Starbucks Dewata Bali Coffee Sanctuary opens, becoming the brand’s largest Southeast Asia location
Coffee giant Starbucks has opened its largest destination in Southeast Asia, with the Starbucks Dewata Bali Coffee Sanctuary. The 20,000 sq ft Seminyak store was designed to act as a coffee haven, highlighting local craftsmanship as well as Balinese coffee culture.Starbucks Bali Dewata Coffee Sanctuary was designed in partnership with local craftspeople and artists, the interiors were inspired by traditional Balinese houses with free-flowing, connected rooms. The interiors also draw on the terraced rural landscapes of the island, while ocean waves inspire the core bar and layered red-brick facade.
A two-story mural in the central courtyard, which depicts coffee growing and planting, and pays tribute to the local farmers who carefully nurture and protect the beans on each step of their journey to Starbucks. A small coffee tree farm, approximately 1,000 sqf, is located on the second floor. Canopied by panes of glass to create an open-air experience in order to touch the first stages of the seed-to-cup journey.
Other interior store highlights include: