Hotels & Resorts

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

When you think of the top resorts in Indonesia, you think lush rainforests and beautiful beachfronts. Here are the 5 favorites in the World's Best Awards 2021.

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
Bali

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
capellahotels.com/en/capella-ubud

2. Alila Manggis
Bali

Score: 98.50
alilahotels.com/manggis

3. Nihi Sumba
Sumba

Score: 98.00

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

4. Mandapa, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve
Bali

Score: 97.00
ritzcarlton.com/en/hotels/indonesia/mandapa

5. Alila Villas Uluwatu
Bali

Score: 96.15
alilahotels.com/uluwatu

For more World’s Best Awards 2021 lists of your favorite hotels, resorts, cities, islands and more, visit: travelandleisureasia.com/trending/worlds-best-awards-2021

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