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The Pala

About The Pala

Even before stepping into The Pala’s grand foyer you know you have arrived at a special place.  The villa’s double-height entrance, beautifully carved in gold, red and sea-green-painted wood and flanked by stone frescoes depicting the fragrant frangipani, is truly magnificent.

The Pala – meaning ‘Nutmeg’ – is Pandawa Cliff Estate’s flagship villa. Commanding unrivalled views over the ocean from its dramatic cliff-top setting, this fabulous six-bedroom property is destined to become one of Bali’s most sought-after villas.  Its thoughtful design makes The Pala as suitable for a grand wedding venue as it is for a special family holiday, or even as an extravagant hideaway for a romantic couple.

The splendid master suite looks majestically down over the white sands of Pandawa Beach through walls of floor-to-ceiling glass, while five generous ensuite guest rooms each provide a private sanctuary equipped with top-quality furnishings and facilities.  Abundant indoor living space includes an exquisitely decorated upper-floor lounge with ocean-view balcony, a dining room with two dining tables, a spa treatment room, children’s play room and fitness room.

Outside, the villa’s potential as a second-to-none event venue becomes apparent.  A wide lawn sweeps from the dining terrace towards the 20-metre infinity-edge swimming pool, to one side of which a ten-seater table is set up below a covered barbecue and bar area, and a stone amphitheatre makes the perfect setting for a traditional Balinese dance performance.

The Pala’s garden links through to that of neighbouring Villas Rose and Markisa, providing a spectacular cliff-top setting for events of up to 400 guests.  The gardens have been purposefully designed with events in mind, providing plentiful washroom facilities and extensive deck and lawn areas.

A large team of professionally trained staff, including a villa manager, skilled chefs, chauffeurs and a veritable army of service, housekeeping and grounds staff, tend to your every need at Pandawa Cliff Estate, while the provision of a private sports centre with full-size tennis court, squash court and well-equipped gym, together with a dedicated spa staffed by trained therapists, means that guests will want for nothing at this superbly self-contained hidden paradise above the ocean on Bali’s beautiful Bukit peninsula.

Villa Layout

The Pala’s grand entrance opens to a light-filled reception with ‘birdcage’ chandeliers and plantation fans hanging from a double-height glass roof. Flanking the reception are four virtually identical guest suites, arranged over two floors.

A corridor of glass with cooling water features on either side guides you first to a foyer displaying colourful artwork, and then to a stately living room with a curved, glass-fronted, furnished balcony giving spectacular ocean views.

To left of the living room a corridor extends to the master bedroom wing – which incorporates a comfortable TV lounge – and a spiral wood staircase leads down to ground level and the sixth bedroom, dining room and superbly equipped professional kitchen. A hallway to the back of the dining room brings you to the spa treatment room, and pathways lead through the gardens to the back of the villa where a children’s playroom and games room are neatly tucked away.

A covered dining area, the spectacular infinity pool, a sunken stone amphitheatre and a relaxation bale punctuate the villa’s broad lawn, while colourful bougainvillea lines the cliff edge, beyond which stretches the mesmerising ocean panorama.

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Living Areas

The Pala’s splendid upper-floor living room is divided into two comfortable sitting areas, with massive sofas in blue and cream on either side. A highlight of this room is the tiered ceiling, which features a delicate fresco of natural scenes depicting flowing water, trees and birds. A curved, glass-fronted balcony to the front of the room looks out to the ocean, over the garden and pool. An intimate TV lounge lies just beyond the living room, at the entrance to the master bedroom wing.

Below the living room, the huge dining room, with a furnished balcony opening to the garden, offers a choice of dining options. For large formal dinners there’s a 12 seater rectangular table to the far side of the room while, to the other side, in front of a bar counter and butler station, is a circular table for eight, ideal for more relaxed mealtimes. A door leads through to the villa’s spacious professional kitchen, fitted with absolutely everything required to prepare exceptional feasts for guests.

Spa treatment room

Behind the dining room, a corridor leads to a peaceful spa treatment room with two professional massage beds and a shower room with lovely tiled feature wall and ornate mirror.

Children’s playroom and games room

A winding pathway between The Pala and its boundary with Villa Rose leads to the children’s play room and a games room. Warmly lit and painted in powder blue, the play room is equipped with toys and puzzles and there’s a Nintendo Wii to keep young and old amused. A handy guest bathroom serves both of these rooms.

Outdoor living

On the ground floor, at the front of the master bedroom wing, is covered outdoor dining area where a table and 10 chairs in ocean turquoise and sandy beige sit below a ceiling fan. A bar-style serving counter makes this an ideal spot for alfresco meals and two smart guest washrooms are conveniently situated for villa and party guests alike.

Just in front of the outdoor dining area, and virtually on the cliff edge, is a sunken stone amphitheatre specially designed for traditional dance performances. Next to this is the 20 x 6-metre pool with shallow section for toddlers, infinity edge at the front and broad wooden decking behind, furnished with all-weather lounge seating. On the cliff top, a relaxation bale looks down onto peaceful Pandawa Beach. Lie back here and be soothed by the sound of the waves breaking far below.

Bedrooms

Master suite

With floor-to-ceiling windows on three sides and a glass-fronted balcony looking down to the turquoise ocean and white sands of Pandawa Beach, The Pala’s master bedroom wing is reminiscent of the prow of a fine ship.

A sitting area with 40-inch satellite channel TV and two comfy cream sofas leads through to the air-conditioned master bedroom itself, and its divine panorama. So as not to compete with the views perhaps, the bedroom is simply but stylishly furnished with a pair of two-seater sofas, a writing desk and a king-size bed below a brightly coloured, traditionally woven panel. Beyond the spacious walk-in dressing room is an equally spacious bathroom with double vanity, glassed in shower and freestanding tub.

Guest suites

Four of The Pala’s five guest suites are arranged in pairs, one above the other, on either side of the villa’s entrance with views over the gardens or the ocean.  All are very private and will appeal to both families with young children and those who appreciate having some extra personal living space, thanks to the clever addition of a sliding partition wall that separates the sleeping area from a light-filled anteroom that works well as a study, sitting room or kids bedroom.  Two of the suites are furnished with king beds and the other two with split-king beds giving plenty of flexibility for different guest group configurations.

All four suites feature cool marble floors, sofas or daybeds, writing desks, top of the range audio-visual equipment, bar fridges and attractive latticework panels between the beds and dressing areas.  Bright ensuite bathrooms are fitted twin vanities, freestanding tubs and generous glass-fronted shower cubicles; all are finished in soothing white and cream marble.  One of the ground-floor suites also boasts an outdoor shower.

At the front of the villa, a striking spiral staircase leads down to final guest suite, which is immediately below the master suite and opens onto the lawn. The room is furnished with a split-king bed and sofa and accented in warm reds.  Its ensuite bathroom has both indoor and outdoor showers.

Quick Facts

Location

Kutuh village, The Bukit Peninsula, South Kuta, Bali, Indonesia.

Capacity

12 adults (3 king-size beds and 3 twin beds convertible to king).  Extra beds available on request at additional charge.

Living areas

Indoor and poolside lounge; dining room with table for 14; table for 10; outdoor dining for 10; playroom; TV lounge; private sitting areas in bedroom suites.

Pool

20m x 6m. 0.6m-1.45m depth.

Estate staff

Villa manager; assistant manager; full-time chef; 24-hour housekeeping, butler service and security; garden and pool staff; maintenance engineer; in-house spa therapists. Babysitters available on request.

Dining

Western, Asian, vegetarian and children’s dishes. Requests accommodated (including special diets).

Communication

WiFi internet access; landline for international and local calls; mobile phone coverage.

Entertainment

Satellite TVs; DVD/Blu-ray players; surround-sound system; CD players; iPod docks.

Spa & sport centre

Full size tennis court; squash court; spa and gym.

For families

The Pala is exceptionally well equipped for families.

Transport

A 7-seater car with driver is available on a complimentary basis for up to 8 hours a day. Additional hours are charged on guest account.

Weddings & events

Offering an unbeatable cliff-top setting, with large lawns and exceptional purpose-built guest facilities, weddings and events for up to 400 people can be arranged at the estate with prior notice.

Additional facilities

Barbecue; diesel powered back-up generator; safety deposit boxes.

Property area

3,000 sqm.

Book Now Rates & Availability

Guest Reviews

December 2nd, 2016 - December 5th, 2016

“It has been a wonderful stay here at Pandawa. Hospitality, food, etc. Everything was good. Amazing service, the rooms were always so clean and tidy. Hope to be back here soon! Thank you so much. You always serve with smile!”

Tania M, Indonesia - Stayed at Pandawa Cliff Estate - The Pala

November 25th, 2016 - November 27th, 2016

“Very very good! THANKS FOR YOUR HARD WORK! ”

Feng L, China - Stayed at Pandawa Cliff Estate - The Pala

November 18th, 2016 - November 21st, 2016

“Outstanding service! We have had the best time. Everything was amazing. We will hopefully come back soon. Agung has made everything feel so easy. Massive thank you to all the staff. Thank you for the best holidays.”

The Beatties & Friends, Indonesia - Stayed at Pandawa Cliff Estate - The Pala

November 16th, 2016 - November 20th, 2016

“Perfect for what we needed. Isolated. And beautiful. Provided for a small community but set up to allow personal spaces at the same time. Staff always willing to help, and always with a smile. Would recommend to anyone.”

Nadia A, Australia - Stayed at Pandawa Cliff Estate - Villa Rose

November 9th, 2016 - November 12th, 2016

“Thank you very much for your hospitality, specially Pak Agung, the Pala's butler. It has been a great experience for us having you guys taking care of me and my family. Having a wedding here is such a wonderful memory. All the sunsets and the nice villa make the wedding perfect. Thanks again.”

Ivana, Indonesia - Stayed at Pandawa Cliff Estate - Villa Markisa

November 7th, 2016 - November 9th, 2016

“Very, Very satisfied. I will come again. To all of Pandawa teams - Thank for you.”

Eddy Z, China - Stayed at Pandawa Cliff Estate - Villa Markisa

November 4th, 2016 - November 7th, 2016

“Thank you very much for the hospitality. It has been enjoyable stay. Our wedding ceremony and reception was a blast, and all the guest are loving this place. Room was always tidy & clean, breakfast was great, the villa and specially the view are incredible and stunning. I would like to personally thank Mr. Moko and also all the Pandawa staff. You guys are amazing and helpful.”

Edward Y, Indonesia - Stayed at Pandawa Cliff Estate - The Pala

October 28th, 2016 - October 31st, 2016

“Diego, Sugi, Agung, and other staff at Pandawa - thank you very much for your hospitality, thank you for the very nice experience here. I wont forget the memories you guys made. You Guys are very professional. Our wedding was perfect, perfect memories, perfect weather, perfect staff, everything was perfect. Thank you guys.”

Stevanus Family, Indonesia - Stayed at Pandawa Cliff Estate - The Pala

October 21st, 2016 - October 24th, 2016

“These last few days here been the most amazing in both of our lives. Everything from the villa to the service of the crew was beyond expectation. We couldn't ask for a better venue for our wedding. We are truly grateful of everything and we will surely return to this villa again one day. Once again , a big thank you for making our wedding a dream come true.”

Keat J, Malaysia - Stayed at Pandawa Cliff Estate - The Pala

October 14th, 2016 - October 17th, 2016

“Thank you so much for these 4 days & 3 nights. We are so glad we chose this villas as our wedding venue. Definitely will recommend this villas to our relatives. Great hospitality, great coffee, great food, great views. Hope to see you guys again next time. ”

Steven & Angela, Australia - Stayed at Pandawa Cliff Estate - The Pala

October 8th, 2016 - October 11th, 2016

“Diego , Agung , Putu , Bayu , Cita and all thanks a lot for taking care of us , we had an amazing time here. Service is top notch and this place is absolute paradise that we dont want to leave !!! But will be back for sure !!! Thanks for everything and helping on the wedding day as well! It was a great one!”

Daphne P, Singapore - Stayed at Pandawa Cliff Estate - Villa Marie

October 4th, 2016 - October 6th, 2016

“I really like it ! Thank you everyone !”

Wang JM, Indonesia - Stayed at Pandawa Cliff Estate - The Pala

October 1st, 2016 - October 4th, 2016

“Thank you for making such a wonderful stay at your estate. We were always feeling comfortable and thanks to the clearness of the place and the AC . The staff were always very hospitable and very accommodating, always with smile on their faces. You all helped us have an unforgettable 4 days and wedding at your villa. We will comeback again and will recommend the villa to anyone looking for paradise in Bali. Thank you for timelessly keeping the villa tip-top shape for us during the stay . All the best!”

Jeremy G, Singapore - Stayed at Pandawa Cliff Estate - The Pala

September 28th, 2016 - October 1st, 2016

“Thank you so much for making our wedding happen + looking after us + all our friends + family to enjoy our stay + our special day. The place is out of this world!!! We all had an amazing time! Thanks again.”

Makiko S, Australia - Stayed at Pandawa Cliff Estate - The Pala

September 23rd, 2016 - September 26th, 2016

“We had an excellent time staying in the villa and one beautiful unforgettable wedding. Thank you for giving us an experience we will never forget. ”

Mira H, Indonesia - Stayed at Pandawa Cliff Estate - The Pala

September 19th, 2016 - September 22nd, 2016

“We want to thank you all very much for making our stay here incredible experience. Everyone here at Pandawa was very nice, warm and very professional. We were always greeted with a smile and we had everything we needed. Our wedding here was truly the best and again, Pandawa staff was a big part of it!”

Carman L, Indonesia - Stayed at Pandawa Cliff Estate - The Pala

September 16th, 2016 - September 19th, 2016

“Thanks so much for an amazing experience, food,service and everything has been perfect. Having our wedding here was a great decision and we would highly recommend it to anyone. Thanks again. ”

Matthew P, Indonesia - Stayed at Pandawa Cliff Estate - The Pala

September 11th, 2016 - September 14th, 2016

“Thank you so much for this amazing experience! I have had a wedding for 55 people and the staff has been nothing but incredible! We absolutely love it the villa! Every detail of this space in perfection. Diego and all the butlers, chefs has been amazing and so helpful in every way. We have best wedding day ever! All 12 of us wish we could stayed longer than 3 days! The view is insane! The service was the best! Location is perfect! Thank you everyone!”

Sami N, Vietnam - Stayed at Pandawa Cliff Estate - The Pala

September 9th, 2016 - September 11th, 2016

“Our stay was absolutely perfect. We picked Pandawa Cliff Estate after an extensive search for our wedding day. When we first arrived on location we knew right away this was it, but what really sold it to us was Diego's friendliness and absolute generosity to offer us all the information and tour of the Estate. We knew how important it was to also have a good professionalism that understood our needs. During our planning Diego gave us his personal number and we were very pleasantly surprised by the level of service and response even before we paid or confirmed our stay!!! We were absolutely impressed by this throughout our stay. During our stay Agung and his crew really took good care of us! Everything from special request from the grocery store liquor etc. they took intermediately. Towels and the poolside was spotless and the rooms were impeccably clean and well stocked with amenities. Your chef was also amazing!!! The BBQ dinner and breakfast, dinners and lunch were fabulous.”

Raymond And N, Indonesia - Stayed at Pandawa Cliff Estate - The Pala

September 6th, 2016 - September 8th, 2016

“A huge THANK YOU for an amazing few days here. Our wedding was absolutely magical and all our guest were blown away by the beauty of the villa. The team here made sure everything was absolutely perfect for us. We felt like royalty! Thank you for an experience we will never forget. We are so grateful.”

Tenille And P, Australia - Stayed at Pandawa Cliff Estate - Villa Rose



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