Villa Artis [5 br] in Umalas

An enchanting six-bedrooms property, is hidden away in the rice fields, just 5 minutes’ drive from the beach, designer boutiques and world-class restaurants of hip ‘n happening Seminyak. This confidential address has already welcomed the most discriminative people on the planet, while its exclusive style has been shown in many decoration books and magazines. The villa is spacious and is steeped in a rich in history – a fusion of the unique architectures of the Indonesian archipelago, complemented by antique furnishings, artwork and treasures. Perfect for families or friends, offering a captivating blend of luxury, recreation, space and privacy. The fully staffed property can be rented exclusively and privately as a whole, or alternatively as a ‘maison d’hote’ with the rooms rented individually and the communal facilities shared.
About Us
Villa Artis is a labour of love, the realisation of a dream, and a genuine home. It was designed by the owners with the aim to offer a truly authentic, historical Indonesian experience, blessed with glorious rice field views.The owners’ passion to preserve, share, and celebrate the rich heritage of Indonesia is further revealed by an eclectic collection of antiques, artwork, curios and found objets, which are mainly from Java and Madura. They have been travellers and collectors for many years, and from the simple Dutch-colonial tea chairs to the red Chinese-Indonesian bed in the master bedroom to the blue Javanese cupboard in the small bedroom, there is a special story behind each and every piece.


The Main House

This colonial style two-storey building features an elegant master suite and two additional bedrooms as well as two bathrooms.

The Master Bedroom

The air-conditioned Master Bedroom is located upstairs in the main house. This expansive room showcases a very high wood-beamed ceiling showing its amazing structure, and the full-length horizontal window lets you enjoy a stunning rice field view from the king-size bed. To one side of the room is a wonderful balcony with a sofa, a pair of bamboo loungers, and a glorious vista overlooking the swimming pool.

The Garden Suite

Positioned on the ground floor of the main house is a spacious air-conditioned bedroom furnished with one double bed, one single bed, and an antique Madurese marriage bed, making this an ideal family room or kids’ room. On its other end, it can be completely opened on the garden through sliding glass doors.

The Guest Bungalow

Completely independent from the main house, and resting in a corner of the garden, close to the main entrance gate, is a single-storey standalone guest bungalow. Accessed by a pair of antique double doors, the alfresco bathroom is crafted in polished concrete and surrounded by walls, covered by golden alameda and red heliconia flower, for privacy. It is fitted with a deep bathtub and a shower open to the sky.

The Antique Aceh House

Located close to the swimming pool is an antique house from Aceh, which is believed to be more than 100 years old. The house is on stilts, and on ground level there is an open-sided timber deck, furnished with cushioned rattan swings, a Javanese marriage bed, lazy chairs and sofas around a small table. A door leads to a bathroom with a bathtub and a standing rainshower open to a private corner of the garden. There is also a smaller bedroom with a large single bed and childbed.



Villa Artis is supported by a carefully selected team of nine, highly trained, friendly staff who will do their best to ensure that their guests experience a truly enjoyable stay in Bali. The staff work fulltime per week until 10pm, and include a cook, housekeepers, a gardener/pool and security guards. The cook is trained in the preparation of both local and international cuisine, including French, Thai, Japanese Vietnamese and Italian specialties, and is responsible for all the market shopping, in accordance with the needs. Delicious crepes, freshly squeezed juices and snacks are available to be served all day, while meals can be scheduled at guest’s preference in various area of the compound including poolside.


Guests at the villa are entitled to free membership of the Canggu Club for the duration of their stay. The Club provides first class facilities including restaurants, bar and lounge, library, kids’ club, floodlit and indoor tennis courts, air conditioned squash courts, a 25m swimming pool, gym and aerobics centre, indoor sports hall & a sauna.

Yoga, aerobic, swimming classes for children and aqua gym can also be organized directly at the villa.

The most beautiful horse stable of the island, Umalas Stables is located at less than 500 meters while, while Nirwana Golf Course, designed by Greg Norman, is a 25-minute car journey.

Also, easily arranged are many exciting excursions and activities such as river rafting, scuba diving, mountain biking, visits to the island’s volcano as well as the spice and coffee plantations, beautiful hikes or a trip Menjangan island.

Rates & Dates

Rates for 5 Bedrooms


Low Season            :                  $ 965

From January 09 to July 14, September 16 to December 19
Minimum stay : 3 nights
High Season           :                  $ 1450
From July 15 to September 15

Minimum stay : 7 nights
Peak Season           :                  $ 1450
From December 20 to January 08

Minimum stay : 7 nights
Included in the price per night of our Villa :

  • Tax
  • Daily Cleaning Service
  • Laundry (no dry cleaning)
  • Airport Transfers 2 ways on arrival and departure
  • International Breakfast (preferences no problem on request)
  • Incl. Cook Service lunch & dinner + Menu & On request (excl.foodcost 10% Service charge)
  • Welcome Drink on arrival at the Villa
  • Indonesian Welcome Dinner the first evening
  • Book on my life in Bali inlcuded per family
  • French, English, Indonesian spoken by the Staff
  • Excursions can be organised
  • Trampolin for the Kids & Adults
  • Pool Fence can be put for the kids around the swimming pool
  • Baby Cots & High Chairs we can provide
Villa Artis is located in the village of Umalas, an area dotted with some of the most impressive private residences on the island. The sweeping view is enhanced on clear days by the magical sight of the Bali’s central mountain range, incorporating Mt Batukaru, Mt Sengayang and Mt Pohen. Despite the close proximity to Seminyak, the traditions of rural Bali still prevail; cows are herded through the fields and the sound of ritual music is carried on the breeze. The sweeping beach at Seminyak is renowned for its world-class surf breaks, panoramic coastline views and legendary sunsets. Umalas Riding Stables is just one kilometre from Villa Artis, while Nirwana Golf Course, designed by Greg Norman, is a 25-minute car journey. Convenient for all of the main shopping malls and tourist attractions, Villa Artis is 45 minutes’ drive from Bali’s International Airport.
A car and driver can be provided, while taxis called by phone arrive in around ten minutes or less.