Jeffrey Wilkes designs Mandapa, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve in Ubud, Bali

Mandapa, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve opened in Ubud, Bali, Indonesia as the third bespoke resort in the Ritz-Carlton Reserve portfolio. Named after the entrance to a traditional Hindu temple, Mandapa is located along the Ayung River.

The property has 35 suites and 25 private pool villas, all with traditional yet contemporary Balinese interiors by Jeffrey Wilkes of Asia-based Designwilkes. Local providers also infused the property with natural materials that blend into the natural surroundings.

The property has views of working rice paddies from private terraces. The center of Mandapa has a traditional rice field, and allows guests to experience the methods of planting, harvesting and tending the staple.

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Mandapa village is also home to four restaurants and lounges.

The Spa at Mandapa has eight treatment rooms and utilizes both ESPA and local products. The spa complex also has a fitness center, sauna, river-front yoga studio, vitality pool and relaxation areas.

An organic garden, farm and an educational Kid’s Hut are tucked away from the rest of the resort.

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