Bali is famous for its verdant topography, extensive beaches and traditional performing and visual arts. There are plenty of hotels to choose from in Bali, but boutique hotel is a different playing field altogether due to some reasons such as: better personalised service, unique designs, decorations and the highest standards of luxury. To make your stay as unique and comfortable as ever, we have compiled these 7 luxury boutique hotels to let you experience a wholesome experience in Bali. Keep scrolling..
Derived from Indonesian words that means ‘mama says..’, Katamama uses the name in reference to the wisdom handed down from generation to generation. Named one of the winners of best new hotels in the world last year by Conde Nast Traveller, their efforts to showcase and preserve the centuries-old crafts of Indonesia in a contemporary setting seems to have paid off. All 57 of their rooms are decorated with custom-made furniture, hand-dyed fabrics along with contemporary artwork by Indonesian artists, perfect to inspire the artistic instinct in you. And plus, with the strategic location in the heart of Seminyak, guests can easily enjoy the island’s hustle and bustle just a stone’s throw away.
Jalan Petitenget No. 51B Seminyak 80361
With only 29 blissful pavilions, the Bale is a place where you can revitalise your soul in a secluded place. Each room are decorated with a sleek modern interior and refreshing garden where you can lay on the day beds to let your mind daydream and rejuvenate. Private swimming pool will also allow your muscle to relax and allow you to get soaked anytime of the day you want to. Looking for something fun? You can walk down to their beach club located in the secluded Geger beach, where you will be treated with a sprawling view of the beach with a glass of Martini on your hand.
Jl. Raya Nusa Dua Selatan P.O Box 76, Nusa Dua 80363
Set atop Ubud’s lush Valley of the Kings, Viceroy is an alluring boutique hotel located just 10 minutes from the culturally-rich town. The subsisting 25 luxurious rooms are facilitated with its own heated pool and traditional Balinese bungalow for you to relax with unparalleled views of the valleys and jungles. From romance, culture, adventure and wellness, Viceroy Bali got you covered with their special packages catering to whatever fun activities you are looking for.
Jln. Lanyahan, Br Nagi, Ubud, Bali 80571 Indonesia
COMO Uma Ubud
Designed with contemporary Asian concept, the 46 rooms consisting of suites and villas in COMO Uma Ubud are a sunshine-filled place for you to truly relax. Their world class restaurants: Kemiri and Uma Cucina are worth trying as well for their delectable fares and nice atmosphere. For those of you looking for activities beside holistic wellness, try active pursuits such as temple tours, biking and freewheeling in Mount Batur. With a sprawling view of Tjampuhan Valley and River Oos, along with the feeling of standing in the middle of rice paddies , coconut palms and banyan trees, staying at Como Uma is one experience you should not miss.
Jl. Raya Sanggingan, Banjar Lungsiakan, Kedewatan, Ubud, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali, 80571
Have you always been interested to stay in a traditional Balinese village? Well, Amandari is designed exactly in that way. You will be amazed at the hand-carved stone walls right when you enter the pavilion, made by local artisans. Guests will be provided standalone suites or villas that connect to your own private garden with sunken outdoor baths and scenic views. Embrace the local culture by visiting local artisans who have partnered with the hotel to learn art from them, or you can hike along a natural ridge curving alongside the river with banyan trees framing views across the ravine. For something different, let your cultural spirit took you to Bali’s longest pavilions at Pura Agung Gunung Raung. With such a diversity of activity, a stay here will definitely lift up your spirits.
Amandari Kedewatan, Ubud, PO Box 33, Ubud 80571, Indonesia
Another gem in the heart of central Bali, Ubud, Bisma Eight presents a convalescent setting with a mix between modern aesthetics and natural beauty of Bali. During the sunny daytime, have a dip in the pool and unwind in the heated water at night. They also provide fun packages of activities such as sunrise trekking to Sekumpul Waterfalls in Lemukih village or Mt. Batur in Kintamani village. You can also take a peek at UNESCO’s world heritage rice terrace in Jatiluwih village and end the trip at Bali Swing in Bongkasa village.
Bisma Eight Ubud, Jalan Bisma, Ubud, Bali, 80571
Easily accessible from International airport of Ngurah Rai and an easy three minutes walk from the Sanur beach, Artotel Sanur offers a different experience for travellers who are looking for a fresh adventure in Bali. Uniquely, the main design concept of the hotel is taken from Sanur yearly kite festival, starting from the hotel’s exterior as well as the interior. Moreover, with their signature artistic touch, intriguing artworks by Balinese artists are displayed all over the hotel for guests to enjoy. Staying true to the Indonesian culture, the new hotel also provides Indonesian street food buffet every Monday with weekly Mexican night where you can dance and enjoy Mexican fares. With 89 rooms full of artistic wonder, your mind will escape to a different place altogether.
Jl. Kusuma Sari No.1, Sanur, Denpasar Selatan, Kota Denpasar, Bali