Who in Bali hasn’t heard of ‘Eat Pray Love,” seriously? One property in Ubud is using the movie as its claim to fame to attract potential renters.
If you want a piece of Hollywood history, just know you can now actually rent out the house in Ubud where the movie was filmed.
That’s whether Eat Pray Love touched you and made you move to Bali and drop everything, while divorcing your husband of 20+ years or if the extreme self-reflection and self-absorption of the main character makes you want to hurl.
Sleep in the same bed Julia Roberts and Javier Bardem connected in. Meditate in the serene rice-paddy view spot where Julia Roberts pretended to meditate in for the film. (By “real” Eat Pray Love house, the listing is clearly referring to the movie as the real deal, not the book FYI).
Posted on Airbnb for USD47 a night, a listing titled “Rent the Real ‘Eat Pray Love’ House” claims to be the house where Julia Roberts and Javier Bardem got together on the silver screen for some Bali loving in Bentuyung, Ubud (though the listing does misspell Bardem as Bardam).
Excerpted from the property’s listing:
Stay at the house used in the movie ‘Eat Pray Love’. For the first time in a long time it is possible for You to stay at the (very) same house in which director Ryan Murphy filmed Eat Pray Love, starring Julia Roberts and Javier Bardam.
It seems the property manager is relying on the Hollywood fame and rustic charm to get the house rented. Don’t expect the luxury Julia Roberts treatment, but instead think about what Elizabeth Glibert, the book’s author, could afford before she became famous with her book:
Please note that the house is quite rustic and the furnishings could probably use a bit of an upgrade, however they are made of solid wood and fit in nicely with the house.
But apparently it’s just a limited time offer based on the apparent property manager Nadia’s Facebook post: