Tired of the dancefloor and thumping bass until 3 am? Dayclubs have become all the rage in Las Vegas, and the trend has spread to Bali. Here are eight of the island’s best spots for whiling away long, lazy days in the sun.
Located on the southwestern tip of the Bukit Peninsula, Hakkasan Group’s Omnia is an all-day dayclub destination perched atop a 100-metre plateau overlooking the ocean. The dayclub is 30 minutes from Ngurah Rai International Airport and 15 minutes from Jimbaran Bay, near Uluwatu Temple. Omnia is adjacent to Sake no Hana, a modern authentic Japanese restaurant from London’s St. James Street. Sake no Hana features a la carte menus with a selection of charcoal grill, toban and kamameshi dishes, while sushi and sashimi are prepared to order at the sushi bar.
Address: Jl. Belimbing Sari, Banjar Tambiyak Desa Pecatu, Uluwatu, Bali 80364
Opening Hours: Daily from 11AM – 10.30PM
Manarai Beach House
Manarai Beach House by Ismaya Group has helped liven up sleepy Nusa Dua. Equipped with two swimming pools and day beds at the pristine beach in Bali, Manarai Beach House, Executive Chef Stefan Poyet joined to cater to guests’ desires international and local Balinese dishes, served together with whimsical cocktail selections. While pairing a great gastronomic and drinking experience with exciting music events, Manarai has brought names such as Elrow, Jonas Blue and Galantis into the house.
Address: Beachfront at Sofitel Nusa Dua Lot N5 BTDC Nusa Dua. Jl. Nusa Dua, Kuta Selatan, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80363
Opening Hours: 9 AM-11 PM (Weekdays) & 9 AM – 1 AM (Weekends & Special Events)
Sundays Beach Club
Sundays Beach Club offers fresh all-day dining crafted by acclaimed Australian chef James Viles from Biota Dining in Bowral, NSW. Using only the finest local ingredients, the beach club support and work closely with local growers, farmers and fishermen. The circular Beach Bar serves up fresh juices as well as signature cocktails and classic mixes. Guests can explore the crystal-clear lagoon and scattered rock pools in a kayak or stand-up paddle board, grab a beanbag and toast some marshmallow at the bonfire at sunset and enjoy a massage at Spa Bale.
Address: Jalan Pantai Selatan Gau, Banjar Wijaya Kusuma, Ungasan 80362, Bali
Opening Hours: 9AM-10PM
Created by the team behind Motel Mexicola and Bucket List Bondi, Tropicola offers long, lazy days at a pool club designed with clean lines, bright colours, cascading plants and an amphitheatre-shaped bar with golden-mile views of Seminyak Beach. It features three bars that sprawl over multiple levels, surrounding two pools. The drinks are created by Beverage Director Denny Bakiev, including Tropicolada with jackfruit the finest Bali arak infused with Kintamani coffee beans. The open kitchen is centred on wood-fired cooking, with British born chef Steven Skelly focusing on fresh seafood and grilled meats.
Address: Jl. Pantai Batu Belig No. 5, Kerobokan Kelod, Kuta Utara, Seminyak, Bali 80361
Opening Hours: 11AM-11PM
Ku De Ta
Acclaimed as Bali’s original sunset destination and visited by sun-seeking travelers around the world for more than a decade, Ku De Ta is a restaurant, bar and beach lounge set to an eclectic soulful soundtrack with panoramic views across the Indian Ocean. Surrounded by the open ocean, it’s a lively backdrop for music, dancing, lounging and dining as the sun sets. At the same time, Ku De Ta is also home to the acclaimed Restaurant Mejekawi, where chefs Benjamin Cross, Stephen Moore and Will Goldfarb excite the senses nightly with their culinary creations.
Address: Jl. Kayu Aya No. 9, Seminyak, Bali 80361
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Opening Hours: 8AM
Finns Beach Club
Set in front of the famous Berawa surf break, Finns Beach Club is designed with striking bamboo structure to allow every guest a guaranteed sunset view while lazing around on day beds on a white-sand beach. Or try the stunning 30-metre infinity edge pool with swim up pool bar (and underwater speaker) while listening the cool tunes from resident DJs and female vocalists. The beach club boasts a balanced mix of local, international and fusion foods: The Restaurant for lunch or dinner with friends and family; Sushi Bar; and the Lounge Bar on the second level.
Address: Jl. Pantai Berawa, Canggu,
Opening Hours: 9AM-11PM
Sundara Beach Club
Sundara is an all-day dining and lifestyle destination at Four Seasons Resort Bali at Jimbaran Bay. Terracing down the hillside, Sundara’s indoor-outdoor design cascades from restaurant, bar and patio, to lotus pond, daybeds and 57-metre beach-front pool. It’s a place to linger and lounge all day and into the night. Guests enjoy casual poolside cuisine, eclectic lunches and the unique Customized Dining concept at dinner time with a special dessert by Executive Pastry Chef Yusuke Aoki.
Address: Four Seasons Resort Bali at Jimbaran Bay, South Kuta, Badung, Bali 80361
Opening Hours: 11AM-1AM
Sugarsand Beach Club
Located on Seminyak Beach, inside Hotel Indigo Bali Seminyak Beach, SugarSand is a beachside bar and restaurant with poolside daybeds, a beach bar and terrace and an open-air roof lounge to enjoy the sunset while tucking into an innovative Nikkei-inspired (Japanese-Peruvian fusion) menu and sipping on cocktails made with local ingredients. Soulful music plays throughout the day: ambient to jazz, rare groove to soulful techno, jazzy hip hop to disco.
Address: Jalan Camplung Tanduk No.10, Seminyak, Bali 80361
Opening Hours: 10AM-1AM