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Bali Hotels: 11 Best Places To Stay

By DeAnna Taylor

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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.

 

Luxury

 

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.

 

Photo courtesy of Hanging Gardens of Bali

 

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.

Photo courtesy of Ayana Beach Resort and 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.

Photo courtesy of the Udaya Resorts and Spa

 

Related: 13 Pictures Of Black Travelers Living Their Best Life In Bali.


 

Moderately Priced

 

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.

 

Photo courtesy of The Payogan Villa Resort and Spa.

 

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.

Photo courtesy of Kamandalu Ubud

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.

Photo courtesy of Airbnb listing.

 

Related: Bali Considers New Rules To Attract “Quality” Visitors After Tourists Disrespect Hindu Temples. 

 

Budget Friendly

 

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.

Photo courtesy of Hotel Tjampuhan Spa

 

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.

Photo courtesy of M Suite Bali

 

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.”

Photo courtesy of Furama Xclusive Ocean Beach Hotel

 

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.

Photo courtesy of Airbnb listing

 

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.

Photo courtesy of Airbnb listing

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DeAnna Taylor

DeAnna Taylor is a criminal defense Attorney turned travel writer. The Charlotte native recently completed one year abroad working as an English teacher in South Korea. Her hobbies include fitness, traveling to new countries, and trying new foods.

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