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Exclusive Boutique Style Bali Hotels

Article by Dave Waldheim

The basic idea is to combine the conveniences of a five-star resort with the cultural richness of a Balinese private home. A Bali hotel experience of a different kind.

Over the years this type of accommodation has increased vastly in popularity with travelers looking for something special and exclusive.

The difference between large hotel chains and boutique hotels is that they don’t provide 100’s of rooms but instead secluded luxury in small and intimate resorts.

A “home away from home” is a bit a stressed expression, but it describes quite accurately what you may find. A really private space in a total different location, thousands of miles away from home. You already could find that easily in many Bali hotels that are always different than big city hotels and even more so in boutique hotels.

All amenities are usually provided in these resorts to make you feel comfortable. Individual service with a personal touch makes all the difference, and a villa with an selection of things you don’t want to miss like a sound system and satellite TV, several cozy in- and outdoor areas for relaxation, and refreshingly different styled bathrooms surely add to the ingredients to make you enjoy your stay.

Some icing on the cake may be a private Jacuzzi, plunge or swimming pool. What would be life in the tropics without it.

A resort in Ubud was ahead of its time and has been copied by newly built ones a several times since then. It’s the Pita Maha, build by a member of the Royal family of Ubud in Bali. The concept of a river view resort with spa is taken from the Tjampuhan hotel and greatly refined through adding privacy by establishing a exclusive luxury villa concept. More about this resort later.

On the ocean side it was Four Seasons in Jimbaran who first successfully introduced the private villas concept within a hotel. Of course they also went to Ubud to build The Four Seasons Sayan. Overlooking the Ayung river it became too small for the demand already and new villas have been added.

The leading resorts in this field try to accomplish a secluded setting of each villa, permitting undisturbed outdoor life with outdoor dining areas. So life within nature can be experienced in Bali style. Some of the villas have outdoor bathrooms and private plunge pools as well.

Many known Bali hotels and resorts are renovating and redesigning themselves to follow this trend. Alam Kul Kul in Legian added boutique elements, The Villas in Seminyak are a good example to fully mature this concept, all villas have a private swimming pool and offer the privacy requested by clients.

In Jimbaran the Jimbaran Puri bali is a good beach side concept and must be booked early. The negative side of Boutique resorts is really the limited availability of rooms. It seems that because of the initially understated expectancy a few years back when the success of small high end resorts wasn’t guaranteed, some of them are maybe build a bit too small.

Now the situation is very much different, travelers looking for that special place to spend a vacation, and are willing to pay for the extra luxury. The Ubud area is leading the way with resorts such as Kamandalu Resort, The Alila or the Natura Resort, one of the better and most convincing additions.

In the meanwhile we saw the opening of many new intimate small Bali hotels over the last few years, it seems a trend unbroken despite the slow down and recent recovery in the Bali tourism industry. Bali is once again the tropical dream location on a small island that currently attracts more individual travelers than mass group tours. Personally I am happy with this development and hope it will stay like this, as it supports space and tranquility for a personal experience in a location that ‘is made’ to be experienced this way.

About the Author

Dave Waldheim is editor of the Bali hotels and Bali travel information website where you can find articles of local and expat writers that actually live there, view previews of some of the leading Bali hotels in every price category and reserve a room online

Experience Tropical Styled Exclusive Bali Villa

Article by Antoine De Moussac

Experience Tropical Styled Exclusive Bali Villa

According to taste, preferences, services and individual inclination of holidaying, one usually arranges their location or stay at different kinds of Bali Villa available while vacating at this south eastern Island. Most of the Bali villas come with a variety of amenities such as satellite TV, sound system, air-conditioning, internet, cozy outdoor indoor partying areas, barbeque provisions as well as kitchen services. These are available to keep the guests informed and entertained while they are off from the beaches.

Along with the different styled bathrooms there are swimming pools that provide an opportunity to the guests to enjoy the benefits of invigorating swim. Later on they can doze off and wake up to welcome a beautiful day at Bali. One can dive in the cool water of those pools and refresh the mind off weird thoughts or even arrange pool side parties for enjoyment. One can notice a tinge of tradition added to such luxury through the beautiful architectural designs of Bali Villa. Catch a glimpse of the use of bamboo sticks, wooden work and use of alang-alang grass leaf that adds a traditional look to the villa.

The entire space is styled with multiple bedrooms and best gardens offering the visitors timeless peace while viewing the delightful sceneries. Bali luxury villas have rented cars allowing people to drive around and enjoy sight-seeing. One can arrange their own private tour packages at affordable price. They can relax under the sun or head straight to the beach water activities. Vacationers can also take to the delight of the massages arranged from the spa. Moreover, there are provisions for parking cars. Carts are arranged from some of the villa authorities. One can even chill out on the terrace that provides a beautiful view of carved rice fields or blue oceans.

Some of the Bali villas are designed with separate veranda with each bedroom overlooking a lake, pond or swimming pool. Lounge areas are also designed within Bali villa, with exceptional view of carefully planned lively beachside landscape. Overall, the entire package is like a romantic honeymoon hideaway. Couples and one with kids can plan a lively beachside vacation with their friends and family. It takes off the day to day stress and stains from the shoulder and helps people to unwind within the fervor of nature.

Bali is a safe, relaxing and exciting vacation spot loved by families and couples alike. Many thrilling adventures are on offer; equally exhilarating escapades for exploration are available as well. Bali Vacation Villas are the best place to stay when one is on to this island. It is the island of gold and true to its name it has the charm and magic of attraction of various beaches. This is a valid reason why millions of tourists throng at this place from entire world for unforgettable experience.

Bali villa is situated near the beautiful beaches, where one can smell and take in to the sea wisps enjoying the panorama of crystal clear and tranquil water extending into the powder-like white sands. It is as though enjoying the ease of urban life while actually being surrounded by the nature.

About the Author

Antoine De Moussac is the marketing manager of His website lists luxury bali villas for rent, Bali villas for sale and boutique hotels. He occasionally writes about Bali villas giving information on how to find them, things to look for when finding Bali villa rentals, Bali villa construction and more.

Exclusive Swimming Pool Use In Every Bali Villas

Article by Bali Villa Holidays

Holidaymakers, local tourists and travelers from all over the world are now discovering the advantage of staying in a luxury private villa and hotel when visiting the island of Bali. Instead of staying in a traditional confined hotel room and all the trappings of mass tourism, travelers prefer staying in the home comforts, private and spacious villas which offer a personalized level of gracious Balinese hospitality and service.

Most of the villas in this island invariably feature Bali swimming pool, sun deck, fully equipped kitchen, semi-open living environment exclusive bathroom facilities and air-conditioned bedroom/s. These villas offer a cost effective holiday option for families with or without children or a romantic sanctuary for couples and honeymooners. They also offer the ultimate experience in luxury tropical living where you are exposed to important elements one embraces a sense of total relaxation and unrestricted freedom. You can find these villas in different areas around the island of Bali – from the melt in your mouth dining and nightlife ambiance of Seminyak to the peaceful countryside of cultural Ubud.

Finding comfortable hotel villas and relaxing by the pool are what most of the people traveling for a holiday in Bali expect. You can find the best Bali villa pool in the Discovery which is located in Tuban. It has a nice pool leading onto the beach and is the most favourite by Australian families. If you don’t want to spoil your trip on too much time on driving, then this is the perfect place for you as it lets you spend minimal time on driving and maximum time relaxing. Imagine yourself in its private swimming pool, sipping a cocktail an hour after you touchdown.

If you are in Legian, you can have yourself enjoy and find comfort in Jayakarta villa hotel. It has a beachfront location with three huge villa swimming pools. It has been exclusively made for splashing around and having fun. What’s more exciting about this place is the bars, restaurants and shopping found just nearby.

On the other side of Bali lies Seminyak wherein you will find Oberoi which has not that massive pool but probably less active with noisy neighbors due to the price. It is a very nice hotel villa.

Conrad Benoa is called the daddy of swimming pools as it has a massive lagoon pool that creates a waterway in front of many of the first floors rooms. It is only a four feet deep but the volume of the water is so huge.

Enjoy this heightened comfort found in Bali hotels and villas. Entice yourself with a lush tropical garden and private swimming pool which ensures personal space and security for all its occupants. Choosing Bali as your holiday spot brings many great opportunities to experience Bali Island and its warm hospitality without feeling isolated from the local people. Staying in this tropical island is a blessing to actively cooperate and live in the relaxed setting of a Bali villa and hotel with friendly staff on hand to please you.

About the Author

The author recommends to visit Bali Villas website to read more about the bali seminyak villas and make a search bali with the latest vacation spots.

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