Villa Atas Awan (7 br) in Ubud

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Villa Atas Awan is a serene complex of two magnificent wooden houses separated by a stunning 30 meter swimming pool. The houses, perched on a hillside among rice paddies 20 minutes north of Ubud, provide grand vistas of Bali’s central mountain range. The expansive gardens, pool decks and open sitting areas on the first and second floors of the house provide wonderful spaces for outdoor living.

The houses, which are over 100 years old, were transported from Java and reconstructed on former rice paddies on the edge of a small village. The only sounds heard at Villa Atas Awan are those of nature; birds, insects and the occasional crow of a rooster. After a day relaxing in the peace and serenity of Villa Atas Awan a trip to the small, artistic town of Ubud feels like a visit to a bustling city.

Ubud, which is reached by driving through small villages and picturesque rice paddies , is Bali’s artistic capital. All manner of artist, whether working in stone, paint, wood or ceramic is located in Ubud. The town boasts arts galleries, shops, a wide variety of restaurants as well as cultural shows, bookstores and supermarkets. Ubud is approximately 75 minutes from Bali’s international airport.

The houses, which were built by two brothers, reflect their love of outdoor living and Balinese art. In total there are seven bedrooms that can easily accommodate 14 or more people. The complex is ideal for groups whether they be families, seminars, yoga retreats or other groups. The 30 meter pool is perfect for relaxing or for those who like more strenuous exercise such as swimming laps. The house has 4 full time staff with a driver on call. Villa Atas Awan is ably managed by Miss Rita Dewi and her staff at Red Lotus Bali. The Red Lotus staffs, including the house manager at Villa Atas Awan, are all fluent English speakers.

Our staff will provide you with daily breakfast, keep the house clean and comfortable and provide you with suggestions and information to make your stay more enjoyable. Our guess is that after a day or two at Villa Atas Awan you will not want to leave the peace and tranquility of this wonderful complex.

Accommodation

One enters Villa Atas Awan through the outer courtyard which is graced with a beautiful fountain, pond and Balinese statues. Climbing the stairs through double Balinese doors the first sight is of another tranquil fountain surrounded by a plethora of tropical plants. A path leads left to Villa Atas and left to Villa Awan.

Both villas are century old wooden houses reconstructed in a quiet rural setting The houses, which have been updated with modern baths and electrical appliances, are anchored by solid pillars of ironwood and finished in teak and other tropical woods.

Both houses have a spacious ground floor living area. Open on all sides, except when guests wish to lower protective shutters, the ground floor contains living and dining space as well as the kitchen. Large decks surround the houses on three sides. Both houses have couches and chairs made of natural materials for relaxing on the ground floor. The dining tables, both hewn from native wood, sit 10 in Villa Atas and 12 in Villa Awan. Villa Awan also provides a smaller breakfast area adjacent to the kitchen while Villa Atas has a comfortable Balinese day bed overlooking the pool that is perfect for relaxing.

Both villas have separate outdoor bath and shower areas on the ground floor. These areas, created of natural stone and terrazzo, are wonderful examples of local craftsmanship.

Villa Atas comfortably sleeps six in queen size beds in three bedrooms. The guest bedrooms all have large bath tubs and showers. This villa has a one of kind infinity bath tub in rear of the house on the second floor with magnificent views of a river gorge as well as rice paddies in the distance. The second floor suites in both houses have sliding glass panels that open to beautiful vistas of mountains and rice paddies.

Villa Awan sleeps eight in two twin bedded rooms, a guest room with a king sized bed and the master bedroom with a beautiful hand built Balinese bed. The second floor of Villa Awan has two large baths with both bath tubs and showers for the three second floor guest bedrooms. Both of the villas have wonderful outdoor decks with comfortable sitting arrangements that are perfect for enjoying the tropical breezes that keep Villa Atas Awan so comfortable.

The top floor of both houses, like the bridge of a ship over- looking a sea of green, comprises the spacious master suites. Each suite has a unique bathroom which boast large bathtubs and rain head showers as well as beautiful views over the countryside. Each master suite also boast is own small outdoor deck which are perfect to view both sunrise and the approach of the moon.

The houses are cooled by the natural breezes blowing constantly at this location. All the beds have mosquito netting although at its altitude of 600 meters above sea level mosquitoes are quite rare.

Sports and Outdoor Activities:

  • Elephant rides
  • Bicycle Tours
  • Whitewater Rafting
  • Rice Paddy Walks
  • Horse Riding
  • Water sports (trips to the beach, snorkeling, diving, sailing can all be arranged)

Cultural and Artistic Activities:

  • Balinese Dance Shows and Lessons
  • Gamelan Performances and Gamelan Lessons
  • Silversmith Classes
  • Painting and Drawing Classes
  • Indonesian Cooking Classes

Healing and Relaxation:

  • Yoga
  • Reflexology
  • Massage (either at the villa or at spas in and around Ubud)
  • Meditation

ALL Season: USD 699 (inclusive tax)

Rates are subject to change without notice.

Rates include:

• Exclusive use of the villa and all amenities

• Airport transfers with one car (seated 7), additional car can be arranged with additional cost

• Daily breakfast

• Fine cotton sheets, down bedding and towels

• Early check-in and late check-out if possible

•  Shuttle to Ubud, twice in one day according to Villa shuttle’s schedule using one car (7 seated)

• Internet Connection

• Staffs

• Welcoming drink

• Fruit Basket

Location Maps

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