All of our bungalows are built based on eco friendly principles. Using 100% recycle timber, culturally sensitive, thermally comfortable with no aircon but using more natural innovative solutions, using LED lights to use as little energy as possible without leaving our guests needs of the modern comfort and luxury.
Welcome to Yabbiekayu bungalow homestay, built in a beautiful rice paddy location on the edge of the charming cultural, tourist village of Tembi, in Yogyakarta City. Experience relaxed afternoons on the veranda overlooking the rice paddies, and pleasant nights disturbed only by the sounds of frogs and crickets watching the fireflies float past. Relax in a private out door bathroom with a bath for two under the stars, before retiring to your large 4 poster bed for a relaxing nights sleep, prior to a luxury breakfast on the porch before setting off on your days adventure to explore the village and the enticing historical city of Yogyakarta.
Bungalow 1 is built on a raised polished recycled Ironwood floor with a back deck directly overlooking the rice paddies and a front deck facing into the homestay common areas. Bungalow 1’s outdoor bathroom includes gardens, fishpond, large luxury bathtub a seating area, toilet shower and sink surrounded by timber and stone walls. The internal area includes a queen size antique cotton reel soli oak four poster bed and bed side tables, a small writing desk and chair, minibar, snack bar and intimate lighting. Bungalow 1 has a new large outdoor private living area that will house an outdoor table & umbrella, gardens fishpond and outdoor daybed.
110m2 total including; Indoor living area 25m2– 20m2 Outdoor decks – 30m2 Outdoor bathroom – 35m2 Private Outdoor living area.
Please look at out our other bungalows, prior to booking as they are slightly different and one may suit you better than the others.
Échanges avec les voyageurs
Feel free to come to our office where we have a bunch of interesting people share a working space with Yabbiekayu staff. We support local and national non profit organisation, and we also host a consultancy company specializing in shelter and disaster which influenced Yabbiekayu a lot in our thinking about how a proper built homes and using the energy efficiently could give a great impact to society.
Your bungalow is supplied with luxury towels and bedding, and organic biodegradable soaps and shampoos, purified mineral water, tea and coffee facilities and comes with free hi speed WiFi and a Luxury breakfast.
Your luxury breakfast includes a range of both western and Indonesian options such as home made muesli, fried rice, poached eggs on toast etc. Including espresso coffee or tea, fresh home made juices or fruit salads, home made yoghurt, wholemeal or sourdough breads, homemade jams etc.
We run a small restaurants just a few steps from your bungalow, and our kitchen aim’s to provide every guest with a healthy, unique and memorable dining experience based on wholesome ingredients prepared with care and attention to detail. Our menu includes a combination of local and regional Indonesian specialities along with a range of our Western favourites.
All meals at Yabbiekayu are prepared using our own authentic recipes based on natural fresh ingredients including fruits and vegetables from our edible gardens where possible.
Our kitchen use filtered drinking quality water at all stages of preparation, washing fruit and vegetables, making ice and cooking.
We do not use monosodium glutamate or other artificial colour or flavour enhancers. Nor do we cook with transfats or palm oil based products, aiming to ensure our meals are low fat and as healthy as possible.
Vegetarian, Vegan and Gluten free options are available as are either super spicy or chili free dishes. If you have any special requests or dietary considerations please do not hesitate to let us know.
If you like what we cook as much as we do, then please feel free to sign up for one of our cooking classes while you’re here or simply relax and enjoy your meal.
To ensure the comfort of all guests, we ask that visitors smoke outside on the generous verandah's we have built for your convenience.
The bungalows are located overlooking lush rice fields, on the edge of a small and very friendly traditional village. To support local tradition and culture we ask that guests dress politely when wandering around the village and point out that dogs are not usual in these villages, though any other pet may be considered on application.