Located on a clifftop plateau on the Bikut Peninsula on Bali’s southern coastline, the Alila Villas Ululwatu was designed by the award-winning Singapore architecture firm WOHA using environmentally sustainable principles, including water conservation and recycling and the use of local stone, wood, rattan and other raw materials. The luxury property, which opened in 2009, is the recipient of the prestigious Green Globe “Best Practice Building, Planning and Design” certification. Its 84 sea-view, private-pool villas feature contemporary Balinese accents along with such amenities as 24-hour butler service, wireless Internet and flat-screen satellite TVs. The resort has a 24-hour fitness center with yoga and pilates studio, while the Spa Alila features a variety of massage, skin and hair treatments. Dining includes the contemporary décor and western cuisine of CIRE and authentic Indonesian and Balinese dishes at Warung. Alila Villas Uluwatu is approximately 30 minutes from Ngurah Rai International Airport.
Location: Resting on a cliff top plateau overlooking the Indian Ocean, this hotel feels as if it’s at the edge of the world.
History: The hotel is just minutes away from the breathtaking Uluwatu Temple, one of Bali’s most fascinating locales, built around the 11th Century.
Service: The Alila Uluwatu has been endowed with countless awards for its impeccably first-class service since it opened.
The Alila Uluwatu boasts 64 pool villas, each designed for guests’ optimal privacy and comfort. The villas were also designed to take advantage of the stunning surroundings, and provide incredible views of the Indian Ocean and the resort’s lush gardens. An open-plan design allows air to flow freely, and gives the feel of even more space in the already spacious interiors.
These 3,030 square foot villas are located on the resort's hillside, and provide either Indian Ocean or lush garden views. The decor is simple and contemporary, with traditionally stylish Balinese accents. The bathroom provides an indoor rain shower and outdoor shower. Guests can enjoy their own private pool, complete with cabana.
These expansive villas contain a breathtaking 32,300 square feet of space, and are blessed with a stunning location, perched atop a cliff-edge or hillside, with panoramic views of the Indian Ocean. With three bedrooms, each containing a beyond-comfortable king-size bed, this villa can comfortably host up to six adults. Guests can enjoy their own private pool surrounded by plush sun loungers while looking out at the incredible views in the distance.
Experience the secret to Balinese beauty at the Spa Alila, with local therapists trained in both Indonesian and pan-Asian healing techniques. All treatments make use of fresh, natural, quality ingredients and incorporate a contemporary touch.
The breathtaking cliff-edge pool is a site to behold, and is surrounded by plush, modern sun loungers that face out towards the Indian Ocean.
The acclaimed Cire restaurant's creative chefs have put together a menu of contemporary Western dishes that are innovatively prepared using fresh regional produce. Indeed, innovation is a consistent theme throughout this restaurant, with a cleverly-arranged set-up allowing each dining party to enjoy a private fine dining experience.
At The Warung, Indonesian for a type of small family-owned business, guests can enjoy hearty Balinese and traditional Indonesian dishes. The atmosphere is casual and laid-back, yet sophisticated. Guests may choose from the ultra-social communal dining tables, or private dining for those more intimate affairs.
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