Watching astounding sunsets never gets old, especially here in Bali. With a growing number of rooftop bars and other higher vantage spots to choose from, it can be overwhelming to pick a place to relax at during dusk. Here’s our picks of venues that allow a bird’s eye view to indulge in the Bali sunsets and of course, sip on cocktails.
It’s definitely the first Legian Sunset Cocktail Bar, a new destination for chilling out under the stars with extensive Legian mileu view with the sunset and fresh ocean breeze. Rooftop Dine & Music Lounge at The 101 Bali Legian is a cozy party place with a bird’s eye view to the busy Legian Street below, it is one those hot spots where fun is guaranteed and the innovative cocktails are really good! Whether dancing the night away or simply chilling out under the stars, you’ll find that this hip venue breathes a different color to the usual Legian nightlife scene. Don’t feel like dressing to the nine, ladies? Then show up with your cool bikinis on and head to the Sky Pool Bar while enjoying your favorite drinks.
Jalan Legian no. 117, Kuta | Phone: 0361 3001 101 | www.the101bali.com
This Pullman Bali Legian Nirwana bar is where patrons come to get the relaxing breezes while sunbathing and enjoying the view from the infinity pool. IP-Pool Bar is a suitable place to chill out your day while enjoy the sunset view or just relax in pool side with your loved ones. Unwind and enjoy the variety of cocktails, mocktails, fine wines, antipasti and tapas at the Infinity Pool Bar, and you’ll learn the true pleasure of being in Kuta.
Jalan Melasti I, Kuta | Phone: 0361 762 500
Double-Six Rooftop promises ocean breezes and provides prime spots for views of lush pink Seminyak sunsets. With its own take on seductive drinking environments and lush ocean views from the terrace, this venue allows you to observe the breathtaking Bali sunset while relaxing in a ‘floating’ pod. Covering 1,700 square meters, Double-Six Rooftop is one of the world’s largest rooftop bars, boasting a five meter circular grill serving satay and a mini cinema. The circular fire pit grill, offering the ‘United Flavors of Satay’ grilled over coconut shells and wood, creates a stunning focal point in the centre of the rooftop.
Double Six Beach No. 66, Seminyak
Phone: 0361 730466 | www.double-six.com
Anantara Seminyak Resort & Spa recently opened its new rooftop restaurant Moonlite Kitchen & Bar, offering one of the most unique culinary experiences on the island along with one of Bali’s best sunset views. You can relax at the trendy bar lounge with an extensive selection of classic and modern beverages, including seductive cocktails and a well-stocked wine list. A lustful menu, cooked in the open kitchen, presents the enchanting flavours of modern Asian cuisine, savoured in the Balinese inspired dining room or on the open air deck with panoramic Indian Ocean views. Enjoy the enriching sunset cocktails and evening dining, as well as chilling out to nightly live music from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm.
Jalan Abimanyu (Dhyana Pura), Seminyak | Phone: 0361 737 773 | bali.anantara.com
Enjoy the striking sunset and ocean views on plush sofas at The Lounge, the lounge bar of Sheraton Bali Kuta Resort – feel the Indian Ocean breeze and soak up the renowned Kuta sunset. The venue is also the place where you can enjoy your afternoon with the resort’s fashion inspired Afternoon Tea. Introducing over 100 gins, rums, tequila’s, vodka’s and whisky’s, now every nook and cranny in the bar is filled with drinking history. No matter what your favourite spirit is, you will always find it or experience something you’ve never had before.
Jalan Pantai Kuta, Kuta | Phone: 0361 846 5555 | www.sheratonbalikuta.com