When we think of dreamy destination weddings, only one place comes to mind: Bali. The Island of the Gods is undoubtedly paradise on Earth, thanks to its laid-back island vibe, beautiful beaches, and stunning villas to set the perfect scene for your big day. Convinced? Good – because our friends and accommodation experts at Good Living Asia have handpicked the best villas in Bali to cater to your every nuptial need.
For large parties: The Sanctuary
Could this be the best villa in Bali? With magnificent manicured gardens, ten beautifully-appointed bedrooms, and 27(!) staff members at your beck and call, it’s hard not to agree. Spanning an incredible 30,000 square meters, The Sanctuary was clearly designed with luxury and decadence in mind. Perfect for grand weddings, family gatherings, and even yoga retreats, this villa has everything you’d expect in a tropical oasis: unobstructed jungle and river views, a 35-metre lap pool, jacuzzis, and even a private chef to cater to your every dietary need.
For intimate soirees: Villa Sabana
If your dream of saying ‘I do’ in an intimate setting, Villa Sabana can make it happen. Nestled within a traditional Balinese village overlooking the cascading rice terraces of Canggu, the five-bedroom villa is a sublime holiday retreat that’s the perfect blend of elegance and rural charm. With a maximum capacity of 80 guests (for parties), Villa Sabana boasts an 18-metre pool, stylish indoor and outdoor living areas, plus a team of personal butlers and private chefs – making it the ideal setting for your dream wedding.
For breath-taking views: Villa Melissa
The luxury beachfront estate of Pantai Lima boasts some of the best views in Canggu and it’s where Villa Melissa resides. The stunning five-bedroom villa is located on the pristine coast of the Pererenan fishing village – serving up pure eye candy to its lucky guests. If you can manage to tear yourself away from the view, check out the its luxe facilities: an open-plan living and lounge space, state-of-the-art kitchen, 20-metre long infinity pool, 10-metre long lap pool, and a large pool deck that’s simply made for partying. In other words? A true island oasis.
For serenity and seclusion: Villa Sepoi Sepoi
Situated on the untouched island of Lombok, Villa Sepoi Sepoi is a six-bedroom modern family-style villa that promises serenity and seclusion amidst total luxury. Its name means ‘sea breeze’ in Bahasa Indonesia to reflect its idyllic location: just a few steps away from a gorgeous white sand beach and the azure waters of the Lombok Straights. Guests looking to completely unwind can do so in the the villa’s massage suite, pool, spacious open-style living area, dining pavilion or the stunning 18-hole Kosaido golf course right next door.
For European luxury: Villa Gajah Putih
For a taste of European luxury in the heart of Canggu, check into the majestic Gajah Putih. Trust us when we say that this two-storey villa is a sight to behold: home to seven bedrooms and classic marble ensuite bathrooms, Villa Gajah Putih boasts understated sumptuousness with its pristine white-washed interiors, large swimming pool, tennis court, and a coconut grove on a sprawling four-hectare land. How’s that for impressive?
For resort glamour: The Cotton House
With its white-washed interiors, sprawling manicured gardens, and plantation-style house vibe, The Cotton House brings Caribbean resort glam to the heart of the Seminyak and Petitenget district. Live it up in style in the villa's four pavilions (each equipped with luxuriously-outfitted bedrooms), a gym, indoor and outdoor dining area, entertainment centre, and at the centre of it all, a 20-meter long swimming pool bordered by 600 square meters of manicured lawn.
For true romance: Villa Teresa
If you’re looking to get hitched in Bali, romance is definitely part of the packaged deal – and Villa Teresa in scenic Canggu offers that in spades. The perfect blend of East meets West, this contemporary three-bedroom villa is situation just minutes away from the pristine Echo Beach and is the ultimate hideaway for lovebirds. Kick back and relax as you take in the gorgeous riverside views, float away in the private pool or maybe even indulge yourself in relaxing spa treatments in the private villa massage bale, specially arranged by the staff.
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