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Bedroom 1 / Bathrooms 3 / Sleeps 2 / Villa
Bedroom: 1  Bathrooms: 3   Sleeps: 2  Type: Villa

2 Full baths, 1 Half bath

Secluded Escape for a Couple with Spectacular Panoramic Views

***Award of Excellence 2017 & 2018***

***Top Vacation Rental***

***Rated Excellent*** based on guest reviews.

Rustic Elegance in the lush tropical forest, Perfect Hideaway for a couple/honeymooners.

Shamballa Residence is a spiritual and tranquil haven that offers an intimate and indulgent private villa experience.

Located in mystical Ubud, a world famous centre of spiritual and physical wellness, of painting, performing arts, literature, carving, ceremonies and traditional culture on "The Island of the Gods", Bali.

This romantic hideaway magically perched atop a ravine overlooking the mystic Wos River is the ideal secluded location for a couple or small group.

Many centuries ago Hindu priest Maharishi Markandya travelled from Java and upon discovering the healing properties of the area settled in for meditation and healing practices.

Shamballa Residence, situated in the midst of a charming small traditional village, is truly blessed with the gifts that Mother Nature has to offer. During the day enjoy seeing colourful butterflies and birds whilst taking in the fragrance of the frangipani trees on the gentle tropical breeze. At night marvel at the stars and watch the fireflies. In the morning absorb the spiritual energy from the mist that rises up from the sacred river deep down in the valley below.

The perfect escape to revive and cleanse your soul and undoubtedly a unique retreat to experience the closest place to heaven on earth.

There are many places you might visit but this is the only one you will want to come back to time and time again.

* Please feel free to ask anything you want to know about the Villa, sightseeingspa, dining and Ubud in general! (Owners)

TripAdvisor property ID 2596770

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Book this 1 bedroom villa in Ubud today! A total of 2 people can sleep here comfortably.

Travelers are sharing their opinions on this property. It has an overall rating of 5/5 thanks to an average of 69 reviews.

The owner responds to 100% of inquiries and last updated the property’s calendar Dec 10, 2018.

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About the owner

About the owner

Atsu & Wendy S.
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Calendar last updated:
10 Dec 2018
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Languages spoken: English



Check in time:14:00, Check out time:12:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
This rental can only be paid for online through FlipKey using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
Yes, smoking allowed
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Proximity to TripAdvisor's Top Ubud Attractions




  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes dryer
  • Hair dryer
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Iron
  • Linen provided
  • Safe
  • Towels provided

Phone / Internet

  • Internet access
  • Telephone
  • Wireless Internet

Pool / Spa

  • Private outdoor pool (unheated)

Property Features

  • High chair
  • Mountain Views
  • Parking
  • Secure parking


  • Freezer
  • Fridge
  • Kettle
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • CD player
  • DVD player
  • Satellite TV
  • TV


  • Balcony or terrace
  • Deck
  • Grill
  • Patio
  • Private garden


  • Children - Ask
  • Pets
  • Smoking allowed


  • 2 Full baths
  • 1 Half bath


Reviews (69)

Excellent – based on 69 reviews Excellent
69 reviews

Very Good


Reviewed 7 May 2015

I am a travel agent at Flight Centre, and I was lucky enough to stumble across this villa recommended to me by my Team leader. If you love privacy, tranquility and laying around the gorgeous infinity pool gazing into the greenest and most serine forest while tanning and being attended to by your own personal butler. This villa is for you! Every morning they go to the markets to arrange for the meal you have pre ordered so you know that everything you eat will be fresh! Try the Watermelon fruit crush - it was to die for! I lived off of them! The staff are so polite and helpful and really made my partner and I feel at home! On arrival they will give you a sort of xylophone instrument to play when you would like to be attended to which was cool because i love all the little things and was pretty fascinated by this haha!! Just remember, it is a PRIVATE villa, it is about 15 minutes from the centre of UBUD, so if you're planning on doing any tours or shopping, just remember to book them earlier rather than later or you may find you'll be too lazy to get up and venture out. haha! It is open living, an experience you can rarely find in a villa, when you arrive your mouth with drop as you walk into this modern but very cultural place. It gives you a lot of time to litterally do what you want to be doing on a holiday - RELAX, REJUVINATE AND EAT! lol Overall, I will recommend this for majority of people although this may not be ideal for people who don't like nature and are more suited to the city life as you will see an abundance of living creatures; frogs, baby geckos, mosquitos etc.


Reviewed 20 Apr 2015

my husband and I spent our honeymoon at Shamballa Moon and had a great time. The villa was beautiful, the staff was amazing, and the food was incredible. We had breakfast and dinner there every night and were never disappointed. They also helped us when we wanted to drive around Ubud. I would recommend this place to anyone. Although we are from the US and Bali is a very far travel for us, we would love to come back here someday!

“gorgeous villa with amazing view”

Reviewed 21 Dec 2014

Villa Shamballa is absolutely stunning, slightly too remote maybe but the view makes up for it. The staff was lovely, a door or curtain to their entrance would add even more privacy. Overall, this is the perfect romantic stay, strongly recommended.

“Unforgettable Holiday”

Reviewed 10 Apr 2014

My husband, young daughter & I recently had the good fortune of holidaying at Villa Shamballa & Shamballa Residence. Our stay was fantastic. The villas are both gorgeous, very comfortable & tastefully decorated. A beautiful leafy location & outlook. The staff were very friendly, very obliging & unobtrusive. They were great with our daughter, who loved all the attention. The food was very good as well, as we mostly dined at the villa. All In all, great staff, great food, great service, great location. We highly recommend both Villa Shamballa & Shamballa residence. We'll definitely be going back.

“Dream come true!”

Reviewed 18 Mar 2014

We can't even being to describe how incredible our stay was at the Shamballa Residence! It was by far our favorite of the 4 different hotels we stayed at in and around Bali and Lombok. We definitely recommend it to all ages of people- families, couples, friends. My boyfriend and I came to Indonoesia from the us for 2 weeks and the whole trip was truly a dream come true. Ubud was so magical and definitely our favorite stop in Bali. We highly recommend Sari Organik for a delicious lunch and beautiful walk through the rice villages. We also loved the Monkey Forest, the rice terrace/Campuhan Ridge walk and the Tegalalang Rice Village. Our meals at the Shamballa were absolutely wonderful and some of the best food we had the whole trip. We've been craving the delicious poolside jungle breakfasts and dinners since we got back home (especially the pumpkin soup and banana pancake). Nothing would be complete without the kindness and hospitality that Kadek and Kurnia showed us. They were outstanding and truly made us feel like home! The grounds and the decor in the residence are unbelievable. The open air concept made us feel like we were in the jungles of Bali (oh wait we were :)) and no accommodations will ever compare to Shamballa. We definitely hope to come back and stay here whenever we can fit in another 2 week getaway. All in all we fell in love with this secluded hideaway and know you will too!

“Romantic & Spacious Private villa”

Reviewed 5 Feb 2014

My husband and I had a wonderful stay at Shamballa Residence, which is about 5min drive from Ubud market. As in the description, the property is surrounded with greenery. The owners have great tastes in decorating the house. We like how the place is rustic yet modern at the same time. The highlight of our stay is the level of service that they have. Kadek and her team were truly helpful and welcoming. We enjoyed our conversations with them and really felt at home even in the short 2 days. Please do have lunch/dinner at the villa. Everything tasted so delicious, especially the Jimbaran prawns and the Soto ayam noodle soup! We also had massages by the pool. The masseuses were quite friendly and quite skilful. It felt especially good after a tiring day of activities. And it was quite reasonably priced. While the ambience is very serene and romantic, we brought up suggestions of adding more lightings in the villa. Currently the living room is quite well lit, but most other areas are too dim for reading. So families with young children or older folks may need to take note on this. That aside, everything else was very good. We really look forward to staying at Shamballa again!

“Shamballa Residence - A Romantic Hideaway in Ubud, Bali”

Reviewed 26 Jan 2014

Recently my wife and I had the privilege of staying at Shamballa Residence in Ubud. This secluded and private enclave is located at the end of a long driveway that opens into the paradise of Shamballa Residence. The Residence is based on a traditional Balinese open house with alang alang roof and bamboo blinds. Greeted by polite and smiling staff, you immediately have the feeling of tranquility and homeliness as you enter the villa through to the luxuriously appointed lounge room overlooking the large infinity swimming pool. Next to the lounge is the large dining room, breakfast bale and powder room. A the other end of the pool are the lounge chairs for sunbathing and a massage alcove for your indulgence. Very enjoyable! There was also an enormous indoor/outdoor bathroom on the ground floor with a large shower and outdoor bathing tub. Upstairs was devoted entirely to the master bedroom and ensuite. The size of the master bedroom and lounge retreat is enormous and so relaxing. Open up the bamboo blinds and you let the world into your bedroom. The view over the tropical jungle down to the river below is breathtaking and serene. The ensuite like the downstairs bathroom is enormous. Also open air with roof cover is the jacuzzi spa bath tub with a view over the swaying palm trees and distant hills. We could have stayed there all day being pampered by the massaging air bubbles. We spent lazy days by the pool, having massages and the occasional trip to Central Ubud for shopping but it was always good to get back to the villa for the cooler air provided by the surrounding jungle and to swim in the crystal clear waters of the pool. At dinner time we sampled the beautifully prepared and tasty meals at the villa. Iluh's Chicken Curry was our favorite! In all we would have no hesitation in recommending a tranquil stay at Shamballa Residence to anyone. The villa, staff and location are all superb! Thank you for the memories. Stuart

“Private Haven”

Reviewed 26 Jan 2014

We loved our stay at the villa and the personalized service we received. The villa is situated in a private, secluded road few miles away from Jalan Sangingan (Major street with very nice restaurants) & Ubud central (10 min drive). You can also walk to the river trails through Champuan Ridge to go to Ubud center for a picturesque hike. Although the fabulous pool & lush garden is hard to leave. The service staff are extremely friendly & attentive. Kadek makes excellent Balinese food and I would highly recommend eating a couple of meals right here. It was so easy to get a taxi at short notice, which is important because you will need a taxi to get anywhere from here.

“A truly magical experience”

Reviewed 9 Dec 2013

The villa was set in the bush with beautiful views of the surrounding area. The staff were fantastic, very obliging very friendly and gracious. The food they prepared was devine! The villa itself was exquisitely furnished and very tasteful, beautiful and comfortable and very pleasing to the eye. The pool was fantastic too! We can't wait to come back again as we thoroughly enjoyed our time in Ubud.

“Refined luxury & seclusion in the hills of Ubud”

Reviewed 28 Nov 2013

There is not enough superlatives to describe the accommodation, services, attentiveness & warmth of staff and not forgetting the amazing scenery that you're nestled within. I came away feeling pampered, relaxed and wishing that I could stay longer. Thank you for enabling us to share this Ubud experience.

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