Perched on limestone cliffs 100 meters above the Indian Ocean, the Alila Villas Uluwatu welcomes its guest with a breathtaking view of the aquamarine ocean. The eco-resort is a melting pot of traditional Balinese culture and luxurious international standards, providing the ultimate vacation experience for its visitors. Enjoy Bali from its finest side, get an exquisite treatment at the renowned Spa Alila or relax in an overhanging cliff-side cabana, while you experience the stunning one-of-a-kind sunset with its golden hues.

Location

Why is the Alila Villas Uluwatu one of the best places to stay for your trip to Bali?

Set on cliffs along Bali’s southern coast, the eco-friendly resort is a slice of heaven on earth. Surrender yourself to the uninterrupted serenity of the resort and marvel in the beauty of Bali. Its modern unique design and focus on sustainability earned the resort the highest level of the Green Globe certification for Environmentally Sustainable Design and guarantees a luxurious low-impact vacation.

Key Facts

  • the Alila Villas Uluwatu is 8.4 km from Garuda Wisnu Kencana Cultural Park
  • located only 8.8 km from the iconic Uluwatu Temple and 17.9 km from Ngurah Rai International Airport
  • situated on an elevated plateau along the southern coastline of Bali on the Bukit Peninsula

What is special?

  • one of a kind luxurious experience in the best-rated locations in Uluwatu
  • the first resort in Indonesia to receive the highest level of Green Globe certification
  • from white beaches to the majestic Uluwatu Temple perched at the tip of a cliff above the Indian Ocean, the resort offers something for every interest within a short reach

What do the guests say?

  • the central location of the Alila Villas is highly appreciated by travelers, as it makes the trips to sights very short and gave more time to explore and discover
  • “One of a kind” – vacationers are impressed by the breathtaking view from the plateau
  • guest love looking at modern Indonesian artwork in the resort’s featured art gallery or cozying up in the library for quiet reading

Accommodation

How is my private space? Will I be able to see the Indian Ocean from my room?

Overlooking Bali’s southern coast, the modern villas feature an elevated outdoor pavilion overlooking the ocean. With their sustainable design and traditional Balinese accents, these luxurious villas are elegant jewels placed along the cliffs of the island. The spacious living areas follow an open-plan design with natural accents and encourage to fully surrender yourself to the magic of Bali’s beauty and serenity.

Key Facts

  • 65 modern Balinese-style villas overlooking the ocean
  • walkways and bridges connect the relaxation pavilions and pools to the spacious living areas
  • each villa has an outdoor dining area and oversized bathroom

What is special?

  • each villa was specifically designed and constructed within an environmentally sustainable framework without intruding on the wild and seasonal surroundings so you can completely connect with the environment and live in harmony with nature
  • fully immerse yourself in Balinese traditions with touches of nature and traditional Balinese accents such as local bamboo used for the ceilings and locally sourced lava rocks used for the roofs of each villa
  • the spacious living areas follow an open-plan design so you can feel a gentle sea breeze circulating freely through your room

What do the guests say?

  • vacationers love staying in the Sunset Cabana on an overhanging cliff-side platform with dramatic views over the Indian Ocean
  • the open-plan design and outside living areas are loved by all travelers, as they allow to fully immerse themselves into the Balinese nature
  • guests enjoy the convenience of personalized butler services in their private villa
  • the uninterrupted view of the Indian Ocean leaves guests in awe

Pools & Spa

Where can I rest after a long day of discovering Indonesia’s most loved Island?

Take a stroll along the pristine powdery beach and listen to the calming sound of the waves in one of the beachside lounge chairs or swim in the cliff-edge pool and get enchanted by the glorious view of the ocean. The on-site Spa sanctuary is inspired by the spiritually charged Uluwatu and offers blissful Ayurvedic treatments for deep relaxation.

Key Facts

  • a luxurious spa helps to rest and unwind from a full day of exploration
  • fully equipped 24 hour fitness center and a yoga/pilates studio
  • 50 m cliff-edge pool overlooking the Indian Ocean

What is special?

  • a contemporary spin on ancient Asian healing techniques and age-old beauty recipes that feature fresh natural ingredients
  • begin your pampering session with a lavish foot bath ritual followed by a warm oil relaxing massage and sip on fresh coconut water, while you bathe in a fragrant herbal blend in the spa’s private bathtub
  • ease any symptoms of anxiety, stress, fatigue and jet lag with the Shirodhara ritual, a 5000-year-old Ayurvedic Indian therapy where warm oils are poured onto your forehead

What do the guests say?

  • guest love the Ayurvedic treatments, especially the relaxing massages with hot healing oils
  • taking a swim in the large infinity pool is a highlight of each and every traveler 
  • even the most stressed businessman can appreciate the de-stressing spa rituals and finds peace and tranquility at the Alila Villas

Culinary

How is the Balinese cuisine? Do I have more than one restaurant to choose from?

With three on-site restaurants, the food options are excellent and offer something for every taste. Enjoy gourmet comfort food, created with the best fresh seasonal and organic produce available, at Cire, the restaurant with a panoramic ocean view. The sophisticated but casual The Warung restaurant serves traditional Indonesian cuisine. With its daily-changing dinner menu, the third option Quila takes your taste buds on an adventurous gastronomic journey.

Key Facts

  • 3 on-site restaurants with different styles and menus to choose from
  • Cire’s menu ranges from classic Asian specialties to famous international dishes
  • the Quila dining room offers an exclusive journey of gastronomy limited to ten tables each night
  • traditional Indonesian and Balinese dishes are served at The Warung

What is special?

  • take advantage of the flavorful adventure at the Quila and discover the chef’s latest creations in an intimate setting, where every bite is loaded with a multi-sensory surprise
  • spend your night with friends or family and discover the best dishes from around the globe, familiar comfort foods or sharing-styled dishes which guarantee to satisfy everyone at your table
  • enjoy the traditional afternoon tea in the Sunset Cabana with a savory and sweet selection of treats, overlooking the glistening Indian Ocean

What do the guests say?

  • guest say the fresh and organic produce makes a huge difference in the exquisite taste of each meal
  • vacationers love learning about Indonesian and Balinese culture through the delicious meals at The Warung
  • the attentive staff and impeccable service allow the guests to enjoy a well-rounded experience

Activities

How can I spend my day on the island? What kind of activities are offered outside the resort?

Whether you prefer staying in the resort or take an adventure trip to local sights and beaches, the Alila Villas Uluwatu offers plenty of options for every interest. Take time to explore famous temples and learn about Balinese culture and traditions, float above the cliff edge to experience the freedom of aerial yoga in private classes, or fully immerse yourself in the Nusa Dua nightlife.

Key Facts

  • fully equipped 24 hour gym and daily morning yoga classes in The Pavilion
  • private & group wellness activities can be arranged
  • guided tours to lesser-known holy sights and temples and visits to the indigenous community
  • the gastronomy journey offers cooking classes with local ingredients from the market

What is special?

  • participate in a temple excursion to Pura Luhur Uluwatu, Bali’s most spectacular temple, located high on a clifftop 250 feet above the crashing waves of the Indian Ocean
  • explore the best beaches of Bali, like Balangan beach, Suluban beach and Nyang Nyang beach, which are only a short walk of 10-15 minutes away
  • visit Bali Collection Nusa Dua, one of Bali’s entertainment destinations, filled with unique boutiques and restaurants, free live music in the park and traditional dance performances

What do the guests say?

  • golfers enjoy the beautifully designed golf courses in the area, with their unique challenges and excellent ratings
  • many vacationers love taking surfing classes in Uluwatu to immerse themselves in the laid-back surfing culture of the island
  • on temple excursion, travelers get to know about Balinese culture and love learning about local traditions