Meaningful luxury vacation with hands up holidays

Bali - Amankila

Your luxury resort in eastern Bali, overlooking the Lombok Strait. Based here you can build a disabled-accessible bathroom for a paraplegic, immeasurably improving their dignity and quality of life.

About this project

Luxury travel is most enjoyable when it is sustainable, and you can stay at the finest eco-luxury hotels and lodges when you travel with Hands Up Holidays.

What is meant by eco-luxury? These are properties that actively take steps to minimize any environmental impact, and benefit the local community, whilst maintaining the highest standards of comfort.

Examples are:
    • Hotels designed with sustainability at the forefront
    • Lodges constructed using recycled, locally sourced materials and blended into the setting with no damage to flora and fauna
    • Accommodation that generates their own electricity (such as solar or wind)
    • Using LED lighting
    • Recycling, recycling and sustainably using waste materials, such as used cooking oil to power vehicles, or heat from ovens used to heat rooms
Successes to date:

We handpick properties that share our vision for sustainable luxury travel; these will be the first hotels that we recommend for you to rest your head.

Costa Rica, Thailand, Kenya, Rwanda, South Africa, Australia, USA, New Zealand, Fiji, Cambodia, Vietnam, India, Sri Lanka, Mexico, Peru, Guatemala and Belize all have significant – and growing – numbers of sustainable luxury options for you to enjoy.

Suggested Itinerary for Sri Lanka

in Sri Lanka

Price: US$6,000 per adult, $3,800 per child under 12

This adventure enables you to bond as a family by conserving critically endangered sea turtles, plus you get to explore the wildlife highlights of Sri Lanka

Trip Highlights

  • Rolling up your sleeves and caring for elephants
  • Jeep safari to see elephants in the wild
  • Awesome views and the engineering marvel that is Sigiriya Rock
  • Bustling Kandy and the Temple of the Tooth
  • Epic train ride
  • The waterfalls and  scenery of Horton Plains
  • The beauty of the Tea stations
  • A working tea factory

Price Includes

  • Luxury accommodation throughout
  • Private transfers
  • Domestic flights
  • Expert local guides
  • Meals as specified
  • Volunteering costs
Note: Price excludes international flights

Sample Day by Day

Note: This is a sample itinerary only
Note: This is a sample itinerary only, and we delight in crafting unique itineraries to meet your family’s exact requirements

The name Amankila means “peaceful hill” in Balinese, and the resort is situated on a hillside surrounded by coconut groves and overlooking the ocean.

The resort features 34 free-standing suites, each with its own outdoor terrace or balcony, offering breathtaking views of the ocean and the surrounding countryside. The suites are designed with traditional Balinese materials and furnishings, including terrazzo floors, thatched roofs, and coconut wood accents. The suites also have all the modern amenities, including Wi-Fi, air conditioning, and en-suite bathrooms with both indoor and outdoor showers.

Amankila offers a range of dining options, including a poolside restaurant and a beach club, serving Indonesian and Western cuisine using local and organic ingredients. The resort also has a full-service spa, offering a range of treatments using natural, locally sourced ingredients.

The resort’s location provides you with access to a range of activities, including cultural tours, hiking, and water sports. Guests can also visit nearby temples and traditional villages, or take a boat trip to the nearby islands of Lombok and Gili.

Amankila’s design and architecture are inspired by the traditional Balinese style, with its cascading terraces and infinity-edge swimming pool creating a sense of tranquility and peace. The resort’s focus on sustainable and responsible tourism practices, including environmental conservation and community development, make it an ideal destination for travelers who value ethical and eco-friendly tourism.

Overall, Amankila offers a luxurious and authentic Balinese experience, combining stunning natural beauty, rich cultural heritage, and personalized service, making it an ideal destination for a memorable and relaxing vacation.

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