|Karma Kandara - Influenza A virus subtype H5N1 trivial slice of sky on Bali's southern tip|
Karma Kandara Villas, Ungasan Bali
Signature Karma Kandara service begins at the airport. I don’t hateful at arrivals with resort transfer, I hateful from the instant nosotros disembark the plane! I curiously listen my advert too realize the smiley human being inwards a collarless arrange is addressing me. Worried at starting fourth dimension that something is wrong, my seconds of anxiety presently plough to wonderment at learning this friendly human being is our personal escort and, he’s greeting us literally the instant nosotros mensuration off the plane.
Arrival card, customs form, priority service through immigration too customs - nosotros are out of the airdrome inwards less than fifteen minutes, bags too all! Impressive. Unsure that would hold upwards allowed inwards many other countries, nosotros experience similar film stars too happily lap upwards the blue-ribbon treatment.
Of course of educational activity our chaperone has called ahead, too then our luxury vehicle is waiting, smoothing the transition. Our driver introduces himself too seems really intuitive virtually the flat of conversation nosotros desire. Answering our questions with enough of item but non blabbing on unnecessarily. Mineral H2O is a welcome refresher, every bit besides is the fresh smelling too superbly build clean van interior.
A 40-minute ride from the airdrome sets us downward inwards Bali’s Bukit Peninsula, or “Billionaire’s Row.” Steep cliffs rising inwards a higher house the Indian Ocean protecting too privatizing beaches with their vertical bluffs. Aquamarine waters swirl inwards a spirited trip the low-cal fantastic toe below too pale sandy beaches beg to hold upwards explored bare foot. The climate is pleasant on the cliff edge. Ranging from twenty to 33 degrees Celsius, sea breezes cool the grounds making the tropical isle acquire away genuinely enjoyable whatever fourth dimension of year. Stunning marine views aside, the “must visit” Uluwatu Temple is only twenty minutes away, too golf game lovers volition hold upwards delighted to know that an 18-hole title golf game course of educational activity is less than a 10-minute get away too.
Welcomed past times advert past times the cordial staff, our check-in is pleasant too cooled with an icy ginger beverage. Influenza A virus subtype H5N1 buggy takes us downward a cobblestone path to our villa where our personal butler gives us a guided tour.
|Two Bedroom Villa|
There are 54 luxury villa residences of two, three, iv too v bedrooms, each with its ain individual pool. Our two-bedroom habitation is set inwards traditional Balinese organization with living spaces set out to a greater extent than or less a lush garden courtyard too individual pool. Frangipanis shade the pool’s border too deck chairs recline nether a giant umbrella, inspiring hours of leisurely dipping too lazing.
|Garden Courtyard inwards Two Bedroom Villa|
An opened upwards living innovation too natural materials are favoured inwards the interior pattern of the villa. Natural stone, local artwork too warm teakwood ornamentation the space. Grass too bamboo clad the high-pitched roof giving a distinctive Balinese complete to the build clean contemporary composition. Both air conditioning too ceiling fans provide a selection of cooling.
Villas blend the best of the local surrounds with the latest inwards modern technology. Our kitchen is fully equipped with SMEG appliances including a total size fridge, oven, stovetop, microwave/grill too dishwasher. The lounge surface area has caught hubby’s attending with its LCD cover too environs audio speaker system. Our butler tells us CDs too DVDs are available at reception if nosotros too then want some of this shape of entertainment. We don’t realize until our 2nd night, when nosotros borrow some DVDs, but how fantastic the environs audio scheme is. We experience every bit though were’ inwards the cinema. Speedy Wi-Fi agency we’re connected in i trial to a greater extent than to the exterior Blue Planet inside minutes of settling in.
|Kitchen too Dining Area|
The principal sleeping accommodation is on the 2nd flooring of the sleeping quarters too our comfortable bed is draped inwards a soft musquito netting. The marble bath with carve upwards shower too large bathtub is complemented with lush bath products smelling of grapefruit, lavander too rosemary. Influenza A virus subtype H5N1 wooden deck furnished with Sun chairs too java tabular array issues a infinite for Luna gazing, which nosotros receive got clear persuasion of on this cloudless night.
Another consummate sleeping surface area downstairs is opulent inwards its spaciousness. Influenza A virus subtype H5N1 manly mortal monarch size bed is companioned with a daybed making the infinite suitable for a couplet too a child. We love the en suite bathroom, which opens upwards to an outdoor shower concealed from prying eyes past times wooden beams too vines, too is our selection for bathing over the side past times side 3 days.
|Bathroom too Outdoor Shower|
Food too Beverage
Villas are fitted with all you lot postulate to set upwards for yourself (and staff volition fifty-fifty do your grocery shopping for you), but at that topographic point are a number of options inside the resort for those who actually want to experience spoiled.
|French Press Coffee|
In-Villa Dining is available at the impact of a push clit too the service wows. For starters the card is extensive too available 24 hours a day. Our nutrient delivery man child greets us past times name, sets our tabular array too makes sure we’re happy earlier disappearing too leaving us with our supper. We’ve arrived belatedly at nighttime too then monastic state from the Overnight Menu. There’s a Breakfast, Entrée, Main Course, Sushi, Influenza A virus subtype H5N1 la Carte, Grill, Pasta/Risotto, Splash, Wellness Cuisine, Tapas, Desserts, Beverages, vii Chakras (cocktails), too a Kids card too!
Hubby’s Black Angus Burger (IDR150) is juicy too total flavoured. Influenza A virus subtype H5N1 soft bun holds iceberg lettuce, onion, gherkin too aged white cheddar cheese. There are salubrious choices every bit good too my Karma Organic (RMIDR150) with mixed greens, grilled dark-green asparagus, avocado, tomatoes, fennel too plumply shaved truffle is pleasantly satisfying. The dressing is low-cal with a salty finish.
|Black Angus Burger|
A distinctly western breakfast with many wholesome options has us upwards early on dribbling inwards anticipation. Brekkie tin hold upwards taken inwards villa or at Di Mare Restaurant. We’re taking total wages of non dressing too monastic state in. The Ricotta Hotcakes (IDR90) with cherry compote, shaved kokosnoot too love mascarpone are drool worthy. Fluffy, but textured, they’re stacked high too nosotros both permit out joyful moans every bit they vanish inwards our mouths. My Egg White Omelette (IDR120) is filled with roasted cherry tomatoes, zucchini blossom too goat’s cheese and, sits aside whole grain toast. I laissez passer on it a thumbs-up for flavor too a healthful start to the day. Hubby’s Eggs Benedict (IDR130) are cooked perfectly. The yolk drips downward the crust of the English linguistic communication muffin every bit the fork breaks the cloudy white. Soft ham gives a pleasantly porky punch too wife declares it a fine rendition of this pop morning time meal.
|In Room Dining - Breakfast|
Later inwards our see nosotros monastic state from the Karma Wellness Cuisine selections. This is a meat unloosen card too each item shows total calories too nutritional breakdown. I’m inwards love, love, love too want to a greater extent than hotels would follow inwards Karma Kandara’s footsteps to liven upwards their salubrious choices.
The Leanser (IDR100) is a colourful plate bursting with juiciness provided past times local grapefruit, organic watercress, avocado too micro leaves. Influenza A virus subtype H5N1 coriander, lime too chili dressing dispenses but the correct amount of boot to brand eating salad an enticing thought indeed. Bake (IDR160) is a gluten-free sparse crust pizza with wild spinach, avocado, reddish onion too goat’s cheese. If you lot don’t recollect of it every bit a pizza, too imagine it every bit a tasty lunchtime treat, you’ll hold upwards wowed. The Nourish (IDR190) salad is genuinely nourishing. Piled high with torn leaves, beans sprouts, avocado too strewn with seeds too nuts, nosotros almost experience the nutrients beingness delivered to our blood. Toasted walnuts too goat’s cheese are indisputable highlights completing the plate with a both a mildly bitter too creamy conclusion. We sympathise why this is a favourite too repeat monastic state amongst guests.
|Sunset at di Mare|
A curt stroll to the resort’s highest betoken rewards us with spectacular views from Di MareRestaurant too Lounge. Literally sitting on the cliff’s edge, expansive vistas of the rocky headlands, crystal blueish Indian Ocean too pristine sandy beaches are a feast for the eyes, but every bit much every bit the nutrient is for the stomach. Modern Mediterranean cuisine too an abide by winning vino listing locomote out guests wondering if they receive got indeed been transported to a luxurious Greek island.
|Di Mare Restaurant too Lounge|
The nutritious options hither receive got our mouths watering too our minds content. Flavourful meals that are salubrious satisfy non only our sense of savour buds but our consciences every bit well. Influenza A virus subtype H5N1 number of creative experiences for breakfast, tiffin too dinner brand dining here, solar daytime afterwards day, an exciting idea. Follow this link to come across some of our favourites.
Above di Mare, Temple Bar too Lounge presents an open-air sundeck where DJs spread a sexy cool vibe with their hip tunes. Cocktails too tapas are the perfect accompaniment to the cerulean surrounds too sunset happy threescore minutes should hold upwards firmly written into your schedule.
If dining with your feet inwards the sand is your thought of a dream dinner date, Karma Beach Balicontinues the Mediterranean topic with a brick oven too a Mykonian swing on all that is seafood. Fantastic during the solar daytime for a lounge too a dip, a lounge too a dip… with Sun chair service, or at dusk with the charm of glowing lanterns too candlelit tables, fresh card options volition please whatever palate. Follow this link to observe our tiffin engagement too thoughts on the nutrient too drinks.
|Hill Tram to Karma Beach|
|Sushi Platter - Karma Beach|
But… for a genuinely unforgettable experience, a romantic dinneron the individual spa deck should hold upwards booked. Influenza A virus subtype H5N1 wooden balcony drops off the side of the cliff, with only a drinking glass barrier betwixt us too the ledge. Lush greenery too the rocky bluff human face upwards provide a protective wall, privatizing this sensational retreat. The persuasion straight below is of crystal clear aquamarine H2O and, beyond of the golden sunset reflecting off the clouds too the sea. It is hither that our butler has adorned our dinner tabular array with rose petals too serves us fine Champagne too delicious cuisine. See some stunning photos too our sunset eve via this link.
Karma Kandara Resorts certainly know how to brand the most of a place too the cliff spa, overlooking the grand Indian Ocean epitomizes this ideal. More of a wellness retreat, than stand-alone spa, Karma Spa combines beauty, healing therapies too fitness facilities all inwards i venue.
|Karma Kandara Spa|
Spa villas jut out from the escarpment, with drinking glass windows rubbernecking the glorious wild coastline below. The best way to savor the service is with the windows opened upwards to listen the soothing sounds of the waves rolling onto the shore. Highly skilled therapists are educated past times experts inwards the industry: certified sports massage experts; wellness practitioners; reflexologists; too healers. Sourcing ingredients from local farmers using ethical too sustainable practices, the products used to process our bodies, also provide our minds with a dose of good.
Featuring an infrared detox sauna, Himalayan crystal tabular array salt pool too fully equipped gymnasium the amenities are to a greater extent than than satisfactory. The sauna besides sits on the cliff human face upwards offering expansive views of the sea below. Set inwards the hillside, the gym is surrounded past times dark-green too provides all the basics of a treadmill, cross trainer too bike, amongst some unloosen weights too forcefulness machines.
The Three Monkeys’ Club is non something nosotros need, but nosotros imagine parents are sure to appreciate the costless supervision too activities for their youngsters, allowing themselves fourth dimension to savor the beauty of this heavenly retreat. If you lot volume straight via the Karma Kandara website, which promises the best available rate, kids nether 12 non only swallow for free, but besides are entitled to costless membership to Three Monkey’s Club. What a deal!
Sadly Time to Say Goodbye
While the surrounds receive got a distinct Mediterranean feel, the service inwards undeniably Balinese. The warmth too friendliness that has made the little isle Blue Planet famous is ever nowadays at Karma Kandara. From our personalized airdrome greeting to the 2nd we’re bid farewell, nosotros experience purpose of a family, i to which we’ll e'er experience connected and, hope to reunite in i trial to a greater extent than soon.
Reasons to visit: an unforgettable individual cliff overstep spa dining experience; stunning location; self-contained luxuriously spacious villas; first-class nutrient too drinkable options with lots of salubrious items on the menus; superb service (airport greet undeniably i of the best); goodness value for families with children nether 12 who do goodness from a “kids swallow for free” too “complimentary kids’ club” offers when booking straight through the Karma Kandara website.
Karma Kandara Villas
Jalan Villa Kandara
Banjar Wijaya Kusuma
Ungasan, Bali, 80361
+62 361 848 2200
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