Lush tropical gardens resplendent with coconut palms and scented frangipanis make this six-bedroom luxury villa located in the heart of stylish Seminyak, on Bali's southwest coast, unmistakably Balinese. Yet the beguiling Moroccan-inspired interiors and architecture blended with the French owners' sense of panache and style, transports guests into the pages of a spellbinding 'Tale of The Arabian Nights'.
Sayang d'Amour provides the picture-perfect setting for sophisticated gatherings around the 20-metre swimming pool, elegant moonlit dinners or fabulously chic rooftop parties, whilst also providing wonderfully intimate spaces for private repose and relaxation.
'Sayang' means sweet in Indonesian and, as we all know, 'd'amour' is what the French call love. Put them together and the name ‘sweet love’ really does sum up this wonderfully opulent villa, where the sophisticated European styling does absolute justice to the magnificent Balinese setting.
The French owners have sourced only the finest materials and furnishings from around the globe to ensure that every single piece of furniture and building material, is quite simply the best available. It is this meticulous attention to detail that makes Sayang d'Amour stand out from the rest to be one of the most sought after villas on the island.
Sayang d'Amour has a perfect sense of scale, large enough to be majestic yet offering intimate and comfortable spaces for relaxation and contemplation. Enjoy a delicious meal illuminated by the warm glow of the chandeliers or watch a famous Balinese sunset on the rooftop surrounded by the perfectly landscaped tropical garden. During the balmy days, luxuriate on the lounge chairs under ample umbrellas and watch the children play in the custom-made cubby house or the specially designed kids’ splash pool.
The villa provides and oasis of luxury and glamour and it is hard to believe that it is just a minute away from some of the best restaurants, shopping and nightlife that Bali has to offer (walking distance to W Hotel).
The warm and friendly staff are dedicated to ensuring the villa is true to its name. Discreetly and efficiently, they attend to guests every need ensuring their stay is one that is, indeed, filled with 'sweet love'.
Blue and white Moroccan-style tiles adorn the floor, while baroque upholstered armchairs and ornate hurricane lamps and chandeliers bring an exotic vibrancy and glamour to the living area that forms the social hub of this truly superb villa. French doors open the length of the room making it deliciously light filled and airy, allowing spectacular views over the glistening aqua swimming pool and verdant garden. As befitting with a villa of this quality, Sayang d'Amour also boasts a well-equipped entertainment room and a huge gourmet kitchen.
Discretion and privacy are the hallmarks of the two guest bedrooms located on either side of the living area. An elegant internal staircase with blue washed walls leads up to two further guest bedrooms which boast intimate balconies with views over the garden and pool.
The jewel in this villas' already dazzling crown is a spectacular rooftop garden and lounge. A shady gazebo, the centerpiece of this magical outdoor area, provides the ultimate setting for entertaining and socializing.
Two individual pavilions, nestled within the garden on the far side of the pool, house luxuriously appointed master bedrooms with spectacular views over the garden and pool and back towards the main residence.
Signature blue and white Moroccan tiles bring a stunning elegance to the villas' astonishingly large, bright and airy lounge, kitchen and dining areas.
Guests can luxuriate on the oversize sofas, enjoy a meal at the dining table for ten, sip a drink at the bar while watching the private chef in action or steal a quiet moment at one of the many intimate seating areas arranged throughout the room. There’s even a custom-made dining table for the kids. The French doors which run the length of the dining and lounge area can be opened onto the pool and garden to give a wonderful sense of indoor outdoor living, or closed to provide absolute air-conditioned comfort.
The villas' gourmet kitchen, with its custom-made fittings, imported French appliances (including a state of the art coffee machine), and stunning collection of tableware, is a delight
After dinner, the air-conditioned entertainment room, complete with 56" TV, beckons! Here, guests can make themselves comfortable on the leather sofa and enjoy watching a DVD chosen from the villas extensive private collection.
Day or night, when it comes to relaxing outdoors at Sayang d'Amour, guests are literally spoilt for choice. With the huge main pool as the central feature, guests can enjoy relaxed poolside dining, with seating for eight-people. Similarly, there are ample deck chairs with umbrellas for those wishing to enjoy some sun and maybe sip on a cocktail or two. The main pool has been modified to include a shallow area for the little ones at one end (30-centimetre depth), as well as a stunning waterfall feature which is sure to keep them amused
Nestled in a secluded corner away from the pool area, is a romantic covered daybed, sitting under a beautifully scented Frangipani tree
The villas' spectacular Tropical rooftop garden area has been immaculately landscaped, and is the ideal place to catch those balmy Bali breezes. Whether it be a 'high-tea' under the gazebo, or cocktails and canapes under the stars - this outdoor space is sheer perfection.