This is an incredible place of calm and beauty. Down in a ravine and among rice fields worked by locals a platform house is landscaped with some areas of lawn, a pond, a perfectly cool pool all surrounded by well placed, over-scaled tropical plants and flowers. It is a simple design that makes the most of the naturally cooler air of Ubud. Bathrooms are tucked under the big roof but outside - set along the shaded side of the house against a small stream feeding the rice fields. A big living space has a kitchen with a fridge to keep drinks cold and a television we found no reason to turn on. The staff are helpful and can bring good quality meals to you that are reasonably priced, arrange a driver to see sights, or a massage in the villa. This is a place set in nature so there are bugs, moths, crickets, frogs, geckos and some mosquitos (amazingly not many of the latter). The design of the house is such that very few of these found their way into the bedroom and we were happy sleeping without a mosquito net listening to them all - we slept well. The owner is responsive by email and we found the whole setup very well organised.
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