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If you’re hoping to experience a new destination with picturesque escapes and ample options when it comes to exciting excursions, Jumeirah’s resorts in Bali and Olhahali Island in the Maldives are at the top of the list. These locales boast unique ways to unwind, offering an abundance of wellness pursuits and opportunities to explore new terrain with the insight of a world-class concierge.
Jumeirah Bali offers 123 elegant villas, all of which are shaded by tropical foliage and include private pools with sweeping views of the idyllic surroundings. The hotel’s architecture is inspired by the ethereal Hindu-Javanese water palace of the Majapahit Empire. This nod to the country’s history is manifested through spacious villas, tranquil pools, and water features, which are interspersed throughout the resort. The striking architecture draws inspiration from opulent pavilions and fosters openness between guests and the natural environment.
Located amid the Pecatu region on the beaches of Uluwatu, guests will have access to spaces that are both pristine and untamed. Take a dip in one of three swimming pools, the largest of which represents Kolam Segaran, the legendary reservoir of Majapahit, and soak in views of Dreamland Beach as it cascades out to the Indian Ocean. Early risers can start the day with an uplifting sunrise meditation session ensuring a renewed sense of calm, peace, and balance.
Jumeirah Bali facilitates island-hopping in the Indonesian archipelago, which comprises of 18,000 peninsulas. Discover their breathtaking beauty and unique culture by boat trips, ensuring a journey of adventure and exploration. Join a scuba session in Gili Trawangan and you’ll be swimming among majestic sea turtles in no time or hop on a bicycle and explore the entire landscape along with its buzzing beach bars and stylish cafes. If you’re looking for something a little more secluded, Gili Meno is completely undeveloped and encased by powdery white sands. Of course, you can also head over to some of the smaller beaches like those found on Crystal Bay, all of which are easily accessible from Jumeirah Bali.
For a truly sensorial experience, the Talise Spa, inspired by Negara Kertagama—a 14th-century Javanese script promoting a balanced and harmonious life—offers a range of individual and couples’ wellness treatments prioritizing both healing and luxury.
Jumeirah Maldives Olhahali Island
If you’ve long dreamed of island villas and a serene tropical state of mind, Jumeirah Maldives Olhahali Island is akin to the most picturesque backdrop. Set over crystalline turquoise waters, the resort is home to 67 secluded, ultra-spacious beach and over-water villas; each featuring spectacular Mediterranean-chic design, indoor-outdoor showers, sprawling terraces, and private rooftop spaces where memorable moments are guaranteed. Start your day with an opulent breakfast delivered on a floating tray to the sparkling waters of your private pool, and sip on decadent mimosas as you gaze into the blue waters of the ocean surrounding you.
From there, head to Shimmers, the hotel’s flagship restaurant located in a vibrant beach setting, where you can enjoy Greek-Mediterranean delicacies by chef Roberto Rispoli and mouth-watering beverages.
All-day dining can be enjoyed at Glow. Here, you’ll find an array of international cuisines prepared by world-renowned chefs, or indulge in a dining experience that combines flavors from Peru and Japan at Kayto, a concept created by celebrated chef Cristian Goya, highlighted by Gault & Millau as one of the Middle East’s best chefs.
If you’re ready for an activity-filled day, check out the impressive resort’s schedule, which is filled with over 50 activities including snorkeling, sunset cruises, and fitness classes.
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