I stayed at the Amihsa Villas in Seminyak in Bali in September 2012. Two of us stayed in a two bedroom pool villa. (All villas have private pools. The villa far exceeded my expectations. We arrived after dark and long lane leading to the villas was beautifully lit, giving us an immediate feeling of serenity. The villa we stayed in had a really interesting design, with indoor/outdoor living very spacious. The private pool was huge. The villa was spotlessly clean with all the facilities provided. The breakfasts were cooked and served in the villa by the extremely friendly staff. The breakfast choice was either western or Indonesian. The banana pancakes with delicious. The staff were very happy to prepare any special meal requirements and they were always served with a smile. Nothing ever felt rushed, which made for a very relaxing atmosphere. The attention to delay made our stay very enjoyable. The staff at reception could not have been more courteous with the numerous request we had. The villa cars are available free of charge to be dropped off at local restaurants, subject to availability. The security guard will even blow his whistle to slow the traffic down and escort one across the road to the money changer. The location worked well for us as we wanted to be away from busy Kuta, but still wanted easy access to the restaurants in Seminyak. There is no spa at Ahimsa, but the villas provide an excellent massage servise at competitive rates and the massages I had were better than the bigger hotels and the local massages located near to the villas. We both agreed that we will return to Amimsa villas when we return to Bali. They really do have it all.
From Kathy in Adelaide
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The AHIMSA group redefines luxury accommodation by providing discerning guests with the ultimate boutique villa experience. Contemporary design and traditional Asian architecture coupled with impeccable five-star service ensures your stay will be an unforgettable one. Our philosophy is embodied in the Sanskrit word 'AHIMSA' - meaning 'to abstain from harm or violence to all earth's creatures'. Followers of the Hindu faith believe embracing this ideal will lead to a better way of life. Our hotel stands as a reminder to our valued guests and the people of the world that Bali is a gentle island with caring inhabitants. The Ahimsa is situated in the heart of vibrant cosmopolitan Seminyak. Choose from sixteen private villas, ranging from one to three bedroom. Our villas are strongly influenced by ideals of tropical, outdoor living. The Ahimsa Estate features five luxury villas comprising 2 one bedroom pool villa, 2 two bedroom pool villa and 1 three bedroom pool villa. Our villas have all the superior appointments of the Seminyak Villas but incorporate a more contemporary architectural treatment. Located 5 minutes walking from Seminyak Beach-just off Bali's most fashionable street for dining and entertainment. Jalan Oberoi - next to famous restaurant Kudeta, Ahimsa Estate affords guests all the pleasures they seek for the ultimate Bali experience. The Ahimsa Beach boasts eleven luxury villas situated 150 meters from one of Bali's best swimming beaches and only a stones throw from the Four Seasons resort and spa. The Ahimsa Beach consists of seven one-bedroom, two two-bedroom and two three-bedroom exquisitely appointed villas fitted with the air and essence that have made Ahimsa hotels one of the most popular boutique style hotels on the island. En-suite bathrooms, full-service kitchen, state -of-the art entertainment systems, open plan lounge and dining areas, ensure your every need is catered for. Our villas are strongly influenced by ideals of tropical, outdoor living. The use of local materials in the choice of interior fitments ensures the indelible spirit of Bali is captured in all its grace and beauty. Dining is a pleasure at The Ahimsa where a team of culinary experts will prepare a la carte breakfast every morning for guests as well as any special meal requests for nights spent relaxing in your own villa. Experience a better way of life The villas are constructed in a style that combines the very best of traditional Balinese architecture with luxurious Western amenities. This combination places the Ahimsa hotels the forefront of this beautiful island's boutique -style accommodation. Honeymooners, discerning travelers or families can look forward to the guest services the Ahimsa has become famous for, including secure private accommodation, in villa spa, beauty treatments, the famous Ahimsa Barbecue, a well-equipped business centre, personal tour guides and sight seeing packages plus much more. Travel arrangements, tours and cruises can all be organized by the resort's staff for guests. Popular activities include scuba diving, snorkeling and rafting. Whether you stay at THE AHIMSA, THE AHIMSA ESTATE or THE AHIMSA BEACH, you will enjoy the best this magical island has to offer and as a result - discover a better way of life. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- The Ahimsa Hotel Seminyak
- Ahimsa Hotel Seminyak
- The Ahimsa Bali/Seminyak