Bali is undoubtedly a stunning destination, named the No. 1 Best Island by Travel and Leisure Magazine in 2010. Home to pristine shores and crystal-clear waters, it’s little wonder why this island draws in thousands of visitors each year. There are countless beaches in Bali, each with something wonderful to offer. You can bask in the tranquil beauty of Nusa Dua Beach, see the breathtaking limestone caves in Suluban Beach, or enjoy some family-friendly fun at Jimbaran Beach. Excited to visit this summer paradise? Plan your trip and read on to learn more about the top beach resorts in Bali, Indonesia.
Just minutes away from the white sands of Nusa Dua Beach is Courtyard by Mariott Bali Nusa Dua Resort. Each part of the resort is not just Instagram-worthy but also guarantees a fantastic stay. You can chill by the beautifully landscaped pool surrounded by sun loungers, or unwind with a yoga session at the pavilion.
You’ll also find five dining options right within the resort. Momo Café’s international dishes are a must-try, while drinks are available at the lobby lounge and poolside bar. Nearby, you can enjoy a game of golf at the course located just 500 meters (1,640.4 feet) from the resort. Minutes away is Bali Collection Shopping Complex where you can shop ‘til you drop.
Hotel Nikko Bali Benoa Beach offers excellent service, classic design, and top-notch facilities with great value for money. Set in a pristine, private beach, the hotel is surrounded by tropical greenery. The hotel’s well-appointed rooms are decked in timeless wood furnishings and warm, natural tones to make you feel completely welcome and relaxed. Each room also comes with a private balcony where you can enjoy the breeze and ocean views.
During your stay, you can choose from a variety of international dishes courtesy of Grand Benoa Restaurant. On warmer days, you can cool down by the lagoon-style pool or head to the beach and try out snorkeling or diving. For a truly indulgent experience, you can pamper yourself with a floral bath at The Spa.
Affordable rates for a beachfront resort with modern rooms.
Excellent pool, comfortable beds with mosquito nets, and thoughtful setup.
Great location on a calm bay, close to activities and attractions.
Great dining experiences with a restaurant on the beach.
If you love being close to nature and value eco-tourism, this resort is the ideal choice. The resort notably supports a reef conservation project and allows its guests to actively participate in this effort, too. That aside, the resort itself offers a top-notch stay. Each villa comes with air-conditioning, an en suite bath, and a private pool. Some units also feature a private terrace with views of the surrounding mountains and the sea.
Some of the activities you can enjoy during your stay here include diving and snorkeling, with Menjangan Island just a boat ride away. Guests can also enjoy trekking or cycling with bicycle rentals conveniently available at the resort. There are also a good number of restaurants, cafes, and bars that you can check out nearby.
If you’re looking for a private, tranquil getaway in Bali, you can’t go wrong with Hilton Bali Resort. Nestled on a cliff above the Indian Ocean, you’ll be treated to breathtaking views. The resort also features an exclusive portion of white sand beach, making beach days less crowded and more relaxed.
The resort provides numerous options for leisure. These include four outdoor pools, a gym, tennis courts, a spa, and private cabanas for lounging. If you wish to explore the area, the resort offers guided camel safari rides and a Jungle Kids Club for your little ones.
You can also indulge in international cuisines - Italian, Balinese, and Japanese, to name a few - made with the freshest meats and seafood at The Shore Restaurant.
Surrounded by scenic waterways and lush greenery, Seminyak Beach Resort & Spa offers an elegant and modern retreat right at the heart of Bali. Each suite at this beachfront resort features a distinctly Balinese design and comes with comforts such as a flat-screen TV, Wi-Fi access, and a luxurious private bath. Some even come with a private hot tub, where you can enjoy a relaxing soak while enjoying views of the ocean.
There’s plenty you can enjoy right at the resort to help you unwind. You can go for a swim in the infinity pool, relax by the sunset lounge, or treat yourself to beauty treatments at the wellness center and spa. The delicious international dishes offered by the on-site Santan Restaurant are also a must-try and you can even opt to enjoy these from the comforts of your room.
Great value for money with amazing ocean views
Clean pools, friendly staff, and outdoor bathrooms
Quiet area away from the town center, but scooter rental available
Lovely breakfast and dinner, with other dining options nearby
Nestled along the picturesque coastline of Amed is Blue Moon Villas Resort, a tranquil retreat for couples and families alike. Each room at the resort comes with comforts such as air-conditioning to help guests keep cool, plush beds for at least two, a fridge to store refreshments, mosquito nets for added protection, an en suite bath, and a private balcony. Guests can also stay connected to the Wi-Fi throughout the property, free of charge.
The resort offers plenty of space for rest and relaxation, with four beautiful swimming pools and four sun terraces with stunning views of the ocean. The beach is also directly accessible from the resort, making it easy to enjoy fun outdoor activities such as diving, snorkeling, or cycling. Tours and trips to Gili Islands can also be arranged with the hotel.
Set 100 meters (328 feet) from Impossible Beach, Dreamsea Bali is perfect for travelers who love adventure. Guests can readily hit the waves of this famous surf spot and return to the resort for some much-needed rest and relaxation afterward. The resort features bright and incredibly stylish rooms, each with plush beds, Wi-Fi access, and a large sun deck with breathtaking views of the ocean. Pets are also welcome at the resort.
Although the resort offers fabulous dining options at the on-site restaurant and bar, it is also close to a number of popular hunts you can check out. Numerous restaurants and cafes, including The Mango Tree Cafe, are less than a kilometer (0.62 miles) from the resort.
Offering beautiful and well-appointed rooms and excellent service, Merusaka Nusa Dua is one of the highest-rated resorts in Bali. The resort directly fronts the shore and is less than a kilometer (0.62 miles) from Pandawa, Geger, and Samuh Beaches. The resort is also close to several malls and other family-friendly attractions. For those who wish to stay in, the resort boasts a large lagoon-style pool and a wellness center that offers pampering spa treatments.
After a day of fun, guests can find rest in the resort’s elegant rooms and keep cool with the air-conditioning, freshen up in the en suite bathroom, or enjoy shows on the flat-screen TV. Refreshments are also available with the electric kettle and non-alcoholic minibar.
Great value all-inclusive package, some restaurants overpriced
24/7 friendly staff, stunning gardens, lots of amenities
Perfect location, beach not ideal for swimming
Amazing breakfast, limited food options, cosy beach restaurant
Melia Bali is a sprawling beach resort that features everything you need for an action-packed stay in Bali. Here, you enjoy can a wide range of exciting activities such as surfing, bicycling, and archery, with equipment all available for rent.
If you’re hoping to relax, you can also choose from a variety of treatments at YHI Spa and unwind, or choose from any one of the five on-site restaurants and feast on your choice of international cuisine. On top of this, the resort offers bright, spacious rooms with air-conditioning, a minibar, a private bath, and a terrace with unobstructed views of the garden or pool area.
InterContinental Bali Resort offers an enriching stay like no other. Located just a few minutes from Ngurah Rai International Airport, the resort is ideal for guests who will be flying in. In addition to its tastefully decorated and well-appointed rooms, the resort features a wide selection of amenities, such as six outdoor pools, massage treatments at the spa, and a fitness center. Jimbaran Gardens also offers alfresco dining with live entertainment.
There’s plenty that guests can discover with a stay at the InterContinental Bali Resort, too. Guests can attend one of their yoga classes or weekly culinary events. Those who want to learn more about Bali’s rich, fascinating history can visit the nearby Uluwatu Temple, just 16 kilometers (9.9 miles) from the resort.
Find your perfect beach getaway in Bali
With near-flawless shores and deep blue waters, the island of Bali is definitely a tropical paradise. Fortunately, this gorgeous island is also home to top-notch beach resorts. Book a stay in one of these brilliant beach getaways and your stay in Bali is sure to be an unforgettable one.
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