Black Bamboo Resort at Pulau Paserang is the first and only luxury five-star resort off the east coast of Lombok, amidst the crystal clear water of the Indonesian archipelago that overlooks the volcano Mount Rinjani. It is positioned as a private island destination that offers complete barefoot luxury along with a range of exciting amenities and activities.
As the planner, architect and interior designers, we were inspired by the ecosystem of coral reefs as they represent a collection of diverse species that interact with each other and the marine environment. Through photosynthesis, the coral reefs convert light energy into chemical energy for marine life to thrive. Since the island has to be self-sustaining, we wanted the biology and diversity of the coral reefs to become the architectural blueprint of our design philosophy. We recommended the deployment of clean and green technology to recycle wastes into biofuel to generate electricity as well as desalination to make potable water.
The resort is a designed to be a world-class accommodation surrounded by tropical greenery, pristine turquoise waters and more than one kilometre of continuous fine sandy beaches. It has a variety of garden and beachfront suites, coral cliff and water villas, as well as low rise suites set within lush gardens and five-star recreational and entertainment amenities.
Over Water Villas stretch across the shallow coral atoll like sinuous strands of seaweed. They are set above the coral reef, with a private stairway directly leading into the water from each of the large patios. Spacious Garden and Beachfront Suites are featured as sea anemones with direct access to white-sand beaches and private pool lagoons. Coral Cliff Villas hugged the sloping terrain like sea fans to offer unmatched sunset views of the dormant volcano and the calming ocean water.
Atop the island, the comfortably appointed Hill Side Suites provide convenient access to restaurants, entertainment and recreational activities to ensure total well being for the guests.
Garden Suites and Beachfront Suites are spacious and can comfortably accomodate up to four adults or two adults and two children. Each suite has exuberant high ceiling spaces over living areas and furnished terrace that leading directly to the lawns and sandy shores.