Best Hotels in Bali with a Private Pool (2023)Best Hotels in Bali
with a Private Pool

Bali is the pinnacle of tropical getaway with all of its pros and cons. For one, the eyewatering selection of high-end accommodation - which is great if you are good at filtering down the offers to your exact needs.

But if you want to save on searching for the best hotels in Bali with a private pool, then check our list below.

If you are thinking of a skinny-dipping-level romantic pool, you will find what you are looking for.

Check the map outlining the main parts to understand Bali's regions. Most people arrive on the island by airplane and land at I Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport in Kuta. Hence, South Bali is the most densely populated part with tourists, with the Central part of the island a close second.

South Bali is the area below and above the airport. It's a great place if you don't intend to travel far into the island. Bukit Peninsula is right below the airport, with many of the best luxury resorts lined up on its picturesque shoreline.

The peninsula is famed for its beautiful beaches and gorgeous sunsets. In contrast, Kuta is a party center with a dense urban environment, multi-level hotels, and some of the best restaurants in Bali.

Central Bali is a land with lush greenery, dense rainforest, and rice paddies, with some of the most luxurious villas. Ubud is at its heart, where people flock to meditate, practice yoga, and indulge in colorful and tasty foods.

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Hotels in South Bali

Hotels in South Bali

1. Anantara Uluwatu Bali Resort

The terraced resort is located on the very popular Bukit Peninsula, which lies below the international airport. Many of the 72 luxury suites and villas come with a jacuzzi and a private pool overlooking the Indian Ocean.

Anantara Resort sits above the famous Uluwatu beach, one of the best spots for surfing.


Anantara Uluwatu Bali Resort Private Pool Suite

2. Desa Hay

North of Kuta, Desay Hay is a unique escape nestled in a flourishing private garden. One of Bali's highest-rated resorts has only six private villas.

Each has a private pool and is built in the island's lush jungle, with the vegetation acting as a natural wall between you and your neighbors. So, you have all the privacy you were dreaming about when coming for a romantic getaway to Bali!


Desa Hay Private Pool Villa

3. The Ritz-Carlton, Bali

The famous Ritz-Carlton brand took one of the finest lands on the Eastern side of Bukit Peninsula and created a small paradise within the paradise.

The secluded resort spans from a clifftop to a private white-sand beach, and if your vacation works out better than planned, there is an on-site seaside chapel.

The three luxury villas with private patios and pools are The Garden Villa, The Cliff Villa, The Ocean Cliff Villa, and The Sky Villa.


The Ritz-Carlton, Bali - Ocean Cliff Villa

4. The Seminyak - Beach Resort & Spa

The Seminyak is a luxury getaway at the wide, gray-sand Petitenget Beach, famous for its gorgeous sunsets.

The beachside resort has 103 air-conditioned rooms and three spacious pool villas. If the villas are too much, you can book one of the oceanview suites with jacuzzis.


The Seminyak - Beach Resort & Spa Bedroom Private Pool View

5. Berry Amour Villas, Seminyak

Seminyak's inland rainforest is home to an overdose of love - but in an aesthetic way. The love-themed villas are equipped with large glass sliding doors opening the space between the bedroom and the pool.


Berry Amour Villas, Seminyak Villa With Private Plunge Pool

6. Hidden Hills Villas Bali, Uluwatu

A short ride from Bukit Peninsula's breathtaking coastline, Hidden Hills Villas is exactly what its name suggests. Each villa has a unique design inspired by Chinese, Javanese, Mediterranean, and Balinese cultures.

Thanks to their hilltop location, they all have incredible panorama. If you want privacy, fresh air, and magnificent 360-degree views from your private pool, this is it!


Hidden Hills Villas Bali Pool Garden

7. Sanctoo Suites & Villas

North of Denpasar (Bali's capital), Sanctoo is a peaceful retreat with high-class suites overlooking the lagoon pool and two one-bedroom villas with private pools. Sanctoo is the perfect place if you seek luxurious but affordable pool villas.


Sanctoo Suites & Villas Private Garden Pool

8. The bohemian Bali

The Bohemian is Bali's most fashionable hotel with a bold, industrial chic design incorporating dark colors. The Brutalist exterior is paired with an interior of painted brick walls and luxurious décor.

Bohemian's four suites have floor-to-ceiling windows, and its gray pool areas are contrasted with dark green plants.


The Bohemian Bali Stylish Suite With Private Pool

9. Hotel Tugu Bali

A short walk from the Pantai Batu Bolong beach, where surfers and sunbathers enjoy the long stretch of sandy shore, Hotel Tugu offers suites, pavilions, and villas in a traditional Indonesian style.

The exotically named Puri Le Mayeur Villa, Walter Spice Pavillion Villa, and Dedari Suite all offer mosaic-laden plunge pools on their verandahs.


Hotel Tugu Bali Traditional Balinese Architecture & Private Pool

10. Cicada Luxury Townhouses

Another property close to Petitenget Beach is the Cicada Luxury Townhouses. Studios, suites, and villas line along the amazing elevated infinity pool, where lush tropical greenery and sunbeds await you.

If you upgrade to the more luxurious rooms, you can have your own private pool with a strong stream of a water fountain that can massage your back after a long flight to Bali.


Cicada Luxury Townhouses Private Pool Villa Terrace

11. The Slow

First and foremost, a trendy restaurant and bar, The Slow's side hustle, are the equally fashionable rental suites with brick walls, wooden ceilings, pallet beds, and minimalist private pools with plants in each corner.

The Slow is a short walk from the Pantai Batu Bolong, Canggu, and Nelayan beaches.


The Slow Suite Bali Pool

12. Gypsea Bali Bungalows & Villas

The retreat's playful name suggests a laid-back environment and closeness to the sea - which is all true. You are within walking distance of Bingin Beach, and the thatched-roof bungalows create the slow-life vibe you were looking for when you came to Bali. Especially the cabins with the plunge pools!


Gypsea Bali Bungalows & Villas Pool

13. W Bali - Seminyak

The famously extravagant hotel chain opened its first residence in Seminyak, the Northern suburb of Kuta. The area is known for its great restaurants, bars, cafés, and crafts shops.

The suites have spectacular ocean views from their balconies, but even better, the Marvelous Villa, WOW Villa, and Extreme WOW Villa have secluded pools far from prying eyes. These are some of the best private pool villas in Bali!


W Bali - Seminyak - Luxury Private Pool Villa

14. Jumeirah Bali

One of the best five-star resorts on the island, Jumeirah Bali, has a perfect beachside location in Uluwatu for spectacular sunsets. There is a dedicated bar, Maja Sunset Lounge, but you can also enjoy the colorful evenings, dip in your pool, and have a cocktail ordered directly to your suite.

Out of the 123 villas, the Panoramic Ocean Villas were specifically designed to give the best sunset experience.


Jumeirah Bali Private Pool With Ocean View

15. The Korowai

The Korowai sits close to the wild and long Cemongkak Beach on the Bukit Peninsula. The resort got its name from the tribe living in South Papua and Highland Papua, infamous for being one of the last cannibals in the world.

But don't worry, the cliffside resort has nothing to do with eating human flesh. Instead, it has some of the coziest rooms overlooking the Indian Ocean, with pools and hammocks built into the wooden floors of its terraces.

If you picture the perfect Bali getaway in wooden huts by the sea, this is it!


The Korowai Wooden Private Terrace With A Pool Overlooking The Ocean

16. La Reserve 1785 Bali

The luxurious boutique hotel's former owner was a French antiques collector. When its new owners took over the property in Canggu, they knew they had to pay respect to the building's history. The hotel is a tribute to its original owner, combining French chic styling with local artisan works.

If you appreciate fine details, like the 200-year-old teak parquet, antique décor, and designer furniture, then La Reserve 1785 is the place for you.

The Pavilion Pool Suites have plunge pools with an outdoor shower in an intimate greenery-filled environment.


La Reserve 1785 Bali Luxurious Suite With A Private Pool

17. The St. Regis Bali Resort

A 25-minute ride from the airport, and you arrive at Nusa Dua's beachfront paradise. The endlessly long golden beach is dotted with palm trees.

In this serene spot, the St. Regis resort offers spacious rooms, suites, and villas with private swimming pools and direct beach access. You also have direct access to the resort's super-long lagoon pool from your estate.


The St. Regis Bali Resort - Lagoon Villa

18. Raffles Bali

Nestled in Jimbaran, Bukit Peninsula's fishing village and tourist resort, Raffles Bali offers seafront villas with private pools among lush tropical gardens. Thanks to the terrace hillside layout, each villa has an open view facing the Indian Ocean.

If money is no obstacle, the Raffles Presidential Villa is the most secluded, perched on a hill of its own.


Raffles Bali - Two Bedroom Oceanfront Villa

19. Jimbaran Puri, A Belmond Hotel

Named after the beach it faces, Belmond Group's ultraluxe hotel impresses with its beautiful Balinese architecture. Jimbaran Puri's cottages and villas use traditional alang-alang thatching roofing, creating a beautiful vaulted ceiling for its light and airy interiors.

The rich use of bamboo, teak, and cotton upholstery sets a luxurious environment, and a traditional Balinese courtyard with leafy plants and colorful flowers encircles the private pools.


Jimbaran Puri, A Belmond Hotel - Deluxe Pool Villa

20. Six Senses Uluwatu

Perched above a steep cliff on Uluwatu's coast, the Six Senses villas are bestowed with dramatic ocean views and a fresh breeze of air. The resort's terraced layout grants incredible panorama even from your bathtub/pool.

Private pools are not exclusive to the most expensive villas. The Sky Pool Suites offer one at a much friendlier rate, too.


Six Senses Uluwatu - Private Pool Floating Breakfast

21. Conrad Bali

The multi-level modern resort is located in the first row of Nusa Dua's beautiful beach. The five-star luxury hotel has five bars and restaurants, and you can order a floating breakfast to your pool consisting of local delicacies and fruit snacks.

Since opening in 2004, Conrad Bali has set the bar high with its numerous outdoor pools, panoramic rooftop terrace, and wellness and health facilities with sauna and jacuzzi.

There are 286 guest rooms and 67 suites, with the Conrad Penthouse at the top of the range with a private swimming pool and spectacular views of the ocean.

Read our full article for more photos and information.


Conrad Bali - Penthouse Suite

22. Merusaka Nusa Dua

The number of high-end resorts lining up at Nusa Dua Beach is not coincidental. It's one of the prettiest tropical beaches on the island without being overcrowded or run over by partygoers.

The monumental compound of Merusaka stretches from the beach to its grand buildings, with acres of finely trimmed gardens in between.

The villas' private pools connect to the resort's awesome river pool through a sliding door. So, you can swim in and out of your intimate tropical haven as you please.


MERUSAKA Nusa Dua Hotel Pool

23. Amarterra Villas Bali Nusa Dua

Merusaka's next-door neighbor is an Autograph Collection Hotels property with 42 private-pool villas. The secluded all-villa retreat is ideal if you come with your romantic partner and aren't much into partying.

Amarterra has a perfectly designed village-style layout with an open-air reception area with a pathway cutting through an infinity pool-like pond that looks straight out of a movie.

The best part is that whether you book a one-, two-, or three-bedroom villa, each has a massive pool measuring 33 feet (10 meters) with Balinese fountain statues filling up its waters.


Amarterra Villas Bali Nusa Dua Villa Private Pool

Hotels in Central Bali

Hotels in Central Bali

1. Komaneka at Bisma

One street off Ubud's main avenue, near the sacred (and fun!) Monkey Forest, the Komaneka at Bisma, is a resort in the Campuhan River valley with a set of differently-sized villas.

The two larger villas, Family / Three Bedroom, have private pools, plus there are two insanely pretty public pools next to Komaneka's own rice fields and the surrounding tropical forests.

Read our full review of Komaneka at Bisma.


Komaneka at Bisma Jungle Pool

2. Kenran Resort Ubud

Kenran's awe-inspiring jungle architecture blows you away at first sight. The dense greenery of the Kenderan area with the mythical Petanu River is a unique setting, even for a jungle retreat.

Kenran Resort exploits this location with a swim-up bar and some of the coziest private pools you can imagine. Listening to the wild jungle noises through the night from your deck? You got it!


Kenran Resort Ubud Private Jungle Pool At Night

3. The Udaya Resorts & Spa, Ubud

The Udaya Resort has suites and villas with Balinese styling and handcrafted furniture tucked away in Ubud's green foliage. Udaya stands for "'raised sun", reflecting the resort's warm hospitality.

The walk-in showers have natural stone floors, and the water flows from hand-carved figurines. And there is more fancy stuff.

Breakfasts are served on bamboo vessels floating in your pool with a selection of delicate pastries and tropical fruits. Yumm!


The Udaya Resorts & Spa Overview

4. Desa Visesa Ubud

Located in the Northern part of Bali's hipster yoga town, Desa Visesa took inspiration from the Balinese culture to shape their resort. It's built on such a large terrain that you can use a bike to pedal past its rice fields and gardens.

Thanks to the resort's size, there are multiple gastronomic offerings on site, plus unique experiences like learning traditional instruments & dance, feeding ducks, and harvesting rice.

Desa Visesa consists of 40 large suites plus 66 luxury pool villas with lush and intimate gardens.


Desa Visesa Ubud Luxury Villa With A Pool

5. The Sebali Resort

In a secluded spot North of Ubud, the Sebali is a boutique resort for adults and kids above the age of 15. Stepping into the world of Sebali is through a wooden bridge with a traditional stone-carved monument.

This luxury retreat has only pool villas with either a Petanu river or valley views. Each villa has a marble-laden bathroom with a freestanding bathtub, and the terrace with a private pool has tropical fruit trees and overlooks the lush rainforest.


The Sebali Resort - The Valley View Pool Villa

6. Bubble Hotel Bali Ubud

Bubble Hotel Bali has three locations—two by the beach and one in the vividly green paddy fields neighboring the jungles of Ubud. The seethrough bubbles are spaced out on the green terraces to improve privacy - as the trendy glamping hotel is aimed at romantic couples.

Out of the ten tents, one comes with a private pool, but the rest have hammock beds.

The hotel takes convenience to another level. You can order from their "pleasure menu" marshmallows to roast on fire, a bouquet of flowers, candles, or even a drone to record your romantic stay!

If Instagrammability is a high priority, then the Bubble Tent Hotel is made for you.


Bubble Hotel Bali Ubud Pool

7. Vije Boutique Resort & Spa

The family-owned boutique hotel is located off the busy streets of Ubud in a peaceful plot of land. Jenny Rachman, the hotel's owner, paid respect to Balinese art and culture throughout the property's design.

Vije has river and garden view rooms/suites and villas with private pools along the Bentuyung River with a wall of lush rainforest vegetation.


Vije Boutique Resort & Spa - Private Pool Villa River View

8. Bliss Ubud Spa Resort

Bliss Ubud's pool villas are lined up at the edge of a rice field, separated by a limestone wall decorated with traditional carvings.

Gardens and the adjacent rice terraces surround a wooden yoga shala where you can start the day with your favorite asanas. If you reserve one of the rooms without a pool, the resort has three public ones to enjoy.


Bliss Ubud Spa Resort Private Pool Ricefield View

9. Portobello Villa

Ubud's newest jungle resort is so fresh it barely opened its doors in August 2023. The half-heart-shaped private pools are dotted with intimate LED lights.

The villas have an all-wooden interior with locally sourced wall decorations, and they are separated from each other by dense green dividers.


Portobello Villa Pool

10. Korurua Dijiwa Ubud

The exotically named 4-star retreat is in a quiet spot in northern Ubud - a 2-mile (3 km) drive from downtown. The family-owned luxury resort has Balinese-style suites and villas with spacious living areas decorated with contemporary artwork.

The beautiful gardens have ponds with water lilies between the villas and wooden pathways connecting each other.

The highlight is the Wooden Private Pool Villa with its rustic interior. The king-sized bed stands on a beautiful classic combination of tiles and parquet and faces directly to the private dipping pool. Oh, and booking this villa gets you a complementary 30-minute massage.

Although the traditional artistic wall carvings and handmade wooden furniture make you feel like you are in ancient Bali, the luxurious villa has all the modern amenities - from WiFi, en suite bathroom to air conditioning.


Korurua Dijiwa Ubud - Wooden Pool Villa With 30 Minutes Free Massage

11. The Pari Sudha

At The Pari Sudha, you will find four thatched roof cottages (three with pool view, one facing the jungle) and a Deluxe Villa with a pretty four-poster bed and a verandah facing the tropical forest.

You can jump to your private outdoor pool once you get bored of the bathroom's freestanding bathtub.


The Pari Sudha - Deluxe Villa With A Private Pool

12. Bucu View Resort, by Pramana

The Bucu View Resort has a perfect location within Ubud. It's within walking distance to the center of the city and many of the most prominent sights, plus you have unlimited choices to eat out as this part has the highest density of bars and restaurants.

This resort has three rooms and a river-facing villa with a private infinity pool. The River Pool villa's terrace is walled from two sides, and the pool is wide open from the front to the lush tropical greenery. So you can rest your body at the pool's edge and soak in Bali's natural beauty!


Bucu View Resort, by Pramana Jungle Private Plunge Pool

13. Arya Arkananta Resort & Spa

This resort offers one of the biggest private pools in Bali, especially considering its rather affordable price. It's not a lap pool size, but it is good enough for some fun tumble turns (swim to the wall, tuck, and do a forward flip under the water).

The outdoor bathroom is decorated with green tiles and blue walls, and it's for couples that are used to each other, as there is a bathtub and a toilet.


Arya Arkananta Resort & Spa Big Private Pool

14. Tegal Sari Accommodation

Tegal Sari sits right next to Ubud's most popular tourist attraction, the Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary, where you have to hide your food from curious monkeys and be in awe of the spectacular ancient temples of Pura Dalem Agung Padangtegal.

The resort offers a communal outdoor swimming pool and various suites and villas with one and two-bedroom formations.


Tegal Sari Accommodation Bathtub & Private Pool

15. Cahaya Indah Villas

The Cahaya Indah hideaway is located East of Ubud, in a tranquil spot close to the Secret Waterfall. The resort has a stunning jungle setting, enhanced by a beautiful garden full of tropical plants and Hindu statues.

The villas have a spacious living room and a big private infinity pool. Cahaya Indah is the perfect choice if you want to be surrounded by the rainforest but visit Ubud's great restaurants from time to time.


Cahaya Indah Villas Private Infinity Pool

16. Gdas Bali Health and Wellness Resort

One of Bali's fanciest retreats offers luxury and tranquility in state-of-the-art yet unmistakably Balinese villas. It's set in one of the best places around Ubud, where the road ends, and all you have around you is Mother Nature.

The modern villas have a glass-wood-stone structure, and some parts were inspired by traditional Indonesian architecture. For example, the roof's unique shape comes from the Javanese joglos. The elevated living space standing on tilts is like the Malay traditional houses of Sumatra.

Upstairs from the premium rooms, you have a nearly 360-degree view of the Balinese jungles and rice paddies. Your privacy is protected by a surrounding stone wall.


Gdas Bali Health and Wellness Resort State-Of-The-Art Villa

17. Fivelements Retreats

The award-winning eco-friendly resort is nestled in a tropical forest along the Ayung River. Its most striking feature is the huts that used ancient traditions of Bali. So, while Fivelements represents the utmost luxury this island has to offer, you will feel like going back centuries in time.

Special packages include daily yoga practices (in a beautiful wooden shala), plant-based breakfasts, and a welcome massage.

The spectacular infinity pool for common is by the edge of the Ayung River, offering beautiful views while you dip in its refreshing waters.


Fivelements Retreats Private Plunge Pool Villa

18. Kusfarm Bali by Amerta Experience

North of Denpasar, about a two-hour drive from Bali's international airport, Kusfarm is an eco-resort surrounded by the unique tropical vegetation of the island.

The resort offers accommodation in wood cabins, joglo (houses with Javanese high-class rooftop design), and lumbung ("rice barn" in Indonesian).

This hideaway is for those seeking to escape Kuta's busy nightlife and discover some of the best trekking routes in Bali. Tabanan's rice fields are also close by.

The eco-retreat has one of the most affordable rooms with a private pool. It's not very big or offers complete privacy, but it's only for you to freshen up after a sweaty walk in nature. And to enjoy the starlit sky from the circular plunge pool when, the rest of the guests have to use Kusfarm's main pool.


KusFarm Bali - Lumbung with Private Pool

19. Four Seasons Resort Bali at Sayan

The awe-inspiring entrance at the canopy level with a "levitating" rooftop pond is a teaser of the unforgettable experience at this 5-star hotel.

Four Seasons Resort Bali has 60 spacious villas and suites scattered around the large property, offering a spectacular rice terrace and tropical jungle views. The interiors are a mixture of luxurious contemporary design and traditional Balinese craftsmanship.

If you want to mingle with the other guests, there is a large pool along the Ayung River with an adjacent beach bar. As expected from a Four Seasons Resort, there are high-class on-site restaurants, a modern fitness center, and a luxurious spa.

Read our full review of Four Seasons Resort Bali at Sayan.


Four Seasons Resort Bali at Sayan - Riverfront Villa Private Pool

20. Viceroy Bali

Viceroy's five-star boutique hotel sits in the Valley of the Kings, and it has a thatched roofed 25 private villas and an infinity pool with a swim-up bar.

The level of luxury is high, even by the Balinese standards. Viceroy's CasCades restaurant was named one of the top five restaurants in Indonesia.

There are traditional Balinese dance performances weekly and lessons to teach you the exotic moves. The resort has a state-of-the-art yoga studio if you are here to practice Vinyasa or Ashtanga.

Read our full review of Viceroy Bali.


Viceroy Bali Private Infinity Pool

21. Kamandalu Ubud

This five-star resort's name comes from Sanskrit, "the vessel holding the holy water". Kamandalu prides itself on exceptional hospitality, treating you as part of the family.

Kamandalu Ubud invites the spiritually curious crowd to a meaningful place, where its two (!) spas and Rumah Yoga shala treat the body and spirit.

The resort's traditional village concept is laden with luxurious villas surrounded by rice terraces and tall coconut palms. And if your private pool wasn't enough, Kamandalu has one of the largest swimming pools in Ubud.


Kamandalu Ubud - Private Pool Villa Overlooking Ubud's Terraced Hillside

East Bali Hotels

East Bali

1. Neano Escape

In the case of Neano Escape, venturing deep inside the island is well worth the adventure. The remote resort is nestled in the wilderness of Bali, but it's within walking distance of the Pantai Buitan beach.

The outdoor gym and tennis court are walled with palm trees, and you can experience breathtaking sunsets from the infinity pool.

The suite's clean, whitewashed design is for lovers of modern minimalism. And as there aren't any other resorts nearby, you get an uninterrupted panorama of the ocean and the tropical forests from the balcony.


Neano Escape Pool

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