It is only when a hotel is designed to fit its surroundings, that the luxury amenities, comprehensive activities and guest-centered services offered by it strike the perfect note. Anantara Uluwatu Bali Resort achieves this balance with élan, making it the perfect choice whenever the need for a ‘disconnect’ arises.
Uluwatu is situated on a large limestone peninsula, called Bukit and pre-tourist development was a real backwater of Bali. It is best known for its cliff-hanging temple and a few of Bali’s very best beaches and top surfing spots.
Anantara Uluwatu Bali Resort situated on this secluded southern coast of Bali, not only compliments the beauty of its surroundings but is an exceptional sanctuary, an amalgam of ingenious design and rugged natural beauty offering a unique way to experience the Island of the Gods.
Created by distilling all the beauty of the environs are 74 ocean view suites, pool villas and duplex penthouses. These are idyllically perched and offer a blend of top-notch design, indulgence and priceless Indian Ocean views. Most suites encompass an area of 84 sq m and offer a rich, vibrant waterfront experience.
Decadence of a different level is offered as every room’s hi-tech entertainment system includes a 42 inch LCD TV, an iPod docking station and a Bose sound system, along with a double rain shower and signature Jacuzzi for two in the balcony. The villas are further enhanced with private pools, sundecks, greenery and fountains.
While the ocean view suites are suitable for honeymooners, the 2 or 3 bedroom villas are perfect for families or friends travelling together. Additionally, intuitive staff members anticipate your every need from the moment you arrive.
Cold drinks, refreshments and salty breezes may be enjoyed at the cliff edge infinity pool all day. Apart from this, delightful culinary experiences await the guests in all of the 3 restaurants which are open every day. 360, the rooftop restaurant with its panoramic ocean views is ideal for breakfast, lunch and dinner with options of both authentic local and global cuisine.
SONO Teppenyaki offers contemporary Japanese cuisine accompanied by a live cookery show that is both interesting and remarkably entertaining. Sea. Fire. Salt., the cliff-side restaurant offers magical evenings infused with an elegant yet fun-filled and somewhat casual atmosphere and a menu that includes the best seafood and meat barbecues.
Time, these days, is the new luxury and here one can expend it perfectly, whether indulging in one-of-a-kind activities or just watching the ocean waves crashing on the famous ‘Impossible Beach’. Cherry-pick what works for you from the comprehensive menu of activities offered here. Revitalising yoga is a part of the pampering world of the Anantara Spa along with a whole smorgasbord of signature rituals that are inspired by Indonesia’s Spice Islands.
The ‘Spice Spoons Culinary Journey’ invites you to step behind the island’s traditional gastronomic scene with richly interactive cooking classes that begin with a vibrant market tour. Play golf on world class fairways with breathtaking views; some of the best among Bali resorts.
Discover the thrill of river rafting and elephant safaris, and delve into colourful local traditions as you watch the famous Kecak dance at Uluwatu’s seaside temple. Take the easy route to the beach, with an elevator opening directly onto the resort’s Surfari Sundeck on the beach below.
A surfer’s paradise, ‘Impossible Beach’ as it is known, is renowned for its incredible waves, offering the challenge of a fast long ride along ‘Impossible Break’ and the daring world famous Padang-Padang Tube, as well as easy take-offs at the nearby surfing beaches of Bingin and Dreamland. Anantara Uluwatu Bali Resort allows you to de-stress in style, re-wind or even change your life bit by bit, in blissful moments of calm and rejuvenation.
The desire to visit faraway shores is deeply ingrained in our psyche, whether the purpose is romantic relaxation, or living the dream of a unique beach wedding with a ceremony. The glass fronted sea chapel becomes just the right venue for that once in a lifetime special occasion and more wedding celebrations can be had on the cliff edged lawn. The seclusion and luxurious privacy along with the royal scale hospitality offered makes it the ultimate venue for a honeymoon in paradise.
Anantara Uluwatu Bali Resort is a luxed-up destination where one may easily rediscover….the joy of life, the magic of moonlight and the gratification derived from a harmonious blend of sun, surf, music and laughter. It is a place that reignites your spirit and enhances your sense of wellbeing, empowering you to head back out to face the city. Off you go, armed with your bragging rights!
Text By Mala Bajaj
Photographs Anantara Uluwatu Bali Resort