This was originally our 1st choice however we were being offered to try their sister hotel Puri Sebatu which was opening middle Oct.
We proceeded with their offer only to know 2 days prior to arrival that Puri Sebatu did not open in time (slight disappointment) so we were move back to Puri Sunia.
Puri Sunia was located in an quite an isolated area with nothing much by greenery and padi surrounding. It is the perfect retreat from the hustle and bustle. Not for those looking for excitement. We arrived late and the drive to the hotel was rather dark and scary. Kind of give u an idea how lsolated it was. But we love it being around padi fields and greenery.
We had the deluxe room which was on the 2nd storey. To be honest there was not much a view from the room that we have 808 that is. Just trees that. But within room (a big room), the bed was comfy, aircon strong, water from the shower good, nice big bath tub and just very relaxing.
Facilites and Activities
The yoga session was good although abit early at 7am.
The trekking that happens on Tues and Sat at 8am is a must go!!! They bought us around the rice padi fields, show us how the local live and do and we even got to try harvesting the rice and also buy fresh coconut from the local who climb up the coconut tree with no safety equipment. It was really an eye opener.
There was running on other days at 8am, not for the faint hearted though and the route can be a bit rough your ankles.
The shuttle service to Ubud centre was good as well, the driver gave us good recommendation on the food as well.
Staff and food
The staff were all cheerful and welcoming. Greeting us every day making our holiday wonderful from the start to finish.
Lovely touch with the chicken sandwiches when we arrived late.
Breakfast was ala cart, very good spread and wide range of choices. However room service was not as good, choice were rather limited and the one we chose were really just average only.
This is my first trip to Bai but I could see myself coming back here over and over again and certainly Puri Sunia would be the 1st choice that would come to my mind if i want a peaceful and enjoyable stay.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Welcome to Puri Sunia Resort - A Peacefully Home in Ubud Bali, Puri Sunia Resort nestled in its own secluded place surrounded by the natural of environment such as beautiful rice paddies, water, coconut trees, Balinese traditional village of Abangan and Kokokan Village, a home of thousand white herons. It's located only 10 minutes from the hustle and bustle of Ubud, a home of art and cultural. Puri Sunia Resort is derived from Balinese word 'Puri' and 'Sunia'. Puri mean 'a house of King' and Sunia mean 'quiet or peaceful'. Offering 28 rooms in Balinese architecture with 1 Nandini Family Villa Private Pool, 3 Sunia private pool villas, 8 Nandini Suite and 16 Sunia Deluxe rooms. Enhancing the peacefully with meditation and yoga in yoga centre, relax and rejuvenate yourself in our Spa and sunny side at our main pool. You are surrounded by the textures and colour of nature, dressed slate, tiles, smooth unpainted wood, soft homespun, fabrics, intricate worked copper, fragrant alang-alang grass roofing, natural bamboo, rough cut stone, flowers and foliage. Puri Sunia Resort... Where magic happens and all experiences are enchanted. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Puri Sunia Hotel Ubud
- Puri Sunia Resort Ubud, Bali