About This Listing
2-storey traditional Joglo House with spacious veranda and yoga deck.
Offering the utmost in privacy and peace, Java Guest House which is a part of stunning Pelangi Estate is conveniently located just a 15-minute drive (or a 40-minute walk) from the centre of Ubud, Bali's culture and arts community, made famous by the popular book/movie 'Eat, Pray, Love'. Ubud is also the craftsmen's capital of Bali, and Singakerta village is home to a few families of very talented woodcarvers. Adventures abound in the surrounding area with whitewater rafting, hiking, bird watching, inner-tubing in the river and trekking in the rice fields. World class restaurants, art galleries, spas and shopping are all nearby.
Two stories Java Guest House offering traditional stylish and ultra comfortable accommodation.
Lower floor (Java Studio)
Winding stone steps lead through tropical foliage to the enchanting, self-contained Java Studio, where colorful Dutch- colonial tile floors and carved antique doors and windows give an old-world cottage feeling to the 7x11m space. Inside are two netted beds - one king and one single - a galley-style kitchen, an outdoor bathroom and a large "floating" deck with dining table that provides an extra living area and offers fantastic river, temple and jungle views.
Amenities include: air conditioning, a king size bed, a single bed (both with mosquito nets and ceiling fans, several armoire for guests' storage, a sofa and coffee table facing folding glass doors that overlook the jungle, a dining table for four, an outdoor table for alfresco dining, kitchen with stove, fridge, all kitchen accessories and tableware, iPod dock, and complimentary Wi-Fi. Living room with TV with international TV channels and DVD player is located in the Java Suite upstairs.
Upper floor (Java Suite)
The Java Suite is located on the upper floor of the Java Guest House and can be accessed via thatched entry gate that leads to a private garden with a pretty fountain and the beautiful antique façade of the authentic Joglo-style building. Here, the richness of old burnished teak floors and walls recalls a bygone era of genteel living, complemented by traditional Javanese furnishings. The large and richly decorated living room with numerous antique gems and Balinese paintings opens onto a breezy wraparound veranda with a dining table, hammock and chairs with cocktail table.
Two queen size beds with reading lights and end tables are sequestered by teak partitions and canvas drapes with mosquito netting on opposite sides of the 10x11m interior (these two sleeping places are only semi-private, separated by three walls and a curtain). A separate semi-open air bathroom is surrounded by bamboo, orchids and carved stone walls, while skylights provide natural light. A dressing table, Chippendale-style desk and two armoires occupy either corner of the living room and in the centre is a wooden Indonesian-style day bed, a double size plantation chair and another armchair with an elegant coffee table placed in front of a flat screen TV and DVD player.
Amenities include: air conditioning and fan in each netted sleeping area, mini-fridge, HD TV with satellite TV channels and DVD player, iPod dock, sound system, safe, ceiling fans, complimentary Wi-Fi, alfresco dining table, hammock. Kitchen is located in the Java Studio downstairs.
Interaction with Guests
Villa Manager will welcome guest on arrival and we provide fully staff shared within the estate: villa supervisor, maids, gardeners, engineering, pool cleaner, night time security
Pelangi Estate is conveniently located just a fifteen-minute drive (or a 40-minute walk) from the centre of Ubud, Bali's cultural and arts hub, made famous as the setting for the popular book/movie, 'Eat, Pray, Love'. Located in a beautiful Balinese jungle setting overlooking a tranquil pristine river, palm trees and rice fields, it is an ideal location for wellness retreats, yoga, detoxing escapes and family holidays.
Taxi is available on call and there are free once-daily shuttle into Ubud and back in six-seater villa car based on availability and others guests' schedule.
Rental car can be arrange on additional charge if needed.
Other Things to Note
Special last minute rate on June! 20% discount with minimum 2 nights stay
Rate inclusive of:
-Accommodation for four guests in the Java Suite with one shared bathroom, and three guests in the Java Studio on the lower floor. Maximum occupancy of the whole Java Guesthouse is seven. No extra persons allowed except for a toddler in a crib
-All sleeping places are air-conditioned and with ceiling fans. Java Studio is air-conditioned throughout
-Access to the swimming pool is optional and cannot be guaranteed
-Welcome drinks and chilled towels
-Separate access from the parking area
-Security gate with closed-circuit video
-Shared estate staff: villa supervisor, maids, gardeners, engineering, pool cleaner, night time security
-Complimentary Wi-Fi internet throughout the property
-Fully equipped kitchen with stove, fridge, juicer, all kitchen accessories needed for self-catering
-Spacious outdoor veranda on both levels suitable for yoga exercises
-iPod dock in Java Studio. Sound system with CD and iPod connection in Java Suite
-Flat screen TV with satellite channels and DVD player in Java Suite
-Complimentary drinking water and coffee and tea facilities
-Bathroom gels, amenities, towels and linen
-Complimentary cell phone for free local phone calls (one for Java Guest House)
-Free, once-daily shuttle into Ubud and back in six-seater villa car, based on availability and other guests' schedules
-One baby cot and one baby high chair per villa (extra cribs and high chairs available on extra charge)
-For the catering needs you're welcome to choose between self-catering accommodation; or order delicious and healthy meals for breakfast, lunch and dinner by menu (ordered in advance) and staff will deliver and serve in premises of each house: approximately US$ 3-15 per meal; or hire our professional chef to cater your every whim based on your personal dietary preferences (US$ 45 per day for groups of maximum 10 people, and US$ 75 per day for groups of 10-21 people for one chef and one cook). Breakfast time starts at 7 AM, and dinner serving time finish at 8 PM. Late service after 8 PM and till 11 PM will be charged as US$ 48 / day for 2 staff and 1 cook late hours or US$ 24 / day for 2 housekeeping staff only.
**Guests may smoke outside in the garden and terraces. Ignorance of this rule may result in heavy penalties for room and furniture cleaning, and odor eliminating, thus the villa manager may refuse to refund your breakage bond especially if we find you smoke inside of the bedrooms or in enclosed lounging areas.
About the Host, Vasily
Hi, I'm Vasily and I'm the founder of the VillaNaBali vacation rentals and management company.
I first came to Bali in 2007 for a New Year's holiday, and somehow me and my friends managed to establish the first Russian-owned property company on the island. My life then changed. I moved here in 2009 and I am till here today.
Doing vacation rentals as a profession, I know that it is so important to create a homely feeling in our villas and offer the warm Bali hospitality that people can only experience when they holiday here. Balinese people are outstanding; they are friendly, they smile all the time, and many of them are happy to go the extra mile to make guests happy (as for the Balinese who are not so happy, they don't work in our villas). We love welcoming people from around the world and it is a fantastic experience to share our vision.
The other important thing we deliver to our guests is the chance to discover the Island of Gods, and all of its rich culture, traditions and colourful religious rituals. We help each guest to arrange a personalized itinerary and visit the places they most want to see. We have sacred temples, amazing tropical parks, secluded beaches, dramatic cliffs, fantastic rural landscapes with emerald rice fields, mountain rivers to try rafting, jungles and sacred valleys perfect for meditation and yoga. I have spent a lot of time travelling in the island and I still can't say I know it all.
I'm very proud of my team of people, Balinese and expats, because they add their love to everything they do. Everyone will discover his or her own Bali and will feel the island in different ways but no one will remain indifferent to it.
Come to Bali, and let us do our best to help you really enjoy your holidays. Think only of your holiday not of routine.
We promise you heartfelt service from your first and until your last minute of your holiday.
Om swastiastu! Selamat datang! Welcome to the Island of Gods!
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