The Zen Villas
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TravelPod Member ReviewsThe Zen Villas Sanur
Stayed in Serenity Viila A.
Fantastic Pool and outdoor area.
Breakfast cocked fresh in villa each morning...delicious!
Indoor & Outdoor Shower.
Service brilliant....so friendly & helpful.
Would definitely stay here again.
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... are many meditation places and many activities to help the traveler to relax. I only get a view of the place as I ride the minivan through the town one day (while on my way to do a bicycle riding tour). I will add this to my list of places to spend time in at some point.
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