Tanah Gajah, a Resort by Hadiprana
At a glance
A secluded escape in Bali’s culture-rich highlands, Tanah Gajah, a Resort by Hadiprana (formerly the Chedi Club Tanah Gajah, Ubud) is immersed in lush rice fields just outside Ubud. The former estate of renowned art collector Hendra Hadiprana has been transformed into an intimate luxury resort where 20 indulgent villas are positioned for privacy amongst the expansive gardens.
Hidden among Bali’s lush undulating hills, Tanah Gajah, a Resort by Hadiprana sits among thriving rice fields as far as the eye can see. Just outside the artists’ village of Ubud, the former estate of Hendra Hadiprana – one of Indonesia’s most respected art collectors – has been transformed into an intimate luxury resort with twenty individual villas, each featuring unique and original Balinese artworks from his collection. The resort is also located just 500 metres away from a popular tourist destination Goa Gajah which is a part of Ubud’s enchanting outskirts – Bedulu, Pejeng and Tampaksiring, which were ancient royal capitals and home to some Bali’s most significant temple and fascinating legends.
Couples on a romantic getaway will love:
Enjoying serenity and rejuvenation within an exclusive private estate in a breathtaking rural setting. Tanah Gajah offers just 20 private suites and villas, leisurely spread throughout a substantial five hectares of magical gardens and encompassed by an infinite vista of rice paddy fields. Indulge with Tanah Gajah’s legendary club benefits including daily afternoon tea, daily sunset cocktail, complimentary minibar, and laundry with award-winning personal butler service.
Couples can also enjoy one-of-a kind experiences within the Tanah Gajah estate: such as Bali’s only hot air balloon ride encompassing views of Mount Agung, rice paddy fields and tropical forests; the ultimate romantic dinner – served on a private platform in the middle of the rice field; and a floating breakfast at the Insta-ready main swimming pool.
The resort’s 20 self-contained suites and villas are positioned for maximum privacy and encompassed by an infinite vista of rice fields unbroken by borders or fences. The estate includes three splendid Two Bedroom Club Family Pool Villas and nine One-Bedroom Club Pool Villas in addition to the stunning the Hadiprana Estate and seven One-Bedroom Club Suites. The interiors cleverly blend contemporary sophisticated elegance with the tradition, romance and ambience of Bali.
Best room for two for a romantic escape
Retreat to your own secluded paradise in a palm-fringed One Bedroom Club Pool Villa. Spread at generous intervals for maximum privacy, each comes with a private pool and is distinguished by hand-carved indigenous wood furnishings and original Balinese artwork from the Hadiprana Collection. The latest in modern technology will keep you connected and entertained, with personal multi charging stations, Bose entertainment systems with Bluetooth connectivity and LED smart television, while outdoor decks and private verandas ensure the timeless pleasures of travelling together.
Plunge into the villa’s eight-metre private pool for a proper swim. No mere dipping here! Each thoughtfully designed private compound is furnished with padded loungers under the sun, a cosy Bale for dining, and a shaded daybed for reclining. In addition to generous indoor living spaces, filled with authentic Balinese touches alongside modern conveniences, each Pool Villa features luxurious dual sink bathrooms with indoor showers and outdoor soaking tubs – sheltered from the island’s refreshing tropical cloud bursts.
Dining & leisure
The Tempayan restaurant at Tanah Gajah offers unobstructed panoramic views of rice fields and the tropical jungle beyond from every table. A backdrop that is almost enough to distract from the gastronomic pleasures ahead. Settle into a padded cane chair in the airy dining room under a traditional Balinese thatched roof for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Dining just on dark is a special treat, with countless flickering candles illuminating the paddies. The menu features local Balinese dishes, with rice sourced on site, along with Western and Asian specialities crafted by Singapore-native Executive Chef Dean Nor.
Anchored between Ubud’s iconic rice paddies and a serene swan pond, Panen Padi lounge is the resort’s latest culinary destination. Feast on tapas-style nibbles inspired by house-smoked and house-cured produce (including delicious Taco Sushi) paired with signature cocktails and mocktails crafted with fresh herbs harvested from the organic garden.
Spa & wellness
The Spa at Tanah Gajah, Ubud provides an elegant blend of effortless calm and modern facilities. Gaze out across the rice fields from the two Spa Suites as talented therapists stroke your stresses away. Signature treatments include Tanah Gajah Jade Massage and classic Indonesian cream bath, which deeply conditions hair while experienced hands knead your scalp, shoulders, arms and hands. Stretch into the day with morning yoga, raise energy levels in The Health Club, and refresh with a swim in the 25-metre pool which showcases views of sacred Mount Agung in the distance.
Address: Jl. Goa Gajah, Tengkulak Kaja, Ubud, Bali, 80571, Indonesia