even the far
away Caribbean - where one famous resort employed Balinese
builders and craftsmen and now engages Balinese service
staff. Leave it to the ingenious Balinese to find a
way to export their legendary charm and hospitality.
Groups and conferences may seem an anathema to small
resorts, yet Balis exquisite stable of boutique
properties fill an important MICE niche - serving select
groups of sophisticated travellers, prestigious corporate
meetings, individual incentive movements, and as pre
and post accommodation venues for a lucky few from conferences
held at the islands larger hotels.
drink that is the talk of
the island. Like its brethren boutique properties in
Bali, this resort has near-fanatical attention to detail;
managing time and time again to both amaze and astonish
guests in days filled with innovative amenities and
The foundation of any top boutique property is an inspiring
location. And, perhaps, that is where Bali enjoys an
unfair advantage. Perfect beaches, jungle hilltops,
and inspiring river canyons have prompted investors
to create accommodation built by local craftsmen who,
when their not building dreamlike resorts, are busy
erecting structures dedicated to Balis Hindu pantheon.
The net result is generally inspiring.
Across the island, a collection of boutique hotels provide
luxurious facilities, personalized service and a dose
of something we call Bali Style.