The Island of Love boasts many exciting activities at extremely affordable prices, which is no surprise why countless of foreigners flock to Bali all year round – and we are no exception. Over the past years, we have embarked on cafe-hopping adventures, stayed in luxurious beach resorts and also thoroughly explored Ubud.
After a thorough research, we are here to share with you Bali’s top drinking spots for the best sunset. From Uluwatu’s El Kabron Restaurant & Beach Club to Seminyak’s Double-Six Rooftop, here is our guide to 8 Best Bars in Bali to catch the sunset.
#1 DOUBLE-SIX ROOFTOP, SEMINYAK
Perched atop Double-Six Luxury Hotel is Double-Six Rooftop, one of the world’s biggest rooftop bars. Order a mocktail/cocktail and enjoy stellar views of the nearby beach from 15 metres above. International DJs spin at Double-Six Rooftop from time to time, so do check out their official website’s upcoming events before making your way down.
Double-Six Hotel, No 66 Double Six Beach
Seminyak, Bali, Indonesia 80361
Tel: +62 361 734300
Daily: 3pm – 10.30pm
#2 EL KABRON, ULUWATU
Located 50 metres above sea level, guests at El Kabron Restaurant & Beach Club are treated to a breathtaking cliff-top views of the Indian Ocean. The beautiful establishment is too the go-to place for mouthwatering Spanish cuisine.
Jalan Pantai Cemongkak
Pecatu, Bali, Indonesia 80361
Tel: +62 851-0080-3416
Daily: 11.30am – 11pm
#3 MOZAIC BEACH CLUB, SEMINYAK
Over here at Mozaic Beach Club is where you can witness the Island of God’s sunset at its best. Mozaic Beach Club is the brainchild of celebrated chefs Chris Salans and James Ephraim, where visitors can anticipate an enticing selection of East-meets-West fusion gourmet dishes.
Jl. Pantai Batu Belig, Seminyak
Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung
Bali 80361, Indonesia
Tel: +62 361 473 5796
Daily: 10am – 11pm
#4 OMBAK SUNSET, GILI TRAWANGAN ISLAND
Hotel Ombak Sunset on Gili Trawangan Island is truly a paradise on its own. The 4-star lodging is home to three bars – Blue Coral Pool Bar, Datu Bar and Sea Wind Bar – and a 200-metre long private beach. The picturesque coastline is where the famous Datu Swing stands.
Gili Trawangan Island
Mataram, Indonesia 83355
Tel: +62 370 644333
Daily: 7am – 10.30pm
#5 POTATO HEAD BEACH CLUB, KUTA
Since its opening in 2010, Potato Head Beach Club has been considered a Balinese institution for its spectacular architecture, top-notch cuisine, world-class cocktails and of course, an Instagram-worthy sunset that will surely make all your friends jealous.
Jl. Petitenget No. 51B, Seminyak,
Kerobokan Kelod, Kuta Utara,
Kabupaten Badung, Bali 83061
Daily: 11am – 2am
Tel: +62 361 473 7979
As its name suggests, highly-acclaimed Rock Bar is actually situated on a remote towering rock cliff. Its main architectural draw is its open-top lounge area cantilevering over the deep-blue sea. Do note that a visit to the vibrant bar requires one to be dressed smartly aka no singlets, board-shorts and flip-flops are allowed.
Ayana Resort, Jl. Karang Mas Sejahtera
Jimbaran, Kabupaten Badung
Bali 80364, Indonesia
Tel: +62 361 702222
Mon to Thu: 4pm – 1am
Fri to Sun: 4pm – 2am
#7 SUNDARA, JIMBARAN
Four Seasons Resort Bali at Jimbaran Bay’s Sundara is the perfect amalgamation of laid-back and luxury beachside vibes. Lounge away on the inviting daybed or take a dip in the 57-metre infinity pool, whilst watching the sun transform into glorious hues of orangey tones.
Four Seasons Resort Bali at Jimbaran Bay
Jimbaran, Kuta Selatan, Bali 80361
Tel: +62 361 701010
Daily: 11am – 1am
#8 THE DECK, NUSA LEMBONGAN
The Deck is one of Batu Karang Lembongan Resort & Day Spa’s fabulous dining options and the cafe-cum-bar is located along the hotel’s beachside boardwalk. The ambience is inherently different compared to the touristy Seminyak and makes a great alternative nightlife venue for those who are after a chill drinking session.
Jungut Batu, Lembongan
Tel: +62 366 559 6376
Daily: 7am – 11pm