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Manggis, Bali, Indonesia

Amankila is the ultimate luxury retreat on the peaceful east coast of Bali where traditional Balinese life can still be experienced. Amankila's stunning suites are all located around a dramatic three-tier swimming pool offering sensational ocean views.

At a Glance

  • Secluded seaside resort

  • Three-tiered pool set into the cliff-edge

  • Traditional Balinese massage and beauty treatments

  • Exceptional views overlooking the Lombok Strait

  • 34 stilted free-standing suites

  • Windsurfers, boogie boards, kayaks and Hobie cats are available at the Beach Club

  • 41m Beach Club pool

Adventure, Honeymoon, Beach, Culture

Insider's View

The lobby has my favorite view in Bali as it is perched on a cliff looking over the gorgeous Lombok Straits, across the 3 tiered infinity pool.

Scott Dunn team

Insider's View

Named after the green hill upon which Amankila sits, the Indrakila Suite was my favorite - with its own private pool, outdoor bale and the most phenomenal ocean views!

Victoria Hogg

Insider's View

The tuna sashimi tacos are absolutely delicious and perfect as a bite size starter.

Scott Dunn team

Insider's View

Try a selection of their delicious ice creams and sorbets, which get served in an ice bowl!

Sarah Rowan

Insider's View

Though there are a good few steps make sure you head down to the beach where the water is beautifully refreshing. One end of the beach is a rocky outcrop with the other being jungle it means that it is essentially private for hotel guests only.

Amy Ropner

Insider's View

Best mixed satay in Bali, not to be missed!

Charlie Loughlin

Call us on 858 345 1762 to start planning your vacation to Amankila


Located near to the village of Manggis, Amankila is set on a private beachfront plateau between two headlands on the east coast of Bali. This is one of Bali’s most untouched and unspoiled regions. From its cliff edge setting high above the Lombok Strait, Amankila enjoys magnificent views of the ocean and a feeling of true seclusion.

All of Amankila's freestanding suites, designed as 'beach houses with a twist', are tucked into the lush vegetation around the resort and are private and spacious with fabulous views out to the ocean. The alang alang thatched roofs, rattan and coconut furnishings and large windows all allow the outside in and one feels very much part of nature here.

The beach club at Amankila is located in a coconut grove down by the shoreline with its own swimming pool and a bar serving snacks and drinks. Large private bales are dotted along the sandy beach front, perfect for uninterrupted ocean views. Hobie cats, windsurfers, kayaks and boogie boards are all available for guests' use.

Meals at Amankila can be enjoyed in various spectacular locations around the resort with a highlight being the daily afternoon tea served by exquisitely dressed Balinese women in local dress - delicious fresh ginger tea, Balinese coffee and local baked delicacies are all a daily ritual here.

Traditional Balinese massage and beauty treatments can be enjoyed in the privacy of your suite, in the massage pavilion or at one of the beach club's massage tables tucked among the palms and frangipani and the healing power of the natural ingredients revive and stimulate, providing the ultimate in relaxation.

The area surrounding Amankila boasts an engaging blend of religion, royal culture and architectural splendour and this region is often referred to as 'Old Bali'. Trips to the nearby temples, villages and palaces are fascinating and for the more active trekking, mountain biking, horse and elephant riding, rafting and diving are all close at hand.


Amankila's 33 stylish and chic Garden, Ocean and Pool Suites are influenced by local architecture and materials and provide a real sanctuary. Each suite is connected to the main building and three tiered swimming pool by raised walkways among the palms. All suites have private terraces with daybeds and rattan furniture, and several have a private swimming pool enclosed within a walled garden. All suites feature: Wi-Fi, minibar, air-conditioning, iPod dock, safe, bathrobes, hairdryer, complimentary newspapers, daily fresh fruit, bathroom with twin vanities, bathtub and separate shower.

Garden Suite

With spectacular sea and hillside views, the 94sqm stilted Garden Suite has a large terrace for basking in the sunshine, perfect for privacy and some down time.

Kilasari Suite

Perched high up on the hillside, the Kilasari Suite overlooks the Lombok Strait which you can enjoy from the expansive terrace. This 302sqm suite boasts a private infinity pool, perfect for those wanting a little more privacy.

Ocean Suite

With a backdrop of Mt Agung and the Lombok Strait ahead of you, the Ocean Suite boast expansive terraces to relax on. Spacious and stilted, the Ocean Suite spans over 94sqm and offer guests the ultimate privacy.

Pool Suite

The Pool Suite is great for larger groups who can connect these 204sqm suites with Ocean and Garden Suites via the pool courtyard. Enjoy the private swimming pool and outdoor terrace here.

Amankila Suite

The Amankila Suite overlooks the beach and Amuk Bay with a large terrace and aquamarine-tiled pool. Measuring 660sqm, inside you'll find two large bedrooms. It also benefits from a private butler service.

Indrakila Suite

The Indrakila Suite features its own swimming pool and outdoor living area to enjoy the sea and temple views from. Measuring 249sqm the suite can be adjoined with a neighboring suite to accommodate larger parties.


Children are very welcome at Amankila who offer all families 4-hours complimentary babysitting per day. Special child friendly activities can also be organized on request.


Meals can be taken at The Restaurant, The Beach Club, The Terrace, in your villa or wherever you like - you can be assured of a choice of delicious Eastern and Western specialties all delivered with the amazing Aman service. Afternoon tea and cakes are served daily on the library patio and there is a bar with wonderful views. The Beach Club has a great range of equipment including kayaks, hobie cats, boogie boards and windsurfs. There are two pools, a library, gym, yoga classes and massage treatments are available.


Amankila's range of activities includes cooking classes with the resort's own chef, use of kayaks, boogie boards, windsurfing, massage and yoga. Further afield, cycling, diving, cultural and market tours and trekking can be enjoyed.

Location & Directions

Manggis, Bali, Indonesia

Amankila is dotted around the verdant cliffs of Indrakila with views overlooking the Lombok Strait, near Manggis in the Karangasem Regency of eastern Bali, Indonesia.

When to go

Straddling the equator, Indonesia tends to have a fairly even climate year-round. Rather than four seasons, Indonesia has two – dry (between May to September) and wet (between October to April) – and there are no extremes of temperature between winter and summer. In most parts of Indonesia, the wet season falls between October and April and the dry season between May and September. December and January see Bali at its most humid and rain tends to come in sudden tropical downpours, but it can also rain for more prolonged periods.

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