Trying to figure out where to stay in the beautiful islands of eastern Indonesia? See the editor’s pick of three best luxury hotels to stay in Labuan Bajo and Bali.
Ayana Komodo Resort – Labuan Bajo
Set on one of the most rugged and beautiful islands in Indonesia’s archipelago, Ayana Komodo Resort is the first five-star resort to open on Labuan Bajo’s Waecicu Beach. The property brings world-class hospitality, exceptional hotel design, superior cuisine and top service standards to Flores. The resort debuts with 13 suites and 192 premium guest rooms. Offering natural light, comfort and open living, each contemporary room features a flawless ocean view with large windows to capture the golden glow of tropical sunsets that melt dramatically behind distinctive Kukusan Island.
The resort boasts a private beach, three swimming pools, a spa, a gym, six restaurants, a rooftop bar and children’s accommodations. Available until next March, the “Stay Longer for Less” opening package invites guests to stay for two nights and obtain an extra night free, or they can book four nights at the resort and receive two extra nights at no charge. ayana.com
Anantara Uluwatu Bali Resort – Bali
Anantara Uluwatu Bali Resort’s new two-bedroom Dewata Penthouse features 202 sqm of indoor and outdoor space with sweeping ocean views. Located cliff-side, this two-storey penthouse boasts a lounge, a dining area, a bar and a library on the upper level. The outdoor area boasts a private pool and a daybed. On the lower level, the master bedroom comes with a mini bar cabinet, walk-in closet and a spacious en-suite bathroom with rain shower and bathtub. The second bedroom features twin beds. anantara.com
Six Senses Uluwatu – Bali
Six Senses has opened Six Senses Uluwatu in Bali. The resort boasts 103 villas and suites, including 28 sky suites, 62 one-bedroom villas, The Retreat and the Presidential Villa, that offer sweeping views of the Indian Ocean. It features three restaurants and three bars, all perched on the cliff side with ocean views.