Sarah Owen

Four Seasons Resort Bali at Sayan

  • Where:
  • Why:To celebrate my 30th birthday.
  • When:April 2017
  • Who:Me and @dotmophoto
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Four Seasons Resort Bali at Sayan The entrance on arrival that makes you feel like you’re being transported to another world.

The entrance on arrival that makes you feel like you’re being transported to another world.

Four Seasons Resort Bali at Sayan The infinity pool at the restaurant that overlooks the Ayung river.

The infinity pool at the restaurant that overlooks the Ayung river.

Four Seasons Resort Bali at Sayan View of the main suites.

View of the main suites.

Four Seasons Resort Bali at Sayan Me doing sunset yoga looking over the hotel’s adjoining rice fields.

Me doing sunset yoga looking over the hotel’s adjoining rice fields.

Four Seasons Resort Bali at Sayan View from our villa rooftop. You can see our sunbed that we got to hang out on while relaxing after a swim in our private pool.

View from our villa rooftop. You can see our sunbed that we got to hang out on while relaxing after a swim in our private pool.

Four Seasons Resort Bali at Sayan Lookout from the main lobby area.

Lookout from the main lobby area.

Four Seasons Resort Bali at Sayan A far away view of the yoga venue in the hotel’s rice fields.

A far away view of the yoga venue in the hotel’s rice fields.

Four Seasons Resort Bali at Sayan Sunset yoga.

Sunset yoga.

Four Seasons Resort Bali at Sayan Our infinity pool.

Our infinity pool.

Four Seasons Resort Bali at Sayan The stunning open-air lobby.

The stunning open-air lobby.

Four Seasons Resort Bali at Sayan Modern yet authentic architecture.

Modern yet authentic architecture.

Four Seasons Resort Bali at Sayan Rooftop vibes.

Rooftop vibes.

Highs & Lows

  • The architecture is truly incredible. Every angle is super considered and despite being designed pre-Instagram era, definitely lends itself to being the perfect backdrop for any pic.

  • Service is top notch. You don’t want to walk to the restaurant? A buggy is just a dial away with your own driver. You want smaller, custom size dishes off the breakfast menu? Anything you want, how you want it.

  • The hotel really taps into local culture, offering activities like Balinese cooking classes, rice field tours (and planting rice), and white water rafting by the adjoining Ayung river.

  • Such a restorative vibe: the hotel villas are designed for total privacy but surrounded by breathtaking nature and subtle sounds of the river. It’s such a relaxing atmosphere.

  • More food options in the mini bar, but you don’t want to miss out on the food at the Riverside café anyway so just head there.

The Barometer

  • Design

  • Website

  • Environmental Consciousness

  • Night's Sleep

  • Service

  • Amenities

  • Takeable Treats

  • Refer a Friend

  • Overall Value

  • Life Changing

Total: 49/50

Important Bits

  • Type

    Luxury hotel

  • Vibe

    Luxurious jungle feel meets sci-fi stylistic exclusivity.

  • Location

    Off the grid surrounded by endless nature #bliss.

  • Rooms

    60 suites and private villas.

  • Music

    Low key lounge and traditional.

  • Year Opened

    1998

  • Designed By

    The very talented John Heah.

  • Health & Wellness

    Yes, one in each villa and a beautiful infinity pool looking over the Ayung river.

  • Restaurant

    Three restaurants and lounges. Be sure to have dinner at the Riverside Café by the pool.

  • Bar

    Yes

  • Minibar

    All the basics needed.

  • Children

    Not many in sight but they have babysitters on hand.

  • Price

    A little pricey but worth it for the service and specialness.

  • Website

    Visit website

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Four Seasons Resort Bali at Sayan

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