Nestled on Bali’s pristine white sand beach of Nusa Dua, The Laguna, a Luxury Collection Resort and Spa, having just emerged from a full-scale transformational renovation, encapsulates the best of Bali. Boasting seven lagoon pools, 287 guestrooms, suites and luxury villas, the resort has its own temple and award-winning restaurants and bars. Step outside of the resort, and guests will find the nearby Nusa Dua beach, the renowned Uluwatu Temple and the Garuda Wisnu Kencana cultural park.
The new design of the rooms is inspired by the collective stories and traditions of Bali, as well as nautical influences from the resort’s seven lagoons. The Laguna has incorporated the Balinese ‘sulaman’ embroidered headboard as the rooms’ central design feature, choosing colours and materials that echo the art, while the story of the lagoon and the nautical experiences around it are also celebrated with rope and leather detailing and a bespoke selection of lamps and shiplap walls. Woven keben baskets, typically used to carry offerings at temples, and low-rise dulang tables that carry colourful spreads of local tropical fruits feature alongside specially commissioned artwork pays tribute to the island’s arts and crafts. The rooms all offer unique advantages such as private balconies, immediate access to pools, private pools and large living spaces.
Surrounded by azure pools and leafy tropical greenery, the award-winning spa features indoor treatment rooms, two treatment gazebos overlooking the Indian Ocean, along with a private relaxation lounge with steam and sauna facilities. In perfect harmony with seven crystalline lagoon pools, lush tropical gardens and pristine beach, the resort’s design and ambiance ties in with its surroundings of water, nature and indigenous culture, encouraging relaxation and rejuvenation of mind, body and spirit.
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