Is living in the city gets a little bit boring and that you need to get a little bit of some rest and recreation but beach sites is not something that you just opt to go to? Try something different. Say, visit historic sites within your country, go out of town trips and commune with nature or visit world-class heritages. There are a variety of things to do; it just needs a little bit of knowing where you want to go and sticking to your budget.
Amanjiwo, is one of the Aman Resorts that is known to provide luxury accommodations to its guests. This luxurious hotel is located at the serene area of Central Java, Indonesia. You will not only see acres of wooden valley but unfolding before the hotel is the thirteen-hundred-year old Buddhist temple of Candi Borobudur. Aside from the world heritage Buddhist temple, you will also get to see the KeduPlalin in fron and four volcanoes on the horizon.
The hotel-resort is built out of local limestone and has an immersion of Javanese culture depicted on the hotel’s grandeur, serene and majestic appeal. The main structure of the hotel is a circular limestone monolith that is centered by a bell-shaped dome. A magnificent view of the historic Borobudur is seen by the airy entranceway leading to a lofty-ceilinged Bar.
The term Amanjiwo means “peaceful soul”. And this term holds true, as experienced by many guests. If shying away from your hectic normal life is what you want, Amanjiwo is the perfect place to find peace and to relax.
From the Philippines, Cebu Pacific offer flights from Manila to Jakarta on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. From Jakarta, take another flight to either Solo or Yogyakarta. Amanjiwo is just an hour away from Yogyakarta, or two hours from Solo. Three flights are available that directs you to Solo from Singapore, and twice daily from Kuala Lumpur.
There are about 36 suite rooms in the two crescents around the Central Rotunda. Each suite is featured with terrazzo flooring, high ceilings, domed roofs and sliding glass doors that’ll lead you to a garden. The suites have its own daybed, should you wish to just layback, lounge or dine. The interiors of the rooms are keenly designed which include a central four-pillar bed on a raised terrazzo platform, sungkai wood screens, coconut wood and rattan furniture and old batik pillows.
There are about 4 suite room classifications in this hotel. Below is their description and rates that is only available up to April 30, 2013:
1. Garden Suites
Description:These suites provide a magnificent view of terraced farmland and Menoreh Hills.
Price:US$ 850 (Includes airport transfers from Yogyakarta and Solo airports. With complimentary concierge arrival service for international arrivals at Solo airport and a special rate of US$40 per person for those arriving from Jakarta).
2. Borobudur Suites
Description: The Borobudur suites offer a spectacular view of the World Heritage Borobudur
and its surrounding valleys.
Price: US$ 950(Includes airport transfers from Yogyakarta and Solo airports. With complimentary concierge arrival service for international arrivals at Solo airport and a special rate of US$40 per person for those arriving from Jakarta).
3. Garden and Borobudur Pool Suites
Description: these suites provides a great view of the Borobudur temple and is equipped with
its own garden (Garden Suites) and private pools (Borobudur Pool Suites).
Price: Garden Suites – US$ 1,050 ; Borobudur Pool Suites – US$ 1,150(Includes airport transfers from Yogyakarta and Solo airports. With complimentary concierge arrival service for international arrivals at Solo airport and a special rate of US$40 per person for those arriving from Jakarta).
4. DalemJiwo Suite
Description: A luxurious accommodation and a private suite, the DalemJiwo Suite is located
in a discrete compound with its own private entrance, a wraparound terrace and two separate bedrooms. Each bedroom has stone steps going down to the suite’s private swimming pool and two lounging bales. The pool measures 15 meters and is finished with green Javanese stone known as hijaudanau that is set into the rice fields. This suite has its own personal butler and is responsible for the arrangement of all tours and dining options.
Price: US$ 3,000(Includes airport transfers from Yogyakarta and Solo airports. With complimentary concierge arrival service for international arrivals at Solo airport and a special rate of US$40 per person for those arriving from Jakarta).
• You can arrange in the hotel should you wish to do trek the mountain terrains of Central Java. Personal guides are available to tour you around the landscape of Central Java.
• Your trip to Indonesia wouldn’t be complete if you don’t try riding the elephant safaris at Dagi Hill. Personal guides will help you tour around the glimpsing Borobudur. Go by andong, the traditional horse cart used daily by villagers throughout the region.
• Spa services are available in Amanjiwo. A range of Javanese and traditional beauty treatments are available some of which incorporates the ancient holistic jamu method of healing.
• The 18-hole Mount Merapi Golf Club is such a haven for golfers and golf enthusiasts. It is located on the slopes of Mount Merapi, at 1,000 meters above sea level giving the players a cool feeling.
• Java’s cultural capital, Yogayakarta is just an hour away from the hotel. It is a haven for shoppers. Borobudur is also blessed with arts and crafts.