Housekeepers and Cooks

Umajati’s housekeeper-cooks will take care of you during your stay with us between the hours of 7.30 am to 4.30 pm. They will prepare your breakfast, keep the house clean and do your laundry. They can prepare lunch or dinner from the Umajati Retreat Menu if you give us notice in the morning. We do not prepare multiple meals but rather one family style meal that you may select. If you would like to order dinner, it will be prepared for you and left in the kitchen for you to serve yourself before the staff leaves at 4.30 pm. If you would be so kind as to put your dishes back into the kitchen and rinse them off (to avoid ants) we will arrange for the rest of the clean up.


Breakfast is included in the room price and there is an extensive menu for lunch and dinner, much of it vegetarian. At breakfast, you can order your meals for the rest of the day from the housekeeper. As each house has its own kitchen, food will keep if you change your mind and decide to eat out at one of Ubud’s many restaurants. There is always the option of self-catering and the housekeeper can shop for you or take you shopping with them, so you can get the freshest and even organic produce, find the best bread, and visit the choicest deli, all at relatively inexpensive prices. An organic garden on the property supplies fresh vegetables in season.

Home-Cooked Meals

Home-Cooked Meals

Shuttle to Ubud

Umajati Retreat is about 4 kilometers (2.5 miles) from central Ubud. Our complementary shuttle service offers drop-offs and pick-ups to Ubud between 10.00 am and 6.00 pm. If you want to arrange a car outside of these times the cost is IDR 80,000 for a drop or pick up.


Each house has its own dedicated Wifi network, the password to which you will be given upon arrival.

Umajati's Mission

Umajati is about cultural integrity, care for the environment, and sustainable livelihoods. A percentage of sales are committed to conservation and livelihood development across Indonesia, giving targeted, long-term mentoring to community groups for sustainable change. This work is done through the Bebali Foundation and the network of communities with which it works.

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