Villa Saffraan: Paradise at the Bali sea
If you love sun and sand, look no farther. This incredible vacation rental is set right on the black sanded beach of the Bali Sea, with endless views of the turquoise sea. Reserve this property on its own for a holiday with up to six guests. Ideally suited for a tropical getaway with extended family or a larger group of friends. A vacation home where you immediately feel at home and is for rent for anyone who loves luxury and privacy. We offer all our guests a free Continental or American breakfast every day!
Listen to the surf roll in from oceanfront living areas with a outdoor pool and a rows of loungers in the sun, Or get reading and relaxing in your shaded gazebo. Behind you are the lush, gated grounds; in front, vistas stretching to the neighboring island of Java. In the huge tropical garden of 1600 sqm you’ll find tall palm- and coconut trees, fruit trees and frangipani in all colours.
The villa is situated on a few hundred meters of the main road and is reached via a partly private road that is shared with some other villas and is hidden between two original small fishing villages that still largely are living of fishing. You will see the fishermans boats go and come. Buy your own fish for dinner and the staff will prepare it for you! The staff of the villa will prepare all meals for you, or if you want cooking by yourself, the kitchen is fully equipped.
The interior of the villa is just as luxurious and elegant as its outdoors. The inside of the property features neutral colours on the walls, ceilings and floors, and decorative accents inspired by the tropics. The indoor-outdoor division is mostly blurred thanks to the large windows which allow air and light to flood in. The villa has an open-plan living and dining area, stretched from inside to outside. The large covered terraces provide generous 8 persons seating at the dining table or lounge corner, continue the easygoing vibe. The cool ocean breezes will fill the living area. You will be full of dreams in your air-conditioned bedrooms, all with en-suite bathrooms and king beds with very good mattresses.
The tropical garden of 1600 sqm has a big private pool (70 sqm) and a children pool (12 sqm). Around the pools you will find 6 sun beds with parasols. In the garden you find tall palm trees, fruit trees and frangipani in all colours.
The lawn is perfect for a game of football or badminton, and for those who want to laze in particular: a lovely place is the so called Bale Bengong (Gazebo), a small house that is open on all sides and directly borders the beach. In the morning you can see the fishermen in their brightly colored boats with their catch of the day (can buy on the spot! Our staff can prepare your fresh fish!). In the evening you can enjoy the beautiful sunset.
The villa, garden and pool are located on a private property of 1600sqm and is not shared with other tenants. The house is fully furnished; Towels, Pool towels are provided and your staff will clean the beds with fresh sheets. The kitchen is complete with large fridge, a water tank with chilled water, toaster, filter coffee machine and a blender.There is an LCD flat screen television with USB interface and Cable TV with international and kids channels.
We can arrange the transport from the airport (or from another place on Bali) to the villa for you. Our private driver will be waiting for you in the arrival hall (or lobby) to bring you comfortable with a private air-co car to the villa. The transportation costs RP 650.000 for a car 4/5 people or RP 850.000 for a big car (suitable for 8-9 people).
For sightseeing tours, (half-)day-trips or taxi-services you can use our private driver. Most of our guests do. Arrangements can be made via our staff of the villa or via our help-desk. The driver speak very good English and is also a good guide, He knows the nicest places and hot-spots to visit in Bali!
The use of a private car with driver is only RP 650.000 per day (4-5 persons) and RP 850.000 for a big car (6-10 persons) including the air-co car, petrol and driver. There is also the possibility to rent motorbikes/scooters for RP 60.000-RP 80.000 per day, including insurance and helmets.
The staff team of the villa exists of nice and kind people. There is a private security guard who watch over the villa at night, a gardener/pool-man, a freelance driver and a housekeeper who is also a great cook. She can cook both Indonesian and some western food. The staff have humour and do their very best to make you feel good so you can have an unforgettable stay. The private staff works six days a week, 8 hours a day.
Just 5 km /3 miles away you will find the tourist center of Lovina. Here you find a lot of shops, supermarkets, restaurants and beach clubs. Day-trips or taxi-services can be easily arranged during your stay in the villa (some restaurants have a free pick up and return service. Most of them also deliver at the villa).
The staff costs are included in the rental rate, also the cooking of all meals is included, only the groceries for the food are for your own account. For your convenience, the staff can do all the groceries. You need to give them money in advance to go to the local market. Afterwards they will provide you with receipts. The staff will only charge you a small fee for the transportation (petrol) costs. Prices for food are affordable, the cost of living is still lower in this northern part of Bali. You’ll enjoy a carefree holiday in this beautiful tropical villa with extremely friendly and hospitable staff!
After booking we will send you a welcome letter with all the details of the villa and an information guide of Bali with more background of the villa, the service of the staff and nice suggestions to do and to see in the surroundings. In the villa you will also find some tourist brochures and information. After your arrival our local helpdesk will visit you in the villa to welcome you in person. During your stay you can always contact the helpdesk for any questions you might have.
The surroundings provide ample scope for exploring, discovery and activities. Beautiful beaches, dolphin trips, terraced rice-fields, plantations, mountains, monkeys, temples and some nice villages and towns are close by, such as Lovina and Singaraja. This old capital of Bali -Singaraja- is home to the Gedong Kirtya library where you will find the famous Lontar Manuscripts. South of Singaraja you find the most spectacular waterfall of Bali, the Git Git waterfall. About 10 minutes from the villa the Buddhist monastery, Brahma Vihara Arama, also called the little Borobudur, is worth a visit, just as the famous Hot Springs of Air Panas which are 5 minutes away. You will find wonderful snorkelling and diving sites, such as Menjangan Island nearby and also one of the finest golf courses in Asia, the Bali Handara Kosaido Country Club, is just an hour’s drive away.
MUST DO ACTIVITIES:
•Hike the extensive route and rainforests around the village of Mayong
•Dolphin watching in the Bali Sea (pick up in front of your villa!)
•Snorkelling or diving in the nature park Menjangan Island
•Swimming and exploring the many waterfalls like Sekumpul waterfall
•Visit the historically rich former capital Singaraja
•Bathe in the hot water springs of Banjar
•Visit the Buddhist temple in Banjar
•Do the twin lakes trekking (easy and breathtaking)
•Zip line and experience climbing at the Botanical Gardens in Bedugul
•Enjoy dining, shopping and activities in Lovina
•Enjoy Krisna adventure park, parasailing, jet ski, ATV, climbing and more
•Visit a local market (ask the staff to accompany you)
•Take cooking lessons from our staff
•A motorbike ride through the beautiful nature of north Bali
•Explore the Crater lakes Bedugul area
•Visit Batukaru, the second highest volcano in Bali
•Visit the Ulun Danu Beratan temple
• Enjoy massage/pedicure at the villa
•Dip in your own private pool and relax
You will be surprised by this authentic part of Bali, more and more people are discovering the still pristine, unspoiled and authentic north coast!
The best way to get around on Bali is with your own transport, whether you drive your selves, hire a driver, a moped or ride a bike. This gives you the flexibility to explore and allows you to reach many places that are otherwise inaccessible. Public transport is cheap but can be cause for very long journeys if you’re not sticking to a major route. In addition, some places are just impossible to reach.
Dolphin watching tours at Lovina Beach remain one of the main nature attractions of this quiet and laid back coastal town in North Bali. What this black sand beach lacks in features when compared to the beaches around the island’s south, it makes up for with its frequent sightings of dolphin pods that favour these calm waters. Back in the days, every sunrise, local fishermen in traditional outriggers set out for their daily catches in the bay, and so did the dolphins.
This unique kinship between humans and dolphins developed over time – hunting pods led local fishermen to where schools of sardines and mackerels, and likewise, dolphins joined in for a frenzy following the cast nets. Occasionally, the cetaceans would breach the surface to check out on the action above. Fishermen now regularly take visitors for a dolphin watching ride to see their aquatic friends from.
Included in price:
• 10% government tax
• tourist tax
• fast speed WIFI
• first meal on day of arrival at the villa
• welcome package with drinks and fruit
• gas, water, electricity and free wireless internet access
• use of bath towels, pool towels, bed linen, soap, shampoo, shower-gel
• use of hair dryers, makeup mirror, safe deposit box
• for babies we have a baby cot and a high chair
On-request at additional cost we can organize for you:
• Car with driver
• Motorbike (scooter)
• Pedicure, Manicure
• Day Trips like snorkelling, diving, dolphin tours
• Babysitter / nanny
Your personal villa staff will be available to assist with tours /travel /transportation/to arrange babysitting, massages and spas and to generally give advice and information to ensure that you have a truly memorable holiday experience.