About us

Norm vant Hoff
Norm vant Hoff
Our wedding @ the lodge
Linda vant Hoff
Linda vant Hoff

The Lodge started as a simple  private getaway for our family, in the remote mountains of Bali for Norm from Australia & Linda from New Zealand


No electricity, No spoken english, No sealed roads. 

Surrounded by nature and nurtured by a few local subsistence

farming families.

Our land had only coconut trees and grasslands for Bali cows.

In the year 2000 we put down roots, built our first bungalow, homeschooled our 2 boys, started nurturing locals to learn

about the hospitality industry & brought our Permaculture background

into real practice.


The Lodge evolved slowly & organically, as like minded people came to share our experience.  

Our story began...

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Larz vant Hoff
Oska vant Hoff
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A  Special Tribute

To our Balinese family, who made our  journey possible  - Starting 25 years ago - still with us today...

Great grandfather, Holy man, visionary & friend
Our Balinese great grand mother
Our family grandmother
Our land owner & friend now departed from this world
Jero, wife, mother & friend
with daughter Meisia
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Our Local Team

Our wonderful dedicated team, most have been with us for over 10 years.

We only employ staff from our local villages, building capacity where experience is not available

Our Journey 

Here's a glimpse of our Journey in Indonesia over 25 years
Assistant Manager Ibu Putri