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JL Boyong Kaliurang RT01/25
Pakem Sleman Yogyakarta

Our villa is located 21 km north of Yogyakarta, towards Kaliurang on the beautiful island of Java. It is, from the airport and the station in Yogyakarta, approximately half an hour drive to the villa. The villa is 850 meters above sea level, the climate is therefore more pleasant than in the city and there are far fewer mosquitoes and other insects.

Guesthouse Tanen

Our site offers a lot of privacy and is completely walled. The swimming pool is not visible from the road. On the grounds are the main villa, the house for the staff and a house where we live in. The villa has 6 bedrooms, an entrance, living room, a spacious loft, and a large veranda overlooking the pool and garden. We assure you that you do not have to share the bathroom with another company than your own company. The villa is Javanese furnished and offers enough space for 12 people both inside and outside. In the house there are books, a radio / cd player, some games and a folder with information about trips. There is free Wi-Fi and a laptop (on request). There is a fridge, water dispensers and there is always enough coffee and tea for your use. A Senseo device is present, the pads you have to bring yourself.


Each room has its own name. The dimensions are 5 x 4.5 meters. In total there are 6 double bedrooms, each with a linen cupboard, wicker table, 2 chairs, reading lamps, alarm clock, sufficient sockets (220 volts), and bed and bath linen. Kamer MaarYvon features a desk. All rooms have fans and possibility to hang a mosquito net. There are 3 bedrooms on both the ground floor and the 1st floor. The rooms are cleaned daily.

Garden and swimming pool

The spacious pool runs from shallow to deep (2.00 meters) and has an extra recess where the water is only 30 cm deep. The pool is well cleaned. The villa is surrounded by a large tropical garden with many trees including various fruit trees (manga, salak, papaya, mangistan, jake fruit). The total area is 0.3 ha and is completely fenced. At the back of the house there is a cozy large veranda with ample seating and a view of the swimming pool, the garden and the gazebo. The garden offers many possibilities to relax in the hammocks, a game of badminton, basketball or a game of table tennis. In the covered gazebos you have the opportunity to just sit and enjoy the quiet surroundings, with a view of the garden and the swimming pool. There is also a covered seating area by the pool.

Our staff

The permanent staff consists of 2 guest ladies and a host they live in their own house on the premises. They are responsible for your care, the villa, the pool and the garden. And for a fee, the ladies prepare your lunch and dinner. You will regularly see changing aids that help with various activities.

Transport and excursions

Guesthouse Tanen over car and there are a large range of excursion possibilities. See the page with excursions and the page prices for renting the car. during your stay. See the price page for the cost of renting the car.


Your stay includes breakfast (European or Indian), coffee, tea and water. Your guest ladies prepare lunch and dinner with complete devotion. Cooking skills can also be shared with you and you can also go to the market for groceries. You can cook yourself. There are several large supermarkets in Pakem and Yogyakarta. In Tanen there are only a few very small shops.

Pamper and sporty

A masseuse, beautician and hairdresser can be arranged through the staff. Just like a photo session in original Javanese clothing. For more action the following is present: Golfsets, badminton, table tennis, basketball net, 2 good bikes and the pool. Walking is very possible in the area, the residents in Tanen are very friendly. Other activities such as bike rides, rafting, descending in a cave or a jeep safari on emissions of the Merapi volcano can be arranged on site. For more options, see the page excursions.


The location of Guesthouse Tanen is ideal for celebrating a wedding in Javanese style, organizing meetings and small conferences. We can also provide workshops, for example a batik or cooking workshop.

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In the house you can not smoke anywhere, in the garden and on the veranda that is no problem. Water from the tap is not suitable for drinking. There is sufficient safe drinking water in dispensers. In the living room, a refrigerator is partly filled with soft drinks and beer, you keep track of your own consumption and settle with Dewi. Power: 220 volts and normal plugs and sockets. Power is unstable and is sometimes out of the question. There is an aggregate that is used for longer power outages.