Hotels & Resorts

The Kuta in Lombok Is a Serene Hippie Haven

No, no, not the backpacker party town in Bali. This Kuta is in Lombok, where you want to go for an environmentally friendly yoga retreat.

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By Ian Lloyd Neubauer

Feb 1, 2018

MANA RETREAT

After successfully launching the first yoga studio in Kuta, on Lombok Island—a serene, less-traveled destination not to be confused with go-go-go party town Kuta in Bali—Mana Yoga, in 2015, owners Evelien Beirinckx and Jono Williams decided to expand their mini-empire. They opened Mana Retreat in 2018. The environmentally focused boutique property is set in a verdant tropical garden replete with thatch-roof pavilions, hammocks, the sounds of birdlife and an inviting lagoon pool surrounded by beanbags and daybeds.

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Offering four daily yoga classes, a spa for Ayurveda and traditional Indonesian treatments, a vegetarian restaurant, indie cinema and accommodation options ranging from deluxe dorms to romantic bungalows, this environmentally conscious Kuta resort is as relaxing as you want it to be, and as Lombok has always promised.

Jalan Baturiti, Kuta; manalombok.com; drop-in yoga classes from Rp100,000; doubles from Rp1,200,000.

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