Bali Hotels: 11 Best Places To Stay
By DeAnna Taylor
Bali is one of the world’s most popular destinations. While planning your trip there, finding the perfect place to stay can make or break your trip. Many people choose the Ubud or Seminyak areas to get that true Balinese experience.
Here are our choices for the best places to stay in Bali.
Hanging Gardens of Bali: If you are looking to splurge a bit, this is the place to be. Situated in the mystical Ubud jungle, you’ll be looking at a hefty starting price of $450 per night. Described as a “once in a lifetime experience,” this resort features a spa that’s situated along the holy river of Ayung.
Ayana Resort and Spa: This luxury beach resort sits atop Jimbaran Bay, only 10 kilometers from the Bali airport. Here you will find 19 restaurants, 12 swimming pools, an exclusive private beach and club, as well as an award-winning spa.
The Udaya Resort and Spa: This resort is located in the heart of Ubud, where nature, culture, luxury, and hospitality combine. The rooms are said to be a harmony of traditional and contemporary Balinese style.
The Payogan Villa Resort and Spa: Only a 10-minute drive from downtown Ubud, this resort celebrates nature’s precious bounty and the gift of each new day. The rooms are moderately priced, starting as low as $117 per night, depending on the season.
Kamandalu Ubud: This is the perfect accommodation for those seeking a relaxing island escape. The resort features several pools and an award-winning restaurant. A unique feature is the tree deck, a choice spot for taking photos or having a meal overlooking the forest.
The Sea Breeze, at Balian Beach: This Airbnb is located on Bali’s secluded west coast, on the Balian Beach. Not only is this location beautiful, but it sits on a black sand beach and has its own infinity pool.
Hotel Tjampuhan Spa: This hotel features bungalows and guest rooms in a tribute to Ubud’s artistic heritage and the spirit of Bali. The property is also home to two spas.
M Suite Bali: With rooms as low as $40 per night, this Seminyak hotel is perfect for those that are looking to spend less without giving up luxury. It is close to Seminyak’s beaches, shopping, and some fine dining.
Furama Xclusive Ocean Beach: This budget-friendly property is located on Legian Beach in Seminyak. It is surrounded by plenty of options for nightlife, shopping, and dining. It has even been deemed as one of “Bali’s most romantic beach resorts.”
The Studio Villa Madella: This adult-only Airbnb listing is amazingly beautiful and under $100 per night. It features its own private and secluded pool.
Balian Treehouse: Looking for a unique experience? Staying in this treehouse will definitely give you that experience. Only a short walk from Balian beach, this Airbnb also features a pool, too.
DeAnna Taylor is a criminal defense Attorney turned travel blogger, author, and writer. While Charlotte, NC (her hometown) is her base, she's always somewhere on a plane. Catch her on IG: @brokeandabroadlife.