In a press release published by Luxury Travel Magazine, the highly anticipated AYANA Segara Bali, a new AYANA hotel inside the AYANA Estate in Jimbaran, officially opened its doors on November 5, 2022.
The 205-room hotel introduces a contemporary twist to the legendary Balinese-inspired AYANA experience for a more laidback luxury style of living for guests to relax and unwind.
The hotel is the fourth AYANA property inside the 222-acre integrated AYANA Estate luxury community at Jimbaran, joining a trio of hotels including of AYANA Villas Bali, AYANA Resort Bali, and RIMBA by AYANA Bali. With the addition of AYANA Segara Bali, AYANA now boasts a combined total of 980-villas, suites, and rooms, say Luxury Travel Magazine.
Designed by the award-winning design firm WATG, the firm behind the stunning design of AYANA properties in Bali and Komodo, AYANA Segara Bali is a contemporary-designed hotel evoking a modern and simple aesthetic. Upon 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 is designed by Yasuhiro Koichi, the founder of SPIN Design Studio who also designed the famed Rock Bar inside of the AYANA Estate. Intricate wood carvings can be seen in the lobby of the hotel, to create a welcoming oasis of calm. A kamasan, traditional painting from the village of Klungkung in Bali, adorns the ceiling transporting guests into an epic Balinese wayang story.
The new AYANA Segara Bali 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 AYANA Estate forest, and the sounds of nature. A place where the forest meets the ocean, AYANA Segara Bali brings an immersive experience that is harmonious with nature, a concept and guiding principle of AYANA inspired by the Balinese philosophy, Tri Hita Karana. A combination of modern design, intricate Balinese-inspired traditional ornaments and the spectacular views of the surroundings, AYANA Segara Bali pays homage to its location and transports guests into a culmination of tranquil, comforting, and modern slow-living Bali luxury life.
AYANA Segara Bali features 205-modern and elegant rooms and suites. Spacious guest rooms range from 624 to 699-square feet, and the hotel’s four suites offer 1,001-square feet of space. Each room features 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 soak 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 a luxury living space, dining areas and a large walk-in wardrobe, while bathrooms are opulent and include oversized oval bathtubs and marble rain showers.
AYANA Segara Bali offers 2-bedroom Ocean View Suites for guests traveling in family-sized groups, combining two suites with a single entry and designated foyer at a total of 1,432-square feet. The suites offer the pinnacle of the AYANA Segara Bali experience with living and dining areas for up to six.
New Dining Destinations
AYANA Segara Bali has three stylish 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 starts 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 features an alfresco dining space and a contemporary environment.
The new Mediterranean restaurant, Medi, offers a wide variety of fresh salads, pasta and seafood. Guests can choose from an extensive 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 highest point at AYANA Segara Bali, Luna offers incredible sunset views. The menu features contemporary dishes using fresh local ingredients available from AYANA Farm – a true farm-to-table experience. Guest can savor dishes such as a salmon poke bowl sriracha and Indonesian favorites: Jimbaran-style jagung bakar, and mie goreng kaki lima. During sunset, Luna’s menu includes a selection of Mediterranean and local tapas, focusing on flavor and freshness, such as gambas à la plancha, ceviche, and antipasto.
The three new dining destinations at AYANA Segara Bali join the 19 existing venues, and bring the total number of 22-dining destinations to choose from at the AYANA Estate, including one of the world’s best hotel bars, Rock Bar, and the newly opened KISIK Lounge and Seafood Restaurant, making the AYANA Estate a culinary destination in its own right.
Event and Function Space
AYANA Segara Bali offers Vista, a new open-air function space perched above the resort, that provides guests with panoramic views of the pristine Jimbaran Bay area, suitable for elegant wedding receptions, and innovative meetings and events. The new space adds to AYANA’s 15 other unique event and function spaces spread across the Estate.
The indoor-outdoor concept of AYANA Segara Bali also perpetuated through its main pool. Its unique design where guests can lounge and soak in the view of the Indian ocean. The largest indoor-outdoor pool in Bali, AYANA Segara’s main pool is also suitable for lap swimming and exercise. Guests can enjoy the rooftop pool at Luna Rooftop Bar or one of the total 15-swimming pools across the AYANA Estate.
The world-class 236,806-square foot destination spa, AYANA Spa, is one step away from AYANA Segara Bali. The professional wellness team at the spa includes a fitness trainer and health coach as well as a multi-faceted spa program offering a well-rounded wellness experience. 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 AYANA’s Spa on The Rocks, a treatment villa perched above the formation of rock along the AYANA’s coastline surrounded by the sparkling blue Indian Ocean. AYANA Spa also offers 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.
“AYANA Segara Bali will bring its charm to the curious-minded and young-at-heart travelers 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.”
To celebrate the opening of AYANA Segara Bali, guests can enjoy an exclusive offer of 25-percent off for stays from now through March 31, 2023. AYANA also offers a 30-minute photoshoot taken by a professional photographer and five complimentary printed photos, providing guests with even more ways to create lasting AYANA Memories. Guests also can enjoy 10-percent off for in-room spa treatments and Spa on The Rock treatments by the award-winning AYANA Spa; complimentary 1-hour Thalassotherapy for two people per room for booking with a minimum of two-night stay; and 10-percent off for food and beverages in 22 dining destinations in AYANA Estate, including Rock Bar.
Guests can take benefit of the opening offers by booking directly through ayana.com and using the booking code: SEGARA.
For more information or to inquire about a booking, please visit ayana.com.
Source: Luxury Travel Magazine