Infinite Bali – Discovering The 8 Best Infinity Pools of Bali
The never ending edge of an infinity pool will entice anyone to come take a dip in its warm waters. However when that edge is overlooking some of the most diverse flora and fauna of the world and a black sandy beach or looming volcanoes, the enticement becomes irresistible. This is what the island of Bali offers to its natives and travelers alike. Bali is just one of 17,000 islands in Indonesia, but is the most popular destination for vacationers in the country.
Bali is known for its perfect climate, spiritual practices, and luxurious resorts, it is no wonder this island is a perfect vacation destination for relaxation. And what better way to do that then to slip into an infinity pool in the epicenter of heaven. Just because you may not have an infinity pool of your own while in Bali doesn’t always mean you can’t seek one out and indulge.
Here below are the eight best infinity pools that Bali has to offer, whether they are private or resort owned.
1. Alila Villas Uluwatu
The true magic of an infinity pool when it seamlessly meets the ocean is quite exquisite and Alila Villas Uluwatu captures that perfectly with their cliff view resort. Not only is this resort luxurious and relaxing but it was also the first resort in Indonesia to take the initiate and receive the highest level of certification for a green initiate, meaning they give an ultimate luxury experience to its vacationers while at the same time respecting nature. The resort has 65 private villas each with their own pools and open plan ideas to connect from the outdoors to indoors flawlessly.
2. Hanging Gardens of Bali
The Hanging Gardens of Bali is known for having the ‘World’s Best Swimming Pool,’ and rightfully so! Take one look at this gorgeous pool and you’ll want to dive right in. The Hanging Gardens of Bali offers 44 private villas and endless spa treatments, gourmet food options, and picturesque views. It was also selected as Bali’s number one honeymoon destination by TripAdvisor. The resort was built in 2005 in the jungles of Bali on a 45 degree slope; this is what creates picture perfect views from almost everywhere on the resort and the feeling of floating in the treetops.
3. Karma Kandara
This infinity pool is located on Bali’s Bukit Peninsula, also known as “Billionaires Row.” Its clifftop location gives stunning views of the ocean. The beach below is one of the top five beaches of Asia, hence the title- Billionaires Row. The cliff it sits atop is recognized for its powers of healing and good fortune, so good vibes are spread throughout this luxury resort. Their top selling bedroom pool villas have an exclusive garden and pool area and full kitchen.
4. Sundara Four Seasons, Jimbaran Bay
This Infinity pool isn’t attached to a luxury resort but rather a restaurant! This beachfront restaurant is named for the Sanskrit word “beautiful,” which they display not only in their exquisite architecture of the restaurant but also in their food! They offer anything from casual lunch dining to wonderfully romantic and sophisticated dinners. You can spend the entire day on the beach or in the pool and never have to move to be served endless tapas a la carte. You’ll have a five star experience for sure at this pool!
5. Ayana Resort, Jimbaran
Ayana is an all-inclusive resort and has it all! And when I say all I mean it- with 17 restaurants, private beach, 11 swimming pools, and amenities like spa facilities, fitness center and golf course there’s no need to even leave the resort. With eleven swimming pools, it was hard to pick just one! This infinity pool is located just in behind the private beach and gives the feeling of being in your own secluded shoreline.
6. The Mulia
The Oasis Beachfront Infinity Pool of the Mulia resort will have you thinking you could just keep swimming off into the ocean. The large statues on either side of the pool double as fountains which provide a relaxing sound that mixes with the ocean waves and gives you a relaxing tone to lull you to sleep in one of the cabanas. The Mulia offers a wide range of beachfront activities and five star dining to bring their experience up to the top.
7. Alila Ubud
This resort, located in the central foothills of Bali, has an intimacy that could only be achieved by being tucked away on the edge of a hill. However it is only fifteen minutes away from Ubud, the cultural center of the island of Bali. The infinity pool located here has perfect views off of the foothills down to the Ayung River. The resort offers many activities to create a full relaxing experience for its guests.
8. The Viceroy Bali
This infinity pool is located at the Viceroy, a local family owned resort. It is home to 25 private pool villas and is a top location for weddings and honeymooners alike. It is known as one of the world’s most tropical, pampering and romantic resort. The valley that it is located in is called the “Valley of the Kings,” because of Balinese Royalty who have lived nearby. The pool has cabanas that extend off the terrace and include a full bar with views of the striking Bali foothills.