Mandapa, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve: Indonesia

From £2,965 pp
PRICE FOR 7 NIGHTS: INCLUDES FLIGHT, BREAKFAST & PRIVATE TRANSFERS

Hidden deep within a secluded sanctuary hugging Ubud's Ayung River and centred among some of the regions most spectacular rice paddy fields, sits the majestic Mandapa, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve.

Hidden deep within a secluded sanctuary hugging Ubud's Ayung River and centred among some of the regions most spectacular rice paddy fields, sits the majestic Mandapa, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve.

This 5-star boutique resort is simply out of this world. Built around a century-old Hindu temple, Mandapa features a luxury spa offering ancient healing treatments, a gym with its own personal trainer and fine dining that perfectly captures the regions most scrumptious delicacies.

Designed to capture the essence of a traditional South-East Asian village, the 35 suites and 25 private pool villas showcase Balinese architecture at its very best. Colourful murals embellish the walls, while the luxury interior depicts the destination's heritage perfectly.

Its hillside setting gives you a real sense of authenticity and its secluded jungle resort is located a short 10-minute drive away; perfect for those wanting a few nights of complete privacy and tranquillity.

Whether you are being led through a yoga session surrounded by the Balinese jungle, enjoying an exotic cocktail crafted from Indonesian ingredients or feasting on authentic local cuisine overlooking the working rice paddle fields of Ubud - Mandapa will undoubtedly capture your heart forever.

Fact Sheet

Resort Highlights:

  • 35 suites and 25 pool villas with one, two or three bedrooms.
  • Dedicated Patih (butler) for all guests, just a Whatsapp message away.
  • Swimming pool & heated vitality pool both with majestic rice paddies and jungle views.
  • Complimentary Yoga classes
  • Mandapa Spa & Wellness & Private gym
  • Four unique dining experiences,
  • Unique and interactive guest activities revolving around Balinese lunar calendar.

(Please find full list of Amenities under the 'Need to Know' tab)

Fitness Centre

If you are looking to keep fit during your holiday, Mandapa, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve offers a Fitness Center for you to tone up with our fitness equipment, as well as a Yoga Pavilion. The 24-hour open fitness center offers an extensive range of equipment, as well as a personal trainer upon request.

Villa Features & Amenities

  • One-, two- and three-bedroom villas range from 430 to 2,000 square meters.
  • Spacious bedroom with exquisite touches and elegant bathroom with romantic bathtub.
  • Housed separately, the Living Room to rest, dine or entertain in full A/C comfort.
  • Private outdoor area with beautiful garden, large swimming pool and outdoor shower.
  • Views of the verdant rice paddies or Ayung River.
  • 24 hours certified butler service (Patih).

Fine Dining:

With dishes and decor celebrating the rich flavors and natural bounty of Ubud, Bali, fine dining at Mandapa, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve is a feast for all five senses. From the casually serene Pool Bar to the romantic Kubu restaurant, guests can savour Indonesian delicacies alongside an array of international cuisine.

Please contact us for full list of dining options, special experiences and full menus.

Suite Features & Amenities

  • Sizes range from 100 to 145 square meters.
  • Spacious bedroom and romantic centre bathtub.
  • Large and inviting living room with handmade local arts and private patio.
  • Views of the verdant rice paddies and lush, tropical forest.
  • 24 hours certified butler service (Patih).

Wellness Retreat & Spa

The resort’s Mandapa Spa draws on ancient balinese practices to offer a modern, luxury retreat amid the lush rainforest of Ubud. Balinese-inspired treatments feature Subtle Energies and locally sourced products, and unique opportunities include a session with a local Balinese healer. The riverfront spa is a complete wellness destination; in addition to its five treatment rooms, it features a yoga pavilion, meditation temple, vitality pool, 24-hour fitness center, saunas and relaxation areas.

Please contact us for full list of treatments, features and classes.

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Location

Visitors are drawn to Bali for different reasons. Some seek a retreat that takes them off the grid, while others desire to connect with a culture whose traditions live on in modern times. Weaved through each experience is the ability to let go of what is known and surrender to whatever may be, whether happening upon a hidden Ubud temple, catching the sunrise from atop Mount Batur, feeling the earth in your hands while planting rice or driving a vintage VW convertible from village to village.

This Ubud resort offers an array of activities on property and can arrange for visits to nearby attractions and points of interests. All you need to do is simply share your wishes, and here at GoKo, will handle all of the arrangements.

Local Area Attractions:

Below are the 'must do' activities we highly recommend while visiting Ubud.

  • Visit the palace, Ubud’s many art galleries or shop at traditional market.
  • Conquer Ayung River on rafts and riverside picnic Explorer’s style.
  • Yoga in the outdoor or relax with a Balinese spa treatment.
  • Hike the majestic Mount Batur at sunrise.
  • Private session with one of Ubud’s Traditional Healers.
  • Evening Kecak Fire & Trance Dance at Agung Rai Art Museum.
  • Cycling through the village’s rice terrace.
  • Bali Elephant Camp and Night Safari – be a Mahout for the day and experience nature in the evening.
  • Water blessing at Tirtha Empul Temple Holy Spring.

All of these can be arranged by GoKo Travels, so please let us know which activities inspire you at time of booking and we will handle all of the arrangements.

One-Bedroom Pool Villa:

Room Features: Air-conditioning / Walk-in closet / Floor-to-ceiling windows / Large living area / Private garden facing rice paddies or Ayung River / Large 30m2 (320 sq ft) private swimming pool / Outdoor rain-shower / Private safe

Entertainment: IPTV with remote control cable/satellite / Premium movie channels / High-tech plug-in / Speaker dock with Bluetooth / Internet Access / Complimentary high-speed wireless Internet

Food & Beverage: 24-hour in-room dining / Complimentary bottled water / Complimentary coffeemaker/tea service / Minibar /

Hospitality Services: Evening turndown service / Newspaper delivery (upon request) / 24 hours certified butler service (Patih) / Options to "Disconnect"

Size: 4630 SQ FT | 431 SQ M

Beds

King bed / Crib (available upon request) / Rollaway bed (available upon request)

Views

Rainforest

Occupancy

Maximum Occupancy of 3 people

Bathroom

Spacious marble bathroom with separate romantic tub and rain-shower

Something Unique

Balinese garden with seating areas and outdoor shower

One Bedroom River Front Pool Villa

Room Features: Air-conditioning / Walk-in closet / Floor-to-ceiling windows / Large living area / Private garden facing rice paddies or Ayung River / Large 30m2 (320 sq ft) private swimming pool / Outdoor rain-shower / Private safe

Entertainment: IPTV with remote control cable/satellite / Premium movie channels / High-tech plug-in / Speaker dock with Bluetooth / Internet Access / Complimentary high-speed wireless Internet

Food & Beverage: 24-hour in-room dining / Complimentary bottled water / Complimentary coffeemaker/tea service / Minibar /

Hospitality Services: Evening turndown service / Newspaper delivery (upon request) / 24 hours certified butler service (Patih) / Options to "Disconnect"

Size: 4630 SQ FT | 431 SQ M

Beds

King bed / Crib (available upon request) / Rollaway bed (available upon request)

Views

Rainforest, toward Ayung river

Occupancy

Maximum Occupancy of 3 people

Bathroom

Spacious marble bathroom with separate romantic tub and rain-shower

Something Unique

Private garden facing rice paddies or Ayung River

Reserve Two Bedroom Pool Villa:

Room Features: Air-conditioning / Walk-in closet / Large living area / Outdoor sitting area and rain-shower / Private garden facing the Ayung River / 82m2 (880 sq ft) pool, exceptional views of the Ayung River / Private safe / Fully equipped kitchen and pantry

Entertainment: IPTV with remote control cable/satellite / Premium movie channels / High-tech plug-in / Speaker dock with Bluetooth

Food & Beverage: 24-hour in-room dining / Complimentary bottled water / Complimentary coffeemaker/tea service / Minibar /

Hospitality Services: Evening turndown service / Newspaper delivery (upon request) / 24 hours certified butler service (Patih) / Options to "Disconnect"

Size: 10710 SQ FT | 995 SQ M

Beds

King bed or 2 Queens / Crib (available upon request) / Rollaway bed (available upon request)

Views

Rainforest, toward Ayung river

Occupancy

Maximum Occupancy of 5 people

Bathroom

Spacious marble bathroom with separate romantic tub and rain-shower

Something Unique

82m2 pool, exceptional views of the Ayung River

Mandapa Three Bedroom Pool Villa

Room Features: Private Spa Facilities/ Air-conditioning / Walk-in closet / Large living area / Outdoor sitting area and rain-shower / Private garden facing the Ayung River / One large 172m2 (1,850 sq ft) swimming pool and one additional pool with exceptional view of Ayung River / Private safe / Fully equipped kitchen and pantry

EntertainmentIPTV with remote control cable/satellite / Premium movie channels / High-tech plug-in / Speaker dock with Bluetooth

Food & Beverage: 24-hour in-room dining / Complimentary bottled water / Complimentary coffeemaker/tea service / Minibar /

Hospitality Services: Evening turndown service / Newspaper delivery (upon request) / 24 hours certified butler service (Patih) / Options to "Disconnect"

Size: 21530 SQ FT | 2001 SQ M

Beds

King Beds / Crib (available upon request) / Rollaway bed (available upon request)

Views

Rainforest, toward Ayung river

Occupancy

Maximum Occupancy of 7 people

Bathroom

Spacious marble bathroom with separate romantic tub and rain-shower

Something Unique

2000m2 Balinese villa with outdoor shower, indoor and outdoor living/dining areas, fully equipped kitchen / Large 172m2 swimming pool and exceptional view of the Ayung River / Perfect venue for intimate private events & weddings

Reserve Suite:

Room Features: Air-conditioning / Walk-in closet / Floor-to-ceiling windows / Large living area / Private terrace / Private Safe / Elegant space with intimate seating area / Private terrace with rice paddy views / Traditional Balinese décor

Entertainment: IPTV with remote control cable/satellite / Premium movie channels / High-tech plug-in / Speaker dock with Bluetooth

Food & Beverage: 24-hour in-room dining / Complimentary bottled water / Complimentary coffeemaker/tea service / Minibar

Hospitality Services: Evening turndown service / Newspaper delivery (upon request) / 24 hours certified butler service (Patih) / Options to "Disconnect"

Size: 1075 SQ FT | 100 SQ M

Beds

King or Two Twin Beds

Views

Rainforest, toward rice paddies

Occupancy

Maximum Occupancy of 3 people

Bathroom

Spacious marble bathroom with separate romantic tub and rain-shower

Something Unique

One of the largest entry-level suites in Ubud - Including 5 interconnecting & 1 disabled

Mandapa Suite:

Room Features: Air-conditioning / Walk-in closet / Floor-to-ceiling windows / Large living area / Private area / Private Safe / Elegant space with intimate seating area / Private terrace with rice paddy views / Traditional Balinese décor

Entertainment: IPTV with remote control cable/satellite / Premium movie channels / High-tech plug-in / Speaker dock with Bluetooth

Food & Beverage: 24-hour in-room dining / Complimentary bottled water / Complimentary coffeemaker/tea service / Minibar

Hospitality Services: Evening turndown service / Newspaper delivery (upon request) / 24 hours certified butler service (Patih) / Options to "Disconnect"

Size: 1560 SQ FT | 145 SQ M

Beds

King or Two Twin Beds

Views

Rainforest, toward rice paddies

Occupancy

Maximum Occupancy of 3 people

Bathroom

Spacious marble bathroom with separate romantic tub and rain-shower

Something Unique

270 degree views of the verdant rice paddies and forest

Bali Through The Lens

7 hours

This 7-hour tour is designed for those who want to see some of the most photogenic places in Bali - so perfect for you insta lovers. Whether sunrise or sunset, your personal guide will get you to the right place at the right time so you can capture your own amazing photographs for the photo books.

With unmatched landscapes, people, architecture, exotic wildlife, flora and fauna, there is no doubt that Bali is a haven for good photography. The tour includes a breakfast or lunch box.

Sunrise tour includes: Penulisan Temple (sunrise), Mount Batur Caldera and Petang Village – waterfall or rice field

Sunset tour includes: Lake Beratan, Jatiluwih Rice Terraces and Tanah Lot Temple (sunset)

Volkswagen Vintage Tours:

Classic: 4 hours

Enjoy an unwinding journey in a classic VW 181 convertible as your guide takes you on a drive along the incredibly beautiful country side, passing the rice field of Ceking village, visiting Sebatu water temple and the historical Gunung Kawi. A lunch picnic pit-stop along the way completes the ultimate vintage experience. This trip is highly recommended and is one of the most popular experiences in Mandapa. Full day tour is available upon request.

Hidden Jewel: 6 hours Discover the hidden jewel of Bali with Mandapa's classic VW 181. The trip starts from Penglipuran Village, a beautiful highland village in the regency of Bangli in East Bali, best known for its well-preserved culture and village layout. The trip continues to visit the most ancient temple in Bangli, Pura Kehen. The last stop will explore the unspoiled Tukad Cepung Waterfall. The waterfall does not flow into a river, stream or jungle, but it flows gently down the canyon with around 15 meter high. These locations are hand-selected for those who wish to go off the beaten path away from the crowds.

Royal Picnic Expedition

7 hours, subject to weather condition.

Enjoy a private picnic experience in East Bali on a clifftop setting with views of Mount Agung, Lombok Strait and local villages.

Start the journey with a guided tour to Besakih Temple complex, also known as the “Mother Temple” of Bali. This 1,000-year old temple is the biggest and the holiest temple on the island and is surrounded by breathtaking rice paddies, hills, mountains and streams. The tour will take around 1.5 hour before you head East to indulge in a luxury picnic experience, set on a gorgeous hill, overlooking the beautiful scenery where the mountain meets the ocean. Savor a gourmet course-by-course meal prepared by your private chef and enjoy a complimentary bottle of champagne.

A helicopter awaits for your ride back to the resort, experiencing magnificent views over the many iconic and historic landmarks of Bali.

Tirta Empul Purification

4 hours

A Balinese water purification ritual taking place at Tirta Empul- The Mother of Water temple in Bali. This magical experience will start by dressing in a traditional costume while walking into the Tirta Pools and visiting a series of fountains to purify the mind, body and soul. The ritual is completed with a prayer in the temple that allows you to experience the local tradition.

Traditions and culture

The rich culture of Bali permeates every aspect of daily life, art and architecture. These traditional influences reflect in almost every corner of Mandapa. Join our resident Balinese expert to explore some of the many traditions and offerings – learning their stories and significance.

Balinese Ritual Lifestyle 2 hours

A spiritual experience; you will learn how to wear a traditional costume and to prepare a Balinese daily offering called Canang – and place it at the resort temple. A pranayama, meditation and Balinese prayer will finish this ritual.

Flower Gebogan Making 2 hours

Explore your creativity and discover your inner artist by making one of the most beautiful and colorful Balinese offerings called “Gebogan”. You will be guided on how to create this flower tower using indigenous locally grown fresh flowers and coconut leaves – beautifully arranged on a traditional Balinese wooden plate “Dulang”. Learn how to prepare this flower art in true Balinese way.

Waling & Hiking

Sunrise at Mount Batur 6 hours

Enjoy an unforgettable sunrise at one of Bali’s sacred volcanoes, Mount Batur. Located on 1,717 meters above sea level with a hike approximately 2- 3 hours long, Mount Batur overlooks stunning sceneries. Unwind as the vibration of the sacred earth soothes your mind and soul over a rustic morning. Breakfast will be cooked by the steam of the active volcano. This moderate-to-strenuous climb is well suited for any trekking enthusiast ready for a challenge far from the crowds.

Kintamani Trekking 4 hours

A moderate-level of trekking, passing the lush greeneries of Batur with a picturesque view of the lake and the vegetable farm. This invigorating trek will allow you to learn about the traditional farming system as well as understanding the history of Hindu temples. The journey will conclude by visiting the hot spring that allows you to refresh your mind and body.

Trunyan Village Trek 6 hours

A trekking through the most sacred place in North of Bali, where the natives prepare the deceased and allow them to be naturally preserved by the ancient tree, Taru Menyan, which is named after the village. Enjoy Mandapa signature picnic during the trek.

Lempuyang Journey 4 hours A combination of physical and spiritual journey. This activity will enrich you on how the Balinese people pray in the highest temple in East Bali, known as Lempuyang Temple, and also one of the nine most sacred temples in Bali Island. Enjoy the beautiful village scenery and the huge of Mount Agung along the way.

Cycling Trips:

Penulisan Experiential Cycling 5 Hours Start time: 4:30 a.m.

A combination of spiritual experience in the highest temple in Bali, “Pura Pucak Penulisan”. Enjoy the sunrise while cycling downhill, overlooking a beautiful countryside of Northern Bali. It includes an approximately of one hour-drive by car back and forth and three hours of cycling.

Kintamani Freewheel 4 hours

A refreshing trip by passing through a beautiful landscape of Batur caldera and cycling down the stunning countryside. It includes an approximately of one hour-drive by car back and forth and two hours of cycling.

Kampung Bali Cycling 3 hours

This activity will take guests to explore the Balinese village and to see the Balinese way of living through cycling. Enjoy the beautiful rice field view while riding down the village. It includes a fifteen-minute drive by car back and forth .

Ubud Tegalalang Cycling 3 hours

If you are looking for a magnificent rice field view and keen to learn about the traditional irrigation system, this would be the perfect choice. Enjoy a breathtaking Ceking rice terrace view during the whole cycling experience. It includes a twenty-minute drive by car back and forth .

Water Sports & Activities

Exclusive Ayung River Journey 3 hours

Enhance your connection with mother earth while experiencing our private rafting journey. The journey begins with a countryside exploration with our classic Volkswagen 181 convertible before we take you to the rafting starting point. Explore hidden waterfall, tropical jungle and enjoy the sacred beauty of Ayung River. The rafting guide will help capture the intimate experience through their professional camera. The rafting journey will end at Mandapa’s private jetty.

Essential Information

Full Amenities & Services:

  • 35 suites and 25 pool villas with one, two or three bedrooms.
  • Dedicated Patih (butler) for all guests, just a Whatsapp message away.
  • Swimming pool with majestic view of rice paddies.
  • Heated vitality pool with jungle view.
  • Complimentary Yoga classes, held in the river-facing pavilion or on the rice paddy-fields platforms.
  • Mandapa Spa & Wellness, Holistic wellness/lifestyle programs based on 6 pillars.
  • Private gym with personal trainer (personal trainer comes at an additional cost).
  • Four unique dining experiences, plus unique dining beyond experience at exclusive locations or at a location of your choice within the Reserve.
  • Bicycle rental program.
  • Unique and interactive guest activities revolving around Balinese lunar calendar.
  • Mandapa Camp, nature based and educational activities for Mini Explorers.
  • 24 hours certified butler service (Patih).

Visas:

At the time of writing, you do not need a Visa to visit Greece if you are from the UK or US for less than 90 days. However, please check the full guidelines on the embassy website before you travel.

Currently, at the time of writing this, if you own a British passport then you don’t need a visa to enter Indonesia if you are planning on staying for less than 30 days. If you’d like to stay longer then please check out the government website for the most up to date information, you can find this HERE

If you hold a passport from a different country then please check with your local consulate as things do change depending on your nationality.

Visa information does change often, so please check your government website well in advance of your trip and also shortly before you depart. For UK citizens this is the Foreign Travel Advice section of https://www.gov.uk

Travel Insurance:

Travel Insurance is an important part of any booking. We recommend everyone who travels with us has taken out adequate travel insurance which includes cover for the full value of your holiday with us.

If you would like to obtain cover for your trip please feel free to contact specialist Insurance Brokers, Campbell Irvine Direct for a quote. GoKo Travels is an Introducer Appointed Representative of Campbell Irvine Ltd who are Authorised and Regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority .

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Covid-19:

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Travel With Confidence:

Due to the ongoing impact of COVID-19, the safety and wellbeing of all of our travellers, leaders, suppliers and staff remains our top priority. Not only have we updated our booking policies so you can flexibly amend booking arrangements before departure and get the most out of your holidays while away, we have also introduced new measures and safety guidelines so you can travel with GoKo Travels safely and securely.

What does this new booking policy mean for me?:

Fully Flexible bookings for peace of mind - We understand that sometimes plans change. That’s why GoKo Travels have updated our booking policies, so you now have full flexibility to change your travel plans if needed.

Our flexible booking policy includes:

(a) Free date changes up to 45days prior to departure - with no interest or added fees

(b) Full refund giving if you have to cancel the trip due to any COVID-19 related issues or international restrictions.

(c) You can now lock in your trip with a small refundable deposit and then pay the rest in instalments whenever you like, with no interest or fees.

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Giving Back

As part of our commitment to preserving planet earth, we donate 3% of our profits to GoKo Travel's registered non-for-profit, "The GoKo Earth Preservation".

The GoKo Earth Preservation has been set up to protect and preserve the natural habitats of our planet and to conserve and enhance the biodiversity of threatened environments and endangered species around the globe. This is achieved through rewilding, reforestation and marine conservation projects, alongside local community support.

Rainforest canopy viewed from above with river in the centre

Securing A Rainforest Reserve

Support the purchase of our very own GoKo Rainforest reserve - preserving biodiversity and protecting endangered species in the world's most important habitat.

Giant sea turtle swimming under water

Assisting Marine Conservation

With your help, we can buy boats to support marine conservation; securing the future for our fragile oceans and the wonderful beings that inhabit them.

Jaguar big cat looking at the camera

Creating New National Parks

By helping with the creation of new parks, we can support local economies, empower native communities and put healthy landscapes into permanent protection.

Carbon Offsetting as Standard

Although all of our GoKo holidays promise to warm your hearts, we don’t want it to contribute to warming the planet.

For every trip booked with us, we support a 3-step carbon offset scheme to calculate and neutralise your holiday footprint, allowing you to travel conscious free, for no added cost. This covers every step of the journey where you travel with us, from international flights to hotel heating, transport, food and more.

The GoKo Carbon Offsetting scheme does not focus on just planting trees, but rather the purchasing, persevering and protecting standing forests from deforestation and degradation - helping revive forests back to full health and avoiding the release of stored carbon. This also enables the regeneration of degraded habitats, which gradually re-absorb atmospheric CO2.

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