The 5 best beach villas and resorts in Bali

From white sand beaches to local savoury delights, it's no surprise that Bali continues to be one of the top destinations in the world for travellers.

But it can be challenging for one to decide where to stay with beach villas strewn across the hotspot.

Here is a list of resorts where you can satiate your wanderlust in some of the most breathtaking seaside sanctuaries on the 'Island of the Gods'.

1. W Bali - Seminyak


Unwind with style at W Bali along the shores of Seminyak, where you can experience its fairytale concept with the resort's modern design painted in vibrant blues and oranges.

Featuring 229 rooms, suites and villas, the accommodations offer panoramic views of the ocean and garden.

W Bali's communal facilities are top-notch with its signature Wet outdoor pool, Fit 24-hour workout centre and Away Spa.

There are restaurants and bars featuring the finest flavours with dishes of prime meats and seafood to delight your tastebuds too.

Please click here to book.

2. Ayana Resort and Spa Bali


Ayana promises to entertain you with a diverse range of activities and services, including an 18-hole putting course for golf enthusiasts; a fragrance-making studio; plus cultural lessons such as batik-painting.

If that isn't enough, you can take a dip in all of the 12 swimming pools and enjoy a romantic meal with a cocktail while watching the sunset at its iconic Rock Bar.

Please click here to book.

3. Four Seasons Resort Bali At Jimbaran Bay


For those who value a more intimate experience, Four Seasons Resort Bali is the idyllic haven.

This oceanfront hideaway is designed with traditional Balinese villages in mind.

Each villa comes with a private plunge pool.

An eventful day's worth of activities include 'heli-surfing', yoga, local cooking lessons and a dip in the infinity pool. Put your cravings to rest with the resort's all-day dining restaurant Sundara and lose yourself to the music from live bands.

Please click here to book.

4. Alila Seminyak


Lining Bali's southwest coast, Alila Seminyak ups the ante of what a luxurious stay is.

Contemporary buildings encircled by vertical greens, the resort is designed to minimise our ecological footprint without compromising to provide all sorts of facilities tailored to individual interests in line with five themes: cultural learning, conscious living, active spirits, culinary arts and couple celebration.

While the resort boasts fresh seafood dishes at Seasalt, we suggest ordering the 24-hour room service for classic comfort foods brought to your bed, which sums up everything you could ever want in a getaway.

Please click here to book.

5. The St. Regis Bali Resort


While Nusa Dua is a honeypot of five-star resorts, the St. Regis Bali Resort is one of the best.

The Nyegara Gunung-inspired architecture embodies the Balinese spirit which is also reflected in its fare infused with indigenous herbs and spices at Dulang restaurant.

Sporting beachfront elegance, this establishment also offers water sports such as kayaking, canoeing, windsurfing along and parasailing.

Please click here to book.

This article was first published inĀ BLLNR.