Villa Kayajiwa Reviews


Our Review

Overall Rating:
8.8
Reviewed:
29-Jun-2018
I knew we’d be in for a treat the moment we arrived at the entrance of Villa Kayajiwa. The contemporary dark façade suggested something pretty unique and stylish would be hiding behind those walls.

As a great fan of modern architecture and clever design, I could tell this villa was designed as a place to relax, entertain and impress. As far as we were concerned, it more than delivered on all three accounts. 

From the antique Balinese doors in the living room with door handles in the shape of a hand (door hand-le, get it?) to the original art work in every room, the owner has clearly put a lot of thought into choosing ornaments that each tell their own story.

The villa is shaped around a large lawn and a beautiful 25-metre pool which flows into a spacious Jacuzzi, all providing the perfect backdrop for endless sunbathing, evening cocktails and morning laps.
The moat around the garden was one of my favourite design features. The gentle sound of running water created a sense of being in an oasis, far away from the stresses of daily life.

We loved the big furnished roof terrace too. Not only is it a perfect sun trap during the day, but it also doubled up as a great spot for catching the sunset, as well as for some late-night handholding and stargazing.

In fairness, the karaoke room was a little wasted on us. After about ten minutes of torture, my partner and I realised the singing was putting our relationship in jeopardy. Having said that, if karaoke is your thing or indeed if you’re a masochist, then this purpose-built room will give you an extra reason for choosing this villa.

Not that you’ll need any more reasons. From the impressive modern design, the super helpful staff, the excellent location, this villa has incredible character and gets top marks from us.

Individual Scores:

Character/Charm:10 Location:9 Outside Area:9
Living Area:9 Bedrooms:9 Bathrooms:9
Kitchen:7 Facilities:9 Staff:8
Value:9
Highlights

This is a perfect villa if you’re looking for a beautifully designed space that stands out from the crowd. Its architecture and interior design make this a very individual and Instagrammable choice. Set in a rice field, it’s a great little hideaway from the rest of the world where you can keep yourself entertained both day and night. It’s also super close to where the action is, and a great starting point for exploring everything Canggu and Bali have to offer.

Surprises

The volcanic stone walls can give the indoor spaces a dark feel during the day. The clever and cozy lighting at night more than make up for that though.

The jacuzzi is an extension of the pool and therefore not heated, making it a little too chilly to be used at night.

The solid wooden dining room table is stunning, but the seats are a bit uncomfortable and were probably not designed with a tall person in mind.

Guest Reviews (6)

Hannah W, New Zealand checked out on 16-Oct-2018
Overall Rating:
1.0
Reviewed:
24-Oct-2018
Thank you very much for an amazing stay at Villa Kayajiwa we enjoyed everything. Pool, rooms, architecture, food, staff and service. 10/10 for all areas. Look forward to returning soon.

Individual Scores:

Character/Charm:1 Location:1 Outside Area:1
Living Area:1 Bedrooms:1 Bathrooms:1
Kitchen:1 Facilities:1 Staff:1
Value:1
Nadira Putri, Indonesia checked out on 13-Oct-2018
Overall Rating:
1.0
Reviewed:
24-Oct-2018
We have had a very good times staying at Kayajiwa. The vibe is great, the staff is very nice, we hope we can stay here longer.

Individual Scores:

Character/Charm:1 Location:1 Outside Area:1
Living Area:1 Bedrooms:1 Bathrooms:1
Kitchen:1 Facilities:1 Staff:1
Value:1
Jaimee L, New Zealand checked out on 08-Oct-2018
Overall Rating:
1.0
Reviewed:
24-Oct-2018
Thank you for having us here, we had a good time. Every one was really nice and helpful. I loved swimming in the pool. Amazing villa, we enjoyed every minute, fantastic staff and so relaxing. We will be back.

Individual Scores:

Character/Charm:1 Location:1 Outside Area:1
Living Area:1 Bedrooms:1 Bathrooms:1
Kitchen:1 Facilities:1 Staff:1
Value:1
Jason S, Indonesia checked out on 23-Sep-2018
Overall Rating:
1.0
Reviewed:
24-Oct-2018
Great stay! Love the place, especially the pool. Excellent service - very caring friendly. Definitely will come back for another vacation. 10/10.

Individual Scores:

Character/Charm:1 Location:1 Outside Area:1
Living Area:1 Bedrooms:1 Bathrooms:1
Kitchen:1 Facilities:1 Staff:1
Value:1
Max D, Australia checked out on 15-Sep-2018
Overall Rating:
1.0
Reviewed:
24-Oct-2018
Our stay was amazing here at Kayajiwa, the staff are super helpful and nice, willing to help with anything. Would 100% stay here again! Thank you so much to all the staff. Villa is amazing, staff are absolutely wonderful and they were helpful with any of our needs.

Individual Scores:

Character/Charm:1 Location:1 Outside Area:1
Living Area:1 Bedrooms:1 Bathrooms:1
Kitchen:1 Facilities:1 Staff:1
Value:1
Nurdian C, Indonesia checked out on 29-Aug-2018
Overall Rating:
1.0
Reviewed:
30-Aug-2018
Beautiful villa, staff are very attentive and very resourceful! We have wonderful four days here.

Individual Scores:

Character/Charm:1 Location:1 Outside Area:1
Living Area:1 Bedrooms:1 Bathrooms:1
Kitchen:1 Facilities:1 Staff:1
Value:1
Villa Kayajiwa /villa/villa-kayajiwa.aspx Price starts at $630 - $1,050 per night
8.8 out of 10
based on 7 user reviews. I knew we’d be in for a treat the moment we arrived at the entrance of Villa Kayajiwa. The contemporary dark façade suggested something pretty unique and stylish would be hiding behind those walls.

As a great fan of modern architecture and clever design, I could tell this villa was designed as a place to relax, entertain and impress. As far as we were concerned, it more than delivered on all three accounts. 

From the antique Balinese doors in the living room with door handles in the shape of a hand (door hand-le, get it?) to the original art work in every room, the owner has clearly put a lot of thought into choosing ornaments that each tell their own story.

The villa is shaped around a large lawn and a beautiful 25-metre pool which flows into a spacious Jacuzzi, all providing the perfect backdrop for endless sunbathing, evening cocktails and morning laps.
The moat around the garden was one of my favourite design features. The gentle sound of running water created a sense of being in an oasis, far away from the stresses of daily life.

We loved the big furnished roof terrace too. Not only is it a perfect sun trap during the day, but it also doubled up as a great spot for catching the sunset, as well as for some late-night handholding and stargazing.

In fairness, the karaoke room was a little wasted on us. After about ten minutes of torture, my partner and I realised the singing was putting our relationship in jeopardy. Having said that, if karaoke is your thing or indeed if you’re a masochist, then this purpose-built room will give you an extra reason for choosing this villa.

Not that you’ll need any more reasons. From the impressive modern design, the super helpful staff, the excellent location, this villa has incredible character and gets top marks from us.
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