Situated in the middle of a tropical garden, right on the dark volcanic beach in Amed, is the serene and partially hidden away resort, Coral View Villas.
The hotel has 35 rooms located in picturesque bungalows scattered throughout the tropical garden. Each bungalow is perfectly screened by the palm trees, allowing you to enjoy the tropical surroundings undisturbed while lying in the sun lounger on your private patio. All rooms have air conditioning, a safe, a minibar, tea and coffee making facilities, mosquito nets over the bed and a partially outdoor bathroom.
Coral View Villas has a lovely pool area situated oasis-like in the middle of the leafy garden. Relax on a sun lounger in the shade of the palm trees and enjoy a refreshing dip. If you’re more into the beach and seawater, you can explore Amed’s colourful undersea world just metres from the water’s edge.
The beach restaurant Mahi-Mahi, named after the local “common dolphinfish”, serves a menu consisting of both Western and traditional Balinese dishes. The restaurant has a strong focus on sustainability and uses fresh produce grown in its own kitchen garden and fresh seafood caught locally.
In the morning, you can stroll along the beach and enjoy the sunrise or wander through the tropical garden and listen to the birds singing. Free Wi-Fi is available all over the hotel.
Upgrade to the boutique resort, Palm Garden Amed Beach & Spa if you’d like to enjoy an extra intimate and authentic stay in Amed with direct access to one of the area’s best beaches.
The resort is small and intimate with just 11 rooms in traditional bungalows in a lush garden with tall coconut palms and tropical trees. All rooms are equipped with Wi-Fi, air conditioning, a ceiling fan, a mini bar, a safe, coffee/tea making facilities, a dressing table and a sideboard. The bed is strategically positioned by the large window, allowing you to enjoy the beautiful colours of the sunrise in the sky before you even get up. The rooms have a partially outdoor bathroom with a rain shower and hair dryer. On the terrace, there are sun loungers and a cosy sitting area.
Jump in the pool for a refreshing dip or enjoy the sun on a sun lounger, from which there is a phenomenal view of the beach and all the traditional fishing boats. If you tire of all that lying around, you can explore the colourful undersea world in the bay near the resort.
In the restaurant, a team of local chefs and kitchen staff from the nearby village are at the ready to serve Balinese and Indonesian dishes made from local produce and fresh fish provided by the local fishermen. There is also a pleasant sea breeze and a beautiful view of the beach.
If you want to treat yourself to that little extra, you can purchase traditional Balinese massages in the resort’s own day spa.
Please note that the hotel is for guests aged 13+.
|Garden Bungalow, per night||Per person from: £33|
|Beach View Deluxe Room, per night||Per person from: £56|
|Beachfront Bungalow with Pool, per night||Per person from: £63|
Surrounded by fields and banana plantations, Aneka Lovina Villas & Spa is located right on Lovina’s characteristic and child-friendly volcanic beach. Off the coast, you’ll find good snorkelling sites and see wild dolphins. Along the nearby main street, there are a couple of local restaurants and small shops.
The hotel rooms are simply furnished in Balinese style and equipped with free Wi-Fi, air conditioning, a minibar, a TV, a telephone, tea/coffee making facilities and a bathroom with complimentary toiletries. Relax on your private balcony or terrace and enjoy the peace and quiet of the garden.
There is a lovely pool area with children’s pool, sun loungers and parasols as well as a small playground for children. When hunger strikes, the hotel has two restaurants to choose from: Balimoon and Sea Food Grill. The hotel also has two bars where you can grab a cold drink to quench your thirst. If you fancy a massage or other wellness treatments, these can be purchased at the hotel day spa.
In the evening, you can stroll along the beach and enjoy the enchanting sunset and the traditional fishing boats, which provide the perfect backdrop.
The Lovina is situated right down at Lovina’s dark volcanic beach between the Kalibukbuk mountain range and the Bali Sea. You can frolic on the 200-metre long private beach with its own recliners and parasols and enjoy the view of the blue ocean with its many iconic fishing boats. You can also witness the fascinating sunset here in the evening.
The hotel is a true hidden gem surrounded by green rice paddies, tall palm trees and other tropical trees. A short walk away from here is the main street with small local shops and restaurants, and a 15-minute drive away is the larger town of Singaraja, which once was the capital of Bali.
The rooms at The Lovina are bright and spacious. They are decorated in a simple style with bright wooden furniture and walls decorated with Balinese art. All rooms have comfortable beds and a separate sitting area, as well as Wi-Fi, a ceiling fan, mini-bar, free bottled water, safe, tea and coffee facilities, TV and a bathroom with free toiletries and a hair dryer. On your porch, you can relax and enjoy the pleasant pleasant surroundings.
The hotel has two lovely swimming pools and children’s pools, if you prefer less sand between your toes.
There is also a children’s club, yoga lessons, fitness room and an option to rent snorkelling equipment, canoes and paddle boards. If you would like to keep in shape, there is a fitness room, or if your body needs some pampering, you can order time for different types of massage at the hotel’s spa section.
The hotel restaurant, Heliconia, serves delightful international dishes with a local twist morning, day and evening. You can also get freshly caught fish and shellfish, or home-made pizza. For romantic couples, a candlelight dinner on the beach can be arranged.
For those who would like to catch the Balinese sunset, the beach bar is the perfect place. Here, you can enjoy a cool glass of wine or a colourful drink set to relaxing music and the glowing red colours of the sky, before a new day begins.
Please ask us for the price if you wish to upgrade.
|Deluxe Studio, per night||Per person from: £29|
Puri Lumbung Cottages is an eco-friendly hotel built using natural materials and in harmony with the wonderful surroundings. Set in the midst of the fresh mountain air in Munduk’s highlands, the hotel affords a stunning view of the lush landscape with its light green rice fields, plantations, jungle and green-clad mountain tops.
You will stay in charming bungalows known as “lumbung”, which were originally old rice stores. All of the bungalows are decorated in traditional style, with fine, detailed wood carvings. They all have a bedroom with a mosquito net over the bed, a bathroom with either a shower or a bath, and a lovely balcony with breathtaking views of the mountains and rice fields. There is free Wi-Fi, but no air conditioning – it’s not necessary in the temperate highlands.
All the staff are locals, and the hotel goes to great lengths to preserve the Balinese culture and its ancient traditions and customs. A whole host of activities and entertainment are therefore offered in the form of cookery classes, yoga, meditation as well as Balinese music and dance.
When hunger strikes, you can enjoy local, Western and vegetarian dishes at Restaurant Kopi Bali, while the hotel bar serves cold drinks as the sun sets so beautifully in the sky.
Sanak Retreat Bali is a beautiful, peaceful oasis situated in the most beautiful surroundings with a painterly view of the mountains and the grass-green rice paddies in Munduk.
Sanak Retreat Bali consists of 11 spacious and rustic bungalows built from teak and other natural materials in harmony with their surroundings. They also feature simple interiors decorated with fine Indonesian crafts. All the bungalows feature Wi-Fi, a mini-bar, safe and ceiling fan, as well as a bathroom with a hair dryer and toiletries. In the morning, when you wake up, you can sit down on the porch and just enjoy the silence and the unique view of the rice paddies and the mystical mountains.
After a stroll through the area, perhaps the hotel’s delightful pool area tempts you with its infinity pool, lounger chairs and traditional Balinese parasols? Go for a swim or relax at the edge of the pool, admiring the view of the lush landscape.
The hotel is deeply invested in sustainability, education and the local community. A total of 80% of the employees come from the local village, while the rest come from other villages in the local area. There is also close cooperation with local farmers and the local school with regard to education and learning, as the hotel’s philosophy is that everyone should benefit from the location.
The dishes at Sanak Kitchen consist of organic vegetables from the hotel’s own garden, as well as fruit and spices from the surrounding area. The raw ingredients are provided by local producers and the menu consists of Balinese and Javanese dishes with some detours to other Asian and European countries. After a delightful meal, you can swing by Sanak Bar, where cocktails are shaken with local fruits.
Pamper yourself with a trip to Sanak Heal Spa as well, where you can get a massage, body scrub or flower bath.
Other facilities include a yoga and meditation area, library, games area including darts and petanque, as well as a small shop with the hotel’s own natural products, which are made from local plants and herbs without any chemicals. The hotel also offers a cooking school and mountain bike trips.
At Sanak Retreat, lovely days with authentic Balinese simplicity, sustainability, hospitality and fantastic nature experiences await you.
|One Bedroom Bungalow, per night||Per person from: £45|
From Hai Tide Beach Resort, you have direct access to the golden sandy beach of Mushroom Bay, which is one of Nusa Lembongan’s best beaches.
You will be staying in the middle of the hotel’s lush garden between palm trees and beautiful tropical flowers in one of the 18 thatched bungalows known as a “lumbung”, which was originally an old-fashioned rice barn. On the ground floor, you have a small private outdoor area where you can relax and sit in the shade, and on the first floor, there is a bedroom with mosquito nets, air conditioning, a fridge, free bottled water, a safe, tea and coffee making facilities and a bathroom with a hair dryer. There is also a small balcony with a table and chairs.
No matter where you are at the hotel, you are not far from the beach, but if you’re not into sand between your toes, you can enjoy life at the hotel’s two pools, where there is also a smaller children’s pool.
Guests at Hai Tide Beach Resort enjoy free access to guided village tours, kayaks, bicycles, snorkelling equipment and various water sports. The hotel also offers PADI diving courses (fee payable), so you can come right down to the beautiful coral reefs and tropical fish.
The restaurants, Hai Bar & Grill and Hai Ri Zen, enjoy a fantastic location overlooking the sea and the bay, where you can feast on delicious local and international cuisine.
End the day with a drink in the sunset.
|Beachfront Lumbung||Per person from: £17|
Lembongan Beach Club and Resort enjoys a lovely location at Jungut Batu Beach on the north-west side of Nusa Lembongan.
The beach is surrounded by palm trees, providing shade on the white sand. The beach is lined with cafés and restaurants where you can enjoy a refreshing drink and delicious Indonesian dishes with the most beautiful view of the beach and the local fishing boats.
Like everywhere else on Nusa Lembongan, swimming is possible at high tide, but be aware that when the tide goes out, the famous seaweed fields that the locals farm from appear. This is the perfect time to retire to your villa with a private pool, where you can relax, fully undisturbed, on the daybed and take a dip in the pool.
The resort has 44 spacious villas. They are bright and pleasantly appointed, and offer air conditioning, Wi-Fi, a safe, a TV, and tea and coffee making facilities. Bathrobes, slippers and a hair dryer are provided in the bathroom. In the morning, when you wake up, you can sit out on your terrace and start the day with a cup of coffee, or how about a morning dip in your private pool? You can even start the morning with a floating pool breakfast, consisting of bread, croissants, omelette, fresh fruit, juice and tea and coffee.
The resort also has a lovely shared infinity pool overlooking the beach, where you can throw yourself down on one of the many daybeds and enjoy the baking sun and a refreshing drink from the bar.
As a guest staying at Lembongan Beach Club and Resort, you have access to both the gym and the day spa, where you can unwind with a relaxing massage.
In the evening, you can sit down with a drink on one of the resort’s beanbags on the beach and enjoy the beautiful sunset painting the sky in the most beautiful colours. Or how about a walk along the beach to the sound of the waves gently lapping the shore?
Batu Karang Lembongan Resort is located on a coral slope above Jungut Batu Beach, overlooking Badung Strait and the magnificent volcano Mt. Agung in Bali.
As the resort is built on several levels, you can enjoy the stunning view from wherever you are. There is also a buggy to transport you around the resort.
Batu Karang is built in rustic materials that harmonise nicely with the tropical surroundings. The style is modern and traditional, which is also reflected in the resort’s 37 villas and suites, which are attractively appointed with light walls, beautiful stone floors and nice dark wood furniture, which gives it a warm and cosy feel.
The room categories range from double rooms of 45 m2, several of which have a private plunge pool, to a 3-room villa of 300 m2. All room categories offer air conditioning and a ceiling fan, a mosquito net over the bed, a TV, a telephone, internet, a minibar, coffee and tea making facilities, an iron and ironing board, bathrobes and a hair dryer. There is also an outdoor bath and shower.
Dotted around the resort are several small oases where you can enjoy the peace and quiet, and relax with a good book. There are also 3 swimming pools with sun loungers and parasols. The first is a freshwater infinity pool for adults only, and then there’s a family pool with a swim-up bar, and lastly a 25-metre-long pool which is suitable for lap swimming.
If you’re more into the beach, the beautiful Jungut Batu beach is just a few metres from the resort. The beach is child-friendly and the water is calm, as the waves are broken by a reef a little way out, where you’ll see experienced surfers riding the waves.
Batu Karang offers several fabulous places to eat. Look forward to The Deck – Café & Bar where you can enjoy panini, pizza, pies, gelato, cakes and freshly squeezed juice, smoothies and coffee. Or Muntigs Bar & Restaurant, which serves Asian and international specialities. You can also head up to the intimate restaurant The Balcony. There are several cosy restaurants and bars nearby if you don’t want to eat at the resort every day.
As a guest staying at Batu Karang, you also have the option to rent bicycles, treat yourself to a relaxing massage at the spa and keep fit in the gym.
In the evening, you can enjoy a glass of chilled white wine, whisky on the rocks or a nice gin in The Howff bar.
|Double Room||Per person from: £36|
|Double Room with Plunge Pool||Per person from: £55|
|2-bedroom Apartment||Per person from: £92|
Adiwana d’Nusa Beach Club and Resort is located on the island’s longest beach, Light House Beach, on the island’s northern coast at the village of Jungut Batu.
The rooms are bright, spacious and simply decorated with local art on the walls. All rooms have Wi-Fi, air conditioning, a safe, a minibar, tea and coffee making facilities, a TV and a bathroom with a hair dryer and toiletries. There is a view of the garden/pool.
The beach and its sun loungers and parasols are just steps away. If you’re not into the beach, you can make use of the lovely pool, which overlooks the sea.
If you want to keep in shape, the resort offers a gym, and a variety of water sports activities are available nearby.
The resort’s own restaurant, Light House Restaurant, serves Asian and Indonesian delicacies, pizza and pasta. If you’re into juicy steaks, fish or seafood, then try their delicious barbecue menu.
You can round off the evening with a glass of wine or drink from the bar while enjoying the sunset.
The hotel is closed due to renovation.
|Lagoon Suite, per night||Per person from: £35|
|1 Bedroom Pool Villa, per night||Per person from: £62|
Griya Santrian is a delightful and charming hotel built in Balinese style. It enjoys a lovely, peaceful location by Sanur’s child-friendly beach and is walking distance from local shops, restaurants and markets selling beautiful wooden crafts, among other things.
With 94 rooms, Griya Santrian is a relatively large hotel, but it doesn’t seem that big, as the rooms are situated in several small buildings dotted around the hotel’s tropical gardens.
The rooms are spacious and simply appointed with calm, earthy colours and traditional dark wood furniture. Each room has its own terrace or balcony, where you can enjoy the peaceful surroundings, read a good book or play cards with your family. All rooms offer Wi-Fi, air conditioning, a safe, a minibar, a TV and an electric kettle so you can start the day with a cup of tea or coffee. Toiletries, bottled mineral water and a hair dryer are provided in the bathroom.
The hotel offers 4 room categories, and each category is located a short distance from one of the hotel’s 3 lovely swimming pools (including children’s pool) for refreshing dips and hours of play.
If the feeling of sand between your toes is more you, the hotel’s private beach is the place for you, where you can make use of the free sun loungers and parasols, while the sun beats down. Or how about kayaking in the waves of blue?
As a guest staying at Griya Santrian you also have free use of bicycles, so you can head out and explore more of Sanur.
You can also enjoy a spot of pampering at the hotel’s day spa, which offers a range of beauty treatments and massages. Or perhaps the hotel’s cool gym will be more appealing? You even have the option of taking a class at the hotel’s own cookery school. Or maybe you’d rather learn how to make the lovely small sacrificial offerings that you see everywhere in Bali? One thing is for certain, there’s plenty to do here!
Griya Santrian has two wonderful restaurants, both of which overlook the beach and the Indian Ocean. Delicious Eastern and Western dishes are served at both Wantilan and Starfish Beach Lounge, and both restaurants have theme evenings a couple of times a week, often with live music.
And what better way to round off the evening than with a drink from the bar while the light of the moon is reflected in the gentle waves?
|Beach Wing, per night||Per person from: £19|
|Garden Wing, per night||Per person from: £44|
|Beach Wing, per night||Per person from: £54|
Maya Sanur Resort & Spa is modern, fabulous and luxurious all at once. Decorated in natural, rustic materials, it oozes Balinese finesse, which really gives it that finishing touch.
The resort enjoys a unique location right on Sanur’s wonderful sandy beach, which is made for sunbathing and swimming. If you’re up early, you can watch the sun rise over the traditional fishing boats out on the horizon.
Maya Sanur has 103 bright and well-appointed rooms of at least 57 m2. All rooms have Wi-Fi, air conditioning, a minibar, tea and coffee making facilities, a safe, a TV and a telephone. They are also furnished with a desk and a seating area. The bathroom has both a shower and a bathtub, as well as bathrobes, slippers and toiletries. From your private balcony, you have a view of the lush garden, and you can sit here and read a book or enjoy a cup of Balinese coffee.
Situated among the garden’s lovely Frangipani trees are the resort’s three lovely swimming pools with their parasols and sun loungers. The infinity pool overlooks the beach, the lagoon pool measures 158 metres, and the family pool includes a children’s pool. Which one will you choose?
When it comes to eateries, Maya Sanur Resort & Spa also has three restaurants. The signature restaurant, Mayasari, offers both indoor and outdoor dining. Here, you can explore the sumptuous breakfast buffet comprised of international favourites, local classics and a number of vegetarian dishes. Graze serves Australian-inspired brunch, lunch and cakes & pastries, while at Kuu, you have a choice of delicious Japanese dishes ranging from sushi and sashimi to bento boxes and yakitori skewers.
The Tree Bar, built on three levels, is located next to the infinity pool and affords a lovely view of Sanur Beach. Here, you can enjoy light meals as well as beer, wine and cocktails in the refreshing sea breeze.
After a whole host of experiences and with a long flight ahead of you, you can pamper yourself and relax with a traditional massage and various facial and body treatments at the resort’s day spa. You’ll feel like a new person!
The resort also offers romantic dinners, picnics, afternoon tea with Indonesian delicacies, floating dining experiences in the pool, and movie nights under the stars on the Green Roof 360 terrace. There is also a yoga studio and gym as well as a playground and kids’ club for the little ones. Bicycle rental is also available.
Last but not least, the resort’s Gallery Boutique is worth a mention. Here, you can buy antique crafts, paintings, hand-woven textiles as well as cashew nuts and rosella tea from the remote area of Muntigunung, which back in 2004 was one of Bali’s poorest areas. The proceeds go towards creating a sustainable future for people in need.
|Wonderful Garden View Room, per night||Per person from: £92|
|Wonderful Garden View Room, per night||Per person from: £57|
Puri Santrian is a beautiful 4-star resort adjacent to a 200-metre-long private beach in Sanur. The water is calm, making the beach incredibly child friendly.
The hotel offers a wide range of water sports, but it goes without saying that you can also choose just to lie back and relax on a sun lounger in the shade of the palms. If swimming in a pool is more your thing, you won’t be disappointed at Puri Santrian – the hotel has two pools, accommodating children and adults. Swim over to a sunken pool bar and enjoy a cocktail in the sunshine to really get you in the holiday mood!
The rooms are spacious and pleasantly appointed, with air conditioning, TV, minibar and a private balcony.
The restaurant is located right on the beach, and it is possible (for a fee) to arrange a completely private romantic dinner on your balcony or perhaps on a secluded area of the beach.
In the morning (Monday–Friday), you can enjoy free yoga classes and Balinese cookery classes (fee applies).
|Superior Room, per night||Per person from: £54|
|Superior Room, per night||Per person from: £18|
Segara Village Hotel is scenically located on the beach in Sanur and resembles a Balinese village. The bungalows are attractively located in the tropical, well-kept gardens with graceful frangipani trees, flowers in full bloom and old sculptures. The sound of trickling water is guaranteed to make anyone relax. The garden is dominated by a 30-metre-tall banyan tree, which is also the entrance to the hotel’s temple.
Segara’s history started in the 1950s, when Mr and Mrs Kompiang scraped together everything they could to buy a large plot of land by the sea in Sanur, which was then covered with pandaunus trees and coconut groves. This is where they built Segara, which at the time was a 35-room hotel. Mr Kompiang got a job in Java, but brought the family back to Bali in 1967, when he expanded the hotel with the addition of another 10 bungalows opposite the old hotel. Today, Segara Village Hotel is a 5-hectare property with 33 bungalows consisting of 117 rooms.
With its fine architecture, Segara Village Hotel is modern, but still true to its Balinese roots as the hotel reflects the island’s unique culture and rich artistic heritage in every way.
The hotel’s rooms are at least 35 m2 and decorated in light colours with cool marble floors and lovely Indonesian furniture. All rooms have a safe, a minibar, air conditioning, Wi-Fi, umbrellas, complimentary bottled mineral water and coffee and tea making facilities. The en suite bathroom boasts a rain shower, toiletries, a hair dryer, bathrobes and slippers. The rooms either have a balcony or patio with a view of the garden, and you can start the morning here with a cup of coffee to the sound of the birds singing.
The beach is just a few metres away and the water is calm, making it suitable for adults and children and adults alike. Lounge on a sun bed in the shade of a parasol or go for a stroll along the water’s edge and enjoy the view of the glistening sea. If you’re more of a pool person, never fear, the hotel has no fewer than three of them. Please note, however, that one pool is reserved for a certain room category. The hotel’s pools are surrounded by palm trees, sun loungers and parasols, and there is also a pool bar where you can sit in the water and enjoy some refreshment.
There is a good play area for the little ones, where they can climb, slide and splash around in the designated children’s pool. There are also activities such as arts and crafts, outside play and fun games.
For the adults, there is a tennis court and the opportunity to participate in cooking classes and cultural evenings with Balinese dance and music. There is also plenty of opportunity to relax – book a nice massage or facial at the day spa or immerse yourself in a book in the library.
From morning to late evening, you can enjoy the relaxing atmosphere in Byrd House, which consists of a café, restaurant, lounge and bar. Start your morning with freshly baked bread, waffles, pancakes and really good barista coffee overlooking the quiet beach. Burgers, sandwiches, pizzas, nachos and bruschetta are served for lunch. And be sure not to miss out on afternoon tea with the most delicious cakes and gelato. In the evening, there is a good mix of Asian and Mediterranean-inspired dishes, which are also made with fresh, local ingredients.
After dinner, you can enjoy the gentle lapping of the waves while sipping a delicious cocktail from the bar.
Taksu Sanur Hotel is situated a 10-minute walk from Sanur’s golden sandy beach, where the palm trees sway in the light breeze. If you would prefer to skip the walk, a free shuttle bus is available from the hotel. The high street is a mere stone’s throw from the hotel, so you are within easy reach of shops and restaurants.
The rooms are welcoming, modern and decorated in warm, natural colours. They have all that you need to make your stay comfortable, with Wi-Fi, air conditioning, a minibar, a safe, a TV, a telephone and tea and coffee making facilities. In the bathroom, you will find bathrobes, a hair dryer and complimentary toiletries. All rooms have their own balcony with a table and chairs where you can relax after a day in the sun.
There is a lovely pool area with sun loungers and parasols as well as a separate little children’s pool.
At Cakra Spa, you can treat yourself to various Balinese beauty treatments and massages.
The hotel also has a restaurant and café.
|Junior Pool View Suite, per night||Per person from: £19|
Uma Agung Villa is set amidst the lush Sidemen countryside, offering stunning views of Mt Agung and the breathtaking valleys adorned with the spectacular rice terraces.
The rooms are spread between 12 bungalows situated like terraces up the green slopes. They are all pleasant and simply appointed and feature tea and coffee making facilities, a minibar, a safety deposit box, mosquito nets and free Wi-Fi. On your private terrace, you can immerse yourself in a good book and simply enjoy the stillness.
The hotel has a lovely sun terrace with sun loungers, pool and a smaller children’s pool. Relax here and recharge your batteries while admiring the views of the rice fields, tall palm trees, tropical trees and plants.
At the outdoor Terrace Restaurant, you can enjoy a wide selection of traditional Balinese, Indonesian and international cuisine overlooking Mt Agung.
As the perfect end to the day, enjoy a Balinese massage or beauty treatment at Uma Agung Spa.
Uma Agung Villa is the ultimate place to enjoy the beautiful scenery of the island and let the Balinese tranquillity fill you with renewed energy.
Wapa di Ume is a charming, peaceful boutique resort surrounded by the Unda River, the majestic Mt. Agung volcano and grass-green rice terraces.
The décor and architecture of Wapa de Ume make use of natural materials in harmony with the surroundings.
Enjoy the wonderful pool areas with infinity pools on several levels and views of Sidemen Valley. Comfortable sun loungers with traditional Balinese parasols invite you to relax with a good book.
The rooms are spacious and beautifully furnished in light natural materials with private balconies overlooking the mountains, rice fields and the river. All rooms have Wi-Fi, air conditioning, a minibar, a safe, tea and coffee making facilities and mosquito nets over the bed. The bathroom has a bathtub and you will also find bathrobes, slippers, toiletries and a hair dryer in here. To make your stay extra comfortable, 2 complimentary bottles of water and fresh tropical fruits are served daily.
The resort’s in-house restaurant, Gajah Kitchen & Lounge, offers breakfast, lunch and dinner with Indonesian and Western dishes. Sit and enjoy the chilled atmosphere and the view of the valley. You can also enjoy a glass of wine or a cocktail in Bar57.
Kapha Spa offers various massage and beauty treatments to the sound of the river, and in the outdoor covered yoga pavilion, you can feel the tranquility and the gentle breeze. If you want to get your heart rate up, Wapa di Ume has its own gym equipped with treadmills, weights and various machines.
Free cake, tea and coffee are served every afternoon from 3.30–4.30 pm during afternoon tea.
Free bicycle rental and cooking classes (fee payable) are also available.
|Lanai room, per night||Per person from: £89|
Adiwana Resort Jembawan is hidden in Ubud’s dense jungle surrounded by rivers, tall tropical trees and palm trees. Although you feel removed from civilisation, the main street, Ubud Market and Ubud Palace are within walking distance.
The rooms are 50 square metres large and beautifully designed in a modern Balinese style, which blends perfectly with the naturally beautiful surroundings. All the rooms feature Wi-Fi, air conditioning, a ceiling fan, tea and coffee facilities, free bottled water, safe, TV and telephone. The bathroom is equipped with a bathrobe and slippers, hair dryer and toiletries. After what we hope is wonderful sleep, you can sit down at your private porch, where you have a view of the green surroundings, enjoying a cup of steaming hot tea or coffee amidst the various noises of the jungle.
The hotel has two gorgeous sun terraces with reclining chairs and two swimming pools at palm tree height. The view from here is like something from a travel magazine. Take a dip or hang at the edge of the pool, watching the wildlife of the jungle.
The restaurant “Herb Library” is a modern eatery focusing on healthy, delicious and sustainable dishes of international and local character. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served here, and the restaurant is open each day from 09:00 – 22:00.
If you need to bring the pace down, you can order time for yoga classes at the yoga pavilion, or a range of relaxing treatments including the Ayurveda principle in Tejas Spa, the hotel’s own spa section.
There is also an option to rent bicycles, take cooking lessons, and other exciting activities.
|Grand Deluxe Room, per night||Per person from: £52|
Anumana Village Ubud is set in a peaceful oasis amidst the green rice fields surrounding Ubud.
The hotel offers a free shuttle bus service to Ubud town centre, a 15-minute drive away. The town abounds with good restaurants and interesting shops.
Anumana Village Ubud offers modern Balinese-style accommodation. The rooms are spacious (46 m²) and have their own balcony or terrace from which to enjoy the lush garden. The rooms have everything from free Wi-Fi and air conditioning to a minibar and tea/coffee making facilities. The bathrooms are fully kitted out with complimentary toiletries and a hair dryer. Free bottled water is provided daily.
The hotel also has a lovely pool area with sun loungers, and a good restaurant serving international cuisine.
It is possible to book massages, spa treatments, yoga, meditation and other activities at the hotel.
The fabulous Element by Westin is located around 3 km outside the centre of Ubud, overlooking fields and tall palms. One of Ubud’s main streets runs past the hotel, where you’ll find mini markets, small, local restaurants, and craft shops. A free shuttle bus service operates daily to Ubud town centre.
The hotel has 158 bright and welcoming rooms of at least 34 m2. All rooms have air conditioning, Wi-Fi, a TV, a safe, an iron and ironing board, a desk and an electric kettle to make tea and coffee. In the bathroom, you’ll find a hair dryer and toiletries. All rooms have a private balcony overlooking either the garden or the lovely pool area,
which has both a pool for adults and a children’s pool. Both are salt water pools. The kids can splash around here while the adults relax in the sun and enjoy a refreshing drink from the pool bar.
If a spot of pampering is high on your to-do list, you can visit the hotel’s day spa, PancaMaya Spa, where you can purchase a massage, body scrub, foot bath and other relaxing treatments. If, on the other hand, you’re the type who likes to stay in shape while you’re on holiday, you’re in luck. The hotel has a great gym with modern machines both for cardio workouts and weight training. The hotel also offers activities such as full moon yoga and aqua aerobics.
There’s a playroom for the kids and a range of fun activities such as Balinese dance, kite making and crafts made from coconut leaves.
Free bicycle rental means the whole family can head out and explore Ubud and its magical surroundings.
Element by Westin has two eateries. The main restaurant, Andong Teras Restaurant, serves healthy Indonesian and Western dishes, while “Pizzahouse” offers delicious Italian pizzas baked in the open kitchen. As an extra special touch, you can also enjoy a floating breakfast in the pool, which you’ve probably seen photos of on social media – it’s a typical Balinese thing.
The hotel also has a small shop, so you’ve always got drinks, fruit, snacks and baked goods close at hand.
|Deluxe room, per night||Per person from: £27|
Maya Ubud Hotel oozes luxury and tranquillity amidst Ubud’s tropical beauty. Scenically situated on the riverbank, it is surrounded by outstanding nature with views of both rice fields and the lush jungle of Ubud.
The resort has its own free shuttle bus to Ubud town centre, a 5–10-minute drive away.
The rooms and villas are elegantly appointed with a mix of Balinese elements and modern facilities. They are also spacious, bright, and inviting. All room and villa types have a private balcony or terrace, ensuring you can sit back and enjoy the breathtaking views. All the necessary amenities are also provided to ensure you have a comfortable stay at Maya Ubud Resort. This includes air conditioning, a minibar, a coffee machine, tea making facilities, a safe, an iron and ironing board, a large flat screen TV, Wi-Fi access and a Bluetooth speaker. In the bathroom, there is an extensive selection of complimentary toiletries as well as a hair dryer, bathrobes, and slippers.
We guarantee that you won’t be bored during your stay here, because Maya Ubud Resort offers a wide range of facilities and activities. Relax in the sun or enjoy a refreshing dip in one of the hotel’s pools or book a relaxing treatment at the hotel’s day spa, which is located next to the rippling river, the sound of which will make you unwind completely. You can also choose to make use of one of the hotel’s many sporting activities. Try, for example, a yoga class in the pavilion overlooking the lush nature or treat your travel companion to a game on the hotel’s private tennis court. You can, of course, also lift weights or go for a run on the treadmill at the hotel’s state-of-the-art gym. If you’d like to explore the area, Maya Ubud Resort is ideally located near several of Ubud’s popular attractions.
When hunger strikes at the end of an eventful day, you can tantalise your taste buds with a local or international culinary experience at one of the hotel’s three restaurants. You can also choose to enjoy an ice-cold drink in the hotel’s, Tree Bar, with a view of Ubud’s lush nature.
|Impressive Forest Suite||Per person from: £121|
Radha Phala Resort & Spa is a small charming resort with just 24 rooms. Built in traditional Balinese style, the resort is scenically situated in the lush greenery among rice fields and green palm trees. Peace and quiet reign here, despite it being a mere 10-minute drive from the centre of Ubud. A free shuttle bus between the hotel and the centre of Ubud runs five times a day at fixed times.
The spacious rooms have a seating area, a minibar, a safe, a TV, air conditioning, free Wi-Fi and a balcony/terrace overlooking the exotic garden or swimming pool. The bathroom boasts a shower, bath tub, toiletries and a hair dryer.
The inviting pool area consists of a regular swimming pool, a children’s pool and a pool bar. The restaurant serves delicious Asian and international dishes throughout the day. You can also indulge in various treatments and massages at the hotel’s day spa.
Vila Ombak enjoys a wonderful location by the white sandy beach on the south-eastern side of Gili Trawangan. Close to great restaurants, pleasant cafés and bars, it is a mere 8-minute walk from where you disembark.
The hotel is cosy and has a lovely, relaxed atmosphere. It exudes authentic Indonesian style with traditional lumbung cottages and bungalows.
Vila Ombak has a total of 148 spacious and tastefully appointed rooms with classic wooden furniture and Indonesian art. All have Wi-Fi, air conditioning, a safe, a mini-fridge, a TV, a telephone, complimentary bottled water and an electric kettle, allowing you to start the day with a cup of coffee or tea, which you can enjoy on your private balcony or terrace. All rooms also feature their own large bathroom with complimentary toiletries and a hair dryer.
In the garden, you’ll find the hotel’s two wonderful pool areas. One pool has an adjoining children’s pool and offers a view of the beach and the neighbouring island of Lombok with Mount Rinjani, while the other is an adults’ pool in a more secluded location in the middle of a tropical garden with palm trees and frangipani. Both pool areas have parasols, sun loungers and a “swim-up bar” where you can order cold drinks, freshly squeezed juice, and fresh coconut water served in a coconut – an absolute must when you’re in Gili!
You can also relax on the 100-metre-long private sandy beach and enjoy a relaxing dip in the turquoise water. Kayak, banana boat and snorkelling equipment rental are also available here.
For lunch, you can visit The Blue Beach, which is located by the beach. Enjoy light meals and snacks here under an open sky with your feet buried in the sand.
Every evening (weather permitting), the beach is transformed into an outdoor cinema where you can enjoy your must-have popcorn and refreshments from The Blue Beach.
Seahorse Restaurant, the hotel’s main restaurant, is open from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. In the morning, it serves fresh fruit, home-made yoghurt, freshly baked bread, eggs, and pancakes, while for lunch and dinner, there are Indonesian and Southern European specialities, fish and shellfish, as well as various grilled dishes on the menu.
The hotel’s other facilities include a doctor’s clinic, bicycle rental, a souvenir shop and a day spa, where you can treat yourself to a Balinese massage, facials, manicures and pedicures.
Vila Ombak has it all!
On the south-eastern side of Gili Trawangan, a mere 10–15-minute walk from the harbour, you will find the Pearl of Trawangan Resort which oozes tranquillity and an island atmosphere.
The resort is located on its own private beach where you can relax on a sun lounger or bean bag and simply enjoy life. After a couple of hours in the sun, you can lie down under a parasol and have a cold drink brought down to you from the Pearl Beach Lounge while enjoying the view of the turquoise waters and Mt. Rinjani in the distance.
Running between the resort and the beach is the beach promenade, where you will find numerous restaurants and bars. The island’s night market and shops are just a 10–15-minute walk away.
The Pearl of Trawangan Resort is built using natural and sustainable materials in a beautifully rustic design, and most of the resort’s furnishings are made of bamboo and various types of wood which blend perfectly into the natural surroundings.
The rustic design continues into the rooms, which offer modern comforts such as Wi-Fi, air conditioning, a safe, a fridge, a TV, a DVD player, bottled water and an electric kettle for tea and coffee. In the en suite bathroom, you will find a hair dryer and free toiletries. The terrace is furnished with a nice garden furniture, perfect for playing games and cosy evenings overlooking the garden.
The resort has two swimming pools, one of which has a jacuzzi and is located in the privacy of the garden, while the other is down by the beach and has a swim-up bar.
The restaurant specialises in international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner overlooking the sea.
Other facilities include a day spa where you can purchase various facial and body treatments as well as treatment therapies, including aromatherapy and ayurvedic treatments.
The reception staff are also happy to assist with bicycle rental, day trips and other activities.
Western comfort and Asian charm await you at the Pearl of Trawangan Resort.
|Lumbung Beach Cottage, per night||Per person from: £47|
|Ocean View Room, per night||Per person from: £53|
On the southern tip of Gili Trawangan sits the luxurious Pondok Santi Estate Hotel. In 2005, the hotel was built from an old coconut plantation, which today has been transformed into a tropical garden.
Pondok Santi Estate has a private beach with loungers and hammocks, from which you can enjoy the sun and the view of the turquoise water. Excellent snorkelling opportunities with a world of colourful corals and fish await a few meters from the edge of the beach.
Between the hotel and the beach is the beach boardwalk, which leads up to the harbour, located just 15 minutes away on foot. Along the boardwalk, you also find many good restaurants and bars, as well as the island’s popular night market.
The hotel consists of 18 private bungalows built in a tropical style from natural, sustainable materials. All the bungalows feature elegant canopy beds with mosquito nets as well as Wi-Fi, air conditioning, a mini-bar, tea and coffee facilities as well as a partially open bathroom with a shower, bath robe and hair dryer. On the porch, you can unwind with a good book and enjoy the quiet breeze.
In the middle of the 7-hectare garden is the hotel’s wonderful infinity pool. Here, you can lie back on one of the comfortable sun loungers and order snacks and cold drinks from the pool bar. After a long day in the sun, you can enjoy both facials and massage treatments at Santi Spa, or at one of the outdoor treatment areas in the garden.
The hotel has two restaurants that serve a mix or Indonesian and Western cuisine prepared with local ingredients. At sunset, you can enjoy a cocktail from Santi Beach Bar as you look out over the shimmering sea with Lombok in the far distance.
Excursions and bicycle rentals are available at the reception. Free Wi-Fi is available all over the hotel.
|Palm View Bungalow||Per person from: £98|
Bintang Flores Hotel enjoys a wonderful location on its own private beach. It offers a view of the Flores Sea and the neighbouring islands, and in the evening, you’ll witness the most beautiful sunset, which fills the sky with shades of red and orange.
Bintang Flores has 101 rooms, all of which are nicely decorated in warm, light colours, creating a sense of calm in the room. All rooms have Wi-Fi, air conditioning, a minibar and fridge, a safe, a TV, a telephone and an electric kettle so you can make a cup of tea or coffee. Complimentary toiletries, free bottled mineral water and a hair dryer are provided in the bathroom. The rooms also have a French balcony, where you can enjoy the view of the garden and the sea behind the large trees.
In the garden, you will find the hotel’s swimming pool, a little oasis among the large trees and tall palms. Go for a swim and relax at the edge of the pool for a moment – the peace and the view are absolutely magical.
Sun loungers and parasols are available free of charge on the beach, allowing you to lie down and relax in the Indonesian heat.
As a guest staying at Bintang Flores, you have access to the hotel’s restaurant, Kelimutu, which serves Indonesian and international dishes. You have the option of dining both indoors and out, so you can enjoy your meals under the open sky if you so wish.
There is also a gym where you can do both cardio and weight training.
Situated on the north-western side of the island of Flores are The Jayakarta Suites. The hotel boasts the most beautiful view of the Indonesian island kingdom and the green mountains in the hinterland.
The hotel has 71 spacious rooms which either overlook the mountains or the sea. All rooms offer air conditioning, a minibar, tea/coffee making facilities and a TV and telephone. Toiletries and bathrobes are provided in the bathrooms.
After a day of experiences, you can relax in the green, manicured garden, where you will find the pool and palm trees that provide shade from the baking sun. You can also book an appointment at the hotel spa for a massage or beauty treatments. If you feel the need to work out, you can spend an hour at the hotel gym.
The hotel has its own bar and restaurant serving cocktails, snacks and dishes from both the East and the West.
Wi-Fi is available in the communal areas.
Situated in the northern part of Labuan Bajo is the luxurious 5-star Ayana Komodo Resort. The décor here is inspired by the island’s rich cultural heritage and rustic beauty. All the communal areas at the resort offer an exceptional view of the bay and the hilly Kukusan Island.
The resort’s 205 rooms are stylishly furnished, with modern décor in light colours that perfectly compliment the inflow of natural light from the large windows. Each room measures at least 43 m2 and has its own private balcony from which you can enjoy the fantastic sea views and the golden colours of the sunset. In addition, all rooms have air conditioning, Wi-Fi, an LED TV, a walk-in closet, a minibar and coffee/tea making facilities. The bathroom has a hair dryer and a separate rain shower and bath.
During your stay here you can relax on the white sandy Waecicu Beach, snorkel in the crystal-clear blue waters or chill by one of the resort’s lovely pools. If you want to give yourself that little extra treat or you feel the need to work out, you can visit the resort’s own spa or the well-equipped gym.
At the stylish RINCA restaurant, Asian and Western dishes can be enjoyed throughout the day, whether sitting on the terrace in the fresh sea breeze or next to the open kitchen and bakery area.
If you fancy a bite to eat during the day, you can visit the pool bar, the rooftop Mesa Bar & Lounge or the Naga Bar, which offers perfect views of the beautiful sea on the long bathing jetty.
When it’s time for dinner, you can choose to visit Kisik Grill if you’re craving fresh seafood or pizza. If you’re more into sushi and Japanese specialities, these are available at the authentic Japanese restaurant, HonZEN.
And be sure not to miss the panoramic view of the beautiful colours of the sunset from the rooftop terrace, where you can round off the day with delicious tropical cocktails at the glamorous UNIQUE Rooftop Bar.
Please ask us for the price if you wish to upgrade.
|Full Ocean View Room, per night||Per person from: £157|
Jeeva Klui Resort is a fantastic resort enjoying an incredibly scenic location right on Klui Beach in Senggigi. It offers a unique view of the Indian Ocean and the Mt. Agung volcano in Bali.
The resort is surrounded by a large tropical garden and is built in traditional Sasak style. All 35 rooms are furnished with beautiful natural materials from floor to ceiling and embellished with beautiful woven fabrics. All offer air conditioning, Wi-Fi, a minibar, free bottled water, a safe, a TV and a DVD player. The bathroom has a rain shower, a hair dryer and complimentary toiletries. From your balcony, you can enjoy the quiet breeze and the view of the garden planted with mango trees and palm trees or the calm waters of the bay.
Jeeva Klui has a lovely infinity pool and a gym and day spa, offering various massages and beauty treatments. There is also a small shop and a library.
The resort’s cosy restaurant, Waroeng at Jeeva Klui, serves Indonesian, Asian and Western dishes, and offers free afternoon tea, snacks, fruit and coffee and tea. There is also a beautiful view of the swimming pool and the sea.
As a guest staying at Jeeva Klui, you can also visit the Pearl’s at Santai restaurant at the sister hotel Jeeva Santai, 4.3 km away. There is free transportation back and forth. We also recommend a visit to Verve Beach Club, 1.2 km away, and The Kliff Bistro, just 450 metres away.
|Ananda Pura Garden View Suite, per night||Per person from: £44|
|Ananda Segarra Beachfront Suite, per night||Per person from: £60|
Merumatta Senggigi is located directly down at the popular Senggigi beach in a small, crescent moon-shaped bay on the west coast of the exotic island of Lombok. The beach offers a spectacular view of the volcano Mt. Agung on Bali, and you can enjoy your evenings with a drink at Sunset Bar here.
The hotel sits in peaceful surroundings with a 12-hectare tropical garden with palm trees, exotic trees and plants. The rooms are all furnished in a traditional style and feature Wi-Fi, air conditioning, a safe, minibar, TV and electric kettle for tea and coffee. The bathroom has a rain shower and complimentary toiletries. On the porch, you can enjoy the calm and the view of the well-kept gardens.
Merumatta Senggigi has two lovely swimming pools, one of which has an integrated children’s pool, and there is a children’s club for the youngest travellers. There are also many excellent activities for visitors of all ages including tennis, volley and badminton courts as well as various water sports facilities.
If you would appreciate some pampering, Merumatta Senggigi has its own spa section, which offers various beauty and massage treatments.
When hunger sets in, you can visit one of the hotel’s 3 eateries. The main restaurant, Rinjani Restaurant, is open 24 hours and serves both European and Asian cuisine, while Basilico Italian Pavilion & Bar specialises in authentic Italian delicacies, with good wine and tropical drinks. At Beach Comber Brasserie Restaurant, you can enjoy light snacks as well as fresh fish and shellfish. You can also explore the many restaurants along the beach and the small main street, which is just 7 minutes away on foot. Here, you will also find small establishments.
|Sea View Bungalow, per night||Per person from: £19|
Set in the most beautiful of gardens, just a few minutes’ walk from the beach with the stunning black sand, is the charming 3-star Ketapang Indah Hotel. The pool is spacious, with plenty of room to sunbathe around the edge, and there is Wi-Fi throughout.
The rooms are simple yet nicely furnished, and all have an en suite bathroom. There is a restaurant at the hotel.
A cosy little hotel on the outskirts of the small town of Kalibaru. All rooms have a private terrace and are located beside a beautiful, tropical garden, which attracts many birds and butterflies. The hotel has a large pool and a spa area, where you can book a massage. The rooms are spartan yet comfortably furnished and all have a private bathroom. Wi-Fi is available in selected areas.
The modern 3-star hotel, Neo, is located close to the centre of Yogyakarta. The town offers a good selection of shops and restaurants within easy walking distance of the hotel. The hotel has an outdoor pool, free Wi-Fi and a restaurant.
The rooms are stylishly decorated in soft colours, and all have air conditioning, a fridge, a TV, a minibar, tea/coffee making facilities and a safe.
The hotel is located in the heart of the Karo area, surrounded by exotic flowers and other plants, close to the hot springs of Lau Siedebuk Debuk.
Choose the Grand Mutiara Hotel and enjoy Eastern charm, modern facilities and elegantly furnished rooms with a TV, facilities for making coffee/tea, and a balcony overlooking the garden. The hotel has a restaurant serving international and traditional cuisine, as well as indoor and outdoor cafés and a swimming pool.
In the rainforest in Gunung Leuser National Park, on the banks of the Bohorok River, stands Bukit Lawang Ecolodge. When the hotel was constructed, the designers drew inspiration from the natural surroundings, and the 34 comfortable rooms are all built of natural materials.
The rooms are divided up into four different types. However, they all have their own bathroom, fan and mosquito net, and all feature either a balcony or a terrace where you can relax and listen to the multifarious sounds of the rainforest, at the end of a day packed with experiences in the national park. The rooms and the lodge are generally very simply furnished, with basic amenities. The restaurant serves cuisine prepared using organic vegetables from the hotel’s own garden.
The island of Samosir in the middle of the crater lake Toba is the setting for this charming hotel, surrounded by paddy fields and plantations. The hotel is designed in natural, traditional style and enjoys a magnificent view out over the lake and the mountains.
The location, the unique style and the verdant tropical garden combine to create a truly amazing and relaxing atmosphere.
The rooms are simply furnished and equipped, have their own bathrooms, and provide a view of the garden and the idyllic mountains. The hotel has its own bakery and a restaurant that serves international and traditional cuisine.
This 4-star hotel is located in the heart of Medan, close to the Borobudur Vihara Temple.
The modern rooms are tastefully appointed and equipped with Wi-Fi, air conditioning, a safe, a TV, coffee and tea facilities and a hair dryer.
After a long journey, you can relax at the hotel pool, and in the evening, you can enjoy delicious local and western dishes at the hotel’s restaurant.
Polonia also has a gym and a barber’s salon offering body treatments and massage.