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World’s Best Awards 2021: Top 5 Resorts in Indonesia

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Rooms at Capella Ubud, Bali, incorporate handmade batik and ikat textiles along with Indonesian and Dutch curios. Courtesy of Capella Ubud, Bali

Sep 9, 2021

TALKING ABOUT the top 5 resorts in Indonesia, Bali dominated readers’ minds, but an old fan favorite in Sumba with an environmental and community focus also made the cut.

1. Capella Ubud

Balinese culture is showcased in all facets of this property—from Keliki-style painting and other workshops to menus built around locally farmed ingredients and spices.

Score: 99.34

World’s Best Awards 2020: No. 1 Hotel in the World

2. Alila Manggis

Score: 98.50

3. Nihi Sumba

Score: 98.00

World’s Best Awards 2017: No. 1 Hotel in the World

4. Mandapa, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve

Score: 97.00

5. Alila Villas Uluwatu

Score: 96.15

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