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Tropical Bliss: Our Top Five-Star Resorts in Jimbaran, Bali

Plan your next island escape around our top pick of five-star resorts in Jimbaran, Bali.

Looking for a tropical escape? Make it an extra special one with a stay at one of the best five-star resorts in Jimbaran, Bali. This seaside town is home to some of Bali’s best beaches, bars, glitzy resorts and world-class restaurants. Travellers of all walks of life will find something to love here, whether you’re a surfer, beach hopper, golf enthusiast, avid foodie, or family searching for a fun-filled escape. Chosen for their luxe facilities and second-to-none locations, discover our top pick of five-star resorts in Jimbaran, Bali.

Cross Bali Breakers: Jungle oasis with a swanky swim-up pool bar

The Tube Bar

For secluded romance deep in the leafy confines of the jungle and next-level facilities, look no further than the award-winning Cross Bali Breakers. You could easily hide away in your very own private pool villa for days on end – or make the most of the resort’s glorious sunken swim-up bar, rooftop pool, adults-only serenity pool, state-of-the-art fitness centre and full-service spa. Beach bums shouldn’t be discouraged by the jungle location: Cross Bali Breakers is just 10 minutes from the waves of legendary Balangan Beach and the cool, calm waters of Dreamland Beach.  

The Villas at AYANA Resort, BALI: Ultra-luxe clifftop villas

Sunsets don’t get more spectacular than the ones you’ll witness from The Villas at AYANA Resort, BALI. Honeymooners and those seeking a romantic refuge will appreciate the resort’s enchanting clifftop setting above Jimbaran Bay. Discover your own private slice of serenity with a stay in a villa featuring a blissful private pool and 24/7 butler service. This five-star resort will ensure you never grow bored or hungry thanks to a whopping 19 onsite restaurants and 12 swimming pools to hop between (imagine multi-tiered, lagoon-style pools, infinity pools overlooking the ocean, and chilled-out cabana pool areas). Plus, guests at AYANA Resort can enjoy access to a stunning private beach. 

RIMBA Jimbaran Bali by AYANA: Home to a bar perched 14m above the ocean

Rock Bar

Nestled amid eight hectares of lush, tropical gardens is the luxurious RIMBA Jimbaran Bali by AYANA, where stunning vistas and unbeatable entertainment go hand-in-hand. Keen golfers can practise their swing at the 18-hole course, flop-and-drop champions can reserve a poolside cabana and sip cocktails all day long, and those in need of a little RnR can make a beeline for AYANA Spa for a rejuvenating treatment. The highly Instagrammable Rock Bar takes the cake: a dramatic oceanfront setting atop a unique rock formation means next-level sunset views, complemented by out-of-this-world cocktails and mouthwatering food.

Kayumanis Jimbaran Private Estate & Spa: Steps from Jimbaran Beach

One Bedroom Villa

Jimbaran Beach’s famous arc of golden coastline is widely recognised as one of Bali’s best beaches – and you can stay within moments of it at the five-star Kayumanis Jimbaran Private Estate & Spa. Cradled by the coast and the swaying canopy of coconut palms, this tropical haven is the perfect secluded hideaway for a romantic escape or a long-awaited family reunion.

At Kayumanis Spa Jimbaran, you’ll find a curated offering of luxe treatments for body, mind and spirit. Yogis can stretch and twist alongside onsite yoga masters, while foodies will delight in market-fresh ingredients, catch-of-the-day seafood and seasonal delicacies at Kayumanis Resto Jimbaran. 

Raffles Bali: Beachfront oasis with private beach bar and grill

Jimbaran Beach. Image courtesy of Shutterstock

The name Raffles is synonymous with luxury, and the brand’s Bali resort is no exception. Resting along a pristine slice of secluded beachfront and surrounded by verdant tropical gardens, this is your personal oasis away from the buzz of the town centre. Imagine Raffles Bali as a spot to kick off your heels and indulge in uninterrupted relaxation. At Loloan Beach Bar and Grill, dine on locally caught seafood and cocktails while listening to the whoosh of the ocean practically lapping at your feet. A soothing full body massage or invigorating body scrub and wrap are the perfect remedies for jet lag; at Raffles Spa, expert therapists offer a range of treatments to send you to bliss.

Temple Hill Residence Villa: Intimate all-villa resort

A perfect balance is struck between relaxation and play at Temple Hill Residence Villas, an intimate resort home to just eight individually decorated villas, each with its own private pool. A range of in-villa activities means you can jam-pack your days without having to leave the comfort of your private abode. Enjoy perks such as a private yoga class, intimate in-villa BBQ dinners and spa treatments. In between daily activities and Jimbaran explorations (thanks to a complimentary daily Jimbaran town centre shuttle service), return to the bliss of your own private pool and let the heat of the day melt away.

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A keen traveller and a margarita enthusiast, Felicia is all about getting to the nitty gritty of each destination she visits and discovering its hidden gems (and then running home to write about it).