They say that once you go to Bali it’s incredibly hard to leave. They’re not wrong. There’s endless magical waters to surf and scuba in, plenty of places to do yoga and get you ‘om’ on, volcanic mountains to hike and lots of lively beaches to say goodnight to when the sun says hello! If you’re looking for the best hotels Bali has to offer to keep you accommodated while you’re here, keep on reading! Regardless of whether you’re budget, midrange or luxury, Teacake has uncovered Bali’s best!
Psst…Make sure to check out The Bali Travel Guide too, to get in-depth information about each area in Bali and all the Bali travel tips you need! There is also a map for you at the end of this post to confirm the locations.
Amed for excellent diving!
Relaxed, humble and arguably Bali’s most unspoiled part of the island, Amed is a diver’s dream. Not into diving? No sweat. There’s fishing, sailing and Bali’s high mountain, Mount Agung. It’s 3.142 metres tall! Make sure to check out The Bali Travel Guide to find out more!
Best Hotels Bali has In Amed: Budget, Midrange and Luxury
Bedugul Lakes And Volcanoes
Boasting the tallest mountain peaks, grab your hiking boots (and possibly a jumper for the potential cold weather up there) to explore Bali’s central highlands area. Bedugul holds the three crater lakes of Bratan, Buyan and Tamblingan. It’s the best!
Best Hotels Bali Has In Bedugul: Budget, Midrange And Luxury
Bukit & Uluwatu Infamous Surfing & Beaches
Surfers! Bukit is for you! Surf breaks here are world-famous, most of all in Uluwatu. If you’re here to really unwind though, that is absolutely possible with the luxurious hotels here! Make sure to check out The Bali Travel Guide to learn so much more.
Best Hotels Bali Has In Uluwatu: Budget, Midrange And Luxury
Canggu Expats, Black Sands & Surfing
Gentle villages, calm rice paddies and twisting roads leading to delightful black sand beaches! Take it easy here with the expats and get your surf on! Only thing is that you’ll definitely need your own transport here.
Best Hotels Bali Has In Canggu: Budget, Midrange And Luxury
Gianyar The Real Bali
The food comes highly recommended here, amongst its beaches, tropical forests and highly fascinating cultural experiences. As always, there’s definitely places to relax and surf! Read more in The Bali Travel Guide.
Best Hotels Bali Has In Gianyar: Budget, Midrange And Luxury
Jimbaran The Beverley Hills Of Bali
Jimbaran is perfect for families and couples who want some quiet time. The calmest waters are here, making these beaches the safest in Bali. If you want some of the best hotels Bali offers for luxury, this is a great spot.
Best Bali Hotels In Jimbaran: Budget, Midrange And Luxury
Kuta For the Backpacking Party Animals
This place is nuts…for all the right reasons. For backpacking adventurers, the alcohol is cheap and available everywhere and local food is super budget-friendly! Kuta screams PARTY! Just collect all the free drink tokens as you walk down the street.
Best Hotels Bali Has In Kuta: Budget, Midrange And Luxury
Lovina For Dolphin Watching!
Lovina is so lovely. You can watch dolphins here, hang out in hot springs, walk through a stunning monastery and of course, there’s diving!
Best Hotels Bali Has in Lovina: Budget, Midrange and Luxury
Nusa Dua For The Lavish Escape
Nusa Dua is all about the most luxurious lifestyle so if you’re looking for the best hotels Bali has when it comes to 5-star, you’re in the right spot. Think cocktails, massages, gentle swimming and snorkelling and watching the sun go down in style!
Best Hotels Bali Has in Nua Dua: Budget, Midrange And Luxury
Nusa Lembongan Desert Island Diving & Surfing
Diving, surfing and adventurous exploring on an island full of a thriving mangrove forest? Yes please!
Best Hotels Bali Has in Nusa Lembongan: Budget, Midrange And Luxury
Nusa Penida Tropical Bird Sanctuary
Nusa Penida is rural. We’re talking off the beaten path here and the choice of hotels available reflects that. Arguably Bali’s best kept secret!
Best Bali Hotels In Nua Penida: Budget, Midrange And Luxury
Sanur For Families (+ An Abandoned Park!)
Hands down the best place in Bali for a family holiday, Sanur is calm, peaceful and the hotels are all within walking distance of the beach! If you want adventure though, there’s plenty of that! You can dive, water ski and kite surf here.
Best Hotels Bali Has In Sanur: Budget, Midrange And Luxury
Seminyak The High Class Fine Dining Experience
Get your wallet out. Seminyak is the most expensive district in Bali and the posher sister of Kuta. The food is absolutely delectable and the neighbourhood is high-class. Make sure you have your fine clothes ready for the strict dress codes.
The Best Hotels Bali has In Seminyak: Budget, Midrange And Luxury
Ubud Culture Spirituality & Wilderness
Stunning natural beauty, breathtaking temples, a magical place to meditate and wake up to yoga everyday, endless cultural museums and the place to hop on a bike and enter into the wilderness. Ubud is something special.