Accommodation in Pemuteran is located either between the Singaraja to Gilimanuk road and the beach, or, in a couple of cases on the far side of the road. Prices are a bit higher than elsewhere on Bali.
We were in luck when we wandered through the lush gardens on Pondok Sari — a yoga group had just checked out and there were a bunch of rooms to be seen, and truth be told, they were all pretty darn good. Like many of the larger resorts in Pemuteran, Pondok Sari runs from the road all the way down to the beach where it empties out to a near-beachside pool and a restaurant bar area that has... Read our full review of Pondok Sari.
There are no rough edges in this stunning five-star property located in sprawling and perfectly maintained tropical gardens. Each room is one half of a giant bungalow with its own verandah shielded by the lush surrounding gardens. Inside, the large rooms are beautifully appointed with thick solid wood on most surfaces, big raised four-poster beds with quality linen, air-con and a stunning outdoor... Read our full review of Matahari Beach Resort and Spa.
Where Pondok Sari creates an intimate ambience with its weaving pathways and lush gardens, Taman Selini goes for a more open air angle, with two rows of bright and airy bungalows facing off from one another across a pleasant lawn area that runs down to the beachside pool and restaurant. Like most of the pools in Pemuteran, you won't be doing too much lap practice in this, but with frangapani... Read our full review of Taman Selini Beach Bungalows.
Set across a sprawling lawn terrace, long running Taman Sari (it opened in 1995) is a favourite of Bali expats and families with kids. We had mixed opinions. On the upside, staff are very friendly and obliging and the lawn area is terrific for kids to run around in. The gardens in general are very attractive and there are a couple of very comfortable hammocks by the beach. It's also almost... Read our full review of Taman Sari.
Located smack-bang in West Bali National Park, The Menjangan is spread across 382 hectares — yes, it’s massive — though the actual development covers a very modest area. If you’re looking for somewhere secluded and plush beachside in Bali that’s a bit different, you enjoy nature-based activities and your budget stretches to luxe, it may fit the bill.View of Menjangan Island from the... Read our full review of The Menjangan.