The economy in Bali has the same amazing low prices as Thailand. In a country where it is possible to live on less than ten dollars a week, it is understandable that accommodation in Bali are incredibly low-priced. You can get an ultra-luxury hotel in Bali for the same price as a budget to mid-range hotel in Australia, and at the same price as a backpacker hostel in New York or London! If you are interested in seeing the best that Bali has to offer, check out one of these luxurious hotels.
Amandari is located in the village of Kedetewan, around five minutes from Ubud. The complex consists of thatch-roofed individual villas with private gardens, and appointed with paras volcanic stone and Balinese marble. This hotel in Bali is a Conde Nast award winner as well as a Travel and Leisure award winner.
Amankila overlooks the Lombok Straights, on Bali’s East Coast, and much like Amandari, the Bali accommodation is thatch-roofed beach houses, located within a coconut grove. Amankila has its own beach!
This hotel in Bali overlooks quiet, rural Nusa Dua. Some suites have private swimming pools, there is nearby golf and childcare is available through the hotel.
4. Anantara Seminyak
All the gorgeous Bali hotel rooms here have sea views, floor to ceiling glass windows and gorgeous terrazzo tubs on the verandas. The hotel has 3500 square meters of private beachfront – no need to battle the budget tourists at the main beaches.
5. Ayana Resort and Spa
This five star Bali hotel is located on South Sea Island, and features inspired traditional-style architecture, a two-tiered saltwater pool, an aquatic seawater therapy pool, and a ballroom for major functions!
6. Como Shambhala Estate
The most stunning thing about this five star resort in Bali is the silence. The accommodation here is split into residences, each with four or five suites and a private swimming pool. Unless you need a lot of space to spread yourself out, it is most cost-effective to come here with another family or a few other couples.
7. Intercontinental Resort Bali
This facility is more of a traditional style hotel, towering above other buildings and with normal hotel suites. However, it is certainly not in the ‘ordinary’ category when it comes to furnishings, service or features! There are six pools, tennis courts and fine dining on site.
8. Jimbaran Puri Resort and Spa
Don’t let the unpretentious furnishings fool you – this resort is the ultimate in luxury. Each cottage has its own private walled garden, a spacious indoor sitting area, sunken terrazzo marble bathtubs, rain showers and floor to ceiling windows overlooking beautiful gardens.
9. Legian Bali
Excellent service, attention to detail, constant cleaning and updating of the rooms and little extras like return limos to the airport, daily American breakfast and complimentary snacks make the difference here.
10. Uma Ubud
The Uma Ubud is a relatively new Bali hotel, opened in 2004. The hotel here is very much focused on the spirit of Bali, incorporating spiritual practices and ecological awareness into the entire experience.
There are hundreds of gorgeous resorts and hotels in Bali, all available at prices that are attainable for most of us. A definite must-see!