Ritz-Carlton is to expand its portfolio of luxury hotels in Asia Pacific with the opening of The Ritz-Carlton, Bali in 2014.
The resort property, located on Sawagan Beach, Nusa Dua, is owned by PT Oriental Indah Bali Hotel Company and designed by architects and designers, Burega Farnell.
The Ritz-Carlton, Bali will feature 288 keys including 90 suites and 14 villas, as well as 10 cliff top villas that offer sweeping views across the ocean.
“Bali is a naturally beautiful destination that global travelers have consistently returned to. We are delighted to be creating an authentic Balinese resort in Sawagan which will offer breathtaking views and carefully curated experiences and recreational activities that speak to the aspirations of today’s Ritz-Carlton guest,” said Herve Humler, President and Chief Operations Officer, The Ritz-Carlton.
The Ritz-Carlton, Bali, will feature six restaurants and bars, including a cliff-side restaurant integrated into a natural cave that doubles as a private dining room. Other restaurants include a beach grill, an Indonesian restaurant, a Japanese restaurant, a pool bar and all-day dining.
Within the resort grounds, there will be a Ritz-Carlton Spa; a water sports pavilion and other recreational facilities.
The luxury resort will also provide a choice of two wedding chapels, a ballroom, three intimate function rooms and outdoor terraces.
“Described as simply the world’s best island, Bali a resort destination that appeals to many seeking an escape from the world and we are proud to unveil a resort that will, once again, raise the bar for hospitality in the region and contribute to the growth of tourism in Indonesia,” added Humler.
Bali attracts almost three million visitors a year. Its key markets include Australia, China, Japan, Malaysia and South Korea.