Health Travel Magazine - Digest 2024

Mike reviews Como Shambhala Estate in Ubud Bali

Hello, Health Travel Magazine followers! I’m Mike, co-founder and wellness expert, and I had the incredible opportunity to embark on a transformative journey at COMO Shambhala Estate in Indonesia. Join me as I take you through the highlights of this extraordinary retreat, where serenity and wellness intertwine to create a truly unforgettable experience. From tailored wellness consultations to rejuvenating massages, COMO Shambhala Estate offers a sanctuary for the mind, body, and soul. Get ready to immerse yourself in the enchanting world of COMO Shambhala as I share my personal insights and experiences.

Day 1: Tailored Wellness and Delicious Dining

As I arrived at COMO Shambhala Estate, I immediately felt a sense of peace and tranquility wash over me. The warm welcome and refreshing drink set the stage for the exceptional hospitality that awaited. I was fortunate to have a personal assistant who crafted a customized itinerary to ensure that my experience was tailored to my preferences.

The wellness journey began with a comprehensive health consultation led by the esteemed wellness director. We delved deep into insightful dietary recommendations and practical principles that seamlessly integrated into my daily life. I was fascinated by the inclusion of pulse reading and traditional Chinese medicine insights, which added an intriguing dimension to my wellness journey.

Indulgence took center stage with the renowned COMO Shambhala massage. The highly trained spa team delivered a truly exceptional experience, leaving me feeling rejuvenated and deeply relaxed. The three-course dinner at the glow restaurant was a culinary delight, offering a perfect balance of healthy and delicious options that satisfied both my palate and my well-being.

Day 2: Nature Walks, Hydrotherapy, and Rejuvenation

The following day, I awoke to the tantalizing aromas of a delicious breakfast at Kudu restaurant. Surrounded by mesmerizing jungle views, I savored the vibrant flavors of fresh local fruits and ingredients, setting the tone for a day of immersion in nature.

A guided morning walk through the nearby village allowed me to soak up the local culture and gain insights into Balinese family homes and their unique temples. The picturesque rice fields and the majestic volcano provided awe-inspiring moments that will forever remain etched in my memory.

To unwind and recharge, I indulged in a deep tissue massage, expertly designed to release tension and restore balance. The dedicated hydrotherapy pool became my oasis, with invigorating warm-up exercises and blissful massages provided by targeted water jets. The cool-down on a comfortable lounger, wrapped in warm towels, was the perfect way to conclude this revitalizing session.

As the sun began to set, I embraced the serenity of an enchanting evening yoga session. The peaceful surroundings and gentle movements allowed me to find solace and inner harmony, leaving me feeling truly centered and at peace.

Day 3: Discover Hidden Serenity and Find Inner Balance

On the final day, I embarked on a captivating visit to “The Kedara,” a hidden gem nestled within the estate’s enchanting jungle. Descending through nature’s embrace, I followed a picturesque trail that led me to a natural water spring considered sacred by the locals. The cascading waterfall and secluded pools amidst rocks and hillsides offered a sense of privacy and tranquility. The symphony of the jungle and the gentle flow of the Ayung River provided the perfect soundtrack to my moments of serenity.

Another sublime massage awaited me, accompanied by calming aromatic oils that transported me to a state of deep relaxation. Taking a private outdoor shower amidst nature’s embrace, I felt a profound connection with the serene environment. The infinity pool of my residence provided a refreshing oasis, allowing me to bask in the serenity of my surroundings.

To conclude my journey, I participated in a serene Chi Gong session, embracing the harmonizing energy and finding my inner balance amidst the peaceful ambiance. It was the perfect way to bring together all the elements of my wellness experience at COMO Shambhala Estate.

COMO Shambhala Estate Q&A

Who are the owners of COMO hotels?

COMO hotels and resorts are part of the Singapore-based COMO group including luxury fashion, wellness & dining concepts

How many rooms does COMO Shambhala Estate have?

COMO Shambhala Estate has 30 rooms, suites and villas.

Who designed Como Shambhala Estate?

Como Shambhala Estate Bali was created by founder Christina Ong as part of her quest for a meaningful spa experience.

In conclusion, my time at COMO Shambhala Estate was truly transformative. From tailored wellness consultations and rejuvenating massages to immersive nature walks and serene moments of inner reflection, each day offered a unique and fulfilling experience. COMO Shambhala Estate is a haven of tranquility and rejuvenation, offering an inspiring retreat that leaves you feeling renewed and revitalized.

While Michael’s itinerary was specially curated for a comprehensive experience within three days, COMO Shambhala’s Integrative Wellness Retreat is tailored to each individual guest and their objectives for their stay.

Contact our wellness specialists on WhatsApp or our online enquiry form for more information and to learn about additional special offers at COMO Shambhala Estate.