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Top 10 Luxury Resorts Bali

Welcome to our guide to the best luxurious resorts in Bali! Get ready to dive into a world where luxury meets paradise on Indonesia's most famous and beautiful island. From stunning infinity pools with ocean views, to Balinese villas dripping in elegance, these resorts offer the ultimate escape for those craving indulgence and relaxation. Whether you're dreaming of unwinding at top-notch spas, indulging in gourmet dining, or simply soaking up the sun in your own private hideaway, Bali's luxury resorts are here to make your wildest dreams come true.

1. Ayana Segara Bali - Jimbaran

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Find your own slice of paradise at Ayana Resort and Spa, where luxury and natural beauty collide. Nestled along the stunning cliffs of Jimbaran Bay, this resort offers unparalleled ocean views and pristine beaches. With world-class amenities including the iconic Rock Bar, a spectacular infinity pool, 90 hectares of cliff top gardens and a serene spa offering traditional Balinese treatments, you can’t help but be completely relaxed. The resort's diverse dining options showcase the finest international and local cuisines, ensuring a unique culinary experience. Whether enjoying sunset cocktails, rejuvenating holistic wellness treatments, or exploring the vibrant culture of Bali, Ayana Resort and Spa promises an unforgettable escape in an idyllic setting.


2. Alila Villas - Uluwatu​​​​​​

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Holiday on the edge of the world at Alila Villas Uluwatu. Located at the top of a dramatic limestone cliff range, the villas have unobstructed views of the Indian Ocean. This resort focuses on being sustainable yet luxurious and peaceful. Each villa features contemporary Balinese design, private pools, and butler service, ensuring a unique experience for each and every guest. Indulge in mouthwatering cuisine at award-winning restaurants, relax with spa treatments inspired by ancient Asian healing techniques, or embark on exciting cultural excursions. Alila has something for every traveller and is perfect for those seeking peaceful luxury.


3. W Bali - Seminyak

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The W Bali in Seminyak is uniquely located in the heart of Seminyak’s fashion, nightlife and culinary scene, but don’t worry, you won’t be sacrificing any luxury for location with the W. Indulge in the W signature Whatever/Whenever service, where they will create personalised experiences beyond your imagination. Relax in chic and spacious accommodation with modern amenities and private balconies overlooking stunning ocean or garden views. Lounge by the iconic rice field inspired WET pool, savour innovative cuisine at world-class restaurants, or rejuvenate at the spa. With its vibrant energy, and beachfront location, the W is ideal for those seeking fun, adventure and luxury.


4. Como Uma - Canggu

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Como Uma is the ultimate retreat for wellness and relaxation in Canggu. Located along Canggu’s stunning coastline, this luxury resort perfectly blends relaxing surroundings and exciting activities. Elegant interiors and private terraces that overlook the flowering gardens or ocean are the minimum you can expect at Como Uma. Head to the cultural experiences centre to discover Balinese culture, experience temples and water purification ceremonies. Indulge in farm-to-table eating at the resort's restaurants, to get a taste of the vibrant flavours of Bali. If you’re feeling more adventurous, surf on world-class waves at expertly chosen beaches and locations. Practice yoga at sunrise, or just unwind by the infinity pool, Como Uma is the resort that does it all. 

5. Bulgari Resort Bali - Uluwatu

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This boutique resort is the height of luxury, with its design featuring hand-cut volcanic stones and natural lava. From one bedroom villas to five bedroom mansions there’s an option for every group size. There’s a beach bar, and 3 distinct restaurants to provide options for everyone’s taste buds. There are also opportunities to immerse yourself in Balinese culture by partaking in purifying ceremonies, cooking classes, walking tours and day excursions to Ubud. You can even indulge in a spot of shopping at the Bulgari Boutique. What more could you want?


6. Four Seasons resort Bali - Jimbaran Bay

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Retreat to a tranquil sanctuary at Four Seasons Resort Bali at Jimbaran Bay. Set amongst tropical gardens and overlooking the glistening waters of Jimbaran Bay, it offers elegance and world-class service. You’ll get to experience authentic Balinese hospitality in spacious villas for all group sizes, featuring traditional architecture, private outdoor living spaces and ocean views. The resort's acclaimed restaurants highlight fresh, locally sourced ingredients and international flavors. Unwind and rejuvenate at the spa, offering a range of holistic treatments inspired by ancient Balinese rituals. At the Four Seasons, lounge on the pristine beach, enjoy a rafting adventure, or explore the rich cultural heritage of Bali.


7. Karma Kandara - Uluwatu

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Stay on a clifftop with direct access to the beach below at the Karma Kandara, on the Bukit Peninsula, better known as ‘Billionaire’s Row’. This little slice of heaven features 1, 2, 3 and 4 bedroom villas, with their own private pools and tropical courtyards, giving you the ultimate in luxury and privacy. For bigger groups there’s also the Residence, a 2 story, 5 bedroom luxury villa. With 5 bars and restaurants on site you’ll be spoiled for choice. If you get bored of relaxing, you can also take part in surfing, kayaking, or snorkelling, head to the local fish markets or try out some yoga on the beach. The perfect mix of adventure, fun and relaxation awaits at the Karma Kandara.


8. Jumeirah Bali - New Kuta

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This resort is an oasis inspired by tranquil Javanese-Hindu water palaces. Located on the stunning Jimbaran Bay, each villa features private pools and stunning ocean views. Indulge in unique culinary experiences at the resort's assortment of restaurants, showcasing the finest flavours of international and Indonesian cuisine. Unwind and rejuvenate at the Talise spa, offering a range of rituals inspired by Negara Kertagama. Head to the iconic Balangan Beach, Uluwatu Temple or Garuda Wisnu Kencana - all within a 20 minute drive from the resort - to soak up some more of the local culture.


9. Amankila - Manggis

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Experience Amankila, a sanctuary nestled in Manggis, overlooking traditional villages tucked between green rice paddies, littered with royal ruins and loads of culture. The tranquil spacious suites and villas feature elegant interiors, and private gardens. Indulge in exceptional dining showcasing ingredients sourced from the resort's own organic farm and gardens. Five dining venues provide a wide array of settings, and flavours to suit every traveller. If you’re ready for an adventure head out on an excursion to Komodo National Park, a three day spiritual cleanse retreat or a spot of watersports like snorkelling, scuba diving or fishing.


10. Capella - Ubud

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This final recommendation is a little bit different, Capella is a tenting resort, but this is not what you usually think when you consider tents! This resort is tucked away, out of view in the rainforest of Keliki, letting you get up close and personal with nature and the local wildlife. Dine on local cuisine, delivered to you at your personal, private pool or head to one of the resort's 5 stunning dining options using seasonal, sustainable produce. Ubud has a rich culture and you can experience a whole lot of it at Capella. Learn Keliki wood-carving, meet the locals to prepare ornate bamboo poles and learn Balinese Sanskrit and customs. Capella is a truly luxurious yet authentic and culturally rich experience.

Ready to relax?

Bali is an island paradise offering an array of luxurious escapes, each promising unforgettable experiences and unparalleled hospitality. Whether you seek the tranquillity of secluded cliffside retreats, the vibrant energy of beachfront hideaways, or the opulence of five-star resorts, Bali caters to every traveller's desire for relaxation and indulgence. From the iconic infinity pools overlooking the Indian Ocean to the serene spas offering traditional Balinese treatments, Bali's resorts embody the island's spirit of warmth, beauty, and hospitality.

Tara McBarron

Tara wrote this article. Meet Tara, a passionate traveller and writer dedicated to crafting engaging and informative content.  Learn more about Tara.

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