Below are the features and facilities of Villa Taksu that will make your stay comfortable, educational and memorable.
If you have any special requests we will do our best to assist you.


  • Daily room servicing
  • Eco Aware Fresh Linen Service – As required and as you request
  • Full Breakfast on your schedule
  • Fresh Flowers
  • Fresh Fruit
  • Purified bottled water with Hot and Cold Dispenser – Fill your personal bottles and save Bali from Plastic!
  • Air Conditioning – State of the Art Ionizing Inverter Air Conditioners in Bedroom and Living Room
  • Multiple Electrical Power Points
  • Surge Protectors
  • Plug Adaptors
  • DC Adaptors
  • Remote controlled lights and ceiling fans
  • Motion sensor bathroom lights and fan
  • Hair Dryer
TOILETRIES – Eco Friendly – Natural – Delightful!
  • Shampoo
  • Conditioner
  • Hand Soap
  • Body Lotion
  • Toner
  • In Room Digital Safe
  • Double lock outside doors on private entrance
  • Security Lights

Cell/Smartphone Communication

Indonesian cell phones work primarily on GSM system with SIMS card so if you have a GSM Triband phone which is unlocked then we can assist you with an Indonesian SIMS card to use while you are here.  Using an Indonesian SIMS card is much more economical than paying roaming charges through your home country carrier.

We also have two cell phones for loan while you are at the Villa if you do not have an unlocked GSM tri-band phone or if you would like to also use your phone.

With advanced notice we are happy to procure a SIMS card and email you the phone number so that you can give this number out as your contact number.  Please let us know if you would like an Indonesian SIMS card when your make your reservation or before your arrival so we can send you your Indonesian cell phone number.

For Your Comfort

  • Tempurpedic Memory Foam Pillow Top King Bed
  • Selection of Down, Foam and Tempurpedic Memory Foam Pillows
  • Organic Cotton Bedding – all natural, cool and very comfortable
  • Remote Controlled Lighting for Bedroom and Living Room – remote control for all bedroom lighting to turn lights on and off from bedside
  • Dehumidifying Ionizing Whisper Quiet Air Conditioning
  • Purified Water with Hot and Cold Dispenser
  • Motion activated lights and fans in bathroom.
  • Massage Shower
  • Toilet with Bidet
  • Surround Sound HD Home Theatre
  • Complimentary Fresh Flowers


Complimentary laundry service during your stay.

We have a professional washer and dryer at the Villa and our staff will be happy to assist you with your laundry needs. To assure the safety of your clothing we ask that you sort your laundry appropriately and to indicate if anything is not colorfast or requires special cleaning or drying settings.

When you purchase new clothing or fabric in Bali it is often not colorfast and needs to be set properly and washed separately from existing clothing.  We have many years of working with Indonesian handmade fabrics and will be happy to properly set the fabrics for you to assure they are color safe when you bring them home. If you have any questions please ask.

If you have items requiring dry cleaning we are happy to send them out to our recommended dry cleaners for an additional charge.

Internet & Computers

Taksu Villa has satellite broadband WiFi service throughout which can be easily accessed by your laptop, phone or iPad. While not as fast as most countries the speed is sufficient to use for Skype calls.

  • Broadband Satellite WiFi WEP Protected throughout Villa
  • Mac Laptop available for guest use during stay
  • WiFi Printing available upon request
  • Skype account – VillaTaksu – available for guest use for international calls.
  • We have an extensive collection of adaptors, cords, card readers and other accessories for computers, phones, music players, etc.


We have an extensive library of books on Bali, Indonesia and Southeast Asia as well as guide books and articles for you to enjoy during your stay. Our collection includes the best of Balinese tradition, history, architecture and village life.

  • Guide Books on Bali, Lombok & Java
  • Books on Balinese Art & Architecture
  • Balinese History and Traditions
  • Maps
  • Articles
  • Menus from Local Restaurants
  • Brochures on Adventures and Activities

There are two excellent book stores in Ubud: Periplus and Ganesha Bookshop if you wish to purchase books, magazines and maps on Bali and Indonesia.  In the links sections you will find a comprehensive selection of recommended books many of which can be found at your local bookstore or through Amazon or Barnes and Noble.   We highly recommend you read about the fascinating culture and history of Bali before your arrival so that you can better appreciate this remarkable island and its people.


The bedroom of the Riverview Suite has a full Surround Sound HD Home Theatre system with a screen that pulls down at the foot of the bed to enjoy watching movies from our extensive DVD library while in bed!

Our video library currently has 500+ titles and grows each week.  The library includes films from around the world as well as classic films on Bali from the 1930’s and 1940’s.

A music system with a charging iPod dock is provided during your stay and can be used in the suite or on the terrace.

  • HD Video Projector
  • Surround Sound DVD/VCD/CD Player
  • Portable Music System with iPod Dock and Charger (can also be used for charging iPhones)
  • Transfer systems for downloading guest photos and videos
  • Media Center

Plunge Pool

The main level plunge pool is open for guest use from 10am to 5pm. Pool towels are supplied.



On the Riverview Suite terrace is a custom build 2 person private Jacuzzi which can be used either warm or cool.  Most guests prefer the cool Jacuzzi after a day in the sun.

Living Room

The sunken living room of the Riverview Suite has an adjustable seating arrangement and a kitchenette.


The Riverview Suite has a small kitchenette equipment with a refrigerator/freezer, microwave oven, blender, coffee and tea maker, flatware and china for your convenience.

  • Refrigerator/Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Blender
  • French Press Coffee
  • Gourmet Tea Service – Traditional and Herbal
  • Dishes
  • Flatware
  • Thermos Pump Pot

Stocking the Kitchenette before your arrival

For stays of 4 days or longer we are happy to stock the kitchenette and refrigerator with your personal food and beverage preferences.  As we do not like the high prices most mini bars charge our policy is that all items are priced at current purchase prices plus a small fee for shopping and stocking.  While we offer some of the finest food in Bali at our restaurants we also realize there are time you just want to enjoy private space and snack on favorite foods.   The two major supermarkets in the Ubud area as well as several delis provide and extensive selection of local and imported foods.

Wines and other beverages are available upon request and are priced at current market prices plus a small stocking fee.

In Room Dining

Transportation & Parking

  • Airport Pickup and Return – Airport transfer is available at the cost of $40 per pickup or delivery.  On stays of 4 days or more this service is complimentary.   Upon request we will arrange to have our driver meet you at the airport.   To expedite the arrival process we request you email your photo to us for our driver.   We will then send you a photo of our driver who will meet you outside of the arrival lounge at Ngurah Rai airport with a sign with your name.
  • Local Transportation.   We have several excellent drivers we work with for short trips from the Villa into Ubud, shopping, restaurants, performances, etc.   The cost usually is between $5-$10 depending on distance and duration.
  • Private Car with Driver.   We can arrange for a private air conditioned car with a driver for single or multiple days.  Prices vary depending upon distance and duration.
  • Private Car with Guide.  For our carefully planned tours or for custom tours our staff guide will assure that you enjoy the best of Bali.
  • Motorscooter Rental.  For the adventurous we can arrange for motor scooters for a day or for the duration of your stay.  These are fully automatic, filled with gas and with protective helmet.
  • Bicycle Rental.   For a more leisurely exploration of the Balinese countryside you may enjoy exploring on bicycles which we will be happy to arrange rental for you.
  • Car Rental.  While some people choose to rent a car for their own exploration we highly recommend a guide and driver which may actually be more economical and allows you to relax and enjoy your journey as driving in Bali can be somewhat of an adventure particularly during peak seasons and holidays.

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