Where to Stay: 9 Five-Star Hotels & Resorts Recommendation in Bali


If you’ve been hearing the news about Indonesian government’s preparation for tourism recovery in Bali, then it’s time for you to start planning on your first trip back there. Have you been longing for its tropical luxury? Now it’s time for you to make it big. As you’ve may heard before, the government has designated three green zones for the pilot project to welcome international visitors: Ubud, Sanur, and Nusa Dua. Therefore, we are going to recommend 9 luxurious five-star hotels and resorts for the most unforgettable holiday in your entire life.


1 | Experience the Ultimate Serenity at Capella Ubud

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Situated in a lush forest in Tegallalang region, Capella Ubud has three things anybody would ever want on a natural escapism: luxury, comfort, and serenity. This resort focuses on one theme: a life in harmony with the surrounding nature. With the whole interior design inspired by the early 1800s European settlers aesthetic, Capella Ubud will bring you one step closer to the ultimate convenience.


Jl. Raya Dalem, Banjar Triwangsa, Desa Keliki, Kecamatan Tegallalang Ubud, Gianyar Bali 80561

2 | Feel the Lush Breeze in Four Seasons Resort Bali at Sayan

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If you think Capella Ubud is the only resort that will blow your mind away, you have to check this one out. Also located in the middle of lush jungle in Ubud, Four Seasons Resort Bali at Sayan has entered the 2020 Condé Nast Gold List due to its luxurious and majestic rice bowl-shaped architecture. Blend in with nature and feel the locally-inspired experience while enjoying the leisure beside the lush Ayung River Valley.


Jl. Raya Sayan, Sayan, Kecamatan Ubud, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80571

3 | Experience the Romantic Escapade in Hanging Gardens of Bali

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The most fascinating thing about Ubud is that it has unlimited ways to surprise its visitors. One that will truly leave an impression is the Hanging Gardens of Bali, which is still considered as the ‘hidden gem’ of Ubud resorts. Firstly established in 2003 and completed its development in 2005, the Hanging Gardens of Bali has one vision: to craft an immersive and magical experience in a natural tropical heart of the Balinese jungle. Conde Nast Traveller has granted “The World’s Best Swimming Pool” award to this resort, and when you see the swimming pool by your own eyes, you will truly understand why.


Buahan, Payangan, Gianyar, Bali 80571


1 | See the Beachfront Sunrise in Maya Sanur Resort & Spa

Of course everyone wants to experience sunrise coming out of their beachfront hotel room window, and Maya Sanur Resort & Spa offers no less than that. Situated exactly in Sanur Beach, this resort is equipped with 103 creatively conceptualized rooms, 3 magnificent swimming pools where one of them is a 158-meter lagoon pool, the critically acclaimed Spa at Maya, and four dining venues, including a rooftop beachfront restaurant and lounge with majestic ocean view. Fascinated enough? You should.


Jl. Danau Tamblingan, Sanur, Kec. Denpasar Sel., Kota Denpasar, Bali 80228

2 | Set Yourself Apart in Prama Sanur Beach Bali

If you’re looking for a little bit of distance from the popular Sanur Beach but still want to get the beachfront leisure experience, you can choose to stay here. Located only about 20 kilometers from Ngurah Rai International Airport, Prama Sanur Beach is a 5-star hotel in Mertasari Beach that is set in 7,8 hectares of tropical gardens with remarkable ocean views. Planning to bring your whole family? This might be a great choice for you because it has an extensive range of family-friendly facilities from the waterpark-styled Splash Zone swimming pool to a Lagoon Pool with a swim-up bar for the parents to chill.


Jl. Cemara, Sanur Kauh, Kec. Denpasar Sel., Kota Denpasar, Bali 80228


3 | Absorb the serenity of Bali at Andaz Bali

Andaz Bali is all about rejuvenating views! You’ll be amazed at the tranquility offered by the lush landscape, the pool, and the beach scenery. Featuring a modern take on Balinese craftsmanship, each room and suite offers a comfortable atmosphere. Immerse yourself in wellness treatments at Shankha Spa and pamper yourself with ancient Balinese-inspired treatments amidst the serene surroundings.


Andaz Bali

Jalan Danau Tamblingan 89a, Sanur, Bali, Indonesia, 80228




1 | Dine by the Sea in The Ritz-Carlton, Bali

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Nusa Dua is always a good idea for getting the ultimate luxurious holiday experience, and for starters, we recommend you The Ritz-Carlton, Bali. Overlooking the Nusa Dua beach areas, the concept of this luxury resort celebrates Bali and its magnificent surroundings. The resort offers private pools, lush gardens, and otherworldly scenic views. The hotel also features a glass-enclosed wedding chapel as a modern interpretation of a classic structure. Furthermore, you can choose to have meals at the resort while accompanied by an ocean breeze. What a way to enjoy your holiday, right?


Jl. Raya Nusa Dua Selatan Lot III, Sawangan, Nusa Dua, Badung, Bali 80363

2 | Bring Your Family to Courtyard by Marriott Bali Nusa Dua Resort

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Another excellent choice for a luxurious, family-friendly tropical retreat is Courtyard by Marriott Bali Nusa Dua Resort: a stunning escapade that reflects the livelihood and natural beauty of this Balinese paradise. Aside from the resort’s private beach, it is also only a 15-minute walk from the discreetly gorgeous Geger Beach. There are plenty of choices to have fun here including basking in the sun or taking your children to Kids' Club or at the children's pool and lazy river.


Kawasan Pariwisata Lot Sw1, Jl. Nusa Dua, Bali, 80363

3 | Indulge in the Paradise of The Mulia Bali

Behold, as you will be stunned by its marvellous presentation of gigantic statues in its infinity pool overlooking the private beach in Nusa Dua region. There is no doubt as to why The Mulia Bali is considered as the epitome of luxury by many who have experienced it, because the resort offers world-class amenities with unparalleled hospitality service and impeccable attention to detail. Here, you choose from three distinct experiences - luxurious suites, serene villas and elegant rooms. Whichever you choose, you will definitely feel the true sensation of indulging in tropical paradise.


Jl. Raya Nusa Dua Selatan Jl. Nusa Dua, Kawasan Sawangan, Kec. Kuta Sel., Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80363


All these recommended hotels and resorts have been granted InDOnesia CARE certification from the Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy. Therefore, you have much less to worry about in terms of convenience and safety. We would also like to kindly remind you that you are required to be a responsible traveler and practice healthy habits such as washing your hands frequently, implementing a one-meter social distance rule, and wearing a mask in public facilities when you can finally get back to Bali.

Last but not least, we are excited to welcome you for your future arrival here in Bali.