Everyone deserves to let loose at the weekend – even more so when on vacation. From stunning sunset views in cosy beach bars to distinctive tapas and cocktails in chic surroundings here’s where we love to kick off a Bali weekend.

5-PM Sunset Cocktail at Cafe del Mar

With its beachfront locale and its Mediterranean style, Cafe del Mar offers a luxurious dining and bar experiences with world-class DJs in the Bali outpost of the Earth’s original island beach club. This place is the new hot spot for sunset drinks attracting expat crowds and visitors alike.

Cafe del Mar, Jalan Subak Sari, Canggu, (+62) 361 4471625

6 to 8-PM Canapés at MÉTIS Lounge

The trendy MÉTIS Lounge hosts numerous world-class hip music shows and themed party events, with luminary DJs and artistic talents from all over the world! In addition to great cocktails using only high-end liquor brands like Beluga Vodka, Patrón Tequila and Dom Pérignon, a Mediterranean-oriented tapas menu with a touch of Japanese flavour based on the ‘sharing is caring’ concept is served. A tip for you: dress to impress!

MÉTIS Lounge, Jalan Petitenget No. 6, Kerobokan, +62 361 4737 888 or reservations@metisbali.com

9-PM cocktails and Asian bites at Mama San

By this time we are craving some more food and head to the upper level of Mama San where leather club chairs, ottomans, a plump banquette with scatter cushions and Raja palace lights, chandeliers and candles twinkling softly create the perfect ambience to chill-out with tasty cocktails and amazing Asian bites by the famous chef Will Meyrick.

Mama San, Jalan Raya Kerobokan No. 135, +62 813 3942 3033 or info-mamasan@saronggroup.com


10.30-PM ’til Drop Champagne O’clock at Red Carpet Champagne Bar

Boasting Indonesia’s largest selection of Champagne, this Seminyak icon is cosy and intimate, with a sexy splash of course. As one might expect of a Champagne bar, there is an exclusive feel at Red Carpet – yet the atmosphere remains light, playful and casually fun.

Red Carpet, Jalan Kayu Aya 42C, +62 361 9342 2794 or pr@redcarpetchampagnebar.com

So now you’ve had bars to go at night, it’s time to look for a luxury private villa in Bali.