About Villa Shantaram
Shantaram means “house of peace”
in Sanskrit and this is exactly what you can expect when staying at this luxurious 5 bedroom retreat
, surrounded by Bali's rice paddies, perfect for families who are looking for a peaceful home
with a large exotic garden, close to the beach
and not too far from hip and happening Seminyak.
The living area
The 2 storey living pavilion is bordered by koi fish ponds
and on the veranda
you can read a book, play a game of chess or enjoy sunset drinks while taking in the sight of the endless rice paddies ahead. Downstairs, there is a massive white sofa
where the whole family can lounge together on a cosy family evening watching a movie on the flat screen TV.
Upstairs, beneath the high traditional roof, you will enjoy lovely family dinners at the whitewashed wooden dining table for 10 illuminated by a stunning chandelier.
There is also an office space
, which can be opened or closed to the dining area with the Balinese carved doors.
Outdoor and pool area
In the massive garden
grow all kinds of tropical trees and stone steps will lead to the riverside where on the edge lies the breathtaking infinity pool.
Around the pool you can sunbath or you can chill out in the gazebo
tucked away in between the greenery. For an alfresco dinner party, there is a BBQ grill
in the nice ambiance of the starlit sky and beautiful lanterns. There is a massage bed
for ultimate outdoor relaxation and there are many sofa's where you can read a book in silence when not relaxing at the communal hang out spots.
The master bedroom
The spacious master suite is housed within the main pavilion with easy access to the living and the garden. The room is furnished with a plush king-size bed
, a dressing table and spacious wardrobe area. The en-suite bathroom is luxurious boasting a free-standing bathtub
and 2 monsoon showers.
The guest bedrooms
There 4 guest bedrooms have private veranda's
where you can lounge on the daybed or sit and enjoy a cup of coffee in the morning. Each room has a comfy king-size bed, a working desk and a spacious wardrobe closet with a safety deposit. The en-suite bathrooms are partly outdoor boasting his and hers monsoon showers
and the washbasins have beautifully designed lamps hanging down from the ceiling, giving a nice ambiance in the evening when showering beneath the stars.
Staff and services
Friendly Balinese ladies will take great care of you during your stay, keeping the villa spotless and making sure everything is perfect. There is security at night and the villa has it's own excellent chef-cook
, who worked at the famous Oberoi hotel. There is also a complimentary car and driver
for 8 hours a day, you only have to pay for the petrol.
Around Villa Shantaram
The villa has an excellent location
in the rice field surroundings of Canggu, just metres away from Pererenan beach
and a short drive from the famous Echo Beach.
For shopping, high end dining and night life, you can drive to the hustling and bustling centre of Seminyak
which is just 9 km away. For a day of fun you can visit the Canggu Club
featuring a water park, tennis court, bowling alley and more.