Amanusa (peaceful isle) Resort is blessed with amazing tropical island views from its hilltop location. The Bali Golf and Country club unfolds immediately below the resort and the view runs north to the sea and beyond to volcanic Mount Agung. To the northeast, the island of Nusa Penida is visible and in the east, just a few hundred meters away lies the sea. The thatched-roof suites within the resort are linked by paved walkways and set behind foliage and mossy paras stone walls for added privacy. If you are looking for that ‘special something’ in a holiday destination, this resort is a good choice.
Only 15 minutes drive from Bali’s international airport in Denpasar, Amanusa sets the relaxation process in motion swiftly, with the welcoming Amanusa staff taking care of every detail and need. Nearby, the bougainvillea-lined streets of Nusa Dua are dotted with boutiques and restaurants, and adventurous, cultural and spiritual pursuits are only a bike, walk, or chauffeur-driven car ride away.
Designed with an artist’s eye to celebrate space and Bali’s natural beauty, Amanusa is a place which encourages guests to unwind in peace, in a soothing setting, with suites, restaurants and other facilities offering every conceivable convenience and comfort. A smooth manicured golf course, one of the best in Asia, separates the resort from the deep blue of the Indian Ocean.
design is influenced by ancient Hindu poetry, the surrounding miles of breathtaking views and by the spiritual and naturally peaceful lifestyle. Amanusa’ rooms are spacious, authentically decorated in a soothing palette of browns, beige, cream and honey. Elevated walkways link the suites for easy access to the resort’s extensive facilities. Eight of the 35 suites have private swimming pools and all are fully equipped with wireless internet connections.
Like all of Amanusa’s 35 thatched-roof suites, the Garden Suites have wooden four-poster beds, draped in white veils, with detailed attention to the essential ingredients for peaceful sleep. The cavernous bathrooms feature sunken baths with directional lighting, enhancing the foliage alongside. The suites also contain a walled garden courtyard, which is private and romantic, offering day and night alfresco dining.
While the deluxe suites are identical to Garden Suites, they possess extensive views of the golf course or the ocean. Each suite is enclosed in a sensuous tropical setting and an outdoor shower is built into a high paras-stone wall, seeding soft moss and fragrant white flowers beneath an overhang of ochre and salmon-pink bougainvillea.
eight pool suites have private swimming pools and a spacious terrace. Like the other suites, these rooms contain a walled garden courtyard. The courtyard is private and romantic, offering day and night alfresco dining.
In addition to the four poster bed and spacious bathroom, the Amanusa Suite enjoys a private swimming pool and the most privileged views of the ocean. Like the other suites, this suite has a writing desk, bay window sofa and opens onto an outdoor terrace with a comfortable daybed beneath a protective canopy.
Open only for dinner, The Amanusa’s Italian Restaurant offers seating in an elegant room of high ceilings and leaded windows, as well as in a romantic outdoor courtyard amongst flowering frangipani trees, overlooking the pool. The Terrace offers sweeping views of Bali, embracing the golf course, the Indian Ocean, Nusa Dua and the Bukit, Bali’s southern peninsula. The Terrace serves Thai and Indonesian cuisines, with the addition of Continental fare during the day. While The Bar is opposite the Terrace on the same level, and offers similar views.
The Beach Club
Beach Club is located on a pristine private white-sand beach. The Club consists of nine bales, each with two sun-loungers, ideal for escaping the sun during the heat of the day, while still remaining on the beach. Refreshments, light meals, showers and washrooms are provided. The Beach Club is also the setting for candlelit barbecues, and sunrise breakfasts can be enjoyed in the privacy of the bales.
The Library specialises in books on Indonesian art and culture. A selection of novels, magazines, newspapers, CDs, DVDs and board games, as well as a laptop for Internet access, is also available.
Balinese and Indonesian jewelery, indigenous handicrafts, gift items and resort wear are available for purchase in the boutique.
spa provides a mix traditional Balinese massage with Swedish massage and acupressure. Massage is available in the privacy of guest’ suites, in the specially-designated Spa Suite, or in one of the Beach bales. Body treatments, as well as facials, pedicures and manicures are also available.
The large 30m blue pool is bordered by a bougainvillea-covered trellis, flowering frangipani trees and a high paras-stone wall.
Amanusa features an intimate gym housed in a thatched roof pavilion. A small selection of cardiovascular equipment and free weights are available.
Amanusa two, all-weather tennis courts are floodlit for evening play. Attendants are available as playing partners or ball boys. A bale is located between the courts for shady breaks of iced chrysanthemum tea and other refreshments.
Complimentary wireless broadband connections are available in all suites and public areas.