Villa Songket in Umalas, Bali

Feature-image0-Villa-Songket-3-BR-Umalas-BalI (1)_650_378Songket is the traditional fabric beautifully woven with a mix of metallic and coloured thread. Traditionally reserved exclusively for royalty, today it is more widely worn by many Balinese, particularly for weddings and special ceremonies. This sense of occasion has been reflected in the eclectic, contemporary design of Villa Songket.

From customary architecture with all rooms featuring high exposed timber ceilings, open plan living and western comforts and conveniences, to the emerald green Java stone swimming pool bordered by lush tropical garden and relaxing bale pavilion, Villa Songket is the perfect destination for families, friends and honeymoon couples.

The master bedroom is separated from the main house by the lotus pond. A generous walk-in wardrobe with dressing table divides the bedroom and tropical open air garden bathroom complete with bath. This room features a king size bed, air conditioning, ceiling fan, cable TV and DVD player, digital safe, a mosquito net over the bed and a writing desk.

The only room on the first level, the Aqua bedroom has its own rooftop garden bathroom and a balcony that overlooks the swimming pool. The two large single beds can be combined to make a bigger than king size bed. This room features two single beds, air conditioning, ceiling fan, cable TV and DVD player, digital safe, a mosquito net over the bed and a writing desk.

On the ground level of the main house, this Orange bedroom has all the comforts of the other rooms and its own open style bathroom with garden shower amongst lush tropical plants. This room features a King size bed, air conditioning, ceiling fan, cable TV and DVD player, digital safe, and a mosquito net over the bed.

The living room features two traditional Balinese daybeds adorned with Songket covered cushions for the ultimate in relaxed lounging. Recline in comfort and watch cable TV or a movie in surround sound. The solid timber dining table seats 10 and provides grand views of the pool, garden and bale (relaxation pavilion).

Situated in the greater Seminyak district, the village of Umalas remains traditional and green with rice fields still dotted between residential neighbourhoods. Approximately 30 minutes drive from the international airport and 10 minutes to the beach, Villa Songket is conveniently close to the fine dining and shopping areas of Seminyak, Oberoi and Petitenget.

Location Umalas, Bali, Indonesia.
Bedroom 3 air conditioned bedrooms
Bathroom 3 ensuite bathrooms
Capacity 6 guests.
Swimming pool 11 x 3,5 meters
Living areas Open/closed living and dining room with ceiling fan, dining table for 10, poolside gazebo
Entertainment Wireless internet connection, TV with satellite channel, DVD player, iPod dock, stereo sound system.
Service & facilities Airport transfer 1x each way, welcome drink and cold towel upon arrival, daily breakfast, complimentary bottled drinking water, daily housekeeping, mosquito nets, safe deposit box, full equipped kitchen, groceries + 15% handling fee, backup power generator
Staff Villa manager, housekeeper, gardener, pool attendant and security guard.

Rates 2016:

Seasons Period Minimum stay 2 bedroom 3 bedroom
Low All other dates below 2 nights US$ 300++ US$ 350++
High 6 – 11 Feb, 25 Mar – 1 Apr, 16 Jun – 31 Aug 3 nights US$ 380++ US$ 450++
Peak 21 Dec – 8 Jan 5 nights US$ 440++ US$ 520++