Imagine a place on this earth where sheer beauty exists at all corners. A place where delicious cuisine is at your beck and call. Bali, the Land of the Gods, is such a beautiful tourist destination that exudes peace and serenity.
While here, you get to experience the sandy beaches, city life, and tropical rainforests. It’s also renown as a surfers’ paradise! Bali enchants with its colorful ceremonies and dramatic dances, its arts, and crafts, as well as it’s exciting nightlife and luxurious beach resorts. What’s even better? A floating breakfast!
If you consider drinks served by the pool a great idea, then breakfast or brunch by the pool is even better! Nothing can beat bonding next to the person you love over breakfast or brunch on the pool. In Bali, we kid you not, breakfast is served on a tray. You get to dine from the in-house pool as the plate floats on the pool.
Sounds cool already? All you have to do is slip into your swimwear and enjoy your floating brunch at the following five places.
1. The Edge Bali
The Edge Bali is one of the exclusive luxury villa resorts located in Pecatu (Uluwatu) on the magnificent southern cliffs of the Bukit Peninsula. A cozy family villa estate, The Edge offers Balinese hospitality at its best. This exclusive 5-star private pool resort has a home-like ambiance, which is in itself an experience.
Every villa features a private plunge pool, and you can take advantage of the 24-hour room service and complimentary full breakfast offer that is served daily to order a floating breakfast or brunch. Or you can relax with your favorite drink and grab a bite at Oneeighty, the signature cliff-edge pool while taking in a scenic view.
2. Ayana Resort & Spa, Bali
Located just above Kisik Beach, Ayana Resort & Spa provides a breathtaking spot for lounging, swimming, and soaking up the sun. Set on more than 200 acres of tropical landscape overlooking the Indian Ocean, Ayana is the perfect place for family vacations, mother-daughter trips, weddings, engagements, honeymoons, beach getaways, and you name it.
What is so special about Ayana Resort is that it serves their signature floating brunch called the Floating Champagne Breakfast on a floating tray. It’s exclusive for all their Bali villa guests.
The guests are always very exhilarated when they receive the brunch basket. The 3-course gourmet brunch is arranged on a sizable tray and comprises everything you would need for an early morning start. Moreover, a chilled bottle of champagne is also part of this meal.
Ayana and Rimba Jimbaran, its sister resort right next door, together have 11 pools. Choose your sun-lounger on the natural sand terrace or the pool deck, put on sun lotion, whip out a book and order a delicious floating breakfast as you enjoy a marvelous pool day.
3. Ritz Carlton, Bali
Luxurious yet relaxing, Ritz Carlton, Bali is an outstanding 313-room Nusa Dua resort off Bali’s south coast overlooking the Indian Ocean is an unforgettable tourist destination all of its own. With its chic, modern design, spacious layout, and scenic views of the ocean, guests feel at-peace from the moment they arrive.
The dedicated 24-hour butler service is meant to enhance your villa experience, allowing you to embrace all of the local touches and-luxuries the resort has to offer. At this exclusive resort, butlers get to serve beautifully-prepared “floating breakfasts” to guests as they soak-in their suite and villa pools.
The dining experience at the resort is indeed an exceptional one, with flavors from all around the world in addition to home-grown favorites from the island. The sweet and savory spread is lavish and thought to be one of the best in Bali. The freshest selection of dishes is presented on a colorful tray, which compels you to break the bubbly open. A combination of floating breakfast and a fantastic morning view from your villa will surely create an unforgettable experience.
4. Kamandalu, Ubud
Kamandalu Ubud is a 5-star resort situated in Ubud, the heart of Bali. This exclusive resort retains the traditional Balinese culture with the addition of modern luxury-style within a quiet and natural setting. It consists of villas, that offers its guests total privacy on their property while at the same time featuring common areas where they can share social life.
A combination of floating breakfast and fantastic morning view from your villa will surely create an unforgettable experience. Ubud’s natural landscape will form the backdrop to your indulgent floating breakfast morning in Kamandalu Ubud. You can spend your entire morning lazing around in the pool, with a sizable floating brunch selection accompanied by sparkling wine.
5. The Royal Purnama
The Royal Purnama’s beautiful sanctuary is located around 35-minutes from the historical Ubud city. At the Royal Purnama, guests can indulge in a breakfast of greatly-presented, exotic dishes for every taste. The food looks extra delicious when presented on a floating tray. You can soak in any of the pools on a sunny morning overlooking the breathtaking Ubud’s landscape with a royal-style culinary spread.
Featuring a vast selection of breakfast items strategically offered at the right temperature, you don’t have to worry about the breakfast going cold as you enjoy that refreshing dip in your private pool.
Featured image: Kamadalu Resort Ubud, Bali