Visit Bali's Famous Bamboo Mansions and Design Workshop

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Visit Bali's architectural feat - the world famous private Bamboo Mansions located near Ubud. Designed by the daughter of John Hardy and within walking distance of the Green School, it's an experience you will not forget.

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  • Bamboo Design Workshop - the largest bamboo factory
  • World famous Private Bamboo Mansions of Green Village
  • Green School - renown as the "greenest school" on Earth

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Important Information

As our location is very secluded and difficult to find, we HIGHLY recommend using our designated drivers to visit us for our tour. Many of our guests try to take their own drivers and even the locals don't know how to give them the right directions (this is the case even when they have a map in hand). Our drivers will ensure a smooth experience and you won't waste any precious vacation time trying to locate us.

To book our transport, please book it as an add-on while confirming the no. of guests in your travelling party. If you would still prefer to come on your own, we are happy to send you a map with directions.


What you need to bring

Water, sun hat, sun block and comfortable walking shoes


Meet your host :
Elora
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  • Bahasa Indonesia (Fluent)

My name is Elora and I am the creative director for the design firm Ibuku, which is most well known for its dynamic bamboo designs in Bali, including the structures at Green Village and Green School. I spent the first 14 years of my life in Bali and the next 14 in the US, where I eventually worked as a graphic designer for Donna Karan in New York. I returned to Bali in 2010 inspired to reconnect with the culture and landscape that I love. I made a commitment to help cultivate Balinese artisans alongside young and innovative designers with the goal of making Bali the global centre for bamboo building and design. Our intention is that over the next 5 years, bamboo will become highly desirable internationally , and be recognized as a valuable and versatile resource for all people in the world. I do hope you visit our special community when you are in Bali!
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Reviews (16)

  • Suet Ying Suet Ying

    Great and fabulous mansion, BUT not a well organised tour

    The bamboo mansions are stunning, but the tour to bamboo mansion does not give me clear ideas of how they are built, etc. lots of informations are missing. It is just a visit rather than guided tour.
    Yet, the tour to the bamboo factory and green school is nice, the bamboo factory in particular! Detailed guided tours are provided, really allowing guests to learn more about the process. The only thing is we are not allowed to take photos, but that's not a big problem.

  • Mandy Mandy

    We didn't know what to expect when we signed up for this tour. We wanted an unique experience that wasn't run of mill. We started off at the Bamboo Factory cum Design workshop and we were so in awe by the beauty of the bamboo designs. Next, we went to the amazing Green School that had such an interesting study concept that made me wanna be a kid again. Lastly was the icing on the cake, a visit to the magnificent 6 storeys home made from bamboo and other sustainable materials - The Sharma Springs Bamboo House which was tastefully and beautifully decorated.
    We were glad that we went on this tour and it was worth every cent. I would highly recommend this tour to anyone who would like to learn more about sustainable living.

  • Warren Warren

    This was a great trip. The bamboo mansions were very impressive. You will want one as soon a s you step inside. Photography in the main house is not allowed, but you can take pictures in one of the subsequent houses.

    The lunch was very tasty and we really enjoyed the detailed tour of the bamboo factory. The tour of the Green school is a must. Do not skip out in that part! We highly recommend this one.

  • Kai Man Kai Man

    Excellent program. It gives you a new view about bamboo.
    Definitely worth for your money. Booking went very smooth. Even after we want to change the day.
    Great hospitality. Thanks!

  • Erin Erin

    The visiting is certainly out of my expectation. I have always been amazed with how bamboo make an aesthetic furniture and i certainly admired the handiwork of the spring house and other furnitures.

    The architect Mr Moko is a wonderful teacher who shared his experience and his passion for bamboo making during the design workshop.

    Ms Jennie was my tour guide when i visited the bamboo mansion. Was not able to visit each mansion individually as there were guest in it. But i manage to visit the spring house which is the highlight of the trip. It's amazing to see a house make of bamboo.

    Definitely worth the visit and a stay =)

  • Kauna Kauna

    From the minute we walked in it was like being swept into another world. I loved the Balinese architecture, it's outstanding the entire mansion is made of bamboo and not a single nail! It's absolutely an incredible place. The open concept and the scenery of the green village across the river was just breathtaking! This is what I imagined how Bali would look like. Every room had a private patio and was unique from revolving shelves to suspended hanging beds. A true one of kind. All the staff were very friendly and the food was scrumptious too! A total must see, you won't regret it.

  • Sameer Sameer

    If there was only one place you could see in Bali (although that should never be the case) this would be it. I would never have imagined how something as natural and simple as bamboo could result in something so beautiful and epic. The Bamboo Mansions are unlike anything you've seen before. Tip : It's so hidden that even local drivers are unaware of the location and may spend upto 30min of your time just looking for it - best book their own driver to be sure making the most of your time.

  • RJ RJ

    Pictures simply cannot express how amazingly mindblowing this place is, it truly takes a genius mind to dream up a fantasy accommodation like this place. Everybody who comes to Bali NEEDS to see this place!!!

  • Marcin Marcin

    There are many places in Bali, that you can describe as "paradise". Well... for me there were, until I visited Spring House. This place is just astonishing and words cannot decribe the impression. It's a 200% must to see it if you only have a chance, no excuses!

  • Amanda Amanda

    This place was the highlight of my entire trip to Bali. Couldn't believe my eyes when I walked into Spring house - 6 levels of complete luxury (the all-bamboo place even has a wine cellar!) The view during lunch was breathtaking and I will be back to stay next time!

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