SINGAPORE, Nov. 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Capella Hotel Group Asia has been appointed by PT Awahita Indonesia as the operator of an ultra-luxury resort in Ubud, Bali. A hidden sanctuary within densely forested terrain, Capella Ubud will redefine the hospitality landscape with 22 luxurious tents designed by celebrated architect, Bill Bensley. Located along the sacred Wos River, where the Balinese regularly gather for festive processions, the resort offers a charming insight into their traditional way of life.
"The Capella Experience is sensitive to our local culture and history. Inspired by early European settlers from the 1800s, Capella Ubud gives our discerning guests the chance to relive the spirit of adventure while enjoying the natural essence of Bali in luxurious comfort," said Mr. Nicholas M. Clayton, Chief Executive Officer of Capella Hotel Group Asia. "Within the next 18 months, we will introduce three distinctive Capella projects to Asia, beginning with Shanghai in Spring 2017, Ubud in Autumn 2017 and Bangkok in Spring 2018. Each Capella hotel will showcase the rich heritage of each destination, delivering the authentic experiences that our guests expect."
"With Bill Bensley's creative talents and Capella Hotel Group Asia's expertise, we are confident that Capella Ubud will capture the imagination of everyone in search of a true cultural immersion. This strategic collaboration is testament to our commitment in preserving Ubud's natural beauty while accentuating the heritage that is integral to the Balinese way of life," according to Mr. Suwito Gunawan, President Director of PT Awahito Indonesia.
Edged by rice paddy fields, Capella Ubud comprises 22 ultra-luxury tents featuring an individual plunge pool set against the backdrop of a densely forested terrain. Other amenities include the signature Capella Library, a canopied cistern pool, tented gymnasium, Robatayaki grill, garden specialty dining and the award-winning Auriga Spa and wellness retreat.
A Capella Personal Assistant is on hand to attend to every guest's preferences from the point of reservation until departure. To curate the perfect Balinese adventure, the Capella Personal Assistants can help to prepare a bespoke program that is as active or relaxed according to individual desires. Conveniently located near the Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary and Ubud Traditional Art Market, guests can enrich their cultural excursions with walks around the rice paddy fields or indulge in wellness protocol within the resort.
Capella Hotel Group, headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia USA, with offices in Asia and Europe offers hospitality management services globally with four distinct operating models: Capella Hotels and Resorts, an ultra-luxury hotel, resort, and residential concept designed for the most discerning travelers and offering personalized attention with locations in Dusseldorf, Singapore, Ixtapa, and Saint Lucia along with hotels planned for Orlando, Bangkok, Todos Santos, Shanghai and Bali.
Solis Hotels and Resorts, is an exclusive collection of resorts, hotels and residences designed for travelers and meeting planners who seek an environment with a global palette of cosmopolitan comfort, inspiring cuisine, world-class spas with locations in Donegal, Ireland and Nanjing, China along with hotels planned for Bali, Atlanta, Guangzhou, Suzhou and Orlando.
Independent Hotels and Resorts are unique properties that benefit from the management expertise and service culture of the Capella Hotel Group. Locations are in New Zealand, Bali and the United States along with hotels planned for Mexico, China and Europe.
Auriga is a world-class health and wellness spa concept inspired by the cycles of the moon. Each Auriga signature treatment is carefully crafted to take into account the impact these different cycles have on our physical and emotional wellbeing.