Looking for the best places to party in Bali? You've come to the right place. Here, we’ve gathered Bali’s top nightlife spots, each offering a different kind of atmosphere and crowd.
There are beach clubs where you can chill out at sunset and even stay on during special gigs to dance on into the night. Some of the liveliest nightclubs around the Legian and Seminyak party districts promise a fun way to get loose with live performers and DJs.
Pool parties are a growing trend in Bali, with chic venues featuring beautifully designed freeform pools and bars. Head up to one of Bali’s most happening rooftop bars for all-you-can-eat promos and free-flow Bintangs. You could even go sailing on a party boat for what could be one of the wildest parties of your life! Here are all the top ideas on what to do after dinner and where to party in Bali.
Ku De TaSeminyak - Chic Beach Club
A pioneer of Bali beach clubs, Ku De Ta in Seminyak features a unique layout, with a main restaurant area and a dedicated bar. Its centrepiece lawn borders the beachfront where special events take place. A dedicated 'sunset box' provides the perfect vantage point to enjoy the horizon. Its own in-house international DJ team plays an impressive series of compilation albums. This combination makes Ku De Ta a top-of-the-list spot for chilling out with original playlists in Bali. Read More...
- Opening Hours: 08:00 - midnight
- Location: Jalan Petitenget, Seminyak
- Tel: +62 (0)361 736 969
- Website: http://www.facebook.com/KUDETA
Mrs SippySeminyak - Daytime Pool Party
Another great pool party to head to is Mrs Sippy, whose unique pool serves as the main draw. Its 800-metre freeform saltwater pool is filled with floaties and with 1, 3 and 5-meter diving platforms at its far end. Surrounding it are Mediterranean-themed parasol-shaded sun loungers, green lawns and coconut palms, from which you can pick a spot to chill. The DJ is usually pumping some tropical house or EDM, and there are numerous drinks promos throughout the week to keep the crowd well oiled. Read More...
- Opening Hours: 08:00-24:00
- Location: Jalan Petitenget, Taman Ganesha, Gang Gagak 8, Seminyak
- Tel: +62 (0)361 335 1079
- Website: http://www.facebook.com/mrssippybali
Potato Head Beach ClubSeminyak - House Music by the Beach
Potato Head Beach Club is often the host of choice among international partying events. International DJs and celebrities take the poolside stage in front of an ocean backdrop during these highlight events. World-class gigs at Potato Head have included great names such as Marc Ronson, Foster the People, Fat Boy Slim and M.I.A. Makeshift stages are usually set up over the pool enabling crowds to splash away to the beats and rhythms, as performers keep the moods alive. Resident DJs take to the turntables on regular evenings. Read More...
- Opening Hours: Mon – Sun, 11:00 - 02:00
- Location: Jalan Petitenget 51B, Seminyak
- Tel: +62 (0)361 473 7979
- Website: https://www.facebook.com/potatoheadbali/
Sky GardenLegian - House and Techno Club
Sky Garden Rooftop Lounge in Legian is a pioneering venue of its kind. It’s part of a whole large dining, entertainment and nightlife complex. Its long-running all-you-can-eat nightly buffets with free-flow beers is one of its main draws. Past the smoking barbecues and buffet line there is a spacious courtyard with a large white screen for movie screenings or dazzling visualisations to accompany the DJs tunes, and there’s a large bar with many seating options, comfortable padded benches, and long tables around the rooftop edge. Want to party on after dinner? Head down to Sky Dome Super Club that’s just downstairs. Read More...
- Opening Hours: 18:00 – 24:00
- Location: 61 Legian Entertainment Complex, Jalan Legian 61, Legian
- Tel: +62 (0)361 754 040
- Website: https://www.facebook.com/skygardenbali/
Cocoon Beach ClubSeminyak – Stylish Pool Parties
Famous for its fun and often wild pool parties, Cocoon Beach Club is a great spot to head to if it’s your kind of scene. You can enjoy dinners, secure a VIP daybed or opt for its restaurant deck lounges with full bottle services. International guest DJs frequently headline their ‘Splash’ and ‘Bounce’ pool parties, while you can expect their regular DJ sessions to be just as fun. Cocoon livens up its covered outdoor setups, deck and main pool area with beats you can dance to, whether you prefer dry or wet. Read More...
- Opening Hours: 09:00 – 01:00
- Location: Jalan Double Six No.66, Blue Ocean Boulevard, Seminyak
- Tel: +62 (0)361 731 266
- Website: http://www.facebook.com/CocoonBeachClub
Jenja ClubSeminyak – Stylish Nightclub and Lounge
For some serious drinking and dancing with friends, and to make new ones, Jenja Club can be a great go-to. It’s tucked away on a corner of a side street between Legian and Seminyak, featuring ultra-stylish interiors spread out over two floors. It opens late, and parties on into the mornings. The club features a lounge area called ‘Up at Jenja’, while downstairs features the bar and main party space. Occasionally, mini booths with turntables are set up for its ‘Foyer’ DJ events. You can enjoy chillout music while sipping on signature cocktails. The usual crowd here is a mix of local high society, Bali expats and visitors. Read More...
- Opening Hours: Wed-Thu 21:00-04:00; Fri-Sat21:00-05:00; Sun 22:00-04:00
- Location: Jalan Nakula 18, Seminyak
- Tel: +62 (0)811 3988 088
- Website: http://www.facebook.com/jenjabali
Old Man’sCanngu – Chilled Out Surfers' Bar
This Canggu hotspot offers a hip beer garden scene on the dark sand beachfront of Batu Bolong Beach. Its thatched roof main pavilion is perfect for hanging out with friends and to cool off during the day. Seating options range from benches under wide Balinese style parasols, to striped and colourful beanbags for lounging over its green lawn. The fun and friendly atmosphere takes on a wilder partying scene after sunsets. Old Man’s ‘Dirty Ol’ Wednesday’ nights have always been a blast, with drinking games and ping-pong tables turned into makeshift beer pong stages. Read More...
- Opening Hours: 07:00-24:00
- Location: Jalan Pantai Batu Bolong, Canggu
- Tel: +62 (0)361 8469 158
- Website: http://www.facebook.com/oldmansbali/
Engine RoomKuta – Popular Party Pop Nightclub
Engine Room is a hip three-storey nightclub that chugs away nightly with a mostly young crowd on the main street of downtown Legian. The club’s doors open in the afternoon, earlier than most of the late-night spots along the same strip. Partygoers can drop straight into the main dance floor from the Legian sidewalk, and it is a popular first stop on their club-hopping adventures, with other great hubs such as Sky Garden and Vi Ai Pi just a short walk down the street. Read More...
- Opening Hours: 16:00 - 04:00
- Location: Jalan Legian, Legian
- Tel: +62 (0)361 755 188
- Website: https://www.facebook.com/engineroombali/
Red RubySeminyak - Live Music
Red Ruby Club Bali (formerly Mint Club Bali) is the joining of forces of three former Seminyak clubbing hotspots: Mint Bali, Koh Bali and the short-lived The Electrik. All had secured a decent following of Seminyak night owls looking for late night clubbing venue. The club offers a good roster of live gigs and a wide spectrum of electronic music. Much of the scene is carried on from the three original clubs. Music here ranges from Koh’s Berlin underground-inspired deep bass, house and techno, to jazz and blues performed on the outside terrace. Read More...
- Opening Hours: Wed-Sat 17:00-04:00
- Address: Jalan Petitenget No.919, Seminyak
- Tel: +62 (0)361 735 219
- Website: http://www.facebook.com/redrubybali/
Bounty DiscothequeKuta – Legendary club
Bounty is famous for its rave foam parties. It’s also a regular watering hole for travelling Aussies and young ‘schoolies’. The nightspot also features pool tables and a karaoke section at the front. Inside are glittering disco balls of different sizes reflecting colourful lasers over two dancing floors arranged as the ship’s decks. Another of Bounty’s signature features are the peculiar ‘bird cages’ in which sexy dancers climb into and dance away. Its famous coloured liqueurs and cocktails are served in large clear plastic drinking jugs, adding to the fun and carefree vibe. Read More...
- Opening Hours: 20:00 – 04:00
- Location: Jalan Legian
- Tel: +62 (0)361 753 030
La PlanchaSeminyak – Beanbags and Sunsets
Want to enjoy a dramatic Bali sunset while sunk into a beanbag that’s right on the sand? Try La Plancha, one of the prominent beach bars along the Double Six Beach strip between Legian and Seminyak. It features splashes of colours throughout its two-level structure, beanbags and parasols. From its kitchen are tasty grills and Spanish cuisine. It’s a welcoming stopover on morning beach strolls, a day out in the waves, or for fun evening gatherings. A regular agenda presents assorted gigs and live DJs, enabling you to chill out right on the beach. Read More...
- Opening Hours: 08:00 - 01:00
- Location: Mesari Beach, Jalan Dhyana Pura, Seminyak
- Tel: +62 (0)878 614 163 10
- Website: http://www.facebook.com/La-Plancha-Bali-169623353089359
Jiggy Boat PartyGili Islands – Partying at Sea
Looking for some crazy partying with an escapist kind of vibe? Why not set sail on a dedicated party boat, well away from the whole island? Jiggy Boat Party, previously known as Drunken Monkeyz or DMZ Events Party Boat, sets sail mostly on Wednesdays and Saturdays from Gili Trawangan (you’ll need to get there from Bali first). It’s a five-hour boat party, which embarks from 14:00, circling the three Gili Islands and into the sunset. The friendly crew will keep the party on with free shots passed around throughout the day, while DJs keep up the good mood with a cool playlist. Best is to go with friends, with group tickets sold at USD 110.
- Location: Jiggy Bar, Jalan Pantai Gili Trawangan, Gili Indah, Gili Trawangan
- Tel: +62 (0)812 9814 6768
- Website: https://www.facebook.com/jiggyisland/