Alila Villas Uluwatu 

Living on the edge

A world-class wellness retreat offering cliff-hanging seclusion and crystal-clear ocean views.

100 metres above the ocean, multi-award-winning Alila Villas Uluwatu is an immaculate eco-retreat set on a wild limestone plateau. Designed using lava rock, bamboo, and natural stone, it’s earned the highest level of Earth Check certification. Not only a sustainable masterpiece, it’s home to Bali’s most famous infinity pool – swim to the edge and you could almost drop into the Indian Ocean. Huge open-concept villas with private pools and a personal butler who unpacks your bags are just the beginning.

Why we love Alila Villas Uluwatu

  • Knowing you’re in good hands – each villa comes with discreet and indulgent 24-hour butler service.

  • Families are very welcome – the 'Journeys for Little Champs' has lots of bookable activities to choose from.

  • The open-sided Sunset Cabana Bar jutting over the Indian Ocean is the place to be for wild waves and cocktails.

  • Upgrade to a Cliff Edge Pool Villa and step straight out of bed and into your Jacuzzi.

5 stars
Apr - Sep
Bali
16¼ hours (not including stopover time)
On a clifftop in Bali’s southernmost Bukit Peninsula, close to the Uluwatu Temple and Padang Padang Beach
Approx. 30 minutes' transfer from Bali airport
Luxury, Wellness, Spa, Villas

Rooms

Facilities

  • Restaurants & bars
  • Board
  • Spas & wellness
  • Activities
  • Diving & Watersports
  • Sustainability
  • Children
  • Good to Know

The food choices are excellent, with two on-site restaurants. The panoramic ocean views at CIRE serve as a spectacular dinner backdrop – here you can enjoy gourmet comfort food ranging from classic Asian specialities to Mediterranean-inspired dishes. In a tranquil poolside setting, The Warung is the casual restaurant serving traditional Indonesian cuisine. Finish your evening with a nightcap at BATIQUE or the Sunset Cabana Bar.

CIRE
The focus of CIRE is on healthy Pan-Asian and Mediterranean dishes with sharing platters a popular choice.

The Warung
Based on traditional food stalls, this is the place for tasty Indonesian flavours which you can dine privately or meet fellow diners on the communal tables.

Sunset Cabana Bar
Perched on the cliff edge, Sunset Cabana Bar offers incredible ocean views and innovative cocktails.

BATIQUE, Whiskey & Cigar
Serving single malts and fine cigars.

Live music accompanies the Sunday Lobster Brunch where you can try batik lobster thermidor with all-you-can-eat starters, sides and desserts.

What's included

Breakfast at CIRE Restaurant • Daily morning yoga class.

Upgrade options

Half Board • Breakfast and dinner at CIRE
Full Board • Breakfast, lunch and dinner at CIRE.

At the Spa Alila, enjoy an extensive spa treatment menu that focuses on both Asian and western therapy techniques. In charming spa villas, you’ll receive an initial personal consultation to ensure a unique spa experience, customised to your own needs and preferences. In addition to the rejuvenating spa therapies, the spa also offers a variety of exercise, yoga and meditation classes, as well as a number of signature treatments – particular favourites include the two-hour Blissful Spa Indulgence, and the Stand-Up Paddleboard Yoga.

Head to the fish market with the chef to select seafood and visit the organic garden for ingredients for your half-day cooking class. Learn some Balinese dance moves or visit three temples for prayers and meditation.

Take a romantic cruise at sunset along the southern coast.

With its own Sustainability Lab, Alila is committed to manage its waste, produce compost for the organic garden and recycle glass. Much of the resort is built using locally sourced bamboo and rattan and recycled wood including railway sleepers and telegraph poles. Native plants are grown at the nursery to encourage animal and bird life.

'Journey for Little Champs' is the resort's activity programme for the whole family. Learn how to play archery, have a private movie night under the stars at your villa or get planting in the organic garden. Families staying in the Three Bedroom Cliff Edge Villa can set up and decorate a tent on their lawn before indulging in an afternoon tea.

Guests over 12 are welcome at this resort.

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