A definitive guide for choosing the most photogenic accommodations in Bali. This article will continue to be updated with new finds and favorites.
#1 VILLA V ULUWATU
With striking minimalist design, VILLA V ULUWATU makes for a perfect modern retreat. The cement, glass, and metal structure juxtaposes against the lush Balinese landscape, with gorgeous views directly overlooking the beach and ocean below.
#2 Hideout Bali
Any list would be amiss without one of the most iconic vacation rentals in Indonesia — Hideout Bali.
This open-facade cabin is built into the middle of the Balinese jungle, surrounded by rice paddies and lush vegetation. Fall asleep to the sound water cascading down adjacent creek at night, then explore the island’s hidden wonders during the day.
#3 Dragon House Bali
This luxury villa hosts 4 magnificent bedrooms suites, 3 of which have sumptuous carved stoned tubs in outdoor bath gardens. In the main area, guests are greeted by an enormous living room, with floor to ceiling glass windows and featuring an eclectic and artistic mix of home furnishings.
There is a magnificent salt water vanishing edge pool and a full spa with infrared saunas, a luxurious oversized marble steam bath.
#4 The Clove House Munduk
The Clove House in Munduk is a gem for anyone seeking tranquility and peace among nature. Here, you can find yourself isolated in paradise in this unique and comfortable mountain hut. It is ideal for private yoga or meditation retreats, as well as for writers, painters or couples looking for a romantic getaway in a dramatic setting.
Walk to Munduk’s 3 beautiful waterfalls directly from the house and enjoy staying in a world-class, minimalist designed home.
#5 Villa Mercii
Villa Mercii is a minimalist and modern home in Kuta, Bali. With an abundance of polished concrete, simple textures, and centered by an enticing pool, Villa Merci echoes a modernist design while providing a grounding space perfect for any vacation.
From this home, you’ll be able to capture elegant photos, while staying in the party side of Bali. Here, you can enjoy the amenities that come from a resort town like Kuta, while still having a sleek and comfortable pad to escape the crowds.
#6 Villa Chameleon
As one of the only contemporary luxury jungle residences set between the hype of Canggu and the peace of Tanah Lot, Bali — Villa Chameleon is sure to captivate your senses and provide a stunning home for relaxation.
This 5 bedroom home features breathtaking river views from every room, a 20m lap pool, office library, wellbeing space, media room, front and back kitchen, various gardens and a workshop inside the double garage. With no luxury amiss, this house is fully serviced with butler, housekeeper, gardener, and pool boy. A driver and cook are available on request with extra charge.
All in all, Villa Chameleon is an extraordinary place to pamper the soul, dial up your senses, connect with your friends or family, and expand your mind.
#7 Bingin Cliff House
Get a taste for relaxed vibes and the good life by staying cliff side at Bingin Beach. With expansive ocean views, your horizon is literally limitless.
Go ahead and indulge yourself in the cool living of Bali — salty air, all day sun rays, world class surf, white sand beaches, exotic fruits, tropical foliage, rich cultural traditions, villa life and stunning sunsets. It’s all here for you.
#8 Zen Hideaway
Located on Sumbawa Island (adjacent to Bali), Zen Hideaway is a stunning eco-friendly cabin with gorgeous views over lush jungle. The home is rustic and open to the elements, constructed from teak wood, and finding harmony in imperfection. Although raw in form, the property features some modern amenities, like WiFi, an open air kitchen, and one bathroom.