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Bali bliss: 7 luxe villas on Airbnb to book for a tropical escape

From eco bamboo houses to architecturally-designed beachfront stays.
Scorpio House Airbnb.Scorpio House via Airbnb

As the westernmost province of Indonesia and the Nusa Tenggara Islands, Bali is a paradise for those seeking a tropical climate and disposition. This island is a favourite spot for all kinds of travellers, with rich culture and long traditions, an explosive culinary scene, and coastal and rural natural wonders. That’s also led to an “Airbnb Bali” boom when it comes to luxury properties away from the tourist traps.

From eco bamboo homes to architecturally-designed concept stays, we’ve curated an edit of luxe Airbnbs in Bali to book. Here are our top picks for Canggu, Seminyak, Ubud and elsewhere.

Luxe private villa near Canggu

Villa Levante is a luxe Airbnb near Canggu and Seminyak.

Villa Levante, Kecamatan Kuta Utara

Just a short drive from Canggu and Seminyak is contemporary Villa Levante, designed by the Bali-based Biombo Architects. With an indoor-outdoor tropical garden, a swimming pool crossing the heart of the villa with a bridge, as well as high ceilings and a sunken lounge, this is a unique concept stay of true luxury.

Key details:

  • Sleeps: 8 guests
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 3.5
  • Includes: Pool, hot tub, bath, workspace and wifi

Luxe villa with a private pool in Bali

Veluvana Scorpio House is an ideal Airbnb for couples.

Veluvana Scorpio House, Kecamatan Sidemen

Crafted by local bamboo artisans with locally-sourced bamboo and reclaimed teak wood roofing, is this thoughtful villa within the Sideman Valley. Lap up views of the rice fields and Mount Agung while enjoying a slow start to the morning over a floating pool breakfast.

Key details:

  • Sleeps: 2 guests
  • Bedrooms: 1
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Includes: Pool, breakfast, workspace, wifi, doormen on standby (7am-9pm)

Luxe private villa in Seminyak

Villa Right is a modern Airbnb in the heart of Seminyak.

Villa Right, Seminyak

Primely positioned in the bustle of Seminyak, this luxury villa is all but a short walk to the area’s restaurants, clubs and beach. Spread across two floors, the modern Airbnb features air conditioning and a private pool – perfect for days spent luxuriating in private.

Key details:

  • Sleeps: 4 guests
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Includes: Pool, private outdoor space, air conditioning, wifi, potential to book second villa for more guests

Luxe eco bamboo house in Bali

Aura House is a unique Airbnb surrounded by nature.

Aura House, Abiansemal

On the west bank of the River Ayung lies the eco bamboo house Aura House. An ideal location for honeymooning nature seekers, be lulled to sleep by the run of the river below, after a dip in the private pool. Plus, couple massages, yoga sessions and petals baths can be organised in-house if you’re really wanting to amp up the romance.

Key details:

  • Sleeps: 4 guests
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Includes: Pool, private outdoor space, workspace and wifi

Luxe private villa in Ubud

Pondok Prapen Villa is a short walk from Ubud markets and other attractions.

Pondok Prapen Villa, Ubud

Nodding to Balinese and Javanese cultures in its ornamental decoration and Joglo house design respectively, Pondok Prapen blends traditional artisanship with contemporary luxury. Surrounded by a tropical garden and fit with a private pool, this villa is an oasis just 10 minutes on foot from Ubud’s centre.

Key details:

  • Sleeps: 3 guests
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Includes: Pool, workspace, self check-in and wifi

Luxe private villa in Bali by a rice field

Love Ashram is a luxe Airbnb for intimate holidays.

Love Ashram, Ubud

Retreat to the green and blue in this luxe stay featuring an infinity pool overlooking an idyllic rice field. Hike through the idyllic Sacred Hills of Tjampuhan before dining at a local restaurant and catching the sunset over the horizon.

Key details:

  • Sleeps: 2 guests
  • Bedrooms: 1
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Includes: Pool, bath, air conditioning, workspace and wifi

Luxe beachfront villa in Bali

Villa Deeksha is a luxe Airbnb with stunning beach views.

Villa Deeksha, Bingin

Nestled in the cliff of Bingin Beach is Villa Deeksha where quiet luxury meets sea. With private beachfront balconies, included breakfast and eclectic charm, this Airbnb is the perfect coastal getaway. Just be sure to lock up when you’re out so the monkeys don’t join in on your holiday.

Key details:

  • Sleeps: 8 guests
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 3
  • Includes: Beachfront access, coffee machine, dedicated workspace, wifi

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