If you want to experience traditional Balinese Village life, enjoy authentic Balinese food and stay in your own private Home Stay Villa this is the perfect experience.
The Home Stay Villa is located in the village of Taman approximately 20 minutes west of Ubud.
Villa Taman is set within lush tropical gardens and overnight accommodation includes breakfast the next morning. It is located within a family compound. The villa features a queen size bed with quality bed linens, towels and a billowing mosquito net to ensure you enjoy a tranquil nights rest.
The villa has its own private open air shower with hot water , vanity unit and western toilet.
As many additional nights as required can be booked subject to availability.
One way transport from the airport or your accommodation in Kuta, Legian, Seminyak, and Nusa Dua to Taman Village is Rp. 250,000 for (1 or 2 persons).
Options to enjoy during your stay at Villa Taman Home Stay include:
The Rice Field walk- Complimentary
Located just a few meters from the entrance to your family compound are vast expanses of rice fields and stunning natural rain forests. The best time to enjoy this spectacular scenery is in the cool of the morning. A guided one hour morning rice field walk is complimentary for overnight villa guests.
Palm, Aura and Chukra reading
Visit Mangku, a spiritualist and healer for a private consultation. Mangku lives in the village of Batu Bulan approximately 30 minutes from Ubud. During your private consultation with Mangku he will read your palm, aura and five Chukra points. From these reading he will offer you advice and give you the opportunity to ask him questions about his readings.
Duration including return transport approximately 3 hours.
On some occasions Mangku may recommend you have an optional cleansing or other ceremony based on his findings. This is totally optional and not inclusive in the fee as outlined.
Consultation with Local Healer
Cokorda Rai is a local village healer who is consulted by the local people when they are unwell. Cokorda Rai will conduct an examination and make recommendations to improve the balance and harmony of your body. He will also recommend food, herbs, spices and drinks to improve your overall health and well being.
Duration including transport from Taman and return approximately 2.00 Hours.
Fee per person for consultation with Corkorda Rai Rp. 250,000 per person
Transport from Taman Village to Corkorda Rai and return to Taman is Rp. 130,000 ( for one or two people)
Any recommended herbal remedies are not inclusive in the fee as outlined.
Tarot Card reading
Jan Merrils is very highly regarded Tarot Card reader. Jans approach to reading the Tarot Cards is to share the guidance she receives from the cards in a way that helps clients to make informed choices about their lives and consciously create their own futures.
Reading only Rp. 500,000 ( Ubud or Candi Dasa )
Transport from Taman Village to Ubud for the consultation and return Rp. 75,000 (one or two people)
Jan also conducts Tarot readings in Candi Dasa as well as Ubud
Transport charges from Taman Village to Candi Dasa for the consultation and return Rp. 450,000 (one or two people.)
Bookings to consult with Jan require a minimum of 24 hours notice and are subject to availability
Jamu Classes in Ubud
Join Lilir and Westi both children of traditional Balinese healers and farmers, who have passed onto their children the knowledge, natural love and understanding of traditional herbalism.
You can take part in a two hour Jamu class (10.00am to 12noon ) where you will learn to make tonic drinks, body scrubs, body oils and masks from Corn, Aloe Vera and Zea Mays. Lilir and Westi will also share with you their knowledge of traditional medicines used to treat a wide range of ailments. You can also visit their shop to purchase face and body creams and a vast array of other cosmetic items, handmade soaps and herbal teas, all made from totally natural ingredients
Visit Tamarind Spa for a therapeutic back, head and shoulder massage. Tamarind spa is one of the most highly recommended spas in Ubud for traditional Balinese massage.
Balinese Cooking Class
Join Ayu and the family in the kitchen of the family compound and learn how to cook authentic Balinese food. You will be guided through the making of Satay Lilith, the aromatic and delicious chicken satays enjoyed by all during the feasts that follow the Ceremonial days on the Balinese Calendar. You will also learn to cook Mei Goreng, the famous spicy noodle dish which is one of the most popular dishes in Bali.
Following your lessons the best part of all is sitting down with the family to enjoy eating the dishes you have prepared.
Fee per person Rp. 180,000 per person inclusive
Visit to Coffee House
Just outside of Taman Village is where locally grown coffee beans are roasted and ground. Visit this Coffee House to watch how the fresh “Kopi” you enjoy with your breakfast in the morning is made. Buy freshly roasted and ground bags of coffee for a fraction of the cost of buying it in the supermarket
Fee per person Rp. 40,000
Enjoy a traditional one hour Balinese massage in your villa. The massage is conducted by an experienced and highly regarded lady masseuse from Taman Village in the privacy of your Home Stay Villa.
Fee Rp. 65,000 for one hour massage
Air conditioned Transport
Transport is available during the day or evening to Ubud and return to Taman should you wish to do a little shopping or dine out.
Fee Rp. 75,000 return trip (one or two people)
Other things to do during your Home Stay Villa Holiday
Complimentary lessons from the local ladies how to make the daily offerings
Villa Taman has bicycles that are available for you to use to enjoy a leisurely cycle around the village and surrounding streets. Complimentary use of the bicycles for self guided tours. Guided bicycle tours are Rp. 50,000 per hour for two people. Helmets are included.