Tegalalang is quintessential Indonesia. It is exactly what many Westerners picture out this beautiful country to be with endless rice paddies and charming rural bungalows. It cannot be stressed enough how important rice is to the history and culture of Tegalalang. Rice terraces–layers of rice cascading one over the other–are not only beautiful and Instagrammable but also functional. Terraces make use of an irrigation system called subak which allows the water to flow naturally on to the next layer below it, lessening the load for many rice farmers to fetch water for its water-dependent rice stalks. Go to Tegalalang’s rice terraces in the morning to avoid the drove of tourists trying to take that breathtaking photo. And when you’re done, relax back in bed. Have a little breakfast and plan for the rest of the day. Speaking of beds, here are a couple of bed options in Tegalalang, Indonesia. Try some of Indonesia’s famous charming accommodations. Start off with this list of where to stay in Tegalalang, Indonesia.
Imagine staying in the middle of a ricefield, allowing you to commune fully with nature. When the rice stalks are ready for harvest, the stalks sway and dance with the wind, and when they’re seedlings, they look just as picturesque being surrounded by water. This is what this homestay offers their guests. Not only is the homestay in the middle of a ricefield, but it is also just kilometers away from the famous Ceking Rice Terraces, a view which has made its way around many Instagram accounts. This homestay has a beautifully curated Balinese feel with a teakwood carving by the entrance and bohemian, handmade-looking clay tiles covering its open-air bathroom. The villa also has an all-wood theme with a charming four-poster bed. Villas also have their own mini-pool so you can relax in privacy.
For honeymooners who want a more quiet, more intimate option to a commercial resort, this bungalow-slash-villa allows for an easy escape to a more laidback, more provincial lifestyle. It is surrounded by coconuts, palm trees, and rice fields with Tegallalang Rice Terraces just 6 kilometers (3.7 miles) and Ceking Terrace just 5 kilometers (3.1 miles) from the location. The rooms come with an all-wood panel, and a stone-like bathtub are enough to tempt you to stay in, do some journaling on the desk or watch the Kardashians on your flat-screen TV. From your sun terrace, you can also enjoy an a la carte or continental breakfast complete with fresh fruits from the many plantations in the area.
Found very near Ubud with four initimate guest rooms only, this property is great for those looking to reconnect with nature. Stroll easily through the rice paddies. Talk to locals. Or simply immerse in the silence of Pakudui, a small village with woodcarving as its main livelihood. No wonder the structure of this property also pays homage to the carvers with its integration of key pieces like the four poster beds, the detailed bedside dresser, and the wooden deck chairs beside the pool. It is made up of two buildings or pavilions that open up to the pool and the lush gardens You can choose to have your Balinese breakfast served there or at the in-seating set up in your room.
Address: Jl. Pakudui, Desa Kedisan, Tegallalang, Gianyar
A barn design on stilts is the easiest way to describe the unique shape of Bali Jungle’s huts. Deep in the middle of a jungle with an outdoor pool and open-air sleeping and eating areas makes this retreat space an ideal accommodation for those who want some peace and quiet, or those who want to let nature in. Imagine waking up every morning to the sound of a jungle just waking up. For your convenience, their full-service restaurant serves food all times of the day. It’s a nice home to come back to after a day of trekking in the nearby terraces or in the elephant park.
Bali Jungle Huts
Address: Bali Mula Unik, Jl. Raya Pujung Kaja, Desa Sebatu
Parking Restaurant Room service Bar Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle
This cottage is tucked in the middle of the charming countryside where roosters crow every morning and a natural spring is the closest thing to a pool. Just 20 minutes away from Central Ubud, the property has three rooms that can make any hipster feel right at home. Each room has a terrace with a garden view and over that, a view of the nearby rice terraces. Each also has a seating area below the room deck with an Indian-seating table and some comfy pillows. Put those aside and you can turn the deck into a yoga area. You can also rent a bike and go around Tegalalang. Gunung Kawi Temple is just 25 minutes away from the cottage. You can make a day out of it by bringing a picnic basket with you and enjoying the ancient ruins in the area. Don’t forget to bring your sarong so you can enter the temple.
Uma Nandhi Ubud Natural Cottage
Address: Jalan Pura Masceti No. 8, Banjar Bresela, Payangan
Garden Fishing Airport shuttle (additional charge) Kid meals Daily housekeeping Designated smoking area Massage Babysitting/child services
6. Comfortable house just a stone's throw away from Ceking Rice Terraces and Elephant Safari (from USD 68)
Villa Kemuning is a comfortable vacation house, great for big groups such as families with kids and those looking for more intimate group itineraries. From Kemuning, you can easily go to Ceking Rice Terraces or Tirta Empul Temple and even Elephant Safari Park. Most of the rooms have a view of the rice fields next door and the pool, which is a unique experience in itself. Each is air-conditioned with its own bath, shower, and minibar. Kemuning also has one villa with your own private pool for those who want more privacy. If you’re famished, luckily they have an inhouse restaurant called Tawon Kemuning that serves both international and Indonesian dishes.
Address: Jalan Bau Bau, Br. Kedisan Kaja, Kedisan
Air conditioning Cycling Tour or class about local culture Snack bar Linens, towels and laundry washed in accordance with local authority guidelines Shuttle service (free) Open-air bath Restaurant
Villa Constance sits on the edge of the Ubud rainforest. But lest you picture a primitive hut with basic amenities, think again. The villas are dressed in shabby chic splendor with accents borrowed from posh British Victorian inspirations mixed with an industrial flare – exposed brick walls, upholstered taupe chairs that you can comfortably sink in, and wooden bed frames just fit for a king. There’s even a speakeasy to serve your favorite mojitos. Some of Villa Constance’s villas are fitted with their own private pool. And the bathroom is like a world onto itself. The tub has a magnificent view of the greenery outside. All throughout the villas are charming bric-a-brac that add to their character. Roam around and enjoy your villa’s pocket corners–great for yoga, reading, and a little meditation.
Address: Banjar Kebon
Parking Pets allowed Room service Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Fishing
Wake up to the sound of nature by your balcony: the birds chirping, the sound of geckos, and the wind rustling through the trees. The wooden villas are uniquely situated in Tukhang Valley right by a ravine which offers unobstructed views of the Ubud valley below. The villas are made up of wood, stone, and thatch roofing so everything is naturally cool and ventilated. Open your doors at night and you can easily sleep without air conditioning. Or sit by your balcony to welcome a fresh breeze while you have your delicious Balinese lunch. Complete the experience with an open-air bathroom with an outdoor garden and landscape that closely merges nature as you relax and rejuvenate over a soothing warm bath.
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Top guest reviewsthe bed was comfortable and the ac was good and the wifi was fairly goodthe view is breathtaking the outdoor bathroom is fun the service very kindthe bathroom in my villa was so beautiful
Host:the staff was also super nicethe staff were all so kind and helpfulall the staff were friendly and helpfulthe staff were so friendly and were so accommodatingright in the jungle and the staff were fantasticRead more reviewshowever the location was very nice right in the middle of the jungleamazing property quiet just 20 minutes outside of ubudfantastic view and magic location great stay
Find time to slow down time
Tegalalang is an ideal platform to reconnect with yourself and with your loved ones as you explore the rural life of this mountain town. You’ll thank yourself later for the retreat and respite you gave yourself, away from the crowds in Seminyak and Canggu. So, sit back and enjoy your vacation and these many options on where to stay in Tegalalang, Indonesia.
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