There’s so much choice out there that choosing the best place to stay in Bali can be surprisingly difficult. To help you narrow down your search, we’ve handpicked a list of the best Bali vacation villas, from traditional Balinese honeymoon hideaways to contemporary open-plan pavilions.
Seminyak 5694 – Villa Shambala
5 bedrooms – sleeps 10
This amazing 5-bedroom hideaway is suitable for groups of up to 10 people. Tucked away in the heart of bustling Seminyak, the luxury villas offers uncompromised privacy and is still within easy walking distance of Oberoi beach, famous for its world-class surf breaks and legendary sunsets. This area has some of Bali’s top restaurants, boutiques and art galleries. Location alone earns this property a place in our list of Bali’s best vacation villas.
Inside the villa, you’ll find a chic, custom-designed kitchen with stylish modern fittings. This leads to an open-plan dining and living area that looks out over the private swimming pool. The villa comes with a full range of staff including a chef, a housekeeper, a gardener, a pool attendant and private security. A massage therapist is also available, and a babysitter is always on hand.
Jimbaran 4671 – Villa Adenium
4 bedrooms – sleeps 8
In a quiet location near Jimbaran Bay, this 4-bedroom contemporary home has been designed for relaxing and comfortable living.
This property comes with a game room and a massage area (with, of course, a masseuse upon request). There’s also a Bose stereo system, an Xbox, a billiard table, a gym and, for all the stargazers out there, a telescope. Outside you’ll find a 15m saltwater swimming pool with a shallow end suitable for young children. The whole pool is overlooked by a large Palimanan stone deck that’s furnished with sun loungers.
Stay at this villa and you’re just a 5-minute walk from the beautiful sweeping bay at Jimbaran. The bay is protected by an unbroken coral reef, which can be traversed only by small fishing boats. Although the calm water here is not suitable for surfing, it’s excellent for swimming and the epic sunsets are the perfect accompaniment to the fresh local seafood that restaurants grill here every evening.
Canggu 3639 – Villa Mako
3 bedrooms – sleeps 6
Situated in a quiet river valley, this stately 3-bedroom property overlooks expansive manicured tropical gardens. If you’re looking for an authentic village experience, this villa is for you.
There are very few other luxury villas in the area, and the local village is better defined by its rural traditions and rice fields than its tourist industry. There are just two small warungs (local eateries) selling basics such as coffee and noodles. At the bottom of the garden is a river and a holy spring, where the villagers make offerings to the gods, and you’re just a short walk from the local temple. Bicycles are provided to guests for transportation.
This villa offers a villa manager, a chef, 2 housekeepers and 2 guards, providing 24-hour security. A massage therapist is available upon request.
Canggu 1606 – Avalon iii
1 bedrooms – sleeps 2
With space for just a couple of people, Canggu 1606 is the smallest villa in this blog – but what it lacks in size, it makes up for in character. This villa is the perfect Bali honeymoon getaway. Canggu 1606 offers spacious open-plan living with high ceilings. The property is also just 3 minutes’ walk from the ocean and 15 minutes from the Potato Head club in Seminyak.
Looking to bring the wedding party? For events of up to 80 guests, you can book the entire estate.
Seminyak 4684 – Villa Jajaliluna
4 bedrooms – sleeps 10
This colonial-style two-story pavilion is perfect for small groups. The property is framed around a large terrazzo deck with a lovely T-shaped swimming pool. This pool has 4 separate poolside areas including a large stone sun terrace with lounges and umbrellas. The pool area also has a shady timber deck with rattan sofas and outdoor dining, plus a barbecue area and a sheltered daybed.
If you’re looking for activities, you won’t be short of things to do at Seminyak 4684. The villa is situated just 300m from the sweeping Petitenget Beach and next to Seminyak Beach. These beaches are incredibly popular and always bustling with activity, especially around sunset.
This villa comes with platinum guest membership at Finns Recreation Club, a recreational center featuring a water park with slides & a pool, plus bowling, trampolines and tennis.
Canggu 4604 – Avalon 1
4 bedrooms – sleeps 8
Highly rated by Top Villas guests, Canggu 4604 is a large, luxurious property in upscale Seminyak. It’s just 3 minutes from the beach.
Inside the property, you’ll find a media room/library with 52-inch satellite TV, DVD player and home theater system. You’ll also find a dining hall for up to 14 guests, beautifully designed living rooms and bedrooms all overlooking the private pool. Outside you’ll find a barbeque and a 15m-long private swimming pool set in gorgeous landscaped gardens with ponds and stepping stones.
This property is the last in a small lane that leads to Canggu’s Kayu Putih beach, with its glistening volcanic sand and awesome waves. As you walk out of the lane, you pass a temple on a rustic timber walkway over a small lagoon leading to the beach. There are plentiful local amenities including shops and restaurants in the area, so nothing is out of reach. There are plentiful local amenities including shops and restaurants in the area, so nothing is out of reach.
Sanur Ketewel 9656 – Villa Batujimbar
9 bedrooms – sleeps 18
One of the best Bali vacation villas, the last property in this round-up has attracted rock stars and monarchs alike. Filled with antiques, artefacts and heirloom paintings this super beachfront property is the former home of Belgian painter Jean Le Mayeur de Merpres and Australian artist Donald Friend. It’s close to several temples including Pura Segara.
During your stay, you will be provided with two canoes as well as rackets for use on your own private full-size tennis court.
We hope you’ve enjoyed our selection of the best Bali vacation villas and you’ve found your dream vacation villa. The next thing to plan is all the amazing things to do in Bali. If you still haven’t found quite what you’re looking for why not check out our full range of villas in Bali at thetopvillas.com.