Photo: One of the bays north of Kertasari.

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Where to stay in Kertasari


There is just the one real hotel in Kertasari, but check private rental websites to perhaps find some other options.

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Centre of the beach, Kertasari
400,000 to 1,000,000 Rp
Whales and Waves
Midrange - 400,000 to 1,000,000 Rp
Centre of the beach, Kertasari
T: (0812) 3831 0440

Russian-run Whales and Waves is the only proper hotel on Kertasari Beach and it offers a range of modern rooms suitable to a midrange budget — especially to travelling families looking for a bit of beachside downtime. The lawn grounds are oversized and include a bamboo restaurant, hammocks strung between coconut palms, a modern playground and the actual accommodation, which is comprised... Read our full review of Whales and Waves.

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 Browse our independent reviews of places to stay in and around Kertasari.
 Read up on how to get to Kertasari.
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