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From beach bars, luxurious spas and famous infinity pools to restaurants serving delicious food made from locally grown ingredients, intriguing activities, and romantic dinners on the beach or under the stars, resorts around Bali really have fine-tuned all the elements that combine to make a holiday on the island a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Add to all this a warm tropical climate, private butlers, kids' clubs, gorgeous views and excellent service, and you have all that’s needed for a holiday in paradise. Perhaps you seek local excursions with your loved one – or an activity filled family break with the children and grandparents? Or maybe three-hour spa rituals and afternoons lounging in a canopy-view pool will tempt you. Whatever type of trip you're looking for, here's our pick of the best resorts in Bali, in locations including Ubud, Uluwatu and Manggis.
Four Seasons at Jimbaran BayBali, Indonesia
The Bulgari Resort BaliUluwatu, Bali, Indonesia
Alila Villas UluwatuUluwatu, Bali, Indonesia
Mandapa, a Ritz-Carlton ReserveBali, Indonesia
Hanging Gardens of BaliUbud, Bali, Indonesia
Four Seasons Resort Bali at SayanUbud, Bali, Indonesia
COMO Shambhala EstateUbud, Bali, Indonesia
AmankilaManggis, Bali, Indonesia
Soori BaliKerambitan, Bali, Indonesia
Wapa di Ume SidemenSidemen, Bali, Indonesia
Contributions by Lee Cobaj, Robin McKelvie & Leslie Patrick Moore