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Where to stay in Bali Indonesia – Sit back and Relax or Party hard!

Green paddy fields, art markets, and the gorgeous sun kissed beaches are just a few of the beautiful sights Bali has to offer. It’s the perfect tropical paradise for any traveller who wants to take a break from big cities and the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Bali’s famous for it’s beautiful seashores scenery and it’s exciting party areas (Kuta). Don’t worry there are plenty of places to stay whether you love to party or just want to relax by the beach.

We will give you a glimpse of where to stay in Bali and cover off all types of accommodation in Bali from Hostels to luxury hotels that don’t cost the earth and a few All Inclusive hotels in Bali!

Quick note: Prices will obviously vary from high season to low season, in some cases by almost 50%! High tourist season  is between July and August, during Easter and Christmas / New Year. The best Time to visit Bali is from April to June and September

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Where to stay in Bali Indonesia - Sit back and Relax or Party hard!


Kuta is in the Southern part of Bali and is considered to be the party center of the city. it’s one of the most popular tourist areas in Bali and if you’re a foodie you’ll be able to find a heap of restaurants that will tantalizing your tongue. Kuta beach is known as one of the best surfing beaches in Bali and is fairly busy, it can be compared to Patong in Phuket with it’s exciting high adrenaline water sports. If you aren’t a fan of chain of food joints, aggressive hawkers, and traffic jams, Kuta may not be for you.

While Kuta is one of the cheapest areas in Bali and very popular with tourists, I wouldn’t recommend it for families, it’s more suited for the younger crowd and backpackers however I will suggest a few family friendly hotels in Kuta.

Best Places to stay in Kuta

Cheapest Backpacking Hostels in Kuta

Cara Cara Inn
Bread & Jam Hostel
Nau Here Hostel

Budget hotels in Kuta

Ibis Bali Kuta
Palloma Hotel Kuta
Hotel Asoka City Home
Berry Biz Hotel

Family Friendly/Mid-Range Hotels in Kuta

Kuta Central Park Hotel
The Sunset Bali Hotel
Maharani Beach Hotel
Kuta Paradiso Hotel

Affordable Luxury hotels in Kuta

Discovery Kartika Plaza Hotel
Hard Rock Hotel Bali
Sheraton Bali Kuta Resort
Lavender Villa & Spa

All inclusive resorts in Kuta 

Grand Aston Bali Beach Resort
Novotel Bali Benoa

Seminyak - Where to stay in Bali


Also on the Southern side of Bali is Seminyak, here you will find another excellent beach area, perfect for surfing or sunbathing. The beach offers a great spot for sunset lovers. Seminyak is a little quieter than Kuta but still offers some great entertainment options such as clubs and sleek bars. Seminyak offer shopping experiences for all from smaller shops to exclusive high end designer shops.

Best places to stay in Seminyak

Cheapest Hostels in Seminyak

Kosta Hostel
BedPlus Backpacker

Budget hotels in Seminyak

favehotel Sunset Seminyak
100 Sunset Hotel Managed by Eagle Eyes
Kusnadi Hotel
Ananda Resort

Family Friendly/Mid-range hotels in Seminyak

Baleka Resort Hotel & Spa
Adhi Jaya Hotel
Hotel Horison Seminyak
Puri Saron Seminyak

Affordably luxury hotels in Seminyak

The Ahimsa
18 Suite Villa Loft
Discovery Kartika Plaza Hotel

Ubud - Where to stay in Bali Indonesia - Sit back and Relax or Party hard!


Ubud is a small town in the hills in Bali, it offers an alternative to the tropical beach scene with a view of the jungle/rainforest! The area also features rich vegetative river valleys and rice terraced patties fields with Hindu temples and shrines dotted around. Ubud is a little far from Kuta and the more “exiciting scene”, approx an hour drive from the airport. It is currently home to one of Bali’s royal family, where you can visit their palace in the centre of town. World-class and fine dining restaurants are adjacent to casual cafes; royal palaces, heritage museums and art galleries. The nightlife scene here is low-key, making this area perfect for honeymooners, families or people who want to enjoy Bali’s beauty in peace.

Best places to stay in Ubud

Cheapest Hostels in Ubud

Lagas Hostel
Gembala Homestay

Budget hotels in Ubud

Abangan Bungalow
Bunga Permai Hotel
Yulia Village Inn
Bisma Cottages

Family Friendly/Mid-range hotels in Ubud

Sri Ratih Cottages
The Lokha Ubud
KajaNe Mua Private Villa & Mansion
Komaneka at Rasa Sayang

Affordably luxury hotels in Ubud

Pita Maha Resort and Spa
Kamandalu Ubud
Aria Villas Ubud

The Best Honeymooning hotels in Ubud 

Four Seasons Sayan
Viceroy Bali
Komaneka at Monkey Forest
Bambu Indah

Jimbaran Bay - Where to stay in Bali Indonesia - Sit back and Relax or Party hard!

Jimbaran Bay

Jimbaran Bay is a fishing village, just south of Kuta. Jimbaran is popular with tourists because of its long beach and calm waters, its also one of the most beautiful places check out sunsets in Bali. Dining options are lined along the beach with some of the best fish restaurants on the island. The main local seafood dining destinations is the popular cluster of seafood cafes and restaurants on Muaya Beach, simply known as ‘Jimbaran Seafood Cafes’. Shopping and nightlife remains low-key here, while some resorts, especially those on the rocky limestone cliff south of Jimbaran, feature spectacular sunset cocktail venues. Southwest of the Jimbaran are Dreamland Beach and Balangan Beach, known for their strong surfing waves.

Best Places to stay in Jimbaran Bay

Cheapest Hostels in Jimbaran Bay 

Jolie Hostel
Lowcost Bed & Breakfast

Budget hotels in Jimbaran Bay

Villa Puri Royan
Hotel Horison Jimbaran
Puri Dewa Bharata Jimbaran Hotel
Sari Segara Resort Villas & Spa

Family Friendly/Mid-range hotels in Jimbaran Bay

Keraton Jimbaran Beach Resort
Jimbaran Bay Beach Resort & Spa
Watermark Hotel & Spa Bali

Affordably luxury in Jimbaran Bay

Le Meridien Bali Jimbaran
Belmond Jimbaran Puri
Four Season Resort Jimbaran
Kayumanis Jimbaran Private Estate & Spa
InterContinental Bali Resort

All Inclusive Resort in Jimbaran Bay 

AYANA Resort and Spa Bali

Nusa Dua - Where to stay in Bali Indonesia - Sit back and Relax or Party hard!

Nusa Dua

Nusa Dua is an area in southern Bali and is considered as one of Bali’s most exclusive beachfront resort enclave and of course the best 18-hole golf course in Bali. Nusa Dua is lined with gorgeous white sand beaches which are very well-maintained, the most popular is Geger Beach. There are plenty of dining options within most hotels. Nightlife is also mostly contained within hotels and are mostly refined bars, rather than loud clubs.

Best Places to stay in Nusa Dua

Budget hotels in Nusa Dua

Amaris Hotel Pratama Nusa Dua 
Ibis Styles Bali Benoa

Family Friendly/Mid-range hotels in Nusa Dua

Melia Bali
Ayodya Resort Bali
Grand Mirage Resort Bali (our pick!)

Affordably luxury in Nusa Dua

Grand Hyatt Bali
Kayumanis Nusa Dua Private Villa & Spa
The St. Regis Bali Resort
Club Med Bali

All Inclusive Resort in Nusa Dua

Nusa Dua Beach Hotel & Spa
Melia Bali
Grand Mirage Resort & Thalasso Spa
Samabe Bali Suites & Villas
Club Med Bali

Where to stay in Bali Indonesia - Sit back and Relax or Party hard!


Canggu is a resort village on the southern coast of Bali. Similar to Ubud, it’s surrounded by terraced rice paddies, but the difference is that Canggu has a beach. The best beaches are Canggu beach and Echo which like most beach in Bali are perfect for surfing.

Best Places to stay in Canggu

Cheapest Hostels in Canggu

Mojosurf Camp Canggu

Budget hotels in Canggu

Candra Bali Surf School Homestay
The Taman Ayu
Taman Rosani Hotel & Villa

Family Friendly/Mid-range hotels in Canggu

The Kirana Hotel Resto and Spa
The Haven Suites Bali
Koa d’ Surfer Hotel
Lv8 Resort Hotel

Affordably luxury in Canggu

Hotel Tugu Bali
Aston Canggu Beach Resort
Villa Berawa
The Santai

Where to stay in Bali Indonesia - Sit back and Relax or Party hard!

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Where to stay in Bali

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Where to stay in Bali Indonesia - Sit back and Relax or Party hard!





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Hi, my name is Samantha, Finance Managing Guru by day, Travel Blogging Enthusiast by... well... day too! Haha! Travelling King is the destination hotspot for the wannabe traveller! Showcasing affordable, luxurious getaways for the budget conscious! With the combination of my financial knowledge and travelling experiences I aim to show you, with a little planning, the right budget and a realistic goal you can fulfil your travel fantasies and explore the world whatever your budget or desires may be!