Effective 01 April 2009, after 12 years of service, The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company will cease to manage The Ritz-Carlton, Bali Resort & Spa. The West Paces Hotel Group will assume management duties of the existing Ritz-Carlton, re-branding the property as Ayana Resort and Spa.
“Ayana” is the Sanskrit word for “place of refuge”.
The 368-room ultra-luxury resort is also home to the Thalasso Spa Complex Thermes Marins Bali with 40 spa treatment rooms, therapy villas, reflexology centre, beauty salon, Aquatonic Seawater Therapy Pool and Spa on the Rocks.
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