Need to know
103, including 24 suites.
Noon, but flexible, subject to availability. Earliest check-in, 3pm, also flexible.
Double rooms from $488.12 (IDR7,002,841), excluding tax at 21 per cent.
Rates usually include breakfast.
The Eat with Six Senses programme lets you tuck in without a guilty conscience (and probably with fewer calories) – expect ingredients from local farmers and produce plucked straight from the resort’s garden.
At the hotel
Free WiFi throughout, gym, kids’ club. In rooms: air-conditioning, minibar, free bottled water, tea and coffee, flatscreen TV and Republic of Soap bath products.
Our favourite rooms
If a private pool to cool off in is a dealbreaker, avoid the Sky Suites, which are the only category that don’t include one. The cliff-edge villas are perfect for families – there are one-, two- and three-bedroom options, each with an outdoor deck and alfresco shower (some also have a sea-facing Jacuzzi). Blow the budget on the regal Retreat, which has palatial proportions, a wine cellar, four bedrooms, three pools and endless Indian Ocean views.
The two pools (one infinity style, the other usually packed with children and inflatables) are staggered across two tiers that follow the face of the cliff.
The spa has a steam room, sauna and 10 treatment rooms – including two that are almost open air – for Ila facials, holistic massages and reflexology. There’s a resident wellness practitioner on hand who can dole out all sorts of advice, including nutritional tips, and personal trainers for exercise encouragement. Pilates and yoga classes are held regularly.
You’ll be spending a lot of time in a bathing suit – but don’t forget some cover-ups for temple-hopping and some tie-dye if you want to connect with Bali’s hippie side.
There are specially adapted rooms for wheelchair users.
All ages are welcome. Extra beds and cots can be added to all rooms. Babysitting can be arranged with two days’ notice for 70,000 rupiahs an hour (minimum three hours), plus the sitter’s travel costs.
Babies and up.
Cots and extra beds can be added to all rooms.
There’s a kids’ club to enrol little Smiths at.
Playground, organic gardens.
Children are allowed in two of the resort’s three pools.
Children are welcome in both bars and all three restaurants, which have suitable menu options and highchairs.
Babysitting can be arranged with two days’ notice for 70,000 rupiahs an hour (minimum three hours), plus the sitter’s travel costs.
No need to pack
Buggies, bottle-sterilising kit, play mats, toiletries.
Local connections are a big deal here: many of the staff grew up within two kilometres of the hotel, and the restaurant uses organic ingredients that are either grown on-site or sourced nearby. Even the bath products are made in Indonesia (leftovers are donated to the local community). Energy-saving practices include the use of heat-absorbing lava rock in roofing, which will reduce the need for air-conditioning.