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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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
Budget hotels in Kuta
Family Friendly/Mid-Range Hotels in Kuta
Affordable Luxury hotels in Kuta
All inclusive resorts in Kuta
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
Budget hotels in Seminyak
Family Friendly/Mid-range hotels in Seminyak
Affordably luxury hotels in Seminyak
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
Budget hotels in Ubud
Family Friendly/Mid-range hotels in Ubud
Affordably luxury hotels in Ubud
The Best Honeymooning hotels in Ubud
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
Budget hotels in Jimbaran Bay
Family Friendly/Mid-range hotels in Jimbaran Bay
Affordably luxury in Jimbaran Bay
All Inclusive Resort in Jimbaran Bay
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
Family Friendly/Mid-range hotels in Nusa Dua
Affordably luxury in Nusa Dua
All Inclusive Resort in Nusa Dua
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
Budget hotels in Canggu
Family Friendly/Mid-range hotels in Canggu
Affordably luxury in Canggu
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