Villa Zelie

10 pers. max. 5 bedrooms 10 staff
Jolien, our villa expert, inspected Villa Zelie

What we love

  • 5 bedroom villa in the south of Canggu just a 5 minute walk from the beach
  • 25 meter swimming pool
  • Traditional interior design and architecture
  • Features an ocean view massage room in an antique Joglo
  • Daily breakfast included with stay
  • Cinema room and wet bar

Arriving at the villa you feel like stepping into a page of Vogue magazine. Great taste and sophistication of decorations. Staff were extremely friend...

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Villa Zelie is nestled near the sea in the south Canggu district- an area which is undoubtedly a favorite amongst the expat community here in Bali. This villa enjoys the best of both worlds; it resides in a prime area close to restaurants and social hubs, yet is secluded in a private and tranquil garden surrounded by rice fields and the beach which is just a short walk away. Constructed out of antique Joglos and reclaimed wood, Villa Zelie brings guests back to Bali's roots in a modern twist.

This villa is perhaps best suited towards a holiday with multiple families, due to its large 3000m2 living and garden space. Each of the 5 bedrooms reside in spacious bungalow suites, equipped with sitting areas, king-size beds and front porch verandas. The en-suite bathrooms are covered but open to the elements, boasting grand stone tubs and sink basins in each. This room configuration allows guests to enjoy an element of privacy, while also providing ample open-air living space for quality time together with your loved ones.

The grand 25 meter swimming pool is the focal point of Villa Zelie, central to the estate and located in between the main living pavilion and the bungalow bedrooms. Surrounded by plush daybeds, lily ponds and exotic flora, guests can spend days alternating between the shaded gazebo and the refreshing water. A 2-story Joglo spa pavilion lies to the side of the garden, offering a serene place for guests to plan spa and massage treatments.

With the interior staying true to Balinese culture, and with such high quality service, this villa will undoubtedly provide you and your group with the luxurious island getaway you've been looking for.

Villa Zelie: 10/10
Average rating based on 4 reviews

Arriving at the villa you feel like stepping into a page of Vogue magazine. Great taste and sophistication of decorations. Staff were extremely friendly and professional. Excellent location with easy walk to the beach. Chef had completely spoiled us with the quality and variety of the food. Definitely would love to return given an opportunity.

Smartalec (Australia) stayed at Villa Zelie with a group of friends from 24/03/2016 to 29/03/2016

We've just come back from the most amazing 8 nights with our closest friends at Villa Zelie in Seminyak. We are already looking forward to our return trip. We traveled with our 4 little kids to Villa Zelie to meet our friends at their 2 children in Seminyak. The villa was breathtaking - especially in the evening with the hundreds of spotlights were lighting up each of the individual rooms, the pool, and the other areas of the villa. Everything was extremely well decorated with Indonesian art well selected in each of the rooms displayed as if we were staying in the highest end gallery. The beds were exceptionally comfortable and each room was like a fairy tale - decorated uniquely and with exquisite taste. The property itself was beautiful - quiet and serene and really we heard very little there from the hustle and bustle of Seminyak - which was just a 10 minute cab ride away if you wanted the entertainment but felt far from the villa in terms of the actual property. The pool was gorgeous and so serene - and every night we would go on a frog hunt with the kids - often finding 10-15 frogs right outside the rooms singing their peaceful lullabies at the lily ponds. The staff was remarkable in everyway - they are what makes this property 100%. Gugun the manager was truly the best property manager we've ever met - he rivals 6 star hotel concierges in recommending activities from elephant riding in Ubud, the most peaceful yoga instructors, responsible and gentle babysitters for our children, surfing at nearby beaches to the top local restaurants. He knew people everywhere! In addition we cannot say enough about our Butler Arta - we all just adored him and miss his always ready smile and helpful hand. I'd also like to say thank you to the kitchen staff of Made and his team who managed our 2 year old complicated allergies with ease and created Indonesian and continental masterpieces for 3 meals a day. Of specific mention were their satays, salads and fish dishes which we all enjoyed so much. Thank you to Villa Zelie - the tears we all cried on our departure really does mean we will be back very soon for another stay.

K stayed at Villa Zelie with a group of friends from 05/04/2014 to 13/04/2014

We have just returned from our stay in the beautiful Villa Zelie, and all I can do is rave about it to my friends and family. If you want an authentic Balinese/Indonesian/South East Asian experience, this is IT. We knew our experience would be special from the moment we were picked up in the villas' monster 4WD. This is luxury for adventurers and not for the precious - perfect for navigating the traffic-filled streets of Seminyak, plus you'll be sure to be noticed. It's a short trip through Batubelig and on to the more charming district of Canggu, but once you're there, why would you even want to leave? This is the question we asked ourselves, because the moment we stepped through Zelie, it was like a second home. Chris the manager has become like family in the short 2 days we were there, plus the service from butlers Puja and Ketut is second to none. And I haven't even started on Chef Made's mouthwatering Indonesian and Asian food. The villa is stunning and the interior on point - if you like authentic wooden Joglos sourced from Java as well as objets d'art from the surrounding archipelago. If you're going to get freaked out by masks, statues and other such decor (plus mosquitos), this is NOT the place for you. We loved how every single corner of the property was well-thought out in terms of design and decor, down to colourful rugs, massage bale, pool house (where we spent most of our time, when we weren't in the pool, that is) and the warm in-ground slate-tiled pool that became our playground every day. Each of the 5 joglos are a study in detail, intricate carving, and texture, but the master joglo is truly a masterpiece, especially its open-air bathroom which truly makes you feel like you're in the tropics. I had a gander around Villa Asli as well, which is situated just next door, and would make the perfect companion to Zelie if you have a large group. It's much more 'local' in flavour, thanks to its lotus ponds and bridges that lead to each joglo. We'll definitely be back!

R.D (Malaysia) stayed at Villa Zelie with his/her family from 12/09/2014 to 14/09/2014

I went with my wife! We chose the villa zelie :) A dream setting where the Indonesian style is waiting for you !! Calm, warm and very clean. The staff is at your pampering and very welcoming. Located between the sea and the rice fields. I highly recommend this vacation spot. Ps: I go back next year for sure !!

J (France) enjoyed a romantic stay at Villa Zelie from 23/08/2014 to 29/08/2014

Villa rates: all taxes included, no booking fee

Minimum stay 5 Rooms
from 01/09/2016 to 01/10/2016 High season 5 nights USD $ 1,964
from 01/10/2016 to 20/12/2016 Low season 3 nights USD $ 1,617
from 20/12/2016 to 09/01/2017 Peak season 10 nights USD $ 2,483
from 09/01/2017 to 27/01/2017 Low season 3 nights USD $ 1,733
from 27/01/2017 to 02/02/2017 High season 10 nights USD $ 2,079
from 02/02/2017 to 14/04/2017 Low season 3 nights USD $ 1,733
from 14/04/2017 to 22/04/2017 High season 10 nights USD $ 2,079
from 22/04/2017 to 01/07/2017 Low season 3 nights USD $ 1,733
from 01/07/2017 to 01/08/2017 High season 10 nights USD $ 2,079
from 01/08/2017 to 01/09/2017 Peak season 15 nights USD $ 2,657
from 01/09/2017 to 01/10/2017 High season 10 nights USD $ 2,079
from 01/10/2017 to 20/12/2017 Low season 3 nights USD $ 1,733

Services & features

  • Housekeeping
  • Airport pick-up
  • Security service
  • Personal guest assistant
  • Gardener
  • Pool maintenance
  • Daily breakfast
  • Welcome drinks
  • Swimming pool
  • Pool towels
  • DVD player
  • TV
  • International channels
  • Satellite television
  • DVD movies
  • CD music player
  • Stereo
  • Fully equipped kitchen
  • Household supplies
  • Bar counter
  • BBQ
  • Gazebo
  • Wi-Fi Internet
  • Off-street parking
  • Safety box
  • Back-up generator
  • Wardrobe space
  • Blu-ray player
  • Printer
  • Terrace
  • CCTV security

Available at extra cost

  • Chef
  • Driver
  • Scooter available
  • Car available
  • Massage
  • Babysitter
  • Laundry
  • Canggu Club access
  • International phone
  • Local phone
  • Additional guest
  • Baby cot

Terms and conditions

Minimum stay:
3 nights in low season, 5 nights in high season, 10 nights in peak season
after 02:00 pm
until 12:00 pm
Late check-out:
until 06:00 pm charged 50% of the daily rate (subject to availability)
Security deposit:
US$2000 in cash
Airport pick-up:
included: 1 car(s) maximum, both ways
Extra person:
US$120 per night
Baby cot:
US$20 per night
Lunch & dinner:
at grocery cost + 30% (from about $4/person depending on your order)