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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Top 10 Bali Honeymoon Ideas – Things to Do and Places to Visit

Many people come does their honeymoon in Bali and to no surprise as the place is full of facilities for pampering and romance while still holds the charm of novelty and history. Also most notably is the beautiful beaches, sea, 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.

As wedding is probably the only big thing in your mind or you are still fresh from it but both of you do not want to take up any of those Bali honeymoon packages, you are in the right place as there are many romantic things to do in Bali.

Here are some honeymoon ideas for you to serve both of your delights.

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Massage and Spa, Bali Honeymoon, Indonesia

Pamper your loved one with massage and spa. Photo by eGuide Travel

Balinese Massage and Spa

Pamper yourself and your spouse with the best of Balinese massage to loosen up yourself and dissolve any stress. Then continue with an indulgence of 1-hour spa treatment to smoothen the whole experience. There are many choices of aromatics to choose from to enhance this entire indulging experience. You can be sure that both of you would be in the best mood after the entire honeymoon.

Enjoy romantic dinners together

There are many romantic dinner ideas to choose from in Bali, from eating under moonlight by the beach to candlelight dinner in restaurants beside a pond and uncovered beautiful starlit sky. Few of the choices are the Jimbaran seafood dinner by the seaside or the SeaSalt restaurant dinner set by the floating lotus pond.

Sunset Dinner, Bali Honeymoon, Indonesia

Sunset Dinner at your Bali Honeymoon. Photo by Catriona Ward

Cruise the crystal sea of Bali

Touristy as it sounds, a cruise is still quite ideal for a honeymoon activity. Imagining sailing out into crystal clear sea with clear blue sky while visiting some remote islands, have a beautiful sunset dinner on the cruise before heading back home in the dark cuddling together while enjoying the starlit sky above.

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Soak in natural hot springs

Indulge yourself once again by soaking in the Banjar hot spring. The picturesque setting here offers two main pool of gushing warm sulphur water from the mouths of dragon (local call it Naga) in the middle of a lush tropical garden. Your spouse and you will be transported back in time and feels like King and Queen that are enjoying their afternoon bath.

Hot springs, Bali Honeymoon, Indonesia

Steamy hot springs. Photo by Prince Roy

Invoke senses at Coffee Plantation

Time to invoke your other senses by going to the Agra coffee plantation to do some coffee tasting. This zen-like place is for you to sit back and slowly appreciate your cup of coffee together while overlooking coffee plantations that roll out as far as the eye can see. You can also see the process of how the famous and expensive Kopi Luwak are made and even the civet cats themselves. If both of you enjoys good coffee, this would be a plus to appreciate it together.

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Trekking the rice terraces

Besides all the indulgence, both of you can set out to do some light trekking together through the rice fields, villages and plantation towards Tirta Gangga to enjoy the dramatic view. Tirta Gangga means water of Ganges and is a sacred water palace built back in early 20th century. This light yet interesting trek offers rolling hills of rice terraces, dramatic limestones as a backdrop and water features cutting through the scene.

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Trek the rice terraces together. Photo by McKay Savage

Explore Bali on a bicycle

Another activity to enjoy together is to take a leisure bicycle ride out to explore Bali. Take the ride through quiet villages of Bongkasa or the rice fields, plantations and small village roads. Or just throw out the map and get lost together, it will be a good partnership bonding to explore together and let serendipity takes place. These Bali villages has been quite a tourist attractions nowadays after the beauty of it has been discovered.

Frolic in the beach

Back to relaxing, go to many of the beautiful beaches of Bali and just frolic together under the sun. Choose from the top 10 best beaches of Bali or if you want more privacy, you need to venture further out to secret beaches like Nyang Nyang beach in Bali, though harder to get to, the privacy is worth it especially for honeymooners!

Frolic in the beach, Bali Honeymoon, Indonesia

Frolic in the beach. Photo by Adhi Rachdian

Cook delicious Balinese food for each other

Take up one of the many cooking lessons in Bali and make each other authentic Balinese food. Some cooking class will have you visiting traditional food market to learn of the ingredients before learning how to cook them. After that, you can sit down and find out who among you two is best to do the cooking for the rest of your lives.

Enjoy some of Bali’s tourist attractions

There are many tourist attractions in Bali and after all both of you are here for a holiday, it would not be truly complete without visiting some of the important sites. We have a list of Top 10 Must Visit Places in Bali for you to choose from and you can both decide which ones that you may be interested in. If you all are into temples, we also have a list of Top 10 Bali’s Best Temples. Enjoy some sightseeing before leaving Bali!

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Bali Honeymoon. Photo by closari

As you can see you do not need to take up Bali honeymoon packages just for ultimate happily ever after experience. Most important of all is just the two of you enjoyed together, it would be fun also to customize it together and enjoy a free and easy honeymoon that leaves a lot of room for romance and serendipity. Here’s to an unforgettable Bali honeymoon with the ideas above.


Best Honeymoon Accommodations in Bali

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Here are our recommendations of the best accommodations for your honeymoon in Bali:

  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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1 Day Ubud Itinerary, Bali – What to Do and See

Ubud is Bali’s heart and soul, with so many things to do, you can easily spend more than one day here, but our itinerary will help you to maximise the time you have. Geographically it is also located in the center of southern Bali. Ubud can seem to offer too much sometimes, with rice fields to traverse, traditional dances to relish, art museums and galleries to explore, cooking courses and yoga classes to join and traditional markets and villages to discover.

In this 1 day itinerary in Ubud, you will check out the few main attractions in Ubud, then head out for a short excursion to the temple and rice fields and return in time for massage and spa, Kecak Dance performance and live music afterwards.

Ubud Itinerary Map

Morning – Market, Monkey Forest and Museum

Wake up early and check out the public market (pasar umum). This market is a beautiful chaos itself, offering many things in a bargain, from T-shirts and bangles to tea leaves and bananas. Start here before 8 am to catch the mass local produce before they disappear as the souvenir stalls take over.

From the market walk to the opposite to Ubud Palace, also known as Puri Saren Agung, to admire the architecture and the gamelan instruments on display. These instruments are used in the evening’s traditional dance performance. Then head on to the popular Sacred Monkey Forest of Ubud before it gets too hot. This is a lush jungle dotted with temples, transporting tourists away from the urban sprawl of Ubud. Then head south to the magnificent Aung Rai Museum of Art with expansive collections and beautiful gardens. From here head to Jalan Suweta for lunch of the famous roast pig (babi guling) of Ubud at Ibu Oka.

Lady selling flowers at the Market @ Ubud, Bali

Lady selling flowers at the Market at Ubud, Bali. Photo by David Stanley

Afternoon – Excursion of Paddy Fields and Temple

Then it is time to discover the wonders that surround the Ubud city. Head west and ride (you may want to rent a motorbike or hire a car for the half day) down the beautiful road to Kendaran, with sloping coconut palms flanked by paddy fields and volcanic mountains. On the way, we stop by at Tirta Empul, one of the top 10 temples to visit in Bali, with a complex of pools, temples and gardens. The hot water springs are regarded as holy in Bali and have the magical power to heal, resulting in its invasion by locals and tourists alike. At the end of the road, turn north to Tegallalang, a village handicraft shops.

Rice fields terraces, Tegalalang, Ubud, Bali

Rice fields terraces at Tegalalang. Photo by Pandu Adnyana

Evening – Kecak Dance

Return in time to Ubud to catch a traditional dance performance with live music. This is one of the must do in Ubud to sum up your experience. If there is still time, squeeze in some massage and spa at the many choices you can find in Ubud. End the day with a sumptuous dinner at one of the best restaurants in Bandung. After that, if you still have the energy, check out one of the many places that play live music at the center of Ubud.

Kecak Dance at Bali, Indonesia, Indonesia

Kecak Dance at Bali. Photo by Meru Muhammad

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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.
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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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