Hong Kong, 28 January 2014 - Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has today announced that it will manage a luxurious hideaway resort in Bali, Indonesia.
Mandarin Oriental, Bali, which is slated to open at the end of 2016, will be located on Bali’s southern Bukit peninsula, and will form part of the luxurious Bukit Pandawa development. Perched on a cliffside plateau, the resort will offer dramatic and spectacular 180 degree views with direct access to a secluded and protected white-sand beach.
Situated on elevated terraces with commanding views of the Indian Ocean, the 121-key resort comprises 97 spacious villas, each with a private pool ranging from 10 to 15 metres in length, and 24 airy and expansive guestrooms.
Designed by world-renowned architect and interior designer, Jean Michel Gathy of Denniston International, all accommodation will be contemporary in style, taking full advantage of the resort’s outstanding vistas. Design elements will be influenced by the local area’s culture and the Group’s oriental heritage, with Mandarin Oriental’s exacting attention to detail. Villas and suites will also incorporate the Group’s guest-centred technology and entertainment systems.
Offering the finest dining in the region, Mandarin Oriental, Bali will feature three restaurants and bars including a spectacular, signature cantilevered cliff-top restaurant, a three-meal restaurant and a relaxed beach grill and bar. The resort will also offer a variety of multi-purpose function rooms, including an iconic cliff-top ceremony platform – ideal for weddings – with sweeping ocean views.
An all-inclusive Spa at Mandarin Oriental will offer the most comprehensive range of wellness, beauty and massage treatments available in the region. Spa goers will enjoy Mandarin Oriental’s award winning signature programmes as well as specifically developed treatments inspired by Balinese traditions and customs. The 1,725 square metre Spa will feature eight spacious and restful treatment rooms. Further facilities include significant heat and water therapies and a 100 metre outdoor swimming pool surrounded by a number of private lifestyle cabanas, all equipped with spa and entertainment amenities, for the ultimate in poolside relaxation. An extensive fitness centre completes the well-being options.
Leisure options also abound on property, with a Beach Club and a dedicated Kids Club. There will also be a selection of retail available, and an extensive library. Golf enthusiasts will be catered for with a spectacular 18-hole golf course adjacent to the resort.
The project is owned and developed by PT Bali Ragawisata.
Edouard Ettedgui, Group Chief Executive of Mandarin Oriental said, “We are delighted to extend Mandarin Oriental’s renowned levels of hospitality to the beautiful island of Bali, and are looking forward to creating a luxurious hideaway on this dramatic Bukit coastline. The secluded location and all-encompassing luxury facilities of Mandarin Oriental, Bali, underpinned by our legendary award-winning service, will provide a remarkable retreat for future guests.”
Mandarin Oriental, Bali is located southwest of Nusa Dua on Bali’s southern Bukit peninsula, and will form part of the Bukit Pandawa integrated resort development. The area is predominantly known for its dramatic craggy coastline, white sandy beaches, imposing cliff-tops and varied landscape, making this a striking destination to explore. The hotel is 25 minutes from Bali’s Ngurah Rai international airport and 30 minutes from the popular tourist destinations of Seminyak and Sanur.
Offering a rich cultural history, miles of sandy beaches and a magnificent landscape, Bali, also known as the ‘Island of the Gods’, is a popular leisure destination. With a spectacular coastline on the Indian Ocean, visitors can enjoy a stunning combination of picturesque rice terraces, dramatic volcanic skylines and tropical forests together with temples, palaces and colourful festivals.