Define boutique and the words small, stylish and sophisticated service spring to mind. Boutique hotels gloriously mix local roots, modern décor and an intimately personal touch and Indonesia has its own fair share of gorgeous retreats. Here’s five of our favourite beautiful boutique hotels in Bali…
Hidden on the fringe of Ubud, Uma Ubud is a contemporary Asian design hotel home to just 46 rooms, some of which come with valley views and some feature private pools. Exuding the charm of a traditional Indonesian village, you won’t fail to fall in love with this gem.
Sanak Retreat is an authentic retreat in northern Bali, with just 11 spacious wooden bungalows with private terraces. Its villas have the most incredible tropical landscapes on their doorstep with scenic mountain views. To say the view is sensational is an understatement and also during your stay here, you’ll truly get an insight into life as a Balinese local.
Get ready to step into your own private world at The Pavilions. Retreat to your own villa after a long day exploring Sanur and relax in your private pool. Then, let your butler help prepare your in-villa breakfast, a massage for two or anything else on your must-do list.
A collection of 14 private villas in Canggu, Ametis Villas is the new kid on the block in Bali. Elevate your Balinese experience with activities such as cycling, trekking and water sports, sample the traditional-style cuisine and enjoy a customised spa programme.
Meaning ‘paradise’, The Elysian is true to its name. In the heart of trendy, glamorous Seminyak, it’s set in its own idyllic oasis, away from the hustle and bustle but close enough! The hotel is home to just 26 villas, all of which are sleek and stylish and surrounded by lush tropical vegetation. Relaxation comes in the form of cabanas by the pool, draped in fresh white linens with chilled out music playing in the background. Here, snoozing is welcome! This sublime sanctuary offers a home-from-home feeling, with thoughtful mod-cons for every guest.