Alila Hotels & Resorts, one of the most innovative boutique hotel groups renowned for their architecture, design and strict eco credentials, is to launch Alila Seminyak, Bali in late 2014.Cocooned on an undeveloped stretch of beach on Bali’s south west coast, the resort has been designed as a tropical haven, connected by garden corridors creating an extensive labyrinth of vertical greens, leafy shrubs and blossoming plants, which are naturally ventilated by sea breezes. Roof gardens feature throughout the property along with roof top pools and hidden nooks, giving an air of secrecy and a hideaway feeling while helping to reduce its impact on the environment.
Alila Seminyak is the first resort in Indonesia to surpass the rigorous EarthCheck standards, achieving a 44 point best practice score against the industry norm of five points. The entire development has been designed and built to follow strict sustainable guidelines that will ensure that once the resort is in full operation, its environmental footprint will be kept to a minimum.
The resort’s eco and energy solutions include the use of local, recycled and reclaimed building materials. 100% of materials used have been locally sourced, including architectural, landscape and interior finishes. In addition, low energy light fixtures, rainwater harvesting, solar energy, environmental and building management systems have been implemented. A commitment to building a productive and sustainable relationship with the local community will also be an ongoing focus.
Comprising 240 rooms, the resort will combine a calm and restful atmosphere, a serene retreat away from cosmopolitan Seminyak. Alila Seminyak will feature contemporary styled rooms ranging from 46 to 177 square metres, all embracing laid back sophistication, as well as one spectacular 811 square metre penthouse. A portion of rooms are also available to buy.
For those who want to experience the buzz of Bali Alila Seminyak is both a world apart yet close to all the hottest destinations on the island – from high-end designer boutiques, art and antique galleries and trendy nightspots such as Ku De Ta, La Lucciola, and Potato Head, to fine dining establishments and uber-chic cafes.