Top 10 Bali Beach Resorts
The island of Bali has it all – wonderful beaches, beautiful tropical forests, tranquil temples, luxury spas and vibrant nightlife. It is the most tourist friendly island of Indonesia that attracts flocks of tourists year after year. Coming for the first time in Bali it is difficult to decide where to stay, so many reviews, so many choices. We came up with a list of 10 best Bali resorts you may consider to book for your next Indonesian vacation:
1. Hard Rock Hotel Bali – The Hard Rock name and quality are both big reasons why this hotel is one of the top ten. All Hard Rock hotels, no matter where they are located, have very specific standards. If you enjoy rock and roll, and even if you don’t, you will love the Hard Rock Hotel Bali. The Hard Rock Hotel is located on the shores of Bali’s famous Kuta beach. The Hotel was recently refurbished and houses 418 tribute rooms and suites. Each room is appointed with a flat screen television, iPod docking station as well as a Hi-Fi system. This hotel is child friendly with an adventure kid’s water park. There is also a free form swimming pool, a spa as well as a five meter rock climbing wall and a fitness center, sauna and steam room. While staying at the Hard Rock Hotel Bali, there is something for the entire family.
2. The Laguna Resort and Spa Nusa Dua – If you are looking for Bali Beach resorts where you will be pampered, you will want to consider the Laguna Resort and Spa Nusa Dua. This hotel consists of luxurious rooms and suites set in a tropical garden setting. There are also swimming lagoons, butler service where you can relax and rejuvenate and be pampered. No request is too big for the staff here, and the beach is fabulous. The Laguna Resort and Spa Nusa Dua also has a golf club, whitewater rafting and an outdoor children’s pool. You can also visit the spa where you may receive body wrap treatments, aromatherapy as well as the famous Pevonia Botanica Treatment. You will leave this hotel feeling like a new person.
3. Bali Garden Beach Resort – The beach and the fantastic gardens are both big draws with this hotel. This is one of the most beautiful Bali beach resorts. The resort is located right on Kuta Beach, in front of Kuta Centre, close to the Centro Discovery Shopping Mall. You will be centrally located to everything. Each room of the Bali Garden Beach Resort has its own private balcony, cable television as well as a refrigerator and a mini bar. You will be able to enjoy the spa and swimming pool in the hotel. If you would prefer, you may also rent a private villa with three bedrooms, and 2 baths. This is perfect for the entire family. While you’re staying in Bali, you can enjoy surfing, snorkeling and well as taking the children to visit the waterpark. There is something for everyone.
4. Nikko Bali Resort – Of all the Bali beach resorts, the Nikko Bali Resort is one of the best five star resorts with majestic views of either the Indian Ocean or the beautiful garden. Lagoon rooms allow you to go from your private balcony into a lagoon in seconds. This resort is home to 389 beautifully decorated rooms. The hotel strives to cater to all of their guest’s individual needs. The Nikko Bali Resort also gives the guests access to their fitness center, water sports and beach equipment as well as the children’s jungle camp for the kids. There are four swimming pools with a waterslide. There is also a tennis court, sauna, steam bath and a babysitting service so the parents can go out for a romantic evening together. This is a beautiful, family friendly hotel that has something for everyone.
5. Nusa Dua Beach Hotel – Of all of the Bali Beach Resorts, the Nusa Dua Beach Hotel is probably one of the most luxurious. They have truly thought of everything. This hotel is a five star diamond hotel that focuses on guest satisfaction. Twenty three acres of perfectly tended gardens, an exquisite beach, and plenty of pampering and luxury are what this hotel offers, and what makes it one of the top ten. The Nusa Dua Beach Hotel has two spas, 24 hour room service, laundry and dry cleaning. You will also have access to their state of the art fitness center, as well as their swimming pools. For the children there is also the Gecko kids club where the kids can have a great time, giving the parents a little break. There is also a golf course nearby for those golf fans. Because your safety and comfort is the main priority, the hotel even offers a clinic with a doctor on call twenty-four hours a day. You will be talking about your vacation here for months and years to come!
6. Gajah Mina Beach Resort – One of the best Bali beach resorts is the Gajah Mina Beach Resort. Of the Bali beach resorts you may come across this is one of the most natural and beautiful. The resort is located on the south west coast of Bali and overlooks its own private beached carved out of volcanic rock. You will have your choice of eleven independent villas where you will enjoy magnificent views. You will be able to take mountain bike trip as well as surfing in famous Bali Break. You may also rent a scooter and take a ride to explore the nearby villages. The hotel also gives the guests access to the spa and massage where you will have a choice of a scented oil Balinese massage, a hot stone massage and a foot reflexing massage and a body wrap. When you leave the Gajah Mina Beach Resort you will feel relaxed and rejuvenated.
7. Karma Kandara Resort – If you are thinking about Bali Villas, then the Karma may be one of the top ten Bali beach resorts for your vacation. The resort is located on a cliff above the Indian Ocean. You will have magnificent views from any of the 46 expansive private beach villas. Each villa has two or three pavilions with roofs and is fully equipped kitchen, a lounge and a dining area. You will have access to their restaurant that serves scrumptious Indonesian food as well as to the rooftop bar. There is also a spa and wellness center. You can take helicopter rides or a ski boat to a private island and enjoy a romantic picnic. There is also plenty of access to diving and snorkeling. Whether you are here on a honeymoon or with your entire family, you will love your stay here.
8. Sanur Beach Resort – Sanur Beach Resort is a popular choice for Bali vacation packages if you want luxury and a quiet vacation combined. This hotel is off the beaten path, and away from the crowds and noise. It is located on the beach of Sanur. Each room of the Sanur Beach Resort has its own private balcony overlooking the pool, beach or the beautiful garden. There are two swimming pools for you and your family to enjoy as well as tennis courts and a pool side restaurant. The Sanur Beach Resort also offers two and one bedroom villas with their own private pool. If you want a hotel that has something for everyone, this is it!
9. Karma Jimbaran – Luxury villas close to Lombok Island, with fabulous views and an elegant atmosphere is what the Karma Jimbaran. The Karma Jimbaran consists of forty expansive luxury pool villas. Each villa sleeps one to six people and overlooks tranquil Jimbaran Bay. You will also have access to watersports and mountain biking. There is also the Three Monkeys Kids Club for the children where they can partake of activities such as rafting, ceramic making and painting. There is truly something for everyone. This is a great place to stay if you either planning a family vacation or a romantic getaway.
10. Rama Beach Resort and Villas – This has been named one of the top Bali beach resorts for many different reasons. The resort is located at Tubar-Kuta on Kuta Beach. You will stay in beautiful rooms with magnificent views. You will have access to a therapeutic spa where you can enjoy facials and foot reflexology. The hotel management strives to make each and every guest feel special and sees that every need is met. You will also have access to tennis courts. The Rama beach Resort and Villas also offers cooking lessons so that you may learn how to make traditional Indonesian food. You will find rooms which are comfortable and appealing, and a beach vacation stay that will be memorable.