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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked out the whole resort for our wedding and it was a fantastic affair!! The manager, Bambang went out of his way to make everything happen. Dara Ayu is a bit different, set in the jungle and very secluded...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed September 12, 2016

The location in the middle of the jungle up on the hill is great with awesome views. The resort grounds are absolutely amazing with butterflies, little ponds, statues, waterfalls... We loved it!!! The main pool was definitely the highlight and makes some very awesome photos. We also absolutely loved our Balinese style villa with all the amazing decorations and beautiful...

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DaveIngle, Owner's Representative at Dara Ayu Villas & Spa, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to review your stay at Dara Ayu. Following your comments on the food dishes we have revamped content and presentation of these two dishes and others as part of our ongoing efforts to improve the guest experience. With respect to neighbour and night noise we are pleased to advise the noisy neighbour has relocated -...

New Zealand
Reviewed September 11, 2016

Great place to come back to after spending the days exploring. It was a real treat to come back & relax by the pool, with a cold drink and tasty food. Somewhere to retreat to, away from the busy feel of Ubud. Staff are friendly & helpful. If you're looking for adventure activities - try Graha Adventure Rafting or climb...

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DaveIngle, Owner's Representative at Dara Ayu Villas & Spa, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to review your Dara Ayu experience. The Mt Batur trek, whitewater rafting and local village trekking with our staff are continuing to grow in popularity and make relaxing around pool afterwards very enjoyable! Our staff enjoy the opportunity to show off their villages and the local produce ( fresh coconut juice and other seasonal delights)...

Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I both agree that this is the best place we have ever stayed and I have visited many places! There was a slight mix up with booking as I wrongly entered my email address on their comments form but once we got around this the staff were quick to respond and offer their apologies even though it...

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DaveIngle, Owner's representative at Dara Ayu Villas & Spa, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to review your stay at Dara Ayu. We always trying to improve the guest experience and our picnic and candlelight dinner packages are proving very popular as our staff seek to meet the needs of our visitors. As you point out the evenings can be a bit chilly so long pants and a light...

Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

We loved our stay here. Beautiful and peaceful. The view is spectacular. We also did a cooking course which was fun and delicious. The staff were so helpful and friendly. Highly recommend for couples and honeymooners. It is a long way from ubud and not easy to find so utilising their pick up service is a good idea.

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DaveIngle, Owner's representative at Dara Ayu Villas & Spa, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to review your stay at Dara Ayu. Glad you enjoyed the cooking course. We are always looking to improve our ratings and your comments re Dara Ayu being great for couples and honeymooners are much appreciated. Our free shuttle to Ubud and airport pickup is appreciated by many of our guests.

Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed July 16, 2016

Amazing hotel with great views and friendly staff. Their driver was very friendly picking us up from Ubud and showing some nice places on the way. The pool is amazing but the water is a bit cold, not an issue though.

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DaveIngle, Owners Representative at Dara Ayu Villas & Spa, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to review your stay. Our staff are nearly all locals and take great pride in showing our guests local points of interest and taking guests to meet their families! The pool is fed from pure spring water from the valley below and as such does have a bracing effect when you enter but a few...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed July 15, 2016

We really appreciated our stay at Dara Ayu. The staff is kindly and helpful. The house with the infinity pool is absolutely wonderful! The rooms are confortable and fully furnished. The exterior bathroom with the breathtaking view is an asset. It is just a pity that the water (pool + bath) was cold. Please note that Ubud is quite far...

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DaveIngle, Owner's Representative at Dara Ayu Villas & Spa, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to review your stay. Our pool is fed from pure spring water in the valley below and can be bracing at times however we are disappointed there seems to have been a malfunction with the hot water in your unit. The heating units will all be tested this week to fix any deficiencies.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed July 15, 2016

It is a bit of a ride from Denpasar airport (even from Ubud - app.30 minutes), but even after a 15-hour flight it is soooooooo worth it!! We arrived late at night and were the only guests, but staff was at our disposal from the minute we walked in. Ready to whip up a quick meal and to make us...

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DaveIngle, Owner's representative at Dara Ayu Villas & Spa, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to review your Dara Ayu experience. Our night team are used to late arrivals and we are pleased you were well looked after. Kembang certainly does have a good views - sleeping with the curtains open overlooking the rice paddies makes for a great wake up view. Wayan and his kitchen team are proud of...

Jakarta, Indonesia
Reviewed July 15, 2016

Idillyc location for honeymooners + famillies who are looking for great views from every room and privacy as well because there are only 4 rooms and 4 cottages, the main terraces are great for breakfast and bbq beside the borderless sw.pool & green surroundings.

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DaveIngle, Owner's Representative at Dara Ayu Villas & Spa, responded to this review

Thanks for your review of your Dara Ayu experience - brief as it was. Our honeymoon package is available for Dewi Laksmi with its own plunge pool and also Dewi Utari - our double storey self contained unit with its own plunge pool.

Sacramento, California
Reviewed July 15, 2016

My wife and I came here for our honeymoon and pictures online don't do it justice. This place is absolutely stunning and very surreal. I can't believe we were able to stay like king an queen for the duration we were there. The staff is super friendly and greeted us with a cup of tea and Balinese snack upon arrival....

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DaveIngle, Owner's Representative at Dara Ayu Villas & Spa, responded to this review

Thanks for your review and we are glad you enjoyed your honeymoon experience. We often get comments that the photos do not do justice to the beauty of Dara Ayu and are always looking for more posts of guests photos. Please come back for any anniversary/birthday or other occasion you may want to celebrate in our piece of paradise.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Dara Ayu Villas & Spa is a newly built boutique resort located near Ubud, Bali’s famous art and culture centre. It is set in its own valley and among the immaculate terraces of rice paddies so whichever villa you choose to stay you have the magnificent views of the rice paddies and also the mountains. It is especially designed for couples wanting to celebrate those special occasions like wedding, honeymoon or their love for each other. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Dara Ayu Villas & Spa

Address: Jl Raya Buahan No.88X | Majangan Payangan, Ubud 1234, Indonesia
Location: Indonesia > Bali > Ubud
Price Range: $98 - $211 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Dara Ayu Villas & Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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“Dewi Laksmi was amazing, has a private pool.”
 of 5 bubbles MyleenJane, Apr 15, 2016 | Read review
“Laksmi villa is the best. No in room television to distract you from this wonderful place. ”
 of 5 bubbles jd7girl, Mar 13, 2016 | Read review
“Main Villa”
 of 5 bubbles _W9274UE, Feb 1, 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in a deluxe room which was fantastic and very private but the two room villa is even more amazing with its own private pool.”
  • The view from our deluxe room
 of 5 bubbles F8410RAkatieb, Mar 25, 2015 | Read review
“Choose a single villa.”
  • Villa bedroom
 of 5 bubbles Fabster74, Sep 30, 2014 | Read review
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