Affordable Bali beach resorts & villas


Sun, sand, and sea. Like a magic chant, Bali comes to mind. You might imagine a vision of a villa on one of the island’s gorgeous beaches. But sometimes, though our hearts say yes, our wallet says no. It’s a myth, though, that Bali resorts and villas come with exorbitant prices. Here are 9 affordable Bali beach resorts and villas for you to relax in without thinning your wallet.

Some of these have pretty luxurious features, too, with everything from clifftop views to infinity pools.

Note: Prices may vary on different dates. 


1. Le Pirate Nusa Ceningan Bali (from S$56/night)


Huts with Santorini vibes


Le Pirate
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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.

Le Pirate
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Le Pirate
Basic room.
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These adults-only villas ooze 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 a common swimming pool at IDR600,000/night (~S$56/night).

Le Pirate
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For the water-sports enthusiast, this quiet slice of paradise is perfect for snorkelling, stand-up paddleboarding, surfing, biking, and canoeing at an additional fee.

Book a stay at Le Pirate Beach Club Nusa Ceningan.

Address: Jalan Nusa Ceningan, Klungkung, Lembongan, Nusa Penida, Klungkung Regency, Bali 82218, Indonesia
Contact: +62 813-3838-9360Le Pirate Beach Club Nusa Ceningan website


2. Hotel Komune & Beach Club Bali (from $176/night)


Easy access to surfing at the quiet Keramas Beach


Hotel Komune & Beach Club Bali
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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 Hotel Komune & Beach Club Bali is just a stone’s throw away from the beach.

Hotel Komune & Beach Club Bali
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Even though this resort lies in the midst of nature, it’s also conveniently situated. It’s just a 3-minute drive to Bali Safari Marine Park, and a 15-minute drive to Keramas Water Park.

Hotel Komune & Beach Club Bali
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As for the rooms, they are modern and you can even enjoy garden views from their private terraces from IDR1,880,317.87 (~S$176/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 around the island.

Book a stay at Hotel Komune & Beach Club Bali.

Address: Jalan Pantai Keramas, Medahan, Blahbatuh, Gianyar, Bali 80361, Indonesia
Contact: +62 361 3018888 | Hotel Komune & Beach Club Bali website


3. Klapa Resort (from S$93/night)


Perched on a cliff and overlooks the ocean


Affordable bali beach resorts and villas - Klapa Resort
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Klapa Resort is nestled on a cliff and overlooks the ocean. 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 can also find a golf course within 3km of the resort.

Affordable bali beach resorts and villas - Klapa Resort
One Bedroom Suite/Deluxe Room.
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With the rooms’ classy vibe, it feels like staying you’re staying in a condominiumby the beach that is. Plus, deluxe rooms will only cost you IDR1,000,000/night (~S$93) with breakfast included.

Affordable bali beach resorts and villas - Klapa Resort
One Bedroom Suite/Deluxe room.
Image credit: Klapa Resort

Address: New Kuta Beach I, Jalan Raya Uluwatu, Pecatu, Kecamatan Kuta Selatan, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80364, Indonesia
Contact: +62 361 8484567 | Klapa Resort website


4. Sadara Boutique Beach Resort (from S$104/night)


Posh interiors at an affordable price


Affordable Bali beach resorts and villas - Sadara Boutique Beach Resort
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Sadara Boutique Beach Resort is one that evokes The Great Gatsby vibes with its white pavillion beds sitting by the enormous pool. It’s located in Tanjung Benoa Beach in Nusa Dua, so you can just camp here for the entire vacay without the hassle of travelling to different beaches. 

Affordable Bali beach resorts and villas - Sadara Boutique Beach Resort
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The classic room  (IDR1,114,560/night, ~S$104) is spacious and adorned with Balinese design influences. 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.

Book a stay at Sadara Boutique Beach Resort.

Address: Tanjung Benoa, Jalan Pratama, Benoa, Kecamatan Kuta Selatan, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80363, Indonesia
Contact: +62 361 772010 | Sadara Boutique Beach Resort website


5. The Sakala Resort Bali (from $120/night)


Has an in-house beach club


The Sakala Resort Bali
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The Sakala Resort Bali is situated at the beachfront of Tanjung Benoa beach in Nusa Dua, which is buzzing with watersports vendors offering everything from diving excursions to parasailing.

Unwind at the in-house 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.

The Sakala Resort Bali
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From IDR1,292,000/night (~S$120), enjoy the comforts of this fairly luxurious room – it even comes with an exquisite marble bathtub for you to relax in – P.S. it’s big enough for 2.

The Sakala Resort Bali
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Book a stay at The Sakala Resort Bali.

Address: Jalan Pratama No.95, Benoa, Kecamatan Kuta Selatan, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80363, Indonesia
Contact: +62 361 775216 | The Sakala Resort Bali website


6. Nalika Beach Resort & Restaurant (from $110/night)


Near Banjar Hot Springs 


Nalika Beach Resort & Restaurant
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Diving enthusiasts know that all the best coral reefs in Bali are located around the outskirts of the island’s tourist hotspots. Enter Nalika Beach Resort & Restaurant, situated all the way up north on Umeanyar Beach, which also happens to be a quiet black sand beach.  

Affordable Bali beach resorts and villas - Nalika Beach Resort & Restaurant
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Their room rates start at about S$110/night, but there’s a minimum stay requirement of 2 nights here. Not a problem here, seeing that you’ll have plenty to do around the area. Besides diving, skedaddle off to the gorgeous Banjar Hot Spring or visit the Krisna Eco Village for lots of greenery and fresh air. 

Nalika Beach Resort & Restaurant
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Address: Jalan Umeanyar, Umeanyar, Kecamatan Seririt, Kabupaten Buleleng, Bali 81153, Indonesia
Contact: +62 819-3654-8505 | Nalika Beach Resort & Restaurant Facebook


7. Mamaka by Ovolo (from ~S$152/night)


Conveniently located on Kuta Beach 


Affordable Bali beach resorts and villas - Mamaka by Ovolo
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Kuta area needs no introduction; it’s a hotspot for nightlife, food, shopping, and holiday vibes. Blending right into the hip nature of the area is Mamaka by Ovolo. The hotel is decked out in a contemporary design so you can expect to spend your days in style, lounging at the rooftop infinity pool and sipping on cocktails at the bar and eatery. 

Mamaka by Ovolo
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That’s not all – it’s got Bali’s speciality in mind: surfing. The hotel has an in-house surf school complete with certified coaches to guide newbies along. Room rates start around  IDR1,620,000/night (~S$152), with long stay and doggo-friendly options available too. 

Mamaka by Ovolo surf school
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Book a stay at Mamaka by Ovolo.

Address: Jalan Pantai Kuta No.32, Legian, Kecamatan Kuta, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361, Indonesia
Contact: +62 361 8496500 | Mamaka by Ovolo website


8. Nirwana Beach & Resort Candidasa (from ~S$90/night)


Luxurious villas in a quieter area of Bali


Affordable Bali beach resorts and villas - Nirwana Beach & Resort Candidasa
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For many of us, holidays equate to time away from all the frills of city life. Enter the secluded area of Candidasa that’s about a 1.5-hour drive from Ngurah Rai International Airport. The word “getaway” materialises right at Nirwana Beach & Resort Candidasa

Affordable Bali beach resorts and villas - Nirwana Beach & Resort Candidasa
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We’re talking blue ocean in front, rolling hills at the back, and lots of activities to clear your mind, including diving, surfing, trekking, and temple and cultural tours. After a day out, retreat to a luxurious modern Balinese villa (from IDR969,000/night, ~S$90) for the evening, or soak your worries away in the hotel swimming pool that overlooks the beach. 

Affordable Bali beach resorts and villas - Nirwana Beach & Resort Candidasa
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Book a stay at Nirwana Beach & Resort.

Address: Jalan Sengkidu, Jalan Raya Candidasa, Sengkidu, Kecamatan Manggis, Kabupaten Karangasem, Bali 80871, Indonesia
Contact: +62 363 42146 | Nirwana Beach & Resort website


9. The Dewi Sunsun Suite (from S$75/night)


Rustic beach huts in Nusa Penida


Affordable Bali beach resorts and villas - The Dewi Sunsun Suite
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If the #beachlife is beckoning, you’ll want to add the stunning Nusa Penida to your bucket list. Adventurers who head here for the island’s spectacular hiking vantage points and coral reefs are pretty spoilt for choice when it comes to accommodation. But The Dewi Sunsun Suite is where it’s at for the full beach experience.

Affordable Bali beach resorts and villas - The Dewi Sunsun Suite
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Step outside your cabin and the clear blue ocean is just a saunter in front of you. Heck, you could even pop on some goggles and snorkel at the coral reef just there. Turn around and you’ve got a view of untouched nature just behind the hotel. 

The Dewi Sunsun Suite
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From about ~S$75/night, you’ll get to stay in rustic cabins made out of wood. Modern-day comforts are there, of course, including free WiFi, air conditioning, and hotel toiletries. 

Book a stay at The Dewi Sunsun Suite.

Address: 8GG4+M4P, Jalan Ped Buyuk, Tanah Bias, Nusa Penida, Klungkung Regency, Bali 80117, Indonesia
Contact: +62 821-4485-7829 | The Dewi Sunsun Suite website


Bonus: Hilton Bali Resort (from ~S$160)


5-star hotel with private lagoon


Hilton Bali Resort
The hotel is located on a quiet stretch of beach in Nusa Dua.
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The Hilton group of hotels doesn’t need much of an introduction. But what holiday-goers might not know is that Hilton Bali Resort’s rooms come at a relatively affordable rate for a 5-star experience. Stays for the rest of the year average around ~S$200 upwards, but off-peak and promo periods have seen the prices go as low as ~IDR1,710,000/night (~S$160).

Hilton Bali Resort
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Guests can make themselves comfy in the hotel’s modern continental rooms, then spend the day chilling at one of the hotel’s 4 swimming pools – one of them even has a 30m waterslide the kiddos are sure to enjoy. Besides that, the in-house spa, fitness centre, tennis courts, and restaurants will keep you and the fam busy during your stay.  

Hilton Bali Resort
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Book a stay at Hilton Bali Resort

Address: Jalan Raya Nusa Dua Selatan, Benoa, Kecamatan Kuta Selatan, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80363, Indonesia
Contact: +62 361 773377 | Hilton Bali Resort website


Affordable Bali beach resorts and villas


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 Bali resorts and villas by the beach. 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.

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Cover image adapted from: Klapa Resort, Nalika Beach Resort & Restaurant, Mamaka by Ovolo, @lepiratebeachclub
A portion of this content may contain referral links to products. Our opinions remain our own.
Originally published on 18th November 2019 by Dion Lim.  Last updated by Jessica Fang on 3rd September 2022.

 

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