Indonesia unfurls a magnificent array of tourist destinations, from urban to rural, beach to jungle. With over 17,000 islands, the archipelago nation has a spectacular array of coastal gems to choose from, with none more reputable and in demand than Bali. The venerable island features prominently in the annual HotelClub Awards and indeed, claims a virtual sweep of the top secluded boutique hotels in Indonesia.
Before you plan your next beach holiday, be sure to consult this prestigious list:
Seminyak, Bali is the sumptuous home of this reputable spa resort. Mutiara Bali Resort Villa offers exquisite access to the islandâ€™s famous white sands, a beautiful fitness facility, state-of-the-art spa and marvellous pool area. A small, exclusive handful of villas and resort rooms help cement Mutiaraâ€™s reputation as a serene oasis in beautiful Bali. While superb points of interest beckon outside the resortâ€™s front gate, the lavish property feels alluringly peaceful and private.
In what will emerge as a trend throughout our inimitable list of top beach resorts, Nandini Jungle Resort & Spa is another Bali gem. The lavish five-star property is truly at one with the verdant foothill landscape of gorgeous Ubud. As a result, Nandini is a lovely break from the typical beach resort in Bali and provides indelible access to the islandâ€™s vital rice terrace culture. Relax amid lush banana groves as you enjoy a treatment at Sungai Spa or a memorable meal at Wild Ginger.
While the Bali enclave of Nusa Dua is famous for a necklace of five-star hotels, a few surface as illustrious, unforgettable beach resorts. Without question, the remarkable BalÃ©Â Resort falls within the upper tier. The chic property offers superior service, gorgeous dÃ©cor and a fastidious interest in the overall comfort of clientele. Two restaurants, a hip lounge and bar, swish spa, yoga room and fitness facility round out the BalÃ© Resortâ€™s irresistible allure.
The relatively tranquil confines of east Bali draw a special breed of beach resort lover. Indeed, Candi Beach Cottage Candidasa is less about hustle bustle and more about seclusion and privacy. The wonderful resort is the ultimate escape for those who simply want to refresh and restore in lush, tropical environs. Let the inherent stress and cares of everyday life melt away at this notable Mendira Bay property.
Another Ubud jewel makes the HotelClub Awards cut of top beach resorts in Indonesia. The spectacular Hanging Gardens luxury resort invokes the inherent romance ofÂ Eat, Pray, Love and boasts a matchless array of sumptuous features. A lofty landscape of rice terraces and emerald jungle foliage provides a cocoon-like backdrop as you enjoy plush pool-side villas, traditional spa treatments and authentic Balinese cuisine.
The oh-so exclusive FuramaXclusive offers 18 deluxe private villas on a spectacular parcel of land in Ubud, Bali. From spa therapy to personal open-air whirlpool tubs, in-villa gourmet gastronomy to a lagoon pool, the five-star resort is world-class. The stylish FuramaXclusive makes a resolute effort to baby and pamper guests rotten. The result of course, is a steady stream of repeat clientele, year in and year out.