Perched on a luxurious, eco-friendly property, Pullman Ciawi Vimala Hills Resort Spa & Convention is Indonesia’s first. With breathtaking views of the Pangrango, Salak and Geulis mountains, this resort offers top-tier accommodations and a unique holistic experience amidst a tranquil ambiance away from Jakarta’s hustle and bustle.
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Exuding elegance and style and nestled in the cool and hilly Gadog, Pullman Ciawi Vimala Hills Resort Spa & Convention boasts a modern twist to the concept of a recent vacation retreat in an exceptional escape destination that’s easily accessible from Bogor and Puncak. The resort commenced in 2019 and has since become a preferred destination for many of Jakarta’s residents, thanks partly to its convenient hour-and-a-half drive from the capital.
The resort offers 208 rooms and 19 villas at 600 metres on a 14-hectare plot of land. This property is seamlessly integrated with Vimala Hills & Resort, a residential area renowned for its serene gardens and floral- covered hills, offering a wide range of amenities.
Crafted by the award-winning firm Wimberly Allison Tong & Goo (WATG), Pullman Ciawi Vimala Hills Resort Spa & Convention exemplifies Agung Podomoro Land’s dedication to distinctive and innovative design solutions. As visitors enter the main lobby, they are greeted by an amasing vista of the lush, green landscape of the West Java region. With personalised services and cutting-edge technologies, the resort is steadfast in creating an ideal environment for quality time and enjoyment with loved ones.
The resort’s design embraces an indoor-outdoor concept, skilfully merging the generous living spaces of modern architecture with the vast panoramic vistas of the surrounding natural beauty. This immersive experience draws you closer to nature, creating a seamless connection between the indoors and the outdoors.
Unwind in Luxury: Rooms and Villas
The resort’s guest accommodations vary in size, with rooms ranging from 42 to 55 square metres and villas starting at 70 square metres for one-bedroom villas and expanding to a remarkable 624 square metres for our presidential villas.
The interiors of the rooms boast a modern, contemporary design, elegantly complemented by a touch of local influences. Each room features floor-to-ceiling framed windows that bathe the space in natural light and a spacious private balcony offering breathtaking vistas of the surrounding mountains, lush paddy fields, and aromatic herb gardens. Moreover, all the accommodations are equipped with modern amenities, including a state-of-the- art 60-inch LED Interactive Technology TV and Wi-Fi access for your convenience. In a villa, friends or families can vacation in a comfortable and spacious space whilst enjoying the peaceful and more private surroundings. Guests also have upgraded staying experiences with private butler and buggy services.
Culinary Experience Amidst Scenic Beauty
Surrounded by the sweeping vistas of the lush resort garden and the rolling landscape of West Java, Mount Salak graces the horizon. The guests can enjoy stunning views anywhere within the resort whilst dining at the all-day restaurant, the friendly steakhouse, or the vibrant bars.
Start your day with a morning swim, followed by a refreshing fruit juice, or enjoy a light lunch in the shade by the pool. In the lazy afternoons, savour drinks with friends or indulge in mocktails with colleagues. As the sun sets behind Mount Salak
in the evening, it paints a mesmerising backdrop, creating unforgettable moments of poolside relaxation at Padi Pool Bar.
The resort offers three stylish dining venues for a culinary adventure where guests and visitors can relax and indulge in culinary delights. Each dining destination is bathed in natural light, providing a unique gastronomic experience.
Head to Damar Restaurant, the resort’s all-day dining option. You will be greeted with a sumptuous breakfast buffet every morning. At lunch and dinner, colourful buffets await, offering various options from local delicacies to international favourites. If you prefer à la carte dishes, they are always available to satisfy your taste.
Or, you can opt for spoiling your palate at Mad Cow, the resort’s convivial steakhouse, at Vimala Hills for a fantastic night out. This F&B establishment boasts an exceptional collection of wines from around the world. Mad Cow is particularly renowned for its delectable steaks. Whether you dine around a table or relax at the bar, you can expect mouthwatering meals and generous portions.
Not to be missed out is Salak Bar & Lounge, located in the resort’s chic lobby. This establishment fits those seeking to start the day with a hot drink and pastry and then continue the celebration until bedtime with a delightful selection of mocktails and tapas. The cosy seating arrangements provide the perfect setting for unwinding with a refreshing drink, whilst some seats offer excellent vantage points for observing the activities of this 5-star resort. Salak Bar & Lounge also offers a diverse range of non-alcoholic libations.
Versatile Venues for Meetings and Weddings
To cater to the diverse event needs, two spacious ballrooms and five meeting rooms accommodate up to 1,300 people. Both venues are equipped with state-of-the-art audio-visual systems, boast natural lighting, and provide direct views of the majestic Mount Salak.
Just as captivating as the natural landscape indoors and outdoors, the resort presents endless possibilities and an unmatched level of sophistication, creating a fairy-tale setting for an unforgettable destination wedding.
Pullman Fit and Spa
Pullman understands that a fitness routine is necessary; Pullman Fit is available 24 hours daily. And because caring for the soul is just as important as caring for the body, Pullman Spa offers a variety of body treatment options that can provide perfect rejuvenation. Pullman Fit offers activities like jogging, bicycle tracks through the gardens and rice fields, and yoga sessions in the open air with a tranquil mountain backdrop. The various body treatments at the Pullman Spa provide a soothing touch and can be a place to relax and escape from the busy daily routine.
Pullman Ciawi Vimala Hills Resort Spa & Convention
Jl. Raya Puncak, Megamendung, Bogor 16770 Jawa Barat T. +62 251 830 6888 www.pullman-ciawi-vimalahills.com
PT Putra Adhi Prima
Gross floor area
Number of rooms
21 Suite and Executive Suite
3 Suite Pool Access
17 One to Three Bedroom Villas with swimming pool
1 Junior Presidential Villa with swimming pool
1 Presidential Villa with swimming pool
Deluxe Room 42 sqm
Executive Room 42 sqm
Suite 55 sqm
Executive Suite 55 sqm
Suite Pool Access 55 sqm
One Bedroom Villa 70 sqm
Two Bedroom Villa 152 sqm
Three Bedroom Villa 215 sqm
Junior Presidential Villa 415 sqm
Presidential Villa 624 sqm
Wimberly Allison Tong & Goo (WATG)
Ron Van Pelt, Chiara Calufetti
Interior design consultant
Civil & structural consultant
PT Nusa Raya Cipta
InteriorContractor PT Pedima, PT Bika, PT CCM, PT Saniharto
Started construction 2014
Soft opening 21 May 2019