“Heaven on Earth” I've been lucky enough to visit Bali 3 times and gone to a ton of different places, but Villa Nusa on Lembongan is far and away my favourite place that I've stayed. The island itself has a great, laidback vibe and is a perfect way to get away from the sometimes hectic and chaotic nature of the main island (and only 30 minutes away from Sanur on a fun boat ride).
Donna met us straight from the boat and took us up to the villa which is in the most perfect location. It's sort of in the middle of the island so a very close scooter ride to anywhere you'd want to go, but also up the hill enough that the view is incredible. When I first walked in I just stood there completely speechless. The villa itself is spacious, spotless, and just gorgeous. Super comfortable beds and beautiful bathrooms with outdoor showers. The infinity pool is idyllic with a romantic cuddle chair and even a little bungalow for shade. I honestly got a little bit sad every time I had to leave the villa!
Donna knows everything there is to know about the island so you won't feel like you're missing out on anything. She told us about Maria's pizzas which are amazing and turned out to be one of my favourite restaurants on the island.
I'm definitely going back as soon as I can - would be a perfect place to bring a group of friends.
“Amazing location on oceanfront cliff” One word - wow!
We were one of the first guests to stay at the brand new Casa del Mar on Nusa Lembongan. We were welcomed at the beach upon our arrival by the guest relations manager who took us straight to the villa where we were greeted by cold towels, refreshing cold juice and the villa's staff that would look after us for the next 4 days.
As we stepped outside to the main pool deck area we could hardly believe our eyes. Casa del Mar is on the absolute oceanfront on top of a cliff with views overlooking mainland Bali and its famous volcanoes.
The villa is located very close to the highly regarded Beach Club at Sandy Bay - Bar and Restaurant. On one night we even had them bring dinner up to the villa so that we could enjoy sunset drinks and dining by the villa's pool. Breakfast was prepared by the villa staff each morning and served in the poolside gazebo.
The bedrooms are fully air conditioned each with it's own large attaching bathroom but most of our time was spent lazing in the hammock, reading on the sun bed or having massages in the gazebo (so relaxing).
Because the villa was so new when we stayed the road leading up to it was still a bit bumpy but that kind of added to the whole 'Lembongan' experience. The staff were also learning the ropes but were very friendly and helpful.
I strongly recommend Casa del Mar for anyone (we were a larger family group but it would also be amazing for a romantic getaway). It provides an amazing place to get away from the hustle and bustle of Bali while still enjoying all the modern luxuries.