Villa Mannao ticks all the usual boxes for contemporary villas in
Bali - chic tropical décor, garden showers, infinity pools - and way
more! Firstly the location - it's tucked away in a quiet lane with views
of swaying rice fields of Kerobokan, yet only 10 minutes by car to the
beach and attractions of Seminyak and Canggu. Then, there's the charming
staff who intuitively second guess your every need and will patiently
await your decision on whether to fit in another in-house massage before
sunset cocktails. Set in a tropical garden are eight bedrooms with at
its center not just one but two impressive open-sided living spaces with
soaring columns. Design is chic and contemporary, with a high standard
of finishes throughout. The atmosphere is exclusive, private, laidback
and utterly luxurious - perfect for families or friends holidaying
Villa Mannao is laid out in Balinese
pavilion style, with four separate buildings for the rooms. The spacious
master bedroom pavilion is located next to the main living pavilion,
featuring a spacious fan and air-conditioned suite with a four-poster
king-size bed, billowing mosquito nets, white linens and light duvets.
Connecting to the master bedroom is a children’s room with two twin
beds, ideal for any parents travelling with young kids or infants, as
extra baby cot can be provided. Views are of the 20 meter pool, garden
and rice fields. Dressing area has plenty of wardrobe space,
complimentary bathrobes and a safety deposit box. The large bathroom is
an experience in itself: double-sinks, huge stone bathtub, shower and
baskets for personal knick-knacks are a nice touch.
four deluxe rooms at Villa Mannao overlook the 15 meter swimming pool.
The three superior rooms are nestled in a zen like courtyard with a
small pond, just behind the main living pavilion. The four deluxe rooms
and two of the larger superior rooms have comfortable mosquito-netted
king size beds. The third superior room is perfect for kids with its two
bunk beds that can sleep up to four of your darlings together in a
large private room of their own. All seven rooms have ample wardrobe
space, flat screen TV, DVD player and safety deposit boxes. The en-suite
bathrooms boast twin washbasins with lots of space for your personal
toiletries, garden and indoor showers and even an outdoor bathtub for
the bunk bedroom.
Villa Mannao has a dining
area that sits 10 people comfortably and there is an extra table for an
additional 4 people. Both open-sided living pavilions offer different
lounging areas for you choose from. Gather on one of the three
comfortable white sofas covered with plush cushions and an impressive
hand hammered copper chandelier towering high above. Or sit yourself in
one of the cozy sofa lounges or wooden day-beds at the front of the
pavilion while watching the sunset behind the rice fields.
Outdoor & Pool Area
we mentioned there is not one, but two pools at Villa Mannao? Choose
between the 15 meter pool or the 20 meter pool for your days spent on
one of the sunbeds. Next to the master bedroom is an Alang-Alang gazebo
with cushioned seating for when you want to chill out and gaze at the
sweeping sea of green rice paddies.
During the daytime, the
spacious lawned garden facing the rice fields is the perfect spot for
running around, kicking a ball or flying a kite. And in the evening, the
staff can set-up a romantic dinner under the stars or a BBQ to share
Service & Staff
Massages and all
manner of beauty treatments are available on request in the bright
massage room located in the main living pavilion. The fabulous staff,
headed by the charming Balinese Ayu and dedicated Balinese Agus, provide
an efficient concierge service.
Around Villa Mannao
Mannao is just a short drive away from Seminyak’s beaches, vibrant
shopping scene and famous restaurants such as Métis and Sarong. It’s
close to the action but far enough to relax in privacy and feel the
authentic Balinese lifestyle.