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Bambu Indah

Inside the eco-friendly bamboo architecture of Bambu Indah resort

Bambu Indah: A Sustainable Nature Reserve in the Heart of Bali

Bambu Indah, translated as "Beautiful Bamboo," is a unique boutique hotel located on the outskirts of Ubud, the cultural heart of Bali. This eco-friendly retreat combines the luxury of natural surroundings with the rustic charm of traditional Indonesian architecture, offering guests an unforgettable experience of sustainable living in harmony with nature.

Vision of Eco-Friendly Luxury

Founded by John and Cynthia Hardy in 2005, Bambu Indah was originally designed as a family home. Since then, the area has developed into an eco-paradise, showcasing the potential for sustainable tourism without sacrificing comfort or beauty. Each of the property's thoughtfully designed homes is built from bamboo and other natural materials, sourced locally and designed to blend perfectly with the surrounding landscape.

Unique Accommodations and Natural Wonders

Bambu Indah is proud to offer a unique lodging experience that fulfills the desire for authenticity and connection with nature:

  • Antique Javanese Bridal Houses : The hotel features a collection of 100 year old traditional Javanese bridal houses, which have been restored and repurposed as individual guesthouses, each with its own charm.
  • Bamboo House : For a more modern but still environmentally friendly staying experience, Bambu Indah offers a house made entirely of bamboo, with a stunning architectural design that is innovative and environmentally friendly.

Experience Staying at Bambu Indah

The essence of staying at Bambu Indah is immersing yourself in a lifestyle that respects and celebrates the natural environment:

  • Natural Swimming Pool : The highlight of this property is its natural swimming pool, screened by lava rock and surrounded by lush vegetation, providing a chemical-free and rejuvenating swimming experience.
  • Organic Cuisine : The on-site restaurant serves dishes prepared with organic ingredients sourced from the hotel garden or local farmers, with an emphasis on healthy and sustainable eating.
  • Wellness and Relaxation : Guests can enjoy traditional Balinese massages, yoga classes and other wellness activities that improve physical and spiritual well-being.

Beyond the Stay : Sustainable Practices

Bambu Indah's commitment to sustainability goes beyond providing an experience for guests. The property implements a variety of environmentally friendly practices, including water conservation measures, waste reduction and recycling programs, and use of renewable energy sources, which are benchmarks for responsible tourism in Bali.

Planning Your Visit

Visiting Bambu Indah is not just a holiday; it's an opportunity to experience a different way of life. Here are some tips for planning your visit:

  • Book Early : Due to its unique offerings and limited accommodations, it is recommended to book your stay well in advance.
  • Explore Ubud : Take advantage of the Bambu Indah location to explore the cultural and natural attractions of Ubud and its surroundings.
  • Embracing the Lifestyle : To fully appreciate the essence of Bambu Indah, guests are encouraged to engage with the environment and local communities, embracing the principles of sustainability and conservation.

Unique Blend of Tradition and Sustainability

Bambu Indah offers more than just a place to stay; it provides an immersive experience that connects guests with Bali's cultural heritage and natural beauty, while demonstrating the possibilities of sustainable tourism. This haven of tranquility and eco-friendly luxury serves as a model for future travel, inviting visitors from around the world to rethink their impact on the environment and discover the joy of living in harmony with nature.