Guesthouses, hotels and resorts
Most of Balian's hotels and guesthouses are within a five to ten minute walk of the beach, set either atop a bluff that rises above the beach or by the river. There is a full range of accommodation options, from affordable budget lodgings, to very high-end private villas.
Quality and styleMain Beach road
T: (087) 862 095 656;
Set a mere five- to 10-minute walk from Balian beach, Istana Balian is a family-friendly hideaway that really delivers the goods at a midrange price-point. Run by the very friendly Australian and ... Read the full review of Istana Balian.
Accommodation for families and groupsMain Beach road
T: (085) 857 118 815;
All the rooms here are designed for families or groups of people with facilities such as a kitchen and large fridge to allow self catering. Additionally a lounge room with TV and sofa provide a ... Read the full review of Kubu Balian Beach Bungalows.150,000 to 400,000 Rp 1 vote Flashpacker
BeachfrontBalian Beach Road
T: (0819) 9984 9054;
If you’re looking for absolute beachfront digs at Balian beach, Pondok Pitaya is your only option and does a solid job at delivering beachfront comfort at a reasonable price. With a good ... Read the full review of Pondok Pitaya.
Jungle shacksEastern side of the river (look for the sign)
T: (081) 236 057 250;
One place that isn't on the road with all the others is the Alam Balian Homestay which feels as if you are entering a jungle village. Situated on the road to the left before reaching the Balian River ... Read the full review of Alam Balian Homestay.
Jungly but in need of some TLCBalian Beach
T: (0361) 780 1735;
Pondok Pisces boasts a collection of traditional houses and bungalows at their main hilltop location off Balian Beach, as well down on the flat beside the river and behind the beach itself. ... Read the full review of Pondok Pisces.
Beautifully designed bungalowsTurn right off Main Beach Road, Suraberata at Made's Homestay
T: (081) 2381 1630; F: (0361) 731 174
The air-con bungalows at Gajah Mina look slightly odd due to their church-like tinted windows and circular bathrooms, but these design features really add to the experience. Some of the bathrooms are ... Read the full review of Gajah Mina.1,000,000 to 2,500,000 Rp 1 vote Toprange
Good value near the beachMain Beach Road
T: (081) 2396 3335;
The roar of the ocean can be heard from the rooms at Made's Homestay giving a hint that ocean is nearby — and it is — just a couple of hundred metres down the road. The rooms are big, bright and ... Read the full review of Made's Homestay.
Homely feel, no breakfastMain Beach Road
This is one of the first places you'll reach after turning off from the main throughfare. A few rooms on top of the owner's house are what greets visitors to Balian Surfer Homestay and this is a ... Read the full review of Balian Surfer Homestay.
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