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Floating Breakfast in Bali: 10 Places where you can try it!

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How do you like your eggs in the morning? Floating on Water?

Floating Breakfast? We’ve all had drinks by the pool…but what if you get hungry? Some of you might be bored with the “traditional” breakfast on a table, those feeling a little more adventurous might try breakfast by the beach or pool…but this one is a step further! The extravagant floating breakfast in Bali has taken instagram by storm, with it’s popularity booming and the “Instagrammable” photo opportunity which is hard to resist.

Where did the floating breakfast trend start?

This unique breakfast option started back in Bali, where it was first introduced by AYANA Resort and Spa ten years ago, although it’s a mystery to whom the exact person was who introduced it. Some rumours suggested it was a customer who just wanted to cool of in the pool while eating, so they improvised with the now famous and study “floating tray”. One thing is for sure, it’s an interesting and some what bucket list way of eating ones breakfast! So is this hot new trend just for the “Gram” or is it actually a lovely way to start you day! Popular among couples the floating breakfast has been dubbed as the perfect Romantic treat. This is great for honeymoons or to just spice up your morning! 

Here are our top 10 luxury hotels you can sample the floating delight!

1. Ayana Resort and Spa (Bali)

The luxurious originators of the floating delight. Here you will have a three course breakfast served with Champagne, all in the setting of your own private and extravagant plunge pool! This is a great one for couples and romantics!

 

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Location:

Bali, Just a 30-minute drive from Ngurah Rai International Airport. Exact Address: Jl. Karang Mas Sejahtera, Bali 80364, Indonesia

Floating Breakfast at Ayana Resort Bali

Expect exceptional Service from Morning till night. Photo by Ayana Resort.

2. The Royal Purnama Villa

If your feeling blue blooded and royal then this is the place to come! Although you don’t have to be in line for the throne to sample these wonderful treats! The breakfast selection here is not as vast, but we will say it’s more quality over quantity. With three types to choose from, Omelet (Sausage and Bacon) , Eggs Benedict or some authentic Indonesian Fried Rice or noodles! The breakfast here is served tactically at the perfect temperature, so it won’t be cold if you wish cool of in the luxury pool!

Floating Breakfast at Royal Purnama Villa Bali

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Extras include, fresh orange juice, purnama bread selection, Pastries such as croissants and danish. Some people opt for a bottle of wonderful Valdivieso Brut ( Be warned their is an extra charge for this!)

Most spectacular Floating Breakfast! – Town and Tourist Award

Location:

Bali, 45 minute transfer from Ngurah Rai International Airport. Exact Address: Jl. Pantai Purnama, Sukawati, Kec. Gianyar, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali, Indonesia

How to Book?

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3. Visesa Udbud Resort (Bali)

Visesa Ubud Resort’s, wins our town and tourist award for most authentic presentation! Your will receive a large breakfast made up of everything from waffles, eggs and even pancakes! Married with a colorful selection of wonderful fruits. Such as Dragon fruit, Jackfruits, papaya…if your feeling healthy! The best part about the presentation is the colorful and wonderful selection wild flowers which are bordering your breakfast dish. With an authentic bamboo tray just for good measure!

Most Authentic Floating Breakfast! –Town and Tourist Award

 

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Location:

Udbud, Bali.  This is all great if your a luxury backpacker with the floating breakfast being absolutely FREE, when you book a stay at the Villa.

How to book?

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4. Kayon Jungle Resort in Bresela Village

This one is aimed at those who really wan’t all out luxury and not just a floating breakfast for their stay! With a romantic heart shaped tray, to float on the multi level pool this is our top pick if your on a honeymoon or just feeling romantic! The wonderful nature of Udbud makes the perfect backdrop for a wonderful morning, this will surely be a breakfast you won’t forget!

Floating Breakfast at Kanyon Resort Bali

Great for couples! Photo by Kanyon Resort.

In terms of the food expect, a traditional breakfast selection or some authentic Indonesian dishes, served with a selection of wines. Well you know what they say, “You can’t drink all day…if you don’t start in the morning!”

Location:

Udbud, Bali. This luxury hotel is a 60-minute transfer from Ngurah Rai International Airport. Exact Address: Banjar Kepitu, Kendran, Tegallalang, Ubud, Kenderan, Tegallalang, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80572, Indonesia

Town and Tourist – Most Romantic Luxury Resort

5. The Chedi Club Tanah Gajah, Ubud

Often this hotel can be overlooked as a hot spot for the floating breakfast experience. However, this is due to the hotels luxury and the fact that a “floating breakfast” is pretty much standard procedure here! Your luxury breakfast here is served by your own personal butler, to definitely give you the vibe of “uber luxury” . With a bottle of champagne for good measure your floating breakfast here has a tongue sparkling selection of authentic local delicacies and delights. As a guest at the hotel, your will receive the whole experience inclusive with no extra cost!

 

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Hot Air balloon rides from this resort are also very popular!

 

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6. W Bali Seminyak

Sumptuous and ever so luxurious, this hotel offers a fine breakfast selection! With a colorful selection of the freshest ingredients and of course Champagne as standard! This is the perfect tropical playground to relax, while still being in a vibrant location. When breakfast is over, W Bali has a great selection of bars and restaurants where you can indulge in seaside dining with a stunning view! Also expect music from international DJs and the fun “Woo Bar” is open all day and night! Great for cocktails, tapas and wine! At Town in Tourist, we consider this one of the best hotels in Bali where you won’t be disappointed!

 

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Location:

Perfectly location on the beach in the middle of Seminyak. A thriving hive of activity in Bali. With plenty of shops, restaurants and attractions nearby! W Bali is a 15-minute transfer from Ngurah Rai International Airport.

Town and Tourist – Most Luxurious Hotel in Bali.

How to Book?

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7. Nyuh Bali Villas Seminyak

Also in the great location of Seminyak, this place does a great Balinese breakfast (Of course floating if you wish!) There is also a further selection of five different recipes to sample, great if your a foody! Each Villa is 5-star luxury all round equip with a private swimming pool. This property houses on site spa to relax afterwards! Wan’t even more luxury? A 24-hour butler service and free shuttle service to Seminyak area is standard procedure here.

 

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Location:

Located in the heart of Seminyak, just a 15-minute drive from Seminyak Square, Nyuh Bali. Exact Location: Jl. Bali Deli No.99, Seminyak, Kuta, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361, Indonesia.

Town and tourist – Most Vibrant Location.

How to Book?

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8. Kupa Kupa Barong

With a complimentary floating breakfast this is a fantastic place! Overlooking the Ayung Valley, this is a premium resort. Equip with 2 rooftop restaurants, plus an Asian-French fusion eatery with a terrace. Other amenities include a bar, an outdoor pool and a spa. Featuring warm wood furnishings, the polished rooms and villas Most have private plunge pools and valley views. With a Butler service operating 24/7!

Floating Breakfast at Kupa Kupa Barong Bali

Extra massage and spas Services are a highlight of Kupa Kupa Barong. Photo by kupubarongubud.com

Location:

This premium venue is located 2 km from the Neka Art Museum, 5 km from Ubud Palace and 9 km from the Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary.

Floating Breakfast at Kupa Kupa Barong Bali

(Explore the great outdoors with the new “picnic breakfast”)

9. Ini Vie Villa, Kuta (Bali)

We absolutely loved this place here at Town and Tourist. A lovely family villa estate, expect traditional Balinese hospitality! This place is great for romantics and families alike! Offering One Bedroom Villas, each with it’s own with Private Pool & Jacuzzi and Also they have Two Bedroom Villa with Private Pool & Jacuzzi! Expect to see your floating breakfast float past your bed in the morning!

 

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Location:

Located in border Legian and Kuta with situated quiet area and It’s only 30 minutes driving from Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport.

 

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Town and Tourist (Best Value)(9/10) – We loved the price of this place, great value for what you get! It wasn’t even our honeymoon but we thought heck why not!

How to Book?

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10. Four Seasons (Maldives or Bali)

The “Four seasons” is a brand synonymous with uber luxury and fantastic service! If you head to the Maldives or the bali resort you won’t be disappointed! Their breakfast menu includes an exquisite in-villa dining menu! Also Everything the Four seasons brand is famous for!

 

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After breakfast sample a vast range of complimentary and paid-for activities from morning meditation with stunning ocean views, to yoga classes, we loved the nighttime fire yoga! Also expect to see local Balinese dance performances and educating temple tours close by. If you fancy hitting the water, head to Sundara beach club , for a variety of activities from water-biking, surf schooling, Stand Up Paddleboards and body boards!

Location:

The Bali Four Seasons is in Jimbaran Bay, a peaceful beachside town with golden sands and excellent barbecue seafood shacks. The rest of the area is pretty quiet but boutiques and bars of Seminyak are a cheap and easy 30-minute taxi ride away. The airport can be reached in 20 minutes, a true highlight in Bali’s infamous bad traffic! The Four Seasons Maldives is at Landaa Giraavaru.

 

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How to Book?

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Bonus: Kamala Luxury Hotel/Resort

This is another great place which caught our eye!

 

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Relax, breath and just let that breakfast digest!

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