Fivelements Retreat

Bali, Indonesia

Fivelements Retreat

Bali, Indonesia

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    ‘The perfect getaway to recharge and restore amongst beautiful surroundings. A retreat deeply rooted in the ancient traditions of Bali.’

    Kiwano Gift On Booking: A complimentary class, experience fresh juice making like never before

    Overview

    • Highlights

      From $256 USD per night 

      Vegetarian, vegan, plant-based cuisine

      Revitalising bath rituals & yoga classes

      On the banks of the Ayung River

      2 outdoor pools, healing rooms and spa 

      Experience authentic Balinese Healing

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    • Top Tip

      ‘Try the flower river bath, and experience relaxation like never before’

      Eco Activities

      Enjoy a revitalising morning yoga class with Anne. This eco-resort offers a diverse array of individual and group sessions guided by specialists in yoga, mindfulness, tea, sound, and movement.

      Enjoy a quiet moment in the tropical garden. The plants in the retreat are not merely decoration—they were carefully picked to purify. Or help out Chef Tantra, gathering fresh produce for the plant-based kitchen

      Experience a Balinese blessing ritual. It not only serves as a tribute to the sun but also as a means of purifying negative thoughts and unwanted energy. 

    • Rooms

      From generous sized one-bedroom suites, to hillside pool suites, featuring a large plunge pool, with views over the large Balinese garden, to the river view suites which look out across the flowing Ayung River.

      The river views from your balcony

      The open air bathrooms

      The private pool in the garden suite

      The natural bamboo architecture

    • Meet your Host

      Meet Gove, a sustainability advisor. Gove has worked closely with Fivelements for over 12 years and has been instrumental in working with the family to bring their vision for this eco-retreat to life.

      Another member of the team is Ketut, he has also been key in the evolution and success of the retreat.

      ‘We offer healing journeys which are basically excursions with a focus on giving guests a choice between an eco-adventure, a village immersion, and a spiritual pilgrimage. These healing journeys are not offered anywhere else in Bali’.

      Discover Gove’s behind the green interview here.

    • Need to know

      Smoking and alcohol are not allowed in this wellness resort. As a place for rejuvenation and detoxification, it makes sense 😉

      The mouthwatering a la carte menu presents a colourful spectrum of amazing plant-based dishes. If you’re looking for a steak on the menu then think again. Guests have a unique experience to learn all about plant-based cooking

      Fivelements doesn’t use air-conditioning in the public spaces, including the dining room, the Spa and yoga hall. The natural architecture helps to keep it cool.

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    • Location

      Fivelements Retreat Bali is located in Indonesia and is very close to the town of Ubud, about a thirty minutes drive to the centre. It is situated along the banks of the sacred Ayung River.

      How to get there

      The distance from the airport, Ngurah Rai International Airport, is approximately a 90-minute drive (30.1km).

      If you book direct you’ll receive a one-way free, private, limo transfer. The team will arrange to pick you up at the international airport and take you safely to your accommodation.

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    • Energy
      Electricity use is continuously monitored. They use LED lighting which reduces energy by up to 90% and efficient biomimicry fans which reduce air conditioning use and electrical consumption.
    • Water
      Rainwater is harvested, stored, and used for irrigation (a total of 16,500 litres of recycled stormwater and greywater is stored on site for non-potable uses and all potable water is purified...
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      on site). Bath, shower and sink wastewaters are also treated on site for use as irrigation and water pressure is set to max flow of 8 litres/min

    • Waste
      They process organic waste on site and separate waste streams. They have recently put in place a Zero waste target for their Shakti Restaurant.
    • Conservation
      An ecology study was undertaken in order to identify and conserve notable species of flora and fauna within the property boundaries. Separate studies were undertaken on the three...
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      distinguishable eco-systems on and around the property: river, ricefield and dry land. A minimum 5-meter setback for permanent buildings and high traffic areas was implemented to preserve biodiversity of the site and water health. Approximately 20% of the site has been preserved in naturalised gardens.

    • Food
      Fivelements source organic ingredients at the height of their season from local farmers where they can, they support sustainable agriculture and environmentally friendly products.
    • Engage Guests
      Low impact methods of travel to and from the site are promoted through service discounts and the hotel provide methods to offset necessary travel impact.
    • Architecture
      An ecology study was undertaken before construction started to ensure that there would be minimal impact on the biodiversity in the local ecosystem. Also, natural materials including...
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      bamboo, recycled teak and Ironwood, local stone and coconut wood were used.

    • Housekeeping
      No toxic cleaning products are used. Fivelements uses 'Diversey' products for housekeeping and 'Eco-Lab' for the kitchen.
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      Fivelements encourages formal education through their workshops and guided healing programs as well as spontaneous individual learning by presenting opportunities throughout the...
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      landscape of Puri Ahimsa. They have also worked actively with local leaders.

    Reviews

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      "Went above and beyond"

      We absolutely loved our stay with Fivelements. The staff were friendly and went above and beyond, the location was peaceful, the rooms were spacious, but the delicious food was the highlight for us and undoubtedly the best food we’ve tasted in Bali. Thanks Fivelements!

      Emma, Facebook

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      "My new home"

      My heart fills with joy reminiscing of my 9 days with you. I can’t wait to visit again, even if it is just for dinner. The service was excellent, the food was great and the place is magical, but most importantly, the staff is amazing. I will carry your teachings, good vibes and experiences with me.

      Coral, TripAdvisor

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      "Very relaxing and detoxing"

      Everything was excellent. John was very warm and welcoming and all the staff was very kind and polite. Location was very relaxing and detoxing. Best food I've ever had. Rooms are very spacious and relaxing in the bathtub facing the river was a dream. Awesome vegetarian food. Thank you to everyone.

      Pooja, booking.com

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      "Allows you to truly relax in nature"

      Amazing hotel with beautiful architecture and design, allowing you to truly relax in nature. The vegan food was exceptional, flavourful and very instagrammable.

      Andrew, Google Reviews

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      " Rejuvenated and sublimely relaxed"

      I recently had the pleasure of being pampered by Fivelements, and I left the experience rejuvenated, sublimely relaxed, and ready to come back to the hustle and bustle of city life.All in all, it was a truly memorable experience, a definite must if you are looking to hit the reset button.

      Talia, Facebook

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      "Amazing place to relax"

      This place is the perfect place to relax. You have the impression you are in the nature. Fivelement is definitely a place for people who want relax and research peaceful.

      Lafai, TripAdvisor

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      "Committed to providing the best service"

      I would definitely recommend Fivelements to everyone, they approach each area of their business with the commitment to provide the best service and their attention to detail is second to none. From the moment you set foot into their grounds to the moment you leave you are made to feel like an honoured guest.

      Ieva, Facebook

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      "Unique Experience"

      Unique experience with the wooden villa and the bathtub by the river. We quite enjoyed taking bath by the river. The staff are warm and helpful. The restaurant serves all vegan food. The location is a little hard to find, but that is what makes it quiet and good for getaway from daily urban life.

      Yuze, booking.com

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      "Very beautiful hotel"

      Very beautiful hotel located within Ubud area. Although the hotel is quite hard to access with only 1 car width road. The hotel is very private. They also have 6 private spa rooms that provide very good spa service.

      Stefanus, Google Reviews

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      "Could live here happily ever after"

      Everything from the food to the accommodation to the spa treatments. The service was great, and I loved the culinary specials that chef Gusti prepared for me. It was very likely the best vegan food I've ever tasted. You could live here happily ever after and be your healthiest self, feeling great and refreshed in your body, as well as your mind and soul.

      Helena, Facebook

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