Naya Ubud

Bali, Indonesia

Nestled in plush tropical gardens and surrounded by rice fields, Bali Retreat Center-Naya Ubud is a beautiful boutique retreat and homestay located in the artistic, cultural and spiritual heart of Bali, Ubud. A beautiful property designed to embrace you into the essence of Bali, Naya’s mission is to become a home for others to gather and to reconnect with their potentials, wisdom and gifts. Naya is comprised of two adjacent properties; Naya and Naya’s Rainbow. Only a 7 minute drive from the centre of Ubud, guests have quick access to Bali’s renowned cultural hub but will feel far enough from the crowds and traffic to enjoy the magic and essence of rural Bali.

A place where teachers, healers, musicians and dreamers can realize and share all that they have to offer. A sacred space for deep inner transformations, healing and those cherished AHA moments. As of October 2013, Naya has opened up its space for empowering and beautiful retreats, soulful gatherings, homestays, nourishing meals, and stillness. Naya and Naya’s Rainbow combined will be able to hold up to 23 participants for residential retreats, yoga classes of up to 40 people, and hold gatherings of up to 100.

Whether you come to Naya seeking a homestay, spiritual transformation or personal development, Naya and its team of staff are dedicated to help you feel the inspiring, healing energy, rich tropical environment of Balinese culture.

The Grounds

Pool Joglo Upon entering Naya, guests are welcomed into the heart of the retreat center – the ‘Pool Joglo’ – a community lounge created within a Javanese structure, constructed of reclaimed wood, and lovingly restored and converted into a covered outdoor space. Relax in one of the many different seating areas over food and drinks with friends or family, or simply relax with a book and a glass of fresh tropical juice made to order. The Pool Joglo is also an ideal space for parties, gatherings and workshops.

Yoga Shala Naya’s creme de la creme is a spacious, open-air 1300 sq.ft. yoga shala overlooking a river and bamboo grove. This beautiful traditional Balinese building features rich wood floors, ironwood struts, and a pitched ylang ylang roof and accommodates up to 40 – perfect for yoga classes, live music performances, dancing, Capoeira, meditation, and much more. Flickering candles, a state of the art speaker system, fireflies, birds, gekos, the sound of the river below, the distant chants of a Balinese priest, and strains of gamelon converge to make the space feel like something out of a dream. Throw in 2 new bathrooms, orbital ceiling fans, mats, blocks and bolsters for 40 people, it’s every teacher and students dream!

Ozone Swimming Pool To cool off, step into the adjoining infinity pool. The pool is cleansed by an Ozone system, which uses 90% less chlorine, giving the water a smooth, velvety texture, which is kinder and healthier for guests and less harsh on the environment.

Naya Spa Naya Spa is situated in a quiet corner of the garden, and is equipped with 4 massage beds for in-house traditional Balinese massages.

Kitchen We have a fully equipped modern kitchen in which our chefs prepare meals and offer cooking classes for a nominal fee. Enjoy your meal in the privacy of your villa or seated at our lovely communal dining table which seats up to 25.

Temples In harmony with local tradition, there are four temples strategically located on Naya’s grounds, as instructed by Balinese priests. Naya staff conducts daily offerings to maintain the balance of peace and harmony.

Food+Dining

At Naya, we believe that it’s important to nourish the body and mind by delighting the senses through wholesome, healthy food and a beautiful atmosphere. Guests can enjoy meals in the privacy of their own balconies or gather and connect at our lovely communal dining table which seats up to 25. Our head in-house chef, Wayan, together with Naya’s kitchen staff, pride themselves on sourcing garden-fresh local organic produce daily to create meals that will support your individual and retreat group needs.

Wayan’s specialty is Balinese food, and will provide guests with a wonderful introduction to the delights of Balinese cuisine. Our kitchen also offers a wonderful array of international, vegetarian and non-vegetarian cuisine. For raw or vegan meal requirements for your retreat, Naya selectively outsources to top raw vegan chefs who can cater for groups.

Planning a raw food or cooking retreat? Wish to teach cooking classes?

We have a fully equipped kitchen in which you may offer classes. Contact us for rates!

Getting There

Only a 7 minute drive from the centre of Ubud, guests have quick and convenient access to Bali’s renowned cultural hub but are far enough from the crowds and traffic to enjoy the magic and essence of rural Bali. In town, guests can enjoy the unique cultural, spiritual and culinary delights of Bali’s cultural epicentre. Immerse yourself in diverse artworks, galleries, museums, handicrafts, temples, traditional ceremonies and dances and savour the delights of world-class restaurants.

Directions by car / van / scooter: Driving along Jalan Raya Sayan, turn at Puskesmas Ubud II, a government health clinic. This route is also known to locals as Jalan Kadewatan 1. Once you see a traditional Balinese temple, stay on the right, and continue straight. The end of the road leads down to a small concrete bridge that crosses a small irrigation canal. Go down the slope, take a right hand turn and follow the rice fields until you see a sign on Naya’s property, which will be on your left.

Accommodations

Naya is comprised of two adjacent properties; Naya and Naya’s Rainbow, with a maximum occupancy of 23 people in total.

Our properties offer a wide selection of accommodations for every budget and preference.

Naya features Indonesian architecture, modern amenities and luxurious comfort, forming a tranquil world of your fantasies.This retreat is nestled in plush tropical gardens, perched by a river and surrounded by lovely rice fields. Each of the rooms are integrated with this beautiful landscape, maintaining a harmony with the natural environment, embracing guests with a welcoming, therapeutic and peaceful energy. Naya has a total of 3 luxurious bedrooms, with options for single, double, triple and quadruple occupancy. Total occupancy at Naya: 3 rooms, 8 people

Naya’s Rainbow – Nestled within an emerald sea of rice paddies just 2 minutes from Naya’s main property are 5 newly renovated houses, each with its own verandah and private garden with fishpond. Each of our 8 Chakra-themed bedrooms comes not only with its own story and color theme, but with en suite bathrooms, twin beds in the bedrooms for single or double occupancy, fans, air conditioning, rice paddy and sunset views, and open access to Naya’s luxurious amenities. Rice paddy walks extend in every direction from the front door of your Naya Rainbow Villa and the sunsets are beyond compare. Enjoy the surround-sound of birds, crickets, frogs, and gamelon music from the porch or terrace of your villa.

Total occupancy at Naya Rainbow: 5 Houses, 8 rooms, up to 15 people.

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