Puri Candikuning is a private retreat in the cool hills of Bedugul that offers a refreshing escape from the heat and tourist crowds of south Bali. Nestled within 10 hectares of natural landscape, the estate is attuned to the surrounding environment and overlooks the misty waters of Lake Beratan. It is a tranquil hideaway characterised by a mature trees and mountainous flora in a setting elevated some 1500 metres above sea level.
Puri Candikuning was designed by the celebrated Indonesian architectural company Grahacipta Hadiprana. It honours the traditions of classic Balinese architecture whereby space, functionality and visual appeal are all taken into careful consideration. The estate is a place where guests are encouraged to reconnect with nature on a physical and spiritual level.
Guest accommodation at Puri Candikuning extends to a collection of 6 individual rooms contained within 2 exclusive villa compounds overlooking the lake. Villa Singaraja is the largest category that pays tribute to Bali’s creative and cultural heritage. Villa Panglipuran unites the past and the present with a decor of handcrafted furnishings and essential home comforts.
While both villas have fully equipped kitchen facilities, Puri Candikuning also has its own restaurant. It is an elegant pavilion by the lake with conventional seating for up to 50 guests as well as an outdoor terrace to entertain in style. A culinary team is on duty around the clock to prepare wholesome dishes using local sourced produce and fresh vegetables grown on the estate’s farm.
Leisure needs are anticipated with an array of exclusive facilities. A generous infinity-edge swimming pool is available for the pleasure of in-house guests. There is also a jogging track circling the entire property as well as a billiard table, library and karaoke room. Mountain bikes can be borrowed to explore Bedugul at a relaxed pace. The nearby Bali Handara Country Club welcomes golf enthusiasts to its unique 18-hole course set within the crater of an extinct volcano.
As a retreat with a distinct emphasis on rejuvenation, the sheer size of Puri Candikuning lends itself to healthy lifestyle pursuits. Guests are invited participate in yoga and meditation classes led by a qualified instructor. Spa indulgence to replenish body, mind and spirit includes a comprehensive menu of treatments based on Bali’s age-old healing traditions.
Puri Candikuning provides the perfect venue for high-end corporate meetings and business negotiations with a separate boardroom facility that can cater for up to 12 delegates. Similarly, there is ample space within this vast garden estate for romantic dining, weddings and celebrations of the heart. Lake Beratan in Bali’s central mountains is blessed with a timeless beauty that soothes the senses and nurtures the soul.
Puri Candikuning extends gracious hospitality to small groups, extended families and individual travellers looking for a restful retreat with necessary lifestyle luxuries. It is a place to recharge depleted energy levels and appreciate the precious gift of nature.