Top 10 Most Luxurious Ways To Experience The Magic Of Bali
Bali is a great destination for every type of traveller. This magical island truly has something for everyone, no matter what your needs, likes and budget with a wide range of accommodations, restaurants and activities that would please backpackers, moderate travellers on a medium budget to those looking to really live it up right here on the island of the Gods. If you’re a #luxetraveler looking to enjoy the finer things in life, then you’re in luck because Bali is definitely the place to be to satiate life’s most decadent pursuits.
We at Puri Asia have put together a quick list to help you enjoy the luxurious lifestyle. Here are the Top 10 Most Luxurious Ways to Experience the Magic of Bali:
1. Bali By Yacht
There are numerous private yachts and even catamarans available for private and group charters here in Bali. There are day cruises that will take you into the blue and over the water to Nusa Lembongan, Nusa Penida and Nusa Ceningan and return just in time to see the sun setting beyond the horizon, romantic Evening Cruises for couples looking for a memorable night out with a twist complete with live music, dancing and entertainment and fun Discovery Cruises that will let you explore Bali’s three sister islands all in one day! All your needs will be taken care of – food and drinks will be provided in air-conditioned comfort as well as fun activities like snorkelling, diving, village tour, beach club access, watersports and so much more. If you’re feeling lavish, book an entire yacht for yourself! Just see what you like and go for it.
2. World-Famous Beach Clubs
It is a well-known fact that South Bali has absolutely no shortages of beach clubs! When it comes to delicious food, amazing cocktails, great music and world-class amenities with stellar service, the beach clubs in Bali definitely have it all. Finns Beach Club is quite the landmark in Canggu and in Seminyak, you’ll find the legendary Potato Head, KU DE TA and Cocoon Beach Club in Double Six Beach. In Uluwatu, you can enjoy your very own “castaway” experience at the luxurious Sundays Beach Club and if you’re ever in Legian, do take some time to visit Azul Beach Club and S.K.A.I Beach Club, both overlooking Padma Beach. The newly opened Tropicola in Batu Belig brings a newer, fresher perspective to the scene along with Mrs Sippy in Petitenget. Not just a place to relax under the sun with a cocktail, you’ll also find the most thrilling parties taking place at these venues.
3. Extravagant Spa Days
What’s a holiday to Bali without a visit to a luxury spa for a day of opulent head-to-toe treatments? Bali is awash with extravagant spas that combine world-class service and time-honoured treatments, modern cutting-edge equipment, clean and fresh amenities, sauna rooms, plunge pools and a wide array of treatments, segments and sessions with therapists, experts and even traditional Balinese healers and yoga masters from the Himalayas! So give yourself a treat, whether it is a purification ritual or chakra cleansing that you’re after, a Reiki mood lift or the traditional and ever-popular Balinese massage, scrubs, cream baths, nail care or flower baths, you know that you will emerge refresh, rejuvenated and renewed.
4. Shopping In Seminyak
Seminyak is Bali’s renowned fashion capital and if you’ve been here before, you would definitely know of the amazing boutiques and shops lined up all along the street especially on Kayu Aya and Raya Seminyak. World-famous designers with beautiful authentic pieces have made their mark here including Arturro, Niluh Jelantik, Milo, Uluwatu Handmade Balinese Lace, Magali Pascal, Uma and Leopold, Lily Jean, Religion and Lulu Yasmin, not to mention endless art galleries, handcrafted furniture, accessories and jewellery. Here is Seminyak, the phrase “shop till you drop” really comes to life so get ready to spend all your hard-earned cash on some well-deserved pieces! These days, designer duds and authentic pieces can also be found in Canggu.
6. Delicious Dining
Spoilt for choice, that is what you’ll be when you dine here in South Bali. This little island is home to an astonishing amount of restaurants that offer mind-blowing selections from all over the world. Local and international, crustacean or meat, vegan or vegetarian, you’ll find a wide range to satisfy whatever it is that you’re craving. Pick and choose the setting whether luxurious fine dining, molecular gastronomy, cosy family-style restaurants, quick in-and-out joints, casual cafes or even the simple roadside warung and carts, there is definitely something for everyone. Bali is also home to world-famous Chefs like Dean Keddell of Jackson Lily’s, Chris Salans of Spice and Will Meyrick of Sarong and Tiger Palm who have set the bar for the dining scene here so you know that you’re definitely in for a treat when you go out dining in Bali!
7. Golf Game
Bali has some impressive golf courses and if you’re one of those who enjoys living the high life, then you definitely can’t miss out on a round or two of golf while you’re on holiday! World-class golf courses are available including the award-winning and spectacular Nirwana Bali Golf Club near Tanah Lot Temple. In Nusa Dua, head to the Bali Golf & Country Club for a hole-in-one and in Sanur, the Grand Bali Beach offers a 9-hole golf course while the award-winning Handara Golf Resort Bali, located at the beautiful and cool Bedugul countryside is an impressive 18-hole golf resort and nature retreat that’s perfect for families. In Pecatu, take your swing at the beautiful New Kuta Golf, voted as Indonesia’s leading golf resort 2010-2011. Golf academies are great if you want to get your children into the swing of things and there are also plenty of Golf Championships taking place throughout the year.
8. Helicopter Tours
Here’s an interesting way to really elevate your Bali holiday – try a helicopter tour that will take you along the South Coast of Bali and even to Bali’s central lake districts where you can enjoy a bird’s eye view of the caldera lakes, volcanoes and forests from way up high! The helicopters used are only state-of-the-art with the utmost priority in safety, are fully air-conditioned with luxury leather seating for up to 5 passengers. Insurance is, of course, included.
Bali is definitely a world-renowned yoga destination and if you’re feeling up to it, you could join an all-inclusive yoga retreat that will set you up in a luxury villa for accommodations, complete vegan and vegetarian 3-course meals, a private chef and butler, a team of staff, a private instructor and excursions to various fascinating destinations. The possibilities are endless when it comes to yoga here in Bali. It all depends on the activities and the location that you prefer.
10. Luxurious Bali Villas
Bali has astonishingly beautiful villas that will definitely rival those in Miami and even Monaco! Luxury villas are a trademark of the island with plenty of choices for the discerning who prefer villas that would align with their preferences in style, design and location, whether on a secluded beachfront, overlooking a cliff, nestled amidst lush rice fields or bordering a verdant jungle, you can be sure to find the perfect Bali villa to suit your needs. Contact the team at Puri Asia to get started or simply visit www.puriasia.com today.