This quaint and charming Colonial inspired 2 bedroom cottage is fully furnished and designer decorated. The two bedroom/two bathroom villa nestled on top of a river gorge with rice paddy views is only a 10 minute walk from the Royal Palace of Ubud and the famous Ubud tourist market. This beautiful comfortable home is ideal for a 2 couples on holiday, a family or singles on retreat. Conveniently located to great shopping, fabulous restaurants, spas and yoga classes, the villa is only minutes away. With rice paddy and jungle views, an enclosed tropical garden and shared saltwater pool, the villa is a cozy and comfortable exotic home away from home.
For a different type of holiday away from the big hotels, in a beautiful Balinese village with rice paddy views, stay in your own place with a complete kitchen and friendly Balinese staff to take care of you. Take walks through the rice paddies and village down to town only 10 minutes away.
We can also help arrange additional specialty guided tours with a neighbor driver to visit the local healers and spiritual teachers. The villa is also very close to all types of yoga classes and retreats, Tai Chi, Chi Kung classes and/or Ubud Fitness Gym, as well as some incredible spa experiences. We can even arrange for in house massages by some of the best massage therapists in Ubud, as well as hair treatments, foot reflexology, manicures, pedicures, and facials. Famous Iman Spa is located just a 2 minute walk up the road.
Our staff, Made, Wayan and Nengah, will help make your holiday special and relaxing. They will clean the house, make the beds, and make your holiday comfortable and efficient. Many of the local restaurants have home delivery if you want to eat in. Wayan or Nengah will shop for you at the organic vegetable market and local supermarket to supply the house with your requested foods and drink. We will also be happy to give you any tips on where to have the best experience for you to tour the island, go shopping, visit the spas, local dances, visit the temples, etc. etc.
Fall asleep to the sound of crickets and frogs, and from your bedroom verandah watch the working ducks and flying cranes each sunset in the rice fields, and observe the Balinese children flying their kites. But, there is also WIFI if you feel you must be connected to the outside world.
This lovely 2 story home away from home, which sleeps 4, has 2 AC bedrooms with overhead fans. Each bedroom has a lovely verandah perched over the jungle river gorge and tranquil rice paddy views.
The main downstairs bedroom has a queen size 4 poster bed with mosquito net. The verandah off the bedroom has outdoor dining table and chairs for great views and relaxing. This bedroom also has a TV/DVD player with lots of DVDs and books to relax and enjoy after a busy day of Bali site seeing. There is a large Bali style outdoor garden bathroom with a shower open to the sky.
The upstairs bedroom has it’s own bathroom with shower, covered verandah with 2 single wicker beds and desk. The verandah has a set of wicker chairs and table for reading, meditation, or just enjoying the view.
The main living area has a round antique pedestal teak table with 6 upholstered chairs, antique wedding chest and fully equipped kitchen with refrigerator, and 4 burner stove with oven.
The pool is a shared pool with 2 villas, but is easily accessed by both. Pool towels are available.
I live next door and am happy to help with any travel/site seeing arrangements and/or advice. Having lived in Bali for 22 years, I have plenty of experience about special places to see, best restaurants and how to get around, etc.
My neighbor is a driver with a comfortable car, and for a very reasonable charge, can take you around for the day site seeing. He can also pick you up from the airport or your previous destination, and bring you directly to the villa for Rp250,000.
Damage Deposit $200 per stay
3 night minimum stay
Rate includes tax.
House is a 2 bedroom and sleeps up to 4 people. Each additional guest is $20 per person per night.
Breakfast is not included in this rate. It can be arranged if required, for an additional charge of Rp.50,000 per person per day. Breakfast needs to be arranged with the staff one day ahead....Read more
The Garden Cottage, Ubud, Bali Charming 2 bedroom Ubud, Bali, Indonesia
Additional Location Information
The Garden Cottage is located in the village of Taman Kaja just north of the main street of Ubud and Ubud center. The cottage is only a 10 minute walk to the center of Ubud's shopping and restaurant main area of Jalan Hanuman and Jalan Monkey Forest. Just across the street from the villa complex is Iman Spa.
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Left on 05/05/2014 for a stay in April 2013 | Andrea and SarahReviewed May 5, 2014Stayed Apr 2013
This is the second time my daughter and I have stayed at The Garden Cottage and it was just as beautiful as the first. We were greated by Mary the owner as well as Wayan and Made her adorable staff. There was a huge platter of tropical fruit waiting for us as well as a gorgeous arrangement of flowers. The villa is spotless and was cleaned every day. We were always supplied with drinking water which was very much appreciated. The outdoor shower is heaven! The pool is very clean and well maintained and we spent many afternoons relaxing there. The surrounding gardens are so lush we took many photos to look back on. Our balonys overlooked a beautiful rainforest which was just amazing!
Again we were very sad to leave this little piece of paradise to say goodbye to Mary,Wayan and Made our "Bali family". We will certainly be back. Thank you all.
Left on 04/25/2013 for a stay in April 2013 | jiangelesReviewed Apr 25, 2013Stayed Apr 2013
We were absolutely delighted the moment we arrived at this cottage! We knew it was worth the bumpy 4-hour flight from Manila.
Mary Lee, the owner, renovated this traditional Balinese house in a way that keeps its South East asian personality, but adding amenities like wi-fi, hot water, a working kitchen (we cooked lots of meals), air-conditioning,flat screen TV with DVD player (and lots of DVD titles!), and even a saltwater wading pool nearby.
This cottage is really a house with 2 levels with a balcony on each level. The best bedroom is the downstairs one with its double-bed and a Bali-style bathroom. The bedroom upstairs is a bit more basic, but still comfortable. It also has its own bathroom.
You can't ask for a better "landlord" in Mary, who was very patient with us when we were finalizing the booking. She also introduced us to her neighbor, Made, who has a car (Toyota Innova). A very affable, honest man whom we hired to pick us up from the airport and bring us around.
My wife and I stayed here with our youngest daughter (who took time off from work) for 7 days. We're already planning our return next year!
Dear Jolan and Antonette, Thank you for your glowing review. It was a delight having you here. The perfect guests. You are my first visitors from the Philippines and I hope you will come back to visit again with some of your friends and family. Hope your foot is well mended by now, Jolan. Think a week resting in the villa did it a world of good. Take care. Warm Regards, Mary
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"A beauty hideaway, feels like home"
Left on 01/08/2013 for a stay in December 2012 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Jan 8, 2013Stayed Dec 2012
I visited Ubud many times and so far none can beat the Garden villa! Stayed there for 9days and feeling at home and fully relax. I feel like i wanted to stay in the villa everday as its so lovely!
The rooms and their balconies are perfect place to lay back and seeing the beauty of rice field and very private. The villa being cleaned everyday except on sunday, and everything you need are there.
It's only 10min walk to central and by 5min walk you may find cafe seniman, nice cafe for breakfast, and iman spa is so close to get good body massage.
Mary the owner is so helpful dan has good sense of humour (luckily we found times to have dinner together, it was fun!)
i would definetly go back to the villa when visiting Ubud in near future! Read more
It was a delight having you and your husband. I was very happy to have you back again after your stay in Villa Manis and hope you will return on your next visit to Ubud. Thank you for a fabulous and fun dinner out on the town. We will definitely have to go salsa dancing next time you are here. Cheers, Mary
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"Very peaceful and comfortable with delightful Balinese staff."
Left on 11/10/2012 for a stay in November 2012 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Nov 10, 2012Stayed Nov 2012
We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and look forward to returning. The deck looking over the rice paddies was particularly peaceful and we just loved the huge outdoor bathroom.
It's a 10-15 minute walk into the main street of Ubud through a residential area so you feel part of a local neighbourhood rather than in a tourist area.
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