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Samsara Ubud Creates an Innovative ‘Disconnect to Reconnect’ 2 Day Package that Wins Awards from ASEANTA.

Samsara Ubud – a collection of 17 luxury villas tucked away in a secluded jungle corner on a river in Payangan, north of Ubud, Bali – has won recognition with an award for Best ASEAN Hotel Package at the 32nd ASEANTA Awards of Excellence 2019 presented during a Gala Dinner in Malaysia on April 25, 2019.

The annual ASEANTA Awards of Excellence celebrate the highest levels of achievement in the Southeast Asia hospitality and tourism industry. The Best ASEAN Hotel Package award won by Samsara Ubud was given in recognition for successfully creating a hotel package that includes features and attractions seen to best promote the destination while complementing by the hotel’s products and services.

The ‘Disconnect to Reconnect’ package created by Samsara Ubud boldly invites guests to embark on a 48-hour journey without their electronic gadgets providing the opportunity to once again appreciate the simple things that life and nature offer, but, most importantly, reconnecting with themselves in the process.

“We are very honored and delighted to be awarded this mark of excellence in the hospitality industry in Indonesia and the Southeast Asia region. The idea is simple; it was born out of my desire to have a ‘healthier’ relationship with technology, “explained Bayu Sarwono, owner, Samsara Ubud.

Sarwono continued saying the award reaffirms Samsara Ubud’s commitment to guest satisfaction by providing and unrivalled holiday experiences.

The hotel’s mantra is to encourage its guests to wander, explore, and reconnect.

The luxury property offers 17 private villas, each equipped with a private heated infinity pool and spacious outdoor area. Samsara Ubud’s restaurant, The Kelusa, presents gourmet Balinese and Indonesian dishes. Other leisure facilities include a fitness center, a sauna, a luxury spa and a common outdoor heated pool.