From its hilltop location in southern Bali, Amanusa resort
is blessed with tropical island views. The Bali Golf and
Country club unfolds immediately below. From the rolling green
hills, the view runs north to the sea and beyond to volcanic
Mount Agung. On a clear morning, the horizon is full with
Baliís mountains. To the northeast, the island of Nusa Penida
is visible. In the east, just a few hundred meters away, the
sea is cut with a barrier reef made for surfing.
Despite its exclusive setting, may be Aman resorts most central
hideaway. Baliís international airport and the beach world
of Kuta are both about 20 minutes from Amanusa; Denpasar,
the island capital, is 30 minutes from the resort.
Amanusaís 35, thatched-roof suites are set behind paras-stone
walls. Each suite is divided into a large living area and
a spacious bathroom. The living area includes a four-poster
bed, a table for private dining and a TV and stereo system.
Thereís also a terrace with an oversized day bed under a canopy;
each suite also features a garden forecourt. The resortís
light-filled bathroom comes with a marble-tiled tub all but
enclosed in a glass wall recessed into a reflection pond.
At one end of the bathroom, windows overlook the Bali Golf
and Country Club. At the other, sliding wood doors lead to
an outside shower built into a high stone wall.
Eight suites have private swimming pools. Deluxe suites come
with views of the sea or the golf course. The Suite has a
private swimming pool and a particularly favorable location.
Facilities and Services:
The Terrace restaurant, with its sweeping views to the golf
course, the Indian Ocean and the mountains, offers Indonesian
and Thai cuisine. The Restaurant specializes in Italian cuisine;
seating is also available in an outdoor courtyard by the swimming
pool. The open-air bar offers dramatic views to the southern
peninsula, the sea and the mountains on the horizon.
The Gallery and Gift Shop keeps a select range of Balinese
and Indonesian craft and antiques. The adjacent library, a
cool retreat for browsing, specializes in books on Indonesian
culture and art.
Amanusaís lavish, 30x22-meter swimming pool is bordered by
unglazed batik pots, a trellis of flowing bougainvillea and
a two-storey, paras-stone wall. Amanusaís two, all-weather
tennis courts are floodlit for evening play. Massage is available
in the privacy of your suite, either indoors or out on the
balcony. You can also enjoy a massage poolside or from one
of the shaded Beach Club bales . Body treatments, as well
as facials, pedicures and manicures, can also be arranged.
Amanusaís Beach Club is just a beach-buggy ride away from
the resort. The Beach Clubís nine bales are fitted with mattresses
and roll cushions and face a coral reef about 150 meters out.
Snorkeling equipment is available. Light meals and refreshments
are served at the dining bale. The Beach Club is also the
setting for regular candlelight barbecues, with four tables
set down on the sand by the sea.
The boardroom can accommodate up to 30 people for business
meetings, weddings, birthday parties, family reunions and
other private functions. Beyond the boardroom, can make just
about any aspect of the resort available for business groups.
Along with the resortís two restaurants and bar, alternative
dining and cocktail venues can easily be organized. On a day
free of business, picnic hampers and day trips can be arranged
to cater for up to 15 people. Small business groups can also
hold their own corporate tennis or golf challenge. will be
pleased to arrange a company or group tournament at the Bali
Golf and Country Club.