Bali has been famous for the long stretches of beaches filled with white sands, the sand, the surf, the beauty of its nature and the exotic temples which you can enjoy during the day. What about night time in Bali?
After the devastating World War II, Bali was rediscovered by the hippie surfers who mainly hails from Australia. This happened during the seventies and thanks to the tolerant culture and the laid-back atmosphere, as well as the proximity of the island to Australia, Japan, and Singapore, has helped Bali to become one of the premiere party spots in Asia. The majority of Bali’s night clubs can be found in the vastness of southern parts of Kuta, Legian and Seminyak. Here we will show you some of the best places in Bali where you can just hang out and find new friends or you can go wild and party it out. The choice is up to you!
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1. Sky Garden Lounge
To put it simply, Sky Garden Lounge is located in a one-stop entertainment complex with various different venues all in the same building. The top floor is where Sky Garden Lounge is located and where every visitors would be heading to first. Here in the lounge, you can find great value buffets, cold beers and a live performance from the DJ. The all you can eat buffet at IDR 50,000 per person is of great value and is available with free flow beers.
The all you can eat buffet at IDR 50,000 per person is of great value and is available with free flow beers. The selection is also amazing for the price. You can find various salads and pastas as well as barbecue. There are much seating you can choose from, from the padded benches around the edges if you want to have a great view to the bar-stool like seats where you can better mingle with other visitors.
Once you have done enjoying the 180-degree view of Legian from above, you can continue your clubbing adventure by heading down to Sky Dome which is located right below or to other clubs within 61 Legian Entertainment Complex. Sky Garden Lounge is open from 6 P.M. until late.
2. Mirror Bali Lounge and Club
Mirror Bali Lounge and Club is a new addition to the party scene on Jalan Petitenget, which is the main road in Seminyak. What makes it stand out from other clubs that lined this road? It is the club’s interior and overall design, which are made in the style of a Gothic cathedral, complete with stained glass window and glittering mosaic which decorate the wall. It also has a high ceiling that matched with futuristic laser lightings which will create an enjoyable dancing atmosphere for all the visitors.
The music played here ranged from industrial, hip hop and house to deep bass. Mirror Club is a place where many events are being held, boasting international and resident DJs. Here in this club, you have to adhere to the dress code, which is casual chic for guys and dress to impress for girls.
This is a premium club, even among the clubs in Seminyak Bali. A dedicated VIP section of the lounge will cost about IDR 2 million with most seats are reserved and have to be booked in advance. These seats offer you a comfortable place to observe the excitement below. The bar below have a wide selection of drinks from vodka blends and Moscato to Mirror Bali’s signature cocktails like Irish Tiramisu and Blanc Fleur. All the drinks are available at IDR 150,000 each. If you prefer to have beer, you will have to settle for international brands, with Heineken priced at IDR 70,000 a bottle and Corona at IDR 90,000 per bottle. Sadly, you cannot get a cold Bintang here. You can also order snacks like kebabs, quesadillas, calamari and fries, which cost around IDR 45,000 to IDR 150,000 each. As an entrance cost, you have to pay IDR 150,000, which includes the first drink. Mirror Club Bali is open from 11 P.M. to 4 A.M. from Wednesday to Saturday.
3. Bounty Discotheque
Bounty is a legend among the nightlife spots in Legian and especially famous for its wet n’ wild parties. The place is an attraction for Aussies and schoolies who are looking for a place to enjoy the night. Nicknamed the “Bounty Ship”, this is a complete entertainment complex, complete with a restaurant, bar and at the centerpiece is the massive discotheque. Here you can enjoy fashion shows, sexy dancers, and live DJ performance.
The exterior of the building is built in resemblance to a ship, with a hull at its front and sail masts that glows with white LEDs. The drinks offered here are quite affordable, with cold beers starting from IDR 50,000 and assortments of cocktails which started at IDR 60,000. Uniquely they are served in buckets, a large drinking jug made out of clear plastic, which is a Bounty signature drinkware you can use as you shuffle away with the dancing crowds. You can get the drinks from one of the three bars in the first floor. Upstairs you will find pool tables and a DJ booth. Bounty is open every day from 8 P.M., usually started by traditional Balinese dance shows and fire dancers.
4. Jenja Restaurant, Bar & Club
Jenja is one of the places that offers a one stop night out. The two floors building has a splendid design and is a combination of restaurant, bar and club. Jenja’s menu is created by the winner of Top Chelf Middle East reality show in 2012, Selma Abu Alia, with food ranging from exotic Asian to Middle Eastern dishes.
Once you walked into Jenja, you will be astounded by its interior design. The ceiling is covered in 12,000 interlinked teak battens which are subtly lit. One of its walls has a large mosaic made of opaque and stained glass which create a relaxing and enjoyable atmosphere for dinners.
The club serves signature cocktails which you have to try, such as Tropical Trickle which is a mixture of pineapple, lemongrass, and lime with 100% agave tequila, also Jenja Moon which is a mixture of mangosteen, cinnamon, lime, longan blooms, honey and Brazilian cachaca.
The music played here is hip hop, RnB and funk. The atmosphere here is supported by the walls which are made from a mosaic of hexagonal jade tiles. Jenja Restaurant is open daily from 6 P.M. to 11.PM. However, Jenja Bar and Club is open from Wednesday to Sunday from 10 P.M. to 2 A.M.
5. Koh Bali
Inspired by the renowned underground clubbing in Belin where you can dance your night away to a myriad choice of regular house, techno house, and deep house, comes Koh Bali. Located in Seminyak area, this club was established by Dane Gorrel and Matt Weir.
The club is set in a small bunker-style warehouse where you will immediately get the look and feel of underground clubbing. The sound system here is amazing and is in fact, comparable to some of the world’s best clubs. In Koh you will find two different levels. The first is the bunker-like ground level where you can find the best quality of sound and the second level is where the bar and the outdoor terrace is. At the second level you will see that it is designed in an antique European style from the thirties. If you come here after midnight then a cover charge of IDR 100,000 on Thursday and IDR 150,000 on Friday and Saturday will apply. The opening hours is 10 P.M. to 4 A.M. on Thursday and 11 P.M. to 5 A.M. on Friday.
6. Engine Room
This three-story nightclub is located on the main street of downtown Legian, nearby to other popular clubs like Sky Lounge and Vi Ai Pi. Engine Room is a popular destination for the younger group of partygoers. AS the place opened up quite early, it is usually the first destination for club hoppers to begin their adventures.
The main dance floor of Engine Room is directly accessible from the Legian sidewalk. The dance floor comes alive around midnight with a vivid laser show, disco balls as well as fixed LED lightings. Here you not only can dance but can also shoot some pool. Your friends do not feel like playing pool? Not to worry as the friendly staff will readily accompany you.
Drinks in Engine Room is very affordable. You can get shots of Smirnoff Ice for IDR 10,000 all night long. Happy hour in Engine Room last from 7 P.M. until 1 A.M. where you can get two lychee martinis or strawberry daiquiris for the price of one. The first level is named front area, while the second floor is called red area and the third level is called blue area. This club is particularly popular for the schoolies from Australia, particularly during the month of November. Engine Room is open daily from 4 P.M. until 4 A.M. in the morning.
7. Pyramid Club Bali
You may have guessed from its name that this club is decorated in Egyptian inspired theme. At the front entrance, you can see the sphinx head and inside you will see tall Egyptian wall murals, hieroglyphs and Anubis statues. At the center of the club, you will find a bar that serves various international beers, liquors, and cocktails. Around the bar are glass top cocktail tables where you can hang out with friends and acquaintances.
Conveniently located at the northern end of Jalan Dewi Sri in Kuta, it can be easily accessed by partygoers who are looking for a party after hours from surrounding areas of Legian and Seminyak. Aside from clubbing, The Pyramid sometimes also hold Rock n’ Roll nights with performances from live bands on the stage. This is why it is also known by the name the “Beat Room”. Every Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday you can get a good deal of two bottles of Absolut Vodka and four mixers of your choice for IDR 1.9 million. Pyramid Club Bali is open every day from 10:30 P.M. until 6 A.M.
8. Velvet & Hypnotized (VH Bali)
This rooftop venue makes a perfect place to meet up with friends to watch sunsets at Kuta Beach. Velvet is a dining and lounging spot. It is located on the third floor of Kuta Beachwalk. Here you can have a fusion Asian dishes while sipping the refreshing cocktails and beverages while viewing the sunset. Velvet is open for lunch and it has many choices of dishes. You can choose from Western, Asian and Indonesian favorites.
Later, after the sun has set, you can head into Hypnotized Club and party it out. Here, prepare yourself to be dazzled by the performance from international female DJs including the duo KimKat, comprises of FHM models Kim Lee and Kat Nova. Velvet is opened daily and closed at 11 P.M. Hypnotized is open Wednesday to Sunday from 9 P.M. to 3 A.M.
9. Mint Club Bali
Mint Club Bali is the place where you can get groovy to the mixture of hip hop, trance, techno and house music. Here you can choose to dance away to the music at the main club or lounge away casually in the Mint Terrace while enjoying the cocktails and cuisines.
Located at the prime nightlife area of Seminyak’s Jalan Petitenget, this club is located nearby to other part spots like Potato Head Beach Club and Woo Bar.
The Bar at Mint Bali offers a wide array of wine, classic and house cocktails as well as mocktails. Here their specialty cocktail is Apple Mint Martini, which is a mixture of apple vodka, mint leaves, Cointreau, fresh lime juice and a dash of apple syrup, and Green Samurai of Pandan, which combines vodka Kwai Freh lychee liqueur, pandan syrup and a splash of lime juice.
From Thursday to Sunday, you can enjoy a performance from live bands starting at 7 P.M. Mint Terrace is open seven days a week. Monday to Wednesday it is open from 4 P.M. to 12 A.M., whilst on Thursday to Sunday, it is open from4 P.M. to 2 A.M. Meanwhile Mint Club Bali is open on Thursday to Saturday from 11 P.M. to 4 A.M. and 10 P.M. to 3 A.M. on Sunday.
This is a warm up place before you go for the big night out in town. You can come to alleycats for a place to hang out and chat with your friends, It is conveniently located nearby to Poppies 1 and 2, and about fifteen minutes walk from Beachwalk.
Alleycats is very popular among backpackers and surfer who are looking for affordable booze. Here you can get cocktails starting from IDR 15,000 and a shot of tequila will cost you a mere IDR 25,000. TheAlleycats is open every day with operating hour is from 9:30 A.M. to 12 A.M.
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11. EIKON Bar and Lounge
The music here ranges from hip-hop, R & B, and house music. It is open from 3 P.M. to 3 A.M., every day of the week. So, one of the best thing in Bali is enjoying its nighlife vibes.
12. La Favela
This restaurant and club are located in the heart of Seminyak, on Jalan Oberoi. The interior is amazing with a big space, decorated with antiques and recycled materials and a nice outdoor area that is less noisy. La Favela is open every day of the week.
13. Puri Santrian Bar
Puri Santrian Bar by the Sea is a perfect place where you can relax and watch the sunsets. It is beautifully set as an open air bar. As a result, this is one of the amazing clubs in Bali, Indonesia that you must visit with your lovers.
14. The Bush Telegraph Pub
Here you will feel as if you are being teleported into Australia. This pub serves various Aussie cuisine. A preserved giant saltwater crocodile is sitting at its centerpiece, complete with various decorations with a theme of adventure in the Australian continent. The live music is attractive. You can enjoy it when you are having a grilled tuna steak and a cold beer to wash it down after. It is also a favorite for Australian tourists as they would immediately feel right at home.
VIN+ Bali is not only known for its best wine collection from all over the world. Here you can also enjoy fine dining while enjoying the beautiful architecture of the restaurant itself. The restaurant is made from bamboo, wood, and stone. Its unique shape will surely captivate passers-by. The interior is amazing with high ceilings and big sized tables. The ambient of the lighting creates a relaxing and classy nuance to the place. Enjoy your evening with charcuterie boards, smoke salmon and your selection of wine. Thus, let’s enjoy all the clubs in Bali Indonesia.
16. Double Six Club
One of the most popular clubs in Bali, Indonesia us Double Six Club. With an area of 1,700 square meters, Double Six Club is the world’s largest rooftop bar. Located at a place with fifteen meters height from the sea level surface, right beside Double Six beach, here you can enjoy various beautiful landscapes. Here you can enjoy the music while sipping your favorite cocktails and relaxing on the floating pods. The floating pods are round shaped seats which allow you to sit in a place surrounded by water. You can also visit Pineapple Studios, a small theater which often shows movies that feature in BALINALE: Bali International Film Festival. Don’t forget to try the delicious satay, the mini burger, and the assorted spring rolls.
Woobar is located inside W Hotel. As you arrived at the hotel, you will be amazed as you passed through the green alley at the entrance which makes it similar to a bamboo forest. Inside, you can enjoy the panoramic view of the sea from the sky deck or dance away to the music from international DJs. We highly recommend you to come here during the weekend as you are free to use the swimming pool during the weekend.
At Woobar, you can also relax at the poolside as you drink your cocktails or smoking shisha with various flavors. The food is also amazing with choices of Asian and Mediterranean cuisine to choose from. You must try their signature cocktails, including I-Candy, W2-tini and Mango Rush. Here the happy hour is on Monday to Thursday from 4 P.M. to 6 P.M, with every order of one glass of signature cocktail you will get another for free plus bonus pizza.
Tips for visiting Bali Clubs
After knowing the clubs around Bali and Bali nightlife events, here are a few things you need to know before you and your friends go out tonight:
- Night life in Bali starts after midnight
- If you are looking for wild parties, head to Kuta
- If you are into a more sophisticated clubbing, Seminyak is your turf
- Going out alone is not a problem, you can easily make friends with locals and international tourists
- Avoid drugs at all cost. The Indonesian government is very tough on drugs.
- Every day is good to go out, but Fridays and Saturdays is when things are really happening
- Watch out for Happy Hours and Special Events offered by the clubs.
After reading our articles of clubs in Bali, does it makes you even more excited about your next holiday? Don’t hesitate, as Bali with such a fine choice of clubs and nightlife will definitely lighten up your vacation. Whether you are looking for a relaxing and enjoyable way to spend the night or a wild night out, clubs in Bali certainly have something you are looking for.