Beach clubs are on the rise, everyone just cant get enough of it from Nusa Dua to Canggu. There’s something about sipping cocktails while dipping in the cool pool overlooking the sea. On the other side of the island, along the black sand beaches of the Ida Bagus Mantra strips, we also found some beach clubs we love. Here they are, from the nearest to the furthers.
- THE STANDING STONES
Where: Jl. Pantai Purnama, Sukawati, Gianyar, Bali
Want to find an instagram-genic spot? Look no further than the ‘Standing Stones Restaurant’ at The Royal Purnama Art Suites and Villas. This place offers semi-alfresco gourmet dining, magnificent sea views, a gorgeous pool and lines of standing stones that reminds you of the original standing stones in Scotland. It’s so unique that you can’t help but take endless picture there. They have a minimum charge per person if you want to use the pool, but the food selection is good that you wouldn’t mind it. It offers an ever-changing menu of fine Balinese, Asian and Continental cuisine including fresh seafood purchased directly from the village fishermen. Delicious island produce celebrates the bountiful harvest of the surrounding plantations and the resort’s own vegetable and herb garden.
- KOMUNE BEACH CLUB
Where: Jl. Pantai Keramas, Keramas, Gianyar
On a hot day, there’s no other place we rather be than Komune Beach Clubs. The stunning 180 meters of private garden with a big pool in the middle overlooking the majestic Keramas surf break and black sand beach make this place a stunning destination that you shouldn’t miss. Hotel Komune Beach Club at the famous Keramas surf beach is designed as your all day place to hang, re-charge and party. Kick back & listen to tunes, scope the net, check the waves and mix good times with good people. Guests can laze away the day in the sun enjoying the cool tunes and service from our fun & friendly Balinese staff. For the more active, head out to tackle the four surf breaks right out the front or take a stand up paddle board out for a ride. When the tide pulls low the rock pools and crystal clear lagoon are perfect for swimming and snorkeling. There’s a minimum charge of IDR 300.000 for the poolside bed. But it’s well worth it!
- RUMAH LUWIH
Where: Pantai Lebih, Jl. Prof. Ida Bagus Mantra Km 19.9, Gianyar.
Rumah Luwih is a Bali beachfront luxury resort designed by the distinguished architect, Hadiprana. The stunning Lebih beach features a beautiful black sand strips that can be seen directly from the poolside. You can enjoy this magnificent view during high tea, or take their Swim & Relax package. For IDR 200.000++/person, you can enjoy swimming at their long pool, while enjoying their scrumptious meal. This deal also includes towel and access to shower at their place. Pantai Lebih’s waves if perfect for a surf during the day. Another option is to relax at the poolside with a good book in hand and light refreshments from their restaurant. Don’t forget to get your camera ready for when the flock of swans and ducks came passing by. Everything is picture perfect at Rumah Luwih.
- JIVVA BEACH CLUB
Where: Pantai Lepang, Jl. Subak Lepang No.16, Klungkung.
The newest addition to the black sand strip is this beachfront luxury resort. Discover a tropical paradise of the eastern coast of Bali. Whether you are looking out at the crashing waves on Lepang beach or resting on a lounge chair by the pool, you will feel refreshed by the tranquil atmosphere of our breathtaking Bali location. Take in sunsets with one of our delicious signature cocktails in hand as the hums of wave divert you. For those looking for adventure, the hotel has several unique classes that you can take, starting from surfing lesson, a private surf tour to stand up paddle lesson. Don’t forget to try their signature cocktails, snack on tasty nibbles, and lounge in the sand pool as you soak up the amazing Indonesian sunshine views whilst listening to the cool tunes from Resident DJ’s. It’s a long ride to go there, but it’s worth it!