Me and my family stayed at this villa for a few days whilst visiting Ubud for the second time, this Villa is beyond amazing!! It is surrounded by Such beautiful nature, the main villa itself is designed impeccably with beautiful duckegg coloured walls, authentic Indonesian furniture, both indoors and outdoors are picturesque! Tr staff ( Wayan and her team) are wonderful people! They made us all feel extremely welcomed and she went above and beyond to provide the best hospitality! I have to also mention that Wayan makes the most delicious dinners ! And my family really enjoyed having dinners at the Villa due to the impeccable service- not only are her dinners mouth watering, the service and waiter expertise are of a 5* Hotel! - not to mention in the morning the most wonderful pancakes and eggs awaited us!
I usually woke up before the whole family as I wanted to walk around the large jungle garden, and enjoy a quick swim, Wayan and her team were already there- table set and always made coffee ready for me, and brought it by the pool which I loved!!
If I had to give one criticism to the place it would be the the walls and maybe doors needed some fillings in the cracks, just to prevent the insects and lizards - not that I minded them so much but all of my family members were not too keen on having a lot of lizards around! So maybe just make the villas slightly more airtight!
Otherwise, I would highly recommend staying here, to anyone who is looking for a piece of paradise on Earth, Ubud is also just a 10min drive and Wayan arranges taxis for you which is bliss !
Thank you again to Wayan and team for a wonderful time! I hope to re-visit again.
We stay for a week and it was amassing the food it s very good, all the staff can response all our needs and the place it’s peaceful in the middle of the jungle
We had to pinch ourselves to ask, "is this real, are we awake?"
We are a family of four, with teenage kids.
Our days were filled with swims, bird and butterfly watching and general rest while being surrounded by great natural beauty. The gardens are breathtakingly beautiful - even after 5 days, we discovered new flowers, scents and pretty minibeasts.
We also witnessed the earthy labour-intense rice paddies nearby and the wild life they attract.
The lovely Wayan was our brilliant hostess. She creates a house of warmth and comfort. She prepared wonderful Balinese dishes (including Betutu Ayam), the best Balinese coffee imaginable and a feeling that we were always being indulged.
She has great contacts ! She organised a super masseuse to come numerous times to the Villa and organised a driver to take us sight seeing on the rare occasion we could pull ourselves away from the Villa.
Being a Red Lotus customer also gave us discounts at our favourite restaurant so that was a bonus also.
I feel enormously priviledged to have stayed here and I encourage anyone to enjoy this magical place.
We were a group of 5 friends and a toddler and stayed for a week. We cannot say enough about this property and its manager, Wayan Sri. Firstly, everything about the villa itself (rooms and bathrooms, infinity pool, common room, grounds, landscaping, outdoor dining area) was amazing and unforgettable. We loved being outside of Ubud city and nestled among the lush tropical forest and rice fields. As nice as the villa is, what makes Villa Samaki BEYOND COMPARE is the villa manager, Wayan, and her wonderful team.
From the moment we arrived and were greeted by Wayan with her beautiful smile, we did not have to worry about a single detail. Wayan arranged everything for us, from taxi rides to restaurant reservations, to in-villa massages and in-villa private yoga, to tours of the famous Bali rice terraces to a sunrise trek up Mount Batur. In the end we only ended up having one dinner in Ubud city, the rest of the time we preferred to stay at the villa and enjoy Wayan's amazing cooking!! It was such a treat to eat delicious home cooked Indonesian meals within the comfort of the villa and its amazing surroundings.
Breakfasts are included and were always a delight. Always served with a smile and very delicious (beautifully arranged fruit plates, Bali coffee, smoothies, eggs and toast).
We celebrated two birthdays that week and Wayan surprised us with cake and bouquets of flowers!!! Little details like that is what makes a stay beyond special.
One highlight was Wayan taking us on an early morning walking tour of the local rice fields and of her village, Kelabang Moding (it's a few minutes walk from the villa). Wayan has a busy schedule but did not hesitate to take a couple of hours out of her day to share her village and culture with us. She is a fountain of information and we view that tour as a highlight of our entire stay in Bali. What makes Bali unique is its culture and we got a close-up, first hand explanation of daily Balinese life.
We miss Wayan's smile and warmth. The rest of our stay in Bali could not compare to our experience at Villa Samaki. We hope to be back! We cannot recommend this villa enough.
Villa Samaki is situated just 10 minutes away from the main town of Ubud. Our entire stay was so nice and relaxing and everything was so wonderful thanks to the amazing staff in Villa Samaki. Especially the villa manager Wayan, we just can't say enough great things about her. She's not only super attentive but also an amazing cook! The rest of the staff were all so awesome too. Thanks for making our stay at Villa Samaki so memorable. Highly recommend for family with kids, this is a wonderful villa for the entire family to enjoy together.
The facilities and staff are awesome. The staff are very hospitality, they take care in every detail and they make us feel as in our home. From the room the landscape is wonderful and the facilities are fantastic.
Very relaxing to stay at villa samaki. Every staff was humble, care, and always trying to fulfill our needs.
Hi Made ! Hi Wayan! You make our vacation memorable.. Thanks
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