15 Lesser-Known Beach Clubs In Bali That Are Not Potato Head

Bali beach clubs

Sun, sand, sea, repeat. That’s the mantra beach lovers swear by and that’s exactly the type of holiday you’ll have when you visit these beach clubs in Bali. They’re perfect for lounging at during the day while enjoying ocean views and a drink. Come nightfall, some of these beach clubs have live DJs and even host parties.

But if you don’t want to go to where everyone else is heading to, i.e. Potato Head Beach Club, there’s a whole slew of alternative beach clubs in Bali worth checking out. We’re talking infinity pools, 180-degree views of the ocean, cocktails and sunsets to die for, so grab a Bintang and let’s dive right in:

1. Mari Beach Club – Monthly themed festivals

This classic Bali oceanfront bar and restaurant is a favourite among locals and visitors alike.

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Located in between Seminyak and Canggu, Mari Beach Club is constructed entirely from bamboo, with a giant dome structure that resembles the famous Mount Agung. The sweeping views of Batu Belig beach, fresh seafood tower, and killer cocktails keep people coming back. But we’re really here for the monthly themed festivals.

Mediterranean classics such as grilled octopus and kebabs can be found here.
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There are traditional Balinese dance shows, bonfires, live DJs, a massive wooden swing, and a full spread of Indonesian dishes.

Address: Jalan Batu Belig No.66, Kerobokan Kelod, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361, Indonesia
Opening hours: 12pm-10pm, Daily
Contact: +62 819-5916-6645 | Mari Beach Club website

2. Ulu Cliffhouse – Hosts A-list headliners like Carl Cox

Ulu Cliffhouse is arguably one of the most beautiful beach clubs in Bali. Considering the prime cliffside location and the surroundings, it’s easy to see why – endless ocean vistas, epic sunset views, and shimmering stretches of sand.

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Show up early to snag a day bed and settle in for a Roasted Pineapple Margarita, a cheesy pizza, and some crispy calamari. Oh, and you’re likely to spot somebody famous, since headliners like Carl Cox, Black Coffee, and Peggy Gou frequent this venue often.

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The deck at this day-drinking staple is jumping pretty much every night, and if you’re in Bali just to get lit, book yourself in one of the rooms upstairs.

Address: Jalan Labuan Sait No. 315, Padang-Padang, Bali, Indonesia
Opening hours: 12am-late, Daily
Contact: +62 811-3941-7899 | Ulu Cliffhouse website

3. Canna Bali – New beach club with private teepees

Nusa Dua is no longer your parents’ and grandparents’ getaway now that Canna Bali is open.

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One quick look and you’ll have to agree that this brand new beach club is charming as heck. From the moment you walk into its boho chic white stone entrance to the minute you slide your way through the sand and onto a crispy sunbed, you’ll feel like you’re in Greece. 

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To amp up the ambience, opt for a private teepee so you and your date can whisper sweet nothings in the comfort of a secluded hut. Then, continue the date at the fancy schmancy all-glass Cliff restaurant before getting turnt at the club inside a man-made cave.

Address: Jalan Raya Nusa Dua Selatan, Benoa, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80363, Indonesia
Opening hours: 11am-11pm, Daily
Contact: +62 811-3418-777 | Canna Bali website

4. Mrs Sippy – Bali’s largest saltwater pool with giant floaties

This blue and white haunt is next door to Potato Head, has the largest saltwater pool, and most likely the only beach club in Bali with a diving board.

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At Mrs.Sippy, the bartenders pour drinks like the world is ending, which explains the loose crowd by mid afternoon. Its happy hour specials like 2-for-1 spirits (IDR150,000), slushies (IDR160,000), and beers (from IDR75,000) are famous, so get in early or you may never get a daybed or even a seat at the bar.

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The giant yellow duck floaties are free to use and frankly, very essential props for your IG pics. And hey, the diving board is for you to jump off while doing a backflip, if you want.  

Entry: IDR100,000 (~S$9.34)
Address: Jalan Taman Ganesha, Gang Gagak 8 Kerobokan, Seminyak, Bali 80361, Indonesia
Opening hours: Sun-Fri 10am-9pm | Sat 10am-11pm
Contact: +62 821-4500-1007 | Mrs Sippy Bali website

5. Old Man’s – Daily happy hour 5pm-6pm

The name of the bar is Old Man’s, but you won’t see any old men here. Instead, there’ll be a concentrated dose of tan and tone surfers, models, and spring breakers sipping on vodka redbull.

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Besides its idyllic beachside location in Canggu, its killer 1-for-1 happy hour on all drinks from 5pm-6pm daily is the reason why the place is always popping. Swing by on Wednesday for beer pong or Thursday for salsa classes. It’s basically impossible to have a bad time over here.

Address: Jalan Pantai Batu Bolong No.117X, Canggu, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80351, Indonesia
Opening hours: 12pm-8pm, Daily
Contact: +62 361 8469158 | Old Man’s website

6. Roosterfish Beach Club – 1-for-1 cocktails daily from 12pm-4pm

Roosterfish Beach Club on Pandawa Beach is exactly what the doctor ordered: it’s neither loud nor wild, but more laidback.

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It has a pool bar so you can sip cocktails in the water until you’re as pruny as you please. Should you decide to air out, sprawl on one of the floating bean bags, still holding on to a Mai Tai. Live DJs spin some of the most soulful tracks, especially on Sunday when the foam party kicks off.

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As for the food, expect a mix of Indonesian cuisine like Nasi Goreng (IDR130,000) and Western dishes like pizzas (from IDR130,000) and burgers (IDR175,000). If you happen to stay at the Renaissance Uluwatu Resort & Spa, get on the free shuttle service and we’ll see you at the beach club.

Address: Jalan Pantai Pandawa, Kutuh, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361, Indonesia
Opening hours: 10am-10pm, Daily
Contact: +62 811-3940-3588 | Roosterfish Beach Club website

7. Karma Beach – Movie screening on a private beach

Sitting on oceanfront property, Karma Beach offers 2 benefits. The first is, of course, its location on Karma Kandara beach, at the foot of the towering cliffs. The second is its dreamy Monday Movie By The Beach where you can catch a blockbuster while lounging on a bean bag under twinkly lights.

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Getting here requires a short ride on the cable car down the cliffs, but the views of the stunning lagoon lined with shimmering white sand will be worth it. 

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If you want a little more action than staring at waves, rent a kayak, or a paddleboard and go explore. Or, tuck into a plate of grilled seafood platter and call it a day.

Entry: IDR250,000 (~S$23.34)
Address: Karma Kandara Bali, Jalan Villa Kandara, Ungasan, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80362, Indonesia
Opening hours: Tue-Sun 10am-9pm | Mon 9am-9pm
Contact: +62 811-3820-3360 | Karma Beach website

8. Azul Beach Club – 3-storey bamboo treehouse

Take a break from replenishing your Vitamin D and belly up to this 3-storey beach club right on Padma Beach.

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Really, Azul Beach Club is a slice of paradise in the middle of Legian. They have live music every day, an infinity pool, and a Tiki bar that’s perfect for day drinking. Let your hair down and throw back a few Tiki Sangrias. Just make sure you’re here between 3pm-6pm to catch their 1-for-1 happy hour and an incredible sunset.

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After that, climb up the stairs to the second floor, where you’ll find one of Bali’s finest alfresco restaurants. We hear the tacos here are legit.

Address: Jalan Padma No.2, Legian, Kuta, Badung, Bali 80361
Opening hours: 7am-11pm, Daily
Contact: +62 (0) 361-765 759 | Azul Beach Club website

9.  El Kabron Cliff Club – With shisha

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Drop by El Kabron Cliff Club for a beautiful view of the ocean alongside Spanish cuisine, shisha and an infinity pool. Not to be missed is the wide variety of paellas on the menu, such as Arroz De Pollo (IDR180k ~S$17.13), which is a chicken dish and Paella De Marisco (IDR190k ~S$18.08), which comes with seafood.

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As for drinks, all cocktails are priced at IDR130k ~S$12.37 such as the Daiquri or Summer Mojto. Make yourself comfortable on the numerous beach chairs lying around – drop by just before 6pm to get a good spot for sunset-watching. Come sundown, look forward to DJ performances and live music.

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Address: Jalan Pantai Cemongkak, Pecatu, Kuta Sel., Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361, Indonesia
Contact: +62 821-4437-0139 | El Kabron Cliff Club website

10. COMO Beach Club – Hanging swing daybeds

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Drop by COMO Beach Club and people watch on swinging daybeds, which are pretty large and will comfortably fit two – so feel free to snuggle up with your beau. Grab a cocktail from IDR 115k ~S$10.92 or beer from IDR 60k ~S$5.70, and listen to live acoustic music while you watch the sunset.

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If you don’t fancy moving daybeds, you can always opt for stationary ones or beach chairs. Be sure to check out their bar, which is decorated to look like a surf shack with plenty of bamboo.

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Address: Jalan Pantai, Jl. Pantai Batu Mejan, Canggu, Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361, Indonesia
Opening hours: Daily: 7AM-11PM
Contact: +62 361 620 2208 | COMO website

11. The Lawn – Picnic-style lounging on an artificial lawn

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The Lawn has a Balinese flavour, with bamboo decor hanging from the roof and wood-based sun beds. It isn’t just a beach club offering cocktails and mocktails though – its menu is packed with small bites like Confit Tuna Dip (IDR 65k ~S$6.19), pizzas such as The Lawn Prawn (IDR 140k ~S$13.33) and mains such as Sticky Tamarind Pork Ribs (IDR 125k ~S$11.90).

They’ve got an artificial lawn for picnic-style lounging
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Complete the experience with a Coconut Mojito (IDR120k ~ S$11.42) or choose from an array of beers such as the local Bintang (IDR50k ~S$4.76) or Corona (IDR90k ~S$8.57). You can opt to sit on the wicket mats placed on the floor or daybeds – both offer beautiful views of the ocean.

There’s also an infinity pool facing the beachfront so take a dip as and when you like
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Address: Jalan Pura Dalem, Canggu, Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali, Indonesia
Opening hours: Mon-Thu, Sat-Sun: 10am-11pm | Fri: 10am-12am
Contact: +62 361 335 1055 | The Lawn website

12. IBIZA in Bali – Spanish-themed, with Mediterranian dishes

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True to its name, IBIZA in Bali will have you feeling like you’re on a beautiful Spanish island, featuring a mixture of pristine white daybeds turquoise waters, and spotless sand. To complete the experience, they also offer an array of Spanish fare like Paella Del Senorito (IDR225k ~S$21.36), which comes with seafood.

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Hop into their swimming pool to seek respite from the heat or cool down with drinks such as the Barong Blessing (IDR 160k ~S$15.19). It’s infused vodka with ginger flower, homemade vanilla, rosella, lemongrass, strawberry liqueur, sugarcane juice and strawberry juice.

Barong Blessings
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Address: Jalan Pantai Kelan, Tuban, Kuta, Kabupaten Badung, Bali, Indonesia
Opening hours: 12pm-9pm, Daily
Contact: +62 812 3817 1777 | IBIZA in Bali website

13. Sugarsand Bali – Serves Japanese-Peruvian dishes

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Sugarsand Bali in Seminyak opened not too long ago in October 2018, and this beach club offers cocktails and Japanese-Peruvian dishes like Tuna Nikkei Ceviche (IDR90k ~S$8.57) which you can enjoy while lounging by the pool and admiring the beachfront. Nikkei is the product of a fusion of Japanese ingredients into Peruvian cuisine like miso and rice vinegar, and you’ll find many of such unique pairings here.

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Bigger groups can opt to while away their hours at a cabana or large dining table instead. Alternatively, seek reprieve from the heat in the 2-storey air-conditioned seating area indoors. Keep your eyes peeled for regular performances by local and international DJs on their Facebook page.

There’s also an impressive array of vegan dishes on the menu
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Address: Jalan Double Six, Seminyak, Kuta, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361, Indonesia
Opening hours: Daily: 8am-12am
Contact: +62 361 2099999 | Sugarsand Bali website

14. Oneeighty Bali – On a cliff top

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Oneeighty Bali is a cliff-top day club that’s a whopping 530ft above the ocean, so you can be assured you’ll have panoramic views of the sea. It offers a massive infinity pool and entrance fee starts from IDR 450,000 ~S$42.83, giving you access to all the facilities such as the pool, towels, wifi and seating.

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Scoot over to their restaurant and order mains like Nasi Goreng Nelayan (IDR180k ~S$17.12) or drinks such as the Mai Tai (IDR 145k ~S$13.79). The prices here are pretty steep, but the beautiful views and once in a lifetime experience of chilling by a cliff make it well worth it.

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Address: Jalan Goa Lempeh Banjar Dinas Kangin, Pecatu, Kuta Sel., Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361, Indonesia
Opening hours: 12pm-10pm, Daily
Contact: +62 361 847 0700 | Oneeighty Bali website

15. Sundays Beach Club – Watersports like stand-up paddling

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The beach is your front yard at Sundays Beach Club, where you can expect live music every Saturday and Sunday from 4pm. Entrance fees start from IDR 350 ~S$33.29 which comes inclusive of access to watersports and IDR200k ~S$18.98 food and beverage credit.

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You can choose to kayak, snorkel or stand-up paddleboard – equipments are provided. Time your arrival after 5.30pm so as not to miss out on their daily sunset beach bonfires, where you can lounge on their complimentary beanbags. There’s also a small boutique shop selling nifty accessories and beachwear.

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Address: Jalan Pantai Selatan Gau Banjar Wijaya Kusuma Ungasan, Pecatu, Kuta Sel., Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80362, Indonesia
Opening hours: 8am-10pm, Daily
Contact: +62 811 9421 110 | Sundays Beach Club website

Beach clubs with oceanfront views in Bali

You could easily spend a full day at one of these beach clubs, lounging and leaving the stresses of work back home – the perfect itinerary for a chill holiday. The best part? Bali is just a short 2 hour and 40-minute flight from Singapore. Time to book your next getaway.

Check out our other Bali related articles:

Lesser known places in Bali
Unconventional things to do in Bali
Affordable Bali destination wedding packages
Eco-resorts in Bali

Cover image adapted from @maribeachclubbali, @azulbeachclub, @karmabeachclubs
Originally published on 24th June 2019 by Siti Hamzah Samsudin. Last updated on 4th November 2022 by Samantha Nguyen.


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