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Four Seasons Resort Bali at Sayan

  • Sayan, Ubud, Bali, 80571, Indonesia

    February 1998

    Randy Shimabuku
Physical Features

Total Number of Rooms: 60

  • Suites: 18
  • Villas: 42
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Design Aesthetic:

  • Dramatic entrance through a bridge, beneath which the sacred Ayung valley spreads its tropical arms, then descend through a valley of towering trees, tiered rice paddies and enchanting gardens
  • Extensive use of flowing water to celebrate the Balinese heritage of nourishing the body and spirit with fresh water, including the gravity-defying rooftop lotus pond
  • Natural and indigenous materials used, as well as rustic landscaping

Architect: Heah and Co.

Interior Designer(s): Heah and Co.


  • 35 kilometres (22 miles) northeast of Ngurah Rai International Airport
  • 6 kilometres (3,7 miles) from central Ubud
  • Overlooks the Ayung River
Sacred River Spa

Interior Designer: Heah and Co.

Design Aesthetic: Pavilions with local stone facings, teak cabinets and flooring in native Balinese style

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Number of Treatment Rooms:

  • Rooms: 3 in the main building
  • Villas: 3

Signature Treatments:

  • Chakra Blessing: Anahata
  • Balinese Ayurvedic Healing: Goddess Within (for women) and Vigour and Vitality (for men)

Special Features:

  • Cendana spa villa features dual Vichy shower for tropical rain ritual treatments, private swimming pool and lounge
  • Incorporates authentic spiritual traditions, such as chakra balancing, Balinese Ayurvedic practices, yoga and meditation

Spa Director: Luisa Anderson


Restaurant: Ayung Terrace

  • Cuisine: Pan-Asian with Indonesian specialties among the treetops; regular theme night dinners include Rijstaffel, Fisherman and Nusantara Night
  • Indoor Seating: 8 in the air-conditioned private dining room
  • Open-Air Seating: 36
  • Designer: Heah and Co

Restaurant: Riverside

  • Cuisine: Contemporary grill of premium imported meats and local seafood for dinner, and light poolside selection and salad bowls for lunch
  • Outdoor Seating: 30
  • Designer: Heah and Co

Restaurant: Sokasi Chef’s Table

  • Cuisine: Savour the aromas of Balinese cuisine cooked right in front of guests at Sokasi’s open kitchen; talk to the the chef while enjoying an intimate seven-course dinner, normally prepared only for big ceremonies
  • Outdoor Seating: 8
  • Designer: IBUKU

Lounge: Jati Bar

  • Cuisine: Lobby bar with light meals and extensive beverage program in an elevated valley view setting 
  • Designer: Heah and Co

Dharma Shanti Yoga Bale

  • Classes: Anti-Gravity Yoga, Full Moon Yoga, Chakra Yoga, Sacred Nap, Mala Meditation, Hot Stone Restorative Yoga
  • Complimentary Classes: Power Yoga, Easy Yoga, Hatha Yoga, Yin Yoga, Life Talk Series, Introduction to Meditation
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Pools: 1 main pool, two-level pool by the riverside

Fitness Facilities: Cardiovascular equipment and strength machines, Whirlpool, Sauna, Steam room

  • Size: 80 sq m / 861 sq ft

On-Site Activities:

  • Biking adventures
  • Sayan Valley walk
  • Private Rafting
  • Balinese dance class
  • Sokasi cooking class

Off-Site Activities:

  • Ubud Central by complimentary daily shuttle bus
  • Bali Bird Park
  • Bali Safari Park
  • Mount Batur trek
For Younger Guests

Sacred Nap: Now, the whole family can be rocked to sleep like a baby - this afternoon "air nap" suspended from the ceiling of the bamboo Dharma Shanti Bale in a 100 percent pure silk hammock is literally cocooned in the tranquility of the Sayan Valley

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  • Sokasi: The team at Sokasi will inspire a love of cooking at any age with a kids’ class daily featuring a selection of fun and easy recipes, such as watermelon pizza
  • Pici Pici Kids’ Club: A creative and culturally enriching program across a range of sports, adventure-based games, imaginative play, and arts and crafts, for children aged 4 to 11 years old
Meeting Rooms

Total Size: 60 sq m / 646 sq ft

Meet and Feed Capacity: 20

Outdoor Banquet Capacity: 130

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Private Dining Room Capacity: 12

Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Recycling soap program in collaboration with ROLE Foundation to save the environment and help marginalised women in Bali
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  • Locally-sourced ingredients whenever possible, and working with grassroots suppliers to preserve traditional methods of food production; these include sustainable coconut oil from a local family who grows the coconuts and makes the oil at home (used throughout Sayan’s kitchens) and ‘klengsih’ (an unusual ingredient, a by-product of coconut oil production featured on Sokasi’s Chef’s Table menu), as well as organic sea salt made by a social cooperative in North Bali
  • Supporting underprivileged communities in Munti Gunung, a remote hamlet in East Bali, through tours/treks, room and spa amenities made by the villagers, to provide them with a sustainable source of income as part of the social enterprise co-operative
  • Monthly clean-ups of the Resorts’ local areas – Jimbaran Beach and Ayung River Valley - and participation in annual clean-up events including Bali’s Biggest Beach Clean-Up and International Coastal Clean-Up
Special Features
  • Private Rafting Experience
  • A Day in the Life of a Balinese Farmer
  • Sokasi Cooking School
  • Can You Keep a Secret Tour
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