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Hilton Debuts Umana Bali, Its First LXR Hotels & Resorts in South East Asia.

Leading global hospitality brand Hilton, is excited to unveil an exclusive collection of LXR Hotels & Resort properties, situated on Bali’s famous Melasti Beach clifftops. Combining wellness, culture, and community, this resort offers a fresh taste of luxury defined by individuality and immersive local experiences.

An aerial view of the Hilton Bali resort at sunset.

Umana Bali, a jewel in LXR Hotels & Resorts, is the Hilton’s first-ever luxury resort in Southeast Asia. Alan Watts, President of Asia Pacific, Hilton, highlighted the brand’s commitment to extending world-class luxury to highly sought-after destinations, building on the success of its regional debut in Kyoto.

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Owned by PT Surya Semesta Internusa Tbk and managed by Hilton, Umana Bali redefines the island experience. Situated at Ungasan’s southernmost tip, the resort features 72 meticulously designed villas with breathtaking ocean views, reminiscent of ancient rice paddy fields known as ‘uma’.

“The LXR brand’s dedication to intriguing design, a bespoke suite of highly personalized services, and a vibrant array of immersive experiences is illuminated at Umana Bali. Guests will be provided with a fresh perspective on the Bali way of life and unrivaled experiences befitting of the brand,” said Alexandra Jaritz, senior vice president, Brand Management of Asia Pacific, Hilton.

Grounded in Culture and Community

LXR, known for personalized service and unique experiences, draws inspiration from the Balinese Tri Hita Karana philosophy of nature, people, and spirituality, shaping Umana Bali to cater to modern explorers seeking personalized adventures. 

Upholding the Hilton’s commitment to responsible tourism, Umana Bali emphasizes local community and environmental priorities through their partnerships with skilled artisans. In line with this belief, the Ungasan resort has commissioned unique art pieces, sourced from local materials such as Javanese marble and rattan. They have also introduced eco-friendly amenities, like vanity kits made from recycled banana leaf paper, coconut shell boxes, and natural slippers woven from pandan and mendong fibres.

A Modern Interpretation of Bali Life

Designed by WATG | Wimberly Interiors, the architecture, landscape, and interiors of Umana Bali reflect local legends and customs, embodying Bali’s living artistry and fostering a vibrant community atmosphere.

Umana Bali’s design harmoniously blends divine, communal, and natural elements, inviting guests to experience Bali’s timeless unity and respect. Contemporary sculptures of Balinese dancers are adorned with ancient coins used as offerings on important occasions and temple decorations. Meanwhile, the lobby’s striking metal and hand-blown glass chandelier draws inspiration from the fan-like movements of the iconic Legong Keraton – or ‘Dance of the Palace’.

Umana Bali’s private villas, each feature an infinity-edge pool and outdoor hot tub, offering guests the ultimate escape. For larger gatherings, their three-bedroom Umana Pool Villa is ideal for family holidays or group escapes. Plus, the resort’s exceptional facilities include a contemporary chapel for sunset weddings, event spaces, a state-of-the-art fitness center, and a dynamic kid’s club.

Wellness and well-being take centre stage at The Lohma Spa, providing personalised ancient healing traditions and modern holistic therapies. The spa provides a variety of customisable treatments, including family-friendly options like yoga, sound healing, and meditation. Younger members will delight in their dedicated kids pampering and relaxation sessions, like relaxing back and scalp massages, foot treatments and breathing exercises. For something truly out of this world, indulge in their specialist treatments, such as ‘The Self’ which renews physical energy, or ‘The Body’ which uses deep relaxation techniques to promote emotional release.

An Eclectic Collection of Epicurean Adventures

Umana Bali blends fresh, flavorful, and nutritious dining, by sourcing over 80% of its produce locally. Not only that, the resort’s diverse restaurants and bars feature a selection of wines grown and produced in Bali, with each sip narrating the story of the island’s varied vineyards.

Clifftop restaurant Oliverra takes guests on a journey through the Mediterranean, while Commune serves delicious Southeast Asian cuisine with a local twist – showcasing Umana’s take on a local favorite in its interactive show kitchen. At Pad Pool Bar, guests can savor handcrafted cocktails with stunning Indian Ocean views. Meanwhile, Mer Lounge provides a serene atmosphere inspired by the ocean. Adding to the allure, Uma Beach House, set to debut in April 2024 with influences of Miami-inspired design and fresh Peruvian flavours, promises a surfside escape with captivating views of Melasti Beach.

Uncover the Magic of Bali

Guests at Umana Bali can anticipate LXR’s unparalleled commitment to personalized service, from bespoke minibars to floating in-villa breakfasts. The resort team meticulously crafts each touch, offering a customized itinerary of hand-picked experiences by an appointed Curator.

Those guests looking to explore Bali’s beauty further can hop on a helicopter for epic Mount Batur views, followed by a beachside bonfire BBQ. You will also have the option to engage in other activities such as stargazing with a resident astronomer, try Layang Layang kite-making with a master kite builder, and partake in cooking classes with local Balinese experts. Why not opt to unlock a wealth of spiritual experiences, from purification ceremonies to meaningful connections with Bali’s priests and elders

Umana Bali is a proud member of the Hilton Honors and their award-winning guest-loyalty program which covers 22 Hilton hotels. To celebrate the resort’s opening, Hilton Honors members will receive 10,000 bonus points for a 3-night stay booked between 1 December 2023 and 31 May 2024. 

For more information or to make a reservation, visit Umana Bali’s official website and unpack a world of rewards!

Umana Bali, LXR Hotels & Resorts

Address: Jl. Melasti Banjar Kelod, Ungasan, Bali, 80364, Indonesia
Instagram: @umanabali
Tel: +62 361 3007000

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