Kappa Senses : A French Resort Spa Nestled In The Heart Of The Island Of Gods

The island of Bali is world renowned for its relaxing atmosphere, iconic scenery and spirituality, and nowhere encompasses this healing spirit more than the lush, green tropical surroundings of Ubud. Set amongst 2 hectares of stunning picture-postcard views, you’ll discover Kappa Senses, a newly opened luxury resort whose peaceful surroundings and Balinese hospitality will leave you feeling like you have arrived in your own slice of heaven.

Kappa Senses

A warm reception awaited us on check-in, as we were served a deliciously refreshing vibrant pink and purple butterfly pea drink by welcoming smiling staff. With a gentle nod to the local culture, we were presented with a traditional Tridatu thread bracelet consisting of a red, white and black thread which is proudly worn by the Balinese people and symbolises protection.

Warm welcome at Kappa Senses Ubud

Comprising of 76 contemporary styled suits and villas, Kappa Senses prides itself on their perfect combination of state-of-the-art facilities and mixture of local culture. All villas and suites are decorated with intricate carvings – a celebration of ancient Sanskrit images from the Hindu Ramayana story.

The one-bedroom villa had its own private pool which looked out towards idyllic tiered rice paddies and was the perfect spot to spend an afternoon in quiet contemplation. Furnished with a generously sized double bed and plump, fluffy cushions, it was the fitting place to enjoy an early morning coffee as we listened to the calming morning bird song.

We really appreciated the excellent Wifi reception and universal power points, as well as the Nespresso machine and a wide range of teas. Other accommodation categories include the Deluxe Suites with private jacuzzi, and larger rooms for families are also available. 

Bedroom Kappa Senses Ubud

The resort has a generous pool area with views out onto the vibrant Balinese countryside. There are plenty of comfortable cabanas, large day beds and sun loungers to choose from.

We enjoyed listening to the chilled lounge music as we relaxed pool-side, sipping on a coconut and taking in the morning sun. Above the pool area you’ll find a sumptuous display of fresh cakes and tempting pastries – a perfect Afternoon Tea treat to enjoy with a refreshing hot drink or huddled-up with your favourite book.


Kappa Senses Ubud pool

For those with a desire to explore and immerse themselves in the Bali experience, Kappa Senses offers ‘Kappa Instants’, a collection of meaningful experiences designed to celebrate the local culture.

Choose from tours of the surrounding subak rice farming system, explore how local coffee and palm wine are brewed, or visit a traditional Balinese temple and take part in an unforgettable spiritual moment. 

Dining-wise there are three restaurants to choose from within the resort, from the semi-gastronomic Kokokan with beautiful rice paddie views, to the more laid-back zen vibes of Kelapa restaurant which is located by the main swimming pool area. 

For breakfast we loved the selection of fresh pastries and juices, then tucked into a variety of delights such as Potatoes Rosti Benedict, Spinach & Ricotta Cheese Omelette and vibrant Pitaya Smoothie bowls. The dinner menu is an impressive affair with a variety of Indonesian and Western inspired dishes on offer – each with their own Kappa Senses twist. 

We found that the Roast Butternut Squash Salad and Green Pea & Asparagus Soup were the ideal start to our meal. As the setting sun turned the skies above the Ubud jungle a dusky pink colour, we dined on Grilled Rib-eye Steak served with fresh herb butter and Grilled Salmon with Oro, Feta & Red Wine Vinaigrette. Just be sure to leave room for their tempting desserts, such as the Strawberry Melba Cup or traditional Malaysian Black Rice Pudding.

Spa at Kappa Senses

Situated pride of place amongst the resort’s well-established gardens you will find OmTara Spa by Clarins. Consisting of seven sleek treatment rooms, beauty and hair salons, vitality pools, gym, steam and sauna rooms and a high-tech Vichy shower, you’ll be sure to find your state of bliss amongst the many treatments on offer. We were impressed by the knowledgeable reception staff, who expertly guided us through the wide range of facials, massages and other therapeutic treatments.

We indulged in a traditional 60-minute Balinese massage and left feeling relaxed from top to toe. It was the perfect way to awaken our senses and end our blissful stay at Kappa Senses.

Spa at Kappa Senses Ubud

If you are interested in trying the Kappa Senses experience, check out their website for further details on their website or email them at [email protected].

Address: Banjar Tanggayuda, Jl. Taman Sari, Kedewatan, Kecamatan Ubud, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80571

Instagram: @kappasensesubud

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