Alila Soori

Bali’s Definition of Paradise

Situated on the island’s southwest coast near Tanah Lot Temple, one of Bali’s most sacred ocean temples, the luxurious beachfront resort of Alila Villas Soori is nestled between lush rice fields and glistening volcanic black sands lapped by the Indian Ocean. Capturing the essence of Bali’s tranquility and vitality, Alila Villas Soori perfects the art of soothing and stimulating the senses.

Voted one of the top ten resorts in the world this year by Traveller, Alila Villas Soori blends contemporary Asian architecture seamlessly into verdant rice fields and dramatic coastline. The sensual combination of land- and seascape is highlighted in every nook and cranny by internationally renowned Singapore-based SCDA Architects. The firm’s modern approach to design did not hinder the group’s desire for an eco-friendly hotel. The entire building process was managed in accordance with international environmental standards, creating a unique fusion of contemporary art and environmental sensibility. Creating a buzz since inception, this architectural feat continues to inspire the luxury hospitality industry and recently snapped up the ‘Green Good Design Award 2012’ bestowed to Alila by the European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies and The Chicago Athenaeum.

Openly connected by landscaped gardens and courtyards, each one of Alila’s 44 pool villas is personally customized well before your holiday kicks off through the resort’s Personal Preference Menu. From VIP airport arrival to your first spa treatment, no detail is spared and not a minute wasted for the perfect Bali getaway. For the intimate retreat a deux, choose an upper level ‘Ocean Pool Villa’ uniquely configured to maximize ocean views without compromising privacy. Featuring a private pool as well as direct beach access, the ‘open-to-the-sky’ inner courtyard creates a playful sense of light and airiness, while the outdoor pavilion is the go-to spot for lounging by day and taking in the views by night.

For an unparalleled celebration, family holiday or corporate retreat, choose the one-of-a-kind ‘Ten-Bedroom Residence’ perched on 5,250 square-meters of beachfront bliss. Two master bedrooms with adjoining suites reign supreme on the upper level while six additional bedrooms on the ground level create a multitude of spaces mixed in with manicured gardens inside and out, private pools and gazebos. The residence is luxuriously appointed with Italian inspired furnishings plucked from the resort’s own bespoke design, the Soori Collection. From the chauffeur-driven luxury car on standby 24 hours a day throughout your stay to the helipad available for private entrances and exits, this luxury residence is by far one of Bali’s most lavish holiday venues.

In theme with the inspiring, yet down-to-earth architectural approach found throughout the resort, Spa Alila is opulent, oh yes, but with a holistic, intuitive twist, where local therapists combine the latest organic nutrition and health knowledge with warm, genuine care. A fusion of ancient and contemporary Asian healing techniques, age-old beauty recipes feature the curative benefits of fresh, natural, quality ingredients sourced on the island’s pristine east coast to create a custom botanical skin care line exclusively for Alila. Providing an extensive face and body care menu for both women and men, rejuvenating and purifying ingredients include sandalwood, oils of rose and lemon, detoxifying French red clay, aloe vera juice and wildflower honey.

Continuing to inspire with an authentic Indonesian experience paired with classic Western comfort, Alila’s Executive Chef Ashton and his team offer a range of dining styles and rotating tasting menus in innovative, semi-open air settings. Signature dishes are prepared with the freshest produce available creating an ‘ingredient-driven’ cuisine that highlights local specialties from many different Indonesian islands. Hands-on cooking experiences and sunset cocktails provide guests withthe opportunity to get involved in the culinary journey while having fun at the same time.

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