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Panorama Room with a view to Ayung River Gorge Mt. Agung afar. Designed to bring you closer to nature! You will feel the mystic and magic of the nature in front of you with the change of weather, disappearing and reappearing. It is ephemeral!
Panorama Room with a view to Ayung River Gorge Mt. Agung afar. Designed to bring you closer to nature! You will feel the mystic and magic of the nature in front of you with the change of weather, disappearing and reappearing. It is ephemeral!
  • Panorama Room at sunrise.
Our take on Balinese "Bale Bengong", a room for gazing and doing nothing. That is exactly what it is! We invite you to do nothing and gaze at the panoramic view.
  • Panorama Room with a view to Ayung River Gorge Mt. Agung afar. Designed to bring you closer to nature! You will feel the mystic and magic of the nature in front of you with the change of weather, disappearing and reappearing. It is ephemeral!
  • You are filled with anticipation approaching the welcoming entry, as the bamboo screens revealing and concealing what awaits you inside.
  • The Panorama Room. Our interpretation of Balinese Bale Bengong, a room to gaze a distance and do nothing.
  • Transparency, a visual connection between upstairs and downstairs,  between inside and outside.
  • Ayung River, viewed from upper level deck looking North East.
  • Ayung Panorama. Poetic house on cliff across Ubud.
  • Ayung River gorge across the river toward Ubud side, viewed straight across from the upper level deck.
You can walk down the river from our house.
  • Feel the warmth of a morning sun at the Panorama Room. Never two mornings are the same at Ayung Panorama! It is everchanging. It is ephemeral. It is sublime!
  • What an honor to have such prominent artist and writer couple from Beijing as our guests. We love and will cherish the drawing and can never thank you enough!
  • There is a play of light and shadow, of colors and textures. The subtlety is intended to whisper, not to shout to the surrounding nature.
  • The quality of light and the serenity of the uncluttered space heightens your awareness of the poetry of space, the view and the nature.
  • Detail.
  • Beautiful handcrafted bamboo roof structure by skilled Balinese bamboo artisans.
  • We pay attention to details. Everything is carefully thought.
  • Ayung Panorama. Poetic house on cliff across Ubud.
  • A view to the sky from our dining area.
  • Morning light greets you in the kitchen.
The bamboo shade can be lowered to control the amount of light. 
The transparent ceiling allows visual connection to the sky and the Panorama Room.
  • A hand wash basin with a view.
  • Room to room to kitchen view.
  • Roof over the bedrooms. The double height space and operable panels in the bedrooms makes the rooms feel  expansive  yet cozy.
  • Ayung Panorama. Poetic house on cliff across Ubud.
  • A play of light and shadow of a morning sun fills the bedroom.
  • Our barely there mosquito net lets you see the view from within.
  • Bedroom with opened panels to let view and air in. Mosquito net is provided!
  • From veranda looking into a bedroom and the view to the gorge beyond.
  • A mirror with a view!
  • The warmth of the morning sun reaches the veranda hall with a framed view to the durian tree.
  • Durians on our tree.
  • A glimpse of view. A passage in between the bedrooms. A connection between inside and outside.
  • Bathroom sink with a view.
  • A shower with a view across the Ayung River gorge in the mist.
  • The bathroom with a shower and a view!
  • Entry veranda with volcanic stone bench looking back to Angkul Angkul gate.
  • Exterior of the Panorama Room and the kitchen below overlooking Ayung River gorge.
  • Shrines to the North of the Panorama Room seen through bamboo screen.
  • We appreciate and love the token from our artistic guest! We'll cherish it and  can never thank you enough!
  • The layering of bamboo screens, concealing and revealing upon entering the house, creating a sense of mystery and anticipation!
  • We love our black bamboo daybed with natural, hypo allergenic kapok fiber filled mattress to take an afternoon nap or just to sit down and take in the view. Photo courtesy of a guest.
  • Every one has a favorite spot for an afternoon nap! - Photo courtesy of a guest, used with permission.
Maximum net occupancy: 2 persons at a time.
  • Bringing a piece of garden into the  Panorama Room. The net is a tranparent  elements to create visual connection between spaces. It is also functional. 
Maximum 2 persons at one time, please!
  • A special Galungan penjor decoration by a village artist.
  • Approaching the kitchen, a morning light falls at the veranda hall.
  • Rock garden with reclaimed remnant cuttings of temple stones. It also  channels rain water down the lower terraces. 
We are forever amazed and  thankful to the strong Balinese women who worked so hard carrying baskets of these stone on their heads!
  • The bench at the dining table is made from old Jambu fruit tree. The tree didn’t bear any more fruit ...
  • Morning coffee with a view.
  • A Balinese Specialty, Ayam Betutu. A whole chicken rubbed in Balinese herbs and spices, wrapped in banana leaves and slow cooked to perfection in its wrapping. A perfect meal for two.
Made only to order 36 hours in advance by a lady in a village .
  • Bananas harvested from the grounds.
  • Coconut fiber is eco-friendly and superb for cleaning! You are encouraged to give it a try.
  • Our lush private driveway with angkul angkul, a Balinese gate is set back a great distance from the street.
  • My design sketch for the gate.
  • Secluded cascading terraced grounds with a glimpse of the Ayung River gorge at the distance.
  • View from lower terrace looking at the lower level, the south side of the house.
  • When night falls, the house appears like  lanterns cascading down the terraces.  Within, a romantic ambiance.
  • Night time, bed time.
  • Stairs at night.
  • Poetic lighting on the stone steps between the bathroom and the verandah hall.
  • The mystical quality of Ayung River in the rain.
  • Ayung Panorama. Poetic house on cliff across Ubud.
  • The misty morning sunrise.
  • Who needs a swing?
  • The painterly misty morning. 
Ephemeral.
  • The sun rays bring magic to the misty morning.
  • A place to contemplate.
  • We appreciate and love the token from our artistic guest! We'll cherish it and  can never thank you enough!
  • On a good morning at dawn, Mt. Agung peeks out from his hiding place!
At our house, morning is full of anticipations. It is never the same, it is always special!
  • Wake up at sunrise. On your bed with a view, as you please.
The flexibilty of the partitions let you control the morning light and the view.
  • Meet Ibu Yuda, one of our caretakers. She meets you at your arrival and comes to make your bed and clean the house every day and takes care of you during your stay.
  • Ayung Panorama. Poetic house on cliff across Ubud.
  • We can make unique arrangement to place on your bed on request for a small fee.
  • The caretaker and his son. Pak Wayan lives a few houses up the street from our house. Pak Wayan is also a driver. We can arrange a transfer with him on request.
  • Ayung Panorama. Poetic house on cliff across Ubud.
  • We provide 2 yoga mats!
  • An experience which will stay in your memory.
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Panorama Room with a view to Ayung River Gorge Mt. Agung afar. Designed to bring you closer to nature! You will feel the mystic and magic of the nature in front of you with the change of weather, disappearing and reappearing. It is ephemeral!