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Villa Belong Dua is an enchanting two-bedroom holiday villa in Bali, located in the heart of the tiny fishing village of Seseh on the island’s south-west coast. Resting on 1,600 square metres of land in a beautiful walled garden complete with 20-metre swimming pool, Belong Dua’s traditional architecture and artefacts celebrate the heritage of Bali, incorporating the symbolic elements of Balinese Hinduism. A series of five pavilions, positioned in accordance with ancient cosmology, offer contemporary, stylish and romantic interiors enhanced by both modern and antique furnishings and equipped with 21st century facilities. Guests at Belong Dua are warmly welcomed and well cared for by a villa manager and team of experienced staff.> View more information
Jl. Pantai Seseh, Banjar Seseh, Desa Cemagi, Badung Regency, Bali 80251
The fishing village of Seseh grew in importance in 18th century Bali when it became home to the major temple of the former Kingdom of Mengwi. At that time it was also a small trading port, inhabited by a number of families of Chinese decent. The village still retains the customs and culture of old Bali. Here, you will see the rice being planted and harvested in the fields, fishing boats returning with the night’s catch, as well as frequent, colourful processions to the large beachside temple. Today, Seseh is an ideal destination for those who want to get lost in the beauty of the countryside and engage with the local people to gain privileged insights into the Balinese Hindu lifestyle: the people of Seseh encourage and welcome congenial visitors. There are no international restaurants here, but the villa is only 30 minutes’ drive (15km) from the many restaurants and shops of cosmopolitan Seminyak. The renowned surfers’ haunt of Echo Beach is also within easy reach (8.5km by road or just a pleasant 1.5km walk along the beach), where guests can enjoy the laidback vibe, an ice-cold beer or seafood barbecue at The Beach House, and some incredible sunsets.
Villa Belong Dua offers guests total immersion in the beauty of the Bali countryside; an opportunity to gain privileged insights into the Balinese Hindu lifestyle and experience the warm hospitality, history and culture of this unique tropical island. Not so long ago, stone water vessels (belongs) could be found in every Balinese household; used to store water for drinking and washing. These essential household accoutrements are showcased within the grounds of Villa Belong Dua along with a traditional thatched Balinese rice barn from the village; now more often used as a playhouse, but once a symbol of social status indicating the ownership of precious rice-fields.
Built based on a time-honoured Balinese compound design, Villa Belong Dua offers guests the luxuries of space, comfort and privacy. Two charming bedroom pavilions and open-sided living and dining areas are adorned with black and white prints of rural life, ancient maps of Dutch Batavia and enchanting portraits, and all are encircled by a delightful, mature walled garden planted with mango, lemon, avocado and jackfruit trees. A generous, 20-metre-long swimming pool stretches out alongside an antique balé gede (originally built as a two-bedroom village home). Facilities within the villa include complimentary WiFi internet, LCD screen satellite-channel TVs and DVD players, an iPod with three docking stations, and a well-equipped kitchen.
A team of experienced staff, including a skilled chef, extend their hospitality to guests, providing full housekeeping services and preparing meals from a suggestion menu of Asian and Western fare. The villa manager is also on hand to assist guests and ensure that all expectations are met – if not exceeded.
Belong Dua is located in the charming seaside village of Seseh, home to a revered beach temple where colourful ceremonies are regularly held. A nearby pathway offers walks to the river, rice fields, temple and beach, which is only 300 metres from the villa.
Accommodation at Villa Belong Dua comprises two bedrooms in stand-alone pavilions named Menaga and Bangkat. These names go back to the time when the village of Seseh was much bigger and administratively divided into banjars or local village councils. Each bedroom pavilion features a terrace at the front lit by colonial-style bell-jar lanterns and furnished with an antique daybed. Sliding doors lead into romantic air-conditioned and fan-cooled bedrooms with cream coloured walls, wooden floors and soaring roofs. Each is furnished with a king-size netted four-poster bed backed by terracotta tiling, and equipped with a wall-mounted LCD screen satellite-channel TV, DVD player and iPod dock.
The delightful air-conditioned ensuite bathrooms are decorated in earthy tones and fitted with a sculptured terrazzo bathtub for two, and double washbasins upon a terrazzo vanity unit which faces a window to ensure plenty of natural light. Glass doors can be opened for a semi-alfresco bathing experience, complete with an outdoor rain shower set in a private walled courtyard with a pebbled floor and a serene Buddha statue. There is also a handheld shower in the bathtub, and a circular skylight that channels the moonshine. Both rooms also feature a spacious dressing room furnished with a wardrobe, chair and dressing table that doubles as a desk. An additional single bed with mosquito net can be assembled in Bangkat on request.
RATES & INCLUSION
2 Bedrooms Villa
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Rate given above is per night not including ++15.5 %tax & service charge.
Low Season :Apr 18 – 27; may 2 – Jun 15; Sep 1 – Dec 14 (2017) // Jan 8 – Feb 14; Feb 22 – Mar 23; Apr 9 – 27; May 2 – jun 15; Sep 3 – Dec 14 (2018)
Shoulder Season : Apr 1 – 12; Jun 16 – 23; Aug 21 – 31 (2017) // Mar 24 – 28; Apr 3 – 8; Jun 16 – 22; Aug 20 – Sep 2 (2018)
High Season : Apr 13 – 17; Apr 28 – May 1; Jun 24 – Aug 20; Dec 15 – 25 (2017) // Jan 3 – 7; Feb 15 – 21; Mar 29 29 – Apr 2; Apr 28 – May 1; Jun 23 – Aug 19; Dec 15 – 25 (2018)
Peak Season : Dec 26 – Jan 2 ( 2017 & 2018 )
Low season : 2 nights
Shoulder Season : 2 nights
High season : 5 nights
Peak season : 7 nights
– Airport pick- up service
– Welcome drink and fruit basket upon arrival
– Unlimited high speed WiFi internet access
– Complimentary daily breakfast
– Complimentary one unit baby cot + baby chair
– Complimentary mineral water, coffee & tea during the stay
– Housekeeper, chef/cooks, security service, villa manager,
*Please contact us for the policy and pricing of extra bed.
Please Contact us for any special request or Deal of the day available for this villa.