Story by Chopstix & the City
We’ve been sitting on this one for a while. In truth, we really didn’t want to tell you about it. When we visit somewhere so special, we don’t always want the secret to be out. But then again it would be a shame if you never heard about Alila Villas Soori in Bali.
Tucked away on the quiet west coast of the island, an hour’s (luxury) car ride from the airport, if you’re seeking the packed beaches and bars of Bali, this is not for you. If however you’re looking for peace, pampering, great food and a gorgeous spa this is the spot.
There’s an overwhelming sense of space when you pull up to the entrance of Soori, designed by Singaporean architect SCDA, and it’s all so serene. The expanse coupled with the stunning, soothing design lets you breeeeaaaathe. As you pass through the spacious, open sided lobby you spot first a reflecting pool, then the sea beyond and you think: “This’ll do.”
Story and photographs from Euriental by Kamara Harding Sigh. Alila. The magic word. From the very first time I set eyes on an Alila property (in Uluwatu), I knew that I’d discovered another level of luxury. Winner of countless design awards and featured consistently on ‘World’s Best Hotels’ lists, the Alila group knows how to […]