Plataran Borobudur Resort & Spa

Java, Indonesia

At a Glance

  • Excellently located just a short drive from the Borobudur Temple

  • Get up early to watch the sunrise from the Menoreh Open Air Deck which boasts outstanding views

  • With a focus on wellness, relax and unwind with yoga and spa treatments at the PADMA spa

  • The Patio Colonial Restaurant serves a delicious mix of Indonesian and international cuisine

  • Let the hotel organize cooking lessons where you can learn some traditional recipes to take home with you

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Straddling the equator, Indonesia tends to have a fairly even climate year-round. Rather than four seasons, Indonesia has two – wet and dry – 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 Indonesia 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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Insider's View

Enjoy delicious afternoon tea during your stay.

Morning yoga classes are complimentary.

If you book a couples spa treatments, request treatment room with temple view.

As well as going to Borobudur itself for sunrise, I would recommend watching the sunrise or sunset from Plataran's platform with either a cup of local coffee or a G&T.

Make the most of your villa with private dining, a real experience to soak up the atmosphere.

Call us on 858 345 1762 to start planning your vacation to Plataran Borobudur Resort & Spa or take a look at our itineraries to Java

Description

Enjoy the sunrise overlooking the Borobudur Temple at this boutique hotel. Surrounded by lush teak forests Plataran Borobudur is traditional yet spacious, perfect for those looking for a truly Javanese experience, be that at the spa or exploring Java.

Feel revitalised at this charming Javanese resort, a short distance from Borobudur village and one of the most impressive temple complexes in the world.

The resort offers exceptional views of the Borobudur Temple, Mount Merapi, Menoreh Hills. The hotel is also home to The Menoreh Open Air Deck, where early risers can witness the sunrise over Borobudur. Notice that wherever you go, the Borobudur Temple follows.

Situated just 1-hour 30-minutes drive from Yogyakarta, Plataran Borobudur boasts just 15 private villas, all with private gardens. In keeping with its location within the balmy village of Tanjungan, the rooms are decorated in a traditional Javanese style. Unwind and relax by the pool after a day spent cycling through the local villages.

From your villas look out onto the volcanic hills of Menorah and the majestic Borobudur temple, easily reached by car, around a 5-minute drive away. Spend a few days here exploring the area by foot or cycling through the villages.

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Accommodation

All suites and villas at Plataran Borobudur boast a traditional design with modern facilities. Oozing charm and Indonesian style, relax and take in views in your private garden.

Grand Spa Villa

A modern villa with traditional touches equipped with double bed, spacious bath room, dining room and own spa treatment room. Enjoy your private pool surrounded by a lush private garden overlooking to Menoreh Hills.

Royal Pool Villa

83 sqm one-bedroom suite equipped with double bed, spacious bathroom, living room with a pool and private garden overlooking the magnificent Borobudur temple or Menoreh Hills.

Duplex Royal Pool Villa

A two storey duplex villa spanning 81 sqm with wide-open balcony. This suite features a spacious bath room, its own tropical garden and pool with views overlooking the Menoreh Hills.

Exclusive Pool Villa

A private villa measuring 80 sqm equipped with a king sized bed, spacious bathroom, private pool and tropical garden with views of either the Menorah Hills or the Borobudur Temple.

Executive Pool Villa

This one-bedroom villa comes with option of either a view of Menoreh Hills or the Borobudur Temple. Spanning 75 sqm, here find a spacious bathroom equipped with bathtub and terrace surrounded by tropical garden for perfect indulgence. Choose from a private pool villa or a plunge pool villa.

Deluxe Wooden Villa

A small intimate wooden villa, the Deluxe Wooden Villa is 24 sqm. It features a king size bed, bathroom with shower and a private garden overlooking the Menoreh Hills.

Garden Plunge Pool Villa

Childcare

Children are welcome at Plataran Borobudur Resort & Spa and there is a children's playground and babysitting services available.

Facilities

Plataran Borobudur is home to the Patio Lounge & Restaurant offering a variety of fine dining mixing international and Indonesian cuisine. Relax and enjoy a treatment at the Padma SPA & Yoga Club which focuses on the concept of detoxification or by your pool at your luxurious villa.

Activities

Various activities are also available while staying at Plataran Borobudur from early morning yoga, spa treatments at the Padma Spa. Other activities can be organized by the hotel including cooking lessons, batik classes or paddy planting. Similarly the hotel can organize bike rentals for guests to explore the neighboring area.

Reviews

4

Charlotte Loughlin (Staff)

Perfectly located this resort offers spectacular views of Borobudur temple from your room or the colonial style Patio restaurant. Enjoy the views, sounds and smells of the forest whilst taking a yoga class, enjoying breakfast or from the luxury of your own room. This natural oasis is perfect for couples

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Amy Ropner (Staff)

This Dutch influenced hotel is a great place to make your way to Borobudur for sunrise and marvel in its majesty. Return to the hotel for a delicious breakfast on the terrace looking out over the local area, as it's an early rise for the tour I headed back to my room for a rest by the pool and a lie down which is a nice place to relax especially with the spacious rooms.

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Louise Brooks (Staff)

Plataran Borobudur is in a great location, with distant views of the famous temples. I preferred the more modern rooms, as the traditional villas were a little tired inside. We had a delicious dinner and the afternoon tea is a must.

Experiences

  • Borobudur Temple Tour

    Borobudur Temple is one of the world's most magnificent monuments to Buddhism. Travel from your hotel with your guide and explore the temple complex, walking among its 500 Buddha statues.

  • Cycling Prambanan Village

    This experience takes you first to the village of Kaliopak from where you will cycle to the Plaosan temple complex and Prambanan compound (the most exceptional Hindu complex in the country). Explore the grounds on foot and return to Kaliopak by bicycle.

  • Malang Tour and Temple

    Spend a day immersed Dutch Heritage, temples and thriving markets in Malang. Begin with a visit to the Hindu-Buddhist Jaijaghu temple, then the stupa/temple at Sumberawan. Finally a trip to the bird and flower market ends with ice cream at Toko Oen cafe.

  • Sunrise and Bromo Trekking

    Depart your hotel at 4am to be in time to witness sunrise from the rim of Mount Penanjakan. From here you will see dawn break over Mount Bromo, Mount Batok and Mount Semeru. The surrounding landscape offers an unforgettable backdrop to day break.

Vacation Ideas

  • Classic Java & Bali

    Tanjungan, Malang, Bromo Tengger Semeru National Par, Jimbaran Bay

    from $3700 pp 11 nights

    • Impeccable and friendly service
    • Delicious breakfasts with a different flavour smoothie each morning
    • Iced water in cool boxes for every couple on the beach

Location & directions

Java, Indonesia

Plataran Borobudur is located on the hills of Tanjungan Village in Central Java.

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