Looking through a copy of Tropical Living Magazine ( the magazine of Tropical Homes) I read an article on the new villas at the Ritz Carlton. The article says, 'Invisible technology, state-of-the-art communications, untra-modern entertainment concepts and contemporary interior designs and landscapes are part of the new generation of luxurious villas at The Ritz Carlton Bali, Resort and Spa's magnificent six hectare multi-faceted development.'
The 38 new villas are placed along the cliffs overlooking Jimbaran Bay. Reading the list of people and companies that have contributed to this project it's pretty impressive. A Newport Beach California firm is responsible for the design of the villas, which incorporates Japanese-like elements with Balinese accents. The polished timber panels, brushed metallic fittings, sandstone carvings and slate tiling, create spacious elegance.
Design Woodhead of Thailand did the interior design, M&N Environmental Planning Institute Company from Tokyo and St. Legere Design from Hong Kong, landscaping. Koji Takeda from Tokyo designed the restaurant and bar. Speaking of bar, the Martini Club & Bar looks like something out of a modern day James Bond movie.
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The Martini Club has an illuminated bar just like Liquid in Seminyak. The place definitely creates that 'cool as Bond' atmosphere and the head bartender is a famous Martini maker. Some of the specialist Martinis he has lined up are, a Lemongrass Martini, a Nutty-Tini and a 007.
The Martini Club makes a great place for evening drinks with its panoramic views of the ocean. The Ritz Carlton Villas are perfect for couples wishing to celebrate a special occasion in perfect luxury.