Menjangan Dynasty Resort, Beach Glamping & Dive Centre is a tented boutique retreat in northwest Bali. Resting upon 16 hectares of land, the resort features a landscaped tropical garden and a white-sand beach by Banyuwedang Bay.
Catering to outdoor adventure enthusiasts, the safari-style tented rooms and villas, combined with a series of communal spaces crafted in bamboo and ‘alang-alang’ thatch, present an alternative in architectural style. From here, visitors can enjoy a vista that extends across the coastline to the lowland forests of West Bali National Park. Intimate dining and the opportunity to interact with nature can all be enjoyed, supported by service from a team of safari-suited staff. This eco-friendly tented resort, which is the first of its kind in Bali, is designed to blend with the environment and provide guests with a close-to-nature ‘glamping’ experience.
Accommodation comprises of 24 Beach Camp Tents, two one-bedroom Cliff Tent Villas and two two-bedroom Cliff Tent Villas, created from canvas. Each air-conditioned sleeping area is fitted with a merbau hardwood floor and furnished with a queen-size bed, a desk and a rattan-panelled wardrobe. Curtains and bamboo screens provide privacy, and accessories include goatskin rugs, driftwood lamps, a mini-bar- fridge encased in a packing trunk, a TV with international channels and DVD player, and a picnic hamper of bathroom amenities.
Each Beach Camp Tent incorporates a bathroom area with a shower, as well as an open-air deck, while each Cliff Tent Villa has a separate bathroom fitted with a soaking tub, a sundeck and a private infinity pool, with each private deck furnished with daybeds and loungers. The two-bedroom Cliff Tent Villas are also furnished with a sofa and armchairs.
Communal facilities include a 158-square-metre cliff-edge infinity swimming pool, which at 3.3 metres deep also serves as a dive training pool. The Resort’s Pasir Putih Beach Club, open to the public, incorporates a
restaurant and bar, an open kitchen, as well as a 32.5-square-metre beachside swimming pool, flanked by bamboo cabanas and beanbags on the beach. The cliff-top Pasir Putih Spa tent, with its reflexology deck and private waterfront spa pods, offers views of Banyuwedang Bay and Mt Raung, while the multi-purpose bamboo wantilan pavilion, bordered by wedding lawns, is perfect for yoga and events. The PADI dive centre and watersports centre, operated by ‘Bali Hai Diving Adventures’, offers scuba diving and snorkelling excursions to the dive sites surrounding Menjangan Island as well as non-motorised watersports such as kayaking, canoeing and stand-up paddle boarding. Additionally, outdoor activities include trekking, cycling and mountain biking, birdwatching, horseriding, and daytrips to nearby places of interest.