Located high up on the slopes of a mountain in the Javanese countryside, this beautiful collection of luxury villas offers the chance for a peaceful break away from it all as well as a taste of the real Java. Villa Borobudur, a member of Small Luxury Hotels, offers all the privacy of a private villa combined with the service of a five-star hotel, you really can enjoy the best of both worlds here. The complex is built on the slopes of the Menoreh mountains, overlooking the Borobudur temple, and enjoys spectacular views of the surrounding volcanoes and lush jungle landscape. Far from the madding crowds, you can relax and unwind to the sounds of nature and the call to prayer from the neighbouring villages. But don’t just take our word for it as the Queen and Prince of Denmark stayed in Villa Kayangan for a holiday after a state visit at the end of last year, so it even has a royal seal of approval. Singapore Airlines offers flights to Yogyakarta from Heathrow with a stop in Singapore, while Lufthansa flies from London City via stops in Frankfurt and Singapore. Villa Borobudur is about a one and a half hour drive from Yogyakarta airport.
Review Of Villa Diponegoro At Villa Borobudur
There are six villas in the Villa Borobudur complex, each with its own unique character and style. Villa Diponegoro is a spacious and romantic villa, covering an area of 140 sqm and able to accommodate a maximum of four guests – ideal for a family with two small children. Built in traditional Javanese style, this villa boasts exquisite teak arches and carved wood ceilings and is decked out with locally produced furniture and artefacts including paintings, copperware and batik. The master bedroom has a king size bed and the bathroom features a shower, while bathrobes, slippers and a hairdryer are all provided. Other amenities include air conditioning, free Wi-Fi, an iPod dock, DVD player and selection of films, a tea/coffee maker, minibar and safe. Outdoors, there is a large private swimming pool with sunbeds, all positioned to make the most of the stunning views of the surrounding landscape. There is also an outdoor dining area. Upon arrival, you will be greeted by your dedicated staff, who will introduce you to the villa and who will be available to take care of anything you need for the duration of your stay, from laundry and room service to the meals tailor made by your personal chef using locally sourced produce.
Your private chef will take care of all your meals, preparing home cooked Javanese and Indonesian dishes from the freshest local produce – much of which is grown on the Villa Borobudur estate. Your personal preferences and dietary requirements will be taken into account when planning the menu and meals will be served at your villa, ensuring that you enjoy both the service of a top hotel and the peaceful, relaxing atmosphere of dining at your very own home away from home. Villa Borobudur prides itself on the quality of its food and guests generally praise very highly the meals they enjoy here! It is also possible to dine out in the local area if you fancy a change, and the staff will be only too happy to organise this for you.
Pool and Activites
In addition to the use of your own private pool, massage and spa treatments are available to enjoy in the comfort of your own villa. There are also plenty of interesting things to visit in the local area, including temples, the Batik museum, the Ramayana Ballet and shopping at the local markets. If you’re feeling a little more active, you can go hiking on the Merapi volcano or take a jeep safari, explore waterfalls and caves and much more. Villa Borobudur does not offer set excursions, the staff will be happy to help organise the trips and experiences that suit you best. They also provide a list of activities available as well as a full spa menu, so that you can choose exactly what you want.
Besides Toko Nusantara, on the premises of Villa Borobudur, the staff will gladly advise you of the best locations, shops and stores to purchase beautiful souvenirs, art and antiques.
Villa Borobudur offers a peaceful, private haven in a truly beautiful location in the Javanese mountains.
Villa Borobudur features in our best luxury hotels in Central Java, Indonesia.
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