What do hollywood actress Julia Roberts, fashion legend Jean Paul Gaultier, and American music icon Art Garfunkel have in common? They were all once guests at The Oberoi, Bali. A gorgeous resort surrounded by lush greenery and a beachfront swimming pool. Located in 15 acres of tropical gardens, the resort houses 14 villas, 60 lanai’s, and a selection of restaurants. The Spa is the ultimate destination for relaxation and fitness with its beauty salon, gymnasium, and floodlit tennis court.
The Oberoi has a reputation of being a glamorously authentic Balinese resort. The 14 villas come with a walled courtyard and a raised dining pavilion for utmost privacy. The air-conditioned bedroom and en suite bathroom ensure guests’ comfort throughout the day. Most of the villas also come with their own full-size swimming pool. The 60 lanai rooms feature a terrace for outdoor dining, and a luxurious air-conditioned bathroom with a sunken bathtub. With the prime location of being minutes away from Seminyak, guests are never far from the region’s vibrant nightlife and bustling shopping and dining scene.
The selection of restaurants at The Oberoi, Bali, will have guests spoiled for choice—both cuisine- and ambience-wise. Dine at Kura Kura Restaurant for an ambience that encapsulates the mystique and enchantment of Bali. Savour Indonesian and Asian cuisines in the openair setting, under a traditional thatched roof. Prepare to be serenaded by wafts of soothing music played on traditional instruments— like the angklung and the jegog performed by the West Bali Bamboo Orchestra. And a fun fact about Kura Kura Restaurant? It was named after the turtles that nest on the beach in front of the resort.
Meanwhile, Frangipani Café is the perfect place for long, leisurely alfresco breakfasts and lunches as it offers an inimitable view of the Indian Ocean. Surrounded by frangipani and coconut palms, with large colourful frilled parasols providing respite from the sun, listening to the sound of the waves crashing onto the shores—what more could one ask for?
Designed in the style of traditional Balinese palace arenas, the cultural heritage of Bali comes alive at the Amphithreatre. Have your candlelit dinner under the stars as performers take to the stage with gamelan music and classical Balinese dances routines. Worldclass cuisine complemented by the resort’s impeccable level of service will make dinners here genuinely memorable. And fret not if the midday Bali sun gets too intense. Duck inside Kayu Bar for a cool drink made with tropical fruits grown locally. Take a little adventure and let the bartenders delight you with their concoctions. Light meals and snacks are also available throughout the day.
The Oberoi, Bali, is also perfect for couples spending their honeymoons in Bali. The peaceful and idyllic setting will be a great relief from to the frenetic months of wedding planning in the months prior. Its verdant tropical gardens and romantically lit outdoor locales will transport any couple to a world of their own. Not a bad way to start a new chapter of your lives.
The serenity and quiet of The Oberoi, Bali, is also great for those looking to get away from their busy work schedules. A few days’ (or even a week’s) stay at The Oberoi, Bali, promises to be a rejuvenating break from the hectic work life. If you’re still unsure of where to stay for your next trip to Bali, seriously consider The Oberoi, or risk missing out on an unforgettable trip.