Guests enter Anucara via a stepping-stone avenue over a large, clear-water pond where two huge overflowing urns provide the soothing sounds of falling water. Though beautiful we do ask to watch little ones around the ungated water. Floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors run the length of the villa ideal for keeping children in for family meals. Upon entering the state-of-the-art living areas, gardens, and swimming pool simply rush in to say hello. To the right is the formal dining area and kitchen; to the left, a comfortable lounge. Upstairs, the two super-chic master bedrooms are mirror images of each other; each with a sea-view balcony. Outside, the garden is dominated by a 35-metre infinity pool flanked by an alfresco dining space and a sunken pool bar/lounge, above which a rooftop terrace provides the ideal spot for relaxed sundowners. Continuing down through the gardens, three stand-alone bedroom suites are beautifully integrated into the greens and whites of the landscape and are aligned in such a way as to provide guests with a sense of autonomy and privacy.
The sunken poolside lounge is sure to see much of the daytimes activity. It features a kitchen area and guest washroom, a wooden bar, antique Indonesian daybeds that serve as tables, bar stools, and wide, built-in sofas with enough seating room for a small army. Above, on the rooftop terrace, daybeds beckon for sunbathing and sunset cocktails.
An alfresco dining area sits to the right of the pool between the sunken lounge and a patio area lined with river stones and furnished with two all-weather couches. A ten-seater dining table provides a lovely spot to enjoy dinner after the heat of the day has subsided.
The villa’s mature garden stretches for what feels like forever, changing its characteristics as it meanders past the pool and the guest bedrooms towards the property’s boundary. Poolside, sun loungers and two double daybeds. At the far end of the 35-metre pool the water overflows down a three metre cascade to a smaller pool fronted by two Ganesha (elephant god) statues. Beyond, a ‘wild’ garden of ornamental grasses and white flowering shrubs eventually gives way to a small ‘enchanted forest’ of palm trees and silence.
Anucara’s two master bedrooms are located upstairs in the main building and are both as sleek and sexy as each other. Each bedroom has white linens, hardwood floors, a high-pitched ceiling and wide views of the ocean from not only the king-size bed and the stone-paved balcony, but from the bathtub and shower as well. The bathrooms carry a nautical theme to complement the ever-present sight of the ocean. To the rear of each bedroom, a spacious dressing areas faces away from the sea and yields to rice fields and a volcanic horizon. The close proximity of these two rooms are great for parents travelling with young kids also as they have an interconnecting lounge room between them.
Guest bedroom one is situated in the gardens, just below the pool. This room is bathed in natural sunlight courtesy of two sets of sliding glass doors, one of which leads out to a stone terrace overlooking a manicured lawn and two very inviting hammocks. A semi-open outdoor bathroom with monsoon shower and a bathtub invites guests to experience bathing under the sun and stars.
Guest bedroom two sits next to a garden of wild grasses and flowers, a little further along the garden pathway. Sliding doors open onto a wooden deck, bringing the outdoors in. This room is furnished with a white-painted king-size bed and two dark wooden wardrobes. The bathroom features a sunken open-air tub with hand-held shower for more outdoor glory.
The villa’s third guest bedroom lies at the very bottom of the garden, amidst a grove of juvenile palm trees. Blonde wood king bed and comfortable armchairs await you. The open-air bathroom is noteworthy for its water wall and cleverly designed, monsoon shower that looks as though it could be a time portal to another dimension.
In Villa Anucara’s main pavilion an air-conditioned white and blue themed living room is furnished with two comfy sofas and chairs and an antique coffee table all set before a 46-inch TV with satellite channels and a Blu-Ray disc player. The sliding doors are a great feature to have when looking at villas fit for children, containing them for bedtime or lunch meals without worrying they will run off into the pool or beautiful gardens. Separated from the living area by the grand central foyer, the dining room and kitchen are dominated by a long and beautiful suar wood table with seating for ten. Floor-to-ceiling glass doors at one end of the dining area provide garden views and lead out to the pool and terrace.
The villa has an enviable, air conditioned, feature kitchen that’s almost over-equipped with serious brand-name appliances. Characterised by a wall of rough-cut marble mosaic and polished concrete work surfaces, the kitchen includes a massive central island lit by three hanging lanterns and accompanied by four wooden bar stools.
The villa is close to the famous sea temple at Tanah Lot (9 km). Although renowned for its sunset vistas, going early in the morning provides a better idea of the power of the location and the chance to see it undisturbed, apart from perhaps an offering ceremony.
A nice sunset alternative is to head down to Echo Beach(11km) where a number of cafes and great beach bars offer good sunset views and cold beer. Canggu has plenty of cafes, spas and shopping and guests can also hot-foot it down to Seminyak, Bali’s most cosmopolitan enclave. Back at the Villa, colourful processions to the beachside Hindu temple at the neighbouring village of Seseh (1km walk along the beach) are frequent. There is so much to do around the area and the villa staff will be happy to accommodate any queries you have.
One of the greatest advantages of staying in a villa is the personal service provided by a dedicated team of professional staff. The 14-strong staff team at Villa Anucara have been thoughtfully recruited; their aim is to look after every guest with true Balinese style and hospitality.
|26-12-2017 to 02-01-2018||Peak Season||AUD $2,426|
|08-01-2018 to 14-02-2018||Low Season||AUD $1,254|
|15-02-2018 to 21-02-2018||High Season||AUD $2,101|
|22-02-2018 to 23-03-2018||Low Season||AUD $1,254|
|24-03-2018 to 28-02-2018||Shoulder Season||AUD $1,677|
|29-03-2018 to 02-04-2018||High Season||AUD $2,101|
|03-04-2018 to 14-04-2018||Shoulder Season||AUD $1,677|
|15-04-2018 to 27-04-2018||Low Season||AUD $1,254|
|28-04-2018 to 01-05-2018||Shoulder Season||AUD $1,677|
|02-05-2018 to 15-06-2018||Low Season||AUD $1,254|
|16-06-2018 to 22-06-2018||Shoulder Season||AUD $1,677|
|23-06-2018 to 18-08-2018||High Season||AUD $2,101|
|19-08-2018 to 31-08-2018||Shoulder Season||AUD $1,677|
|01-09-2018 to 14-12-2018||Low Season||AUD $1,254|
|15-12-2018 to 25-12-2018||High Season||AUD $2,101|
|26-12-2018 to 05-01-2019||Peak Season||AUD $2,426|
|06-01-2019 to 01-02-2019||Low Season||AUD $1,254|
|02-02-2019 to 10-02-2019||High Season||AUD $2,101|
|11-02-2019 to 04-04-2019||Low Season||AUD $1,254|
|05-04-2019 to 16-04-2019||Shoulder Season||AUD $1,677|
|17-04-2019 to 21-04-2019||High Season||AUD $2,101|
|22-04-2019 to 14-06-2019||Low Season||AUD $1,254|
|15-06-2019 to 21-06-2019||Shoulder Season||AUD $1,677|
|22-06-2019 to 17-08-2019||High Season||AUD $2,101|
|18-08-2019 to 31-08-2019||Shoulder Season||AUD $1,677|
|01-09-2019 to 14-12-2019||Low Season||AUD $1,254|
|15-12-2019 to 25-12-2019||High Season||AUD $2,101|
|26-12-2019 to 04-01-2020||Peak Season||AUD $2,426|
|05-01-2020 to 23-01-2020||Low Season||AUD $1,254|
|24-01-2020 to 31-01-2020||High Season||AUD $2,101|
|01-02-2020 to 27-03-2020||Low Season||AUD $1,254|
|28-03-2020 to 08-04-2020||Shoulder Season||AUD $1,677|
|09-04-2020 to 13-04-2020||High Season||AUD $2,101|
|14-04-2020 to 02-05-2020||Shoulder Season||AUD $1,677|
|03-05-2020 to 19-06-2020||Low Season||AUD $1,254|
|20-06-2020 to 26-06-2020||Shoulder Season||AUD $1,677|
|DISCOUNTS (CONDITIONS APPLY)|
Whenever possible discounts are applied with percentages listed below. Please note each property has a different discount policy. For some Villas we are required to request on a case by case basis only. Rest assured we offer our clients the best rate possible.Possible discount options:
|Early Bird Discount - Bookings made 150 days prior - 10-15% (excl peak season)|
|Last Minute Discount - Bookings made 10 days prior - 10-15%|
|Long Stay Discount - Bookings of 10+ nights - 0-15%|