Sit Down, Sip Up : 8 Amazing Cocktail Venues In Bali
A hot Bali day is not complete without a refreshing, ice-cold cocktail. Today, with a growing number of bars and wine and cocktail lounges on the island, it can be overwhelming to pick a place to relax and quench your thirst. Be it on a clifftop while watching sparkling waves roll in across a vast ocean, on the beach with your toes in the sand, or in a posh setting surrounded by tasteful designs, having your favourite cocktails in these venues will add a memorable experience to your days in Bali.
Overlooking the Legian Beach, famous for its gorgeous sunset view, S.K.A.I Beach Club at Padma Resort Bali is set to take the relaxing art of sun-downing to exciting new heights. S.K.A.I. which stands for Sunset•Kocktail•Alfresco•Indulgence is a masterpiece of captivating ambiance, exquisite cocktails, island-elegant design and delish cuisine.
The beach club is divided into two different areas: the indoor dining area and the alfresco area with comfy sun lounge chairs, cabanas and an infinity swimming pool facing Legian Beach.
Savor the newly-created and tantalizing delicacies by Chef Brad such as Air Dried Spanish Chorizo and Pepperoni Pizza, Tequila Ceviche of Salmon and Scallop, Mexican Steak Sandwich, S.K.A.I.’s Ultimate Salad Sandwich and many more accompanied by the signature cocktails such as Blue Peach Energy, Forbidden S.K.A.I.,Rezunset and minus(-)2 ̊C beer just to name a few.
This innovative open-top bar is 360-degrees of sheer glamour. Taking the concept of “on the rocks” to a whole new level, Rock Bar is perched on natural rocks 14 meters above Jimbaran Bay and accessed via an inclinator that traverses the cliff-face.
The venue is located along the 1.3 kilometers coastline of AYANA Resort and Spa Bali, and has been heralded as one Bali’s best bars and one of the world’s best.
Here, breathtaking ocean and sunset views are just the beginning. Boasting a decadent assortment of artisan cocktail options that will match brilliantly with the awe-inspiring backdrop, many just love to linger at Rock Bar. All the hoopla and excitement of the spot act like a magnet that attracts both residents and tourists.
Eat, sip, flirt and play here. WOOBAR at W Retreat & Spa Bali is a three-storey partly al-fresco haven in the sunshine – or at sunset!
Sightsee and sip from the sky deck atop the club surrounded by the many contrasts of the luxury resort. Speaking of mixing it up, a revolving rotation of hot international DJs spin tunes from the turntable in the club and main bar, keeping a soul-stirring tempo at one of Bali’s most vibrant and upbeat Seminyak night clubs destination.
A variety of innovative cocktails and comfort foods featuring Asian and Mediterranean flavourskeeps you energised around the pool, or during lunch and dinner on the deck.
Outside guests can now soak up the sun with complimentary pool access or lounge in W Bali’s luxuriously plush day beds with a purchase of tapas and/or cocktails from WOOBAR.
Potato Head Beach Club blends the daytime and sunset beach parties, upscale restaurant, and sophisticated nightlife into an experience that transitions patrons from day to night.
The beach club brings the best of island living with a unique blend of haute cuisine, exotic cocktails, and entertainment which revolves around music, art and fashion. It didn’t take long for Potato Head to rocket to the top of the island party scene after its opening. Every performer that has taken place in the beach club has everyone, from front to back, dancing to their set, as Potato Head becomes a hub to a truly energetic crowd.
With a new, seductive cocktails menu, Potato Head Beach Club is paying homage to Bali’s own arak by adding several items to its specialty cocktail selections. The “Flower For Zoe” (black rice infused Bali arak, Bali brem wine, black leaf tea and citrus, crowned rosella foam) as an example is a herbal and complex cocktail that is easily making patrons forget about their beer!
Sling Bar, located at the top of the spiral staircase in The Plantation Grill at Double-Six Hotel, is a racy Martini bar open until the late hours and serves a collection of the finest Martini concoctions, dark spirits and an extensive Champagne list.
You can sit at the bar or seat yourself in a number of cozy hideaway spots. Groups wanting privacy can even enjoy the ‘Boudoir’ accessed through a secret door. This hotspot is a definite sexy addition toSeminyak’s posh nightlife scene.
Painted in an air of sultry Moroccan charm, Ju-Ma-Na Bar at Banyan Tree Ungasan is the perfect vantage point for admiring the natural ebb and flow of the seas below.
With cosmopolitan cocktails and aperitifs, shisha and Arabian-influenced snacks and drinks, the bar is an ideal spot for sunset watching and an evening of languor after a bustling day. The bar’s breathtaking cliff edge with equally breathtaking sunset views and striking vistas of the vast Indian Ocean make up the idyllic haven. The bar offers perfect symmetry, weaving cultural tradition with international modernity.
Finn’s Beach Club, with its 180 meter, private white sand beach, is accessed by an inclinator that will carry you down the sheer drop of the cliff face providing the perfect backdrop for spectacular photo opportunities.
You can laze away the day in the sun enjoying the cool tunes of the beach club’s resident DJ and the service from the fun and friendly Balinese staff. You can take a kayak or stand up paddleboard out for a ride. When the tide pulls low, the rock pools and crystal clear lagoon are perfect for swimming and snorkeling. Finn’s circular bar allows for sea views from every angle. Hang out with your friends or loved ones while sipping away on signature cocktails and classic mixes here.
This cozy Jimbaran wine and champagne lounge is a choice pre-dinner spot to enjoy with friends or a loved one. Whether seated on their laid-back sofa corner or on their intimate one-on-one tables, you’ll feel the warm ambience here.
If you’re a wine lover, you’ll be delighted to hear that Veritas Duo offers a range of handpicked international wines, and at amazing prices. Coupled with their premium, innovative tapas menus with authentic imported ingredients, from artisanal cheeses to European charcuterie selections, that smooth glass of wine goes down all the easier.