Accommodation at Villa Maya Retreat Bali
The six expansive and generously appointed bedrooms of Vill Maya Retreat Bali offer a degree of luxury that is without equal. Each one is fully air-conditioned and includes king-size four poster beds draped in snowy white netting, high-speed Wi-Fi internet access, safety deposit boxes for your special valuables, and private terraces overlooking the natural surroundings.
The master suite features gorgeous terrazzo floors and a high, alang-alang thatched roof. In addition, it has a small TV lounge furnished with a large cushioned sofa perfect to stretch out on and watch your favourite show. It has large glass doors that allow natural sunlight to stream in during the day, filling the room with life. This room includes a private 5 meter plunge pool bordered by a timber deck overlooking the river and personal gardens. The deck is furnished with a soft daybed perfect for relaxing while you soak up the tropical ambiance.
Its en-suite bathroom has elegant black stone floors, soft lighting and is partially open-air to allow for exquisite garden bathing without sacrificing an ounce of privacy. Guests in this room have the option of using the massive rain shower or taking a long, sumptuous soak in the vanilla terrazzo bathtub. Dual washbasins and a large vanity mirror complete the experience.
The riverside suites offer glorious views of the river and forest and are each furnished with a couch and coffee table. In addition, they include their own terrace, excellent for afternoon tea. The opulent en-suite bathrooms feature their own gardens, rain shower, two vanity mirrors and washbasins. One of them also includes a bathtub and TV and DVD player. The other riverside suites come equipped with a high-end sound system.
The two upper terrace suites include their own plunge pools and timber decks offering spectacular views of the forest. Both timber decks are furnished with sun loungers where you can really soak up the ambiance of the estate. Each en-suite bathroom offers the option of rain shower bathing or using a bathtub, while one of them is partially open-air and the other is completely indoors.
Guests at Villa Maya Retreat Bali will dine in splendour around a huge dark teakwood dining table with cushioned seating for 10 guests. An exquisite meal shared here in the open-air pavilion illuminated by candlelight makes for an unforgettable evening. Combine that with your private chef’s culinary expertise and a mouth-watering experience will be had by all.
With a repertoire that includes recipes ranging from local delicacies to Western delights, there’s bound to be something on the menu to satisfy any palate. Try some tasty ikan bakar (grilled fish) or just opt for a succulent steak, the choice is yours. If you should have a special dietary request, simply inform him with enough time to accomplish any shopping that may be necessary and he’ll be delighted to oblige.
While you wait for your meal to be served, have a seat at the bar where you can sip a delicious cocktail and watch the expert chef in action.
After your meal, adjourn to the villa’s personal TV lounge or riverside terrace for some relaxation. The TV lounge is furnished with two large, cushioned couches and a love-seat situated around a luxurious coffee table and sitting atop dark grey stone floors. This is a perfect spot to watch a quality film on the huge LCD TV that also includes international satellite channels and an attached DVD player. This room is open-air and is cooled by ceiling fans and gentle breezes from the rice fields and forest. The riverside terrace offers an excellent space to exhale with a cup of tea accompanied by the soothing sounds of a rushing, peaceful river and birdsong.
Villa Maya Retreat’s main pool is 12 meters long and its cool, shimmering waters beckon guests for a refreshing dip any time of day or night. Bordered by an elegant timber deck furnished with sun loungers, you can spend a day simply working on your tan or just dozing under the shade of an umbrella with a cold beverage. To the side, is a traditional Balinese bale with a daybed where you can relax under its cool canopy and enjoy the view of the jungle. Guests also have the option of dining near the pool in a completely alfresco style.
Whilst most Bali villas are exposing modern comfort, Villa Maya Retreat Bali do it another way round, proving that being close to the nature can be as luxurious.