Claiming a breathtaking stretch of coastline on the Lombok Strait, Amankila resides on a lush hillside beneath sacred Mount Agung. Architect Ed Tuttle was inspired by Ujung Water Palace and the property’s graceful buildings are connected by frangipani-lined walkways through the treetops. Stilted suites rest high on the hillside with spectacular sea views, a three-tier infinity pool cascades at the property’s heart, and down on the shore, the Beach Club leads to a private black-sand beach.
Discover AMANKILA Hotels & resort’s spectacularly unspoilt setting. Fronting a breathtaking stretch of coastline on the Lombok Strait, the resort offers almost all rooms & villas with a sea view. Residing on a lush hillside beneath the sacred Mount Agung, this place is everyone’s dream.
Elevated on stilts to maximise sea views and nestled on a verdant hillside against the dramatic backdrop of Mt Agung, Amankila’s Suites overlook the waters of the Lombok Strait and a private beach.
Take a nature walk and find out about the regional flora and fauna. The panoramic views from Amankila, perched on a hillside above the Lombok Strait, are the first step to discovering east Bali’s mix of spiritual and regal heritage. Sacred mountains tower over villages tucked between emerald-green rice paddies, where life has changed little over the centuries. Watersports such as scuba diving, sailing and paddle boarding can be enjoyed in the pristine waters
The room that ATASTAY recommends is the Kilasari Suite, Amankila. Situated high on the hillside overlooking the Lombok Strait, the 302-square-metre (3,251 square foot) Kilasari Suite has a 12-metre (39 feet) private infinity pool overlooking the mountainside as well as an expansive terrace. It consists of Mountain and sea vies, a 12m Private infinity pool, outdoor terrace, outdoor pavilion and a canopied king-size bed.
Amankila’s ocean-view restaurant focuses on locally sourced ingredients. Traditional local techniques are combined with contemporary cooking styles for revitalising cuisine. Ducks are raised at the resort’s free-range farm in Jasri village; herbs are grown in Amankila’s garden, and cold smoking is done in the smokehouse. Vegetables and exotic fruits are the results of the rich volcanic soil spread beneath Mt Agung.