Bali has become an increasingly popular holiday destination for visitors from all over the world. The hospitable people, beautiful, natural surroundings, and relaxed way of life draw people in, year after year.
We invite you to experience one of these 3 outstanding creations – Hanging Gardens of Bali, Elevate Bali by Hanging Gardens, and Nandini Jungle Resort & Spa. For those travelers looking for the best hotels in Bali, we have 3 incredible options for you to choose from, and when you read about the magic that each place holds, you will want to pack your bags today.
The first resort we must mention is Hanging Gardens of Bali. Hanging Gardens of Bali was conceived in 2003 and completed in 2005. The concept was to create something magical and authentic in the heart of the Balinese jungle: an immersive experience.
With 700 local craftsmen using traditional materials and adapting indigenous ideas, Hanging Gardens of Bali is a luxurious destination in the heart of the jungle. Situated near Payangan, a town village North of Ubud, Bali, the retreat rests in the center of the magical island of Gods. Overlooking the Ayung River and ancient Dalem Segara temple, the award-winning resort stands on the edge of a mesmerizing valley, surrounded by lush rainforests and picturesque rice terraces.
A winding path of 88 steps leads from the reception to the restaurant; built with Feng Shui principles to mean infinity and stability of energy: an important factor when building on a 45-degree angle.
The hotel’s 44 private villas with private pools each combine contemporary and Balinese décor, with signature hand-crafted furniture, exotic fabrics, open-air dining areas, and spectacular master bathrooms. The Hidden Palace is a luxurious 2,000 sqm villa hideaway set in a jungle paradise It is completely submerged within the lush tropical forest in a hidden location. The hideaway has various suite options.
At the geographical epicenter is the World’s most remarkable Swimming Pool, so coined by Condé Nast Traveler. It is without a doubt one of the most photographed pools and is number one on Trip Advisor’s list. Designed by a specialist architect, the pool is suspended over the dense rainforest, giving swimmers the unique sensation of floating above the treetops. Hanging Gardens of Bali proudly holds the title of the ‘World’s First Seven Stars Boutique Hotel’ and is designated as one of the World’s most desirable destinations to visit.
The luxurious Spa Collection combines natural, local ingredients and ancient techniques to create beauty therapies and treatments that soothe the mind, rejuvenate the body and energize the soul.
Activities on offer include a comprehensive day pass, romantic dining options, an assortment of spa treatments, multiple cuisines and dining options, a Balinese cooking lesson and lunch, a morning walk, VIP airport transfer, a butler service, and more.
The second resort that we believe will grab your attention is Elevate Bali by Hanging Gardens. Elevate Bali is a lavish destination resting in the enchanting highlands of Munduk, Bali, overlooking misty, cool mountain and jungle vistas. This secret corner of Bali is surrounded by waterfalls, Twin lakes with a rainforest-covered hill, an ancient Hindu floating temple, and volcanic mountains.
Elevate Bali by Hanging Gardens offers hospitality experiences that are second to none. The resort is designed to invite you to “slow down,” physically and mentally, and embrace your inner adventurer. They incorporate Balinese cultural traditions and the natural surroundings, helping you to strip away the trappings of everyday life.
Clouds Kitchen Bar & Lounge is a culinary experience at the highest level, journeying through the ingredients, flavors, and seasons of Bali. The Clouds experience a wide variety of dining options, including a lakeside picnic, glamour canoe lunch, floating boat breakfast/lunch, and fire pit BBQ, to name a few.
The resort’s 26 private villas and suites offer the ultimate comfort and opulence and reflect the island’s serene beauty. Elevate Bali by Hanging Gardens also offers a naturally beautiful location for a destination wedding with various wedding theme options. The pristine resort will also be an Eco-Green and sustainably friendly project that is committed to caring for the environment and local communities with sustainable practices and operations. Some of the activities on offer at the resort include traditional canoeing at Tamblingan Sacred Lake and multiple trekking or hiking options.
And finally, the third impeccable creation is Nandini Jungle Resort & Spa. A dramatic hideaway nestled in the heart of the Payangan rainforest – Ubud, Nandini Jungle Resort and Spa is a captivating destination that blends smoothly with its natural surroundings. Situated on the mystical Ayung River, each villa enjoys the embrace of lush rainforest and offers stunning views from your own private balcony of the breathtaking Ayung gorge.
In Hindu mythology, Nandini is the abode for God Shiva. Nandini is very famous in Hindhu as wherever she takes a step, there will be plentiful harvest wherever she goes. Therefore, her name is celebrated as Joy. Inspired by Balinese architecture and combined with the concept of luxury comfort, Nandini Jungle Resort & Spa offers 18 gorgeous villas and 16 luxury suites. Activities at Nandini Jungle Resort & Spa include yoga, the Sungai Spa, and a wonderful selection of activities and experiences.
The resort’s Executive Chef Gustu, is an expert in Balinese Cuisine. Combining this unique style of cooking with modern techniques the resort’s restaurant offers an array of delicious dining choices as well as individually crafted romantic dinners by the river or by the chapel.
Nandini Jungle Resort & Spa offers a spectacular setting for intimate weddings, with an enchanting backdrop of forest, lush landscape, and water features. Guests can choose a wedding set by the river or by the chapel.
Whichever activities and adventures you choose, Nandini Jungle Resort & Spa promises to create special memories that you will never forget. The luxurious resorts have recently added new titles to their long list of accolades. Hanging Gardens of Bali has won Best Luxury Romantic Resort in Bali, Elevate Bali by Hanging Gardens won Best Luxury Villa Resort in Bali, and Nandini Jungle Resort & Spa is the winner in the category Best Luxury Spa Resort in Bali, crowned by Luxury Lifestyle Awards. These accolades are a testament to the resort’s continued commitment to providing excellent 5-star service to guests.
To savor the finest of what Bali has to offer, guests need to look no further than these 3 lavish, intimate, and seamlessly manifested resorts.