Jump For Joy: Top 5 Cliffside Villas in Bali 

All of us (don’t deny it!) have dreamed of owning a cliffside location at some point in our lives, so unless you’re a millionaire, (in which case, you can still continue reading) here’s the easier way to live that dream.

For our pick on the best pool villas in Samui, check this out: 5 Best Pool Villas in Koh Samui 

#1 Pandawa Cliff Estate

Phew. No matter how many times we see this, we have to take a breath.
Phew. No matter how many times we see this, we have to take a breath.

No. of rooms: 3 villas in the compound with 6, 4 and 6 beds!

Rate: Email us for rates!

In a nutshell: White sands and reef-protected waters lie below, while gurgling ponds reside in the Pandawa. A T-shaped 17m swimming pool is complemented with a glass-wrapped living pavilion in the heart of the villa, where you can take your cooked meals from the built-in barbecue or kitchenette out to eat.

Extra stuff: 

– Bright, spacious rooms!

– Squash & tennis courts on site

– Spa & Gym

– Full team of butlers, housekeepers & security detail

– Need we say? Sumptuous views

– Free WiFi

#2 Alila Villas Uluwatu

It ain’t real enough till you click that ‘book’ button.
It ain’t real enough till you click that ‘book’ button.

No. of rooms: 1-3 bedrooms

Rate: From 795USD per night

In a nutshell: If you notice, we use a lot of Alila Uluwatu’s pictures as our backgrounds. That’s how picturesque and breathtaking it is. Perched on limestone cliffs, surrender yourself to the sunrises and sunsets that bless the location. This villa has fine dining, wellness activities, a gallery and a cliff-edge 50m pool that takes everyone’s cake.

Extra stuff:

– Leisure concierge service

– Gallery

– Sunset Cabana – overhanging cliff-side platform with dramatic views

– Chauffeur services!

– 24hr gym

– 24hr clinic

– Free WiFi

#3 Bayuh Sabbha

Is this real life or is this fantasyy?
Is this real life or is this fantasyy?

No. of rooms: 5 bedrooms.

Rate: From 2,400USD per night

In a nutshell: Soaring ceilings, polished wood, marble floors and absolutely splendid views. This 5-bedroomed affair is on 3 acres of land (you just don’t get that kind of size any more) with sprawling, frangipani-filled gardens. Bayuh Sabbha also has two swimming pools with the sea right below you. We challenge you to ask for more.

Extra stuff: 

– Full team comprising manager, chef, housekeepers & security detail

– Free car and driver for up to 8 hours a day!

– Tennis court & gym on site

– Bose surround-sound system with iPod docks and CD players

– Free WiFi

#4 The Edge

You want my soul in exchange? No problem.
You want my soul in exchange? No problem.

No. of rooms: 1-7 bedrooms

Rate: From 595.04USD per night!

In a nutshell: Personally this writer’s favourite Bali villa, The Edge is the place to be. Close to the airport, Kuta and Seminyak, this massive property trumps most when it comes to view-real-estate. Also equipped with the latest in tech, it has Apple TV, a private media room & a private cinema to boot. A must-do: a treatment at the gravity defying Edge Spa, with liquid floors.

Extra stuff: 

– Gym & Pool

– Wine cellar & wine tasting lounge!

– Theatre, kid’s room

– 24 hour dedicated butler service (they help you unpack and pack, too!)

– Personalised menus

– Free WiFi

#5 The Istana

Villas on land got nothin' on this.
Villas on land got nothin’ on this.

No. of rooms: 5 bedrooms

Rate: From 3,400USD per night

In a nutshell: You’re above the surf breaks that are rated fifth best in the world. Imagine that! Completely unobstructed views all around, the Istana has two pools, a restaurant-grade kitchen, game rooms, and super-fly traditional architecture.

Extra stuff: 

– A whopping 25-man team at your service

– Games room includes a Wii & PS3

– Children’s wing

– Wide open living and dining areas.

– Private guest house

– Bars

– Free WiFi

Do you have any personal faves, nomads?

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The Luxe Nomad

Like you, we love to travel but we think that staying at beautiful places shouldn’t come with a hefty price tag. That’s why we’ve gone out there and snagged the best design and luxury hotels and resorts in the Asia Pacific region at rates you won’t believe. WanderLuxe is our little corner of the world where we share our inspirations and thoughts about travel!

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