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Villa Arun, Sumberkima Hill

SuperhostPemuteran, Bali, Indonesia
Entire villa hosted by Jane
6 guests3 bedrooms4 beds3 baths
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Sumberkima is a seaside village next to Pemuteran close to Menjangan Island, diving and snorkeling paradise. It has diverse scenery and authentic culture steeped in tradition. Here you can truly relax away from the bustle of the south. The resort has panoramic views of the hills, the bay of Sumberkima and the volcanoes of Java. We have two restaurants at the retreat, serving local and international cuisines. Our reception team can organise all your excursions, yoga sessions and spa treatments.

The space
Villa Arun, with its glorious placement overlooking the bay of Sumberkima as well as the lush valleys of Northern Bali is truly the most inspiring sunrise spot. Arun, which means reddish glow from the morning sky, has a mystical purity that pervades through the villa. The rooftop has a garden as well as a gazebo, making it ideal for you to take in the magic from a comfy spot. As if this wasn’t enough, the villa also has spacious outdoor bathrooms where you can shower under an umbrella of frangipani trees!
Villa Arun is a minimalist villa with 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, suited for 4 people. There is a smaller 2 person villa on the other side of the pool called Anak Arun which can be rented out at the same time for a group of 5-6 people travelling together. Anak Arun has a smaller, more compact setting, allowing a cozier atmosphere to be created. It has all the amenities as well as a comfortable lounge to laze around in as well as a large bathroom. With impressive architecture and a view to swoon to, Villa Arun will delight you endlessly.
Bedroom 1: one double bed
Bedroom 2: two single beds
Bedroom 3: one double bed ( Anak-Arun on the other side of the pool)

Guest access
Villa Arun has a gorgeous private pool with amazing sunrise views. You can also use the communal pool in the south part of the retreat. You can reach it after a 10 minute stroll uphill. This is the Lingga pool, with spectacular sunset views behind the Java volcanoes.

We have two restaurants at the retreat for breakfast, lunch and dinner, Suma and Senja restaurant. Suma restaurant offers fusion food and has a panoramic view overlooking the hills and the bay of Sumberkima. Senja Restaurant is our Indonesian restaurant with colourful sunset views behind the volcanoes of Java, overlooking the Barat National Park. You can also order room service from a special menu and enjoy your food in the privacy of your own villa.

We have a yoga pavilion as well as a teacher on site. The Yoga pavilion has a perfect view of the shimmering blue Bali sea. We also offer traditional and healing massage and beauty treatments at our spa.

We have a laundry service available.

We have a dive instructor, who is also involved in our reef restoration project Metamorfosa and is an expert on the local underwater scene and can come to your villa to discuss your diving wishes.

We have a free shuttle bus to bring you to Bangsal harbour and Pemuteran.

Other things to note
Every villa has a mobile phone to make it easy to contact the reception, for instance to organise a trip, make a spa or massage appointment, book the free shuttle or to contact both restaurants. You can find a guest book in every villa which contains a comprehensive list of things to do in the area and also mentions our general manager’s number for emergencies.

For expenses made at the villa, you can pay cash or via our credit card machine suitable for master and visa card. Please note there is an extra 2% fee if you pay via credit card
Sumberkima is a seaside village next to Pemuteran close to Menjangan Island, diving and snorkeling paradise. It has diverse scenery and authentic culture steeped in tradition. Here you can truly relax away from the bustle of the south. The resort has panoramic views of the hills, the bay of Sumberkima and the volcanoes of Java. We have two restaurants at the retreat, serving local and international cuisines. Our rec…

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 double bed
Bedroom 2
1 double bed
Bedroom 3
2 single beds

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Free parking on premises
Hair dryer
Air conditioning
Laptop-friendly workspace
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Pemuteran, Bali, Indonesia

NORTH WEST BALI

Sumberkima Hill lies in North West Bali – a sunshine soaked area that benefits from the breathtaking tropical flora and fauna that call this region home as well as the authentic, cultural elements that give it the blessed, wholesome feeling. From the oldest temples of Bali to some of the best diving and snorkelling spots in Indonesia, from a laid back beach culture to a reef restoration project, we have it all! This is the other side of Bali – a subtle yet powerful alchemy of tradition, nature and community.

We are close to Menjangan Island, part of the Barat National Park. Visit the park for a nature walk or a bird watching tour, or come diving and snorkeling in paradise. Starting point for a private trip to Menjangan Island is from Bangsal harbor, a 5 minute drive down the hill. Bangsal harbour is also the starting point to visit our own local reef restoration project and has a white sand island that you can visit on a snorkelling expedition or for a beach barbecue. You can also rent a canoe to explore the mangroves and continue your trip to the white sand island.

We have set up an NGO called Metamorfosa - this team has been restoring the reef with the help of local partners. We're creating a balanced ecosystem that can also generate income for the villagers to ensure long term success. We help to improve conditions for coral to grow well by farming crops that keep the water clean, like sea cucumbers, scallops and sea weed. By offering guided tours and sponsorship options, we can involve visitors in our mission and let them contribute to the project.

We hope to be an example and learning environment for other areas with the same dreams and goals.

Metamorfosa has started a coral nursery where pieces of baby coral can grow before we place them on the sculptures underwater. These sculptures with the baby coral attached to them form the beginning of a new, healthy reef. Artists are working on a series of sculptures within the theme of ‘change’ that together form an underwater art gallery. You are very welcome to visit this underwater art gallery and we hope you will get inspired by its message!

Other things you can do:

You can take our free shuttle to go snorkelling at our reef restoration in Bangsal harbour or at the Biorock structures in Pemuteran, or have a sunny beach day there.

There are many interesting temples in the area. Our local guide would love to take you on a hike up the hill. You can start the hike from your villa and experience the sunrise from the hills of Sumberkima.

Our team can also arrange trips a bit further away , like to the Aling Aling Waterfall with jumps and slides for the adventurous ones, the beautiful Sekumpul Waterfall, the Ijen Crater in Java, the Medewi surf area, rice paddies in Pupuan, and much more.

The retreat is like a Balinese village, with a friendly team, mostly from Sumberkima. They will take you to their homes, experience a ceremony if there is one around. Within walking distance you can find an authentic village and beautiful nature walks.
NORTH WEST BALI

Sumberkima Hill lies in North West Bali – a sunshine soaked area that benefits from the breathtaking tropical flora and fauna that call this region home as well as the authentic, cul…

Hosted by Jane

Joined in March 2014
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My husband Bernard and I were both born in The Hague in the Netherlands and love travelling. In 1991 we started a trip around the world and fell in love with Bali. We returned several times but after having children mainly had Europe as holiday destination. When we went back to Bali with the family in 2008 we found the perfect place to build our future home in paradise. Pemuteran and Sumberkima Hill, the village next to Pemuteran: It was a bit of a shock for us to see how busy the south had become in 2008. A lot had changed in 15 years. We found the relaxed atmosphere here that we loved and the conditions that we think will keep this place special for the future. The scenery around the bay is magnificent and for snorkeling and diving it is probably the best spot in Bali. The people are special and the community is very much involved in protecting the area. It is a privilege to be there. The Unique Benefits: A friend that stayed with us at Villa Semadhi and mentioned that the villa is a destination by itself. He felt so relaxed and just liked being there, enjoying the scenery and listening to the waves, sitting by the sea. The garden is very large compared to most villas in Bali, giving it a sense of space. The style is traditional and there are many large trees, giving the impression that the house belongs there. Add to the experience a friendly staff that takes care of all your needs free mountain bikes and a canoe to explore the area. Later in 2015 we opened our retreat in Sumberkima Hill, a very special place again.
My husband Bernard and I were both born in The Hague in the Netherlands and love travelling. In 1991 we started a trip around the world and fell in love with Bali. We returned seve…
During your stay
Our kind staff is available for you throughout your stay to make sure you’re always comfortable. Our reception team can help you with any questions you may have, organise excursions that are tailor made to your wishes, book trips for snorkelling or diving, massage, yoga and more.
We have a local divemaster to guide you on all diving levels or for your Padi certificate. He knows all the great diving and snorkeling spots and is our partner for the reef restoration project, Metamorfosa.
There is household staff available for daily cleaning and security present at night.
Our kind staff is available for you throughout your stay to make sure you’re always comfortable. Our reception team can help you with any questions you may have, organise excursion…
Jane is a Superhost
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