Wyndham expands its footprint in Indonesia with its newest opening in Lombok. The Wyndham Sundancer Resort Lombok opens on the doorstep of the Southern Gilis, a collection of 13 islands. The all-suite resort offers 66 apartments and 76 deluxe villa lots. Leisure amenities include a private beach club, resort swimming pool, health spa, restaurants, bars and conference and retail centres. The resort can be reached by a 60-minute drive from Lombok International Airport.
AYANA Komodo Resort.
A new luxury resort has arrived on the east Indonesian shores of Flores. Located in Labuan Bajo, the AYANA Komodo Resort, Waecicu Beach spans 1.4 hectares, featuring 205 bedrooms, two designer pools, children’s pool, seven food and beverage outlets and a premium spa. The resort also offers meetings and events spaces, including a grand ballroom and several meeting spaces.
Prana By Atzaro
Prana by Atzaro, a luxury super-yacht, is set to explore Indonesia’s islands. The hand-built boat is the biggest of its kind in the world at just over 55 metres in length and styled after a traditional Indonesian phinisi. Prana will sail the coral reefs at Komodo National Parkand, and visit the prehistoric caves and primordial tribes on the 1500 islands that make up Raja Ampat. The yacht will sail all year round, but destinations depend on the season and winds. Prana will sail the Banda Islands in October/November and in April/May, and Raja Ampat from December to April. The boat has been created by the founders of the Atzaro Group in Ibiza, Spain.
Hotel Nikko has made its debut in Indonesia with the rebranding as Hotel Nikko Bali Benoa Beach (formerly Grand Aston Bali Beach Resort). The 188-key beach resort brings the brand’s “unique Japanese-style hospitality” to south-eastern Bali. The resort also features family-friendly facilities, including a nursing room and outdoor pool for children, four restaurants and three bars, a spa, a fitness centre. A new highlight is a menu concept catering to the health-conscious featuring sustainable-farmed ingredients, with vegetarian and gluten-free options at the its restaurant, Bali Luna.
The Apurva Kempinski Hotel
The Kempinski Hotel will open a 5-star luxury hotel in the Sawangan Area of Nusa Dua in the first quarter of 2019. The Apurva Kempinski Bali will be the first Kempinski property in Bali and the second in Indonesia. The hotel occupies a 14-hectare parcel of land featuring 475 rooms, eight restaurants and bars – including the first aquarium restaurant in Bali.
William Katuari, the President Director of the Wings Group that owns the hotel, said: “Every aspect of this hotel has been fashioned by leading Indonesian craftsmen who promote the diversity and heritage of the Indonesian archipelago. This, together with the reputation of Kempinski as one of the leading international chain hotels, convinces us that our vision of offering luxury within an Indonesian cultural context will be realised.”
Apurva Kempinski will also feature a spa, an ocean-view fitness centre, a 60-metre long swimming pool, children’s pool, and a family activity area.Meetings and conferences at The Apurva Kempinski will be hosted in a Grand Ballroom with 1,076 square metres of pillarless space, meeting rooms, a beachside wedding chapel, and a 2,200 square metre garden area