Top 10 Luxury Hotels and Resorts in Bali

Top 10 Luxury Hotels and Resorts in Bali

Ayana Resort, Bali
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Bali, Indonesia, is a destination known for its sensational tropical landscape comprising of lush green rice fields, misty rainforests, terraced farms, dormant volcanoes and pristine beaches. This tropical paradise is also renowned for its top-notch, ultra-luxury hotels and resorts. Bali’s resorts are famed for their scenic locations and charming interiors and exteriors that perfectly fuse with the surrounding nature and offer a highly rewarding experience in Indonesia.

Some resorts are located right on the coastline with separate, secluded private beaches, while few resorts are situated right in the middle of lush green tropical rainforests. However, a few things are guaranteed in all Bali luxury resorts - beautiful infinity pools, wonderful spa massages, renowned hospitality and plenty of romantic moments to cherish.

If you are already dreaming of a wonderful Bali vacation, we have a list of top luxury resorts in Bali. These beautiful resorts of Bali will certainly ensure a memorable holiday in this Indonesian wonderland.

1. The Samaya, Seminyak

This wonderful luxury 5-star resort is located near the Seminyak Square and is renowned for its beachfront villas with private pools and exquisite luxury suites in the middle of a lush tropical garden. Enjoy the very best of Balinese hospitality including the wonderful Balinese spa, delicious Balinese cuisine, and plenty of intimate moments while you explore the serene beach or simply relax with a book in your villa.

2. Ayana Resort, Jimbaran

The Ayana Resort and Spa, Bali, is an award-winning luxury resort, located on 90 hectares of cliff-top land situated right above Jimbaran Bay. The resort’s USP lies in the stunning sunsets and oceanfront views with access to a private white-sand beach. The property has 11 swimming pools, 290 hotel rooms and 78 villas with private pools offering views of the sprawling ocean or the sensual tropical gardens.  There are several live Balinese cooking demonstrations, delicious buffets, spa and massage treatments, and live cultural performances as well.

3. The Oberoi, Bali

The Oberoi, Bali, is spread across 15 acres of pristine tropical gardens. The hotel grounds have ancient Balinese temples and the architecture exhibits traditional Balinese elements of thatched roofs, natural stones, and delicate wood carvings. The luxury villas include spacious living rooms and bedrooms with private swimming pools and offer views of the Indian Ocean and the soothing tropical garden with Balinese statues and stone carvings. Savour a romantic candlelight dinner on the beach or join the unique full moon celebration at the ancient temple located inside the resort.

4. W Retreat & Spa Bali

W Retreat & Spa, Bali, is one of the most sizzling and trendy resorts in Bali offering stylish suites and villas designed in a signature, chic ‘W’ style. All the rooms are wonderfully decorated with necessary modern amenities. The rooms offer sweeping views of the ocean or the exotic garden. The resort has 8 wonderful restaurants and lounges that offer exclusive tailor-made culinary dishes for guests. The other delightful highlights of W Retreat include a stylish spa - AWAY SPA, a contemporary gym – FIT, a tropical landscape pool – WET, comfortable reading and entertainment lounge – WIRED & WORDS and two beautiful ponds in a tropical garden – OASIS. 

5. Four Seasons Resort Bali

Four Seasons Resort, Bali, promises to provide an exotic experience to its guest by providing authentic, traditional, and romantic stays. Located at Jimbaran Bay, this stunning luxury resort is positioned right on the oceanfront. The resort has been built in a traditional Balinese village style, spanning an area of 35 acres, comprising of beautiful villas with private pools. Complimentary offers include one free extra night stay with every three-night booking, plus Balinese dance performance and cultural tours inside the resort, free Wi-Fi, Yoga, pool, beach games, kayaking and catamaran sailing in Jimbaran Bay. There are so many options and things to do in the resort that it offers a truly memorable Bali vacation.

6. The Legian, Bali

The Legian, Bali, is one of the most reputed luxury resorts lying on the shores of Seminyak Beach. The Legian is perfectly positioned close to the island’s hottest nightlife scene. The resort offers 67 luxury suites filled with eclectic modern comforts and complimentary services. Hotel villas and suites offer sprawling views of the ocean and come with private mini pools. Indulge in gastronomically delightful cuisines at beachfront restaurants or simply sip cocktails while admiring the sunset. Recreation facilities include a delightful spa and yoga session, Balinese massage, and lounge pools.

7. St. Regis, Nusa Dua

St. Regis is an incredible resort of Bali with direct access to picture-perfect white sand beaches of Nusa Dua. The resort offers artfully decorated luxury suites and villas, exquisite gastronomic delights and signature 24-hour butler service. Its world-class services, exotic interiors and facilities like Remède Spa, four delightful restaurants, and impeccable services have seen it be awarded as one of the ‘Favourite Resorts in The World’ and the ‘Best for Families Resort’ in the 2016 Conde Nast Johansens Awards for Excellence.

8. Le Meridian Bali Jimbaran

The Le Meridian Bali Jimbaran is all about contemporary designs with renowned Balinese hospitality, perfectly fused to offer a mesmerising stay in city. Located close to Jimbaran Bay and renowned for its seafood restaurants, Le Meridian Bali Jimabaran is the perfect resort for exploring Bali in sheer style and comfort. The resort offers more than 100 guest rooms, luxury suites and Balinese style pool villas. Five restaurants and bars also ensure high-quality culinary delights and cocktails. The resort includes a stylish landscape pool decorated in a tropical style. Interiors include contemporary furnishings, vivid colours, and interiors to ensure a cheerful Bali holiday.

9. Viceroy Bali, Ubud

The Viceroy Bali is an Australian family-owned resort that emphasises on providing utmost privacy, comfort, and excellent services. Renowned for its international guests, The Viceroy Bali is situated in the island’s “Valley of the Kings”, popularly referred to by the locals as the area serving the Balinese royal families for generations. The resort offers 25 luxurious villas with private pools, a helipad, an infinity pool, and several other facilities. The nearby villages of Ubud also offer plenty of tranquillity and privacy to its guests. Featured in several magazines and international travel forums, The Viceroy Bali is a true secret, tropical, hideaway in Bali.

10. Matahari Beach Resort & Spa

Matahari Beach Resort & Spa is tucked away between the lush green Bali Barat National Park and the Java Sea. The resort offers seclusion and utmost luxury, peace and relaxation during a stay in Bali. The resort is decorated in typical Balinese architecture and offers spacious and private luxury villas with private swimming pools and attentive services. You can enjoy several interesting activities by visiting the nearby villages or relish a calm day at the secluded beach. Relax your body and mind with relaxing spa treatments and spend the evening with a delightful beachside, candlelight dinner. The options are plenty in Matahari Beach Resort & Spa - certainly a great place to unwind and rejuvenate yourself.