ART DE VIVRE. Rendering “art de vivre” to Bali’s southern luxury hideaway is Sofitel Bali Nusa Dua Beach Resort (Lot N5, BTDC, Nusa Dua, Bali; +62 361 849 2888; sofitelbalinusadua.com).
The French hotel chain is not just big in size with 415 rooms and 17 private villas. Fringed with the pleasant Nusa Dua Beach, it is also within walking distance to many interesting sites nearby, such as the Bali Nusa Dua Theater and Museum Pasifika. The state-of-the- art in-house facilities—starting from the So Fit fitness center to the So Spa, which comprises effective treatments combined with refined French cosmetology—are definitely worth checking out. For traveling families, Sofitel Bali Nusa Dua Resort has a dedicated Kids Club that will give you the much-needed R&R away from the young’uns.