The SpaceThe premises of Villa Flow measures four thousand square meters and is located on a hill with amazing views over the sea. An additional private beachfront land measuring one thousand square meters is located at a short walk from the villa, available for those guests looking to lounge and relax directly by the sea.
Villa Flow and the private beachfront land have been designed and built by the owners with the help of a full time crew of 30 men, consisting mostly of neighbors to the villa. The owners have attended to every construction detail themselves.
Located in the quiet and peaceful coastal town of West Seraya, just 20 minutes from Candidasa, Villa Flow offers a unique experience to those looking for something special; an intimate boutique hotel of high quality standards and service. The exceptionally healthy cuisine uses ingredients freshly picked from the own organic gardens or purchased daily from the market.
With only 5 designer rooms enjoying beautiful views, a healthy menu, a spa, and a separate private secluded beachfront land down the road, Villa Flow has the ingredients to allow for moments of your stay to last a lifetime…
For the comfort and convenience of guests, the hotel offers restaurant, tours, laundry service/dry cleaning, family room, babysitting and free wifi available in the public areas.
ROOM WITH A VIEW
Bedrooms : Spacious bedrooms in contemporary design with king size beds, en-suite bathrooms and outside seating areas from where wonderful views can be enjoyed.
Bathroom : en-suite, all-natural stone bathrooms
Terrace : spacious balconies with wonderful views overlooking the property and ocean
The lay-out of the villa maximizes the views over the coconut and palm tree tops towards the Eastern Balinese sea. The owners have taken great measures to preserve the natural contours of the landscape, allowing these to determine the location and build of the construction's foundations. These foundations consist of three primary buildings: the Coconut House, the Panoramic Overview House and the Main House. The premises are surrounded by a 2 meter plus wall construction of bamboo that blends in well with the environment.
Villa Flow boasts a beautiful emerald infinity pool consisting of three depths that will also allow enthusiastic swimmers to make their laps whilst enjoying magnificent views of the ocean.
Five hundred meters down the road, Villa Flow guests have access to an exclusive and wonderfully landscaped private beachfront land. Elevated 2 meters above the sea, offering panoramic views over the Lombok Strait, the beachfront land allows guests to come to rest on the comfortable lounge chairs scattered across the property. Upon request, breakfast can be arranged in this exceptional setting in the mornings, or a special lunch can be served.
BALE BENGONG (GAZEBO)
The villa enjoys the benefit of a large Bale Bengong measuring 8 x 4 meters, with the front looking out towards the sea and the rear having a full length mirror. It has been constructed to allow for yoga classes, massage sessions, coaching sessions (see aw(URL HIDDEN) for further information).
The Bale Bengong is surrounded by flowing water, instilling a peaceful calmness when in the Bale.
An organic garden measuring two thousand square meters provides for fresh produce on a daily basis and is located at the bottom half of the premises. The garden includes a herbal and medicinal section, a multi layer vegetable garden with a variety of vegetables and a fruit orchard growing mango, star fruit, grape, avocado, cacao, pomelo, pomegranade, mangosteen, guava, papaya, passion fruit, pineapple, banana, lime and tangerine. In addition, coffee plants, soap nut trees and neem trees (of which the kernel is used to make organic pesticide) are grown. Guest AccessSwimming Pool, Organic Garden, Private Beachfront Land (located 400m down the village).
From the Airport/Seminyak/Ubud/Candidasa/Amed: drive towards Ujung Water Palace. After passing the main entrance on your left, take the second left up the hill (you will find a wooden sign just before the turn with “Flow" on it). Follow the road up the hill for 500m. After the first sharp right-hand turn you will find Villa Flow straight ahead (look for the black iron gate with a large sun on it). Interaction with GuestsWe have many friendly staffs who are always ready to assist you and they are well-trained to arrange all your needs. The NeighborhoodVilla Flow and its surroundings allow for many activities to be undertaken and we are happy to assist you in organizing these. Apart from that, responsible Tourism…that's what we aim for….we try to support the local community wherever we can, therefore most of our recommended activities are performed by local suppliers and people from the villages close by. There are some selected activities that we are happy to facilitate for you. Getting AroundVilla Flow and its surroundings allow for many activities to be undertaken and we are happy to assist you in organizing these. Apart from that, responsible Tourism…that's what we aim for….we try to support the local community wherever we can, therefore most of our recommended activities are performed by local suppliers and people from the villages close by. Please find below carefully selected activities that we are happy to facilitate for you:
- Boat Cruise to White Sand Beach
Take a traditional fishing boat just down the road and enjoy a boat trip which brings you to White Sand Beach where you can relax, swim, snorkel or grab a bite to eat..
- Cooking Classes
A real culinary experience. A hands on cooking class, which offers more than just preparing the food. All classes include an adventure off the tourist trodden tracks before the cooking class starts. Ask our staff for detailed information on courses.
- Cycling – the sporting way to discover the area
What better way to explore the neighboring area at your own leisurely pace than on a bicycle? We have two mountain bikes for our guests' complimentary use, on a first come first serve basis. Explore the nearby villages up close and feel the local vibe. Or Discover East Bali on a guided off the beaten track mountain bike tour. This adventure starts at the slopes of Mount Agung and brings you through various vegetation levels, passing the rice paddy fields, to the famous White Sand Beach, where you can jump into the sea. Return transfer and lunch at a local restaurant and bottled water is included.
Head out for one or two dives at Bali's best diving spots in Amed (coral walls) and Tulamben (150m shipwreck) at a 40 minute drive. Take the coastal road back to Villa Flow.
- Highlights of East Bali
Book a driver for half a day and explore some of the highlights of East Bali. Start the tour either at theroyal water gardens of Tirta Gangga or visit the colorful local market of Amlapura. Afterwards our driver will bring you to the Lempuyang Temple, which is considered one of the oldest temples inBali. The temple is located on top of the Belibis Hill, Northeast of Mount Agung. Enjoy the views and on the way back, we recommend to stop at Bali Asli, a restaurant with magnificent views where you can enjoy a traditional Balinese lunch (at your own expense).
White Water Rafting on the Telaga Waja River – this thrilling adventure begins in the foothills of the sacred Mount Agung. In a continual spray of white clear water you will rush past steep banks and ancient hanging trees; whilst rafting straight through cascading waterfalls of cold natural spring water. Overhead obstacles, narrow gorges and breathtaking view of terraced rice plains all along the way will give you an appetite for your final challenge – the water dam. Length of Rafting is approximately 14km and the rafting itself takes about 2 hours.
- Rice Field Trekking
Early morning off the beaten track trekking tour with an experienced local English speaking guide.Enjoy the wonderful views over the Mount Agung and the rice fields. Various treks are available.Recommended to wear long pants and closed shoes.
Villa Flow's favorite Trailm : Start at the Tirtagangga Water Palace and trek through the rice paddies until Bali Asli, a restaurant with magnificent views where you can enjoy a traditional Balinese lunch in a great atmosphere. The trekking itself takes approximate 2.5 hours.
Don't miss to to go on a day trip to Jemeluk Bay in Amed or Tulamben – one of the best dive and snorkel sites on the island. Amazing snorkelling spots can be found just a few meters away from the beach. Great fun also with kids.
- Villa Flow's Private Beach
Grab one of our mountain bikes or take a stroll 400m down the road and enjoy sea-side lounging with beautiful views at our exclusive private beachfront land. Subject to seasonality, there is the possibility of swimming and snorkeling.
- Volcano Sunrise Trekking
This is the most challenging experience in Bali – trekking Bali's highest volcano. Mount Agung is Bali's highest (3,142m) and holiest mountain as it is believed as the home of the God. Physically fit hikers can trek up to the summit in about 4 hours from the Pasar Agung Temple starting point and 5 to 7 hours from Besakih Temple starting point. At the summit you will be rewarded with memories that will last a lifetime. Good shoes, water, snacks, a jacket for the chilly summit and a hat are a must. During important ceremonies at the Besakih temple it is forbidden to climb the holy mountain and during the rainy season (Nov – March) it can be too dangerous.
- Water Palace
Visit the Water Palace of nearby Ujung (30 minute walk, 10 minute bicycle ride) This palace was constructed in 1919 by the late King of Karangasem, who reigned between 1909 and 1945. The eruption of Mount Agung in 1963 destroyed the water palace and it was further damaged in the great earthquake of 1979. The government has restored the area with the help of UNESCO Funds.
- Water Garden
This royal water garden of Tirtagangga (20 minute drive) was constructed in 1948 on the initiative of the King of Karangasem and blends a mix of Balinese architecture style and Chinese style. It is located in the middle of rice fields and surrounded by jade green hills.
- White Sand Beach
Head off for White Sand Beach, a lovely and not all too busy cove: a big favorite with our guests! Have a drink or go snorkeling (on the right hand side of the cove). Trip includes return transfer with a car and a driver. Car disposal is for 5 hours.
In case you need public transport, we will help you to get taxi or private transport with additional charge. Other Things to NoteOUR SERVICES
- Meals based on a health food concept (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner); vegetarian, vegan, diary and gluten free menu's are available
- SPA treatments including signature healing massages
- Yoga classes
- Traditional Balinese Cleansing Ceremonies and Rituals
- Concierge Service
- Arranging excursions (e.g. Ricefield trekking; Silence walks; Mountain Bike tours; volcano climbing; etc.)
- Romantic beach picnic breakfasts & candle light dinners
Services during your stay:
- Welcome drink & fresh towels up on arrival
- Unlimited bottled water
- Organic garden tours
- Organic food concept (special menus available: vegetarian, vegan, gluten free, diary free)
- Concierge service
- WiFi at lounge area
- Mountain bike rental - free of charge