At Uluwatu Surf Villas we use a lot of reclaimed wood, reimagined for a world of cliff-top villas that merge into the landscape.
”I started sourcing the wood from Java and appreciating the hand-hewn nature of the wood. You can see the cuts from the axe. You can see that there were no power tools used to cut these trees down or build these old houses.”
In this new video, Tim shares his passion for woodworking and friendship with two collaborators. Artist and surfer Jay Nelson is known for his incredible makings with wood; ranging from treehouses to imaginative boats, scooters, and mobile campers.
Jay is from San Francisco and while
here in Uluwatu surfing, he met our master carpenter Triono from the famous woodworking village of Jepara. Sharing a love for the character and history of wood salvaged from centuries-old forgotten structures, they built a 100% reclaimed timber villa using teak and ironwood without any concrete or steel in the structure.
Surfer and skateboarder Greyson Fletcher recently stayed with us and skated our new bowl. His verdict was: “Bowl is so much fun!!!”
His X-Games bio says it all: Greyson Fletcher is a third-generation pool skater from a historic family well-entrenched in the surf
industry. His father, Christian Fletcher, first appeared on the cover of Surfer Magazine in 1988 and was one of the first to bring functional airs to surfing.. His grandparents own Astrodeck, the first company to produce grip tape for surfboards.
Breaking: Good waves and nice accommodation don’t need to be mutually exclusive.
“From the privacy of the cabana’s infinity pool, we watched lines of swell wrap from Temples to Racetracks. Feet from the front door, a private staircase gave us exclusive access down to a beach that makes the top of the point a much easier paddle. The grounds are lush and well-maintained. It enchanted the hell out of us first-timers.”