Guesthouses, hotels and resorts
Balangan has a handful of flashpacker through to high end places up on the cliff behind the beach. Budgeteers will want to go for one of the shacks on the beach itself.
Good value lumbungs for the familyBalangan Beach 2
T: (081) 236 792 12;
Choose between lumbung-style bungalows and rooms above the reception area at the compact Balangan Sea View which is perched on top of the cliffs at Balangan. The lumbungs are two-storey affairs which ... Read the full review of Balangan Sea View Bungalow.
Cosy location with poolJl Balangan Beach 1
T: (0361) 857 2062;
This cozy little place is just across the road from Balangan Sea View Bungalows, a short walk from the cliff steps down to the beach. Accommodation is a mix of wooden mostly two floor bungalows ... Read the full review of Flower Bud Bungalows.
Stylish circular bungalowsBalangan Beach
T: (0361) 745 0501;
Set on an undulating plot, the bulk of the accommodation at La Joya is spacious freestanding bungalows (some with outdoor bathroom), each with their own little fenced-in garden (great for containing ... Read the full review of Hotel La Joya.1,000,000 to 2,500,000 Rp 1 vote Toprange
Basic surfer digs on the beachBalangan Beach
At the southeastern end of Balangan Beach is a cluster of beach shacks serving warung-style food, but also home to an abundance of very basic surfer accommodation. Most of the rooms are very small, ... Read the full review of Balangan Beach Bungalows.
The cliffs of Bingin host a madhouse of laneways and staircases leading to all manner of places both wedged into the cliff face and atop them. Parking, especially for cars, is extremely limited.
Best of the luxury bunchJl Pantai Bingin
T: (0857) 3901 1572;
This is the pick of the bunch for Bingin's luxury resort scene. A truly lovely clifftop offering, The Temple Lodge is a unique property, with each of its half-dozen suites individually designed and ... Read the full review of The Temple Lodge.1,000,000 to 2,500,000 Rp 1 vote Toprange
A great hideaway.Bingin Beach
T: (0361) 743 4424;
One of the advantages of travelling with a four-year-old boy is he tends to leave a steady trail of toy matchbox cars on beaches here and there. On our recent travels through Flores in eastern ... Read the full review of Kembang Kuning Ocean View Bungalows.400,000 to 1,000,000 Rp 1 vote Midrange
Family run, friendlyJl Pantai Bingin
T: (0361) 895 7433;
This especially friendly, family-run homestay has clean and spacious rooms in a bunch of two-storey buildings overlooking a garden compound. The fan-cooled rooms are a good size with four-poster beds ... Read the full review of Pondok Indah.
Clean with big roomsJl Pantai Bingin
Set just before Temple Lodge, this is your last budget bet before descending down onto the cliff properties. Rooms are a good size, with big beds and enough space for an extra mattress should you ... Read the full review of Susie's Beach Inn.
Come for the poolSurfing Bingin Beach Street
T: (0361) 745 1496;
Very close to the Bingin dropoff, at Leggie's you are really paying for the pool as the other facilities are about the same as many other hotels that are slightly cheaper. The bungalows are set among ... Read the full review of Leggie's Bungalows.
Uluwatu has some accommodation options, but they're not without controversy, as most are located within a no-build area close to the temple. Moves are afoot to see them demolished, but that is considered by many to be unlikely.
Deluxe hideawayJl Pantai Suluban
T: (081) 755 5365; F: (0361) 769 881
Uluwatu Surf Villas offers two rows of deluxe villas, each with their own plunge pool looking out to sea over the Uluwatu cliffs. They are fitted out three bedrooms apiece, with full Western-style ... Read the full review of Uluwatu Surf Villas.Over 2,500,000 Rp 1 vote Luxury
Excellent valueJl Pantai Suluban
T: (0819) 3622 8821;
Set at the end of a dirt track not far from Sandat Mas Cottages, this lovely little property has just three rooms (one in a house, the other two in a two-storey wooden building) all set on a lawn ... Read the full review of Bali Reef Villas.
Clean and comfortable at a good priceJalan Pantai Suluban
Tucked away a few kilometres south of Uluwatu surf break, the Gobleg Inn's location at first can seem like it is too far away from all the action. The beaches are all a few kilometres away, the ... Read the full review of Gobleg Inn.
Tremendous viewsJl Pantai Suluban
T: (0361) 769 845;
Uluwatu's Rocky Bungalows is set a little away from the other hotels, to the west of the more popular approach to Uluwatu beach, down a scrabbly road that also runs off to various private villas and ... Read the full review of Rocky Bungalows.
A good budget optionGang off Jl Pantai Suluban
T: (0361) 769 973;
Jocko House is one of a cluster of homestay places just off Jalan Pantai Suluban that cater to budget travellers and surfers. Rates are very reasonable and discounting common for anything more than a ... Read the full review of Jacko House.
OverpricedJl Pantai Suluban
T: (0361) 769 968;
The original Sandat Mas is a collection of chalet-style lodgings set in a row at the rear of the grounds. The gardens are pretty, scattered with coconut palms and with lots of lawn. There's also a ... Read the full review of Sandat Mas Cottages.
Padang Padang is one of the smaller beaches on the Bukit but it has a good range of accommodation across a range of budgets, within walking distance of the sand.
Great value, basic roomsJalan Melasti
T: (0361) 847 0672;
There are two types of rooms at Padang Sari Homestay: the basic and the very basic. The deal is that the more basic rooms go for 70,000 rupiah, but you have to deal with a mandi-style bathroom. In ... Read the full review of Padang Sari Homestay.
Convenient locationJalan Melasti 432
T: (0361) 847 0682; F: (0361) 847 1010
Compared with the Gobleg Inn a few kilometres up the road, this place is not as good value. But this place is so popular with tourists because it's within walking distance to Padang Padang beach and ... Read the full review of Padang Padang Inn.
Close to Padang Padang beachJalan Melasti
T: (0361) 847 0673;
This popular hotel is the closest you can stay to the main entrance to Padang Padang beach. The rooms are austere with dodgy beds and questionable sheets but the price is right and even heavily ... Read the full review of Guna Mandala Inn.
Shack on the cliffHalf way down the cliff, Padang Padang
Look, it doesn't get any more basic, nor any more on the beach, than this. Made Suardani has a handful of shacks perched on the cliff-face as you climb down a steep trail. They come with shared ... Read the full review of Made Suardani.
Magnificent viewsJalan Pantai Suluban
It's all about the magnificent views at Thomas Homestay. In fact, the views are so good that you forget about the size and quality of the rooms. The cheaper rooms share a mandi-style bathroom while ... Read the full review of Thomas Homestay.Under 150,000 Rp 2 votes Backpacker
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