Riverside Retreat Opens to Offer a Sense of Calm and Rejuvenation for the Soul
Banyan Tree Group announced the opening of Garrya Bianti Yogyakarta, the first resort under the Garrya brand in Indonesia. Garrya Bianti Yogyakarta naturally exudes simplicity, balance, and harmony to create authentic guest experiences. Nestled in a serene location by the Denggung River in Gabungan Village, Sleman Region, Yogyakarta, Garrya Bianti Yogyakarta is a reflection of rich traditions, culture, and the area’s iconic temple.
Home to 24 modern villas with clean lines and a private pool, Garrya Bianti Yogyakarta features a residential Two-Bedroom Villa with a full-size swimming pool, gazebo, jacuzzi, and a spacious living room, as well as a signature Wellbeing Sanctuary Villa for the ultimate rejuvenating experience. With clean lines, private plunge pools, and décor that integrates the charm of Javanese heritage with contemporary sensibilities, the resort connects guests to a historical journey of the ancient Javanese architecture.
Arte Architect and Associates centered pyramid-like structures in a magnificent inner courtyard, complementing a joglo-style lobby clad in recycled wood. A dedication to sustainable design and green building practices has been implemented through the selection of eco-friendly materials such as terracotta bricks and teakwood to create intricate carvings.
Guests may ponder the serenity that characterizes Garrya Bianti Yogyakarta and discover the philosophy of the resort which is intended to instill a sense of calm and harmony with nature through the meticulous design of the gardens and open spaces. The experience is elevated with dedicated co- living and co-working spaces offering muted palettes, sounds of nature, and Zen design elements in the lobby and restaurant areas.
Guests will also have a chance to purchase handmade arts and crafts commissioned from local artisans at the on-site shop, while a dedicated event space will provide a refreshing setting for meetings immersed in nature.
At Garrya Bianti Yogyakarta, guests will discover the peace they seek in the elegant atmosphere of minimalism, where every line, every corner, and every detail has a purpose. Here, simplicity is not a lack of something, but an invitation to savor the essential.
Reflecting the resort’s focus on mindfulness and wellbeing, Garrya Bianti Yogyakarta’s four-room 8lements Spa specializes in indigenous wellness therapies rooted in Asian wisdom.
Each treatment is a fusion of ancient wisdom and modern luxury, promising to rejuvenate not just your body, but your soul. Every touch, every aroma, and every sound has been carefully curated to transport you to a realm of pure bliss.
Guests can also join group wellbeing activities ranging from poolside yoga at the riverside deck to dance workshops in the dedicated Movement Studio, or workouts in the gym.
The culinary offering at Garrya Bianti Yogyakarta is a celebration of Yogyakarta’s rich and flavourful cuisine emphasizing dishes that have been cherished for generations. Discover how the chefs mix local treasures with a contemporary touch, creating gourmet dishes that pay tribute to history while surprising the palate.