Villa Kubu Seminyak Outskirts - US$ 300 - US$ 500 - Villas within walking distance to dining facilities
Villa Kubu is the best of both worlds combining both a private sanctuary situated in lush garden settings and instant access to high octane, party central Seminyak. Today's Seminyak and it's boho chic atmosphere of restaurants, boutiques and galleries is Bali's answer to Notting Hill and Soho. The area is a magnet for tanned and trendy jet setters from around the world who are looking for luxury, relaxation and access to the action. Villa Kubu is 25 minutes from the airport, convenient to all of Bali's main tourist attractions and just minutes from the fabulous Legian Beach with its 365 days of spectacular sunsets and white sand beach.
Villa Kubu has a long established reputation for privacy. (And uncommon villas, that are a far cry from the mainstream. The owner has lovingly built each individualist villa one at a time over a twelve year period and today there are 14 individual homes. Don't expect cookie cutter plunge pools and mass produced Balinese furnishings and fittings. Each villa here has its own personality as unique as the Australian owner and all come with their own enchanted gardens and swimming pools.
In today's world privacy is one of life's greatest luxuries and Villa Kubu is infamous for it's three flag service signals that are stationed just outside your front gate that ensure your wish is the staff's command. Yellow signifies to the staff that you are in residence, green means please service immediately, "champagne and nibbles are required", and red means please, under no circumstances, disturb us. The three flag service signals are followed with the utmost respect and the friendly smiling service that is synonymous with Bali.
Every villa has its own large swimming pool surrounded by spacious areas for lounging that include thatched roof bales, (outdoor gazebos), that are picture perfect and can be used as an outdoor dining pavilion, a lounge area for relaxing and reading or a super spot for a massage for two. Each villa has a fully equipped kitchen that is stocked prior to your arrival with snacks and refreshments. Many of the villas feature outdoor dining tables and chairs for simply enjoying meals under the sun and stars. Some villas come with open aired dining rooms and open kitchens that make meal time a social occasion for everyone. Breakfasts are cooked to order in your own kitchen by Villa Kubu's butlers. Every villa also has its own entertainment centre with i-pod speakers, TV's and DVD players. Everyone loves the KUBU Villas for their tropical and serene ambience and lazy laid back feel that lets you enjoy chilled out days and magical nights
Villa Kubu has proudly accepted the Gold Tri Hita Karana award for honoring the Balinese design concepts of creating harmony between man, nature and the heavens by using natural local building materials. This award was established to acknowledge businesses in Bali that protect the environment and promote cultural integration of their businesses with Balinese traditions.
Villa Categories include; one, two and three bedroom villas as well as an option for an interconnecting three bedroom villa with a one bedroom villa creating a four bedroom villa.
Two Bedroom Villas
Villa 999 - Two bedroom pool villa (deluxe)
Glide across white stepping stones over the koi pond and enter Villa 999, Kubu's newest, ultra-luxurious, smart, sharp and unashamedly sexy two-bedroom villa. A beautiful 'joglo' (Javanese wooden pavilion), enhanced with eclectic comfy sofas and custom furniture, forms the villa's open-sided sitting room and looks out over the large pool to the bale. The generously sized master bedroom features a flat-screen TV, dreamy mosquito netting encircling the bed and an indoor-outdoor garden bathroom. The guest bedroom, also en-suite, is located next to the kitchen and, although smaller than the master, is no less sumptuous. This villa was designed for entertaining and guests here will certainly be wooed.
Villa 0 (Zero) - Two bedroom pool villa (deluxe)
Villa Zero is very similar in style to Villa 999 but has an upper floor housing a 200-square-metre master bedroom with indoor-outdoor en-suite bathroom and a large 'lumbung' (thatch-roofed) terrace. The villa has been sumptuously fitted out in modern Balinese style. Downstairs, a large kitchen, dining room, living room and en-suite bedroom all overlook the generously sized pool, and numerous 'surprise' gardens and terraces delight the eye. Villa Zero is a perfect villa for those who are looking to get away from it all or to entertain in lavishly appointed surroundings.
Villa 1 - Two bedroom pool villa (standard)
This two bedroom villa is perfect for a tropical getaway and large enough to host a party with your new best Bali friends and boasts an outdoor bale and lounge area that can easily seat a group of up to 20 people. The outdoor round bale is the centre of attraction and is enhanced by an intricate stone carving on the back wall. The thatched roof is upheld by stone columns reminiscent of a Roman cathedral. Lounge seats are in a u shape for convivial conversation and a huge teak coffee table doubles as a dining table for casual meals. Both bedrooms are en-suite with indoor outdoor bathrooms and sit behind traditional rustic carved Balinese doors. Four poster beds with mosquito netting add to the romantic ambiance and to get to your bedroom a charming walkway over the pool leads the way. The pool is inviting with shallow steps that offer a gentle approach to your morning, midday or evening dip.
Villa 2 - Two bedroom pool villa (standard); interconnected with Villa 14
Seashell chandeliers set the tone for this two bedroom spiritual oasis that is, according to the expert healers, built on a vortex of good energy and is home to many of Villa Kubu's wellness sessions. It is noted that before the villa was built a Balian (Balinese Spiritual Advisor) lived on the land thus making it holy. The entrance to this villa leads you through a secret garden with a wonderful floral topiary overhanging the stone step walkway and towards a large pool and main garden. Daily activity here is focused around the pool. The traditionally thatched gazebo is an ideal niche to read, laze or take pleasure in an afternoon siesta. The indoor outdoor bathrooms with exposed terracotta roof tiles are replete with an oversized bathtub built for two. This is romantic escapism at its best.
Villa 8 - Two bedroom pool villa (Standard)
Villa Kubu's two bedroom villa is superb oasis for a Bali holiday and the perfect fit for families and friends. Lavishly appointed with kilm carpets on terrazzo ivory floors a large dinning room has an old farm teakwood table and pull up teak benches for casual meals in the privacy of your villa. What sets this villa apart is its spacious garden and oversized pool. There is an outdoor pond featuring beautifully colored Koi and a terracotta fountain set just off the kitchen housed in its own stone courtyard off the back of the property. Villa 8 is elegant and European in its approach, a perfect choice for a family or two looking for a peaceful hideaway.
Three Bedroom Villas
Villa 3 - Three bedroom pool villa; interconnected with villa 10
This three bedroom villa has high vaulted thatched alang alang ceilings and is spoilingly spacious. An added advantage here is that this villa can connect to the next door one bedroom villa (Villa 15) for an even larger party. En-suite indoor-outdoor bathrooms accompany all of the bedrooms and the master bedroom has its own dressing room complete with a walk in closet. On the second level is an entertainment room with a wide screen TV and lounge seating that can be closed off to be air conditioned or left open to the breezy elements. A large teak dining table is the centre for gathering friends and families for meals and the dining room is accented by Indonesian paintings and antiques. The pool and outdoor bale are bordered with lovely palm trees and tropical vegetation and frangipani trees.
Villa 16 - Three bedroom pool villa
This three-bedroom villa is more modern in style than the other villas on the estate. It has a slightly Mediterranean feel with a white stucco exterior and - on the upper storey balcony that's ideal for dining under the stars - an intricate ironwork balustrade. Also on this level are rare bengkiray wooden floors topped with comfortable king-size beds. Another open-air dining area is located downstairs next to the pool, this one furnished with a round dining table suitable for larger groups. Sliding French doors open from the Canton-tiled ground floor onto the massive garden, where one of the features is the Pandan palm trees that are over two decades
One Bedroom Villas
Villa 4 - One bedroom pool villa (large pool)
This one bedroom villa was one of the original villas on the property and has been newly renovated. There is a large outdoor seating area that is party perfect and has been home to some of the islands most talked about soirees. The large pool sits in a mature manicured garden with a beautiful bale. The bedroom is built on a raised terrazzo platform adding to the charm and romance of the villa. A large bathroom with a double sink, outdoor shower and a tub for two makes getting ready for a night out pure pleasure.
Villa 7 - One bedroom pool villa (large pool)
Savvy travelers flock to this one bedroom villa where an exotic garden, complete with an outdoor bale and swimming pool merges seamlessly with the indoor amenities. Designed to capture the essence of the tropical home environment with the healthy attributes of outdoor living, the villa is centered on the pool. This is a perfect villa for honeymooners.
Villa 9 - One bedroom pool villa (large pool); interconnected with villa 10
Upon entering this villa the eye focuses on a sparkling free form pool that faces a thatched roof pavilion where dinners for two can be enjoyed. The air-conditioned spacious one bedroom villa and living room includes a kitchenette and an indoor/outdoor bathroom with an oversized stone bathtub fronting its own Balinese pond with unique statuary and where stepping stones lead to the garden and pool area. The living room area has comfortable lounge sofas and chairs accented with antiques from the archipelago. Oversized teak wood French doors open up onto a garden and an outdoor dining area where breakfast is served by your personal butler service.
Villa 10 - One bedroom pool villa (large pool) with tub Jacuzzi; interconnected with villa 9
This one bedroom villa has an artificial stone waterfall feature with outdoor dining on the deck off the pool where the Traveler Palm trees set the tone for a truly tropical experience. The air conditioned living room and dining room can be closed off for cool comfort or guests have the option of opening the French doors onto the garden and pool. "Kilim" carpets are splayed across the creamy terrazzo floors and beautiful antiques from the South Seas accent the villa. There is a Jacuzzi to soak in at the end of a long day's shopping and of course a wonderful bale for lounging and dining.
Villa 11 - One bedroom pool villa (large pool) with tub Jacuzzi; interconnected with villa 12
The enchantment begins as you step through the entrance of this cozy villa onto stone boulders which bridge a lotus pond filled with multicolored fish. An added feature of this villa is the Jacuzzi for two and a thatched bale that allows a great escape for lounging during the day or for intimate dining for two in the evening. Set within a tropical garden is this one bedroom villa with high vaulted alang-alang ceilings and sliding French windows that can be opened onto the dining pavilion or closed for air conditioned comfort. The totally charming ambience of this villa sets the mood for laid back days and thrilling nights on the tiles in town just a hop, skip and a jump away.
Villa 12 - One bedroom pool villa (large pool) with tub Jacuzzi; interconnected with villa 11
This one bedroom villa houses an outdoor stone bathtub surrounded by a pond and boasts a Jacuzzi. The more formal pool sits on an immaculate lawn and the lounge chairs are housed on a slate patio. There is a large bale at the base of the garden that is a wonderful place to entertain or have relaxed meals alfresco. There is even a hammock that sits under the balcony for when the days plan is no plan at all.
Villa 14 - One bedroom pool villa (small pool); interconnected with villa 2
This one bedroom villa is fully air-conditioned with an indoor dining room for two. The immaculately maintained mature garden has palms and banana trees providing shade on the outdoor (stone patio) where the sun loungers are ready for you to laze away your day. Along with beautiful Balinese contemporary paintings the bedroom is accented with oriental throw rugs and beautiful hardwood furnishes crafted by Balinese artisans.
Villa 15 - One bedroom plunge pool villa
Villa 15 is the first that you come across upon entering the Kubu estate. Cute, cozy and eminently rustic, the villa is ideal for singles or a couple keen not to be apart. The Balinese beach house-styled bedroom is furnished with a king-size bed which can be converted to twins and has an ensuite garden bathroom with raised traditional bath for fun and more. The kitchen and dining table sit comfortably on the veranda overlooking the garden and plunge pool. Unwind in comfy surroundings under the attentive gaze of two traditional Balinese wood-carved figures.
The owner of Villa Kubu has spent years studying the tropical vegetation on the island and the villa's gardens reflect her love of Balinese botanicals. Each garden is as diverse as the villas themselves with some featuring lotus ponds, waterfalls and rock gardens complete with Balinese statuary. All of the gardens have a varied and beautiful assortment of tropical flowers and foliage. Pathways on the villa properties wind their way under canopies of palm trees and are flanked on either side by the trunks of palms and the coloured foliage from plants that will tolerate the shade. The urns, statues and ornaments add a decorative element to the spaces and there are bursts of colour throughout the property with bougainvillea and ginger flowers growing in abundance. Villa Kubu's gardens are an amalgamation of a variety of elements that are unique to the island and conform to what is now simply referred to as Balinese style. The running water, the traditional Balinese pavilion called a bale, the statues and the lush foliage combined with the ambience of night lighting, all contribute to the success of these gardens and are a defining factor in Villa Kubu's global popularity.
Villa Kubu - Villa Rates
Validity: until December 15, 2014
||Villa Rates (USD)
|1 Bedroom Pool Villa - Plunge Pool
|1 Bedroom Pool Villa - Big Pool
|1 Bedroom Pool Villa - Big Pool with Jacuzzi
|2 Bedroom Standard Pool Villa
|2 Bedroom Deluxe Pool Villa
|3 Bedroom Standard Pool Villa
|3 Bedroom Deluxe Pool Villa
All rates are quoted in US$ per villa (not person) per night, with the following benefits:
- Airport pick-up services upon arrival with private air-conditioned vehicle
- Personalized check-in service upon arrival in the villa
- Welcome drink and cold towels upon arrival
- Flower arrangements in the villa upon arrival
- Welcome fruit basket on arrival
- In villa daily breakfast for two persons per room
- Daily villa cleaning
- Daily chocolate/cookies turn down service
- Wi-Fi internet connection
- Personalized check-out service upon departure in the villa
All rates are subject to 21% government tax and service charge.
- Special Offers & Promotions
- 10% Discounts for last minute booking.
- 10% Discounts for booking 14-29 nights during low season and high season.
- 5% Discounts for booking 14-29 nights during during peak season.
- 15 % Discounts for booking from 30 nights up during low season and high season.
- 10% Discounts for booking from 30 nights up during peak season.
- High & Peak Season Periods
High season period: June 16 - August 31, Chinese New Year, and Easter Week.
Peak season period: December 19 - January 8.
Minimum stay: LOW season: 2 nights; HIGH season: 5 nights; PEAK season: 7 nights.
- Extra Person
- Maximum occupancy is 2 persons per room.