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Hilton Bali
Grand Nikko
P.T. Caterison Sukses
  • Project launched in 2013
Situated on top of a forty meter cliff next to the existing resort, the nineteen ocean and garden-view villas are the resorts’ new gems overlooking the magnificent Indian Ocean.

The brief given by Nikko to the design team was ‘Bali meets contemporary’ – to create a sense of arrival and place, a range of spaces that reference a rich history, yet provide a timeless feel. 

With that in mind, the aim was to create a beautiful Bali-esque village environment. The open-air Kamita is cradled by lush landscaping that is designed to work with the Bukit’s hilly environment and is complemented by the water features and ocean. With its asymmetrical roof, taking inspiration from traditional Wantilan pavilions, and a network of villas that resemble Balinese houses, it’s all set in a landscape of rubra, a red fountain grass that affords tranquillity and privacy.

An impressive sense of arrival

Upon entering their villas, guests are welcomed by a set of wall-hung Gamelan gongs, the instruments traditionally used to welcome visitors. Generous windows provide contact with the surrounding lush tropical gardens, yet those same gardens retain the privacy of the space.

A colour palette inspired by the surrounding landscape

Drawing on views of the Indian Ocean and the beautiful sunsets that envelop the property, cool turquoise, terracotta orange and deep navy tones set the palette that is applied throughout. The signature Balinese roofs allow light to filter through the space, providing a wealth of light and shade with an open feel.

Throughout the resort, the interiors exude Balinese warmth with a contemporary touch.

Batik-inspired Kawung and Ikat motifs are repeated in a number of permutations and together with classic hardwood furniture create a subtle yet unmistakably Balinese feel. Artefacts from all over Indonesia, some referencing the once-glorious Majapahit Empire, contribute to the style and character of each villa. 

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