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Eco hotel spa to raise sustainability bar in Bali

Sustainability in Bali is to reach a new level after Design Hotels? announced its new member hotel Alila Villas Uluwatu Resort and Spa will open on 1 April 2009.

This all-pool villa resort is the first in Bali designed from the ground up to achieve Green Globe certification, the highest level of Environmentally Sustainable Design (ESD) certification. It aims to prove you can enjoy all the services and amenities of a luxury resort whilst still paying special attention to water conservation, recycling, and saving energy.

The resort is a mere 30-minute drive from the International airport along the southern coastline of Bali looking out from a 100 metre cliff top. It offers 52 one-bedroom villas, 2 two-bedroom villas, 5 three-bedroom cliff side villas and 25 three-bedroom private villas that each open to the outdoors, offering stunning Indian Ocean views from bed to bathtub.
The complex also boasts a palm-fringed 50 metre pool, fully-equipped fitness centre, an extensive resort library, yoga and Pilates studio, an event centre and a wedding pavilion and lawn.
It also boasts two restaurants The Warung and The Restaurant run by Michelin-starred executive Chef Stefan Zijta, former sous chef at Vermeer in Amsterdam and an exclusive spa consisting of five deluxe spa villas where traditional Balinese massages and beauty treatments are offered as well as Asian and Western therapy techniques utilising a selection of natural local active ingredients.