Think luxury hotels with a gorgeous seaside view, sipping on martinis from within the (very) comfortable confines of your hotel in Bali and away from the scorching sun, laying idly on flamingo floats in your own private pool, away from prying eyes.
Here are 20 best Bali hotels with a sea view that you’re going to want to check in ASAP – from those with a relatively affordable price tag, to the luxury resorts that are worth splurging out on.
Note: Prices are accurate at the time of writing.
Bali hotels and Bali resorts with sea view under S$300
1. Wyndham Tamansari Jivva Resort
It may not be easy to pronounce the name of this resort, but it sure doesn’t mean that we can’t recognise how gorgeous this ocean-side hotel is!
With a huge pool looking out to the ocean and your own private in-suite jacuzzi if you just can’t be bothered to get out and about (what, you’re on vacation!), we’d say that this is the perfect place if you’re on a budget but still want kickass seaside views and semi-royalty treatment at a Bali hotel.
Price: From S$66 per night
Address: Pantai Lepang, Jl. Subak Lepang No. 16, Takmung, Jivva, Bali 80752, Indonesia
2. Candi Beach Resort and Spa
Nestled along the rather private beach in Mendira Bay, this Bali resort offers a wide array of activities to do like scuba diving, para-sailing, beachside bars and restaurants – and all that you’d associate with an exotic beach getaway.
Did we also mention that all its hotel suites have balconies that come with their own outdoor jacuzzi to soak in while overlooking the beach? Yes, this is a thing.
Price: From S$155 per night
Address: Jalan Raya Candi Dasa, Mendira, Sengkidu, Manggis, Sengkidu, Manggis, Kabupaten Karangasem, Bali 80033, Indonesia
3. The Sakala Resort Bali
With large, spacious and cosy suites, this Bali hotel offers home-like quality – we’re talking living rooms, dining rooms and all that you’d expect in an apartment. This is perfect for homebodies who’re uncomfortable with the OTT furnishings other hotels tend to be amped with.
Apart from that, it has exactly what you might expect of a Bali resort – at a relatively budget price of S$93/night – a large blue lagoon to take a dip in the warm tropical weather and tons of night bars to prowl serving up cocktails come night time when the sun is down.
Price: From S$93 per night
Address: Jl. Pratama No.95, Benoa, Kuta Sel., Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80363, Indonesia
4. The Dipan Resort Petitenget
Located within the Seminyak fashion and food district, this Bali resort is perfect for those looking to get their shopping on.
Set within an exotic garden compound, guests will not only have access to their own private pool, but also a stunning view of the tropical foliage unique to Bali.
Bonus: It also has one of those giant, overhead rain showers with a grand view of the outdoors (without anyone being able to see you from the outside) – so do what you have to do – belt your heart out to off-key soulful songs like you mean it.
Price: From S$108 per night
Address: Jl. Taman Ganesha No.1, Kerobokan Kelod, Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali, Indonesia
5. Keraton Jimbaran Beach Resort
Summer palace or Bali hotel? The latter – which means, yes, everyone can stay here.
Besides the gorgeous exterior, there is also an awesome huge pool you can dip into to cool off from the tropical, humid weather while looking out into the sea.
There’re also super romantic al fresco dining areas with fairy lights and candles for that perfect finishing touch of a honeymoon getaway.
And if you get too bored from just idling your hours and days away, there’re also a whole array of amenities to dabble with like ping-pong, sea-side activities by the beach, and even mah-jong.
Price: From S$54 per night
Address: Jalan Mrajapati, Jimbaran, Kuta Selatan, Jimbaran, Kuta Sel., Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361, Indonesia
6. Sudamala Suites & Villas
This Bali resort offers gorgeous beach-side views and pools that look out into the breath taking sunset and ocean up in front and your own private pool and garden pavilion. Go for a full, complimentary Balinese massage service or travel easily to the Gili Trawagan Night Market that it’s located near, for that full Balinese experience.
And besides, you’ll essentially be staying in a gorgeous Bali resort that’s inspired by traditional design. What’s not to love?
Price: From S$119 per night
Address: Jl. Sudamala No.20, Sanur Kauh, Denpasar Sel., Kota Denpasar, Bali 80227, Indonesia
7. Conrad Bali
Aside from the usual amenities you’d expect from a Bali resort, such as a gorgeous sea view, access to your own private pool and lounge chairs: what makes this particular resort so special?
This: an en-suite pool that allows you to dive in anytime you want, without the hassle of getting your swim bag ready.
Of course, this Bali hotel also comes complete with gorgeous sea view, which certainly doesn’t hurt either!
Price: From S$253 per night
Address: Jl. Pratama No.168, Tj. Benoa, Kuta Sel., Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80363, Indonesia
8. Villa Markisa Dive Resort
Looking for a cosy stay perfect for a family or a big group? Villa Markisa Dive Resort is the perfect place for that as they have huge, spacious bungalows for you and your travel companions to stay in.
At the foot of the Gunung Agung volcano and right by the ocean, Villa Markisa offers a breath-taking natural scenery and if you’re looking for a completely unique experience – it even offers diving services where you’ll be able to see plenty of colourful marine creatures down in the deep deep blue.
Price: From S$215 per night
Address: Dsn Batu Dawa Kelod, Tulamben, Kubu, Tulamben, Kubu, Kabupaten Karangasem, Bali 80853, Indonesia
9. InterContinental Bali Resort
Spacious, luxurious and with a deep blue lagoon running through it, this Bali hotel is well-loved for its huge open-air dining areas with live entertainment at night.
Another thing to love? The huge, spacious two-storey terraces you can check into, along with gorgeous jacuzzis that look like they might have been made for a Balinese King centuries ago.
And because it is located within the tropical, lush green of the Jimbaran Bay, the hotel has its own in-house rivers and swamps (with a whole eco-system within it!) that you don’t want to miss for sure.
Price: From S$217 per night
Address: Jl. Raya Uluwatu No.45, Jimbaran, Kuta Sel., Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361, Indonesia
10. The Laguna Resort Bali
Besides having a huge lagoon that spans the entire hotel’s perimeter, this Bali resort is also surrounded by lush greenery, making it the perfect place to truly soak up the beauty of nature.
Check in to one of these traditional wooden hut villas that come with a private pool and a canopy to lounge in.
Besides offering a whole range of beauty services at its in-house spa and recreational facilities, it is also a five-minute drive from the Bali Collection Shopping Centre and has multiple seafood restaurants lined up all along the beach. In other words, you’ll be well-positioned to explore the areas outside your hotel.
Price: From S$235 per night
Address: Kawasan Pariwisata Nusa Dua Lot N2, Nusa Dua, ID-BA 80363, Indonesia
Bali hotels and Bali resorts with sea view above S$300
11. AYANA Resort and Spa
A Bali hotel that has a gorgeous view of the peaceful Jimbaran Beach and set on a cliff top, it also houses over 12 swimming pools, so you’ll really be spoilt for choice at this luxurious hotel.
Featuring elegant wooden furnishing and a king-sized canopy bed fit for royalty, the luxuries don’t end here – it also comes with a whopping 42-inch flat-screen TV, tea and coffee making facilities, and a mini-bar to use at your disposal. Plus, if you’re here for a traditional Balinese massage, feel free to get pampered at the in-house Thermes Marins Bali Spa.
Don’t want to stay indoors? There’re also rows upon rows of seafood restaurants along the stretch of Jimbaran Beach to visit if you’re itching to get out.
Price: From S$364 per night
Address: Jl. Karang Mas Sejahtera, Jimbaran, Kuta Selatan, Jimbaran, Kuta Sel., Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80364, Indonesia.
12. The Royal Purnama Art Suites & Villas
This luxurious-looking Bali hotel looks like it’s taken off a movie set and you’ll be happy to know that beyond its good looks, it’s also located near lush plantations and the beautiful Purnama Beach, so you’ll get a gorgeous view, no matter which side of the hotel you’re on.
This is certainly one of the best Bali hotels you can consider if you’re looking for a well-deserved treat for yourself.
Price: From S$462 per night
Address: Jl. Pantai Purnama, Sukawati, Kec. Gianyar, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali, Indonesia
13. Hotel Tugu Bali
This is a Bali hotel for those who’re truly looking to treat themselves.
While enjoying the traditional Balinese flair and dark, wooden furnishing and Balinese paintings all around, you’ll truly feel like you’re living in a royalty’s abode.
You’ll love how you can get a gorgeous sea view from this Bali resort, as well as a private jacuzzi in your room. Restaurants serving delicious fare are a highlight too, so you’ll be sure to have you fill while you stay here.
Price: From S$432 per night
Address: Jl. Pantai Batu Bolong, Pantai Canggu, Canggu, Kuta Utara, Canggu Kuta Utara, Canggu, Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361, Indonesia
14. Karma Kandara
Perched right off of a cliff, Karma Kandara is the ultimate destination for those looking for a few days of luxurious indulgence. You’ll get a choice of an ultra-modern suite and the traditional wooden-hut private villa – both come with amazing sea views.
Plus, it has an open-air jacuzzi perched right at the edge of the balcony so you’ll get a gorgeous bird’s eye view of the sea – and really, what more could you ask for in a five-star Bali hotel?
Price: From S$633 per night
Address: Jalan Villa Kandara, Banjar Wijaya Kusuma, Ungasan, Kuta Sel., Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80362, Indonesia
15. Samabe Bali Suites & Villas
An exclusive, unobstructed view of the gorgeous ocean? Yes, please! The best thing is that you don’t even have to squeeze in with the chaotic tourist crowds just for a view of the white beach. Or get your feet dirty at all, for that matter.
And if you’re looking to get a little sea breeze, just step out onto the balcony – you don’t even need to change out of your bathrobes!
Bonus: soak in the deep bathtub that faces the sea too for a luxurious soak.
Price: From S$516 per night
Address: Barong – Barong Sawangan, Jl. Pura, Jl. Raya Nusa Dua Selatan, Kuta Sel., Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80363, Indonesia
16. The Royal Santrian
Just as its name suggests, The Royal Santrian is pretty exclusive; it houses only 20 villas so you know what that means – absolute privacy. This Bali hotel is also situated right on the Nusa Dua beach for a gorgeous ocean view.
Each villa has its own private pool, outdoor living areas, and large outdoor bathrooms.
Offering a host of activities that will leave you spoilt for choice, the Bali resort has yoga classes and Balinese cooking classes that you can take part in.
Price: From S$862 per night
Address: Nusa Dua, Jl. Pratama, Benoa, Kuta Sel., Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361, Indonesia.
17. W Bali Seminyak
Large, expansive pools that are perfect for the ‘gram? Check. Various beachside lounges and bars right by the gorgeous Seminyak beachside? Check. Located in a prime location within walking distance of trendy boutique stores? Check, check, check.
And before you ask, the first picture you see isn’t the guest lounge – it’s the actual suite. Yes.
Price: From S$599 per night
Address: Jl. Petitenget, Jl. Raya Kerobokan, Seminyak, Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361, Indonesia
18. The Mulia Bali
With tall, imposing pillars lined through the infinity pool, this hotel has an awesome – almost dramatic – open view of the ocean that we can imagine you’ll take lots of photos of when you’re there.
Located on the Geger Beach, the Bali hotel is also located right next to its namesake temple, which looms from a high, scenic cliff.
Another thing we love? The sheer luxury of the services offered in their villas, from your own private pool, secluded gardens, 24/7 butler service at your beck and call, complimentary massages, and finally, lush landscapes that surround the villa.
Price: from S$1,289
Address: Jl. Raya Nusa Dua Selatan, Kawasan Sawangan, Nusa Dua, Benoa, Kuta Sel., Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80363, Indonesia
19. St. Regis Bali Resort
Well, we couldn’t possibly talk about luxury hotels without naming the famed St. Regis!
Elegant, wooden, rustic and with lots of open spaces and high ceilings, coupled with complimentary spa services, this Bali hotel is where you will feel like utter royalty.
What else is there to love? Apart from its prime location on the Nusa Dua Beach, it also has a huge, expansive deep blue lagoon spanning all across its various villas and suites, so you’ll truly feel like you’re swimming in an actual river.
And because it’s so huge, you’ll almost never bump into any tourist.
Price: From S$674 per night
Address: Kawasan Pariwisata, Nusa Dua Lot S6, Jl. Nusa Dua, Benoa, Kuta Sel., Bali 80363, Indonesia