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10 Best Beach Resorts in Bali - The Perfect Escape for Leisure & Luxury!

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If you are a travel enthusiast, you have definitely heard of the island haven, Bali! This amazingly beautiful fish-shaped island encompasses such wonderful elements of nature that it leaves every traveller, enthralled and enchanted. Be it the lush green rice paddies or the magnificent sea-side temples, the forested volcanic mountains or the rugged coastlines, the iconic mythology-inspired monuments or the rich culture that the island is steeped in; Bali proves to be, not just a tropical escape for the body, but a peaceful state-of-mind for the soul!

The beaches of Bali are yet another unique feature of this Indonesian island that is surrounded by the Indian Ocean to the south and the Bali Sea to the north. The turquoise blue waters coupled with the white sandy beaches have encouraged many a beach resorts in Bali to set shop by the laid-back coastlines and provide an out-of-the-world lavish experience to tourists from all over the world. These beach resorts range from budget-friendly options to luxurious villas and offer the best of amenities that you can take advantage of, on your holiday!

With incredible sightseeing such as Pura Tanah Lot & Uluwatu Temple and amazing Bali attractions such as Devdan Show at Nusa Dua and the thrilling white water rafting experience at Ayung River, this island is all set to welcome you to its heavenly abode. Look forward to some of the best resorts in Bali and a memorable holiday as part of your Bali tour packages!

Pura Tanah Lot Temple

To help you experience the ‘Island of Gods’ to the fullest, we have come up with a list of 10 best beach resorts in Bali, that will ensure that you have the best of everything in terms of accommodation, right from luxurious amenities, relaxing spa treatments to delectable cuisines and splendid ocean views!

[tabs] [tab title="Banyan Tree Ungasan Bali"]

This luxurious 5-star beach resort is beautifully placed on the cliffs of Bali’s southernmost peninsula, in the Ungasan region of Bali. Just 11 km away (approx. 35 mins) from the Ngurah Rai International Airport, the resort is located near the iconic Uluwatu Temple and provides a peaceful getaway from the hustle and bustle of the city centre. It offers lavishly appointed pool villas complete with distinctive Balinese touches, breathtaking sunsets and stunning views of the Indian Ocean!

Each villa is adorned with a private landscaped garden and equipped with amenities such as private infinity pool, outdoor jet pool, separate living room and dining areas, marble bathroom with sunken bath and a Balinese-style outdoor shower. With such comfort and lavish world-class services, this beach resort could very well be the perfect romantic escape for your honeymoon holiday! Veena World can be your perfect travel companion to book this beach resort with our customized Bali honeymoon packages.

Banyan Tree Ungasan Bali

Other Facilities: Banyan Tree Spa, Banyan Tree Gallery, Turtle Kids Club, MICE solutions, well-equipped gym, swimming pool and a library featuring an international selection of books, magazines and internet access.

Nearby Sightseeing: Uluwatu Temple, Pandawa Beach, Garuda Wisnu Kencana Cultural Park, Batuan Village Temple[/tab]

[tab title=" Nusa Dua Beach Hotel & Spa"]

Experience opulent luxury with the finest hospitality! Nusa Dua Beach Hotel & Spa is a 5-star retreat located in the Nusa Dua region of Bali’s southern peninsula. Equipped with 382 guestrooms, 5 restaurants, 4 bars, 3 outdoor pools, meeting rooms, an outdoor theatre and direct beach access, this hotel is the epitome of Balinese authentic hospitality and world-class services. It is blessed with heavenly views of the ocean on one hand and scenic vistas of lush tropical gardens on the other.

Guests taking advantage of this lavish resort can choose either view along with a luxurious experience that is fit for royalty! The relaxing spa treatments available at the hotel will not only pamper your mind and body but also rejuvenate your soul! For a spectacular holiday experience that will stay in your heart and mind forever, include Nusa Dua Beach Hotel & Spa, as part of your Bali tour packages today. Have the time of your life with your special someone, when you book Bali honeymoon packages with Veena World and choose Nusa Dua Beach Hotel, as your ideal honeymoon escape!

Nusa Dua Beach Hotel & Spa

Other Facilities: Complimentary Wi-Fi, well-equipped fitness centre, squash & tennis courts, Gecko Kids Club, free scuba diving lessons, aqua aerobics and Balinese dance classes.

Nearby Sightseeing: Samuh Beach, Nusa Dua Bali Beach, Pasifika Museum, Bali Collection, Tanjung Benoa, Geger Beach, Serangan Turtle Island, Nusa Dua Theatre (Devdan Show), Uluwatu Temple[/tab]

[tab title="The Laguna, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Nusa Dua"]

The Laguna Beach Resort boasts of 7 beautifully landscaped lagoons and pools; reason enough to make this resort an essential part of your incredible Bali holiday experience! 287 guestrooms, suites and villas along with 5 multi-cuisine restaurants & bars, satisfy the whims and fancies of every guest that walks through the hotel’s doors or relaxes in the warmth of their Balinese authentic hospitality. It offers some of the best panoramic views of the Indian Ocean from its prime location and cradles in its premises the iconic 5000 square meters turquoise lagoon, world’s first swimmable lagoon!

Enjoy around the clock, on-call butler service coupled with a knowledgeable concierge, remarkable Balinese culture and a luxurious tropical life at this picture-perfect, laidback and lavishly appointed beach resort & spa! A perfect choice for your Bali honeymoon packages, the unique Lagoon access rooms will ensure that you directly step out from your villa’s private balcony into the crystal clear waters of the lagoon!

The Laguna a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa Nusa Dua

Other Facilities: State-of-the-art Lagoon Spa, Business Centre, Limousine Services, 24/7 Fitness Centre, 6 indoor meeting rooms and 4 outdoor venues (for weddings, events etc.)

Nearby Sightseeing: Samuh Beach, Nusa Dua Bali Beach, Bali National Golf Club, Nusa Bagu Island, Nusa Peninsula Island, Bali Collection, Water Blow, Nusa Dua Theatre (Devdan Show), Uluwatu Temple[/tab]

[tab title="Sheraton Bali Kuta Resort"]

This luxurious hotel is the only 5-star beachfront resort, situated at the prime location of Kuta Beach! One of the topmost choices for luxury accommodation in Kuta, the Sheraton Bali Kuta Resort stands true to its name as it offers world-class services, well-appointed amenities and the finest hospitality to all its guests. Located just 5 km away from the international airport, the resort is also a short distance away from several shopping districts and popular attractions of the beach city. There are 203 spacious, comforting and elaborately appointed guestrooms and suites to choose from that offer some of the best views of the Indian Ocean!

All this, further accentuated by classic Balinese design and textures to give you a feeling of being truly immersed in the breathtakingly beautiful and peaceful aura of the ‘Island of Gods’. Being at the heart of Kuta and just a stone’s throw away from the world-famous Kuta Beach, has its own advantages for the Sheraton Bali Kuta Resort, as it enjoys undivided attention of travellers when they book for beachfront resorts as part of their Kuta honeymoon packages.

Sheraton Bali Kuta Resort
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Other Facilities: Shine for Sheraton (Spa), state-of-the-art Sheraton Fitness Centre, Play@Sheraton (Kids Club), Link@Sheraton (Business Centre), outdoor pool with sundeck

Nearby Sightseeing: Kuta Beach, Beachwalk Shopping Mall, Kuta Souvenir & Art Market, Kuta Center, Waterbom Park, Club Aqua Bali, Petitenget Temple, Pura Tanah Lot, Uluwatu Temple[/tab]

[tab title="Hard Rock Hotel Bali, Kuta"]

If you love music, then you will love this hotel too! An offbeat choice from your otherwise luxury hotels, the Hard Rock Hotel in Kuta, Bali offers a welcome respite to the modern traveller with music-inspired themes and décor. It belongs to the famous ‘Hard Rock Café’ brand and it is their first flagship property in Asia. Located just opposite the famous, Kuta Beach, this 4-star hotel enjoys a prime location amidst the heart of Bali’s entertainment and shopping district. The hotel features 418 well-appointed and comfortable guestrooms that are essentially tributes to rock stars of the music world!

Every hall, restaurant, common area, guestroom is designed to highlight the rock and roll culture and the music revolution of famous artists who changed the face of music, arts and fashion! Record your own songs at the Boom Box recording studio, shop for souvenirs at the ‘Rock Shop’ or enjoy wonderful spa treatments at the Rock Spa; this hotel will ensure that you feel and live like a star! Don’t miss out on this unique beach resort which can be part of some glamorous Kuta honeymoon packages, with your special someone!

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Other Facilities: Rock Shop, Rock Spa, Body Rock (Fitness Centre), Rock Om (Yoga), Rock Royalty (for VIP guests), Rock Climbing, TABU (Young Adults Club), The Sound of Your Stay Life (Recording Studio), Free-form outdoor pool, Meeting & Wedding Venues

Nearby Sightseeing: Kuta Beach, Hard Rock Café, Beachwalk Shopping Mall, Kuta Souvenir & Art Market, Kuta Center, Waterbom Park, Club Aqua Bali, Petitenget Temple, Pura Tanah Lot, Uluwatu Temple[/tab]

[tab title="Ayana Resort & Spa, Jimbaran"]

This brilliant luxury beach resort is perched on a clifftop overlooking the pristine Jimbaran bay and offers some of the most amazing sunsets and spectacular ocean views from its lovely hilltop location! The hotel is spread over an area of 90 hectares and envelops within itself 19 restaurants, 12 swimming pools, luxury guestrooms, suites, villas and an exclusive private beach with beach club! The hotel, located just 10 km away from the international airport, is Bali’s only fully integrated resort that shares many of its on-site facilities with its sister property, RIMBA Jimbaran Bali. Guests can enjoy full access to the dining and recreation facilities that are offered at both hotel properties by means of a complimentary resort shuttle.

In this way, they enjoy an even wider variety of world-class services and hospitality, offered by the AYANA brand. The hotel also offers luxurious spa treatments in the form of Thalassotherapy (seaweed & seawater), Aquatonic therapy pool, Lava Stone Reflexology, 7 Chakra Dhara etc. The perfect choice for your honeymoon, the couples spa & massage at their famous, Thermes Marins Spa could be one of the most romantic things to do in Bali, for you and your partner.

Ayana Resort & Spa Jimbaran
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Other Facilities: The world famous Rock Bar, Kampoeng Bali (authentic Bali village experience restaurant), Spa on the Rocks, Ocean Beach Pool, Golf Putting Course, Shopping Arcade, Private Kubu Beach, Kid’s Club, Private Cabana, State-of-the-art Gym, Retail Shop and Tennis Pavilion

Nearby Sightseeing: Kubu Bali Beach, The Rock Bar, Jimbaran Corner, Jimbaran Beach, Garuda Wisnu Kencana, New Kuta Green Park, New Kuta Golf, Padang Padang Beach, Uluwatu Temple[/tab]

[tab title="Grand Hyatt Bali, Nusa Dua"]

The Grand Hyatt identifies itself as the crown jewel among all luxury beach resorts located at the beach getaway of Nusa Dua, Bali! With 636 well-appointed, spacious guest rooms, extensive convention centre, meeting room facilities and a unique blend of Balinese culture and modern convenience, this lavish and opulent 5-star beach resort stays true to its brand name and offers the best of leisure and hospitality. Located just 15 mins away from the international airport and a stone’s throw away from the popular Nusa Dua beach, this hotel is the perfect answer to the needs of the business traveller as well as the leisure traveller!

It offers world-class amenities and business services coupled with the comfort and tranquillity of a secluded beach hotel. With mesmerizing views of the Indian Ocean and lush tropical gardens that surround the hotel, Grand Hyatt Bali Nusa Dua is the perfect exotic escape for your Bali honeymoon packages, as well. What’s more? You can plan your holidays with Veena World for an even more exclusive honeymoon experience at Bali!

Grand Hyyat Bali Nusa Dua

Other Facilities: Kriya Spa, State-of-the-art Fitness Centre, Dine under the stars at Pasar Senggol (authentic Balinese restaurant), Meeting & Wedding Venues, Scuba Diving Training, Stretch & Tone (Yoga), Kite flying activities, Aquacize, Tennis Courts, Business Centre, Kids Club

Nearby Sightseeing: Nusa Dua Beach, Nusa Dua Theatre (Devdan Show), Bali Collection, Pasifika Museum, Tanjung Benoa, Geger Beach, Bebek Bengil restaurant, Pandawa Beach, Uluwatu Temple[/tab]

[tab title="The Seminyak Beach Resort & Spa, Seminyak"]

This luxury beach resort is well known for its genuine Balinese hospitality, scenic seaside beauty and unparalleled experiences for any traveller that walks through its doors! The hotel is placed on the exclusive Seminyak beachfront in the heart of the bustling Seminyak area and is located at a distance of about 12 km from the international airport. The neighbourhood of this 5-star luxury resort is a vibrant, sophisticated area replete with world-class restaurants, beach clubs, barefoot beach bars, slick cocktail lounges, market stalls and chic designer boutiques.

The spacious and well-appointed guestrooms, suites, villas and an exclusive penthouse, redefine the very idea of elegance and stylish comfort. The luxurious retreat has a unique character of its own that reflects the natural beauty, history and culture of Bali. No wonder it is regarded as one of the best resorts in Bali and a wonderful option you can select when you plan your customized holidays with Veena World!

The Seminyak Beach Resort & Spa Seminyak
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Other Facilities: Complimentary Afternoon Tea, Infinity Pool, Sunbeds, Sunken Pool Bar, Kahyangan Spa & Beauty Salon, Fitness Centre, Limousine Service, Meeting rooms, Wedding venues, Business Lounge, Boutique, Bicycles, Fisherman’s Night at Sanje Restaurant (Every Tuesday), Balinese Evening at the Lawn (Every Thursday)

Nearby Sightseeing: Seminyak Beach, Ku De Ta Restaurant, Seminyak Square, Petitenget Temple, Hard Rock Café, Echo Beach, Seminyak Traditional Market, Kuta Beach, Legian Bali Beach, Seminyak Village, Pura Tanah Lot[/tab]

[tab title="Holiday Inn Resort Bali Benoa"]

The Holiday Inn beach resort in Tanjung Benoa, Bali prides itself on offering a fresh, modern yet luxurious family-friendly stay to all its travellers! It is located on the most happening and fun-filled beach getaways of Bali, Tanjung Benoa. Well-known for its turquoise blue waters and thrilling aquatic activities, Tanjung Benoa is one of the most favourite and popular Bali attractions that draw in tourists from all over the world! It is located at a distance of 15 minutes from the international airport and about 20 minutes away from the happening beach city of Kuta.

The accommodation options are many, ranging from cool contemporary guestrooms (ideal for families, solo travellers) to lavishly appointed ocean view suites (ideal for honeymooners) that offers the best of both worlds. It presents equal opportunities for having an action-packed adventurous holiday or a peaceful escape for a leisure vacation. For an amazing experience that will stay in your heart and mind forever, do not hesitate to include this excellent beachfront resort as part of your Bali tour packages.

Holiday Inn Resort Bali Benoa

Other Facilities: Tea Tree Spa, Kids Club, Free Wi-Fi, Lounge Zones, Fitness Centre, Golf, Games Zone, Excursions, Cooking Class

Nearby Sightseeing: Tanjung Benoa Beach, Club Med Beach, Bali Collection Shopping Complex, Bali International Convention Centre, Pasifika Museum, Geger Beach, Serangan Turtle Island, Jimbaran Corner, Mangrove Information Centre, Uluwatu Temple[/tab]

[tab title="Bali Niksoma Boutique Beach Resort, Legian"]

This boutique beach resort combines the elegance of Balinese hospitality along with the comforts of the modern world! Bali Niksoma beach resort, situated on the Legian Beach, is at a driving distance of approx. 25 mins from the international airport and is located at a driving distance of approx. 25 mins from the international airport. It is strategically located, in such a way, that guests can take advantage of all the colourful shopping, dining and entertainment options that the Legian and Seminyak areas have to offer.

The Legian Beach, on which the hotel is placed, is known for some of the most magnificent views of the sunset! It truly stands out as an icon among all the best resorts in Bali as it offers unrivalled comfort along with a luxurious stay and some of the most memorable experiences, for all kinds of travellers! The plush guestrooms, suites and villas situated within a beautiful garden area are well-appointed and styled keeping the guest’s ultimate comfort in mind.

Bali Niksoma Boutique Beach Resort Legian
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Other Facilities: Visala Spa, well-appointed gymnasium, luxurious swimming pools, boutique & gallery (local artwork & handicrafts), meeting rooms and wedding venues

Nearby Sightseeing: Legian Beach, Kuta Beach, Seminyak Beach, Kuta Square, Kuta Art Market, Petitenget Temple, Hard Rock Café, Ku De Ta restaurant, Sky Garden (Night Club), Pura Tanah Lot[/tab]


That completes our list of 10 best beach resorts in Bali that are located mostly around the southern peninsula of Bali. All these beach resorts offer amazing views of the Indian Ocean coupled with luxurious, unparalleled comfort and unique experiences for the traveller. Some of the popular areas around which these beach resorts are located include Kuta, Nusa Dua, Tanjung Benoa, Jimbaran, Ungasan, Seminyak and Legian.

Ubud is yet another favourite hotspot for international travellers and one of the most breathtaking destinations in the island country of Bali. The Ubud town is set amidst highlands of Bali that include heavenly landscapes such as forested volcanic mountains, abundant rainforests, terraced rice paddies and iconic Bali attractions such as Hindu shrines, sea-side temples and cultural centres for traditional crafts and dance.

Since Ubud is located in the heart of the country (about 40 km away from Ngurah Rai international airport) it is not blessed with a coastline; the same reason why you will not find something like a Ubud beach in this town! The town, however, does make up for the lack of an attraction like Ubud beach with ample of rivers, gushing streams and abundant waterfalls. There are luxury as well as budget friendly resorts located in the scenic vistas of Ubud too, which offer the ideal escape for anyone looking to indulge in the depths of nature and tranquillity.

Tegallalang Rice Fields Ubud
Tegallalang Rice Fields, Ubud

Below are some of the best nature resorts in Ubud that will definitely ensure that you do not miss the beach and still end up having the most memorable experience of your life!

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Kayon essentially means ‘tree of life creations’ and ‘secret that grows from the earth towards the heaven’! With such a sublime meaning that defines the very existence of this place, this 5-star luxury boutique resort is bound to be your ideal escape into the natural paradise of Ubud. Located just 10 minutes away from the cultural centre of Ubud, this resort is designed and decorated to reflect the beautiful aesthetics of nature and takes inspiration from the Hindu epic, Ramayana for its wall inscriptions and stone wall reliefs.

This resort is the perfect place to unwind, relax and spend some quality time with your loved one and the entire concept of the hotel is built around the idea of a honeymoon, relaxation, healing and romance (the reason why the resort does not allow children below the age of 15 years). The resort features elegant rooms and villas that offer enchanting views of the surrounding jungles and the historical Petanu River. A perfect paradise for couples, this resort is the best pick for Ubud honeymoon packages and one of the best resorts in Bali that you can select for your honeymoon!

The Kayan Resort Ubud

Other Facilities: Serayu Spa, The Pool, Indonesian Satay Night (every Monday at Kepitu restaurant), The Kayon Exotic BBQ (every Wednesday at Kepitu restaurant), Balinese Culture Dinner (every Friday at Kepitu restaurant), Canyon Jetty, Balinese cooking experience, Yoga Pavilion, Puspaka Chapel

Nearby Sightseeing: Ubud Cultural Centre, Ubud Palace, Ubud Monkey Forest, Botanic Gardens, Elephant Cave (Goa Gajah Caves), Bali Safari & Marine Park, Bali Zoo, Ayung River, Mount Batur Volcano, Tirta Empul Temple, Luwak Coffee Farms, Tegallalang Rice Fields[/tab]

[tab title="The Udaya Resorts & Spa"]

The perfect combination of nature, culture, luxury and hospitality! Udaya Resorts & Spa is located amidst the lush green forests of Ubud, at a distance of about 2.3 km from the Ubud Market and Ubud Centre. The overall ambience and atmosphere of the luxury nature resort exude an air of peaceful tranquillity and romance. It is the perfect getaway for couples wishing to indulge in unique nature experiences and looking for romantic things to do in Bali. With the perfect combination of lavishly appointed suites and villas, the luxury resort is all set to offer ultimate comfort to its guests with the added touches of Balinese hospitality and fine traces of the island’s culture.

‘Experience Ubud like a local’ is what the resort claims and strives to make happen for its guests! Have fun doing activities such as Yoga, cycling, trekking, local tours or simply sit back and enjoy the simple pleasures of afternoon tea (like a local), to completely relax and be one with the ambience of Bali! With such an amazing setting and the best experiences lined up for families, solo travellers as well as honeymooners, The Udaya Resorts & Spa, is the perfect fit for any Bali tour packages or Ubud honeymoon packages!

The Udaya Resort & Spa

Other Facilities: Kaveri Spa, Deeva Organic Restaurant, Yoga Hut, Complimentary Afternoon Tea, Cycling Tours, Trekking Trails, Wedding Venues, Infinity Pool

Nearby Sightseeing: Ubud Cultural Centre, Ubud Palace, Ubud Monkey Forest, Botanic Gardens, Elephant Cave (Goa Gajah Caves), Bali Safari & Marine Park, Bali Zoo, Ayung River, Mount Batur Volcano, Tirta Empul Temple, Luwak Coffee Farms, Tegallalang Rice Fields[/tab]


So, get ready to explore the very best of beaches, the gravity of the Balinese culture and the charming depths of peaceful nature in ‘Beautiful Bali’! Stay in beach resorts or nature resorts, relax by the golden sandy coastlines or be thrilled by the turquoise blue wave, bow your head in reverence at the holy temples or simply gaze in awe at the mesmerizing landscapes that unfold in front of your eyes… Bali is the place to do all that and to be all that you want to be when you escape from the daily routine of your life. Come & travel with Veena World, as we take you on an amazing journey to the Island of Gods – Bali!



February 07, 2019


Rasika Wakankar
Rasika Wakankar

Years of writing school essays, descriptive theories for college papers and elaborate recipes for my hotel management practicals, made me realize one thing - I did not mind the writing, in fact, I loved it! Probably the reason why my blogs tend to exceed the word limit, as I pour my heart out and just keep on doing what I love to do... Write! There... I exceeded my word limit yet again! So, in 1 line only... An amateur blogger and enthusiastic traveller with dreams of writing my own book someday :)

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