The Villa – Adventures abound in the surrounding areas with whitewater rafting, hiking, bird watching, innertubing in the river and trekking in the rice fields.
For a luxurious retreat from the frantic pace of the southern beaches, this villa offers the utmost in privacy and peace. It is conveniently located just a ten minute drive (or a 30 minute walk) into the center of Ubud, Bali’s culture and arts community, made famous as the setting for the popular book/movie, Eat, Pray, Love.
Adventures abound in the surrounding areas with whitewater rafting, hiking, bird watching, innertubing in the river and trekking in the rice fields.
World class restaurants, art galleries, spas, and shopping are all nearby. And fantastic scuba diving, fishing, sailing and other water sports are just a half-hour drive away.
The home is spacious and well-appointed: all bedrooms have private open-air bathrooms and views of the river and rice terraces.
The property is fully staffed with charming Balinese to cater to your every whim, and a knowledgeable English-speaking driver is available with car for hire. A resident masseusse is available for world-class massage at reasonable rates.
Villa Pelangi – Main House
This new four bedroom, 800 square meter luxury villa is an elegant fusion of Asian-Modern and Italian design elements highlighted by colored Venetian plaster walls, arched doorways, and rich tropical hardwood or acid-washed Sulawesi marble floors throughout. No expense has been spared, and no detail overlooked in the top-quality appointments and comfortable floor plan by a designer who has been featured in Architectural Digest and Modern Home magazines.
Four tiered levels of discrete living space nestle into the sloping riverside gardens, sensitively positioned to take advantage of waterfall and rice field views and soothing seasonal breezes.
The bedrooms are spacious yet intimate, with romantic lighting, soft draperies, luxurious linens, and folding glass doors revealing enticing views.
The lower level is comprised of the two Mango and Papaya Bedrooms, which are appointed with queen canopy beds, feather and foam pillows, and a lounge area with desk and plantation chairs. Amenities include A/C, free wi fi internet, room fans, iPod docking stations, mosquito nets, and reading lights.
The indoor/outdoor en suite bathrooms include a generous lighted closet with large safe, Rain Showers with hand-held option, and charming garden baths with views to the river.
FIRST FLOOR (Main Entry, Kitchen, Living/Dining/Media Room, Bedroom, Bathrooms)
Large stones steps lead to the grand entry flanked by antique teakwood pillars and a koi pond. Entering the foyer is a breathtaking experience of colorful art and décor.
Step down into the open-plan living room with a comfortable U shaped sectional sofa facing the rice terraces. An adjacent recessed media lounge is perfect for reclining and watching movies from the video library, or for relaxed conversation with friends. An open skylight atrium fills the room with natural light and at night colored Moroccan lamps add a touch of exoticism.
The formal dining area, with its grand 9ft table easily seats 14 guests who may enjoy panoramic views of the gardens and river from the floor-to-ceiling windows.
For casual dining, guests may choose the breakfast room off the kitchen, or the breezy poolside patio; each table seats four. Additional seating at three bars accommodates seven on padded swivel barstools.
Off the breakfast room is the Aqua Bedroom with a netted, sleigh-style double bed, two sectional sofas that convert to four kid’s beds and a garden view over its own plunge pool. This room is a perfect crash pad for guest’s children.
A modern kitchen exclusively for guests use is stylishly designed for convenience and efficiency with strategic spot lighting, plenty of granite counters and cupboard space, two sinks, and top of the line appliances. A central island with stove and prep area provides an arena for cooking classes. The kitchen and pantry are stocked with cooking accessories, tableware, and small appliances (blender, toaster, coffee press, electric kettle, etc.). Delicious spring drinking water is on tap either cold from the fridge or room temperature from the dispenser.
Amenities on the second level (living/dining room, kitchen, and bedroom) are: bathrooms and powder room, A/C, safe, 40” high definition TV, six-speaker sound system for CD (with extensive music library), iPod dock, free wi fi internet, board games, library, remote-controlled ceiling fans, Modena stove and oven, large capacity fridge with filtered water and ice maker.
THIRD FLOOR (Master Suite, Office/Yoga Studio, Loft, Meditation Room)
The private and opulent Pelangi Suite comprises 250 square meters of split-level living space, including an office, which doubles as a yoga studio for up to 16 people. The soothing tones of sky blue and azure walls provide the backdrop for Asian art and luxurious furnishings. Rice farmers can be seen tending their fields from two verandas off the office, and wrap-around decks surround the master suite.
The master bedroom, with mosquito-netted 7×7’ Chinese opium bed, opens onto a gated garden and a large waterfall-fed pool. Views over the river can be enjoyed at the outdoor dining table shaded by a Sunbrella, and an antique lounging sofa is the perfect place for sipping sunset cocktails. Chaise lounges and side tables are provided for sunbathing in comfort at the saltwater (non-chlorine) swimming pool. A locking double closet with safe accommodates long-term renters valuables, clothing and luggage.
The large master bath has his-and-hers sinks, private toilet, outdoor shower with direct pool access, and a two-person bathtub surrounded by a koi pond. Whimsical stone carvings adorn the rock walls and orchids and ferns create a jungle fantasy effect. Glass tile skylights provide plenty of natural light.
Third floor amenities include: four-speaker sound system for CD and iPod, Farr infrared detox sauna, safe, mini-fridge, workout equipment (bands and weights), flat screen TV, free wi fi internet massage tables (may be used throughout property).
FOURTH FLOOR (Loft and Meditation Room)
Up a spiral staircase off the bedroom foyer is a large loft with two single beds for extra sleeping options. A ladder from the loft provides access to a 12×12 treetop-level meditation room with panoramic views over the rice fields and valleys.