The Retreat


“According to ancient Hindu writings “Jati was where the first Hindu priest and sacred white buffalo arrived in Bali from Java”. Since this time Jati is revered as a sacred place safe from the outside world.

The Jati retreat is set in 5 hectares of hillside gardens amongst lush tropical forests in the mountains of Ubud, Bali. Accommodations consist of eight deluxe spa villas, each with private spa facilities and ten 10 superior villas with wide windows overlooking the tropical forest. Verandas on both the Deluxe and Superior villas provide an excellent setting for a romantic dinner or just relaxing on the day bed.

A complete health and wellbeing centre, organic gardens and gourmet restaurant, offer the guest the true spirit and grace of Asian inspired traditional healing.

The Jati retreat was created with a vision to bring health and vitality into your life. We offer a global palate of world class health and wellbeing programs, covering: Nutrition, Detox, Yoga, Meditation, Stress Relief, Anti-aging Programs, Nature Trekking and Healthy Cooking Workshops.”

The Retreat Environment

Oval-6“Set amongst lush tropical forests in the mountains of Ubud, Bali, The Jati retreat provides beautiful views of mountains, valleys and lush tropical flora and fauna.

The earth here blossoms with indigenous fruits, organic vegetables, flowers and herbs, many of which are also used in our spa treatments for medicinal healing as well as for our freshly prepared spa cuisine.

Meander through the beautiful garden paths and explore our unique and exciting flora and fauna, see monkeys and many exotic birds in the surrounding bamboo forests.

Through discovering the beauty of nature ones sense of peace and mental health is restored, our experienced guides will point out rare tropical trees and other plants of interest, such as wild orchids and exotic ferns, many of which are frequently used in Balinese cuisine.”

The Villas

“Set in 5 hectares of hillside gardens amongst lush tropical forests in the mountains near Ubud, Bali, The retreat with 8 Deluxe Spa Villas and 10 Superior Villas offers the true spirit and grace of Asian inspired traditional healing.

Each of the Deluxe Spa Villas is equipped with private jacuzzi and spa treatment facilities. The superior villas are spacious with large bathrooms including tub and shower. Each villa has a private veranda, perfect for a romantic candlelight dinner and where guests can enjoy stunning views of mountains, valleys and lush tropical flora and fauna.

This facility was master planned to provide sufficient space between villas for absolute privacy, and in a circular style based upon early primitive village dwellings combined with the chakra principle around energy flow. ”


Oval-10We’ve co-ordinated with the wellbeing retreat for daily activities that offer an insight into the culture and in keeping with our commitment to your total wellbeing, offers yoga, nature walk and Aqua Aerobics – included in  your package.

The week is not only sitting with a laptop and Facebook, or doing yoga and meditation. We also have outbound activities – small changes may occur for example only one of the two temple tour is included – but for the most part they include:

Balinese Massage 

Included is a Balinese massage at the well appointed luxury spa. A traditional village massage, starting with muscle warm up without oil to stimulate blood circulation from the feet up. Acupressure techniques delivered by gifted hands with Balinese exotic warming oil made from spices and herbs provide deep muscle relaxation. Of course you can always treat yourself to more at the spa, but this one is included!

Balinese Dance lesson

Balinese Cooking Class

Begin with a visit to the retreat farm fields and spice garden accompanied by wellbeing restaurant staff explaining the main ingredients used in the Balinese cuisine, then joining the fun and ritual of preparing a typical Balinese meal in the traditional Balinese kitchen style, learn various techniques and get to know traditional cooking equipment. The myriad of exotic scents and flavors will prepare your taste buds for a truly sumptuous experience: a traditional Balinese meal, prepared by yourself in an enchanting Balinese setting.

Volcano Visit

WARNING: 3AM start! Enjoy trekking along Mount Batur and reach the higher spot to experience the enchanting sunrise view before your very own eyes. You will be accompanied by a well-trained local guide who will show you the beauty of nature through the whole journey.

Holy Spring Temple Tour

From the retreat, visit Gunung Kawi Sebatu a beautiful Holy Spring temple in quiet surrounding, Gunung Kawi Tampaksiring, an ancient tomb carved from a steep rock face and Tirta Empul the Holy Spring Temple, dating from the 11th century. (see video below)

Kintamani & Holy Spring Temple Tour

It’s an easy morning drive from Bagus Jati to Penelokan, a mountain resort approximately 1.200 meters above sea level. A stop at Tirta Empul Temple (a holy spring temple) in Tampaksiring is included, on the way.

Balinese Purification Ritual “Melukat” and Blessing

Embrace Balinese culture and custom on this whirlwind tour to two local temples and experience a purification ritual in the heart of Bali. Meet in the lobby and be helped by our lovely staff to dress in traditional sarong and let the morning unfold. Join our guide on an exceptional tour steeped in history, legend and experience. A visit to Gunung Kawi Sebatu temple, followed by a beautiful walk down to the recently discovered holy spring and partake in a purification and blessing ceremony where you walk to the base of the waterfall and immerse yourself in the purest water in Bali. Towels, Balinese clothes and offerings provided. Please bring a change of clothes for after the blessing.

Jungle Trek

Enjoy nature at its best! Experience the magnificent variety of flora and fauna that inhabit the forests surrounding the valley around the resort. You may have the chance to glimpse monkeys in their natural habitat, while the chirping of a thousand birds composes a melodious symphony of natural sounds. The experienced guide accompanying will point out tropical trees and other plants, such as wild orchids and pakis ferns, the latter ones are frequently used in Balinese cuisine as vegetables.