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Facilities

  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Five integrated swimming pools
  • Spa
  • Yoga studio
  • Gym
  • Bicycle rental 
  • Kids’ club
  • Business and events facilities
  • Babysitting
  • Boutique

Activities

  • Yoga classes
  • Cookery lessons
  • Cycle tours
  • Guided temple excursions
  • Excursion along the west coast beaches
  • Private tours of Bali
  • Children’s activities
  • Food tours

Children

Yes

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Located at the quieter end of Seminyak’s eight-kilometre beach, Alila Seminyak overlooks the waves of the Indian Ocean. This designer hotel blends tropical minimalism with contemporary comforts, offering guests personalised hospitality, unique experiences, and first-class facilities. 

The 240 guestrooms and suites feature dark wooden furniture, Balinese stone, cool neutral tones, and natural fabrics. Sliding doors lead to spacious bathrooms and dressing rooms, while floor-to-ceiling windows overlook the gardens or beach. For the ultimate splurge, book the Beach Suite or Penthouse with private pool and personal butler. 

The oceanfront restaurant, Seasalt, offers seafood fused with Japanese flavours, while the neighbouring beach bar is the ideal spot to sink into a daybed. 

The resort centres on five integrated infinity pools and a traditional Hindu temple, while its spa offers treatments involving fresh, local ingredients. Guests can enjoy cookery lessons, yoga classes and guided tours, while the designer boutiques and high-end restaurants of Seminyak are a short stroll away. 

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Facilities

  • Dining: Chef service
  • Swimming pool
  • Entertainment room
  • Tennis court
  • Table tennis

Activities

  • Seminyak (30 mins away)
  • Golf at Bali Nirwana
  • Bungee Jumping 
  • Horse riding on the beach 
  • Fishing 
  • Snorkelling

Children

Yes

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Enjoy the ultimate sunset panorama and fall asleep to a lullaby of waves at the family friendly Villa Maridadi, one of Bali’s few completely beachfront villas in Canggu. Surrounded by tranquillity, standing on a cliff facing the Indian Ocean, Villa Maridadi is a beautifully maintained, fully staffed five-bedroom luxury beachfront retreat situated just beyond the picturesque Balinese village of Mengening.

 

The five luxuriously spacious bedrooms, which can be configured to your individual needs, include one master villa suite, two identical double-suites and two bedrooms in the main house. Each room comes with views of the sweeping coastline and distant volcanoes as well as romantic en suite garden bathrooms.

 

Every meal is catered to your needs, whether you fancy Western favourites, fresh seafood delicacies or Balinese cuisine.

 

The villa also has a games room with a billiards table and large television to keep guests occupied, and there’s an expansive swimming pool, living space and gardens as well as direct access to the black sand beach. Spa treatments and yoga sessions in the privacy of the property can be arranged.

 

Price scale

Facilities

  • Private dining
  • Spa
  • Swimming pool
  • Media room
  • Barbeque facility

Activities

  • Visit rice fields 
  • Tugu temple
  • Nirwana Golf Course 
  • Surfing on Canggu or Pererenan beaches 

 

Children

Yes

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Villa Belong Dua is a tranquil two bedroom beachside villa located in the heart of Seseh, a traditional fishing and temple village on the south-west coast of Bali. 

Two charming bedroom pavilions and open-sided living and dining areas are adorned with black and white prints, ancient maps of Dutch Batavia and enchanting portraits. A generous, 20-metre-long swimming pool stretches out outside amongst the pretty tropical garden.

 The villa comes with a team of experienced staff, full housekeeping services and a villa manager who is on hand to ensure that all your expectations are exceeded. Your private chef is on hand to prep meals from a suggestion menu of Asian and Western fare. An especially good space for children, the garden is safely enclosed, the swimming pool has a shallow section and there’s a secret playhouse in the rice barn. There’s also  a TV room stocked with children’s games, books and DVDs. 
 

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Facilities

  • Two restaurants 
  • at different locations
  • Spa
  • Swimming pool
  • Gym

Activities

  • Explore Bali's spiritual and cultural centre
  • Monkey Forest
  • Ubud Palace
  • Ubud's famed art market 

Children

Yes

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This luxury boutique hotel is spectacularly located on the River Ayung just outside Ubud. Designed as an extension of the Samaya Seminyak, the Samaya Ubud is a serene tropical paradise that combines cutting edge design with unrivalled comfort and luxury.

Nineteen spacious and lavishly appointed pool villas feature king-size beds, stunning bathrooms and state-of-the-art technology. All villas also include a decent-size pool and the added luxury of butler service. A picnic basket of gourmet delights is delivered each morning for you to enjoy.

The resort’s two restaurants serve mouth-watering gourmet cuisine. Sample innovative dishes as you admire the views at Scene, or enjoy a more informal dining experience in a riverside setting at Swept Away. 

The Samaya Ubud is perfectly located to explore Bali’s spiritual and cultural centre. Visit the Monkey Forest, Ubud Palace and the Ubud’s famed art market. Back at the resort, relax with a massage in the spa or laze by the pool.
 

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Facilities

  • Private dining
  • Swimming pool
  • Large garden

Activities

  • Restaurants
  • Spas
  • Boutiques
  • Bars
  • Galleries
  • Seminyak Beach

Children

Yes

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The Orchard House is one of Bali’s best kept secrets, hidden down a lane in the heart of bustling Seminyak. This family-run home is bursting with character and fantastically unique in both appearance and décor.

Fusing traditional Balinese features with colonial design, the property features four bedrooms, two of which interconnect, plus an additional kids’ bedroom sleeping up to four children. Guests can relax in the large open-sided living and dining room which are furnished with comfortable sofas. Next to this space is the Big Room with wall-to-wall book cases. There are also toys, karaoke sets and dressing up kits to keep children occupied.

The villa boasts a well-furnished kitchen. Choose to eat at the six-seater dining table or the outdoor dining area which accommodates ten guests.

There's also a 13-metre swimming pool surrounded by gardens with sun loungers lining the water, and a shaded bale with cushions. Kids will adore the fun tree house tucked into the garden. 
 

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Facilities

  • Two restaurants
  • Bar
  • Spa
  • Fitness centre
  • Outdoor pool
  • Tennis court
  • Library

Activities

  • Full moon ceremony at a Hindu temple
  • Sunset blessing at Petitenget
  • Visit baby turtles in the saltwater sanctuary
  • Surfing lessons 
  • Relax on the beach 
  • Balinese dance performance

Children

No

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For those looking to live a life of luxury while visiting the Island of the Gods, The Oberoi Seminyak is the perfect choice. Sitting on fifteen acres of tropical gardens hidden in the heart of bustling Seminyak, the Oberoi offers peace, privacy, and tranquillity a world away from the ordinary.

Guests can choose between traditional thatched-roof lanais or spacious private villas, with views across lush gardens and frangipani trees or out to the Indian Ocean. Décor is an elegant interpretation of traditional Balinese style, with intricate wood carved headboards, bamboo furnishings, natural stone, and crisp linens that glow in spaces flooded with natural light.

The two restaurants and one bar boast beach views. Kura Kura serves local dishes and Indian tandoori, plus a meat and seafood selection. Frangipani Café offers delicious pastries.

The heart of the resort lies in the outdoor pool area, which overlooks the beach and is lined with sunloungers. There’s also a tennis court, a gym, and a spa set amid ponds and fountains. 
 

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Facilities

  • Dining: Chef service
  • Swimming pool
  • Spa
  • Cinema
  • Outdoor bale
  • Barbeque
  • Business facilities

Activities

  • Uluwatu Temple 
  • Paragliding courses at Timbis Beach
  • Seafood feast at Jimbaran
  • Bali Golf and Country Club Nusa Dua
  • Waterbom Bali Park 

Children

Yes

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Located on the southwestern tip of Bali in Uluwatu, the Istana is a private luxury estate with five bedrooms resting on a large area of west-facing clifftop with unparalleled sunset views.

The house unifies modern and antique – it has an oriental approach to style, serenity and detail, with a dose of European influence and elegance. The main house has a living space, dining room, entertainment area (the Dotcom room), and four guest bedroom suites. A separate guesthouse comprises the master suite.

Both buildings are single-story and open-air, inspiring a natural ambiance while accentuating the breathtaking view. The suites each have a network of staff providing a luxury hotel level of service, restaurant-standard food, a full-time manager, butlers and a chauffeur.

The villa chef offers unmatched dining experiences for all guests. The menu features an array of dishes, both western and oriental. The chef’s special Balinese dishes are a must try.
 

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Facilities

  • Restaurant
  • In-room dining
  • Terrace
  • Two pools
  • Spa
  • Fitness room
  • Amphitheatre
  • 24-hour butler service

Activities

  • Yoga 
  • Afternoon tea 
  • Barbecue under the stars 
  • Cooking classes 
  • Kecak dance classes 
  • Morning rice fields walks
  • Painting classes 
  • Spa treatments 
  • Elephant Cave 
  • Monkey Forest 
  • Bicycle tours 
  • Browse local art galleries 
  • Batur Lake boat trips 
  • Climb Mount Agung

Children

Yes

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The Chedi Club Tanah Gajah lies in 12 acres of emerald green rice paddies in Ubud. The former estate of one of Indonesia’s most respected art collectors has been transformed into a private and tranquil haven with rustic chic interiors blending harmoniously with the landscape. 

The 20 individually designed suites and villas cater to all tastes. Accommodation ranges from 70-sqm one-bed suites to the sumptuous 570-sqm Hadiprana Villa. Pool Villas come with generous pools and are ideal for those wishing to indulge. A two bed family villa is also available. Each room features hand-carved wood furnishings, Balinese artworks, an open-air bathroom, a terrace, and state-of-the-art technology.

The Chedi Club’s restaurant offers exquisite views across the rice paddies and Asian cuisine with a Western influence are available. There's also a communal pool, a tennis court and gym, and a spa that offers gorgeous views across the paddies.
 

Price scale

Facilities

  • Dining: Chef service
  • Infinity pool
  • Heated spa
  • Rice house

Activities

  • Equestrian facilities 
  • Meridian Nirwana Golf Course
  • Legian and Seminyak 
  • Echo Beach surfing 

 

Children

Yes

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Whisk yourself away to Ombak Luwung, a luxurious world-class resort exuding peace, privacy and Balinese beauty, located right on Canggu Beach.

The villa is comprised of five en suite bedrooms. The master bedroom faces the stunning Indian Ocean and connects via a bridge to a separate bathing pavilion. There is one other bedroom with a similar view, while the third bedroom connects to a lush secluded garden with a massage pavilion and outdoor shower. The last two bedrooms are nestled amidst a huge lily pond, in a two-story structure.

Lounge around in the 17-metre infinity pool, relax at the heated spa pool, or unwind with a cocktail at the intricately carved lumbung (rice barn), a perfect spot for enjoying the Balinese sunsets. For some secluded pampering, there’s also a massage pavilion for two in the privacy of a private tropical garden.

In addition, Ombak Luwung Beachfront Estate has a full staff including manager, butler, engineer, private chef, housekeepers, gardeners and security guards.
 

Price scale

Facilities

  • Spa
  • Butler service
  • Bicycle rental
  • Kids club
  • Library
  • Outdoor pool
  • Fitness centre
  • Meeting/banquet facilities

Activities

  • Yoga
  • Heated pool
  • Spa
  • Jungle walks 
  • Biking 
  • Temple tours 

 

Children

Yes

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Mandapa, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve, is a secluded paradise set in the lush, rolling hills next to the Ayung River, just outside of Ubud. Mandapa is one of three Ritz-Carlton Reserves where there’s no reception -  rather, you’re met by your butler who'll escort you to your ‘house’.

The 60 rooms comprise 25 one and two-bedroom pool villas with rice-terrace or riverfront views, and 35 Mandapa or Reserve suites which are located in a separate block set back from the rice terrace. Each one showcases exquisite architecture and craftsmanship from the local area – vibrant murals, Balinese prints and sustainably-built Balinese furniture. They also include spa-inspired en suite bathrooms, private outdoor spaces, and the service of a personal butler.

Balinese and Asian cuisine is served at Sawah Terrace. The pool bar serves light meals and cocktails, and the Library is the place for an afternoon tea or a relaxing drink. 
 

 

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