The mushroom villa, as The local people named the house, (see photo why) is situated in secluded area since there are no direct neighbours and overlooks a huge garden. There is a small dirtroad which will take you in a couple of minutes from our house to the beach/village. Upstairs is the living area with a big lazy couch on the veranda overlooking the palm trees and ocean view. It's The perfect place To relax and enjoy a nice ocean breeze when its too warm to be outside in the sun. Inside there's a big sofa bed (1.90 x 2.40 cm) with (email hidden) when needed.
Downstairs there is the bedroom, kitchen and bathroom and a second veranda.
We have a rainshower with hot water, an outside shower with cold water.
We have fan or optional AC in The bedroom (extra 5 dollar per night) a TV for watching dvd's and WiFI.
Balian is a small surfer/ relax village.
It feels like the older days in BALI.
The house is brand new. We build it as green as possible with a lot of decoration found in the nature, like the driftwood from the beach. I put a lot of blood, sweat, fun and tears in building this house.
No need for transport, everything in the village is in walking distance, but you can ofcourse rent a bike for some sightseeing outside the village (wear a helmet, police will check on the main road outside the village)
The night market nearby has plenty of nice local food for great prices..and of course you could cook your own meal in the small kitchen on the first floor.
The area is really safe, but me as a photographer like to keep my belongings in a safe place, so there is a big fire proof safe box were you can put your laptop and other belongings.
There is a lot of free land around the house and a 2 min walk to the river. We even pick our own coconuts here.
I will always try to be in the house to greet and welcome the guest. If i can't be there personal (since I have to move to seminyak when I rent out the house to you), Putu, my friend, will be there. He speaks english very well and can help you with anything you want to know or need. Like renting a bike, he can also make an appointment for a massage with one of the local women. They will come to the house in the daytime.
We will give you our telephone nr in case of emergency. (24 hour call).
I love the feeling of a small community in this village, everyone knows each other and is super friendly. There is a nice mixture of people, local and foreign and all kinds of ages aswell.
This village is a great place to start your holiday (be careful some never left) or end your trip.
What an absolutely beautiful place. I would recommend this place to anyone wanting to get away from the hassle of the bigger cities. Lovely beach, lovely cafes. such a beautiful location as well. the perfect place to relax and let the world go by.
Brilliant house, beautifully located among a lot of different trees and grass. There are some other houses nearby, but the only close neighbors we encountered were the mellow cows walking and eating the grass around the house.
If you are a surfer this is a great spot to surf (I guess since there were quite some in the sea), if you are not (like me and my girlfriend) this area is still a very nice area to simply hang out on the balcony, enjoy the calm nature and the sound of a wild sea.
The house has everything we could wish for, very large bed, airco, hot shower, balcony and multiple couches. You could cook, but there are plenty nice and cheap places to eat around and some deliver to your doorstep.