FOCUS Le Méridien Bali Jimbaran
tarwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. announced the debut of Le Méridien Bali Jimbaran on May 9. Complementing its idyllic location, Le Méridien Bali Jimbaran juxtaposes rich elements of traditional Jimbaran heritage with sleek contemporary elements, inspiring art works, and relaxed, understated style. The resort features the newly developed Le Méridien Hub experience, which re-interprets the traditional lobby into a social gathering place for creative people to converse, debate, and exchange views. Le Méridien Bali Jimbaran offers four distinct dining venues in a three-story complex, including the signature restaurant Bamboo Chic, featuring Pan-Asian flavours fused with an authentic Balinese palate and made with organic ingredients sourced from the local Bedugul Mountain area; Smoqee Lounge & Sky Bar with handcrafted cocktails, unparalleled sunset views, and soothing tunes from resident DJs; Latitude 8, offering coffee by day and wines and tapas by night in the hotel’s Hub; and WALA, a casual spot for handcrafted gelato and perfect cups of coffee.
Le Méridien Bali Presenting unique architectural touches and traditional Jimbaran heritage, Le Méridien Bali Jimbaran has now established itself the “it” destination on the islands of the gods Surrounded by serene and refreshing water features, the hotel’s 118 guest rooms and suites feature modern batik motifs and striking liquid art imagery by German artist Markus Reugels. Ground-floor guest rooms open directly onto a uniquely designed 1,300-square-metre organic saltwater lagoon pool. Le Méridien Bali Jimbaran provides the perfect backdrop for a range of events, from weddings to corporate functions. Located on the rooftop
level, the glass encased Celebration Pavilion and Bale Banjar Ballroom affords panoramic views of Jimbaran Bay and its famous sunsets. A modern conference centre provides 600 square metres of multi-purpose space, state-ofthe-art audio-visual technology, a business centre, and creative event staff. Other amenities include Serenity, a rejuvenation spa with six treatment rooms and a lounge; a well-equipped fitness centre with a variety of health programs; and J Kids Club that keeps young guests engaged with an array of activities, discovery programs, and a dedicated outdoor children’s pool. Enhancing its commitment to orchestrating a creative understanding as an essential part of the Le Méridien experience, Le Méridien Bali Jimbaran has just unveiled UNLOCK ART™ partner, an innovative programme that provides access to local contemporary cultural institutions, including Kendra Gallery, the contemporary art gallery known for its uniqueness and passion for being the leading, progressive, and forward-thinking contemporary art gallery in Bali. UNLOCK ART™ is Le Méridien’s worldwide collaborative programme between the brand and local cultural institutions and their artists. Upon arrival, guests are presented with an artist-designed key card that offers access to more than just the resort room of Le Méridien Bali Jimbaran, as it also grants guests preferred access to one of the finest contemporary art galleries in Bali, the Kendra Gallery in Seminyak. ■ Le Méridien Bali Jimbaran Jalan Bukit Permai Jimbaran, Bali 80361 Indonesia Tel: +62 361 8466888