Where to stay in Bali? is one of the most common things we get asked through Instagram. So we’ve decided to dedicate a whole blog to breaking down the best places to stay in Bali. From Bali hotels to cheap backpacker accommodation we cover it all.
Best Places To Stay In Bali – A Tourist Guide
Seminyak is the first stop for most holiday makers! Known for its night life and high end restaurants. If you’re up for a party then this is one of the best places to stay in Bali.
Luxury – Anantara Seminyak Bali Resort – As luxury as it gets. It’s undeniable that a stay at Antara will definitely be an unforgettable one
Mid-Budget – Dash Hotel Seminyak – A quirky hotel with a bunny theme running throughout. Plus, the breakfast at this place is the best food we’ve had in Bali.
Backpacker – Seminyak Point Guest House – With a pool and clean facilities, what more do need as a backpacker in a centrally located guesthouse.
For other places to stay in Seminyak you can check the latest prices here.
Canggu is a foodies heaven! This is where you’ll find the smoothie bowls and avocados and is home to some of the best restaurants in Bali. Known as one of the best places to stay in Bali for expats or long term digital nomads.
Luxury – Theanna Eco Villa and Spa – One of the most highly rated hotels in Canggu! If you want to visit in style Theanna is a great place to stay.
Mid-Budget – Frii Hotel – Perfect location and just off the main road, this hotel is definitely a spot of luxury at a reasonable price. One of our favourite places to stay in Bali!
Backpacker – The Hideout Hostel – A modern hideout for the sociables looking to make new friends in a Canggu hostel.
For other hotels in Canggu you can check the latest prices here.
Ubud is the zen capital and the single place where every one of your expectations of Bali will be fulfilled. Known for its rice terraces and yoga vibes this is high on peoples list of the best places to stay in Bali.
Mid-Budget – Pertiwi Bisma 2 – A little hint of luxury up in the peaceful palm tree forest! The grounds were immaculate and each villa was faultless.
Backpacker – Sila Urip Guest House – Great reviews at a tiny price for the middle of the island.
For other places to stay in Ubud you can check the latest prices here.
Bedugul is a spiritual stop between Ubud and Lovina. Known for its temples and waterfalls Bedugul is one of the coldest places to stay in Bali.
Luxury – Royal Tulip Saranam Resort & Spa Bali – Bedugul’s most luxurious accommodation in the height of the hills.
Mid-Budget – Handara Golf & Resort Bali – You can stay at the Handara Golf & Resort itself and not have to splash out.
Budget – The Aura Shanti Retreat – A unique bamboo style retreat, centrally located and cheap as chips!
For other places to stay in Bedugul you can check the latest prices here.
Lovina is way way up on the Northern coast and gives some of the most beautiful ocean views in Bali. Known for dolphin watching and again waterfall hunting, Lovina can be a peaceful and tranquil stop when looking at the best places to stay in Bali.
Luxury – Sea View Villa Bloom Bali – The most luxurious spot in Lovina. A stylish and stunning property in the heart of Lovina.
Mid-Budget – Odika Lovina House and Villa – This place is ridiculous value for money and one of the bestsellers in Lovina.
Backpacker – GM Hotel Lovina – A cheap and cheerful stay with all the necessary facilities right at the top of Bali.
For other places to stay in Lovina you can check the latest prices here.
Gili T and the other Gili Islands are actually part of Lombok although everybody adds them to their Bali itinerary. Known for their crystal clear waters and diving and snorkelling adventures, if you love turtles Gili T is one of the best places to stay in Bali!
Luxury – Utara Villas – Once you’ve ridden around all day on bicycles all day on the island of no motorised, a spot of luxury can definitely be found at Utara Villas.
Mid-Budget – Pandawa Beach Villas & Resort – An affordable stay in luxury. Why wouldn’t you splash out a little when you’re staying on a tropical island in Indonesia.
Backpacker – Pondok Sunrise 2 – A very cheap and very highly rated stay on Gili Trawangan.
For other places to stay in Gili T you can check the latest prices here.
Nusa Lembongan and Nusa Ceningan, joined together by the famous Yellow Bridge, are a smaller and even less touristic couple of islands than Nusa Penida. For blue waters and true Bali island life these two spots will definitely fulfil your needs.
Luxury – The Acala Lembongan – Newly opened, we were lucky enough to stay at the beautiful Acala hotel and wake up to the amazing sunrise views over looking the infinity pool.
Mid-Budget – Bali Nusa Villa – Conveniently located just around the corner from Mushroom Beach, Bali Nusa Villa has great ratings as well a great location. The cottages come with A/C, breakfast and back onto a beautiful modern pool.
Backpacker – Pandan Wangi – Located in the north of the island and possibly the cheapest accommodation you’ll find on Lembongan.
For other accommodation on Nusa Lembongan you can check the latest prices here.
Nusa Penida delivers a tropical slice of heaven! Known for its white beaches and island life and of course the Insta-famous T-Rex island also known as Kelingking Beach!
Luxury – Crystal Bay Villa & Residence – You can stay in one of the most luxurious Nusa Penida hotels for a not so hefty price and venture right out into the jungle of palm trees that is Crystal Bay.
Mid-Budget – Singable Bungalows – A great accommodation with all the luxuries you need for a comfortable stay, not forgetting the plush poolside.
Budget – Deva Devi Beach Inn – A cheap and cheerful accommodation with great reviews and perfect if you’re travelling in style but on a budget.
For other places to stay in Nusa Penida you can check the latest prices here.
Uluwatu is located in the southern bubble of Bali. Known for some of The Best Beaches In Bali and super popular amongst tourists and locals for surfing! If you’re a keen surfer then this is definitely one of the best places to stay in Bali for you!
Luxury – Anantara Uluwatu Bali Resort – Anantara is one of the best places to stay in Bali let alone Uluwatu. If you’re heading down south to the Bukit Peninsula this is your place of luxury!
Mid-Budget – Le Grande Bali – A highly rated Uluwatu accommodation that comes without the high price! If you’re looking for great service with an awesome pool Le Grande has got you covered.
Backpacker – Made Roejas Homestay – The cheapest Uluwatu accommodation and bang for your buck you’ll find in the south!
For other places to stay in Uluwatu you can check the latest prices here.
Jimbaran is a fishing village and coastal resort hub near to the airport down in the south of Bali. Known for its high end restaurants and seafood platters if you’re looking to treat yourself on your final few nights then this is exactly where to stay in Bali.
Luxury – Ayana Resort and Spa – This place is completely stunning. It looks out onto the beautiful ocean from a height. So if you’re really going to let your hair down the this is the place to do it.
Mid-Budget – Abi Bali Resort and Villa – A cosy, luxurious accommodation with excellent reviews.
Backpacker – Wikabali Beach House – you’d think you have to a lot of money of accommodation in Jimbaran but this little gem is cheap and centrally located.
For other places to stay in Jimbaran you can check the latest prices here.
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