Bali gay nightlife scene is focused around specific areas in and around Seminyak, with the main happenings at a handful of standout bars and clubs that dot the Jalan Camplung Tanduk road, otherwise formerly known as Jalan Dhyana Pura.
Here we present you with the best gay bars in Bali for a ‘fabulous’ nightlife experience, filled with fun entertainment and sexy shows. These venues can get crowded with gay or transgender locals, expats and holiday makers - as well as straight guys, girls and couples who simply want to experience their evening in a totally different way and have an overall fun time. Adding to the convenience, most of these gay bars are located side-by-side, presenting the perfect opportunity for some Bali bar-hopping.
Mixwell Gay BarSeminyak
Mixwell commands a strategic location on Jalan Camplung Tanduk in Seminyak, and is home to one of the best drag shows on the island. The shows run nightly and the crowd is a good mix of locals, visitors and expatriates. The bar mostly comes to life near midnight and goes on well into the wee hours. Behold sexy go-go dancers and a great roster of resident and guests DJs that spin everything from lounge to happy beats and heavy bass. The bartenders fix up some of the best cocktail mixes in the area and it has a collection of champagnes reserved for those in the mood for celebration. Overlooking the street, this popular Bali gay bar has seen regular faces gather and new friends made every night. Read More...
- Opening Hours: 15:00-03:00
- Location: Jalan Camplung Tanduk (Dhyana Pura) no.6, Seminyak
- Tel: +62 (0)361 736 846
Sky Garden was once home to Club Pride, a gay club within the host 61 Legian complex, otherwise better known after its landmark rooftop venue, Sky Garden Rooftop Lounge. The club that used to, 'welcome all colors of the rainbow' in its often-packed fourth floor partying hub, with colourful and hip lit interiors around a bar that serves creative cocktails, is no more. However, its regular guests still frequent the complex to this day. Good sound systems pumping out groovy dance music ensures everyone has a good time with fun social interactions. Read More...
- Opening Hours: 21:00-04:00
- Location: 61 Legian Complex, Jalan Raya Legian, Legian
- Tel: +62 361 755 423
Bali Joe Gay BarSeminyak
Bali Joe is a staple weekend gay bar that serves as the beacon for the LGBT community in Seminyak, Bali. Located on Jalan Camplung Tanduk, the bar is a great spot to chill out with the friendly staff and hospitable bar crew who not only prepare and serve refreshingly irresistible cocktails, but also occasionally join in on the revelries, ensuring you with great company for a wonderful night out. The bar’s interiors comprise artistic décor and retro photographs of bygone-era celebs. Expect dancers climbing onto the bar tops as the night matures, together with lip-synching queens at the separate stages throughout the evening. Read More...
- Opening Hours: 15:00 - 03:00
- Location: Jalan Camplung Tanduk No. 8, Seminyak
- Tel: +62 361 730931
Facebar (F Bar Bali)Seminyak
Facebar, also known as F Club for short, is up next, only several footsteps from Bali Joe. Facebar, just like many of the best gay bars in Bali, comes to life near midnight and offers its main features of drag queens in parade together with male dancers with ripped abs and in the sexiest costumes you could ever imagine. Expect the bar tops to become alive with them doing their thing. Well into the wee hours, the crowd usually doesn’t slow down, as more action is to be enjoyed upstairs with their lively pole dancing and shower shows. Lookalikes include Nicki Minaj, Whitney Houston and others, so prepare for a good deal of glam!
- Opening Hours: 19:00-03:00
- Location: Jalan Camplung Tanduk (Dhyana Pura) no.9, Seminyak
- Tel: +62 (0)361 737 897
Bottoms Up BarSeminyak
Bottoms Up is right up next, featuring a more low-key crowd compared to its adjacent ‘sister’ bars. Inside you’ll enjoy a host of drag queen shows and male go-go dancers as well. Six-pack abs, scantily clad men and all… there’s even an aquarium where you can see a sexy male dancer, rhythmically dancing to hip hop, with loads of foam… all under a shower. Although openly a gay club, it welcomes all to enjoy the fun and cheers. The music here ranges from pop, dance and rhythm and blues.
- Opening Hours: 18:00-04:00
- Location: Jalan Camplung Tanduk (Dhyana Pura) no.10, Seminyak
- Tel: +62 (0)819 1618 4480