• The private-pool villas
  • Taking your gourmet dinner at sunset on the beach
  • Waking early to watch the deer stalk through the mangroves
  • Staying on a national park, resplendent with natural good looks and inquisitive wildlife

This tranquil hideaway is tucked away on a protected slice of West Bali National Park, a land of jungle-ringed waters. Here, days are spent trekking, kayaking and diving before you return to your luxury villa to enjoy spa treatments, indulgent dining and superb facilities.

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You’d be forgiven for thinking, given its remote setting, that the Plataran Menjangan would be without certain luxuries. But, you’d be wrong. Starting with the all-villa accommodation, rooms are individually hidden among the grounds, beautified by a traditional, wooden construction and the likes of deep, stone bathtubs and outdoor terraces. Many also come with a delightful oceanfront setting, made that bit more enjoyable by private plunge pools. Those on their own mangrove are particularly special, while the two-bedroom villas are ideal for families.

Continuing the watery theme, the resort features a superb ocean club, centred around an expansive infinity pool – the largest in the area. From here, you can enjoy expertly mixed drinks at the sunken bar as you take in what are magnificent views over the sea. If you’re lucky, you might even spot the deer marching on their morning walk through the mangroves. If that’s not relaxing enough, book yourself into a treatment at the Padma Spa. Cocooned among yet another mangrove, it’s the perfect way to end a day spent exploring.

And, speaking of adventure, there’s plenty on offer. Play at being a ranger with a tour of the park, with your expert guide pointing out the colourful fauna and flora. Or, take a night safari to see the nocturnal wildlife after discovering the region’s spectacular underwater world on snorkel trips and scuba dives among the coral. If that all sounds like too much, look into taking your dinner on the beach, complemented by a sunset, of course. 


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