5 5-Star Bali Hotels You Need To Visit At Once

17 July 2015
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Blessed with serene beauty, stunning beaches, incredible food and a rich cultural heritage, it's no surprise that Bali is one of Asia's most eternally popular holiday destinations.

Wherever you're heading on the Isle of the Gods – the crashing waves of the west, the tranquil beaches of the east or the cool highlands – you'll never be short of lavish and inspiring places to stay. Bali's wide selection of 5-star hotels and resorts combines idyllic settings with modern comforts, exclusive services and world-renowned Balinese hospitality, helping you to make the most of your time in paradise.

Melia Bali

A great choice for families. Picture: Melia Bali


Set on 10 hectares of tropical gardens in upscale Nusa Dua, Melia Bali is a favourite family resort. It offers plenty of activities to keep the little ones busy, so parents can soak in the vast lagoon pool or get pampered at the YHI Spa.

Just 11 kilometres from Ngurah Rai International Airport and walking distance from shopping and dining at the Bali Collection, Melia Bali provides the right mix of entertainment and leisure for your holiday.

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The Stones Hotel

 Close to the action, but separate. Picture: The Stones Hotel


Occupying an idyllic spot at the south end of Legian Beach, one of the most popular beaches in Bali, The Stones Hotel puts you right on the doorstep of bustling Kuta and Seminyak while keeping you separate from crowds.

With three restaurants, a full-service spa, a poolside bar and nightly entertainment, the resort just might make you never want to leave.

Pullman Bali Legian Nirwana

 An oasis of calm. Picture: Pullman Bali Legian Nirwana


Just a short walk from the beaches, shopping and nightlife of Kuta and Legian, this beachfront resort is an oasis of calm right in the heart of Bali's tourism capital. Find all your favourite international dishes at The Deli brasserie, soak up the sun in three swimming pools and revitalise your body and mind at the state-of-the-art Tjakra-7 Spa.

Grand Nikko Bali

 High times by the sea. Picture: Grand Nikko Bali


With its dramatic location at the top of a 40-metre cliff overlooking the Indian Ocean, the Grand Nikko Bali resort is the ideal place to get away from it all, despite being just 15 kilometres from the airport. The luxury beachfront and family rooms combine traditional Balinese and contemporary styles, and four modern restaurants serve the best Indonesian and international cuisine.

Nusa Dua Beach Hotel & Spa

 Fit for a king. Picture: Nusa Dua Beach Hotel & Spa


This iconic hotel is modelled on a traditional Balinese palace, which is fitting when you consider that its prestigious guest list has included local and international royalty over the decades. You can take it easy with cocktails by the pool and breathtaking ocean views from your balcony or experience the best Bali has to offer by signing up for daily activities, from scuba diving lessons to traditional dance and cooking classes.

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