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Best Restaurants In Seminyak, Bali

Seminyak, on the west coast of Bali, is the upscale cousin of the town of Kuta, further south. The area is home to most of the island’s expats, many of whom have set up shops, galleries and restaurants in the town. We list few of the best restaurants in Seminyak and explore the top culinary and savor the exquisite flavors that this beautiful destination has to offer.

Good to know for restaurants in Seminyak, and mostly in Bali, for foods are not too expensive, but when you take your meal with wines, they are more expensive.

Discover the best of Seminyak: Frequently Updated! Top Restaurants, Bars, Clubs, and Entertainment Venues! Dive into our curated list of Seminyak’s finest dining spots, vibrant bars, exhilarating clubs, and must-visit fun places. Explore, choose your favorite, and craft unforgettable memories!

Balinese specialties

Urab: delicious mixture of coconut, beans or other finely chopped vegetables flavored with spices and peppers. Mainly Balinese dish.

Ayam betutu: grilled stuffed chicken, served with vegetables, tapioca and coconut. Bali specialty.

Bebek betutu: a tasty Balinese duck speciality. Stuffed and stewed for a long time in a banana leaf, it is always ordered the day before.

Babi guling: roasted suckling pig. Excellent when it is not too greasy. It is mostly found in Bali.

What are the best Restaurants to try in Seminyak Center?

In Indonesia, and particularly in Bali, we eat well. Rice is the staple, of course, and the national dish goes by the name of nasi goreng: fried rice with eggs, small pieces of meat and vegetables, or shrimp.
But Indonesian food is a reflection of the ethnic mosaic that the country represents: rich, surprising, varied and colorful. Here are the best restaurants In Seminyak you should try (Seminyak Center):

Batik Restaurant and Bar, Southeast Asian, $$$

Certainly one of the most beautiful decorations in Bali, Batik is a restaurant that is worth the detour as much for the content as for the form. This venue is an ideal spot for an elevated coffee experience, allowing you to fully immerse yourself in the intriguing contrasts of expat life in Southeast Asia.

Batik restaurant is an Indonesian and South East Asian cuisines. Just like how various cultures inspired the line and shape of batik’s patterns, our food also influences not only by Indonesian but also South East Asian cuisine. Following the transformation of batik throughout history, we also evolved our dishes according to the trend but not to forget the authenticity of tastes and secret ingredients.

Batik Restaurant and Bar, Southeast Asian, $$$

Zomato: Batik Restaurant

Website: https://batik-bali.com/

Reservation: https://batik-bali.com/reservation/

Ginger Moon Canteen, Asian Fusion, $$

Ginger Moon is a fabulous Asian fusion restaurant on Oberoi Street (Eat Street / Kayu aya Street). Really cool and stylish interiors, professional staff and delicious food, this is a must visit. The cocktails are also very good and the general atmosphere is great.

Ginger Moon Seminyak
Ginger Moon Restaurant in Seminyak. Uploaded by Pinterpandai, Ginger Moon Restaurant Seminyak, Bali, CC0, via Wikimedia Commons

A contemporary dining venue influenced by the culture of Bali and Indonesia, highlighting the diverse range of tropical ingredients that define the region’s cuisine.

Want to try a bit of everything? Ginger Moon has delicious sharing options. In fact, the menu, created by Executive Chef Dean Kedell, was created with sharing in mind.

Website: https://gingermoonbali.com/

Reservation: NowBookIt

Ginger Moon Canteen, Asian Fusion, $$

Zomato: Ginger Moon

Chandi, Pan-Asian $$$

For years, Chandi has been a standout establishment in the heart of Seminyak. With its consistently friendly staff, delectable cuisine, and reasonable prices, it’s a go-to destination you can trust without hesitation.

Their dedication to organic cultivation ensures that all greens thrive, while the rich variety of fruits and roots is carefully sourced from local Bedugul farmers. They greatly appreciate and value their contribution to their ingredients, allowing them to maintain their uncompromising standards. It’s with this same commitment that they select only the most exquisite cuts of meat to feature on their menu.

Opening Hours: 10am – 12am​
Lunch : 10am – 4pm
Happy Hour : 12pm-6pm
Dinner : 6pm – midnight

Website: https://www.chandirestaurant.com/
Reservation: Google reservation

Sisterfields Cafe, International $$$

Situated opposite the Seminyak Village Shopping Center, this café is a well-frequented spot, particularly by young adults. The establishment offers two inviting dining spaces and a friendly staff ready to welcome you. The service is swift, with dishes served promptly, even during peak lunch hours.

Website: https://www.sisterfieldsbali.com/

The Corner House, International $$

At the end of Jalan Kayu Aya to go to The Corner House. And the least we can say is that it was worth it. The location is fantastic and the coffee good.

Enjoy a satisfying breakfast, lunch, or dinner at excellent value for money.

The Corner House, International $$

Zomato: Corner House

Website: https://cornerhousebali.com/

Reservation: WhatsApp

Esquina, Asian Mediterranean $$

Asian Mediterranean foods with good flavors. Waiters and waitresses at the top. The service nothing to say. Always smile and come to you regularly to find out if everything is going well. That’s what we like in Bali. A bit pricey but justified given the quality of the dishes and the service, no waiting. Flawless!

Address: Jl Braban 82, Seminyak – Bali 80361

Website: Instagram

Reservation: https://www.chope.co/bali-restaurants/restaurant/esquina-bali-seminyak

Café Bali, $$

Very well located, this restaurant offers all types of food at reasonable prices. Nice decor. “Easy” cooking. A bit noisy in the evening. Cool service. Café Bali offers a very simple but varied menu. The service, very young, is really friendly and responsive! ULTRA ULTRA ULTRA fast service, very efficient staff 🙂

CAFE BALI, Seminyak – Jl. Laksmana – Restaurant Avis, Numéro de Téléphone & Photos – Tripadvisor

Cafe Bali, Seminyak : consultez 3 117 avis sur Cafe Bali, noté 4 sur 5 sur Tripadvisor et classé #143 sur 611 restaurants à Seminyak.

Sambal Shrimp, Seafood, $$$

Immerse yourself in the charm of a typical Balinese setting as you dine on the inviting terrace of Sambal Shrimp. In a typical Balinese setting and a really nice place on the terrace. The products are of high quality and the service is very professional and friendly.

Sambal Shrimp, Seafood, $$$

Zamato: Sambal Shrimp

Website: https://www.sambalshrimp.com/

Reservation: Google reservation

Jackson Lily’s, Asian fusion, $$

The restaurant’s modern yet elegant decor adds a touch of sophistication to the overall atmosphere, making guests feel welcomed and well taken care of throughout their dining experience.

With its captivating ambiance, superb dishes, and delightful discoveries, this restaurant offers an experience you won’t want to miss. Treat yourself to this culinary gem!

Jackson Lily's
Jackson Lily’s Restaurant offers an exquisite dining experience in Seminyak, Bali. Uploaded by Pinterpandai. Jackson Lily’s Restaurant Seminyak, Bali, CC0, via Wikimedia Commons

Indulge in their tempting wok dishes and don’t miss the mouthwatering 1-meter long Pizzas. For a lighter option in the tropical setting, they offer an array of refreshing salads and vegetable dishes.

And for those with a sweet tooth, their display of house-baked cakes and desserts will surely catch your eye.

A pleasant surprise awaits those with a penchant for unique beverages. Jackson Lily’s takes pride in offering locally produced cider, adding to the flavors of Bali.

So, treat yourself to an extraordinary culinary adventure at this exceptional restaurant.

Get a free  alcoholic or non-alcoholic beverage, one drink per person here!

Website: https://jacksonlilys.com/

WhatsApp reservation: +6282134709170

Address: Jl. Raya Seminyak No.2, Seminyak, Bali 80361, Indonesia

Reservations: nowbookit.com

Restaurant Bambu, Indonesian, $$$

If you’re looking for the perfect setting for a quiet evening, this is the place to dine. Crossing stones through a swimming pool to get to the dining room, a beautiful setting with a warm ambience. The food itself is a mix of international and Balinese cuisine, with local ingredients dominating the menu. Try the succulent duck betutu or the tangy tuna ceviche.

Restaurant Bambu, Indonesian, $$$

Zomato: Bambu

More Info Mon – Sun: 6:00 PM – 12:00 AM 198 Jalan Petitenget, Kabupaten Badung, Indonesia +623618469797

Website: https://bambubali.com/

Reservation: https://bambubali.com/booking/

Inquiry: via their WhatsApp

Cosy, Exterior Restaurant La Lucciola, Indonesian, $$$

La Lucciola is something of a legend in Seminyak, with waterfront views and a location next to the Petitenget Temple. The restaurant is always busy, and is usually packed until late at night. During the day, the beach gives access to the restaurant, while in the evening, it is accessed from the parking lot of the temple, via a wooden bridge lit by lit torches.

The menu changes constantly with every innovation the chefs undertake, but with an emphasis on traditional Balinese flavors.

More Info Mon – Sun: 9am – 11pm Pantai Petitenget Jalan Kayu Aya, Kerobokan, Kabupaten Badung, Indonesia +62361730838

Cosy, Exterior Restaurant La Lucciola, Indonesian, $$$

Zomato: La Lucciola

Cozy, Modern Bistro Mejekawi, Restaurant, Indonesian, $$$

Mejekawi is Ku De Ta’s haute cuisine restaurant, Seminyak’s nightlife beacon and the gathering point for Bali’s ‘happening’ crowd. Its beautiful beachside setting combined with its bistro-style decor make it an attractive environment in which to sample Mejekawi’s local and international cuisine. The restaurant serves two options; a set of seven or 11 dishes, each of which is prepared using precision cooking methods which can be seen through the open kitchen.

You can walk from our Villa Carissa to Kudeta, only 10 mn!

Cozy, Modern Bistro Mejekawi, Restaurant, Indonesian, $$$

Zomato: Mejakawi / Kudeta

More Info Mon – Sun: 5:00 PM – 12:00 PM No. 9 Jalan Kayu Aya, Seminyak, 80361, Indonesia +62361736969 View Website

Casual Motel Mexicola Restaurant, Mexican, $$$

If you’re looking for a taste of Tijuana in Bali, this is the place to get it. “More Mexican than Mexicans” is a good way to describe this place, with its shrine at the entrance to Mother Mary and multicolored tiles covering the walls. Food is a close match as well; Try fish tacos with chili mayo, donuts, burritos and, of course, tequila cocktails.

You can walk from our Villa Carissa to Mexicola, only 10 mn!

Indeed, stepping into this place, you’d swear you’ve been transported to a Mexican hacienda. The DJ caters to a diverse range of musical preferences. The entrance fee, a mere 10 euros per person, grants us admission along with a complimentary drink. The ambiance is nothing short of electric and guaranteed to leave a lasting impression.

More Info Mon-Sun: 11am – 1am Seminyak, 80361, Indonesia +62361736688 Visit Website

Reservation: https://motelmexicola.info/seminyak/bookings

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Mexican Motel and Cafe in Seminyak. TuRbO_J from Adelaide, Australia, CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons

Mama San $$$

Located at the corner of Sunset Road and Raya Kerobokan, Mama San is one of the benchmarks par excellence in terms of gastronomy in Bali. The menu offers a large choice of diverse and varied dishes, ranging from spicy beef salad to steamed fish cooked in banana leaves. Asian-inspired, the cuisine offered is full of flavors and spices that are as surprising as they are pleasant. This restaurant is very popular in Seminyak, so it is advisable to book to be sure to have a table.

Address: Jalan Raya Kerobokan No. 135, Bali
Hours: Open for lunch and dinner (reservation recommended)
Contact: +62 (0) 361-730436 and reservations@mamasanbali.com or via WhatsApp +62 818 06126700

Mama San- Kitchen Bar & Lounge- Seminyak- Bali – Asia Bars & Restaurants

Ultrachic Bali restaurant captivates with contemporary interpretations of authentic Asian street foods July 22nd, 2014 One of Bali’s most popular dining attractions since its opening in 2010, Mama San has garnered international recognition for the consummate renditions of authentic Asian street foods by acclaimed chef and founder Will Meyrick.

Vin + Seminyak Bali $$$

An excellent choice for a chic dinner, Vin + Seminyak is also a lounge bar. You can order a typical Italian dish and accompany it with the wine of your choice. This brand also has an adjacent boutique with a selection of over 18,000 wines.

Friendly atmosphere, very good selection of wine and top-notch meats.

Price: IDR 150,000 – 300,000 (14 – 27€)
Address: Jalan Kayu Jati No. 1, Seminyak, Bali
Hours: 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Contact: +62 361 4732377

Warung Eny, Bistro, Indonesian, $

One of the more low-key places you can go for authentic Balinese cuisine is Warung Eny. Its rustic and unremarkable appearance keeps the crowds away. If only they knew! The food is incredibly authentic, from grilled whole fish over coconuts to nasi goreng and even gato gato. Satay also tastes great, and if you have time, ask Eny for a cooking class.
More info Mon – Sun: 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m. Seminyak, 11111, Indonesia +623614736892

warung eny

Warung Eny, home of the Love Cooking School on the Petitenget Road, Seminyak. Ibu Eny and Wayan serve authentic fresh and organic foods to all comers. The kitchen is rustic, but it is a spotlessly clean family kitchen, it is a joy to sit and watch them prepare your meal, their respect for the food they prepare is second to none.

Made’s Warung Seminyak $$

Indeed, Warung Made is an emblematic culinary establishment of Indonesian cuisine. The dishes are delicious and you can expect to find a rather extensive menu ranging from Gado-Gado to grilled fish, not to mention the babi guling (suckling pig) and other spicy rice.

The particularity of this warung and what makes, in part, its reputation, are the representations of the typical Balinese dances which one can attend while having dinner.

Made's Warung Seminyak $$

Zomato: Made’s Warung

Price: IDR 90,000 – 200,000 (€8 – 18)
Address: Jalan Raya Seminyak, Seminyak, Bali
Hours: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 a.m

Website: https://madeswarung.com/restaurant/seminyak/

Menu: https://madeswarung.com/restaurant/seminyak/menu-mades-seminyak/

Resevation: via WhatsApp

Best Bars in Bali to Spend an Unforgettable Evening

Where can you enjoy a drink while watching the sunset in Bali?

Here are the best places to enjoy a drink while watching the sunset:

Kudeta $$$

Incredible spot! Tailor-made service, excellent food quality, music at the top! Admittedly a little expensive but it is well worth the price given the quality!

This stylish beach bar is a lovely place. It has a classy and elegant atmosphere with a menu that is reasonably priced, similar to street-side options. The view of the Indian Ocean is stunning, and the atmosphere is truly wonderful.

Website: https://www.kudeta.com/

Reservation: via Google

La Plancha $$

A colorful bar with big beanbags to sit and sip a fresh juice (the banana juice is delicious) or a beer facing a breathtaking sunset. It was enough to seduce me! It must be said that the sunset over the sea is really breathtaking! Judge by yourself !

To watch the sunset, come relatively early to hope to have a table, because the place is very busy. But at worst, you can always fall back on another bar on the beach, the sunset will be the same!

Read also: Seminyak Beach | The ideal beach to see a wonderful sunset in Bali

Website: https://laplancha-bali.com/

Reservation: via Chope

Where to go out at night in Seminyak?

Considering a night out in Seminyak? This guide will take you through the best spots to experience the area’s vibrant nightlife. From chic bars to lively clubs, Seminyak offers a diverse array of venues to suit every preference, ensuring an unforgettable evening under the Balinese sky. Here’s the list for your perfect evening:

Red Carpet Champagne Bar $$

The red carpet is the theme of this champagne bar located on the busiest street in Seminyak with all the best restaurants, bars and shops in the area. Rather chic atmosphere and proper dress required. The prices are correct, the service efficient and you are right on rue de Oberoi so you can watch the excitement unfold before your eyes.

For a beer about IDR 50,000 (US$2.5) . For a glass of white wine around IDR 100,000 and cocktail around IDR 100,000 (US$ 6.50).

Red Carpet Champagne Bar $$

Zomato: Red Carpet

Address and Contact
Red Carpet Champagne Bar
Jl. Kayu Aya, Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361
Website: https://www.redcarpetchampagnebar.com/
Tel: +62 361 737889
Reservation: via WhatsApp

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La Favela $$$

Behind a sall, narrow entrance that does not look like much hides THE nightclub not to be missed in Seminyak. Anyway, it’s simple: everyone is there! Several rooms and dance floors await you. The decoration is surprising and eclectic as we like them! In the middle of the bar, the trees have made their way. We are far from classic nightclubs. You need to dressup to come here, no flip flops, no short pants for man.

Good to know: at dinner time (Western, Asian), the supercharged Favela turns into a restaurant where you can also have a drink.

Website: https://lafavelabali.com/

Reservation: via Chope

Menu: https://lafavelabali.com/menus/

La Favela Seminyak $$$

Zomato: La Favela

Mexicola $$$

This restaurant turns into a dance bar as soon as the service ends. Once the plates are cleared, people dance on the tables and the atmosphere is completely charged until 1am. The “dance floor” is located under a large glass roof. Watch out, it’s going to be hot! Literally as figuratively ! An original place!

Mexicola Seminyak $$$

Mexicola Seminyak $$$

Zomato: Mexicola

Address: JL Kayujati 9X – Seminyak, Bali 80361

Website: https://motelmexicola.info/

Reservation: https://motelmexicola.info/seminyak/bookings

Mirror $$$

It feels like a gothic cathedral with stunning stained glass windows and futuristic lasers piercing the dance floor. Welcome to the Mirror! In such an atmosphere, clubbers are completely immersed and often international sizes are programmed on the turntables. The music is very good and the place is not crowded (all things considered, we are still talking about a nightclub). Very friendly staff, which contributes to the good atmosphere of the establishment. Place not too crowded with locals and tourists.

Address: Jalan Petitenget No.106 Seminyak, Bali 80361

Website: https://allin.co.id/mirrorbali/

More info: via their WhatsApp

Mirror Seminyak $$$

Zomato: Mirror

Jenja $$$ Permanently CLOSED 🙁

Jenja is the trendy club for going out in Bali. It is a bar-club located in Seminyak on the street that goes towards the Double Six beach. The atmosphere and the music are there and we often invite well-known DJs who know how to set the mood in the evenings. Address: Seminyak Town Square Suites Jl. Nakula Seminyak, Bali. You need to dressup to come here, no flip flops, no short pants for man.
Hours: 8:00 p.m. – 4:00 a.m.
Contact: +62 361 8469077

Read also: Seminyak Beach Club | Chic, Glamorous and Flashy | Perfect For Both Day and Night

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Restaurants in Seminyak (But not in the EAT STREET)

Bambu $$$

This upscale restaurant offers fine Indonesian cuisine. The dishes here are cooked by professionals in the trade and it is a real success! The setting of the restaurant is an integral part of its charm since you will have the opportunity to eat on a small platform surrounded by water. The restaurant also belongs to the owner of La Lucciola, who, once again, succeeds in sublimating the typical dishes of Indonesian cuisine.

Address: Jalan Petitenget no.198, Seminyak, Bali 80361, Indonesia
Opening hours: Only for dinner (reservation recommended)
Contact: +62 (0) 361-8469797 and enquiries@bambubali.com

Website: https://bambubali.com/

Reservation: https://bambubali.com/booking/

Inquiry: via their WhatsApp

Bambu Restaurant Bali

Founded by the owner who created La Lucciola, the Bambu restaurant Bali in Seminyak focus on traditional Indonesian cuisine. Classic Indonesian With a strong expertise in classic Indonesian cuisine, Bambu is the right place to eat chicken sate, spicy sambal or jackfruit curry.

Merah Putih $$$

The Merah Putih is a must-see place in Bali. The cuisine is family-run and the portions are quite generous, all cooked with Indonesian sauce. Reservations are not (yet) necessary, and we urge you to come and discover this place that has received so many rave reviews.

Address: Jl. Petitenget No.100x, Kerobokan, Seminyak, Bali
Opening hours: Every day, 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m., 6:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Contact: +62 (0) 361 8465950 and info@merahputihbali.com

Website: https://merahputihbali.com/

Reservation: https://merahputihbali.com/booking/

Merah Putih | Indonesian Restaurant | Bali

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Warisan $$$ (located inside Warisan LIVING – Furniture Showroom)

The Warisan is located a bit apart from other restaurants in Seminyak, but once inside, you’ll understand why the drive was worth it. There is a sweet culinary mix between French, Mediterranean and Indonesian cuisine. An interior courtyard has been set up with elegant tables laid out and laid out with care.

The place is perfect for a candlelit dinner with its romantic atmosphere, live music and refined dishes. For the starter we recommend the ravioli with lobster bisque or the confit salmon, a delight!

Address: Jl. Raya Kerobokan No. 38, Br. Taman, Kuta, Bali
Opening hours: Monday to Saturday: 11 a.m. – 11 p.m. | Sunday: 4:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Contact: +62 (0) 361 731175

Website: https://www.warisan.com/

Warisan Restaurant and Bar Bali

Warisan Restaurant located in Kerobokan Area upper class restaurant with western type menus. The restaurant is founded in 1991. Warisan Restaurant is everything you want for the ultimate dining experience on Bali; seamless dining under the shade of fragrant Frangipani trees or lazily on oversized plump sofas next to an excitable, well stocked bar – all paddy field breeze kissed.

Fine Dining / Gourmet restaurant in Seminyak

In this article we will tell you about the crème de la crème of restaurants in Seminyak, those that are known, recognized and appreciated throughout the region. In general, the prices are a little higher than average, but they are still quite reasonable if you have fun comparing them to those of restaurants of an equivalent standard in Europe. All you have to do is make your choice.

Read also: Bali Fine Dining Restaurants | Unveiling Bali’s Exclusive Gastronomy: Indulge in the Finest Dining Experiences

Léon Brasserie $$$$$

This French restaurant offers excellent dishes in a magnificent setting. It serves refined cuisine, French wines and cheeses in an authentic Balinese environment. The advantage of this magnificent place is that it is as pleasant to eat there with friends, as a couple or on a business trip, as it is to drink a few cocktails in the lounge area directly overlooking the rice fields.

An exquisite journey of purity, refinement, and heritage, guided by the timeless flavors of French cuisine.

The Léon effortlessly accommodates special events and large group gatherings, preserving the intimate atmosphere both in the garden and indoors. Additionally, on every weekday lunch (excluding weekends), a special menu is available, featuring a delightful selection of starters, main courses, and desserts.

Address: Jl Raya Bumbak 115 , Umalas, Kerobokan, Bali, Indonesia
Hours: Restaurant: 17:30 – 23:00. Bar 17:00 – Onwards

Website: https://www.leonbali.com/

Reservation: https://www.leonbali.com/reservations/

Inquiry: via their WhatsApp

Sardine $$$$

This popular restaurant is run by a French couple. Sardine is known for its innovative cuisine essentially based on seafood. Its menu changes daily and promises fresh and tasty products. The architecture made of bamboo is completely open to the outside and offers an absolutely incredible view of the rice fields and banana trees. A very pleasant setting and a refined decor! It is an environment that you will appreciate as much for dinner and lunch as for having an aperitif with friends. Do not hesitate to ask the chef for his suggestion of the day, he will be more than happy to advise you.

The establishment offers a bar/lounge area with a generous drinks menu.
The architecture and decoration of the restaurant reflect the local spirit with its bamboo furniture and the unobstructed view of the rice fields brings a special atmosphere to the place.

Address: Jalan Petitenget No. 21, Kerobokan, Bali
Hours: 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 a.m. (last order at 11:00 p.m.)
Contact: +62 811-3978-111 and sardine@sardinebali.com

Sources: TripAdvisor

Photo credit (main picture): mtommartin via Pixabay

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Immerse yourself in the serenity of Villa Carissa, cradled in the vibrant heart of Seminyak, Bali. Here, a private swimming pool and secluded garden guarantee uninterrupted tranquility throughout your stay.

Dive into Seminyak’s Culinary and Nightlife Scene: Discover the Best Restaurants, Bars, and Places to Go Out. Staying at Villa Carissa not only brings Bali’s stunning beaches closer but also places you at the heart of Seminyak’s vibrant dining and nightlife. From gourmet eateries to lively bars, explore our curated list of must-visit spots.

Whether you’re venturing with family, companions, or savoring an intimate escape, Villa Carissa offers the perfect foundation for delving into Bali’s attractions and embracing a profoundly rejuvenating holiday. Secure your haven at Villa Carissa today and bask in a true home away from home, nestled in the heart of Seminyak, Bali.

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Unwind in Style: The Best Beach Clubs in Bali

Bali is known for its beautiful beaches, and there’s no better way to experience them than by visiting some of the best beach clubs on the island. Bali is famous for hosting many beach clubs, where it is possible to sip your cocktail in an infinity pool while enjoying a breathtaking view of the sunset. In this article, each beach club has something unique: atypical decor, tropical atmosphere, spectacular view… Villa Carissa In Seminyak Center has selected the best beach clubs in Bali island for you.

From laid-back hangouts to luxurious spots with infinity pools and world-class DJs, Bali has something for everyone. Don’t forget to pack your sunscreen and swimsuit and get ready to unwind in style.

Bali is known for its beautiful beaches, and there’s no better way to experience them than by visiting some of the best beach clubs on the island. Whether you’re looking to relax with a cocktail in hand or dance the night away to live music, Bali’s beach clubs have something for everyone. In this article, we’ll take a look at the best beach clubs in Bali, organized by location. The best beach clubs in Bali is a matter of opinion, but some of the most popular and highly-rated options include:


Seminyak is Bali’s most stylish destination, and there are plenty of chic beach clubs to choose from in the area. One of the best is Ku De Ta, located on the famous Seminyak Beach. With its upscale atmosphere, live music, and delicious food, Ku De Ta is the perfect spot for a day of relaxation.

Best Beach Clubs in Seminyak | Chic, Glamorous and Flashy | Perfect For Both Day and Night

Ku De Ta $$$$ (with infinity pool)

The KuDeTa is a must if you come to Bali, a trendy place where people who want to party meet. Great atmosphere, music, cocktails, trendy and tasteful setting and decor.

This iconic beach club is located in Seminyak and is known for its stunning views of the Indian Ocean, world-class dining, and live music.

This beach club offers an exceptional setting to enjoy the sunset, with good music, pretty lighting, a swimming pool and a breathtaking view of the sea. This beach club exudes a lounge atmosphere with its chic and hype decor.

One of the most popular beach clubs in Bali, Ku De Ta offers stunning views of the ocean and a varied menu featuring both local and international cuisine. Relax in a daybed by the pool or dance the night away to live DJs.

You can walk from our Villa Carissa (Seminyak Center) to Kudeta, only 10 mn!

The food is delicious, the cocktails and tapas are as well presented as they are good, the service is impeccable. The prices are however a little higher than the average but it is worth it. This place is often full, so we recommend booking in advance.

With its own team of international DJs. As if by magic, this place of relaxation is transformed into a place of excitement thanks to its scheduled events and evenings.

Website: https://www.kudeta.com
Reservation: book your table via Chope
Address: Jalan Petitenget, Seminyak
Entrance Fees : No Minimum Spending
Hours: daily from 8 a.m. to 12 a.m.

Read also: Seminyak Beach Club | Chic, Glamorous and Flashy | Perfect For Both Day and Night

Woobar $$$

The Woobar is undoubtedly the beach bar where you can relax in the most chic and comfortable armchairs in Bali. It is a luxurious place, with a magnificent garden, a beautiful swimming pool and a pretty terrace lit by a very successful play of light.

On the menu, you can enjoy delicious pizzas, tasty burgers and a wide choice of tapas to share. The cocktails are of high quality and the service is impeccable. Don’t miss happy hour from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.: one cocktail purchased = one cocktail offered. Read also: Best Bars in Bali to Spend an Unforgettable Evening

Menu: Woobar menu
Website: http://www.woobarbali.com
Reservation: book your table via Chope
Address: Jalan Petitenget, Seminyak, Kuta Utara, Kerobokan Kelod, Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361
Hours: daily from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m.

For more beach clubs in Bali please visit: Seminyak Beach Club | Chic, Glamorous and Flashy | Perfect For Both Day and Night

Alila Beach Bar $$$

he Alila Beach Bar is  one of the upscale beach bars in Bali. If you are looking for a quiet pool to swim in while admiring the magnificent view of the beach, the Alila Beach Bar is for you. It is a pleasant and elegant place, much less crowded than the most popular beach bars in Seminyak.

In terms of food, you will have the choice between dishes inspired by the Middle East, falafels, hummus, Greek salad… local food, burgers and sandwiches and many other dishes that are just as tasty and refined.

Website: https://www.alilahotels.com/seminyak/dining/beach-bar/
Address : Jalan Taman Ganesha No.9 Petitenget, Kerobokan Kelod, North Kuta, Seminyak, Bali
Opening hours: every day from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Mari Beach Club $$

A tropical Bohemian-style beach club, located in Seminyak. The concept is nice, the food and drinks are pretty good, the music is good, the staff is nice, the pool is very nice and clean.

If you want to sit somewhere other than the bar, you have to spend a minimum amount of money. We chose to sit at the bar and had to order a drink to get the towels.

Combining the concept of a restaurant with a bar, the beautiful and amazing view of Seminyak Bali Beach makes for an ideal cozy atmosphere.

In addition, visitors will be spoiled with a variety of local and foreign food and beverage dishes that can be ordered according to taste.

Website: https://maribeachclub.com/
Address: Jl. Batu Belig No.66, Kerobokan Kelod, Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361
Opening hours: weekdays 12 p.m. – 10 p.m. and weekend 12 p.m. – 11 p.m.

Infinity Beach Club $$$$

Nestled right in the middle of the upscale Seminyak area, Infinity Pool offers a taste of paradise. With its infinity pool and a bar, you can enjoy breathtaking sunsets over the Indian Ocean.

At Infinity Pool, you get a taste of paradise. With its infinity pool and a bar, you can enjoy breathtaking sunsets over the Indian Ocean. The pool stretches out over 170 meters (0.1 mile) right by the famous Seminyak beach. And it’s just a quick 5-minute ride from the main part of Seminyak.

Here, you can spend the day lounging on a comfortable chair by the pool, soaking up the sun. Families have a special spot at the Manja Corner, while adults can enjoy the oceanfront infinity pool, surrounded by loungers, each big enough for two.

Infinity Pool offers a one-of-a-kind experience in Bali. Everyone who visits this slice of heaven can’t help but be amazed by its beauty. They leave feeling relaxed, with a sun-kissed glow, and already dreaming of their next visit.

Website: https://www.theseminyak.com/experiences/happenings/

Reservation (table): via Google

Mrs Sippy Beach Club, Seminyak $$

Mrs Sippy Beach Club in Seminyak is a vibrant venue known for its massive saltwater pool with diving platforms, creating a fun and energetic atmosphere. It hosts regular events, has a Mediterranean-inspired menu, and offers a range of cocktails and drinks. With its lively ambiance, great music, and poolside lounging, it’s a popular spot for those seeking a lively day out or a fun evening in Seminyak, Bali.

Website: https://www.mrssippybali.com

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mrssippybali/

La Plancha $$

La Plancha is a colorful beachfront bar located in Seminyak, Bali. Known for its vibrant bean bags, umbrellas, and a relaxed atmosphere, it’s a popular spot to enjoy drinks while watching the sunset over Seminyak Beach. The place often features live music and a great selection of cocktails, making it a lively and picturesque destination in Bali.

The bar/restaurant is a colorful thatched roof building. If you want to admire the sunset with your feet in the sand, in a relaxed atmosphere, look no further: La Plancha is the ideal place.

Website: https://laplancha-bali.com/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/laplanchabali/

Read also: Best Beach Clubs in Seminyak | Chic, Glamorous and Flashy | Perfect For Both Day and Night


Kuta is one of Bali’s busiest and most popular destinations, and there are plenty of beach clubs to choose from in the area. One of the best is Potato Head Beach Club, located right on the beachfront. With its iconic infinity pool, multiple bars, and beachside restaurant, Potato Head is a must-visit spot for anyone visiting Kuta.

Potato Head Beach Club (Kuta/Seminyak) $$

This iconic beach club is known for its unique architecture and colorful beanbag chairs. Potato Head Beach Club has several restaurants, bars, and a pool overlooking the ocean.

The beach club’s architecture and design, featuring an iconic facade made of colorful vintage window shutters, have made it a visually striking destination. It’s a popular choice for tourists and locals alike seeking a mix of relaxation, entertainment, and beautiful seaside views in Bali.

Guests can relax on the sunbeds by the pools, enjoy drinks and cocktails while overlooking the ocean, or dine at one of the several restaurants serving a variety of cuisines. The club often hosts live music events, DJ performances, and other entertainment, making it a lively spot both day and night.

Ocean 27 (Kuta)

Ocean 27 Beach Club, nestled near Discovery Shopping Mall on Kuta Beach, offers a serene escape from the lively energy of Kuta. The allure of this club lies in its strategically positioned swimming pool that gazes out towards the beach, providing a breathtaking backdrop for witnessing the sunset while relishing a delightful cocktail.

The poolside experience is enhanced by an array of inviting cabanas and ample lounging chairs, inviting visitors to unwind, soak up the sun, and revel in relaxation.

Website: https://ocean360dmb.com/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/oceans27club/


Legian is a quieter alternative to nearby Kuta, but there are still plenty of great beach clubs in the area. One of the best is Azul Beach Club, located on the stunning Legian Beach. With its unique bamboo architecture and chilled-out vibe, Azul Beach Club is the perfect spot to escape the crowds and soak up the sun.

Azul Beach Club

Located on Legian Beach, Azul Beach Club is a tranquil oasis in the midst of the hustle and bustle of Bali. Enjoy a cocktail in a cabana or take a dip in the infinity pool overlooking the ocean.

The cocktails are very good and are served in tribal design glasses. As for food, the menu is varied and the dishes are also excellent: pizzas cooked over a wood fire, Spanish tapas, falafels & hummus, and many other neat and tasty Mediterranean dishes.

Do not miss the brunch & BBQ which takes place every Sunday, from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. On the menu: fresh seafood, different meats, salad buffet, wide choice of desserts including brownies, cheesecakes, pudding and unlimited non-alcoholic drinks.

Website: https://www.azulbali.com/
Address: Jl. Padma No.2, Legian, Bali
Entrance Fees : No Minimum Spending
Opening Hours : 7 am – 11 pm


Sanur is a laid-back beach town on Bali’s east coast, and one of the best beach clubs in the area is the Bamboo Bar at the Hyatt Regency. Located on the stunning Sanur Beach, the Bamboo Bar offers comfortable daybeds, delicious cocktails, and live music in the evenings.

Bamboo Bar & Grill

This beachfront bar and grill offers delicious seafood dishes and stunning views of the ocean. Bamboo Bar & Grill is a popular spot for sunset drinks and live music.

Very well located on the beach, this bar is very original because of its construction made entirely of bamboo and around the bar you can sit in swings. In terms of catering, the menu is varied with a fair balance between local dishes and European dishes. It’s good and served quickly with a smile.


Jimbaran is a picturesque beach located on the southwestern coast of Bali, known for its stunning sunsets and seafood restaurants.

Sundara Beach Club

Sundara is located on the beautiful Jimbaran Bay and offers stunning views of the ocean.
Located at the Four Seasons Resort Bali at Jimbaran Bay, Sundara Beach Club offers stunning views of the Indian Ocean and serves up delicious cuisine and cocktails.

Sundara Beach Club in Jimbaran, Bali, is another fantastic spot offering a luxurious beachfront experience. It’s known for its stunning infinity pool overlooking the Indian Ocean, delectable cuisine, and a relaxed yet upscale atmosphere.

The club’s infinity pool is a must-see, and the DJ’s beats will keep you dancing all day long. The menu features a range of international and local cuisine, and the beachfront location is perfect for a relaxing day in the sun.

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While Ubud isn’t known for its beaches, there are still some great spots to enjoy the sun and sea. One of the best beach clubs in Ubud is Jungle Fish, located in the lush jungle surroundings of the Chapung Sebali Resort. With an infinity pool overlooking the Osh River Valley and a bar serving up delicious cocktails, it’s the perfect spot for a day of relaxation.

Omma Dayclub Bali $$$

Day club / incredible restaurants with infinity pools overlooking the jungle, exceptional decoration, a festive atmosphere.

Perfect for drinking an iced tea or alcoholic drinks with a view of the waterfall. Big big up to the elevator which allows you to go directly to the car park!

Queue system to go up (you have to register on a sheet at the entrance and wait for someone to pick you up), be careful if you are in a hurry and there are a lot of people (there are a lot;))

There is a minimum spending / consumption, if you want to get the sun lounger near the pool.

Website: https://ommabali.com

Inquiry: via their WhatsApp

Jungle Fish Bali $$

Located in the lush jungles of Ubud, Jungle Fish Bali offers stunning views of the Ayung River and the surrounding greenery. Relax in a cabana by the pool or enjoy a delicious meal at the restaurant.

Perfect for spending a relaxing day. The place is absolutely beautiful, the magnificent view, the quality of the services and the welcome worthy of a palace. Very good value for money.

Website: https://www.chapung.com/ubud-restaurant/jungle-fish-pool-bar

Kabana Jungle Pool Club $$$

Kabana Jungle Pool Club is situated in the heart of Ubud, Bali. It’s known for its lush jungle setting, tranquil pool area, and a relaxing atmosphere.

This beach club in Ubud, Bali, is a serene oasis surrounded by lush greenery. It’s a tranquil spot offering a beautiful pool area where guests can relax amidst nature’s beauty. With its peaceful ambiance and tropical setting, it’s an ideal place to unwind and enjoy a refreshing escape in Ubud.

Website: https://www.kclubgroup.com/kabana

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/kabanaubud/

Best Beach Clubs in CANGGU

Canggu is one of Bali’s hottest destinations, and for good reason. The beach town is filled with trendy bars and beach clubs, and one of the best is The Lawn. Located right on Batu Bolong Beach, The Lawn offers stunning sunset views and live music on the weekends.

Finn’s Beach Club $$$

This beach club boasts three pools, a swim-up bar, and a restaurant with a varied menu. Located on Berawa Beach, Finn’s is the perfect place to relax after a surf session.

Sip a cocktail in the swimming pool, taste typical dishes, relax on a deck chair, without forgetting the direct access to the beach and the playgrounds: everything is possible at the Finns beach Club! With its bamboo architecture and its 30-meter long infinity pool, good music throughout the day, you have enough to spend a pleasant time with friends or family.

The entrance fee is credited on your consumption (food and drinks). You will have a wide choice of tapas, cocktails, or even typical dishes if you wish to dine here.

Website: https://www.finnsbeachclub.com
Address: Jalan Pantai Berawa, Canggu, Bali
Price of a single bed: IDR 500,000
Minimum consumption to enter: IDR 300,000
Hours: daily from 9 a.m. to 12 a.m.

La Brisa $$

Situated by the beautiful Echo Beach, La Brisa Bali is a special place where you can take a break from your daily routine. It’s named after the soothing sea breeze you feel here. If you love the ocean or are curious about trying sustainable food, this is the place for you. The decor is made from old fishing boats, which gives it a charming Balinese touch. They serve delicious seafood made from local ingredients, and the staff is very welcoming. La Brisa is also a great spot for events, with a relaxed vibe and lively music.

La Brisa is a big beach club right across from the famous Eco Beach surf spot in Canggu. It’s a really cool place with comfy hammocks and cozy spots to hang out. Plus, there are lots of spots for great photos, so if you’re into Instagram, you’ll love it!

La Brisa is perfect for people who love the sea, enjoy eco-friendly food, and like to explore. They serve local and sustainable seafood, and they’re known for being friendly and sharing Balinese traditions. With its special Balinese style, La Brisa is a memorable place for all kinds of parties and events.

In the middle of this large beach club, there’s an awesome swimming pool, and around it, there are small places to eat. Upstairs, you can see a stunning view of the sea. The food is yummy, and the drinks are really good too.

You shouldn’t miss out on visiting La Brisa Bali – it’s one of the most captivating beach club on the island.

Website: https://labrisa-bali.com
Reservation: https://labrisa.reserveyourvenue.com/
Address: Jalan Pantai Batu Mejan, Gang La Brisa Echo Beach, Canggu, Kuta Utara
Badung, Bali 80361
Opening hours: every day from 12 p.m. to 12 a.m.

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Nusa Penida is a quieter island off the coast of Bali, and it’s the perfect place to escape the crowds. One of the best beach clubs on the island is The Sandy Beach Club, located on the stunning Atuh Beach. With its turquoise waters and white sand beaches, Atuh Beach is a must-visit spot for any Bali traveler.

Eleven Penida Beach Club $$$

The spacious bed provides a comfortable and enjoyable sleep experience, the cocktails are skillfully crafted to perfection, and the lunch menu offers a diverse array of options to suit various preferences. Despite a slightly worn stone staircase to the beach, the serene atmosphere prevailed.

The IDR 300k minimum consumption for a sunbed was quickly met within a day. Cocktails at 100k rupiahs were well-crafted, and the dishes were reasonably priced. However, be aware that credit cards may not always be accepted, leading to an unexpected ATM visit. Deducting one star for this information being communicated only upon departure.

Website via Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/elevenpenida.beachclub/ (DM for Reservations & Inquiries) or wa.me/6281223740600

Virgin Beach Club $$

Located on the beautiful shores of Nusa Penida, Virgin Beach Club is in a perfect spot. The restaurant is cleverly placed to give you amazing views of the clear blue Indian Ocean. While you dine, you can enjoy the calming sound of gentle waves. The restaurant is surrounded by white sandy beaches and green plants, making it a great place for a romantic dinner or a peaceful meal with friends and family.

Website: https://virginbeachpenida.my.canva.site/

NUSA Lembongan

Nusa Lembongan provides a more relaxed and laid-back vibe compared to the larger and busier Nusa Penida.

Sandy Bay Beach Club in Lembongan $$

Sandy Bay Beach Club is the only beach club on the remote island of Nusa Lembongan. Enjoy a cocktail in a beanbag on the sand or take a dip in the crystal-clear waters.

Website: https://sandybaylembongan.com/beach-club/

The sea view is magnificent. If you eat or drink, no charge for chairs, umbrella and swimming pool. The food is good and the prices are fair. We had a lovely day there!

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Nusa Dua is known for its luxury resorts and beautiful beaches, and one of the best beach clubs in the area is the Sakala Beach Club. Located on the stunning Tanjung Benoa Beach, the Sakala Beach Club offers luxurious cabanas, a swim-up bar, and an infinity pool with breathtaking ocean views.

Manarai Beach House $$$

Magnificent place, reservation made in advance without worries and without supplement for the bed, cocktails at reasonable prices and above all delicious. Meal pretty good, discreet but attentive waiters. Very beautiful place, background music, top!

Great spot in the Sofitel, bu not run by the Sofitel. Great wine list, great drinks, and high quality casual food. Staff could not be nicer. It’s a party beach club in the day, but at night a very chill and relaxed restaurant.

Reef Beach Club, Kempinski $$$

Beach club located within the Kempinski hotel with direct beach access, many pools with waterslides
The restaurant offers good quality food. Amazing hospitality and exceptional service at Reef beach club. Bravo!

The Reef is equipped with its iconic 42 meters (138 ft) infinity pool, cabanas, sun-loungers, sunbathing spots on the golden–exclusive beachfront, watersport activities, and indoor-restaurant setting.

Website: https://www.kempinski.com/en/the-apurva-kempinski-bali/restaurants-bars/reef-beach-club


Uluwatu is a surfer’s paradise located on the southwestern tip of Bali, famous for its challenging waves and breathtaking cliff-top views.

Ulu Cliffhouse $$$

Ulu Cliffhouse offers stunning views of the ocean and is the perfect spot to catch a breathtaking Bali sunset. The beach club’s pool and bar are the centerpieces of the venue, and its music events attract top DJs from around the world.

Breathtaking view of the bay. Extraordinary cocktails and succulent dishes, very good value for money.

Address: Jl. Labuansait No.315 Padang-Padang, Pecatu – Google Maps
Entrance Fees : No Minimum Spending
Opening Hours : 12 pm – LATE

Savaya (ex-Omnia Bali) $$$$

Omnia Bali is a stunning beach club set on the cliffs of Uluwatu. The club’s infinity pool is a sight to behold, and the panoramic views of the Indian Ocean make for a perfect backdrop. If you’re looking for a luxurious day in the sun, this is the place to be. Enjoy a cocktail at the swim-up bar or dine on delicious Mediterranean-inspired cuisine at the restaurant.

Savaya’s allure is tempered by its slightly steep prices, coupled with occasional service hiccups, as highlighted by Google reviews. Prospective patrons should be mindful of potential cost concerns and occasional service lapses before deciding on this dining choice.

An incredible and just crazy setting to party. Start of the day rather chill and end of the day very animated with an atmosphere and a sound at the top!!!

Website: https://www.savaya.com
Address: Jl. Belimbing Sari, Uluwatu
Opening Hours : 1PM – 10PM

Sundays Beach Club, Uluwatu $$

Located in Uluwatu, the Sundays Beach Club is a dream location, with a magnificent white sand beach and turquoise water, accessible via a memorable descent by funicular! The infinity pool makes this place even more idyllic.

The menu is varied and original: you have a wide choice of healthy salads, poke bowls, bao buns, grilled seafood, barbecued pork ribs, pizzas cooked over a wood fire. As for the burgers, they are undoubtedly some of the best in Bali: the bread is homemade and everything is tasty. There is an entrance fee, but half the price of the entrance ticket is used for food and drinks. Take advantage of the happy hours, from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. for cocktails, beers and pizzas at half price!

This beach bar not only offers a breathtaking view of one of the most beautiful beaches in Bali, but also allows you to enjoy several water activities: kayaking, snorkelling, paddleboarding… all in a heavenly turquoise sea.

Website: https://www.sundaysbeachclub.com
Menu: Sundays Beach Club menu
Adult entrance price: IDR 400,000 (including IDR 250,000 for food and drinks), includes access to the funicular, kayak, snorkelling equipment and paddle boards
Child entrance fee: IDR 200,000
Address: Jalan Pantai Selatan Gau, Banjar Wijaya Kusuma, Ungasan
Hours: daily from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.

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Nusa Lembongan is a small island off the coast of Bali, and it’s the perfect place to escape the crowds and enjoy some relaxation. One of the best beach clubs on the island is Sandy Bay Beach Club, located on the stunning Sandy Bay Beach. With its laid-back vibe, delicious food, and breathtaking views, it’s the perfect spot for a day of relaxation.

The Deck Cafe & Bar $$

This beachfront cafe and bar is located on the beautiful Dream Beach and offers stunning views of the ocean. Enjoy a refreshing cocktail or a delicious meal while taking in the beautiful surroundings.

Website: https://thedecklembongan.com

Exceptional location facing the sea. Fast service and good food.


Virgin Beach Club $$

The rustic hangout at a few beach clubs in Penida island. Very warm welcome, cozy atmosphere near the beach and pretty good food with a great view!

With many spots to relax and a beautiful swing right by the water. Read also: Swinging in Paradise: Discovering the Best Swings in Bali

Address: Jalan Ped – Buyuk, Ped, Nusapenida – Google Maps
Entrance Fees : No Minimum Spending
Opening Hours : 8 am – 11 pm


Gili Trawangan is a small island located off the northwest coast of Lombok, known for its pristine beaches, crystal-clear waters, and laid-back island vibe.

The Exile $$

The Exile is a laid-back beach bar on the popular island of Gili Trawangan. The bar serves up cold beers and delicious cocktails, and its relaxed vibe is perfect for a lazy day in the sun. Grab a beanbag chair and watch the world go by at this local hangout.

Nice place to toast in front of the sunset! Friendly staff, good cocktails, and perfect view of the sunset! You even have enough to take your photos on their swing and hammock provided for this occasion in the water!

Photo credit: kolibri5 via Pixabay

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Bali Nightlife

Bali Nightlife: Witty, charming and one of the surfers paradise. The island attracts millions annually with its tropical beaches and vibrant nightlife. Known for its serene landscapes and hedonistic vibe, Bali, part of the Indonesian archipelago, is famous for its relaxing atmosphere amid beaches, forests, temples, and terraced rice fields.

Initially a haven for hippies, Bali now lures surfers and tourists globally, especially from nearby countries like Australia, Japan, and Singapore. It swiftly transformed into a nightlife hotspot offering late-night bars, beach parties, and traditional music venues.

As the sun sets around 6:30 p.m., the island comes alive. The streets buzz with an electrifying nightlife, especially around 7:30 p.m. when the Balinese revelry hits its peak.”

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Bali’s nightclubs and bars don’t have enforced opening and closing times and can therefore stay open late, with music sometimes continuing to play until dawn. However, the party starts long before sunset, with aperitifs on the beach in the various restaurants or in the luxurious beach clubs that offer spectacular views of the ocean.

1. Seminyak:

Tourists, expats and locals, everyone loves Seminyak! This seaside town buzzes night and day from Double Six to Oberoi and Petitenget. There are too many cool hangouts to discover, but here are the most famous and loved ones:

KU DE TA – Seminyak

This iconic beach club is a great place to see and be seen. Ku De Ta is known for its glamorous atmosphere and its selection of international DJs.

Stick around after those sunset drinks and get ready to dance under the stars! Evenings at theme, disco, soul, techno; KU DE TA does just about everything and regularly invites famous DJs from all over the world to come and play their sets.

Ku De Ta, an iconic beach club nestled along the shores of Seminyak, offers more than just a place to relax with a refreshing cocktail. It’s a vibrant hub where visitors come to see and be seen, soaking in the glamorous atmosphere and mingling with fellow patrons. Renowned for its chic ambiance and sophisticated crowd, Ku De Ta sets the stage for unforgettable experiences against the backdrop of Bali’s stunning coastline.

As the sun dips below the horizon, the energy at Ku De Ta only intensifies, transitioning seamlessly from laid-back lounging to exhilarating nightlife. Stay awhile after indulging in those sunset drinks and prepare to dance the night away under the twinkling stars. With themed nights ranging from disco and soul to techno, Ku De Ta offers something for every musical taste. What’s more, this beach club frequently hosts world-renowned DJs, ensuring that the beats are always fresh and the dance floor is alive with energy. So, whether you’re seeking a relaxed day by the sea or an electrifying evening of music and revelry, Ku De Ta promises an experience like no other in Seminyak.

Website: https://www.kudeta.com

From Villa Carissa to Kudeta is only 11 minutes walk.

Lafavela – Seminyak

One of the most famous bars in Seminyak is La Favela. Beautifully decorated, totally hip, vintage and always busy, this garden bar has an underground feel and it has several dance floors with music ranging from hip hop to pop – it’s eclectic and a must visit on a weekend. Stay in Seminyak!

La Favela stands out as one of the most renowned bar/club in Seminyak, drawing crowds with its stunning décor, hip vibe, and vintage charm. This bustling garden bar exudes an underground ambiance, inviting patrons to immerse themselves in its unique atmosphere.

With multiple dance floors pulsating with everything from hip hop to pop tunes, La Favela offers an eclectic musical experience that appeals to a diverse audience. Whether you’re a local or a visitor, a weekend spent at La Favela is a must for anyone seeking vibrant nightlife in Seminyak. So, make sure to include it in your Seminyak itinerary for an unforgettable experience!

Website: https://lafavelabali.com

From our Villa Carissa to Lafavela is only 6 minutes walk

Red Carpet Champagne Bar – Where to go out at night in Seminyak?

The red carpet is the theme of this champagne bar located on the busiest street in Seminyak with all the best restaurants, bars and shops in the area. Rather chic atmosphere and proper dress required. The prices are correct, the service efficient and you are right on Oberoi Street so you can watch the excitement unfold before your eyes.

Every 20min or so, we would say the waiters pass by distributing small amuse-bouche, a very significant little detail. You have many activities throughout the week. A very nice place that I recommend if you want to go out in Seminyak in the early evening before going out to the Favela afterwards.

From Villa Carissa to Red Carpet is only 7 minutes walk.

Address: Red Carpet Champagne Bar
Jl. Kayu Aya, Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361
+62 361 737889

Motel Mexicola (Seminyak)

Trendy and unique dining place with a colorful concept serving Mexican specialties and alcohol. (Jalan Kayu Jati No. 9X, Petitenget, Kuta, Kabupaten Badung, Bali) Open daily from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 a.m.
In the village of Seminyak, Motel Mexicola is a colorful and quirky Mexican bar-restaurant. During the day, the place offers traditional Mexican dishes accompanied by a drinks menu with tequila, margarita and cuba libre, which can be enjoyed outside.

At night, the Mexicola regularly hosts wild parties with live Latin music and people dancing on the tables. Simple and affordable Mexican food, great drinks and atmosphere that guarantee fun nights out.

Potato Head

Potato Head is another world famous beach club that knows how to throw a party. Take it off your to-do list and come here on the weekends for a sunset drink and party till late!

Happening beachfront venue offering an infinity pool, plus international fare, beer & cocktails.

Website: https://potatohead.co/seminyak

Best Night Clubs / Discotheques in Seminyak

Malverde Tequileria & Nightclub

Malverde is more than just a Tequileria—it’s the first of its kind in Bali, dedicated to offering a premium tequila-drinking experience. Their selection of Mexican tequila drinks rivals that of gourmet tapas. It’s a place where you can create lasting memories and have a truly enjoyable evening.

Immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of a Mexican night by hitting the dance floor with a tequila in hand and savoring delicious tapas. Indulge in a variety of mouthwatering options, from prawn tostadas and crispy taquitos to tacos and churros. Don’t miss out on other delectable choices like croquetas de queso, empanadas, and Mexican beef sliders.

Website: https://www.malverdebali.com/

Mirror Lounge & Club Bali (Seminyak)

(Jl. Petitenget n°106, Seminyak, Kabupaten Badung, Bali) Open Wednesday to Sunday from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m.
The Mirror is a gothic-style Balinese club that welcomes night owls and organizes festive evenings in its trendy lounge located on Seminyak’s main thoroughfare. The interiors and overall design of the structure are similar to a Gothic cathedral, but with shimmering mosaic decorations, stained glass windows, and high ceilings paired with futuristic laser lighting systems to create one of the coolest and coolest spaces around.

The most immersive to dance to the rhythm of the house. and hip-hop music with the best local and international DJs. The place only opens an hour before midnight and is frequented by a good mix of Indonesians, expatriates and visitors who gather under its huge glass roof which gives glimpses of the starry sky. One of Seminyak’s most exclusive clubs.

Website: http://www.mirror.id/

Red Ruby – Seminyak

Red Ruby in Bali is a well-regarded establishment known for its vibrant nightlife scene. It’s a popular nightclub located in Seminyak, offering an energetic atmosphere with live DJs, music, and a diverse crowd.

The club often hosts themed events, parties, and performances, drawing both locals and tourists seeking a lively nightlife experience. Its upbeat ambiance, eclectic music, and trendy setting make it a favored spot for those looking to dance and socialize in Bali’s nightlife scene. Website: https://redrubygroup.com

ShiShi Nightclub & Izakaya Lounge

It is located at Jl. Petitenget No.208X, Kerobokan Kelod, Kec. Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361, Indonesia. ShiShi is the perfect place to go for a night of dancing and drinking. If you’re looking for a fun and stylish place to go out in Bali, ShiShi Nightclub & Izakaya Lounge is definitely worth checking out.

2. Jimbaran:

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Rock Bar, Jimbaran at Ayana Resort

Located in the Ayana Resort, this terrace sits on a cliff with stunning views. To access the Rock Bar, you have to cross the hotel, as surprising as the destination itself. Day and night the landscape is spectacular, the waves crashing on the cliff, perfect lighting, an endless pool, cocktails, reserved… It has an original elevator which makes the journey to at the bar, but if you see a lot of people, you can take the stairs. Definitely a must in Bali!

Opening hours: daily 04:00 pm – 11:59 pm.

3. Canggu:

Gimme shelter

Punk, grunge, underground and dirty in the style of the early 90s, Gimme Shelter has punk and rock n roll bands and they keep rocking into the wee hours of the night.

Website via Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/gimme_shelter_bali/?hl=en

Pretty Poison

Not just a bar but also a skate ramp, Pretty Poison is an old-fashioned hangout in Canggu. Cheap beers, DJs and live bands, this place is one of a kind!

Website: https://prettypoisonbar.com


Single Fin

Single Fin is a cliff top bar with stunning ocean and sunset views. One of the premier party spots on this part of the island, the best time to come here for people and parties is Sunday night. You can expect magical sunsets, great cocktails, live bands and DJs.

Website: https://www.singlefinbali.com

A great place to meet people and dance the night away!

Savaya Dayclub and Discotheque (Ex-Omnia)

Perched atop a cliff overlooking the Indian Ocean, Omnia Dayclub offers breathtaking views and an unforgettable party experience. With its state-of-the-art sound system and international DJs, Savaya  (ex-Omnia) is one of the most popular nightclubs in Bali.

Address: Jl. Belimbing Sari, Banjar Tambiyak, Pecatu, Uluwatu, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80364. Website: https://www.savaya.com

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More areas with the best nightlife in Bali, and more places to experience Bali’s vibrant night scene!

Bali’s nightlife is concentrated in the southern tourist areas between the villages of Kuta, Legian, and Seminyak, where most of the nightclubs, restaurants, and tourist bars are located. This area, once filled with coconut palms and rice paddies, has become one of the liveliest nightlife spots in the world, with excellent restaurants, live music, shows and electronic music clubs.

Bali’s nightlife hubs are conveniently close. Seminyak sits 5 kilometers (3.1 miles) from Kuta and less than 6 kilometers (3.7 miles) from Denpasar’s center. Despite this, moving around can be challenging. Taxis or Uber are the safest options; avoid riding mopeds / scooter at night due to common accidents in busy areas.

1. Seminyak

A few kilometers north of Kuta, along the coast, you will find Seminyak, with many seaside bars and restaurants with a refined atmosphere and exclusive nightclubs. The Seminyak area is much more exclusive than Kuta, thanks to the high density of private villas and luxury resorts, and the crowd is mainly made up of upper-class Australians, wealthy Indonesians from Jakarta, European travelers and locals. expatriates living in Asia, with an average age between 25 and 45 years old. During the week, the area can be quiet, especially on Sunday, Monday and Tuesday evenings.

Of course, bars and nightclubs are more expensive, some clubs have a weekend entry fee and a dress code. Most of the lounges and clubs in Seminyak offer stylish interiors and open-air landscapes with lush green lawns and pools lined with loungers overlooking the sea. Some also have poolside bars, serving a range of high quality cocktails, martinis, wines, champagnes and vodkas.

Seminyak nightlife is spread over at least 5 streets: Jalan Oberoi, Jalan Petitenget, Jalan Dhyana Pura, Jalan Double Six and Jalan Batu Belig. Jalan Oberoi is the best street for dining and partying in Seminyak, while Jalan Petitenget offers more stylish venues, including beach bars and restaurants and trendy nightclubs. Jalan Dhyana Pura is famous for having several small gay-friendly bars, while the Batu Belig area near Canggu is quite trendy and less touristy than the rest of Seminyak.

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2. Kuta Beach

Located just 15 minutes from Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPS), Kuta is Bali’s nightlife epicenter. A bustling beach of golden sand, with hundreds of souvenir shops and endless traffic jams, frequented mainly by Australians, Indonesians and young backpackers under 25 on a tight budget. This is where surfers and visitors come for their first taste of Bali. Cheap accommodation, cheap beers and 24 hour music with people from all over the world.

Kuta’s nightlife buzzes with bars, clubs, and international DJs on lively dance floors. The scene ignites around midnight and runs into the early hours. Originating as a surfers’ haven in the 1960s, it’s now a symbol of vibrant nightlife, filled with hotels, clubs, and beach parties. Don’t miss the October carnival with sunset aperitifs, surfing, and diverse cultural events.

The busiest areas with the highest concentration of bars are located around Poppies Lane and Benesari Street and are mostly populated by surfers. Kuta Beach Road is dotted with several poolside lounges where you can drink and dance in the water and take in the spectacular ocean views.

3. Legian

Located between Seminyak and Kuta, Legian Street is the main street where most nightclubs and outdoor venues in Bali are located with commercial music playing all night long. This is the right place for those who like to dance late into the night, frequented largely by crowds of young Australians ready to swallow liters of beer. Legian represents a strategic location for your stay in the south of Bali. It is close to everything and its beach is less crowded than that of Kuta.

Nightlife in Legian is a rich mix of clubs and restaurants that stay open late along the main road between Kuta and Seminyak. After spending the day relaxing on the beach, you can immediately dive into the vibrant nightlife after the sun goes down.

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4. Canggu

Frequented mainly by surfers, the nightlife in Canggu is lively and offers very informal evenings. The village of Canggu has grown enormously in recent years with the influx of young foreigners looking for a quieter alternative to Seminyak.

Canggu indeed has a relaxed atmosphere, affordable accommodations and a tight-knit community of hipsters, surfers and Europeans. During the day Alternative Beach, a popular new bar that hosts lots of pool parties, with lots of music, young and beautiful girls.

5. Denpasar

Denpasar has an underground scene with a local, male crowd. Not really interesting for most travelers. These days, there are no decent places other than karaoke bars and massage parlors where the customers are usually local Indonesians.

6. Ubud

Although Ubud has a quiet atmosphere at night, there are a few bars open until 2am in the town center popular with backpackers and long-term residents. Once a month there is a big pool party called Invasion Ubud, the date and location of which are always secret until the event starts.

7. Bukit Peninsula

The Peninsula, south of Kuta, offers wonderful beaches perfect for recharging and relaxing before hitting the trail again. The nightlife of Uluwatu and Bukit mainly reflects the luxury of the five-star resorts that line the coast characterized by a long limestone cliff. Here are some rooftop bars where you can enjoy a bird’s eye view of the south coast of the island, as well as great drinks, decor and music. There are also a few surf bars overlooking one of Bali’s most popular surf spots. The nights here are less hectic than in Kuta, but there are still some fancy clubs and beach parties.

In addition, along Jimbaran beach you will find many bars and small restaurants where you can taste excellent grilled fish, served on candlelit tables directly on the beach. A great place to spend a romantic evening in Bali.

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Other Clubs, DayClubs and discos in Bali

Sky Garden Bali (Kuta)

(Jl. Raya Legian No.61, Kuta, Kabupaten Badung, Bali) Open daily from 5:00 p.m. to 4:00 a.m.
The Sky Garden is Bali’s best-known nightclub, located a short walk from the Legian Memorial. Frequented mainly by Australians and travellers, this club in Kuta offers themed parties every night with international DJs, as well as a rich aperitif with buffet from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and open bar. The right place where you can chill, drink, dine and dance the night away to funky beats from live DJs.

Potato Head Beach Club (Seminyak)

(Jalan Petitenget No.51B, Seminyak, Kabupaten Badung, Bali) Open daily from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 a.m.
Located opposite Seminyak Beach, Potato Head is one of Bali’s most popular clubs. A world of drinks, dinners and parties on a large beachfront. This quirky beach club has a beach bar with a large 500 square meter lawn, flanked by a magnificent swimming pool positioned in the center of a kind of amphitheater.

During scheduled events, international DJs and celebrities take to the oceanfront stage as crowds gather on the center lawn. Among those who have walked the arena are Mark Ronson, Foster the People and Fat Boy Slim. Potato Head hosts the Ultra Bali every year which brings together many fans of electronic music. Frequented by an international crowd of all ages, this club is also a great place to have an aperitif in Bali while watching the sunset.

Read also: Bali Gay and Lesbian Guide Bali and Lombok

Lafavela (Seminyak)

(Jalan Laksamana Oboroi No.177X, Seminyak, Kabupaten Badung, Bali) Open daily from 5:00 p.m. to 3:00 a.m.
The Favela looks like a long-forgotten colonial building located on the edge of the forest. Extreme attention to small details, retro and antique furniture in all shapes and colors, plants that seem to grow everywhere, old motorcycles, scooters and even a well-worn Volkswagen van make the illusion complete.

During the day, La Favela functions as a restaurant, but during the night it transforms into a club, or more precisely into something akin to a private, often themed party. Mainly frequented by tourists, this club offers free admission and commercial music, hip-hop and r’n’b every night, in a very relaxed atmosphere. Thanks to its mesmerizing atmosphere, La Favela is one of the coolest nightclubs in Bali.

From our Villa Carissa to Lafavella Club takes a six-minute walk

LXXY Bali – Legian

High-energy nightclub featuring renowned DJs, a buffet & a rooftop terrace with a pool.

Set along the famed Legian Street in Bali, LXXY emerged in 2018, injecting a dynamic rhythm into Bali’s nightlife. The moniker LXXY, derived from its location at number 71 Legian Street, pays homage to its ambition of becoming an Indonesian nightlife icon.

LXXY harmonizes the essence of a pool club, a nightclub, and an artainment zone, offering a comprehensive experience. Engage in the complete LXXY journey, blending contemporary design and architecture, cutting-edge lighting, visual technology, and a tailor-made sound system that elevates the party experience to unprecedented heights.

Jl. Raya Legian No.71, Kuta, Kec. Kuta, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361, Indonesia. It is open from 10:00 PM to 5:00 AM and the average price range is IDR 500,000 – 1,000,000. Website: https://www.lxxybali.com/

No matter what your taste in music or nightlife, you’re sure to find something to your liking in Bali. So get out there and explore the island’s vibrant nightlife scene!

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Discover the Best Bali Rooftop Addresses in for Unforgettable Views

Explore the best Bali rooftops and experience breathtaking views amidst the stunning landscapes of this vibrant island. Discover memorable spots that offer a perfect blend of culture and scenery.

Bali, with its stunning landscapes and vibrant culture, offers a plethora of rooftop spots that promise breathtaking views and memorable experiences. Here are some of the best Bali rooftop addresses in Bali:

Best Bali rooftops and addresses in Seminyak

La Favela

While not a traditional rooftop, La Favela in Seminyak features multi-level seating with a unique, eclectic ambiance. It’s a great place to explore and find hidden corners with charming views.

La Favela is an absolute must-visit for anyone looking for a trendy spot in Bali. The location and ambiance are top-notch. The vibrant and exquisite decor, coupled with the pleasant music, creates an ever-inviting atmosphere. The rooftop area, complete with a doco, is particularly noteworthy and shouldn’t be missed.

Renowned across the island, La Favela stands out as one of the most famous bars. As night falls, this restaurant seamlessly transitions into a captivating nightclub within a stunning setting. While it tends to attract more tourists than locals, the prices are quite reasonable by international standards. What truly sets this place apart is its enchanting decor, featuring charming bridges, plush armchairs, and lush greenery all around.

Reservation: book your table via Chope

Double-Six Rooftop

Situated in Seminyak, Double-Six Rooftop provides a chic and modern setting. With an infinity pool and an extensive cocktail menu, it’s a great spot to unwind while relishing views of the Indian Ocean.

Experience the DJ vibes on the rooftop of Double Six in Seminyak. Keep in mind that there might be a minimum spending requirement based on your location. Enjoy a breathtaking sunset view with the sea as your backdrop. In a nutshell, it’s a truly magical and upscale experience.

MoonLite Kitchen and Bar

Set in Seminyak, MoonLite Kitchen and Bar combines Asian and Mediterranean flavors with captivating views. Very beautiful rooftop offering a magnificent view of the sea. Great spot for sunset. The rooftop setting provides a sophisticated backdrop for a memorable evening.

The cuisine was good. While some dishes packed a spicy punch, they were incredibly flavorful. The desserts, in particular, were outstanding, leaving a delightful lingering taste.

Above Rooftop, Lounge And Bar

Nestled within the elegant confines of Hotel Four Points By Sheraton Bali Seminyak, discover an exquisite restaurant and a rooftop bar that offers unrivaled sunset vistas. Offering a more laid-back ambiance, this rooftop provides 180-degree views of the coastline. It’s an ideal spot to enjoy a leisurely afternoon or evening.

U-Paasha Rooftop Bar

Situated atop the fabulous U Paasha Seminyak Bali hotel, it boasts a spacious wooden deck roof terrace. Here, you’ll find a grand swimming pool, plush sun loungers, and ample bean bags, complemented by dining tables and bar stools.

While the pool is an exclusive treat for hotel guests, the rooftop bar and restaurant welcome all. Indulge in a delightful mix of local specialties and classic international poolside offerings.

Perched on the sixth floor, this rooftop offers a splendid view of Seminyak, complete with a captivating swimming pool. The magic happens between five and seven when you can enjoy happy hour cocktails at half price. Undoubtedly, it stands as one of the prime spots to witness the enchanting beauty of a Balinese sunset.

Don’t miss out on their signature and tropical cocktails, alongside an array of healthier options from the juice bar. All this, against the backdrop of a breathtaking sunset view, creates an unforgettable experience.

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Kuta rooftops

Kuta Social Club: Where Style Meets Fun

Perched atop MAMAKA by Ovolo, Kuta Social Club is the epitome of modern style and vibrant energy. With an exclusive infinity pool boasting gem-blue waters, this rooftop oasis offers a luxurious setting complete with cabanas, daybeds, and cozy lounge areas.

As the sun sets, revel in breathtaking views of Bali’s western beaches and the endless ocean. By day, it’s a chic beach club retreat; by night, it transforms into a dynamic and buzzing social lounge. Elevate your experience at Kuta Social Club, where every moment is a fusion of fun and flavor.

By night, the atmosphere shifts into a lively and social lounge, offering a chance to raise your glass to the sunset. Savor modern interpretations of classic cocktails, steeped in history and culture, while indulging in a Mediterranean-inspired menu designed for sharing. All of this is accompanied by the pulsating beats of the DJ and a vibrant, electric ambiance. It’s an experience that seamlessly blends cuisine, music, and a lively atmosphere into one unforgettable evening.

Website: https://ovolohotels.com/mamaka/kutasocialclub/

Jimbaran rooftops

Rock Bar

Perched on a cliff in Jimbaran, Rock Bar is renowned for its dramatic sunset vistas. Accessible by a scenic inclinator ride, this bar offers an intimate setting with the sound of crashing waves in the background.

Perched on distinctive rock formations along Jimbaran’s pristine sunset coast, Rock Bar Bali offers an extraordinary experience with its breathtaking views, especially during the magical moments of sunset. While the atmosphere can get a tad warm, the setting is truly fabulous, nestled at the base of the cliffs beside the occasionally tumultuous sea.

Rock Bar Bali is internationally acclaimed as one of the most sought-after destinations for sunset views, handcrafted cocktails, and vibrant entertainment. Its unique location and vibrant atmosphere make it a must-visit spot for those seeking a memorable and scenic dining and entertainment experience on the enchanting island of Bali.

The spectacle is truly remarkable! It’s a splendid spot to enjoy a cocktail while watching the sunset. A string of bars perched on the cliff offers an awe-inspiring vista of the sea. The rooftop is magnificent, and the food is excellent. Keep in mind that for some seating, there might be a minimum spend requirement, so it’s advisable to check with them.

Website: https://www.ayana.com/bali/dining/rock-bar-bali/

Reservation / book your table here: https://www.tablecheck.com/en/ayana-resort-and-spa-rockbar/reserve/message

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Ulu Cliffhouse

Perched on the cliffs of Uluwatu, this beach club and bar offers uninterrupted views of the Indian Ocean. Guests can lounge by the pool, savor delicious cuisine, and watch the surfers below.

Absolutely stunning bay view! The cocktails are out of this world, and the dishes are succulent, offering fantastic value for money. The setting is truly magnificent, with a superb view. The ambiance is delightful, and the sofa beds add a touch of luxury. The pool is spacious, and the direct access to the sea is a fantastic bonus.

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Nusa Dua

Roost Nusa Dua – Rooftop Restaurant

Elevate your dining experience at ROOST Roofscape Dining, strategically located on the 6th floor in the vibrant center of Nusa Dua’s bustling business district. Our expansive terrace, adorned with spacious bamboo ‘huts’, creates an inviting space that seamlessly blends modernity with the beauty of nature. With a dedication to using premium ingredients and infusing every dish with genuine passion, we offer a wide range of international culinary delights, ensuring there’s something to satisfy every palate from dawn to dusk.

Embark on a one-of-a-kind gastronomic journey with our semi-fine dining selections. From the delectable confit chicken to the succulent confit pork ribs, and the flavorful broth-simmered risotto to the aromatic linguine, our menu is designed to tantalize your taste buds. If you’re in the mood for a more casual evening, delight in a platter of wings paired with a selection of craft beers. Whichever culinary adventure you choose, we promise an unforgettable experience for your palate. Come, savor the moments at ROOST Roofscape Dining.

Website: https://thenesthotelbali.com/roost/


Swept Away at The Samaya

Nestled along the Ayung River in Ubud, Swept Away offers a serene dining experience. Set amidst lush greenery, guests can enjoy a meal on the deck while overlooking the river’s gentle flow.

These rooftop addresses in Bali promise unforgettable moments, whether you’re seeking a vibrant nightlife scene or a tranquil spot to soak in the natural beauty of the island. Each location offers a unique perspective, ensuring that your Bali experience is nothing short of extraordinary.

Website: https://thesamayabali.com/ubud/dining/swept-away/

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Activities in Bali with children | What to do in Bali with kids?

Bali is a very easy destination to go with young children. And to prove to you that your children will not be bored, We offer you activities in Bali with children; a selection of visits, activities that will undoubtedly delight our little globetrotters.

Bali, with its enchanting blend of vibrant culture, stunning landscapes, and family-friendly attractions, is an ideal destination for creating unforgettable memories with your little ones. From exploring ancient temples to splashing around in pristine waters, Bali offers a plethora of activities that will captivate the imaginations of young adventurers. Let’s embark on a journey through Bali’s child-friendly treasures, where boredom is a word long forgotten.

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Exciting Activities for Kids in Bali: Fun-filled Adventures for Little Explorers!

For younger children

Bali is an ideal destination for parents traveling with young children. For younger children, there are plenty of playgrounds, water parks, and petting zoos where they can run, play, and interact with animals. All of which are guaranteed to create fun-filled memories for the whole family.

Older children

Older children may enjoy more active pursuits such as hiking, surfing, or zip-lining. Bali also has many cultural and educational activities that children can participate in, such as visiting traditional markets, taking Balinese dance or cooking classes, or exploring museums and galleries. Additionally, Bali has a vibrant arts and crafts scene, with many local artisans offering workshops where children can learn how to make pottery, batik, or jewelry.

With so many options available, there’s no shortage of children’s recreational activities in Bali to keep kids of all ages entertained and engaged.

Family friendly fun and recreational activities in Bali

Bali is a fantastic destination for families, with plenty of activities that are both fun and educational, ranging from outdoor adventures such as surfing and hiking to cultural experiences such as visiting temples and traditional villages, making it easy to find something that appeals to all members of the family and create unforgettable memories together.

Whether you’re traveling with young children, teenagers, or the whole family, Bali offers a wide range of family-friendly recreational activities that are sure to keep everyone entertained. Here are some ideas:

1. Beach day and water sports with children

Enjoy a relaxing day at Bali’s beautiful beaches and partake in water sports like snorkeling, paddleboarding, and building sandcastles. Costs vary based on activities. Popular beaches include Kuta, Seminyak, and Nusa Dua.

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2. Waterbom: The Best Water Park in Asia in Kuta Bali (30 minutes from Seminyak)

Waterbom is simply the best water park in Asia and the number 3 in the world. So if you are looking to spend a day with family, couple or friends having fun, look no further. This water park is at the best international standards, the slides, the infrastructures are at the top of what is done. Whether for young or old there is something to entertain everyone. This is one of the most favorite activities in Bali with children

The park is located in the center of Kuta, only 10 minutes from the Bali airport and very close to many shops and shopping centers. The park of almost 4 hectares brings together 22 slides of all types for young and old. In addition to the slides you will find a trampoline, restaurants, SPA, swimming pools.

In the park all transactions are done via a bracelet that you can top up with money to pay for your purchases.

Waterbom Bali. I, Scoreed, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons

It is possible to enter and leave the park they will give you a bracelet. This is interesting if you want to go out for lunch because catering is rather expensive in the park. For example, you can have lunch opposite the “Discovery Mall” shopping center (Google Map).

If you’re wearing swim shorts and not a bathing suit, make sure your shorts don’t have rivets, or you’ll be denied some slides.

There’s plenty to keep you entertained for a whole day, so plan to spend a full day there.

Practical information & Booking

Address: Jalan Kartika Plaza, Tuban, Kuta
Website: https://www.waterbom-bali.com

Opening hours: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily.

Dry season from April to November and wet season from December to March. No matter the season you will have a good day

3. Bounce Bali Trampoline Center Kuta – A Fun-Filled Experience for All Ages

Bounce Bali Trampoline Center – Located in Kuta-Kerobokan, Bounce Bali is a fun and energetic trampoline center that offers a variety of activities, including free jumping, dodgeball, and slam dunk.

This center is a popular indoor attraction in Bali that offers an energetic and fun-filled experience for visitors of all ages. This trampoline center is perfect for families, friends, and individuals who are looking for an exciting and active way to spend their day.

Bounce Bali Trampoline Center is located on Jalan Sunset Road in Kuta, and is open every day from 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM. The entrance fee is IDR 125,000 (approximately $9 USD) per person for one hour of jumping, and IDR 200,000 (approximately $14 USD) per person for two hours of jumping. Special packages are also available for groups and parties.

Website: https://bouncebali.com
Address: Jl. Sunset Road No.89, Kerobokan Kelod, Kec. Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361, Indonesia. Opening hours: 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM daily. Price: Starts from IDR 135,000 (approximately $9 USD) per person.

4. Upside Down World Bali – Denpasar

Upside Down World Bali – Located in Denpasar, this attraction offers a unique and fun experience with upside down rooms and illusions perfect for taking photos.

This unique and quirky attraction offers a fun and entertaining experience for visitors of all ages.

At Upside Down World Bali, visitors can enter rooms that are designed to look like they are upside down. The rooms are decorated with furniture and props that are also placed in an inverted position, creating a mind-boggling visual illusion. The attraction is perfect for taking photos and making memorable moments with your family and friends.

Located on Jalan Bypass Ngurah Rai in Pemogan, Denpasar, Upside Down World Bali is easily accessible by car or motorbike. The attraction is open every day from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM, and the entrance fee is IDR 100,000 (approximately $7 USD) per person. For an additional fee, visitors can also rent costumes to take fun and quirky photos.

Whether you’re looking for a fun activity to do with your family, or simply want to experience a unique attraction in Bali, Upside Down World Bali is definitely worth a visit. Don’t forget to bring your camera to capture the fun and excitement of this one-of-a-kind attraction.

Address: Jl. By Pass Ngurah Rai No.762, Pemogan, Denpasar Selatan.

5. Visit Bali Zoo, which is home to over 600 different species of animals

The Bali Zoo is the perfect place to spend some family time and see wildlife up close. You can meet many animals there: African lions, Bengal tigers, orangutans and many other species.

It is really very pleasant to walk in the park which has tropical vegetation and green gardens. Young and old will be delighted to be able to feed the elephants, pet the deer, meet the orangutans…

Orangutan Bali Zoo
Orangutan, Bali Zoo, Indonesia. Ossi Petruska from Espoo, Finland, CC BY-SA 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons

There are several entrance packages available allowing you to spend a morning, half day or a whole day at the zoo, depending on the activities you wish to do.

Practical information & Booking

Address: Jl. Raya Singapadu, Sukawati 80582, Indonesia
Hours: The zoo is open daily from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Website: https://www.bali-zoo.com

Bali Zoo
Bali Zoo, Singapadu, Sukawati, Bali. Ossi Petruska from Espoo, Finland, CC BY-SA 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons

Access: the zoo is located 15 minutes south of Ubud. From Ubud, head south along the main Batubulan road. Once you get to the Singapadu Community Meeting Hall, turn right and you will come to the zoo. You can also access it from Kuta, with the 3 pack, a shuttle will pick you up and drop you off at the Beachwalk mall.

6. Go to the cinema in Bali

You have several cinemas in Bali in Denpasar and Kuta but the best is the one in Kuta at the Beachwalk shopping center. It is the most recent and therefore the one offering the best facilities. You will have a cinema similar to what we find in France with seats, screen and sound of very good quality as well as the most recent films.

Address and Contact
Within the Beachwalk shopping center (Google Map) in Kuta on the 2nd floor. Very easy to reach by car or scooter.

The cinema only opens at noon, no need to go there in the morning to buy your tickets.

Website: https://beachwalkbali.com
Telephone: +62 361 8465621

7. Dinner at Jimbaran beach

Great walk on the beach at sunset very pleasant. We can go jogging. And there are many restaurants, cafes all along.

Please note, if you take Grab or GoCar (like Uber), they can drop you off at the Jimbaran beach. But you can’t call Grab or GoCar. Tips: walk around 3 minutes outside of the complex of Jimbaran beach restaurants and call Grab or GoCar. Read also: Bali Airport PickUp, Drop-Off Service, Excursion, Travel and Transportation Services at Villa Carissa

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View of restaurants in Jimbaran beach, Bali. Taken at sunset. Sunbeams are visible. Akmaie Ajam, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons

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8. Kuta Beach Walk Shopping Center

A multitude of international brands in this Kuta shopping center to find souvenirs, clothes, accessories… Built in 2012, the structure is semi-open and the architecture inspired by terraced rice fields with superimposed platforms, slightly offset and plants.

The roof is reminiscent of the hats of the peasants who work there. A Balinese atmosphere revisited by its modernism. You will find restaurants, shops and a cinema.

Restaurants are also on site on level 2. On level 3 you will have access to a terrace with a lovely view of the sea.

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BeachWalk shopping mall in Kuta, Bali, Indonesia. HutheMeow, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons

9. Temple Hopping Bali – A Journey Through the Island’s Sacred Sites

Temple hopping is one of the most popular and fascinating activities to do in Bali, where visitors can explore the island’s rich culture and spiritual heritage by visiting its countless temples and shrines. With over 20,000 temples scattered throughout the island, Bali is often referred to as the “Island of the Gods,” and temple hopping is a must-do activity for anyone visiting Bali.

The temples in Bali range from small roadside shrines to large, majestic complexes, with each one having its unique architectural style and history. Some of the most popular temples in Bali include Tanah Lot, Besakih Temple, Uluwatu Temple, and Tirta Empul Temple. These temples offer visitors a glimpse into Bali’s rich culture and religious traditions, with many of them located in stunning settings with breathtaking views.

Temple hopping in Bali is a great way to learn about the island’s history and culture, as well as to experience the local way of life. Visitors should dress appropriately when visiting temples, covering their shoulders and legs, and be respectful of local customs and traditions.

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Many temples offer guided tours, and visitors can also hire a local guide to learn more about the history and significance of each temple.

Overall, temple hopping in Bali is an incredible journey that takes visitors through the island’s sacred sites, providing a unique insight into the culture and traditions of the Balinese people. So, put on your comfortable shoes, grab your camera, and explore the wonders of Bali’s temples.

10. Swings Hopping Bali – Fun-Filled Adventure for the Whole Family

Swings hopping is an exciting activity that the whole family can enjoy during their Bali vacation. Riding a swing and admiring the stunning scenery of Bali is a thrilling experience that children will love. Here are some swings hopping locations that are perfect for families with children:

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The prices for swings hopping in Bali vary depending on the location and the type of swing. Most locations offer discounted prices for children, and some also offer packages that include other activities and services.

With so many exciting swings hopping destinations to choose from, families can explore the breathtaking landscapes of Bali while having a fun-filled time together.

11. Snorkelling with children in bali

Bali is an excellent destination for families with children who enjoy snorkeling. With its crystal clear waters, colorful coral reefs, and diverse marine life, Bali offers an unforgettable snorkeling experience for all ages. Here are some tips to keep in mind when snorkeling with children in Bali:

When snorkeling with children, it’s essential to choose a safe and suitable location. Some of the best snorkeling spots in Bali for families with children include Amed, Padangbai, Menjangan Island, and Blue Lagoon. These areas have calm waters, shallow reefs, and a wide variety of fish and other marine life.

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Make sure

Before snorkeling, make sure your children understand the safety guidelines, such as not touching or stepping on the coral, staying close to the shore or boat, and not straying too far from the group. Always keep a close eye on your children, and make sure they are comfortable and confident in the water.

If you’re new to snorkeling or want to explore new areas, consider booking a guided snorkeling tour. Many companies offer family-friendly snorkeling trips with experienced guides who can show you the best spots and provide safety tips and information about the marine life you’ll encounter.

Overall, snorkeling with children in Bali can be a fun and rewarding experience for the whole family. With proper planning, equipment, and safety precautions, you can enjoy Bali’s stunning underwater world and create lasting memories with your children.

12. Water sports children recreational activities in Bali

Water sports are a great recreational activity for children visiting Bali, with a wide range of activities available that are suitable for all ages and skill levels. Whether it’s swimming, snorkeling, or bodyboarding, Bali’s clear waters provide the perfect backdrop for fun water-based activities.

For younger children, calmer waters such as those found in shallow lagoons or on the beach may be more appropriate, while older children may enjoy more adventurous activities such as surfing, wakeboarding, or jet skiing.

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Many water sports operators in Bali offer specialized programs or instruction for children, and safety equipment is always provided to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience.

Water sports are a great way for children to stay active, have fun, and make lasting memories during their time in Bali.

13. Visit museums in Bali

Visiting museums can be a great recreational activity for families with children in Bali, as it allows them to learn about Balinese culture and history in a fun and interactive way. Some of the top museums in Bali that are child-friendly include the Bali Museum, which features a large collection of Balinese artifacts, and the 3D Dream Museum Zone, which offers unique and interactive 3D art exhibits that are sure to captivate children’s imaginations.

3D Dream Museum Zone

The 3D Dream Museum Zone (DMZ) in Bali is a unique museum that features interactive 3D art exhibits, making it a fun and exciting recreational activity for families with children. The exhibits allow visitors to interact with the art and take photos that create the illusion of being part of the artwork.

Some of the exhibits include scenes from famous movies, such as Jurassic Park and Harry Potter, as well as interactive exhibits like a giant slide and a ball pit. With its innovative exhibits and fun atmosphere, the DMZ is a great destination for families looking for a unique and memorable experience in Bali.

Website: http://dmzbali.com
Address: Jl. Nakula No.33X, Legian, Kec. Kuta, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361, Indonesia
Phone: +62 361 8496220
Opening hours: Monday – Sunday 9 am – 10 pm.

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Other museums, such as the Setia Darma House of Mask and Puppets and the Agung Rai Museum of Art, also offer workshops and educational programs specifically designed for children, making them great options for families looking to combine learning with fun recreational activities.

14. Elephant rides in Bali

Elephant rides in Bali can be one of the activities in Bali with children.

1. Bali Zoo

We have already presented the Bali Zoo in a previous article. You can actually take an elephant ride there for 15 minutes with pack 5 or for 30 minutes with pack 6. In each of the packs are included the lunch buffet at the Elephant View restaurant, the visit to the zoological park as well as the return shuttle that drops you off at your hotel.

Address: Jalan Raya Singapadu, Sukawati 80582, Indonesia
Duration: 15 minutes (pack 5) or 30 minutes (pack 6)

Address: Jl. Raya Singapadu, Sukawati 80582, Indonesia
Hours: The zoo is open daily from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Website: https://www.bali-zoo.com

2. Bali Safari & Marine Park

The Bali Safari & Marine Park also offers several entry packs, with different possible activities. If you choose the LEOPARD or RHINO packs, you can take a 10-minute or 30-minute elephant ride.

The LEOPARD package includes:

  • A welcome drink
  • Safari drive
  • Aquarium visit
  • Lunch at Uma Restaurant
  • Animal shows: tigers and elephants
  • Elephant ride for 10 minutes
  • Bali Agung Show
  • Unlimited access to the Fun Zone and the water games area
  • Photo souvenir

The RHINO pack includes all the activities of the LEOPARD pack, plus:

  • Elephant ride for 30 minutes
  • Dinner with the lions
  • Round-trip private transportation

The safari allows you to get close to wild animals and gives you the opportunity to take beautiful photos, and the elephant ride is an unforgettable experience to try at least once in your life.

Website: https://www.balisafarimarinepark.com
Address: Jalan Raya Singapadu, Sukawati 80582, Indonesia
Duration: 10 minutes (Leopard pack) or 30 minutes (Rhino pack)

Normal Price Pack
Adult Leopard Pack: €112.18
Children’s Leopard Pack (3 to 12 years old): €84.14
Adult Rhino Pack: €163.60
Children’s Rhino Pack (3 to 12 years old): €130.88

3. Taro Elephant Park

The Taro Elephant Park is, as its name suggests, a park specializing in the preservation of elephants. All the elephants in this park were saved from the deforestation of the island of Sumatra. Plus, the elephants at Taro Elephant Park are free-roaming and well cared for, and you’ll even get to feed them.

You must choose the Elephant Night Safari + Dinner pack to be able to take the elephant ride. This pack includes:

  • Round trip
  • Visit of the park and opportunity to feed the elephants
  • Elephant ride for 30 minutes
  • Elephant show
  • Having dinner
  • Insurance
  • Taro Elephant Park

Address: Jalan Elephant Park, Taro, Tegalalang 80561, Indonesia
Duration: 10 minutes (Leopard pack) or 30 minutes (Rhino pack)

Normal Price Pack
Adult pack: €129.64
Children’s package: €89.75

15. Visit the Monkey Forest in Ubud

Right in the center of Ubud is a forest inhabited by monkeys. It is indeed their forests, they are numerous and rule the roost 🙂 In our opinion, this is the best activity visit in Ubud not to be missed!

There is an entrance, but that won’t stop the free-roaming monkeys from coming out of the forest and coming to you if they suspect you have food in your bag.

Admission is IDR 30,000 rupees (€2) for adults and IDR 20,000 for children. Open 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily.

Walk in the forest

The forest is rather large, enough to walk for 1 hour or more in the middle of the monkeys which are absolutely everywhere you cannot miss them. The latter are very intelligent and watch everything that moves to find food. They are not so interested in your glasses or caps but really in the food. If a monkey sees you putting your hands in your pockets or your bag then they will think you have something to eat and will immediately come to you and often help themselves and try to look in your bag.

What to feed them?

It is forbidden to give them peanuts, biscuits … the only food allowed are bananas which you can bring from outside but which the park encourages you to buy on site to help finance the park.

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Monkey Forest Ubud, Indonesia. Michelle Maria, CC BY 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons

Are monkeys aggressive?

Yes and no. Some are rather calm and others are on the lookout for anything that moves to feed. So if you have to eat they will not hesitate to jump on you. Which is rather amusing but can scare some people off. And indeed to play they can sometimes try to bite you, not very hard but here it is a risk. I’ve been there many times and never had a problem.

16. Visit of the Indonesian Cultural and Heritage Park in Bali: Taman Nusa

Here is a visit that few know and yet is really worth the detour. This cultural park is not even listed in some of the guides at the moment and that’s a shame! So keep reading to learn more about this cultural tour which in my opinion is the best to do in Bali with the Bali Museum in Denpasar!

Visit Indonesia in an afternoon!

This is the slogan of this park which allows you to discover the culture of the different regions of Indonesia in a fun way through reconstructions of monuments, houses…
You will also have a panorama of Indonesia through time, from the prehistoric era until today.

Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily

Address and contact:
Taman Nusa, Jl. Taman Bali, Br. Blahpane Kelod, Gianyar
Telephone: +62 361 952952
Website: http://www.taman-nusa.com

17. Visit the Bali Bird Park, which is home to over 1000 different species of birds. 

The Bali Bird Park brings together over 2 hectares: 1000 birds of 250 different species from Indonesia, Africa, Latin America and Australia. It is the largest bird park in Indonesia. During a walk you will cross different areas that recreate the natural habitats of different birds. Throughout the day you will have the opportunity to attend several shows and interactive sessions with the birds to leave with beautiful memories.

Bali Bird Park is where you will find the finest collection of Indonesian birds and species in Africa and North America. An absolute paradise for birdwatchers, the Bali Bird Park is where you can teach your children about species conservation and compassion for birds and animals. Besides the bird park, there is also a reptile park on site. You’ll have to pay a separate fee for the reptile park, but it’s worth it.

Useful information

Address: Jl. Serma Cok Ngurah Gambir, Singapore, Batubulan, Sukawati
Telephone: +62 361 299352
Hours: 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. daily
Website: https://www.balibirdpark.com

The park is located in Sukawati between Sanur and Ubud, it’s really not far, so this outing can be done perfectly from Ubud or the south of Bali: Sanur, Seminyak, Legian, Kuta, Jimbaran. You can easily get there by car, scooter and taxi, there is parking on site.

You can go directly to the ticket office, pay for your tickets and receive a brochure with the map of the park as well as the program of the various shows throughout the day.

18. Hiking

Bali offers some fantastic hiking opportunities that families can enjoy, but it’s essential to choose trails suitable for children. Here are a few family-friendly hiking destinations in Bali:

1. Campuhan Ridge Walk

This gentle and scenic trail near Ubud is perfect for families. The relatively easy path winds through rice fields, lush hillsides, and small villages, providing beautiful views of the surrounding landscapes. It’s a short and manageable hike suitable for children.

2. Mount Batur (Sunrise Trek)

While Mount Batur is more challenging, the sunrise trek is doable for older children or teenagers. Starting early in the morning, this hike offers stunning views of the sunrise over the volcano and Lake Batur, making it a rewarding experience.

3. Tegenungan Waterfall

Although not a traditional hike, the path to Tegenungan Waterfall near Ubud involves a short trek down some steps. The waterfall and surrounding area offer a pleasant setting for families to explore, swim, and enjoy the natural beauty.

4. Sekumpul Waterfall

For families seeking a more adventurous hike, Sekumpul Waterfall in North Bali offers a beautiful trek through lush forests and rice terraces. It’s a longer and more challenging hike, but the stunning waterfall views make it worthwhile.

Tips for Hiking with Children in Bali
  • Choose Suitable Trails: Opt for trails that match the children’s hiking abilities and stamina.
    Pack Essentials: Bring plenty of water, snacks, sunscreen, hats, comfortable footwear, and insect repellent.
  • Start Early: Consider starting hikes early to avoid the midday heat and ensure everyone is fresh and energized.
  • Stay Safe: Keep an eye on children, stay on marked trails, and be mindful of wildlife or slippery paths.
  • Educational Aspect: Use the hike as an opportunity to teach children about nature, local flora, and the environment.

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Remember to prioritize safety and ensure activities are age-appropriate for your children. With its diverse range of family-friendly attractions, Bali promises an unforgettable vacation for kids and adults alike!

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Gay and Lesbian Guide Bali and Lombok

Jalan Camplung Tanduk (sometimes referred to as Dhyana Pura) in Seminyak is the center of Bali’s gay nightlife. Bali gay nightlife is witty, charming and a surfer’s paradise, the island of Bali attracts millions of visitors every year, who come here to savor the laid-back lifestyle, tropical beaches and party the night away. what is now considered one of the best nightlife destinations.

Seminyak’s vibrant gay life scene boasts a variety of bars, clubs, and events, making it a popular destination for LGBTQ+ travelers seeking a lively and welcoming atmosphere. It draws a large crowd of LGBTQ+ individuals from around the world.

Homosexuality in Bali and Lombok

While there isn’t a specific “LGBT area” in Bali and Lombok, there are many places that are popular among the LGBTQ+ community.

Homosexuality is generally accepted in Bali and Lombok, with a growing number of establishments catering to the LGBTQ+ community in both destinations. While same-sex marriage is not yet legally recognized in Indonesia, there is a growing awareness and acceptance of the LGBTQ+ community, particularly in Bali, which is known for its liberal and open-minded atmosphere.

However, it’s important to note that Indonesia is still a predominantly Muslim country, and some areas may be less tolerant than others. It’s always a good idea to exercise caution and respect local customs and traditions while exploring Bali and Lombok as an LGBTQ+ traveler.

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Bali is a top destination for LGBT visitors, featuring a large community of gay and lesbian expats who run many gay-friendly businesses.

Although same-sex marriage isn’t legal in Indonesia, Bali is known for its open-minded atmosphere. In southern Bali and Ubud, gay couples generally face few issues, but should note the local modesty in public behaviors.

Seminyak, in particular, offers several gay-friendly nightclubs. However, all visitors should avoid public displays of affection due to increasing conservatism.

That said, LGBT visitors to Bali (and Indonesia) should follow the same recommendations as heterosexuals and avoid any public displays of affection. With the country becoming more and more conservative, any form of same-sex closeness is even unwise.

The “waria” community (transvestites and transsexuals) is recognized, albeit not always respectfully. While Muslim communities do not accept homosexuality, incidents of physical assault are rare.

GAYa Nusantara (www.gayanusantara.or.id). Very helpful website that covers local LGBT issues.
Bali’s LGTB association is Gaya Dewata (www.gayadewata.com).


It’s important to note that Lombok is a predominantly Muslim island and therefore may have more conservative attitudes towards LGBTQ+ individuals compared to neighboring Bali.

In Lombok, LGBT travelers should also avoid public displays of affection, like cuddling, kissing… (the advice also applies to heterosexual couples).

It’s important to respect local customs and beliefs while exploring the island and to exercise caution when it comes to public displays of affection, regardless of sexual orientation.

Gay Bars in Bali

Jalan Dhyana Pura (sometimes referred to as Jalan Camplung Tanduk) is famous for having several small gay-friendly bars, while the Batu Belig area near Canggu is quite trendy and less touristy than the rest of Seminyak.

These venues cater to the LGBT community and are known for their friendly atmosphere and lively events. Whether you’re looking for a relaxed evening or a vibrant night out, you’ll find plenty of options to enjoy Bali’s inclusive and diverse nightlife.

Tourists, expats and locals, everyone loves Seminyak! This seaside town buzzes night and day from Double Six to Oberoi and Petitenget. There are too many cool hangouts to discover, but here are the most famous and loved ones:

Bali Joe Bar

A bar/clubbing with super professional transformist shows and gogo boys. Staff and kindness are at the rendezvous here. Very good cocktails served with real non-freulated or sub-brand alcohol. To avoid Saturday evening too many people… Smaller and more confined than its neighbor the Mixwell, also very festive but younger…

Another popular bar on the same street as Mixwell, known for its fun drag performances and friendly crowd. Excellent atmosphere with shows by transformists and gogodancers. Bali Joe is open daily from 4pm until around 3am.

Bali Joe Bar is a popular gay bar located in the heart of Seminyak, Bali’s vibrant nightlife district. The bar is known for its lively and welcoming atmosphere, making it a popular spot for LGBTQ+ travelers and locals alike. Bali Joe Bar offers a range of drinks, including cocktails, beers, and wines, and often hosts drag shows and other live performances.

Website: https://www.balijoebar.com

The bar is relatively small, but it has a lively and energetic atmosphere, making it a great spot for socializing and meeting new people. The staff is known for being friendly and welcoming, and the overall vibe is fun and inclusive.

F Bar Bali

F Bar Bali (previously Facebar) in Seminyak at Jalan Camplung Tanduk is very well known & popular for gay nightlife in Bali. The focus is more on the go-go dancers with a “shower” and pole dancing show. The second floor is available for private parties. F Bar is open Tuesday to Sunday from 7pm to 3am.

Located near Bali Joe and Mixwell, offering entertaining shows and a great cocktail menu.

The bar has a spacious dance floor and a large outdoor terrace, making it a great spot to party and socialize with friends. The club is known for its theme parties, which often attract a diverse and energetic crowd. The staff is known for being friendly and attentive, and the overall vibe is fun and inclusive.

Mixwell Bar

Very popular place, it offers what you need for a festive and colorful evening! Certainly very gay, the Mixwell is very international and almost of all ages.

This establishment is known for its friendly and welcoming atmosphere, making it a popular spot for LGBTQ+ travelers and locals alike. It offers a range of drinks, including cocktails, beers, and wines, and often hosts live music and other events.

A staple in the Bali gay scene, known for its drag shows and lively atmosphere. It is located on Jalan Camplung Tanduk, Seminyak.

Very jovial and courteous welcome from the always smiling team. Mixwell is open daily from 6pm to 3am.

One of the unique features of Mixwell Bar is the balcony area overlooking the street, which is a great spot to people-watch and take in the bustling atmosphere of Seminyak.

The bar also offers a happy hour and other special promotions throughout the week, making it an affordable and enjoyable spot to spend an evening. If you’re looking for a relaxed and welcoming gay bar in Seminyak, Mixwell Bar is definitely worth a visit.

Stonewall Bali

This is a good venue that serves as both a restaurant and a nightlife spot. It offers outdoor seating where guests can enjoy the pleasant Balinese weather. Known for its great cocktails and live performances, Stonewall provides an inclusive and vibrant atmosphere for locals and tourists alike.

Address: Jl. Raya Seminyak, Seminyak, Bali 80361, Indonesia (Near Bintang supermarket)

Website via: https://www.instagram.com/stonewall.bali/

It’s a great place to enjoy an evening out, whether you’re looking for a delicious meal or a fun night filled with entertainment.

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Elegantz Spa & Sauna Bali (Men SPA)

A men-to-men spa, they offer a variety of services including fitness facilities, an outdoor café, as well as massage and spa treatments.

Address: Jl. Gn. Tangkuban Perahu No.18, Kerobokan Kelod, Kec. Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361

Website: https://www.elegantzspabali.com/

Opening hours:
Massage: 11 Am – 10 pm
Sauna: 4 pm – 10 pm

MAN Resort Spa Pool

Enjoy a day of fun at M.A.N Resort Bali, a vibrant day club that features a bar and a crystal clear pool open from 7:30 AM to 10:00 PM. It’s the perfect place to socialize, sip cocktails, and dine at our restaurant, whether you’re grabbing lunch or dinner. You can also relax under the sun or top up your tan.

Website: https://manresort.com/

Address: Jl. Padma Utara Gg. Bujangga No.8, Legian, Bali 80361, Indonesia

Opening hours:
Day Club, Bar, Pool 07:30-10:00pm
SPA treatments available from 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM.

Here are some of the top places to visit in Bali

  • Seminyak: This trendy neighborhood in Bali is home to a variety of gay-friendly bars, clubs, and restaurants. Some popular spots include Bali Joe Bar, Mixwell Bar Bali, and Bottoms Up Bar.
  • Kuta: Kuta is another popular area for nightlife in Bali, and it has a number of LGBTQ+ friendly venues. Sky Garden Bali and M-BAR-GO Bali are two popular bars that attract a diverse crowd.
  • Canggu: This laid-back beach town is popular among surfers and yoga enthusiasts, and it’s also known for its LGBTQ+ friendly vibe. Deus Ex Machina and The Slow are two popular spots that attract a diverse crowd.
  • Ubud: Ubud is a popular destination for wellness retreats and spiritual experiences, and it has a growing LGBTQ+ scene as well. Bali Bohemia and Nine Heaven Vegan Warung are two popular spots that are known for their welcoming atmosphere.
  • Gay-friendly accommodations: There are many gay-friendly accommodations in Bali, including hotels, resorts, and private villas. Some popular options include The Legian Bali, Alila Seminyak, and Villa Kubu.

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Gay beaches in Bali and Lombok

There are several beaches in Bali and Lombok that are known to be popular among the LGBTQ+ community. It offers a relaxed and welcoming environment for sunbathing, swimming, and socializing.


There isn’t an official gay beach in Bali.

The most well-known gay beach is Batu Belig Beach, located just north of Seminyak. You’ll find here a mix of locals and tourists, and a relaxed atmosphere where you can soak up the sun and meet new people.

Batu Belig Beach is a calm spot to unwind and catch the sunset. It’s up north from Seminyak, close to the W Hotel. The area is known to be inclusive and welcoming to everyone and has a beach café with colorful flags, tables, chairs, and places to relax in the sun.

It’s better not to swim because the water can be rough, and there’s no one watching over the beach.

To find it, head north on Sunset Road from Seminyak and take a left onto Jalan Petitenget (which turns into Jalan Batu Belig). Just keep going until you reach the end, then turn left again to reach the sandy beach.

Another popular gay-friendly beach in Bali is Padang Padang Beach, located on the Bukit Peninsula. This stunning stretch of sand is surrounded by towering cliffs and crystal-clear water, and is a popular spot for surfing as well as lounging.

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There isn’t an official gay beach in Lombok.

In Lombok, the most well-known gay beach is Gili Meno Beach, located on the small island of Gili Meno. Here, you’ll find a laid-back atmosphere and plenty of opportunities for snorkeling, diving, and exploring the island’s natural beauty.

Overall, Bali and Lombok offer a variety of gay-friendly beaches. Each of them with their own unique atmosphere and charm, making them a top destination for LGBTQ+ travelers seeking sun, sand, and relaxation.

Gay Bar in Lombok

The gay comunity in Lombok is rather small. Unfortunately there is no gay bar in Lombok. But thousands of gay travellers pick Lombok to spend their vacations. Here is a gay-friendly bar: The Office Bar and Restaurant in Senggigi, Lombok.

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Homosexuality is generally accepted in Lombok. It’s important to note that Lombok is a predominantly Muslim island. They may have more conservative attitudes towards LGBTQ+ individuals compared to neighboring Bali.

While there are some establishments on the island that cater to the LGBTQ+ community, they may be less visible compared to those in Bali.

Overall, while Lombok may be less visible in terms of LGBTQ+ establishments compared to Bali, there are still places on the island where LGBTQ+ travelers can feel comfortable and welcome.

Photo credit: Pixaline via Pixabay

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