The MGallery Label to debut on the mystical island of Bali
Thursday 18, November 2010
MGallery, the boutique label of the global hotel group Accor, debuted on the island of Bali on November 1, launching The Royal Beach Seminyak Bali (formerly Sofitel Bali Seminyak).
The hotel is ideally located on Seminyak Beach wedged between the cosmopolitan, urban Seminyak and the Indian Ocean
The Royal Beach Seminyak Bali offers guests the tranquility of 4.5 hectares of lush jungle gardens interspersed with 128 guest rooms and 17 deluxe villas. The gardens provide resort guests with a place for respite and natural space and which can be explored via pathways that meander through the beach side resort, in the style of a traditional Balinese village, ending on the sands of Seminyak Beach.
Step from the serenity of the resort's tropical gardens into the street-scape of contemporary shopping and many of Bali’s best restaurants and bars that have gravitated to the Seminyak area.
Stephane Bryer, General Manager of The Royal Beach Seminyak said, “I am delighted to be bringing the MGallery ‘art of staying’ philosophy to this extraordinary hotel. The very rich Balinese culture provides abundant inspiration in influencing the design of the resort and services that will shape the experience for resort guests.”
The MGallery collection consists of a selection of upscale hotels, each one with a striking personality and each telling a story that guests experience through the hotels special features and characteristics. The Royal Beach Seminyak Bali is in every sense an expression of the mystical Island of Bali, visible through the architecture and style and complimented by the services which have been inspired by the Hindu rituals of Balinese culture.
Faithful to their pleasure based philosophy promoting the discovery of new delights, all hotels within the MGallery collection believe that escapes should be enhanced through gastronomy. The Royal Beach Seminyak delivers authentic Balinese and Indonesian dishes flavoured with the intense native spices that are abundant and provide Indonesia the mantle of the “Spice Isle’. Dining experiences at the resort include a breakfast which is served poolside and where the freshest of local fruit and produce are combined with classically western dishes providing for an abundant, hearty and grand meal.
Accommodation at the resort is contemporary and blends modern plush comfort with Balinese accents. From the soothing and calming comfort of the specifically designed bedding to the L'Occitane bathroom amenities, guests will discover a place for serenity, calm and pleasure.
The private pool villas provide space, extraordinary comfort, ultimate privacy and the services of a personal butler. One and two bedroom villas, all with private swimming pools and jacuzzis, are surrounded by frangipani plants providing a natural fragrance that guests will remember well after their holiday.
Bali is the birth place of many spa rituals that are performed as a part of treatments the world over. Namaya Spa offers an array of indulgent therapeutic treatments designed to free the mind, heel the body and find ultimate relaxation.
The Royal Beach Seminyak joins a collection of hotels around the world from the finest of pedigrees, and on November 5th, Kristin Scott Thomas, star of the multi Academy Award winning film The English Patient, Kristin Scott Thomas, was officially appointed as the Ambassador for Accor’s luxury boutique hotel label, MGallery.
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