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Villa The Sanctuary Bali is a luxury private boutique villa-resort accommodating 10 bedrooms and bathrooms offering 5 star service with a spectacular location in the middle of nature along a beautiful river. Villa The Sanctuary Bali is perfect for large groups from 12 - 36 guests. With unobstructed infinity views of manicured gardens, green lawns, trees, river and a lush backdrop, Villa The Sanctuary Bali is an exclusive oasis located 5 minutes from the beach. Bali's hipster area Jalan Batu Bolong and Echo beach is literally around the corner. Villa The Sanctuary Bali offers total privacy, yet is still very close to all the shops, bars and restaurants where Bali is famous for. It takes 25 minutes to get to Seminyak and 45 minutes to get to Ubud.. Villa The Sanctuary Bali employs 27 professional staff members including a villa manager, an assistant villa manager, 2 chef cooks, butlers, drivers, housekeeping, gardening, maintenance, technician and 24 H security. With 2 private pools, Jacuzzi, billiards room, media room, gym and spa Villa The Sanctuary Bali has everything to make your stay a dream come true. Villa The Sanctuary Bali is specialised in family gatherings, reunions, weddings and events.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Bicycle rental
Valet parking
Hot tub
Pool / beach towels
Swimming pool toys
Infinity pool
Pool with view
Private pool
Shallow end in pool
Fence around pool
Yoga classes
Fitness / spa locker rooms
Personal trainer
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary Instant Coffee
Complimentary tea
Complimentary welcome drink
Kid-friendly buffet
Kids' meals
Outdoor dining area
Snack bar
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Poolside bar
Horseback riding
Mini golf
Aerobics offsite
Bicycle tours
Canoeing offsite
Entertainment staff
Squash offsite
Tennis court offsite
Walking tours
Water park offsite
Board games / puzzles
Nightclub / DJ
Books, DVDs, music for children
Children's playground
Children's television networks
Indoor play area for children
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Kids pool
Kids' outdoor play equipment
Highchairs available
Free airport transportation
Airport transportation
Shuttle bus service
Car hire
Taxi service
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Photo copier / fax In business center
Body wrap
Couples massage
Facial treatments
Foot bath
Foot massage
Full body massage
Hand massage
Head massage
Light therapy
Makeup services
Neck massage
Waxing services
24-hour security
BBQ facilities
Baggage storage
Convenience store
Currency exchange
Mosquito net
Outdoor fireplace
Outdoor furniture
Picnic area
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
Sun umbrellas
Butler service
First aid kit
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Clothes dryer
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Blackout curtains
Soundproof rooms
Air conditioning
Additional bathroom
Coffee / tea maker
Cable / satellite TV
Sofa bed
Walk-in shower
Air purifier
Dining area
Private balcony
Room service
Seating area
Wardrobe / closet
Bottled water
Clothes rack
Laptop safe
Private bathrooms
Tile / marble floor
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Electric kettle
Flatscreen TV
iPod docking station
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Pool view
Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
Smoking rooms available
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Alexandra J wrote a review Sep 2019
Serra dos Orgaos National Park, RJ33 contributions3 helpful votes
There's aren't enough superlatives to describe this hidden paradise. To be nestled harmoniously with nature, soothed by the sounds of the local fauna & flora was an immersive experience. The staff were attentive to our needs without being over-bearing. Our room maximised it location and showcased the natural surrounds with an abundance of natural light. I had undisturbed sleep in the comfy bed and woke to breathtaking views of the river from my window...couldn't imagine a better way to start the day!
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Date of stay: August 2019Trip type: Traveled with friends
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jacquo59 wrote a review Jul 2019
geneva33 contributions17 helpful votes
Villa The Sanctuary Bali is the most unique property I have ever stayed at. The setting is stunning: A huge garden of more than 2 hectare with spectacular views from every angle. When you are arrive you are greeted by the most lovely staff who make you feel instantly at home which continues throughout your trip. They even remember all your names. At the end of the stay we felt we had a new big Balinese family. We stayed in the master bedroom which has its own private pool. This was amazing as we had our own privacy away from our friends. There are so many incredible features in the villa and the fabulous long pool with Jacuzzi is one of them! We loved the entertainment options, snooker table and living room with lots to watch. The location is perfect, so close to the best restaurants and and the beach clubs in Canggu but the truth is we didn’t want to leave the villa! It’s absolute heaven and the food is delicious. Thanks to all the staff for making our trip the best possible!
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Date of stay: July 2019Trip type: Traveled with family
Response from FrankVTSB, Owner at Villa The Sanctuary Bali
Responded Jul 24, 2019
Dear Jacques, thank you very much for your gracious comments about Villa The Sanctuary Bali. We are very pleased to read your positive comments about how much you loved the property, the views, the friendly service, the room, the location and the food. It is truly appreciated, we work very hard to please all our guest as much as we can and we take great pride to read and see we achieved these goals. Thank you for being our guest and we look forward to welcoming you back again for another wonderful experience. With warmest regards, Villa The Sanctuary Bali
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Steeve M wrote a review Jun 2019
4 contributions
We had a destination wedding at Villa the Sanctuary in March 2019. Our wedding coordinator Ellen made the whole planning process a breeze and was able to completely customise the event to suit our taste and needs. The staff at the villa where nothing but professional and extremely welcoming. I highly recommend the Villa the sanctuary for any wedding or celebration, as well as a great holiday. 5 stars!
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Date of stay: March 2019Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Response from FrankVTSB, Owner at Villa The Sanctuary Bali
Responded Jul 15, 2019
Dear Steeve, thank you very much for your review. It was a pleasure to accommodate you and host your most important day! We are very happy your wedding went without a glitch and that your holiday was a 5 star experience! We truly hope to welcome you again in the future and wish you a beautiful married life ahead. Kind regards, Owner Villa The Sanctuary Bali
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Olivia XZ wrote a review May 2019
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Where can I start! We just had our wedding at Villa the Sanctuary a week ago and everything was just perfect! We loved every minute of our stay at the villa and all our guests had an amazing timing during the celebration, all thanks to the villa and its fantastic staffs. We looked at many places during our venue scout for the wedding. There are tons of options in Canggu (& greater area) as well as other location such as Jimbaran and Uluwatu that offer popular beach side or cliff side views. However, we find Villa the Sanctuary most unique amongst all – the villa is tucked away in a beautiful jungle(!) with a river running across; it brings the magical and mysterious Ubud to the trendy Canggu! It is a perfect venue for wedding celebration. While most villas would just have one open space for events, Sanctuary has several levels of gardens and different areas so we can have separate space for each of our welcome drink, cocktail and reception, which also helps to keep some surprises for the guests. The villa also has a pool/bar pavilion and a media room next to the garden areas, which we find super useful for guests to take a break from the heat / or as a nursery room. We were told by a number of wedding planners we consulted that Sanctuary is one of their favorite venue. It is so beautiful and versatile that we didn’t need to go out for our couple portraits at all, our photographer had a long list of spots inside the villa to take pictures for us! Living in the villa itself was a dream, it was like having a private jungle to ourselves. It felt so close to nature staying in the villa, every morning we got woken by soft sunlight and crows of roosters that can be spotted at doorstep; and the soothing sound of the running river would send us to dreamland. The rooms are all very clean, spacious and beautifully done, each of the rooms has its own design and/or unique view. We also loved the large living room area that’s beautifully decorated with these large red lanterns. Both of our families spend a lot of time there gathering for meals and hangout, it felt very cozy and truly helped us bring the families together. The infinity pool facing the entire jungle and river was out of world, and definitely insta worthy. We have families coming from Europe, Canada and UK staying at the villa, and all of them raved about how beautiful the villa is and said that they want to retire in a place like this. We initially hesitated on Sanctuary as we find 5 nights minimum stay was a bit long, but we regret not booking for longer stay now! Our great experience can’t be complete without the truly amazing staffs of the Sanctuary Vila. There are 20+ staffs on site helping out guests all day around, no request was too much or too little (as a small example, I asked for a water kettle for the villa, and the staff arrived within 2 minutes with the kettle and a tea set and made us a tea). If you are hosting an event there, you can also be assured that these staffs are very professional and highly experienced with events. Upon arrival, Salam sat down with us to go through all the arrangements we needed or could have wanted. Salam was extremely thoughtful and reminded us of all the little details that we would have ignored during the busy days. We had a small misunderstanding with the staff initially, but everyone was friendly and helpful and sorted it out. These little things and preparations volunteered by the staffs go a long way to make your stay seamless, especially if you are having a wedding and expect a hectic time. Also have to mention that the kitchen at the Sanctuary is very solid as well. We opted to have our breakfast at the villa every day and asked for a few meals in villa for our family. They offer pretty good variety and are very flexible in terms of what we want. We also have Sanctuary to provide food for our casual pool-side BBQ brunch for the day after, and did not expect to be blown away by the food. All our guests who came to the BBQ loved it, there are so much variety and extremely tasty. Overall very pleased. Our guests for the wedding were all charmed by the villa and called it magical. We are so happy that we chose Sanctuary as our wedding venue and are already discussing about celebrating our anniversary here again ! Thank you again to Putu, Salam and all the rest of amazing staffs for giving us such a memorable time! Olivia and Shub
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Date of stay: May 2019
Trip type: Traveled with family
Response from FrankVTSB, Owner at Villa The Sanctuary Bali
Responded Jul 15, 2019
Dear Olivia and Shub, thank you very much for your great and detailed review. We are very proud that we delivered on all your expectations. We hope to welcome you again for your wedding anniversary and we wish you a beautiful married life ahead. Kind regards, Owner Villa The Sanctuary Bali
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Paul wrote a review Apr 2019
Baltimore, Maryland2 contributions1 helpful vote
We had 18 adults and 9 children. This property accommodated everyone very comfortably. If you are looking for undistracted time with family and friends, this is the place. The view of the surroundings is spectacular. However, without question, Villa The Sanctuary Bali’s greatest attribute is the staff. They are very attentive without being intrusive. Can't think of a single request made that wasn't fulfilled. And lots of things were provided we didn't expect. Free coffee and tea all day by the pool, a basket of snacks for the kids, lounge chairs moved everywhere we wanted. Breakfast and lunches prepared in advance for trips off property if you want. Send your laundry and it comes back the next afternoon washed and folded. Our five year old granddaughter asked for strawberries and Gede, one of the butlers, jumped on his motorbike and came back with a plate full. The list goes on :-) A bit of a drive from the airport ( 45 minutes ) and somewhat remote but if you take the villa car it only takes a few minutes to the buzzing area around Echo Beach where you find all sorts of shops, bars and restaurants. Amazing vibe around here and you can find something for everyone. On two different days we rented a minivan and the staff took us to Seminyak and Ubud to do a little sightseeing and shopping. Spa services should not be missed. There is an area on the superb lawns that is ideal for massages. Secluded and covered with a traditional Joglo. The sound of the river and the breeze are heaven. The ladies who provide the services are truly gifted. If peaceful, relaxing and being catered to is what you want, this is the perfect place. Sincere thanks to Putu, Salam, Gede and the whole team for making our trip so memorable.
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Date of stay: April 2019
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Trip type: Traveled with family
Response from FrankVTSB, Owner at Villa The Sanctuary Bali
Responded Jul 15, 2019
Dear Paul, thank you very much for reviewing us here on Tripadvisor. Our team sends their love and can't wait to see you again in the future. It was a fabulous stay and we are very happy that you and all your friends had such a great time in Bali. We hope to welcome you again some day, we are waiting for you :-) Kind regards, Owner Villa The Sanctuary Bali
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Connie wrote a review Apr 2019
Boston, Massachusetts1 contribution
Villa The Sanctuary Bali is more beautiful than the pictures show. We had a group of 24 adults and 12 kids who all fit very comfortably. Putu, Salam and the staff were responsive to any needs we had and made our parents wedding anniversary amazing. The staff was really friendly and helpful, it was like a dream come true. This villa has gorgeous views and an awesome layout for large groups. Our chef Gede, was amazing and every meal was so delicious. Our main bartender Dika was also the best: so happy and made us feel so welcome. We almost did not leave the villa for 5 full days. We have already been talking about when we can all go back. I can't say thanks enough for the awesome memories.
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Date of stay: March 2019Trip type: Traveled with family
Response from FrankVTSB, Owner at Villa The Sanctuary Bali
Responded Jul 15, 2019
Dear Connie, I am happy to learn that you think our villa is more beautiful than the pictures, I can only agree :-) It is fantastic that you and your family had a good and relaxing stay with us for the occasion of your parents wedding anniversary and the personalized responsive service extended by our team contributed to a memorable stay. Thank you once again - the team and I look forward to having you back very soon. With warm regards, Owner Villa The Sanctuary Bali
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Lilo Mei wrote a review Apr 2019
2 contributions
We stayed five nights at this wonderful villa in Canggu. We had the best time and now regret having to leave. Everything was fabulous and the service outstanding. The staff, Putu, Salam and all the other boys (I can’t remember all their names) were very helpful and joyful. We loved playing football with the staff in the large gardens and we loved running around the pool with our close family and friends. Part of the group went fishing and came back with more than 10 fish! Handara Golf in Bedugul was quite a bit of drive but beautiful and highly recommended if you love golf. Our mountainbike trip with Infinity Mountainbiking from Jatiluwih to the Villa (Unesco Heritage and recommended by the villa staff ) was the highlight of our trip. The food was delicious. Especially the mixed seafood barbecue around the pool was a night we will never forget. The staff even arranged Balinese Dancers around the pool for us to watch. The location of this villa is fantastic as you are tucked away in nature along a river but still close ( a 5 minutes car ride ) to the hustle and bustle around Echo beach and Jalan Batu Bolong with all its shops, restaurants, beach clubs etc … We hope to return to Villa The Sanctuary Bali next year!
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Date of stay: March 2019Trip type: Traveled with family
Response from FrankVTSB, Owner at Villa The Sanctuary Bali
Responded Jul 15, 2019
Dear F, Thank you so much for recent stay with us. We are pleased to learn that you enjoyed a wonderful and relaxing stay at our villa. Thank you for sharing your experience to the TripAdvisor community. We all look forward to welcoming you back and create more positive and memorable experiences on your next visit. With regards, Owner Villa The Sanctuary Bali
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Gloria C wrote a review Apr 2019
Boston, Massachusetts60 contributions30 helpful votes
For many years we planned to celebrate our 20th Wedding Anniversary with a group of our married friends. We knew it would be difficult to find a place that met everyone's needs, because we all travel extensively and had very high expectations considering the time and expense that went into planning this trip. We flew in couples from all over Australia, Europe and the USA. We were 10 couples, totalling 20 people. Everyone said it was the best vacation they've ever had. The views of the jungle are breathtaking. The staff was attentive and catered to our every need. The villa manager, Putu did a great job of coordinating our requests. Frank, the villa owner communicated with us via email before we arrived to make sure everything was perfect. Once we arrived, the villa head butler, Salam was awesome! He did everything from making our drinks to serving all our meals and a whole lot more. He arranged for massage therapists to come to the villa and accompanied us to the beach to translate and make sure we were comfortable. The cook was phenomenal! The food was delicious and beautiful. We had a few 'non' meat eaters in the group and the chef made sure we had 'non' meat options at every meal. The rest of the staff did a great job cleaning our rooms and making us all feel welcome. The gardeners kept the surroundings immaculate. Amazing stay and hopefully one day we will be back! Keep up the good work!
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Date of stay: February 2019
Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Response from FrankVTSB, Owner at Villa The Sanctuary Bali
Responded Jul 15, 2019
Dear Gloria, Thank you for sharing your recent stay experience with us. It is truly heartwarming for us to learn that Villa The Sanctuary Bali exceeded your expectations. Indeed, we continually do our utmost to ensure that all our guests are delivered the best and unique stay experience not just through the stunning tropical environment, but through the facilities, our food and of course, the warm Balinese hospitality. Thank you very much for your generous compliments and it will be our pleasure to extend a warm welcome back and be of service to you again. With regards, Owner Villa The Sanctuary Bali
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samkennedy585 wrote a review Apr 2019
Boston, Massachusetts11 contributions4 helpful votes
I stayed in this villa in March, 2019 and was very impressed with the scenery and location. I`m familiar with some of the finest properties in the Canggu area, and can say this one tops everything else. The staff is very friendly, the services were excellent and the nearby area around Jalan Batu Bolong is within easy reach. Some honest advice: the pictures do not do this villa justice: you have to see it to believe it, when you stay in Villa The Sanctuary Bali, it feels like you stay in a private village for yourself. The grounds are 22.000 m2 and the views are breathtaking! I have never seen anything like it. Do not hesitate to book this property when you look to come to Bali with a larger group. Thank you Putu, Salam and all the staff of Villa The Sanctuary Bali for an amazing holiday
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Date of stay: March 2019
Trip type: Traveled with friends
1 Helpful vote
Response from FrankVTSB, Owner at Villa The Sanctuary Bali
Responded Jul 15, 2019
Dear Sam, Thank you for your recent stay at Villa The Sanctuary Bali. Indeed, it is a pleasure to read the positive review from a loyal and experienced guest to Bali, such as yourself. I am really pleased to hear that you had a wonderful time with us. I will let Putu, Salam and the team know that they contributed to your one-of-a-kind experience. Thank you for sharing your experience and we all look forward to having you with us again. With regards, Owner Villa The Sanctuary Bali
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PutriDiaz wrote a review Nov 2018
Sydney, Australia74 contributions9 helpful votes
We stayed at the Villa Sanctuary on the 25th October till the 30th October. My brother hired out all the villa estate to have his wedding ceremony there. When our family arrived at the Villa Sanctuary we were in awe just at how beautiful the place is. All surrounded by the lush greenery trees & forest of Canggu,the place is huge. I think it has about 10-12 villas that accomodated all the immediate family of bride and groom and in the center there was a huge swimming pool that had the backdrop of the river, truly spectacular but what made our stay there most memorable were the staff. Salam and the staff were so accomdating in every way. They worked around the clock to make sure all our needs were attended too. From getting car hire, breakfast, lunch and dinner cooked,take away to housekeeping, everything was attended too. We were so lucky to have such amazing staff to help with our needs.There was not much negative thing about our experience except maybe house keeping could of attended more with the towels, water bottles and one of the lights went off in the toilet that wasn't fix but that was minor only things that could improve. I would highly recommend this place, the wedding ceremony was amazing , one of the best weddings I have experience. Salam and staff did an amazing job and I can go on and on about the experience and place & staff but it will take up too many space. Thank you Villa the Sanctuary.
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Date of stay: October 2018Trip type: Traveled with family
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Response from FrankVTSB, Owner at Villa The Sanctuary Bali
Responded Nov 28, 2018
Dear Putri Diaz, thank you very much for your kind words about Villa The Sanctuary Bali, our property, our surroundings and our staff. Your brother his wedding ceremony was amazing and one never to forget. We have discussed the issue of the towels and bottles in the bunk room internally. Also the light was fixed. Thank you very much for your feedback. We truly hope to welcome you again in the future, it was great to have you as our guest! Kind regards, Owner Villa The Sanctuary Bali
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Frequently Asked Questions about Villa The Sanctuary Bali
Which popular attractions are close to Villa The Sanctuary Bali?
Nearby attractions include Solace Float (4.4 miles), CrossFit Wanderlust (2.9 miles), and Taman Ayun Temple (4.5 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Villa The Sanctuary Bali?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Villa The Sanctuary Bali?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Villa The Sanctuary Bali?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and a poolside bar during their stay.
Is parking available at Villa The Sanctuary Bali?
Yes, free parking, secured parking, and valet parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Villa The Sanctuary Bali?
Conveniently located restaurants include Sa'Mesa Canggu, Blacklist Coffee Roasters - Canggu, and St Tropez.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Villa The Sanctuary Bali?
Yes, guests have access to a pool, a fitness center, and locker rooms available in the fitness center during their stay.
Does Villa The Sanctuary Bali have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Villa The Sanctuary Bali offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Does Villa The Sanctuary Bali have airport transportation?
Yes, Villa The Sanctuary Bali offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Villa The Sanctuary Bali?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Villa The Sanctuary Bali offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers meeting rooms, a banquet room, and conference facilities.