The transformed oasis offers travelers luxury, history and gastronomy in the heart of Bali
Jakarta, Indonesia, June 23, 2022 / PRNewswire / – The Laguna, Resort & Spa Luxury Collection, Nusa Dua Bali unveils a transformative journey that gracefully weaves architecture inspired by surrounding nature and indigenous culture into the legendary destination after undergoing extensive refurbishment, in time for the G20 Summit. Built 30 years ago by Rajawali Property Group, The Laguna is the first international resort in Nusa Duaportrayed as the cornerstone of Balinese hospitality, renowned for hosting foreign presidents and dignitaries from around the world.
“The heart of The Laguna remake, our first in 2 decades, ensures that the next chapter of the resort’s journey honors its rich indigenous heritage through stunning decor. Our timely decision to renovate The Laguna in the midst of a global pandemic. was guided by our commitment to restore this historic icon and inspire others to rebuild Bali for the future, “he said Shirley TanChief Executive Officer, Rajawali Property Group.
“30 years ago, we welcomed the debut of The Luxury Collection brand in Bali, one of the most popular island destinations Indonesia with the opening of La Laguna. Since then, the resort has offered treasured memories to discerning guests from all over the world. As we look forward to the upbeat return of travel, we look forward to welcoming travelers to Bali and creating memorable and distinctive experiences that are unique to this coveted destination, “he said. Rajeev MenonPresident, Asia Pacific (excluding Greater China), Marriott International
The resort is an oasis with panoramic views of the Indian Ocean. The rooms, restaurants and public areas have undergone a careful restoration, along with a completely renovated arrival and lobby experience amidst pristine gardens with ancient trees and lush greenery. As guests approach the resort lobby, a gong (a traditional harpsichord instrument used to welcome royal families) resonates, symbolizing the joy of welcoming a guest for an enriching experience throughout their stay.
Elevated nautical-inspired interiors
The rooms have been renovated with natural materials and inspired by the collective stories and traditions of Bali. Nautical elements are at the heart of the nuanced design, influenced by the resort’s seven lagoons. A neutral earth tone color palette ensures a balance of traditional warmth and adds a modern touch to all of its 287 rooms, suites and villas.
Emblematic features such as a Balinese panel embroidery embroidery seen in kebaya adorn the headboards of the bedrooms; bespoke selection of lamps, cantilevered walls and leather details of a suitcase next to the bed come together as a nod to travel and discovery, part of The Luxury Collection’s DNA.
An exquisite epicurean destination for foodies
Banyubiru is a tribute to the unique tradition shop stalls in the villages, accompanied by the considerable use of materials such as bamboo and rattan. The all day dining restaurant offers breakfast and themed dinners. The dance it is a reenactment of the courtyard of a quintessential Balinese village, where authentic and iconic experiences are created. Guests can expect a glass of herbs (a famous traditional drink infused with turmeric and ginger) upon arrival. As part of his evening ritual, De Bale will present country dances and storytelling for all guests. With a convivial atmosphere, the theater room and bar also have a large terrace for entertainment, perfect for hosting private events and coffee breaks during meetings and group functions.
The Laguna’s regeneration is a testament to the long-standing partnership between Marriott International and Rajawali Property Group, which currently owns six Marriott properties and the ultra-modern Langkawi International Convention Center (LICC), with a total of more than 1,157 rooms across all properties in Malaysia And Indonesia. The latter’s distinct portfolio includes The St. Regis Bali Resort, The St. Regis Langkawi and the early opening of The St. Regis Jakarta. With more than 19 brands, Marriott International currently operates 59 hotels in Indonesiawith more hotels opening this year.
Perfectly timed to coincide with the much anticipated 2022 Bali G20 Summit, The Laguna is ready to welcome guests from all over the world for all occasions, from business meetings to special events with immersive luxury in the heart of Bali. For more information or to book a stay, visit The Laguna, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa
About The Laguna, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Nusa DuaBali
Located on Bali’s pristine white sand beach Nusa Dua with endless views of the Indian Ocean, The Laguna, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Nusa Dua, Bali boasts seven sparkling lagoon pools, one for each day of the week, and 287 rooms, suites and villas surrounding lush tropical gardens. Featuring a lovely Lagoon spas and a state-of-the-art fitness center, contemporary indoor and outdoor meeting rooms, all complemented by the personalized touches of the Concierge Luxury Collection service, which curates its plans to unlock the true essence of Bali for global explorers. Laguna Resort & Spa offers a variety of dining options from around the world: Banyubiru for pan-Asian and international kitchens, facing the sea Arowana for unmatched premium coastal cuisine featuring fresh live fish, oysters, sushi and the island’s favorite Sunday beach & barbecue brunch. Cornerstone, a private wine room and deli that highlight casual dining, homemade delicacies and daily specials. Signature cocktails, wines, spirits and light snacks are offered throughout the resort Bar Kul Kul, De Bale Lounge & Bar and Sapphire Bar. For more information, visit www.thelagunabali.com
About The Luxury Collection® Hotels & Resorts
The Luxury Collection®, part of Marriott International, Inc., includes world-class hotels and resorts that offer unique and authentic experiences that evoke precious and lasting memories. For the global explorer, The Luxury Collection offers a gateway to the world’s most exciting and coveted destinations. Each hotel and resort is a unique and appreciated expression of its location; a portal to the destination’s indigenous charm and treasures. Born in 1906 with the CIGA® brand as a collection of of Europe Most celebrated and iconic properties, today The Luxury Collection brand is a glittering collection of nearly 120 of the world’s best hotels and resorts in more than 35 countries and territories. All of these hotels, many of them centuries old, are internationally recognized as being among the best in the world. For more information and new openings, visit theluxurycollection.com or follow Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. The Luxury Collection is proud to participate in Marriott Bonvoy, Marriott International’s global travel program. The program offers members an extraordinary portfolio of global brands, exclusive experiences on Marriott Bonvoy Moments and unmatched benefits including free nights and recognition of Elite status. To join for free or to learn more about the program, visit MarriottBonvoy.marriott.com.
About Rajawali Property Group
Rajawali Property Group is the real estate investment and development arm of the Rajawali Group. Rajawali group is one of the of Indonesia major investors. Driven by the philosophy of value creation, the Group has successfully engaged in a wide range of sectors, including hotels and properties, agriculture, mining, infrastructure, transportation and media. Over the past three decades, the Group has built a solid reputation for strategic investments, including of Indonesia first privately owned television network Rajawali Citra Televisi Indonesia (RCTI), the nation’s first private mobile service operator PT XL Excelcomindo Pratama and the growth of PT Express Transindo Utama into the country’s second largest taxi operator by fleet size with a model of business recognized by the United States Development Program of Nations (UNDP) as an effective poverty reduction program for emerging economies. The Group’s track record in value creation includes the turnaround of PT Perusahaan Rokok Tjap Bentoel and the collaboration with the government of Indonesia to significantly increase the shareholder value of the country’s largest cement producer PT (Persero) Semen Gresik Tbk. As part of the Group’s vision of a sustainable future for Indonesia And Asiafounded the Rajawali Foundation Institute for Asia and initiated the Harvard Kennedy School Indonesia program to enhance research and education in public policy and governance issues.
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