|The Sandi Phala formely Kupu Kupu Barong Beach
Jl. Wana Segara, Tuban Bali 80361
|The Sandi Phala is a secret and exotic island sanctuary; a place where guests can experience the magic, hospitality and tranquility of Bali in stylish luxury. Our stunning boutique hotel is set within a shady tropical garden that gently spills on to the secluded soft white sands of Segara beach.
The Location Ideally situated just 10 minutes’ drive from Bali’s International Airport and within walking distance of Discovery Shopping Mall, The Sandi Phala is hidden away at the end of a quiet beachfront road in Tuban. The location is enhanced by panoramic coastline views, fiery sunsets and the rhythmic crashing of the waves. We are also conveniently close to the island’s numerous restaurants and vibrant nightspots.
The Management The visionary founders of ‘Manikam Hotels & Resorts’ established the company in July 2002. Manikam Hotels & Resorts then demonstrated a steadfast confidence in the island of Bali with its signature project, The Sandi Phala Hotel, a handcrafted masterpiece of boutique-style luxury, combined with exemplary personal service and absolute attention to detail.
Suites at The Sandi Phala Our private resort boasts eleven spacious and air-conditioned suites, the Junior Suite, the Superior Suite with great views of the Indian Ocean, the Deluxe Suite complete with private living room, and the Master Suite. Gracefully arranged within four thatched pavilions, the accommodation is designed to provide peace and privacy within close proximity to our abundant gardens and ancient trees. Each one-bedroom suite portrays the tone of a distinct Indonesian culture, and adjoins a dressing room and a sumptuous bathroom equipped with a thoughtful array of L’Occitane amenities for the comfort and convenience of our guests.
The Concept Our concept was to create a hidden world in keeping with tradition and in tune with nature; simple yet luxurious, exotic and romantic. Offering much more than just the amenities of a hotel, our high standards ensure that our efficient and considerate staff make our guests feel truly at home within an exclusive, intimate, and private environment. Everyone who steps through our door will be embarking on a unique experience of uncompromising quality, supported by abiding sincerity and unsurpassed personal service.
The Style The style is classy, modern and minimalist with whimsical touches and artistic flair, cleverly merging chic sophisticated elegance with the traditions, romance and ambience of Bali. Local materials have been selected to harmonise with the environment, and traditional fabrics and craftsmanship reflect the ethnic diversity of the archipelago.
Our Commitment At The Sandi Phala we are committed to serving the needs of the sophisticated traveller; our facilities include the world class beachfront restaurant known as ‘Ma Joly’, a beautiful infinity edge swimming pool, a stylish beach bar, a shaded yoga and meditation area, and a rejuvenating spa A personal assistant is appointed to each suite, and is on hand 24 hours a day to look after the every need of his or her guests throughout the duration of their stay.
Dining at The Sandi Phala Ma Joly, our elegant beachside restaurant, has been open since July 2004 and has already built a fine reputation for its world-class French and International cuisine. Dining takes place alfresco on our open terrace or under the shelter of a traditional Balinese alang alang roof, where stylish decor is complemented by Indonesian artwork Alternatively guests may choose to feast within our graceful pergola supported by Romanesque stone pillars running half the length of the white sandy beach. Our Beach Bar stands beside a Balinese temple and an ancient holy Ancak tree. This breezy, open-air pavilion boasts a large circular bar under a lofty thatched roof. Here guests can watch the legendary sunsets while enjoying freshly squeezed fruit juices, exotic island cocktails and our famous Chocolate Martinis.
The Chef Born in Toulouse, in the south of France, our Executive Chef, Patrick Marty, was trained in classical French cuisine. This was followed by years of experience in numerous international hotels and restaurants all over the world, including The Intercontinental Quito, Seoul Plaza Hotel, and Hotel Meridien Al Khobar, together with a number of 5-star hotels in Indonesia. He has also achieved several awards, including the ‘Tenedor de Oro’ with the Quito International Team and a Brass Medal in the ‘Culinary Competition Bandung 2000’ with the Aston Atrium Hotel Team. Patrick specialises in country cuisine from the southwest of France blended with a light Mediterranean influence to suit Bali’s tropical climate. The unique concept of Ma Joly provides him with the scope to create some elaborate dishes; showcasing his artistic flair with skilful presentations, an abundance of natural colour and luscious vegetable sauces.
Dates of Opening The Sandi Phala: March 2005 Ma Joly: January 2004