Brrrr, it’s getting cold in the Southern Hemisphere – so that means it’s time to escape the cold to somewhere much more tropical. We suggest planning your next getaway to Bali and fast! Below are our top picks for escaping the cold and thawing out in the Bali sunshine.
Centrally located in Bali’s sought after Seminyak is Casa Mateo – within walking distance of Eat Street, Petitenget beach and boutique shopping. Enjoy complimentary breakfast daily and prepare to be well taken care of with a 24-hour villa manager plus 14 staff to cater to your every need. This villa can be booked as a 4, 5 or 6 bedroom configuration, with Ministry long stay specials applying for 7+ night stays.
Villa Hermosa is known for having one of the most stylish children’s bunk bedroom’s in Bali as well as being in a highly sought-after location in trendy Seminyak. Connecting with the master bedroom and sharing an ensuite bathroom, Villa Hermosa’s bunk room is one of our favourites. Our 5-bedroom villa is just a short walk from Bintang Supermarket and Jalan Raya Seminyak shopping – we recommend this villa for those wanting a central location for the family.
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Tucked down a quiet street in Seminyak is a grand 6-bedroom Moroccan inspired palace. The delicate hand-carved furniture and Mediterranean artifacts beautifully complement the opulently tiled bathrooms. We love this villa best for its outdoor entertaining spaces, perfect for a barbeque dinner or relaxing poolside with friends.
This Seminyak villa can be enjoyed as a 2, 3 or 5 bedroom configuration, and can accommodate up to 10 people. Designed to blend classic good taste and modern sensibilities that make it wonderfully comfortable for the entire family. Located in the Petitenget area close the pleasures of boutique shopping, the palm-fringed beaches of Seminyak and popular restaurants. You can enjoy this idyllic retreat from just US $519/ night for the 2-bedroom villa.
Located on 100-metres of private beachfront in Tanah Lot, you will be treated to magnificent ocean views, sprawling lush grounds, 2 swimming pools and a tennis court to play with. Aptly located in one of the most scenic areas on Bali’s west coast, this 6-bedroom villa boasts breezy tall ceilings, luxuriant bathtubs and a fully equipped games room that will provide fun for the whole group. This incredible oasis is filled with all the bells and whistles one would want but for a fraction of the expected price – from US $1,088/ night.
Our stylish complex of three modern villas are located just one minute from the beach and feature touches of rich Balinese influence throughout. Each villa boasts a rooftop terrace with ample space for entertaining view views looking out to the beach and Indian Ocean. Styled with ornate carpets, plush sofas, and exotic art – Canggu Beachside Villas feel like you have stumbled across a glossy magazine photoshoot.
Located just steps from the quiet beaches of Tabanan, your very own private slice of paradise that has been modelled after Sumatran homes. Moody, eclectic interiors are complemented by flooding natural light by the floor to ceiling windows that wrap around the edge of the villa. All three bedrooms are relaxing sanctuary’s away from the crowds, waiting for you to enjoy a peaceful stay in a canopy style bed. Offered at an incredibly affordable price point from US $240/ night – this 3-bedroom beachfront villa is a rare find.
Villa Laut is a beautiful thatched roof villa offering a lagoon pool and sweet seclusion on a deserted beach in Tabanan. The master bedroom overlooks the uniquely shaped swimming pool and lush green gardens. By nightfall, the swaying palm trees come to life with garden lighting and the seeping light from the villa’s floor to ceiling windows.
If any place can be called the heart of Bali, then surely Ubud is that place. This 4-bedroom thatched roof villa has guests enjoying the luxury of a gorgeous designer villa with some of the best rice paddy views in Bali. Take a dip in a 20-metre swimming pool or recline in your private spa – the world really is your oyster at this tranquil Ubud oasis.
A truly traditional Balinese design with open-plan living areas, indoor and outdoor bathrooms, and tall alang alang ceilings. We love the lush surroundings that make this villa transform into a relaxing paradise, perfect for your next Ubud holiday. A stay at this peaceful 3-bedroom villa starts from US $396/ night.
If you are looking to perch yourself seaside, and escape the crowds to discover the unknown, Candidasa is the laid back beach vibe for you. Our sophisticated 6-bedroom oceanfront villa sits on an abundance of lush green land and offers a relaxing sense of privacy with breath-taking water views. All king-sized bedrooms boast their own private ensuite bathroom and reclining bath tubs.
Once the villa doors open to this Sanur beachside abode, you will be pleasantly in awe of the well-kept gardens and intricated wooden decor. Each of the 5-bedrooms offers their own sense of privacy whilst taking in the stunning ocean views of laid back Sanur. Enjoy a peaceful beach based holiday in laid back Sanur from US $1,192/ night.
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If you want to escape the cold to a tropical oasis that hosts ideal space for entertaining, its own private spa and accessible friendly lift to the second floor – Puri Nirwana is the heavenly villa you have been searching for. Living up to its name, this beachside villa staff will take care of your every need throughout your stay with their impeccable service and warming hospitality. With a dining space that can seat up to 20 guests and your own skilled private chef who will happily prepare anything from the Western, Asian, vegetarian and children’s suggestion menus – prepare to dine in style.
This modern 4-bedroom villa located in up and coming Umalas is amazing value: from USD $416 per night for 8 guests it’s just a hair over $50 per person. The open-plan design and plush furnishings create the perfect space for entertaining. We suggest having your butler run you a relaxing bath strewn with flower petals… you won’t be disappointed.
Boasting sweeping views of the island of the gods, our Uluwatu hideaway features a 16-metre swimming pool with an in-built Jacuzzi and a photogenic sunken lounge. If that wasn’t enough, this villa also has its own gym, private steam and spa room and the grounds even include a private mini golf course! Ideally from US $646/ night – this villa is suited for groups or families travelling together.
A holiday at Banyan Tree Ungasan can be intimate and romantic for couples; a family time for fun and reconnecting, or a re-energizing getaway for your company staff. Nine separate villas are spread throughout an expansive clifftop property catering to groups of all sizes and generations. If you are travelling with little ones, The Turtle Club (kids club) will keep them busy and stimulated whilst the grown-ups explore. With 1, 2 or 3 bedroom villas available – their multiple configurations are perfect to suit all group sizes.
Picture perfect poolside bar, and stunning eclectic furnishings is what is awaiting your arrival in our stunning seaside designer villa. Enjoy breakfast poolside, or with the sand between your toes in your beachfront table setting. We believe that the white beaches and blue waters is what makes Nusa Lembongan a family favourite destination.
Villa Kingfisher is an exotic contemporary beachfront villa, with views overlooking the Ceningan Channel from its elongated swimming pool. Our Nusa Lembongan 2-bedroom abode is stunningly private and ideally suited to couples travelling together. If surfing is your thing then you will be pleased to know that world-class surf breaks are right at your doorstep, with the alluring soundtrack of the ocean in the near distance.
For the ultimate luxury holiday experience, look no further than the fabulous 4-bedroom Villa Anandita in Tanjubg on the island of Lombok. Whether you feel like cooling off in the pristine crystal clear waters on the beach or in your private 26-metre swimming pool – our beautiful tropical paradise has everything you need and more. Complete with WiFi, a library, fully-equipped kitchen and adjoining dining pavilion, you can be assured that you will be well taken care of during your stay.
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Located in the upmarket neighbourhood of Nusa Dua, is our 7 bedroom residence with lavish ensuite bathrooms. Take a dip in the T-shaped main swimming pool or cool off in a plunge pool adjoining four of the bedroom suites. Styled with absolute elegance in mind featuring large chandeliers, a grand piano, ornate furniture and a sleek layout. Entertain your guests around a perfectly lit dining table whilst the villa’s butler assists you select wine from your private wine cellar. Available from an incredible US $1,302/ night – this modern upmarket villa is sure to impress even the most well-travelled guests.