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Designed by renowned Balinese architect Popo Danes, The Longhouse clings dramatically to a hilltop in Jimbaran, with panoramic views stretching over the south coast of Bali. The inspired design integrates the contours of the land, resulting in an atmospheric three-storey labyrinth of tropical gardens, open-plan living spaces and lush atriums. Combining contemporary luxury with plenty of Asian flavour, the villa has been lovingly decorated by the owners, with an eclectic assortment of antiques and textiles gathered during their extensive travels across the Indonesian archipelago.> View more information
Tiara Nusa, Jl. Goa Gong, Jimbaran, Indonesia
The white sandy beach and calm waters of Jimbaran Bay are only a short downhill drive from The Longhouse. Safe, shallow swimming and excellent roadside seafood stalls (only open in the evenings) are what this popular stretch of Bali coastline is famed for. South of the villa, surrounding the ruggedly beautiful Bukit Peninsula, soaring limestone cliffs descend to scenic coves pounded by some of the best surf breaks in the world. At sunset, enjoy a cultural dance performance at the famed sea temple of Uluwatu, followed by a cocktail at one of the several exclusive resort hotels that line this most southerly coast of Bali, before heading back to your even more exclusive villa.
Six ensuite bedrooms have each been themed to a different region of Indonesia, all with expansive views and private outdoor areas. The living space on the top floor opens onto an infinity pool and forms the social hub of the villa ë_ as well as being the best place to soak up the views. Early mornings reveal Baliës chain of volcanoes looming in the distance, while evenings see the island ablaze with twinkling lights. A home cinema, spa room, 12-seater teak dining table and ample lounging space, make the villa perfect for groups and extended families. Those wishing to celebrate intimate weddings and events will also succumb to the villas whimsical charms.
Long-standing staff will welcome you like family, extending the heartfelt hospitality that the Balinese are famous for. Talented chefs prepare gourmet western/Asian cuisine from a suggestion menu and will happily grill up a decadent seafood barbecue or prepare a lavish Balinese feast. Adults and children alike will enjoy the plethora of in-house activities on offer, from learning to craft Balinese flower offerings, to kite flying, deluxe spa packages and private yoga classes.
The Longhouse is ideally situated for exploring The Bukit Peninsula, from the serene bay of Jimbaran, to the mighty cliffs and surf beaches at the islandës southern-most tip, all easily reached with the villaës complimentary car and driver.