[Update (3 Mar 2019): The first accommodation listed below (Villa Matahari on AirBnB) is no longer listed, so we’ve crossed it accordingly. But don’t worry – the rest of the list will still cover all your Bali pool villa needs 😉]
A lovely getaway in Bali is always a grand idea. Indonesia’s most popular holiday island certainly epitomises the idyllic #islandlife. But a sun-drenched day out by the waters is only appealing without the jostle of the crowds. Is it possible to enjoy a relaxing dip without the overflow of strangers?
Here’s an escape plan: how about staying at a beautiful villa with a private pool that is exclusively yours to use!
Having a private pool is also a great option for girls with hijab who gets to use the facility without the constant worry of compromising their modesty☺️
#HHWT Tip: Like any holiday destination, there are peak seasons that affect accommodation rates. Do check the prices before making a booking.
For under USD100 per night, here are our top picks for a snazzy stay in Bali!
1. Villa Matahari (Airbnb) (Listing no longer available) With its two large bedrooms, Villa Matahari is suitable for a small group get-together! Aptly situated in the middle of the compound, the main attraction of the villa has to be the oblong pool. Both the terrace and open space living room overlooks it while decorative white statues outline its shape.
Greeting a new day to the soothing ambience of a turquoise-blue pool is not too shabby an idea, don’t ya think? The villa has a spa-like setting with cobbled stone steps and wooden furniture accents all surrounded with a vibrant garden landscape.
The shared common space features a comfortable sofa, dining area and kitchen that has dishes, refrigerator and stove. Nestled in the cottage community of Kerobokan, Villa Matahari is a 10-minute drive to Seminyak and Canggu – Bali’s epicentres of tourism.
2. The Canggu Boutique – Villas & Spa
If romance is the overarching theme of this vacation, look no further than The Canggu Boutique!
This luxurious villa adapts the Balinese concept of grand entrance and tropical living. Candles line the boardwalk to your room while the pool waits patiently for you to step into its cool waters. Guest privacy is the villa’s top priority so you can feel secure about indulging in the available amenities.
Get ready to be treated like royalty because Balinese hospitality is another concept The Canggu Boutique showcases through their other facilities, like their restaurant and spa as well as 24 hours reception and security.
Be pampered and prepared for the experience that would definitely enrich your quality of stay in Bali.
3. Ubud Heaven Penestanan Villa
Against the background of picturesque paddy fields, this wooden Javanese house provides a comfortable modern stay. The villa in serene Ubud offers a tranquil oasis that is far from the bustle of city life. Without the light pollution of the city, just imagine the night sky brimming with stars. Are you ready for a Bali getaway yet? 🤗
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Labyrinths of nature trails run throughout this countryside villa. Choose one for a morning routine and after that refreshing hike, a cool dip in the villa’s private pool would surely relax any sore muscles. Don’t those blue waters look so inviting!
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The villa comes complete with an en suite bathroom with bathtub, kitchen set, semi-open dining room and living room with wood interior.
4. Jas Boutique Villas
A room overlooking your own pool, who can resist! 😉
Jas Boutique comprises of many Bali-roofed houses and each villa comes with its own pool. This stylish villa located in hip Seminyak makes for a relaxing getaway. Located just off the main road of Jalan Raya Seminyak, the villa is easily accessible to all the upscale restaurants and boutiques in the area are a mere 10 minutes walk away from Seminyak Beach.
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Whether you decide to spend your time indoors in the cosy room or outdoors by the pool, the high white walls shrouding each villa means you are guaranteed an intimate ambiance with the companionship of your travel buddies.
The villa is equipped with a kitchenette, en suite bathroom, a cushioned verandah by the pool and sun chairs with daily housekeeping offers.
5. Zoe Villa Canggu Bali
This family-owned property located in Canggu could be your home away from home. When each villa has its own private pool, you know you’ll get the space and privacy meant for the luxurious lifestyle! Just beyond the walls of the villa are the countryside paddy fields and a further one kilometre down the road is the beautiful Berawa Beach.
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You can enjoy bathing in the sun on the prepared sunbeds and take a quick splash in the pool before either heading out for the day. We highly encourage maximum lounging in pools during any vacation!
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The spacious villa also comes with a flat-screen satellite TV and DVD player, an ensuite bathroom with both a bathtub and a rain shower, and a fully equipped kitchenette.
#HHWT Tip: The kind owners of Zoe Villa have compiled a list of nearby attractive hotspots in an interactive map on their website. Have a look!
6. Anahata Villas & Spa Resort
Nestled in the scenic tropical rainforests of Ubud, Anahata Villas & Spa Resort offers an exquisite stay at their luxurious villas. The villa is furnished in contemporary Balinese style and comes with a magnificent panorama.
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The private plunge pool featured in each villa is built using traditional stones. Coupled with the abundance of evergreen on the compound, Anahata is teeming with the rustic beauty of its surrounding nature.
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This 100 m2 room is ideal for a cosy couple’s retreat where each amenity fits perfectly for two. The warm wood tones of the room create the perfect homely feel 😌
You need not worry about not having enough amenities as the villa is equipped with a minibar, personal safety box and television with daily housekeeping offers.
7. Paradise Loft
There is nothing quite like a Persian green tiled pool to entice a swim in. With only the folding glass doors separating the room from the pool, it offers the perfect frame for your #ootd. During the day, natural sunlight streams through the glass doors, bathing the room in the gentle early morning warmth☺️
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Paradise Loft houses 18 villas and offers a home-like holiday where comfort meets privacy. The villa’s sleek design is emphasized with the timber deck and mini wooden gazebo lining the private plunge pool.
The villa comes complete with a kitchenette, pantry, dining area and an open plan living room. The property is also a 20 minute drive to the famous Garuda Wisnu Kencana cultural park.
8. Karana Villa
The charms of having a private pool continue at Karana Villa. Conveniently located in Denpasar, this modern villa is a 30-minute drive from central Seminyak and a 15-minute drive from Jagatnatha Temple and Puputan Badung Square. You get both the comforts of secluded living and city accessibility.
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The villa has a separate living area and well-equipped kitchenette including a mini bar. For days you don’t feel like exploring the rest of Bali, the tantalising pool is sure you welcome you in for a dip. What a life!
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This one bedroom pool villa is perfect for a pleasant romantic getaway. Room amenities include air-conditioning, personal safe and a flat-screen cable TV with a DVD player with a private bathroom featuring shower facilities.
9. Villa Cosy near Dreamland Beach (Airbnb)
Situated in the neighbourhood of Pecatu Indah Resort, Villa Cosy is favoured by those who enjoy living within close proximity to the beach. Dreamland Beach is a 10 minute drive while driving to Padang Padang, Pandawa and Balangan Beach, known for their surf breaks, takes about 15 minutes.
Sit under the shade of the gazebo if the weather gets too hot; otherwise, enjoy your time cooling off in the pool or maybe even get a tan on the sunbed.
This spacious lounge sofa could probably sit the entire family! The amber tones of the room decor surely soften the robust atmosphere brought about by the wooden furniture.
The fully furnished villa comes ready to live-in; equipped with a kitchen that stores a water dispenser and basic cooking utensils amongst others.
#HHTW Tip: If cooking is (unsurprisingly) not in your itinerary, fresh seafood restaurants are aplenty in Jimbaran, which is a 20 minute drive away.
10. Bale Village C8 Villa (Airbnb)
This gorgeous Kerobokan villa is conveniently located near tourist hotspots like Ku De Ta, Potato Head Beach Club and Mamasan restaurant in the city of Seminyak. But the best part about Bale Village C8 Villa is it’s actual compound – check out the size of the pool!
This two-bedroom, two bathrooms villa is elegant and spacious with white walls enclosing the compound for an intimate stay. Wooden panels line along the pool in a classic design.
There is a shared kitchen area and living room that are fully furnished. What could be more idyllic than sitting on the gazebo, winding down with a cuppa while enjoying the company of your Bali buddies?🤗
Who says a (much needed) getaway to Bali has to be expensive?😉 With extravagant, gorgeous villas made available to you at such affordable prices, we’d be surprised if you’re not a liiittle tempted to book the next flight out😛