Bali is one of the world’s most popular tourist destinations, be it for young backpackers, budget or affluent travelers. It is not difficult to understand why the Island of the Gods is so well-loved. Its expansive natural landscapes, rugged coastlines, and beautiful beaches provide a surreal backdrop to its vibrant and unique culture. To many travelers, a trip to Bali equates to a vacation in paradise, with all its unique places and fun activities.
Visitors are definitely spoilt for choice when it comes to choosing the right place to stay since there is an eclectic mix of accommodation options on the island, from hotels and resorts with infinity pools to luxurious Airbnb vacation rentals. But for a perfect retreat where you can enjoy the best of Bali, you should book a private villa with a pool! Discover the top Bali villas with a private pool in this article.
Located in the south of Bali, just north of Kuta, Seminyak is a tourist favorite. Unlike Kuta’s bustling atmosphere, Seminyak is much more laid-back and has a quieter beach. The upmarket town is also home to numerous high-end spas and boutiques for ultimate indulgence. Stay in one of the four villas below in Seminyak to get away from the tourist mass for some serious pampering.
KoenoKoeni Villa is a grand 11-villa property just a 5-minute walk to Petitenget Beach and a 5-minute drive to Double Six Beach. Depending on your group size, choose from a selection of one, two or three-bedroom villas that are elegantly designed with Balinese accents. Each individual villa features an airy living and dining area that open up to the sun deck and private pool. There is an on-site Tenong Cafe overlooking a quiet street, so you can people-watch while enjoying the delectable Indonesian delicacies and international cuisine. But if you would like to dine indoors, you may also request for in-villa private dining or barbeque arrangements.
Set on 1,000 square meters (10,763.9 square feet) of a securely enclosed private garden, The Retreat, Pondok Sugi is a luxury villa featuring a large outdoor pool in Seminyak. Just a leisurely 8-minute walk from Batu Belig Beach, the detached villa has six luxury king-size bedrooms, each with a private ensuite bathroom, which is perfect for large groups traveling together because they can maintain their privacy when appropriate. Whip up your own meals in the fully equipped modern kitchen, or host an outdoor BBQ party with the facility in the sprawling garden.
While The Retreat is tucked away from the main streets of Seminyak to ensure a peaceful stay, you will still be able to reach the shops and restaurants in the vicinity fairly quickly with a short drive out. With the large outdoor pool right smack on site, you can jump in for a dip anytime you wish. The Retreat, Pondok Sugi is truly a beautiful home away from home, that brings you the best of everything in Bali.
The Retreat - Contemporary Balinese Style Close to Beach
Address: Gg. Daksina, Kerobokan Kelod, Kuta Utara Kabupaten Badung
Horse riding Physical distancing rules followed WiFi Available Bowling Ironing service Ticket service Dry cleaning Swimming pool
For a luxuriant retreat where your every need is anticipated by a personal round-the-clock butler, i-Villa by Karaniya Experience is the perfect place for a pampering stay in Bali. Relax and unwind in the intimately private villa which is elegantly furnished with modern conveniences, just like your own home. Plunge into the private pool just outside your bedroom for a refreshing dip, or rejuvenate with a soothing spa treatment by the palm tree next to the pool. Enjoy complimentary breakfast and decadent high tea daily in the comfort of your private pool villa in Bali.
Explore the sights and sounds of the local area with the free bicycle provided. You will also be able to enjoy free chauffeured transport service within the Petitenget and Seminyak area, as well as return airport transfer, and a mobile phone with pre-credit available to use throughout your stay. Experience world-class celebrity treatment by staying at i-Villa by Karaniya Experience!
This is an accommodation that you should consider staying at if you wish to be in close proximity to the finest shopping centers, coffee shops, and restaurants while still maintaining peace and quiet in your own villa in Seminyak. At this four-star rated property, all the villas are equipped with a flat-screen television, a DVD player, a large and cozy seating area, and a bathroom. If you feel like going on an adventure, do not hesitate to approach the tour desk; they’ll be glad to answer any questions you might have. Seminyak Beach takes about five minutes by car from the villa.
DISINI Luxury Spa Villas is joining the list of the wonderful places to stay in the area of Seminyak. It is less than 10 minutes of walk from Seminyak Beach. Traditional Balinese interior and decor are featured at the villas here, as well as thatch ceilings, to match the scenic rainforest and rice field landscapes that Ubud is famous for. To complete your Bali experience, besides the cozy private pools, there is an on-site spa (or in-room services!) that offers unmatched wellness packages that will certainly rejuvenate your senses.
Designed by Dutch designer, Piet Boon, Villa Ipanema is a stunning contemporary two-story villa with five bedrooms. On the ground floor, you will find two king rooms with direct access to the fantastic 17-meter (55.7-foot) pool and a queen room neatly tucked behind a traditional Balinese Bale, where you can enjoy a relaxing massage or a shaded siesta. Comfortable seagrass sun loungers are set around the pool, where you can sit down and enjoy a glass of cocktail. On the second floor of the villa, you will find two king rooms boasting a gorgeous view of the emerald rice paddies and greenery that surround it. All the bedrooms come with a TV, air-conditioning, a fan, a safety deposit box and an ensuite bathroom with open-air showers and bathtubs. Despite the strong temptation to stay put, exploring beyond the villa will be a decision you would never regret, because the Batubelig Beach and the trendy beach club, La Laguna, are located a mere 100 meters (328 feet) away.
Conveniently located in Seminyak, the 4-bedroom Villa Avrora is an exotic villa getaway for a group of eight guests. The Seminyak Square Shopping Mall and several fancy restaurants, shops and sandy beaches are located either a short walk or drive away for all the lively action. Upon entering the villa, be transported into an entirely different idyllic world, surrounded by a lush tropical garden with a large 17-meter (55.8-foot) wide private pool. Coupled with spacious rooms with exquisite Balinese interiors, comfortable beds and equipped with all the modern amenities you can think of, Villa Avrora makes the ideal accommodation for a well-deserved vacation in Bali.
Address: Jalan Batu Belig, Gang Gelatik
This is one of the best villas in Bali for a honeymoon. Located down a small lane, Villa Kyah features stylish ensuite bathrooms, comfortable king-sized beds, and safety deposit boxes. Relax on the sun loungers set around the large pool, or unwind in the tropical gardens and manicured lawns, which are surrounded by a high perimeter wall to ensure complete privacy for guests. Prepare a meal for yourself in the open-plan Western kitchen, which is well-equipped with a stove, a microwave, a refrigerator, a water dispenser, cutlery, and chinaware. If you prefer to eat out, there are plenty of dining options close by. Hip cafes such as Gusto, which serves unique flavors of ice cream and gelato, are found within walking distance of the villa, while the Eat Street, known for its abundance of cafes, high-end boutiques, art galleries, and lavish spas, is only a 5-minute drive away. The villa manager and the team are more than happy to address any questions or inquiries you may have, so you can be sure to have a smooth and enjoyable stay at Villa Kyah.
Sandwiched between the ever-bustling Kuta and chic Seminyak towns is Legian, which enjoys all the perks of fantastic shopping and bars without the chaotic crowd in the main touristy Kuta town. Being away from all the rowdy behaviour in Kuta means you are able to soak in the island’s beautiful natural environment at a more relaxing pace. Discover the real Bali at your leisure by staying in one of the four villas with a pool mentioned in this section.
Scouting for a Bali hotel with a private pool for your honeymoon? Alaya Dedaun Kuta is a stylish boutique villa hotel just a short drive from Bali’s favorite playground - Kuta Beach. There are 12 private villas at the hotel and personal butler service is provided. Step into the spacious villa secluded within a tropical garden with a relaxing ambiance that allows you to completely unwind and forget all your worries. Fitted with a canopied bed, exquisite Balinese interiors and indulging bathroom amenities, the bedroom suite evokes a romantic atmosphere all around.
Be treated like royalty with the attentive and smiley butler service. In the morning, enjoy a unique floating breakfast in the private outdoor pool. In addition, you can also tuck into a delightful afternoon tea and help yourself to the well-stocked mini-bar in the villa. You may also choose to enjoy a romantic dinner or learn to cook some tasty Balinese dishes in the comfort of your villa. Alaya Dedaun Kuta is the perfect place for affordable luxury in Bali, so good you may not want to leave!
Built in 2016, the two-story Villa Cozy Corner is located only a 6-minute walk from the North Legian Beach and close to the Legian Art Market as well as shops and restaurants. Enjoy complete privacy once you step into the compounds as the villa is situated within a quiet, high-walled, gated compound featuring a huge mango tree. There are three bedrooms in Cozy Corner, fitted with a private pool, a balcony, a bathroom, and a terrace.
With the spacious and fully-equipped kitchen in the villa, enjoy the freedom to eat as and when you wish. It is also great that everything in the villa, from furniture, bedding to household appliances are spanking new as they were only purchased in November 2017. As a detached villa right in the heart of Legian yet away from its noisy neighbors, Villa Cozy Corner lives up to its name for a relaxing holiday.
Villa Cozy Corner
Address: Jl.Raya Legian Kaja 441, 80361 Legian (see map)
Price: from 139 USD
Travelers Review: Exceptional 9.8 (from 11 reviews)
Just like Villa Cozy Corner, Villa Satu Satu is a private three-bedroom villa located in the heart of Legian within walking distance of the beach. All three bedrooms come with separate ensuite bathrooms, as well as a TV and safety deposit boxes for safekeeping of valuables. In the middle of the villa is a private outdoor pool with beach chairs for you to relax in. If you have little ones in tow, you will appreciate the toys provided by the pool to keep them entertained. Across from the pool are the open-concept lounge, dining area and fully-contained kitchen, where you can gather and unwind after exploring Bali for the full day. If there is anything you need, just seek help from the friendly villa manager who will gladly assist you to ensure a truly relaxing and hassle-free vacation at Villa Satu Satu.
Villa Satu Satu
Address: Jalan Werkudara Gg.2 No 11
Villa Lestari Legian is a relatively new villa located just a short walk from the Legian Art Market in the city center but in a quiet area to provide guests with much-needed privacy. There are three queen-size bedrooms in the modern two-story villa. The large bedrooms may look simple with minimalistic decor, but they are definitely immaculate and fitted with modern amenities, including private ensuite bathrooms so you do not need to fight to use the bath. Outside the villa, there is a heated outdoor pool with sun decks and a separate bathroom for visitors. Enjoy a refreshing dip in the pool anytime you wish. Villa Lestari Legian is certainly well-positioned with a short walk to shops, restaurants, spas, and bars while ensuring your privacy for a relaxing holiday.
Formerly a tiny fishing village with a daily market, Jimbaran Bay is located on the southwestern coast of Bali, just south of Kuta and the airport. Since the 1980s, Jimbaran Bay has transformed rapidly to become the “Beverly Hills of Bali”, where most of Bali’s 5-star beach hotels and resorts can be found. A crystal white sandy beach, fantastic surfing and swimming conditions, picturesque natural attractions and great seafood are the main tourist draws at Jimbaran Bay. This is a fabulous district to stay in if you wish to holiday in style, and here are two recommended private villas in Jimbaran Bay with a pool that you must check out.
If you love to surf, you will be delighted with Kedonganan Beach Villa’s sheer proximity from the fantastic beach - it is only a 2-minute walk away! Having its construction recently completed in February 2016, this private villa in Bali boasts a chic design in a secure, gated estate. There are three airy bedrooms in the two-story property, and a 10-meter (32.8-foot) wide swimming pool surrounded by a lush landscaped garden. The villa is pretty much self-contained with everything you need away from the crowds in Kuta, Seminyak, and Legian yet within a short drive away from supermarkets, shops, and restaurants. Enjoy the laid-back atmosphere in the stylish neighborhood where you can simply enjoy the comfort in absolute peace. In the evening, do not forget to check out the romantic sunset by the beach with your loved one just a stone’s throw away.
Perched on a ridge overlooking the beautiful Jimbaran Bay, Temple Hill Residence Villa is set in a secluded and private area offering a selection of large villas with luxurious private pools. Designed to blend in with the rising contours, the villas are fully self-contained for an indulgent retreat in Bali. Lounge on the private sundeck by the pool, while your companion enjoys a refreshing dip in the pool. In the evening, you may gather for a private barbeque party at the poolside, or enjoy a hassle-free dinner at Pepe Nero’s on-site, or head to the surreal beach for a sumptuous seafood dinner. A stay at Temple Hill Residence Villa will assure you of a much-needed retreat with the perfect balance of privacy, comfort, and style.
Villa Jamalu is a stunning three-story villa that sits on the white sands of Bali’s east coast. Aside from offering some of the best views of the island, Villa Jamalu also features excellent facilities including a gym, a spa room, a yoga space, a pool table, a PlayStation, and a limestone swimming pool, all of which can be enjoyed while listening to music on the integrated Bose music system. On top of that, the dedicated staff will make guests feel entirely at home with their outstanding service. Despite the temptation to linger around in the villa without doing anything, you would be pleasantly surprised to find a wide array of fine dining options at Karma Resort and Four Seasons Resort just a 15-minute walk away. Some convenience shops and the Gorgonzola Pizza and Wine Bar are within walking distance of the villa as well.
Address: Jalan Uluwatu
Parking Room service Fitness centre Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Fishing
Ubud is often referred to as the cultural hub of Bali and it is not difficult to understand why. The central Bali town is characterized by its flourishing arts and crafts scene – it is dotted with plenty of art workshops, galleries, and outstanding architecture. It is nothing like the vibrant beach party scene in Kuta, instead, the artistic vibes evoke a unique charm that is hard to find elsewhere in Bali. If this sounds exactly like a veritable paradise for you, discover the three best private villas with a pool in Ubud in this section.
Nestled in the dense forest of the Petanu River Valley in Tegallalang, Tejaprana Resort & Spa is a deluxe resort hotel offering 28 well-appointed private villas. Wake up to the warmth of the morning sun every day as all the luxurious villas face the east. Loosen up as you breathe in phytoncides in the fresh air surrounding the forest, and feel your mood lighten up as you gaze at the lush greenery out there. If you like, embrace the fascinating Balinese landscape further with a rejuvenating soak in the outdoor natural stone bathtub or the infinity plunge pool in the privacy of your villa.
After a fabulous breakfast in the restaurant, partake in interesting activities to experience the local culture at the resort, such as a two-hour cycling trip through the charming village or an experiential cooking class with an opportunity to visit traditional markets to source for fresh local ingredients. Or if you’d prefer, you may also take the free shuttle service, which runs four times daily, to explore attractions around center Ubud. Don’t forget to pamper yourself at Chatraka Spa for an out-of-the-world massage or a spa treatment set in the amazing natural scenery around you before you leave. Stay at Tejaprana Resort & Spa for the best travel memories you can create in Ubud.
Ubud is home to some of the best accommodations in Bali, and sure enough, adding to the list of places that will blow your mind is Natya Resort Ubud. This five-star resort is one of the top picks in the area, especially among honeymooners and other couples. The on-site restaurant serves à la carte breakfast, plus American and Asian dishes for lunch and dinner. Besides the villas with a private pool, the other top-notch amenities here are the free Wi-Fi access, sun terrace, and the wellness center. Ubud Palace is 3.9 km (2.42 mi) from the property.
Sweet Ginger Villa is a two-bedroom private villa overlooking an idyllic pool in a hidden area in Ubud. Constructed with local stones and wood, the entrance to the villa exudes authentic Balinese charm. Step inside and you will discover a contemporary haven fitted with modern amenities for your convenience, such as a beautiful tropical flower garden by the pool. Take a refreshing dip in the outdoor pool anytime you wish, or enjoy your suntan on the beach chairs provided. The villa is also amazingly well-maintained with large living spaces to relish in. Together with professional and friendly staff that will gladly assist all your needs, Sweet Ginger Villa certainly makes for a sweet and memorable Bali stay.
Set on the outskirts of Ubud town with rolling scenic landscapes, Buana Tirta Ubud Villa is a private two-bedroom property offering a private outdoor pool. Each space in the villa, from the bedroom, bathroom to the kitchen, dining area and terrace are luxuriously large and elegantly furnished for the greatest comfort. Free private parking is provided on site for those who drive. Even if you don’t, do not worry about the hassle of exploring the cultural town for complimentary shuttle service is provided at all times. The best part of a stay in Buana Tirta Ubud Villa has to be its exemplary service staff. They are always eager to assist with all your needs and queries, providing local recommendations on the best places to eat and even helping to arrange activities for you to enjoy authentic Balinese culture.
Convenience meets tranquility with the Villa Candi Kecil Empat. A short distance away from the city center, you will have access to the myriad activities found there, such as the historical Elephant Cave, Goa Gajah just a short 8 minutes drive away.
Bask in the cool air-conditioning that lets you take a breather from the warm air outside and prepare you for an additional day of activities ahead. If you want to soak in the sun, kick off your shoes and step out into the expansive lawn or finish off that novel as you recline by the pool. The interior will prove to be of equal mettle, with white drapes, soft beds that promise a peaceful sleep. This villa is capable of handling a dinner party, with numerous spaces where your guests can hang around before partaking in a meal at the dining table that seats 12. Should you require any assistance or housekeeping services, you can be assured that the manager is always on hand just for you.
Each villa in Nau Villa Ubud comes with its very own private pool. If you’re planning a honeymoon or anniversary, they have special packages and deals available for couples. Enjoy swimming in the pool, relaxing in the garden, or taking a dip in a tub filled with colorful flower petals. Besides savoring a meal at the on-site restaurant, guests will be treated to a full English breakfast.
Activities you can enjoy include yoga classes, temple visits, and lounging on the beach. For the ultimate holiday in Bali, book one of these luxurious villas now.
Off the beaten path in the northern and eastern part of Bali
Perhaps you have visited Bali many times and have explored almost everything there is to find in the mainstream tourist belt in Kuta, Seminyak, Legian, Jimbaran Bay or even ventured to its cultural capital - Ubud. In this case, it is time to check out off the beaten tourist paths in Tulamben and Lovina.
Located on the northeastern coast of Bali, Tulamben is a little coastal village lined with a unique black sandy beach covered by smooth, fist-size rocks. Home to the best diving sites in Bali, Tulamben’s reputable Alamanda Reef and Kubu Reef makes the laid-back village a godsend for enthusiastic scuba divers. You may also head up north to the peaceful town of Lovina fronting the rustic Bali Sea. The village adopts a very slow and traditional pace of life where you can dive, snorkel, fish or go on a dolphin-watching trip all day. Read this section for two of the best private villas with a pool in these two hidden gems in Bali.
Formerly known as Monkey Bungalows, the newly refurbished Relax Bali Residence - Villas is situated on the fringe of the Kubu village in Tulamben facing the fascinating Bali coast. Divers will rejoice at the sheer closeness of fascinating reefs right in front of the resort. Tall coconut trees line the sandy beach, dancing gracefully to the refreshing breeze and making the perfect backdrop for a relaxing holiday. Enjoy absolute peace and privacy as you stroll through the surrounding tropical forest. Visit the biggest Hindu and Buddhist Temples, traditional markets, and even the majestic volcanic mountains Agung and Batur, which are well connected to the resort.
If you simply want to relax in the private villa, you can do so in the two luxurious cabanas by the private freshwater pool. The 5 x 8 meters (16.4 x 26.2 feet) pool with a depth of 1.4 meters (4.6 feet) is sufficiently large to enjoy a pleasant swim if the sea is not for you. Keep yourself entertained with a selection of international cable channels or watch a movie using the in-room DVD player. This Bali resort with a private pool certainly lives up to its name of offering excellent villas for pure relaxation in Bali.
Located just steps away from the unassuming Lovina Beach, Villa Teman is a deluxe villa accommodation featuring a private pool and kitchen facilities in the tranquil Kalibubuk village in Lovina. To ensure that guests would enjoy exclusive privacy on site, there are only three villas at Villa Teman, with one three-bedroom villa in the center surrounded by two separate two-bedroom villas on both sides. There is an attentive villa maid to take care of your daily needs throughout your stay, and he or she will also serve you delicious breakfast every morning to energize you for the day.
Live like a local and go slow to enjoy the unique charms of this traditional village. Start the day with a sunrise dolphin-watching tour on a traditional boat to catch the lovely sight of wild dolphins frolicking in the warm blue sea. Then, learn how to whip up a tasty Balinese meal with your talented villa maid. Indulge in a soothing massage or spa treatment right in the comfort of your villa or at one of the many spas in the Lovina area. Alternatively, you can simply take a refreshing dip in the pool. Forget all the bustle of hectic city life with the exceptional service and amenities at Villa Teman. Be treated like a king or queen without burning a big hole in your wallet.
Located in Klungkung Regency, Bella Kita Mountain Retreat & Spa offers guests a peaceful and relaxing vacation far from the noise and hubbub of the city. Though they have a private villa with a pool, the outdoor infinity pool offers incredible mountain and nature views. If you’re planning to make the most of your stay, be sure to sign up for some of the activities hosted on-site, such as cooking classes, bike tours, and walking tours.
No matter what kind of villa you book, you’ll have your own seating area, satellite TV, kitchenette, and private bathroom. For the best stay, choose one with a garden or sea view.
If you wish to go further and steer clear of the aforementioned popular destinations in Bali, head down to Ketewel and you’ll still find what you’re looking for. One of the five-star rated properties in the area is the Royal Purnama. There are several villa options in this property, and one of the best from the bunch is the beachfront villa with a private pool that can accommodate up to 10 people. Of course, for couples who wish more privacy, the one-bedroom villas with a secluded pool is a great choice. Make the most of your stay, too, by joining the entertainment events held on-site, such as happy hours, themed dinners, cooking classes, and movie nights.
Just a 45-minute drive from the famous destination of Ubud is Payangan, where you’ll find this highly-preferred resort. Adiwana Dara Ayu Villas feature wooden furniture and interior design to match the spectacular outdoors. All the villas at the property come with an outdoor bathroom with a sunken bathtub made of stone, along with the rustic swimming pool. Daily breakfast and afternoon tea are served at the property. If you feel like going the extra mile, treat your loved one and avail yourselves of the rejuvenating spa and wellness packages too.
Indulge in a well-deserved break in Bali
For a splashing good time on the island with all your travel companions, check into one of the above Bali villas with private pools. Enjoy a luxuriant retreat in one of the world’s most tourist-friendly destinations - the beautiful Island of Gods!
Frequently asked questions about the top Bali villas with private pools
1. Which are the best villas with a pool in Bali for couples on a honeymoon?
Many of these Bali villas with private pools offer the perfect haven for couples on a honeymoon. If you want to have the best time in Bali with your spouse, opt for the following villas: Alaya Dedaun Kuta in Legian and Nau Villa Ubud in Ubud. Both offer honeymoon packages in a luxurious one-bedroom villa with a private pool.
2. Which are the most luxurious villas with a private pool in Bali?
For the most luxurious stays, opt for the following Bali villas with private pools: Ipanema Villa Bali and Villa Kyah in Seminyak, Kedonganan Beach Villa and Temple Hill Residence Villa in Jimbaran Bay, Nau Villa Ubud in Ubud, and Relax Bali Dive & SPA Resort in Tulamben.
3. Which are the best villas with a spa in Bali?
Many of these Bali villas with private pools have spas or offer spa services. For the best villas with a spa, check out Bella Kita Mountain Retreat & Spa, Villa Avrora, Villa Satu Satu, Kedonganan Beach Villa, and Sweet Ginger Villa by Prasi.
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