If only the best of the best will do – do you prefer to leave worrying about cooking, shopping, cleaning to others? – you should take a look at these truly extraordinary Bali villas.
They are among Bali’s most luxurious and all have a complete staff including villa manager, private chefs, maids, butlers, and gardeners. Most also come with a private driver and car that will welcome you with the hospitality and warmth.
1. Villa Batujimbar
Join the likes of Sting, Mick Jagger and Yoko Ono and make the splendid Villa Batujimbar your home while vacationing in Bali. This former home of Australian artist Donald Friend is the essence of Bali; inspired by Balinese Palaces and the famed Tirta Gangga water gardens. Take a walk in the villa’s exquisite gardens, among carved stone statues, water ponds and lava stone steps, and you will be taken aback to ancient times in Bali.
Inside, pieces of fine art are found in every room. A dedicated gallery houses even more (including a painting of Donald Friend)of the owners impressive collection of Balinese art.
Villa Batujimbar has private tennis court and gym, a warm-hearted Balinese staff and the Ocean views of Sanur Beach just outside the villa gates.
2. Villa Atas Ombak
Villa Atas Ombak is without a doubt one of Bali’s grandest villas. Located on the beach and steps from the water, surrounded by manicured lawns, large frangipanis, palms trees and lotus ponds Villa Atas Ombak will satisfy even the most discerning traveler.
The beach and the sea will play a prominent role at any Villa Atas Ombak stay. You can step straight from the lawns to the sand of Batubelig beach. Each of the villas five bedrooms have ocean views, and sunset views over the Indian Ocean from the living pavilion. Some of Seminyak’s best eateries, Mozaic Beach Club and La Lucciola are just a short walk along the beach away.
The uniformed staff of Villa Atas Ombak ensures you will have the holiday of a life time.
3. Villa Voyage – the ultimate island escape
Villa Voyage is unique opportunity to experience barefoot luxury at its very best. Located on the tranquil Nusa Lembongan Island, a 30 minute boat ride from Bali, this villa the ultimate option for those who are seeking tranquility and calm combined with luxury.
The beachfront villa steps right from the pool deck into the fine white sand. Villa Voyage’s design is true to its surroundings, combining natural element like coconut, bamboo and driftwood with designer elements from Louis Vuitton, Prada, Tods and Aigne.
Cars are rare on Nusa Lembongan, but Villa Voyage has its own buggy as well as a redesigned jukung (traditional outrigger fishing boat) to transport you around the island.
The Villa Voyage staff – including butlers, gardeners, chefs, security, a villa manager and an operations manager – is waiting to make your stay at Nusa Lembongan a once in a lifetime experience.
4. Villa Istana
Villa Istana comes with what probably is the most spectacular location of any villa in Bali. The villa is perched on Uluwatu’s towering cliffs 60 meters above the Ocean, where the surfers below are waiting to catch the next big wave, just minutes from Bali’s iconic Uluwatu temple.
Five impeccable bedrooms offer plenty of room for large families or friends travelling together. The daytime can be spent in the majestic living pavilion, in the 32 meter long infinity pool or in the cliff-side bale with barbeque facilities and a sunken dining table – the perfect spot for sunset cocktails.
Kids will have a blast at Villa Istana as well! The kid’s wing has a pool table, ping pong table, media corner with TV, PS3, toys and board games.
Children and adults alike will enjoy the culinary creations Istana’s chefs bring out of the professional kitchen complete with its own herb garden.
5. Villa Bukit Naga
Without question Bukit Naga is the most extraordinary villa in the Ubud region of Bali! In fact, Elle Magazine named it the ‘most beautiful villa’ in all of Bali.
Bukit Naga is an oasis of green in Ubud, known as Bali’s cultural center and is an homage to Balinese style and workmanship, which is totally in sync with its surroundings
The property has multiple infinity pools overlooking the green river valley, and the lush garden invites you to explore its many unique features.
For relaxation, find peace on the yoga mats in the villa gym or challenge your travel companions to a game of petanque at Bukit Naga’s petanque court.
A staff of 13 awaits to welcome you at Villa Bukit Naga.
6. Villa Cendrawasih
Villa Cendrawasih is located in the heart of Seminyak, just minutes away from Bali’s premier beach clubs, restaurants and Seminyak beach, making Cendrawasih ultimate choice for those who wants to enjoy all Seminyak has to offer in style.
In charge of the kitchen at Cendrawasih is a former chef at La Lucciola, one of Seminyak’s top restaurants. Don’t forget to try his signature egg benedict breakfast.
The air conditioned gym and the 18 meter long pool awaits you should the urge for some activity come over you. The villa’s driver can take you touring around Bali for up to 8 hours a day in the luxury vehicle the seats up to 7 people.
7. Karang Putih
The breathtaking Villa Karang Putih is a three building complex that can be rented individually or as an entire estate totaling 11 bedrooms. The villas sit on the edge of the Bukit’s Peninsula’s looming cliffs offering dramatic 180 degree views of the Indian Ocean.
The propert, gardens and the interior is everything you would expect from one on Bali’s most luxurious villas and then some – like the private helicopter landing pad, the mini golf course and the lawn tennis court.
More beautiful Bali villas
The villas above is only an exclusive selection of our more than 600 villas in Bali. More than 200 of them are fully staffed. You can view all our Bali villas here.