WHERE CUPPAS COME FROM Coffee fiends couldn't concoct a better wake-up call: sip a steaming mug of joe on the balcony of your own villa, overlooking the very bushes that produced the beans. This caffeine dream can become reality at the Losari Coffee Plantation and Resort.

Sprawling across 20 hectares in the hills above Magelang, the 75-year-old coffee plantation has received a marvelous sprucing up by Gabriella Teggia, one of the founders of the Amandari resort in Bali. Teggia added sunken tubs, facial rubs and comfy antiques—all the frills expected of a luxurious retreat. Yet she...

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