Secluded with stunning views
Eight kilometres west of Pemuteran and a further one and a half kilometres up a winding road off the main drag, Sumberkima Hill lords it over the surrounding area with views to the bay and Java beyond.
Sumberkima Hill offers a handful of luxurious one- to three-bedroom villas in a mix of styles including traditional Javanese wooden houses. Set ups can accommodate from two to 11 guests, some with private infinity swimming pools.
At the time of our research they were mostly full and we were only able to view the smallest of the bunch, Basuki, a wonderfully romantic carved teak wooden cottage with traditional leanings and modern amenities. Perched on the hill overlooking the dramatic landscape the cottage appears tiny, but inside is spacious enough to accommodate a large comfortable mosquito netted bed, small lounge area and day bed. An attached outdoor bathroom and small private garden with gazebo are part of the package. This villa doesn’t offer a private swimming pool, but is just a few steps to the large communal infinity pool.
Up the hill a little, Sumberkima Hill’s Suma Restaurant is housed in an open Javanese joglo with a panoramic vista. Long slab wooden benches are perfect for large groups or meeting other guests plus more romantic smaller tables. A daily changing set menu offers from what’s fresh and in season at the markets.
Spa treatments are available in the privacy of your villa and they have plans to build a yoga pavilion. A shuttle is on hand to drop you at the beach 15 minutes away and snorkelling and diving trips can be arranged. If you are looking for a private treat and an opportunity to slow down in a quiet location, Sumberkima Hill is an excellent choice.
Address: Jalan Sumberkima, Sumberkima
T: (0823) 4004 9363; (0813) 3863 9909;
Coordinates (for GPS): 114º36'33" E, 8º9'0.66" S
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Room rates: 400,000 to 1,000,000 Rp
What we were quoted as a walk-in.
|Standard double room|
Up to two-bedroom villa, 145/170 euros.
|600,000 rupiah||750,000 rupiah|
Sally spent twelve years leading tourists around Indonesia and Malaysia where she collected a lot of stuff. She once carried a 40kg rug overland across Java. Her house has been described as a cross between a museum and a library. Fuelled by coffee, she can often be found riding her bike or petting stray cats. Sally believes travel is the key to world peace.
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