Are you looking for the best resort in North Bali for tranquility and luxury? Then hop into the serenity and escape to Munduk Moding Plantation. Munduk Moding Plantation is where Bali’s skies blend with the water of the infinity pool, the Bali Sea and the towering volcanoes in Java. Where nature creates art. A hideaway nestled in a working coffee plantation surrounded by jungle. Here the real Bali is alive.
Best Resort in North Bali
Designed by award winning Bali architects, Popo Danes and Era Anastasia, the villas and suites at Munduk Moding Plantation marry key features of Balinese architecture with a modernist tradition, adapted to the environment of this hill station. Munduk Moding Plantation is a hideaway for those who are looking for something different. Surrounded by tropical forest, it is an Eco-Luxury Nature Resort and Spa located in North Bali offering stunning views, luxury comfort, and intimacy.
Immerse in the award winning 18-meter and 16-meter infinity pools with panoramic views of the rolling hills, Bali’s central mountains and the Java Sea. On a clear day you have a view of more than 50 kilometers onto Java. The 18-meter pool has been nominated by Asia Spa as belonging to the world’s top ten infinity pools.
MMP and the coffee plantation run by a 100% Balinese team. The idea is to strive for top notch service, and elected to develop the resort sensitively in unison with the local villages and draw on international experts to help coach the team and train our trainers. The team nowadays comprises some 150 colleagues; making MMP a strong supporter of the local economy.
In this way, MMP demonstrates to the people of the area that sustainable tourism is in their interest, creates employment and prosperity, respects the local culture, and helps promote a better environment. In this mission, the resort got the help by the local villages and Bali’s own star architect Popo Danes who designed the resort. Many guests have stepped forward over the years and helped MMP to implement this vision– some advised on sustainable agriculture, others produced maps, and nearly all the guests have given honest feedback, which they try to take into account as much as possible.
At Munduk Moding Plantation, environmental sustainability is a core value guiding the operations. Operating in a pristine natural environment, still largely untouched by large-scale economic development and tourism, Munduk Moding Plantation resort believe that MMP must contribute to maintaining the beauty of the area. Since August 2014, the Resort is certified Green Globe, an international certification programme for hotels aiming at protecting natural resources while offering high quality experiences to guests. As they are working on the efficiency of the infrastructures and operations and invite you to participate in this as well.
Dining at MMP
Enjoy a meal at MiMPi or Warung Bongkot with some of the best views on the Island to further whet your appetite. The cuisine based on local, fresh ingredients and inspired by the traditions of the island.
The MiMPi (Indonesian for “dream”) restaurant has great views of the Bali Sea and the central mountains. It is truly a dream like environment where your sight and taste will be spoilt. Natural materials dominate the interior and tables set well apart to maximize privacy. Outdoor dining on the terrace under the frangipani trees next to the swimming pool is also possible. Table setting includes high quality linen and flowers.
Open for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner with seating capacity of forty-five guests. No dress code requirements. Hotel guests have first priority on seating however outside guests are always welcome.
Serving Indonesian, Asian and Fusion dishes using as much as possible of the home-grown vegetables and fruits. In the evening an organic menu offered while guests have a choice of delectable dishes for lunch. More generally, the chef is very happy to prepare your favorites dishes – please enquire in advance. Breakfast options cover Balinese, Indonesian, American and Continental choices emphasizing fresh and homegrown produce. Besides that, they are storing a number of excellent European and New World wines in the cellar to accompany lunches and dinners.
This restaurant dedicated to celebrating Balinese cuisine and offers a selection of Balinese specialties, with an emphasis on typical North Bali dishes. The vast majority of ingredients come from the vegetable and spice gardens which you can visit on the complementary Plantation walk in the morning. The cuisine of North Bali relies heavily on the abundance of vegetables that blanched, preserving their taste as well as antioxidants, and is naturally very healthy. There are many different sambals to provide a bit of spice and twist to the dishes – some of these are very spicy but most have very subtle flavors. The degree of spiciness indicated on the menu.
In Bali, meals typically enjoyed with family or a group of friends and consist of a number of dishes that shared. Therefore, encourage you to order a few dishes for your party, together with rice or fries and a selection of sambals. These will all be served together in small pots while each of you will have their individual plates so that you can all try a bit of everything. Soups and starters as well as deserts can be ordered separately.
To facilitate, they offers a North Bali sampler which consists of some of the favorites. The waiters will be very happy to assist you in composing your meal and advising you on the dishes.
The Bamboo Spa
Indonesian herbs and spices are a key ingredient of the treatments for total relaxation and rejuvenation. The spa is a privileged place to abandon your body to the secular secrets of Balinese well-being. The combination of soaring bamboo structures – up to eight meters high – and an alangalang (palm frond) roof gives the SPA a feel of the remoter parts of Indonesia – perhaps Flores or Sumatra.
However, the interior is plainly modernist. The two spacious treatment rooms executed in tropical hardwood, random palimanan stone and marble, with large en suite bathrooms each boasting a huge rock hewn bathtub carved out of a single piece of river stone. The third room has a comfortable sitting area and lazy chairs dedicated to pedicure and manicure.
The therapist will look after you, unwinding body and soul, with the heady scent of flowers and spices. Traditional massages, aromatherapy, facials, manicure and pedicure are all offered as well as several Spa packages.
So, if you are lookin for the best resort in North Bali, you can start your journey to the perfect blend of tranquility and luxury at Munduk Moding Plantation. Book your escape now!