This suite sits right in the garden, gives unto a beautiful cliffside pool overlooking jungle ravine. large 4 poster bed in living room is easily converted into an extra bed. An exotic outdoor shower completes the feeling. (NO SMOKING)
This room has a very large enclosed living area which is easily converted ointo an extra bedroom, and it gives straight out unto the gardens surrounding a cliffside plunge pool overlooking the jungle ravine.
cliffside plunge pool, 25m lap pool, 3 pavilions, extensive gardens, spa. All suites are private, breakfast can be served in the suite or in the public dining areas.
Gorgeous estate, very helpful staff. Komang and Kade were great! Sahadewa is a great room with a separate living area. The whole room is enclosed which is good for keeping the mosquitos out at night. I really liked that when we left in the afternoon the staff came in to turn the lights and mosquito repellents on and closed the blinds for us. Please note outdoor bathrooms though, which can be a little scary at night with all the bugs and lizards but it really added to the great experience in my opinion.
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This is the home of Dr Steve Wignall. As Steve travels constantly, he has enlisted his old friend, Ubud-based Indonesian photographer Rio Helmi ((website hidden)) to help out as your co-host, along with Komang and Kadek.
Komang and Kadek are from Ubud, and Rio has lived here nearly 40 years and has extensive knowledge of Bali having published numerous illustrated books on the island.
Steve is currently an advisor to the Clinton Health Access initiative,and is one of the leading experts on HIV in Indonesia who has been working on prevention and so forth here for decades. After graduating in the 60s and a 21 year stint as a US Navy doctor he began work in Indonesia. His experience and close relationship to Indonesia, from Papua to Sumatra, is reflected in his eclectic home set in extensive, rambling gardens featuring a 25 meter lap pool, plunge pools, a spa overlooking the river, garden pavilions, one of which is often used for Yoga retreats and other gatherings.
A sanctuary of peace and abundant natural beauty. There are nine unique suites on this beautiful garden estate which runs along a lush river valley/ravine, with a 25 meter lap pool and two shared pavilions. in Nyuhkuning, one of the most interesting hamlets in Ubud, noted for it's community civic awareness. It is home to Bumi Sehat Foundation run by famed midwife Robin Lim (CNN hero of the year) and also to the Bali Peduli foundation which focuses on HIV prevention, detection and friendly and accessible treatment. There are numerous small cafes and restaurants on the small road leading to Ubud's popular Monkey Forest which is a pleasant stroll away from the estate.
Please note that the entire estate is a no smoking area!