Hotels, hostels, resorts, guesthouses, private rooms, private villas – oh my!

Bali is jam-packed with every type of accommodation you can think of.

As a self-confessed bougie traveler, private villas in Bali are my go-to. With such a vast variety, some affordable prices and amazing amenities, who wouldn’t want to relax in style?

Depending on your preferred location and size, the possibilities are endless. From cliffside to jungle-view, secluded to town centre, the island has something for everyone – and they don’t need to break the bank.

I have compiled a list of my favourite villas in Bali to make all your island dreams come true.

Here are the best villas in Bali –

FELLA Villa – Beautiful Boutique Villa in Canggu

Fella Villa

Private Villa
Bohemian-Style & Cozy
Canggu

Fella Villa

Private Villa

FELLA Villa is a luxurious boutique accommodation located just a 2-minute drive from the hotspots of Batu Bolong. Filled with cosy furnishings, beautiful artworks and 3 comfortable bedrooms, it is a great villa to escape with your friends with easy access to the beach and parties of Canggu.

Spend long days relaxing around the pool enjoying the boho-chic interiors before heading out for a night on the town. With such a magical home to nurse your hangover in, FELLA Villa will quickly become your favourite private villa in Canggu.

The Lift George Orwell House – Stylish Honeymoon Villa in Ubud

The Lift - George Orwell House

Threehouse
Tropical & Unique
Ubud

The Lift - George Orwell House

Threehouse

Designed by the incredibly talented architect, Alexis Dornier, this towering slim treehouse is a unique, concept accommodation located in the jungles of Ubud. As tall as the trees with a spiraling staircase, the private intimate space is perfect for a honeymooning couple.

In-keeping with the style of many of Dornier’s works the villa is made mainly of wood and glass. You can spend lazy days with your partner sprawled out on the comfortable furnishings, enjoying views out to the jungles from grand windows. Encompassed by nature you are sure to spot the odd monkey or two.

Only a 10 minute scooter ride from the heart of Ubud, you can visit all the most popular restaurants before retreating back to your paradise treehouse.

Escape the crowds, immerse in nature and relax in style with your loved one. The Lift George Orwell House is one of the best private villas in Bali for a honeymoon retreat.

Hedonism Villa – Cliffside Villa of Your Dreams in Uluwatu

Hedonism Villa

Private Villa
Luxurious & Ocean Views
Uluwatu

Hedonism Villa

Private Villa

Reflecting every image you have of an ocean-front, luxurious private pool villa – Hedonism Villa is just that, and so much more. Perched in a prime position above Balangan Beach the Mediterranean-style villa is a dream come true with indescribable ocean views.

The best Airbnb villa in Bali for a lavish Uluwatu stay, Hedonism Villa is just a short drive from all the famous Bukit beaches, restaurants and sunset bars.

Grab your friends for relaxing days in the sun around the infinity swimming pool, unbeatable sunset views and peaceful night’s sleep in the sumptuous beds.

Decadence on the cliffside – check!

Villa Massilia Estate – Chic Tropical Haven Villa in Seminyak

Villa Massilia 2

Private Villa
Luxurious Mediterranean Design
Legian

Villa Massilia 2

Private Villa

Villa Massilia Estate is one of my all-time favourite villas on the island. Taking inspiration from boho-chic Mediterranean stylings, the design of the grand 10-bedroom – 3 villa – estate is unbelievably relaxed, calm and comfortable. Luscious gardens, open living areas and spacious bedrooms make it the perfect villa for groups in Bali.

Just a moment’s walk from Oberoi’s Eat Street, the centrally located accommodation is close by to all the best restaurants, bars and boutiques of the town. As well as just a few minutes to the beach.

If you have been searching for an event villa to hold a special celebration with your loved ones, Villa Massilia Estate is one of the best villas in Bali.

Luxurious Pool Villa – Tranquil Family Villa in Sanur

Luxurious Pool Villa

Private Villa
Wooden-Interiors & Peaceful
Sanur

Luxurious Pool Villa

Private Villa

Finding a special accommodation for a grand family getaway can be hard. You want to make sure the children are comfortable and entertained, the adults are happy, and everyone has the space to get together and hang-out – this beautiful 5-bedroom villa in Sanur offers that ideal family setting.

An award-winning home right in the heart of the town, and just a short walk from the beach, you don’t need to worry about piling everyone into a taxi. Simply walk out the door for a day of fun on the sand, and delicious meals in the popular restaurants.

The River House – Ultra-Luxurious Luscious Villa in Canggu

The River House

Private Villa
Luxurious & Stunning
Pererenan

The River House

Private Villa

Another of the incredible architect Alexis Dornier’s creations, The River House is a modern yet natural villa in Canggu. Encompassed by luscious green gardens and terrace rice paddies, it is a beautiful place to escape the town and enjoy some peaceful downtime with your loved ones.

Each of the 5-bedrooms are fitted with comfortable furnishings for an enjoyable stay. Grand windows look out over the tropical surroundings, and a private swimming pool runs the length – and more – of the home. You can spend long days lounging on the deck, relaxing on the grass and dipping into the refreshing water.

When you have some cash to spend, and want a more secluded luxurious getaway with your friends and family, The River House is one of the best luxury villas in Bali.

Noku Beach House – Best Beachfront Villa in Seminyak

Noku Beach House

Private Villa
Luxurious & Beachfront
Seminyak

Noku Beach House

Private Villa

Just one in a handful of beachfront villas in Seminyak, you can’t find more of a luxurious paradise than Noku Beach House. The 6-bedroom accommodation is one of the most beautiful villas in Bali thanks to its modern design, chic furnishings and unbelievable location. A huge swimming pool is at the centre of the garden separating the luscious lawn from the wooden decking, facing straight out to the ocean.

For long days in the sun and chilling out with your loved ones, Noku Beach House is a stunning setting.

A short walk away from Eat Street, you can enjoy the ultimate luxury of easy access to restaurants and shops – and obviously, the beach – with a decadent villa to return to. Just steps from the sand, Noku Beach House is easily one of the best beachfront villas in Bali, not only Seminyak.

Villa Mannao – Traditional Luxury Balinese Villa in Kerobokan

Villa Mannao

Private Villa
Joglo-Style & Tropical
Kerobokan

Villa Mannao

Private Villa

In between Seminyak and Canggu, Kerobokan is more of an unknown area for villa searchers. However, Villa Mannao is here to put Kerobokan on the map as a great area for a Bali villa stay.

A modern take on traditional Balinese style, Villa Mannao incorporates natural woods and towering ceilings into its design to create a comfortable, Bali family villa.

Luscious gardens, rice-paddy views and a glistening swimming pool provide the perfect space to relax in the sun, play with the children and enjoy quality time with your loved ones. Featuring 8 minimalist bedrooms and open living areas, this secluded getaway is only a few minutes from the heart of Seminyak and the bustle of Canggu.

Villa Saachi – Perfect Instagram Villa in Canggu

Villa Saachi

Private Villa
Luxurious & Perfect Party Pad
Canggu

Villa Saachi

Private Villa

If you want something beautiful for your Instagram feed, Villa Saachi is one of the most architecturally stunning villas in Canggu. Featuring 5 modern bedrooms, a huge private swimming pool and rice paddy views you are in for a lavish stay.

Easily one of the most luxurious villas in Bali, Villa Saachi has vast open living areas and bright spaces encompassed by large windows where you can relax with your loved ones. The chic and stylish design offers comfort and decadence. You don’t want to miss out on the opportunity to stay in this paradise accommodation.

Just a short drive from the restaurants, bars and shops of Batu Bolong, join the crowds or hide away in your island castle.

Seaview Grand Cliff Villa – Modern Cliffside Villa with a Chef in Uluwatu

Seaview Grand Cliff Villa

Private Villa
Splendid & Perfect Party Pad
Uluwatu

Seaview Grand Cliff Villa

Private Villa

Like it has been plucked straight out of St Tropez, this cliffside villa is a bright and modern retreat. One of the best private pool villas in Bali, you can prop yourself up at the edge of the infinity pool and look out over endless turquoise ocean views.

Featuring 5-bedrooms, you and your family are in for a treat – this luxurious villa comes with an outstanding 5* staff including a private chef and butler. You can relax, and not have to lift a finger as everything is taken care of for you. Live like royalty on the edge of the island.

Close by to Omnia DayClub and Sundays Beach Club, venture to the most popular clubs of Uluwatu, or create your own party at your extravagant cliffside heaven.

Ametis Villas – Central Villa Near Old Man’s in Canggu

Ametis Villa

Villa
Tranquil & Luxurious
Canggu

Ametis Villa

Villa

For beach fun, resort amenities and just walking distance to restaurants, Ametis Villas is the ideal spot for a Canggu explorer.

With luscious gardens, grand private swimming pools and luxurious amenities, there are 1, 2 and 3 bedroom villas to accommodate every kind of getaway. Thanks to its incredible service and central location, Ametis Villas is one of the best private villa resorts in Bali.

Take your time to venture around the town with your own peaceful home to escape to. You can hit all the best restaurants, beach bars and parties in just a short walk.

Be sure to secure some drinks at Old Man’s 2-4-1 sunset hour!

Villa Yoga – Expansive Garden Villa in Seminyak

Villa Yoga

Private Villa
Tropical & Splendid
Seminyak

Villa Yoga

Private Villa

Villa Yoga is an incredibly rare find in the heart of Seminyak. Sprawling lawns, vast gardens and huge living areas aren’t easy to come by in the centre of town, but alas, Villa Yoga has it all!

Made of natural woods and featuring wood furnishings, the villa is a comfortable and cosy place to stay. Situated beside the private pool is a huge yoga bale ideal for yoga sessions or playing with the children during tropical rain. Villa Yoga would be a great place to hold a retreat, or large gathering.

Spend your days lounging in the sun around the pool, relaxing on the couches with your loved ones and exploring Seminyak by foot from the villa’s central location. With everything you need just steps away, it is a convenient spot to base your Bali getaway.

Accommodating up to 16 guests in 7 bedrooms, Villa Yoga is one of the biggest, and best, villas in Seminyak.

The Jungle Villa – Best Jungle Villa in Ubud

The Jungle Villa

Villa
Perfect Tropical Getaway
Ubud

The Jungle Villa

Villa

Welcome to the jungle!

Only a moment’s drive from Monkey Forest, The Jungle Villa resort is located in the stunning area of Sayan. Perched on the hillside overlooking endless jungle views, if you have been searching for a jungle paradise – look no further.

Providing the luxury of a private space with resort amenities, it is a beautiful Ubud honeymoon villa or romantic getaway.

Luxuriate at the edge of the infinity pool overlooking the thick luscious jungles.

The Longhouse Jimbaran – Hilltop Luxury Family Villa in Jimbaran

Villa Longhouse

Private Villa
Elegant and Spacious
Jimbaran

Villa Longhouse

Private Villa

With 180° views from its hilltop position, The Longhouse Jimbaran is a grand decadent villa filled with amazing amenities to keep you and your family entertained. Featuring a yoga bale, movie room, home gym and spa space – what more could you need?

Less than a 20 minute drive from Jimbaran Beach, and a little longer to the famous beaches of Uluwatu, the central yet secluded location makes The Longhouse Jimbaran perfect for a peaceful stay.

For a luxurious getaway with a large group, this 6-bedroom accommodation is one of the best private pool villas in Bali.

Oberoi Luxury Villas – Huge Private Pool Villas in Seminyak

Oberoi Luxury Villas

Private Villa
Open-Airy & Quiet
Seminyak

Oberoi Luxury Villas

Private Villa

A collection of 3 luxury villas to accommodate up to 16 guests, Oberoi Luxury Villas is one of the best group villas in Bali. You don’t need to worry about finding villas close by to one-another, in this spacious complex you can have the peace of your own space with easy access to your family and friends.

Each of the 3 villas within the complex have their own private swimming pool, living area and comfortable bedrooms. Located only a street away from Eat Street, Seminyak Square Shopping Mall and the beach, Oberoi Luxury Villas is the perfect central location for everything!

Gather your friends and family for a lavish Bali holiday to remember.

Villa Lotus Canggu – Cheap Party Villa in Canggu

Lotus Villa

Private Villa
Open-Airy & Bright
Nusa Lembongan

Lotus Villa

Private Villa

This affordable 3-bedroom villa is located right in the heart of the action in Batu Bolong. Just a few minutes walk from popular restaurants and party spots, Villa Lotus Canggu is ideal for gathering with friends for a Canggu party weekend.

The villa’s comfortable, modern design and glistening private pool will have you quickly feeling at home. All of the bedrooms are bright and minimal, ensuring a restful night’s sleep before a day of beach drinks, parties and sunset cocktails. From Villa Lotus Canggu’s central position, you can explore each and every party that the town throws.

Get ready for a wild trip!

Villa Ka – Ultra-Lavish Traditional Balinese Villa in Umalas

Villa Ka

Private Villa
Joglo-Style & Luxurious
Canggu

Villa Ka

Private Villa

Sitting in the peaceful town of Umalas, Villa Ka is a Balinese villa dream with luscious gardens, Joglo rooms and an enormous swimming pool. Away from the crowds, it is the best villa for a relaxing stay. Laze around the pool, lounge on the sofas with your loved ones and explore the large gardens. Featuring 6 private bungalow bedrooms, each guest will be able to enjoy their own slice of paradise.

In the middle of Seminyak and Canggu, Villa Ka is perfectly positioned to enjoy the amenities of both towns in just a short drive. Visit Canggu’s surfing beaches, Seminyak’s boutiques and explore every restaurant in sight.

Villa Batujimbar – Extravagant Beachfront Villa in Sanur

Villa Batujimbar

Private Villa
Beachfront & Large Gardens
Sanur

Villa Batujimbar

Private Villa

Full-time chef, 9-bedrooms, beachfront, private swimming pool – Villa Batujimbar has everything you need for an unforgettable stay, and so much more!

The perfect accommodation for a family getaway or big group of friends, the luxurious villa in Sanur sits right on the beach side with a private access gate to the sand. All the beach-lovers will feel right at home with the ocean sounds lulling you to sleep.

Steps from the hustle and bustle of Sanur streets, yet still remaining peaceful, Villa Batujimbar is one of the most beautiful villas in Bali. You can explore the town by foot to find popular restaurants, stores and local markets for shopping and browsing.

Spend quality time with your loved ones soaking around the pool, playing hide and seek with the children in the garden and heading to the beach for a sunset cocktail. Villa Batujimbar is the ultimate Sanur villa.

The Hidden Tree – Treehouse Beach Villa in Canggu

The Hidden Tree

Private Villa
Tropical & Minimalist
Canggu

The Hidden Tree

Private Villa

Just 50m from Berawa beach, The Hidden Tree is a bright and beautiful accommodation featuring 3-bedrooms, cosy furnishings and a private pool. The perfect family villa in Bali for a relaxing beachside getaway, you can spend time with your loved ones relaxing around the gardens and exploring the nearby town.

Take the short walk to the beach each day for beautiful sunrises, sunny afternoons and buzzing sunsets. The ideal accommodation for a surfer, The Hidden Tree is a peaceful place to unwind.

Villa Eva – Hollywood Style Villa in Seminyak

Villa Eva

Private Villa
Luxurious & Spacious
Seminyak

Villa Eva

Private Villa

Resembling a Hollywood Hills mansion, Villa Eva is a modern and bright Seminyak villa located on Jl. Drupadi. With towering ceilings and comfortable furnishings, the villa is elegant and dramatic – perfect for a lavish holiday with your loved ones.

Surrounded by luscious gardens and featuring a grand private swimming pool, you will love to spend time lounging around on the wooden decking soaking up the sun and dipping into the pool. You can arrange for a private chef to prepare you delicious feasts, or cook your favourite homemade meals in the fully equipped kitchen.

Only a few minutes walk from Kayu Aya and a huge selection of restaurants, Villa Eva is the perfect base for a relaxing Bali trip.

The Surga Estate – Mansion in the Clouds in Uluwatu

The Surga Estate

Villa
Tranquil & Ocean Views
Uluwatu

The Surga Estate

Villa

Situated high on a clifftop in the heart of Uluwatu, The Surga Estate is a combination of 2 villas. Featuring 13-bedrooms between the 2 villas, the residence offers the best villas for a wedding in Bali, or an extravagant getaway.

The first villa is located further back from the cliffside and is the highest of the two. With an infinity swimming pool, 6-bedrooms and a modern design – Surga One is the more stylish of the villas. Meanwhile, Surga Two sits at the edge of the cliff with unmatched sea views from the moment you descend the stairs. And, as if that wasn’t enough, a private romantic guest house is located at the back of the gardens with its own mini-pool and garden.

Don’t let me forget to mention the private access to the beach below and cocktail deck! Wow!

If you have the money to splurge and want to stay in one of the best villas in Bali – The Surga Estate is where to go.

Four Seasons Resort Ubud – Jungle Villa on the Water in Ubud

Four Seasons

Resort
Verdant & Tranquil
Ubud

Four Seasons

Resort

The perfect mixture of everything tropical, the Four Seasons Resort in Sayan Ubud is the height of relaxing island vibes. Located on a hillside overlooking thick jungles sprawled above the Ayung River it is home to some beautiful jungle villas.

The famous view of the koi pond above the treetops will have your wanderlust tingling. Filled with stunning green gardens, peaceful walkways, romantic seats and iconic Balinese views, if you are searching for a honeymoon villa in Bali – I have your guy.

Making all of your Bali dreams come true + extra, the Four Seasons Resort in Sayan is by far the best private villa resort in Bali.

Palm House – Luxurious Family Villa in Canggu

Palm House

Private Villa
Modern & Perfect Party Pad
Pererenan

Palm House

Private Villa

Palm House is a sprawling luxury private pool villa in Bali situated among the rice paddies of Mengwi. For an ultra-decadent family holiday or friends retreat, it is one of the best group villas in town. With 5 incredible bedroom suites with views looking out over the surrounding greenery, expansive luscious gardens and enclosed living areas, you have everything you need for an unforgettable trip.

Away from the crowds, but just a short drive from the centre, you can join the bustle to visit the popular restaurants and beaches of Canggu for long lunches and days on the sand.

However, with such a magnificent accommodation, I would be ordering every meal in and enjoying the luxury!

Final Thoughts

Well, I have made plenty of notes in my travel dream book. There are so many incredible luxurious villas on the island that are worth your consideration.

In each corner of Bali, there is something to suit everyone’s stay. Ultra-luxurious, large and spacious, romantic and quaint, cheap and cheerful.

After narrowing down your villa requirements, take a look to see which of these villas in Bali will be your accommodation. Or, like me, just browse through the most expensive options and let your imagination run wild!

 

Featured image: The River House