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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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
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
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
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
Nikki Beach Bali opened to much anticipation in 2014, as the latest addition at that time to the portfolio of the world famous beach club brand. It is located on adjacent the white sand beachfront of Sofitel Bali Nusa Dua, and is the most trendiest beach club in the beach resort area. Step into the ultra-chic venue, and you will find the trademark Nikki Beach colour scheme of clean white, with slight touches of Balinese features here and there, such as an elaborate gate between a main dining hall and its freeform pool.
The venue combines dining, music, fashion, film and art in one stunning beachfront location. Sun beds surround this freeform pool, which also features a swim-up bar where you can spend your days and evenings indulging in refreshing cocktails, endless champagne and an extensive menu of delectable dishes. Head down to the beach club on the weekend to take part in their regular 'Amazing Sunday Brunch'. Read More...
- Opening Hours: Sun-Thu 11:00-22:00, Fri-Sat 11:00-01:00
- Location: Sofitel Bali Nusa Dua Beach Resort, Kawasan Pariwisata BTDC, Lot N5, Nusa Dua
- Tel: +62 (0)812 3844 544
- Website: http://www.facebook.com/nikkibeachbali
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
HQ Beach Club, also referred to as 'Headquarters' is a fun beachfront spot in Kuta for chilling out and splashing about in its laidback seaview pool. It adjoins a bar and restaurant that serves a great range of western bites and refreshments at reasonable prices. The beach club is hard to miss, located right beside the Kuta lifeguard tower and the sea turtle conservation nursery.
Come as you are and easily access from Kuta's beach footpath. The pool is built on a green lawn surrounded by sun loungers. The beach club also adjoins a Food Hall, while a Japanese restaurant can be found on the opposite end. Highlights include the 'minus two-degrees' beers, uniquely served with ice. Sunset time is great, when wonderful signature cocktails are offered at attractive prices. Read More...
- Opening Hours: Mon-Sun, 09:00-24:00
- Location: Jalan Pantai Kuta, Kuta
- Tel: +62 (0)361 846 6811
- Website: http://www.facebook.com/HQKuta
Surf & Turf Beach Club is a great beachfront venue to head to in Nusa Dua for some light bites, beers, cocktails and hours of fun thrills at its waterpark, which is also home to Bali’s first flow rider. Great for families, a main freeform pool borders a kiddie pool and mini playground, while parasol-shaded lounges make for cosy chilling overlooking the white sand bay.
The water park has several waterslides including a circling slide called the ‘space bowl’ which is a huge hit with the young and the young at heart. The flow rider is a 16x10m bright blue ramp basically built up of a sloping pool with padded sides, which is fed with a steady surge of freshwater concealed to imitate a constantly breaking wave. Pros can do their thing as they please, while budding surfers can pick up the very basics in an hour or two. Read More...
- Opening Hours: Mon –Fri 10:00 – 22:00, Sat – Sun 10:00 – 24:00
- Location: The Bay Bali Lot C-0, Nusa Dua
- Tel: +62 (0)361 938 8007
- Website: http://www.facebook.com/surfandturfnusadua
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
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
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/