We spent 5 nights at the Samaya for the first part of our honeymoon. On arrival we were met by one if the drivers from the Samaya who had some iced water and fresh strawberries for us. After a long flight we were greeted by a number of the staff and taken to see an amazing view of the rice paddy fields in Ubud. We were taken to our villa by one of the butlers on a golf buggy and shown some of the property.
Our butler showed us all the facilities in our rather large villa which was spotlessly clean. Our rose petal bath and honeymoon cake were very nice.
The breakfast at the Samaya was lovely, we sometimes had this in our villa or in the restaurant with the views over rice paddy fields. There we'd more than enough choices to suit everyone, the pancakes with pineapple and maple syrup were particularly yummy.
I must say that the service at the Samaya was of the highest quality, Wayan and the team could not do enough for us. The room cleaning and turn down service and service at the restaurant and in villa dinning was great.
Since this was a honeymoon my husband arranged for a 100 candle dinner, as I am not a meat eater my husband told me had a number of email conversations with Wayan to arrange the to suit my taste. The food and was of a very high quality, and I thoroughly recommend the chilli passion fruit martini which I LOVED! The food rivals some restaurants in London.
We had a fabulous first part of our honeymoon at the Samaya Ubud before moving on to the Samaya Seminyak.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Samaya Ubud is where the guests can experience the unique delivery of Balinese hospitality in superb natural location set alongside the Ayung River. The Samaya Ubud is a 15-minute drive from central Ubud. Featuring Free shuttle service to the central Ubud anytime with prior booking, WiFi throughout the resort, wellness center complete with gym and outdoor main pool. The guest can also enjoy cycling, trekking, and morning yoga activities with free of charge based on Hotel schedule. Cooking class will be provided with prior booking and additional charge. With spacious luxurious villas, The Samaya Ubud offer guest's privacy at an ideal place to relax in a tropical paradise surrounded by rice fields and hillsides, equipped with flat-screen cable TVs, minibar, iPod docks, en suite spacious bathrooms with a Jacuzzi. Each villas comes with a private pool and 24-hour butler services. Guests can enjoy spa treatments in-villa, spa by the Ayung Riverside, or at Ayung Riverside Spa Centre with private sauna room, steam room, and Jacuzzi. Laundry, dry cleaning and car rental services are available. The famous Swept Away Restaurant offers Special Romantic Hundred Candle Light Dinner where the guests can enjoy a truly unique dining experience with the sound of natures by the Ayung River. Chef de Cuisine, I Nyoman Wiratma has emulated his successful style with more than 10-year experience in fine dining, serving an array of modern and eclectic dishes with maintaining a strong focus on local produce and authentic flavours will pamper you. The Samaya Ubud is 1-hour drive from Ngurah Rai International Airport. The hotel provides Airport Transfer at an additional fee. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- The Samaya Bali Hotel Ubud
- The Samaya Bali Ubud