Leisure Lodgings Getaway
As a world-class holiday destination, Bali is known for its impressive ranges of quality lodgings; hotel, resort, villas, from all kinds of international brands, stars and whatnot. In this edition, Hellobali wish to help you narrow down some best of the best accommodation you can find to spend the night in elegant comfort in-between your memorable holiday. Without further ado, here’s our carefully curated list of recommended getaways. Check them out!
Mandapa, A Ritz-Carlton Reserve
Living up to its Sanskrit namesake, Mandapa, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve offers hotel guests a “temple” of their own; a sanctuary for inner exploration and tranquility surrounded by verdant nature. Set along the Ayung River in Bali’s cultural heart of Ubud, the hotel offers utmost luxury, butler-attended villas and suites; vintage VW convertible tours of villages, rice fields and temples; and dining including the signature Kubu, featuring Mediterranean-European cuisine and private cocoons.
Jl. Raya Kedewatan No.Banjar, Kedewatan, Kecamatan Ubud, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80571
Phone: +62 361 479 2777
Principally designed by Ketut Arthana of Arte Architect Bali, Bisma Eight architecture aims to invoke monolithic style of pre-cast concrete era; shying away from the usual brick or plaster materials. This sustainable approach works wonders in conveying elegant vibe for guests staying in one of their 38 stylish suites. The rooms of Bisma Eight are varied into three main types; Forest, Canopy and Garden Suites, all meticulously designed to induce the sensation of a dreamy hideout.
Jl. Bisma No.68, Ubud, Kecamatan Ubud, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80571
T: +62 361 4792888
Set on one of Canggu’s busiest district, just short walk away from the famous Batu Bolong beach, holiday-ing at The Slow feels effortless yet climatic. The resort’s aesthetic feel could be defined as ‘industrial meets modern tropical vibe’. Housing 12 suites, restaurant, art gallery and a (literal) boutique displaying the founder’s latest fashion label, everything about The Slow feels freshly designed for the guest to enjoy their downtime with immaculate bliss. As the resort’s atypical main slogan precisely describe: “Get here fast, take it slow” indeed.
Jl. Pantai Batu Bolong No.97, Canggu, Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung
T: +62 361 209 9000
Nestled at the heart of lush green forests, sits in harmony with the surrounding nature, Capella Ubud, Bali is designed as a tribute to the spirit of wanderlust adventure. Constructed within the trees and hidden from afar, the refined camps of Capella Ubud captures the imagination of those who seek a unique experience at the heart of Bali’s untouched natural surroundings. The glamour-camping camps offers a grand total of twenty-two one-bedroom tents as well as one two-bedroom lodge, all with private salt water pools.
Jl. RY Dalem, Keliki, Tegallalang, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80561
T: +62 361 209 1888
Alila Villas Uluwatu
Poised on an elevated plateau that meets with limestone cliffs sweeping down the Indian Ocean in the dry savannah landscape of the Bukit Peninsula, Alila Villas Uluwatu is an upscale resort in Bali with the most spectacular vista. Blending in with these spectacular surroundings, the unique design of the hotel combines the delights of traditional Balinese pavilion architecture and rural landscapes with modern dynamic treatment of space and form. The 65 fabulous pool villas offer incredible comfort and uninterrupted views towards the Indian Ocean.
Jl. Belimbing Sari, Tambiyak, Pecatu, Kuta Selatan Pecatu Kuta Selatan, Pecatu, South Kuta, Badung Regency, Bali 80364
T: +62 361 848 2166
COMO Uma Canggu
Situated on the quaint area of Echo beach, COMO Uma Canggu offers stylish accommodation, exceptional cuisine, meaningful wellness and the same impeccable service COMO is known for across the globe. Guests can nurture their wellbeing at the resort’s COMO Shambhala Retreat, with daily fitness classes, hands-on healing and holistic therapies. Friends and family can gather at the buzzing COMO Beach Club, where an eclectic global menu can be enjoyed to the sounds of live acoustic musicians and DJs, with some of the best sunset views on the island.
Jl. Pantai Batu Mejan, Canggu, Kec. Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361
T: +62 361 620 2228
The Chedi Club Tanah Gajah, Ubud, Bali – a GHM Hotel
Hidden among the lush undulating hills of Bali’s culture-rich highlands, The Chedi Club Ubud Tanah Gajah sits among thriving rice fields as far as the eye can see. Just outside the artists’ village of Ubud, the former estate of Hendra Hadiprana – one of Indonesia’s most respected art collectors – has been transformed into an intimate luxury resort with twenty individual villas, each featuring unique and original Balinese artworks from his collection.
Tengkulak Kaja, Jl. Raya Goa Gajah, Kemenuh, Sukawati, Gianyar, Bali 80571
T: +62 361 975 685
The Legian Bali
Rest gainst a backdrop of swaying coconut palms, The Legian Bali is a unique luxury accommodation with unparalleled service and tranquil tropical atmosphere. This exclusive hideaway offers 67 expansive suites plus the luxurious three-bedroom Beach House overlooking the sun and sea views round out the timeless style of ground-breaking Indonesian designer Jaya Ibrahim. For those seeking the purest privacy, cross the street to fourteen intimate pool villas at The Club at The Legian Bali where personal butlers add attentive indulgence to The Legian Bali’s exceptional facilities.
Jl. Kayu Aya, Seminyak, Kuta, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361
T: +62 361 730 622
Established by the very team behind Potato Head Beach Club, Katamama draws attentions from tranquil-seekers around the globe from the get go, and it’s so worth the spotlight. The level of attention to its décor is incredibly stylish, but also built with comfort of its guests in mind. Although located right in the buzzing heart of Seminyak (amidst one of the island’s most vibrant party venue, no-less), but the ambience of Katamama is admirably quaint. The whole gamut serves as a perfect hideaway for couples who wish to enjoy uninterrupted serenity on walking distance from one of Bali’s most vibrant party scene.
Jl. Petitenget No.51B, Kerobokan Kelod, Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung
+62 361 302 9999
Situated at the shoreline of Bali’s infamous tourism district, Anantara Seminyak Bali Resort provides your accommodation need with absolute splendor. This luxurious retreat comprises 59 elegant suites and a penthouse, combining 21st century convenience and Balinese-inspired décor into arrays of trendy living spaces. The resort also known to boast wide selections of elegant in-house facility, ranging from exclusive wellness center (Anantara Spa), panoramic elevated lounge (Moonlite Kitchen and Bar), to a fine rooftop culinary venue (Wild Orchid Restaurant).
Jl. Abimanyu, Seminyak, Kuta, Kabupaten Badung
T: +62 361 737 773
Claiming a breathtaking stretch of coastline on the Lombok Strait, Amankila resides on a lush hillside beneath sacred Mount Agung. Architect Ed Tuttle was inspired by Ujung Water Palace and the property’s graceful buildings are connected by frangipani-lined walkways through the treetops. Stilted suites rest high on the hillside with spectacular sea views, a three-tier infinity pool cascades at the property’s heart, and down on the shore, the Beach Club leads to a private black-sand beach.
Jl. Raya Manggis, Manggis, Karangasem, Kabupaten Karangasem, Bali 80871
T: +62 363 41333
Six Senses Uluwatu
Discover us on top of the cliffs at the southernmost tip of Bali where the site of Pura Uluwatu is located, the sacred temple considered one of the island’s core spiritual pillars. Here, tradition mixes with beautiful beaches, great surf breaks and an eclectic wellness and dining scene. With uninterrupted ocen views from every angle, this luxurious place will give you the best stay in Bali.
Jl. Goa Lempeh, Uluwatu, Kec. Kuta Sel., Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361
T: (0361) 2090300
Karma Kandara blends traditional Balinese architecture with luxury amenities to create a series of private villas, each formed from pavilions arranged around their own tropical courtyard and private pool. The two, three and four-bedroom villas feature natural stone, teakwood decks and indigenous grass or ironwood tile roofs. Discover the essence of Karma at Karma Kandara on Bali’s Bukit Peninsula, known globally as ‘Billionaire’s Row’. It’s the ultimate destination for intimate groups or larger gatherings of family and friends, drawn by Bali’s beauty and captivated by the spirit of Karma Kandara.
Jl. Villa Kandara Banjar Wijaya Kusuma Ungasan Benoa Kuta Sel., Ungasan, Kec. Kuta Sel., Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80362
T: (0361) 8482200
Bvlgari Hotels & Resort Bali
The Bvlgari Resort Bali is located in one of the most exclusive destinations in the world, a veritable emblem of the tropical exoticism of the Orient, combining the breathtaking beauty of unspoiled nature of Bali beach resorts with a sophisticated contemporary design born from the encounter between traditional Balinese forms and high Italian style. The quality of the services along with the views of the Indian Ocean offered by its magnificent position 150 meters over the sea are the perfect introduction to the second luxury hotels from Bvlgari Hotels & Resorts.
Jl. Goa Lempeh, Banjar Dinas Kangin, Uluwatu, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361
T: (0361) 8471000
COMO Shambala Estate
COMO Shambhala Estate is located near Ubud, Bali—a true ‘Retreat for Change’ with resident experts including a yoga teacher, Ayurvedic doctor and resident dietician. The holistic, 360-degree approach offers signature massage therapies and beauty treatments. A state-of-the-art gym and outdoor activities such as hiking and climbing make the most of the Estate’s unique location. Cuisine is always nutritionally balanced while the residences, suites and villas suit independent guests, couples or families. Guests who want to make a lasting commitment to change can embark on one of our targeted Wellness Programmes — Cleanse, Be Active, Ayurvedic and Bespoke — starting from three nights.
Banjar Begawan, Melinggih Kelod, Payangan, Gianyar, Bali 80571
T: +62 361 978888
The Mulia Bali Nusa Dua
The award-winning 111 spectacular luxury beachfront suites accommodation is set along a secluded 1-kilometre white sand beach in Nusa Dua, Bali. The ultra high-end brand of Mulia offers personalized butler service and a private balcony with a Jacuzzi in every suite with meticulous attention to detail and an unsurpassed sense of style and space.
You can enjoy the exclusive access to the iconic oceanfront Oasis Pool – Bali’s longest infinity pool by the beach – or lounge at the private cabanas for the perfect beachfront experience. The Lounge – an exclusive dining room – pampers guests of The Mulia with indulgent hors d’oeuvres and cocktails for daily afternoon tea. Don’t forget to experience a relaxing retreat like no other and lose yourself among the magnificent nature that surrounds you.
Jl. Raya Nusa Dua Selatan Kawasan Sawangan Nusa Dua, Benoa, Kec. Kuta Sel., Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80363
Conrad Bali Nusa Dua
Discover a spacious haven of luxury and privacy built on 235 sq. m. of land (sleeps two). Our one-bedroom Conrad Pool Villas are the perfect choice for honeymoons and romantic escapes in Bali – and you’ll get all the exclusive amenities you get in our Conrad Suites. Your villa has its own garden with a private plunge pool, outdoor bathtub and sun terrace. Enjoy a drink. Cool off with a dip. Repeat. Your 62 sq. m. villa features modern Balinese design with an exotic feel. You get a king bed with dressing room, walk-in wardrobe and patio doors leading out to the garden. What else can you ask for? Oh one more thing, Conrad is dog friendly, bring your furry babies with you and get treated well at Conrad.
Jl. Pratama No.168, Tj. Benoa, Kec. Kuta Sel., Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80363
Hotel Indigo Bali Seminyak
Situated on Bali’s most vibrant beachfront, Hotel Indigo Bali Seminyak Beach is your home base to experience the bountifully unique island life in a place where centuries of tradition and culture are blended with an atmosphere of casual sophistication. Presenting 289 rooms, suites and pool villas, each one is beautifully-crafted and inspired by the colourful lives of the locals whilst fitted with Hotel Indigo signature spa-inspired bathrooms, plush bedding, and balcony or patio with daybeds. For a flavourful Seminyak journey, Hotel Indigo Bali offers six distinctive café & bar experiences including a beachside lounge and bar, SugarSand. When it comes to complete rejuvenation and wellness, the spa treatments that incorporate organic and all-natural products and holistic approach at Sava Spa are at your disposal. In need to shed that holiday calories? Our fully-equipped 24/7 Health Club also supports TRX training complete with a personal trainer service upon request. Our ME Space, free WiFi access throughout the resort, and three other meeting rooms are always on standby to cater to your gathering and events on this magical island of Bali.
Meticulously designed by internationally acclaimed Bali architect, Popo Danes, Samsara Ubud has been designed to be in complete harmony with nature. The integration of sustainable design strategies can also be seen from how the original contour of the land is maintained. The multi-level and layered architecture is a tribute to Bali’s centuries-old rice terraces, providing all villas with views of the lush tropical jungle. The interiors are inspired from the bygone era of Bali when organic materials, such as andesitic lava stones and rosewood, were abundant and used to build temples and palaces.
Established with over 20 years in the luxury hospitality industry, AYANA’s commitment is to enrich every stay with fulfilling and memorable experiences to take your traveling journey to the next level. Stunningly located on rocks amidst of the sparkling Indian Ocean, these two awe–inspiring spa villas are the pinnacle of our Bali luxury spa. Surrounded by the sea, either our traditional style or newly renovated classic modern style spa villas have been ingeniously designed to blend with the environment featuring interiors enhanced by the natural contours of the rocks.