"Surf Lodge" Uluwatu Padang- Padang

Villa - Entire home/apt · Jalan uluwatu, Kuta, Bali, Indonesia
Your host, Carlos
10 Reviews
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The Space

An independent private duplex, part of a large two acre property, with amazing views, a constant cool breeze and a quiet, lush garden.

Amenities on the property include an eleven-meter long, “infinity” style, shared swimming pool, which overlooks the coast with two covered areas next to it as well as plenty of lounge chairs tables and sunshades. There is also a covered parking area outside.

Located in the Bukit area of Bali very close to world class surfing spots like Padang Padang and Uluwatu. Also nearby are restaurants and spectacular beaches. The airport is 15 kilometers away, and just beyond that lays Seminyak and the greater Denpasar area.

The “Surf Lodge” has two large bedrooms, a bathroom, a kitchen, a living room and porch that overlooks the swimming pool and ocean views, as well as free access to high speed wireless Internet. The first bedroom has a large and comfortable double bed and is air-conditioned.

The second bedroom is on the top floor of the building and although it doesn’t have air-conditioning, it has a large double bed on an open floor plan, which is kept quite cool by a constant breeze from the valley behind it. This top floor bedroom also has the best views in the house, both to the north and south with it’s own private porch to relax.

Your host Carlos is a long time resident in Bali and is supported by Ramona, a German girl, who has been living in Bali for a couple of years. They will be able to help you organizing car or motorbike rental, a guide for day trips around the Island, or advice if you want to venture independently, or any other needs that you may have.

Complementary Services
House keeping
There are four staff members who take care of the housekeeping and maintain the property they work on a permanent basis six days a week, excluding major holidays. They are friendly and quite approachable.

Free airport pick up
For guests that stay a minimum of four nights, we have a car and driver that can be arranged for airport pickup.

Optional Services:
Locally there are plenty of services available; we have put together a bit of information about them in a guidebook that will be available to you upon your arrival.

To list a few:
Motorbike and car rental (essential for getting around)
Taxi service
Laundry service
Supermarkets and general stores
Surf schools, yoga centers, a massage service
(email hidden) for day trips to see the sights in Bali


The listing price is for two guests, however, up to four people can sleep in this space. The price for each extra person is 19 USD per person per night.

Guest Access

We have 4 spaces in the property.
Each one is very private with AC bedroom, kitchen and living area, cable TV, Bathroom and porch. High speed WIFI.
Swimming pool and gardens are to share with other guest, however if we are fully booked we only host a maximum of 8 guests. In general it is very quiet as most of the guests go to the beach or have a tour around the island.
Most of our guests are young couples in their 20's-30's...

Interaction with Guests

I am an artist painter, as the property is large there is a private art studio (you are welcome to visit). If I am in Bali the time of your stay, I am available to help guests with information or to have a chat. Of course I love to know my guests but understand that they are staying here for other reasons than meeting me. The amount of interaction is determined by my guests.

Getting around

Automatic scooters are what nearly all our guest prefer, as they are very easy to ride and only cost 5$ a day.
Cars (we have a large parking area) cost 20$ a day.
Car with driver (recommended if you want to explore the island) cost 70$ a day including chofer, petrol and car.
Taxis: Ask the staff and within 5 minutes one will arrive.

Other Things to Note

Check-in and check-out time is 12am.
However if there are NO new guests arriving the day of your check-out, you can stay as long as you'd like.
If there are new guests arriving, if you want to stay in the property till your departure, we provide a room to keep your luggage save and a bathroom to use.

Room type: Entire home/apt
Accommodates: 4
Bedrooms: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 2
Extra people: $29 / night after 2 guests
Minimum Stay: 4 nights
Weekly Price: $679 /week
Check Out: 12:00 PM (noon)
Cancellation: Strict
Overall Guest Satisfaction
Check In
  • This was one of the best Airbnb-experiences we ever had. Would not only recommend this place but actually try to convice travellers to go there. Super host, super team and more than good value for money. Thank You

    July 2014
  • We had à lovely time at surf lodge utawa. Carlos has is own paintings hanging, and we saw the proceding of à new painting. The place is quite, with lots of relaxing places, and because it is on the hill also à cool breeze. The vieuw is nice with on the end the. The staff is also very friendly. We had à really good time over there.

    May 2014
  • This villa is perfect! We can recommend it as one of the best place in Bali. In our room there were two terraces with stunning views, with a hammock. Beautiful paintings. Infinite swimming pool with crystal clean water, almost no bleach ! No mosquitoes :)
    Carlos is very friendly. He gives the painted map with interested places and beaches and tells where and what, help to rent the motorbike. His assistant, Vincent is also very pleasant.

    May 2014
  • I only stayed here a couple of days, but really recommend it to everyone who wants to explore Uluwatu.
    It is the perfect get-away from the chaos in Kuta and Seminyak! The villa is clean, spacious and very comfortable, the pool is very nice, and the view simply stunning!

    April 2014
  • merci a carlos de nous avoir permis de finir notre sejour a bali dans un endroit anthentique et paisible.
    carlos artiste peintre de talent a l'art de recevoir et l'on se sent comme chez soi.
    le cadre est magique avec une superbe vue sur l'ocean.
    je recommande vivement le surf lodge pour profiter du vrai bali

    February 2014
  • Once in a while you come across those very few places where you feel at home right away and feel astonished at the same time by the amazing place and the warmth of the host. Carlos is a remarkable friendly, talented and open person that seems to be loving life to the fullest. We will never forget his warm welcome and his way of sharing good stories, tips and goods. Also, Wayan Adik, a friend of Carlos, is a great person to go with for day trips. We're sure to come back in the near future and enjoy Carlos, the talking bird, the villa and the surf again!

    February 2014
  • The first days of my vacation were dedicated to serious laziness and the Lodge was perfect place for that. Lots of places to read and fall asleep – with a splendid view! The top terrace with hammock was my favorite. Lots of space and light, and did I mention the view already? And the pool? And the view from the pool? The design is simple, rustic and still somehow very modern. I'd say it was a kind of luxurious, Carlos said it's more like hippie, but we're probably both right.

    Carlos was a great, helpful host, which made my laziness so very, very easy! Thanks again!

    January 2014
  • A throwback of what the real Bali was like before the teeming villas and condotel began to infect Kuta/Legian and Seminyak and ever expanding into Kerobokan/Canggu.

    Really pleased this place has retained the natural beauty and simplicity that is uniquely Bali. Complete with stunning views and easy access to beautiful beaches.

    Its unpretentious, but yet simple and elegant and a real testament to what Carlos, the artist and surfer, has achieved.

    In a rapidly changing world and landscape, the Surf Villa is a hidden gem and may it always be so..

    January 2014
  • We had an incredible time at Carlos's serene Bali home. It was the perfect welcome to our vacation. The home is a beautiful and unique space that felt like we had our very own resort at the top of Bali with our own personal local guides. Carlos & his son were very generous with great tips and suggestions of how to make the most of our time visiting the island. Their beautiful bird who taught us the local greeting was a very memorable addition to the experience. We can't say enough to let you know if you stay with Carlos, you are in very good hands. Can't wait to go back.

    December 2013
  • Visiting Bali wouldn't be such an amazing experience without Carlos and his beautiful villa. It's a unique, spectacular place. A house with a soul. Beautiful
    and inspirational.
    And the host is an extremely interesting, deep, talented, sincere and hospitable person. Meeting Carlos was a huge experience by itself.
    Carlos, thank you so much for everything!!!
    Evgeni, Daniel and Dmitry

    January 2013
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I am an artist painter residing in Bali for 30 years. I am also a surfer,but malibu surfer. I enjoy nature and travel. I will be very happy to be your host.
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