'A village of unique living spaces'
Jendela di Bali is very different to most villas in Bali.
Instead of one building with lounge, dining, bedrooms under one roof, which is typical for most vacation rentals, Jendela di Bali is a private villa comprised of a series of unique, handcrafted traditional buildings (called 'bales' in Balinese).
So, Jendela di Bali is a unique 'village' of living spaces, each artfully hand crafted to reflect traditional Balinese and Indonesian-archipelago architectural styles. Each bale is set within the estate's verdant tropical parkland gardens with a beautiful wet-edge pool, fountains, flowers and vibrant bird life, all for the exclusive enjoyment of one guest booking at a time.
When you book our villa you get exclusive use of the whole estate and villa.
So, when you book our villa you get exclusive use of the entire estate, which includes the pool, lounge and media room bales, all to yourself. You will never share the villa and pool with other guests….the whole villa estate is yours to enjoy, ensuring your complete privacy. So, whether you book one or two of the unique bedrooms, you and your group still get the entire villa and pool to yourselves. Generously, we do however offer a lower rate if you only need to use one of the two bedroom bales - but you still get the entire villa and pool to yourselves, even if you only need one bedroom bale.
DISCOVER THE MANY UNIQUE SPACES OF YOUR EXCLUSIVE ESTATE
Wet-Edge Pool and Pool Bale
When you book the villa you get exclusive use of the whole estate, including the glorious wet-edge pool and gardens all to yourself. Whether you are dining poolside, reclining on the wonderful day bed cosseted by comforting cushions or relaxing in the armchairs made from upcycled former Balinese fishing boats, there is a space and place for you poolside at Jendela di Bali. There is even a hammock strung between a circle of palm trees to settle into and read and relax.
The black volcano stone pool with its wet/infinity edge dramatically reflects the towering coconut palms that surround it. By day it is a cooling haven and by night the pool is a dramatic backdrop, reflecting the moon and stars above. Pool 7m X 5m, to 1.3m deep, Pool Bale approx size: 28sqm.
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The Bale Bengong – Lounge/Dining Bale
The heart of Jendela di Bali is the Bale Bengong lounge and dining pavilion bale. This generous space offers a grand day bed dressed in regal fabrics, relaxing chairs, an elegant Javan-colonial dining room and French doors that look over the forested gorge and dramatic black-stone, wet-edge pool.
There is a CD entertainment system (with connection for your media device) with music also piped to the poolside bale. There is also a small library of books giving an insight into Balinese, Indonesian and Asian cultures. Ceiling fans. Approx Size: 63sqm.
'The White Elephant' - Guest Bedroom bale 1
This is a dream space like no other. On moonlit nights there is nothing more evocative than lying in the elegantly-dressed king bed looking out the stunning glass wall to the moon as it hovers languidly behind the jungle and towering palms. Fireflies dance before your eyes and at temple ceremony times the sound of Gamelan orchestras will enchant.
Inspired by the traditional Balinese Lumbung (rice barn), The White Elephant is a grand guest bale. Just one glance shows off her elegant and romantic lines. Over three levels The White Elephant offers a living room, undercover deck with day bed, largely enclosed bathroom opening onto the deck. Upstairs is a romantic bedroom with spectacular vaulted alang-alang ceiling and a king bed dressed with crisp white linen and overlooked by traditional Balinese carved 'Bidadari' angles. Up on the third level, the small loft offers an intimate space to read or meditate, with views over the garden, ponds, fountain and the sacred village beyond.
This guest bedroom bale offers:
- A downstairs private lounge
- Undercover, protected deck with large day bed
- Largely enclosed bathroom opening onto the deck, with privacy shower curtain, modesty curtains to the deck and French windows opening to the garden
- An upstairs King (or twin singles) bedroom (sleeps one, one couple or two singles) with dramatic vaulted alang-alang grass ceiling and glass wall to gorge jungle views
- A 3rd level loft for meditation and reading
- Kitchenette (not suitable for cooking)
- Ceiling fans
- Approx Size: 70sqm over three levels
'The Kingfisher' - Guest Bedroom bale 2
The gracefully arching roof line of The Kingfisher Bale takes inspiration from Toroja design. Sitting beyond the pool and palm grove and offering serene gorge views toward rice paddies, this elegant, hand crafted bale is made largely from coconut wood, making it both visually stunning and ecologically sustainable. This guest bedroom bale offers:
- Queen bed (sleeps one or one couple)
- Balcony with shower-over-bath, day bed
- Ensuite toilet and basin
- Small writing table
- Digital safe
- WiFi internet access
- Ceiling fans
- Beautiful views overlooking the gorge
- Approx Size: 30sqm
The unique shower configuration places the shower-over-bath on the balcony, with a privacy curtain around the bath and blinds on the balcony. The toilet is separate at the rear of the Bale.
Wayang Kulit Bale - Media, Massage & Meditation Bale
'Wayang Kulit' is the backlit shadow puppet play that shares with the people the ancient Hindu stories, including the Ramayana epic. This beautiful, elevated bale is the perfect place to meditate, do yoga, read, paint or draw.
For those seeking modern forms of entertainment, there is a flat screen TV with surround sound and DVD/CD, with Indovision cable TV discreetly within an antique Java cabinet.
The grand day bed with its impressive batik canopy is the perfect place to read a book from the villa's small but thoughtfully-selected library. Ceiling fans. In-house massage is also available in the Wayang Kulit, we use a professional massage table for your comfort. Approx Size: 24sqm.
Jendela di Bali estate lies alongside an ancient gorge several stories deep. This natural amphitheatre forms a protective habitat for plants and wildlife, most notably the stunning azure blue Java Kingfisher with its amazing red beak. A myriad of bird life and a rainforest chorus call this haven home - even the occasional friendly monkey visits.
The gardens of the villa extend this natural habitat and provide ponds and fountains for the enjoyment of birds, butterflies and guests alike. The estate size is approximately 2,400sqm.
The small but well-appointed kitchen is where our beautiful staff lovingly prepare a menu of simple but delicious Balinese and Indonesian meals for guests. We offer all meals (breakfast is included in the rate and a menu offers lunch and dinner selections at a modest additional cost - Click here to download a copy of our menu).
We understand your desire to enjoy local flavours adjusted to western taste as well as the importance of quality and cleanliness in the fresh foods we present. We can cater in a modest and understanding way to special dietary needs, including gluten free and vegetarian cuisine with advance notice. Ceiling fan. Approx Size: 6sqm
SACRED SITES AND ADVENTURES NEAR JENDELA DI BALI
The Jendela di Bali estate will share with you the warmth, passion and culture of the Balinese. Step outside the gate and you'll discover a truly amazing panorama of experiences - sacred religious sites, temples, swathes of verdant rice paddies, waterfalls and world-heritage listed rivers all await your discovery.
There is so much to see within easy reach of Jendela di Bali that a stay offers an endless string of adventures, flavours, cultural encounters - and that is not to mention the shopping, dining and indulgences of the charming village of Ubud.
Click here to download our tailored guide to the 'Sacred Sites, Attractions and Activities near Jendela di Bali' to find out more about the many fascinating places you can visit when you stay at the villa.