Where to Stay in Gili Trawangan

Most people choose to stay on Gili Trawangan when they come to Gili Islands as there are more choices here for good places to stay. The demand is higher than the supply here and the prices tend to be higher than its counterparts of Bali and Lombok.

The accommodation choices are your usual from villas and resorts to backpackers inns and guesthouses. Also do pre-book during peak season too, which are July-August and December-January.

Booking.com * is a good choice because most of its booking allow cancellations to the day before, allowing flexibility.
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Here are our recommended accommodations:


Mid-range prices 100 – 150 USD

Pearl Trawangan

A beachfront resort with its own outdoor pool and bar, this place is ideal for those who want to relax in style. Styled with rustic designs, the individual huts are unique and inviting. Themed with a tropical island feel and filled with lush gardens, it is truly a dream to stay here.
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Desa Dunia Beda

Another beachfront hotel, this one features spacious standalone bungalows and villas with a traditional wood interior. Each villa has its own private terraces and there is also an outdoor pool.
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Low Mid-range prices 50 – 100 USD

Wilson’s Retreat

Offering a tropical oasis retreat at the beachside, this resort comes with a good mix of modern and traditional design. The rooms are cozy yet clean and full of natural lights and high ceilings. The outdoor pool and the French restaurant bar is a plus.
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Pink Coco

One of the famous hotel chains in the scene of Bali and Lombok, PinkCoco delivers yet again a fresh and stunning place to stay on this island. With its signature pink theme coupled with Balinese inspired designs, this hotel comes with its very own private beach. Definitely one worth to reckon with, considering its success.
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Belukar

Located at the quieter area of Gili Trawangan island, this place is a gem to find. It is located only 5 minutes walk to the beach and 15 minutes cycle to the hip and happening bar areas of Trawangan. The rooms come luxuriously decked with teak furniture and surrounded by a tropical garden. There’s also your very own private pool and a beautiful sunset view to complete it.
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Best Hotels, Resorts and Villas on the Beach in Bali

Best Hotels, Resorts and Villas on the Beach in Bali

Featuring the best beaches in Bali, here are the beachfront and nearby places to stay, from luxurious to affordable hotels, resorts and villas.

There will be something for someone who wants to spend the most time at the beach, be it with a sea view from the room, or a quick walk to the beach or a direct access to their very own private beach. For your honeymoon, solo trip or with family and friends, these places to stay will not disappoint, with their close access to the finest beaches in Bali.

Resorts and Villas at Nusa Dua Beach

Nusa Dua beach is definitely one of the top choices for those who want a real beachfront resort experience. Dotted with many choices, every resort comes with its own privacy and secludedness. Swimming here is great as the currents and waves are low. The water is crystal clear for snorkeling.

Samabe Bali Suites & Villas

For those who wants to splurge on a special occasion, this 5-star beachfront luxurious villa will bound to impress. Offering suites with an uninterrupted view of the ocean plus a romantic bath with glass enclosure, this villa promises privacy and relaxation with style. It also comes with 24-hour butler service and free flow alcohol among many other extras. Prices starting from 600 USD.
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Kayumanis Nusa Dua Private Villa & Spa

This luxurious villa stretching across a golden private beach is one worth the splurge. Decorated with unique themes, each spacious villas come with a private pool, kitchennette and open-air garden bath. There is a 24-hour butler service, in-house spa and personal beachside breakfast. Prices starting from 500 USD.
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INAYA Putri Bali, Nusa dua

Featuring clean and modern design, every villa has direct acces to the pool that runs along with palm trees lining it. With beautiful sea view from the rooms and a quick access to the beach, it is no wonder this villa is one of the top choice in Nusa Dua. To top it off, price starts only at 150 USD!
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Hotels at Kuta and Legian Beach

Kuta beach is one of the most popular beaches in Bali, particularly famous for surfing but there are also many other activities to choose from. Here is the place to be seen and to have fun. Just a little walk down is the Legian beach, for a more upmarket crowd but with still the vibe and energy. At night you can find the Kuta beach parties among the beach clubs that are guaranteed to entertain.

Legian Beach Hotel

With a mix of modern and Balinese design, this 4-star hotel enjoys a beachfront location on Legian Beach and also a quick walk to Kuta beach. It features a pool surrounded by palm trees filled tropical grounds. The rooms are typical Balinese style with white drapes and wooden carvings. Prices starting from 120 USD.
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Villas at Sanur Beach

Sanur is one of the more relaxing town in Bali. Many people who know Bali well will escape to this place, especially for its many beachfront villas and resorts. The waves here are milder and best for swimming. The sea here crystal clear where you can even spot sea creatures like starfish when walking at the beach.

Avillion Villa Cinta

This villa offers a tropical retreat with style. With a clever mix of victorian and Balinese design, these elegant villas come with a pool and private terraces. It is just a 3 minutes walk to the beach and of course with many locations to enjoy a view of the sea as a backdrop while you relax. Prices starting from only 150 USD.
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Resorts at Balangan Beach, Jimbaran

Though the ocean currents are strong and the waves high, and it is not recommended for swimming, this beach is one to be reckoned with. Especially that it has one of the most famous bars in Bali, the Rock Bar. When the tide is low, it would be a perfect beach for strolling along enjoying the sun while the waves lap at your feet.

RIMBA Jimbaran Bali by AYANA

With a 5 minutes walk from the beach, this luxurious 5-star resort features 12 outdoor pools and 19 dining options. Bright modern rooms with tropical landscapes and scenic view views, it is no wonder that this place is one of the top choices in Bali. Guests also have priority access to the famous Rock Bar.
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Villas at Padang-Padang Beach

Located close to the Uluwatu temple, this beautiful secret beach is surrounded by big rocks and overgrown plants and monkeys. The beach is covered with huge rocks and small caves for exploration and when the tide is high, it is also good for swimming. Just beware of sharp corals and sea urchins. Staying nearby here would be like a secret hideaway from the bustle of Bali.

Suarga Padang-Padang

Located just 2 minutes from Padang-Padang beach, this place is a dream, with its amazing pool with the view of the horizon and sea. The individual thatched roof villas are tastefully designed with a cozy yet elegant interior. The surrouding will also transport you to living in nature with style. Prices starting from 290 USD.
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Pink Coco

This delightful and pretty villa is situated just a short walk from Padang-Padang beach. The design of the rooms and the place are clean, modern and bright, with little touches of plants, greens and wood to complete the place. One can’t help but be cheerful and at peace staying here, and to top it off, the price is very reasonable, starting at only 70 USD.
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Resorts at Nyang-Nyang Beach

A really secluded beach with some effort to access, you will not find many places to stay around here but you will surely escape the crowds. The effort is well worth it to find this hidden beach, with white sandy beach and crystal clear blue sea. There are not many tourists here while you would see local people harvesting seaweed.

Bulgari Resort

This resort is located 150 m above sea level offering sweeping views of the Indian Ocean. Each luxurious traditional Balinese designed villas feature private sundeck and plunge pool. Its floor-to-ceiling glass bathrooms overlook the private courtyard. The beach is only 1 km away and accessible only by the resort’s very own inclined elevator. This is definitely a splurge well spend, with price starting from 763 USD.
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Hotels at Lembongan Dream Beach

Lembongan is a small island about 7km out of the sea from Bali. Dream beach at Nusa Lembongan is known for its serene sea lapping on long sandy bays. It is an island with big rocks and small vegetation with spots of sandy bays. Most people stay longer at this island to explore all the beauty of it.

Water Blow Huts

A private place to stay with an exceptional view, this hotel is only 8 minutes walk from the beach. The individual wooden huts with traditional Balinese house concept are a unique experience to stay in Bali. This top rated place has prices starting at only 70 USD.
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Akah Cottages

This very affordable hotel in Lembongan is like living in your very own home in Bali, with private terraces and beautiful gardens. Located very close to Dream beach, it almost let you think you own a beachfront house in Bali! Well rated with prices starting only at 49 USD!
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Best Villas and Resorts for your Honeymoon in Bali

Best Honeymoon Villas and Resorts in Bali

Bali is one of the top choices for a honeymoon, and it comes as no surprise thanks to what it has to offer from pampering and romance to adventure and culture. Not to mention there are the beautiful beaches, bright blue sea, green rice terraces and mountain views. It is no wonder that many come here together in a pair to be delighted in all senses as they start their journey of life together.

Besides the many romantic things to do in Bali for honeymoon, there are also villas, resorts and hotels that are especially for honeymooners here in Bali. It ranges from luxurious villas to affordable romantic resorts by the beach.

Here are a few of our recommended accommodations for you two to start your life together!

Booking.com is our favourite site to book a place Bali because most of the bookings can be cancelled right up to the trip, allowing flexibility.
Agoda.com is another good choice because they have the most extensive hotel listings in Asia.

Super Luxury (from 500 USD)

Samabe Bali Suites & Villas, Nusa dua

For those on a honeymoon, this 5-star luxurious villa will bound to impress your better half. Offering suites with an uninterrupted view of the ocean plus a romantic bath with glass enclosure, this villa promises privacy and relaxation with style. It also comes with 24-hour butler service and free flow alcohol among many other extras.
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COMO Shambhala Estate, Ubud

Nestled in a private location deep in the tropical greenery, with just 15 minutes drive from Ubud, this hotel offers the best luxurious retreat in nature for two. Each room features wooden furniture and flowing white adornments against a backdrop of greenery, with relaxing outdoor terraces and open bathrooms. This place is almost like in a dream.
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Hanging Gardens of Bali, Ubud

Villas inspired by the ancient Hanging Garden, you will find this place simply out of this world. Overlooking the Ayung River, the villas come with private infinity pool with a superbly beautiful view of the surrounding greens, perfect for a couple. The rooms are well designed with a hint of Balinese interior with lots of wood and soft plushes. There are also a 5-star facilities of spa and dining options.
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Luxury(from 350-500 USD)

Kayumanis Nusa Dua Private Villa & Spa, Nusa dua

This luxurious villa stretching across a golden private beach is one worth the splurge on your honeymoon. Decorated with unique themes, each spacious villas come with a private pool, kitchennette and open-air garden bath. There is a 24-hour butler service, in-house spa and personal beachside breakfast, you two do not even need to leave the room!
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St Regis Resort, Nusa Dua

This resort delivers world class pampering in style. Ranging from villas to suites, there is one that would impress your loved one. The setting is like a dream with thatched roofs, palm trees and running pool overlooking the ocean. To top it off, it comes with impeccable service, sumptuous breakfast at the famous Boneka restaurant and amazing spa in an overall uncrowded hotel.
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Amarterra Villas Bali, Nusa Dua

For those looking for a dreamy villa in a sanctuary within Bali, this one comes with a beautiful pool surrounded by Balinese styled modern villas. The stylishly designed hotel grounds, with rattan and thatched verandah and lots of greens, would keep you both not wanting to leave the place, even though it opens up to a beautiful beach. The service is well rated and it also comes with free shuttle and private pool.
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Luxury (from 200-350 USD)

The Oberoi, Seminyak

For those who are looking for privacy in their honeymoon, this villa comes with quick access to Seminyak beach and with Balinese inspired architecture on 15 acres of tropical gardens. The Frangipani Cafe inside here is famed for its cuisine. Notable are their open-air massage pavilions and outdoor pool overlooking the ocean.
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Mid-Range (from 50-200 USD)

Green Bird Villa, Ubud

Tucked away in Ubud, this affordable villa features eclectic designs with a common theme true to its name. There are trees and greens surrounding the pool and the individual villas. The high ceiling with wood interior is definitely a unique experience itself. Recommended for couple who appreciate unique designs and experiences.
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Best Luxury Hotels in Bali

A lot of people comes to Bali for their honeymoon or for a recuperation holiday. There are plenty of things to do and places to stay in Bali that fits a budget holiday. Whether you are on a honeymoon or on a self-pampering holiday, there are sure to be a luxurious hotel to fit your needs.

If you are looking for peace and tranquillity, you may want to stay at Nusa Dua *, which is hidden with beautiful and luxurious hotels, villas and resorts with pristine private beaches and clear blue seas. If you are looking for some vibrant nightlife and a wonderful selection of restaurants, upmarket Seminyak is the place to stay *. If you are looking for a deep in the forest kind of private retreat, then Ubud * has a few hidden treasures to offer.

Prices starting from 500 USD

Samabe Bali Suites & Villas, Nusa dua

For those on a honeymoon, this 5-star luxurious villa will bound to impress your better half. Offering suites with an uninterrupted view of the ocean plus a romantic bath with glass enclosure, this villa promises privacy and relaxation with style. It also comes with 24-hour butler service and free flow alcohol among many other extras.
Check out the latest prices on Booking.com *
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COMO Shambhala Estate, Ubud

Nestled in a private location deep in the tropical greenery, with just 15 minutes drive from Ubud, this hotel offers the best luxurious retreat in nature. Each room features wooden furniture and flowing white adornments against a backdrop of greenery, with relaxing outdoor terraces and open bathrooms. This place is almost like in a dream.
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Price range 400 – 500 USD

Kayumanis Nusa Dua Private Villa & Spa, Nusa dua

This luxurious villa stretching across a golden private beach is one worth the splurge. Decorated with unique themes, each spacious villas come with a private pool, kitchennette and open-air garden bath. There is a 24-hour butler service, in-house spa and personal beachside breakfast.
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St Regis, Nusa Dua

For those looking to splurge on their honeymoon or important trip, this hotel delivers the experience with style. Ranging from villas to suites, there is one that would meet your needs and appetite. The setting is like a dream with thatched roofs, palm trees and running pool overlooking the ocean. To top it off, it comes with impeccable service, sumptuous breakfast at the famous Boneka restaurant and amazing spa in an overall uncrowded hotel.
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The Legian Bali, Seminyak

For those who wants a well located beachfront villa with modern and high class style. This hotel comes with pool that seems to run into the ocean, the feeling of tucked in an oasis all by yourself, and a well designed garden with gold fish pond. There’s also yoga every morning and customized breakfast.
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Price range 300 – 400 USD

Amarterra Villas Bali, Nusa Dua

For those looking for a dreamy villa in a sanctuary within Bali, this hotel comes with a beautiful pool surrounded by Balinese styled modern villas. The stylishly designed hotel grounds, with rattan and thatched verandah and lots of greens, would make you almost not wanting to leave the place, even though it opens up to a beautiful beach. The service is well rated and it also comes with free shuttle and private pool.
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Alila, Seminyak

For those who loves minimalism, this comes with Balinese touches but keeping true to its philosophy. The hotel has 5 swimming pools to choose from, with plenty of the Indian ocean view. With world-class service, with available spa and babysitting services. Stay here if you want a good location to access the highlights of Seminyak too.
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Price range 150 – 300 USD

The Oberoi, Seminyak

For those who are looking for privacy and to splurge for a honeymoon or special occasions. With quick access to Seminyak beach, this Balinese inspired accommodation is built on 15 acres of tropical gardens. The Frangipani Cafe inside here is famed for its cuisine. Notable are their open-air massage pavilions and outdoor pool overlooking the ocean.
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