You and the Hubs de­serve some ro­man­tic cou­ple time be­fore Ju­nior ar­rives. Re­lax in these stylish new re­sorts, says

Simply Her (Singapore) - - Front Page - SASHA GON­ZA­LES.

This new re­sor t in Ubud, the spir­i­tual and cul­tural hear t of Bali, of­fers views of lush rolling hills, the Ayung River and ver­dant rice pad­dies. It has only 60 suites and vil­las, mak­ing for an ul­tra- peace­ful and in­ti­mate es­cape.

You get to en­joy per­sonal but­ler ser­vices dur­ing your stay, and no re­quest is too big for them: For in­stance, if you wish to dine at an ex­clu­sive lo­ca­tion or a lo­ca­tion of your choice within the re­sor t, your but­ler can ar­range it for you.

Keen on a gen­tle work­out? Join a yoga class in the river- fac­ing pav­il­ion or on the rice paddy-  eld plat­forms. Cool down af­ter in the main swimming pool, which of­fers a view of the rice pad­dies. Also wor th check­ing out are the beau­ti­ful tem­ples, mar­kets, and art- and- craft stores sur­round­ing the re­sor t.

Room rates: From US$ 570

($ 766) a night

Re­lax at the spa: Try the Pre- natal In­dul­gence Treat­ment at Man­dapa Spa, which uses in­gre­di­ents like nat­u­ral cal­en­du­lain­fused oil, and red and white clay. The 90- minute treat­ment, which in­volves ex­fo­li­a­tion, a mas­sage and a body mask, is de­signed to im­prove skin  rm­ness and aid re­lax­ation.

Need med­i­cal care? The near­est med­i­cal fa­cil­ity – about 15 min­utes away – is Klinik Surya Hu­sada Sayan. There are also two in­ter­na­tional hos­pi­tals in the Kuta area, which is about 90 min­utes away: BIMC Hos­pi­tal (www. bim­cbali. com) and In­ter­na­tional SOS (www. in­ter­na­tion­al­sos. com).

Your own lit­tle chill- out cor­ner – per­fect!

Start the morn­ing right with a re­fresh­ing dip in your pri­vate pool at Man­dapa.

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