As first time travellers to Bali we were delighted to find Angel House located down a short pathway off the really busy main street leading to Ubud and couldn't believe how calm and peaceful it was once we entered into the grounds. The owner of Angel House has fully embraced the way of Balinese life and was only to happy to share her knowledge about her local village Tarukan Mas, the traditions and important cultural aspects of Balinese life and to recommend the best places to see and shop!. I was one of two single women travelling with a married couple and the accommodation was perfect as we all had our own suites and the villa to ourselves! That meant we had the undivided attention of the fabulous staff who were so kind and accommodating and nothing was too much trouble and very patient when the gals were shopping!!! One of the staff even came to the villa at 2am in the morning to ensure one of our party got picked up for the sunrise mountain hike they had organised for him.The home-cooked breakfasts are awesome! Pancakes or Black rice pudding were our favourites, we couldn't choose so we had both!!! The rooms were beautifully fitted out and well equipped and with the pool to ourselves it was great to come back after a night out and to have a swim to cool down before retiring to our rooms. We walked to local restaurants and strolled around the local village to see the real Bali but need to come back to stay again to see all the other wonderful treats Mas has to offer away from the hustle and bustle of Ubud. Thanks for an awesome introduction to the cultural centre of Bali and the wonderful Balinese people.