One of the best ways to spend an afternoon and evening on the island of the gods is at one of Bali’s best beach clubs. With such a range of clubs on the island, there is something for everyone. From sipping cocktails in a poolside cabana to enjoying delicious tapas to listening to world-class DJs, there are plenty of ways to enjoy yourself. Here are some of the best beach clubs Bali has to offer.
Potato Head Beach Club
Potato Head may be the most famous beach club in Bali, and for good reason. This large venue is situated right on the beach in Seminyak and features three restaurants, two bars, an infinity pool, and a 500 square-meter lawn, all of which offer gorgeous views of the Indian Ocean. It’s also known for its design; the main venue is in the shape of a stadium, and its trademark tower was created with an array of teakwood shutters. Potato Head attracts both local and international DJs, musicians, and artists. Visitors can enjoy Potato Head Beach Club between 10am and 2am and can now even stay the Potato Head’s equally hip adjoining hotel Katamama.
Sundays Beach Club
Located on one of the best stretches of popular Uluwatu, Sundays Beach Club offers great views; good food, cocktails, and music; and a range of fun activities. Guests can borrow kayaks, stand up paddleboards, or snorkel equipment. The entrance fee gives guests full beach club and inclinator access, a towel, Wi-Fi, a food and beverage credit, and equipment rental.
Ku De Ta
For over 10 years, Seminyak’s Ku De Ta has been one of Bali’s best beach clubs with its upscale dining and nightlife options. Designed by Bali-based architect Fredo Tafin, Ku De Ta is modern and minimalist with traditional Balinese elements such as open-air and communal areas and is always evolving. Visitors can also indulge their ears at Ku De Ta; the venue has a musical director and a resident DJ and hosts big name international performers.
Cocoon Beach Club
Another classy Seminyak offering is Cocoon Beach Club, spread out over 3,000 square meters on Blue Ocean Boulevard. The club features a restaurant; bar; beautiful beachside gardens; and infinity pool surrounded by lounges, daybeds, and cabanas. The restaurant serves international cuisine complimented by a globally-sourced wine list and cocktail menu. Visitors who prefer to stay near the pool can select from the poolside grazing menu.
El Kabron Spanish Restaurant Cliff Club
Looking for a gorgeous, exclusive spot to watch the sunset? In the mood for Mediterranean cuisine? Head to El Kabron. This restaurant and ‘cliff club’ sits 50 meters above the water on the cliffs of Uluwatu and offers a 180-degree view of the Indian Ocean. The restaurant serves simple, authentic Spanish cuisine, including a variety of tapas, fritters, coques, paellas and rice dishes, and more. It also offers signature cocktails, which can be enjoyed beside its freeform infinity pool while overlooking some of Bali’s best surf breaks.
Vue Beach Club
Located at Lv8 Resort Hotel at Brawa Beach in Canggu, Vue features a large infinity pool overlooking the beach surrounded by daybeds and cabanas, a restaurant, and great music. Visitors can sip cocktails by the pool by day or take in a gorgeous sunset while enjoying Vue’s DJs and entertainment at night.
Nikki Beach Bali
A newcomer to list of Bali’s best beach clubs, Nikki Beach opened its doors in 2015 along the beachfront in Nusa Dua. Guests can lounge on all-white sunbeds while indulging in cocktails, champagne, and a menu of dishes representative of all of the countries where Nikki Beach clubs are located. One of Nikki Beach’s highlights is the pool, which features underwater speakers, 2,500 fiber optic lights that sparkle at sunset, and a swim-up bar. This upscale beach club is known for its Sunday brunch and is located inside Sofitel Bali Nusa Dua.
This “no beach…beach club,” as Jungle Fish refers to itself, is located at the Chapung Se Bali Resort & Spa. The club is perched on the side of a ridge in Ubud and features gorgeous views of the Osh River Valley. Visitors can dine at the resort’s split-level restaurant and pool bar, and relax on one of the single or double sun loungers, hanging beds, or funky caves and cabanas. The restaurant offers breakfast, light meals, pizzas, and a children’s menu. Best of all, you don’t have to stay at the resort to enjoy the gorgeous pool and view.
Woo Bar Bali, part of W Retreat & Spa Bali Seminyak, is one of Seminyak’s hippest beach clubs and night spots. From morning until night, visitors can lounge by the pool, take in the views from the sky deck, and enjoy a variety of tapas-style foods and signature cocktails. By night, the place really comes alive and there are regular appearances by world-class DJs.
Sundara has a little something for everyone. Located at the Four Seasons Resort Bali Jimbaran Bay, and on one of Bali’s most exclusive stretches of sand, this beach club offers beautiful sunset views, excellent food, signature cocktails and a 57-meter infinity pool. At Sundara Beach Club, guests can enjoy brunch, lunch, or dinner. You can bring the kids along too as there is a children’s menu and the Jimba Kids Club is situated right next to the club. The pool is surrounded by double day beds and offers services such as complimentary sun care products, misters, ice water, and frozen treats.
Finns Beach Club
Canggu’s Finns Beach Club lets you enjoy the ocean views and surfing action of Berawa beach while sipping cocktails and lounging in their pool. Best of all, the fun doesn’t stop once the sun goes down, as the flood lights go on allowing surfers and spectators views well into the night. With 6 bars, 2 swimming pools, a restaurant, spa, day beds, hammocks, bocce and volleyball, you’ll have lots to keep you entertained all day long. Plus live DJs and music will be the soundtrack to your visit.
Karma Beach Bali
This Bali beach club is one of the island’s finest. Entrance to Karma Beach Bali doesn’t come cheap at 500,000 RP but it does come with a lot perks like 300,000 RP food and beverage credit, stand up paddle yoga, sea kayaking, snorkeling, a spa and a kids club to keep kids entertained while their parents relax.
Azul Beach Club Bali
Azul Beach Club is an all encompassing experience with open air restaurant, infinity outdoor pool with sun loungers and private dining terraces. Azul overlooks picturesque views of Bali’s famous stretch of sunset beach in Legian. The second story of the bamboo tree house offers a Tiki Bar concept with sunset pods to watch the sun go down in style with tunes from live artists and DJs in the background. Whether it’s a restaurant, beach club or cocktail you’re after, check out Azul Beach Club in Bali.