Amankila
Amankila (meaning: "Peaceful hill") is a luxury coastal hotel situated on the green hill of Indrakila, near Manggis in Karangasem Regency in eastern Bali, Indonesia. It is operated by Aman Resorts and was opened in March 1992. Lonely Planet describes Amankila as "one of Bali's best resorts".

Architecture
The hotel, designed by Ed Tuttle, is set amongst the backdrop of Mount Agung, a volcano revered as a home of the gods that overlooks the Lombok Strait. In designing the hotel, Tuttle was inspired by the palaces of Ujung and Tirtagangga. The hotel has 34 suites which are fashioned as beach houses and are linked by walkways. The suites are thatched roof and freestanding with individual terraces furnished with daybeds. The tables are made of coconut shells and chairs are rattan. There are several choices in suites, including the Indrakila Suite, whose name derives from the hill upon which the hotel is built and includes a private pool, and the larger Amankila Suite that offers private butler service. The rooms are reported to range in cost between $700 to $2800 a night. The three-tiered infinity swimming pool, resembling terraced fields, is built into a cliff edge. Each pool flows into the one below it and its construction includes blue tiling. Nighttime poolside entertainment includes traditional Balinese dancing or live music. While the main restaurant serves Indonesian and Western cuisines, food and afternoon tea is served poolside, and the beach club offers lunch. Genevieve Harris was the founding executive chef of the Amankila Resort. Beside the restaurant is an open-aired bar with a thatched wooden roof and bamboo furnishings. Located at the base of the cliff is the hotel's private sand beach. The hotel's beach club, set within coconut palms and a frangipani tree, is located here with its own 41 m (135 ft) pool, water sport rentals and private lounging bales.

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