About this listing
This traditional Balinese guest cottage has a great room (living, dining, kitchen) with an open floor plan; it's perfect for a honeymoon or romantic getaway! The bedroom has a king-sized bed, and the living room has a queen-sized sleeper sofa.
Set amidst several acres of Balinese-style gardens and ponds (featured in the February 2015 issue of "Garden Design" magazine -- the world's most prestigious garden magazine), and an easy, 5-minute walk to the beach.
The private gardens! As well as the cottage's private swimming pool.
Interaction with Guests
Upon booking, I will introduce you to my on-site concierge/estate manager who will coordinate your arrival and check-in. The concierge can also arrange your airport transfers, tours and activities (surfing lessons, ATV, zipline canopy adventure, day trip to Manuel Antonio National Park), as well as in-cottage chef, massage and spa services.
Your concierge can also arrange for private (not shared) airport transfers in a Mercedes Sprinter van with an English-speaking driver, helicopter transfers and tours, for rental car(s), and/or a car and driver.
Other Things to Note
Rental includes daily housekeeping (Monday-Saturday), wifi, and concierge services.
About the Host, Michael
Travel is my passion! It is now my career, and it's how I spend much of my leisure time.
Michael is a marketing, public relations and project management professional who has served three U.S. presidents as a political appointee, twice on the White House professional staff and under Secretary Colin Powell at the State Department. Michael was an executive with Fleishman-Hillard, one of the world’s largest public relations firms. Michael’s clients have included Starbucks, Nike, Blue Circle North America, Savannah College of Art & Design, and other globally known and respected brands. He has worked with journalists around the globe, including reporters for the New York Times, Washington Post, New Yorker, Agence France-Presse, BBC, NBC Nightly News, CBS Evening News, Fox News, and CNN.
Michael was graduated from the University of Puget Sound with a BA in politics and government. He attended graduate school at Georgetown University, and is an alumnus of the Prince of Wales’s Business and the Environment Programme developed by Cambridge University, as well as the Energy & Minerals Field Institue of the Colorado School of Mines.