Rooftop bars is probably not the first thing that comes to mind when speaking about Bali. But there are actually some fantastic rooftops located here, most of them found on top of the luxurious hotels this beautiful island has to offer.
One thing that Bali is famous for are the beautiful sunsets. And there is no better place to enjoy the golden hour than at a rooftop bar (or maybe a Bali beach club). You can find some great rooftop hotels in Seminyak, where the sunsets are the very best.
Here’s our list of 6 great hotels with rooftops in Bali. Enjoy!
This fantastic hotel is located within steps of the Double Six Beach, and a short walk away from the Legian Beach, which makes it an ideal choice for beach lovers out there.
Each of the hotel's 146 rooms features free WiFi, separate bathtubs, rainfall showerheads, coffee makers, bathrobes, premium beddings, and complimentary water.
The hotel boasts five lounges, two restaurants, a large swimming pool, a fitness center, and a full-service spa.
Offering jaw-dropping views of the Seminyak beach, the Double-Six Rooftop - Sunset Bar has its own private elevator, which means the bar is entirely open to the public.
Measuring 1700 square meters, the Rooftop Sunset Bar is the largest rooftop bar in Bali, as well as one of the coolest.
Furnished with lounge sofas, huge lounge-pods you won't be able to find anywhere else and offering a mix of indoor and outdoor seating, where you can enjoy awe-worthy views of the Indian Ocean while still being protected from the elements.
Besides its unique seating arrangement, the Sunset Bar is known for its incredible drinks and its delicious food.
Up here, you can enjoy a variety of bar bites and more substantial dining options that mix international and local flavors.
The same applies to the bar's drinks, as it features wines, beers, spirits, and a variety of cocktails, both classic and signature, the latter heavily featuring local flavors.
This gorgeous rooftop terrace manages to be both laid-back and sophisticated and offers a relaxing atmosphere during the early afternoon and a more vibrant mood at night. Reservations for the floating lounge pods are highly encouraged.
RIMBA is a luxurious hotel, known for its relative proximity to Jimbaran Beach and Balangan Beach, as well as its beautiful architecture and top-notch service.
What also makes RIMBA unique is the sheer amount of things this resort has to offer, as it features a full-service spa, a fitness center, a golf course, a kid's club, a tennis court, 19 restaurants, and 12 pools.Oh yeah, you heard that right.
Each of the hotel's 403 rooms features well-stocked minibars, free WiFi, sizeable balconies or patios, bathrobes, slippers, premium bedding, pillow menus, complimentary toiletries, and more.
Though beautiful beaches surround this hotel, chances are you won't want to leave.
While RIMBA has plenty of dining and wining options, UNIQUE Rooftop Bar comes on top, not only because of its magical 360-degree views of the Uluwatu Hills and the Indian Ocean but also because of its top-notch service.
UNIQUE features a fantastic infinity pool, booth indoor and outdoor seating options, oversized daybeds, comfy lounge sofas, bar stools, and dining tables.
UNIQUE serves delicious Mexican food and Mexican drinks, as well as signature cocktails that you have to try.
You can also find draught beer, a large selection of wines, and a variety of liquors, though the tequila-based drinks are the best in the house.
Located in Ubud, Bisma Eight offers boutique suites and villas nestled within the natural and cultural heart of central Bali.
Surrounded by the vibrant and lush greenery, the superb hotel gives plenty attention to details, creating a natural yet luxurious setting.
The contemporary air-conditioned rooms feature warm wood tones, rich textiles, and bespoke furnishings, and come fitted with parquet flooring and a flat-screen satellite TV.
Amenities include the Mandala Spa, rooted in the restorative practice that has made Ubud the popular destination it is, as well as restaurants, bars and a café.
Just as impressive as the hotel is the rooftop experience found at Bisma Eight.
Home to part of the contemporary Copper Kitchen, Bar & Rooftop, here you can enjoy food and drinks in a lush and charming setting, surrounded with views over the majestic Ubud enviroment.
The menu features authentic and natural dining options, with a generous amount of local produce, as well as a fine selection of wine and crafted signature cocktails, made using a combination of exotic ingredients and refined techniques of the past.
While Copper Kitchen, Bar & Rooftop is open daily to all, the rooftop also holds a more exclusive area, where guests staying at the hotel can swim above the Ubud wilderness in the the breathtaking rooftop pool.
MAMAKA by Ovolo is an urban resort, centrally positioned in the thriving neighbourhoods of Kuta and Legian.
Just a few steps away from Kuta Beach, this vibrant, elegant and earth-conscious and beachside oasis is sure to offer a pleasant stay.
All the modern guest rooms at the hotel come equipped with a Smart TV, and include air conditioning and a wardrobe.
There is also a 24-hour wellness zone and self-service laundry.
The top floor of MAMAKA by Ovolo is home to Bali’s most exclusive rooftop pool club, called Kuta Social Club.
Set around a gem-blue rooftop infinity pool and surrounded with sweeping views over Bali’s western beaches and the ocean, this is truly an elevated tropical oasis where fun and flavour collide.
By day, the rooftop is a poolside retreat with beach club vibes, where you can dip, sip, lounge in the luxurious cabanas and daybeds, and enjoy a menu with fresh local ingredients.
By night, the venue turns into a vibrant and social lounge, where you can toast to the sunset, indulge in Mediterranean-influenced dishes made to share, and party to DJ beats and a buzzing atmosphere.
Located just a few steps away from Eat Street, and within a short walk of Seminyak Square, U Paasha is the perfect choice for those looking to explore the city and dive into the culture.
U Paasha features a restaurant, an indoor swimming pool, free self-parking, a health club, coffee/tea in the common area, and free WiFi.
Each of the hotel's 98 rooms features Free WiFi, flat-screen TVs, complimentary toiletries, premium beddings, and sizeable bathrooms.
The hotel's restaurant, Alcove, is open for breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner.
Located on the 4th floor of the U Paasha Hotel, this gorgeous rooftop terrace features wooden accents, comfortable un loungers, giant bean bags, dining tables, and bar stools, ensuring everyone gets to sit how they like.
There's also a large outdoor swimming pool, which is exclusive to hotel guests.
The rooftop bar and restaurant are open to the public, though, so if you're looking for a beautiful and relaxing place to enjoy some drinks, you should definitely drop by.
The restaurant has an extensive menu featuring local cuisine with an international touch.
Drink wise; you can expect to find freshly squeezed juices, tropical cocktails, champagne, wine, beer, liquors, and other drinks from around the world.
This luxury hotel is located just a short walk away from Jimbaran Beach and about 4 kilometers away from Garuda Wisnu Kencana Cultural Park, which makes it an ideal location for those looking to relax and enjoy the cultural side of Bali.
This gorgeous hotel features a full-service spa, a restaurant, two lounges, a fitness center, a kid's club, a swimming pool, and a kid's only swimming pool.
The Serenity Spa offers hot stone massages, body wraps, body scrubs, aromatherapy, and mani-pedis, amongst other treatments.
Each of the hotel's 118 rooms features private spa tubs, free WiFi, furnished balconies or patios, rainfall showerheads, soaking tubs, premium linens, and a layout that encourages relaxation.
Known as Smogee Lounge and Sky Bar, this fantastic rooftop venue offers jaw-dropping views of the Jimbaran Bay, as well as friendly and quality service.
Smogee features both indoor and outdoor seating options, as well as a vantage point from which you can watch the nearby streets and shopping areas, as well as Bali's natural beauty.
Smogee's decor includes a unique water deck feature, as well as wooden accents and decoration that reminds of Bali's traditions while still being modern.
Drink wise, expect beers, spirits, wines, and fantastic signature cocktails, which you can enjoy while relaxing on the bar's lounge sofas and watching the sunset.
Smogee Bar usually has a relaxed, calming atmosphere, with soft tunes and a more exclusive clientele, which means a visit here is the perfect way to escape from the hustle and bustle of Jimbaran.
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