Chalina Estate is a magnificent property overlooking the picturesque rice fields of Canggu and just minutes from the famed surf breaks at Echo Beach on Bali`s south-west coast. Resting upon 5,300 square metres of beautifully landscaped gardens and lawns bordering the Pangi River with a divine 30-metre swimming pool as its centrepiece, the villa invites guests to enter a world of total peace and privacy.
This luxurious home delightfully pairs the old with the new - classic Balinese architecture with alang-alang thatched roofs, sandstone walls, polished stone and dark wood floors provide the perfect backdrop to showcase the owner`s striking modern artwork. Funky sculptures mingle with handpicked Indonesian artefacts to create an interesting dimension of shapes and textures that represent the blending of different cultures.
Featuring six bedrooms and converted study, generous living and dining areas and a separate lounge bar with two adjoining terraces, there`s plenty of space to relax and unwind. The pool`s floating gazebo is a soothing location for a massage or to practice meditation and embrace the villa`s uplifting energy.
With 24/7 butler service and a private chef on hand to prepare delicious Asian and Western dishes you need not lift a finger; just lie back and indulge in the luxurious surroundings and magical sunsets.
Chalina Estate`s perfectly manicured lawns; exotic tropical flora and stunning outlook make the villa an idyllic setting for weddings, parties and special events. From a traditional wedding ceremony to a unique and memorable birthday celebration, all dreams can be capably realised.
Suitable for all interests and age groups - from extended families to party groups - Chalina Estate is also the ultimate destination to rejuvenate mind, body and soul. Embark on a spiritual retreat in this peaceful haven surrounded by natural beauty and the stresses and strains of modern life will soon evaporate into the tropical air.
The entrance to Chalina Estate immediately sets the mood with beautiful fish ponds featuring purple water lilies, a cascading waterfall and large stone vase fountains creating a peaceful tropical ambiance.
The villa`s 30-metre swimming pool is the focal point of the design with the bedrooms and living areas strategically positioned around it to optimise the views of the stunning landscaped grounds. Each living space has been tastefully decorated by the owner reflecting flair and style by incorporating modern and traditional furnishings.
Chalina Estate`s main two-storey residence includes four bedrooms while three further guest rooms are situated in individual pavilions leading down towards the river. Each en-suite bedroom is air-conditioned and features black-out curtains, a flat-screen TV and DVD player and a small fridge.
Master Suite 1 (Saffron)
This huge master suite has incredible views over the garden and neighbouring rice fields. A king-size four-poster bed with golden mosquito net and bright fuchsia and green cushions sits proudly in the middle of this high-ceilinged room which is accessed by a solid wooden staircase to the rear of the main building. Wooden side tables support feathered lamp shades while, behind the bed, two white sofas contrast nicely against the dark-wood floors and artwork. Glass sliding doors open onto a covered timber deck complete with a comfy sofa and ottomans from which to admire the stunning scenery.
A dressing area with white upholstered cupboards provides plenty of hanging space while the en-suite bathroom offers an oversized stainless steel bath, wooden vanity with twin stainless steel basins and a walk-in terrazzo rain shower. Guests in this room enjoy exclusive access to satellite TV.
Master Suite 2 (Amber)
Opposite Saffron on the first floor landing, the second master suite, Amber, also presents stunning views across the pool and garden. The netted, four-poster king-size bed sports bright turquoise cushions and white feather lampshades ornament the bedside tables. Furnished with an eclectic array of artefacts and artworks, this room also features a mezzanine level complete with TV and queen-size daybed (which can be used as an extra bed). A walk-in dressing room and en-suite bathroom with Palimanan stone floor, rain shower, stainless steel bathtub, and twin basins complete this suite.
Pool View Room (Ginger)
Downstairs, the queen-bedded Ginger room opens out onto a large stone patio area that looks directly over the inviting swimming pool. This room can be accessed from the garden and from a walkway at the rear of the building featuring enormous vase fountains cascading into a fish pond.
Splashes of bright orange and purple silk and a white egg-shaped chair inject vitality into the room, contrasting with its polished grey terrazzo floors. Off the bedroom lies a separate dressing area and an en-suite bathroom with Palimanan stone floor, rain shower, stainless steel bathtub, and twin basins.
Guest Pavilions (Paprika, Clove and Vertyver)
Three guest bedrooms face the pool in stand-alone pavilions set on lawns sloping down towards the river, each with a patio from which to enjoy the view. The three rooms are similar in design but feature differently hued bathrooms and individual artwork.
Each room is furnished with a queen-size four-poster bed draped with a mosquito net and provides plenty of storage space. En-suite bathrooms feature cobbled stone floors, black marble twin wash basins and rain showers.
Twin Converted study room (Cinnamon)
Also located on the ground floor of the main building, the twin converted study - which is ideal for children features whitewashed teak beds draped with mosquito nets and polished grey terrazzo floors. Like the Ginger room, this guestroom opens onto the large stone patio facing the pool and can also be accessed from the rear walkway. Funky Japanese doll lampshades light up the room while a white egg-shaped chair sits in one corner. The bathroom is identical to that of the Ginger room.
Living, Dining and Kitchen
Chalina`s 250-square-metre open-sided living and dining area is a highlight of the estate. Cooled with ceiling fans this spectacular two-tiered pavilion with its enormous alang-alang thatched roof provides the ultimate leisure and dining experience.
Guests can relax on the extremely comfortable purple and red upholstered L-shaped lounge and ottomans set around a low wooden coffee table. Silver balls, modern sculptures and bright artwork bring this traditional structure to life.
On the upper tier, the dining area is fit for a banquet with its huge wooden table and funky purple wicker chairs. Next to the dining pavilion are ponds filled with water lilies, a cascading waterfall and tall vase fountains which flow gently in the background.
To the rear of the dining area is a fully equipped stainless steel-finished kitchen complete with two ovens and gas burners, microwave, double-door fridge, freezer and coffee machine.
Lounge Bar and Media Room
Alongside the river, and immediately to the front of the living and dining area, is an air-conditioned lounge bar which adapts to become a comfortable cinema room in the evening. Two oversize day beds allow guests to unwind while beverages are served from a black granite counter. If preferred, the French doors can be opened onto two terraces to make the most of the tropical air; one overlooking the Pangi River and the other facing the pool, shaded with sails and featuring an eight-seater dining table.
The lounge bar boasts a Bose sound system which also feeds music to the garden areas, while a powder room positioned just below the lounge bar is particularly convenient for guests attending weddings and special events.
Outdoor Spaces, Garden and Pool
The centrepiece of the villa, the 30 x 8-metre swimming pool sits strategically overlooking the sloping garden and neighbouring rice fields making it the perfect spot for sundowners. Single and double loungers shaded by umbrellas lets guests enjoy the surroundings in comfort. A floating gazebo is accessed by a walkway from one side of the pool, offering a great massage platform.
Surrounded by coconut palms and dotted with fragrant frangipanis, the impeccably manicured lawns provide a wonderfully natural setting for yoga and meditation as well as weddings and special events.
A highlight of any holiday is sitting down to a scrumptious meal. At Chalina Estate, experienced chef and his team are ready to prepare whatever you desire from quick snacks to five-course dinners.
Choose from the delicious menu featuring a Taste of Asia - green papaya salad, classic chilli crab or fried fish in kaffir lime leaves - and international dishes from gazpacho to fillet of beef in red wine sauce to apple pie with ice cream. Our chef can also prepare a wide range of vegetarian dishes and will strive to meet any special dietary requirements.
Guests are requested to provide a grocery float in advance (including a 20% service charge to cover transport, deliveries and stock ingredients). Four hours notice is required for lunch and dinner selections.
Chalina Estate`s gorgeous grounds and facilities make it a fabulous venue for weddings and special events for up to 100 people. The sloping lawns bordering the Pangi river, offering incredible sunset views over neighbouring rice fields and glimpses of the mystical Batukaru volcano in the distance, ensure that guests will never forget this once-in-a lifetime experience.
The large open-sided living and dining pavilion, combined with the neighbouring lounge equipped with a modern bar, Bose sound system and two large terraces, provides a fantastic space for functions. A newly renovated powder room located beneath the lounge is conveniently located for easy access from the pool and garden area.
Whether you are planning a traditional Balinese wedding ceremony or an intimate dinner party, celebrations are tailored specifically to your requirements. Chalina Estate also caters for wellness and health retreats providing the perfect venue for yoga and meditation classes. A full vegetarian menu is available on request.
Villa holidays are an excellent option for families; advantages include having access to your own private facilities, such as a swimming pool, living space and gardens, and having the freedom to use them whenever you want. Knowing that the kids can run around happily, independently and safely, without you having to worry about other guests, is a real plus - and one that means parents are certain to have a more relaxed holiday too.
As well as providing a huge garden for running around in, a cinema room and a 30-metre swimming pool, Chalina Estate has a team of friendly staff who will make children feel as welcome as adults. Having these willing helpers on hand gives guests plenty of flexibility and freedom to do their own exploring beyond the villa grounds (full-time babysitting incurs a small extra cost).
Although the equipped kitchen allows you to prepare meals for fussy eaters or babies with ease, staff will happily to do this for you - just talk through your requirements and meal schedules with the villa manager or chef and they will take care of the rest. Sausage sandwiches in the poolside gazebo at six? Pancakes for breakfast? No problem. Nangah, the chef, will customise all meals to suit children`s taste buds.
Neither do you have to worry about packing all that cumbersome extra equipment when you stay at Chalina Estate as we can provide you with all the essentials, and more - from pool safety fences to baby baths, cots, high chairs and car seats. What we don`t have in-house, we can generally hire in for a small fee. Just talk through your requirements with us when you make your reservation and we`ll make sure it`s all there ready and waiting for your arrival.
And when the excitement of exploring the villa starts to wear off, check out our Things to do page; there`s plenty in the area to keep kids of all ages amused throughout the holiday.
Chalina Estate offers in-house spa services on request for those guests seeking extra pampering. Relax in the beautiful outdoor areas or the privacy of your own room while receiving Balinese massages, manicures, pedicures, body scrubs, hair-creme baths or facials.
Surrounded by terraced rice fields and only five minutes` walk from the nearest beach, Chalina Estate is located in the traditional village of Pererenan in the district of Canggu on Bali`s south-west coast.
Despite its rural setting, the villa is only 25 minutes` drive from the many restaurants and shops of cosmopolitan Seminyak. World famous Echo Beach is also within easy reach (10 minutes by car), where guests can enjoy the laidback surfer vibe and incredible sunsets.
The mountains and rice terraces of Tabanan are a photographer`s dream, and the wave-lashed sea temple Tanah Lot and neighbouring Nirwana Bali Golf Course is just a fifteen minute drive away.