the beautiful architecture and vista at River Moon, we know you’ll be touched by Ubud.
Why Ubud, Bali, Republic of Indonesia:
Nestled on the edge of the rice field with uninterrupted views into the horizon River Moon Villa is secluded and quiet. One of its advantages is that it close to Ubud with all its conveniences and yet it is located in a Balinese village. It's very peaceful here with sublime rice field views.
The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
River Moon was designed with the knowledge that young children would call it home. Everything is on one level, bedrooms are next door to each other and the two ensuite bathrooms are interconnectable meaning that you’re never far away. We also have built a wonderful relationship with Kadek who lives in the local village. She is fabulous with children and has become part of our family since our son was born. When we’re in Bali nowadays she will take him to and from school, entertain him, and if we’re not careful he comes back from the village washed with his hair in a side part. We can organise for her to spend time with your family and children during your stay.
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River Moon at dusk as seen from the rice fields
Rice field bedroom and terrace
Poolside at sunset
View of River Moon nested in the trees from the rice fields
Dining, living and terrace
Master bedroom looking out onto trees and the river
River field bathroom at dusk
Bale and rice fields from the terrace
Kadek (our Nanny) playing with our son
Rice fields flooded before planting
Master bedroom with superb outdoor bath
The view from the open air living space
White and bright indoor/outdoor living at River Moon
Terrace and living room
Dinning and kitchen
Rive field bedroom sits next to a babbling pond - the perfect sound to sleep to
View from terrace at dawn
The bale suspended above water
The communal pool with children's section
Serene master bedroom
Making friends in the village
Mornings at River Moon
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