10 Reasons to Stay at Kamandalu Resort

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Kamandalu Resort in Ubud offers a unique five-star mountain resort experience, with its collection of elegant chalets and villas with private plunge pools all set within intimate compounds. All units boast traditional Balinese styling, such as thatched roofs and intricately carved sandstone walls and wooden gates. The landscaping follows the natural contours of the Petanu River valley, which serves as scenic outlook from most of the villas.

The resort’s layout mimics that of a traditional Balinese village, with rustic styled villas interconnected by stone pathways lined with frangipanis, stone sculptures and tropical flowering plants. It even has its own terraced rice field, surrounded by water features and lotus ponds. The green-certified hotel is ideal for nature lovers and those in for wellbeing, with a great yoga facility, nature activities and a spa onsite. Here are top reasons to stay at this magnificent resort.

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A Rustic Balinese Village to Retreat to!

Kamandalu Resort in Ubud

This all-villa resort was designed with the typical layout of a rustic Balinese village in mind, matching its surroundings of lush rice fields in the Banjar Nagi community of Tegallalang. Villa compounds boast architectural features typical of a traditional house, with thatched roofs, raised steps and stone gates that form a beautiful array along winding stone paths.


Luxury Built Over a Natural Valley

Kamandalu Resort in Ubud

The resort’s unique landscaping follows the natural undulating contours of the valley, with various venues and sparsely spaced facilities found on different elevations. All are easily reachable via stone walkways, which offer pleasant walks through well-manicured gardens. There’s even a mini suspension bridge leading to garden villas over lotus and koi ponds.


Elegant Chalets and Infinity-pool Villas

Kamandalu Resort in Ubud

Kamandalu presents a selection of chalets and villas. Chalets offer simplicity with 80sqm of space and rice paddy or lagoon views. Villa selections include superb pool villas with draped four-poster beds, open beam thatched roof ceilings, and floor-to-ceiling glass panels that open to stone tiled plunge pools with gazebos overlooking the lush valley.


Tailored Scenic Dining Options

Kamandalu Resort in Ubud

Romantic dining options range from scenic picnic setups on the resort’s eastern lawn with the vast Petanu valley as an impressive backdrop, to bespoke lunches in a bamboo cabana designed just for two, set in the middle of the resort’s rice terraces, and intimate dinners with evening nature sounds and occasional fireflies.


A Spa for Romance

Kamandalu Resort in Ubud

Chaya Spa presents a great range of traditional herbal spa rituals inspired by Indonesian heritage techniques, using locally-sourced ingredients and essential oils. Couples will find bliss through its special pampering menu, with treatments delivered in the facility’s dedicated couples’ treatment room, complete with a floral bath in a sunken marble tub.


Fine Balinese Dining at Petulu

Kamandalu Resort in Ubud

Petulu restaurant is the resort’s fine dining restaurant, presenting a menu that emphasises local culinary delights. Specialties include crispy duck and Javanese fried rice, and a Balinese risjttafel experience. The airy layout of the restaurant under a multi-tiered exposed beam ceiling is complemented by open windows that look over to the resort’s outline of chalets above the terraced rice field gardens.


A Green and Sustainable Hotel

Kamandalu Resort in Ubud

In providing guests with a strong sense of connection to the natural surroundings, Kamandalu takes pride in its green practices. Besides reducing waste through composting, minimising excessive light and water usage, and contributing the local community, the resort carries out regular indigenous tree planting programs that you can take part in – and even have your name on as memento for your next visit.


Nature and Cultural Discovery Tours

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There’s a great choice of nature and cultural discovery tours available, such as easy treks or cycling adventures through paddy routes and local craftsmen villages where you can witness their paintings and carvings in progress and even performing arts in rehearsal. Tours are also available to the royal palace of Peliatan and Goa Gajah ‘elephant cave’ in the neighbouring village of Bedulu.


Serene Yoga Pavilion

Kamandalu Resort in Ubud

Rumah Yoga is Kamandalu’s dedicated structure that is an impressive sight on its own. This grand teakwood ‘joglo’ house hangs over the forest tops of the Petanu river valley, and serves as a wonderful venue for your complimentary yoga sessions, which are held regularly every Tuesday and Thursday. Tai chi, meditational courses and pilates are also available.


Artistic Touches Everywhere

Kamandalu Resort in Ubud

Following slight uplifts at the brink of 2014, the resort’s public spaces are fitted with a combination of traditional and modern motifs such as wall panels of abstract wood carvings with corners installed with classical Balinese sculptures. Meanwhile, villas retain much of the classical appeal with details such as Balinese Kamasan-style paintings above headboards, pillows and bed liners, and Javanese wooden figurines. Even do-not-disturb signs are cute woodcarvings depicting Balinese caricatures gesturing, “shh…”.

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