Think about Bali. Now think about your ideal hotel on the island. We’re willing to bet that hotel or villa includes a stunning infinity pool where you can take advantage of the area’s gorgeous landscapes.
If you’ve avoided seeking out your dream hotel because you’re afraid of the cost, we’re here to tell you that you need not. We’ve found 10 brilliant hotels that tick every luxury box for under $200 per night.
There’s no reason to sacrifice an astounding infinity pool and an extraordinary view on your next Bali vacation. After all, doesn’t everyone deserve a little luxury?
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. 500 Feet-high clifftop bar with a glass-bottomed infinity pool – One Eighty (The Edge)
What’s bringing clifftop infinity pools to a different level?
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A crystal blue glass-bottomed infinity pool overlooking the Indian Ocean, that stretches all the way out from the cliff 500 feet high, creating a gravity-defying concrete-encased lagoon with a million-dollar view – the highlight of One Eighty, a new sophisticated bar and restaurant that’s a recent addition to The Edge Villas at Uluwatu.
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Before you know it, you’ll be floating in mid-air with the sweeping waves crashing beneath you.
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These dramatic 180-degree ocean views extend all the way to your rooms. Isn’t it simply therapeutic to sip a cocktail while gazing out at the endless deep blue vistas ahead?
Your villa comes with a private plunge pool and personalised butler service, so you will be pampered from head to toe!
Located just north of the cultural center of Bali, Padma Resort Ubud provides holidaymakers with the ultimate escape into nature.
The entire resort as well as the gorgeous heated infinity pool overlook the bamboo forests of Payangan within the untouched river valley. It’s every nature-lover’s dream!
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While you are sure to enjoy all that Padma Resort Ubud has to offer, the star of the resort is the luxurious heated infinity pool. You’ll spend your days at Padma Resort Ubud gazing into your verdant, tropical surroundings from the edge of the pool.
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Alternatively, you can take advantage of the swim-up bar and enjoy the view with drink in hand.
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All 149 rooms have also been thoughtfully designed using traditional Balinese architecture and artisan-crafted furnishings. Hand-carved wooden accents add a touch of rustic appeal, which gives way to spa-inspired ensuites.
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A fitness center, spa, children’s playground and internet access ensure all guests are perfectly catered to on the resort’s 11 hectares.
Doesn’t it sound simply wonderful?
3. On the edge of heaven – Golden Tulip Devins Seminyak
Tucked away in a quiet corner of Seminyak, the Golden Tulip Devins offers a delightful and indulgent getaway for sun-loving holidaymakers.
Even if you don’t book a room with your own private pool, the rooftop infinity pool is outstanding. From the nearby sun beds, the unbridled view of the sea is instagram-worthy.
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Hotel staff is on hand to serve you tropical beverages and evening tapas while you relax. Don’t miss the opportunity for a sunset swim. The colors create a romantic setting unlike any other!
In addition to the breathtaking views from the pool, guests will have the opportunity to take advantage of a full-service spa and indoor, aquatonic pool.
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The 108 spacious guestrooms provide holidaymakers with all the necessities for a relaxing and memorable vacation. Better yet, you’ll enjoy luxurious amenities. Some rooms even include astounding private jacuzzis with a view.
While we wouldn’t blame you if you spent the entirety of your stay relaxing at the rooftop pool, Golden Tulip Bali affords easy access to all of the Seminyak attractions. Hip shopping and the famous beaches of Petitenget and Batu Belig are just a short drive away.
4. Peek at surreal views from your private cliffside infinity pool – Jimbaran Cliffs Private Hotel & Spa
Ever wondered what it might be like to slip out the front door of your room and right into a swimming pool? Wouldn’t it be even better if that pool had gorgeous sea and valley views? Jimbaran Cliffs Private Hotel & Spa can make your dreams come true.
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Cascading down the cliffs of Jimbaran, the Cliff Edge Pool Suite boasts of a private infinity pool overlooking the surrounding valley and the sea.
To make the hotel even more luxurious, there are two additional shared infinity pools with panoramic sunset views and a spa facility.
Because of its location 15 minutes from Ngurah Rai International Airport, this cliff-top hotel is the perfect place to relax while surrounded by Balinese farmland.
With only 8 rooms, the Jimbaran Cliffs Private Hotel & Spa offers personalised service to suit every guest’s needs. Each room includes its own balcony and a spacious bedroom. You can dine under the stars or enjoy a private, early morning swim, the choice is yours.
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Who says dreams can’t come true?
5. Private infinity pool above the treetops – Sanglung Villa
Budgets can be a pain, especially when some villas are just too good to give up. This newly built villa in North Bali is one of them.
With its private infinity pools stretching out into the horizon, it delivers spectacular views both in the daytime, and at night. The private infinity pool also gives you a panoramic view of the forested area for miles and miles, so you feel like you’re on an island all by yourself and your loved ones.
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From its position high up on a mountain, this open-concept villa looks just like a luxurious mansion – not only is it beautifully decorated with spacious living spaces, you’re also surrounded by uninterrupted views of the untouched natural scenery in the area.
If you want to party it out with your friends, this large villa is an experience you won’t want to miss.
6. Overhanging views of the rice terrace valley – Samanvaya Villa
Want to experience Bali life as much as you can? Stay at Samanvaya Villa. The hotel is strategically located only 35km (1 hour) from the center of Ubud, providing easy access to all the facilities that you need in the city. With its strategic location, this hotel makes it easy to explore all the tourist spots in the city.
But of course, the most important thing is the infinity pool with uniquely Ubud views. Gorgeously hanging over a valley of sloping rice terraces, the views here are not to be scoffed at. To top off the experience, enjoy your days at the pool with a delicious drink or 2 from the bar!
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The swimming pool will make you feel at home for hours – and you can also enjoy a massage in their spa. If you’re a yoga-lover, why not join a yoga session at Samanvaya? Yoga at the in-house studio with those verdant views of the valley, it’s a dream come true!
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Additionally, Samanvaya Villa provides full facilities to meet your needs. Wi-Fi is available in all rooms, along with a 24-hour front desk should you need help at any time of the day – and more facilities provided for the convenience of guests.
7. Surrounded by Verdant Balinese Landscapes – Mathis Retreat
If this is your first trip to Ubud and you are looking for a bit of luxury on a budget, look no further than Mathis Retreat. The lush surroundings will bring calm and relaxation to your holiday.
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Its astounding infinity pool looks directly onto bright rice paddies. You’ll be amazed how often you and your significant other can have this piece of paradise to yourselves.
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The Mathis Retreat is run by the famous luxury hotel community known as The Mathis Collection. This well-appointed hotel is tucked away from the crowds of Ubud but within a quick walk of the area’s attractions.
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The luxury continues from the common areas to the accommodation. Each of the 21 rooms and bungalows includes internet access, a sofa, a TV and air-conditioning. A relaxing spa and delicious restaurant round out the ample facilities.
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You’re guaranteed memories to last a lifetime from your stay at Kenanga Boutique Hotel!
PS: You might also want to try dining at Terracotta Ubud that’s located just around the area. This Ubud restaurant with lovely views is housed in a traditional open sided Bale, and the authentic Indonesian cuisine is also all beautifully presented and full of mouth-watering flavours.
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8. Sleep with the lions – Mara River Safari Lodge, Gianyar
One of the best things about Mara River Safari Lodge, is the infinity pool with a view of the rhinos and zebras, and even scampering lion cubs too. Imagine having a lovely soak in the pool, while watching the rhinos and zebras graze together.
This super unique accomodation combines luxury and adventure perfectly – now you don’t have to fly halfway across the world to have an African safari adventure – you can get it at the Mara River Safari Lodge.
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Located in the heart of the Bali Safari and Marine Park, this resort will definitely make your stay a memorable and unforgettable one, with its quirks and unique activities.
Not only will you get to feed carrots to zebras, rhinos and elephants right from the comfort of your own balcony.
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You can dine with lions at the in-house Tsavo Lion Restaurant too!
From honeymoon to family-friendly getaways, this resort is suitable for all. Couples will enjoy the romantic atmosphere at the restaurant in the evenings, while thrill-seekers can quench their thirst for adventure at the night safari, where you can come into close contact with predatory animals.
On a similar vein, young children will love the petting zoo, informational performances and the vibrant Disney-esque Bali Agung show, which also features props that are completely handmade by the staff! We’d love to say more, but you’ll have to make a personal trip there to experience the wonders of this place. This we’ll say – you won’t regret it.
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9. Wake up to the volcanoes – Villa Sidemen Bali
Villa Sidemen Bali is not only home to pristine beaches, but also to dramatic volcanoes – both active and extinct.
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And at Villa Sidemen’s infinity pool, you get to fully take in the dramatic views too. Spend days lounging in the infinity pool to views of the misty mountain, and miles and miles of forests below. It’s utterly relaxing and you’ll feel truly spirited away from all the stresses and worries of everyday life!
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And how indulging would it be to wake up to the same climactic views? With the large windows, you can be sure to enjoy the view from the living room, or even while you’re still snuggling in bed!
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The majestic view of Bali’s tallest volcano, Mount Agung, and peaceful scenes of its fertile foothills and rice paddies awaits.
10. Gazing on Rice Paddies and River Valleys – Komaneka at Bisma
Komaneka Resorts in Ubud are a collection of carefully curated boutique hotels. In particular, Komaneka at Bisma offer the chance to relax in unique infinity pools with stunning views.
At Komaneka at Bisma Ubud, you’ll enjoy heart-lifting vistas over the surrounding rain forest within a ten minute walk from downtown Ubud. The 33-meter infinity pool is nestled within the tropical gardens and the resort’s rice paddies.
An additional, semi-circular leisure pool sits below the infinity pool and is surrounded by sun bed huts. You’ll feel like you’re in paradise, lounging beneath the shade with white curtains billowing in the breeze.
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Every room at Komaneka at Bisma comes with a view and spacious living area. Suites also include personal lap pools secluded in nature.
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11. One for the art lovers – Tanah Merah Art Resort Ubud
Are you an art lover with an eye for aesthetics? You’re going to love staying at Tanah Merah Art Resort Ubud where locally crafted wares are combined with a natural setting.
The crown jewels of the Tanah Merah Art Resort are the brilliant infinity pools. Two shared infinity pools are perched high above the dramatic gorge of Tukad Petanu, a.k.a. the Cursed River. Other pools are perfectly placed to separate each villa and allow guests to feel secluded in nature.
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Not only does Tanah Merah Art Resort deliver in terms of a unique infinity pool, it is also home to an art museum full of artifacts collected from across the region. As a guest of the resort, you will enjoy special access.
Finally, holidaymakers can expect plentiful facilities. A fitness center, spa, billiards table and table tennis are available for guest use. All rooms come equipped with views of the jungle, TVs, WiFi, bathtubs and air-conditioning, not to mention local, artistic decor.