Grand Mirage Resort & Thalasso Spa Review: A Stay for Your Bucket List

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There are endless spectacular wonders to see and experience in Bali.

Stay in unique accommodation, such as an African-style safari lodge, made of massive bamboo. We’ve found a high-quality accommodation called the Grand Mirage Resort & Thalasso Spa with plenty of features and accommodation. Let’s take a look at the advantages of staying here and what past guests say.

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A Little About the Grand Mirage Resort & Thalasso Spa

This resort is renowned for hypnotising views of the Indian Ocean. This all-inclusive hotel offers a multitude of facilities and activities which makes it a great choice for families. Head to the games lounge to play some pool, or relax in the resort’s large swimming pool. As the night falls, enjoy dinner outside overlooking the ocean or gardens (depending on your room choice).

With a sandy beach just a short walk away from shops and restaurants, there are also plenty of activities outside of the resort to enjoy. There are plenty of daily activities for all ages, lifestyles and interests. These include sports and cultural activities. Alternatively, there’s a 24-hour business centre and six meeting rooms to make it a suitable choice for business travellers. Finally, make the most of the excellent spa which is complete with 16 massage cabins and a hydrotherapy area. There’s even an intimate chapel with ocean views which is a great venue for wedding services and catering opportunities.

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Background About the Grand Mirage Resort & Thalasso Spa

This hotel is set on the southern part of Bali and blessed with mesmerizing views of the Indian Ocean. The resort is radiating with numerous shopping outlets, convenience stores and merchandise shops to choose from. This five-star beachfront resort offers unbelievable experiences and activities for all ages. It’s definitely worth adding this resort to your bucket list for unforgettable memories. This resort offers all-inclusive packages, which include motorised watersports – including sailing, kayaking, safaris, windsurfing, ocean surf bicycles and more. Also, all-inclusive guests can make the most of a complimentary laundry service to make your vacation more comfortable.

Why Should You Take a Trip to the Grand Mirage Resort & Thalasso Spa?

This hotel is settle on a busy road lined with restaurants, a few spa spaces, markets and beachfront resorts. Just half an hour away, there are many nightlife, dining and shopping options. Not to mention, the international airport is just around 25 minutes away to make the journey to and from the hotel easy. Compared to many other hotels in Bali, the Grand Mirage Resort & Thalasso Spa is fairly quiet. However, it’s also in a great location for those looking to go shopping, as there are several malls around a 10-minute drive from the hotel.

The Grand Café is open 24/7 and offers buffet and la carte menus near the ocean and hotel’s pool. Also, the hotel offers three restaurants – which includes a large variety of food. Alternatively, head to the Chinese restaurant to enjoy afternoon tea by the pool or night-time cocktails. Finally, there are plenty of spaces and views to help you unwind and relax. With 16 massage rooms and a large choice of treatments – even for children – there’s no better place to relax. However, if you prefer to stay active and healthy on vacation, head to the fitness and cultural classes on-site to stay motivated.


Features & Benefits of the Grand Mirage Resort & Thalasso Spa 

With so many things to do, this resort is an ideal getaway for the family. Let’s take a look at some of the amazing features this resort offers all year-round.

Accommodations at the Grand Mirage Resort & Thalasso Spa

The Grand Mirage Resort & Thalasso Spa goes above and beyond to make its guests comfortable. Choose between these options below:

Apartment

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The Grand Mirage Resort & Thalasso Spa offers a stunning two-bedroom apartment. It holds a maximum capacity of 8 adults, or 9 children. This makes it an excellent choice of accommodation for large groups of people – even including families of all ages. With a stunning ocean view, it’s an amazing place to spend your time and relax. Wake up and fall asleep to the sound of lapping waves without moving far from your bed. Also, the sunrise gently hits your window each morning to peacefully awake you and start your day on a positive note.

This apartment is equipped with 2 queen-size beds in each room, and 1 day bed in the living room. You can invite guests/friends to visit, or chill out in the living room whilst watching TV. On the other hand, you may wish to opt for option B. This includes a master and second bedroom equipped with a king-size bed and two sofa beds. Topped with a luxurious living room, two bathrooms, Jacuzzi and balcony, it has everything you need for a glamorous stay. Head to your private balcony for stunning views overlooking the ocean with a dining area within close proximity.

Villa

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Perhaps you’d like more space, luxury and amenities in your room. If so, the family pool villa is the perfect option for you. Featuring 1 super king-size bed in the master bedroom, 1 king bed in the second bed and 2 single beds in the third bedroom, every person staying here will sleep in luxury and comfort every night. In total, there are 3 bathrooms – all with an ensuite and inside respective bedrooms. This means there’s no arguing about who’s next in line. Soak in a bath for as long as you want without worrying about others.

The kitchenette is a great space to prepare dinner and recreate the many comforts of your own home. Also, the living area and dining area are both spacious enough to accommodate all guests. Take some time away from your phone and laptop, and chill with your loved ones. Finally, when the weather calls for it, ensure you make the most of the private pool, garden and patio. After all, these are the best features of this villa and what you’re paying for. Enjoy some alone time with a book, sip a cocktail with friends, or dip your feet in a refreshing pool. However you choose to make the most of your vacation, ensure you’re happy and make the most out of the outdoors.

2. Dining at the Grand Mirage Resort & Thalasso Spa

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The Grand Mirage Resort & Thalasso Spa boasts an array of dining options for a variety of prices, atmospheres and tastes. For example, The Grand Café offers eclectic dishes with unforgettable savory tastes for the palate. Open 24 hours, this restaurant serves an alluring a la carte menu and appetizing buffet for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The calming sea breeze soothes the feeling and creates an extraordinary dining experience. This restaurant is perfect for treasuring the free time with the companion of afternoon tea or coffee and savory cakes. On Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday evenings, buffet dinner is served with different themes.

On the other hand, Panorama Lounge is perfect for a relaxed night with a romantic ambience. Open from 17.00 to 01.00 hour, this acts as a lobby lounge with eclectic cocktails, mocktails, fresh juice, and other inviting beverages. The ocean and pool views make this lounge glorious. Live music often plays here and is the greatest companion for an intimate conversation.

Alternatively, head to Ibu Kitchen. Filled with creative Indonesian recipes featuring the freshest local product, this is a must visit for delectable meals. This restaurant offers a sumptuous Indonesian buffet and a’la carte menu everyone will love. The authentic and exotic Indonesian tastes nestled in an elegant and modern touch make it suitable for a large group or family get-together. Finally, make sure you visit La Cascata. This restaurant brings the genuine experience of Italian and Mediterranean cuisine to the dishes. Unlike other Italian cuisines, this doesn’t just tempt you with spaghetti and pizza, but la carte dishes to expand your taste-buds.

3. Amenities at the Grand Mirage Resort & Thalasso Spa

While you're enjoying your stay, you'll be happy to know there are plenty of amenities to keep you pampered.

Thalasso Bali Spa

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The Thalasso Bali Spa at the Grand Mirage Resort & Thalasso Spa is one of the best features of this resort and just one reason why guests always return to here. This spa situates in front of the beach and ocean. With a wide range of spa treatments and Thalasso, it aims to provide the perfect relaxation and rejuvenation of the body and soul for everyone who walks through the doors. With an aqua medic pool offering 100 percent heated seaweed and seawater, it’s one of the most relaxing places to spend your time on the resort. Also, there are 16 uniquely designed treatment rooms, which each offer a unique experience.

Some of the options include: Thalasso therapy, traditional Asian treatments, Thalasso Bali and French-trained therapists who deliver more than just your typical spa treatments. This Spa prices itself on research, experience and trained professionals working here. They put your health and happiness first, and focus on the tremendous health benefits of seaweed and seawater in our health and well-being. More specifically, the mineral salts found in these are essential for the proper function of our body. We need minerals to live and function properly as these construct tissues, produce energy, stabilize our cells and reproduce hormones. By applying seaweed in a form of mud, this is then pastes and heated to 32-degree Celsius. It’s then applied to the body to stimulate cells. This heat helps to relieve pain, and smoothen and relax muscles.

Sports

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The Grand Mirage Resort & Thalasso Spa is great for sports enthusiasts and adventurists. If you’re looking for a resort and vacation where you can stay active, then look no further than here. Make the most of your vacation at Grand Mirage Resort by having fun by the beach with a fun and healthy beach volleyball game. Alternatively, embark in table tennis for an enjoyable way to make new friends and get on your feet. Located next to the Grand Café every guest may use it for their enjoyment.

Perhaps you’re looking for something a little calmer and to awake your senses. If so, make the most of the yoga classes. Available every day from 9-10am, this activity is suitable for everyone – no matter your ability. It doesn’t matter if you’re an experience yoga advocate or beginner, because everyone has a place in this class. Designed to improve your strength, balance and flexibility, these classes are challenging and a positive way to channel your energy.

The Family Paradise area offers a spacious pool for all guests to relax. Soak up the sun in the pool which is complemented with a water slide. Open daily from 10am-6pm, it’s a great way to spend time doing absolutely nothing. Kids are welcome, with exceptions to certain zones for their own safety.


What Travelers Have to Say About the Grand Mirage Resort & Thalasso Spa

When we scoured the Internet to see what people said about the Grand Mirage Resort & Thalasso Spa, we found plenty of positive comments. The main focus was how diverse it is for families. With so many activities on the resort, people of all ages are entertained for hours on a daily basis. People also felt amazed that there were often so many amazing package deals to make their vacation affordable and unforgettable. Not only does this reduce your overall costs, but it makes it more possible to explore new options and activities.

PROS:

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    Amazing all-inclusive deals often at a great price
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    Pool bar where you can order cocktails from the water
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    Everything you need in one place

CONS:

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    More suited for families than a romantic getaway
  • The pool can get busy in the afternoons, so you’ll need to plan accordingly

Another amazing feature of this resort is the pool and bar. You’ll never get bored with so many things to do. If you love cocktails, then you’ll definitely enjoy the luxury of swimming up to the pool bar and ordering whatever magical drink you feel like. Finally, with everything you need in one place, there’s no way you’ll get lost. This also means that you can spend less time venturing and traveling, and more time on things you enjoy.


Alternative Hotels to Consider

The Grand Mirage Resort & Thalasso Spa is a great place to visit for large groups of people and families. However, we appreciate that it might not be for everyone. For example, if you’re looking for a relaxed resort which has romantic features – such as dining options on the beach – we’ve found an array of alternative hotels. Take these accommodations into consideration to broaden your mind and see what else is on offer.

1. The Royal Santrian

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The Royal Santrian is more peaceful and less energetic than the Grand Mirage Resort & Thalasso Spa. Defined as an elegant haven by the sea, it offers a collection of luxury villas designed to fulfill your desires to comfort and luxury. Featuring lush tropical gardens and a sparkling white sand beach, it’s an ideal resort to forget about modern life and stresses. Indulge in peaceful surroundings in the taste of truly royal Balinese hospitality. There are plenty of things to do here and you’ll feel like you’re living the life of luxury as soon as you step onto the resort.

The sizable private pools and open-air gazebo with dining area offer space for romantic evenings and relaxed days. Within the villa, there are tasteful fittings and furnishings surrounding you. Also, you’re apart of luxury, comfort and convenience, not to mention nestled in a relaxing atmosphere with an oceanfront view in Bali. No matter which accommodation you choose at The Royal Santrian, because each area welcomes you to a blissful, unforgettable experience on Bali’s beautiful southern shores.

We invite you to stay at the royal villa as it’s supremely luxurious. This five-star accommodation and state-of-the-art facilities and features is everything you could possibly want out of a glamorous vacation. It features a private garden, outdoor pool and indoor and outdoor bathrooms. Not to mention, an open-air gazebo with a large day bed. Also, the glass Jacuzzi overlooking the ocean’s serene waters is one of the best features of this resort and more mesmerizing than the Grand Mirage Resort & Thalasso Spa. Alternatively, the deluxe villa is another wise choice for both luxury and comfort. These world-class villas offer comfort along with thoughtful touches at every turn. Each villa features a private garden, pool, large day bed and open-air gazebo.

2. Conrad Bali  

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Conrad Bali offers a larger selection of rooms than the Grand Mirage Resort & Thalasso Spa. For example, the deluxe resort view accommodates 2 adults and 2 children. This makes it a respectable choice for a small family. Alternatively, the premier deluxe accessible resort view room is an ideal option to add some more luxury in your life. With a DVD player, LCD TV and in-room movies, you can relax in your own personal space, without the outside world bothering you. There’s also a walk-in wardrobe and powder room to help you get ready in style. The spacious marble bathroom is everything you could need and more, and you’ll never want to leave.

With luxury bathroom amenities, air conditioning, an iron and ironing board, and hair dryer, you don’t need to bring a lot with you. We love that the staff make your experience and time here easy, simple and relaxing. There’s no worry or stress involved. If you do choose this room, ensure you make the most out of the balcony and terrace with amazing views of the surrounding area. This is such a beautiful and peaceful way to start your mornings.

Conrad Bali prides itself on being a luxury, romantic getaway for couples. Indulge in unique dining experiences with a wide choice of restaurants and bars in the area. For example, Suku enables you to connect with authentic street food from Bali, Java, Hong Kong, Singapore and Thailand. Prepared with the freshest product and the best meat and seafood, it’s one of the best places to eat on the resort. Alternatively, head to the Azure Beach Club to enjoy a mocktail or cool smoothie. Relax by the lagoon pool and enjoy a light lunch with exotic salads, crispy pizzas and authentic sandwiches.

3. Hotel Nikko Bali Benoa Beach

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Hotel Nikko is another great alternative to the Grand Mirage Resort & Thalasso Spa for many reasons. For example, the Oceanfront Suite promises true opulence with a touch of authentic Balinese warmth and contemporary flair. Each Oceanfront Suite has a spacious balcony overlooking the glorious Indian ocean. Suitable for guests wanting a bit of luxury. Alternatively, the Deluxe Garden Rooms are perfect for a more relaxed ambiance with little distractions. Providing a mixture of Balinese wood style and modern Western interior and comfort, it’s great for a simple life. The modern features and inviting décor will relax and pamper you and provide a pleasurable stay.

Another reason why this hotel is an excellent alternative is for its array of restaurants, and specifically, menus. For example, the Samudera Lounge and Bar enables you to personalize your food whilst being entertained by a piano player in the evening. They provide a chilled atmosphere and everything you need for a perfect vacation. Choose your favourite cocktail with a variety of desserts in an open-air lounge. On the other hand, head to the Grand Benoa Resto. Try their authentic food from places all around the world. With a wide choice of Balinese, Javanese and Sundanese food, it enables you to try new flavours and spices, whilst remaining in your comfort zone if you’d prefer.

You’ll find all the beach activities on the resort. These include: jet-skiing, parasailing, wake-boarding, sea-walking, beach volleyball and soccer, and thrilling banana boat rides. Plan your diving or snorkelling trip or even take a glass-bottom boat ride to view Bali’s colourful tropical fish. This is great for those who love a little adventure in their lives.


Will You Visit the Grand Mirage Resort & Thalasso Spa? 

After reading the features and advantages of staying at the Grant Mirage Resort & Thalasso Spa, we’d love to hear your thoughts about this resort. As it’s perfect for everyone with a family, it’s great value and provides you with multiple choices to keep the entire family entertained.

Will you visit this resort? Share your opinion in the comments to keep this conversation going.

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