best luxury hotels in bali

Beach lover? Romantic? 12 Best luxury hotels in Bali for you

By Janice and George | October 6, 2018

Is a beach a must? Do you want “affordable luxury” or a splurge? We review 12 of the best luxury hotels in Bali to suit your travel style.

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luxury villas in Seminyak with private pool

In Bali, luxury villas in Seminyak with private pool are all the rage

By Janice and George | June 14, 2018

Once a small village, Seminyak is Bali’s trendiest and most fashionable district. Villa rentals are popular here. We stayed at both The Kunja Villas & Spa and The One Villas. Great perks!

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resorts with private pools - St. Nicolas Bay

You want swank? These villa resorts with private pools are tops

By Janice and George | September 16, 2016

As travel writers, we’re often asked: What’s the best hotel you’ve stayed in? These swanky villa resorts with private pools top our list.

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Kayumanis Bali

Kayumanis villas make a splash in Bali

By Janice and George | August 24, 2016

Kayumanis villa resorts in Bali spoiled us! Private pool, complimentary massages and airport transfers, afternoon tea – all included.

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most luxurious hotel in bali - alila villas uluwatu

Is Alila Villas Uluwatu the most luxurious hotel in Bali?

By Janice and George | February 8, 2016

We’ve stayed at many gorgeous Bali hotels. But with 3,000 sq. ft villas, a clifftop perch and a stunning birdcage lounge, Alila Villas Uluwatu may be the most luxurious hotel in Bali.

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top things to do in bali

Why all the buzz? The top things to do in Bali are as special as ever

By Janice and George | January 21, 2016

Beaches and surfing? Check. Luxury spas? You bet. Art, meditation, dance and colorful festivals? Absolutely! (Cheeky monkeys too!) The top things to do in Bali are as special as ever.

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Jimbaran Bay

Jimbaran Beach is one of Bali’s best beaches – and it has Sundara

By Janice and George | December 23, 2015

Calm Jimbaran Beach on Bali’s south coast is ideal for swimming. At night, its seafood restaurants are popular. But the “wow” place to be is Sundara.

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Tugu Bali review

Seeking Bliss in Bali: Hotel Tugu Bali

By Janice and George | December 17, 2015

Beauty in Bali? Hotel Tugu Bali houses a museum-worthy collection of Indonesian artifacts, like a 15-foot-high Garuda (sun bird king) in the lobby.

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Four Seasons at Sayan review

Four Seasons at Sayan Review: Private pool villas in the Bali rainforest

By Janice and George | November 11, 2015

Was this a spaceship in the rainforest? No, it was the unique reception of the Four Seasons Resort Bali at Sayan. The resort is lovely, as are the private pool villas.

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Ayung Resort Ubud

Ayung Resort Ubud: Tropical luxury and art in Bali

By Janice and George | August 24, 2015

One of the best-priced luxury resorts in Ubud, Bali? Ayung Resort Ubud is filled with art (think golden serpents and carved dragons). It dishes up artful cuisine too.

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Monkeying around in the Ubud Monkey Forest

By Janice and George | July 6, 2014

Beware the monkey business at the Ubud Monkey Forest in Bali, home to over 550 cheeky macaques. Hang on to your things! But the babies sure are cute.

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Ubud the cultural heart of Bali

Fall in love with Ubud culture (and the heart of Bali)

By Janice and George | June 12, 2014

Talk about Ubud culture! Temples grace every village and home. Art museums abound. And mystical Balinese dances are performed nightly.

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