Checking In: The Ritz Carlton Bali
The Ritz Carlton Bali
The Ritz Carlton Bali is literary build into the cliff and that’s the reason why it has spectacular views of the beach and the ocean. The resort offers many memorable features and one of them is definitely the 180-degree view of the Indian Ocean and a 70-meters high glass elevator which provides access to the beach while enjoying spectacular views.
The Ritz Carlton Bali is located on the southern tip of the island called Nusa Dua. This part of the island has the best beaches in Bali with white sand and beautiful views of the Indian Ocean. The resort is only 30 minutes’ drive from Ngurah Rai International Airport and close to the famous Uluwatu Temple.
When we arrived at the resort we were amazed by the size of it. The entrance is located high on a clifftop and has a 180-degree view of the Indian Ocean. The lobby is incredible with the most spectacular views over the whole resort. The Ritz Carlton is a huge complex that offers garden rooms, cliff villas, pool pavilions, many restaurants, multiple pools, gardens and beautiful beachfront space. The resort features 313 rooms, combining suites and villas that incorporate Balinese characteristics and materials. For an unforgettable family vacation in Bali, Ritz Kids is housed in a dedicated building, delightfully created with young explorers in mind, with play and study spaces as well as a private pool.
There are so many options of accommodation that you can choose from. We were upgraded to our own Sawangan Junior Suite with Pool Access that provide us with a sense of privacy. The room featured a private terrace with daybed, direct pool and living room access, indoor shower and a bathtub, generously sized bedroom with large king size bed and separate walk-in closet. The whole place was decorated in light pastel colors with comfortable furniture combined with Balinese materials.
The Sawangan Junior Suites are the most popular with 100 square meters of space and beautiful lagoon access directly from your living room. The Ritz-Carlton Suites with 123.97 square meters feature an air-conditioned bedroom with indoor and outdoor living area and an oversize daybed to enjoy the view of Sawangan beach and the Indian Ocean. You can also choose between The Pool Pavilions, two-story Garden Villas with an amazing view of the lush garden or the Cliff Villas with an astonishing view of the Indian Ocean, and Mount Agung on the backdrop. The Sky Villas have a spectacular view, floating swimming pool and large sundeck area. And if you need a bit more space you can always rent almost 600 square meters big Ritz-Carlton Cliff Villa or even a bit bigger Ritz-Carlton Ocean front Villa, both with spectacular views, three spacious bedrooms, and ultimate privacy.
With some of the most tantalizing restaurants in Nusa Dua, The Ritz-Carlton, Bali presents a culinary journey inspired by both local Balinese flavors and those from around the world. The resort features six restaurants and lounges where you will find a selection of specialties from Indonesia, Japan and rest of the World.
Japanese Lounge and Bar is located on the cliff area with indoor and outdoor seating. It serves Sushi, Sashimi and tapas style Japanese specialties.
The Ritz-Carlton Lounge & Bar
Is an all-day outlet, serving light bites, afternoon tea, and pre or post-dinner cocktails.
It’s a dinner-only restaurant, serving Indonesian cuisine. Within the restaurant is so-called “Culinary Cave” which is a culinary center that showcases an open kitchen, with chef table that focuses on culinary learning. We had a lovely dinner wich featured a culinary journey through the Indonesian islands called A Night at the Archipelago.
The Beach Grill
Is a perfect place to enjoy the beautiful view of the Indian Ocean while experiencing Chef’s specials. The Beach Grill is located on the beachfront and it is open for lunch and dinner serving seafood and grill items with live cooking station. We enjoyed a tropical Sunday Brunch by the beach, featuring a specially crafted a la carte menu.
Breezes Tapas Lounge
Located next to the main pool, Breezes Tapas Lounge serves classic and contemporary hand-crafted cocktails, wines, comfort food and exquisite selection of Tapas dishes.
The restaurant offers extensive breakfast selections with indoor and outdoor seating. You can even order a floating breakfast which is served to your room. You can enjoy the delicious food in your own private pool. It was a really fun experience.
You can choose from many activities at The Ritz Carlton Bali. They offer crafted luxury experiences for adults, and plenty activities for kids and families. You can choose from soul purification, sunset yoga, the art of Balinese weaving, cardio games, soccer competitions, aqua stretching, family cinema, Aerobic Classes and much more. We had an amazing time practicing fabulous Vinyasa Yoga at the Chapel lawn and I even went to a Balinese Dance Class at Yoga Studio. It was so much fun!
On our last morning, we took a part in a traditional soul purification ceremony. The hotel arranged for a Hindu priest to come meet us at the beach before sunset where we experienced this amazing ceremony.
Immersed within a lush, tropical setting on the Indian Ocean, The Ritz-Carlton Bali is a premier hotel destination for Bali weddings where time stands still, allowing extraordinary moments to unfold in the most magical of ways. With its mesmerizing landscape and spiritual surroundings, this luxury resort is the perfect destination to bring the wedding of your dreams into an actual experience.
Spa and Wellness
The Spa is surrounded by a lush traditional Balinese garden that creates a sanctuary where you can relax. There is greenery everywhere you look and you can take a dip at the indoor Hydro-Vital Pool before or after your treatment. The place is perfect for relaxation with five hydrotherapy stations providing a variety of relaxing and beneficial experiences. We enjoyed an afternoon at the Ritz Carlton Spa and treated our selfs to an iridescent delight spa treatment. The treatment began with a gentle skin smoothing Shimmering Pearl Polish to impart a luster, followed by a pure pearl body wrap to further enhance the glow. Then we received a Shine Renewal Massage using Vitality oil with pearl extract. The massage is good for tension release and it also improves blood circulation to further restore the skin to its natural glory. It brings out the vital glow of the skin and adds iridescence. Our treatment lasted for 2,5 hours and it was an unforgettable experience.
Beach & Pool
The Ritz Carlton resort is located on a perfect pristine beach in Nusa Dua. You can relax by the beachfront swimming pool, enjoy lite bites at the nearby restaurant or walk down the white-sand beach and take a dip into the blue Indian Ocean. You will enjoy complimentary beach beds, poolside umbrellas and poolside service with refreshments every hour.
The Ritz-Carlton Bali is located among the dramatic cliffs and pristine beaches of Nusa Dua on the southern part of Bali. It takes only 30 minutes to get to the hotel from Ngurah Rai International Airport. This part of the island has beautiful white sand beaches and is surrounded by world known luxury resorts. It is easy to get to the famous temples and landmarks of the island from the hotel.
There are many accommodation options to choose from. You can stay in a private pool or garden villa or if you wish to have spectacular views of the Indian Ocean be sure to check one of the cliff villas. The restaurants are offering an authentic gastronomic journey, combining the finest local ingredients with international influences. So, to make a long story short… The Ritz Carlton Bali is a wonderful luxury hotel perfect for couples or families, with plenty of activities, great service, beautiful suites and villas and amazing dining options. It has an enormous pool and beautiful white sand beach where you can relax and enjoy.
Did you enjoy this article or find it to be helpful? We would love to hear from you! You can write your comments below. Please share!
Thank you for reading Checking in: The Ritz Carlton Bali!
We would like to thank The Ritz Carlton Bali for welcoming this review. The opinion is as always our own. All photos are courtesy of Our World Travel Selfies and The Ritz Carlton Bali.