Also known as the “island of the gods,” Bali makes us think of lush forests, beautiful coastlines, and peaceful relaxation while surrounded by nature. There’s just something about secluded rainforest getaways and beachside escapes that we can’t resist, and Bali offers the best of both worlds… and more. When it comes to indulgence, the Balinese have masterfully combined traditional hospitality and modern luxuries for an unforgettable stay. We’ve handpicked the best luxury villas in Bali where you can experience Balinese accommodation at its finest. From modern interiors to more traditional with some Bali flair, these luxury villas will surely paint a smile on your face.

Expansive outdoor pool at The Layar - Designer Villas & Spa

The Layar – Designer Villas & Spa, Seminyak

If you’re looking for contemporary yet tropical interiors, The Layar Designer Villas & Spa in Seminyak perfectly captures this balance. Each of the 23 villas displays the architect’s signature sloped roof lending it a sleek and edgy look. You can choose from 1- to 4-bedroom villas—all with private pools and beautifully landscaped tropical gardens, and enjoy dining in your villa or at Settimo Cielo where Italian flavours are complemented by the freshest ingredients grown on the island of the gods. The design-led interiors and personalised service make it one of the best luxury villas in Bali.

Outdoor pool at Ametis Villas

Ametis Villas, Canggu

Named after the crystal amethyst, Ametis Villa aims to enrich its guests’ experience with home-style luxury in its 14 private villas offering 1-3 bedrooms each. When you book a stay, you will be assigned a personal butler who will anticipate your every need. Talk about living a luxe life, right? The intimate tropical setting away from busy Seminyak makes Ruby Spa—the on-site spa—an even more alluring experience where you and your special someone can indulge in nurturing wellness practices for the mind and body. After a zen pampering session, you can retreat to your private villa where you can enjoy some quiet time on the deck or in the integrated semi-outdoor living spaces that give you views of the lush gardens.

Infinity pool at Four Seasons Resort Bali at Jimbaran Bay

Four Seasons Resort Jimbaran Bay

One of our picks for the best family-friendly hotels in Bali, Four Seasons Resort Bali has amazing garden and bay view villas that blend into its lush surroundings. The villas are inspired by traditional Balinese architecture and feature thatched-roof pavilions where you can lounge and enjoy the tranquil atmosphere. The spacious villas are housed in stone-walled courtyards for additional privacy and have spacious living areas, beautiful tropical gardens, and furnished decks or terraces. Most have semi-open living spaces that let a lot of fresh ocean breeze in, and rooms have big sliding doors that fill the light with space while spoiling you with great views.

Villa Kayajiwa's lap pool

Villa Kayajiwa, Canggu

Villa Kayajiwa in Canggu is a modern oasis, easily earning its spot on our list of best luxury villas in Bali. Combining natural design elements with a modern and cubist approach, this stunning 4-bedroom villa is the perfect contemporary getaway for a group of friends or families. Inside, delight in the colourful rooms rich with local textiles and artwork, impressing the spirit of the island during your stay. The 25-metre lap pool provides a cool blue visual break from the otherwise warm and dark colour palette that gives this villa its sleek look. The dedicated staff provide personalised service, ensuring you, your friends, and family have all you need for a luxurious Balinese holiday.

Outdoor plunge pool at Como Uma Ubud, with lush mountain views

COMO Uma Ubud

Offering a remarkable collection of villas that embody the essence of Ubud’s charm and hospitality, COMO Uma Ubud is regarded as one of the best resorts in Bali. With their contemporary Asian design, the villas evoke the ambience of a traditional village nestled amidst green hills and rivers. This haven is an idyllic sanctuary ideal for indulging in a honeymoon or a romantic escape. Notably, the villas feature private plunge pools with breathtaking vistas of either the valley or the forest and have plenty of outdoor space where you can unwind and enjoy peace and quiet. Want to go all out on relaxation? COMO Uma Ubud has award-winning wellness treatments waiting for you at COMO Shambhala Retreat—the koi ponds around the area are so mesmerising!

Contemporary interior design at Beachfront Villa The Cloud

Beachfront Villa The Cloud, Tabanan

Beachfront Villa, The Cloud in Tabanan is a whimsical cloud-like villa just steps away from Pasut Beach. Consisting of 5 dome-like shapes and one of the more architecturally unique luxury villas in Bali, this 3-bedroom villa can sleep up to 7 guests. Inside, the villa has a minimalist futuristic vibe owing to the neutral-coloured natural stone and wood elements, and is equipped with a kitchen, dining area, laundry area, and a bathroom with a freestanding tub. You can relax on one of the loungers near the private pool whose outline echoes the curvaceous shape of the villa itself.

Private pool and manicured gardens at The Kunja

The Kunja, Seminyak

Just a few minutes away from the trendy Seminyak area are The Kunja Villas & Spa’s 18 fully-serviced villas. Ideal for family getaways or a tropical escape with a group of friends, you can choose from 1- to 3-bedroom villas that have spacious living rooms, fully-equipped kitchens, bathrooms, and king or 2 twin bed setups. You can enjoy relaxing spa treatments or order in-room dining from The Kunja Kitchen while the kids have fun in your private pool with on-site toys provided. The Kunja truly offers enjoyable spaces and activities for all members of the family, making it one of the best luxury villas in Bali.

Outdoor pool at Mandapa, A Ritz-Carlton Reserve

Mandapa, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve

World-renowned for its amazing hotels and resorts, Ritz-Carlton brings its luxurious hospitality to Bali at Mandapa, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve. Inside the villas, guests will find luxurious living spaces adorned with plush furnishings and artistic accents that display Ubud’s cultural heritage. The bedrooms are havens of comfort, featuring plush bedding, warm ambient lighting, spacious living and dining areas, and a soothing ambience. Elegant bathrooms offer deep soaking tubs, rain showers, and premium amenities that take your relaxation to the next level. Choose from 1- to 3-bedroom villas that have river or rainforest views, private plunge or lap pools, private terraces, and are attended to by a 24-hour dedicated butler. 

Traditional Balinese design style, outdoor pool, and gazebo at Most Exotic Beachfront Villa Keong

Most Exotic Beachfront Villa Keong, Tabanan

Each corner of Most Exotic Beachfront Villa Keong in Tabanan lives up to its name with its ornately carved doors and walls, an abundance of dark hardwood furniture, traditional thatch roofing, and stone dragons guarding the outdoor spa tub. The maximalist interior design is made cohesive by a consistent use of natural elements reflecting Balinese heritage and is seen throughout the Luxury Villa that sleeps 2, the 2-bedroom Superior Villa that sleeps 5, and the 3-bedroom Exclusive Villa that can sleep up to 10 guests. The Luxury Villa has a dragon-guarded spa tub, while the Superior and Exclusive Villas each have a private pool. This is a great choice for intimate private events!

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Outdoor pool and shaded daybeds at Villa Massilia

Villa Massilia, Seminyak

Airy and light, Villa Massilia in Seminyak is comprised of 3 spacious villas rich in natural textures and local patterns. It boasts a combination of traditional design elements—woven roofs and lamps, and wooden furniture—and industrial chic, with its rough plaster-style walls and gravel-floored bathrooms. The Luxury Villa has a sunken living room area with a plush velvet couch, while the Design Villa has a high-ceiling open-plan layout where the living room, kitchenette, and dining area meet. Two of the 3 villas have 3 bedrooms and can sleep up to 6, and the Design Villa has 4 bedrooms that can sleep up to 8. All villas have private pools, king beds, kitchenettes, and open-air bathrooms—everything you need for a luxurious extended stay with your family or friends.

Gorgeous infinity waterfall pools at Bulgari Resort Bali's Bulgari Villa

Bulgari Resort Bali

Looking for opulence with a dash of designer flair? Bulgari Resort Bali goes above and beyond in both departments. The Bulgari Villa pictured above is a 1,300 square metre-living area boasting a 20-metre infinity pool, private cinema, modern kitchen, spa treatment room, a bar leading to the spacious living room, its own meditation pergola surrounded by an expansive terrace and multiple small pavilions where you can dine or simply spend some quiet time. This 2-bedroom ultra-luxe villa has bathrooms with gorgeous black terrazzo tiles, bathtubs and separate showers, and of course, luxurious Bulgari bathroom amenities. Oh, and… they have two other equally amazing villas—the Ocean View Villa and Cliff View Villa with 1- or 2-bedroom options!

Tranquil garden with freeform pool, loungers, and gazebo at Villa Kubu

Villa Kubu, Seminyak

Wouldn’t it be lovely to read a book or take a nap on that Recamier couch as you feel the breeze circulating through the gazebo? Villa Kubu in Seminyak combines traditional and hand-carved furnishings with modern luxuries such as deep-soaking tubs, private pools, and coffee-making essentials. Primarily cream-coloured interiors are livened up with warm hardwood bed boxes and furnishings, and rooms are thoughtfully adorned with art pieces that lend the space a Balinese vibe. Villa Kubu has 17 fully self-contained villas, ranging in size from 1 bedroom up to 8 bedrooms, that all exude an atmosphere of tropical serenity.

Noku Beach House's generous outdoor pool and many resting spots

Noku Beach House, Seminyak

Noku Beach House, Seminyak feels like a luxe resort—only, it is all yours. This beachside residence has 2 storeys, 6 bedrooms and ensuite bathrooms with 3 king beds and 6 twin beds, and can sleep up to 12 guests. You can while away your time and enjoy undisturbed views of the ocean from two rooftop areas—one above the pool and the other on the main villa building, or you can cool off in one of 2 pools. Noku Beach House has a private spa and treatments are carried out by professional therapists; you will also be assisted by personal butlers and housekeepers, and babysitters are also available upon request. Worry-free relaxation for you and all members of the family in one of the best luxury villas in Bali. Doesn’t that sound like a dream?

Alila Villas Uluwatu private plunge pool

Alila Villas Uluwatu

A breathtaking resort perched atop a cliff in Bali, Alila Villas Uluwatu offers a luxurious and intimate escape. It boasts an exceptional collection of private villas that exude contemporary elegance and showcase stunning design. Featuring spacious layouts, with one, two, and three-bedroom options available, each villa is designed to maximise privacy and captures panoramic views of the Indian Ocean. They also offer lavish amenities such as private pools, expansive outdoor living areas, and open-air pavilions. Stylish interiors blend Balinese influences with modern comforts, creating a serene and elevated ambience. Guests also enjoy personalised butler service, ensuring a truly indulgent stay. 

Infinity pool, loungers, and gazebo at Villa Pondok Wahyu

Villa Pondok Wahyu Sedana, Seririt

Uncomplicated luxury. It’s black and white at Villa Pondok Wahyu Sedana, and you’ll love how effortless your holiday will be when you book a stay in this intimate 2-bedroom, 2-bathroom villa. The private infinity pool overlooks the garden that leads out onto the ocean, and the outdoor spa tub treats you to magnificent views of the sunset. There is an indoor and semi-outdoor living area, while the dining area that can seat up to 6 overlooks the pool. Rooms have sliding glass doors with garden or ocean views, and have blackout curtains for that sleep-inducing darkness in your cool air-conditioned room.

Undisturbed ocean views from on one of the living areas at Six Senses Uluwatu's villas

Six Senses Uluwatu

The only problem you’ll have when you stay at Six Senses Uluwatu is choosing a great spot to unwind—because every area in each of the villas is amazing. Comfy and bright indoor seating areas with amazing views? Check. Multiple sun loungers for you and your travel buddies out on your private viewing deck? Check. Private infinity pool? Check! Set on an Uluwatu cliffside with uninterrupted views of the Indian Ocean, Six Senses Uluwatu has 75 luxury villas that offer one up to five bedrooms making it an excellent choice for couples, families, or friends on holiday. Some of these villas even have their own cinemas and direct access to the beach!

Villa Vajra's lap and jetted pools

Villa Vajra, Ubud

Perfect for couples, families, or small groups of friends looking to stay in Ubud, Villa Vajra, nestled in lush fields is a 2-building villa; one with 3 bedrooms and the other with 2, and has a central pool with a waterfall feature. We can just imagine how the soft trickling of water here will help us fall into a deep sleep… The 3-bedroom villa has an open-air living and dining area, and can sleep up to 10 guests in its light-filled rooms with glass sliding doors. The 2-bedroom villa on the other hand can sleep up to 6 guests. Relax in the deep-soaking bathtub, or enjoy the day out on the second-floor balcony with views of the surrounding fields.

Lap pool and semi-outdoor dining area at Villa Vedas

Villa Vedas, Tabanan

From its warm wooden slat accent walls to its grand central staircase, Villa Vedas in Tabanan wows guests with Balinese grandeur. The minimalist pieces of furniture set on natural stone flooring is given life by the traditional décor—towering brass lamps, ornate candelabras, and detailed rugs in the living areas that contrast with the deliciously modern and spacious kitchen. The floating platform beds are consistent in style with the sleek multi-levelled floors, and the recessed lighting throughout the villa bathes the interiors with a soft glow that makes for ambient and relaxing nights. Multiple cushioned loungers shaded by umbrellas surround the L-shaped pool outlining the main building.

One of Abaca Villas' 4 pools

Abaca Villas, Seminyak

Abaca Villas is a villa complex in Seminyak that can sleep up to 41 guests in total. It has 4 swimming pools and an undeniable luxe atmosphere. You can choose from 3 private villas; Villa Kadek and Villa Nyoman with 5 bedrooms each, or Villa Iluh with 6 bedrooms. All villas have their own private pool, with Villa Nyoman as the exception having two—plus, a yoga pavilion. This exclusive luxury retreat is great for hosting events or bringing your family and friends together for a deluxe getaway just a few minutes away from Seminyak hotspots.

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Powered by copious amounts of caffeine, Tracy is a cat lady who loves island hopping in Asia. A writer by profession and an interior designer at heart, she loves synergistic aesthetics that breathe life and character into spaces. She finds inspiration from the grand and the mundane, and dreams of living by the beach.