By the pool


The house entrance at night

Staff


Separate from the main villa, is the service area and quarters of the resident staff-members, who maintain the property, look after the houseguests and ensure the security of the premises.

Villa Melati is fully serviced by a team of 5 staff:

  • Dayu is the Chef and also the head Housekeeper. She oversees the staff and property and is available to assist guests during their stay. Trained in the preparation of both local and international cuisine, she will coordinate all of the market shopping.
  • Nyoman is Dayu's assistant, and is responsible for housekeeping duties and daily laundry.
  • Ida Bagus is our Driver, and he also assists with the garden and property maintenance.
  • Kadek, both head Gardener and Engineer, is responsible for our beautiful grounds, and makes sure everything runs smoothly.
  • Dewa, the night watchman, guards the villa and ensures the security of the guests.
  • Nona is the beautiful Golden Retriever who lives at the villa. She is very gentle and is looked after by the staff. Upon request it may be possible to arrange for her to be taken elsewhere during a guest's stay.

Facilities


  • Two fully air­conditioned Master Bedrooms, each with en­suite bathroom
  • Fully air­conditioned Rice Barn Bedroom, with access to guest bathroom
  • Fan­cooled Mezzanine with sleeping facilities for two, and adjacent bathroom
  • Living Pavilion
  • Dining Pavilion
  • Entertainment Room
  • Exterior decks, pool terrace, and Lookout Pavilion for relaxing
  • Fully­equipped Kitchen
  • Swimming Pool
  • A 4­-6 seater minivan is based at the villa, and is used for our shuttle service to and from Ubud, as well as for tours further afield
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • IDD telephone, fax machine, desktop computer and printer, with WI­FI broadband
  • A baby­cot or a child’s bed can be provided on request.
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The Staff

The minivan

Entertainment

  • Stereo music system for CDs
  • iPod
  • Satellite TV
  • DVD player
  • Music and DVD library
  • Plentiful supply of books


Services

  • All 5 of the villa's staff are at the guests’ service throughout their stay;
  • Meals: breakfast is provided free of charge on the first morning only. Thereafter, breakfast and any other meals can be provided according to guests’ wishes, and provisions for these can be obtained by staff at guests’ expense. There is also a menu, with a variety of Indonesian selections, and some simple international dishes, with all items charged at cost of ingredients. The villa also stocks some wines. Villa Melati is a 5-minute drive from the centre of Ubud, where there is a wide choice of restaurants and other facilities.
  • Airport transfers are arranged at a charge of US$ 30.00 each way (US$ 35.00 if more than 4 persons).
  • Ubud shuttle: free transfers to and from anywhere in Ubud are provided at any time by prior arrangement, using the villa’s minivan.

The kitchen

From our Guestbook


“Absolute bliss! We've never been treated so well. Friendly staff and excellent food (by Dayu!).”