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With a fabulous location right in the heart of Seminyak, this stylish 5-bedroom villa offers a luxurious, tropical space ideal for family and friends wanting instant access to all the action of Bali’s cosmopolitan hub. An easy walk brings you to the buzzing district known as ‘Eat Street’, home to a plethora of world-class restaurants bars, and designer boutiques. Fabled Oberoi Beach, with its legendary surf breaks and golden sand is less than a kilometre from the villa.
A unique design showcases traditional Indonesian aesthetics, with the adoption of Javanese joglos (traditional wooden houses) intricately carved from honey-hued teak. Contemporary western touches include floor to ceiling glass windows that allow natural light to stream through, enhancing the rich detail of these beautiful, century-old buildings. The owner is an artist and jewellery designer, and some of her unique creations are on display at Shambala, and available for purchase.
The single story property includes a main building with two bedrooms, and a separate guest house with three bedrooms, set at either end of a majestic 20m swimming pool lined with stately palms and manicured lawns. A poolside spa pavilion sets the scene for traditional massage, and specialised Ayurvedic treatments by skilled therapists. Stone statues, tropical foliage and atmospheric garden bathrooms throughout the villa further evoke the spirit of the enchanted isles of Indonesia.
A stunning, customised kitchen makes a convivial gathering place, with a cutting edge design incorporating an extensive breakfast counter, stylish fittings and every imaginable gadget one could possibly need to cook up a banquet of the highest order. However, with a talented in-house cook most guests are content to be spoiled with gourmet meals prepared from an enticing suggestion menu. Equally, a full contingent of housekeepers, waiting staff, gardeners and security staff provide a welcoming, efficient and unobtrusive service.
Located in the heart of the action
Old, new, modern and ancient
Wood carvings galore
Spa pampering on-site
"We have had an amazing time. The villa is incredible and the staff are amazing. We will never forget this holiday. We have had a relaxing time. We want to thank all the staff for the amazing service for the duration of our stay. Till next time."
Rates and availability
- Early bird enjoys up to 15% discount when booking 120 days in advance.*
- Last minute bookings enjoy up to 10% discount when checking in before 18-May-2021.
- Spacious, air conditioned main living area overlooking the swimming pool, with a large U-shaped sofa built into the four pillars of a century-old joglo
- Air conditioned dining room with teakwood table and ten chairs crafted in woven bamboo
- Chic, custom-designed kitchen with wooden counters and stylish modern fittings
- TV lounge with DVD player and surround sound located in main house and guest house
- Dedicated spa pavilion with Ayurvedic treatments and traditional massage available
- 20m swimming pool majestically bordered by palm trees
- An oversized outdoor circular sofa and coffee table on the timber pool veiled by a shade sail
- Two poolside pavilions draped in sheer white curtains, one with seating and one with sun-loungers
- Extensive, well tended lawns fringed by tropical gardens filled with stone lamps and statues, beautifully lit up in the evenings
- Picturesque lily pond with stepping stones
The Master Bedroom
- King-size bed built into the hand carved, multi tiered core of an antique joglo, with high ceiling magically illuminated at night
- His and her’s walk in dressing rooms
- Semi-outdoor garden bathroom with outdoor tub framed by frangipani trees and orchids
- Air conditioned
- Four king-size beds three of which are convertible to twins
- Generous open air garden bathrooms with bath tubs and rain showers
- Air conditioned
- Mosquito nets
- Smooth timber floors
Villa Shambala is in one of the most sought-after locations in Bali, offering you a complete hidden paradise in Seminyak’s ‘Golden Triangle’.
The villa is just minutes from Seminyak’s main street, Jalan Kayu Aya (also called Jalan Laksmana, Oberoi or ‘Eat Street’), where an impressive array of dining and entertainment options abound. Trendy boutiques, supermarkets and ATMs are all within a short walk of the villa, as are some of the island’s best known entertainment and dining venues, including W Hotel, La Lucciola, Potato Head beach club and other glamorous Seminyak staples.
Villa Shambala is also just 500 metres from the beach, where you can enjoy a variety of water sports, long seaside walks and beautiful Bali sunsets.
Things to do
The villa manager will typically have a wealth of information about nearby places of interest and will help arrange transport and make any bookings required. Do also ask the staff about the local area. Invariably some of them will live nearby and will be able to give an interesting insight into some of the fascinating aspects of Bali life.
In the meantime, here is a taste of the many and varied activities on offer within reach of the villa.
- Sports enthusiasts should head to Bali’s prestigious Finns Recreation Club, with its state-of-the-art gym and tennis, squash courts, 25-metre swimming pool, multi-purpose hall for basketball and badminton and a myriad of other attractions for all ages . Round off your workout with some fine international dining, then stock up on gourmet goodies at the nearby Canggu Deli. Villa Shambala provides daily membership access for six guests.
- Catch a wave, or several, at some of Bali’s best surfing beaches, only ten to fifteen minutes away. Among the string of naturally beautiful beaches, don’t miss long-time surfers haunt, Echo Beach – but all are in prime position for Bali’s legendary sunsets.
- On Canggu Beach, be sure to visit mystical Hotel Tugu Bali. Listed in the Robb Report (the World’s Best of the Best), Bali’s first museum-hotel is studded with priceless Indonesian artworks and antiques. The boutique hotel’s award-winning spa offers age-old Eastern therapies.
- Make the de rigueur pilgrimage to sacred Pura Tanah Lot, one of Bali’s biggest tourist magnets. Perched high on a craggy wave-lashed rock, this ancient sea temple is most popular at sunset, but we suggest guests go early morning to enjoy the location in peace!
- Fashionistas and shop-a-holics should hotfoot it down to Bali’s most cosmopolitan enclave, Seminyak. From Villa Shambala, guests are minutes away from stylish, global-inspired restaurants – such as Métis, chic boutiques and hipper-than-thou bars on Seminyak beachfront.
- Drive west to explore the unchartered West Bali region, where the charming Tabanan Regency reveals terraced rice fields of emerald green, volcanic mountains and black sand beaches dotted with fishing communities – the treasures that Bali is famed for.
- For a day of culture and dramatic landscapes, head north to Mount Batukaru with its major temple and the nearby rice-fields of Jatiluwih, a UNESCO World Heritage sight; or to the mountain town of Bedugul. From here, explore three volcanic lakes, including Bratan, with its photogenic and stunningly positioned Pura Ulun Danu – one of Bali’s most important temples.
- Ubud, the cultural capital of Bali, is around an hour’s cross-country drive away. An easy day trip to admire the workshops and galleries and maybe watch one of the many dance performances in the early evening, or enjoy one of the many restaurants perched over gorges or rice-fields.
- Pulau Dive Charters offers luxury boat charters around the beautiful islands and waters surrounding Bali. They specialise in private fishing, surfing and diving charters and also offer unique personalised day trips to Nusa Lembongan. Perfect for a family day out on the water or with a group of friends.
Guest reviews - View all reviews (121)
Sue C, Australia, 29-Feb-2020 - 06-Mar-2020We have had an amazing time. The villa is incredible and the staff are amazing. We will never forget this holiday. We have had a relaxing time. We want to thank all the staff for the amazing service for the duration of our stay. Till next time.
Alex A, United States, 19-Feb-2020 - 24-Feb-2020We want to thank everyone we encountered/had contact with during this vacation. Firstly, this house is super elegant and beautiful. We definitely feel the Bali life during this stay. But what made this stay unforgettable is the staff. Dwi, Ita, Dewa, Budi, Chef Astawa and everyone were so wonderful to us. They all provided first class service, they took care of us with smile. Special thanks to chef for all our meals we had every time here at the villa. Also, thanks you Dwi for trying your best to make our last minute request happen. All of you are great people. Till we see each other again.
Marshon B, China, 22-Jan-2020 - 26-Jan-2020Shambala is the best. The staff is more than welcoming. They made me feel at home. The care with which the chef prepared the meals and the overall hospitality met more than my expectations. Thank you so much Shambala family. I will be returning soon.
Linda Z, United States, 18-Jan-2020 - 22-Jan-2020Gorgeous facility and ever more gorgeous people to help us have a wonderful trip.
Craig S, Philippines, 06-Jan-2020 - 18-Jan-2020Thank you for making our stay so comfortable and relaxing. I cannot remember the last time I didn't have to lift a finger. This was pure luxury for all of us and we could certainly get use to this. The villa is exceptional with a beautiful garden and layout it is WOW. To the staff at Shambala, you are true professionals at your job and so helpful and happy. Thank you especially Dewa, Made, Ita, Budi, Ketut, Agus, Sugita, Rata, Indah, Antia, Diatmika amd Sumerta. You guys are great.
Peter B, Netherlands, 26-Dec-2019 - 04-Jan-2020We had a great stay in Villa Shambala. The villa is a little part of paradise in the center of Seminyak. The villa has everything you wish, is very clean and very nicely decorated. We would like to thank all the staff, they were all great. Everything we asked was arranged, the food was delicious, housekeeping great and the security always there. Thanks a lot to everybody. We will definitely be back if we are in the neighborhood.
Brigid A, Australia, 18-Dec-2019 - 23-Dec-2019A true heaven from the busy Seminyak township. Well located and known to most taxis. The staff were helpful and attentive. A great thing for our first time in Bali. The villa is a resort in itself. Well looked after with a great pool. Would recommend it to all.
Moneeba B, United Kingdom, 01-Dec-2019 - 04-Dec-2019Thank you for all that you did for us on our stay. You made my birthday so special and I will never forget you all. The villa is beautiful and your hospitality did not go unnoticed. The kindness and love you showed us was inspiring and we will never forget you guys. Thank you so much.
Jono T, Hong Kong, 12-Nov-2019 - 17-Nov-2019Thank you for the most amazing week and taking such good care of us. You've made our holiday. Service was excellent and so friendly, beautiful villa and gardens. We're very sad to be leaving. Sampai Jumpa.
Diane L, Australia, 01-Nov-2019 - 09-Nov-2019Amazing villa with exceptional staff. Everything was always available and served with a smile, highly recommend to everyone we know. Thank you so much for an amazing holiday. The service was amazing and we are leaving very sad but relaxed. Villa Shambala is such a beautiful tranquil place to relax and unwind. The pool is amazing.
Kylie S, Australia, 25-Oct-2019 - 01-Nov-2019By far the most amazing villa and amazing staff. I am totally blown away by the hospitality. I would definitely recommend this villa to anybody that wants a fabulous time. Its in the middle of everything. To the staff - thank you Pande and team for ensuring this experience was special as it was. We love the food and beverage in particular the Indonesian breakfast and the BBQ, thank you everyone.
Jack N, Australia, 20-Oct-2019 - 23-Oct-2019From the moment we set foot inside Villa Shambala, we felt at home. Beautiful gardens and pool, amazing room facilities, but most of all a fantastic staff. The whole team made a beautiful villa stay into a spectacular experience. It is hard to leave as we all want to stay forever. We loved every minute of our time at Villa Shambala and are already looking for a time we can return. Amazing, beautiful, friendly, relaxing.Thank you all for an amazing time.
Patrick T, Australia, 30-Sep-2019 - 16-Oct-2019Our second stay at Villa Shambala and we have had an amazing time. As always the staff have been wonderful, very helpful and really wonderful with the children. A wonderful location to visit the many great restaurants and shops of Seminyak. Very grateful for another great stay.
Tone W, Australia, 23-Sep-2019 - 30-Sep-2019Thank you to all amazing staff here at Villa Shambala. You all truly made our stay here amazing and we were so well looked after in everyday. The villa is truly beautifully kept, comfortable and relaxing. The food fantastic and amenities divine. We would love to come back again. Thank you all so much.
Peter M, Australia, 12-Sep-2019 - 17-Sep-2019A huge thank you to the staff for making our stay at the Shambala Villa extra special. Especially Ita who was amazing with our young kids. We will miss you and your lovely smile. Everyone made us feel welcome. The chef cooked amazing food, the gardens were kept immaculate and the villas really clean. Hope to see you all again soon.
Jane B, Australia, 06-Sep-2019 - 10-Sep-2019A huge thank you from all of us - what a wonderful stay we've had. Stunning villa and location. We've had delicious cocktails prepared, outstanding feasts, we've been waited on, had transport organized, food ordered, the villa stocked, cleaned and neatly presented everyday. All of our needs have been met and exceeded our expectations. The friendly staff have gone out of their way to ensure our stay has been memorable and extremely relaxing. Thank you Pande, Dewa and all of the staff at villa Shambala for the care and attention that you have displayed. One of our best girl trips yet. Very sad to leave.
Sue D, Australia, 01-Sep-2019 - 06-Sep-2019Our second visit to Villa Shambala because the place is so beautiful. Very peaceful and relaxing for a family group. The staff are super friendly and attentive. Very lovely people - Budi, Dewa and Ita. Our little girls warmed to Ita immediately. The large pool and the tranquil services are magic. The sound system received a good work over. All of the villa is beautifully serviced and appointed and all staff willing to be of service. We will recommend to our friends in Australia. Thank you.
Emmanuel D, Singapore, 10-Aug-2019 - 19-Aug-2019We arrived on 10th and from the moment we walked in, we had amazing time. All the staff are very kind and friendly, super efficient and they really made our stay special. Thank you Pande - such an easy communicator, Chef Ketut and Agus for yummy food. Budi, Dewa for assisting on our daily duties. Ita and Made for clean and comfortable rooms. We will be back.
Zoe C, Australia, 19-Jul-2019 - 24-Jul-2019What a holiday. We loved our stay at villa Shambala. Twelve girls together for a 40th celebration and it was ideal. Plenty of room to relax and located in a great position in Seminyak. Super lovely staff who were always smiley and friendly. We would all highly recommend.
Winette B, Australia, 06-Jul-2019 - 13-Jul-2019Villa Shambala is truly a piece of paradise. Thank you to all the staff what have made our stay so wonderful. We have really enjoyed our holiday here. Everything has been perfect. We hope to be back soon. Compliments to the Chef. Thank you.
Anthea D, Australia, 25-Jun-2019 - 29-Jun-2019Thanks to all of the staff at Villa Shambala. Our stay was brilliant, the only bad thing was that we only had four days. Food was excellent, pool well used, bed comfy and a great location.
Samantha S, Australia, 28-May-2019 - 04-Jun-2019Thank you so much for looking after us at Villa Shambala. We had an amazing time - the kids loved the pool, the staff were so helpful and attentive, they went above and beyond to make our stay comfortable and enjoyable. The food was amazing. We will be back next time with our husbands and will be recommending to all our friends back in Australia. Thanks again.
Kelly J, Indonesia, 21-May-2019 - 26-May-2019We loved our stay at Villa Shambala. Perfect weather, amazing venue and the service of the staff was perfect. Thank you for making us so welcome and all your advice and amazing cooking was greatly appreciated. We will be sure to recommend Villa Shambala to our family and friends in Australia. Thanks again.
Tanya O, Australia, 16-May-2019 - 20-May-2019Food was sensational, service was outstanding, beautiful location, as advertised and more fantastic stay. Awesome service from amazing people. Could not fault the facilities and service. Every staff member was awesome, nothing was an issue and thanks for organizing a fantastic party. Amazing food and amazing staff, all around amazing. Made my birthday extra special. Thank you for going above and beyond. I loved it so much.
Dragos P, Romania, 24-Apr-2019 - 04-May-2019Crowded streets, but once you enter the drifted wood gate, wonder reveals. Budha stares at you with a peaceful gate, flowers hanging over his neck and the sounds of water - what a bliss. I don't know what to start with. A warm and friendly welcome, such kind and helpful staff. Discrete luxury, refined pleasure, elegantly designed pool, comfy beds, beautiful garden, shade almost everywhere. I feel young and beautiful again. I will definitely come again. Congratulations for your exquisite property and services. I am blessed, we are blessed, all of us.
Jenny D, Australia, 12-Apr-2019 - 18-Apr-2019We had a great stay. Friendly, attentive staff, great pool and a fantastic location, close to everything. Chef is very good and thank you for the wonderful holiday.
Sofia C, Singapore, 05-Apr-2019 - 12-Apr-2019Thank you for such a very special stay, a paradise in Bali. Thank you for the magnificent dinners, lunches and breakfast - the chef and staff are truly exceptional. Service with such delight, attention and expertise. We hope to return.
Morise S, Australia, 13-Mar-2019 - 17-Mar-2019The staff ware second to none. From Pande the manager looking after every detail of our stay. Ketut the chef cooked for us like we were family. The food was deliciously amazing. Dewa, Ketut, Dewa, Jack, Ita and Budi thank you so much for the amazing holiday, the best yet. The experience you gave us was exceptional. We will most definitely be back.
Mahek Chheda R, Singapore, 24-Jan-2019 - 29-Jan-2019Thank you for the excellent service and the excellent food and excellent care. We really appreciate the discretion followed by the staff. We will definitely recommend this villa. Going forward and hope to come to use it ourselves again.
Vanda T, Australia, 08-Jan-2019 - 15-Jan-2019If it's paradise you're after, then look no further than Villa Shambala! Spectacular service, beautiful accommodation, delicious food, wonderful staff and in the heart of Seminyak. Every request was met with a smile and for a week of our lives we all felt incredibly spoilt. Thank you to all the staff at the villa who helped us to create very special and life long memories for our family, until next time.
Mattijs T, Philippines, 23-Dec-2018 - 05-Jan-2019Best holiday ever. Fantastic food and service. Super friendly staff. We are going to miss this place but will be back in 2 years. Thanks for all the good time.
Dana M, Canada, 09-Dec-2018 - 15-Dec-2018Our stay at Villa Shambala was wonderful. The staff were all really attentive and respectful and helpful at all times. Arta, Ita, Dewa and Budi were especially friendly, kind and attentive. They all made our stay extremely relaxing and enjoyable. The food was also amazing and the style and comfort of the villa were great. Thank you so much for helping us have a wonderful holiday. We will certainly miss this place and the lovely staff here.
Toni E, Australia, 08-Nov-2018 - 18-Nov-2018We were amazed at the security of Villa Shambala. The villa is well planed out and perfect for large family. The attention to detail and style of the villa was impeccable. The staff were extremely friendly and accommodated all our needs.
Stefanie C, Australia, 19-Oct-2018 - 26-Oct-2018Thank you to all the beautiful staff at Villa Shambala for making my birthday trip nothing short of amazing. You made all of us feel comfortable our whole trip. Your attention to detail did not go unnoticed, especially with all dietary requirements. We look forward to staying at Villa Shambala again. Could not recommend this villa more highly. Absolutely amazing time at Villa Shambala! Could not think of a better place to stay. All of the staff are so beautiful and welcoming. Every day here has been relaxing and fun! Special mention to Arta, Budy, Ketut, Arya, Widi and Jack who are put so much time and effort into making sure everything has been exactly the way we dreamed! I am sure Steph will never forget her twenty first birthday in Paradise! From banquets to cocktails every single part of Villa Shambala is a luxury retreat! Simply amazing, we will all definitely be back!
Jane P, Australia, 07-Oct-2018 - 14-Oct-2018Villa Shambala is a magnificent villa. It is a haven within the hustle and bustle of Seminyak. We had an amazing relaxing holiday and the staff were highly attentive and wonderfully friendly. All in all, it was fantastic, Thank you to everyone!
Christine S, Australia, 28-Sep-2018 - 06-Oct-2018Magical pocket of Paradise. Our humble thank to most incredible staff that made our stay so perfect..... we wanted for nothing. Special thank to Jack, Arta, Widhi and Budi, you made our stay so special. Food was 5 star plus, thank you to the very talented Chef. Kelvin's birthday was made so special and decorated wonderfully by staff. Many many thanks. It's hard to describe how wonderful this place is. Thank you so much to wonderful staff - Jack, Arta, Widhi, Budi and the incredible Chefs. The food and service were out of this world. We have never felt so pampered our holiday. Highly recommended. The staff love working here and it was obvious in the dedication to give us the best holiday ever. Can't wait to come back to this very special place.
Lynne B, Australia, 21-Sep-2018 - 28-Sep-2018We have has a wonderful relaxing stay at Villa Shambala, everything has been wonderful, the staff are so helpful and the food was beautiful. Gorgeous villa, yummy food and amazing staff. Beautiful villa, the staff are very friendly and helpful and would definitely stay again. Thank you a beautiful, relaxing holiday. Villa amenities were fabulous with house treatments on site. Staff were amazing, meals delicious with many a house cocktail to be had. Congratulation on maintaining a "Special" property that all of the quintessential elements of Bali - calm, talent and beauty.
Debbie S, Australia, 18-Aug-2018 - 25-Aug-2018To all the staff, thank you so much for looking after us this week. We have had an amazing time and really appreciate all your help. The service, food and villa have been truly wonderful. A special thank you to Jack and Ayu for making everything run smoothly and always with a smile.
Kroonen Jean F, Luxembourg, 10-Aug-2018 - 17-Aug-2018Great villa, we missed nothing, very clean and well maintained by staff. Great food, Chef did a very good job. All staff very nice, kind and friendly. Thank you very much, we had a very great week.
Olivier H, United States, 04-Aug-2018 - 09-Aug-2018We have had an amazing time at Villa Shambala. The service has been top watch. Nothing was to much trouble, including organizing my husband's birthday. There was attention to detail at all times. This is a very tranquil oasis in Seminyak and well located for local excursions. We would highly recommend a stay here. If you want 5 stars service but space and calm.
Morgan Family, New Zealand, 11-Jul-2018 - 16-Jul-2018Thank you for looking after us so well this week. The food was delicious, the house is beautiful and the stay felt very relaxing and I loved every second.
Janelle D, Australia, 23-Jun-2018 - 03-Jul-2018We have thoroughly enjoyed our 10 day stay with our extended family at Villa Shambala. A perfect holiday with kids and enough space for everyone to relax. Close enough to the shopping strip, restaurants and the beach. But with the amazing food prepared by our chef at the villa, we could happily stay all day relaxing. Thank to all the lovely staff for making our holiday so special. We would love to come back one day.
Robert S, Hong Kong, 16-Jun-2018 - 21-Jun-2018Shambala is a beautiful retreat. The arrangement is very conducive to sharing happy time, eating, talking, swimming. Also everyone has a private place to retire for shares and sleeping. The integrates of outdoor and indoor is simply stunning from Buddha to swim pool. The varied menus cooked in the villa are excellent. We could gather for excellent barbecue instead of going to a restaurant. Most important is the kind staff who saw to an every need. No matter how small or difficult, every request for anything who fulfilled. Jack and Ayu were very special in helping with my husband. Thank you for making this per-wedding week so amazing. We also love the turtles and fish.
Anders B, Singapore, 11-Jun-2018 - 16-Jun-2018A big thank you for an unforgettable stay at this very beautiful villa. You all help create a memorable Birthday for my wife Sila and the whole family. We will be back again.
Mark Steedman, Indonesia, 04-Jun-2018 - 11-Jun-2018We have been to Bali many times before, but the experience staying at Villa Shambala could not be questioned. The staff, quality of the villa and meals were all 6 star. A very memorable experience, we will be back. Thank you.
Chloe S, Australia, 24-May-2018 - 31-May-2018Wonderful experience, fantastic staff - very helpful, knowledgeable, kind and friendly. Your front of house staff Ayu and Jack are well trained in all aspects of villa hospitality - your food menu breakfast and dinner were excellent and the villa was spotless. I would recommend this villa to friends and family for a great experience. We have enjoyed a wonderful family holiday at Villa Shambala. Can't wait to come back.
Jade M, Australia, 02-May-2018 - 12-May-2018Villa Shambala is one of the best places on Earth. The staff are the most beautiful people. The villa is the most beautiful villa. Stunning environment, followed up with the most helpful and beautiful staff. Nothing is to much trouble. I felt like a queen, everything was just perfect. 10/10 stay and will 100% be back in the future.
David D, Australia, 18-Apr-2018 - 25-Apr-2018We had a wonderful family vacation. All of the staff were friendly and attentive. The house and garden was always kept beautiful and clean. The food and beverages were delicious, especially the barbecues. Everyone was managed so well and helpful, we never felt uncertain or confused about our trip. Thank you so much for looking after us and tolerating Evan's terrible music.
Helma S, Australia, 13-Apr-2018 - 18-Apr-2018What an absolutely amazing vacation. We were expecting a great villa but it for exceeded our expectations. The villa was so relaxing, beautifully appointed but it was the fantastic staff who made our holiday perfect. Ayu, Jack, wheeze were so wonderful and made my 60th Birthday the best holiday we ever had. Would love to return again one day. Thank you so much.
Guy P, New Zealand, 08-Apr-2018 - 13-Apr-2018We spent a wonderful period here at your beautiful villa. Your staff were superb. The special efforts preparing the flower arrangements for my wife's 60th birthday and our daughters engagement celebrations will be a lifetime memory. To our two main butlers, Ayu and Jack, you were excellent - Thank you. The staff all did a wonderful job of ensuring all our needs were met. The accommodation, the facilities and attention to detail was excellent. Thank you all for making our time here at Villa Shambala truly memorable. 5 stars!
Joyce K, Singapore, 15-Mar-2018 - 18-Mar-2018We had a very nice time at Villa Shambala. Thank you for the delicious meals and warm hospitality. The villa itself was so restful and beautiful, and everything was excellent.
Alma C, Australia, 07-Mar-2018 - 14-Mar-2018What a villa! Thank you so much to the beautiful staff of villa Shambala. A holiday to remember forever. Perfect accommodation in every way. It is very hard to leave. I will be back.
Sherry W, Australia, 24-Feb-2018 - 03-Mar-2018Beautifully designed villa capturing the feeling of Bali, amazing. Very well kept garden and clean pool, Thank you Sugita and Rata. Our food from chef Ketut and assistant chef Komang - perfect variety, we ate everything. Gorgeous person. Arya, Jack, Widi and Budi, you looked after our every need - particularly the gin and tonic and Indah on the bike, wow! However the big prize for being wonderful goes to Ayu. This amazing women has a wonderful sense of what guests need. She works incredible hard and has individually made this holiday at Shambala wonderful. Congratulations Villa Shambala.
Samone D, Australia, 08-Feb-2018 - 18-Feb-2018One of the best villa's we have ever stayed at in Bali. The staff and service is exceptional. Always friendly, professional and willing to go beyond to make our stay here fabulous. Meals were amazing and rooms immaculate. I would highly recommend Villa Shambala to families or groups looking to have a safe and mess free holiday. Thank you to Ayu, Jack, Ketut and Widi for your excellent service and friendship. We are coming back for sure.
Karolina B, Indonesia, 26-Jan-2018 - 28-Jan-2018We had an excellent stay at Villa Shambala, wonderful staff, helpful and attentive. Great layout, everything works perfectly and we had most wonderful Birthday dinner. Thank you and hope we can return in future.
Kirby P, Australia, 11-Jan-2018 - 16-Jan-2018Exceeded expectations, seamless service from breakfast to pool to massage to lunch and dinner. The chef did an amazing job, the cleaners kept the place immaculate the whole time. Jack and Ayu become like family to us all, and make sure we were all happy the whole time.
Michelle B, Australia, 28-Dec-2017 - 11-Jan-2018We have enjoyed our time at villa Shambala immensely. The presentation of the rooms and gardens has exceeded our expectations (which were very high). The staff made us always feel very welcome, ensured that our needs were being met and made themselves available at all times. Nothing was to much trouble. we felt safe at all times and liked having security personnel at night. We appreciates the flexibility of dining at home or out and were happy with the menu selection and variety available. We enjoyed the convenience and ease of having massages and yoga within the villa. A big thank you to all staff. We would highly recommend this villa to others. Thank you.
Wendy R, Australia, 15-Dec-2017 - 21-Dec-2017Thank you so much for the perfect awesome holiday. You have exceeded our expectations on every level. To Ayu - you have looked after our every wish to the maximum, restaurant recommendations and booking. Interesting insight into Bali life, thank you. To Ketut and Komang, - your food was awesome, the BBQ, Babi guling, wonderful breakfast and the amazing cooking class. Thank you. Also a big thanks to Jack, Widi, Susi, and anyone I forgot - you were all awesome. Thank you. We have had a great holiday. P.S. Thank you for making my 60th Birthday celebrations extra extra special. Loved my beautiful birthday crown and my flower birthday bed. Loved every moment.
Gregory, Indonesia, 11-Nov-2017 - 18-Nov-2017I have been to Bali 5 times and this villa is by far the best I have ever stayed at. The interior design is awesome. The staff is beyond fantastic. The sonos system is great so you can relax at the pool all day long while listening to your tunes. I would recommend this villa to friends or family. And next trip I will come back here. Thanks a lot.
Yihang L, China, 01-Oct-2017 - 04-Oct-2017Good service and beautiful place. Very delicious food. I will come back.
Michael John P, Australia, 22-Sep-2017 - 29-Sep-2017Villa Shambala is truly fabulous. Perfect for a luxurious and relaxing holiday. The staff are excellent and the food is a real treat. Love to visit again.
Jan Marie D, Australia, 05-Sep-2017 - 15-Sep-2017Absolutely fantastic on all aspect. Wonderful, friendly and caring staff, who catered to our every need. The villa was equipped with everything we needed for a luxurious and relaxing holiday. Meals were delicious, we didn't need to eat out much. Thanks to all the Shambala staff. We hope to return.
Renato D, Philippines, 18-Aug-2017 - 27-Aug-2017The whole staff gave excellent and prompt service, from the chef to Widhi and the security. The plants were so beautiful and well kept. Villa Shambala will be highly recommended to our friends and family in the Philippines.
Carra A, Italy, 06-Aug-2017 - 17-Aug-2017We had really a wonderful stay in Villa Shambala. Amazing location and the service.
Ines S, Netherlands, 27-Jul-2017 - 05-Aug-2017All my family, wife, children very much appreciated our stay at Villa Shambala. The house was very comfortable, the staff very friendly and helpful and the cooks prepared wonderful food. So, terima kasih banyak. Sampai jumpa lagi di Bali.
Rachel W, Philippines, 15-Jul-2017 - 22-Jul-2017Such an amazing stay. Wonderful, helpful staff and incredible chef. We didn't want to leave. Its so relaxing and the pool is the best and so close to fantastic shops and restaurants. We will be back. Thank you.
Height T, Australia, 25-Jun-2017 - 03-Jul-2017Amazing time had by both families. Food and service first class. We all feel like we were treated like family. Dewa taught Georgi origami. The facilities were great. Loved the villa, beautiful, tranquil, wonderful rooms, and bathrooms. Staff were all amazing, with special thanks to fantastic Dewa, Ketut and Susi. We wish we could all stay longer, and we all want to come back and stay again. Sensational food made by Ketut.
Melvin T, Singapore, 03-Jun-2017 - 06-Jun-2017Excellent service! Location is ideal. Chef food is of good quality, we are enjoyed his cooking. The pool amenities were family friendly.
Hendryanto, Indonesia, 22-May-2017 - 24-May-2017Good service, patient employees, good food, pro chef, awesome place.
Britt A, Australia, 15-May-2017 - 21-May-2017We had an amazing time at Shambala. The villa itself is gorgeous, however, the staff made our stay so lovely. They are courteous and so warm and inviting, we will definitely be telling our friends and family about our lovely holiday. Thank you to all that have made our holiday so enjoyable.
Jennifer S, Singapore, 10-May-2017 - 12-May-2017Fantastic staff, gorgeous villa, fabulous time. Thank you.
James T, Australia, 02-May-2017 - 04-May-2017Outstanding villa with a real traditional Balinese garden setting. Beautifully finished which comfortably accommodated our party of 9. Staff very helpful and friendly. Food was outstanding and we ate in both nights with traditional Indonesia fare provided by Chef "Ketut". No hesitation recommending to friends and family to visit and enjoy the experience. Great location with only 300m walk to beach, eat street & Kudeta. Look forward to next time.
TG, Australia, 24-Apr-2017 - 02-May-2017Villa Shambala has been like paradise on earth. It is a haven from the hectic streets of Seminyak. The staff are very attentive without being intrusive. They anticipate your needs and wants and are extremely efficient. Nothing is too much trouble and service is delivered with a smile. All the staff are warm and friendly and genuinely care. The facilities are fantastic and everything is beautifully maintained from the rooms, to the pool and the gardens. The pool is a perfect temperature and is refreshing without being cold. Make sure you have lots of in house beauty treatments as the recommended therapists the Shambala uses were incredible and always consistent. The meals prepared by Ketut were just divine especially the Indonesian cuisine. Everyday we were spoilt by amazing breakfasts which were the perfect start to the day. We are sad to be leaving Villa Shambala, our home away from home.
Patrick Y, Singapore, 20-Apr-2017 - 23-Apr-2017Very refreshing stay for everyone of us. As the villa really care to both the young and old. Food was nice and staffs are friendly. Their constant chatting and communication is something they can be proud of. I hope someday my family will come back here for another stay.
Jessica L, Hong Kong, 12-Apr-2017 - 17-Apr-2017The house is very comfortable and we enjoyed the amenities which are high quality. The set up is perfect be mixed groups with families and couples. The staff was very helpful, always ensuring everything was perfect. The food with the Chef was great. We love Shambala and we will come back.
Fiona T, Australia, 22-Feb-2017 - 04-Mar-2017I have traveled the world for 86 years and this has been the most wonderful 10 days where we have been treated as family. The location and environment is perfect and the staff have made our stay wonderful and unforgettable. I would never hesitate to return and most certainly would recommend Villa Shambala to all my friends in Australia and England. I wish management and staff best wishes from all my family and look forward to seeing you all again in the near future.
Ron G, Indonesia, 06-Feb-2017 - 09-Feb-2017An amazing, beautiful, tranquil place hidden behind the outside world. The food has been prepared with such love and enthusiasm, and presented the same way. To the staff at Villa Shambala, you have made our stay exactly how I dream my/our holiday would be. The beautiful smiles, happy faces and the way you embraced us with your kindness. Nothing was ever too hard. We especially found such peace here. I can't wait to tell everyone about our stay. I think the fish and turtles may have put a bit of weigh on from the many hands feeding them. Sad to say goodbye to dear Villa Shambala. Leaving with beautiful memories. So many thanks.
Stephanie R, Indonesia, 08-Jan-2017 - 21-Jan-2017Thank you to all the staff. We have had lots of yummy food & fun. Great pool.
Mr. John H, United Kingdom, 23-Dec-2016 - 02-Jan-2017Outstanding visit. The villa offers the perfect holiday accommodation and the service from the staff was excellent. The food was very tasty and the swimming pool was used at least 5 times a day. A big thank you to all the staff. You made our stay extra special. We love Bali and we love Shambala.
Maralin R, United States, 14-Dec-2016 - 19-Dec-2016Very nice and also very relaxing. The food was amazing. The villa stayed so clean the whole time. The pool stayed clean and it was a perfect temperature to swim in. My massage on the first day was so amazing. The villa staff were awesome! We relaxed and had lots of fun. Amazing, Awesome, Absolutely Wonderful. I'm like in paradise, very relaxing. I was impressed
Sara V, United States, 02-Dec-2016 - 05-Dec-2016We had an excellent time in your lovely villa. The staff were incredible, attentive, helpful and professional. The facilities were excellently maintained, rooms very well appointed. And overall just a great experience. Thank you for being such lovely hosts and for making us feel at home.
Kirk W, United States, 23-Nov-2016 - 28-Nov-2016The Staff at Shambala is excellent. What a lovely group of people who care very much about service and make sure their guest are happy. We were very happy. Thank you Shambala.
Fiona C, Australia, 19-Nov-2016 - 22-Nov-2016We had the most AMAZING experience here at Villa Shambala, I don't think we have ever experienced such tranquility and welcoming attitude from all the staff. The attention to detail was above and beyond. Thank you to all that are involved here, we had such a pleasant stay.
Anders J, Singapore, 06-Nov-2016 - 13-Nov-2016We have been taken care off very well by the staff in this beautiful and magnificent villa. Your arrangements that you help us with was been very good. The food was the best quality. Thank you from all of us to all of you.
Megan K, Australia, 28-Oct-2016 - 04-Nov-2016Thank you so much to the wonderful staff at Villa Shambala, you made our holiday so amazing. Nothing was too much trouble. Our kids loved the milkshakes and the banana fritters. The dinners in the villa were the best we had in Bali. The villa itself is out of this world. Such Luxury. We can't wait to come back soon.
Ms. C, Hong Kong, 20-Oct-2016 - 25-Oct-2016Fantastic, helpful service. Susi, Dewa, Arya, Ketut and other staff were always available and willing to assist, making our stay very comfortable and enjoyable. Ketut prepared us a number of meals that were delicious. The villa is beautiful, spacious and well maintained. We would definitely recommend Villa Shambala to friends coming to Bali.
Aldana A, Hong Kong, 05-Oct-2016 - 11-Oct-2016Thank you for making our stay so wonderful! The villa is gorgeous and perfect for a group of friends or a family. We were able to thoroughly relax and unwind by the beautiful pool or in the lounge. The staff were magnificent friendly, helpful and ever present to care for our every whim. The food was delicious. Breakfast every morning and a highlight was the excellent BBQ on Sunday night. We will be back & will definitely recommend Villa Shambala to our friends in Hong Kong. Thank you again for everything.
Jeffry G, Australia, 30-Sep-2016 - 04-Oct-2016Excellent Service. Amazing Foods.
Agung P, Hong Kong, 22-Sep-2016 - 25-Sep-2016Great place, well maintained villa, perfect location, all the staff were so good and helpful. The pool is great and the rooms is nicely decorated.
Matthew H, British Antarctic Territory, 15-Sep-2016 - 20-Sep-2016This is a magnificent villa complimented very very well by an excellent staff who were always available when we needed them.
Nicky W, Australia, 06-Sep-2016 - 10-Sep-2016Amazing villa, lovely, friendly, attentive staff. Thank you for helping us have a wonderful relaxing break from our busy lives. It will be hard to return to real life with no fairies to look after us.
Kevin K, Indonesia, 01-Sep-2016 - 05-Sep-2016Superb staff, very nice villa.
Georgi S, Russia, 22-Aug-2016 - 28-Aug-2016We spent 7 days in Shambala Villa in Seminyak and I can say the stay was wonderful. Perfect service provided by Arya and Susi, tasty and nice food prepared by Ketut. The Villa is very well equipped, big pool, nice rooms, but the best was the very convenient living room. Really nice stay in Shambala. I think we will return again.
Akram G, Singapore, 05-Aug-2016 - 11-Aug-2016Our stay has been fantastic. Everything is clean in villa. Food service was great. Staff was very attentive. Arya is a great Manager and great friend. Staff was very friendly. Had a wonderful time.
Jill T, United States, 29-Jul-2016 - 05-Aug-2016Thank you for an incredible stay in this beautiful villa. It is truly spectacular place physically but the experience is even more special because of the attentive and friendly staff who go out of their way to make you feel at home. They truly treat you like family. The meals were restaurant worthy and we are so sad to leave this beautiful place. Thank you to every staff member that made our stay memorable. We hope to come back soon.
Daniela D, Austria, 01-Jul-2016 - 14-Jul-2016What can you say about 2 weeks in paradise, terrific villa, fabulous weather and a staff that exceeds any 5 star hotel? How about "Absolutely Brilliant"!
Josephine H, Australia, 16-Jun-2016 - 20-Jun-2016Amazing!! Thank you chef, staff and everyone else. Love it! Love it! Love it! Thanks for having us Villa Shambala. Such a picture perfect place. The staff were lovely and the food was delicious. Had the best time. Cannot wait to come back.
Jogani A, India, 10-Jun-2016 - 15-Jun-2016One of the most equipped villa with all the convenience and comfort. The highlight of the stay was the hospitality. The staff is super alert and active. They are extremely efficient and take extreme care from food to hygiene. Over all our stay was a memorable one. Thank you.
Merryn S, Australia, 05-Jun-2016 - 10-Jun-2016Our expectations were exceeded in every way. We will recommend Villa Shambala and plan to return when possible. Great location, close enough to all the action but still very private, secluded and peaceful. The staff were very warm, friendly and nothing was too much. The quality of the food and drinks was great and to a very high standard. The design of the villa suited us and made the holiday very easy and relaxing even with three different families needs. Thank you so much! That was awesome.
Aayush A, India, 01-Jun-2016 - 04-Jun-2016Lovely Villa, Extremely well done up and well kept. The staff is very professional and the Chef is exceptional. We enjoyed our stay.
Julie W, Singapore, 24-May-2016 - 29-May-2016What a beautifully presented Villa. It was just perfect for what we were looking for. Great pool, accommodation, lot of space. Thank you to the lovely staff for all the assistance and hospitality and to the Chef for his good food. We are sure to be back sometime soon. Thanks.
Marc R, France, 21-May-2016 - 22-May-2016Short but really nice stay at Shambala. The villa is really well maintained and clean. Thanks for the great lunch and the excellent dinner. It was really a pleasure to stay in this property where we can feel the Bali atmosphere.
Teresa T, Australia, 09-May-2016 - 12-May-2016This Villa was amazing with very friendly staff.
Vika, Indonesia, 04-May-2016 - 08-May-2016Wow. Good service, nice place.
Nerida C, Australia, 24-Apr-2016 - 02-May-2016What a Divine week. We have been fed with beautiful Balinese food, drink and been pampered and looked after so well by the great staff at Villa Shambala. It has been an unforgettable stay in a secluded tropical haven. Lovely food and Balinese smiles have made our week. Not to mention massages and scooter rides. My sixth visit to Bali and the best visit ever. Thank so much. We can't wait to come back.
Kathy G, Indonesia, 10-Apr-2016 - 17-Apr-2016We stayed here with our friends and had such a fantastic time. We loved the fact that there was so much space, so parents & young adults alike could all spread out. We found the staff to be very friendly, helpful and efficient. Nothing was too much trouble. I will miss lazy time in and around the pool. Thank you to everyone for making our holiday so awesome!
Kate T, Australia, 11-Mar-2016 - 16-Mar-2016Thank you so much to the amazing, kind and caring staff at Villa Shambala. We have all had the most amazing, relaxing time at this most stunning Villa. All the staff have gone above and beyond and anticipated every need with a big smile.
Natalia C, Poland, 26-Feb-2016 - 01-Mar-2016This is a perfect place for a perfect holidays. Thanks again.
Sandrine B, France, 21-Feb-2016 - 24-Feb-2016My family and I had the best vacation ever at Villa Shambala. We loved and thoroughly enjoyed everything that was offered. Very tasty and fresh food (Thank you so much for the home made oatmeal cookies), Perfectly decorated bedrooms, welcoming and clear swimming pool, videos in the home theater. Everything was great. Most at all, all Villa Shambala staff are so nice, genuine and caring to our every needs. We are so sad to leave but feel blessed to have spent our wonderful holidays in this magical place. We hope we can be back soon.
Mark C, Australia, 30-Oct-2015 - 03-Nov-2015Villa Shambala was an amazing villa to stay at. From the beginning of the trip upon our late night arrival, staff met us with food and drinks and explained the villa to us. The staff was always willing to help in anyway possible. Food was prepared when and how we requested. The staff was more than willing to arrange taxis for our group and reservations at local restaurants. I was extremely impressed with the house and would definitely recommend it for anyone staying in Seminyak.
Hannah Michell, Indonesia, 05-Jul-2015 - 11-Jul-2015We loved Villa Shambala! Staff were amazing, we were so sad to leave . Will definitely stay again.
Nandeeta M, Australia, 30-Jun-2015 - 04-Jul-2015Beautiful Property, well layout and absolutely amazing staff. Great Service and very helpful.
Jill Fletcher, Australia, 06-Jun-2015 - 13-Jun-2015The Villa is exactly as shown on the website - if not better. There is somewhere to "get away" for everyone. We were an extended family ( from 70 to 2) and the separate bedrooms worked very well. The outdoor eating area made for many happy family meals. The pool was large with a shallow end for younger children and deep enough and large enough for a decent swim. The staff were outstanding. There was always someone there for meals and the chef did a wonderful job of cooking for the children as well as the adults. Butlers, room attendants, gardeners were all helpful and nothing was too much trouble. A wonderful week. We had to drag ourselves away.
Julie G, New Zealand, 10-May-2015 - 12-May-2015Thank you to all the staff at Shambala. Every person worked hard to ensure all of the guest were catered for. Great breakfasts, canapes and dinners. Beautiful property, beautiful kind Yoga teacher. Excellent massage therapist. We all loved our stay. Gorgeous bedrooms and wonderful flowers.
Henny W, Taiwan, 20-Feb-2015 - 23-Feb-2015All the staff are very nice so friendly and very good service
Gabriella S, Hungary, 13-Feb-2015 - 19-Feb-2015The villa is absolutely amazing just like heaven. The property location is incredibly private, but walking distance to the beach and Seminyak restaurants and shops. The service was excellent and the staff is just amazing. Thank you for everything! We miss you and can't wait to go back.
Michelle S, Australia, 24-May-2014 - 27-May-2014Best Villa I've ever stayed in. No need to leave.
Jodi O, Australia, 09-May-2014 - 16-May-2014We had a fantastic stay in Villa Shambala. The villa is stunning and the staff were amazing. Annie was the chef, we ate some fabulous food from all around the world. Six adults and four children, plenty of room for kids to run around and plenty of space to not feel like we were living on top of each other. Couldn't have been any better. Thank you
Genevieve Montgomerie, Australia, 01-May-2014 - 07-May-2014Oh My!! we can't rave enough about this place - although I want to keep a lid on it due to the fact that we don't want it to become too popular we can't get back in!!! We help my 40th poolside soire here and could not have asked for a better time! the staff could not do enough - the food impeccable - the atmosphere fun and fabulous when we needed it and relaxing and indulgent when things needed to be slow! our guests and ourselves were truly blown away with Wayan, Arya and his team!! well done to a fabulous bunch and a true gem of a villa!
Jane P, Australia, 15-Apr-2013 - 23-Apr-2013We had a fabulous time and would love to come again!! It is a stunning villa, in a great location with excellent staff. Highly recommended.
Paola Talamini, Italy, 11-Aug-2012 - 26-Aug-2012Stunning Villa in the earth of Seminyak, only few steps away from the beach and KUDETA's spotlights. Despite the central location, we enjoyed peaceful time only surrounded by palms and bamboos trees. Bedrooms are spacious, charming and really well decorated, only one of the five bedrooms does not meet the same standards and it's more suitable for children or temporary guests rather than for a couple taying long term. The outside area is dominated by one of the biggest pools you can find in a private villa in Seminyak. And for better enjoying this slice of paradise we have been supported by a kind, unobtrusive and smiling staff. For sure it was one experience we all would like to repeat in the near future!
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