The Kayon Resort

Nestled deep in a rainforest preserve, near the historical Petanu River and amidst a stunning jungle landscape, Kayon Resort has a healing atmosphere and romantic ambience

The Kayon resort is perched on an Ubud hillside, surrounded by the holy Petanu River and lush tropical rainforest, giving the resort a relaxing vibe. Kayon means tree of life and kayon are incorporated into every aspect of the resort, from the architecture and artwork to the swimming pool and bathtubs. Kayon symbolises the universe and is used to open and close wayang kulit shadow puppet shows.

Balinese are and culture play an important role at Kayon, which incorporates elements of the Ramayana into paintings and carvings around the resort. The love story of Rama and Shinta is captured in 50-metre wall relief that was carved by 10 talented local artists.

Located just a 10-minutes drive from Ubud centre, this enchanting five-star boutique resort is designed in complete harmony with nature. Kayon Resort is set amidst 5,000 square metres of stone hills accessed by a stone path decorated with a series of reliefs from the Ramayana, providing an abundance of spots to capture every holiday moment.

The resort features six Valley Deluxe Rooms with jungle views in the two-storey north wing, 12 Kayon River Suites in the three-storey south wing with views down to the river and five riverside Private Pool Villas with thatched roofs, each with an infinity pool overlooking the river below.

The resort gardens are dotted with rare Balinese flowers and fruits used in Balinese Hindu rituals. Trees include ylang-ylang, jackfruit, coconut and durian. In addition, there are Balinese flowers and herbs including jempiring, soka, frangipani, areca nut, lemongrass, turmeric, galangal, ginger and others.

Serayu Spa at Kayon Resort is perched 20 metres above the river on a cliff, with two treatment rooms and one beauty room. The treatment rooms, set on the first and second floors, open up to the jungles and feature wood floors and carved stone walls, twin massage beds, shower and bathtub overlooking the river below. Embrace the sights and sounds while enjoying a signature treatment using local herbs, from a relaxing massage to an intensive detox program.

The deck at Canyon Jetty on the riverside is an ideal setting to slow down, relax, enjoy a light lunch or afternoon while watching the water slip by. Enjoy the spring dripping among the moss lining the stone and the nature sound of water ripples hits the stone in the river. The jetty is easily accessible and is the best spot for morning yoga, a cooking class or just enjoying a unique and unforgettable holiday experience.

You will never go hungry at Kayon Resort. Kepitu Indonesian restaurant is set in the centre of the resort with 180-degree views over the pool and jungle landscape, creating the perfect ambience for an ice-cold beer and cocktails. Designed with kayon shapes, bamboo and thatched roof, Kepitu creates a truly Ubud atmosphere. The lunch menu is light and healthy, a mixture of sandwiches and salads. In the evening the menu is a mix of Western, Asian and Signature dishes, with Balinese royal setting and a weekly cultural dinner program. With a floating roof deck dining space and Kumba Karna statue, Kepitu is the preferred destination for romantic dining.

At Kayon Resort, discover the romance and genuine Balinese hospitality of life in Ubud.

The Kayon Resort
Banjar Kepitu
Desa Tagalalang, Ubud
Bali – Indonesia
Phone. +62 361 479 2553
www.thekayonresort.com

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