Over the past two and a half decades many of the true Bali-philes
have made their way to Poppies. Today, despite being a veritable
institution, Poppies Cottages is still being discovered
by those new to the delights of Bali as well as those wishing
to escape the glitz and glamour of grandiose hotels.
Offers just twenty luxuriously appointed thatch-roofed cottages
that nestle in gardens of hibiscus, scented jasmine, and frangipani.
Red brick paths meander past lily ponds, waterfalls, and time-worn
stone figures, watched over by the towering palms of an ancient
In a secluded corner of the garden is the swimming pool
and jacuzzi area, set amongst natural rocks and cascades,
discreet sun-bathing terraces and riotous banks of bougainvillea.
Steps lead up to a peaceful reading room, and to the intimate
pool bar, a cool escape for drinks or lunch.
The quaint Balinese exterior of each cottage, with its private
garden and breakfast terrace, belies the spacious and well
thought out rooms that lie within. The interiors are decorated
with colourful Indonesian fabrics, and include a host of thoughtfully
provided creature comforts as well as local arte-facts and
discreet design details. Adjoining every room is a hidden
garden area that conceals a charming bathroom featuring a
sunken marble bathtub and shower.