Jimbaran is one of the lesser known island nations that are reputed as beach destinations. An island that is not quite famed throughout this world, but, is quite famous among those who like to travel. Unlike most beach destinations, nightlife in Jimbaran is quite different from others. While most beach destinations are to be visited in the day, Jimbaran truly comes to life at night, as a vibrant collection of clubs and cafes make for one of the best nightlife in the world!
Jimbaran Nightlife: 10 Best Places To Visit
While it is true that the count of excellent nightclubs in Jimbaran is simply beyond our grasp, there are some that stand head and shoulders above the rest, above the other nightclubs. These clubs and restaurants are the absolute best, and feature some of the best decoration and services on the island.
1. Rock Bar
This is one of the very best and awesome Bars in the entirety of the nightlife in Jimbaran. One of the most well known chill out spots in Bali, this Bar is quite unique among the rest, as it is positioned on a limestone rock on a cliff, stretching out over the coast. The view this offers is completely amazing, as it stretches out over the south western coastline of the Bukit Peninsula. The Bar itself features some of the most unique cocktails on the island, as the strange and wonderful mixtures attract quite a lot of visitors, with some of the best being Punch Rock, Martini, and Spa on The Rock, and others.
Location: Ayana Resort and Spa Bali, Jalan Karang Mas SeJahtera, Jimbaran
Opening Hours: 4 PM to 1 AM
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2. Karma Beach
This is one of the foremost clubs that are offered by the exotic prospect of Jimbaran Bali nightlife. Being reputed as one of the best beach clubs in southernmost Bali, this club is by far one of the most well known. The gorgeous white sand is iconic of the Bar, the private beach venue is quite reputed, as it features some of the most comfortable thatched roof huts on the island, combining a mix of the old and the new, providing a flavor that is considered quite unique by most of the visitors and tourists.
Location: Karma Kandara Resort
Opening Hours: 9 AM to 1 AM
3. Chiringuito El Kabron
This restaurant is quite among all the others that dot the countryside of Jimbaran, and is primarily a Spanish restaurant, that offers some of the best Mediterranean dishes and cuisine on the entirety of the island. EnJoying sunset views is one of the best things to do here, as the cliff scene is one of the very best. The location of the restaurant is quite off the beaten road, as it is at the very end of a dirt road. Many day tourists come here for lunch, as the food is quite good, with others staying on for the evening view.
Location: Jalan PantaJ Cemongkak, Pecatu
Opening Hours: 11:30 AM to 10 PM
4. Smoqee Lounge And Sky Bar
Smoqee Lounge and Sky Bar is one of the hippest destinations there are on the island. It overlooks quite a lot of the seafood bars that dot the beaches of Jimbaran, and quite definitely overlooks the awesome sunset that one witness over the awesome Jimbaran Bay. The Lounge itself is quite relaxing, as it is a space that still adheres to the trends of the 80s and 90s, and provides an awesome space where can go dance to their heart’s content while listening to retro songs that make one want to take their shoes off and dance.
Location: Le Meridien Jimbaran, Jalan Bukit Permai, Muaya Beach
Opening Hours: 5:30 PM to 12 AM
5. Kedonganan Seafood Cafes And Restaurants
These restaurants and cafes are quite common, and line the coast of the their namesake village. Primarily a fishing village, this is a quite important fact, as the restaurants and cafes serve nothing other than the day’s fresh catch. One can eat a delicious meal of grilled fish and roasted rice, while enjoying the awesome views over the beach that are seen from the traditionally wooden platforms on the beach that these cafes and restaurants are built on. Most of these offer a wide selection of fish that is sure to amaze even the most hardcore of seafood lovers.
Location: Jalan Pantai Kedonganan, South Kuta
Opening Hours: 2 PM to Quite Late
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6. Single Fin
This is one of the more trendy bars on this list. A cliff top bar that is famed for its views, it was initially a hangout for surfers of all kinds, as after riding the waves all day, both beginners and time tested pros came here for a refreshing martini, but now caters to all crowds, as the bar is jam packed every single day, and takes in even more guests on the weekends. There is also a restaurant, where one can order quick bites of food such as pizza, pasta, Coca Colas and other sorts of food.
Location: 10 AM to 1 AM
Opening Hours: Jalan Mamo, Labuan Sait, Uluwatu, Bali
7. Jimbaran Beach Club
A quite recent addition to the bar and club scene in Jimbaran, this Club experienced a quite meteoric rise to fame soon after its opening, as it has now become one of the most distinguished cafes that can be found on the Jimbaran beaches. The Club features a modernly style dining area, where can order food, from quick bites to full fledged lunch, while sipping a martini or cocktail from the adjacent shack bar. There is also a second level to the building, which is primarily used for soaking in sun rays.
Location: Jalan Bukit Permai, Banjar Pesalakan, Jimbaran
Opening Hours: Open Almost All Day
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This is one of the most well known collections of places in Jimbaran Beach nightlife, as the complex is housed in the Four Seasons Resort, one of the most famous resorts in the entirety of Jimbaran. The complex features a beach club that is trendy and hip for all youngsters and active senior citizens and a restaurant that serves only the best in local cuisine along with a stylish bar where all the local denizens of the night go to have a drink. Large windows make for one of the best views and provide gentle sea breezes that cool one down.
Location: Four Seasons Resort, Jimbaran Bay, Jalan Bukit Permai
Opening Hours: 11 AM to 1 AM
9. Jimbaran Seafood Cafes
These beach cafes offer one of the most simplest ways that one can enjoy a night out in Jimbaran, yet also one of the most popular ways, as hordes of people have their dinner and a hearty snack, at the various Jimbaran Seafood Cafes. Definitely not a sight to miss, as the millions of candles and lights glowing strong in the black night, makes for one of the best sights and environments in the entire Jimbaran Beach Nightlife.
Location: Four Seasons, Muaya Beach
Opening Hours: 1 PM to 11 PM
This restaurant offers one of the greatest combos on the island, as the famed restaurant combines both awesome views, an amazing sense of decor and a quality of food that is seldom matched. The complex also features one of the best bars on the beachfront, offering cocktails and martinis to both tourists and surfers fresh off the waves, with the restaurant offering only the best and latest in seafood dishes featuring a Mediterranean Style.
Location: Jalan Yoga Perkanthi, Jimbaran
Opening Hours: 12 PM to 12 AM
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We have, with the ending of this list, witnessed for ourselves the glory of the nightlife of Jimbaran. This little village may surprise us all, as it has the best nightlife that can be found anywhere in the entirety of Bali. So, plan a trip to Bali , head to Jimbaran and visit these places!