Best Resorts in Asia

Posted on December 26th, 2010 at 5:39 am by Farah Fitriani


According to smarttravelasia, Bali is placed second of the top 10 holiday destinations list. It is because Bali has a lot of places which can be visited by tourists. By the way, there are several resorts in Bali that have achieved awards from various best traveling sites in the world. None of these sites are Indonesian site, so you will see that many Balinese resorts have passed international requirements to be the best resorts in the world. You might want to consider staying at these hotels to spend your holiday in Bali.

1. Alila Ubud and Alila Manggis, Bali, Indonesia (2nd on the list)

These two Alila Group eco resorts featured in Agoda’s Top 10 Eco-Friendly Asian Resorts for 2007. Alila Ubud was built in the style of an Indonesian hillside village while the Alila Manggis combines traditional Balinese architecture with contemporary design. Both resorts have policies to reduce their impact on the environment and each promotes Earth-friendly activities such as trekking, cycling and Balinese cooking lessons.

Agoda is Asia’s leading online hotel reservations company which recognizes resorts for their innovative environmental policies and practices. Agoda’s selection criteria for the list ensures the green policies at these top-rated eco-friendly hotels go beyond simply encouraging guests to reuse their linen or take shorter showers. Hotels are given extra credit for reducing their carbon footprint, empowering local communities and implementing green policies specific to their locations.

The next three resorts are taken from Holidays with Kids, Australia’s leading family travel and lifestyle magazine and website, helps parents to plan the family holiday of a lifetime, wherever you want to go in the world. these resorts are put in the list of top 10 family resorts in Asia. are you interested in visiting Bali with the whole family? these are the best places to stay!

1. Club Med Bali (1st)

Club Med Bali’s attention to detail, family-friendly atmosphere and its all-inclusive format make it a winner with Holidays with Kids readers. Located between a sandy beach and rice paddies, this property captures all the charm and serenity of Bali, with lotus ponds, Balinese-style bungalows and a palm-lined beach. Activities including trapeze lessons, dance and cooking classes also score highly with Australian families looking for a cultural experience in a beautiful, exotic location.

2. Bali Dynasty Resort (2nd)

Consistently popular with Australians, this beachfront property at South Kuta offers great value for money as well as a friendly, family-oriented atmosphere. The property has recently undergone a multi-million dollar renovation, and now offers six restaurants, an adults-only pool and a great kids’ pool complete with waterslide. Family suites are available as well as special Kids’ Suites complete with bunk beds; and children under 12 are free when sharing a room with their parents.

3. The Westin Resort, Nusa Dua (10th)

Combining the gentle hospitality of Bali with the highest standard of comfort, the Westin Resort in Bali is an enticing oasis. Popular with families is the Family Suite that provides two interconnecting bedrooms, with board games and PlayStation 2 a favourite with the kids. The children get to play in their own pool, complete with waterfall, while the Westin Kids’ Club will keep them busy all day long.

The last resort is Elephant Safari Lodge Park., the biggest hotel search engine in the world, has put this resort in the top 10 quirkiest hotels worldwide. This unusual hotel is the only Asian hotel on the list.

Situated directly in an elephant sanctuary, this safari-style lodge offers travelers an opportunity to interact, feed, ride, observe, learn, play and stay with 29 beautiful Sumatran elephants. Guests also enjoy elephant chauffeur pick up from rooms and free safari park access.

Elephant Safari Park Lodge Bali is a unique resort on the island of Bali set within 3.5 hectares of the multi award winning Elephant Safari Park, Taro. The Elephant Safari Park Lodge is located just 20 minutes north from the islands cultural and artistic centre of Ubud and 75 minutes north of Ngurah Rai Airport in the historic village of Taro.

anyway, there are still a lot of resorts in Bali that passed the requirements of best hotels in the world. here are the names of the hotel which listed in several polls in Smart Travel Asia,  the region’s only dedicated online travel magazine with over one million readers worldwide.

Top 25 Spa Hotels & Resorts

  • 3. Bulgari Resort Bali
  • 4. Four Seasons Resort Bali at Jimbaran Bay
  • 6. AYANA Resort and Spa, Bali
  • 9. Grand Hyatt Bali
  • 16. The Royal Pita Maha, Bali
  • 17. InterContinental Bali Resort
  • 19. COMO Shambhala Estate at Begawan Giri, Bali
  • 21. Hotel Tugu Bali.

Top 25 Leisure Hotels & Resorts

  • 4. Bulgari Resort Bali
  • 4. Four Seasons Resort Bali at Jimbaran Bay
  • 5. Grand Hyatt Bali
  • 5. The Legian Bali
  • 7. Amandari, Bali
  • 7. Amankila, Bali
  • 12. Amanusa, Bali
  • 19. InterContinental Bali Resort
  • 21. The Chedi Club at Tanah Gajah, Ubud
  • 22. Conrad Bali
  • 23. Alila Ubud, Bali
  • 25. The Oberoi, Bali

News Sources: Travel Guide to Koh Samui, Agoda, Holiday With Kids, Hotels Combined, Smart Travel Asia

Photo Sources: Hotel Hhatter, Global Easy Tour,,,,

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