SURF and CHILL

Enjoy the best of Canggu beach from the laid back atmosphere of COMO Beach Club accompanied by signature COMO-style cuisine and refreshing cocktails.

A TRANQUIL breeze caresses your skin as you set your gaze to the blue horizon where the sky kisses the sea, while at the same time, tropical palm trees sway to the rhythm of the wind. Enjoying the slow beach life amidst a permanent summer paradise, you can’t help but wish for time to stand still. You will inevitably find yourself in this situation at the new COMO Beach Club, which offers a distinctively modern take on the traditional surf shack within COMO Uma Canggu, which opened recently.

Set along the picture perfect stretch of Canggu beach, renowned for its surf spots with sandy and reef breaks offering multiple layers of excitement, COMO Beach Club at COMO Uma Canggu is at once refined and laid-back, designed to appeal to surfers and sophisticated travellers alike. Catering every beach-goers’ need from cuisines to cocktails, COMO Beach Club opens all day, serving an eclectic global menu inspired by fresh, regional ingredients and inventive cocktails and mocktails.

COMO Beach Club offers a world-class dining experience with menus relying on locally sourced ingredients from across the island, with a focus on ‘New World cuisine’. As an added value, a charcoal grill, used for meat, seafood and vegetables, imparts rich, smoky flavours to select dishes.

According to F&B Manager, Carlos Torrescano, the cuisines at COMO Beach Club are “ingredient focused, global, and satisfying, reflecting chef Dwayne Cheer’s travels throughout Asia, the Middle East, and Africa, but although techniques ingrained from his French training. Our cuisines aim to physically energize, appeal to the senses, and nourish the soul while creating smiles and encourage memories.”

The signature menus reflect this philosophy by using fresh, regional ingredients with a simple, modern approach and a focus on purity, authenticity, and the reinterpretation of iconic recipes. Such cuisines include the Dry-Aged Grain-Fed Ribeye served on the bone with Café de Paris butter, Roasted Duck with sambal, cucumber, lemon basil and green mango salsa, as well as the Big Raw Salad plate served with Dijon mustard and apple cider vinaigrette.

To live up the funky beach club vibe, head over to the bar and try some of the club’s best cocktails brews curated by Head Mixologist Dedy, such as the Mentawis, which mixes Tanqueray gin with cucumber puree, lemon basil, lime, lemongrass syrup and egg white, or Echo, a spicy watermelon margarita made from tequila reposado, fresh watermelon, mint, green chilli, homemade watermelon puree, agave, and a sweet spicy togarachi rim.

The ambience of COMO Beach Club is super chill, with direct access to loungers by the sandy beach line and an open kitchen equipped with an authentic wood-fired grill. The club enjoys offers dramatic panoramas of the surf and sunset, with poolside seating and comfortable swing-chairs. A set of laid-back soundtracks accompanies day time visitors while a line-up of DJs sparkle up the sunset scene all the way to evening parties.

COMO Beach Club is located at COMO Uma Canggu, where guests can find plenty of activities focused around the beach and sea, as well as cultural excursions around Canggu’s village life with its Hindu shrines, shops and local warungs. Canggu still has rice paddies as part of its landscape, as well as some of Bali’s best surf breaks directly in front of the resort. Only seven miles away from the bustle and hustle of lively Seminyak, Canggu feels a world apart, with an authentic emphasis on active living, healthy eating, and good times with family and friends.

The 2.2 acres of property offers 119 contemporary rooms, suites, one- and two-bedroom, all designed to COMO’s highest principles of sophisticated living. The aesthetic breaks new ground for beachside Bali, combining modern Asian and Italian touches created by interior designers Koichiro Ikebuchi and Paola Navone.

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COMO UMA CANGGU
Jalan Pantai Batu Mejan, Canggu, North Kuta, Badung, Bali
T: +62 361 3022228
Instagram: @comoumacanggu
www.comohotels.com


Written by Refa Koetin Photographs by AKI May 13, 2018.

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