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Plataran L'Harmonie West Bali National Park, 12 October 2019

Bali Dolphins Confiscated; New Sanctuary Established

Johnny and Dewa, while potentially not suitable candidates for release, have a permanent “forever home“ where they can retire in peace and dignity.
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24 September 2019

Plataran receive awards at the Best Restaurant, Bar, and Café Awards (BRBCA) 2019

We are proud to announce that we have brought home three (3) awards at the Best Restaurant, Bar, and Café Awards (BRBCA) 2019
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07 September 2019

Another world recognition for Plataran

Another world recognition for Plataran just received last night at the 14th Global Forum on Human Settlements in the Digital Era held at the United Nations Conference Centre in Addis Ababa
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07 September 2019

KICK ANDY - DUA HATI YANG BERBAGI (YOZUA & DEWI MAKES)

Yozua Makes and Dewi Makes are a husband and wife behind the Plataran group. Starting from a hobby of exploring the archipelago, Yozua and Dewi were inspired to advance the community through the field of tourism.
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18 July 2019

President Joko Widodo visits Labuan Bajo

Plataran had the privilege to host lunch for the President of Indonesia, Mr. Joko Widodo and his wife, First Lady Iriana Widodo
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16 July 2019

Gala Dinner at Grand Hyatt Hotel

An evening of culinary celebration that set out to showcase and share the unique cuisine of Indonesia with the world.
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13 July 2019

One year anniversary of Plataran Tokyo

First opened to the public in July 2018, Plataran Tokyo is situated in the bustling and vibrant surroundings of Lumine Tower in Shinjuku
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11 June 2019

A Thousand Lights Above Borobudur

The holiest day in the Buddhist calendar is the Vesak festival; a time when people all over the world commemorate the birth, enlightenment and death of the Buddha
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11 June 2019

Galungan & Kuningan in Bali

Galungan is a traditional Balinese festival that celebrates the triumph of good over evil, known as Dharma and Adharma
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10 June 2019

Plataran Bromo Xtravaganza 2019 More Than Just a Marathon

This August, Plataran Bromo will again be the official host of the annual Bromo Marathon
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10 June 2019

Fjallraven Indonesia Discovery 2019

This unique three-day adventure takes trekkers on a 50km journey into Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park, across a sea of sand, through isolated mountain villages, and around the spectacular volcano peaks of Bromo
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10 June 2019

SPA WITH A VIEW

Padma Spa is Plataran’s very own massage, wellness and therapy facility, provided at resorts and venues throughout Indonesia
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10 June 2019

Atlantis Beach Club

Where great food meets beautiful views
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10 June 2019

Plataran Dharmawangsa

A regal oasis in South Jakarta
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10 June 2019

PEOPLE FROM PLATARAN

From Idul Fitri to Father’s Day, and from Galungan and Kuningan in Bali to Vesak Day at Borobudur, the next two months will feature a range of family-oriented festivities throughout Indonesia
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10 June 2019

Family Reunion on the Slopes of Bromo

At this time of year, families all over Indonesia are reunited for the Idul Fitri celebrations
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01 April 2019

People Behind Plataran Encounter

Yakobus Dama Lero
Plataran Private Cruises
Yakobus describes his experience working at Plataran as “something extraordinary“, and a source of personal pride for him. Since his first involvement in establishing the Plataran Komodo Phinisi vessel, his own personal voyage with the Plataran crew has been filled with adventure, comradery and pride.
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26 March 2019

Plataran Indonesia Hosts Dasa Juang Plataran Indonesia Celebrations

February 1st 2019, Bali - Plataran Indonesia hosted an evening of celebration at Plataran Canggu Resort & Spa. This annual event usually provides an opportunity for travel partners to gather together, and for Plataran to show their appreciation. This year, the celebrations were doubly significant, as Plataran marks a decade of service in Indonesia with the grand opening of Plataran at Canggu, showcasing the unique cuisine, culture and architecture of the archipelago.
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11 March 2019

Day of Silence.

Also known as the Day of Silence, Nyepi is a unique Hindu festival, celebrated all over Bali and throughout the ancient Tengger communities surrounding the slopes of Mount Bromo in Java. For 24 hours there’s no trafc, no fres, no music, work, entertainment or travel. These celebrations mark the beginning of the Saka New Year and are a time when the Balinese and the villagers of Bromo traditionally purge evil spirits from their communities.
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11 March 2019

Above and Below Water.

When the hustle and bustle of the city gets too much, it’s time for a road trip. The island of Bali and the coastal town of Banyuwangi on the eastern tip of Java have many things in common; a strong shared heritage, awe-inspiring wilderness areas, and locations of outstanding natural beauty. They are also connected by a route that threads each of these wonders together, creating the trip of a lifetime.
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11 March 2019

Villa Puncak by Plataran

Just outside of Jakarta, in the misty highlands of west Java, Villa Puncak by Plataran o?ers a refreshing and secluded destination for corporate retreats and meetings. Its location, framed by forested mountain slopes, tea plantations and rivers, is the perfect place to relax and recharge between intensive meetings and team building activities.
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11 March 2019

Plataran Encounters.

Indonesia’s diverse geographies and cultures pave the way for a unique and authentic destination experience at each of our exotic Plataran resorts. Enrich your vacation with a variety of destination-inspired activities that range from cultural and culinary to nature adventure and wellness pursuits, as you embark on your very own Plataran Encounter. A personal journey of discovery into Indonesia’s incredible landscapes, cultures and traditions.
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11 March 2019

Plataran Catering Services

Plataran has long been synonymous with exquisite and exotic food; a reputation that’s reinforced by dishes that draw together ?avors from around Indonesia. In 2019, Plataran dining will be expanded to include, for the frst time, an exclusive catering service for private events, functions and celebrations.
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11 March 2019

Plataran at Canggu

Plataran at Canggu is Plataran’s newest Venue & Dining property, opened in January 2019 and designed to cater for large groups and private bookings. Tucked away in a leafy corner of Bali, Plataran at Canggu provides visitors with a secluded getaway, framed by villages and lush green paddy felds; the perfect setting for delicious food with family and friends.
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11 March 2019

Wedding with a view

The location of each Plataran resort in Indonesia has been carefully chosen to showcase the very best of its surroundings. Every destination has their own niche; it could be historical sites, beautiful scenery, unique cultural heritage, proximity to wildlife, or a combination of all these elements. This makes Plataran venues the perfect backdrop for weddings.
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Plataran Indonesia, 10 January 2019

From Farm to Table

Plataran destinations are perched on nature’s doorstep, integrated with the land and communities that surround them. Ingredients and expertise are sourced locally, so that culinary creations are connected to and inspired by the world outside the kitchen window. This provides our guests with a unique opportunity to venture out and discover the depth and diversity of the landscape outside; from farm to table and from ocean to plate, the natural wonders and cultural traditions of Indonesia add extra flavor to every dish.
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Plataran Indonesia, 10 January 2019

Hospitality with Impact

This year Plataran celebrates a decade of operations! As a “True Indonesian Icon“ for the past ten years, we have proudly showcased the diverse natural and cultural heritage of our beloved homeland, striving every day to protect and promote this captivating archipelago for the good of Indonesia and Indonesians.
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Plataran Canggu, 09 January 2019

Plataran at Canggu Venue & Dining

Following the success of an exclusive open house event that took place on 18th December, Plataran Canggu is set to open for business in December 2018. With its timeless Indonesian architecture, the restaurant offers an atmosphere of Javanese royalty in a chic and comforting setting that’s centred on a traditional Javanese Joglo house, aged more than 100 years old. The venue has been designed to resemble a traditional royal Javanese family compound, filled with rustic charm, surrounded by lush greenery and illuminated by elegant glimmering lights.
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Borobudur, 09 January 2019

Borobudur Countryside

According to local myth and legend, the Menoreh Hills of Central Java actually depict the sleeping outline of Gunadarma, architect of Borobudur Temple. Like the monument itself, this region is a captivating labyrinth of natural wonders and cultural treasures just waiting to be explored.
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Plataran Indonesia, 08 January 2019

Yozua Makes

Yozua Makes and Dewi Makes are founders of Plataran - an Indonesian hospitality group with a clear identity of being a True Indonesian Icon.
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Plataran, 13 December 2018

Plataran Indonesia Received 4 Tri Hita Karana 2018 Bali Awards

Group of Plataran Bali is pleased and honoured to have received four prestigious awards in recognition of our significant achievements in implementing Tri Hita Karana values into Plataran Hotels & Resorts in Bali.
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Rumah Heritage Jakarta, 29 November 2018

Indonesian Degustation at Rumah Heritage Jakarta

Dégustation is a methodical, considered and deeply appreciative approach to food tasting, in which diners are treated to myriad flavors, ingredients, dishes and designs. A richly varied and fully immersive culinary experience, it focuses primarily on the gustatory system and stirs the senses, complemented by high culinary artwork and the liberal addition of good company.
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Plataran Borobudur & Plataran Bromo, 29 November 2018

Exotic Wedding Roadshow

Currently, there is a growing global trend for unique wedding ceremonies centered around exotic locations. With its many breath-taking landscapes, warm tropical climate and a diverse kaleidoscope of cultures, Indonesia represents a wedding destination that’s destined to live long in the memory. Venues throughout the archipelago can combine nature, history and rich local heritage, all wrapped up in the unique charm and hospitality that is so unmistakably Indonesian. In each of these storied settings, Plataran resorts provide elegant facilities and exemplary services to complement nature’s backdrop.
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Plataran Venue & Dining, 29 November 2018

Permana Sigidprawiro

Pak Permana is the COO of Plataran Venue & Dining at Plataran Indonesia, and just like the company itself, his story branches out into many countries and cultures, but has its roots firmly in the soil of Indonesia. Building up from an educational foundation in business administration and marketing, he got his frst taste of the hospitality business under the bright lights of New York, where he lived for almost a year. Next, Pak Permana moved to New Zealand, where he was offered a residency permit and stayed for almost eleven years.
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29 November 2018

Underwater World

Located in the heart of the coral triangle, Indonesia stretches 5,000 kilometers across warm equatorial waters in an archipelago made up of more than 17,000 islands. Just beyond these idyllic sandy shores, a bustling marine metropolis awaits, home to 3,000 types of fsh and 600 coral species, along with turtles, dolphin, sharks and manta rays. Indonesia’s crystalline waters provide pin-sharp visibility, ideal for up close wildlife encounters.
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Plataran Borobudur, 13 June 2018

Spa Day Heaven: Padma Spa at Plataran Borobudur

If You’re in Java, relax with a massage and scrub - though it's all about the volcanic stone tub and epic view. Indonesian hospitality is in full effect at Padma Spa at Plataran Borobudur Resort. The exotic teakwood villa that houses the space sits perched like a Javanese treehouse on a hillside overlooking a dense forest of teak, casuarina and rasamala trees.
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Plataran Borobudur, 23 May 2018

Plataran Borobudur: A Luxury Resort In A Dream Setting

Looking for a Borobudur Hotel on Java? pamper yourself at a private villa with your own pool in the hills above the scenic Buddhist temple. The Plataran Borobudur Resort & Spa ticked all the right boxes for Wally and me. From its proximity to the iconic 9th century Buddhist monument Borobudur, which could be seen in the distance from our private villa’s very own infinity pool, the decision was easy.
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14 May 2018

The Greatest Wealth is Health

From the heart of our Wellness Culinary Team, we proudly introduce Mymy: our Health and Nutrition
Specialist – a raw food chef, a nutrition expert, and a certified yoga instructor.

Bringing healthier, fresher, and lighter takes on culinary delights, Mymy now shares her wholesome
expertise as a part of the Plataran East meets West Culinary Team.
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Plataran Komodo, 08 April 2018

Choosing between staying in a hotel or a boat in Labuan Bajo

Traveling to Labuan Bajo in East Nusa Tenggara usually means island hopping to visit the various islands that make up Komodo National Park. With such a setting, accommodation in the region is generally divided into two types, namely staying in a regular hotel or staying aboard a boat during the trip.
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Plataran Borobudur, 04 April 2018

3D2N at Plataran Borobudur

Over the Easter long weekend, we headed to Yogyakarta with our friends for a short holiday. It was a much needed period of quality family time, and I think all of us left with many fond memories of our stay at Plataran Borobudur.
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Plataran Komodo, 30 March 2018

You NEED to know about this underrated Indonesian destination

I remember the first time I visited Bali, it was the first real overseas trip Matt and I took together and we lived la Vida bogan like you would not believe. We were all about that beach life, buying knock-off errythang and drinking more Bintang than any normal person should. It was great.
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Plataran Canggu Bali, 16 February 2018

Staycation di Plataran Canggu

Hola, tulisan kali ini gue mau share cerita pengalaman gue staycation di Plataran yang paling tertua umurnya di Bali, yaitu Plataran Canggu, jadi dari Plataran Ubud gue langsung ke Plataran Canggu. Sesampenya disini gue kembali disambut sama keramahan staff Plataran yang bikin hati jadi tenang yakan.
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Plataran Menjangan, 12 January 2018

Things You Can Do at Plataran Menjangan

Tahun 2018 diawali dengan sebuah perjalanan singkat ke Bali yang sangat tidak direncanakan. Tadinya mau ada meeting dan kerjaan tapi semua pending... Akhirnya 2 Januari 2018 Pk 13.00, aku booked tiket pesawat ke Bali untuk terbang 18.25 malamnya. Thank God, keputusan spontaneous ini membuahkan hasil menjadi trip terbaik yang aku alami di minggu pertama 2018.
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Patio Venue, 05 January 2018

Patio Venue Jakarta

Patio Venue is this combination of glamorous and zen, upon entering the restaurant, you'll be pampered with the lush green plants surrounding the restaurant, and on the time of my visit, it was raining very hard so it kinda enhance the vibey experience, and one thing for sure, absolutely homey.
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Plataran Ubud, 10 November 2017

Plataran Ubud Resort & Spa

This is our third time in a Plataran resort. For us it’s not only a certainty but a familiarity symbol. Let’s say that when we think about it, we think about Bali and when someone asks for advice about where to stay, we are used to suggest it.
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Plataran Borobudur, 09 November 2017

Indonesian Charm: Plataran Borobudur Resort & Spa

Ada yang kece lagi nih gaes yang perlu kamu tau bangeeetttt! No! No! No! Ini bukan tentang air mata, bukan tentang kita yang udah nggak bisa bareng-bareng mewujudkan cita-cita yang pernah dulu kita impikan bersama. Eaaaaaakkkk.... Tapi tentang one of the beautiful hotel in Magelang gaes! Pelataran Borobudur Resort & Spa! Wohooooo! Penasaran kan kenapa gue bilang kece sampe-sampe gue memilih nih resort sebagai tempat stay gue selama #BenjurMagelang kemaren?
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Plataran Menjangan, 27 October 2017

Plataran Menjangan Resort & Spa

The concept on which the Plataran Menjangan is based is the perfect harmony with nature and deep respect for it. We could call it an “exotic luxury.“ The senses are switch on from the moment you enter the resort.
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02 October 2017

Plataran Menteng: Indonesian Dining with a Touch of Elegance and History

While savoring layers of flavors in a bowl of Salad Putri Dewi, one will be inclined to make a comparison to the richness of history behind the physicality of Plataran Menteng.
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Plataran Komodo, 22 September 2017

Escape To Plataran Komodo

My first time in Labuan Bajo and I couldn’t be happier to have stayed at Plataran Komodo Resort. This was my second time staying at a Plataran resort, the first being in Borobudur, so I knew from past experience I was going to have an amazing stay.
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19 September 2017

Plataran Encounter: Segehan Ritual at Plataran Menjangan Resort & Spa

Every day at Plataran Menjangan Resort & Spa, guests will witness a unique ceremonial act called “Segehan“ being held by the staffs.
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Plataran Canggu Bali, 18 September 2017

Blush and Gold Bali Garden Wedding at Plataran Canggu Resort and Spa

After moving thousands of miles from friends and family, Sophie and Franck envisioned an intimate and exotic destination wedding at Plataran Canggu Resort and Spa in Bali to celebrate their unique story.
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Plataran Borobudur, 13 April 2017

Plataran Borobudur Resort and Spa

The temple of Borobudur has left us speechless with the beauty of its landscape, but we have to admit that the Plataran Resort has literally conquest us. We arrive at the resort in the morning, the elevator doors open up to the lobby and the view of the temple is unbelievable. It is hard to explain even through images guys.
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