Suarga is the brainchild of a family who used to travel to bali regularly to rejuvenate from the stresses of what is commonly referred to as the “real world”. They eventually packed up their lives and decided to move to the island permanently. whilst enjoying the preciousness of this heaven on earth, They recognised the urgent need to care and nurture the delicate balance between age-old values and a 21st-multicultural century lifestyle in an exceptional environment. Thus, the philosophy of Suarga Came to be, and here, The story begins.
Suarga Padang Padang is built upon the three pillars of sustainability: environmental, social, and economical. In the spirit of inspiring others, and as a responsible service provider, Suarga Padang Padang strives for each guest to experience something timeless – instilling an insatiable desire to be part of the solution, starting with the implementation of small lifestyle changes. Offering a different kind of luxury, Suarga Padang Padang invites today’s ‘rough luxury travellers’ to experience modern comfort and deserved indulgences, yet at minimal expense to the surrounding environment.
Suarga Padang Padang’s natural building materials nurture the harmony between nature and architecture. The aspiring goal of utilising sustainable, yet aesthetically pleasing, products throughout the exterior construction and Interiors was achieved by selecting from very few qualified materials assembled in a variety of textures and patterns. The materials are entirely local to indonesia allowing the design to correspond graciously to the culture of its locale. Most of the resort’s structures are built on stilts in effort to preserve the indigenous flora and fauna and to promote Natural cooling air circulation. A registered applicant of the forest stewardship council (fsc), The resort is predominantly built using recuperated wood from abandoned ironwood pontoons in borneo, Broken down teak houses, old factories, other fsccertified materials, and bamboo.
Locally sourced bukit limestone was recuperated from the site’s excavation work, Lining the contour walls of the resort’s gardens. The resort’s domain walls, lobby, public areas and bathrooms Are built from natural stone, hand-picked by natives in the hills of sumba island. Situated in the heart of The resort is a remarkable bamboo structure that covers an area of 1,200 square meters. Inspired by its flexibility And versatility, this humble, yet strong material is selected for the resort’s main structure, Which stands at 12 metres tall. The bamboo was sourced in java and was sealed with a two-step treatment process. Each stalk was first boiled in a borax solution, then dry-smoked to preserve and extend its life. Over one million Single bamboo shingles cover the roof of this main structure. Flooring consists of yogya putih stone, or more widely Known as palimanan. The circular bar walls were built from petrified wood.