There is nothing more pleasing to the eye than modern and edgy design aesthetics. Picture your next holiday home with wide windows, high ceilings, clean lines and an unquestionable contemporary vibe. From open-plan living areas and glass walls to industrial metals and concrete interiors, the possibilities are endless. Choose one of our modern villas in Bali for your next holiday and surround yourself in beauty. Add to that all mod-cons and the warmth of the friendly, in-villa staff and you are assured of a memorable holiday.

Here’s our hand-picked list of modern Bali luxury villas. Any discerning traveller would love to see and experience these stunning homes.

1. Arnalaya Beach House

Say hello to this five-bedroom party pad created by architectural genius Sonny Chan in collaboration with interior design guru Albano Daminato. Arnalaya Beach House is a contemporary beachside retreat resting amongst lush, terraced gardens. Its facilities include a private tennis court, gym, dazzling 20-metre pool, and a spa. It boasts attractive, sculptural terrazzo walls and clean lines softened by canopied beds and chic sitting areas. Two bedrooms have mesmerising views of the Indian Ocean from freestanding baths set by huge bay windows. Every piece of furniture and lighting was custom designed in the Daminato studio specifically for the villa. Split bamboo wall panels juxtapose reeds and grasses crafted with natural linens for window shades. Sofas are wrapped in rich, delicate European and Indonesian textiles. This is a dream come true.

2. Grand Cliff Nusa Dua

Grand Cliff Nusa Dua is a breathtakingly modern five-bedroom property carved into the southernmost cliff of Bali’s Bukit Peninsula. It sprawls over three levels with a myriad of sleek indoor and outdoor living and dining areas. If that’s not enough, there is also a 16-metre cliff-edge swimming pool, poolside jacuzzi, well-equipped gym, sophisticated furnishings and five-star facilities.

3. Grand Cliff Ungasan

This chic five-bedroom villa rests in the grounds of an exclusive, clifftop resort on the spectacular Bukit Peninsula in south Bali. Grand Cliff Ungasan is an awe-inspiring enclave that boasts of wonderful ocean views from its 20-metre private swimming pool. Breezy terraces and balconies and a cinema room make it a hit with families. You will not only have all the comforts of a stunning holiday home but also the high-class conveniences of a luxurious boutique resort.

4. The Iman Villa

With its terraced design and state-of-the-art facilities, The Iman Villa contrasts nicely with its surrounding rice fields and emerald palm groves. Finished in gleaming local stone and honey-hued wood, this villa is minimalist yet infused with tropical warmth. It offers countless open spaces and endless views from every room. The white stone buildings are reminiscent of the Mediterranean. Eco-friendly ‘green’ roofs are topped with plants and water features blend in with the natural surrounds. Featuring five luxurious bedrooms, a 21-metre personal pool, sunken poolside lounge, large plasma screens, and Apple TV to name a few, expect only the best of luxury living when staying here.

5. Villa Issi

For discerning travellers for whom only the best will do, four-bedroom Villa Issi is like answered prayers. Award-winning Indonesian architect Budi Pradono has created a haven that beautifully combines cutting-edge, contemporary design with laid-back tropical living. This architectural masterpiece is another stunning example of contemporary design sitting prettily amongst an idyllic Balinese setting. Its standout feature is a unique light-filtering ‘metal’ skin that wraps around the upper floor, providing cooling shade from the sun and an ever-changing ambiance.

6. Villa Kalyani

Great for those who like to party, five-bedroom Villa Kalyani offers a sophisticated respite in trendy Canggu. Vast living spaces include a 22-metre private pool, luxurious king-sized bedrooms and modern amenities. A media room, play room and bar keep everyone busy. Look no further for the perfect place to park yourself as you enjoy the best that Bali has to offer.

7. The Layar

Nothing spells modern-chic like the individual villas at The Layar. Featuring distinctive pitched roofs that taper dramatically to the ground like the triangular rigging of traditional fishing boats, these roofs create exciting split-level open living spaces with curved and angled walls and contrasting natural finishes that include tropical hardwoods, marble and stone sourced from the Indonesian archipelago. Each villa comes with Instagrammable private pools, gorgeous living spaces and rolling gardens. The innovative architecture combines with superb resort facilities to give you a great stay experience in the middle of chic Seminyak.

8. Villa Mana

Larger than life, seven-bedroom Villa Mana does nothing halfheartedly. This stunning villa features dark stone walls, contemporary furnishings, enormous rooms with massive tropical bathrooms, towering high ceilings, an infinity-edge pool and open-plan living spaces. It makes ample use of local natural materials, with striking walls of rough river stone, woven rattan and tropical woods. Brightly coloured kilim rugs and upholstered sofas littered across the black concrete floors bring boho-chic to the minimalist interiors.

9. Sohamsa Ocean Estate

Perched on a clifftop commanding jaw-dropping views of the ocean, Sohamsa Ocean Estate includes the five-bedroom Villa Soham and four-bedroom Villa Hamsa. It was built by the famous Singapore architect Ernesto Bedmar. There is abundant use of Indonesia’s natural materials in its soaring recycled ironwood pillars, Merbau-wood pavilion roofs, and walls of riverstone and Palimanan stone. Both beautifully appointed villas offer spacious living and dining spaces, generous air-conditioned bedrooms and bathrooms, large infinity pools, and well-equipped gyms and massage rooms.

10. Villa Canggu North and South

These elegant villas are situated merely 100m from the beach in the tiny fishing village of Nelayan. These modern villas in Bali have expansive living rooms with floor-to-ceiling glass doors and private pools. The picture is completed with stylish design aesthetics and a vibrant collection of colourful paintings and sculptures. Two-bedroom Villa Canggu North adjoins the four-bedroom Villa Canggu South, offering you the option to rent either of them individually or both together thanks to high-tech retractable garden walls.

Spark joy in one of our modern villas in Bali and expect only the best that the Island of the Gods has to offer.