About Villa Matisse
Pantai Seseh on the southwest coast of Bali is where you will find Villa Matisse. Comprising 5 bedrooms and bordering a small river, the villa provides privacy being surrounded by a forrest and offers ocean views. Private unspoilt beaches, local surf spots and buying fresh seafood from the local fisherman will allow guets to experience the ‘Real Bali’.
The main building comprises two levels with a colonial-style veranda overlooking the grounds and ocean beyond. The ground level living area features polished cement floors, a dining table that seats 10, the fully equipped professional kitchen and large ratan sofa. The entertainment room is also on the same level equipped with satellite TV, DVD player, stereo music system, free WiFi Internet access, a ceiling fan, a built-in desk, a large mirror, a large comfortable daybed from which the ocean views can be seen while laying down, and a large low wooden center table for more casual meals. The garden, together with the swimming pool, the chillout area, the temple, the river, and the ocean views as surrounding landscape, create a perfect romantic venue to host small intimate weddings and events of up to forty guests.
The First Floor Suite suite is located at the end of the veranda, offering a Queen size bed. The second floor of the Main Building contains the Sunrise Main Suite and the Sunset Main Suite. King size beds, large en-suite bathrooms are standard. The Sunrise Garden Suite is located at the end of the swimming pool next to the villa temple. The Sunset Garden Suite is located opposite to the Sunrise Garden suite, at the other end of the swimming pool behind a pool deck and next to the entrance of the villa.
The Villa can comfortably accommodate five couples, family groups, girls’ getaway or guys on a golfing holiday, wanting to share the accommodation costs. There is plenty of space and the facilities will ensure everyone is comfortable. Villa staff prides themselves on delivering service that is warm and attentive. Housekeeping and villa maintenance are pleased to serve and maintain a well-run household providing support delivered with grace and tradition. Villa manager and team are more than happy to address any questions or inquiries guests may have in order to ensure your stay with us as smooth and enjoyable as possible.
The famous Echo Beach – less than a ten-minute walk along the ocean’s edge – has a great seafood barbecue and sunset surfing. Seminyak with its fine dining, funky clubs and chic shopping is 20 minutes south. Head north and you will soon reach and the Greg Norman designed Nirwana Golf Club.
A large covered chillout area; a large swimming pool overflowing its water to a passing river; two independent bungalows located each one at either side of the pool; a Balinese temple at the other side of the river; a forest of enormous sacred trees; a small family temple of the villa hidden between tropical flowers; and the views of the river leading to the ocean at Seseh Beach compounds the layout at the garden level.
The large chillout lounge, sheltered by a timber roof and covered with large matresses and cushions is completed with low tables. It is big enough for 15 people to lay down confortably, and is perfect for relaxing during the daytime, taking open air massages, or to gather with friends at night.
The infinity-edge swimming pool, overflowing its water into the river, measures 23 m x 6 m and is 1,40 m in depth at the deepest end with a shallow shelf for children. It is fed by three small waterfalls and bordered by a timber deck. It also features a terrazzo platform that appears to float on the surface of the water, complete with daybeds and a serene Buddha statue, making this a delightful and peaceful spot for taking a relaxing sunbath.
The garden, together with the swimming pool, the chillout area, the temple, the river, and the ocean views as surrounding landscape, create a perfect romantic venue to host small intimate weddings and events of up to forty guests.
Sunrise Garden Suite
The Sunrise Garden Suite is located at the end of the swimming pool next to the villa temple. This independent bungalow, has a covered porche with comfortable armchairs to relax while watching the pool and the surrounding landscape, and is furnished with a queen size bed, two convenient polished cement desks, and an ensuite batroom.
Sunset Garden Suite
The Sunrset Garden Suite is located opposite to the Sunrise Garden suite, at the other end of the swimming pool behind a pool deck and next to the entrance of the villa. This bungalow also has a covered porche with views to the swimming pool a offers a Queen size bed, and a semi-opened ensuite batroom.
Rumah Matisse has its own private Balinese temple inside the villa, hidden in the garden between plants and tropical flowers. Guests will be able to watch the staff doing their daily offerings asking the Gods for protection of the villa and its residents.
The 2 story main building is elevated above the garden by seven steps leading to the second level of the villa, and fronted by an impressive, raised, colonial-style veranda overlooking the views, completed with large round grey marble-effect pillars and silver louvre doors.
Ever mindful of preserving the environment, the owners demonstrated their respect for nature by building the property around a towering old sacred tree, which grows through the veranda and through the second floor balcony.
The style is unashamedly romantic, and the funky colonial architecture is enhanced by a bold black, white, and silver décor.
All of the first floor rooms open onto the breezy veranda, so this is the social hub of the villa, presenting a polished cement floor with a marbled effect. It is furnished with 2 sofas and a low table in front of the access to the kitchen, a dining table that can comfortably seat ten for an alfresco dining experience while viewing the ocean in real Bali style, and with a large ratan sofa with a circular cushion, perfect for reading, taking a nap after lunch. or relaxing while watching the views from the veranda.
At the back of the villa there is a private patio covered with grass, flowering shrubs, and tropical plants with a sitting Buddha statue presiding the area. This gardened patio gives natural light to the living room, the stairs, and to the internal balcony and pathway that connects both floors of the main building. It was also designed to keep the natural breeze from the sea running through the different rooms of the main building using a cross ventilation technique.
The Entertainment Room is located next to the hall on the ground floor; this snug is equipped with satellite TV, DVD player, stereo music system, free WiFi Internet access, a ceiling fan, a built-in desk, a large mirror, a large comfortable daybed from which the ocean views can be seen while laying down, and a large low wooden center table for more casual meals. Colourful artwork adorns the walls and – with its striking orange red tiled floor and light blue painted walls – this is the only room in the villa that doesn’t follow the black, white and silver theme.
First Floor Suite
The First Floor Suite suite is located at the end of the veranda, offering a Queen size bed, and a semi-open ensuite bathroom as well as amazing views of the garden once the folding doors are opened.
Kitchen & Laundry Room
The kitchen is also located on the ground floor next to the dining area and with direct access to the veranda; it is well equipped and fitted with glass-fronted silver-door wall cupboards. It is here were Iluh, the cook, will prepare delicious meals and freshly squeezed fruit juices. The dining table is located next to the living room on the veranda, overlooking the views.
The laundry room, next to the kitchen, it is used by the staff to wash and iron the linen and also as the staff headquarters and storage area.
The second floor of the Main Building contains the Sunrise Main Suite and the Sunset Main Suite. Each of them is accessed by two independent staircases leading to an open corridor overlooking the gardened patio. Each of these independent corridors work as anterooms for each of the Main Suites.
Sunrise Main Suite
The Sunrise Main Suite is located at the second floor and offers a King size bed, a large en-suite bathroom, and a private balcony with comfortable sofas and incredible views to the surrounding landscapr and to the ocean.
Sunset Main Suite
The Sunset Main Suite is the second master suite of the villa, offering also a King size bed, a semi open ensuite bathroom and the same private balcony with a large sofa overlooking the surrounding landscape and the ocean views.
Rumah Matisse offers the following services to its guests :
Iluh, the cook, is exquisitely trained in the preparation of delicious meals both Indonesian and international. Guests will be able to choose from an extensive Menu of selected local and international dishes.
On request, the cook is also able to prepare special dishes for kids and for guests with special dietary requirements.
Rumah Matisse uses a food & beverage ‘groceries system’ meaning that guests will only have to pay for the cost of the shopping. In contrast with other villas and hotels, guests will not have to pay any extra charges in Rumah Matisse.
Normally, the cook will calculate and collect the estimated budget for the shopping based on the guests´ order. Then she will do the shopping at the supermarket, and later will hand the bills and return the change to the guests with no extra charge.
The staff will always be happy to use her own motorcycle to do the shopping needed for the guests. It is a normal practice in Bali to give them some cash for petrol every time they are requested to go out for shopping.
Spa & Massage
Guests will be able to enjoy in-house Spa & Massage treatments at incredibly low local prices. Pedicure, Manicure, Balinese traditional massage, Aromatherapy, Shiatsu, Reflexology and Shirodara massage, are just a few of the numerous treatments guests can enjoy in the villa.
Guests can choose to have their treatment in the privacy of their suites or in the different lounges of the villa.
On request and for a small charge, we can provide with cars or motorcycles for rental (International driving license is required) as well as with our well trained english speaking drivers, that will take you to discover the best spots of Bali. Other language speaking drivers are also available on request.
Special Events & Weddings
We have an experienced staff capable of organizing ‘a la carte’ special events and weddings. Particular conditions apply
Personal laundry is offered on request at very low local prices, but our staff will be always willing to help our guests providing occasional cleaning or ironing for free on emergencies or special occasions.
Baby Sitting & Nanny Service
On request and for a small charge, professional english speaking Baby Sitters and Nanies can be provided to take care for the kids.
On request and by surcharge, we can provide with your own Yoga instructor to guide your personal or group sessions privately in your villa.
Villa Summary & Detail :
- Location : Pantai Seseh – Bali Southwest coast
- Airport distance : 22 km
- Beach distance : Seseh Beach 80 meters
- No of Bedroom (bed config) : 10 adults in 5 bedrooms2 Junior beds on request for children1 Free baby craddle
- No of Bathroom : 5 bathroom
- Living : Entertainment Room, First floor veranda, Pool Chillout Lounge, Second floor veranda, Pool solarium, Pool deck, Bungalows, porches
- Dining : International & Indonesian dishes, Only groceries costs are chargeable
- Kitchen : Fully equipped modern kitchen
- Communication : Free WIFI Internet Connection, Telephone line for local calls
- Entertainment : LCD Sreen, Satellite TVCD/DVD player, Books
- Pool : 23 m x 6 m, height 1,40 m
- Additional Facilities : Free high feeding chair, Free baby cot
- Special events : Suitable for weddings and small gatherings, Maximum 40 sitting or standing guests, Special Terms and Conditions apply
- Staff : Villa Supervisor, House Manager, CookHousekeepers, Engineering/Maintenance, Gardener/Pool Boy, Security
- Services : Free daily supply of mineral water, Hair dryers in every suite, Security safety boxes in every suite, Air conditioning in every suite
- On request and by surcharge : In House SPA treatments, Laundry and cleaning service, Car rental with/without driver, Motorcycle rental, Baby sitter, Personal Yoga Instructor, Surf Instructor, Tour Guide
- Property Area : 570 m2
Additional Services at cost :
Our concierge will assist and arrange everything that you might to do during your stay in our villa. It can be visa fast-track on arrival or restaurant bookings. You can arrange later or make it happen when booking a villa; for more detail, please see our concierge page
- Extra bed at cost
- Babysitter / Nanny at cost
- Tour or Standby car at cost
- Scoopy or Motor hire at cheap cost
SHOW MORE DETAILS [+]