When the sun sets in Bali, the party animals come out to a rave and here’s where these creatures of the night flock to wreak havoc.
Known as the Ibiza of Indonesia, Bali is the place to go if you want to have a good party. The crowd depends on which areas you are in and in what club/bar. But you can find loads of different people, and mostly they are always in for a chat and looking for a ‘good time’.
The south of Bali is where the nightlife is at. The most famous spots are Kuta-Legian, Seminyak and Canggu. All different areas offer a different atmosphere and, in this way, there is something for everyone. Go on a bar hop or pub crawl and find the right place that matches what you are looking for.
Here, you will find a bohemian and relaxed vibe. The bars have a laid-back feel, and there are barely any big clubs in Canggu.
Atlas Beach Fest
One of the best places for leisure and to enjoy entertainment, also stated as the biggest beach club in Bali, Atlas Beach Fest is nestled along the iconic Berawa Beach – reigns as Bali’s premier destination. Inside Atlas Beach Fest, you will find Atlas Beach Club in the world, and Atlas NightClub, the biggest nightclub in Bali. The venue offers visitors a luxurious holiday experience inside a 30,000 m2 area. They also provide good hospitality, being the biggest beach club in the world.
The many attractions of Atlas Beach Club include non-stop entertainment all day, from Kecak dance, glow-in-the-dark Balinese dance, tarot readers, stilt walkers, fire jugglers, fire dance, magicians, and para motorists. You can also enjoy the performance of local and international artists and DJs. In addition to that, Atlas Beach Fest also features a department store.
If you want to learn more about Atlas Beach Fest, please visit their website at atlasbeachfest.com. You can discover all the offerings, amenities, and experiences this exceptional beach club provides there. And also find us on Instagram @atlasbeachfest
If you are looking for a non-commercial spot with great music and crowds, this can be a place you might want to swing by. Expect international guests every week covering house, techno, hip-hop, R’n’B and live music. It is also home to The Bunker, a speakeasy cocktail bar with some carefully concocted cocktails to get you loosened up for some underground action later on or a more civilised affair with friends. The club is a happening night spot with a lively dance floor & DJ, plus a separate lounge area with a relaxed vibe.
Kuta – Legian
The vibe here is very casual, making it easy for you to unwind and make new friends. You will find loads of different rooftop lounges and bars. Kuta – Legian mainly attracts a wilder crowd with mega clubs and ultra-cheap drinks, and the focus of the music is on reggae, the top 40 and R&B. The area is primarily busy during the holiday seasons with young Aussies.
Hard Rock Cafe Bali
For the last 29 years, Hard Rock Cafe Bali has been the trendsetter and the heart of Kuta’s live music scene and nightlife, and remains that way until now. This legendary American restaurant and live music venue provide the best live entertainment 6 days a week – from Monday to Saturday while also serving high-quality comfort food in a friendly ambience.
The stage has hosted such International acts as Temper Trap, Michael learns to Rock, Bring me the Horizon, Scissor Sisters, Angels and Airwaves, Parkway Drive, Hoobastank, Tommy Lee, Sepultura, and many others and sponsored Metallica show in Bali. From Indonesian stars, they have hosted concerts of Gigi, Judika, Melly Goeslaw, Glenn Fredly, Barasuara, The Sigit, Navicula, Dialog Dini Hari, Endah’n’Rhesa, Peter Pan, and many more.
The LXXY experience is a perfect synergy of a pool club, a nightclub and a bistro. It opens its doors when the sun is still up and draws you from the sunny poolside to a glamorous dance floor. Immerse yourself in the full LXXY experience which incorporates modern design and architecture, state-of-the-art lighting, visual technology and a customised sound system designed to bring parties to new heights.
This area typically pulls in a more refined group of clubbers, including expatriates. The area can be distinguished by its own class and standards that are far higher than the Kuta – Legian. Clubs and lounges are playing everything from techno, house, jazz, salsa, reggae, cheesy pop songs, old-school rock and many more. You can find people getting wild on the dance floor to the elegant and high-end community chilling the nights out.
Woobar at W Bali – Seminyak
Woobar is one of Seminyak’s hypest places to be seen. By day, Woobar is a super-chic, cool, relaxed beach club with delicious nibbles, an intoxicatingly extensive choice of imported beers, wines and unique cocktails. When the sun goes down, Woobar welcomes you to play. Sip on high-voltage cocktails specially prepared by the liquid team, and let Bali’s hottest DJs whisk you away in the music.
The Woobar deck entices with sensual design both indoors and outdoors. Inside, the oval reef bar is awash in amber lighting and surrounded by coral-shaped cocktail tables. The bar leads out onto an extensive deck overlooking the sea topped by oversized fans with a custom mirror-polish finish. Within Woobar is the intimate Whiskey Lounge, which features a striking LED-lit bottle display that lights up the sizzling Seminyak night vibe. Crowned by a commanding chandelier, the Woobase stairway gives way to a dance floor swirling in a sea of electric colours. The perfect place for day or night, Woobar features an enticing menu of market fresh shellfish, traditional barbeque favourites, Asian delicacies, wood-fired pizzas as well as nibbles, unique cocktails, wines and an array of beers.
La Favela is a must-go if you’re new to Bali’s nightlife scene. Modelled to look like a shanty Brazilian favela, the interior comes fitted with semi-indoor gardens, artificial waterfalls and ponds, alfresco tables and chairs and many more, captivating all who dare venture into its enchanted depths.
Here, the drinks are a tad pricey but what you’re truly paying for is the atmosphere. Be sure not to leave too early because once the tables are shifted and the DJ deck is brought out, that’s when the real party begins. Go to the 3rd floor of Attika Club. This spot allows you to enjoy a private intimate butler service providing an array of cocktails, tapas and canapés
Here, you will find a trendy dining space on the 1st first floor and a nightclub on the 2nd. The lavish interior is somewhere between Tokyo Elite and Enter the Dragon. This is a journey through fine dining, cocktails and an evening of music and dance. Do you want the techno beats of the house room or the party vibe of R&B on the rooftop?
If you’re looking to get a real atmosphere of a real club with real house music resembling the elegant scene in Ibiza, this might be the place for you. Stepping into the club, you’re immediately transported into a realm of party-rocking mayhem, accented by sleek decor including a mosaic of dragon scale motifs. Boasting two spacious levels, dance the night away as both local and international DJs rev up the room, curating only the hottest tunes to guarantee that everyone has a good time.
Nusa Dua – Jimbaran
These areas serve up a more relaxing ambience, perfect for those seeking a place to break away from the crowd. The nightlife in Nusa Dua – Jimbaran is centralised inside resorts and hotels. The clubs and pubs are sometimes empty and not really attracted visitors, unless an event is taking place. However, there still are some spots worth visiting just around the corner.
Nightlife in Ubud is dedicated to those with a love of culture, music and fine dining experience. Well-known for its relaxing ambience, quiet environment and traditional atmosphere, this upland destination has several corners to see besides rice terraces, cultural places and temples. Most of the bars are sophisticated and laid-back, showing sports action or hosting live music for casual gatherings until around midnight, while not many late-night clubbing scenes are available for the nightcrawlers. With wining, dining and soothing music being accessible, below are some evening hotspots to prove that there is still life in Ubud after nightfall.