25 – COMO Shambhala, Bali
Hidden from sight in the breathtaking Indonesian jungle, the Como Shambhala Estate offers a luxurious retreat for those keen to get back to nature, but to do it in style. With 30 suites, retreat villas and salubrious private accommodations, there are options for all, with poolside living at the heart of it all. Each residence boasts its own special place to take a dip, in most cases infinity-edged, while the estate’s boutique spa has a 25-metre lap pool, offering the ultimate in luxury for discerning guests with relaxation in mind.
Just a short hop from Ubud, Bali’s artistic and cultural centre, there are activities to suit all tastes, from spa treatments and yoga to mountain biking and white-water rafting. But nothing on the agenda here can beat a calming dip beneath the jungle canopy, with Como Shambhala’s pools always calling guests with their soothing waters and spectacular views.