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Eco-luxury, family-friendly villa

Entire house hosted by Steve
9 guests4 bedrooms6 beds4 baths
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Featured in Family Traveller magazine, and soon the NYT and NatGeo, this nature inspired property is the perfect blend of high end Bali villa-meets super comfortable family home. A favourite for small retreats, family getaways and reunions.

The space
Villa Aalaya (Sanskrit for 'Home") is a beautiful villa made up of three antique teak buildings. The Joglo is our daytime space; containing the kitchen, dining room and sitting area, this building is completely open to the beautiful view of the forest, gorge and rice fields. Group dinners are great on our 4m x 1.5m teak dining table!

The Limasan is our private space, containing three bedrooms, a TV area, our library and two upper floor loft spaces (office and sacred space) The giant timbers and 40 foot ceilings create a stunning space to relax in.

Finally, the Gladak is a separate, self contained bedroom, made entirely of teak with its own private outdoor bathroom and veranda, with air-condition and mini fridge.

The master bedroom has a king sized bed on a tatami platform, has 2 closets, a sunken tub and separate shower.

The two bedrooms are spacious with two single beds in one, and a custom made double bed with a pull out single underneath if required. They share a bathroom which is all glass (including the roof!) with huge trees overhead, an outdoor shower and a giant two person jacuzzi tub.

The property has a curved infinity pool overlooking the rice field and gorge, a trampoline (built into the ground), a fire pit for camp fires, huge beautiful trees and a bamboo grove. There is lots of parking and it is located 100m off the village road down a private driveway, so there it is very quiet.

Villa Aalaya is located 1.4km from the main road of Ubud in the village of Kutuh Kaja. The Ubud Botanical Gardens is 500m further up our street, and the only gym in Ubud is 700m from our house.

This is a family home we finished in December 2011 and lived in for 5 years, and it was designed with children in mind.

It comes with a Villa Manager to help with any questions/concerns and is fully serviced.

Guest access
You will have access to the entire property

Other things to note
We are happy to arrange everything for you, start with a day trip (we have the best itinerary that all guests love it), massage time at the villa, cooking class, making Balinese offering, or even just arrange a baby sitter or renting baby equipments for you.
Featured in Family Traveller magazine, and soon the NYT and NatGeo, this nature inspired property is the perfect blend of high end Bali villa-meets super comfortable family home. A favourite for small retreats, family getaways and reunions.

The space
Villa Aalaya (Sanskrit for 'Home") is a beautiful villa made up of three antique teak buildings. The Joglo is our daytime space; containing the…
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Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 king bed
Bedroom 2
2 single beds
Bedroom 3
2 single beds

Amenities

Kitchen
Wifi
Iron
Free parking on premises
Hair dryer
Air conditioning
Dedicated workspace
Hangers
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Unavailable: Smoke alarm

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4.85 out of 5 stars from 188 reviews

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Ubud, Bali, Indonesia

We are a part of the village of Petulu, within walking distance you will see beautiful green surrounding and the village itself. Morning will be busy as much as afternoon, and ceremony happens most of the time.

Hosted by Steve

Joined in May 2011
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We are from Canada, and have been working our way around the world... first with the UN and now in social enterprise. We have two 'third culture kids' who attend the Green School because we believe in sustainability, global leadership and community. Our style of hosting is simple: we set you up with everything you need in our "Welcome Pack' (local phone numbers, activities, restaurant suggestions) and hope you will enjoy the adventure of getting to know Bali on your own... which is sometimes smooth as silver.... and other times, a little rocky. Ubud is a magical place with lots of opportunity to eat, live and learn well. We especially welcome guests from exotic places and families with small children who like to play!
We are from Canada, and have been working our way around the world... first with the UN and now in social enterprise. We have two 'third culture kids' who attend the Green School b…
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  • Marta
During your stay
We have a full time house manager...she can be reached by phone or in person throughout your stay to help with anything you may need,
  • Languages: English, Bahasa Indonesia
  • Response rate: 100%
  • Response time: within a day
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House rules
Check-in: After 2:00 PM
No pets
Smoking is allowed
Health & safety
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Airbnb's social-distancing and other COVID-19-related guidelines apply
Carbon monoxide alarm not reported. Learn more
Smoke alarm not reported. Learn more
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