Whether you're looking for an intimate getaway with the family or a luxurious space to enjoy and indulge with friends, you can never go wrong with a few nights in a villa in Bali. We round up 10 breathtakingly luxurious villas on the Island of the Gods

1. Villa Florimar

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Best for: Going off the grid in style 

Sleeps: Up to 10 guests, five bedrooms

Located in the beautiful, traditional Balinese village of Seseh, Villa Florimar is an impressive property that feels worlds away from reality thanks to plenty of open space, rustic elements and a clever design that invites the lush outdoors in at every opportunity.

Through originally commissioned by world-famous fashion and movie set designer, Etienne Russo, the Dutch owners—who are also in the fashion industry—also lent their unique touch and sense of style to the villa’s ambiance, from the fabulous black and white interiors to the incredible collection of Asian antiques seen throughout the property.

Situated beachfront, the villa's five bedrooms are spread across three pavilions, which are arranged around the 18-metre emerald swimming pool. The two master bedrooms boast spectacular views over the ocean whilst suites and corner rooms are surrounded by the verdant garden, fragrant with frangipani. 

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2. Villa Vedas

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Best for: A chic tropical getaway

Sleeps: Up to 10 guests, five bedrooms 

From the minute you arrive, Villa Vedas takes your breath away. The villa’s modern architecture is met with hints of Balinese heritage, like carved teak steps that lead to the main swimming pool—there are three in total—and local flora that adds to the island atmosphere. 

Villa Vedas also boasts its own bar, and is equipped with integrated home tech that allows you to control everything from lighting and music to air-conditioning through your smartphone. The well-manicured gardens feature a dramatic gazebo area facing the beach with BBQ facilities including gas, and USB connection for DJs.

Around the clock staff, including your own private chef, are dedicated to ensuring that all of your needs are met. You can also request to have a driver, should you choose to leave this stunning sanctuary. Villa Vedas is an easy 25-minute drive to Canggu, Bali’s bohemian-chic beachside area that’s filled with healthy eateries, yoga studios and quirky bars.

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3. Villa Tantangan

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Best for: A secluded hideaway for design lovers

Sleeps: Up to six guests, three bedrooms

Accessed through paddy fields and located on 7700 sqm of elevated headland, you’d never guess that this peaceful property is just 30 minutes from the bustle of chic Seminyak. Privacy certainly is the name of the game at this villa; though sprawling in size, there are just three bedrooms so each guest can enjoy some much-needed alone time. 

Open-air common areas and earthy elements like bamboo and solar panels bring the outside in, while panoramic views of the Indian Ocean promise guests front row seats to some of Bali’s best sunsets.

Make the most of Villa Tantangan's various indoor-meets-outdoor seating areas and lovely staff by hosting a few long, lazy meals or soirées. 

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See also: 48 Hours In Bali

4. NOKU Beach House

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Best for: Young couples or groups of friends 

Sleeps: Up to 12 guests, six bedrooms 

Finding the balance between fun and luxurious is tricky, but the designers behind NOKU Beach House have it in spades with this tropical oasis—it even has its own radio station with music curated by some of the world's leading DJ's and a fully staffed commercial kitchen should guests decide to throw a soirée in the spacious shaded pool balé and dining area, which is furnished with Arabian style daybeds. 

All six bedrooms—including three with oceanfront views—boast exquisite linens, state-of-the-art sound systems and beautiful tropical bathrooms. The villa’s 27-metre swimming pool features shallow sunken areas for soaking up the sun and the property is just a stone’s throw from the beach, while a private walled spa with a mosaic-tiled plunge pool can be reached through a stunning colonnade featuring Japanese style ponds and a waterfall.

Situated in bustling Seminyak, it's the perfect home base for exploring the area's world class restaurants and beach clubs. 

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5. Ombak Luwung

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Best for: Large groups who don't want to skimp on luxury

Sleeps: Up to 10 people, five rooms

Ombak Luwung is set on an acre of beachfront land in a quiet corner of Bali's most up-and-coming district, Canggu. Designed by world-renowned award-winning architect-designer Bill Bensley and top Balinese architect Popo Danes, the 600 square-metre residence is has five ensuite bedrooms and tropical gardens as well as living, dining and massage pavilions where you can while away your days to the tune of the Indian Ocean surf.

The traditional open-air living room opens up to the 17-metre infinity pool and views of world-famous Echo Beach, where surfers from all over the world come to catch the perfect wave. Not in the mood to get in the water? Test your skills at chess instead—there's a giant chess board right by the pool. 

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6. Villa Suami, Bali, Indonesia

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Best for: From a simple family holiday to lavish special occasions, including weddings

Sleeps: Up to 12 guests, five bedrooms 

Originally designed by a world-renowned architect as his private home, Villa Suami is now available to rent for your next trip to Bali. Its five spacious en-suite bedrooms boast impressive modern-meets-rustic design, but the pièce de résistance of this stunning villa is the T-shaped swimming pool, which appears to be floating over a stretch of rice fields. 

Amongst its open and airy design and impressive collection of contemporary artworks, flourishing bougainvillea and manicured gardens lend a romantic touch to the lush tropical feel of this beautiful property.

Villa Suami's dedicated staff offer assistance beyond the villa walls, from surf and yoga instructors to personal trainers and the island’s top beauticians and therapists.

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7. Kaba Kaba Estate

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Best for: Those in search of space and serenity 

Sleeps: Up to 14 guests, eight bedrooms

Looking to live like Balinese royalty? If so, it's hard to look past Kaba Kaba Estate, which sits over a sprawling 1.2 hectares of green, palm-tree dotted lawns on the southern coast of Bali. 

Its eight ensuite rooms—some of which sit in independent pavilions for guests looking for extra privacy—are tastefully dressed in luxurious Balinese fabrics like silk and ikat. Theres's a luxuriously large pool, and various sitting areas throughout the property that make the most of the serene surroundings, encouraging guests to slow down and take it all in.

The villa offers an extensive individually priced menu of Balinese, Indonesian, western, vegetarian and children’s meals prepared by a dedicated chef, while cocktails, wines and spirits, liqueurs and cigars are also available upon request. There's also a spa with two massage tables—plus two portable tables for poolside or in-room treatments—spa bath, private garden and balé. What more could you want from a holiday in Bali? 

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See also: Great Escapes: 5 Once-In-A-Lifetime Travel Experiences

8. Villa Kayajiwa

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Best for: An insta-worthy hideout in the heart of it all

Sleeps: Up to eight guests, four bedrooms 

The 'wow' factor hits instantly at this beautifully designed villa, situated an easy 20-minute walk from the beach in Canggu’s trendy Batu Bolong area. Villa Kayajiwa is built to entertain, from the industrial-chic design that surrounds an L-shaped pool to the furnished rooftop sun terrace with a barbeque pita dedicated and finally, a dedicated karaoke room. There are also tropical gardens overlooking rice fields, and it doesn't get more Bali than that. 

Inside, the four bedrooms are spectacularly decorated in rich hues and Balinese art, which is balanced by earthy tones for an artistic, contemporary aesthetic. 

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9. Arnalaya Beach House

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Best for: Travellers partial to a more minimal aesthetic

Sleeps: Up to 10 guests, five bedrooms 

Echoing its name, which means "rhythm of the waves" in Sanskrit, Arnalaya is a sophistcated modern sanctuary for beach lovers.

The playfully designed outdoor areas are perfect for wandering the grounds or relaxing by the pool, while the interior's clean, earthy tones and textures of concrete, teak and terrazzo create an air of serenity—striking the perfect balance of indoor and outdoor living that Bali is known and loved for. 

If keeping healthy and active while on holiday is imperative, Arnayala has its own private gym and tennis court. Oh, and did we mention that the villa has its very own herb garden? 

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10. Villa The Luxe Bali

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Best for: Families seeking quality time together

Sleeps: Up to six guests, three bedrooms 

Despite its position on a clifftop in Uluwatu—arguably the most scenic corner of Bali—Villa The Luxe Bali is just a stone's throw from Bali's beautiful shoreline thanks to direct access to the beach below through the villa’s private garden. Spread over four floors, all three bedrooms have their own private terraces, lounges, and ensuite bathrooms.

With plenty of communal space, this villa is ideal for an intimate getaway with family and friends for some quality bonding time. 

The main areas of the house include a gym, Swedish sauna, spa (helmed by two fully trained specialists), a home theatre and full kitchen together with an experienced chef, so you’re definitely not left wanting during your stay.

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See also: 10 Luxury Hotels Around The World To Add To Your Bucket List

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