Villa Asada | Candidasa
4 Bedrooms – accommodates 8 adults plus two children (two air conditioned master suites with king beds, two air conditioned guestrooms also with king-size beds).
Part of a small development of seven designer villas, known as Kalyana Bay Villas, Villa Asada rests upon 15 are of hillside land, at an elevation of 25 metres above sea level. It is just 50 metres from the seashore, where a reef offers superb snorkelling. The contemporary-styled villa is comprised of two double-storey buildings, and the architecture is characterised by an abundance of space and light, elegance and graceful simplicity. Guests will enter via the Living & Dining Room, which is located on the upper level.
Kalyana Bay Villas are positioned a few hundred metres from the main road, accessed via a private driveway. Villa Asada has its own secure entrance with a parking area and also a garage large enough for two vehicles.
Living & Dining Room
The main Living & Dining Room is an expansive 16.5 in length and 7 metres wide, with folding glass doors and a covered balcony running the full length of the room, thereby maximising the breathtaking view and making it an ideal space for parties. It features a cream décor and a soaring roof above an acid marble floor. The living area is furnished with a comfy three-piece sofa suite and a coffee table, while a separate sitting area presents cushioned chairs and a small games table with a chess set. The dining area is furnished with a table for ten. The room is cooled by ceiling fans and gentle sea breezes; the folding glass doors can be opened up on both sides to allow for cross ventilation. A music system is provided for guests’ entertainment and a washroom is positioned to one side.
The open plan Kitchen is located at one end of the Living & Dining Room. It features a black polished granite central island, and is fully equipped with an electric oven, a gas hob and a full range of the latest utilities. There is even a walk-in pantry.
Bedrooms & Bathrooms
The accommodation includes two air-conditioned Master Suites, located one above the other in a self-contained building. Each Master Suite presents a cosy sitting room/study furnished with armchairs and a desk, and a very spacious bedroom with timber floors and contemporary furnishings including a 4-poster king-size bed draped in snowy netting, an ottoman, two chairs and a table. Each features a large balcony or terrace affording fabulous views and furnished with a daybed and two chairs. Each Master Suite also boasts a dressing area with a walk in wardrobe and a built-in dressing table with drawers. The en-suite bathrooms are fashioned in cream marble and black polished granite with bathtubs and well-lit double vanity units complete with wall mirrors and twin washbasins. Toilets and raindrop showers are positioned in separate cubicles.
The two Guest Bedrooms are located at pool level in the main building. Each is equipped with air-conditioning and each features a timber floor and a walk-in wardrobe. Sliding glass doors open onto the pool deck and a separate door in each bedroom provides direct access to the family room, which is positioned centrally between the two rooms. One bedroom is furnished with twin beds and the other with a king-size bed, together with a table and chairs, bedside tables and lamps. En-suite bathrooms are similar to the bathrooms in the Master Suites only with single washbasins. One of the guest bathrooms is characterised by picture windows beside the bathtub overlooking the ornamental pond and fountains. All bedrooms are equipped with safe deposit boxes.
The Family Room is comfortably furnished with water hyacinth sofas, armchairs and a suar wood coffee table. A bold blue wall displays a Palimanan stone bas relief depicting Balinese village life. The room is set up as a home theatre with a large flat screen TV complete with satellite channels and a DVD player. A powder room is accessed from here for the convenience of the guests.
Swimming Pool & Garden
The 18 x 4 metre infinity-edge pool reaches out towards the sea and is perfect for swimming laps. A creamy-white Palimanan stone pool deck is furnished with eight sunbeds and sun umbrellas. There is also an outdoor dining table and a large open-sided ‘bale’ relaxation pavilion with a shingle roof and a deeply cushioned floor. Spacious flat lawns make this another superb area for parties and receptions. The ornamental pond complete with urn fountains provides the soothing sound of running water.
Villa Asada is located ten minutes’ drive from the quiet seaside village of Candidasa, which boasts a rich heritage close to many of Bali’s most important historical landmarks and attractions. This beautiful, undeveloped area is set well away from the hustle and bustle of mainstream tourism in the Island’s magnificent eastern regency of Karangasem—an exotic royal Balinese kingdom of forests and mighty mountains, emerald rice terraces, islands, beaches, temples and palaces.
There are plenty of restaurants in Candidasa. Visitors can shop for bargains in vibrant local markets or enjoy cultural performances of Hindu dance epics. The villa is a great base from which to visit ancient kingdoms and mystical palaces, including Puri Agung Karangasem in the centre of Amlapura, as well as the Taman Ujung Water Palace, and the complex of bathing pools known as Tirta Gangga. More energetic activities include rafting dramatic rivers, cycling through gently swaying fields of rice, climbing mighty volcanoes, and snorkelling or scuba diving into an exotic world of psychedelic fish. Prestigious neighbours include two of the best resorts in Bali, Amankila and Alila Manggis.
The nearby village of Tenganan is a unique 700-year-old walled community hidden within the hills. One of Bali’s original pre-Hindu settlements and a stronghold of native traditions, the residents practise a time-honoured lifestyle based around ritual and ceremony. Visitors are welcomed during daylight hours, with many of the houses also functioning as shops and workshops where expert craftsmen and women perform their centuries’ old skills.
Just a few kilometres away, Padangbai is a major harbour for ferries to Lombok as well as for smaller boats to Nusa Penida. It is a very picturesque village, with semi-circular hills surrounding a sparkling blue bay and sandy beach. The best beach in the locality is the peaceful Pasir Putih, a white sand crescent-shaped beach bordered by coconut groves. A few small bamboo and thatch warungs serve food and cold drinks.
Family Attractions in the area include the Bali Safari & Marine Park, and the Odyssey Submarine Adventure, an ideal activity for those who would like to witness the marine life under the ocean without having to scuba dive.
Villa Asada is 2 hours’ drive from Bali’s International Airport, 10 minutes from Candidasa, and 15 minutes from the ferry port at Padang Bai.
Manggis, Candidasa, East Bali, Indonesia.
8 adults plus two children (two air conditioned master suites with king beds, two air conditioned guestrooms also with king-size beds, two extra beds at US$35 per night each).
One indoor living and dining room (fan cooled) with dining table for 12, one indoor air conditioned living room with TV/DVD player & surround sound, outdoor dining on the balcony for 6, outdoor dining on the pool terrace for table for 10, outdoor seating on the pool terrace, poolside bar with stools, one outdoor covered bale.
18m x 4m
Manager, 1 butler, 2 cooks, 3 villa attendants, 1 gardener, 2 security guards.DiningA wide variety of Western and Asian dishes. Requests accommodated (including special diets).
WiFi broadband internet access. Local telephone access via mobile phone.
iPod docking station and iPod adapter on stereo in downstairs living room. Three cable-channel TVs; three DVD players and movies; books; stereo system with CD player, Surround-sound speakers in downstairs living room.
DVDs; board games, high chair; baby cot, staff willing to assist with children (daytime) when parents present.
Car and driver available 8 hours per day at USD$25 per day, excluding petrol.
Gym; full back-up diesel powered electrical generator.
1300sqm (villa) 1500sqm (land)
|2015 Rates | 4 Bedrooms|
|Low Season: USD 695 ++ (Rest of the year, excl. Easter Week)|
|High Season: USD 785 ++ (Easter Week (Apr.03 – 10), 16Jun – 31 Aug)|
|Peak Season: USD 865 ++ (19Dec – 08Jan)|
|Minimum stay: 2 nights in low, 5 nights in high, and 7 nights in peak seasons||Stay 14+ Nights | 4 Bedrooms 2015|
|Low Season: USD 556 ++ (Rest of the year, excl. Easter Week)|
|High Season: USD 707 ++ (Easter Week (Apr.03 – 10), 16Jun – 31 Aug)|
|Peak Season: USD 822 ++ (19Dec – 08Jan)|
|Minimum stay: 14 nights||Last Minute Booking – Enjoy a 10% discount, checking in 10 days prior to the arrival date.|
|Rates are subject to change without prior notice|
|Rates are quoted in US Dollar, netto, per night|
|Rates are including :
Exclusive use of the villa and the services of its team of staff including manager, butler and chefs. All villa facilities including pool, kitchen, unlimited Wi-Fi access.
|Free WIFI internet connection|
|Check-in time: 14.00|
|Check-out time: 11.00|
|Early check-in is FOC based on villa availability|
|Late check-out until 18.00 will be charged at 50% of the rate|
|Late check-out after 18.00 will be charged at 100% of the rate|
|Food and beverage and other extras are on guests account|