When we travel we wanted to immerse ourselves in a spectacular hotel setting and picture-perfect scenery. Bali offers many locations that are perfect on camera at any angle. From the Bamboo house and the ultimate legendary infinity pool, iconic Balinese architecture to the vast rice-paddy fields, we handpicked the most 15 most Instagram-worthy Best Hotels in Bali, set in such beautiful surroundings this place will have you reaching for your camera…
1. Heavenly Purple Sky, Munduk Moding Plantation
Munduk Moding Plantation (MMP) is where Bali’s skies blend with the water of the infinity pool, the Bali sea and the towering volcanoes in Java. Where nature creates art. Incomparable views serenaded by birdsong and a choir of crickets. A hideaway nestled in a working coffee plantation surrounded by jungle. Here the real Bali is alive. MMP has been named the best Luxury Eco/Green Hotel in South Asia in 2020 by the World Luxury Hotels Association and our main pool was nominated by Asia Spa as one of the best 10 Infinity pools in the world in 2014.
2. Experiences The Eco Bamboo Houses, Hideout Bali
If you are someone who are looking for an experiences then Hideout Bali is your picked! Set beside the river right below Agung Mountain, Hideout Bali is unique eco stay for adventurous travellers. This all eco bamboo house offer you an open space with a unique architectural. You can bring your pet here too!
3. Luxury Indonesia, Apurva Kempinski Bali
Standing atop the majestic cliff of Nusa Dua, with breathtaking views of the Indian Ocean and tropical garden, The Apurva Kempinski Bali offers the epitome of beachfront luxury. This five-star hotel in Bali presents itself as a majestic open-air theatre, an embodiment of Indonesian elegance. Once you set your foot at the front lobby I guarantee you will drop your jaw!
4. A Modern Explorer’s Hidden Paradise, Capella Ubud
Nestled in the heart of lush green forests, Capella Ubud’s unique tented camp sits in harmony with the surrounding nature. Inspired by the early European settlers from the 1800s, architect Bill Bensley designed Capella Ubud, Bali as a tribute to their spirit of adventure. Constructed within the trees and hidden from afar, it captures the imagination of those who seek a unique experience at the heart of Bali’s untouched natural surroundings.
5. Balinese Tree Houses with A Great Pool, Skai Joglo Ubud
The Skai Joglo are two Indonesian wooden house, floating in the jungle treetops of Ubud, Bali. These joglo has been designed and hand made with love. The setting, nestled amongst the trees, with views of local rice farms. Choosing to stay in this home, you will experience the true beauty of what makes Bali so unique.
6. Green Sanctuary Near The Rice Terraces, Tejaprana Ubud
Tejaprana Resort & Spa is snuggly nestled in the lush jungles of the Petanu river valley in Tegallalang, a mere 4 kilometers from the lively cultural town of Ubud. Designed by an award winning Balinese architect renown for his ability in creating serene spaces immersed with Balinese Taksu, or life quintessence, let Tejaprana Resort & Spa be your space to clear mind and spirit.
7. Coastal Seclusion, Amankila Resort Manggis
Claiming a breathtaking stretch of coastline on the Lombok Strait, Amankila resides on a lush hillside beneath sacred Mount Agung. Architect Ed Tuttle was inspired by Ujung Water Palace and the property’s graceful buildings are connected by frangipani-lined walkways through the treetops. Stilted suites rest high on the hillside with spectacular sea views, a three-tier infinity pool cascades at the property’s heart, and down on the shore, the Beach Club leads to a private black-sand beach.
8. Boutique Accommodation with Art and Culture, The Slow Canggu
Located at the crossroads of surf breaks, rice paddies, the mystical hills of Ubud and cosmopolitan Seminyak, The SLOW is an eclectic mix of architecture, sound, food and art. The multi-faceted stay incorporates boutique accommodation, all-day dining and drinks, art and local culture, and interactive retail. Gravitating around the Owners’ personal art collection, the overall design feels luxurious, boho and rustic at the same time, with tropical plants at every turn, comfy sofas dressed in gorgeous textiles, raw concrete flooring and rustic rugs.
9. Bulgari Resort Uluwatu
The Bvlgari Resort Bali is located in one of the most exclusive destinations in the world, a veritable emblem of the tropical exoticism of the Orient, combining the breathtaking beauty of unspoiled nature of Bali beach resorts with a sophisticated contemporary design born from the encounter between traditional Balinese forms and high Italian style. The quality of the services along with the views of the Indian Ocean offered by its magnificent position 150 meters over the sea are the perfect introduction to the second luxury hotels from Bvlgari Hotels & Resorts.
10. Sumberkima Hill Bali
Sumberkima Hill is a luxurious, private villa retreat with dreamlike views lies in North West Bali. Here you can get the Bali Sea, the volcanoes of Java, Barat National Park right at your doorstep. They have around 20 privates villas in the area, and every villas is very unique.
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