Munduk Moding Plantation Nature Resort and Spa

Munduk, Bali

At a Glance

  • Great for guests looking to get off the beaten track.

  • Munduk Moding Plantation is located up in the hills of north Bali.

  • The property is located on a working coffee plantation.

  • The hotel's infinity pool offers spectacular views across the mountains, plantations and distant sea.

  • There are lots of complimentary activities on site, including a guided trek through the plantation each morning.

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Bali’s climate is warm and humid, temperatures averaging between 21°C and 31°C. Short bursts of rain occur from November until April, making the velvet green landscape come alive. April to October is the dry season, although in hilly Munduk, you rarely feel too hot.

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Insider's View

Enjoy a dip in the infinity pool, which has absolutely spectacular views across the surrounding mountains and plantations.

It gets much cooler up in the mountains, so make sure to bring a few extra layers with you for those chilly evenings.

Save room for the homemade coffee or strawberry ice cream.

Great views of the forest and coastline below from incredible infinity pool.

Enjoy the coffee from the hotels plantation during complimentary afternoon tea at the pool.

Call us on 858 345 1762 to start planning your vacation to Munduk Moding Plantation Nature Resort and Spa or take a look at our itineraries to Bali

Description

Munduk Moding Plantation is a charming eco-lodge located in the north of Bali. This luxury nature resort is close by to Munduk hill station and Bali's central lakes, and is surrounded by lush jungle, coffee trees and rice fields.

Located on a working coffee plantation and nearby to Bali's central lakes, Munduk Moding Plantation is an excellent choice for guests who want to get off the beaten track and explore a different side to the island.

Each of the villas and suites at the hotel is hidden away amongst the lush vegetation, guaranteeing privacy away from the crowds. The villas all offer incredible views of the hillsides which are covered with rice fields, coffee trees and lush jungle. The sunsets are spectacular! There's a choice of 1, 2 and 4-bedroom villas, as well as private pool villas.

What makes Munduk Moding Plantation such a superb choice for guests is its extensive selection of activities. Guided treks are arranged in the morning around the property, go on a horse riding trip around the lakes and countryside after lunch, and round the day off with a warming evening bonfire. When you're in such a remote area, the night sky and its countless stars is unbelievable!

For guests wanting to really escape the crowds and explore Bali's great outdoors, then Munduk Moding Plantation is a wonderful choice. It is a much more rustic property compared to hotels on Bali's south coast, but it's got bags of charm and character, and allows you to see a completely different side to the island.

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Accommodation

Munduk Moding Coffee Plantation offers charming villas and suites with traditional Balinese architecture and interiors. There are three suites which are located in the coffee plantation itself, close by to the hotel's restaurant, and nine spacious villas. The one bedroom pool villa is excellent for honeymooners or couples looking for something a little more luxurious, whilst the two and four bedroom villas work really well for larger parties.

Garden Suite

The Garden Suites are located in the coffee plantation, close to the MiMPi Restaurant, and offer a private terrace and an en-suite bathroom. These are much smaller than the villas, approximately 35m squared.

One Bedroom Villa

The one bedroom villas are very spacious (55m squared) with tropical hardwood parquet floors, a luxurious four-poster bed and charming local artworks. The villa has large glass doors which provide wonderful views across the surrounding landscape, as well as a secluded outdoor terrace amongst the coffee plants.

One Bedroom Pool Villa

The one bedroom pool villa comprises a generous living and dining room, a separate bedroom and a heated swimming pool with a stone terrace seating area. The views from the villa, the terrace and pool are of the rolling hills and the Java sea - they really are spectacular. The one bedroom pool villa is designed for couples who are looking for a truly tranquil treat in absolute privacy. Meals (should you so wish) will be served in the dining room with stunning view of mountains, volcanoes, orchards and the skyline, and private butler service is available throughout your stay.

Two Bedroom Coffee Villa

Located in a private building surrounded by mature Arabica coffee trees, the Two Bedroom Coffee Villa overlooks the rolling hills and the distant sea. It is set aside from the other villas and is located halfway between the main pool and the vegetable garden. The coffee villa is an excellent option for a family or a group of friends. It consists of two large suites and an expansive private terrace at the top floor with panoramic views of the hills and the Bali sea. The first suite, located on the ground floor has twin beds, a sitting area and bespoke locally handcrafted furniture. The second suite is located on the first floor and has a king bed, as well as a private terrace. Both suites are connected through an external stair case.

Two Bedroom Pool Villa

The two bedroom pool villa is set aside on a separate part of the plantation and consists of two separate bedroom villas, a living room and dining room, a heated private pool and a large terrace. The landscaping ensures that the area is secluded from the other villas whilst maximising the views of the sea, the jungle and surrounding hills. As well as a private butler, the two bedroom pool villa comes with a complimentary minibar (replenished once daily) and laundry service (2 items per guest per day).

Four Bedroom Pool Villa

The Four Bedroom Pool Villa is a superb choice for larger parties and is located close to the restaurant with easy access by golf cart. As well as a spacious living room and dining room, the villa also comes with a jacuzzi and stunning infinity pool which offers spectacular views across the rolling hills.

The rooms are located in an adjacent two floor building with the two top floor rooms situated on the same level as the terrace and living room. Internal and external staircases connect the top floor to the lower floor. The villa can accommodate up to 10 guests when the sitting area is transformed in an additional bedroom.

Childcare

Children are welcome at Munduk Moding Plantation and with such a fantastic array of activities to get involved in, there is plenty to keep them occupied, but there are no specific facilities except for babysitting.

Facilities

During your stay at Munduk Moding Plantation, make sure to take a dip in the property's stunning infinity pool. The swimming pool has spectacular views across the rolling hills, plantations and the distant sea. There is also a jacuzzi to relax in, an onsite gym, spa, tennis court and a small library where you can unwind with a good book. The property's restaurant, MiMPi serves local and western fare, and there is also a bar where you can enjoy a refreshing drink at the end of the day.

Activities

There are plenty of complimentary activities that you can get involved in with at Munduk Moding Plantation including Balinese dance classes, kite making and flying, coffee processing demonstrations, workshops where you'll learn how to make traditional Balinese offerings, and gamelan classes (local instrument). During your stay at Munduk Moding Plantation, make sure you also go on one of many hikes and treks through the surrounding area. Binoculars are on offer at the resort so you can spot the local wildlife and birds. There are also incredible waterfalls, mountain lakes and ancient temples to explore.

The resort also has four friendly Balinese ponies which you can ride on through the plantation, or venture off further into the countryside. Full day tours can be arranged in the rainforest.

Reviews

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Charlotte Loughlin (Staff)

This property truly is unique, set in the mountains surrounded by rich tropical forests and its very own coffee plantation. Your days will be packed with activities tailored to adventurous couples to families there is something for everyone. Find some time to relax by the award winning infinity pool, with stunning views of the forest and coastline below. Get a taste for the local flavor with their very own coffee and strawberry ice cream.

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Charlotte Winter (Staff)

This is a wonderful property located further out in rural Bali amongst a coffee plantation and is a great choice for guests wanting to get away from the crowds. If you're a fan of the great outdoors, there's lots to do here including bird watching, nature treks and horse riding. The property also boasts a beautiful pool to relax by. I was particularly taken aback by the incredible panoramic views - I could have looked out across the tropical rainforest for hours.

The property is much more rustic compared to hotels found in the south of the island, but it definitely has bags of charm and character, and it's great to see another side to Bali.

Experiences

  • A journey through picturesque central Bali

    Visit some of Bali's most impressive holy temples and stunning UNESCO recognised rice terraces on this journey to Taman Ayun temple complex, Candi Kuning, Ulun Danu Temple and the rice terraces at Jatiluwih.

  • Bali's farming, villages and mythical temples

    Discover a traditional Bali as you spend the day exploring farming villages, an 11th century temple complex guarded by a mythical dragon, Penglipuran village concluding with a visit to Kintamani which boasts views of the active volcano, Mount Batur.

  • Batur's youngest crater - Volcano cooking

    Spend an afternoon walking through the luna-esque landscape of Mount Batur from previous eruptions and experience panoramic views of the volcano's caldera. Discover craters and multi colored minerals as your meal is prepared using a steam vent oven.

  • Exotic Bali by Volkswagen convertible

    Explore Bali's temples and surrounding landscape in a Volkswagen convertible. Take your classic car to Pura Kehan and Gunung Kawi Sebatu temple complexes near Bangli town and bamboo enshrouded Penglipuran and on to arts and crafts villages near Ubud.

  • Explore the Charms of Northern Bali

    Take a day to explore northern Bali, taking in the central highlands, the famous market at Candi Kuning, Ulun Danu temple, the sacred hot springs at Banjar, Lovina town for lunch and the former Dutch capital, Singaraja before visiting Gitgit waterfall.

  • Kintamani - Monkey Forest Tour

    In addition to the Ubud Monkey Forest, this trip takes in Hindu temples, volcanic scenes and traditional Balinese arts. Your day will begin with a Barong dance performance and include three craft villages, Gunung Kawi temple and the "elephant cave".

  • Kintamani Besakih Tour

    Visit the Mother Temple of Bali and witness some of the region's best views on this full day trip of temple culture and traditional arts and crafts. See examples of batik, wood carving and the work of silver and gold-smiths.

  • R.O.L.E Charitable Experience

    Spend half a day with Rivers, Oceans, Lands and Ecology (R.O.L.E) Foundation, which is based in southern Bali. This environmental organization educates local people on environmental awareness as well as women's empowerment.

  • Spirit of Belimbing

    Visit one of Bali's most remote areas and explore on a 7km trek through rice paddies and plantations. Find the hidden and sacred Benben Waterfall and then at 4pm you will be dressed in Balinese national dress and taken to a jungle temple.

  • Sunrise over Mount Batur

    Experience incredible views from the summit of Mount Batur as the sun rises. Have breakfast before your descent and visit three younger craters with evidence of lava flow and finally enjoy a soothing dip in Toya Bungkah hot springs.

  • Visit Bali's Central Highlands & Tanah Lot at Sunset

    Travel through Bedugal's central highlands and past Lake Beratan on this full day adventure across Bali. Witness awe-inspiring views of Lake Buyan and Lake Tamblingan before arriving at spectacular Tanah Lot in time for an unforgettable sunset.

Vacation Ideas

  • Authentic Bali

    Ubud, Munduk and Mangiss

    from $2400 pp 12 nights

    • Impeccable and friendly service
    • Delicious breakfasts with a different flavour smoothie each morning
    • Iced water in cool boxes for every couple on the beach

Location & directions

Munduk, Bali

Munduk Moding Plantation is located up in the mountains of North Bali. It's surrounded by tropical rainforest and is a great option for guests wanting to get off the beaten track.

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