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Rumah KampungViews of the pool ...relax and chill
Airbnb Guests #1 Pick! It's hygge..
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2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 private bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 private bath
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Welcome to DESA SANCTUARY RETREAT CENTER ! We offer capacity for groups up to 14 onsite. We have additional capacity directly next door to us if your group is up to 24.

Fibre Optic WIFI ...lightning fast internet! Download a movie in 10 minutes and have stunning web connection.

The space

Desa Sanctuary, The Village offers unique accommodations in original antique wooden homes that have been refurbished and 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.

The Rumah Kampung, is an indigenous Balinese Village Rumah or house, complete with it's own terrace looking out to the garden and the Yoga Shala.

It is one of our newest additions and is the perfect size house for one or two persons. It features a full size bed and comfortable sofa for lounging and reading. An indoor/outdoor bath and small kitchenette make it a perfect home away from home!

The Village features a beautiful pool and Fiber Optic WIFI is available everywhere in our 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, cleaning 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

Rumah Kampung, is 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.

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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
House Rules
Check-in is anytime after 2PM
Check out by 11AM
1 night minimum stay

185 Reviews

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Kaitlyn User Profile
April 2017
Tons of bugs. In bed in bathroom in room. Noise all night, cars, dogs, bugs. The wifi was not "lightning fast" like the listing stated. We couldn't access several sites we could at other places on the island. There was no kitchen or anywhere to store drinks or food except for outside in a warm fridge. For $54 bucks I feel it wasn't worth it. The staff however are very friendly!

Michael User Profile
March 2017
A night before I was expected to arrive, I got a message from Sakming and the property owners. Due to renovations on the listing, they were super generous and kind to - instead of cancelling on us last minute - upgrade us to another one of their beautiful properties. It was a wonderful and unexpected ending to our trip, we had a great stay, had some time to meet the owners which is always nice when staying in someone's home, and would definitely recommend booking any of their properties. Will be back for sure. Thx again Sakming, Brenda, and David!

Jessi User Profile
January 2017
David was a gracious host, who did everything within his power to accommodate my request. The cabin is located a little bit out of town, but Ubud is so small you could walk to whole town and back in an hour. Breakfast was lovely and David makes a very good dragon fruit smoothie! Please note that the cabin is very rustic and the showering/kitchen facilities were outside. So creepy crawling creatures go bump in the night.

David User Profile
December 2016
This is a wonderful compound of rustic bungalows with a beautiful garden and pool. It might come across as more intimate (i.e. the units are close to each other) than the separate photos of each unit would suggest, but this could only be a problem if you are looking for a romantic sense of seclusion amidst the possibility of traveling families with noisy children. The wooden cabin (on its own) is a wonderful space and a lot of fun to stay in. The staff is also very warm and accommodating. The only real challenge of this "sanctuary" is its distance from town. You will either need to take taxis, use a motorbike, or walk a reasonable distance. But this shouldn't discourage you from taking advantage of the value this place offers. (And being right in the middle of town could feel too chaotic for some tastes.)

Karmen User Profile
August 2016
Far enough away from the crowds but close enough to walk or a quick ride into town center. We loved our time there and everything was clean, staff very helpful and friendly. Thank you!

Richard User Profile
July 2016
Nice rustic room with a cabin feel. The staff was super helpful helping me order food delivery when I was lazy, a motor bike to drive around town, and a car when I was leaving. It's a bit south of ubud center so I motor bike is a good idea. Found a lot of nice restaurants along the parallel street to the east.

Daniel User Profile
May 2016
The house was just like it's shown in the pictures, it was perfect for the two of us! The staff at the sanctuary was also great, they helped us arrange transportation as needed and the breakfast every morning was yummy.

Ubud, IndonesiaJoined in May 2011
Sakming User Profile

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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