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Anantara Uluwatu Bali Resort

Hewn into the craggy cliffs of Uluwatu, this fabulous five-star resort from Anantara is all sumptuous suites and ocean vistas. Framed by tropical flowers, the mood is very much sleek, and sun-kissed. Spend your days dreamily drifting in the clifftop infinity pool or surfing perfect waves at Impossibles. When not blissed out in the blue waters you can indulge in some wild healing from the onsite Balinese priestess, perfect your tai chi moves and dine on fusion foods good enough to make you weak at the knees.

Ideal for Couples and Families

Beachfront Location

Barefoot Luxury

Unique Experience

Unique Experience

Direct access to surf break

Direct access to surf break

Spa and Recreation Facilities

LOCATION

Uluwatu, Bali, Indonesia

GETTING THERE

Wayfarers Atlas can make your journey to Anantara as seamless as possible.

AIRPORT – Ngurah Rai International Airport

TRANSFER – The temple clad shores of Uluwatu are a mere forty minutes’ drive from the shimmering tarmac of Denpasar’s international airport. Hop in a public cab or book a special pick up service with the Anantara Uluwatu Resort for seamless air-conditioned travel straight to your new front door.

 

IDEAL TIME OF YEAR

 

WEATHER – May to September – Dry Season

SURF SEASON – May to September

CLIMATE

Bali is one of the world’s favourite tropical islands thanks to its balmy blue waters, wide stretches of white sand, and humid skies. You can live life happily in your sandals as the temperature likes to cruise around 30 degrees Celsius. Between October and March, the monsoon rains can pour their heart out, but with wild surf, temples and holistic healing you won’t feel your spirits dampen.

“Malibu beach house meets healing paradise at the cutting-edge retreat clinging to the cliffside”

RATES

Kids Stay Free – up to 2 children beneath the age of 4

QUICK FACTS

Children Welcome

Family Suites Available

Multi-layered ocean front swimming pool

Complimentary 30-minute photo shoot

GUEST SERVICES

Laundry and pressing service

Concierge service

Excursions and water sports

Complimentary beach shuttle

SURF SNAPSHOT

Impossibles surf break is right on your doorstep. Descend the resorts cliffside elevator to paddle out.

NEED TO KNOW

Complimentary WIFI

FACILITIES

DINING

Three fabulous restaurants each bring their own evocative flavour to the ice white and ocean blue views below. The SONO Teppanyaki Kitchen brings sizzling theatre to your table with elegant Japanese offerings against the backdrop of rolling ocean waves. The 360 Restaurant stays true to its name, with vistas that flame with colour and Balinese fusion cuisine that turns playful with spice when it touches the tongue.

Splash brings international and regional cuisine tangoing together on the same menu – in a place where the wine flows fast, and the mood lingers between romance, sophistication and laid-back style.

POOLSIDE

There’s plenty to rave about when it comes to the sparkle of poolside life at Anantara. The cliffside perched infinity pool boasts two levels a few steps from the sumptuous suites. Perfect for falling out of bed and straight into the blue. There’s nothing quite like kicking your feet in shades of turquoise and teal as you sip a cocktail and watch a stage worthy sunset sink beneath the pounding surf.

SPA & WELLNESS

Ingeniously designed to reflect the local culture – the spa at Anantara Uluwatu has been curated to look like a traditional Balinese rice barn. The sacred space calls on local spices, healing plants, the powers of the priestess, and an evocative treatment menu to keep you strong soft, supple and in tune with the earths great forces. From couple’s blessings to lime and ginger body scrubs, Balinese Reiki and Seven Chakra Healing – your spa journey can be as grounded or high flying as you please.

Wellness is woven into the cloak at Anantara Uluwatu. From yoga and tai chi to balance body and mind to healing sessions with the High Priestess or a complete lifestyle overhaul from the private health coach, you can gift our body the love it deserves.

ADULT TIME

Adults will feel the urge to stay and play, with so much grown up fun to choose from. Balinese dance classes, world-class surf, spa therapies, and intimate dining experiences are just the tip of the iceberg. Fortunately, help is on hand to ensure that Little Wayfarers are well taken care of with a babysitting service available if booked in advance.

ACCOMMODATION

Suites only ensure that Anantara Uluwatu meets the very vision of a dream. Monochrome style is matched with marble bathrooms and sweeping terraces, before being lifted with colourful accents and traditional Balinese artworks to wrap both worlds together. Plunge pools, private gardens, and floor to ceiling glass walls nudge guests to embrace the beauty of the elements with serenading sea views. With 72 seaview suites in total, Anantara Uluwatu hits the sweet spot of restful privacy and a sense of community.

OCEAN VIEW SUITE / WITH POOL ACCESS

  • 2 Adults + 1 Child; or 3 Adults

Situated in the main glass and stone building, the Ocean View Suite brings the sea straight into your dreams. Modern style, generous space, endless picture windows, and an outdoor jacuzzi for soaking up starry nights sets the mise-en-scene for an inspired stay. Separate lounge space, Bose speaker systems, and an in-room bar invite you to kick back as though in your own captivating beach club.

 

OCEAN FRONT SUITE /WITH POOL ACCESS

  • 2 Adults + 1 Child; or 3 Adults

Those who want to roll out of their delicious king size bed and straight into that stunning infinity pool will adore the Ocean Pool Access Suite. Perched steps away from the main pool you can spend your day padding softly between the main courtyard and your own private space. A personal plunge pool and ocean view terrace with jacuzzi make for an enchanting space to stay.

 

GARDEN VIEW POOL SUITE

  • 2 Adults + 1 Child; or 3 Adults

Situated in the front of the main resort building, the Garden View Pool Suites are your our private oasis. Laze away the day in a king size bed surrounded by lush tropical gardens. Floor-to-ceiling doors flow out onto your own private pool and jacuzzi. The peace and tranquility with have you feeling right at home.

 

TWO AND THREE BEDROOM GARDEN POOL VILLA

  • Two Bedroom villa can accommodate – 4 Adults + 1 Child; or 5 Adults
  • Three bedroom villa can accommodate – 6 Adults + 1 Child; or 7 Adults

Pick from two or three-bedroom villas, both hidden in the frothy midst of lush green gardens and the cooling touch of your own private pool. The wraparound balcony is the perfect place to sit with a sundowner, still buzzing from the waves you caught that day. Rinse away the salt from your skin in the rainfall shower or take an afternoon siesta in the quietude of the modern lounge space.

TWO AND THREE OCEAN VIEW POOL VILLA

  • Two Bedroom villa can accommodate – 4 Adults + 1 Child; or 5 Adults
  • Three bedroom villa can accommodate – 6 Adults + 1 Child; or 7 Adults

Ocean Front Pool Villas boast sumptuous space and style. Sitting right in a highly sought-after position on the cliff edge you will feel at one with the ocean, especially as the soaring glass windows keep it ever in your eyesight. Plunge pools, sundecks, separate dining and living spaces, and a master bedroom jacuzzi blends the spirit of romance with plenty of space to seek out your own serenity.

TWO BEDROOM OCEAN FRONT POOL VILLA

  • 4 Adults + 1 Child; or 5 Adults

Ocean Front Pool Villas boast sumptuous space and style. Sitting right in a highly sought-after position on the cliff edge you will feel at one with the ocean, especially as the soaring glass windows keep it ever in your eyesight. Plunge pools, sundecks, separate dining and living spaces, and a master bedroom jacuzzi blends the spirit of romance with plenty of space to seek out your own serenity.

DEDARI AND DEWATA PENTHOUSE

  • Dedari – 2 Adults + 1 Child; or 3 Adults
  • Dewata – 4 Adults + 1 Child; or 5 Adults

Stretching out across the top floor of the main resort, the penthouse offers far reaching views across the sea along with its own summit top swimming pool perched on top of the world. The duplex design is nothing short of regal, with endless space, indulge in sensory experiences, and feel your mood move with the ocean. Javanese blue tiles and timber screens lend that Balinese tropical luxury, while the elegant entertainment spaces and super modern technology brings this plot well into the 21st century. Dedicated butler service, Balinese cooking classes and magical massages also turns the penthouse experience into something truly extraordinary.

HIGHLIGHTS

Kids daily activities

Babysitting services

Family-friendly excursions

TRAVEL LIGHT

Free cribs are on hand for sleepy Little Wayfarers

PEACE OF MIND

International standard medical facilities an hour away

CHILDREN

Anantara Uluwatu invites Little Wayfarers to stay and play in its clifftop paradise. Spacious suites and free shuttles to the sweeping sands of Padang Padang provide the perfect mix of home and away excitement.

RECOMMENDED ROOMS

With a wide choice of two or three-bed suites, you can take your pick from garden play, pool plunging, or ocean inspired vistas. The garden suites are an exceptional choice for families who want their Little Wayfarers to have plenty of private outdoor space. Separate bedrooms and living spaces also means that the whole family can spread out without toppling over each other.

FACILITIES

Babysitting services can also be booked in advance for parents who want to spend an evening sipping fine wines beneath the stars, or who want to take a day trip to seek some big surf along the coast.

The committed concierge team can also help to organise an array of exciting excursions. From walking with elephants in Ubud to parks brimming with bright-feathered birds, snorkelling and sailing trips, and surf lessons for teens and small ones – the island becomes your playground.

SWIMMING POOL

No dedicated kids pool

MEALS

Little Wayfarers will find plenty to chew on at any of the three major restaurants offered by Anantara Uluwatu. The 360 Restaurant is probably the brightest and breeziest for casual affairs with a western spin. For those who prefer to dine at home can opt for inspired menus to be devoured in the comfort of their own suite.

HEALTH

Get in touch with your local Travel Doctor for up to date health information, precautions and travel advice for your destination, including information regarding clean drinking water.

DOCTOR DOCTOR

24 hr medical facilities are located 45 minutes away at the BIMC hospital which provides international standard medical care.

TRAVEL INSURANCE

Not compulsory

For peace of mind, Wayfarers Atlas recommends travel insurance that includes medical evacuation. Let us organize this for you.

THINGS THAT BITE

Mozzies can be found in paradise too.

Refer to the World Health Organisation or the US CDC for information on Mosquito-borne and other insect-borne diseases.

TOP THINGS TO WRITE HOME ABOUT

waves directly out the front of Anantara Uluwatu making it the perfect luxury family surf trip

Surfing – With free daily shuttles to Padang Padang you can carve up some of Uluwatu’s finest waves. Padang is known for having some of the heaviest waves to hit the Balinese shores. Ride the cliff-side elevator to the foot of Anantara Uluwatu were you will enjoy direct access to Impossibles surf break.

spice spoons cooking school at Anantara Uluwatu, just one of the activities to enjoy on your surf trip

Cooking Classes – The Spice Spoons Culinary Journey takes you on a rare and interactive adventure through the land of spice and stories. Choose the dishes you want to nail down and let the talented cooking team take you through the creative process in a steamy medley of lemongrass, turmeric and chili touches.

Anantara Uluwatu Bali Resort interior of couples Spa treatment room

Spa Serenity – The Anantara brand know to do spas well. Drawing on divine inspiration from the exotic shores of the east, you can lose yourself in the fragrance of floral foot treatments, couples blessings, and boreh body wraps.

Line up shot of Uluwatu surf break

Luscious Location – Anantara Uluwatu truly steals the show when it comes to location, location, location. The enviable cliffside position is dreamy enough, the free shuttle to Padang Padang a perfect option, and the thrill of the Kecak dances of Uluwatu Temple is also right on your doorstep.

THINGS TO DO AT ANANTARA ULUWATU

ARTISTIC PLEASURES

From Balinese inspired Batik painting to towel art and coconut leaf weaving, anyone who wants to put their creative mind to good use will adore daily life at Anantara. Enchanted by the whimsical wonder of nature around you, take part in a daily schedule of artistic ventures.

YOGA AND WELLNESS

Bali has embraced the bountiful benefits of yoga and the coastal top setting provides the perfect backdrop for breathwork and sun salutations. Book a private course for a more tailored approach to suit your level.

SNORKEL AND SURF

The Bukit Peninsular is a surf lovers heaven with over twenty world class spots dotted around the coastline. For those who prefer a gentler approach to the azure hues, snorkeling excursions to the calmer waters of Sanur can be arranged.

ELEPHANT ADVENTURES

Get lost in the humid jungles of Bali with a gentle giant roaming by your side. Elephant trekking is a rare chance to get up close and personal with some of the most intelligent creatures on the planet.

SURFING

Some of the most famous waves in Bali are right outside your doorstep at Anantara Uluwatu. Descend the resort’s cliffside elevate down to Impossibles below. This long-left hander is one of the fastest and longest waves you will ever right. Padang Padang is also close by, with its white sands and pumping barrels. Uluwatu, Bingin, Bangalan, and Green Ball – the list of amazing surf spots close by is endless.

SURROUNDING BREAKS

Impossibles – A famous left-hand reef break for experienced surfers with multiple take-off points and lots of room to play.

Uluwatu – One of Bali’s most iconic waves, magical Uluwatu is a world-class left-hand reef break that holds a special place in surfers’ hearts. Situated on the southwestern tip of the Bukit Peninsula, these waves deserve respect and are recommended for the advanced surfer. There are 5 breaks at Uluwatu (starting from the north): The Peak, Racetrack, Outside Corner, Temples and The Bombie, each with a character all of its own, depending on the time of the day and the size of the swell. Each has a character all of its own depending on swell and time of day. Wear your reef booties and enjoy the ride.

Padang Padang – Dubbed the ‘Balinese Pipeline’, Padang Padang is one the best left-hand reef breaks on earth, Padang Padang is for experienced surfers only.

Bingin – Set in a scenic and rugged location, this shallow, hollow and powerful wave is  one for the pros. Bingin works best at high tide and is recommended for advanced surfers.

Balangan – The long grinding waves of this left-hand reef break are best suited to intermediate surfers.

For those looking to Learn to surf in Bali, the nearby Quiksilver Bali Surf Academy will have you finding your feet.

waves directly out the front of Anantara Uluwatu making it the perfect luxury family surf trip
Surfing at Anantara Uluwatu Bali
Surfing at Anantara Uluwatu Bali

SURF SEASON

May to September

ABILITY LEVEL

Beginner to Advanced

CROWD FACTOR

High

MAXIMUM SURFERS

Unlimited

DOMINANT BREAK TYPE

Reef Break

Direct access to surf break

Direct access to waves

land transfers symbol

Land transfers to surrounding breaks

No Coaching & Guiding Service

No Equipment Rental

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