The Amanresorts in Indonesia

Written by on October 30, 2009 under Asia Hotels, Beach Resorts, Boutique Hotels, Featured Hotels, Luxury Hotels, Top Hotels.

When it comes to a luxury boutique resort, Amanresorts seem to have found a permanent place in your hearts. Amanresort is the pioneer of small luxurious boutique type resort in the world especially Indonesia with the opening of Amandari in 1989. As of 2009, there are five Amanresorts properties in Indonesia locating in Bali, Central Java and Nusa Tenggara. Each resort is typified by a small number of suites, excellent architecture design which blend with the location’s natural settings and traditional local building design and materials. Amanresorts generally provide a private suites or villas with the top notch service (butler service) to create a feeling that you are not staying in a hotel but a private residence.

The following five astonishing Amanresorts in Indonesia are also a reason for visiting Indonesia.

Amandari, Ubud – Bali

amandari resorts baliAmandari (meaning “peaceful spirit”) offers a cultural retreat in Bali’s highlands of Ubud with spectacular view to the Valley of Ayung River. The resort’s 30 private villas come with garden courtyard or swimming pool. Each villa has traditional Balinese design with coconut wood and teak, bamboo roof frames layered with alang-alang thatched roofs. Taking mountain-bike tours or hiking surrounding Ubud area would give you an experience of the beauty of Balinese countryside.

Amanjiwo, Magelang – Central Java

Amanjiwo resorts yogyakartaAmanjiwo (meaning “peaceful soul”) sets in the rural heartland of Central Java offering views to Borobudur, the largest Buddhist Temple in the world from the 9th Century. Amanjiwo’s 36 suites set within high, limestone walls for complete privacy. Each site has an outdoor day bed for private dining and lounging.

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Amankila, Manggis – Bali

Amankila (meaning “peaceful hill”) is located on a cliff-side of Bali’s eastern coastline with sweeping views of the Lombok Strait. The resort’s 35 suites are designed after traditional Balinese houses, featuring a large bedroom and a spacious bathroom. Amankila’s tiered swimming pool is the vocal point of the resort, steps away from the resort’s private beach where you can enjoy seaside lounging on bales, snorkeling and windsurfing.

Amanusa, Nusa Dua – Bali

Amanusa (meaning “peaceful isle”) lies on a lush garden hillside on Bali’s Southern peninsula with panoramic views of the Indian Ocean. Its 35 thatched-roof suites accommodate a four-poster bed and a bay-window sofa, and an outdoor terrace furnished with a day bed for lounging. Set on Nusa Dua’s white-sand beach which can be reached in few minutes, the resort’s Beach Club provides informal restaurant with bales where you can enjoy sunrise breakfast on the bales or candle-lit barbecues.

Amanwana, Moyo Island – West Nusa Tenggara

Amanwana is the most remote resort amongst five Amanresorts in Indonesia, nestled in a cove on the western side of Moyo Island. Surrounded by tropical forest, the resort overlooks the fascinated view of the Flores Sea. Amanwana has 20 tent style room with hardwood flooring and a soaring canvas roof. The surrounding reefs of the resort offer excellent wall and beautiful open-water dive sites with colorful sea life. The resort is not easily accessible, so please make sure you arrange a private airport transfer with the resort earlier in advance to match your flight schedule.

If you have unlimited travel budget and look for a luxury accommodation in traditional style with superb views, Amanresorts would be your perfect choice.

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