After prominently citing Bali in their recent Reader's Choice Awards, Conde Nast Traveler's follow-up study of those results and the naming of its 2002 Gold List sees Bali still sitting at the top of the international travel pack.
THE BEST BY LOCATION - ASIA/PACIFIC
The best hotel ranked by top destination went to the Four Seasons Resort Bali at Jimbaran Bay. In describing the property, one reader said of the Resort: "Huge villas with private gardens and a plunge pool are so secluded you forget you're at a resort."
THE BEST BY ROOM - ASIA/PACIFIC
Bali swept this category winning all top three spots with #1 to the Four Seasons Resort Bali at Jimbaran Bay, followed by the Ritz Carlton Resort and Spa - Bali at #2; and 3# to the Sheraton Laguna located in Bali's Nusa Dua Complex.
THE BEST BY ACTIVITIES - ASIA/PACIFIC
In this category, the top spot went to the Four Seasons Resort Bali at Jimbaran Bay.
THE INDONESIAN GOLD LIST
The magazine also made a list of the Country's best hotels and resorts, placing their names on an Indonesian Gold List. The Indonesian gold list was monopolized completely by Bali properties, listed here in the order of their appearance:
(1) Nusa Dua Beach Hotel & Spa
(2) Four Seasons Resorts Bali at Jimbaran Bay
(3) Ritz Carlton Resort & Spa
(4) Amankila in Manggis, Bali
(5) Grand Hyatt Resort at Nusa Dua
(6) Sheraton Laguna at Nusa Dua
(7) Bali Hyatt in Sanur Village
(8) Four Seasons Resort Bali at Sayan
(9) Amandari in Ubud THE RESERVE - HONORABLE MENTION
Finally, Conde Nast Traveler
named Bali's Amanusa
resort in Nusa Dua to its list of reserve properties considered worthy of honorable mention.
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