Close
Bali Discovery Tours: Homepage
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Home Bali Contact Bali Practicalities Bali News Bali Services Bali Transportation Bali Sports Bali Excursions Bali Villas Bali Hotels
Home · News · Ubud Hanging Garden, Bali Opens
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Bali Hotels
Bali Villas
Special Deals!
Packages
MICE Handling
Bali Excursions
Culinary - Dining
Guided Tour
Bali Spas
Bali Sports
Diving
Golf
Bali Transportation
Car Rental - Selft Drive
Private Jet Charter
Bali News
Bali Services
Bali Practicalities
Bali Contact
Bali Career
Home
 
Bali Update
Subscribe to our free weekly newsletter!
 
PATA header
PATA Gold Award 2007
Bali Update
PATA Gold Award Winner 2007
 
Bali Contact
Bali Discovery Tours
Komplek Pertokoan
Sanur Raya No. 27
Jl. By Pass Ngurah Rai,
Sanur, Bali, Indonesia

Tel:
++62 361 286 283

Fax:
++62 361 286 284

U.S.A. Fax:(toll free)
1-800-506-8633

U.K. Fax:
++44-20-7000-1235

Australian Fax:
++61-2-94750419

24h:
++62 812 3819724

Bali Discovery

SITE PATA ASITA
Bali News

Ubud Hanging Garden, Bali Opens

Latest Addition to the Pansea Orient-Express Range in Bali.


Bali News: Ubud Hanging Garden, Bali  Opens
Click Image to Enlarge

(7/3/2005)

Surrounded by ancient trees and steep terraced gardens, Ubud Hanging Gardens, Bali is nestled on a hillside overlooking the Ayung River gorge, befitting its unusual name.

Perched amidst rice terraces looking out to the Pura Penataran Dalem Segara temple resting across the valley, on the opposite hillside, the property's 38 villas are constructed in contemporary Balinese style with thatched alang-alang roofs. Set high on wooden pillars with king-sized four-poster beds, indoor baths, outdoor showers and dramatic individual plunge pools with adjoining Bales - these villas provide visitors with a sense of literally hanging above the heart of the magical island.

The gardens, conceived by landscape architect William Warren (author of "Balinese Garden," Thames & Hudson), together with John Pettigrew, (who created the gardens at The Begawan Giri) are unique. Nature becomes a spectacle here, with exotic trees and essences of the tropics - cocoa, coffee, fruit trees, durian, rambutan, lychees, a variety of tropical bamboos, flame trees, bird of paradise flowers and orchids all forming part of nature's chorus at the Resort.

The Anglo-French architect Gordon Shaw respected the Group's wish to protect the environment by touching lightly on the grounds and utilizing only local materials: alang- alang as roofing, Bali's local wood Batu Jaember, Java stone in the pools, batiks, cottons, and Palimanan mural stone.

The Villas

Each of the Villas has an infinity pool, a traditional pavilion for relaxing called a balé, an open air shower, an interior bathroom with a hand-molded terrazzo bath and a huge bedroom with a four-poster bed and mosquito net.

The resort has three categories of Villas: 30 deluxe Pool Villas, of approximately 100 square meters; 6 deluxe Suite Pool Villas of 160 square meters; and two 2-bedroom Family Pool Villas of 160 meters each. The Villas are primarily finished in precious woods, with Merbau flooring inside, Benkirai outside, and utilizing wooden furniture with sculpted doors in the Balinese tradition.

A large elliptical infinity pool, built on two levels facing the river valley, emphasizes the natural curve of the hillside and the surrounding rice terraces. For those concerned that steps might impede locomotion, a surprising but welcome sight is the private funicular that permits easy access to the Villas, the restaurants, bars, boutique and library.

Béduur Restaurant

The restaurant features both Balinese and French cuisine. It enjoys a dramatic view of the other side of the valley where a dense curtain of tropical vegetation surround a temple that looms over the Ayung River gorge.

Diatas Pohon Café

The Café also looks down over the Ayung River, with its terrace seemingly poised on gigantic treetops. Designed to provide a restful ambience in which to enjoy light and healthy cuisine served in this outlet.

Bukit Becik Bar

The Resort's bar is located near the main pool and the river, offering an excellent setting for relaxing long drinks at sunset.

Ayung Spa, by Ytsara

The Ayung Spa, set close by the Ayung River, shares the beauty of the rainforest, waterfalls and birdsong. Guests indulge in exotic treatments in three riverside Spa Villas

Each pavilion comprises two large spaces: one with two massage beds and a Balinese sofa, the other with a dressing area and bathroom with a bath that, surrounded by water, looks out onto the river.

Two Pansea Orient Express Properties in Bali

In addition to the newly opened Ubud Hanging Gardens, Bali the company also operates another Pansea Orient Express Hotels property in Bali - Jimbaran Puri Bali.



© Bali Discovery Tours. Articles may be quoted and reproduced if attributed to http://www.balidiscovery.com.


 
 
Bali News by Bali Update
Subscribe to the Bali Update
Receive the latest news from Bali by email!



Our [Privacy Statement] explains how we handle the data you are providing.

 
Bali News by Bali Update
Explore the Archive of the Bali Update
Find related articles in our news archive!




or try to use Google Search :

Home · Bali Hotels · Bali Villas · Bali Excursions · Bali Sports · Bali News · Site Map · RSS

Bali News: More News
Heinz's 100 Varieties of Indonesian Cuisine
Bookshelf: A New Approach to Indonesian Cooking by Heinz von Holzen
(10/20/2014)
We Get More Mail!
Folly has its Price. Spirited Comments of Disaffection Continue to Flow in About Bali’s Newly Renovated Airport
(10/20/2014)
Who Owns Bali’s Heritage
Legality of Badung Regency Funding of Taman Ayun Questioned by Badung Legislator
(10/19/2014)
The Gods Must be Irritated
French Climber Evacuated From Upper Slopes of Mount Agung
(10/20/2014)
Sauvetage en Mer
Bali Lifesavers Show Their Skills at International Surf Rescue Games in France
(10/19/2014)
Chefs Al Fresco in Sanur Bali
Bali Culinary Professionals to Meet at Swiss-Belresort Watu Jimbar on Saturday, October 25, 2014
(10/19/2014)
World Travel Agents to Meet in Bali
United Federation of Travel Agents to Meet in Bali November 16-19, 2014
(10/19/2014)
Travel May be Ebola’s Biggest Victim
Editorial: In the Unfolding Ebola Epidemic Crisis the Most Deadly Symptom May be Fear
(10/20/2014)
Human Charity – On the House
‘Together as One’ Fun Run Raises More than US$9.000 to Improve Housing for the Poor in Bali
(10/19/2014)
Passing Gas
Denpasar, Bali Mayor Joins Chorus Urging Port of Benoa Not be Used for LNG Depot
(10/19/2014)
Ignoring the Protests
Tirta Wahana Bali International to Go Ahead with Benoa Bay Reclamation Project
(10/19/2014)
Ease of Access
Indonesia Fails to Enforce Rules on Handicapped Access
(10/18/2014)
All [News]!