Cheap Bali beach resorts & villas



Image adapted from (clockwise from top left): Klapa Resort, Nalika Beach Resort & Restaurant, Canggu Wooden Green Paradise, @lepiratebeachclub

Sun, sand and sea. Like a magic chant, Bali comes to mind. You might imagine a vision of a villa by one of the island’s gorgeous beaches. But sometimes, though our hearts says yes, our wallet says no. 

It’s a myth, though, that Bali resorts and villas have exorbitant prices. Here are 10 affordable beach villas and resorts in Bali for you to relax in without thinning your wallet. Some of these have pretty luxurious features, too, with everything from cliff top views to built-in swimming pools in your backyard.

Disclaimer: Prices may vary slightly on different dates. 


1. Le Pirate Nusa Ceningan Bali – huts in Santorini’s hues (from $54/night)



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Tucked away on the small island of Ceningan in Bali, Le Pirate Nusa Ceningan is characterised by pastel blue and white, reminiscent of Santorini.


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Basic room
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Le Pirate oozes simplicity with its pure white rooms, and you can even step out to glistening cyan waters just outside your door – it feels like you’re living on the seas like those huts in Maldives. The rooms also come with a private outdoor bathroom and swimming pool at $54/night


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An on-site cinema within the resort is a bonus for those who want to catch up with the latest blockbusters. As for the water-sports enthusiast, you can try snorkelling, paddle boarding, surfing, biking and canoeing trips at an additional fee.

Price: Standard double room $54/night
Address: Nusa Ceningan, 80361 Nusa Lembongan, Indonesia
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2. The Bali Dream Villa & Resort Echo Beach Canggu – tropical paradise (from $72/night)



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The Bali Dream Villa & Resort Echo Beach Canggu is a tropical themed resort situated near Munggu Beach and Canggu Beach.


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The basic room here has subtle Balinese accents and comes with a garden view and little balcony, at only around $72/night. You can even enjoy breakfast in the room, and head down to the minibar in the evening.

As for activities, expect on-site ones like cooking classes and themed dinner nights. Or, if you’re looking for something more thrilling, try off-site activities like horseback riding, biking, or make a beeline for Canggu Club’s Splash Water Park or Bounce Indoors Trampolines.

On the other hand, if you’re looking for complete relaxation, you can pamper yourself with massages, baths and mani-pedis at the resort’s spa wellness centre. 

Price: Basic room $72-$89/night
Address: Jl. Pantai Pererenan, Pura Dalem Lingsir, Br. Pengembungan, Pererenan, Echo Beach, Canggu, Badung, Pererenan, Kec. Mengwi, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361, Indonesia.


3. Canggu Wooden Green Paradise – resort with Muji vibes (from $41/night)



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If Muji was to build a resort with minimalistic wood vibes; Canggu Wooden Green Paradise would be it. 


Allergy-free rooms
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Think rustic wooden furnishings, authentic Balinese mats with Japanese tatami vibes and clean marble walls.


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The King Rooms will give you views of beautiful green plains from a balcony at only $44/night, while a King room with a pool view costs only $41/night.

Apart from taking a dip in the pool which sits in the midst of the plains, you can arrange for some hikes and mini golf sessions with the resort.


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Price: King Room with Pool view $41/night | King Room with balcony $44/night
Address: Jalan Sahadewa, Br. Pempatan, Munggu, Kec. Mengwi, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80351, Indonesia.


4. Komune Resort & Beach Club Bali – for sunset chasers and surfers (from $142/night)



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Keramas Beach is one of those beaches with golden sunset views that deserve to be on Instagram’s Explore page. And Komune Resort & Beach Club Bali is just a stone’s throw away from the beach.


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Even though this resort lies in the midst of nature, it’s also conveniently situated. It’s just a 3 minutes drive away from Bali Safari Marine Park, and 25 minutes drive away from Ubud and surf spots in Sanur.


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As for the interiors, they are modern and you can even enjoy garden views from these private terraces in this room from $142/night.

The resort also features an adult only outdoor pool. What about children, you might ask? Babysitting services are available at the resort, so you can be sure your kids are in good hands as you go on a little escapade – a couple yoga session sounds like a great choice.

Price:  Deluxe Double or Twin Room $175/night | Resort Room $142/night
Address: Pantai Keramas St, Medahan, Blahbatuh, Gianyar, Bali 80361, Indonesia.


5. Klapa Resort – perched on a cliff and overlooks the skyline (from $119/night)



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Klapa Resort is nestled on a cliff and overlooks a picturesque skyline. Descend to Dreamland beach in a jiffy, or drive 15 minutes to Uluwatu Temple and Garuda Winsu Kencana Cultural Park.

Those looking to swing your clubs, you can also find a golf course within 3KM from the resort.


One Bedroom Suite/Deluxe Room
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With the rooms’ classy vibe, it feels like staying you’re staying in a condominium; by the beach that is. Plus, deluxe rooms will only cost you ~$105/night or $133/night with breakfast!


One Bedroom Suite/Deluxe room
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Price:  Deluxe Room today’s price $119/night, $133/night with breakfast
Address: New Kuta Beach I, Jl. Raya Uluwatu, Pecatu, Kec. Kuta Sel., Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80364, Indonesia
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6. Sadara Boutique Beach Resort – posh interiors at an affordable price (from $144/night)



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Sadara Boutique Beach Resort is one that evokes The Great Gatsby with its white pavillion beds sitting by the enormous pool. Located in Tanjung Benoa Beach itself, you can just camp here for the entire vacay without the hassle of travelling to different beaches. 


Classic room
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The classic room is spacious and adorned with Balinese influenced colours and patterns, which cost $144/night. We all enjoy a little more privacy; hence the rooms at the resort are soundproof. Free shuttle services to Nusa Dua City are also available for those that enjoy shopping.

Price: Classic Room $144/night
Address: Tanjung Benoa, Jl. Pratama, Benoa, Kec. Kuta Sel., Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80363, Indonesia


7. Astagina Resort Villa and Spa – stay in a private semi-detached (from $156/night)



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If you live in a HDB and want to experience living in a larger home,  Astagina Resort Villa and Spa resort lets you experience the extravagance of living in a semi-detached terrace – which stands away from other villas for plenty of privacy.

The resort is a 20 minutes drive away from Ngurah Rai International Airport, 10 minutes walk away from Legian beach and Double Six beach


Deluxe double room with terrace
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This deluxe double room looks like a modern Balinese home with warm and earthy accents. At $156/night, it also comes with a refrigerated minibar.

Price: Deluxe Double Room with Terrace $156/night, $170/night off peak.
Address: Gg. Bulan No.8, Legian, Kuta, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361, Indonesia.


8. The Sakala Resort Bali – beachfront resort with amazing bathrooms (from $114/night)



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The Sakala Resort Bali is situated at the beachfront of Tanjung Benoa beach which is a 30 minutes drive away from Ngurah Rai International Airport

Unwind at the Sakala Beach Club with their Bali-inspired cocktails, and enjoy sumptuous mains like Beer Bintang Fish and Chips made with barramundi, and lighter options such as Mexican Avocado Eggs Benedict.

It is also a 10 minutes drive away from Bali Collection shopping centre and 40 minutes away from trendy Seminyak.


Basic option
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From $114/night, enjoy the comforts of this expensive looking room – certainly bang for your buck.


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It even comes with an exquisite marble bathtub for you to soak in and relax – P.S. it’s big enough for two.

Price: From $114/night
Address: Jl. Pratama No.95, Benoa, Kec. Kuta Sel., Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80363, Indonesia


9. The Tanjung Benoa Beach Resort – family-friendly resort (from $77/night)



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Located right on Tanjung Benoa beach, The Tanjung Benoa Beach Resort is perfect for you if you’re a beach enthusiast that can’t wait more than 5 minutes to get there.

It is also near several cultural highlights like the Garuda Wisnu Kencana Cultural Park, where you’ll get a view of the mythical eagle – one of the tallest monumental statues which is 120M high.


Double Twist
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And if you’re looking for attractions suitable for your kids, head down to Waterbom Bali for some exhilarating water rides, and Moon Cot Sari Turtle Farm to feed hundreds of turtles in the ocean.

Apart from an outdoor pool, you can also find a gym on-site. Great for those who are looking to burn off the excessive amounts of delicious food you’ve had – so that you can enjoy more of it.

Price: From $77/night
Address: Jl. Pratama No.97A, Benoa, Kec. Kuta Sel., Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80363, Indonesia


10. Nalika Beach Resort & Restaurant – near Banjar Hot Springs (from $88/night)



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It’s safe to say other than the Sembawang hot spring, there aren’t any more natural hot springs around in Singapore. If you want to experience taking a dip in a hot spring, consider Nalika Beach Resort & Restaurant – a 12 minutes drive away from Banjar Hot Springs.


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Saving you the trouble from travelling all the way to The Roman Baths in Bath of England, soak and wash away your fatigue in this hot spring doppelganger.

It is also a 12 minutes drive away from Lovina Beach, while Gedong Kertya Museum and Library and Museum Buleleng are cultural highlights within the vicinity as well.


Standard double or twin room – 1 king bed
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From $88/night, you’ll get to stay in this standard room with a sea view. With just a $10 upgrade, you’ll get an even bigger room.


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Price: From $88/night
Address: Jl. Umeanyar, Umeanyar, Kec. Seririt, Kabupaten Buleleng, Bali 81153, Indonesia.


Affordable Bali Beach Resorts


Myth busted. A vacation in a Bali beach resort doesn’t have to come with exorbitant price tags. It is possible to stay on budget with this list of affordable resorts and villas. Yet, you don’t lose that sense of luxury with these places that exudes extravagance.

Now, all you need to do is hop on to the next flight, and you’ll soon be basking under the sun and feeling the sand beneath your feet.