Rooftop bars are increasingly popular as dining venues and nightlife hotspots in Bali. There’s something about dancing – or just hanging out – in the open air that seems to add to the fun, romance, and excitement of the island. Rooftop clubs and bars can be found in all the top destinations in Bali.
Vertical Point is best-known for its Jacuzzi bar, a fun feature that allows guests to relax (or not) in a hot tub while sipping their drinks, including the creative cocktails always being developed here. The Vertical Point is decorated quite nicely and there is plenty of space for large groups to get together. In addition to the Jacuzzi, there’s a large pool for patrons to enjoy. This rooftop bar is located in Legian, at the Akmani Legian. It is open from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.
U-Paasha Rooftop Bar
U-Paasha Rooftop Bar has stunning views of south Bali. Located in Jimbaran at Harris Bukit Jimbaran, the rooftop bar has excellent wines, mixed drinks, and creative cuisine. Just a few years old, U-Paasha has a beautiful, island-inspired wooden rooftop deck that provides lounging space and perfect sunset views of the isthmus. It is open from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Sky Garden Rooftop Lounge
The 61 Legian Entertainment Complex is a great spot for nightlife in Bali, and no venue here is more popular than the Sky Garden Rooftop Lounge. The lounge has plenty of drinks, great buffers, and special events that include movies and laser shows. DJs are always on hand to put out some excellent dance beats, especially hip-hop, house, and other club music. The lounge gets quite crowded at night but you can always appreciate the great views of the skyline it offers. Sky Garden is open from 6 p.m. to midnight.
A more relaxed take on the rooftop bar is available at Kopi Langit in Seminyak. Relaxed and comfortable, Kopi Langit serves both alcoholic drinks and many varieties of delicious coffee. Wines and cocktails are served from the cool bar and guests can stretch out in the lounge area to enjoy their drink. Kopi Langit is also a restaurant, serving a variety of dishes from around the globe, including Balinese favorites. It is open from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. and is located at Umalas Residence.
SOS Supper Club
SOS Supper Club is a rooftop lounge and bar that is loved for its fantastic sunset views and top-notch DJs, who come from around the world to play the best dance beats. Lots of famous names are attracted to SOS, where you can sip cocktails in a relaxing lounge or go out and enjoy the party in the middle of a big crowd. In addition to drinks, you can get great tapas and snacks, most derived from Asian cuisine. SOS Supper Club is located at the Anantara Resort in Seminyak and is open from 5 p.m. to midnight.
Luna Bar, Restaurant and Sky Lounge
A popular Seminyak rooftop bar is the Luna Bar, Restaurant, and Sky Lounge, which has multiple dining spaces and offers a high-class spin on the typical rooftop lounge. The view from atop the L Hotel and Resort is gorgeous, especially at sunset, and overlooks the sea. Luna Bar serves Japanese cuisine along with tapas and other foods from around Asia and Europe. Nicely decorated and suitable for both small and larger groups, Luna Bar is open from 5 p.m. to midnight.
La Plancha is a café and restaurant with a comfortable deck that isn’t as high as some rooftop bars in Bali, but which still has all the appeal of the tallest skyline lounges. The café serves Spanish dishes with a special emphasis on grilled items, which adds to its warm beach atmosphere. La Plancha is the perfect place to enjoy an evening drink in Seminyak or simply a very nice lunch. Music via DJ stimulates guests after sunset. It is located on Mesari Beach and is open from 8 a.m. to 1 a.m.