Written by Pia Vuolteenaho
Co-written by Beverley Lennon
Nowhere else in Indonesia does luxury resorts quite like Bali.
From gorgeous beachfront resorts to hotel rooms with direct lagoon pool access from your very own balcony, there’s no end to the sumptuous glamour on the island of the gods.
But we’re here to let you in on a little secret – you can take your luxurious stay in Bali even further.
See, in addition to their mesmerising infinity pools and stunning tropical views, some resorts also offer club rooms, where you can indulge in exclusive five-star perks.
How does complimentary afternoon tea, a glamorous round of cocktails at sunset and private access to a members-only pool sound like?
Essentially, these prestigious club rooms allow you to live the high life and rub shoulders with the globetrotting elite, not to mention getting access to all these refreshments, canapés, cocktails and more, all for free!
So if you don’t want to settle into a boring old hotel room, check out these 10 amazing club rooms and be prepared to be treated like royalty.
Note: The prices reflected below are the low season rates, and they exclude tax and service charges. Accommodation rates often change with room availability, and low or high seasons. We recommend double checking for the final prices before confirming your booking.1. Sign up for a royal affair – InterContinental Bali Resort
InterContinental Bali Resort gets lots of kudos for its exclusive club rooms. Needless to say, the resort treats its club-level guests like royalties. And while you’re in for an array of perks like round-the-clock butler service and private pool access, it is their Club InterContinental Lounge that is the masterpiece.
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The lounge overlooks the stunning lagoon and operates from 6.30pm to 11pm. It is a hive of activity for club-level guests because of its daily offerings – from the exclusive cocktail bar and kitchens, club guests get to choose from a wide range of complimentary food and beverage options.
You could opt to enjoy your delectable breakfast right at the lounge or at any of the four additional breakfast venues around the resort. But why take your first meal of the day with everyone else when you can indulge far away from the pesky public, right?! 😉
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The Club Lounge also features a cocktail bar with a spread of light refreshments including coffee, tea, soft drinks, mineral water, juices and snacks, while they also serve daily afternoon tea from 2pm to 4pm and free-flow cocktails by the ocean, at sunset time, from 5pm to 7pm.
Aside from the Club Lounge treats, you get to enjoy chic palatial rooms that are sprinkled on a private wing of the resort with privacy and intimacy in mind – it is indeed a perfect upgrade to consider if you’re travelling with your special one!
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But if we were you, we’d consider a total splurge with their Ultimate Luxury Escape package that comes with a first-class helicopter tour service for an air sightseeing over the mystical Uluwatu Temple. Besides, you’ll also be in for a 3-night complete treat in their luxurious Premium Club Duplex Suite including the extensive Club Intercontinental privileges! That’s how you treat your prince or princess right!
2. Indulge in luxury of gastronomic proportions – The Ritz-Carlton Bali
By checking into one of Ritz-Carlton Bali’s Club Suites, you’ll gain access to Club Level, which takes luxury travel to a whole new level.
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The lavish club lounge features open-air architecture in true Balinese style, with tropical vistas overlooking the resort’s lush gardens, flanked by a gorgeous members-only swimming pool.
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Club Level is every foodie’s dream come true with five gastronomic presentations every day.
To begin the day, indulge in a tropical feast of a breakfast buffet including exotic fruit, continental delicacies and live cooking. Lunchtime is a feast of hearty sandwiches and fresh salads, followed by afternoon tea and a round of cocktails during sunset, complemented by a wide array of snacks.
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But the royal treatment isn’t limited to culinary wonders alone. An experienced club concierge will be at your beck and call to help you discover the best Bali has to offer.
Even if you don’t feel like venturing outside the resort (and you might find little reason to do so), you’ll get a fascinating glimpse of Balinese culture by joining a class in the ancient art of Balinese offerings, which is available for club members every Sunday.
Also read: Our Ritz-Carlton Bali Review: Your oceanfront family vacation where luxury blends with culture
3. Spoil yourself and the kids: Padma Resort Legian
Tropical lush garden with a large lagoon pool and the finest facilities you can imagine all in one place – Padma Resort Legian!
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What’s a well-deserved holiday without some additional pampering? Upgrade your stay to a club room, and you’ll be entirely treated like kings and queens on your royal holiday.
Your world of luxury starts the moment you book the newly renovated Garden Club Chalet with a spa-styled ensuite bathroom. You will be welcomed with a private check-in, flowers and fruit baskets. And you can even ask for a complimentary one-time laundry service, together with many other upgraded room amenities and club benefits.
Most importantly, if you stay in either the club rooms or lagoon access rooms, you will get privileged access to the Club Lounge – the stylish oasis overlooking a lovely tropical garden, offering privacy and pure luxury. Head here for daily complimentary afternoon tea (a variety of snacks, cheese, and ice-cream) and evening cocktails with canapés!
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Or on days when you want to be close to the beach and watch the changing skies at dusk, head to S.K.A.I. Beach Club for your sunset cocktails! So many choices; so little time!
Don’t forget to spend time by the pool too, and swim up to the pool bar for some snacks and drinks (yes while you’re still in the water!).
If you’ve brought the little ones along, you don’t need to feel guilty for enjoying all your couple-time pamperings. The kids are guaranteed to have the time of their lives at Wolly Kids Club and Games Centre, with supervised playtime and complimentary refreshments. They will be having too much fun on their own!
The high life can’t get better than this!
4. Beachfront perfection – Bali Mandira Beach Resort & Spa
Located in the bustling heart of Legian, Bali Mandira Beach Resort & Spa works as the perfect homebase for exploring south Bali.
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Bali Mandira’s club rooms offer a choice between sleek suites and intimate cottages. If you’re planning a honeymoon or a romantic getaway, we recommend checking out the dreamy Premier Club room!
Club benefits here will help induce a divine culinary coma.
At breakfast, club members have a choice between enjoying their meal at the beachfront Azul Beach Club or relaxing in the resort’s main restaurant, Celagi.
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Free-flow beverages and snacks are available throughout the day, including gourmet coffee and tea, but make sure you leave some room for afternoon tea served from 3pm to 5pm – as this also includes an assortment of local and international nibbles as well as a selection of ice-cream!
Cocktail hour from 5pm to 6pm means a wide selection of snacks, fruit, ice-cream and of course, colourful cocktails and your choice of red, white or sparkling wine.
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Bali Mandira Beach Resort is a great choice for those travelling with little ones, as the club lounge welcomes kids. Little travellers are also treated to a Welcome Pack, which includes colouring books, crayons and kid-friendly snacks.
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Upgrading to club privileges from a standard room is not difficult – you can gain access to all club benefits for an extra fee of just USD $30 per day.
5. Royal treatment with a French twist – Sofitel Bali Nusa Dua Beach Resort
Sofitel Bali offers an absolute beachfront location and gorgeous lagoon pools with an exquisite French twist.
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If you check into one of their luxury pool access rooms, suites or villas, you’ll also be given exclusive access to Sofitel’s Club Millesime.
And trust us, this is a club you really want to join.
To get you settled in all nice and smooth, Club Millesime benefits include butler service and private check-in and check-out, which means you won’t have to wait around before diving into the resort’s epic pools.
And it only gets better from there.
The club lounge offers a sophisticated setting for enjoying your complimentary afternoon tea, or maybe getting lost in a good book borrowed from the library! The lounge opens out to a private indoor/outdoor pool, which is strictly for members only, so you can float around in peace.
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A lavish daily breakfast is served in the club lounge, allowing you to indulge in tropical treats in blissful peace and quiet. Besides the photogenic afternoon tea, refreshments are available here all day long, while a chic round of cocktails and tapas are served every evening.
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The final flourish of this five-star service? Club Millesime goes above and beyond by offering a personalised cousu main service, where a dedicated butler pays exceptional attention to guests’ histories and personal tastes, in order to accommodate and delight them in a personal way.
Past cousu main experiences include a butler filling a guest’s room with their favourite flowers – so don’t be surprised if you wake up in a bed of roses.
6. A new level of Nusa Dua luxury – Conrad Bali
In Bali, nothing says luxury quite like Nusa Dua, and with Conrad Suites Lounge, you’ll gain access to even more. Simply check into one of Conrad’s gorgeous suites and you’ll gain access to this members-only club.
Start your days with a complimentary breakfast, followed by an afternoon tea that’s well-worth an Instagram update (or three!).
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After splashing around in the exclusive Conrad Suites Pool, club members are invited for a round of evening cocktails in the lavish comfort of the Conrad Suites Lounge. If you are travelling with the little ones, do note that only adults are allowed into the Conrad Suites Pool and Lounge.
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But kids do have their perks too – if they are under 12 years old, they dine for free from the Kids’ Menu with a paying parent at any of the resort’s five restaurants.
And you don’t have to worry about looking sharp during your stay, as you’ll be treated to unlimited complimentary laundry and dry cleaning services.
If you’re up for a bit more luxury, you can even opt for the luxurious Conrad Pool Villa, where you can enjoy a quiet dip in the private plunge pool and outdoor bathtub – perfect for a romantic retreat with your sweetheart.
Arriving early or departing later in the day? Fret not. You’ll have access to the soothing Reflections Lounge, where you get to sit back and relax in style while waiting to check-in or for your ride to the airport.
7. Chill out in your very own palace – Ayodya Resort Bali
The name here says it all – when you stay in an Ayodya Palace room, you’ll gain access to the resort’s Ayodya Palace Lounge. Get ready for some royal treatment, Bali style.
The spacious palace rooms include a gorgeous bathtub and your own private balcony, where you can take in five-star views of the Indian Ocean in absolute privacy.
Open from early morning to midnight, Ayodya Palace Lounge offers a luxurious escape far away from the crowds, and an absolute beachfront location.
One of our favourite perks is access to the exclusive Palace Pool, where complimentary refreshments such as smoothies, fruit, soft drinks, coffee and tea are served daily from 10am to 3pm.
You might need to lift a finger to get a drink delivered to you while you are by the poolside – but just barely.
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When it’s time for a round of complimentary cocktails at sunset, looking your best would be no challenge as perks also include free pressing for four items of clothing.
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To make your picture-perfect stay in paradise complete, club benefits at Ayodya also include a sumptuous daily fruit bowl and unlimited access to an assortment of books, magazines, CDs, DVDs and board games.
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Oh, and did we mention that Palace Club guests also have an exclusive building designated for spa treatments, separate from the resort’s main spa?
To maintain an air of sophisticated luxe, the Palace Club is for adults only – the perfect excuse to indulge in some well-deserved “me” time.
Interested? Even if you’re booked into a standard room, you can still enjoy Palace Club privileges with an extra fee starting at Rp. 545,000.
8. Modern Balinese grandeur – Grand Hyatt Bali
If you check into one of the resorts grand club rooms at Grand Hyatt Bali, you’ll gain access to the Hyatt Grand Club and its luxe privileges.
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The Grand Club Lounge offers a haven of relaxation, a beautiful modern take on Balinese design and some of the best views in the Nusa Dua resort. Enjoy absolute peace and quiet, with lush vistas of tranquil lily ponds, tropical gardens and exlusive access to Grand Club Pool.
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A grand continental breakfast is served exclusively to club members every morning in the club lounge, so you won’t have to queue for your omelette or wait around for a cup of coffee.
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Around sunset, it’s time to slip into something a bit more elegant and gather for a round of chic cocktails.
Should you happen to feel peckish at any time in between, complimentary refreshments are available from morning until late at night.
If you’ve already booked a standard room, you can also purchase Grand Club access for a fee of USD 85++, which will be added on top of your room rate.
9. Take a break from reality – Puri Santrian
Puri Santrian is a tropical haven tucked into the sandy beaches of laid-back Sanur. The resort’s Santrian Club is the perfect remedy for jaded travellers looking to take a break in tranquility.
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If you are staying in the lavish Santrian Club Rooms, you will get Club membership, which comes with some enviable perks.
Club members are treated to a daily buffet breakfast and later in the afternoon, it’s time for an elegant tea service. Throughout the day, complimentary refreshments and fruit plates will keep you energized as you venture out to explore the island of the gods.
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Visiting an extravagant spa in Bali is on many travellers’ bucket list and the lucky members of Santrian Club won’t have to venture far to make this dream come true – club members get a 50% discount for treatments at the resort’s spa.
There’s only one catch – Santrian Club is for adults only and no kids under the age of 12 are allowed, making this the perfect destination for lovebirds looking for a bit of peace and quiet.
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10. The elegance of a Balinese castle – Nusa Dua Beach Hotel & Spa
The club lounge at Nusa Dua Beach Hotel & Spa isn’t called Palace Club Lounge for nothing. The exclusive members-only lounge promises to treat guests like Balinese royalty.
The Palace Club Lounge has been designed as a palace within the resort, offering a relaxed space open for members only.
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Upon arrival, you’ll be greeted with fresh fruit and fragrant flowers, ushering you into a tropical state of mind. To keep you looking fresh, a complimentary pressing of four pieces of clothing is also provided.
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The Palace Club Lounge offers a world of entertainment with computers, magazines and newspapers. There’s even a mini library!
Club benefits also include free access to the resort’s sauna and steam room – or maybe you prefer to float around in the lap pool or bliss out in the jacuzzi instead?
Breakfast is served exclusively in the club lounge, followed by an elegant serving of afternoon tea starting at 3pm. Cocktails are served between 5.30 pm and 7.00 pm, while non-alcoholic beverages are yours to take all day long.