This exquisite, 4 bedroom villa is nestled in the exclusive Shalimar estate right on the beachfront near the idyllically Balinese village of Seseh, Canggu. Transcendent panoramas across endless rice fields and the sound of gently breaking waves provide guests with an exotic getaway of unequalled proportions. Villa Makanda , although totally private, can be combined with the neighbouring properties Villa Makanda (6 bedroom) and Villa Cantik (2 bedroom) to create a truly magnificent space for a tropical wedding or elite corporate event.
The Shalimar Estate is staffed by a dedicated team including an on-call villa manager and two villa supervisors who take care of the day to day running of the properties. Also on hand to look after your every need are butlers, housekeeping, cooks, gardeners and security. The in-house suggested menu includes Western and Asian fayre as well as healthy choices and special children’s options. These meals are served family style and staff may use the commercial kitchen at the front of the villa complex to prepare so as to be as inconspicuous as possible. A grocery system with a 25% surcharge is in place and additional staff such as babysitters and drivers are available on request. Additionally, a variety of spa treatments can be ordered from an extensive menu, all of which are delivered by professional therapists.
This beautiful villa lies a short walk from the unspoilt village of Seseh and is located between the neighbourhoods of Canggu and Tanahlot. Canggu offers visitors some of the best surfing beaches on the island (Seseh beach also has good waves) and a host of great bars and restaurants while Tanahlot is the site of a famous ocean temple, particularly scenic at sunset. Also nearby is the superb Nirwana golf course which was designed by Greg Norman and the Canggu Club which offers a variety of activities including water slides, 10 pin bowling and tennis courts. Approximately a 20 -30 minute drive away is the cosmopolitan centre of Seminyak which provides a huge variety of shopping opportunities as well great dining options and night life. Villa Makanda provides an idyllic slice of paradise far from the madding crowds and is absolutely the right place to find serenity in an ever quickening world.
Bedrooms at Villa Makanda
Each of the 4 master suites are air-conditioned and feature regal, four poster beds enveloped by fresh, white canopy drapes. All of these have elegant ensuites with large spa styled baths overlooking the tremendous outdoors, separate showers and a double vanity units. The two suites on the ground floor have views over the garden and the rooms on the upper floor have a truly spectacular panorama, through floor to ceiling windows on 3 sides, of the rice fields and the white caps of the Indian Ocean. The suites are so large that they can accommodate an extra bed at a small charge giving further flexibility to the sleeping arrangements and a total capacity of 8 adults and 2 children.
Living Spaces at Villa Makanda
The spacious, open plan living area invites guests to socialise and entertain and is open to and centred on the enchanting waters of a 20 metre swimming pool. This comprises of two giant-sized L shaped sofas which face onto large wooden coffee tables directly in front of the sprawling lawn scattered with coconut palms, beyond which lies the ocean. To the very rear is a fully fitted kitchen and in the middle, with great views of the garden is a sophisticated 8 seater dining table. This is a great spot to tuck in to the delicious complimentary breakfast and sample lunch or dinner from the separately priced in house menu. Around the swimming pool are large double day beds which summon total relaxation and offer up the best place in the villa for a massage. The living area is also equipped with a Satellite TV and a DVD player and Wi-Fi is available throughout.