As the day closes in Bali, the question on most holiday maker’s lips is where shall we go for sunset? At 6pm sharp everyday, clouds stream across pretty pink skies. There are an array of beach bars and hotels offering spectacular views. We have rounded up our 10 favourite spots for you picture perfect Bali sunset. Whether it be sipping a coconut on the beach or dressing up and going for a nice dinner, we have you covered.
#1 La Laguna
This Gypsy themed bar is situated right on the beach with an ornate wooden bridge over a lagoon leading down to the white sand. Seating becomes a feature here with bean bags, benches and various nooks and crannies to sit. Being so popular it is very busy and best to book in advance. Perfect for a romantic evening or even bring the kids along; They can play on the vast lawn area while you enjoy your refreshing sunset downer.
Jalan Pantai Kayu Putih, Berawa, Canggu
#2 The lawn
Only a short distance away on Batu Bolong, this new opening is exactly what Canggu needed. A cool restaurant on the beach; Equipped with swimming pool, food and unobstructed view. Here you have everything you need in one spot.
Batu Bolong, Canggu
#3 Old Mans
Also located in Batu Bolong. It is a long term institution in Canggu. Old mans is where you will find all the surfers hanging out after a day on the waves. Super relaxed vibes and gets busier with party goers in the evening. The food is cheap and the company laid back.
Jl. Pantai Batu Bolong, Canggu
#4 707 Beachberm
A very popular sunset spot at a relaxed beach bar in Berewa. Always lots of families and they have a DJ at sunset playing pumping tunes. Great place to go grab a coconut and relax. They also have a small menu with local delicacies and of course the corn on the cob guy out the front.
Jalan Batu Belig, Canggu
#5 Alila Seminyak
Located on the way to Seminyak, around 30 minutes from Reddoor Villa, it is a little further away but very worth the ride. If you’re looking for something a bit special or fancy, this is the place. Alila is a beautiful luxury hotel on the beach with various restaurants and seating areas. They also have sunset BBQ and live music every day. Definitely worth a visit at least once or maybe twice.
+62 361 3021 888
In keeping with the fancy end of the spectrum, we have kudeta one of Balis orignial sunset destintions; the crème da la crème. Kudeta boasts unspoilt views of seminyak beach and a pool to lounge at all day. It’s a perfect place to spend sunset. Right through to dinner enjoying fine dining or just grazing on bar snacks.
Jl. Kayu Aya No.9, Seminyak
#7 Potato head
Yet another popular beach club around the Seminyak neck of the woods. Potato head is great to hang out during the day and really gets going at Sunset if you fancy more of a café del mar vibe. Great cocktails and food. Keep an eye out for their parties and events, they often host fun festivals.
Seminyak, Jl. Petitenget No.51B
#8 Finn’s beach club
Still fairly new and another great spot to hang out by the pool all day. Finns beach club is ideal for tanning whilst feasting on nachos and pizza. Located right on Berawa beach, there will always be a spectacular view of the sunset. Finns is a big hit with the Aussie crowd.
Jl. Pantai Berawa
#9 La Plancha
Sister restaurant of the popular La Laguna, it is equally as comfortable and stylish with multi coloured umbrellas and bean bags strewn across double 6 beach in Seminyak. Food is in keeping with La Laguna, delectable Spanish tapas style. As the sun starts to set, you can get comfy in your bean bag with a thirst quenching frozen margarita.
Jalan Mesari Beach, Seminyak
#10 RedDoor Villa
Last but certainly not least. The comfort of Reddoor’s very own lounge area. There is nothing better than not having to go anywhere. Grab a glass of pinot noir or a refreshing bintang and get comfy on the sofa. The crimson sun fading in an orange sky setting behind the rice fields is an unforgettable view.
Jl. Pantai Pererenan