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Spice Island Villas 1
Spice Island Villas 1
3 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1 bath
3 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1 bath
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Set amongst tropical gardens Spice Island Villas is a place to truly relax and enjoy island life. Perfect for families it has large rooms, king size bed and loft with single mattress. A short stroll to the beach where snorkelling is world renoun, delicious food and best of all no cars or motorbikes. Sit back and enjoy the sunset.

The space

As a small family run business, Spice Island Villas only consist of three villas with half and acre of grassed grounds making it perfect for families and those who appreciate a quieter surrounding. The large room consists of a king bed, a loft with a comfortable single matress and room enough on the ground floor for another single matress which makes the space ideal for a family of two adults and for about three children. There is also provided a conveniently sized refrigerator, air conditioning, ceiling and pedistal fan and a roomy bathroom with hot water shower and toilet. You have a verandah surrounded by bouganvillia with tables, chairs and day beds and wall fan, where you can have your meals delivered if you wish or wander over the lane for your delicious breakfast which is provided, or lunch and dinner at the 'warung' next door (who I can completely recommend). There are plenty of lovely places on the beach front, and inland, all over the island to enjoy a meal, but do be aware that this is island life and food can take a little more time than your used to! Gili island is fairly small, takes about one to one and a half hours to walk around it's perimeter, depending on your pace, but you can also hire bikes for a day or however long you may want them. The local taxi, the 'cidomo', or horse and cart can take you anywhere you want to go also, they may even wait for you to have dinner and take you home again. On last visit you will pay 100,000 rupia, or $10 one way. Wifi access is provided but as the electricity supply on the islands is not so reliable wifi cannot always be guaranteed, in my opinion there are much more enjoyable ways to relax on this island paradise than in front of a mind demanding device, plug off and plug into yourself and your surrounds!

Guest access

There are two undercover outdoor tables and chair with lighting for you to enjoy between the other guests

Interaction with guests

Don't hesitate to ask me any questions before and during your stay but as I'm not always there my site manager Kasim is always on hand to help with recommendations and queries.

Other things to note

Some information on how to get to Gili Air...there are two ways from Bali, one by fast boat taking two hour which you can buy a return ticket from several places but I suggest Padang Bai as it's not as rough as other departures and the morning trip is best or you can fly with several airlines from Denpasar airport which takes half an hour and works out about the same price as the boat. If you catch the boat you need to take a taxi from Kuta which takes about two hours to Padang Bai and the boat will take you directly to Gili Air, if you choose the plane you will arrive on Lombok mainland, a two hour taxi and a boat from Bangsal harbour will get you to Gili Air. Best to do both of these options departing in the morning. Upon arrival to the island you catch the local horse and cart taxi, of which there will be many waiting, with your directions and pay about 100,000 rupia to your door. Please feel free to contact me if you require any more details on how to get there. A note on the wifi, as I know many people are reliant on it these days.... electricity on the island is not reliable everywhere, some bigger establishments have generators which are noisy but suit some people, we do not.. the wifi will only work when there is power to the island. Enjoy being disconnected for a time and discover yourself, family, strangers and surrounds when and if it happens!


Amenities
Wireless Internet
Wheelchair accessible
Air Conditioning

Prices
Extra people £9 / night after 2 guests
Weekly Discount: 10%
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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 king bed, 1 single bed
Common spaces
1 single bed

House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check in time is 2PM - 8PM
Check out by 11AM

I only ask guests to treat my place as they would expect theirs to be treated and please respect the environment and turn off lights and air conditioning when leaving the room. Smoking on verandah is aloud but strictly not n the room.


Cancellations

Safety features
Smoke detector
Fire extinguisher

Availability
1 night minimum stay

16 Reviews

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Katy User Profile
August 2017
This is a fantastic spot and we really enjoyed staying here. It was clean and homely. The surroundings are great and it was just right for us three. My son (19) slept on the mattress in the mezzanine and the bed was lent big enough for my daughter and I. The wifi was fine for email and (SENSITIVE CONTENTS HIDDEN) but not for downloading stuff. The breakfasts were great as was the food in Ada's Warung. Kasim was so helpful and when my son lost his hired bike key he helped is by breaking the lock with pliers even though he had sprained his knee. The beach at the end of the lane is beautiful and the east side is great for snorkelling. We had a fantastic time and I would highly recommend Spice Island Villas.

Julius User Profile
August 2017
We enjoyed our stay at the Spice Island Villas and would recommend this location as it is away from the crowds on the south coast and perfect for sunsets!

Sophie User Profile
July 2016
This was my second time staying at Spice Villas, the manager was available immediately to check us in and the property was exactly the same as our first stay. The room has large double bed and a single mattress in the loft space. The room very clean, working air con and also has 2 fans so you can keep cool. First day we didn't have any hot water but once we told the manager this issue was recitifed inmediately. Wifi is available but not always reliable and would often be a bit slow but this wasn't a major issue for us. The breakfast provided in the cafe across the street was delicious and would highly recommend the banana pancakes. We are at this local warong several times and they also delivered the food to us which was great. Location is very close to the beach and is a short walk up the road. The property is on the much quieter side of the island and is about a 15 minute walk from the harbour. You can easily pick up a horse taxi for around 100k. Would recommend staying here as ideal for families and couples.
Michele User Profile
Response from Michele:
Thankyou for your lovely review Sophie, I'm glad you enjoyed Spice Island and Gili, it's a contagious place.
July 2016

Lameez User Profile
September 2017
Cozy, comfortable and central. Thank you! X

Edvard User Profile
August 2017
We arrived and Kasim was there to meet us. Showed us around the place and showed us where to get the breakfast and rent bikes. He also got us a horse ride to the harbor. Very friendly and helpful guy. Room was overall clean and nice. Bike rental just around the corner, bar on the other side of the road. Only thing that could be added is a mosquito net over the bed. Overall good place to stay!

Polly User Profile
January 2017
This was the best spot we could have landed!!! Our daughter played with the other kids all day and they rode around on their bikes together. Next door is an epic backpackers filled with people from all over the world! There is a pool there and if you order a drink you can swim in the pool! It is a short walk to the beach and private and clean and lovely. We couldnt have aksed for a better place to be. The beach a short stroll and garden is lovely. 5 STARS!!!

Douwe User Profile
January 2017
Stayed with 3 persons in a cottage for one night. Staff was waiting for us and showing us around. Facilities were very clean and modern, surroundings were spacious and beautiful. Wifi connection was sometimes poor, but this was compensated by 50+ dvd's plus a dvd player and TV. Horsecarts to the harbour will cost you rp. 100.000, beach is on 5 min walking distance.

Margaret River, AustraliaJoined in April 2015
Michele User Profile

We are a family of three, my husband and I both in our 40s and our daughter is nearing 4years old. We travel a lot, mostly in Indonesia, we have our own airbnb on the Gili Islands but we love all of Asia so we would like to travel as much as we can before our daughter starts school, the clock is ticking.. I have spent several years living in Japan and Europe, its been long enough to miss both madly, and Mark, my husband, has basically been surfing his way around Indo and now older and less fit ( his words) keen to discover new territories. So some new and some well missed old places we are looking forward to on our next adventure with our adept little seasoned traveller telling us how to use the headsets, lights on the ablutions and if lucky SLEEP.

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