Nothing gets a quick weekend getaway off to a better start than a selection of really good luxury resort deals in Bali. Whether you’re travelling to Bali for a tranquil retreat in Ubud, laid-back beach vibes in Nusa Dua or a little shop-till-you-drop near Legian, turn your attention to our new secret weapon for booking luxury resorts at up to 70% off regular prices – Secret Escapes (secretescapes.com)
Image: Mantra Sakala Resort & Beach Club
Just steps away from the glittery shores and jewel-blue waters of Tanjung Benua Beach is the luxurious and swish Mantra Sakala Resort & Beach Club. Nestled on Bali’s stunning Nusa Dua Pennisula, this luxurious beachfront destination is rife with sweeping views of its tropical façade, capacious lagoon pool and picture perfect beach. The vast suites and pool villas are furnished with authentic Balinese décor, decked out in a killer combination of black and white, and rich earthy tones. Enjoy a cocktail at the Mediterranean-inspired Sakala Beach club, splash around in the marble bathroom, treat your taste buds to the exceptional restaurants and unwind at the Wellness Spa.
Jl. Pratama 95 Tanjung Benoa, Nusa Dua, Bali 80363
Already carrying a prestigious name in its kitty, The Stones Hotel by Marriott lives up to its charm – complete with a heavy dose of fun and casual cool. Located in the thick of it at Legian, The Stones features a grandiose pool surrounded by cabanas and day beds, an entertainment deck, hammocks under coconut trees and a super cool vertical garden. If you’re the kind that would rather skip the crowd, unravel at the seating area and outdoor bathtub overlooking the postcard-perfect views of the pool – all in the comfort of your balcony.
Jl. Raya Pantai Kuta, Banjar Legian Kelod Legian Bali 80361
From S$171 / per room per night
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Situated within the major culture pockets of Ubud, Wapa di Ume is the epitome of sheer bliss and tranquillity. The little oasis is surrounded by emerald paddy fields, and untouched palm trees and forests. All villas are filled with rustic Balinese décor – a harmony of different bamboo, wood and stone elements paired with sunken bathrooms and private pools. Stretch those muscles at the yoga centre, practice your culinary skills at a Balinese cooking class, saunter through the picturesque fields during the rice fields walking tours, relax at the three level modern spa or embrace the laid-back dreamy vibes at the pool areas. It doesn’t get any better than this.
Jl. Suweta, Br. Bentuyung Ubud Bali 80571
From S$229 / per suite per night