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Bali is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world for a reason. Endless beaches, lush green jungles, and towering volcanoes create an idyllic paradise.
Add in some of the best food on the planet and amazing nightlife, and it’s no wonder people flock to Bali year after year.
If you’re looking to spoil yourself rotten during your next vacation, here are the best 6-star hotels in Bali for ultra-luxury accommodations.
Whether you’re looking for a quiet escape or want to be right in the middle of all the action, there’s something for everyone here.
So put on your best SPF 50 sunscreen and get ready to enjoy some serious pampering.
Location: Amandari Kedewatan, Ubud Bali
Starting Rate: $980/night
Imagine a place where you can escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life but feel pampered.
I’ve been to many hotels in my life, and I can tell you honestly that Amandari is the best.It’s the ideal choice to stay in Ubudand explore the region, considering that this is among the best luxury hotels you can get.
Amandari is unlike any other hotel you’ll ever stay at. It’s luxurious but not stuffy. It’s relaxing but fun. It’s beautiful and clean but also feels like home.
No matter what mood you’re in when you arrive, whether you just want to spend an afternoon lounging by the pool or get some work done in your room, Amandari has something for you.
As you approach the resort, you can see that it has separate pavilions that blend seamlessly into its lush landscape.
They give you total privacy as you relax by their private pool or take in views of Batukaru Peak from their balcony.
You can eat in one of their pavilions open to the air or relax in their glass-walled living space as you watch the sunset over the Java Sea from your room.
Whether you spend most of your time here or doing the best things in Ubud, like exploring Bali Sea temples, it is guaranteed that you will have a blast.
Good to Know:
The Stone Tiger is a beautiful reminder of the village’s blessing.
It sits beside two shrines 129 steps below Amandari, and its gaze follows you as you descend the stairs.
A seventh-century Hindu priest left this tiger as a reminder of the village’s blessing. If one approaches it with an open heart and mind, all of your wishes will come true.
- Ubud Rafting
- Bali Swing
- The Garden Bar
- Kubu at Mandapa [Mediterranean, European, Healthy]
- Sawah Terrace at Mandapa [Indonesian]
- The Pool Bar at Mandapa [Healthy]
2. Anantara Seminyak Bali Resort
Location: Jl. Abimanyu (Dhyana Pura), Seminyak, Badung Regency, Bali 80361, Indonesia
Starting Rate: $320/ night
The Anantara Seminyak Resort is a hidden gem in the middle of Bali’s bustling tourist town. It’s quiet and peaceful here, with a spa program second to none.
This spot will be perfect for your needs if you’re not into big cities. It‘s located on the edge near Ubud, where locals go when they want some time away from tourist attractions.
The thing I love most about this hotel is the lobby. It’s open air, and the chairs are besides the water, you can sit and watch the Indian Ocean roll by.
When you’re in your room, you can hear the soothing sound of water flowing in from the ocean, making everything feel more relaxed.
The 6-story design is completely filled with water elements that bring the outside, so even when you’re inside your room, you still feel like you’re on vacation on a remote island far away from home.
When you first walk into this hotel, it’s like stepping into a home you’ve never seen before.
You might expect a modern, contemporary space, but you’ll find yourself surrounded by ancient marble floors and carved wooden walls. There are lush plants everywhere, and it feels peaceful enough to be considered one of the best places to stay in Seminyak.
The staff is friendly and welcoming, and this resort is ideal when on the lookout to do some of the best activities in Seminyak. As for the pricing, it’s not so far from the 5-star hotels you can find in Bali, and that’s why this is a cheap but quality effective alternative.
Good to Know:
I love that the pace of life here is slower than in most places. It’s so relaxing to sit in the sun, sip a delicious cocktail by the pool, and enjoy a fresh fish taco.
- Double Six Beach
- Seminyak Beach
- Double Six Club
- Seminyak Kitchen [Asian]
- SugarSand [Bar]
- MoonLite Kitchen and Bar [Asian]
3. Conrad Bali
Location: Jalan Pratama 168, Tanjung Benoa, Bali, 80363, Indonesia
Starting Rate: $108/night
Conrad Bali is a hotel that knows what it’s like to want a vacation that’s both adventurous and relaxing.
Few things are more exciting when you’re on vacation than when your plane lands and you realize you’re finally at your destination. You can’t wait to see what adventures await you, but you need some time to decompress before they do.
Conrad Bali understands this feeling. The picturesque sandy beachfront is pure Bali itself, and it’s got all the amenities you would expect from the most luxurious resort.
But it’s not just about the extras. It’s about how warm and personal it feels. When you arrive at Conrad Bali, they greet you by name and hand deliver your welcome drink while they tell you everything about their resort: where to eat, drink, and shop.
I love that it’s situated on the Nusa Dua coastline at Tanjung Benoa. You’ll be able to enjoy water sports and lazy afternoons for the price you would pay for a 4-star hotel in Bali, not bad considering all the services you get.
You can also go swimming with dolphins or snorkeling through coral reefs. This is the place to be if you want to experience true luxury while enjoying your time away from work or home.
Good to Know:
If you’re looking for a place to chill out, I recommend the Conrad Ocean Suites. I love the private bar, which is stocked with everything you could ever want. And that’s just one of the perks. It has a generously sized balcony that can give you an endless sea view.
- Benoa Tirta Harum Dive & Watersport
- Pura Dalem Dukuh Sakti
- Elang Laut Watersport
- Eight Degrees South at Conrad Bali [Seafood]
- Suku at Conrad Bali [Asian]
- The Place Restoran and Lounge [European]
4. Viceroy Bali
Location: Jln. Lanyahan, Br. Nagi, Ubud, Bali, Indonesia
Starting Rate: $320/ night
I’ve been to my fair share of hotels, but this one has to be one of the best. The Viceroy Bali is situated on the crest of a mountain above Bali’s Valley of the Kings, where temples, shrines, and water temples are found, dating from the 8th century.
The hotel is so stunning that it’s hard to believe something so beautiful could exist in real life. From the moment you step into Viceroy Bali, you are enveloped in impeccable service.
The staff is attentive and anticipates your every need, whether arranging a romantic dinner on the beach or stocking your room with your favourite snacks. No request is too small, and no detail is too big.
The luxurious accommodations and breathtaking views are just the icings on the cake. Whether you are looking for a relaxing getaway or an action-packed holiday, Viceroy Bali will surely exceed your expectations.
With its world-class service and stunning location, it is no wonder this resort is a favourite among celebrities and luxury travellers alike.
This is one of the best CHSE hotels you can find in Bali, meaning that you can expect some quality from this choice.
If you’re looking for a quick, immersive way to experience Bali, you must get in a helicopter and fly over the Petanu River at Viceroy’s private Helipad.
You can add on an excursion if you want to do something more adventurous, like see Kintamani Volcano or Bedugal Lakes.
The helicopter pilots are trained in both land and sea navigation, so they’ll be able to take you wherever you want to go.
The 40-villa hotel is small compared to many other luxury spots, and it may be smaller than you’re used to but that’s okay.
Good to Know:
Take an elephant safari ride at nearby Taro Village, a sunrise volcano trek, or even a thrilling ride on the back of a Harley-Davidson.
- JJ Bali
- House of OM
- Bali Simple Wood Carving and Batik Class
- Avocado Warung Ubud [Healthy]
- Aperitif Restaurant & bar [Bar]
- Abe-Do Organic Warung [Asian]
5. Ayanas Villa Bali
Location: Jl. Karang Mas Sejahtera Jimbaran, Bali 80364, Indonesia
Starting Rate: $610/ night
When I first discovered Ayanas Villa Bali, I was on the hunt for a resort that could give me all of the comforts of home and then some.
I was looking for a place that would let me relax but also give me access to fun things to do while I was there.
This is exactly what I wanted: it’s surrounded by lush gardens and cliffs overlooking the ocean, providing a total escape from the hustle and bustle of life.
And yet it’s just steps away from the restaurants and bars of Jimbaran Bay, which means you can have your cake and eat it too.
When you arrive at the hotel, you’ll be greeted with a dazzling bath, complete with a glass of champagne. It’s like they know how much you’ve been waiting.
You’ll also get priority access to the famous Rock Bar and other perks throughout your stay.
The resort is a culinary paradise. I mean, seriously, it’s like an international adventure in every bite you take.
I was so excited when I heard Ayana Villas offered dim sum all day. You can take an international culinary journey within the resort’s complex.
The staff is really friendly, too. They’ll make you feel right at home. And if there’s any problem, they’re right there to help fix it. They’re always around and willing to help out.
The Ayana Resort in Bali takes that indulgence to the next level with its Little Lux Benefits. Not only do they offer massages and yoga at sunrise, but a pro designs their 18-hole golf course.
Good to Know:
The spa’s Aquatonic Seawater Therapy Pool boasts a relaxed, oceanfront setting and is one of the world’s largest. The lodge offers a Free flow Bubbles Passport that allows unlimited access to this therapeutic pool for 7 days. Perfect for taking an afternoon dip.
- Tegal Wangi Beach
- Pantai Lanji Batu Belah
- Thermes Marins Bali Spa
- DAVA Steak & Seafood Restaurant [Steakhouse]
- Damar Terrace [Thai]
- Ah Yat Abalone Seafood Restaurant [Chinese]
6. Bulgari Resort Bali
Location: Jalan Goa Lempeh, Banjar Dinas Kangin, Uluwatu 80364, Bali, Indonesia
Starting Rate: $1,258/ night
It’s hard to imagine a place that feels more like a dream than Bulgari Resort Bali.
The view from 150 meters above the ocean shore was unmatched by anything I’d ever seen before. You feel like you’re living in a dream, but it’s real.
This is one of those experiences that are so rare and so unforgettable you’ll never forget it. You’ll never want to leave. And if you do leave, it will be hard for you not to come back.
Let’s talk about the villas: 59 of them all look like something out of your wildest dreams. They’re perfect for families or couples alike.
They have everything you could want, from a private pool to a private chef who cooks whatever you want on the premises.
The mansions have the same incredibly luxurious facilities as the villas do. They just take up more space.
The best part, though? The food. They have Italian and Indonesian restaurants and lounge bars with live music every night. It’s where you can sit outside by the pool or on a cliff overlooking the ocean.
And if that wasn’t enough, there was an incomparable Hindu Temple at the top of the resort that made me feel like I was in another world altogether. This place has modern interpretations of the Balinese style that reflect a distinct Bulgari Italian style.
It’s the perfect destination for sophisticated and discerning travellers who want to experience something extraordinary while away from home.
Good to Know:
The onsite chapel is a stunning backdrop for a romantic wedding. This Bulgari-branded spot combines elegant details like Paras Kerobokan stone from Bali with panoramic ocean views.
- Tebing Uluwatu
- Pura Dalem Selonding
- Samsara Beach
- Oneeighty [International]
- Sangkar Restaurant [Italian]
- The Bar (Bulgari Resort) [Bar]
7. Four Seasons Resort Bali at Jimbaran Bay
Location: Jimbaran Bay, Jimbaran, Kuta Selatan, Jimbaran, Kuta Sel., Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361, Indonesia
Starting Rate: $785/night
When you’re on vacation, it’s not just about the sights. It’s about the experience.
And I’m not talking about sightseeing. I mean the experience of being in Bali and trying to take in all of its culture and beauty.
This all-villa resort is situated on the beachfront, so you’ll enjoy the most memorable beach experience out of Bali’s beautiful beaches.
When walking through the lush gardens surrounding this resort, don’t forget to snap some photos of the Balinese temples that provide a picturesque backdrop to your vacation.
The first time I saw those temples, it was like a dream come true. I had always wanted to go to Bali and see those temples up close. Now they were right in front of me.
The best thing about staying at the Four Seasons Resort Bali at Jimbaran Bay is when you’re hanging out by the infinity-style pool.
You’ll have a great experience at the spa at this resort. After a long day of exploring, you’ll be ready to relax and unwind. The spa provides holistic treatments and aromatherapy, which helps you feel like you’re in your oasis.
You can have a deep-tissue massage, which is amazing. Afterwards, you’ll be offered tea in their lounge area while they give you some time to relax.
Good to Know:
Bali’s best surfing beaches near the resort offer beginner lessons and equipment.
- Samastra Lifestyle Village
- Jimbaran Corner Shopping Center
- Bali Food Safari
- Taman Wantilan [Asian]
- OPIA Dining Destination [Asian]
- Sundara Restaurant & Bar [Barbecue]
8. The Mulia – Nusa Dua, Bali
Location: Jl. Raya Nusa Dua Selatan Kawasan Sawangan, Nusa Dua Bali, Indonesia 80363
Starting Rate: $518/ night
Bali is one of the most beautiful places in the world, and it can be overwhelming.
It’s not just the beaches, which are stunning and pristine. It’s also the people who are welcoming and friendly. And then there’s the food.
But if you’re looking for an experience combining all 3 elements, one place stands out: The Mulia Nusa Dua Bali.
This luxury resort offers 3 options in 1 magnificent location: hotel rooms, villas, or private bungalows on the beach.
Whatever your choice, you’ll enjoy the finest amenities and unrivalled service at this multi-award-winning Bali beach resort.
I don’t know how they did it, but they built this hotel right next to a cliff that overlooks the ocean.
When you’re in the mood for a world-class culinary experience, it’s hard to go wrong with The Mulia. Their collection of 9 bars and restaurants is sure to please any palate.
Each location promises an exceptional dining experience. The atmosphere is always warm and inviting.
It’s got everything: the first Asia Pacific Ice Room, a spa that offers head-to-toe relaxing services, luxury suites, and concierge assistance to make your stay as comfortable as possible.
The best part is that they offer a range of services that cater to every need. From the modern fitness center and spa treatments to help make your stay as comfortable as possible.
Good to Know:
While you may be tempted to lounge on the beach all day, The Mulia offers an array of water sports to suit any experience level, from canoeing to stand-up paddle boarding.
- Geger Beach Nusa Dua Bali
- Geger Temple
- Ritz Kids
- Soleil [Italian, Mediterranean, European, International]
- Sky Bar [Bar]
- Table8 Chinese Restaurant [Chinese, Asian]
9. St. Regis Resort Bali
Location: Kawasan Pariwisata, Nusa Dua, Lot S6, PO Box 44, Nusa Dua, 80363 Indonesia
Starting Rate: $432/ night
Toes dipped in the sand, absorbing the sounds of waves and taking in the sun’s warm rays. What could be better?
When you first arrive at St. Regis Resort Bali, you will be greeted by a sweet and friendly staff member who will escort you to your villa.
I loved how the ocean was integrated into the hotel’s design. The swimming lagoons were beautiful and peaceful, while the outdoor pools let you relax on their expansive sundeck.
The villa itself is incredible. It has a private pool, outdoor seating areas with ocean views, and comfortable indoor spaces where you can relax. It’s also right across from the beach. So close, you can practically roll out of bed and step onto your private patio overlooking the dunes.
You can even take a snorkelling trip if you’re feeling adventurous. Or just sit back and relax with friends around the poolside bar.
And if that’s not enough to keep you busy, there’s also an outdoor sundeck where you can soak up some sun and enjoy a drink from their full-service bar.
Good to Know:
The newly built Bali Mandara toll road — stretching over the Gulf of Benoa — provides quick and easy access to several popular areas in South Bali.
Geger Beach Nusa Dua Bali
Boneka Restaurant at The St. Regis Bali Resort [International]
King Cole Bar at The St. Regis Bali Resort [Bar]
Tapa Nusa Dua [Asian]
10. Alila Villas Uluwatu
Location: Jl. Belimbing Sari, Banjar Tambiyak, Desa Pecatu, Uluwatu, Pecatu, Kuta Sel., Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80364, Indonesia
Starting Rate: $771/ night
When I think about the Alila Villas Uluwatu, I picture myself lounging in my private villa, sipping a glass of wine, and listening to waves lapping against the shore.
The villas are sleek and simple with a modern design. The walls are made of stone, giving you a feeling of being at home while still being pampered by professional staff.
The Alila Villas Uluwatu will make you feel like the most important person in the world. For this reason, I consider it one of the best luxury villas in Bali,and the fact that you have your private beach helps too. The location is incredible: you’re right on the water’s edge.
One that’s just for you and your friends and family to enjoy. You’ll have access to 65 spacious, comfortable villas with everything you need to relax in a beautiful place.
But if there’s one thing I know about this resort, it won’t disappoint. In addition to enjoying this space, you can also take advantage of many leisure activities offered at this resort.
Visit Balinese artists or take part in Indonesian cooking classes if that floats your boat.
Good to Know:
The Shirodara treatment at Spa Alila is simply the best. This 5,000-year-old Indian therapy combines four-hand massage with the healing power of warm medicated oil for deep relaxation.
- Sali Bali Tours
- Bali Journey Tours
- Di Bali Tour
- Gooseberry [Contemporary]
- TT Beach Club [Asian]
- Nau Tapioca House [Brazilian]
The gated enclave of Nusa Dua is a hotspot for A-listers. Its exclusivity and peaceful vibes mean it's the perfect place for the rich and famous to escape crowds and the paparazzi. It's also home to plenty of Bali's top celebrity hotels, including The St. Regis Bali Resort, one of Bali's most private five-star hotels.What is the luxury part of Bali? ›
Bali's five-star resorts rank amongst the best hotels in the world, with most of them located in Nusa Dua, Seminyak and Ubud. Ubud's hotels cater to those who prefer spas and cultural pursuits, while surfing and other beach activities can be found at the sophisticated beachfront communities of Nusa Dua and Seminyak.What are the safest cities to stay in Bali? ›
The best areas to stay in Bali are: Ubud, Seminyak, Canggu, Uluwatu, and Kuta. It's best to divide your time and stay a few nights in the top 2 to 3 areas to visit the most beautiful places in Bali.