Accommodation in Cimaja is all located on or just off the main road, which runs parallel to the beach, and is all within walking distance of the main surf break.
This place is a beauty. It's run by a European woman and her husband in typical European fashion, with great attention to detail. All of the lovely bungalows are located in the middle of the ricefields giving a truly local feel to the accommodation. Lots of wood and great rice field views are what these bungalows are all about and the fact that they are cleaned daily even when there are no guests... Read our full review of Cimaja Square.
A fantastic little hotel that is clean, has a bit of character and some great communal areas, Daun Daun represents one of the best bets for flashpackers, so long as you're happy to share a bathroom. The share bathrooms here are bright white things with hot water showers and Western toilets. The beds have spring mattresses, the more expensive rooms have air-con and the look of the place is quite... Read our full review of Daun Daun.
Hotel Pondok Kencana is located on the opposite side of the road from the beach and is owned by long term residents Leo, an affable Australian expat, and his wife Hestie, who do a great job of providing good rooms at decent prices. These range from single bed private rooms with share bathroom to big wooden bungalows fit for a king. The best value, however, are the basic rooms where you can live... Read our full review of Hotel Pondok Kencana.
Located behind Desa Resort and down a small dirt road, Nura's is not signposted. This place is incredibly popular with the cheapest rooms often being fully booked. The best part of Nura's, however, is not in the budget rooms but in the room on the top floor of the family house. This room is an enormous wooden-floored, well-lit, breezy and modern thing of beauty with great views of the ocean. It's... Read our full review of Nura's.
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