The phenomenal beauty of Indonesia never ceases to amaze tourists from all over the globe. Recently, The Villas at Ayana Resort and Spa Bali were again crowned as The World’s Leading Island Villas in the World Travel Awards 2016 held at the Sun SiyamIru Fushi, in the Maldives on Friday, 2nd December 2016.
Amazingly, this is the 3rd consecutive victory for The Villas at Ayana Resort and Spa Bali after winning in the same category in 2014 and 2015.
The enchanting resort successfully toppled the competition of other favorite and prestigious resorts across the world including the Baros Resort and Retreat and Spa in the Maldives, the Raya Island Resort in Malaysia, the Quaila Great Barrier Reef in Australia, the Taveui Palms Resort in Fiji, the Te Manava Villas and Spa in the Cook Island, and The St. Regis Bora-Bora Resort in French Polynesia.
“We are truly proud to receive the award, and this is an achievement for Indonesia’s tourism,” said Dwi Lismarini, Assistant Director Marketing Communication and Public Relations of Ayana Resort and Spa Bali.
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Perched magnificently on the edge of the cliff at Jimbaran Hill on the southern coast of Bali, The Villas at Ayana Resort and Spa Bali present captivating views on Jimbaran Bay overlooking the vast blue ocean. Only 10Km away from the Ngurah Rai International Airport, this is also one of the best spots to enjoy Bali’s dramatic sunset as well as having world class spa services, which makes it a perfect getaway.
With a total area of approximately 90 hectares, the resort offers 572 rooms as well as 78 villas with direct access to the swimming pool. The resort is also completed with 17 restaurants, meeting rooms, 11 swimming pools, 11 wedding reception venues, Aquatonic Seawater Therapy pool, indoor spas, spa on the hills, as well as a golf course. For guest convenience, there are special shuttle trams that take guests to the Rimba Lobby, Thermes Marins Spa, Villa oby, and Kubu Beach every 10-15 minutes.
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For over two decades, The Villas at Ayana Resort and Spa Bali have been a favorite retreat for both domestic and international tourists. Anna Augriana JSO, Director of Sales of Ayana Resort revealed that a number of world’s important figures have stayed at the resort. Among whom are Prime Minister of Japan, Shinzo Abe and Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi. Not only world leaders, but legendary Pop singer Michael Bolton-who is renowned for his soothing melancholic songs- was also said to have enjoyed his stay at the resort.
Meanwhile, Indonesia’s Minister of Tourism, Arief Yahya congratulated the Management of The Villas at Ayana Resort and Spa Bali for this achievement in the World Travel Awards 2016. "Congratulations, and never stop to reach international achievements that can inspire all Indonesia’s resorts, villas, and hotels to equally attain such global scale,” said Minister Arief Yahya.
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