Bali offers an eclectic mix of beach clubs lining the southern coasts and hidden below the pristine cliffs of the Bukit peninsula. Some have successfully brought Mediterannean style and Ibiza-inspired party vibes to this tropical island, while a handful of others retain a more local and traditional setup, serving as seaside weekend retreats for holidaying families and friends. With world-class chefs creating delicious tapas and classy snacks to accompany drinks that are prepared by skilled bartenders, these top venues spice up the splendid sunny coastlines by day and host perfect evenings following gorgeous Bali sunsets. Here’s our Top 10 beach clubs in Bali to help you decide which coast and venue to head to.
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- Bathe & Breakfast with the Elephants
- Royal Mengwi Temple, Monkey Forest & Tanah Lot Excursion
- Quad or Buggy Driving Adventure & Tubing Excursion
- Romantic Aristocat Evening Cruise with 5-Course Dinner
- Bali White Water Rafting at Telaga Waja River
- Fast-Track Waterbom Bali Admission
- Lembongan Island Leisure Day Trip
- Private East Coast Tour
- Highlights Of Bali Full-Day Tour
One of the most prominent hotspots on the island, Ku De Ta in Seminyak features a unique layout with a main restaurant area, a dedicated bar, a centrepiece lawn bordering the beachfront where special events take place and a special private loft for secluded moments. A dedicated sunset box provides the perfect vantage point to enjoy the crimson horizon and its own in-house international DJ team plays an impressive series of compilation albums, making Ku De Ta top of the list for music.
This one-stop dining and chill-out spot has a ‘French bistro-esque’ beachside garden setting with many cosy corners to choose from. The kitchen serves a menu of pan-Asian cuisine including Thai and Japanese as well as Moroccan, European and Mediterranean flavours. Ku De Ta is a perfect venue to enjoy lazy breakfasts, hearty brunches and lunches, as well as tapas. Enjoy candlelit dinners for two at the intimate dining room, called ‘the pergola’. Read More...
- Opening Hours: 08:00 - midnight
- Location: Jalan Petitenget, Seminyak
- Tel: +62 (0)361 736 969
- Website: http://www.facebook.com/KUDETA
Sundays Beach Club has one of the most gorgeous hidden beach locations on the island with swimmable waves and a Mediterranean-style setting between a rock face and the coastline. The 165m stretch of sand is yours for a day with a minimum deposit of IDR 250,000, which is later set against food and beverage purchases. Its only access is via a two-minute funicular ride down the green cliff. Sundays Beach Club has one of the best beaches in Bali, and a set of water sports to enjoy it with.
There’s a large selection of fun activities to keep you busy, from sea kayaking and snorkelling to beach volleyball and kite flying, while sun loungers under wide beach parasols provide perfect timeout spots. After the action on the sand and waves, head into the shade of its cosy shack-styled diner and enjoy Mediterranean cuisine, pastas and great pizzas from its semi-open kitchen. Order a king prawn pizza, and soon you’ll see the kitchen crew snap into action through the kitchen’s wide service window rolling fresh dough. A menu and drink list for kids is also available. Read More...
- Opening Hours: 09:00 – 21:00
- Location: Jalan Pantai Selatan Gau, Banjar Wijaya Kusuma, Ungasan
- Tel: +62 (0)361 8482 111
- Website: http://www.facebook.com/sundaysbeachclub
Potato Head Beach Club has fast gained popularity as one of the most happening venues in Seminyak, joining the array of world-class hotspots that line this upscale, cosmopolitan coastal village. The venue is next door to the W Retreat, and its access from the main Jalan Petitenget road is similar to W’s, with a long lane that transports you to a world of drinks, dining and partying on its grassy beachfront.
Partygoers take over the lawn as resident DJs spin well into the early hours, and international DJs and celebrities take the poolside stage in front of an ocean backdrop. World-class gigs at Potato Head have included great names such as Marc Ronson, Foster the People, Fat Boy Slim and M.I.A., and upcoming gigs are highly anticipated. Makeshift stages are set up over the pool enabling crowds to splash away to the beats and rhythms as performers keep the moods alive. Read More...
- Opening Hours: Mon – Sun, 11:00 - 02:00
- Location: Jalan Petitenget 51B, Seminyak
- Tel: +62 (0)361 473 7979
- Website: http://www.facebook.com/pttheadbeachclub
Finn’s Beach Club is a chic hangout on Berawa Beach in Canggu, featuring a magnificent all-bamboo structure that is spacious and airy, and an adjacent blue-tiled freeform infinity pool, you can stay either in our out of the sun, or simply soak in the pool while taking in wide ocean views. The beach club welcomes surfers, who can paddle in for a cold beer and a bite after each session on the waves. For sunset lovers, it is one of the best lounging spots in Canggu for just that, with signature cocktails at hand.
When you’re not chilling out on their single or double parasol-shaded daybeds, hit the 30m infinity edge pool, order up your drink from a swim up bar, and enjoy cool tunes fed through underwater speakers. There’s daybeds and beanbags on the sand. These are available for a minimum spending of IDR 250,000 (USD 18.75) per person and includes a towel. Groups of up to six can opt for double daybeds at only twice the price. Read More...
- Opening Hours: 09:00-24:00
- Location: Semara Beach House, Jalan Pantai Berawa, Canggu
- Tel: +62 (0)361 844 6327
- Website: http://www.facebook.com/finnsbeachclub/
Azul Beach Club is one of the best spots in Legian to enjoy laidback lounging with drinks, sea breezes and views by day, and chill-outs at sunset. There are semi-open dining sections, a bar and lounging spaces set over three levels, all designed under rotundas and towering thatch-roof domes. From the bar is a great list of signatures designed by acclaimed mixologist Joseph Boroski. Dessert cocktails and martinis to ‘modern tikis’ such as Pina Mai Tai and Colada Mama all prove delightful quenchers. Read More...
- Opening Hours: Mon - Sun 07:00 - 23:00
- Location: Jalan Padma 2, Legian
- Tel: +62 (0)361 765 759
- Website: http://www.facebook.com/Azulbeachclubbali
SKAI Beach Club at Padma Resort Legian in Bali is the resort’s main beachfront venue, where you can take in the stunning sunset moments over the Legian surf from various cosy lounging spots indoors and out on a semi-al fresco terrace and while soaking in an infinity pool. Aptly, its name is a playful acronym of ‘sunset, kocktail, al fresco and indulgence’.
SKAI adds to the small number of beach club lounging options on Legian Beach. Returning guests to Padma Resort will find SKAI Beach Club as the amazingly refreshing result of a total revamp from Padma’s former Bella Rosa Italian restaurant, where you can now enjoy a refined chill-out venue with signature cocktails served from a strikingly designed bar composed of a criss-cross woody trellis and latticework, and with light bites from an all-day dining menu. Read More...
- Opening Hours: 11:00 – 24:00
- Location: Padma Resort Legian, Jalan Padma No.1, Legian
- Tel: +62(0)361 752 111
- Website: http://www.facebook.com/skaibeachclubbali
Perhaps the only beach club on the shores of the favourite surf break in east Bali, Komune Beach Club is an excellent venue for wave riders and beach lovers from around the world to hang, chill and recharge. Here you can paddle out and ride the waves, then head back for healthy bites and refreshing drinks at the uniquely designed restaurant and bar, a circular structure that looks like a giant mushroom dappled with black canvas awnings and with green beach-facing sofas on wooden decks.
From the lobby of the Komune Resort, the beach club is at the end of a pathway highlighted with green organic gardens and filled with tropical fruits and herbs. Evenings feature sunset sessions with chill-out music around the pool deck, while regular movie screenings are held on its neat open-air ‘lawn cinema’ west of the bar. Early evening happy hours run from Monday to Friday offer 50% discount off drinks from 17:00 to 18:00, when beachside fire pits are also set ablaze. Depending on tide forecasts, Komune hosts special night surfing events, with the rolling surf lit up by towering soccer stadium-grade floodlights. Easily the best beach club in Bali to live out the surfing lifestyle. Read More...
- Opening Hours: 10:00 – 23:00
- Location: Jalan Pantai Keramas, Gianyar
- Tel: +62 (0)361 301 8888
- Website: http://www.facebook.com/komunebali
With an inviting blue centrepiece pool surrounded by white sun loungers, Cocoon is a striking venue on the corner of Jalan Double Six, the legendary beach street famous for its hangouts and nightlife in southern Seminyak. A cool pool retreat with sea views and embroidered traditional Balinese parasols by day, Cocoon serves Asian fusion and Mediterranean cuisine and offers a great chill out scene with innovative cocktails.
Partygoers head down to this exciting Seminyak corner for the daily sunset hours, featuring two-for-one cocktails and beer specials, and regular party highlights include its ‘Splash’ Sunday pool gatherings. Splash lives up to its name, inviting crowds to enjoy the wildest and wettest fun in town, and make the most of the VIP cabanas, and daybeds, dancing and splashing to the DJ’s ultra cool beats. The norm here is to come in your most fashionable beachwear and boogie away with a cold beer or cocktail in one hand, and water or bubble guns in the other. 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
Karma Beach Bali at Karma Kandara Resort is one of Bali’s southernmost beach clubs that offers a gorgeous stretch of white sand surrounded by towering limestone cliffs that are typical of the island’s southern peninsular region. Formerly known as Nammos Beach Club, the private beach venue features restful thatched roof beach huts with raised bamboo platforms, where you can indulge with the calming ocean views. Its main access is via a private funicular a hundred metres down the rock face.
While it is open for a day out with water sports and lunches, Karma Beach Bali is a great sunset chill out spot to be enjoyed with good company, cold drinks and some good bites. DJs occasionally take to the turntables to set the vibe right for a secluded beachfront evening in a Mediterranean-inspired setting. Its Monday Movie Night on the sand under the stars is also a great way to spend a evening in such exotic settings. Read More...
- Opening Hours: Mon - Sun 09:00 - 01:00
- Location: Karma Kandara Resort, Jalan Villa Kandara, Banjar Wijaya Kusuma, Ungasan
- Tel: +62 (0)361 848 2222
Vue Beach Club Bali is located in the trendy surfer neighbourhood of Canggu. The club is a part of the Lv8 Resort Hotel and brings you right to the beach with completely open ocean views. The club’s massive swimming pool overlooks Berawa Beach and is surrounded by a generous sundeck dotted with beanbag chairs, sunbeds and gazebos. The club has a sleek cosmopolitan feel thanks to the elaborate cocktails served at the bar and the international DJs regularly spinning at the decks. The music ranges from ambient house to pumping EDM, depending on the event and time of the night. Read More...
- Opening Hours: 09:00 - 22:30
- Location: Lv8 Bali Resort Hotel, Jalan Discovery No. 8, Berawa Beach, Canggu
- Tel: +62 (0)361 894 8888