Bali is an Indonesian Island that can offer a diverse range of vacation experiences. Whether you want a relaxing beach holiday in stunning surroundings, a trip focused on learning about the Indonesian culture, or a break with a lively urban vibe, there is something for everyone on this beautiful island. Bali is particularly well-known for its volcanic mountains, its wonderful beaches, the coral reefs, its yoga and meditation retreats, the important religious sites, and the buzz of its cities. If you are considering taking a vacation to this location, then it is important to choose a hotel that will add something to your experience. There are some amazing hotels on the island and here are five of the best luxury hotels in Bali.
Located in Kabupaten Badung, Luna2 is a vibrant and modern hotel that features retro-inspired suites. It is close to some interesting attractions, such as the DMZ Bali 3D art museum, and the nightlife venues of Jalan Legian. It also just a minutes’ walk from the beach, and this is where many guests spend their time. The studio suites have a vibrant décor and feature designer furnishings. Amenities in the rooms include flat-screen televisions, iPads, iPods, free Wi-Fi, balconies, desks, living areas, balconies, and minibars. Additional services available include room service and in-suite spa treatments. Other amenities available to guests include a colorful outdoor pool, a sun deck, a rooftop bar, a private cinema, a kitschy nightclub and a restaurant with a 1960s theme.
2. Luxe Villas Bali
This high-end hotel is located in Gianyar and is close to Puri Saren Agung and the Ubud Monkey Forest Hindu temple. The palm-fringed 19th-century palace complex is surrounded by paddy fields and offers Balinese inspired accommodation that ranges from suites to villas with between one and six bedrooms. The amenities in the suites include flat-screen TVs, loaner cell phones, balconies, and minibars. The villas have kitchens and private pools. Both breakfast and high-tea are complimentary at this hotel, as is the loan of mopeds. The hotel also features an outdoor pool and a high-quality restaurant.
3. Bisma Eight Ubud
The Bisma Eight Ubud hotel is located in Gianyar, Bali. It is within easy traveling distance of the Tegenungan Waterfall, the Ubud Monkey Forest, and the Puri Lukisan Museum. The polished suites feature ornate woodwork and offer a range of facilities, including flat-screen TVs, free Wi-Fi, wooden soaking tubs, and minifridges. Some also have courtyard access, balconies, and private gardens. Other features of the hotel include room service, a complimentary breakfast, free parking, an outdoor infinity pool, a poolside bar, a rooftop bar, a high-end restaurant, a terrace, a gym, and an on-site shrine. There are also cooking, yoga, and dance classes available.
4. COMO Shambhala Estate
This luxurious five-star hotel is set in a 9-hectare estate in the rainforest. It is situated close to the town of Ubud and lies on the banks of the Ayung River. The traditional-style rooms are filled with plush furniture and are set in thatched properties around the main section of the hotel. The suites feature satellite television, Internet access, four-poster beds, verandas, drinks making facilities, mini fridges, and whirlpool tubs. There are also villas available at this accommodation and these have their own private pools. There are two complimentary meals a day and the hotel features two restaurants. Other amenities at this hotel include heated pools, multiple lounges, a jungle gym, a fitness room, treatment rooms, an Ayurvedic spa, guided hikes, and yoga sessions.
5. The Chedi Club, Tanah Gajah
This serene hotel is surrounded by paddy fields and is close to the Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary. It is also within easy traveling distance of Goa Gajah Cave and Bali Safari & Marine Park. The beautiful air-conditioned villas at this hotel feature hand-carved furnishings and refined décor. The accommodation available comes in the form of villas and these offer private pools, terraces, outdoor soaking tubs, iPod docks, and flat-screen televisions. If you opt for an upgraded villa, you can also enjoy a massage table, antique furniture, and butler service. The breakfast is complimentary and guests have access to free parking. Other amenities include an open-air restaurant, a bar, a fitness room, both indoor and outdoor pools, and a garden-view terrace.
Written by Garrett Parker
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