which means "peaceful hill" in Sanskrit, is built along the
contours of an escarpment between two headlands in eastern
Bali. Located near the villages of Candi Dasa and Padang Bai,
the resort provides a beach getaway in surroundings of privacy
and quiet elegance. From here, guests have an opportunity
to explore the rich Balinese history prevalent in this area
of East Bali as well as enjoying swimming, cruising and snorkeling.
The resorts main building consists
of three levels: on the uppermost level is the arrival court
and Lobby; one level below is the Bar and Restaurant. The
Library, Gallery, Shop and Terrace restaurant are all on the
third level. All public areas command spectacular ocean views
across the Lombok and Badung Straits. The main swimming pool
is terraced through three levels decreasing in size while
appearing to descend into the ocean. Steps from the central
area descend to The Beach Club, set within a coconut grove
on the beach. The Club has an informal restaurant, a 45 meter
swimming pool and water sport equipment.
lies 600 miles south of the equator and has a consistently
warm year round climate, with a mean temperature of 27.2C
(81F). The summer months of November through March provide
occasional tropical rainfall.
covers three time zones. Bali is eight hours ahead of GMT.
national language, Bahasa Indonesia is used as the medium
of instruction in schools. At home and in the markets, the
Balinese speak languages based on Malay. English is commonly
spoken around commercial centers.
Terrace features a combination of eastern and western
cuisines and is open for breakfast and lunch
Restaurant serves western and Asian cuisine for dinner
Dining 24 hours
Beach Club includes a 45 meter swimming pool, casual restaurant
and complimentary equipment for water sports and a cruise
for antiques and traditional crafts at The Gallery
Library with a wide selection of reading material, games
Amankila three-tiered swimming pool.
XII is Amankila’s 40 ft outrigger vessel styled along the
lines of a jukung, the traditional Balinese fishing craft.
Apart from being used for morning and afternoon cruises,
with snorkeling being the highlight, Aman XII is also available
for privately chartered beach barbeques. Pasir Putih is
a soft white sandy beach one hour cruising to the north
of Amankila. There guests are met by staff, who have prepared
a Barbeque complete with china, glass and silverware. A
leisurely cruise return to Amankila, completes the day.
to local villages including the centers of traditional
arts, temples and a variety of interesting places can
be organized with a guide and picnic lunch
cycling excursions through nearby rural villages
including windsurfing and catamarans
cruising and snorkeling excursions available on the traditional
outrigger boat, Aman XII
water rafting on the Unda River at Klungkung
Balinese massage and beauty treatments