We are pleased to share with you the experiences of our guests.
We would appreciate it if you would like to contribute to this guest book after your stay.
FAMILY BIRCHLEY – VILLA BAYU
December 19, 2015
We have just had one week here. It was incredible. We love it!
It was everything we thought it would be.
We will come back.
FAMILY MOCKAITIS – VILLA SIANTI
December 8, 2015
“Beautiful villa, high on the hill overlooking the bay. You could see mountains and the Bali Sea.
The villa is well-equipped. The pool is divided into a smaller kiddie pool and an adult pool, so we felt safe not having to constantly sit with the kids inside the pool. The staff were friendly and the meals were all delicious. The only things that could be improved are to include a wardrobe in the upstairs bedroom and for the staff to provide receipts, as stated in the house rules book.
The villa is modern and comfortable, but you will need to drive down the hill if you need to get anywhere. For small trips to the shop, the villa staff were happy to go on their scooters to get anything we needed. The area is sparsely populated (relatively), so we rented our own car and were able to get around with little difficulty, but we have been coming to Bali for 8 years regularly for work. If you are brave, you can try it on the first go, as the traffic is not anywhere as scary as in the south of Bali.
The villa has 3 large bedrooms and plenty of room for six. Another plus is that you can get a massage at the villa if you want. Just ring the help desk for anything you need, and they are happy to assist.
All in all we had a perfect stay in a lovely place, and would like to come back. P.S. There were also NO mosquitoes!!! P.P.S. Also, don’t bring a hairdryer or shampoo. Everything is provided and is top notch!”
KWEE LONG SEAH – VILLA PURI SOKA
December 8, 2015
“Puri Soka villa is excellent. It is well maintained. Beautiful view over lovina and the northern sea. You could even see dolphin watchers on boat in early part of the morning. Angelique is an excellent host. Her reply was prompt and very clear. The onsite host, Diah, was very attentive. She and her partner cooked up a storm for us. Well done guys. We had a water shortage during one of the evening. Diah was very responsive and manage to get the security to fix the issue. The only disadvantage is the distance from the airport. It took us 3.5 hours to reach the villa. But it is well worth the trip.”
FAMILY CAMP – VILLA BAYU
December 7, 2015
Villa Bayu was the perfect retreat for our young family of 5. Made and Iluh took such wonderful care of our family! Every single meal out of their kitchen was phenomenal, we really enjoyed having that service available to us and it was very affordable for such a feast each day. They were great with the children as well. They babysat them multiple times while my husband and I walked down to the spa for massages. They are very quiet, but such kind-hearted, cheerful women. The rooms were all beautiful and very comfortable. The cold AC was a welcome respite after a warm day by the pool. The pool is large and beautiful, we spent so much time swimming and looking out at the ocean or the monkeys below. The grounds are beautifully kept and the gardeners are also all very friendly and kind. We preferred the driver Evo, as he was so easy to talk to, funny and was really great with our children. He spoiled our youngest by carrying her around everywhere and giving her lots of special attention. We left the villa a handful of times; to go to the Bali Adventure Park (great family fun), take a dolphin watching tour and go grab some delicious breads and cheeses from the Lovina Bakery. Otherwise, we preferred to relax in our little piece of paradise at Villa Bayu. It was the perfect family retreat. I will absolutely be recommending Villa Bayu to friends and family. Thank you Angelique and staff for being ever so helpful and making our family vacation such a memorable one!
HETTY & TON – VILLA BAYU
November 15, 2015
Sitting at the table and thinking of nothing, while listening to the soft murmers of the fan. Driving to Lovina on the scooter and accelerating to 100 km/h. Waking up and see the sun through te blinds, telling you that you are on Bali.
Watching the little birds diving above the pool. The seats waiting every morning for you , in a row like soldiers. The smells from the kitchen. The food from Kadek and Made, even better than most restaurants in the village. The cool embracement of the swimming pool, when you dive into it each morning.
Long talks at the long table, good wine, Bintangs, solve all the world problems, seeing the traffic go by on the main road. The feet of Kadek and her smile. They shyness of Made, who gladly gives the podium of attention to Kadek.
The stunning view, that invites you to sit still for hours and enjoy, being there , being alive. Concurring the road on your scooter. The sound of the Gecko’s, I want them as a ringtone. The sound of the baking oil in the wadjan pan. The company of friends.
We will come back, with all our children!
Hetty & Ton
PIET & LIESBETH MULDER – VILLA BAYU
November 15, 2015
What a great place! The moment you arrive, the villa embraces you, together with the wonderful sweet girls you feel at home immediately.
What a wonderful week we had together.
This island, the food and the beautiful weather, the view and of course the sweetest company in the world. Everything was fantastic!
And of course we do not want to go home … . So we stay …. Thanks for the hospitality and the many pleasant hours we spent together. Love you!
Lies and Piet
KARIN – VILLA BAYU
November 15, 2015
We have enjoyed the villa so much, the pool, the view, the delicious food, the fun, but also the philosophical conversations at the table and in the “bus shelter” with each other. A peaceful place, Villa Bayu!
We love to come back and will definitely promote this place.
Thanks also to the lovely and helpful staff.
ERIC BOOM – VILLA BAYU
November 15, 2015
Villa Bayu, heaven on earth. What a place, what a view, what a comfort, in short, what a luxury.10 days short, we have enjoyed this palace!
Let’s book again soon.
FAMILY NIELSEN GERLACH – VILLA BAYU
November 13, 2015
We have enjoyed a 10-days stay at the magnificant Villa Bayu in September 2015 – right from the start we felt at home in a beautiful setting, surrounded by a very attentative staff….life becomes easy and relaxing the moment you wake up with a breakfast table ready, cleaned pool and beautiful weather.
The staff is helpfull in any way – from planning and executing travel plans for the day to do a siteseeing tour up to preparing a great meal for lunch and/or dinner.
We have had a joyfull, peacefull, relaxing and memorial holiday at Villa Bayu. It was a privilege to stay in such a spiritual environment.
A family from Delft, Netherlands
FAMILY HOGG – VILLA PURI SOKA
October 24, 2015
Very nicely decorated and stylish villa. We enjoyed staying there and it was perfect to relax. The houskeepers were very friendly and took care of us very well. Everything we planned was organised and worked out perfectly, especially our friend’s birthday party with balinese dances and dinner. Thanks Jack. The only thing that was a bit disturbing was the muezzin starting his prayers at 4 pm followed by the hindu priests with their morning ceremonial.
Andi Hogg – Zwitserland
Family Daniels – Villa Sianti
October 19, 2015
“Excellent stay in villa Sianti”
We stayed one week in villa Sianti in september 2015. We really loved our stay in the villa and in Lovina. The location of the villa is great; a sunset in your garden (with seaview) every day. Restaurants very closeby. Villa Sianti also has agreements with for example Spice Beach Club for free transport to the restaurant and back. Lovina is nice and quiet, so we stayed one week in Lovina and the next week we went to the more busy South. In the north of Bali we went to Menjangan island for snorking, also a recommendation! We’ve seen GitGit and Banjar hot springs and we drove around on a rented scooter (also via villa Sianti). Everything was arranged very well, including the transport from and to the airport. Last but not least: the staff. Especially Iluh was so great. She made us very nice home cooked meals, a clean house everyday and always with a smile. Thank you Iluh for making our stay even more pleasant! I would surely recommend this villa to anyone!
Lauri and Paul Daniels, The Netherlands
CHRISTL & HENNY – VILLA BAYU
October 10, 2015
Nearly 2.5 week we were happy to stay here: a gift from heaven.
With flowers and incense sticks we were welcomed by Kadek and Made. We immediately felt at home.
Bali has so much to offer and therefore we could not resist the temptation to leave the villa for dolphin watching, temple visits, waterfalls, etc but actually we prefered not to leave this beautiful Bayu.
Jeroen and Marjanne, we really enjoyed your beautiful villa, where your personal touch is felt everywhere by:
– The special interior ambiance with the smallest details.
– The staff, especially Made and Kadek, who do their best with heart and soul to make you feel happy with their cooking. Restaurants can learn from them….
– The beautiful views, the wonderful swimming pool where Christl swam her daily mileage, the luxury of the villa, the spa next door, etc.
Tomorrow we fly back well rested, thanks to you Jeroen and Marjanne and especially Kadek and Made.
Terima Kasih and see you next year!
Chirstl & Henny
FAMILY BRIGGS – VILLA BEKUL
September 24, 2015
“Northern Bali Luxury Escape”
Villa Bekul is truly spectacular.
The views down to the Java Sea never got tiring, nor did the sunsets over the mountains.
The villa itself is maintained and managed by a small team who keep it ship shape, clean and tidy all the time. Nothing is too much trouble for them be it some clothes washing, a specific meal request, a coffee by the pool or a dink into town to visit an ATM.
I only gave location a 4 because the town of Lovina itself wasn’t much to write home about. The drive to Lovina from Seminyak is also a mission and although takes in some truly beautiful scenery, the roads are very windy and undulating. That said, it is a barrier well worth over-coming.
But the villa itself, perched on the hill providing commanding views, is excellent. The pool is huge as are the terraces and balconies. Every bedroom has a private bathroom and every bed has nets even though we didn’t see a single mosquito.
– grab a few air sick bags off the plane on the way over and take some travel sickness pills for the trip up and back.
– bring plenty of books or your own DVDs as you probably won’t want to leave the villa that much
FAMILY ZANDERS – VILLA BAYU
September 24, 2015
The pictures we saw at home on internet, were beautiful, but it’s really great the moment we arrived.
We had a very nice week , as well here in the house as in Bali itself.
The staff was great. Highly recommended for friends and acquaintances.
Thanks for everything and good luck in the future.
Zanders family from Horst a/d Maas
FAMILY JOHNSON – VILLA PURI SOKA
September 24, 2015
We loved staying in this villa because of the high quality of the fittings and furniture and because of the beautiful view across the pool. It really was luxurious. The staff were very helpful with baby Zafira and in buying and preparing food. During our three day stay we visited Banjer Bhuddist monastery and the hot springs. We went to a Hindu burial ceremony and also rose early to watch dolphin and feed the coral fish. The walk to Sing Sing waterfalls was well worth the effort even though water levels are low at this time of the year. Great experiences had by all. The house is situated up a very steep hill which our car and driver found difficult to manage. However, the plus side is the stunning view. Thank you all for our stay!
Heather Johnson and family
ADITYA – VILLA PURI SOKA
September 20, 2015
Villa Puri Soka is an AMAZING place. Exactly the way it’s been described here on Airbnb. Angelique was very prompt with her responses and she made sure everything was in place before we got there. The Villa is in North Bali – about 100k’s from the airport. The drive is absolutely scenic once you hit the hills. The property is maintained very well, the rooms and bathrooms very clean. As mentioned in the description, there are 3 caretakers available who can also cook some really tasty food. We look forward to visiting the place again.
PARTY MERLA – VILLA BAYU
September 9, 2015
Sehr nettes Personal. Tolle Villa. Preis-Leistungs perfekt! Nur zu empfehlen!
Die beiden Köchinnen waren wirklich super nett. Wir haben uns sehr wohl gefühlt.
FAMILY JAUROYOU – VILLA BEKUL
September 7, 2015
We couldn’t have asked for more. Thank you Villa Bekul for an amazing week. Right down to every single detail, be it the pool, the garden, the rooms, nothing to fault.
Fantastic pool, my boys couldn’t resist not jumping in all the time. Beautiful, well maintained garden and the rooms were immaculately kept clean. Not forgetting the delicious food prepared by Kedae and Wayan. And the piece de resistance, the magnificent view!!
Last but not least, a team of wonderful staff who made this a very memorable and fabulous holiday for us
Stephane Jauroyou, Singapore
FAMILY HARBAUER – VILLA PURI SOKA
August 24, 2015
“Extraordinary Villa and Sea View”
Die Villa war für uns zwei Familien (8 Personen) schlichtweg ein Traum. Der Pool ist schön gross zum Schwimmen mit atemberaubender Aussicht aufs Meer. Die gesamte Anlage bietet viel Platz und ist mit allem eingerichtet was einem das Leben versüsst. Die Angestellten sind ausserordentlich freundlich, hilfsbereit, sprechen gut englisch und waren stets um unser Wohl besorgt. Wir fühlten uns sozusagen paradiesisch gut und konnten dank dem bewundernswert unkomplizierten Organisationstalent von Jack viele tolle Ausflüge unternehmen. Alles in allem war es für uns ein unvergessliches Erlebnis in der Villa Puri Soka. Wir empfehlen es uneingeschränkt weiter.
Gregor Harbauer, Germany
NEIL CUST – VILLA SIANTI
August 21, 2015
“A very tranquil & relaxing piece of Bali”
We were recently the first guests to stay at the brand new Villa Sianti. Naturally, being new, everything was immaculate and worked perfectly. What a wonderful place to relax and wind down! The infinity pool is very large and has lovely views over the ocean and is a great place to watch the beautiful Bali sunsets. The bale next to the pool was also a great place to stretch out and relax with a book or just to have a nap.
Iluh the housekeeper cooked us a beautiful breakfast every morning – everything from bacon & eggs to pancakes and lovely fruit platters. The bedrooms were large and comfy and it was fine to sleep just with a fan on (even though there are air conditioners in each bedroom if you want to use them). The bathrooms were very spacious too with lots of nice touches like supplied shampoo & conditioner, good hairdryers and make up/magnfiying mirrors. What I liked about it was there were lots of different places you could choose to sit and relax, each which gave you a different outlook. We had a couple of hour long massages up at the villa which were excellent and well worth the 150,000 rupiah charge ($AUD15). Some people may find it strange that you need a driver to go anywhere but, if you wanted, you could just stay at the villa the entire time and have your meals cooked for you. We went to a few local restaurants and some of them actually offer to pick you up and drop you back free of charge. If you do need a driver, it is not expensive to have them drive you down and wait while you have your meal. I have to say, I found it a very relaxing place to stay and would happily recommend it to friends.
Neil Cust, Australia
FAMILY VAN DEN BRINK – VILLA SIANTI
August 18, 2015
We have stayed two weeks in this new villa near Lovina and the Sing Sing waterfalls. It was our 1st time to Bali and we were the 1st guests in this villa. What a magnificient view…what a great staff (especially our cook Iluy) and what a beautiful villa. It was a paradise.for us We (family with 5 children (between 20 and 7) enjoyed every day the relaxed way of living, the kindness of the people, the infinity pool, the delicious meals and the great service by the staff. The island by itself is great and we really enjoyed the Northern part of Bali which is completely different that the touristic Southern part. The Northern part is more the ‘real’ Bali. We enjoyed snorkling, dolphins, the monkeys, the elephants, the ceremonies, the temples and the hiiking tour with Artana in the ricefields….and I have to say we really miss Bali be being in NL.
Gertjan van den Brink
FAMILY VAN SON – VILLA JAWA
August 18, 2015
“Luxury villa with pool, stunning views and staff”
Villa for 10 persons can be rented for large groups but also smaller groups and families. We stayed with 2 adults and 2 children (14 and 12 yrs). We already rented villa Mente (villa up to 6 persons) for 2 weeks next to villa Jawa. Mente was already booked for the 3rd week of our stay in the Sing Sing villas and therefor we booked an extra week at Jawa. Although the villa is suitable for 10 persons, the luxury of space very was pleasant and it did not feel to big for the four of us. The staff will make your stay unforgettable. Thank you so much! There are plenty activities in the surroundings of Lovina (5 km of Sing Sing) like dolphines, snorkling, Treetop and hiking in the Mayong area.
Frederik van Son, the Netherlands
FAMILY VAN SON – VILLA MENTE
August 18, 2015
“Nice house with stunning views and great staff”
For the second time we stayed for 2 weeks in villa Mente. Location is great and views including sunset is amazing. Lot of activities in the surroundings of Lovina like snorkling, dolphins, Treetop and hiking in the Mayong area. Thanks to the staff our stay was again unforgettable.
Frederik van Son
Rakesh Sheth – Villa Bekul
July 14, 2015
A house becomes a home if you have good people and thats exactly what one will experience at Villa Bekul.
Fantastic place, Brilliant location, Superlative staff (specially the kitchen girls).
Villa Bekul is no less that a holiday in itself. One of those few things that we took back with us from Bali was every moment we spent in Bekul.
Swimming at midnight under the Stars to Capturing the Sunset to Rising up to a Calm and clear horizon and much more
We are happy we booked it . 🙂
I am sure Life will converge soon and we will come down again soon.
FAMILY KORBAN– VILLA PURI SOKA
July 13, 2015
“A Little Piece of Paradise”
Upon arriving at Villa Puri Soka and walking through the door we were greeted with superb views of the pool that looks out across the valley to the ocean and beautiful smiles from the friendly staff. In the evenings we could hear the calls to prayer in the distance and at other times it was just the birds and us. Our 5 day stay at Villa Puri Soka was a slice of tranquillity in the otherwise sometimes hectic Bali. The open air villa stayed cool day and night and from every area you had a view out to sea. Dayu and Komang cooked and cleaned for us and were absolutely delightful. The meals they prepared were tasty and plentiful with lots of choice. They worked out what we liked and would make all efforts to surprise us with different Balinese delicacies. Within walking distance of the villa there is the relaxing Sing Sing Spa where we had some very good massages (the staff can book for you), and a 10 minute walk takes you to Sing Sing Waterfall. We thoroughly enjoyed staying at this little piece of Paradise and look forward to returning.
George, Chris & Jane
FAMILY MACLEAN – VILLA SIANTI
July 13, 2015
“Jaw dropping awe.”
Villa Sianti is in the lush green hills of Lovina: far from the hustle and bustle of Kuta and Legian. We were greeted by the housekeeper and staff who took care of us during our stay. The house…mansion itself is like a rockstar villa: massive, yet homely…Los much solace: each bedroom has king sized beds an it’s own bathroom, the furniture all classy traditional Balinese…….then you step outside and experience a HUGE infinity swimming pool and THAT view! Indescribable both day and night. The perfect place for a romantic peaceful honeymoon or couples getaway, or a group of friends, a family (it’s great for kids)…..Anyone would love this villa.
I will definitely be back!
Angela Maclean, Melbourne, Australia
FAMILY WILLIAMS – VILLA PURI SOKA
July 5, 2015
Thank you for such a warm welcome at Villa Puri Soka. We all loved the villa, the space, the view, the swimming pool and the rain showers , and felt very welcome with the staff who were always smiling and helpful. The villa and location promised everything that we sort in this holiday, a relaxing time and outdoor adventures as this is the location for trekking , visiting the lakes, hot springs and snorkelling. Not forgetting the drivers who were always punctual and very helpful with us, finding us good restaurants to visit at reasonable cost. We would recommend this villa to any large family as the space was amazing ,and desspite being warned about mosquitoes in Bali, we can say with all honesty there were none, both the gardens and pool area, and the open air living space were wonderfully cosy and safe from any bugs. Thanks again to everyone, and to you Angelique for making this such a great holiday, everything went like clockwork , we will revisit one of these days.
FAMILY PETERSEN – VILLA BAYU
June 29, 2015
We would like to thank you for a lovely week in this beautiful paradise.
And a special and big thanks to the best staff in Villa Bayu. You have all been so helpful and given us the best stay.
Hope to see you again some day!
Berge, Birthe, Oline and Sofie from Denmark!!
SERGEJ WIMOROSKO – VILLA JEMPIRING
June 19, 2015
“close to perfect :-)”
The Villa is amazing! That’s how you can describe it best!
The property is very nice and also the staff was very friendly and good in things they’re doing.
The Villa is really huge! We were only 2 person for the whole stay and could sleep every day in another bedroom Also the funiture, the pool, the view from Villa and the quality how the Villa is designed is A+. You can see it’s a special place.
Lovina is a relaxed place and you will not see too many tourists there. We really enjoed that!
What makes our stay really Special was our driver Agust, who is not only a good Driver/guide but also become a friend. He showed us great places around lovina and explained us many things about Balinese people and their life. He was the friendliest guy we met traveling 3 weeks through Bali.
We even booked him as guide for our stay in Jimbaran, which is in the South of Bali…
Sergej Wimorosko, Germany
FAMILIE CALIS – VILLA BEKUL
June 13, 2015
We recently stayed at villa Bekul to explore the north side of Bali. What a beautiful and spacious villa! Lovely bedrooms, outside showers, excellent infinite pool. Chilling on the bale overviewing the sea at Lovina makes you totally relaxed. The 5 person staff is very service-minded and 24/7 ready to deliver a dream stay. We did many activities as snorkling at Menjangan island, or watching the dolphines in the early morning. All activities are most easy to reach from villa Bekul. In one word: paradise!
ZOE SANDERS – VILLA BAYU
June 12, 2015
What an indescribably beautiful location! So peaceful, with stunning views and cool breezes. The staff were incredibly kind and the food delicious. Can’t wait to return one day, hopefully soon!
Zoe Sanders, Melbourne Australia
LANI – VILLA PURI SOKA
May 27, 2015
I’m so glad to choose this villa to be my “home” in Bali. Angelique is a nice host. Before I went to Bali, Angelique answered my questions patiently and gave me plenty advices. Furthermore, the staffs in there always full of passion and our drivers are really helpful. Villa is located in the mountain so the view is really nice. My friend and I highly recommend every tourist to live in here and enjoy his/her leisure time!
FAMILY VAN DE LISDONK – VILLA BAYU
May 22, 2015
“Beautiful and stunning villa.”
We had a great time in “Villa Bayu”. The staff made us very spoiled. The food was delicious. The location of the villa was very very nice, it was quiet and beautiful. Romantic. Definitely a must. Breathtaking.
Annet and Paul van de Lisdonk
FAMILY WIEDENHOF – VILLA JAWA
May 17, 2015
“Beautiful villa Jawa”
Villa Jawa is a beautiful villa set in a beautiful surrounding. We spend 14 days here just chilling and swimming. Our teenagers didn’t want to go out. Dewi and Ira were wonderful and made our holiday 5++++. Evertyhing was perfectly arranged.
Christel Wiedenhof, the Netherlands
FAMILY MARSHALL – VILLA JEMPIRING
May 15, 2015
“The Perfect Villa”
Everything about this villa is perfect. The location is up a steep hill away from any roads and located only with a couple of other villas within the same company. This gives almost unbroken serenity and privacy. The views across the valley and down to the sea are among the best I have ever seen. The furnishings luxurious but with a fantastic homely feel. The kitchen is better equipped than any other villa I have stayed in. The pool is as good, if not better than the pictures show. It is however the staff that make this place special. They keep the villa supremely clean, are extremely friendly, the food they prepare is of the highest quality. Nothing is too much trouble for them and they do all of this while remaining discrete and unobtrusive. I will be recommending this villa (and its sister villas) to all of my friends without reservation and I will be returning at the first opportunity.
FAMILY SHURMAN – VILLA BEKUL
April 24, 2015
“Villa Bekul at Lovina Bali is an exceptional venue with exceptional staff for a wonderful stay.”
It would be hard to extol all the superlatives of our extended family stay at Villa Bekul , Lovina .
The design of the Villa itself is visually stunning with wonderful staff who ensured our stay was a Balinese food event with all provided for an extended family of parents adult children and partners . The setting adjacent to forest was appreciated , as was the proximity to the Sing Sing waterfall. Panoramic views of sunsets from the day bed / Bale something to be remembered .
Lots to do in the area and all reachable at max a day including snorkeling , diving , food school , bars and restaurants and massages within walking distance . Even for those who like surfing on the other side of the island , this area has plenty to do as a change of pace …. much more as Bali was in the past.
Jack and Bob Bali saw to our every wish re activities and transport and the girls Cedeg , Dewi and Wayan , great cooks and cleaning staff .
Thanks to all including Angelique who ensured everything was prepared for our stay.
FAMILY KOSTER – VILLA BAYU
April 22, 2015
Villa Bayu provides you with all you can wish for.
Its staff is friendly, professional and they provide excellent meals.
The accommodation is outstanding, the views are breathtaking and the swimming pool is great.
Not unimportant: WIFI access is available!
Dirk Koster and family, Netherlands
FAMILY BOOTH – VILLA BAYU
April 10, 2015
“A different view of Bali”
What can I say about Villa Bayu except MAGNIFICENT. From the booking process to the airport pick up everything was wonderful. When we arrived it only got better. The view and Villa itself were stunning. We have been to bali over 20 times but have never had this experience. The lovely staff made our trip memorable with their kind and caring personality, the ladies even show my daughter and I how to make some Sate, Mmm delicious. Our driver fast became our friend, what a lovely man and expert driver. I simply can’t say enough Great things about our stay. Would highly recommend to anyone wanting to see the lovely Lovina.
Cant wait to book again for October.
FAMILY ERIKSSON – VILLA PURI SOKA
March 30, 2015
“Lovely stay in a big and very private villa”
We stayed 9 days in villa Puri Soka and as it has been said many times before, the view is magnificent. The villa is situated on a hill maybe one km from the beach. It is very private although there are some other villas on the neighborhood. The pool is large but the water was a bit murky at the time of our stay. The villa was kept in a very clean condition while our stay and the garden is beautiful. There is maybe a 10-15 min. drive to Lovina village where the restaurants and the shops are. Some restaurants offer free pickup or delivery service and it worked very well for us. The staff is of course ready to make meals for you and the ones we ate, were very delicious. We were also very satisfied with the breakfast we had in the villa. The staff is very polite, lovely and discreet.
We had a wonderful stay and hope to come back again.
Birger Eriksson, Finland
FAMILY EMSLEY – VILLA BEKUL
March 17, 2015
“Heaven on earth. Total relaxation!”
This house has everything you need for a perfect holiday. Beautiful view, excellent beds, nice staff that serves you excellent food, perfect garden and a magnificent pool.
We spent only five days in Lovina but would have wished it to be much more. Bob Bali drove us around to show the surroundings, but there is so much more to see.
The travel distance from the airport to Lovina scared us off at first, but this house is by all means the journey worthwhile.
Moreover, it is safe, clean and very well equiped. We, a family of six with young children, were absolutely at ease. And that is what you wish for in your holidays.
Thank you again for this wonderful house, and the opportunity to stay there.
Greg Emsley, Australia
IRIS OLSEN – VILLA PURI SOKA
March 4, 2015
We had the most fantastic stay at Villa Puri Soka! From the moment we booked two months before our stay right through to the end, Angelique was incredibly responsive and helpful with all of my questions and made arrangements for a driver (Evo) to pick us up from the airport upon arrival. Evo was a wonderful guide as he drove us 3 hours north winding through gorgeous mountains and past lakes to the villa. He made a few stops along the way to show us a temple, feed monkeys, drink a coffee with a gorgeous view of the valley, or just to point out fruit and spice trees and pick us cocoa pods to taste. He was amazing!! Then the villa – it is spectacular! It sits atop a terrace overlooking the java sea with the most beautiful open air setup. Every detail is beautiful – from the hand carved wood furniture to the outdoor rain showers to the infinity pool – it’s paradise. And the best part is the lovely staff. I highly suggest eating all of your meals at the villa because it was the best food of our trip! The cooks are truly special and took such great care of us. Two of the staff also led us on a beautiful hike to the SingSing waterfalls where we took a dip in the waterfall pond. Jack, from help desk was wonderful in arranging drivers and a snorkeling trip to Menjagan Island (highly recommended!). We were so sad to leave as this was truly the best place I have ever stayed on a trip. And the staff and host made it feel like home in paradise. We miss them already. We hope to back very soon with friends! Definitely stay at villa Puri Soka – you will not be disappointed!!
Iris Olsen, United States
FAMILY STRIETMAN – VILLA PURI SOKA
February 27, 2015
“Perfect stay in villa Puri Soka”
Villa Puri Soka is a nice and luxurius house where you easely can stay with 10 persons. The view from the house and large swimmingpool is great. There are two maids for the housework and the cook perfect.
We recommended this house absolutely!!
Strietman and family, the Netherlands
FAMILY PEARCE – VILLA BEKUL
February 18, 2015
From the reservation by Angelique, answered all my requests promptly, to the airport pickup, which is the best driver I have ever had in Indonesia, the 3 hour drive went so quickly, and safely.And then you arrive at Paradise. And PARIDISE in every detail. VIEWS to die for. The staff are fantastic, they cater for your every need, nothing is to much. I am a hotelier, so very demanding, but the hospitality shown is fantastic. Have one more week to go, not long enough. Well done to Angelique, the staff and the owner who designed such a beautiful villa.
Bramwell Pearce, Palembang
FAMILY KOPPEN – VILLA BAYU
February 5, 2015
“A real Paradise”
We have been with four people to Villa Bayu on Bali. Bali is wonderfull and green in this time of year. The Villa was beautiful on the pictures. But the reality is even better. The view, the monkeys down the valley. The Villa is build, decorated and furnished with taste and with respect for the tropical lifestyle. We found it really excellent. The staff was very friendly and open to help us. The cooking was very very good. Every meal was a pleasure for the eye and the tongue. We had a very pleasant and luxurious stay in Vila Bayu. The SPA is on 100 meters and that was also very convenient.
FAMILY HOWE – VILLA BAYU
January 8, 2015
Our family had a wonderful stay at Villa Bayu. The rooms were very clean and comfortable. Staff at the Villa were great (especially the two amazing cooks) and very helpful.
Family Howe, Perth Australia