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#1 of 17 in Pacitan
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5.0
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5.0
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4.8
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4.9
Desa Limasan, a place where “the simple life” are the words we go by. It is a place where we offer our guests a relaxing holiday experience they won’t forget. Located nearby fishing villages in Watu Karung, East Java, it is an adventurous drive through winding roads, lush greenery and a glimpse of the local Javanese culture. Desa Limasan translates ‘Limasan Village’ in English. With 7 hectares of land in total, Desa Limasan has big plans for the future, using traditional Javanese wooden houses called Limasan. The Limasans are surrounded by coconut trees, spacious grass garden areas and beachfront location. Swimming pool with fun jumping board will keep guests cool and entertained. Surfing and paddle boarding down the neighboring river is a popular activity. An onsite Restaurant, The Playground and children's play are available for guests . Desa Limasan Retreat in June 2019 will start offering various tour and accommodation packages. Guests may book this package direct with us.
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AnneYann27 wrote a review Aug 2019
Bernay, France57 contributions54 helpful votes
Fantastic : there is no other word If you want calm, serenity, and beautiful place, you have to go in this hotel. On top, for those who have a good level of water board, surfing, you will have awesome waves. Restaurant offers good quality plates. Do not hesitate to ask more if you think quantity is not enough You stay in indépendant cottages very typical and good quality. They can arrange transfers to and from the hotel (depends where you come from or where you want to go). You can also rent motor bike to discover the region (small roads) To be honest, one of the best place I never discovered : a paradise
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Date of stay: August 2019
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RobinsonCrusoe66 wrote a review May 2019
Pershore, United Kingdom26 contributions11 helpful votes
This place is fantastic. Well worth the adventurous trip in along narrow roads that build the anticipation.Traditional Javanese villas set in lush surrounds next to what feels like a private beach. Life is easy with no pressure from the staff only just for you to have the best time relaxing and enjoying their great hospitality. The pool area and grounds were immaculate, the food was simple but very tasty (one night they were busy with a large group so set up a little table for us on the sand under candlelight - helped them and made a memory for us ). Check out their site they have fantastic photos and info on transfers etc also BOOK DIRECT - we were not sure about doing it that way but it is 100% fine and you get meals included compared to the price you pay booking via other means. Oh and the paddleboarding trip down the local river - we have so many good memories of this place we'd love everyone to be able to spend some time here but also we'd love to keep it a secret! It felt like maybe what Bali must have been so many many years ago. Thank you Desa Limasan Retreat for such a relaxing stay!! (only -ve if you have to find one to make writing a review balanced is the menu was very limited you need to like rice or noodle else you'll be stuck but most of Java was like that for us)
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Date of stay: May 2019
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Room Tip: Some are almost beach front but even those behind have a fantastic view
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rendyas wrote a review Dec 2018
Surabaya, Indonesia181 contributions78 helpful votes
This place is truly awesome ! They named it retreat for a good reason indeed...the service here is really intimate and personalized. It provides only limited number of cottages...hence very limited number of guests on any given time. Beautiful view of watukarung beach, calm surroundings, friendly people around and bunch of activities that can done makes it a perfect place for vacation. Board paddling through the river was our favorite activity here...it was really fun ! We also enjoy beach hopping to numerous fantastic beach nearby... The food that they served here at the restaurant was also very good
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Date of stay: October 2018Trip type: Traveled
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Simon R wrote a review Jul 2018
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom28 contributions8 helpful votes
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What a beautiful location and stunning, sympathetically built Pondoks right by the sea. The pictures say it all. The finish on the Pondoks is of the highest standard. Food was fabulous. Staff gorgeous. The mains beach is not really suitable for swimming as the coral reef comes right up to the steep beach. However if you're a surfer then I suspect u will think youve gone to heaven. I'm not bit the surf was up up up the 3 days we were there. Compensating for the slightly alarming power of the sea and coral reef are the facilities at the hotel. lovely pool and a snooker and table tennis table. The lovely thing about this resort is that it is a relatively new loc for foreigners so no high rises and mostly Indonesians there. The down side is that there's quite a lot of plastic rubbish about which they burn right by the beach in little piles. Small price to pay. There are 2 smaller beaches that look wonderful and less corally but there is no advice available as to rip tides and other hazards. should be easy for them to sort that out. Also a kettle in your room would be good
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Date of stay: July 2018Trip type: Traveled
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Angela Jennifer A wrote a review Feb 2018
Canggu, Indonesia58 contributions9 helpful votes
We stay only one night here and choose the villa with small pool in the hill. The view is superb. If we booked from online website we got breakfast only, but if we book directly to the hotel we will got breakfast, dinner and lunch. The food was so delicious. Will come back for sure!
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Date of stay: February 2018Trip type: Traveled
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MeesMark wrote a review Oct 2017
Utrecht, The Netherlands159 contributions51 helpful votes
We were here (Oct) in the low season. We had some rain, it was overcast, the surf was not big (still 3m waves), most rooms were empty: perfect. I can only say it was perfect. The service, the friendly staff, the pool, breakfast, lunch and dinner. Only downside is to see how plastics are ruining our planet. It is everywhere outside the resort. That is a shame. Looking at other reviews around Java and Bali, it is not different elsewhere.
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Date of stay: October 2017Trip type: Traveled
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Whitney A wrote a review Sep 2017
11 contributions3 helpful votes
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Desa Limasan was the best place we've ever stayed in Indonesia. Located just a few steps to a perfect beach with amazing world-class waves, it provided a playground of fun including a beautiful pool, paddle board adventures (included in cost), activities for kids and adults alike. The food was incredible. Three meals a day served at residence, the service was prompt and always on-time! Desa Limasan had all the western amenities one could wish including hot/cold bathing with great pressure, an in-room water dispenser with hot and cold filtered water, as well as daily immaculate cleaning by the staff. I couldn't say better things about every staff member and owner, who treated us as welcomed guests and family! For future adventurers, a few tips. - Arrive/depart at night- less traffic on the roads from Yogyakarta to Desa Limasan and Watukarung beach. - Expect a 2.5-3.5 hour drive from Yogyakarta with bumpy roads yet beautiful scenery. - The beach is not for beginner/inexperienced surfers or swimmers. There is a very strong rip current going out to sea. - There is a great convenience store with adult/baby toiletries, medical supplies, packaged food and drink right nearby Desa Limasan in Watukarung. - When booking, contact Desa Limasan direct as meals are included in total cost per night. - Fun fact: this area has only had electricity for about 10 years (amazing!) so just remember, if the wifi isn't super fast, you're at the edge of a jungle :) Thank you Desa Limasan, Roman, Takim, and all the staff for your kindness and hospitality. We cannot wait to return.
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Date of stay: September 2017
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CapitaineKiwi wrote a review Sep 2017
Kerikeri12 contributions5 helpful votes
My wife and I stayed 5 nights at Desa Limasan and we loved every minute of it. We are not surfers but it was fascinating to watch the experts surf the dangerous double break at Watu Karung beach. The resort itself is absolutely top notch with beautiful villas built in traditional Javanese style, a wonderful swimming pool, great food, excellent staff and service and a great location from where we visited waterfalls, beaches and the fabulous Guo Gong limestone caves. A very relaxing place where you can just veg out release all those tensions. Pak Roman has done a wonderful job to design and build this gem of a place. We will definately be back.
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Date of stay: August 2017
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Lianne O wrote a review Aug 2017
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We only had one night to stay in the wonderful two bedroom, two bathroom house. View from the veranda on the garden and the sea. The houses are gorgeous with comfortable traditional furniture and all services. Nice pool and garden, acces to the beach where you can buy local refreshments and food. The sea is very goor for surfing and the with the characteristic rocks it gives a splendid view. Nice food for breakfast and dinner. A place with strong good energy, where I practiced yoga and meditation at sunrise. Luxury, peace, nature and space. We will definitely visit again, and stay longer!
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Date of stay: August 2017
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Room Tip: Every house in this resort is splendid, you cannot go wrong
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Nadiah B wrote a review Jun 2017
Yogyakarta Region, Indonesia6 contributions5 helpful votes
I live in Yogyakarta. I've been to Desa Limasan numerous times with family, friends or by myself. The first time I went the fridge was a bit warm and the manager replaced the fridge immediately. That was pretty much a marker for the high quality of service, warmth and attention to detail of the staff from the beginning. I've never had a problem there and always feel at home with the staff and owner Pak Roman and his daughter who handles the bookings. Desa Limasan is value for money. The houses are immaculate, and 3 good meals are included in the room fee, and the staff are happy to cook the meals as you like it. Pak Roman has capitalised of Desa Limasan's most prized possession in this densely populated island -- space. His highly manicured spacious lawns literally make you unwind as soon as you've settled in. The beach is cleaner than most NOT CROWDED and swimmable at certain times of day and a big attraction for surfers. The community living around the hotel are friendly, gracious and totally unphased by foreigners. I'd go every month if I could. Salaam, Nadiah
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Date of stay: June 2017Trip type: Traveled
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Response from JamilaGerberBali, Manager at Desa Limasan Retreat
Responded Jul 26, 2017
Hi Nadiah, Thank you for the nice review here. It's always a pleasure to have you stay with us at Desa Limasan. See you again soon. Warmest regards, Jamila.
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$86 - $93 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
IndonesiaJavaEast JavaPacitan
NUMBER OF ROOMS
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Frequently Asked Questions about Desa Limasan Retreat
Which popular attractions are close to Desa Limasan Retreat?
Nearby attractions include Klayar Beach (1.9 miles), Watu Karung Beach (0.07 miles), and Srau Beach (1.8 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Desa Limasan Retreat?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at Desa Limasan Retreat?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, a minibar, and air conditioning.
What food & drink options are available at Desa Limasan Retreat?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Desa Limasan Retreat?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Desa Limasan Retreat?
Conveniently located restaurants include Rumah Makan SUNSET, RM. Laguna, and Rumah Makan Pak Eko Klayar.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Desa Limasan Retreat?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does Desa Limasan Retreat have airport transportation?
Yes, Desa Limasan Retreat offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.