It's almost hard to choose the top 10 Bali luxury resorts we've listed below.
There are many that are truly fantastic but we have managed to pick 10 that stand out as the best of the best on this 150km long mystical cultural feast of an island on the Indonesian peninsula. One could hardly imaging a more exotic location to house these impeccable Bali luxury resorts that stand out as the best of the best.
Set among the rice paddies and beaches, Bali is culturally, environmentally, and spiritually rich. You can visit an active volcano or enjoy getting to know the local culture through dance, food and art, dive, golf, bungee or even learn to surf.
The Hanging Gardens of Ubud are established as one of the unique experience hotels in all of the Orient, and one of Asia's top destination spa resorts.
Location: 1.5 hours (or 50 kilometers) by taxi from the airport. Set on impossible looking terraces overlooking a spectacular river gorge.
Amenities: Spa, complimentary shuttle service to Ubud centre, cooking traditional Balinese dishes, infinity swimming pool, grand gardens with exotic trees and essences of the tropics including cocoa, coffee, durian and a variety of bamboos, flame trees and orchids. There's also a bar, lounge boutique, painting, golf and more.
For Kids: Bali dancing and kite making classes.
Rooms: There are 38 luxury private pool villas. Each have
a heated private infinity plunge pool.
Reviews: Guests don't forget the private plunge pool experience quickly. Also, they appreciated the complimentary computer/ Internet access. Outdoor showers were enjoyed. Take a look at the video to see some of the most outstanding rooms available anywhere.
Some of the dining experiences you can have here set it apart from a lot of other Bali resorts. And then there is the breathtaking location on the cliffs of Ubud.
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Amankila’s gets it design from the Karangasem palaces with a three-tiered pool which looks like a rice paddie.
A truly outstanding resort. Words don't do this one justice.
Location: On a cliff side overlooking the Lombok Straits on the east coast of Bali.
Amenities: Surreal three tiered pool overlooks the ocean, and private beach club with windsurfers, boogie boards, kayaks and hobby cats, open-air buggies, bar, in-room dining, two restaurants, library, yoga, spa and a coconut grove.
Rooms: Check out the video of the private suite. There are 34 free-standing suites with alang alang roof thatching.
Reviews: Could not find a single piece of dirt on this place. All outstanding reviews. Many world travelers, who stay at many outstanding hotels rate this at the top. Guests who have stayed at all the Aman hotels rate this as the best. They liked the first rate service and Balinese afternoon pastries served poolside by the expertly trained staff. Boutique resorting at it's best.
The Four Seasons Resort Bali at Jimbaran Bay is definitely quality 5-star luxury from the spa, the kids club, activities and facilities down to down to the idyllic tropical garden setting which houses bars, restaurants and cafes. Each of the rooms here has a private plunge pool and easy access to the golden beach. And you don't have to stray too far from the resort either with regular Balinese performances and activities.
This is also a bit of a foodie utopia with daily cooking classes, in the local style and a similarly delightful restaurant.
If you are simply looking for a bit of a cliff beach resort in Bali in total luxury then the Four Seasons Resort Bali at Jimbaran Bay may spike your interest. Tee location is pretty exotic and little temples on the terraces that lead down to the beach keep with the traditional Balinese theme.
Overall this top quality Bali resort has a good mix of spectacular views, a world class spa, and food out of this world.
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Bulgari Bali resort is one of their best and in a pretty extraordinary position sitting on top of a 150 metre cliff by the beach. The ideas of the resort is to fuse high Italian and Balinese style into a world class, end especially exotic resort.
Listed among the worlds best resorts according to Luxury Resort Bliss and nearly anyone who has stayed here.
Location: This mega luxury secluded cliffside retreat is on the Indian Ocean, Jimbaran Peninsula, in Pecatu village, Bali.
Amenities: A restaurant with contemporary Indonesian and Asian cuisine, clifftop bar (serves a selection of cocktails, wines and beers), wired and wireless Internet access, international newspaper delivery.
There's also a fully equipped fitness center, private beach with beach butler service, and an outdoor pool with a waterfall and hydrotherapy jets, spa with 8 treatment rooms, a Balinese arts and crafts store, beauty salon, library with board games, compact discs and movies, and valet laundry service, Jewelry available.
Rooms: Check out the video below. They have private baths and Italian bedding. Cribs and MP3 docking stations are complimentary and often available.
Reviews: Guests loved the plunge pools outside their rooms, the great food and the amazing views. People did not seem too concerned that the waves prevent swimming at times. Definitely one of the best Bali luxury resorts.
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Location: On the white sand beaches between Mission Bay and La Jolla. The resort overlooks the Ayung River which flows through the central highlands of Bali. It's on 17 acres of lush green terraced rice slopes.
Amenities: Spa, plunge pools, bars overlooking the jungle and river valley, and luxury define this resort.
For Kids: Children sized robes, complimentary
on-site activities such as Balinese dance performances, resort garden
tours and off site Puri Lukisan museum visits. Cribs and babysitting
make life easy.
Rooms: 18 suites
and 42 villas offer privacy and comfort.
Reviews: Guests liked the small touches like a welcome drink and flowers after an interesting arrival though quaint villages. Guests loved walking and enjoying the immaculate grounds. An outstanding resort in anybody's terms.
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Set on Seminyak Beach, this stylish resort is close to all the nightlife and shopping action yet retains privacy, and over the top excellence in service - especially from a butler service second to none in the pool suites. While there are only 67 rooms in a modern minimalist style the resort has all the facilities you need this close to town.
An exclusive all suites boutique hotel built in 1996.
Location: 20 minutes from the airport and close to championship golf (30 min).
Rooms: 99 - 364 sq meter suits. Ipods' in each room. Bose Hifi.
Amenities: Plentiful staff, collection of fine wines, Havana cigars to "smoke your head off with". If you stay at the Club you have private and return limousine transfers.
adored the attention given by the butlers who made this hotel stand out
from many others in this regard. An easy cab ride to a whole host of
good restaurants as well as the stylish restaurants on site.
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COMO Shambhala is one of the better resorts into holistic wellness, by combining modern science and traditional healing customs. Awell qualified team of experts in their fields take you through, spa therapies,yoga centres, and healthy delicious meals designed to maximise your wellness.
Location: Yoga hotel on the outskirts of Ubud, overlooking the Tjampuhan Valley with the river Oos below.
Rooms: A selection of rooms and suites, including some with private plunge pools in the jungle.
Amenities: treatment rooms, a reflexology area, meditation bale, steam room, sauna and 25 meter pool, a gym, guided walk through the rice paddies, temple visits, meet the artists and visit villages and that type of thing.
Reviews: Breathtaking quiet solitude. Really does receive outstanding reviews from those who enjoy the magnificent location. Some call for the introduction of a six star system of rating to provide some appreciation of the level of service here. Appears to have had some peace after a noisy land dispute with a neighbor.
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The Kupu Kupu Barong Villas and Tree Spa Hotel is also an amazing resort worth considering.
There's one more resort you may want to check out close to Bali. It's called Ibah. It has great views of the jungle and in a peaceful location but still close to the city