COMO Shambhala Estate, Bali
COMO Shambhala Estate's location is unique - a spiritual enclave of jungle, river and sun-rich clearings just north of Ubud. The Estate is nestled within Bali's spiritual heartland known for its healing waters. Join Retreats and Wellness Programmes, engaging with the landscape in the pursuit of better health.
The Estate is a 15-minute drive from Ubud and a one-hour drive from the international Airport.
COMO Shambhala Estate is a residential health retreat combining holistic wellness with luxury villa-style accommodations. A place to relax and improve well-being, this discreet domain is a true â€˜Retreat for Change'.
State-of-the-art facilities include a Vitality pool, treatment areas beside the River Ayung, a gym, Pilates studio and yoga pavilion. The Estate's Resident Experts include a Yoga Master, Ayurvedic Doctor and guides for outdoor activities while the holistic, 360-degree approach offers nutritional menus by COMO Shambhala Cuisine.
COMO Shambhala Estate is a place of beauty where silence reigns, where guests find the energy to make informed life changes that will last beyond their stay.
Dining at the Estate is flexible and easy, with various options available to suit different moods and tastes. COMO Shambhala Estate focuses on nutrition to maximize personal performance by increasing concentration, energy levels and addressing blood-sugar imbalances. To address your specific needs, the estate's resident nutritionist assesses your diet during an initial wellness consultation. Recommendations are made, working with the Executive Chef and Ayurvedic Doctor (for those on a specific Ayurvedic diet).
The buzzing heart of the Estate is Glow, a contemporary, open-sided, all-day dining restaurant, featuring healthful COMO Shambhala cuisine. The open kitchen allows you to watch your fresh food as it is prepared. Dishes to tempt you include a lime leaf, chilli and coconut curry of fern tips and cherry tomatoes and seared mahi-mahi with baby zucchini, chickpea and mint salad and preserved lemon and sumac dressing.
Kudus House serves breakfast and dinner and showcases the diverse influences, flavors and spices of Indonesia's many regions. It is a more intimate space, occupying a 150-year old former Javanese residence. At night, it offers a quiet, gourmet experience.
When it comes to Bali private dining, the expert culinary staff can orchestrate intimate gourmet meals in a host of romantic, exotic or adventurous locales, from your private Residence to the resort's unique Tea House, which can accommodate two to 20 guests.
Activities & Facilities
Como Shambala Estate offers a variety of bodywork that improves not just the body, but mind and spirit. Various recreational activities can be organized by staff and the real limit here is only your imagination.
• Yoga Classes
• Meditation Classes
• Tai Chi Classes
• Qi Gong Classes
• Outdoor Circuit Training
• Mountain Biking
• Nature Walks
• Local / Cultural Tours
• Aqua Circuit Training
• White Water Rafting
Facilities and Services
• Swimming Pool
• Fitness Center
• Concierge Services
COMO Shambhala Spa
Therapies at the Estate are delivered by expert staff who are trained in specific modalities, from Ayurveda to hydrotherapy. Many of the treatments are Asian-inspired, paired with cutting-edge advances in holistic healthcare.
A range of massages is designed to relieve muscle tension, help with injuries and induce powerful relaxation. Some are dry massages, others use pre-blended oils. More than 20 Asian-inspired and Western holistic treatments, developed by COMO Shambhala, are included in the menu. Expert consultants and therapists are available, with more than eight specializations, including Ayurveda, Reflexology, Yoga, Pilates and Nutrition.
• 9 Treatment Rooms
• Outdoor Vitality Pool
• Yoga Studio and Pavilion
• Pilates Studio
• Sauna and Steam Room
• Consultation Rooms
• Chemical-free Springwater Pool
• Hydrotherapy Pools
Rooms & Suites
Accommodations are a mix of contemporary design and indigenous detailing, with houses dramatically inset into the forest, in jade-green clearings and above the River Ayung. Each is different from the next, with subtle shifts in mood, view and spirit. All individual villas exist within the setting of a Residence.
~ Personal Assistant
~ King or Queen Beds
~ Yoga Mat
~ COMO Shambhala Bathroom Amenities
~ Satellite TV
~ DVD/CD Player
~ Wired or wireless high speed Internet Access
~ Private Bar
~ Coffee and Tea making Facilities
Comprising four or five suites, airy living areas and a large swimming pool, the five Residences at COMO Shambhala reflect the natural environment and indigenous styles of building. When taken in their entirety, they make the perfect accommodation for groups of families or friends travelling together. For those travelling solo or as a couple,
Three Bedroom Private Villa
Designed by Koichiro Ikebuchi to be more modern in aesthetic than the Residences, the Three Bedroom Private Villa features three bedrooms and ample living space. The private outdoor pool is particularly special. The two units of Two Bedroom Private Villas are known as Villa "Giri Antara" and Villa "Pita Linggar": ~ Villa "Giri Antara"
Two Bedroom Private Villa
Designed by Koichiro Ikebuchi to be more modern in aesthetic than the Residences, the Two Bedroom Private Villa features two bedrooms and ample living space. The private outdoor pool is particularly special. The two units of Two Bedroom Private Villas are known as Villa "Gesing Kanila" and Villa "Sukma Taru": ~ Villa "Gesing Kanila"
Two Bedroom Retreat Villa
The Two Bedroom Retreat Villas are located close to the tennis court, and feature private pools, as well as large living and dining areas. Their outdoor terraces overlook the forest. The second bedroom is located downstairs, with its own entry. Facilities include: ~ Private Pool with Jacuzzi Jet ~ Outdoor Terrace ~ Outdoor Deck ~
One Bedroom Retreat Villa
The cool, contemporary, One Bedroom Retreat Villas, respectively named Vasudhara and Taramala, are ideal for guests wanting to maximize their time with treatments. They feature a private therapy room and a private pool. The Retreat Villas are located close to Ojas, one of the Estate's principal wellness areas with Yoga facilities. Facilities
COMO Suite at Umabona
The Umabona (transl: House of the Earth) Residence boasts the Estate's grandest accommodation - the COMO Suite. It is made up of two master suites, the Royal suite and Terrace suite, and features a Jacuzzi, private infinity pool, living room and dining room.
COMO Shambhala Suite
The COMO Shambhala Suites constitute the principal master suite in each Residence with the highest square footage and most comprehensive amenities, including private Jacuzzis.
The Estate Suites are located within the Residences and feature excellent views and enhanced privacy. They also include a larger indoor surface area. Like all rooms and suites in the Residences, the Estate Suites have access to the main shared pool, dining and living areas.
All Terrace Suites are part of a Residence. These suites have a private outdoor area (either a terrace or garden) in addition to access to the Residence's main shared pool and living areas.
Garden Rooms are the most basic room category offered. However, they are still highly appointed for they are each part of a Residence. You therefore have access to a shared pool as well as the Residence's lounge and dining areas. Please note that Garden Rooms are only available to guests on wellness programmes and not available for regular