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This Balinese Retreat Is Ready Welcome Guests Back

Alila Seminyak has reopened its doors with newly updated safety measures.

Dec 8, 2020

AS WE APPROACH THE END OF A CHALLENGING YEAR, many travelers find themselves in need of a healing escape to restore both mind and body. Alila Seminyak has recently resumed operations and began accepting reservations for a limited number of guests. Situated by one of Bali’s most striking beaches, the resort is renowned for its superlative wellness treatments, naturally stunning location and thoughtful, personalized service.

Out of an abundance of caution, the resort has implemented all manner of international standard hygiene and safety protocols. This includes thorough—in many cases, hourly—cleaning and sanitation procedures of frequently touched surfaces in elevators, stairs handrails, and public restrooms, as well as in the fitness studio and spa. Employees will wear protective gear such as masks and gloves at all times and hand sanitizer dispensers have been placed throughout the premises. State-of-the-art air filtration and sanitation devices help ensure the quality of the air circulating throughout the resort. In addition, the resort’s spacious, open-air layouts allow for easy social distancing and plenty of natural ventilation. 

Guests at the resort can dine at Seasalt, a sophisticated beachside eatery serving pristine seafood seasoned with organic Kusamba sea salt, harvested by a small community of local farmers on the eastern coast of Bali. Chef Vivian Vitalis brings his signature flair to menus such as Twilight for Two, an intimate, four-course sunset dinner, or the special seafood brunch, featuring fresh oysters shucked tableside, unlimited made-to-order seafood dishes, a smoked salmon station, and a live sushi and sashimi station—not to mention plenty of bubbles and Bloody Marys.

If your dishes at Seasalt taste especially fresh, that’s because much of the seafood and produce used to produce them comes from Bali. Alila Seminyak has long been a pioneer in sustainable luxury, which is why the resort is yet again raising the bar with its new hydroponic garden. Thanks to its innovative water recycling system, this highly efficient garden allows the resort to grow many of the vegetables and herbs that make their way into Seasalt’s dishes and craft cocktails.

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