ON BALI, IT’S TRUE THAT life’s rhythms are still dictated by the vibrant ceremonies and intricate traditions that lured travelers here decades ago. In parallel, however, on the hoteldining front, things change—fast. Resorts are paying ever-closer attention to guest desires, outplaying each other to offer everything from the most exquisite traditional Balinese dishes to delectable hand-crafted cocktails worthy of being served in a just-opened New York bar. Here’s a rundown of just some of the latest offerings from Bali’s most salubrious resorts.
Not just a haven for surf, sand and soirees, Bali's dining scene also stands among the region's best. Holly McDonald checks in to a few of the island's hotels, whose restaurants are keeping up the pace with dishes that put the focus on creativity, provenance and style.