The Soori Bali is sleek and elegant, taking the definition of paradise to new heights. Situated a half hour drive from Canggu, a hotspot of trendy cafés and boutique stores in sunny Bali, the Soori Bali is nestled between rice paddies and a pristine beach. The property is the work of Soo K. Chan and Soori is also one of the few hotels on the island to be certified Gold with EarthCheck, a sustainable advisory group for the tourism industry. In terms of rooms, expansive villas are entry-level, and private pools are guaranteed. All accommodations have king size beds, comfortable outdoor lounging and dining areas, and indulgent bathrooms. Large accommodations offer more space, more rooms, and even helipads. There are two restaurants on the property, serving a mix of Asian and Western dishes, and the breakfasts are a real highlight. The resort’s beautiful spa is an excellent place to get lost in, and the communal pool, 24-hour gym, and library present some additional ways to while away tranquil days in paradise.
Why We Love This Hotel
Style: Soo K. Chan is known for his work at the Park Hyatt Maldives, W Hotel Seminyak, and Four Seasons Lijiang. His foray into Bali that is replete with contemporary flair and calming aesthetics does not disappoint.
Comfort: King-sized beds, private pools, and butlers spell comfort, and the meticulously crafted resort ensures guests will be dragging their feet when it comes time to head back home.
Environmentally Friendly: The Soori Bali is one of the few hotels on the islands to be certified Gold with EarthCheck, a distinction that should not be overlooked.
- Southern Beaches, Bali
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- 24hr Room Service
- Banquet Facilities
- Business Center
- Fitness Center
- Golf Onsite Or Nearby
- Meeting/conference Facilities
- Outdoor Pool
- Wi-Fi In Public Areas
Epitomizing elegance and contemporary style, these masterfully crafted villas and residences are the work of renowned architect Soo K. Chan and his wife, Ling Fu. Each villa is crafted with local materials and aims to fuse authenticity and modernity to create enchanting atmospheres. Private pools and comfortable outdoor lounging and dining areas are included in all villas, and the well-lit bedrooms are fitted with king-size beds, baths, and rain showers. Modern amenities like a Nespresso machine, smart TV, and sound systems are available, and various views are available that range from rice paddies to unobstructed, sweeping vistas of the Indian Ocean.
At roughly 3,000 square feet worth of space, these chicly designed villas cleverly employ earth tones and natural light to create a sense of calm, inviting guests to relax and rejuvenate themselves. Private patios and infinity pools come standard, and the three types of villas are divided according to their views, which include mountain, beach, and ocean vistas, respectively. While Mountain Pool Villas are connected to landscaped
Offering the finest of contemporary living, the Three-Bedroom Residence infuses the essence of the tropics with elegant aesthetics. This peaceful, two-level structure has generous living areas that seamlessly flow from one to the next. Landscaped gardens and soothing water features are spread throughout the residence, and from the outdoor pavilions, terraces, and infinity pool, guests can take in sweeping views of the ocean. Covering 8,665 square feet, two of the three bedrooms are fitted with king-size beds while the third offers twin beds. Bedrooms and bathrooms are well appointed, and there is also a living and dining pantry area.
Covering an expansive 14,532 square feet, the generous layout of the Soori Residence includes spacious living areas and six en-suite bedrooms spread over two levels. The masterfully designed villa provides unobstructed views of the Indian Ocean, and there are several large outdoor decks, pavilions, and lawns with barbecue and bar facilities that are perfect for open-air entertaining. There are four king-size bed bedrooms, two bedrooms with twin beds, and a number of other private facilities, such as an infinity pool, gourmet kitchen, private gym, and spa therapy room.
The Soori Estate
The unparalleled Soori Estate is nestled along 56,510 square feet of beachfront, and all of its ten bedrooms offer uninterrupted views of the island’s southwest coastline from an elevated position. There are two master bedrooms and adjoining suites on the upper level, six bedrooms on the ground level, and no shortage of spaces to relax. Whether guests spend their time in the landscaped gardens, private pools, or outdoor pavilions with jacuzzis, relaxation is guaranteed. All rooms are fitted with oversized bathtubs, grand shower rooms, and designer furniture. The Estate is also fitted with a private spa therapy room, gym, and library. Covering 56,510 square feet and even equipped with a helipad, The Soori Estate is the perfect spot for lavish celebrations, family holidays, and group retreats.
While most of the accommodations are paradise enough to justifiably merit not leaving for the extent of one’s stay, the resort’s facilities provide tempting attractions. There is the luxurious and beautiful Soori Spa that provides a number of treatments as administered by professional practitioners and visiting wellness experts, a communal infinity pool, 24-hour gym, and a library.
All accommodations are equipped with their own pools, but the resort also has a communal infinity pool that is situated along the beachfront for guests to enjoy.
The Soori Bali's gym is well equipped and opened 24-hours a day.
Focusing on holistic healing and nurturing treatments, the spa is set on the edge of a black volcanic beach among stepped rice fields. It looks over Mount Batukaru, and its highly skillful and attentive team of onsite practitioners and visiting wellness experts provide bespoke techniques, such as physical alignment and massage therapies, acupuncture, meditation, neurotherapy, and longevity procedures.
The Soori Bali has two main restaurants, Cotta and Ombak. The former has a Western-inspired menu while the latter is Asian-inspired. Locally source ingredients are mostly derived from the resort's own gardens and local markets, and relatively small serving sizes give guests the opportunity to enjoy a variety of different flavors. The breakfast is of particular note, which pairs artisanal breads and international dishes with excellent teas and coffee. There is also The Reading Room, which serves healthy light bites and a selection of iced teas and fresh juices.
This semi-covered, open-air Bali beach restaurant offers "tasting-style" daily breakfast menus that highlight local fare and add new twists to classic breakfast dishes. There is also a wide selection of specialty coffees and teas available, including the Kopi Luwak. Classic Asian dishes are available for lunch, and dinner highlights authentic Indonesian cuisine with a strong Balinese focus.
The resort's signature restaurant, Ombak features premium Western cuisine developed over years of practice by top caliber chefs. The Ombak Bar and Lounge offers stunning views of sunsets around Bali's western coast, and there are creative cocktails to be had, especially ones that mix fresh fruits with premium spirits.
The Reading Room
With a laid-back atmosphere and nutritious, made-to-order concoctions, the comfortable Reading Room offers a selection of healthy light bites, sandwiches, and snacks. There are also a number of iced teas and fresh juices available.
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