Bali is perhaps one of the most versatile destinations I have ever visited. You got historic temples, gorgeous waterfalls, lush rice paddies, monkey sanctuaries, traditional markets, beautiful beaches, epic beach parties, and gosh the list goes on! Each area has its own unique charms that you are guaranteed to fall in love with Indonesia. If you are someone who enjoys a nice relaxing vacation in a tranquil, tropical oasis, Ubud would be the perfect town for you and I highly recommend a stay at Goya Boutique Resort – where modern luxury meets Balinese hospitality.
Goya Boutique Resort
Address: Jl. Bisma, Ubud, Kec. Ubud, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80571, Indonesia
Phone Number: +62 361 9083368
Check-In Time: 2:00PM
Check-Out Time: 12:00PM
Reservation was made for 1 night in One Bedroom Private Pool Villa.
From Ngurah Rai International Airport, it takes approximately an hour by car to arrive at Goya. I would suggest getting in touch with the resort first to arrange for airport pick-up. Additional fees apply.
Check-in was very straight forward. We encountered no problems at all and the staff were extremely welcoming. Moments after we arrived to our villa, we were even sent some refreshing juice and a plate of fresh fruits.
One Bedroom Private Pool Villa
As its name suggests, the One Bedroom Private Pool Villa is a 150sqm villa with its very own swimming pool. It features one extra-large double bed and is perfect for two. In addition, there is an outdoor terrace if you’d like to read a book under the sun or enjoy a lovely meal.
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Floating breakfasts are definitely a Bali must.
Having seen viral Instagram photos online, I’d thought this was the most impractical and uncomfortable way to eat breakfast. As soon as our breakfast was delivered to us, however, I was squealing with joy and marvelling over this insanely photogenic breakfast spread.
And okay, to be fair, we did take out the breakfast tray afterwards. But talk about the cutest photo op!
We’d originally booked to try their outdoor jungle spa, but with so many things to see in Bali and us only having about four nights on the island, we simply didn’t have time. Regardless, I got a tour of their spa facility and it is absolutely stunning. Will definitely have to revisit again and will report back with my experience!
Do note that the jungle spa is right beside the public pool. If you prefer a quieter setting, you may reserve for treatment downstairs in Goya’s indoor facility.
While the private villa swimming pool is reason enough for why you don’t need to leave your room, Goya’s public pool with expansive views of the lush jungle forest will blow you away.
Other Goya Experiences
Apart from the floating breakfast and spa, Goya offers other unique experiences as well such as the Balinese Cooking Class priced at IDR 450k/person (approximately $30 USD or $40 CAD). Guests also have the option of signing up for excursions which cover the following five main destinations:
- Tegalalang Rice Terrace
- Gunung Kawi Temple
- Holy Water Temple (Tirta Empul)
- Mount Batur or Tegenungan Waterfall
- Elephant Cave Temple
Price for Ubud excursions are IDR 650k net/car (approximately $45 USD or $60 CAD).
Amenities: ★★★★☆ (standard restaurant, bar, pool, and gym)
Value of Price: ★★★★★
Internet Access: Complimentary Wi-Fi
- Airport shuttle available upon request (additional fees apply)
- Walking distance to major attraction sights like Ubud Art Market, Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary, Ubud Palace, and Campuhan Ridge Walk
- 24-hour front desk services
- Staff speak fluent English. (By far the best English speakers we’d encountered on the island!)
- This resort will make you wish you never had to leave!
For those who have been reading my blog for awhile, this is perhaps one of the few reviews I have written where there are no cons at all. Although I will say that one minor flaw is there are geckos and various insects. However, with this being a villa with an outdoor pool in a tropical country, it’s not uncommon. In fact, I’d seen way more insects at other resorts versus here. (I only saw one gecko and maybe 1-2 mosquitoes.) Not to mention, once you close the room doors and hide away into the mosquito net, you will sleep like a baby.
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