AYANA Resort and Spa Bali

The ‘wow’ factor: Our second top tenner from Bali, the Ayana Resort has been voted among the world's best hotels in recognition of its world class service and facilities. Named after a ‘place of refuge’ in Sanskrit, Ayana is perched on limestone cliffs, up to 30m above the Indian Ocean, near Jimbaran Bay on Bali’s southwestern peninsula. The 77-hectare property enjoys majestic views and a secluded coastal location, yet is just 15 minutes from Bali’s airport.

Did you know?: Its 368 guestrooms comprise 78 private pool villas and a 290-room hotel. The resort highlights include the 22,000sqm Thermes Marins Thalasso spa, with one of the world’s largest Aquatonic Seawater Therapy Pools and also the Spa on the Rocks villas, which are set at Indian Ocean level. There are four freshwater swimming pools, including a children’s pool, and a salt-water, infinity-edged Ocean Beach Pool, at the cliff’s base that is accessed via an inclinator. There are no less than 12 dining establishments and an 18-hole golf course, a tennis pavilion, a jogging, or cycling path, a fitness centre and much more to explore.

Getting there: Available direct from the hotel website and valid until 23rd December 2013. Family Holiday Hotel Package Bali - The perfect family holiday. Recreation for the kids. Relaxation for you. With rates starting at US$354 per room/night and US$880 per villa/night, enjoy spa pampering, gourmet dining and the opportunity to relax poolside, content in the knowledge that the children are being entertained, stimulated and having the time of their lives, with cultural and craft activities, yoga and a  77-hectare resort to explore. www.ayanaresort.com Tel: +62-361-702222

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