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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 July 2014

We stayed in the Garden Villa at The Purist for four nights during our honeymoon. The villa was unbelievably good, gorgeous bedroom, large bathroom with outdoor spa style shower and large granite bath. The pool was large and had a great outdoor dining area and sofa. The villa was very quiet and private. Breakfast was good and we ate it...

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7Thank JodieJo32
Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 5 July 2014

Not in the heart of things some would say but it more than makes up with some excellent service, fabulous food and beautifully done up villas. We were upgraded to the garden villa which had a large pool. The food was so good we had most of our meals in the Purist rather than venture out. My husband tried out...

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9Thank Swati M
Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 June 2014

We stayed initially for 4 nights in the Garden villa then returned for a further 4 nights and stayed in the River Residence with our daughter and partner.. We have travelled extensively throughout the world and this is undoubtedly the best hotel we have ever stayed in which is indeed a major achievement. The use of the world "villas" in...

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11Thank jmm010
Reviewed 25 June 2014

We stayed at Purist for the first 3 nights of our honeymoon in Bali. We spent the first night in the Hill Villa and the next 2 nights in the Garden Villa. First of all I would like to mention the great way in which we were greeted by the staff despite our late evening arrival, first by the driver...

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11Thank FannyV_Athens
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 24 June 2014

A stylish property with attention to detail in design and architecture. Took a glean at almost all the villas in the estate and my favourite is the Hill villa because of the double storey configuration. Size of the living room is perfect for a couple and the dining area overlooks the whole estate. Bedroom is very romantic with 4 poster...

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6Thank Sixiu
Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
Reviewed 14 June 2014

The Purist was exceptional, having stayed at the Viceroy previously and other 5 star Villa resorts The Purist was a pleasant surprise.The service was exceptional and intimate having almost the feel of a "home stay". My wife and I highly recommend The Purist. Enjoy!

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6Thank Nevhyman
Reviewed 14 June 2014 via mobile

We stayed 5 nights was absolutely fantastic. Great staff and service was excellent.They pay allot of attention to detail and they will arrange everything for you . Great pool and room will definitely be back. Thankyou Paul @ Jess

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6Thank Paul H
Reviewed 8 June 2014

We stayed in the Timor Villa -- it was beautiful and very peaceful. The attentive staff were friendly and helpful. Located slightly out of Ubud, you'll need to take taxis in and out of town, but the staff happily arranged everything for us and made excellent recommendations for restaurants.

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5Thank rissriss99
Subang Jaya, Malaysia
Reviewed 30 May 2014

My wife and I stayed at the Bamboo Villa for 2 nights. There is a private infinity pool where excess water falls into a lower terrace where the spa is. The Bale/patio was where we had our breakfasts and a candle light dinner. The shower and toilet are outdoor. The property is small, located in a quaint village north of...

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5Thank cryzpene
Reviewed 23 May 2014

We loved every bit of it!! Everything was perfect, service was impeccable, every little details was taken care. The location is a bit far away from Ubud center and kind of hidden, that may be also the beauty of it! We will definitely come back here.

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Welcome to The Purist Villas and Spa, a PURE HAVEN of relaxation near the heart of Bali’s spiritual and artistic homeland. The Purist Villas & Spa is a hip designer’s hideaway nestled just behind a rustic Balinese village, where you can still see all aspects of traditional rural life, including daily offerings, traditional dances and music. Comprised of seventeen uniquely styled and tastefully appointed villas, this enchanting property at The Purist offers privacy, design-led luxury and a deep sense of tranquility set in breathtaking, natural surroundings. Manifesting a true feeling of the Magical Island Of The Gods. Each villa is an oasis of calm, created using natural materials and all have living spaces which open directly to the outdoors, overlooking the lush tropical Jungle. HOMAGE TO THE INDONESIAN ARCHIPELAGO The JOG-LO house, The LIMASAN Residence and The TIMOR Residence, are a combination of three villas reflecting an ancient Indonesian architecture, fully renovated and modernized with high-grade facilities. All beautifully reassembled with modern convenience in mind, they are all ideally suited to accommodate extended families or groups of friends, and perfect for special events like weddings. The Purist Villas & Spa embody the ancient Hindu beliefs of balance, harmony and purity of spirit; to this, we add a deep respect for the natural environment. Yvonne Hulst and Alberto Cortes have worked closely with architect Joost van Grieken to create a truly spectacular experience, a tasteful, beautiful resort designed in harmony with its landscape - the fragrant, lush hills of Bali’s magical Ubud region. We use an eclectic palette of materials, including recycled wood, authentic Indonesian artifacts, natural lava and lime stone and green river stones. Our wish is to connect our guests with Bali’s many spiritual and artistic traditions. That’s why we’ve furnished The Purist with only the most beautiful and authentic artifacts which we’ve slowly accumulated on our travels among the various Indonesian islands. In the peaceful Purist environment, we honor the slow food philosophy – it comes to you freshly organic, fair and delicious in harmony with the environment and seasons. That said, we cater to all dietary requirements and understand that culinary pleasure is an essential part of your stay. For that reason in particular, we select our chefs from among Bali’s finest and offer both Indonesian and International dining options. Complete with a unique Asian flare, traditional Balinese spices mixed with international delicacies. The Purist Spa offers a range of blissful Ayurvedic treatments and Sensatia products; Ayurveda is the ancient Indian philosophy of healing and well~being, focusing on re-balancing energy. With training that includes meditation and yoga, our therapists are deeply attuned to the practice of working with energy, and have mastered the art of mindful touch. The term ‘thank you’ in 'Bahasa Indonesia' implies both ‘giving’ and ‘receiving’ – our therapists are skilled at giving all they have, while inviting you to take all you need. You simply say ‘Terima Kasih’ – thank you. Still the mind and become fully present to the beauty around you by taking a yoga session or two. Our yoga teachers have trained abroad in some of the world’s finest yoga schools and can be booked for private sessions, in small intimate groups of four. You’ll find yoga mats in your room, simply let us know what style of yoga you prefer – if you have a preference - and we will ensure to bring the right teacher to your door. Complimentary shuttles to Ubud center are scheduled daily for guests. The airport is around 90 minutes away by road depending on the traffic situation. With The Purist, Yvonne and Alberto succeeded in creating yet another home away from home, which has become their trademark signature. The Purist offers only seven private villas, making it the smallest boutique hotel in Bali. In this way, we can meet any of your personal and specific needs. The Purist: sophisticated hospitality stripped to the essence ... more   less 

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Address: Jl. Tirta Tawar | Banjar Kutuh Kaja, Ubud 80571, Indonesia
Region: Indonesia > Bali > Ubud
Price Range: $257 - $471 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — The Purist Villas and Spa 4.5*
Number of rooms: 17
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The Purist Villas Hotel Ubud
The Purist Villas And Spa Ubud, Bali
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#6 Luxury Hotel in Ubud
#6 Spa Hotel in Ubud
#8 Romantic Hotel in Ubud
#18 Family Hotel in Ubud
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“We stayed at the River Villa 3 - there was a pool right beside the villa.”
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“The bamboo villa was amazing, just be aware a little gecko might pop in to say hello!”
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“The pool suite is awesome because you get your own private pool!”
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“Garden Pool Suite - great for families! Our parents had the Limasan Residence- it's separate master is deal for teens or a friend!”
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