About this listing
The Garden Cottage Ubud is a quaint and cozy villa located just a 15 minute walk to the center of Ubud. Close and convenient to all the restaurants, shopping, spas, yoga, live music and cultural events. Includes WIFI, cleaning service, TV/DVD.
The Garden Cottage
Taman Kaja, Ubud, Bali, Indonesia
This quaint and charming Colonial inspired 2 bedroom cottage is fully furnished and designer decorated. The two BR/two bathroom nestled on top of a river gorge with jungle views is only a 10 minute walk to the best restaurants in Ubud and a 15 minute walk to the Royal Palace of Ubud and the famous Ubud tourist market in the very center of Ubud. This beautiful comfortable villa is ideal for a 2 couples on holiday, a family or singles on retreat. Conveniently located to great shopping, fabulous restaurants, spas, yoga classes, and cultural performances, With jungle views in an enclosed tropical garden and next to a shared saltwater pool, the villa is a comfortable and cozy exotic home away from home.
For a different type of holiday away from the big hotels, in a beautiful Balinese village of painters and rice farmers, stay in your own home with a complete kitchen and friendly Balinese staff to take care of you. Take walks through the open fields and village along the cement path down to the main road in town only 15 minutes away.
We can also help arrange additional specialty guided tours with a neighbor driver to visit the local healers and spiritual teachers. The villa is also very close to all types of yoga classes and retreats, Tai Chi, Chi Kung classes and/or Ubud Fitness Gym, as well as some incredible spa experiences. We can even arrange for in house massages by some of the best massage therapists in Ubud, as well as hair treatments, foot reflexology, manicures, pedicures, and facials. Famous Iman Spa is located just a 2 minute walk up the road.
Our staff, Made and Wayan girl the house cleaners, Made and Wayan the gardeners, will help make your holiday special and relaxing. Our night security man, Nyoman, is here at night to keep us safe and help with late night arrivals. They will clean the house, make the beds, and make your holiday comfortable and efficient.
Many of the local restaurants have home delivery if you are too tired/lazy to go out for a meal. Or Wayan will shop for you at the organic vegetable market and local supermarket to supply the house with your requested foods and drink. We will also be happy to give you any tips on where to have the best experience for you to tour the island, go shopping, visit the spas, local dances, visit the temples, etc. etc.
Fall asleep to the sound of crickets and frogs, and from your bedroom verandah watch the working ducks and flying cranes each sunset in the rice fields, and observe the Balinese children flying their kites. But, there is also WIFI if you feel you must be connected to the outside world.
This lovely 2 story home away from home, which sleeps 4, has 2 AC bedrooms with overhead fans. Each bedroom has a lovely verandah perched over the river gorge and tranquil jungle views.
The main downstairs bedroom has a queen size 4 poster carved teak bed with mosquito net. And, a comfy lounge chair with ottoman for watching movies. And, the outdoor verandah off of the master bedroom has outdoor dining table and 4 chairs for great views and relaxing. This bedroom also has a flatscreen TV/DVD player with lots of DVDs and books to relax and enjoy after a busy day of Bali site seeing. There is a large Bali style outdoor garden bathroom with a shower open to the sky.
The upstairs bedroom has it’s own ensuite bathroom with toilet and shower. There is a very comfortable lounge sofa/bed with lots of cushions for reading or meditation. And, off the upstairs bedroom is a covered open verandah with chairs and table for a relaxing view of the jungle gorge and your morning coffee. The upstairs bedroom and veranda also has a great wooden floor for doing yoga and meditation.
The main living and dining area has a round antique pedestal teak table with comfortable seating for up to 6. There is an antique wedding chest lending special ambience to the room with a view to the garden. A fully equipped kitchen with refrigerator and a 4 burner stove with oven. The staff is available to cook a delicious breakfast for an added price of rp50,000 per person per day. Or, you can prepare your own breakfast before heading out to Ubud for a day of site seeing or shopping.
Our neighbor, Made Rai is a good driver with a comfortable car, and for a very reasonable charge, can take you around for the day site seeing. He can also pick you up from the airport or your previous destination in Kuta/Seminyak, and bring you directly to the villa for Rp300,000.
We live near by and are happy to help with any travel/site seeing arrangements and/or advice. Wayan is also available to help with ordering food, taxi, motorbike, bicycle, etc. etc. We can also do some light food shopping for you, if required. We have plenty of experience about special places to see, best restaurants and how to get around, etc.
Our neighborhood is a village environment with easy access to the main road of Ubud. The village consists of artists, farmers and local businesses. There is a wonderful spa (Iman Spa) for massages across the street, the best coffee house in town (Seniman) and several great restaurants very close by. Warung Schitzel, Fair Trade Warung, Hujan, Dapur Bunda. Radiantly Alive and Taksu are nearby places for yoga and there are many healers/spas/reflexology, etc. just a short walk away. We will be happy to guide you.
Getting around is very easy in Ubud. You can walk, rent a motorbike, bicycle, or rent a car with a driver. We can help arrange your transportation, just depending on your requirements.
Other things to note
We are required to report each guest to the police and our staff will require you to give them your passport for photocopying when you arrive. All additional fees or payment is required upon arrival at the villa.
We have 3 villas on the property and require that our guests be quiet and courteous to the other guests and staff. We have a homey atmosphere and would appreciate our guests/friends treat the villas as they would their own home. Smoking is not allowed in the villa, but an ash tray will be provided for smoking on the outside veranda. No pets allowed.
Cancel up to 7 days before your trip and get a 50% refund plus service fees back.
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