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Bali is a favorite travel destination for many people around the world thanks to its warm weather year-round, idyllic beaches, captivating spiritual energy, terraced rice fields, and exotic sunsets.
Travelers visiting Indonesia’s main tourist destination can find a place to stay from basic guesthouses to luxurious beach resorts and villas. Below you will find new Bali hotels in 2019 and 2020.
The Apurva Kempinski Bali
Opened: February 2019
The Apurva Kempinski Bali, a luxurious haven that captures the essence of Indonesian culture, art and identity, is in the upmarket Nusa Dua area of Bali, with 475 well-appointed guestrooms, striking suites and discreet villas in a quiet beachfront setting.
Six restaurants, bars and lounges allow guests to soak in the sensational natural setting, with sweeping views and indoor/outdoor dining venues that celebrate regional flavours. An immersive ocean-facing spa and fitness centre offers treatments inspired by traditional Balinese healing practices, to promote balance and wellbeing. Other facilities include a 60-metre swimming pool and a separate kids’ pool, and an innovative family club creates meaningful shared moments for families of all ages. For events, business meetings and weddings, The Apurva Kempinski Bali offers a 1,076 sq m pillar-free ocean-view Grand Ballroom and a collection of meeting rooms with ocean vistas.
The Apurva Kempinski Bali cascades down the hillside like one of Bali’s iconic rice paddies, emerging from the cliff tops and gradually making its way down to the Indian Ocean.
The Pari Sudha
Opened: March 2019
Located within 3 miles (5 km) of popular attractions like Ubud Royal Palace and Ubud Traditional Art Market, The Pari Sudha is a new small resort that has only 8 guestrooms. The property offers an outdoor pool, free in-room WiFi, and free self parking.
The Pari Sudha’s 8 air-conditioned rooms provide free minibar items, free bottled water, and safes.
The London Residences Boutique Hotel
Opened: April 2019
The London Residences Boutique Hotel in Canggu provides adults-only accommodation with an outdoor swimming pool, a garden and a terrace. Built in 2019, the hotel is within just 0.9 miles of Vue Beach Club and 1.2 miles of La Laguna Bali. The accommodation offers a 24-hour front desk, airport transfers, room service and free WiFi throughout the property.
Alam Boutique Resort Umalas Seminyak
Opened: May 2019
Alam Boutique Resort Umalas Seminyak is a new boutique villa resort featuring a garden and an indoor swimming pool, as well as accommodation with free WiFi access in Canggu. The resort has 19 private pool villas, from one bedroom, to two and three bedrooms villas.
Free drop-off to Seminyak or Canggu is offered.
Opened: May 2019
Kashantee Village is a boutique resort in Canggu Bali. Located in the heart of Bali’s best hangout area, surrounded by bars, restaurant, shops, cultures, and beautiful beaches, all within 1km radius area.
Kashantee Village is a new hotel designed with island atmosphere in mind for families, couples or holidaymakers alike. We provide free Wi-Fi, 24hr security and reception, English-speaking staff, tour bookings, a café, air conditioning in every room, a swimming pool and more.
The property has 15 bungalows with a king size bed, A/C, balcony/terrace, tea/coffee maker and a sofa. The property also has 10 deluxe rooms.
Aksari Resort Ubud
Opened: May 2019
Aksari Resort Ubud is an ideal resort for honeymooners who would spend their intimate experience stay and capture breathtaking view of the resort.
Located in Kenderan Village, it’s only 25 minutes from central Ubud and 2.7 miles from Tegallalang Rice Terrace. Aksari Resort Ubud offers accommodation with a restaurant, free private parking, an outdoor infinity pool, a jacuzzi, and a fitness centre.
The accommodation features a 24-hour front desk, airport transfers, room service and free WiFi throughout the property.
Shore Amora Canggu
Opened: June 2019
Located within a 5-minute walk of Pererenan Beach, Shore Amora Canggu is within a mile (2 km) of Echo Beach. Shore Amora Canggu is an edgy lifestyle resort that boldly reimagines Balinese hospitality design by taking local creativity to the next level and supporting local community.
The hotel has 32 guestrooms and offers conveniences like a restaurant, a full-service spa, and an outdoor pool. It is a place to chill out without having to disconnect from the technology that drives today’s modern world.
All of Shore Amora Canggu’s 32 rooms are air-conditioned and have an array of amenities, including balconies, coffee makers, and free bottled water. 32-inch flat-screen TVs come with satellite channels, and guests can stay connected with free WiFi. Bathrooms offer deep soaking tubs and slippers. Ceiling fans, safes, and desks are also standard.
X2 Bali Breakers Resort
Opened: June 2019
Located close to the legendary surf breaks of Balangan Beach in south Bali, the newly opened X2 Bali Breakers Resort features 58 Deluxe Private Pool Villas nestled amid the lush natural landscape. The peaceful ambiance and personalized service creates a luxurious haven for couples, friends and families alike. All villas boast a private pool and sundeck, outdoor seating area, a 43-inch flatscreen TV, and Wi-Fi connectivity.
The resort boasts 3 outdoor pools, 4 dining options, and a spa.
Four Points by Sheraton Bali Ungasan
Opened: October 2019
Situated in Jimbaran hills, the hotel offers breathtaking views of Jimbaran Bay, Mount Batukaru and Mount Agung. Located just 30 minutes from Ngurah Rai International Airport, guests will have easy access to explore Dreamland beach, Pandawa Beach, Omnia Dayclub Bali and the island’s newest cultural park, Garuda Wisnu Kencana (GWK). Food enthusiasts can also enjoy different dining experiences in Uluwatu, Ungasan, Jimbaran and Nusa Dua.
Four Points by Sheraton Bali Ungasan features 270 contemporary rooms and suites. Each of the hotel’s guest rooms feature a 49-inch TV and complimentary Wi-Fi. The hotel also features rooms with private balconies, private terraces, garden and pool access for those looking to unwind in the comfort of their own room.
volution, the hotel’s all-day dining restaurant, boasts modern interiors and lively indoor and outdoor seating areas. Guests can savour both local and international favourites from the restaurant’s à-la-carte menu as well as the many selections made available at the daily themed buffet dinner. The Garden Pool Bar is the perfect place to unwind at the end of the day, serving wine, refreshing drinks, as well as Stark IPA as part of the brand’s signature Best BrewsTM program offering local craft beers on tap.
Other facilities include an infinity pool, a state-of-the-art fitness centre, a modest spa and a family pool and kids’ club which guarantee to keep children entertained throughout their stay with fun and educational programming. With 1,694 square meter of flexible indoor meeting space, Four Points Bali Ungasan is an ideal venue for meetings and gatherings. The pillar-less ballroom can accommodate up to 1,200 people, while each meeting room can accommodate up to 49 people. Rama Shinta Wedding Chapel makes for a stunning spot for those looking to tie the knot.
Fairfield by Marriott Bali Kuta Sunset Road
Opened: October 2019
Situated near the famous Kuta Beach, only 15 minutes drive from Ngurah Rai International Airport, the hotel is the fourth Fairfield by Marriott property in Indonesia. The hotel is near the magnificent surf and sunsets of Double Six Beach, close to many local shops, local attractions.
Stop by JABA Lobby Lounge for an all-day high tea, cocktails, and snacks, or admire the serene garden and lotus pond just outside. Choose Jejaton Restaurant for fresh, all-day fare featuring Balinese and Indonesian cuisines. The airy, well-designed guest rooms are awash in natural light and boast comfortable spaces for work, relaxation, and rest. Maintain your fitness routine in the 24-hour gym or cool off in the large outdoor pool with a bar. Conduct a conference or social function in one of the immaculate meeting rooms with cutting-edge technology.
Opened: January 2020
Surrounded by forests and rice paddies, Nirjhara is located a few minutes away from the picturesque Tanah Lot temple, one of Bali’s most revered Hindu sanctuaries, and about one hour from Ngurah Rai International Airport. The hotel is nestled in a tropical enclave a short walk away from the volcanic-sand beaches of the southwest coast of Bali. Nirjhara is secluded enough to offer a truly relaxing experience while remaining only 15 minutes from the up-and-coming coastal village of Canggu, 30 minutes away from the energy and excitement of Seminyak, and 45 minutes away from Ubud, the spiritual heart of Bali.
Merging contemporary architecture and modern comfort with authentic local influence, Nirjhara blends seamlessly into its environment. The property combines recycled wood, natural stones sourced throughout the archipelago, and traditional sirap roofing to create a sense of destination where travelers may feel at home yet utterly transported.
The resort has 25 individual villas, including river pool pavilions suspended above streams and canopy suites relishing in the greenery of surrounding rice fields and local flora.
Tanah Gajah by Hadiprana, Bali
Opening: January 2020
First built in the 1980s as a family retreat for renowned Indonesian architect and designer Hendra Hadiprana, the 5-hectare property set among the paddy fields of Ubud reopens as Tanah Gajah Resort. The property was operating under the name of Chedi Club Tanah Gajah.
The resort’s one-bedroom suites feature open-air bathrooms and lotus pond views, while the two-bedroom estates are equipped with a private pool. New tapas lounge Panen Padi will also open alongside The Tempayan restaurant. Furthermore, to preserve its authenticity, Tanah Gajah will be adorned with Hendra Hadiprana’s own collection of sculptures, antiques and artwork.
Aloft Bali Seminyak
Opening: February 2020
With its beautiful beaches, all-night parties and vibrant restaurant scene, Seminyak has become a must for any digital nomad or influencer. In the middle of all the action is the Aloft Bali Seminyak, an industrial-inspired, lifestyle-focused hotel with a distinctly local touch. The hotel offers its own additions to the scene including the lobby’s W XYZ® bar featuring live music, signature cocktails and a billiards table, and an outdoor rooftop infinity pool overlooking Batu Belig Beach. The top floor is also home to Kahuna, an all-day dining restaurant with a beach-view terrace offering fresh, fusion-eclectic fare. Guest rooms are a place to retreat and recharge with relaxing rainforest showers, Bliss® Spa amenities and beds soft enough to sink into. Those who haven’t burned off all their energy surfing, diving, dancing or swimming can head to the 24-hour Re:charge fitness center followed by a quick to-go snack from Re:fuel by Aloft.
Shangri-La’s Bali Resort & Spa, The Maj Nusa Dua
Located a mere 25-minute ride from Ngurah Rai International Airport, Shangri-La’s Bali Resort & Spa, The Maj Nusa Dua, exudes contemporary style with a characteristic tropical Balinese flavour. The resort is part of the ITDC – a tourism complex housing star-rated hotels, 2 convention centres, a shopping centre, a museum and restaurants.
Featuring 297 rooms and suites, as well as 40 luxury villas, the resort serves as a soothing retreat to unwind in style, spanning 40 acres of lush greenery. Immerse in timeless Balinese charm amid scenery of breath-taking beauty, framed by 5 kilometres of pristine beaches and lagoons. Take part in a range of water sports or simply kick back and indulge with a blissful spa ritual. Shangri-La’s Bali Resort & Spa, The Maj Nusa Dua, has a host of children friendly facilities, a dedicated family pool and countless activities for both kids and families to enjoy.
The resort is also the first in Nusa Dua to be integrated with an award-winning golf course, the Bali National Golf Club.
The resort’s signature Chinese Restaurant and bar, Xi Yan, serves modern Cantonese cuisine and fresh seafood with unobstructed views of the azure blue Indian ocean. Guests may also savour pan-Asian flavours at their most inventive, featuring Indonesian, Thai and Vietnamese selections, at Butter Beach Restaurant and Lounge. Alternatively, guests may opt to gather at our allday dining restaurant, Ciao Chao, for creative fusion cuisine that spans contemporary Italian flavours and curated dishes from the diverse cultures of Asia.
W Bali – Ubud
Perched on a hilltop, oriented toward the morning sun rising in the east, and southwards over stunning, unobstructed views of the Tanggayuda Valley, W Bali – Ubud marks the second W Hotel in Indonesia, following the opening of W Bali – Seminyak in 2010.
The hotel will offer 100 inspired guestrooms, including 10 villas with private swimming pools and an EWOW suite (the brand’s take on the traditional Presidential Suite). Guests will be able to soak up the sun at two pools – a WET Deck (pool deck) featuring terraced pools inspired by the rice paddles historically used in the region, and another a designated quiet pool for peaceful relaxation and downtime. The poolside Sunset Bar will serve up of the most breath-taking views on the island set beside reinterpreted . At W Bali – Ubud, the signature AWAY® Spa by W Hotels with a large open social deck will allow guests to hit pause, treat themselves and recharge with a selection of locally-infused treatments.
As the brand’s newest W Escape, W Bali – Ubud will bring a bold new take on international cuisine with a Balinese twist to multiple on-site bars and restaurants. Traditional Asian flavors intertwine with international influences at the stylish all-day dining restaurant Morinda, which will tempt guests with an in-house bakery, fresh-pressed juices, a strong vegan focus and a third-wave approach to coffee culture. Synn, a specialty restaurant featuring the finest of Balinese and world cuisines will be an underground sensation, literally. This new restaurant is partially underground, opening towards a jungle cliff and featuring cuisine as innovative as the locale including a progressive cocktail lab and digital artwork on display. Encouraging guests to detox and retox in true W style, the FIT (gym) bar will feature a pressed juice lab by day and a high-energy bar by night complete with UV-responsive, painted displays. Guests can indulge their wanderlust at Wanderbar, the hotel’s panoramic cocktail bar nestled on one of the hotel’s highest hills, offering 360-degree views from sunrise to sunset and inspired concoctions to match.
W Bali – Ubud will take meetings, weddings and other events to the next level with a 176-square-meter (577-square-foot) meeting room featuring bright natural lighting and outdoor lawn spaces. Both the outdoor and indoor event spaces utilize bamboo, shaping the landscape with live planting and indoor material used to accent the spaces with a natural touch.
Bali’s Denpasar International Airport is only an hour’s drive away from the new hotel, providing easy access for jetsetters. Nearby activities and attractions like Bali Swing Adventure Park, white water rafting along mountain rivers, the Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary, Bali’s famed rice terraces and temples, as well a thriving bohemian café culture and restaurants on par with the best of Asia are all within walking distance of W Bali – Ubud, offering guests endless possibilities for adrenaline-fueled play.
Opening: April 2020
Perched on a hill, the 23-hectare Raffles Bali is situated in Jimbaran Bay and boasts 32 private villas, each equipped with its own pool. Among its celebrated features are the Writers Bar and Raffles Wellbeing Spa.
Aleenta Retreat Bali
Thailand’s luxury boutique hotel specialist Akaryn Hotel Group is set to open its first property in Indonesia. An hour’s drive from Ubud, Aleenta Retreat Bali will offer “a spiritual sanctuary” amid the island’s lush hills. A spa village and yoga resort, Aleenta Retreat Bali will feature an extensive Ayurah Wellness centre, where guests can unwind with an array of soothing treatments, including traditional Balinese massages and natural therapies. An outdoor yoga area will overlook reflective ponds and a fitness centre will allow guests to enjoy an invigorating workout in paradise.
A choice of restaurants will focus on fresh, organic ingredients, while the Pool Bar will serve refreshing drinks during the day and after dark. Local handicrafts will be available at the Galleria boutique, and guests will have plenty of opportunities to head out and discover the local area, including Ubud, Bali’s cultural capital. Aleenta Retreat Bali will also provide an elegant setting for weddings and functions, with a choice of indoor or alfresco event spaces.
Set amidst the idyllic rice paddy fields along the sacred Wos River, this 108-key sanctuary showcases a unique and poetic architecture inspired by the centuries of colourful Balinese traditional processions and celebrations. The villas and residences offer panoramic views and scenic riverfront experiences.
Also on site will be a luxurious “royal bath” spa with a holistic focus and two uniquely-themed restaurants focused on elevating Bali’s rich food culture.
Solís Ubud will open in the heart of the cultural centre of Bali in 2020.
Located on the southern tip of the exclusive Jimbaran district, Jumeirah Bali’s spacious private villas combine contemporary comfort with rich cultural heritage. Taking design inspiration from an ancient Javanese-Hindo water palace, the hotel villas sit in luxurious tropical gardens overlooking the sands and vivid turquoise waters of the Dreamland Beach on the Bukit peninsula. Catch the warm Indian Ocean waves at this renowned surfing spot, or just relax on an exquisite sandy stretch. Golfers can also tee off at Bali’s nearby Kuta Golf Course.
Waldorf Astoria Bali
Waldorf Astoria Bali will offer panoramic views of the Indian Ocean. Guests have a choice of 96 luxurious villas set on the sprawling estate, ranging from one-bedroom villas to six-bedroom suite villas.
Waldorf Astoria Bali will include two specialty restaurants and a destination bar. A stunning outdoor sea-facing pool with a beach club, a large private beach as well as a health club and spa will be available to guests.