- This is one of Ubud’s most sought after escapes, set among landscaped grounds overlooking the Ayung Valley and the eponymous river. Celebrities, politicians and wellness enthusiasts indulge in the resort’s spa-like atmosphere, with programmes designed around cleansing, exercise and Ayurvedic principles.
- The Estate’s residential approach immerses you in a positive, holistic and healing experience from the moment of arrival.
- A highlight of the property is the possession of one of Bali’s eight sacred natural springs, from which water is drawn to use in all the spa treatments – a visiting tea master proclaimed this water to be the purest he’s seen in the world.
- Another highlight is the Zen-like wellness centre. Treatments range from colonics, massages and meditation, to yoga, Ayurveda and digital detox.
- There are also two fitness centres, a tennis court, hydrotherapy pools, a yoga bale, an outdoor pool with picturesque views, three natural rock spring pools, and various open-air yoga pavilions. Just like each guest’s wellness plan, service is very personalised, including personal assistants to ensure every need is met.
- This retreat has a resident expert in Ayurveda, yoga, nutrition and many others. The Ayurvedic doctor will create a special menu to match your individual requirements.
- Elegant, dark-wood rooms are set in homelike residences, each with a private pool, a communal lounge area, and a fire pit lit each evening by the residence’s personal assistant. There are also one and two-bedroom villas. Daybeds encourage lounging, as do open-air soaking baths.
- For the more active there is plenty of hiking, climbing and outdoor activities to take part in.
EXCLUSIVE LUXE VOYAGER VIP BENEFITS & BEST PRICE
We negotiate rates & benefits for our clients directly with the hotels’ senior management. Our rates match or in many cases are lower than the best online rate for the property. Our clients also enjoy a suite of extra VIP privileges and recognition while staying at a partner hotel.
- Complimentary room upgrade on arrival.
- Daily complimentary buffet breakfast for two.
- Up to $100 dining or spa credit per stay, and or in-house dining / spa discounts.
- Welcome amenities (wine/chocolates/fruit) and card from the GM.
- Complimentary private airport transfers.
- Complimentary roll-away bed if required.
- Early check-in and late check-out.
- Complimentary Wi-Fi.
- Enhanced recognition through VIP status at all touch points in the guest experience.
A complete or partial suite of VIP benefits will be offered, subject to the property T&C, including availability, category of room & length of stay.
COMO Shambhala Estate is perfectly equipped for Pilates in Bali; our studio features a Reformer Machine, Cadillac (also known as a Trapeze Table) and Wunda Chair.
For beginners, we offer mat work classes that focus on stabilising the placement of the spine, pelvis, shoulder girdle and neck.
Other mat work classes include the Small Ball Class for more intermediate practitioners. Other more advanced mat work sessions include a Ring Class to target specific muscle groups.
Meant for tough and fearless bikers, the Kintamani Bike Challenge takes guests on an invigorating four-to-five-hour adventure through the lush mountains surrounding COMO Shambhala Estate. We begin with an ascent to Kintamani, high on the volcano crater rim of Mt Batur (1,717 metres), before enjoying a well-earned downhill ride all the way back to the Estate, through a chain of traditional villages dotted with craft studios and cafes.
Learning how to rock climb is a challenge for one’s critical thinking, concentration, coordination, strength, and flexibility. Learn how to work as a team to safely use a climbing rope and harness. Our trained guides will teach proper climbing and belaying techniques so that you will enjoy your new skills on our outdoor climbing wall.
The Tjampuhan Ridge Walk is arguably the best nown Ubud trek and with good reason. The sparse crowds and the aesthetically rich vistas remind one of why people from around the world come to Bali. The trail starts at the historical origin of Ubud, the confluence (or Tjampuhan) of the Oos Rivers. The majestic Pura Gunung Lebah 8th Century temple stands watch at the trailhead. Take in the beauty and contrasts of the rice terraces and distant volcanoes in the idyllic scenery that graces the Ubud countryside. Includes vehicle, mineral water and Estate guide.
This exciting experience of private river rafting in Bali brings guests from one of the Estate’s waterfalls, past our gardens and down the Ayung River. The rivers around COMO Shambhala Estate make for pleasant year-round rafting conditions, offering just enough white water to make the ride exhilarating without ever becoming extreme. Appropriate for beginners, the waters travelled on our guided Ayung River rafting adventure are generally class 2, with a few rapids reaching class 3. A great way to cool off in the tropical heat, rafting also provides an unrivalled way to explore the landscape, wildlife and exotic plants of Bali.
This easy walk takes you through the Estate’s environs. Enjoy lush rice fields and learn about temples and housing compounds. See the locals at work in the fields, cultivating the rice and tending to their flocks of ducks. Your guide is an expert in everything local and will be thrilled to share with you information of interest.
The Como Shambhala Estate is a unique luxury residential health retreat hidden on a peaceful riverbank in Bali’s jungle. This destination spa, will leave your body and mind pampered and rejuvenated after some relaxed yoga and ayurvedic treatments. Located just a short drive out of Bali’s cultural hub, Ubud you will find the haven of Como Shambhala Estate. Sitting amongst terraced rice fields and beautiful jungle, the Como Shambhala Estate is a luxe hideaway promising a more personalised approach to a spa retreat than its rivals. The spring water is sacred, revered by Balinese for its healing properties and is pumped uphill to the vitality treatment pool. In the centre of the resort is the peaceful spa offering traditional treatments as well as alternative treatments including reflexology, ayurveda and iridology.
On arrival a consultation is offered and there are different programs available such as detox, stress relief, rejuvenation or you can simply just make use of the many facilities on offer and follow your own program. Daily classes are offered as well as private activities to explore the mystical surrounding areas. An array of accommodation is on offer including suites located in one of the residences, each slightly different in style based on the four elements of water, fire air and earth. For those seeking absolute seclusion and privacy, the chic villas come with stunning private pools. Dining here is not all about just lettuce but delicious, nutritious meals. Guests are assigned their own personal assistant for the duration of the stay who will encourage achievement of any goals set or just simply encourage relaxation.
Unique among Bali wellness resorts, COMO Shambhala Estate feels truly residential, like a home away from home. All of the individual rooms and suites at our Ubud spa resort sit within one of our freestanding Residences. Every room is different, but has access to its Residence’s pools, lounge areas and shaded pavilions. For this reason, it appeals not just to those with specific wellness goals in mind, but the dramatic accommodation in villas and suites is suited to couples, independent travelers, groups and families seeking a peaceful holiday.
Occupying one of our Ubud spa resorts’ four- and five-suite Residences, our Garden Rooms are the most intimate we have, featuring king-sized or queen-sized beds and access to their Residences shared pool, lounge and dining areas.
Like our Garden Rooms, each Terrace Suite at our Bali spa hotel occupies one of our four- and five-suite Residences and affords access to the Residence’s shared pool, lounge and dining areas. The Terrace Suites also have their own private outdoor area — either a terrace or garden.
Como Shambhala Suites
These are the principal suites in the Residences. Each boasts an interior which has been individually decorated with Indonesian antiques, and a generous en-suite with private Jacuzzi. COMO Shambhala Suites also have access to the Residence’s shared pool, lounge and dining areas.
Como Suite At Umabona
The COMO Suite comprises the master suite at Umabona, the Residence whose name means ‘House of the Earth Son.’ The suite is decorated in grand style by our interior designer Koichiro Ikebuchi. Details consist of two king-sized master suites, a Jacuzzi and the suite’s own private infinity pool as well as small indoor plunge pool. Its living room provides ample space for casual entertaining, while the dining room makes the perfect place for romantic dinners for two or intimate family meals.
This two-bedroom Bali spa villa earns its name—which means Bamboo Whispering—from the quiet, secluded glade of bamboo in which it sits. The substantial upstairs balcony affords forest views while the ample living, dining and kitchen areas create the feeling of a home away from home. Outside there is an infinity pool and Jacuzzi.
This three-bedroom home—whose name means Distant Mountain—exudes a residential sense of style rare among Bali resort villas. Its two master bedrooms and one guest bedroom, as well as its living spaces, are matched by peerless views afforded by this villa’s lofty perch. There is also a private garden, fully equipped kitchen, infinity pool and Jacuzzi.
This two-bedroom private villa which name translates as Spirit Tree has spectacular views of the Ayung river valley. The interiors have a lively, open feeling, with a master bedroom, guest bedroom, fully equipped kitchen plus additional light-filled living space. A private pool, sundeck space, Jacuzzi and outdoor bale makes the perfect place for your private yoga practice.
This three-bedroom home – whose name means Golden Space – exudes a residential sense of style and space with two master bedrooms and one guest bedroom, as well as expansive living areas and fully equipped kitchen. Outside a private garden teems with local flora. There is also an infinity pool and Jacuzzi.
One Bedroom Retreat Pool Villa
Our cool, contemporary one-bedroom Bali Retreat Villas each have a private pool and lounge area, while being conveniently located adjacent to Ojas, one of the Estate’s principal wellness areas. The ample living room allows for lounging about indoors. Outside, the deck affords forest views while the 11m (36ft) pool features Jacuzzi jets to relax tired muscles.
Two Bedroom Retreat Pool Villas
The two-bedroom Retreat Pool Villas are located near the tennis courts, each boasts a private swimming pool and large living and dining areas. Their own outdoor terraces overlook the forest canopy. One bedroom is located on the first floor and the second on the ground floor, with its own entrance.
This Residence, whose name means House of the Earth Son, is unique among Bali spa resorts for its grandeur. The aesthetic takes its influence from the Majapahit palaces and their formal pleasure gardens with interior details that include hand carvings, fine antiques, courtly furniture, gilding, richly painted walls and precious textiles. The views look towards Mount Batu Karu. The two-bedroom COMO Suite has its own pool; for other rooms, see our floor plan.
This Residence—whose name means Forest in the Mist—sits amongst the trees, the semi-circular edge of its private pool echoing the bend of the Ayung River 100 metres below. Columns made from wide trunks of bingkirai trees support the main living pavilion and pool while teak floors and ironwood-shingle roofs provide the atmosphere of a five-star treehouse. There is a large master COMO Shambhala Suite, with a private Jacuzzi, two Terrace Suites, two Garden Rooms and a study, which can be converted into an additional bedroom or treatment room.
1,200 tonnes of stone were imported from the nearby island of Sumba to construct this bold Residence, whose name means Sound of Fire, finished with tribal cloth furnishing, black bamboo beds, thatch roofing and a fire pit burns beside the infinity pool. There are three substantial Terrace Suites , and the COMO Shambhala Suite, which has a private Jacuzzi, meditation garden, courtyard and pavilion. There is also a large communal living and dining room, as well as a study, which can also be converted into an extra bedroom or treatment room.
Among Bali retreats, this Residence—whose name means Windsong—combines the clean lines of Balinese tradition with details from colonial Java, like Victorian antique baths and Venetian and Dutch beds. There is a COMO Shambhala Suite with Jacuzzi, two Terrace Suites (of 45sq m/484sq ft and 80sq m/861sq ft), one Garden Room and a study, which can be used as an additional bedroom or treatment room. Outside, the dramatic infinity-edge pool stretches towards the surrounding rice fields.
At COMO Shambhala Estate, you can immerse yourself in the flavours of Indonesian cuisine at Kudus House, or enjoy the balance, nutrition and sophisticated tastes of our healthy COMO Shambhala Cuisine on all-day menus at glow. This is where our focus on nutrition reveals the power of certain foods to maximise personal performance, increase concentration and energy and calibrate blood-sugar levels. We also make dining flexible and easy, offering a variety of options to suit different moods and tastes, from a romantic dinner for two on your suite’s terrace to a family meal in a private Residence. To help direct those on specific wellness programmes, we have a resident nutritionist, while our Ayurvedic doctor also creates special Ayurvedic diets to match your individual requirements.
Showcasing the diverse influences, flavours and spices of Indonesia’s regions, Kudus House offers a truly gourmet Ubud experience. The intimate restaurant occupies a picturesque 150-year-old former Javanese residence, from which it serves both breakfast and dinner. Local breakfast options also include a range of European options.
glow, is the buzzing heart of COMO Shambhala Estate. A contemporary-styled, open-sided, all-day-dining venue, glow features easy dishes and our nutritious and delicious COMO Shambhala Cuisine—including salads, energising juices and blends rich in living enzymes, vitamins and minerals. Those interested in cookery will particularly enjoy glow’s open kitchen, where you can watch your fresh food as it is being prepared. And on Sundays we offer a popular brunch that is memorable not only for the lively, flavourful cuisine but the occasion’s informal style.
Picnic lunch at our water garden, Kedara is also available on request.
When it comes to Bali private dining, our expert culinary staff can orchestrate intimate gourmet meals in a host of romantic, exotic or adventurous locales, from your private Residence to our unique Tea House, which can accommodate two to 20 guests.
In Room Dining
Our luxury Bali spa resort offers 24-hour in-room dining that serves selected dishes from our two main restaurants, glow and Kudus House.
COMO Shambhala Estate provides a completely immersive, 360-degree wellbeing experience. Guests can participate in our targeted Wellness Programmes — Ayurvedic, Cleanse, Be Active and Bespoke — with private consultations, Asian therapies and healthful cuisine. These programmes have been designed to ensure maximum results and long-lasting change. In addition to our comprehensive treatments, activities and healthful COMO Shambhala Cuisine, we also believe adventure and cultural discovery should be part of the holistic approach. You will therefore find many activities in our daily schedule of activities that work in tandem with the comprehensive plan devised for your own personal goals.
Massage therapy is a key component of our approach at COMO Shambhala Estate. We have designed our range of massages to relieve muscle tension, help with injuries and induce powerful relaxation.
Fitness is an essential component of a healthy lifestyle, with benefits ranging from stress relief and improved flexibility, to increased energy levels and effective pain management. Whether you’re looking to maintain or jumpstart a fitness programme, our team of specialists will customise programmes that are productive and fun.
There are Yoga Classes for everyone at the Estate, from complimentary classes as part of our daily activities schedule to private lessons for families, beginners or enthusiasts. Our yoga retreat weeks with renowned Visiting Masters are also very popular. The Estate practises Hatha Yoga, a practice that combines asanas (postures), better breathing and meditation.