Room facilities:Air Conditioning, Bath Tub, Bathroom, Desk, DVD, CD Player, Free WIFI, Fully staffed, Hotspots, I-Pod dock, Outdoor Garden, Safety Deposit Box, Satellite /Channel TV, Seating Area, Shower, Television, Toiletress
with double bed equipped with mosquito nets and also air conditioners. The bedrooms have their own bathrooms with bathtubs and indoor showers.
Room Type Season Rates / night 3 Bedroom Low :
16 Sep 2014 to 19 des 2014
USD : 395++ High :
01 Sep 2014 to 15 Sep 2014
USD : 495++ Peak :
01 Aug 2014 to 31 Aug 2014
20 Dec 2014 to 08 Jan 2015
USD : 595++
All rates are nightly, shown in US Dollars and include One return airport transfers.
All villa rates are subject to a 5% service charge and thereafter a 10% government tax
Bed size:Master Bedroom with King Size Bed
a 3 bedrooms villa nestled on the side of a gently sloping ravine, overlooking directly to Campuhan River. In this secluded haven, your privacy and peace are enhanced by the surrounding views of tropical forest, green rice fields, and the soothing sound of the river, all harmonizing to ensure your relaxation and sense of serenity.
Service & Facilities
Villa Samaki is just located 10 minutes drive from the cultural centre of Ubud Town, and around 90 minutes from Ngurah Rai International Airport, built on the 4.300 m2 land, it is just located in the best spot to gain the tranquility and relaxation during the stay. Just turning left from the main village street of Kelabang Moding Ubud, there is a slightly raising path leading you to the villa parking area, this parking lot is adequate to accommodate up to three cars. Right from the parking lot, there is a small path leading us to the main entrance of the villa designed very Balinese with a unique bell made of wood that shaped like the cowbell, just shake this bell and you will suddenly feel the hospitality of the staff welcoming you at this villa. Entering the main entrance, you will straightly get into the living and dining area that are widely designed with many windows that allow the air circulating very well and make the room adequately cool and comfortable even without the air conditioners. The dining room is set up with a dining table that is enough for 8 people and placed close to the kitchen itself. The living area has a daybed sofa, sofa and two chairs to sit while you are having tea or just chatting with the others. If windows are not enough to allow the fresh village air to fill in the living and dining space, there are still three ceiling fans right above the living and dining room. Climbing up some stair steps from the living and dining room, there is a media room that is equipped with a home theatre, a cable TV, a sofa and some collection of books. You can spend your time here watching some movies or just relax and read the books.
Down from the media room, located still close to the living and dining room, there are two bedrooms with double bed equipped with mosquito nets and also air conditioners. The bedrooms have their own bathrooms with bathtubs and indoor showers. Close to the bedroom at the corner of the living room there is a small western style fully equipped kitchen used by the cooks to prepare the meals. Moreover, the guests could also use this kitchen.
- 24 Hours Security
- Air Conditioning
- Airport Transfer
- Baby cots
- Baby Sitter Service
- Bath Tub
- BBQ Equipment
- Car and Bike Hire
- Ceiling Fans
- Chef with Menu Style
- Dining Room
- DVD, CD Player
- Entertainment Room
- Free WIFI
- Fully staffed
- I-Pod dock
- Laundry Service
- Living Room
- Mosquito Net
- Outdoor Garden
- Private Swimming Pool
- Room Service
- Safety Deposit Box
- Satellite /Channel TV
- Seating Area
- Tour and Activities Service
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Ubud Bali is a town on the Indonesian island of Bali in Ubud District, located amongst rice paddies and steep ravines in the central foothills of the Gianyar regency. One of Bali’s major arts and culture centres, it has developed a large tourism industry.
Ubud has a population of about 30,000 people. Recently, it has become difficult to distinguish the town itself from the villages that surround it. The area surrounding the town is made up of small farms, rice paddies, and dense forest.
The laid-back town of Ubud is considered by many to be the epicenter for arts and culture in Bali. Ubud (pronounced “Ow-blood”) has developed a reputation as a place with a positive vibe, possibly explaining why so many artists and naturalists have settled in the lush, green areas around town.
Although tourism in Ubud is growing faster than the town can keep up, there is still a certain tranquility and happiness to be found in the clean air. The town has become a popular and peaceful retreat from the parties and crowded madness of Kuta just two hours away.
Sports & nature
Nightlife infoUbud is Bali's central upland destination known for its relaxing ambience and quiet, traditional atmosphere, this upland village community has several corners that prove there can be bit of life in Ubud after dark, and more to see beyond the rice terraces and temples. Although none of the venues may parallel the bars and nightclubs on Bali’s south, a few cater to night owls with a more easygoing scene and casual gatherings. While the Puri Saren Royal Palace is a great place to enjoy cultural night performances with its traditional dances, modern nightlife with live music can be had at several of the best spots around Ubud. For those wanting to get out of their quiet villas and bungalows and enjoy a night out, here is our selection of best bars and evening hotspots in Ubud.
Royal Palace Cultural Night Performances
The Puri Saren Royal Palace is the landmark of Ubud. Centrally located together with the Ubud Art Market across the road, the Royal Palace makes a great stopover during Ubud’s most common tour itineraries. In the evenings, the palace grounds hold nightly cultural performances with the most vivid gamelan orchestra and dancers in their most elaborate costumes. Shows normally start at 19:30 for approximately an hour and tickets can be bought at the entrance. Coming early is advised if you are looking for the best seat and the best angle for photos. Repertoires include the Legong and Barong dance performances. A handy tip if you are staying in Ubud: the community hall beside the palace features local youths practicing traditional Balinese dances during the day which are free to watch.
Culture and history infoHistory
8th century legend tells of a Javanese priest, Rsi Markendya, who meditated at the confluence of two rivers (an auspicious site for Hindus) at the Ubud locality of Campuan. Here he founded the Gunung Lebah Temple on the valley floor, the site of which remains a pilgrim destination.
The town was originally important as a source of medicinal herbs and plants; Ubud gets its name from the Balinese word ubad (medicine).
In the late nineteenth century, Ubud became the seat of feudal lords who owed their allegiance to the king of Gianyar, at one time the most powerful of Bali's southern states. The lords were members of the satriya family of Sukawati, and were significant supporters of the village's increasingly renowned arts scene.
Tourism on the island developed after the arrival of Walter Spies, an ethnic German born in Russia who taught painting and music, and dabbled in dance. Spies and foreign painters Willem Hofker and Rudolf Bonnet entertained celebrities including Charlie Chaplin, Noël Coward, Barbara Hutton, H.G. Wells and Vicki Baum. They brought in some of the greatest artists from all over Bali to teach and train the Balinese in arts, helping Ubud become the cultural centre of Bali.
A new burst of creative energy came in 1960s in the wake of Dutch painter Arie Smit (1916-), and development of the Young Artists Movement. There are many museums in Ubud, including the Museum Puri Lukisan, Museum Neka and the Agung Rai Museum of Art.
The Bali tourist boom since the late 1960s has seen much development in the town; however, it remains a centre of artistic pursuit.
Town orientation and tourism
The main street is Jalan Raya Ubud (Jalan Raya means main road), which runs east-west through the center of town. Two long roads, Jalan Monkey Forest and Jalan Hanoman, extend south from Jalan Raya Ubud. Puri Saren Agung is a large palace located at the intersection of Monkey Forest and Raya Ubud roads. The home of Tjokorda Gede Agung Sukawati (1910–1978), the last "king" of Ubud, it is now occupied by his descendants and dance performances are held in its courtyard. It was also one of Ubud's first hotels, dating back to the 1930s.
The Ubud Monkey Forest is a sacred nature reserve located near the southern end of Jalan Monkey Forest. It houses a temple and approximately 340 Crab-eating Macaque (Macaca fascicularis) monkeys.
Ubud tourism focuses on culture, yoga and nature. In contrast to the main tourist area in southern Bali, the Ubud area has forests, rivers, cooler temperatures and less congestion although traffic has increased dramatically in the 21st century. A number of smaller "boutique"-style hotels are located in and around Ubud, which commonly offer spa treatments or treks up nearby mountains.
The Moon of Pejeng, in nearby Pejeng, is the largest single-cast bronze kettle drum in the world, dating from circa 300BC. It is a popular destination for tourists interested in local culture, as is the 11th century Goa Gajah, or 'Elephant Cave', temple complex.
The Blanco Renaissance Museum is also located in the town.