If you’re heading for a winter break in Bali don’t leave the paradise island without stopping by this luxury clifftop resort. As the island’s first luxury resort Bvlgari Resort Bali opened its doors in 2006 in the quiet surfing town of Uluwatu. With 59 private pool villas the resort is large but intimate and offers guests the ultimate in luxury. Whether you’re stopping by for a longer stay or just a day visit, this unique resort is a must-see on the island.
Bvlgari Resort Bali is situated 150 metres above the sea shore on top of a steep cliff. From the top you can take in the breath-taking views and enjoy both sunrise and sunset thanks to the careful positioning of the resort. 150 metres down in an inclined elevator (it’s not as scary as it looks) you’ll find a 1.5 kilometre long stretch of natural beach looking out across the Indian Ocean. This is perhaps one of the most vast and incredible stretches of sea on the island and it really does feel like you’re in the middle of nowhere.
Designed by architects Antonio Citterio Patricia Viel and Partners, the resort’s interiors are typically Bvlgari with a Bali twist. The modern interiors incorporate natural elements and use materials sourced locally on the island. The hotel was built using hand-cut volcanic stones, rich exotic woods and refined fabrics. Each piece of furniture was custom-made by local craftsman.
The resort has two restaurants serving Indonesian and Italian Cuisines. The Indonesian Sangkar Restaurant offer a modern twist on traditional dishes as you dine on the edge of a cliff, taking in the stunning views. Il Ristorante is the Bvlgari signature Italian restaurant where you’re find classic Italian dishes.
Whether you are visit one a day or a week don’t leave the resort without a visit to the spa. The unique spa is based on traditional Asian Traditions overlooking the picturesque ocean. Surrounded by pools and water fountains the spa has a feeling of tranquillity. The must-try treatments comprise of a collection of Bvlgari Signature Experiences. The ultimate indulgence is the Unforgettable Double Bulgari Royal Lulur. This consists of a royal ritual experience. Two therapists will attend to each guests and work in synchronised harmony to deliver a unique therapy that includes a body massage rich in exotic oils and herbs. The relaxing spa atmosphere includes its own pool and relaxation areas which can be used before and after your treatment. You’re guaranteed to leave feeling like you’re walking on air!