T+L Coolest Hotel Bathtubs

201304-w-coolest-bathtubs-bambu-indah-afrika-houseTravel + Leisure has just released their list of “coolest hotel bathtubs”.  Among the list, Bambu Indah in Bali, a very special, unusual property just outside of Ubud, where Stu and I have stayed.  Every beautiful detail of Bambu Indah is thoughtful and eco-friendly.  And even beyond the bathtubs, the views across the valley on to some of the most iconic Balinese scenery still take my breath away.  Following T + L’s take…

Afrika House, Bambu IndahBali

Of the 11 houses at Bambu Indah, the Afrika House is the largest, with 430 square feet filled with antiques, such as an Ethiopian rawhide bench sourced by the original owners, John and Cynthia Hardy. Still, the most covetable feature is the expansive open-air bathroom, clad in teakwood. From the hand-beaten copper basin, which stretches more than six feet, you have views of the Ayung River, Mount Batu Kau, and the rice paddies of the nearby village of Bongkasa.

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