The Most Luxurious Bali Resorts
The famous tropical island is a bucket-list destination that is every bit as magical as visitors hope. Travelers can immerse themselves in nature on pristine beaches and misty mountains, or soak up Balinese arts, markets and the island’s hot nightlife. We’ve rounded up the most luxurious resorts on the Island.
The Bvlgari Resort Bali, located on top of a 150 m (450 ft) high, jaw-dropping cliff cascading down towards the Indian Ocean. A pristine private beach with white sand and clear waters, featuring a private beach club, which is reached via an inclined elevator. All villas, freestanding and private all include an open-air pavilion, terrace and private plunge pool, with the ones on the first row enjoying jaw dropping ocean views. In all villas, every natural element is polished to a shine: Indonesian wood floors glow, natural lava walls are neatly bricked, and floor-to-ceiling glass walls reveal manicured tropical plants. The landscape has been designed with an eye to the traditional Balinese yards and gardens.
St. Regis Bali
Providing beachfront elegance, the St. Regis Bali Resort is a spectacular destination offering outstanding opulence and award-winning refined luxury to the world’s most discerning travelers. Located in Nusa Dusa, a prestigious resort enclave built for the purpose of providing tourists a comfortable area for carefree holidays. All accommodations have access to calm, swimmable lagoons and private signature St. Regis Butler Service. Award-winning dining venues, bars, the distinctive Remède spa, fitness center and a children’s learning center are also on-site.
Four Seasons Resort Sayan
Voted #1 hotel in the world by Travel + Leisure in 2018, Four Seasons Resort Sayan is Interconnected by suspended walkways, the resort seems to float above the treetops. Guests arrive via a dramatic bridge, beneath which the Ayung River valley spreads its tropical arms. From the gravity-defying rooftop lotus pond, the property cascades down the hill to the two-tiered swimming pool, cantilevered over the river, through an enchanting forest that cocoons just 60 suites and villas. Only a ten-minute drive from the stylish boutiques, artist ateliers and atmospheric eateries of boho-chic Ubud, Four Seasons Sayan is an inspiring base from which to explore Bali’s cultural heart or to retreat into nature’s meditative embrace.
Amankila is a deluxe sanctuary nestled on East Bali’s tropical hillsides. It is set on a cliff that leads down to a picturesque beach whose gentle waters are ideal for swimming and snorkeling. Guests can relax around the signature three-tiered pool or at the beach club on Amankila’s beach, with its silverblack sands and turquoise waters. What separates Amankila from other luxury Bali hotels is that it is situated in Karangasem, one of Bali’s most traditional regencies, offering easy access to untouched rural countryside, local crafts and the region’s royal past.