- 3 bedrooms
- 2 bathrooms
- Sleeps 7
Description from the owner
"Salamat datang di REAL Bali"
Just 20 minutes NE of Ubud, the cultural and holistic health center of Bali, you will find yourself gazing at Mt. Agung, the volcanic Mother mountain, farmers in their rice fields, and the ocean which is 1 hour away. Both sunrise and sunset are spectacular from the 360º unobstructed view surrounding the Swallow Guesthouse.
The Swallow Guesthouse SUNSET SUITE has room for 5 people. SUNSET has one very large open room upstairs with a queen size bed, a small single bed, plenty of handmade furniture for storing your things and a large patio to watch the birds and sunset. Plenty of room for yoga, compu...Read more
Swallow Guesthouse in REAL Ancient Baliese Kingdom
Ubud, Bali, Indonesia
Additional Location Information
20 minutes NE of Ubud central in a small village named Pesalakan. From Ubud, head straight through Arjana statue along the small road following the Ubud Villa signs to Pejeng market and the Pejeng Moon Temple (a favorite place of worship for full moon ceremonies), turn right and you will be on Jalan Tampaksiring.
Turn right at the curve of the hill where you see the Ubud Villa main sign and a small statue. Past Villa Ubud (swimming pool available here) and left at the T-intersection. Follow this road for 5 minutes up the small hill through the countryside. Curve to the right at the top to Pesalakan Banjar (village).
You will see our sign on your right just before the village. Cars can park here. Swallow Guesthouse is in the rice field (270m) on the right side. If you are on motorbike, ride your bike down the paved path. It is a lovely peaceful walk.
Because we are in a local village, public transportation is limited. Shuttle service is available for standard taxi prices of $10/one-way or for budget travelers, ride on the back of Putri or Wayan's scooter for short trips to Ubud for $5/trip. If you are going to want to be in Ubud every day, we suggest to rent a motorbike or car to get to town. Reasonable prices are available for daily/weekly/monthly rental. Bicycle rental is also available for exploring the quiet country roads.
Pesalakan Pejeng is the location of the ancient Hindu Kingdom that came over in the 6th century. Hidden meditation chambers and temples are scattered along the Kris River just walking distance away. Ask Putri to show you the way. Enjoy exploring (on foot or bike) the quiet walking paths along the irrigation systems and small country roads that lead from village to village. Nearby, there is a small local market and several ancient temples where you can meet the locals and enjoy their countless smiles and daily rituals. As a Hindu race, people are very giving and non-threatening to heighten their karma. They love showing you their culture and sharing the ongoing ceremonies. You may even be invited to help harvest the rice.
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Last updated on September 17, 2014
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- Tax rate | 15% of rent
- Cleaning fee | $30 per stay
- Damage insurance | $35
- Fees for additional guests may apply.
- Pet | $35
- In-house Massage (optional) | $20 per day
- Return Shuttle to Ubud (optional) | $20 per day
Additional notes from the owner
Prices listed are for the two bedroom FAMILY SUNSET SUITE which has room for 5 people. Budget single or couple travelers may contact us here to rent the one bedroom SUNRISE SUITE for $35/night + tax and services. Both SUNSET and SUNRISE can be booked for larger parties. Please contact us for pricing quote.
NOTE: IF YOU BOOK DIRECTLY WITH FLIPKEY OR TRIP ADVISOR, TAXES AND HOUSEKEEPING FEES ARE INCLUDED IN THE ROOM CHARGE.
NO DEPOSIT IS NECESSARY TO HOLD YOUR BOOKING.
We are open to negotiate pricing depending on length of stay and number of people.
Thank you, we look forward to accommodating and touring with you in the REAL Bali.
We are a GREEN GUESTHOUSE and hope you can share in respecting the environment too.
Ask Putri about our 'Karma Yoga' program to help the community protect the “Sawa” from the plastic in the waterways.
If you are doing your own cooking, organic waste can be added to the garden under the large fruit trees. Put your non-organic waste into the blue bin or take to the organic farm called "Simantri", a Balinese government sponsored project for organic farming.
Swallow Guesthouse is trying to educate the locals about the harmful effects of plastic in the environment and is working with Bali Recycling, a NGO who provides non-organic waste removal from rural villages in Bali. If you would like to assist, please put your non-organic waste into the red metal bins found in the Simantri or by the warung (small food shop) in the village.
We also distribute clothing and school supplies to rural communities in Bali. One such community is Munduk where we are assisting Rainbowbend Yayasan (local NGO http://www.lingkarpelangi.com) Supplies are greatly appreciated!
If you wish to visit the local schools in Pejeng and meet the children, please ask Wayan to arrange a visit.
We truly aim to assist in community sustainability and environmental stewardship.
Welcome to your home in the REAL Bali!!
- Washing Machine
- Soap/Shampoo Provided
- A/C or climate control
- Towels Provided
- Housekeeping Optional
- Local Guides/Maps
- Linens Provided
Phone / Internet
- Internet Access
Pool / Spa
- Shared outdoor pool (unheated)
- Mountain Views
- Ocean or water views
- Stove or Oven
- DVD Player
- Outdoor Dining Area
- Balcony or terrace
- Swing set or jungle gym
- Pet friendly - yes
- Smoking allowed - ask
- Suitable for children - yes
- Suitable for the elderly - yes
- Wheelchair accessible - no
- 2200 square feet