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Bambu Indah

Swim in the natural pool, walk in the surrounding rice paddies, and dine by candlelight at the Ayung River’s edge.
ADDRESS
Banjar Baung, Desa Sayan, Ubud, Gianyar, Bali, Indonesia

The Overview

Hardy opened a tiny hotel nearby called Bambu Indah which means "beautiful bamboo" in Balinese. He transplanted four 150-year-old teak houses to the site, ensuring rain-forest trees were left intact, and decorated them using Indonesian antiques. Guests can swim in the natural pool, walk in the surrounding rice paddies, and dine by candlelight at the Ayung River's edge.

Hardy has also created a new collection of recycled sterling silver bracelets that resemble the plant. For every piece sold, he plants more bamboo on Nusa Penida, an almost deforested neighboring island. Each bracelet is engraved with the specific number of stalks planted. And that's just the beginning: he's also using bamboo for his furniture collection, launching this year, and for a factory that will be the world's largest all-bamboo structure.

Tel: +62 361 977 922

Website: bambuindah.com
Facebook:
facebook.com/bambuindahubud
Twitter:
@bambuindahbali

 

Published on Aug 27, 2009

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