If you are looking for a room with the best view in Bali that will blow your mind, check out our top ten villas and hotels with million dollar views of paradise from pristine beaches, lush green jungles and rice paddies, azure ocean horizons and Bali's beautiful temples
If you want to enjoy the best view in Bali from the comfort of your hotel or villa, read on! Bali is a tropical paradise, and with that comes breathtaking scenery, from stunning white beaches, vast azure ocean views, green jungle landscape and statuesque volcanoes. What’s more is that you don’t have to venture far to enjoy these horizons, as many villas and hotels on the island boast incredible views that will blow your mind! From the Bali Surf Villa in Uluwatu to the Ayana Resort Bali in Jimbaran or Karma Kandara in Ungasan, here are our top ten resorts and villas with a wow view:
Karma Kandara, Ungasan
This award-winning five star resort, which sits on Bali’s Bukit Peninsula, consists of luxury villas, some with aaaah-mazing ocean views of the tropical pristine beaches and Indian Ocean below. Karma Villa Maria and Villa Grand Karma are extraordinary properties, with chic and contemporary interiors and a view that is breath-takingly world class. Each villa comes with its own private pool, meaning you can take in the breathtaking views around you whilst sitting in the refreshing pool. Karma Kandara even has an Indian Ocean-facing spa, with outdoor Jacuzzi where you can relax in an oasis of bubbles whilst looking out to the sea infront of you. If you are looking for picture perfect views of the sparkling azure water that goes on for miles, this is the one for you.
Karma Kandara, Jalan Villa Kandara, Ungasan, p. +62 (0)361 848 2200.
Ayana Resort and Spa Bali, Jimbaran
The Ayana Resort and Spa Bali comprises of villas, suites and rooms, all of which have the option of having ocean views. And the views are nothing short of stunning! Here you can enjoy magical sunsets from this breathtaking cliff-top location above Jimbaran, which is why it is the perfect place for a romantic stay. Our favourite part of the resort has to be the infinity pool – here you can take a dip or just lie back and immerse yourself in the freshwater two level pool and let the backdrop of the vast Indian Ocean take you to a place of pure tranquility.
Karang Mas Sejahtera, Jimbaran, p. +62 (0)803 011 0155.
Bali Surf Villa, Uluwatu
Bingin Beach in Uluwatu has some of the best surf breaks on the island, and how would you like to open your curtains and watch surfers catch the waves from the comfort of your own bed? There is nothing more relaxing that watching surfers gliding across the blue ocean and at Bali Surf Villa you can spend all day doing just that. The villas offer incredible cliff-front accommodation with breathtaking, panoramic ocean views, which are also great for watching an epic Bali sunset [one of our fave pastimes!].
Bali Surf Villa, Jalan Pantai Bingin Bingin Beach, Uluwatu Padang Padan, p. +62 (0)878 6057 9666.
Nandini Bali Jungle Resort and Spa, Ubud
Set deep within a beautiful jungle, with stunning views across the valley, the Nandini Bali Jungle Resort and Spa offers an experience like no other. Breathe in fresh mountain air, listen to the sounds of the forest and let your eyes feast on the rice terraces, banana groves and lush jungle. We especially love their infinity pool, where water meets jungle. Grab a drink from the pool bar and sit back and relax or try out a yoga class around the pool area with calming views around you. Be at one with nature here and leave you troubles behind by immersing yourself in the beauty of this calm oasis.
Nandini Bali Jungle Resort and Spa, Br. Susut, Buahan – Payangan, Ubud, p. +62 (0)361 982 777.
Villa Sideman, Karangasem
How does waking up to the view of Bali’s biggest volcano sound? This can all be a reality with a stay at Villa Sideman. Leave the curtains drawn and wake up with the views of misty clouds and the majestic volcano in the background, right from the comfort of your bed! Villa Sideman is situated 482 metres above sea level [and is therefore much cooler], and originally belongs to the royal family of Sidemen [you know you are getting a slice of luxury here then!]. Not only will your eyes be treated to the stunning Mount Agung, but also the splendid panorama over the valleys with the terracing rice fields. You are pretty much touching heaven here – what a perfect view for a romantic stay with your loved one.
Villa Sideman, Kikian, Sidemen, Karangasem, p: +62 (0)81 237 062 602.
Villa Dahlia, Manggis
This stunning modern boutique villa in the East of Bali is what dreams are made of! Not only is the interior to die for, with sleek crisp white furnishings, but the landscaped garden and view is spectacular. Head downstairs to the kitchen and living room area, out of the double doors and you are greeted with a stunning pool overlooking the blue sea and rising mountains. Lie back on the sun bed or hit the jacuzzi and get lost in your own world whilst soaking up the beautiful surroundings, or take a nap in the air conditioned bedroom and soak up the same view! To die for.
Villa Dahlia, Jalan Raya Buitan, Manggis (near Candidasa), Karangasem, p. +62 (0)138 1787 9725.
Fivelements Puri Ahimsa, Mambal
Fivelements Puri Ahimsa is an award-winning eco-conscious wellness retreat, nestled on the banks of the sacred Ayung River. Famous for its holistic approach, with its yoga, healing and spiritual facilities, it is the perfect place to come and enjoy a little ‘me’ time. Stay in an exclusive suite which faces the forest hillside, and take a moment on the open veranda which sits above the river’s swirling currents. The calming natural surroundings and the constant gentle sounds of the sacred river around you will heal you in ways you don’t even realise!
Fivelements Puri Ahimsa, Mambal, Abiansemal, Badung, p. +62 (0)361 469 206.
The Sun & Surf Stay
The Sun & Surf Stay is the perfect choice for those looking to get away from the hustle and bustle and spend a weekend in beautiful Uluwatu. It’s crisp white theme [apart from the beautiful blue stairs] perfectly complete the ambiance to the surfing vibe of Bingin Beach. There are rooms for all budgets, but we recommend the Beachfront Suite and Beachfront rooms which come with a balcony where you can sit and watch the surf ahead, or just gaze out and take in the stunning sight of the sparkling Indian Ocean.
The Sun & Surf Stay, Jalan Pantai Bingin, Pecatup, p. +62 (0)813 3981 4698.
Pan Pacific Resort Bali, Tanah Lot
The fab Pan Pacific Resort Bali is a haven for anybody wanting to immerse themselves in a little Balinese culture – for the view from the resort includes the famous Tanah Lot temple, which is possibly the most beautiful temple to see on the island, especially at sunset. The resort villas ooze privacy and is perfect to get away for some utter relaxation. It also boasts the Greg Normal championship golf course, so if you are keen for a spot of golf you can do this overlooking the ocean and magnificent temples. Be inspired by panoramic views of the Indian Ocean and stunning volcanic mountain backdrops at this wonderful resort in Tabanan.
Pan Pacific Resort Bali, Jalan Raya Tanah Lot, Tabanan, p. +62 (0)361 815 900.
Lakeview Eco Lodge, Kintamani
Bali is home to some magical lakes, the biggest being Lake Batur, at the foot on the famous Mount Batur. How would you like to wake up in the morning to the view of this serene and vast scenery? Lakeview Eco Lodge is nestled at the edge of the massive volcanic caldera overlooking Mount Batur and its tranquil lake. Get up early and enjoy a coffee whilst taking in the sunrise over the lake, or sit out at night under the stars, enjoying the cool air and the twinkling lights from the lakeside far below. Magical!
Lakeview Eco Lodge, Jalan Raya Penelokan, Bali, Kintamani, p. +62 (0) 366 52 525.
Top image: Nandini Bali Jungle Resort and Spa