When it comes to finding a hotel in Bali, there is no shortage of beachside villas, resorts, apartments and suites to suit all tastes and budgets. But with so many options, the choice can be overwhelming, that’s why we’ve provided a collection of some of our favourite beachside hotels in Bali to give you some inspiration when planning your next trip to the Island of the Gods.
AYANA Resort and Spa Bali
AYANA Resort & Spa is a luxury resort that’s hugely popular with visitors to Bali thanks to the famous Rock Bar, which provides one of the most jaw-dropping cocktail views on the island. But it’s not just the incredible beachside bars and restaurants that make AYANA so special – this fully integrated resort has won multiple awards for its world-class accommodation offerings perched on 90 hectares of clifftop land above Jimbaran Bay. Sharing all facilities with the neighbouring RIMBA resort, guests can enjoy 19 restaurants and bars, complimentary resort shuttle, a private beach, 12 swimming pools, golf course, therapy spa and much more, all within a stunning Balinese garden setting.
Address: Jl. Karang Mas Sejahtera, Jimbaran
Phone: +62 361 702222
The Temple Lodge
If you want a beachside hotel stay away from the thick of the tourist traps, The Temple Lodge in the Bingin village on South Bali’s Bukit Peninsula takes you far away from the hustle and bustle. Perched atop cliff faces overlooking the ocean, The Temple Lodge provides a tranquil setting where seven unique suites all come complete with their own style and furnishings, each built with natural materials native to the area. The resort is located within a tropical garden, with Bingin Beach accessible via a flight of stairs below. The Temple Lodge is geared towards a healthy lifestyle, offering the ideal place for a quiet yoga or surfing getaway to unwind and relax.
Address: Jl Pantai Bingin, Desa Pecatu, Kuta Selatan
Phone: +62 85739011572
Looking to get totally off the grid? The Menjangan is far removed from the chaos of Kuta, offering a peaceful retreat in the heart of Bali Barat National Park, which is one of the least visited but most beautiful parts of the island. The resort works in harmony with nature, aiming to give visitors time to reflect and appreciate the small details of life, like the sounds of the 120 species of birds that live in the surrounding parklands. Explore the jungle on foot, experience the beauty of the park on horseback, kayak through mangrove mazes or snorkel some world-class dive sites off the coast of Menjangan Island.
Address: Jl. Raya Gilimanuk, Singaraja Km. 17, Desa Pejarakan, Buleleng
Phone: +62 362 94700
W Bali Seminyak
If you prefer contemporary to traditional, the W Hotel Bali is ideal for those chasing the cosmopolitan lifestyle. Offering 229 suites, rooms and villas designed with chic W signature stylings, this opulent hotel located on the shores of Seminyak Beach is one for the trendsetters. There’s a range of accommodation options on offer, including several enormous lofts and villas that have no doubt housed many celebrity guests over the years. The resort is complete with cutting-edge modern amenities, including a beachfront pool, full fitness facilities, a comprehensive library, day spa and several stylish bars and restaurants.
Address: Jl. Petitenget, Kerobokan, Seminyak
Phone: +62 361 3000106
Four Seasons Resort Jimbaran Bay
Nestled smack-bang on the oceanfront, Four Seasons Jimbaran Bay recently received a coveted five-star rating in the Forbes Travel Guide 2017, adding to its long list of awards and accolated. Designed to resemble a traditional Balinese village, Four Seasons offers 147 private luxury villas spread across 35 acres of prime beachfront property, with each villa offering oversized indoor and outdoor living spaces, lush tropical gardens, thatched roof pavilions, sun terraces and private plunge pools. If you can drag yourself away from your villa, Four Seasons offers complimentary pool and beach amenities, kayaking and catamaran sailing in Jimbaran Bay, gym, tennis court, sunrise yoga and Balinese dance performances.
Address: Jimbaran Bay, Jimbaran, Kuta Selatan,
Phone: +62 (361) 701010
La Joya Biu-Biu Eco Village & Resort
La Joya Biu-Biu is a cliffside eco-resort on a quiet part of the island, offering clean, rustic rooms with private access to a secret beach below. Everything faces the ocean, including the enormous three-tier infinity pool, half-moon infinity pool, cliff-side spa and restaurant, where the chefs bake their own bread and make their own jams and condiments. Private cabins, villas and lofts are made from natural materials like shipwreck timber, limestone and thatch for an authentic Balinese experience. The best part? Eco lofts with garden views start from just US$67 and private stone cabins with absolute ocean front views start at just US$120.
Address: Jl. Pantai Balangan, Jimbaran, Kuta South
Phone: +62 815-5726-117