The Top 10 Bali Villas With Private Chefs For A Stress-Free Vacation
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Bali is known for its beautiful beaches and unique culture, but what’s truly special about it? The food!
A significant aspect of Balinese tradition is its authentic cuisine, which is simply delicious. It’s almost impossible to experience the taste of Bali without diving into the delicious food that it has to offer.
Who wouldn’t want to wake up to their own private chef ready to make them the perfect breakfast?
The Best Bali villas come with private chefs who will cook whatever you want, whenever you want.
This pure indulgence is why some holiday villas are the perfect delight for your family or group. Indulge healthy fruit salads and yoghurt for breakfast, authentic Balinese meals like Nasi Goreng in the pool dinner by great barbecues.
If you’re a lover of parties, this could be ideal. Imagine the lavish dinner parties that you can host with your chef on your side.
1. Seseh Beach Villa I
Location: Jl. Pantai Seseh No.1, Cemagi, Kec. Mengwi, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80251, Indonesia
Starting Rate: $1,295/ night [minimum stay: 2 nights]
It’s a dream come true to sit on the patio and watch the sunset over Seseh Beach while sipping a glass of wine and snacking on some fresh fruit.
The villa is gorgeous, with high-end furniture and decor that makes you feel at home. It’s also close enough to the beach so that if you want to do any exploring or shopping, it’s easy to walk there.
The privacy at this villa is one of its strongest points, which is why it’s first on my list. No one will bother you here.
The 5 bedrooms are exquisitely decorated with luxurious-sized beds and bathtubs, and there’s even a 17-meter pool for lounging around when you need a break from the sun.
But if you’re ambitious, head out into the vast tropical flora garden. You’ll be able to relax amidst lush greenery while enjoying an unobstructed view of the ocean below.
If you’re like me, I love trying new food and experiencing local cuisine. I also need to know that I’ll have access to good medical care if I get sick in a new country.
They have a dedicated staff of professionals who will cook anything from Western, Asian, and children’s suggested menus. You can discuss your specific requests and dietary requirements with them before you arrive.
In addition to their excellent cooking skills, the staff is friendly and welcoming. They will make you feel right at home.
The butlers are right there whenever you need them. They show you around the villa, explain all the amenities, and ensure you have everything you need during your stay.
- Waterbom Bali
- Bali Treetop Adventure Park
- Bali Trekking Tour
2. Arnalaya Beach House
Location: Jalan Nelayan, Banjar Canggu Tua, Canggu, Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung
Starting Rate: $2,299/ night
Have you ever wanted to wake up and see a beautiful beach surrounded by colourful fishing huts and boats?
Well, look no further. Arnalaya Beach House is on a stunning undisturbed Nelayan Beach in Bali.
When you step into the villa, you’ll feel the cool breeze on your skin. The air smelled of the ocean, and you could hear the waves crashing against the shore.
The villa is a beautiful contrast of colours and textures. The sleek marble floors and the warm wood of the dining pavilion and swimming pool lounge. The view from your room is breathtaking.
The ocean in front of you, and the sacred temple at the end of one of Canggu’s most exclusive roads behind you.
You’ll love sitting at the sturdy timber table with 14 hand-painted rattan chairs, eating breakfast with a view of the ocean as it sparkled in the sun.
The open area has an entire kitchen with a built-in barbecue, induction cooker, and cocktail bar. And if you get hungry? Don’t worry. The chef prepares meals according to your preferences and shops at the market daily.
I was amazed by how seamlessly they worked together. It feels like you’re living in a 5-star restaurant with way more space than you need.
- Tree Tops Adventure Park
- Old Man’s Batu Bolong
- Elephant Safari Park
3. Villa Soham
Location: Jl. Karang Tinggi, Kutuh, Kec. Kuta Sel., Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361, Indonesia
Starting Rate: $1,941/ night
If you’re looking for a place to stay where you can escape from the crowds, experience true luxury, and still be close to all that Bali has to offer, then Villa Soham is the place for you.
Perched upon a clifftop with breathtaking views of the sparkling sea below, this property is one of 2 luxury villas in the exclusive Sohamsa Ocean Estate.
You can visit the famous Uluwatu Sea Temple, the seafood eateries of Jimbaran Bay, and surf breaks.
When you stay at Villa Soham, you’ll experience a luxury unlike anything else on the island. Your villa is perched upon a cliff with breathtaking views of the sparkling sea below.
You can go surfing at Pecatu beach or Batu Bolong surf break if you are lucky enough to have good weather.
My favourite part about staying at Villa Soham is that the chef can prepare all-day meals with a suggested menu as a reference.
You’ll always be accommodated with your special requests or dietary needs. I can’t say enough good things about the chef on-site.
- Pandawa Beach
- Paragliding at Timbis Beach
- Rip Curl School of Surf
4. Villa Grand Cliff Nusa Dua
Location: Jalan Villa Asmara, Benoa, South Kuta, Badung Regency, Bali, Indonesia
Starting Rate: $2,126/ night
When it comes to beachfront properties, you can’t get much better than this.
This villa was carved into the cliffs that form the southernmost part of Bali’s Bukit Peninsula, and it’s amazing.
It’s got everything you could want in a home. 5 bedrooms, a 16-meter-edged swimming pool with a Jacuzzi, and an entire room dedicated to lounging around.
And did I mention that it’s hanging off a cliff? The views are breathtaking, and the villa has been designed to feel like your personal getaway.
When I think of the perfect getaway, I think of a place where you can enjoy the sunshine, sea breezes, and a nice glass of wine. The Villa Grand Cliff Nusa Dual is exactly that kind of place.
The bedrooms are big and cosy, and a unique aspect of the three suites is that they have a tub or jacuzzi that overlooks the ocean.
Just steps away from the beach, this property is perfect for families or groups of friends who want to get away to relax and enjoy the beautiful weather.
The staff is so friendly and helpful. They’re always there to answer any questions you have, and willing to go out of their way to make sure you have an amazing experience.
- Bali Golf and Country Club Nusa Dua
- Pirates Bay at Nusa Dua
- Bali Jet Set Dive and Marine Sports at Tanjung Benoa
5. Villa Kalyani
Location: Jalan Tegal Sari Banjar Tegal Gundul Desa Tibubeneng, Canggu
Starting Rate: $1,028/ night
Your time at Villa Kalyani will be nothing short of magical. I’m pretty sure you will dream about this place for the rest of your life.
The villa is 1 kilometre from Berawa Beach, but it’s nice and private. The property itself has 2,250 square meters of land and is 5 bedrooms.
I’ve always been a beach fan, but I’m not a big swimmer. If you’re like me, you’ll be thrilled to find a 22-meter swimming spa right on the beach.
It was wonderful to relax in the pool while enjoying the benefits of being at the beach. Sand in your toes and water in your eyes.
But what really makes me happy is that you could dip into the ocean steps away from where you’re lounging in your poolside chair.
This sprawling, high-techvilla provides many relaxations, entertainment, and recreation areas, including an indoor cinema room with a Dolby sound system.
The staff is well-trained and personable, and they go to ensure every need is met. If something goes wrong, and trust me, it probably won’t. They’ll fix it immediately.
You can ask if they have any recommendations for good places around town, and they will happily answer and assist you.
The private chef at this villa has years of experience cooking Western and Asian cuisine and vegetarian options for those who don’t eat meat.
They make sure to discuss any special requests or dietary restrictions so they can prepare dishes tailored to your tastes. And that means that when you’re sitting on the patio overlooking the mountains.
- Finns Recreation Club
- Tabanan regency
- Tanah Lot’s famous sea temple
6. Sungai Tinggi Beach Villa
Location: Jalan Raya Pantai Pererenan, Banjar Pengembungan, Canggu, Desa Pererenan, Mengwi, Kabupaten Badung, Bali, Indonesia 80361
Starting Rate: $1,756/ night
When you’re looking for a place to stay that’s quiet and secluded, you don’t always want to be in the middle of some big city. But sometimes, finding precisely what you’re looking for can be hard.
If you want somewhere quiet where you can relax and enjoy nature and some amenities nearby if you wanted them, Sungai Tinggi Beach Villa has everything you’re looking for.
It’s an enormous rural estate situated on Bali’s southwest coast, close to Seminyak, Tanah Lot, and Echo Beach. With more than 100 meters of beach frontage, which overlooks one of Bali’s most famous surf breaks, it offers breathtaking ocean views from almost every room.
The villa is also very close to popular tourist destinations like Uluwatu Temple and Dreamland Beach Club. Plus, there are many great restaurants nearby if you want to stay in and enjoy some local cuisine but don’t want to venture too far.
This is one of the finest luxury villas in Bali and provides an unforgettable experience.
You can cook delicious home-cooked meals like Soto Ayam (chicken soup) and the traditional Rendang (beef curry). You can try local fish and seafood on the grill. You can even enjoy a wine or a cocktail in your private infinity pool.
The staff is so warm and welcoming, and every night when you come back from exploring the island, you have this amazing view waiting for you.
Each day, the chef and manager will be happy to discuss specific needs with the skilled kitchen staff at the villa. They can customize your menu for any dietary restrictions or preferences, from vegetarian to gluten-free or vegan to kosher.
- Pererenan Beach
- Pura Ulun Danu
- Pura Tanah Lot
7. Villa Bendega Nui
Location: Jl. Nelayan No.27A, Canggu, Kec. Kuta, Kabupaten Badung, Bali, Indonesia
Starting Rate: $1,225/ night
If you’re ready to get away from it all, there’s no better place than your Balinese villa.
I’m talking about a place where you can lounge around in silk pyjamas, eat amazing food prepared by a private chef, and enjoy the company of your butler.
No more emailing for directions. The manager will be eager to discuss your wishes or issues with you. You won’t be left out of any decision-making process at this place.
The Bendega Villas is an all-inclusive resort in Bali with private chefs, butlers, and service staff. They will provide everything in the villa in the traditional Balinese manner by being aware of your individual needs.
The same applies to any specific request or dietary requirement, which is quite common and necessary in the villas we have listed before.
Dinner parties and other special occasions can also be catered by the villa staff if requested. So if you’re planning a wedding or something else big in your life, don’t worry about finding somewhere else to stay.
The butlers are there to help you with anything you need, and they attend daily to your needs. They will do laundry if you need them to, and they ensure that your rooms are clean and tidy.
- Kuda P riding stables
- Aquamarine scuba diving
- Legendary Beach House
8. Kaba Kaba Estate
Location: Banjar Beringkit Desa, Kaba-Kaba, Kediri, Tabanan Regency, Bali 82121, Indonesia
Starting Rate: $2,530/ night
Kaba Kaba is a little slice of heaven. It’s the kind of place you can’t help but feel like you’re special when you walk through the door.
They have 8 bedrooms, so you can bring along your favourite people and do whatever kind of vacation activity floats your boat.
The majestic, multi-pavilion design will give panoramic views of the property from all angles, including its beautiful interiors with antiques and an impressive artwork collection. The tennis courts were pristinely manicured, and the pools were so clean that you could see your reflection.
If you don’t want to play tennis or swim, there’s a home theatre where you can watch movies or play games.
And if that doesn’t sound like enough fun for you, there’s also a spa with massage therapists who will make you feel like a million bucks.
I have to say that your experience at the villa was more than you could have hoped for. The chef is so nice and makes you feel right at home.
He’s been cooking on the island for over 10 years and has mastered the art of Balinese, Asian, western, and kid’s meals from their comprehensive menu.
Butlers are available daily, so you can order whatever you’d like, from food to drinks to cocktails, and have it delivered immediately.
Kaba Kaba is one of the best hotels for doing the best things in Bali, especially if you a big fan of water sports, like surf.
- Jatuluwih Rice Terraces
- Desa Seni at Berawa Beach
- Bali Surfing
9. Villa Seascape
Location: Jl. Sandy Bay, Nusa, Lembongan, Kabupaten Klungkung, Bali 80771, Indonesia
Starting Rate: $1,028/ night
I have been to many places, but when I went to Nusa Lembongan, I was surrounded by some of the most beautiful people and places.
Villa Seascape was one of the best places you’ll ever stay there. The villa has 5 bedrooms and sleeps up to 10 people and it’s on a private beach with amazing ocean views and mountains.
The 15-meter-long pool is directly on the beach, so you can swim whenever you want without walking far from your room.
This is perfect for me because I like to swim at night and there’s something about swimming in the dark that relaxes me.
Families are bound to gather around the pool area, where the youngest children can take advantage of the shallow ledge that runs the entire width of the water.
The villa’s chef was an absolute delight as he cooked breakfast, lunch, and dinner for us. The menu ranges from Western to Asian cuisine, including the usual vegetarian options and children’s meals.
- Devil’s Tear
- Dream Beach
- Underground House
10. Villa Semarapura
Location: Beach, Desa Cemagi, Br. Mengening, Cemagi, Mengwi, Badung Regency, Bali 80361, Indonesia
Starting Rate: $1,375/ night
When you first arrive at Villa Semarapura, you’re greeted by the most breathtaking view of the sea temple and dark sandstone cliffs that line Cemagi Beach.
It’s not just the landscape that makes this villa so unique. The staff is here to help you explore Bali and its surroundings according to your preferences.
Whether it’s surfing lessons or a trip to the local market, they’ll find something that will make you feel like you’ve been transported to your own private island paradise.
Whether you want to relax with a cold drink at the pool bar or sit back and sip cocktails as the sun sets over Bali in the pavilion, they’ve got it covered.
They’ve got private cabanas at every poolside so you can soak up some sun without being interrupted by anyone else’s kids if that’s what you’re looking for.
But what makes me love this place is the food. It’s so delicious. They have Balinese, Indonesian, and international dishes on their menu and some local favorites made with ingredients from nearby farms.
They also take care of shopping for food items themselves which means that everything is always fresh and tastes amazing.
And if you want something special? Just let the chef know your preferences, and he’ll whip up something amazing just for you within minutes.
Villa Semarapura is one good spot to do some of the best activities in Bali, like visiting the Tegallang Rice Terrace.
- Campuhan Ridge Walk
- Tegallalang Rice Terrace
- Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary