Tropical island living is all about getting out there and strutting your stuff on the beautiful beaches, next to the pool and at hip and happening restaurants and clubs. Whether you’re here on holiday for just a few days, or living the good life year-round, you can always find a gym nearby where you can tone up and slim down. To whip that body into stellar shape for all those outings, check out these cool Bali gyms where you can work up a sweat to look and feel your best.
Set on gorgeous grounds amid Canggu’s emerald green rice fields and next to Berawa Beach, the Canggu Club is Bali’s most comprehensive fitness complex, offering everything from a state-of-the-art air-conditioned gym to a 25-meter pool, tennis and squash courts, beach volleyball area, lawn bowling, aerobics, yoga and more. After working up a sweat, you can soothe those sore muscles with a massage at the Wellness Centre, and treat yourself to a light lunch, sunset cocktails or a hearty meal at one of the club’s elegant dining and drinking venues.
Take one look at Komang Arnawa, and it’s clear he knows a thing or two about working out. Once a world pro championship bodybuilder, Komang Arnawa now mentors others on how to reach their fitness goals with his Bodiku fitness services at the Komang Arnawa Fitness centre at the Peppers Sentosa Private Villas & Spa in Seminyak. The luxurious space will certainly put your mind at ease, with beautiful gardens, natural wood, modern equipment and a stunning pool, and Komang’s wealth of experience will help you attain your ideal fitness level in no time.
Hammerhead Gym Bali
New to the Kuta and Seminyak scene, Hammerhead Gym offers 30 workout stations, a diverse cardio studio with spectacular sunset views, plenty of weights and daily workout classes in their 600m2 air-conditioned space on Jalan Nakula. Whether you come to pump some iron, work one-on-one with a personal trainer, join in one of zumba classes, take invigorating belly dancing or dangdut lessons or train in a challenging cardio combat session, Hammerhead Gym offers a healthy and safe environment for fitness fans of all ages and skill levels.
Ubud Fitness Center
Tucked away in a quiet corner surrounded by rice paddies and jungle, the Ubud Fitness Centre is an oasis of healthy living and the first and only fully-equipped, air-conditioned gym with both cardio and weightlifting equipment in Ubud. Book an appointment with the professional trainers for personalised workouts to suit your goals, grab a friend for a lively match on the squash courts, check your email with the free Wi-Fi as you do your cardio, or join one of the fun classes to meet other people and get your body moving. Afterwards, you can cool off with a fresh smoothie or juice at the breezy Terrace Cafe.