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2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
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Welcome to DESA SANCTUARY RETREAT CENTER. We offer both personal stays, and now also the capacity for groups, team buildings, startups or families who want to travel together! We can host up to 16 onsite. We have additional capacity next door to us if your group is up to 24.

Fibre Optic WIFI ...lightning fast internet! Perfect for business travelers.

The space

Desa Sanctuary, The Village offers unique accommodations in original antique wooden homes that have been lovingly restored, offering all the modern comforts...ideal for those coming on retreat to Ubud, the cultural center of Bali.

Designed and created by Hollywood designer, David Seligman. We have now enhanced this beautiful setting with newly enclosed rooms with air conditioning and a Yoga Shala and a community area for dining and chilling.

Joglo Ganesha, the grandest Joglo of our Village, has now been redesigned to feature beautiful new appointments, fully enclosed and air conditioned.
Joglo Ganesha Prima is on the first floor and has a capability of sleeping one additional guest. Joglo Ganesha Prima enjoys a garden view.

Desa Sanctuary, The Village features a beautiful pool for cooling off and fiber optic WIFI is available everywhere in the Village, so you can be online having a sunset drink by the pool, or reclining in your bed.

Desa Sanctuary is handily placed only 1.4 km (less than 1 mile) from the heart of Ubud's dining/shopping area, though there are many shops and cafes even closer. We are also on the same road as Yoga Barn, a great spot for yoga, meditation, cleansing and healing classes.

Guest access

Guests have exclusive use of their villa and the communal space including the Yoga Shala, the kitchen at Lumbung and the swimming pool area and gardens.

As a group or retreat you will have access to the entire property.

Interaction with guests

Our staff can assist you in arranging almost anything, at cost price. We never receive a commission or kick back from any service or company we might recommend. We simply want you to have an amazing experience, at the best price possible.

Other things to note

We are a small business that is greatly affected by cancellations. We highly recommend you buy travel insurance. Where as the traveler can get refunded for a cancelled trip due to unforeseen circumstances, we as owners cannot. With that in mind, please read our cancellation policy.If you need some other type of accommodation, please take a look at our other homes available.

A River Runs Through it! https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/184039
LUXE CLASS https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/3759778
Villa Sassy https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/1037636

Absolute Beach Front https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/166459

Joglo Ganesha Prima https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/360425
Joglo Ganesha Dua https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/18586405

Joglo Saraswati Prima https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/18161990
Joglo Saraswati Dua https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/363425

Rumah Kampun(URL HIDDEN) https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/394571
Writers Favorit(URL HIDDEN) https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/394482
Absolute Rice Paddy https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/4720485

Wireless Internet

Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 queen bed

House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
Check in is anytime after 2PM
Check out by 11AM


1 night minimum stay

93 Reviews

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Iana User Profile
September 2017
It is an absolutely amazing place to stay in Ubud! Remote from the noisy City and therefore very peacefull:) would love to stay here again!

Alana User Profile
September 2017
Sakming and the hosts were very accommodating. They organised a driver to pick us up from where we were staying in Kuta, and then the driver took us around ubud the next day! The driver was so knowledgeable and we felt completely safe and gained a lot of wisdom from him! From the day we got to the resort everything was well organised and set up beautifully making us feel right at home. The breakfast served was delicious and healthy which we were craving. The hosts were able to recommend local hot spots and yoga places to try which we really enjoyed!! If you are looking for a relaxed out of the busy part of ubud this is the perfect location. An easy stroll into the ubud central area and many yummy coffee and raw slices available which we quickly found!! All and all an amazing experience and would 10/10 come back! Thank you so much :)

Lauretta User Profile
August 2017
A wonderful spot to stay. Clean rooms, great pool & very accommodating staff. Not far from central Ubud - can walk or rent a bike. Highly recommend!

Heidi User Profile
July 2017
This place is great, the staff are so attentive and lovely. However if you're not comfortable riding a scooter then I'd recommend to stay closer to town as its not ideal walking into town.

Madeline User Profile
July 2017
The sanctuary is an awesome place to stay! I highly recommend. It is peaceful and we were lucky to be the only guests because a group that had rented out the entire village had just left. Sakming is incredibly sweet and will help arrange airport pickup, tours, laundry and whatever else you need. Fresh flowers and room cleaning every day, staff around to help. There is a kitchen where you can prepare small snacks or drinks and they serve you breakfast in the morning. The property looks as if it has been remodeled and there is a lovely pool and yoga area! The location is at the edge of town so easy to zip to penastanan or other places or walk to restaurants. I recommend warung 9 down the street for vegan buffet and high vibe atmosphere.

Abbi User Profile
July 2017
Yummy banana pancakes!

Ketan User Profile
June 2017
Great location and very friendly staff

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Sakming and the Team will take care of every aspect of your vacation. Please ask us !

Hi, I'm Sakming and I LOVE people and I LOVE what I do. We are here to make sure you have the best time you've ever had and we want to make your vacation special.

We have a great team..let us be here for you.

David was a set designer and furniture designer for the movie industry in Los Angeles for thirty years and worked with the tops in the industry....Steven Spielberg, Jodie Foster, Robert Redford, Bruce Springsteen and many more. His built the Captains Chair for Star Trek Insurrection and had the most "ordered" bed in TV history from the TV hit, "Mad about You".

He designed furniture for many top Restaurants in Los Angeles from the Saddle Peak Lodge in Malibu to Malibu Adobe with Ali McGraw. His resume is extensive and his client list is long....Billy Crystal, David Hasselhof, Arnold Schwarzanegger to Keenan Wayans.

He has translated that skill into building ten amazingly different houses since he's come to Bali. Our house is amazing!

Brenda has spent years doing spiritual work and now work with others with addiction and codependency issues. She is also an artist, so their
home is filled with original art.

We are frequently traveling, so we are sorry that we don't get to meet all our guests, but we leave you in the hands of the amazing Sakming and the Team who will take care of you!

Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour

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