Kura Kura Bali Turtle Island

Created on: 19 May 2017 Last updated: 19 May 2017
Project Location
East Asia and the Pacific

Project Description

Kura Kura Bali Turtle Island is a pioneering development based on the Balinese concept of Tri Hita Karana – Three Ways to Happiness – the harmony of Creation, Nature and Culture in all aspects of life.

It is a vision of an Island of Happiness offering a sustainable ecosystem for a thriving international creative community.

Kura Kura Bali Island lies just 15 minutes’ drive from Ngurah Rai International Airport, connected seamlessly to the main Bali island by a short bridge.

Set against the dramatic backdrop of Bali’s sacred Mount Agung on the horizon, Kura Kura Bali is within the realm of Bali’s capital city of Denpasar, and easily accessible from prime resort destinations as Sanur, Nusa Dua, Jimbaran Bay, Kuta and Seminyak.

The unique eco development spanning 500 hectares with 3000m of coral reefs, 92 birds species invites world-class master-planners, architects and partners of diverse fields to co-create a World of Happiness in Bali.

Who we are:

Master development team for Kura Kura Bali or Bali Turtle Island Development is under the Giti Group founded in the 1930s with interests in real estate, manufacturing, retail and development and natural resource development in the Asia Pacific Region.

The Kura Kura Bali Turtle Island in the making is engaging world leading architects and consultants including the world’s largest masterplanning firm AECOM and Harvard-Beijing University Professor Yu Kong Jian from Turenscape a leader in ecology, and master plan review by Pritzker Prize and legendary architect Frank Gehry.

Distinguished advisors for the project include former Indonesian Minister of Culture and Tourism of Indonesia I Gede Ardhika, presently the Indonesia Commission for the United Nations World Tourism Organization, the former lady Minister Mari Pangestu who held various portfolios including the Minsiter of Trade and Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy, she is now the President Director of United in Diversity Foundation that will develop a major Creative Campus in Kura Kura Bali, and former Singapore Minister Mah Bow Tan with extensive portfolios including Environment, Communications and last but not least National Development of Singapore.

The property team leading the project Ong Beng Kheong have hailed as former CEO of Singapore Sentosa Cove, a premier island destination in Singapore, as well as head of ASCENDAS in the region, Ng TJ led luxury development with international architect Norman Foster in the building of Capella Singapore, as well as large scale infrastructure and capital airport projects, Vincent Chiu has led projects such as the Hong Kong Convention Center and for the group award winning projects Three on the Bund, Lakeside Ville in Shanghai.


Website: www.kurakurabali.com

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