If you have always fantasized about running off to an unspoilt tropical paradise and being cocooned in luxury, dream no longer. Located in Bali’s lush district of Desa Kelusa Payangan, Samsara Ubud is the crème de la crème of laid-back luxury and the epitome of secluded chic. The strategic location of the resort offers an exceptional sense of calm, yet is only a 20-minute drive to the bustling town of Ubud.
An hour and a half drive from Ngurah Rai International Airport is all it takes to get you to the holiday haven. Ideal for romantic holidays, special celebrations, family gatherings and summer getaways of friends, Samsara Ubud is all about luxury aesthetics and is the perfect sanctuary with a soul. The tranquil surroundings, beaming smiles and friendly service provided by the staff will keep you wishing, “I need more holidays.”
Seventeen glorious villas – 8 one-bedroom pool villa, 6 one-bedroom deluxe pool villa, 2 two-bedroom pool villa and 1 three-bedroom pool villa – make up this stunning resort. Meticulously designed by internationally acclaimed Bali architect, Popo Danes, all villas are equally sumptuous, lavishly decorated and absolutely astounding. Samsara Ubud has been designed to be in complete harmony with nature by taking the natural land contour into account. The integration of sustainable design strategies can also be seen from how the original contour of the land is maintained. The multi-level and layered architecture is a tribute to Bali’s centuries-old rice terraces, providing all villas with views of the lush tropical jungle.
Each villa, starting from 122 square metres, comes with a private heated infinity pool and a spacious outdoor area. Take a dip in the warm infinity pool and relish the beauty of the forest in addition to the soft sounds from a nearby waterfall. Stunning bathrooms feature luxurious Makassar marble, double vanities, deep soaking bathtub and separate indoor & outdoor showers. A mix of contemporary Balinese décor, rich teak furnishings and exotic fabrics create the villas’ statement interior.
Samsara Ubud’s dining venue, The Kelusa, presents a spectacular dining experience. Chef Iwan Sutrisno and his team offer delectable dishes which celebrate the rich and diverse culinary history of Balinese and Indonesian food. The combination of serene surrounding and gourmet dishes, guaranteed to satisfy even the fussiest epicurean.
If you can stray from the comfort of your villa, a plethora of activities is available to enjoy the lush tropical forests of Payangan and nearby attractions. Participate in cultural activities such as exploring nearby Kelusa village or experience a Balinese water purification ritual at Tirta Empul water temple. Adventurous souls will enjoy activities such as Mount Batur sunrise trek, Tegalalang cycle tour and Campuhan ridge walk.
To soothe your soul, Chakra Spa provides you with the ultimate beauty and relaxation experience. Chakra Spa at Samsara Ubud is a temple of wellbeing where you can truly take care of yourself and take the time to relax. Chakra Spa’s experienced therapies, a range of treatments featuring soothing massages and rejuvenating body scrubs will help you achieve a perfect state of relaxation. Other leisure facilities include a fully-equipped gym, a sauna and a heated outdoor pool.
For more information; www.samsaraubud.com