Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. have announced that W Hotels - one of the world's fastest growing luxury hotel brands - will open its first property in Indonesia in 2009.
W Retreat & Spa-Bali will be the brand's fourth retreat property joining the Maldives, Vieques and Koh Samui.
W Retreat & Spa-Bali
The new W Retreat & Spa-Bali will be located in the Seminyak area of Bali, featuring 232 rooms, including 80 villas. Developed by PT Dua Cahaya Anugrah, - the resort's 152 guest rooms will provide direct ocean views while its 80 villas will reflect the design of a traditional Balinese courtyard with private pools.
"Following the success of our first W Retreat & Spa, the award-winning W Maldives, W Retreat & Spa-Bali is a terrific extension of our brand's growth in the Asia Pacific region," said Ross Klein, President, Starwood's Luxury Brands Group. "The rich and deeply spiritual culture of Bali, combined with the cosmopolitan style and energy of Seminyak, provides a perfect setting for the newest edition to our Retreat & Spa product offering. With the announcement of W Retreat & Spa-Bali, the W brand continues to extend beyond the boundaries of everyday travel, offering a magical mix of sexy destinations and sublime design."
"We are thrilled with the signing of W Retreat & Spa-Bali, marking the entry of the W brand into Bali, undeniably one of the top-rated resort destinations in the world," said Miguel Ko, President, Starwood Hotels & Resorts, Asia Pacific. "The W Retreat & Spa - Bali will be a unique alternative to the more traditional Bali resorts. Located on a seven hectare absolute beachfront site in Seminyak, the resort will be within walking distance to Bali's most trendy boutiques, galleries, restaurants and clubs," added Ko.
The resort will offer two gourmet eateries - W Kitchen and the retreat's Waterfront signature restaurant - a poolside destination bar. W The Store - the brand's retail component, a spa, pool and health center are also part of the new retreat.
Whatever Ė Whenever
The trendy resort will also boast the signature Whatever/Whenever Concierge Service that provides guests with whatever they want, whenever they want it.
Opening in 2009 - W Retreat & Spa-Bali.
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