Villa Zelie

Lush and peaceful Villa Zelie in Canggu, Bali, stands out from other luxury villas for its close-to-the-beach location and chic heritage style. Open-air living pavilions and five splendid ensuite bedrooms are nestled throughout vast terraced gardens around a 20-metre swimming pool. It’s a great place to teach kids the meaning of “utopia.” Villa Zelie also boasts a comfortable, shady pool pavilion, shallow children’s pool, two-storey massage balé and entertainment pavilion with movie projector. Every guest is pampered by accommodating staff that includes a private chef. The shops and restaurants of Canggu and Seminyak are within easy reach.

The layout
INDOOR LIVING: – Elevated joglo-style open-air living area fringed by koi ponds – Open-air entertainment pavilion with lounge seating, bar, movie projector, iPod dock – Fully equipped indoor kitchen with breakfast island – Elegant open-air dining room with long teakwood table for 14 guests

OUTDOOR LIVING: – Expansive, terraced, tropical garden – 20 x 6 x 1.35m swimming pool, six sunbeds – 7.3 x 3 x 0.2m children’s pool with morning and afternoon shade – Open-sided pool pavilion with comfortable daybeds – Rustic-chic two-storey massage balé

MASTER SUITE – Set in an iconic timber joglo pavilion with a wide veranda – King-sized, canopied bed below an ornate carved ceiling – Satellite TV, DVD player – Deep sofa at foot of bed, large work desk – Sumptuous outdoor ensuite with stone bathtub, rain shower and matching dressers

GLADAK SUITES x 4 – Stand-alone timber pavilion with front veranda – King-sized bed, handcrafted furnishings – Air-conditioning, ceiling fan, track lighting, eclectic lanterns – Walk-in wardrobe, full-length mirror – Indoor/outdoor ensuite, stone bathtub, rain shower, twin sinks