Bali is one of the premium villa destinations in the world, with stunning natural wonders and pretty much everything any holiday maker would ever need or want. With most of the well- known villas being located around southern Bali in neighborhoods like Seminyak and Sanur as a villa resident you tend to have everything within fingertips reach. Deciding on what villa to spend your holiday at can be difficult, some have better facilities like spa and dining whilst others provide you with your own private plunge pool. These next four villas have a good mixture of both on site facilities and uniqueness.
Equilibria Hotels – Seminyak
This luxury villa has everything from personal butlers to complimentary cooking classes and it’s right in the heart of bustling Seminyak. With Seminyak square being just a 5-minute stroll down the road and Ku De Ta Beach Club just around the corner, staying at the Equilibria gives you the opportunity to really tailor your holiday to suit your needs. Along with their standard villa which features two levels, an outdoor bathtub and a 24-hour butler they also have specialty waterfall and pool villas. What gives Equilibria an edge over other villas in the area is that it strives to be environmentally friendly. With an eco – friendly design, paperless system and 100% bamboo linen in all their villas, if you consider yourself environmentally friendly you should definitely check out this gorgeous villa. When it comes to spa treatments Equilibria keeps it traditional with hints of Hawaiian and Thai remedies, complete with Tibetan singing bowls! Read more about Equilibria Hotels
The Hanging Gardens – Ubud
The Hanging Gardens is more than just a villa and resort, it’s an experience. The exquisite villa is nestled in the rainforest surrounding North Ubud and is home to one of the world’s best swimming pools. The unique villa was first established in 2005 and since then has been a must see destination. One of the things that make the Hanging Gardens unique is that it was handcrafted with traditional materials by over 700 craftsmen. With 44 private villas to choose from and a world class spa and restaurant this incredible villa has to be seen to be believed. The gardens have a variety of dining options available to guests from high tea overlooking the jungle to a menu completely dedicated to raw cuisine. With daily tasting sessions and fresh seafood from Jimbaran Bay arriving daily, the Hanging Gardens has something for everyone. If you’re a keen spa treatment enthusiast, then you definitely need to sample their spa menu! From Aloe Vera cocoon body wraps to bridal specific treatments, you don’t have to be staying at the gardens to experience these wonderful Balinese treatments. Read more about The Hanging Gardens
Villa Nilaya – Seminyak
Recently renovated in 2014, Villa Nilaya is a 5 bedroom luxury villa with a 5 star rating on all the major travel agent websites including Flipkey and TripAdvisor. The villa has a talented in-house team to ensure all guests have the most comfortable and relaxing stay, maintaining Villa Nilaya as one of Seminyak’s most luxurious private villas. Notable for it’s large landscaped gardens and spacious villa on two floors, with designer decor, modern facilities, and a fully equipped Western style kitchen, everything in this villa is exquisite and leaves guests with a memory for a lifetime. With 5 bedrooms it can accommodate large groups, and with a strategic location it’s easily walkable to the main street with an abundance of restaurants and bars. Read more about Villa Nilaya
Chandra Bali Villas – Seminyak
What Chandra offers its guests is ease and accessibility with a central location and all the necessities in one place. With an on call doctor and daily cleaning services the Chandra might not have luxury spa services or world class dining but it allows its guests to experience the world outside of the villa. With a specialized selection of both Indonesian and Western cuisine the villa staff are able to really cater to each guests needs. If you have any food allergies or preferences no need to stress! Your personal chef would be more than happy to help plan out a menu just for you. Unlike some villas in Bali the Chandra is very family friendly with a villa specifically to suit a family’s exact needs. Other than that, there are also pool and premium villas. Whichever villa you decide suits your needs, you will be treated to an open plan, fully air-conditioned chic experience. It might not having award winning views but what Chandra does give you is an authentic Balinese experience, your villa staff will become an extension of your family and you will dread the day you have to leave them! Read more about Chandra Bali Villas
Villa style living is the epitome of Balinese elegance, while hotels might feel comfortable and homely, villas are unique and should definitely be experienced in Bali. You and your travel companions will benefit from the open plan living scheme and the specialized services each villa provides their guests with. When picking your villa remember to keep in mind location, services and the overall atmosphere.