Villa L takes its name from the initial of Lombok, whose geometrical simplicity can be found in every architectural lines of the buildings. Its style associates a sleek design and rectilinear white walls, that reminds of the pure aesthetic of the Bauhaus, to the traditional charm of antique Indonesian furniture and objets d’art, where dark grey and indigo blue touches revive the sober elegance of terrazzo floors and furniture.
Villa L is made of 2 terraced levels. The highest one measures 2,000 square meters and offers 2 villas totalizing 700 square meters, independent but adjacent, linked by a white corridor.
- The first villa is adorned with 2 fountains and comprises 3 bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms, a TV room, a kitchen, an indoor dining room and living room, with an infinity pool of 10 x 4 meters, a sun deck, a roof terrace and an open air dining room.
- The second villa consists of 2 bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms – one of them with a private terrace – a living room, a dining room, a kitchen, an infinity pool of 8 x 4 meters, a sun deck, a garden and a Javanese bed.
Six meters below lays a 2,000 square meter garden, offering a 20-meter free shape swimming pool, a sun deck, a gazebo and many resting areas under the shadows of tropical trees.
The garden can be reached either by a sober concrete stairway or from a gentle grassy slope.
The Villa L is situated on The Hill overhanging the small village of Senggigi, one of the main touristic destination on the island of Lombok, reputed for its beautiful west facing beaches, where the air is fresh and the ubiquitous ocean and tropical forest views splendid.
In the evening, you will enjoy the ineffable pleasure of a sundowner while watching the sunset on the ocean, with Bali’s Mount Agung in the western horizon.
The restaurants, beaches and bars of Senggigi are only five minutes away and the airport is a one hour drive. The Gili Islands, with their superb dive sites, are just a stone throw boat ride away.
The 10 people team of the Villa L is managed by Saoki, who will suggest you delicious local and international meals, as well as a wide range of activities including swimming, golf, snorkeling, diving, waterfall hiking and mountain trekking, cycling, day trips to the nearby Gili Islands, cooking classes, and more.
Bedrooms at Villa L
Every bedroom has both ocean and garden views and is furnished with a king-size bed, air-conditioned and equipped with an I-pod dock. Each bedroom is approximately 25 square meters large. All the bed and shelves are made with white delicately polished terrazzo, that subtly contrasts with the furniture in teak wood found in Bali.
All the bathrooms vanity units are made of terrazzo, as well as the clothes shelves. Every bathroom is fully equipped with hairdryer, shampoo, conditioner and shower gel. Robes and towels are also provided for the guests to use.
Situated in the main villa, it is the only room on the ground level of the Villa L (best suited for people who would rather avoid stairs) and is is a jump away from the infinity pool. The en-suite bathroom has a bath and a shower. The floors are made in terrazzo and light grey stones.
This room is situated on the second floor of the main villa. The en-suite bathroom has a bath and a shower. The floors are made in terrazzo and light grey stones.
This room is situated on the second floor of the main villa. The en-suite bathroom has a gigantic bath of 2 x 3 meters and a shower. The floors are made in terrazzo and light grey stones.
This room is situated on the second floor of the second villa. The en-suite bathroom has a bath and a shower. The floors are made in soft brown waxed exotic wood parquet.
This room is situated on the second floor of the second villa and has its own private terrace of 20 square meters with a white rattan table and chairs set under a pergola. The en-suite bathroom has a shower. The floors are made in soft brown waxed exotic wood parquet.
Living Areas at Villa L
There are not one but many living rooms in Villa L, where every one can enjoy a friendly socializing moment or appreciate the tranquility of being a bit isolated from the rest of the guests. The main living room is open on two sides to the hill breeze, with a direct access to the infinity pool on the east side and to the outdoor dining room with a unique sunset ocean view on the west side, protected from the sun by a large white canopy.
A quiet roof terrace above the Home Cinema room is equipped with lounge white wood sofas and armchairs, and will allow you to indulge in a sundowner drink. The air-conditioned home theater room is made of a huge terrazzo bed of 4 x 2 meters, with plump mattress and cushions, where you can watch DVD or TV programs at length, or even sleep in front of an Ingmar Bergman’s movie.
The main dining room, ideal for a cool lunch or a more formal dinner, is in the second villa open-walled ground floor thats looks out on the infinity pool, and can welcome 14 guests around the massive solid 4.5m long exotic wood table. The open air dining room, on the white wooden deck on the west side of the villa, is just perfect for having breakfast while watching the tricks of small monkeys hidden in the tropical forest below, or a laid back lunch or dinner for 10 people, who can enjoy the quiet spectacle of the colourful fishing boats on the Indian Ocean.
This dining room, casually located close to the bar/kitchen. The massive exotic wood table and benches can accept 10 guests.
The main swimming pool, made with black lava stones, extends for 20 meters in the garden below the villas. It is deep enough to dive into (3 m at the deepest) with a diving board. In the middle of it, stays a 0.7 meter deep kid pool, where lays a square island with two large comfortable mattresses, where you can sun bath or indulge yourself with a massage at dusk. Two infinity pools serve the villa, both of them are bordered by wooden decks, and allow the guests to freshen up close to the living or dining rooms.
Sun-loungers and umbrellas rest upon each of the three white wooden decks near the three pools. In the heat of the afternoon, a white bleached gazebo shaded by an alang-alang roof is the perfect place to rest near the main pool. Many Balinese wooden antique benches with soft cushions and mattresses, strategically scattered in the villas and the gardens, and a Javanese four-poster bed, invite you to meditate (or maybe take a nap?) under the shades of many tropical trees, such as frangipanis, coconut trees, bougainvilleas, traveller trees, mango trees and other palm trees.
A tennis-table on the rear of the villa, shaded by the flowered greenery of a pergola, is the place to organize ping-pong tournaments between guests and staff. As the Queen of Heart in Alice in Wonderland, a so British croquet game allows you to practice your put while having a nice cup of tea. A badminton net is also available, as well as soccer balls.