Jimbaran Puri Bali Resort, Indonesia
The Jimbaran Puri Bali luxury resort is situated in Jimbaran, Bali. Located on the southern tip of island, it is close to Ngurah Rai International Airport, just ten minutes drive away, and near to the centre of Kuta and Nusa Dua.
The resort sits on the white sandy beach of Jimbaran Bay and its cottages have uninterrupted exceptional beach views.
Lying between two islands Java and Lombok, Bali is located between the Asian and Australian continents. The island measures approximately 140km westwards and 80km southwards.
Jimbaran Puri-Bali was formerly a part of Pansea group and was acquired by Orient Express in July 2006. Panasea group opened the resort in 1996 and renovated it in 2004 before it became a part of Orient Express. Renovation of the guest rooms and public areas was completed in 2005.
Jimbaran Puri-Bali expansion
Orient Express opened 22 new thatched villas in June 2009. The villas have their own large swimming pool. Jimbaran Puri Bali also saw the opening of 19 new one-bedroom and three two-bedroom villas in April 2009. These new villas have a swimming pool beside a teakwood deck, centred on Balinese garden and courtyard.
All the new villas are furnished with traditional Balinese materials.
Cottages and villas
Different kinds of cottages and villas are available. The resort features eight beachfront cottages that offer sea views, and 32 garden cottages, in addition to the 22 recently opened luxury villas.
The hotel has more than 42 rooms, with each individual room type having access to the facilities provided by Jimbaran Puri Bali beach resort. Each of the suites has a private garden courtyard.
The luxury villas feature indoor and outdoor showers, while the baths are carved from black stone. Flat screen televisions, DVD players and Ipod docks cater for the entertainment needs of guests.
Other in-room amenities include a sofa bed, work desk, hypo-allergenic pillows, in-room safe and a minibar.
Dining and other faciilties
The Jimbaran resort has two restaurants. The Nelayan restaurant situated next to beach, serves sea food and French Mediterranean dishes, while Tunjung cafe, the second restaurant, mainly serves Indonesian cuisine and Balinese favourites.
Drinks and beverages are served at the Puri Bar, which aims to provide exciting bar experience.
Distinctive leisure facilities are provided at the resort, including a large swimming pool with uninterrupted sea views. The hotel also offers a business centre with internet access, a library and a boutique. Other recreational facilities include a children's pool, non-motorised water sports, games and baby-sitting facilities.
The spa area features three Balinese-inspired terraces and bales with sufficient space for two people to experience spa treatment together.
The beach spa provides an array of indulgent spa experiences including traditional Balinese massage to Ayurvedic treatments.
Traditional Balinese style and architecture has been adopted throughout the resort, using mainly timber and marble stones. The resort is built to face the Indian Ocean, creating an open-air living style. Balinese tradition is particularly proficient in designing with bamboo, and this is used extensively through the resort.
The Jimbaran Puri Bali resort offers a variety of packages to cater to all customers – from romantic getaways, to luxury spa breaks.
Orient Express owns two resorts in Bali. Located 90 minutes drive away, Jimbaran Puri Bali's sister hotel Ubud Hanging Gardens features 38 villas.
Orient Express acquired above properties with plans to expand its operations in South East Asia.