Bali; The name can arouse your curiosity; its breathtaking physical beauty, its nice beaches, its friendly people, its good weather and its vivid art and culture that drive people to flock to visit this enchanting island. Bali is one of the best island tourist destinations in the world.
If art and culture is your interest, then stay at Ubud. It is a picturesque township and visitors have been attracted by its charm and beauty for decades. For your comfortable accommodation, Ubud has a myriad of good, small and luxury hotels and villas. At Ubud there is no grand hotel.
One of the excellent accommodations you can choose is Waka Namya Resort Ubud. It is serene, small and intimate resort in traditional Balinese style villas but completely furnished with modern amenities that you expect. You are surrounded with local materials and handicrafts i.e. precious woods, natural stones, soft fabrics, bamboo and alang-alang grass roofs.
Waka Namya is a heaven of quite in the bustling heart of Penestanan, a village in the Ubud district famed for its most talented painters and sculptures and the galleries that display their creative expression. Ubud is also a heaven for shopping.
The sparkling azure swimming pool is at the heart of Waka Namya. Four of the eight, two story villas have gateways onto the pool surrounds, the other four faces away from the pool, with views over the surrounding village or the rice fields.
The villas all have their own private walled courtyard, in a charming setting which recreates the intimacy of a traditional Balinese village. Each villa can comfortably accommodate two couples, or two adults and two children; there are also three romantic lanai rooms; and a spacious two story family villa with a private terrace and garden.
All accommodations features individually controlled air-conditioned, mini bar, IDD telephone, coffee maker, hair dryer and every comfort. Its nice restaurant offers you varieties selection of local and international cuisine.
The Lumbung style architecture is distinctive, featuring the high pitched alang-alang roofs of the traditional Balinese rice stores. The swimming pool is large and inviting, and all the units have private courtyards and landscaped gardens. And the resortâ€™s Spa offers relaxing massages, refreshing spa baths and expert beauty treatments.
The resort also offers you free luxury shuttle mini bus on schedule to and from the center of Ubud and inter Waka Resort in Ubud. At the center you can visit the main and typical local market, the palace of former king. Along the main street there are myriad of shops and good restaurants. Also free shuttle and voucher to visit Rudana Museum, Rudana Fine Art Gallery or Genta Fine Art Gallery. To take you right to the heart of Balinese life, the resort offer you free rice paddies tracking in the morning off the beaten track to the surrounding rural village.
So if art and culture is your interest, Waka Namya Ubud is the proper place to stay that definitely takes you right to the heart of Balinese artist.
About The Author
Made Dertha was an English and Italian tour guide for many years in Bali, writes for Bali Turista Tours where he is the Managing Director now. Bali Turista is the rising tour operator on the Bali island focusing on Bali hotels and villas reservation. For more information, please visit http://www.baliturista.com and http://www.baliturismo.com.