guest reviews - Villa Mako

Guest reviews
Villa Mako

April 20th, 2018 - April 21st, 2018

“Sincerest thanks to the Scotts and the staff, we appreciate your hospitality and will always remember our stay at Villa Mako! The beautiful terrazzo bathrooms and the sapphire swimming pool were our favorite parts. Experience wise, we enjoyed all your books about Indonesian arts and kid's stories. A welcome surprise. May this home be a treasure to you for a long time. Thanks again for sharing it.”

Deja K, Indonesia

April 4th, 2018 - April 8th, 2018

“We had a fantastic time in this beautiful villa. The staff were excellent, in particular the food. Adi from Elite Havens was very helpful. Thanks for the lovely time.”

Desmond F, Singapore

March 8th, 2018 - March 9th, 2018

“We had a beautiful stay at Villa Mako. The staff and service excellent. We loved the villa and ambiance. Hope to return.”

Rebecca S, Australia

February 27th, 2018 - March 2nd, 2018

“Spent a very restful 3 nights here at Villa Mako, we have absolutely loved every minute of our stay, from the outstanding staff to the excellent pool area, the comfy beds and the star dining. It made our honeymoon trip to Bali incredibly special and we can’t wait to come back one day (perhaps on anniversary). Thank you to everyone who looked after us so well like we were family. Very sad to be leaving today, hope to see you again soon.”

Alistair S, Australia

February 11th, 2018 - February 23rd, 2018

“Villa Mako is the best! Our time here has been awesome and we really enjoyed it, thank you! It was a fantastic discovery to come to Bali and especially to find Villa Mako - a hidden spot for peace, rest and to enjoy the beautiful nature. ”

Segolene K, Hong Kong

October 4th, 2017 - October 10th, 2017

“Thank you we had such a wonderful stay at Villa Mako, the facilities made us feel at home and very much enjoyed the architecture and design. Coming back to the villa after a day out felt like coming home. Gede, you manage a great property and hospitable staff, Kadek, your warm smile & wonderful service made us all feel like family, Ketut, your food is outstanding, you know how to cook everything! Wiwik, you sunny and warm service was a welcome addition to our stay. Thank you for making our family vacation so memorable. We will return soon.”

Albert L, Canada

September 21st, 2017 - October 1st, 2017

“Thank you Villa Mako staff for everything!! We have really enjoyed here and are really sad to leave. Thank you for Ketut for the AMAZING food, we felt we were in a 5 star restaurant. Kadek thank you for being so welcoming to us, we enjoyed your company and we will miss you lots. Thank you Wiwik we love your smile and how happy you are, we are all going to miss you. Keep smiling!!!! Nyoman the garden looks relay amazing, the pool is always clean. Thank you for keeping everything clean and tidy. Gede and Nyoman security thank you for keeping us safe during the night and letting us in when are late home! Thank you Gede (VM), the villa is amazing everything you do make means a lot, eg make milkshakes, organizing taxi etc). Thank you again to all for making it such an incredible experience here. It was sangat bagus! see you again from ( chris,Andrea,Grace,Taj and Ashes)”

Andrea L, Australia

August 27th, 2017 - September 9th, 2017

“My stay at Villa Mako was nothing short of amazing! I celebrated my 40th birthday here with friends and the staff decorated my room and bed with rose petal and made me a cake! Ketut is an amazing chef and the meals were to die for! Gede and Kadek were always around to help with anything, always smiling they were an absolute treasure to have around! I will miss this place so much! Thank you Villa Mako for my amazing experience in Bali.”

Jo T, Indonesia

July 2nd, 2017 - July 13th, 2017

“Gede and all of the staff at Villa Mako - thank you all so much for our wonderful stay. We have had a wonderful holiday. Each of you has made us feel special and we have loved the food, the service and the care you have shown us. We hope to see you again. ”

Charlotte A, Australia

June 26th, 2017 - July 2nd, 2017

“Wonderful stay at the villa. Loved the hospitality and the villa's cleanliness is top notch. Keep up the wonderful condition of the villa. Thank you.”

Andy S, Indonesia

June 22nd, 2017 - June 26th, 2017

“We had a wonderful stay at Villa Mako! Everything was perfect and the staff was great and very helpful. The kids had very enjoy in the pool and we realy enjoyed the quiet evenings in this lovely villa. The food was delicious and thank you to the great chef. Definitely a place we would be happy to recommend and visit again. Very pleasant and relaxing holiday. Thank you to all the staff at Villa Mako.”

Jeanne B, France

June 10th, 2017 - June 17th, 2017

“Thank you so much to all of the staff at villa mako! We Have had such a lovely time. It exceed all of our expectations! Only complaint is that our stay wasn't long enough. We do hope come back again soon.”

Oliver M, Hong Kong

April 29th, 2017 - May 4th, 2017

“We had a lovely stay at Villa Mako. The staff were wonderful and attentive, the grounds are so peaceful and led to a very relaxing holiday.”

Iain S, Indonesia

April 7th, 2017 - April 15th, 2017

“We are in love with Villa Mako. Very cosy comfortable sunny and airily place. 8 days in one moment. Thank you very much for making our first stay in Bali so nice. We very much appreciate the help of the villa staff. They were always open for assistance. They are great. We will definitely recommend this to our friends.”

Tanya R, Indonesia

February 2nd, 2017 - February 5th, 2017

“Thank you to Pak Gede and the wonderful manager of Villa Mako who made our stay super comfortable. We literally didn't have to lift a finger and the whole family had time to bond. Along with Pak Made (their recommended driver) our stay in Bali was one of the best we have had. We will be back as soon as we can. Pls make sure you try their ayam betutu!”

Rahul B, Singapore

December 27th, 2016 - January 3rd, 2017

“Thank you for you great stay for 6 night our new year! Superb food and staff very helpful especially with with our active son Roy 2.5 years old. The pool was great fun and we really enjoyed our stay.”

David F, Australia

December 14th, 2016 - December 20th, 2016

“Thank you so much for making our stay truly unforgettable. We had an amazing and relaxing time. The staff were all so friendly and helpful and made us feel right at home. Hope to see you again in the future.”

Hannah M, Australia

November 26th, 2016 - December 3rd, 2016

“Thank you very much for making our week at Villa Mako such a pleasurable and memorably stay . While the villa, pool and grounds are absolutely beautiful, the most special part at our holiday was the friendly and warm and attentive service from the staff. We have eaten like royalty and been treated like friends. We could never ask for more. Thank you again.”

Meagan H, Australia

October 9th, 2016 - October 15th, 2016

“Comport and cleanliness is good. Staff groomed, service, experience is good. Food is outstanding. The in-house service and facility is good.”

Elisabeth T, Singapore

September 24th, 2016 - October 8th, 2016

“Two wonderful weeks at Villa Mako. Thank you for the wonderful service especially for Indonesian food - better then restaurant. An excellent pool and service and supremely good nasi goreng. Thank you for a wonderful holiday the service was excellent and every meal a masterpiece. We would love to come back. ”

Jodie B, Australia

September 16th, 2016 - September 19th, 2016

“During our 4 days stay in Villa Mako we were so impressed by the amazing house and surroundings but most of all by the fantastic staff. Gede, Kadek & ketut really made us feel welcome and at home. They went to great length to pamper us and made sure we had a beautiful stay in Bali. Definitely recommend Villa Mako for a relaxing holiday. Thank you so much. ”

Olga B, Indonesia

September 4th, 2016 - September 15th, 2016

“We have had a fantastic stay here in Villa Mako. Made particularly special by the wonderful staff who have been so attentive through our stay (Ketut's cooking is also incredible and our best meals during our stay have been cooked by her). We love Bali, the people, surrounding, food and weather. We will try stay here in Villa Mako again. ”

Charlotte C, United Kingdom

July 2nd, 2016 - July 8th, 2016

“Comfort and cleanliness is outstanding, staff are outstanding, food quality is good, kadek and gede have exceeded above and beyond expectation. ”

Alexis D, Australia

May 25th, 2016 - May 29th, 2016

“We had a fantastic time. The staff were amazing and the villa outstanding. Thank you. We will definitely return in the future. Please don't ever lose your chef. she is great.”

Kerry H, Hong Kong

May 12th, 2016 - May 17th, 2016

“We have loved our stay at Villa Mako! Everything about it is better than we could have imagined. The food and staff are amazing and view spectacular. We will be recommending to all our friends and coming back! ”

Sarah H, Australia

April 9th, 2016 - April 23rd, 2016

“Staff was amazing! Very attentive and caring. Love all the team.”

Ms A, United Kingdom

January 7th, 2016 - January 12th, 2016

“Comfort and cleanliness, homely atmosphere are outstanding. Staff groomed and service prompt. Overall staff experience and communication are outstanding, Food quality, presentation are outstanding. The team members have exceeded above and beyond expectation. We will happily recommend.”

Li Chen L, Taiwan

December 26th, 2015 - January 2nd, 2016

“Keep up the good work and hospitality - Ketut, Kadek and Made. Happy New Year!”

Lucia K, United Kingdom

November 19th, 2015 - November 23rd, 2015

“It was a lovely villa and we could not have been looked after better. Amazing, polite, helpful and sweet natured staff. Every one at Villa Mako was delightful. The food was great and they were so gentle with our children. Nothing was too much trouble. Great pool setting too. Enormous rooms and the kids twin room was lovely too. If anything, it would benefit from having a driver to allow for more spntaneity. ”

Victoria G, Singapore

November 6th, 2015 - November 11th, 2015

“Comport and cleanliness were good, staff were good, food were good, in house service and facility pool is good, internet accessibility is satisfactory, all staff made us feel welcome and comfortable.”

Neil H, Singapore

October 20th, 2015 - October 27th, 2015

“Villa comfortable and cleanliness are good, staff are outstanding. Food are outstanding, in-house service and facility are good.”

Elisabeth T, Singapore

July 24th, 2015 - August 2nd, 2015

“Staff were lovely and very helpful. The food was delicious. The villa beautifully decorated and very comfortable. ”

Susan P, Australia

June 30th, 2015 - July 4th, 2015

“What a gorgeous villa. The website photos do not do it justice! Beautifully decorated with a collection of Indonesian antique and new works, all the mod-cons and so spacious. It was beyond our expectations. Views from back patio to rice fields were added bonus. Staff were lovely, speak very good English and did their best to make us comfortable. So much better than the most stylish of hotels in Bali. Was such a treat. I hope we will be back.”

Claire R, Indonesia

April 14th, 2015 - April 17th, 2015

“Very nice villa, and good staff.”

Xiao Qing Guo, China

February 19th, 2015 - February 20th, 2015

“Beautiful villa with old world character and charm. Very large swimming pool great for the kids with jungle and rice field views. We took the villa bikes out for a ride which was a great way to explore the neighborhood. ”

April P, Indonesia

April 21st, 2013 - April 26th, 2013

“Such a fantastic Villa! The staff made our stay better than we could imagine. Ketut (our chef) made such delicious meals and the non-stop snacks and drinks were such a luxury. Wayan (housekeeping) is such a valuable asset - on top of all his many duties he still found time to take our son for garden walks and feed the fish, etc. All the staff were just beyond wonderful! The villa itself is beautiful and we spent endless hours relaxing in the pool and watching the gorgeous butterflies, squirrels and birds in the garden. We look forward to visiting again.”

Kate H, Australia

March 30th, 2013 - April 3rd, 2013

“This is our 2nd stay at Villa Mako and we love it even more than the 1st time. Made, Ketut, Kadek and Wayan welcomed us like family and my 2 young children (ages 4 and 2) were very attached to them, calling them "Uncle" and "Auntie" within the first day. Ketut is an amazing cook and we wish we stayed longer so we could enjoy her food! Made is extremely helpful with any arrangements. Kadek and Wayan ensured that all our needs were attended to while at the Villa. The swimming pool is our favourite because it has a large shallow area perfect for the kids. They also love feeding the koi every morning.”

Jennifer Ting, Hong Kong

March 28th, 2013 - March 30th, 2013

“Villa Mako is a lovely charming villa with a great pool. The staff are super friendly and nothing is too much trouble. I loved sitting on the balcony of the master bedroom and looking out over the paddyfields. ”

-F, Hong Kong

January 17th, 2013 - January 31st, 2013

“Villa Mako is a relaxed 3 bedroom home with a delightful pool and garden in a small village away from the hustle and bustle of Seminyak. The increased Bali traffic can be a problem if you just want to "pop" into the shops or restaurants of the more built up areas. Consequently, it is better to eat locally and chill out at the house for a more restful holiday. The staff are lovely ...”

BJ, Australia

January 5th, 2013 - January 8th, 2013

“Really lovely to be pampered by the caring staff, had a really wonderful few days in Bali.”

CS, Australia

August 25th, 2012 - September 2nd, 2012

“We loved our stay at Villa Mako, this is someone's home not a Villa for rent and it shows. We have two small children aged 3 & 5 and this was the only Villa that had a pool area that had a fence for safety. The house is large and has many areas to sit and relax. There is a separate TV room with books and DVD's which my girls loved. The staff are friendly but give you space and privacy. The Chef is amazing and the food we ate was as good as any top restaurant. We loved the location away from the distraction of shopping and people. The grounds are surrounded by lush gardens and trees with rice paddies in the distant. ”

Mal Jago, Australia

March 21st, 2012 - March 26th, 2012

“We loved our stay at Villa Mako. The food was wonderful and the staff was very attentive. Our kids loved the pool and wandering down to the river. All of the children's toys and DVDs were a nice bonus.”

KB, Japan

April 30th, 2011 - May 13th, 2011

“Villa Mako was a wonderful experience and a great value! The staff was kind and professional. We hope to return.”

Thomas Booth, United States

March 19th, 2011 - April 2nd, 2011

“We had a wonderful stay, the Villa was wonderful the staff are fantastic, the cooking was wonderful catering to our spicy taste and the children's mild taste. The only negative was for the final 3 days we were unable to use the children's bathroom due to the kitchen waste coming up into the shower and flooding the bathroom. It was very unhygienic. The staff did their best the fix the problem but it may have needed some serious plumbing work it was disappointing, however it would not deter us from recommending Villa Mako. ”

Bruce Dolle, Australia

March 3rd, 2011 - March 13th, 2011

“We had a wonderfull stay at Villa Mako in March 2011. We stayed for about 10 dag. The meals prepared by the cook were very nice. Friendly staff. Quiet area, location for families is perfect. Big swimming pool. Very tidy . Absolutely no comment whatsoever. Would go back anytime. ”

Kristien Van Landschoot, Belgium