Bali, the star jewel of the fabled Spice Islands,
is a masterpiece of nature. Age old community rice farming blends
carefully manicured terraced rice fields with the lush Tropical
forest. Towering volcanic peaks afford spectacular views of the
Bagus Manggis is located directly in the center of the traditional
village of Manggis, the easternmost district of Karangasem, allowing
first hand insights of this island paradise. Holding sites of diverse
touristic interest, such as the historic remains of the Royal Water
Palace at Tirtagangga, and the village of Tenganan, a walled-in
borne to the original Balinese, the Bali Aga community just a few
minutes drive from the hotel. Natural landscapes of Sidemen and
Iseh are a source of artistic inspiration. Trekking through the
terraced rice paddies in the very region of Manggis and L nearby
world renowned diving site at Tulamben where the USS Liberty sunk
during WWII are experience not to be missed.
Puri Bagus Manggis is a haven of tranquility amidst true Balinese
village life. Built in traditional architectural style, this original
family compound has been transformed into 7 exquisite guestrooms.
The thatched roof of the dining room blends with the natural scenery
allowing views of the rural life and the ever present colourful
religious ceremonies. The swimming pool, set amongst the rice paddies
and orchid garden along with the unobtrusive hospitality of the
Balinese staff completes this ultimate experience.