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Top 10: 5 star Marriott Hotels and Resorts in Bali

Disclaimer: Top 10 Lists are created keeping in mind only my opinion. Rest assured that IH Aviation and Travel is not biased whatsoever.

Known for its forested volcanic mountains, beaches, coral reefs and rice paddies, Bali is an Indonesian island that is home to religious sites such as Uluwatu Temple. Kuta city has upbeat bars while Sanur, Seminyak and Nusa Dua are popular towns of many known resorts. Bali is a perfect combination of forest and beaches, thus giving the travellers the best of both worlds. American hospitality brand Marriott has 24 hotels across its various brands. Take a look at the Top 10 5 star Marriott Hotels and Resorts in Bali.

10. Sthala, a Tribute Portfolio Resort, Ubud Bali

Sthala, A Tribute Portfolio Hotel, Ubud Bali is located in Ubud. The hotel consists of 143 guest rooms and suites with views of pool or river. Some rooms also come with a balcony. Sungai Restaurant is a garden view restaurant serving traditional Balinese specialties for breakfast and relish delicious Balinese and Western cuisine for lunch and dinner while Naga Rooftop Bar and Lounge offers an extensive menu of beers, wines and specialty cocktails. 2 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with a children’s pool. Other recreational amenities include a fitness centre. Tahara Spa has 9 treatment rooms, including rooms for couples. Services include hot stone massages, facials, body treatments and manicures and pedicures. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including reflexology. The spa is equipped with a spa tub. Free scheduled area shuttle is available. Bike hire can also be arranged for guests who wants to explore the area.

Website: Sthala, a Tribute Portfolio Resort, Ubud Bali

Photo: Sthala, a Tribute Portfolio Resort, Ubud Bali

9. The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali

The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali is located right on the white sandy beach of Nusa Dua and a 5-minute drive from Bali Collection Shopping Gallery. The hotel consists of 433 guest rooms and suites offering garden or pool views. Some rooms come with a terrace too. Guests can enjoy dining on barbecued seafood dishes by the beach at Ikan Restaurant & Bar, while a selection of Italian cuisine can be sampled at Prego. Hamabe Restaurant serves authentic Japanese dishes and a variety of sumptuous Chinese, Indian, Mediterranean to Western is served at Seasonal Tastes. Guests can also go to Velada sports bar. A selection of refreshing beverages, light snacks and desserts can be enjoyed at The Lobby Bar & Lounge . Guests can also sample wholesome buffet breakfast featuring nutritious Eat Well menu selection at an additional charge. 2 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with a children’s pool. Other recreational amenities include two full size tennis courts and a 24/7 fitness centre. Heavenly Spa by Westin has 16 treatment rooms, including rooms for couples and outdoor treatment areas. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, sports massages and facials. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including hydrotherapy and reflexology. The spa is equipped with a spa tub and a steam room.

Website: The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali

Photo: The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali

8. The Laguna, a Luxury Collection Resort and Spa, Bali

Bordered by a white sandy beach, The Laguna, a Luxury Collection Resort, Bali, is set amid landscaped tropical gardens. Offering direct access, the two small islands, Nusa Bagus and Nusa Peninsula can be accessed from the beach. All of the 287 guest rooms and suites are decorated with wooden furnishings and flooring and come with a balcony. All-day dining is available from Banyubiru, which offers a menu of Western and pan-Asian dishes. The beachfront restaurant Arwana serves fresh seafood. Signature cocktails and light refreshments can be enjoyed at the poolside Kul Kul Bar, Cascade Bar, and Sapphire Lagoon Bar. Cornerstone Deli is a pool view delicatessen offering international cuisine. Facilities include 7 large lagoon swimming pools along with a children’s pool, outdoor tennis courts and a 24-hour fitness centre. Lagoon Spa has 8 treatment rooms, including rooms for couples and outdoor treatment areas. Massages are available on the beach and in the spa. Other services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages and Swedish massages. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy, Ayurvedic and reflexology. The spa is equipped with a sauna and a steam room.

Website: The Laguna, a Luxury Collection Resort and Spa, Bali

Photo: The Laguna, a Luxury Collection Resort and Spa, Bali

7. Courtyard by Marriott Bali Seminyak Resort

Courtyard by Marriott Bali Seminyak is located at a 5 minutes’ stroll from Seminyak Beach. The property features 287 guest rooms and suites offering eithe pool or city views. Some accommodations come with a balcony. Seminyak Kitchen is the hotel’s all-day dining restaurant offering authentic local cuisine or international dishes, such as Eggs Benedict, Nasi Goreng Barak and delectable desserts – served in a sleek, modern dining room with a chic vibe and Pool Bar serves international cuisine. What the Truck! serves Street Food, with a modified VW Kombi Van as the kitchen, parked by our hotel lobby entrance while Seminyak Meat Shop is a specialty steakhouse serving juicy steaks in a variety of cuts, as well as lamb cutlets paired with tempting side dishes. Facilities include an outdoor swimming pool along with a children’s pool and a 24/7 fitness centre. Zanti The Retreat has 4 treatment rooms, including rooms for couples. Services include hot stone massages, facials, body wraps and body scrubs. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and reflexology. The spa is equipped with a spa tub. The hotel also provides free scheduled shuttle service to Seminyak Beach.

Website: Courtyard by Marriott Bali Seminyak Resort

Photo: Courtyard by Marriott Bali Seminyak Resort

6. The Westin Resort and Spa Ubud

The Westin Resort and Spa Ubud is located in Ubud. The resort offers 120 guest rooms and suites, with some rooms coming with an outdoor balcony. Tabia boasts innovative all-day dining and serves authentic dishes that are local to Ubud, Bali while Tall Trees offers Mediterranean cuisine prepared using wood firing and slow roasting methods. Guests can sip crafted cocktails and enjoy light bites at Lobby Bar, which offers views of the infinity pool and surrounding landscape. The area is popular for cycling, and bike hire is available at the hotel. 2 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with a children’s pool. Other recreational amenities include a spa tub, a sauna, and a 24-hour fitness center. Heavenly Spa by Westin has 4 treatment rooms including rooms for couples and outdoor treatment areas. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, Swedish massages, and facials. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and reflexology. The spa is equipped with a steam room.

Website: The Westin Resort and Spa Ubud

Photo: The Westin Resort and Spa Ubud

5. Renaissance Bali Uluwatu Resort and Spa

Renaissance Bali Uluwatu Resort & Spa is located in Uluwatu. The hotel consists of 208 guest rooms and suites, with some rooms featuring a terrace. Double Ikat is a pool-view theme restaurant serving Indonesian cuisine, Clay Craft is a poolside restaurant offering local and international cuisine and R Bar is a pool view lobby lounge offering international cuisine. At sunset four times a week, guests can participate in the Evening at Renaissance and enjoy special beverages from the resident mixologists. Guests can also enjoy a playful day-out at the Roosterfish Beach Club on Pandawa Beach, only a 15-minute drive away with the resort’s shuttle bus. 4 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with a children’s pool. Other recreational amenities include a sauna and a 24-hour fitness centre. The Spa has 10 treatment rooms, including rooms for couples. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, Swedish massages and Thai massages. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including reflexology. The spa is equipped with a sauna, a spa tub and a steam room. Renaissance Bali Uluwatu Resort & Spa also has local experts that can provide information on various indigeneous adventures and experiences during your stay.

Website: Renaissance Bali Uluwatu Resort and Spa

Photo: Renaissance Bali Uluwatu Resort and Spa

4. The Ritz-Carlton, Bali

Facing towards the Indian ocean, The Ritz-Carlton Bali offers a tropical getaway in Nusa Dua. The property has 313 spacious suites and villas which are accessible via exterior corridors. All the villas have private pool, dining area, kitchenette, and living area. Guests can enjoy either the view of the pool or the expansive and panoramic view of the ocean. All of the three on-site restaurants and bars offers arrays of Japanese, Italian and International cuisine, as well as refreshing beverages. This resort features a beachfront setting complete with an on-site spa and 24-hour fitness center, business facilities, sauna and outdoor pools. The resort also provides business centers and meeting/banquet facilities, concierge service, currency exchange service, a chapel, and on-site gift shops. At this resort guests can indulge in pampering and relaxing treatments at the spa. The Ritz-Carlton Spa has 14 treatment rooms, including rooms for couples. Services include facials, body wraps, body scrubs and body treatments. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including Ayurvedic and hydrotherapy. The spa is equipped with a sauna and a steam room.

Website: The Ritz-Carlton, Bali

Photo: The Ritz-Carlton, Bali

3. W Bali – Seminyak

W Bali – Seminyak is centrally located in Seminyak among hip restaurants and bars. W Bali – Seminyak features 229 guest room, suites and villas offering either garden or ocean views. All the accommodations come with a balcony, with some featuring private pools. FIRE serves tableside meat boards with options including 12 savory cuts, including dry-aged ribeye, grain-fed prime beef and kiwami wagyu with a marble score of nine, Starfish Bloo offers Pan-Asian cuisine, Woobar Bali is the hotel’s social spot with seaside lounge chairs and a sundeck and serves signature cocktails and bar snacks & W Lounge serves Bali-inspired snacks and drinks. Guests can enjoy a workout session in the fitness center or request for a yoga session. Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor swimming pool, a sauna and complimentary bicycles. AWAY Spa has 7 treatment rooms, including rooms for couples. Services include facials, body wraps, body scrubs and body treatments. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy. The spa is equipped with a spa tub and Turkish bath/hammam. WIRED & WORKS is the hotel’s business centre and a comprehensive library of books and DVD’s.

Website: W Bali – Seminyak

Photo: W Bali – Seminyak

2. The St. Regis Bali Resort

Located in Nusa Dua, The St. Regis Bali Resort is in the entertainment district and on a private beach. It’s a 5-minute drive from Bali Collection Nusa Dua Shopping Area. The property offers 124 soundproofed rooms which are accessible via exterior corridors and are decorated with cultural fabrics. Each villa comes with a balcony or terrace overlooking the garden, pool or ocean. Select suites and villas feature a private hot tub or plunge pool. The hotel has 3 restaurants of which international cuisine is featured in Boneka Restaurant and Kayuputi Restaurant. Gourmand Deli offers pastries while drinks are served in Vista Bar and King Cole Bar. 3 outdoor swimming pools, 2 hot tubs and a kids’ pool are on site. Guests can work out in the fitness center or head for a relaxing sauna session to unwind. Iridium Spa has 8 treatment rooms, including rooms for couples. Services include deep-tissue massages, facials, body wraps and body scrubs. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy, Ayurvedic and hydrotherapy. The spa is equipped with a sauna, a spa tub and a steam room.

Website: The St. Regis Bali Resort

Photo: The St. Regis Bali Resort

1. Mandapa, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve, Bali

Located just a 10-minute drive from Downtown Ubud, Mandapa, A Ritz- Carlton Reserve offers a retreat among the greenery in Ubud. The property offers 60 villas which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature private hot tubs. Most of the villas and suites offer views of the surrounding rainforest, rice paddies and even views of the Ayung River. This hotel also offers several on-site dining and lounging options like Kubu Restaurant serving
Mediterranean-European dishes, Sawah Terrace with their Balinese and Asian cuisine, and The Pool Bar and The Library, where guests can spend an afternoon enjoying the beverages. Recreational amenities at the resort include an outdoor pool, a sauna and a 24-hour fitness centre. There are also a kid’s club, meeting/banquet facilities, and an on-site shop where guests can conveniently shop for souvenirs. Mandapa Spa has 5 treatment rooms, including rooms for couples and outdoor treatment areas. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, sports massages and Thai massages. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy, Ayurvedic and reflexology. The spa is equipped with a sauna, a spa tub and a steam room.

Website: Mandapa, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve, Bali

Photo: Mandapa, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve, Bali

Featured image by Mandapa, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve, Bali

If you think that I have missed any of the Marriott hotels present in Bali that you think should be included in the list, let me know in the comments section below.

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