Where to stay in Bali?

You’re finally in Bali for your diving holidays! Knowing where you will stay in Bali is fully part of what you need to decide when planning to trip to Bali. First, you need to decide what is your comfort expectation and your budget to find the perfect stay to stay during your diving holiday in Bali.

Best areas to stay in Bali

Nusa Lembongan Beach - Bali

One of the great advantages of Bali is the ability to sleep next to your dive site. No need for any early morning car rides, you can be ready in a matter of minutes after waking up. My favourite places to go scuba diving in Bali are Tulamben and Nusa Lembongan. However, Amed and Sanur are also good options.

If you’re more on holidays to relax, prefer Pemuteran or Nusa Lembongan. If you’d like to meet people and go out for drinks, Amed is a great spot. The party animals will have to go back to Kuta for nightclubs, which is only feasible if you stay in Sanur for diving.

How much does accomodation cost in Bali?

Doors of a guesthouse in Ubud - Bali

Bali is one of the best value-for-money destinations in the world, you can book family run resorts with private bungalows which feel luxurious with their large double bed and open-air bathroom, all of it being always being tastefully decorated thanks to the talented local wood craftsmen. Due to this you may not need to book luxury hotels and save your money for even more diving that you initially expected.

Bali accommodations propose a large range of prices and standards. If you would like something comfortable with high standards, consider booking in 4 or 5* hotels and resorts. They’ll have European standards, and usually offer packages including breakfast and dinner. The cost per night for a premium hotel in Bali starts from £80 / 90 € a night.

You can find affordable accommodations such as guesthouses and homestays. They are often a great way to meet people at breakfast or at dinner. The cost per night for a guesthouse in Bali starts from £12 / 14 €.

At last, you can go for cheaper options with hostels and dormitories in Bali starting from only £4 / 5 € per night. You’ll just need to organise everything by yourself: food, transport and trips around.

My favourite addresses in Bali

Pondok Baruna Guesthouse Nusa Lembongan Bali Indonesia

As Bali is a requested destination, I advise you to book your hotel online at least 2 months before heading to Bali. Here are below my top 3 addresses that I tried myself:

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