From Ubud to Canggu, and even the cliff tops of Uluwatu, check out our list for budget accommodation in Bali
You’re escaping to the Island of the Gods for a relaxing vacay; the last thing you want is to worry about nagging costs and a weighty debt to settle back home! Lucky for you, Bali truly is paradise as it’s home to a bunch of affordable villas and hotels where you can stay for under $150 a night. In fact, we’ve even lined up some soul-rejuvenating hideaways that go as low as $40 (you’re welcome), so plan your budget, and enjoy that beachy break you truly deserve without a fuss.
From $39/night: Tegal Sari, Ubud
Tegal Sari is located just a mere ten-minute walk from Ubud, perfect if you want to do some exploring. As well as a beautiful stone swimming pool, yoga hall, restaurant and massage pavilion, they have various rooms and suites available for different price ranges; though if it were up to us, we would choose the Duplex option. This two-storey building includes a King-size canopy bed, mini bar, air-con, and the best bit? There is an open-air bathroom with a jacuzzi facing the rice field! Don your bikini, grab a drink and settle in to the bubbles for sheer relaxation.
Tegal Sari, Jalan Hanoman, Padang Tegal Kelod, Ubud, p. +62 (0)361 973 318.
From $45/night: Premier Surf Camp, Pererenan
This laid-back luxury retreat is the perfect place to stay if you want to be near one of the best surf breaks on the island. It is located a five-minute walk from Echo Beach, which has a number of breaks (plus a load of great beach bars serving ice cold Bintangs and fresh coconuts). Premier Surf Camp offers surf tours and board hire, or if you fancy chilling by the pool all day catching the rays, they have a great pool bar and comfy sun loungers.
Premier Surf Camp, Jalan Pantai Pererenan No.133, Pererenan, Mengwi, p.+62 (0)361 848 2653.
From $59/night: Koa D’Surfer Hotel, Berawa
We all know that Canggu is a surfer’s paradise, so if you are keen to surf the great breaks in the Canggu area, then Koa D’Surfer Hotel is a great budget accommodation option to stay at. It is a boutique hotel, with lovely Indonesian wooden décor, and has an awesome rooftop chill-out area where you can take in the panoramic views of the stunning Bali sunsets from the comfort of the many chairs and sunbeds, or even the pool!
Koa D’Surfer Hotel, Jalan Pantai Berawa Gang Sri Kahyangan No. 88, Berawa,p. +62 (0)361 474 1328.
From $67/night: Horison Seminyak, Seminyak
The Horison Seminyak is a fairly new hotel situated close to Double Six beach, in buzzing Seminyak! Close to all the awesome bars and restaurants, this modern and minimalist hotel is a great place to stay and soak it all up. Our fave bit about this hotel has to be the rooftop where you can catch the rays, and then watch an incredible Bali sunset from the jacuzzi, whilst sipping on a cocktail!
Horison Seminyak, Jalan Arjuna (Double Six), Seminyak, p. +62 (0) 361 730 733.
From $94/night: The Kuta Beach Heritage Hotel, Kuta
This boutique hotel, located in the thriving seaside town of Kuta, is everything you need for a Bali holiday, including a fitness centre, massage treatments, a fab selection of restaurants and bars, and, of course, an outdoor area decked with sun loungers around a lush pool.
The Kuta Beach Heritage Hotel, Jalan Pantai Kuta, Br. Pande Mas. Kuta, p.+62 (0)361 300 7080.
From $99/night: The Chill House, Canggu
If you are travelling on your own and looking for a place to stay with an awesome atmosphere, lots of activities on offer to get stuck into (including yoga, surfing, and biking), plus meals included, The Chill House could be for you. For under $100 for a single room, you get all of the following: a comfortable and stylish room with a semi-outdoor bathroom, air-con, and you also get brekkie, dinner, snacks and unlimited fruit, plus free hire of a push bike which is great for exploring Canggu.
The Chill House, Jalan Kubu Manyar 22, Br Pipitan, Canggu, p. +62 (0)812 3958 3056.
From $108/night: Uluwatu Cottages, Padang-Padang
Located just above the famous surfing beach Padang-Padang, Uluwatu Cottages (there are fourteen in total) boast comfortable living and exceptional views of the ocean. Not only does it have its own gorgeous infinity pool to take a refreshing dip in – and to enjoy panoramic views over the cliff – but the villa also boasts various activities you can try out, such as golf, snorkelling, jet skiing, cycling, and even car hire if you want to go and explore the island.
Twin Room is approx $100++ per night.
Uulwatu Cottages, Jalan Labuan Sait, Padang-Padang, Uluwatu, p. +62 (0)857 9268 1715.
From $144/night: IZE Seminyak, Seminyak
Located in Bali’s hippest district, IZE Seminyak is right smack in the middle of the best restaurants and nightlife, so you’re as close as it gets to the pulse of the island. The plush rooms are great for crashing after the boozy nights out, but what we love most? The daybeds on the Rooftop Lounge and that sweet infinity pool that feels almost Ibiza-esque.
IZE Seminyak, Jalan. Kayu Aya, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361, Indonesia, p. +62 361 8466999.