The Alila Villas Bintan resort will be constructed to strict Earthcheck environmental standards

Alila Hotels & Resorts is to open two new properties in Indonesia in 2014 – Alila Villas Bintan and Alila Seminyak in Bali. Ground breaking ceremonies have been held at both properties as work gets underway with both scheduled to launch in 2014.

Set in a beautiful hillside location on the idyllic Lagoi Bay on Pulau Bintan only 45 minutes by ferry from Singapore, Alila Villas Bintan will become the third addition to the Alila Villas brand, which has established itself as a leader in design and style at award-winning sister properties Alila Villas Soori and Alila Villas Uluwatu in Bali.

Developed by Bukit Uluwatu Villa and designed by architectural firm WOHA, which gained international acclaim for the design of Alila Villas Uluwatu, Alila Villas Bintan will also be constructed to strict Earthcheck environmental standards, merging with the island’s natural landscape of palm fringed beaches, pristine forest, secluded coves and the South China sea.

The 14.4 hectare gated development will comprise 12, three-bedroom beachfront residences and a luxury boutique resort with 52, one- and two-bedroom guest villas and state-of-the-art resort facilities.

Key to the development will be ‘The Village’ an additional four-hectare hub for arts, culture, culinary and wellness activities for guests and visitors alike.

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The resort pool at Alila Villas Bintan

Two- and three-bedroom villas at Alila Villas Bintan are now available for purchase from US$ 1,800,000. Attractive ownership options are also available including revenue sharing and the possibility to the sell the unit back to the developer at the original purchase price.

Alila Hotels & Resorts’ second project, Alila Seminyak, will become the fifth Alila managed property on the island, will be set in the hippest hub of Bali and is planned to be a prime beach frontage resort comprising of 72 suites, 69 residences, extensive events space, a Spa Alila and restaurants. The resort will be distinguished by its innovative design and architecture based on a rice paddy field concept, with green spaces dominating the interiors and exteriors to create both a natural and stylish oasis.

Mark Edleson, President of Alila Hotels & Resorts commented: “We are delighted to have made these first important steps in adding two new world-class resorts to our portfolio. Our growth is centred around finding interesting environments and cultures in which to sensitively develop properties that are in tune with the physical environments and both our expansion in Bali and first foray onto Bintan suit this perfectly.”

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The exterior of a two bedroom property at Alila Villas Bintan

Alila Hotels and Resorts offer stylish, relaxing environments with different lifestyle concepts and guest experiences that are continuously redefined by the latest developments in design and living. The name Alila is derived from Sanskrit meaning ‘surprise’.

Alila Villas represent Alila’s new generation of luxurious yet sustainable developments in some of the most spectacular locations offering an unprecedented level of private space, design and architecture, personalised hospitality and destination experiences that set it apart.

Designed by award-winning teams of architects, interior designers and artisans, an Alila Villas project is the only brand that is designed, built and operated to Earth Check standards – integrating the natural, physical and cultural elements of its environment.

Currently, Alila is continuing to develop new hotels and resorts in China, India, Indonesia, Indochina, Oman, Vietnam and Portugal.