Think stunning beaches, lush tropical forests, and a culture so unique and intoxicating you’ll never want to leave. That’s Bali. The Indonesian island is known for its enchanting spirit.
This is a place where you can cycle through rice paddies, shop for spices in the market, see a Balinese medicine man, and surf all in the same day. And this is why tourism in Bali is booming. If you still haven’t been to the island, or even if you have but you’re looking to explore a different part – we’ve got you covered.
Where to go and where to stay in Bali all depends on what your vibe is. Hotels in Bali are plentiful, and all have relaxation at their heart. These are the best Bali hotels to book for your next visit.
The Slow HotelSitting on Canggu island’s Batu Bolong strip, The Slow is Bali’s coolest art hotel. With brutalist-inspired architecture, it’s a minimalist getaway in the midst of paradise. The interior, which incorporates Bali’s natural wood and is filled with native Indonesian plants, is both modern and tropical. The best part? The hotel is situated just five minutes away from the Indonesian island’s stunning sandy beaches. And as far as the rooms go, each of its 12 suites are so spacious, you’ll feel like you’re on your very own peaceful retreat.
Selong Selo HotelOverlooking the picturesque Selong Belanak Bay is the award winning, luxury Selong Selo. Situated right on top of the exclusive Jabon Hills, the Bali hotel boasts the most spectacular views of the bay. And if you’re an environmentalist, you’ll be happy to know that the hotel was built with sustainability in mind, crafted entirely from eco-friendly material.
The Colony HotelSituated right in the heart of Seminyak and just 110 metres from the beach, The Colony Hotel is one of Bali’s most elegant spaces. It’s also just a short walk away from hot spots like the Ku De Ta beach club. The Dutch colonial-style boutique hotel boasts 21 rooms featuring contemporary, minimalist design furniture. And if you’re looking for complete quiet – kids under the age of 16 are not allowed.
Batu Karang Lembongan Resort HotelLooking for a real life oasis to escape to? Batu Kerang Lembogan Resort is it. Situated on the tropical island of Nusa Lembongan, the five-star retreat is the ultimate getaway. Carved into the island’s hillside, book a stay at one of its luxury villas where you’ll have a modern Bali experience with a touch of tradition.
Capella Ubud HotelIt has only been open for one year, but the Capella Ubud has already been dubbed Bali’s most exotic hotel. Designed by Bill Bensley (the man behind the décor of a whopping 200 hotels across the world), the tent-style camp looks straight out of a Wes Anderson movie. Situated in the hills of Bali’s Ubud, it’s 22 guest tents are in the middle of a jungle oasis, complete with a 30-meter-long outdoor salt-water rainforest pool overlooking the verdant Indonesian island’s forest.