The new 205 guestroom AYANA Segara Bali is the fourth property inside the 90 hectare integrated AYANA Estate luxury community at Jimbaran, taking the total to 980 villas, suites, and guestrooms. Designed by award-winning design firm WATG, the firm behind the design of AYANA properties in Bali and Komodo, the contemporary design hotel evokes a modern and simple aesthetic.
On entering the hotel, guests are presented with interior design inspired by the Balinese tradition and culture. The Balinese-inspired interiors of the rooms and restaurants are designed by Yasuhiro Koichi, the founder of SPIN Design Studio who also designed the famed Rock Bar. Intricate wood carvings can be seen in the lobby of the hotel, to create a welcoming oasis of calm. A kamasan painting—a traditional painting from the village of Klungkung in Bali—can be seen within the ceiling taking guests to a virtual journey of Balinese epic wayang story. The identical kamasan painting can also be seen grace the ceiling of AYANA Resort Bali, uniquely linking both hotels, which provides unparalleled classic luxurious retreat.
The new AYANA Segara brings an indoor-outdoor concept that blends the spacious living areas of modern architecture with the expansive panoramic view of Jimbaran Bay and the Indian Ocean, the lush estate forest, and the sounds of nature. A place where the forest meets the ocean, the hotel brings an immersive experience to be harmonious with nature, a concept and guiding principle of AYANA inspired by the Balinese philosophy, Tri Hita Karana. A combination of building design, intricate Balinese-inspired traditional ornaments and the stellar view of the surroundings, AYANA Segara pays homage to its location and transports guests into a culmination of tranquil, comforting, and modern slow-living Bali luxury life.
Sheltering 205 modern and elegant guestrooms and suites, the guestrooms range from 58 to 65 square meters, and its four suites are about 93 square meters. Each room offers indoor-outdoor spaces with floor-to-ceiling framed windows that invite the cool breeze of the Indian Ocean, with private balconies or terraces complete with daybeds to immerse in the view. The contemporary design and modern lines of the room interiors are accentuated with rich materials, a celebration of the Balinese local craftsmanship. Each room has luxury living space, dining areas and a large walk-in wardrobe, while bathrooms are opulent and include oversized oval bathtubs and marble rain showers. In addition, there is a two bedroom Ocean View Suite for guests traveling in family-sized groups, combining two suites with a single entry and designated foyer for a total of 133 square meters of space. The suites offer the pinnacle of the AYANA Segara Bali experience with living and dining areas for six.
AYANA Segara Bali has three restaurants ideal for guests and visitors to relax and entertain. Each dining destination is adorned with natural lighting and outdoor spaces for alfresco dining and offers a collection of culinary experiences and menus from many parts of the world. The dining experience start near the main pool, where Karang is situated. The 194-seat all-day dining restaurant offers a menu of Pan-Asian, local and western breakfast buffets and comfort tapas-style plates of Chinese and Italian cuisine. Karang comes with open dining spaces with a contemporary environment. It come with a bar that will double as the pool bar for day time and a full-service bar during lunch and dinner.
The new Mediterranean restaurant, Medi, offers a wide variety of fresh salads, pasta and seafood. Guests can choose from the wine list highlighting the best Mediterranean white and red wines in Bali. It also features some exclusive wines from Italian and Spanish boutique vineyards. Situated at the top of AYANA Segara Bali, Luna is where to witness the most spectacular sunset. It offers contemporary dishes using fresh local ingredients available from AYANA Farm – a pure farm-to-table experience. The three new dining destinations at AYANA Segara Bali join the 19 existing venues, and bring the total number to 22 dining destinations to choose, including one of the world’s best hotel bars, Rock Bar, and the newly opened KISIK Lounge and Seafood Restaurant, making the estate a culinary destination in its own right.
Vista is the new open-air function space situated above the AYANA Segara Bali, which provides guests with panoramic views of the pristine Jimbaran Bay area, suitable for elegant wedding receptions, and innovative MICE. The new space is in addition to the 15 other unique event and function spaces spread across the estate.
“AYANA Segara Bali is bringing its charm to the curious-minded and young-at-heart travellers who are looking for a laidback luxury style of living, and inspire them to explore the unique experiences that AYANA Estate has to offer,” said Michi Sonoda, Executive Assistant Manager, Sales and Marketing of AYANA Hospitality. “As a microcosm of the island experience, AYANA Estate is a perfect starting point to explore Bali and a must-visit destination in its own right. AYANA Estate and its experiences is a sanctuary of wellbeing where peace, harmony, and happiness are nurtured, for our guests to come home renewed and refreshed.”
The indoor-outdoor concept of the hotel design is taken through its main pool with a unique design allowing guests to lounge and immerse in the view of the Indian ocean. The largest indoor-outdoor pool in Bali, AYANA Segara Main pool, is also suitable for lap swimming and exercise. Guests can also enjoy the rooftop pool at Luna Rooftop Bar or one of the total 14 swimming pools.
The impressive 22,000 square meter destination spa, AYANA Spa, is one step away from AYANA Segara Bali. The professional wellness team of fitness trainer and health coach along with multi-faceted spa program offer guests the treatment to nurture and achieve their fitness goals. With over 53 treatment rooms, guests can opt for traditional Balinese massages and marine rituals, to the Nakatsuji Method, created by Japanese professional osteopath and anti-aging expert Tadashi Nakatsuji exclusively for AYANA Spa, which encourages full-body healing. For a once-in-a-lifetime spa experience, guests can choose Ocean Rituals at Spa on The Rocks, a treatment villa perched above the formation of rock along the coastline surrounded by the sparkling blue Indian Ocean. Also on offer is pure Thalassotherapy, the therapeutic use of seawater and marine products, at one of the world’s largest Aquatonic Seawater therapy pools to promote health, wellness, and beauty.
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