Indonesia, emerging as a top destination for world travellers, boasts a long list of attractions and experiences. From its enigmatic flora and fauna to its rich cultural heritage, Indonesia is the perfect place to experience the best that nature has to offer. These hotels have been voted the best resorts in 2022.
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#20 – Alila Villas Uluwatu, Bali
Alila Villas Uluwatu—a luxury pool villa resort located in Bali, Indonesia—is the first property in the Alila Signature collection to feature all-pool villas. The villas are perched on elevated plateaus that meet with limestone cliffs that sweep down to the cerulean Indian Ocean. The view from Alila Villas Uluwatu showcases nature’s perfection. Each villa showcases contemporary Balinese-inspired design and offers a private pool and cabana with 24 hour host (butler) service.
#19 – Mandapa, A Ritz-Carlton Reserve, Ubud
Mandapa, A Ritz- Carlton Reserve provides all the comforts of a five-star retreat nestled among the greenery of Ubud. It is located ten minutes from the city center and features an outdoor swimming pool, a state-of-the-art spa, and free WiFi access throughout the property. Guests can indulge in the amenities of a 24-hour butler service with every stay.
#18 – Nihi Sumba, Sumba Island
With a full range of modern amenities and thoughtful details, from crisp linens to delicious handmade chocolates and signature canopy beds, every aspect of the room’s design is to make you feel at home and pampered. The luxurious rooms – with sweeping panoramic views of the Indian Ocean – are more than just comfortable. They’re a new way of living.
#17 – Capella Ubud, Bali
Capella Ubud, Bali an oasis of peace is set among the rice fields of Ubud and surrounded by the lush rainforest of Bali. Guests at this resort can enjoy luxury tented accommodations with private terraces and outdoor decks overlooking rice fields or rainforests.
#16 – Amanjiwo, Borobudur
Nestled between breathtaking temples and the looming volcanic Mount Merapi, the Amanjiwo resort cascades from a lofty rotunda down the hillside to a magnificent pool. Perfectly placed for exploring the region’s historic and natural attractions, or for simply relaxing in blissful surroundings, this resort offers complete and utter serenity.
#15 – Amankila, Bali
Amankila rests on a lush hillside beneath sacred Mount Agung, a lofty stretch of coastline on the Lombok Strait. Stilted suites offer spectacular views high on the hillside while a three-tier infinity pool cascades at the property’s heart and the Beach Club leads to a private black-sand beach.
#14 – Amanwana, Moyo Island
Amanwana, the only resort on Moyo Island, offers full-board accommodation in just 12 luxury tents. Overlooking Amanwana Bay—a protected marine park—this wilderness hideaway offers unparalleled access to some of the best snorkelling and scuba diving in Indonesia.
#13 – Bvlgari Resort, Bali
The Bvlgari Resort Bali is located in a lavish spot, offering visitors a luxurious layout blending the tropical beauty of Balinese resorts with cutting-edge contemporary design. The resort’s lofty position, perched 150 meters above the ocean, affords guests breathtaking views.
#12 – Four Seasons Resort Bali at Sayan, Ubud
Sayan Valley reveals its finest at Four Seasons Resort Bali at Sayan, a retreat of towering trees and enchanting gardens. Arrive via a dramatic bridge across the Ayung River gorge and prepare for an ethereal descent through a valley of towering trees, tiered rice paddies and enchanting gardens that cocoon 60 suites and villas. From the “forest symphony” of wildlife to the Ayung River flowing below, your senses are pampered with this unique blend of luxury lodging, service and amenities.
#11 – Soori Bali, Tabanan
The architecture and aesthetics at Soori Bali complement the beauty of natural surroundings. Set on the edge of the ocean between Mount Batukaru and terraced rice fields, Soori Bali is a hidden refuge, rejuvenating and peaceful; it is Bali as it should be. Within easy reach of the legendary Tanah Lot and the scenic wonders of the Tabanan, the resort is perfect for those seeking spiritual and recreational delights.
#10 – The Legian Seminyak, Bali
A continuum of timeless perfection, The Legian Seminyak resort captures the spirit and essence of Bali in a unique fusion of authentic culture and design. Offering a timeless luxury experience for discerning travellers, everything from the hotel’s stunning design to its authentic Balinese culture was created to create unique and memorable experiences.
#9 – The St. Regis Bali Resort, Bali
Enjoy cultural performances such as Balinese fire dance rituals while staying at this luxury resort offering rooms and suites with ocean views, private balconies, and turndown service. Guests can enjoy a wealth of dining options from the privacy of their private villa or at the resort’s multilevel spa. Families can unwind by the lagoon-style swimming pool or walk to a nearby surf break where the Indian Ocean crashes onto a swath of golden sand below the towering palms lining Bali’s southern coast at The St. Regis Bali Resort.
#8 – Anantara Seminyak Resort, Bali
Settle into Anantara Seminyak Bali Resort, where open-air living meets a private infinity pool. Spacious beachfront suites feature Balinese-inspired luxuries including butler service and daily organic breakfast. Contemporary dining offers a sunset cocktail, a romantic beachfront dinner or the flavours of international cuisine. Enjoy spa pampering at the award-winning spa with 10 treatment rooms, where treatments are an artful union of precious spices and royal rituals.
#7 – AYANA Resort & Spa, Bali
AYANA Bali Resort and Spa rises like a mythical palace above the Indonesian island of Bali. The resort offers panoramic views across manicured botanical gardens and the Indian Ocean. Guests can stroll through the gardens or relax in four pools, including a non-swimming “dry” pool that is ideal for children and a large infinity pool with views of the sunset. Each of the 294 rooms features traditional Balinese décor with modern conveniences.
#6 – Conrad, Bali
Conrad Bali offers the ultimate tropical beach resort experience on the beautiful coast of Nusa Dua. Inspired by the beauty and hospitality of the Islands of the Gods, Conrad Bali offers a selection of rooms that are spacious amidst lush gardens and meandering pools.
#5 – The OBEROI Beach Resort, Lombok
With picture-perfect sunset vistas over Bali’s sacred Mount Agung, the clear, warm waters of Medana Bay and the nearby Gili Islands are home to unspoilt coral reefs and underwater gardens teeming with colourful marine life. Giant sea turtles can be spotted along with many colourful fish species. It also offers luxurious accommodation set in 24 acres of landscaped gardens with an infinity pool that seems to melt into the ocean.
#4 – Bawah Reserve, Anambas Archipelago
A luxury private island in Southeast Asia that sits in secluded seclusion 160 nautical miles (300km) northeast of Singapore in the remote Anambas Archipelago. This pristine and previously uninhabited marine conservation area is surrounded by turquoise lagoons and coral reefs, which cater to outdoor adventurers looking to indulge as well as those looking to relax in paradise.
#3 – Six Senses Uluwatu, Bali
Discover exclusive details of an eco-resort at the southernmost tip of the island—at Six Senses Uluwatu resort. Nestled on the cliff tops, the resort offer views of lush rice terraces, unspoiled beaches, and an eclectic wellness and dining scene. Surrounded by mountains and overlooking greenery, this is where colourful culture meets eco-style.
#2 – Bawah Reserve, Anambas Archipelago
With views of the rolling waves and soft volcanic sand, COMO Uma Canggu is a beachfront resort on Bali’s south coast. The resort offers stylish accommodation with exceptional cuisine, meaningful wellness, and the same impeccable service COMO is known for across the globe. The resort is home to the COMO Shambhala Retreat, where guests can nurture wellbeing at daily fitness classes, hands-on healing and holistic therapies. The Beach Club is a lively place where friends and family can gather for dinner or drinks—and selected evenings feature live acoustic musicians and DJs.
#1 – W Bali, Seminyak
W Bali Seminyak brings passion for luxury to life. The five-star hotel is a quintessential getaway that’s filled with genuine warmth and cultural immersion, whether you’re visiting for work or play. The resort is known for its luxurious accommodations, a pool with an ocean view and day spa. Here at W Bali Seminyak, your comfort is priority.