Heavenly Bali requires a special hotel with a private pool! It’s just one of those places; forested volcanic mountains, achingly beautiful beaches, tropical coral reefs, and a wonderful spiritual essence. Your accommodation needs to match then. To be beautiful, slightly tropical, and to help you relax and let your cares melt away; and we firmly believe a private pool helps you do that! Read on for our guide to the best hotels with private pools in Bali…
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The enchanting Tugu Hotels are owned by Indonesia’s biggest art collector, which means that as well as the oceanfront Hotel Tugu Bali being a beautiful hotel, it’s also home to many fascinating and stunning works of art, antiques, and cultural artifacts collected from all over Indonesia giving the place a deeply romantic air. The adjacent sandy Canggu Beach is the perfect place to take a gentle horse ride or an evening stroll along the sand, dipping your toes into the warm Indian Ocean.
The opulent thatched suites are dotted between lotus ponds in the hotels’ lush grounds. Each room is individually created by the owner, displaying immaculate attention to detail, and are a wonderful showcase for the eclectic collection of antiques, the rooms truly capture the vibrant spirit, passion for art, and romance of Indonesia. Most of the rooms include private plunge pools and exquisitely carved 4-poster beds.
Relax by the large, deep blue pool, surrounded by lush foliage, or indulge yourself in a treatment at the lavish Spa & Wellness area. You can take a yoga class, learn to cook using traditional Javanese or Balinese methods or learn local styles of flower arranging or Balinese dance.
There are five restaurants serving exotic Indonesian cuisine, but you are equally encouraged to dine in numerous romantic nooks around the lush grounds. There’s also a stylish bar, a Japanese restaurant, and Sunset Beach, which is home to Tugu’s legendary full moon barbecues.
The 5-Star Viceroy Bali is just 5 minutes drive to the thriving culture and arts center of Ubud, yet the location feels like another world. This is the ideal place to relax and renew in utter tranquillity. Each of the spacious 25 villas is exquisitely furnished and exceedingly private. And importantly, each villa has its own heated pool and outdoor cabana as well as unrivaled views of the surrounding valley and dense jungle. A soft, artfully manicured garden rolls gently off to the side of the main infinity-edged pool overlooking the jungle valley opposite. Nearby, a path leads down to CasCades restaurant, the beating heart of the resort with its 10-meter cone-shaped grass thatched roof.
Samabe Bali Suites & Villas
The tropical getaway of Samabe Bali Suites & Villas, with its private beach just a minute’s walk away, is located in the Nusa Dua region of Bali. Scattered amid the tropical rainforest-covered terraces on top of the picturesque cliffs are the beautiful Balinese-style thatched villas, all positioned just so to make the most of the ocean views. Days here are spent lazing by the outdoor pool, dipping your toes into the warm sands of the private beach, and relaxing with a treatment at Thalasso spa. There’s also a gym and unlimited non-motorized water sports so if the pace slows too much, you can pick things right up again! There’s a lot of flexibility in your accommodation choices; you can opt for all-inclusive, standard or honeymoon benefits; you can choose to have a private pool or not (though of course, you’re going to choose TO have a private pool!) and you can choose from 39 suites or 42 luxury villas.
Sofitel Bali Nusa Dua Beach Resort
Located within the exclusive and serene five-star beach resort enclave of Bali’s famous southern peninsula, Sofitel Bali Nusa Dua Beach Resort is a sumptuous retreat within close reach of Bali’s tranquil eastern coastline. The resort offers gorgeously landscaped pools and 8 hectares of tropical gardens bordered by an immaculate stretch of white sand on the edge of the Indian Ocean. Enchant your taste buds at the resort’s two restaurants and two bars, relax by the lazy river pool or on the beautiful beach which borders the resort, and indulge at the exceptional SoSPA. Opt for a Luxury Room with Plunge Pool for your own private garden with pool and sunbed; perfectly private and wonderfully romantic.
The unique, luxurious, and locally-inspired Ritz-Carlton Bali is located in Sawangan, Nusa Dua and is set on 12.7 hectares of expansive and beautifully manicured beach-front and cliff-top land. With 313 hotel rooms, including 34 cliff-top and ocean-view villas, the luxury resort offers a dramatic location along the sweeping coastline of Nusa Dua’s southern tip. Of its many memorable features, the 180-degree unobstructed views of the Indian Ocean are undeniably a highlight, with a 70-meter high glass elevator providing guests with access to the beach and ensuring unmatched views of the lush landscape and exquisite scenery. There are six restaurants and lounges, a kids club, a serene spa, and an oceanfront wedding chapel. For your private pool, choose from Garden Villas, Sky Villas, Cliff Villas, or Oceanfront Villas; you can’t really go wrong!
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