Zuma 2500sqm Luxurious Tranquility Nr Seminyak 4BR
Description from the manager
Villa Zuma is a luxurious and tranquil 2,500 m² retreat 15 minutes from the lively and fashionable hub of Seminyak, Bali's most sought-after dining and shopping neighborhood. BatuBelig, Petitinget and Canggu beaches are 10 minutes away.
The elegant four-bedrooms villa was recently entirely refurbished and sits amidst 27,000 sq. ft. of verdant tropical gardens. Open-sided terraces enable the very best in Balinese indoor-outdoor living.
The entrance features Japanese inspired gardens with multiple water features and fish ponds. The rear opens into lush tropical gardens featuring a beautiful sculptured 13-metre private pool.
Adjacent to the pool there is a large separate Balinese Summer House, ideal for hosting private gatherings and cocktails.
The dedicated villa staff, including housekeeping, gardener, and an experienced in-villa personal chef will attend to your every need.
Extensive daily breakfast menus are available at listed prices and other meals can be selected from the in-villa dining menus on the guest's account. These include Asian, Western and vegetarian dishes to cater to all tastes, with an excellent selection of children's options. All of the food listed on the menus is 100% natural or organic. The villa chefs make everything from scratch and never use ready-made ingredients or undesirable additives.
Leaving the private gated car park you enter the secure villa grounds through large traditional Balinese gates. A stone path meanders through tropical water gardens to the main three-stories character home. The antique carved wood front doors open to reveal fine examples of Balinese craftsmanship collected by the owners over many years. Vintage textiles adorn the walls and polished native wood floors feature throughout.
The villa is built on three floors and all four air-conditioned bedrooms feature four-poster king-size beds draped in mosquito netting, polished wooden floors, en-suite bathrooms, flat screen satellite TVs, DVD players, iPod docks and wireless fiber-optic internet. All bedrooms have their own private terraces.
The ground floor hosts a large air-conditioned media / sitting room with 46-inch satellite television, DVD and Bose sound system, a fully equipped open-plan kitchen, walk-in pantry, breakfast nook, guest cloakroom and a large dining terrace furnished with a wooden table that comfortably seats twelve. The ground floor air-conditioned king bedroom opens onto its own garden terrace for capturing the natural breeze. The en-suite bathroom contains a shower and bathtub.
A spiral staircase leads up to the library/study space, master bedroom and second guest bedroom. Both air-conditioned king bedrooms open onto their own large outdoor living terraces where king size daybeds are positioned for relaxing, massage sessions, private spa and soaking up the tropical surrounds. If required these two bedrooms can be made family-friendly by way of an interconnecting door.
The library/study space features a fast 4Mbps fiber optic internet connection which is available wireless throughout the villa.
Entering through a second floor spiral staircase, the fourth air-conditioned bedroom has uninterrupted views across the villa's coconut palms and adjacent rice paddy. The private terrace has a king size daybed, which is suitable for a relaxing private spa and massage session. This loft bedroom is discreetly located for those craving extra privacy.
Concierge and Party Planning
The owners personally provide concierge services to meet your every need. They will arrange anything that you may require, from baby-sitting, beauty therapy, spa and massage treatments in the comfort and privacy of the villa to restaurant reservations, tour bookings, activity bookings, local shopping knowledge, specialist spa treatments or anything else that you may require in Bali.
The villas extensive gardens also enable Balinese cultural music and dance performances.
The style and layout of the villa and gardens lends itself particularly well to parties, events and celebrating special occasions. Full party planning and catering facilities are available on request. Our catering and event staff is located in a sister villa, fully equipped with professional catering facilities.
Important Note: Smoking is only allowed on the expansive private terraces and not within the villa.
All of our villas come with the services of our guest relations manager, who will be pleased to assist with tours/transport, massages and spas, babysitting and all general advice and information needed to ensure your vacation is a memorable experience.
Complimentary airport pick-ups and drop-offs for a stay of 5 nights or more. For guests staying less than 5 nights, please state in your inquiry whether you'd like for our office to arrange for your airport transfers....Read more
Zuma 2500sqm Luxurious Tranquility Nr Seminyak 4BR Seminyak, Bali, Indonesia
Additional Location Information
Villa Zuma is ideally located in the quieter more peaceful Umalas Jalan Bumbak area between Seminyak and Canggu. A short drive to the sophisticated shopping and world-class restaurants and bars in Petitinget and Seminyak yet far enough away from the busy crowds to ensure a traditional Balinese experience.
Within walking distance are many small warungs, cafes and simple neighborhood spas.
Whenever you feel the urge to venture out, the villa can provide car and driver services with a reasonable daily rate.
Car is recommended
Last updated on April 28, 2015
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Left on 01/09/2014 for a stay in January 2014 | Ashley MReviewed Jan 9, 2014Stayed Jan 2014
The photos do not do justice to this villa, it is sooo comfortable. Every detail has been thought of to make your holiday more enjoyable, right down to a second water cooler on the second level.
The villa is sheltered by greenery and +2 metre high walls so it is very private. Located only 15 minutes from Seminyak it was ideal for our extended family of 6 to shop, eat out, go for a massage, etc. But you don't need to leave the villa to eat - with its own dedicated chef we only ate dinner out once. The food is one of the many highlights of this villa. The other is the service from the rotating house staff. Nothing was too much trouble being greeted with a morning coffee beside the pool, making a midday snack for our 6 year old and they were still there hours after we had gone to bed in the evening.
Tony, the owner, popped in every day to make sure we were ok - really appreciated. Offer him a seat and a beer and he will offer you advice and guidance for hours and was a wealth of knowledge even for us as seasoned Bali travellers.
The 3rd level bedroom is a teenagers dream away from the rest of the family.
Our only cautionary comment is that the stairs to the second and third level are steep (spiral). We had one guest with a knee issue and there was a bedroom on the ground floor for him, so it did not affect us.
This villa and its staff have set a standard such that our family no longer asks when they can go back to Bali, they ask when they can go back to Villa Zuma.
Left on 10/19/2013 for a stay in October 2013 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Oct 19, 2013Stayed Oct 2013
Two families with very young children stayed at Villa Zuma and we loved it.
We have travelled to Bali between 20 and 30 times in the last seven years, and Villa Zuma is now one of our favourites.
The villa is in peaceful Umalas, which means that we were only minutes away from the great dining and shopping in Seminyak.
The villa itself is spacious and very comfortable. We loved the lawn area and pool which allowed our young children to run around.
Eight staff were looking after us. The most amazing thing was the food. This is by far the best food we have ever had in a villa and is of great quality restaurant standard. Whether it was BBQ lobster to fish fingers and mash for the children. All the food is organic and this makes a big difference.
The villa staff and the owner, Tony, were able to take care of our every need and in some cases above and beyond - whether it was taking care of grocery shopping, to arranging in villa spa treatment, a yoga instructor to engaging the scooter rental people to advise them which bar we had had to leave the scooters at due to a cocktail too many,
Nick, the property management agent, and his team were also awesome. Extremely responsive. They took care of our long list of requirements ahead of arrival and with some of our requests they seriously went above and beyond,
Left on 10/16/2013 for a stay in October 2013 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Oct 16, 2013Stayed Oct 2013
Two families with very young children stayed at Villa Zuma and we loved it.
We have travelled to Bali between 20 and 30 times in the last seven years, and Villa Zuma is now one of our favourites. The villa is in peaceful Umalas, which means that we were only minutes away from the great dining and shopping in Seminyak.
The villa itself is spacious and very comfortable. We loved the lawn area and pool which allowed our young children to run around. Eight staff were looking after us.
The most amazing thing was the food. This is by far the best food we have ever had in a villa and is of great quality restaurant standard. Whether it was BBQ lobster to fish fingers and mash for the children.
All the food is organic and this makes a big difference.
The villa staff and the owner, Tony, were able to take care of our every need and in some cases above and beyond - whether it was taking care of grocery shopping, to arranging in villa spa treatment, a yoga instructor to engaging the scooter rental people to advise them which bar we had had to leave the scooters at due to a cocktail too many.
Nick, the property management agent, and his team were also awesome. Extremely responsive. They took care of our long list of requirements ahead of arrival and with some of our requests they seriously went above and beyond.
Left on 10/15/2013 for a stay in October 2013 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Oct 15, 2013Stayed Oct 2013
I have stayed in many different countries all over the world, but this villa was one of the best places I have ever stayed. Not only was it even better than in the photos, it was immaculately kept and the attention to detail was amazing. The owner waited up for us to introduce himself and show us around the villa personally. He was so friendly and accommodating we immediately felt welcome and at home. The villa's decor was beautifully done in a traditional way and we all loved the huge king size beds with mosquito nets. This is the only time I have returned from Bali heavier than when I arrived! The food was almost the best part. Selecting from the menu each day was so much fun with help from the owners who gave advice on what was fresh and tastiest from the markets. We didn't eat out at all as there was no need to leave due to the variety and quality of the menu. It was also extremely affordable! The owners checked on us regularly throughout our stay and went above and beyond to ensure our comfort. We mentioned we were interested in doing yoga so they researched this for two days before finding someone who would visit us at our villa and even negotiated a price for us. The staff were wonderful and friendly, butt also unobtrusive. They appeared like magic with food or to check if we needed anything and they also lended a hand with our young children. We had spa treatments at our villa, all organised by the staff and it was so peaceful lying out on the huge balcony overlooking the swimming pool and gardens. The kids loved swimming in the pool and the kiddies pool was great. We will definitely return to this villa and are already looking into booking our next trip. I would recommend this villa to anyone and everyone and do not have one negative thing to say about it. We haven't stopped singing it's praised since returning home to australia.
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