Good news from the archipelago! According to Travel+Leisure magazine’s World’s Best Awards 2020 survey, five hotels in Indonesia have officially earned top spots on the list of Best 100 Hotels. A country full of wonder and excitement, Indonesia boasts world-class hotels that have been honored with a number of prestigious travel awards. However, the five extraordinary hotels present on this list have their own unmatched charms. Located in Bali and Sumba, these hotels will provide the ultimate holiday experience on your post-COVID trip. So put these five amazing hotels on your travel bucket list now!
This hotel did not only make it to the list but also nabbed the number 1 spot. Surrounded by small villages, temples, and green rice terraces of Ubud’s Keliki Valley, Capella Ubud offers a luxurious experience of living in the heart of nature. Many readers praised its unique interior design and remarkable personal service. As a guest remarked, “It’s a magical experience on the isle of gods.”
Ranked 4th on this list, The Ritz-Carlton in Bali offers something completely different from Capella Ubud. Situated on the southeastern tip of the Nusa Dua region, The Ritz-Carlton is a beachfront resort that blends a modern tropical look with Balinese architectural designs. It’s perfect for a family holiday because it provides a range of family-friendly facilities such as a kids’ club, spas, swimming pools, and five-star restaurants. Many readers said that they didn’t even want to leave the hotel because it was so amazing.
Spanning 1,292 square feet, Belmond Jimbaran Puri is considered to be one of Bali’s most relaxing resorts. Located along the gorgeous white-sand beach on the Bukit Peninsula south of Bali, Belmond Jimbaran Puri consists of villas and cottages that are adorned with local materials like bamboo, teak, and alang-alang thatching. Moreover, you can enjoy swimming in the luxurious infinity pool built out of shimmering Javanese stone.
If you want to stay at a place that looks straight out of a movie, then Mulia in Bali is the perfect choice for you. It features the iconic infinity pool, Oasis, which is Bali’s longest oceanfront pool, lined with remarkable Balinese statues. This exceptional resort is also equipped with a wide range of facilities, including a fitness center, recreational sports and activities, dedicated kids’ spaces, and an award-winning spa with Asia Pacific’s first ice room. Located in the Nusa Dua region, The Mulia Bali is a must-stay on your future trip!
Whether you’re a professional surfer or just a novice, you will fall in love with this resort instantly. Why? Because it is very close to Nihiwatu Beach in Sumba, which is one of the many popular spots for surfing. What about non-surfers? Well, from horse-riding on the beach to an adventure through the jungle and from sunrise yoga sessions to sunset cocktails by the infinity pool, they too will find themselves comfortable here.
So, have you considered staying at one of these enchanting hotels on your post-pandemic trip? Kindly follow the latest news and updates on the Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy’s official website so that you can plan ahead. Also, don’t forget to prepare yourself for the journey and be a responsible traveler. Stay safe, travel tomorrow!
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