Escape / November 2018
What is new on the southernmost tip of Bali? Six Senses Uluwatu, Bali has arrived in Pecatu, which is also home to Pura Uluwatu, or the sacred Uluwatu Temple, considered one of the core spiritual pillars of the island. Al facilities at the resort will be operational by the beginning of August to welcome travelers.
Uluwatu is the place where centuries-old tradition and reverence meet with sandy beaches, surf breaks and a rich dining scene. With spirituality being deeply rooted in the Balinese culture, the surrounding nature blends perfectly with the wellness ethos of the brand and gives a sense of calm and serenity where time stands still. The resort is built with indigenous materials and harmoniously incorporates Balinese architecture and craftsmanship, based on sustainable design principles.
True to Six Senses' inimitable style, Six Senses Uluwatu features 103 villas and suites, which include 28 sky suites, 62 one-bedroom villas, seven two-bedroom villas, four three-bedroom villas, The Retreat and the Presidential Villa, that draw upon the local culture, embrace nature and offer sweeping views of the Indian Ocean.
The resort will offer three restaurants and two bars, all perched on the cliffside, all with uninterrupted ocean views. They will serve a selection of modern and fusion dishes, based on the seasonal local Balinese traditional cuisine with added influences from the region.
Chef Ricardo and his culinary team believe in honoring each product by bringing out its elements while cooked with simplicity. All dishes are designed on the Eat With Six Senses principle of sourcing natural, local and sustainable ingredients, ensuring that they are not only nutritious and healthy, but also delicious.
Six Senses Uluwatu will offer extraordinary cultural and destination immersions for all its guests to enjoy, inside and outside the resort. For those seeking an adventure to explore Bali from land, sea and sky, a series of experiences will also be available. Grow With Six Senses will incorporate out-of-the-ordinary activities for younger guests, so they can approach wellness, the local culture and sustainability in a fun and educational way.
Six Senses Spa Uluwatu will embrace a farm to massage concept, where locally-sourced ingredients are used for both signature and locally inspired treatments. The spa will feature 10 treatments rooms, an outdoor massage area, a relaxation area, a fully equipped gym and a yoga pavilion. Multiple-day integrated wellness programs will be available along with wellness screenings that aim to help guests improve their lifestyles, daily routines and reach their full potential.
For those wishing to tie the knot or renew their vows with the magical Balinese sunset as a backdrop, an open-air venue is located on the cliff's edge, with a breathtaking view of the ocean. Function space will also be available, where fully tailormade events can be held – from meetings to teambuilding events and dining.
The holistic approach to sustainability and conservation of the brand, would not be complete without the presence of the Earth Lab and an organic garden. A vast majority of fresh herbs, micro-herbs, sprouts and vegetables will be sourced from the garden in addition to creating a small heirloom vegetable farm and a mushroom hut. Guests are invited to visit the gardens, farms and the Earth Lab, where creativity meets sustainability, while raising awareness of the need to be environmentally responsible.
Six Senses Spa Uluwatu meanwhile features Balinese inspired treatments together with an extensive range of signature therapies and multi-day wellness programs together with a fully equipped fitness center, vast central pool and an activities center.
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