Villa Ubud is a peaceful hideaway, with all the delights of Seminyak right on its doorstep, from sweeping sandy beaches, to world-class restaurants, trendy bars and designer boutiques.
This two-storey villa is the largest in the Lakshmi enclave and is named after the town of Ubud – the artistic and cultural heart of Bali. Built to a contemporary Balinese design, the villa is a celebration of elegant tropical living. Its open-sided living pavilion, with soaring rattan ceiling,is adorned with antiques and local artwork and overlooks the swimming pool. The upper-floor bedroom boasts a breezy private terrace, and the ground floor bedroom also serves as a TV lounge/study.
Long-standing staff provide a warm welcome and a discreet professional service. The villa has a guest kitchen, with mini bar and complimentary tea and coffee, while an executive chef prepares tasty meals in the staff kitchen from an extensive a la carte menu that includes western and Asian dishes. He is also happy to accommodate any special requests – from kid’s meals to four-course feasts and pool-side barbecues.
Whether you want to stroll down to the world-class dining venues of ‘eat street,’ shop till you drop, lounge on the beach, or sip cocktails at sunset, the opportunities that come with a stay at Villa Ubud are endless.
Villa Ubud is arranged in an L-shape around a swimming pool fed with two ornamental water fountains and set within a walled courtyard bordered with abundant tropical foliage. The kitchen, living room and TV lounge / second bedroom are on the ground floor, with the master bedroom and a breezy sunset terrace on the upper floor.
Villa Ubud’s entrance leads into a fan-cooled, tropical-style living pavilion with cool stone floors and a steeply pitched roof supported by stout teakwood columns. Two rattan sofas piled with colourful cushions make a relaxing lounge area arranged around a wooden coffee table. A dining table seats six and a sideboard displays magazines, Balinese-themed coffee table books and an iPod dock.
A guest kitchen with a granite counters adjoins the lounge room, and provides all the essentials for tea and coffee-making, cool drinks from the mini bar, or for whipping up a quick meal.
Outside, in the pretty walled courtyard, is a 6 x 3-metre swimming pool, at one end of which is a wooden deck furnished with loungers shaded by a parasol.
In the upstairs bedroom, a king-sized bed is draped in a soft olive green mosquito net and adorned in crisp white linen and deluxe pillows. A large timber wall unit incorporates wardrobe and shelves,and an alcove for a satellite TV/DVD player. The ensuite bathroom is fitted with a walk-in rain shower and a tub and has customised amenities. On the adjoining terrace,a comfortable daybed is just the place to appreciate the light breeze and pool views while enjoying a good book.
Villa Ubud’s second bedroom can be configured with a king-size bed or twins and also functions as a TV lounge or study. The room is equipped with a satellite TV/DVD player and features an attractive semi-outdoor bathroom with walk-in rain shower, bath tub and customised amenities.
Seminyak, Bali, Indonesia.
4 adults (2 bedrooms: 1 with king-size bed, 1 with twin beds that converts to a king). 2 additional beds available for extra charge.
Open-plan living/dining pavilions; integrated guest kitchens.
6m x 3.5m x 1.7m.
Lakshmi Villas is fully staffed and includes; Villa manager; 2 villa supervisors, head chef and cook; 5 villa attendants; security and gardeners. Additional staff (babysitters, masseuses) available on request.
A la carte priced menu, including western, Asian, vegetarian and children’s dishes. Requests accommodated (including special diets). Daily breakfast is included in the rate.
WiFi internet access; landline for local calls; mobile phone coverage.
Flat-screen TV; DVD/CD player in all bedrooms; iPod dock in living rooms.
Lakshmi Villas is well equipped for families. Facilities include: baby cot; high chair; DVDs; and board games. A baby car seat and pool safety fence is available on request.
In villa treatments selected from a comprehensive spa menu can be carried out by professional beauty therapists (extra cost applies).
Lakshmi Villas’ central Seminyak location means that many attractions are within easy walking distance. If transport is required, your villa manager will be pleased to call one of the island’s safe and reasonably priced metered taxis on your behalf, or organise day or half-day car and driver hire for sightseeing (additional cost).
Barbecue; diesel-powered backup generator; safety deposit box.
1,429 m2 (all Lakshmi villas).
With a fabulous setting just 500 metres from the beach in Seminyak, this luxurious enclave of four fully staffed villas, each with private pool, is ideally located for exploring Bali’s vibrant, cosmopolitan hub. A chic one-bedroom apartment can be added to the rental of any or all of the other villas if a little extra space is required.
The iconic beach club Ku De Ta is just a short stroll away, as are some of the island’s most acclaimed dining venues. Each villa is built to a stylish tropical design incorporating open-plan living area, spacious bedrooms and swimming pool fringed by lush walled gardens.
One- and two-bedroom villas are equally suited to couples and small families, while larger groups can rent the entire complex (including the Apartment), giving a total of eight bedrooms.