Part of Small Luxury Hotels of the World, Gdas Bali Health and Wellness Resort is more than just an escape to this Indonesian oasis. Located about an hour from Ngurah Rai International Airport and about five minutes from Central Ubud, Gdas Bali Health and Wellness Resort boasts more than one reason to stay at this property. As you plan your 2024 trips, consider some time at this natural retreat in the heart of a traditional village in Bali.
Health and Wellness Are Focal Points
Gdas Bali is the first health and wellness resort in Ubud equipped with modern wellness facilities. In fact, the resort features a health suite, soon to be facilitated with Cryotherapy, Live O2, colonic hydrotherapy, salt therapy and IV drip treatment in early 2024. The resort offers a combination of ancient Balinese healing rituals and modern therapy personalized to guests’ needs. Guests learn the importance of detox, sleeping well, mind balance and body balance through various activities, experiences and exercises.
Choose from a variety of room and villa styles to give you the ultimate health and wellness escape. The grand deluxe villas come with either a terrace paddy view, terrace garden view or balcony, while the prestige pool villa comes with a paddy view or garden view. Prestige pool villas span two stories and feature a unique hybrid design inspired by traditional Indonesian homes from across the archipelago. In-room amenities in either the grand deluxe or prestige pool villas include deluxe toiletries, bathrobes and kimonos, tea and coffee machines, air conditioning, a 43-inch television and more.
Great Guest Benefits
Included with a stay at Gdas Bali is daily, plant-based, nutritional breakfasts. Guests also receive one health consultation during a stay, complimentary participation in yoga and meditation, participation in daily resort activities, complimentary access to The Bali Eden, WiFi, seasonal flowers in room, shuttle service to Ubud Centre and service of a personal assistant if staying at the prestige pool villa. Guests also enjoy access to the gym, swimming pool, warm pool, cold pool, steam room, traditional sauna and infrared sauna.
Tangi Restaurant serves top-notch vegan and healthy fare nourishing the mind, body and soul. Overlooking the lush jungle, Tangi Restaurant incorporates only fresh, organic and locally sourced ingredients. Highlights include Thai sweet potato soup, red curry eggplant, wok-fried chicken, tangi fried rice and sticky rice mango. The restaurant also offers a two- and three-course tasting menu, as well as traditional Balinese Loloh and detox drinks.
Choose from a wide variety of activities, whatever your interests. Gdas Bali invites guests to take part in Balinese dancing yoga lessons, traditional hat-making classes, an herbology class, perfume-making class, hot yoga and yoga shala.
Dedicated Wellness Sanctuary
Within Gdas Bali is The Bali Eden, a sanctuary of wellness and peace. Situated in the heart of Mas village in Ubud, guests experience the perfect retreat into nature to focus on the renewal of mind, body and spirit. The Bali Eden comes with its own on-site Lanang Wadon Restaurant, as well as Arana Spa.
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