The Resort


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Resting in the rural heartland of Central Java, Amanjiwo is surrounded by a plethora of extraordinary cultural, physical and spiritual beauty, embracing its good fortune with serene Yogya (local volcanic limestone) arms.  The main structure, a circular limestone monolith, is centred by a soaring bell-shaped rotunda; the cool atmospheric entrance leads to the rotunda Bar and stately colonnaded Dining Room and Terrace and is fronted with views to savour a life-time, that of the Kedu Plain and Borobudur.  It is a rich visual feast staying at Amanjiwo, though being here impacts on all the senses.

Upon your arrival, a heartfelt welcome is offered by local village girls, dressed in traditional sarongs, as they shower you with fresh scented rose petals.  Discover an uplifting warm and reverent spirit that lives with you throughout your stay and often beyond.

Outside, the ‘Romanesque’ amphitheatre-style pool, built by blocks of tactile Yogya limestone, reflects the cornucopia of foliage in its enchanting and inviting water, with views of the nearby jade green paddy fields and the empowering volcanic tips of Merapi and Merbabu.  Amanjiwo is a discerning portal, proffering numerous paths for cultural pursuit ranging from a personalised tour by car to the solid back of a Sumatran elephant.