Just 500 metres from Seminyak Beach and a short stroll to the island’s most famous restaurants, bars, spas and boutiques, Villa Jajaliluna is a food lover and shopper’s dream location. The villa is situated just off Jalan Laksmana, Bali’s ‘Eat St’, where you will find every type of cuisine possible – Italian, Japanese, Moroccan, Indian and traditional Indonesian warungs.
The wide, black, sandy beach near the villa stretches north and south as far as the eye can see, and is perfect for running, walking, building sandcastles and, of course, lazing in the sun. Sun beds with umbrellas can be hired from local vendors, but if you want a more luxurious experience head to the string of five-star hotels that offer five-star beachside service. At sunset, Seminyak Beach is alive with locals and holidaymakers savouring the magical moments as the sun goes down. There are plenty of surf breaks, but swimming is permitted only between the flags due to strong currents.
Villa Jajaliluna – Seminyak 4 bedroom luxury villa, BaliElite Havens
If you’re looking for laid-back luxe in a tropical paradise; somewhere spacious, comfortable, complete with a team of professional and caring staff, yet within walking distance of sophisticated Seminyak’s best restaurants, bars and beaches, then look no further than Villa Jemma.
The villa’s gorgeous garden, punctuated with intriguing Indonesian artefacts and bursting with frangipani, orchids and bougainvillea, is just the place to spend long, luxurious days with friends and family. Slip into the sparkling, 16-metre, deep-blue-tiled pool, which has a separate shallow splash area for kids, or lounge in the shade of the cushioned bale and sip a freshly squeezed fruit juice while you browse a magazine.
The bright and airy lounge and dining room, with its soaring roof and huge rattan sofa, opens widely to the garden on one side and a cool calm courtyard to the other – the perfect spot for an early morning breakfast or cup of afternoon tea. Plug in your iPod, kick back under the whirr of the fan and ponder the villa’s menu of mouthwatering dishes as you decide what you’d like your chef to prepare for dinner.
Of the four bedrooms, the upper-floor master is particularly private and has its own comfortably furnished private balcony, while two guest bedrooms on the ground floor open directly onto the garden and pool and the third conveniently doubles as an air-conditioned study/TV room.