Just renovated this 2 storey villa has 2 bedrooms, each with its own private ensuite. Named Villa Gamour, the villa is near the Hyatt Hotel and is located within a secure gated complex with 24hr security. It has its own private compound with swimming pool and outdoor bath and shower.
The renovation of the villa was was completed in May 2013 and was extensive . Everything is new; from the kitchen, ensuites, downstairs WC, laundry, outdoor area, to the furniture, air conditioners, fans, and window treatments.
All rooms in the villa are located inside and can be closed off from the outdoors with sliding glass doors and/or flyscreen doors.
The interior of the villa is light and cool with a fully equipped modern kitchen, meals, seating area and WC downstairs. The bedrooms are located upstairs. Each bedroom has access to its own ensuite and the balcony which overlooks the pool.
Villa Gamour is located within a 5 minute walk to shops, restaurants and beaches.
The villa is suitable for families or couples. The main bedroom has a super king bed. The second room can be set up with either a king bed or 2 single beds for children or individuals. This room can accommodate a third person on a folding bed if required.
Guests will have access to the entire villa. The villa is serviced by a full time maid. The pool and outdoor area are serviced by other staff.
Interaction with Guests
We are an Australian couple who live in Bali most of the year. Our home is very close to Villa Gamour and as we live less than 2 minutes away, we can greet you on your arrival, introduce you to the villa and share our local knowledge with you.
Other Things to Note
Room Service for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner can be ordered and delivered to the villa from the restaurant in the sister villa complex. Payment needs to be in cash at the time of delivery.
AIR CONDITIONER AND LIGHTS:
When you are out or not inside the Villa/Room for an extended period of time:
1. Please TURN OFF the air conditioners.
2. Please TURN OFF all interior lights.
When the air conditioners are on please ensure all doors and windows are closed to improve cooling efficiency and conserve power.
In Bali electricity is very expensive and in limited supply, unnecessary use can contribute to and increase Power Blackouts.
The price we offer this accommodation at reflects our expectation that power consumption is conserved.
The Villa/Room will not take long to cool down when you return.
1. Please do not Smoke inside the Villa.
2. Smoking is fine on the Balcony/Outside.
3. Please use the ashtrays provided.
Thank you for your cooperation.
Gary and Maureen made us feel very welcome and provided us with very helpful information on things to do, places to eat and the best way to get around. The Villa was ideally located in a quiet small secure complex within a short walk to all that Sanur has to offer.
Our family loved our stay at Villa Gamour and in Sanur. Garry was friendly and full of helpful information and tips about the area (best restaurants and shopping); as well as surrounding areas. He was very easy to reach when needed. The villa was kept tidy by a very nice housekeeper, who was a huge hit with the kids. As we embarked on the rest of our tour in Bali, they were bummed to find out that she was not accompanying us. The housekeeper’s husband is also a driver for hire, however we didn’t know this until after we hired our drivers. The guards at the gate also proved to be very helpful; from arranging taxi’s to letting us make a few local calls. The villa was centrally located to restaurants and the beach; the two most important things to keep the kids happy. We spent much of our days lounging beside the pool. Villa Gamour was exactly what we needed for a relaxing and peaceful vacation. It felt like home. If we get another chance to visit Bali, we would without a doubt love to stay here again.
Garry and Maureen's place was wonderful. We stayed there with our parents and 2 young children. It was a great location. Took about 15 min to walk to the beach with the kids. Took about 10- 15 min to walk to Hardy's supermarket. The kids had a blast in the pool. Pool could be a bit dangerous if you don't keep an eye on your kids as its deep and not much area to walk around it. We had no problems though.
Furniture was beautiful although not super comfortable however we didn't spend tons of time sitting in the villa as we had amazing weather.
Kadek, the housekeeper was so sweet and great with the kids!
Would definelty recommend the villa to others.
We were make to feel very welcome had late flight, driver there to pick us up and Garry meet us at the villa, lots of info on local area and invites to join him for evening meal,
The area to us is perfect.
Garry & Maureen were EXCELLENT hosts. We were welcomed to Villa Gamour with open arms, like returning family. They were sincere, friendly, helpful & always available but never intrusive.
I HIGHLY recommend Villa Gamour for many reasons - the hosting, the new & modern Balinese feel and the bright, airy freshness of the accommodation, the quiet privacy & security of the location. Staying at Villa Gamour with hosts Garry & Maureen (who live 5 minutes away) was like staying with favourite family.
Garry popped over daily to ensure we were OK or needed anything (including more local information ... Maureen & Garry gave us heaps of information & local hints on arrival plus there are folders in the villa full of local information). We were very fortunate to be invited to their new villa's opening Hindu blessing ceremony. When Maureen went back to Oz half way through our 16 days stay, Garry introduced us to great local eating places - always cheap & the best local food available.
Villa Gamour is very private because it is off the main tourist street (Jalan Dante Tambingan, a 5 minutes walk away). I am disabled and used my mobility scooter ALL over Sanur without too much difficulty. However if you have limited mobility as my friend did, Security will phone for a metered taxi to the villa door which costs 3,000rph (~$3AU) to anywhere in Sanur including the beach, morning & night markets, Hardy's Supermarket & local shopping. Some of the up-market eating places offer free pick-up and drop-off, as do Hardy's. So we found the location perfect for quietness, privacy & security which makes up for the refreshing 5 minute walk to the main road.
Best of all we loved Kadek (our Balinese house lady) - she is the most genuine person you could ever hope to meet. Kadek is there to look after the Villa but she is so eager to ensure guests enjoy their time at Villa Gamour & their stay in Bali, she does far more than just look after the villa - she is an extension of Garry & Maureen's wonderful hospitality and worth her weight in gold (so please tip her for the 'extra' work she does which I feel I must add because a lot of guests don't, believing everything she does if part of her job description).
We learnt so much local knowledge from Kadek - about the Balinese culture (language, cooking & food, religion, dress, local shopping) that Kadek 'made' this my best Balinese experience ever. I cannot thank Kadek enough for everything she freely gave us.
Kadek introduced us to Wayan (tourist driver) who we found was the fairest priced of all the tourist drivers we contacted and in the end we hired him exclusively (and have pre-booked him for our 2015 holidays). Thank you so much Kadek & Wayan :-)
Our holiday was the best ever, thanks so much Garry & Maureen :-) we will be back
Gary's villa is very cute. I loved the small pool with the jacuzzi showers in the front and the stone open bath tub at the back. Its about a 15 minute walk to the sanur beach. The villa has a lot of nice wood work and has long blinds to keep the sun out. The cleaner who comes was very nice and cooperative. Its an enclosed villa and so safety is not an issue. Gary himself has some great ideas on trip plans etc. When I arrived, my only hiccup was that the water did not work and so the first morning was a bit stressful. Gary did address the same promptly. Also suggest to guests to be very sure when they tie-up plans with Marcel of Indonesia tours. One day he promised a car but did not show up. Marcel has nothing to do with Gary but is a tour operator who comes to the Villa. I think he is a nice guy but not as professional as western standards. Check with Gary on late checkouts as well. I needed to pay a bit extra for overstaying in the afternoon. I was ok with it as I appreciate the villa is managed professionally. Overall I liked staying with Gary.
Our hosts Garry and Maureen where great. We arrived into Bali around 1am and Garry was at the Villa to meet us and run through everything about the villa. It didn't seem to matter what time of the day or night it was, he was very welcoming and had great knowledge about Sanur which was great.
The villa was great, plenty of room for all of us(3 adults), it was a home away from home.
Wayan was terrific, nothing was too big or small for her. She kept the place looking clean and tidy, laundry done everyday - ironing also!
Pool was refreshing after long hot shopping days, which was great.
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We are an Australian couple in our mid 40's who retired early to live in Bali. the Island of the Gods. We love the easy going laid back lifestyle in Sanur The weather is also a plus with the average daily temperature being 28 degrees (C) year round.
Garry loves motorbikes and has a few of them, including one with a sidecar which is fun to get around on. We also have pushbikes which we use to get around Sanur on. We tend to eat out most days at the many local eateries, nightmarkets or beach warungs (shops).
We are non smokers and social drinkers who enjoy a simple stress free life now.
We have another 2 bedroom villa just down the road which is also available for rent on the Airbnb website.