Umalas, a scenic village on the north of Kerobokan, allows you access to the best of rural Bali. The undulating terrain of Umalas provides glorious views of the surrounding rice fields and the mountains in the north.
Experience the meditative silence of Bali's rural setting at its best and if you want a break, you can head for the urban attractions of Canggu, Seminyak and Oberoi. The picture perfect Seminyak Beach is renowned for its world-class surf breaks, panoramic coastline views and legendary sunsets. If you are a sports enthusiast, you can head for the the Canggu Club, offering a state-of-the art gym, swimming pool and a tennis & squash centre. Another attraction in Umalas is the Umalas Riding Stables. The famous Nirwana Golf Course is also within driving distance.
Umalas is a magnet for the tourists and expatriates who wish to seek solace in the lap of nature. It is for this reason, Umalas is home to numerous vacation villas that provide home comforts, space, privacy and personalized services. Offering spectacular views of the Indian Ocean and the palm-fringed tropical gardens, these vacation rentals cater to all tastes and budgets. You can take your pick from a one bedroom villa to 6 or more bedroom vacation rentals if you are travelling in a group.
The various vacation villas and resorts provide their own dining options. Other that that, you can head to the nearby Canggu and Seminyak that have some interesting restaurants serving Balinese, Indonesian and European cuisine.
Located in the Umalas Equestrian Resort, the restaurant serves Western and Indonesian cuisine and is open between 7 am to 9 pm.
Pandok Wisata Nyoman Homestay
There is a warung type café here that offers reasonably priced Balinese food.
Made's Warung in Seminyak
You con choose from many local dishes including Sate and Nasi Campur as well as international specialties such as Sashimi, steaks, and noodle dishes.
Set amidst a beautiful garden, this restaurant offers a choice of Asian and Western dishes including, soups, curries, lobster and steaks.
Umalas is a haven for tranquility and is a much sought after destination for those who seek to commune with nature. Most vacation rental villas, resorts and hotels offer live entertainment and there are plenty of bars on the premises. Again, for more lively action, you can head to Seminyak, Oberoi, and Canggu.
As with other beaches in Bali, the sunset is the biggest attraction in Canggu and Seminyak. After the sunset, you can lounge in a bar watching movie videos or listening to live music. If you are looking for some great party action, head for the Kuta beach that is hardly a few minutes drive away. Bars usually cost nothing to enter and most have happy hours between 6 pm to 9 pm.
Grand Akhyati: There is no place like the Grand Akhyati spa in a four star luxury villa to pamper your body, indulge your senses and rejuvenate your soul.
The Bidadari Luxury Villas & Spa: The breathtaking vistas and natural ambience of the spa make it perfect for relaxing and pampering your body with exotic massages, aromatherapies, acupressure, facials and other wellness and beauty treatments.