Five-Star Pleasure - - PUBLISHER’S NOTE -

Pri­vate Par­adise

Perched like an ex­otic bird­cage on a cliff 100 me­tres above the vast In­dian Ocean, Alila Vil­las Uluwatu of­fers sweep­ing views over the azure wa­ters, glo­ri­ous golden sun­sets and mag­nif­i­cent star-stud­ded night skies that will have you pon­der­ing the un­fath­omable beauty of it all.

Beau­ti­ful and smart are two ad­jec­tives that do not usu­ally go hand in hand, but Alila Vil­las Uluwatu is that rare ex­cep­tion. The property show­cases con­tem­po­rary Ba­li­nese-in­spired de­sign aes­thet­ics that defy the usual clichés. Smartly de­signed liv­ing spa­ces make use of tra­di­tional lo­cally sourced ma­te­ri­als. Even old tim­ber tele­graph poles and wood rail­way sleep­ers were re­cy­cled as build­ing ma­te­ri­als.

Alila Vil­las Uluwatu is smartly de­signed with ul­tra-stylish, min­i­mal­ist ar­chi­tec­ture that takes full ad­van­tage of its cliff-top set­ting. It also fol­lows rig­or­ous en­vi­ron­men­tally friendly busi­ness prac­tices that helped it be­come the first re­sort in Bali to be awarded the pres­ti­gious Green Globe cer­ti­fi­ca­tion for “Best Prac­tice Build­ing Plan­ning and De­sign.”

SLEEP: Each in­di­vid­ual villa is specif­i­cally de­signed and con­structed to fol­low an en­vi­ron­men­tally sus­tain­able frame­work, with its own pool and pri­vate ca­bana over­look­ing the In­dian Ocean. The 84 vil­las show­case con­tem­po­rary in­te­ri­ors en­hanced with touches of na­ture and tra­di­tional Ba­li­nese ac­cents — re­flected in planes of wood, wa­ter, stone and rat­tan. Walk­ways and bridges con­nect the re­lax­ation pavil­ions and pools to the spa­cious liv­ing ar­eas. The open-plan de­sign, unique flat lava-rock roof and bam­boo ceil­ing al­low the gen­tle sea breezes to cir­cu­late through­out each room in the vil­las.

EAT: Stay­ing at Alila Vil­las Uluwatu, you’d bet­ter have a healthy ap­petite. For In­done­sian and Ba­li­nese food lovers, The Warung will tan­ta­lize your taste buds. In­door and out­door din­ing is pro­vided in this wel­com­ing yet so­phis­ti­cated space. The friendly and con­vivial at­mos­phere en­ables din­ers to have a ca­sual, laid-back ex­pe­ri­ence. Cire pre­sents con­tem­po­rary Western cui­sine pre­pared with re­gional pro­duce. Pro­nounced “seer,” Cire refers to a process of wax­ing or pol­ish­ing, pay­ing trib­ute to the Ba­li­nese batik stamps that dec­o­rate the restau­rant. If you are in search of an un­der­stated fine-din­ing ex­pe­ri­ence you will not only be im­pressed by the exquisitely plated dishes, but will also be pleased with Cire’s smart con­fig­u­ra­tion, with the ad­di­tion of clev­erly placed screens and art pieces to al­low each party the ex­clu­sive­ness of their own pri­vate din­ing area.

RE­LAX: Spa Alila of­fers an ex­ten­sive treat­ment menu that com­bines both Asian and Western ther­apy tech­niques and show­cases its spe­cial se­lec­tion of nat­u­ral ac­tive in­gre­di­ents that are uniquely de­signed to re­gen­er­ate and re­ju­ve­nate.

I DO: Sev­eral event venues are avail­able for ev­ery type of oc­ca­sion. With spec­tac­u­lar ocean views, the venues prom­ise to make any event that much more spe­cial. The re­sort has a team of wed­ding and event plan­ners who are al­ways ready to of­fer ex­pert guid­ance. For a truly spec­tac­u­lar event, try the Sun­set Ca­bana, an over­hang­ing cliff-side plat­form with dra­matic views over the In­dian Ocean.

Jl. Be­limb­ing Sari, Ban­jar Tam­biyak Desa Pe­catu

Bali - In­done­sia Phone. +62 361 848 2166

Fax. +62 361 848 2188 www.alila­ho­

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