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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Perfect in every way. Stunning jungle setting. Impeccable butler service. Beautiful private villas. Outstanding choice of food, with healthy raw menu to traditional menu. The Spa is not only beautiful but has wonderful treatments. A feast for all the senses. Visually stunning. A trip to Bali is not complete for me without a stay at the Como Shambala Estate. The...

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Greater Perth, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Located in jungle. Beautiful perfectly maintained grounds and facilities. The most relaxing time we have experienced. The breakfast was absolutely superb .All food was healthy and beautifully presented. Taste sensational. This facility is perfect if you want to relax in a healthy quiet natural environment. Could not be faulted.

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm almost loathed to review Como Shambala Estate as I'd like to keep it a (well known) secret. I could go on and on but, suffice to say, there is nowhere quite like it. It is beautiful, the accommodation is out of this world, every single member of staff is superb, the food is extraordinary and the overall experience is...

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Santiago S, General Manager at COMO Shambhala Estate, responded to this review

Dear tackygift, Warmest greetings from COMO Shambhala Estate! We appreciate your time to share your views and sincerely thank you for deciding not to keep us as a well-known secret. It is lovely to read such delightful review. In creating a haven that encourages you to make real and lasting improvements to your lifestyle, no expense was spared. From the...

Bali, Indonesia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything was great from our early arrival and a room being ready, upgraded actually the food in the restaurant was excellent fresh and tasty, all the staff were helpful and friendly but discreet, the view from the room was amazing, even in the rain walking down to the spring pools and around the estate was great, and last but not...

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Santiago S, General Manager at COMO Shambhala Estate, responded to this review

Dear laneyelf, Warmest greetings from COMO Shambhala Estate! Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience with other TripAdvisor Reader. The review is short and sweet but clearly, you have enjoyed yourself immensely. So all that is left to say is: if you miss COMO Experience and would like to relive it, we would love to...

Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Let's start off with the food, as this is actually what surprised me most, it is excellent! Seldom do resorts of this nature get the food so right. It is healthy, there is a vast selection and it is just fantastic. The grounds on which the resort sits are large, lush and enjoy wonderful forest views. You have natural springs...

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Santiago S, General Manager at COMO Shambhala Estate, responded to this review

Dear RossLevin, Warmest greetings from COMO Shambhala Estate! Thank you for writing such a heartfelt review of your stay at the Estate. As a hotelier, I'm so happy to read that we have managed to surprise you … in a good way! We could not be happier to learn that you had such amazing experiences with our wellness team. As...

Seoul, South Korea
Reviewed December 15, 2016

loved this place. butler service not as professional as expected but acceptable. was disappointed to find that the garden view room that I had reserved for was unavailable at the last minute and was given instead another room.

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Santiago S, General Manager at COMO Shambhala Estate, responded to this review

Dear jeankim2005, Thank you for taking the time to write us a review in TripAdvisor. Via online booking company, you had booked a garden room and received a garden room upon your arrival, which is our entry level room category. As you mentioned to our reservations team, you were celebrating your anniversary and hope you did enjoy the cake, as...

Ibiza, Spain
Reviewed November 17, 2016

Second time in this resort, for me the best in Bali Pros: +Best area (wild landscapes everywhere) (things to do such a rafting, ubud village, bike...) +One of the best spa I've ever been +SuperGood and very very healthy food! all natural and made with smart sense +The trekking route from the hotel to the river, no words +Friendly staff...

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Santiago S, General Manager at COMO Shambhala Estate, responded to this review

Dear Ibizaworld, Warmest greetings from COMO Shambhala Estate! Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience with TripAdvisor reader. It is always a pleasure to read a heartwarming review from a repeater as yourself. Your compliment on our location is much appreciated. The Estate is a “Jungle Paradise” with a touch of unassuming luxury. Coincidently the...

Lucerne, Switzerland
Reviewed November 13, 2016

Friends had recommended Shambhala Estate and we decided to try it. It is truly a magical and serene experience to stay here unique compared to other five-star resorts in or near Ubud. The blend of luxury and nature is seamless. Special thanks to our gracious Angel and Butler Ayu. She & her team provided us with above and beyond service!...

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Santiago S, General Manager at COMO Shambhala Estate, responded to this review

Dear BambinaRosa, Warmest greetings from COMO Shambhala Estate! First of all, thank you for taking the time to share your experience with the TripAdvisor Readers. One thing truly stand out from your review is the number of our team member being mentioned – from Housekeeping to Restaurant Team to Spa Team to Personal Assistant to our driver. Nothing makes out...

Moscow, Russia
Reviewed November 8, 2016

Just spent 1 week in Como Shambhala estate after a long stressful year! Its an amazing place in the middle of jungles with amazing views. Very quite, very solid and very professional. I would like to mention 3 things I liked a lot in this estate: 1) Professional team which helps you on a personal basis to go through the...

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Santiago S, General Manager at COMO Shambhala Estate, responded to this review

Dear ildar777ru, Warmest greetings from COMO Shambhala Estate! First of all, thank you so much for the kind review. We truly appreciate your generous comments immensely and are humble of your recommendation to future travellers. We cannot be happier to hear that you had an amazing health experience at the Estate. Moreover, to learn that we were able to provide...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 5, 2016

One of the best resorts we've ever stayed at. From the raw/ paleo-friendly/ gluten-free and refined sugar-free menus to the sensational views of the river and trees and the authentic furnishings, settings and buildings this resort is incomparable to anywhere else we've ever stayed. We exercised daily, we ate well and felt so relaxed, we left feeling super healthy, rested...

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Santiago S, General Manager at COMO Shambhala Estate, responded to this review

Dear jstyletraveller, Warmest greetings from COMO Shambhala Estate! Thank you for taking the time to write this kind review that capture the essence of the Estate in Bali. No doubt many future travellers will book a stay with us as a result of reading your post. As a holistic wellbeing retreat, we aim to create a 360degree experience immersing all...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
COMO Shambhala Estate is a residential health retreat with luxury villa-style accommodations near Ubud, Bali. This ‘Retreat for Change’ is a place to relax and improve wellbeing. State-of-the-art wellness facilities include a Vitality pool, private treatment areas beside the River Ayung, a climbing wall, gym, Pilates studio and yoga pavilion. The Estate’s Resident Experts, who all support the 360-degree approach to wellness, include a Yoga Master, Ayurvedic Doctor and guides for outdoor activities, with nutritional menus by COMO Shambhala Cuisine. The range of suites and villas, perched above the Balinese jungle, suits independent guests, couples, or small groups. ... more   less 

Additional Information about COMO Shambhala Estate

Address: Banjar Begawan, Desa Melinggih Kelod | Payangan, Ubud, Payangan 80571, Indonesia
Location: Indonesia > Bali > Payangan
Price Range: $373 - $1,055 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — COMO Shambhala Estate 5*
Number of rooms: 30
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Also Known As:
Como Shambhala Estate Hotel Payangan
COMO Shambhala Estate Bali/Payangan
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Payangan
#2 Top resorts Hotel in Payangan
#5 Luxury Hotel in Payangan
#5 Spa Hotel in Payangan
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“We had a 3 level villa with private pool and spa. Full office facilities in villa. Villa could comfortably serve 3 couples.”
 of 5 bubbles BambooKuta, 1 week ago | Read review
“Make sure you walk the grounds and make the effort to walk down to the river, beautiful.”
 of 5 bubbles MGNZTraveller, Sep 16, 2016 | Read review
“luxury, spa, retreat”
 of 5 bubbles BlackMagicWman, Aug 24, 2016 | Read review
“If you don't want to hear the people going down the rapids below, request a room up the top of the property.”
 of 5 bubbles 6CarolineW, Aug 2, 2016 | Read review
“Just do some research, if you prefer to have an indoor bathroom make sure you request it!”
 of 5 bubbles SamShabman, Jun 25, 2016 | Read review
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