Beachfront hotels

Beachfront hotel in West Bali away from the crowds

You're on a tropical island so you want easy access to the beach – we get it. Preferably some palm trees swaying in the breeze and a good cocktail bar too, right? This collection of West Bali hotels – from budget to luxury – ticks the laid-back island-vibe boxes.

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The Melaya Villas

– near Negara & Menjangan –

The three-bedroom villas, each with a 15m-long pool, face onto a quiet beach. A special location for a getaway and to escape the crowds.

– $$$ –

Puri Dajuma Eco Resort

– near Medewi –

This is one of our favourite hotels on the island. It's beautifully quiet, and has two large pools, extensive lawns and gorgeous sea views. 

– $$ –

Pondok Pitaya

– Balian –

There is no hotel in Balian that's closer to the waves than Pondok Pitaya. It offers a range of accommodation, from double rooms to villas that sleep up to five adults. 

– $$$ –

Puri Ganesha

– Pemuteran –

The four private homes at Puri Ganesha are set along a quiet stretch of Pemuteran Bay. They're surrounded by large gardens, and an abundance of space.

– $ –

Bali Tiger Hideaway

– near Medewi –

This quirky budget hideaway is at the far western end of sandy Yeh Sumbul beach. There are three room types, and a swimming pool too.

– $$ & $$$ –

Mimpi Menjangan

– Menjangan –

This extensive resort – an idyllic place to escape the crowds in Bali – is flanked by a beautifully calm bay close to Menjangan Island.  

– $$$ –

Villa Semadhi

– Pemuteran –

Villa Semadhi is a spacious, idyllic beachfront villa that accommodates up to 11 people. It's set at the quiet, eastern fringe of Pemuteran.

– $$$ –

Villa Delmara

– Balian –

Set just up a small hill, Villa Delmara is an exclusive property with exceptional views over a quiet stretch of Balian's beach.

– $$ & $$$ –

Bombora Wave Lodge

– Medewi –

This boutique hotel in Medewi is literally on the surf point. The view here is just sublime – perfect for surfers who want to escape the crowds in Bali.

– $$$ –

Naya Gawana Resort & Spa

– Menjangan –

Naya Gawana is a luxury dive resort faces onto a quiet bay. There is no beach out front; instead, the coast here is lined with mangrove forest.

– $$$ –

Amertha Bali Villas

– Pemuteran –

Amertha is a luxurious beachfront property that is perfectly suited to divers. Three of the 14 suites here have ocean views.

– $ –

Wide Sands Beach Retreat

– near Medewi –

Set along an empty stretch of beach, Wide Sands is a 1.5km stroll from the main surf point at Medewi. Excellent value for money.

– $$$ –

The Menjangan

– Menjangan –

This tranquil boutique resort is situated inside West Bali National Park. Deer regularly wander past the beachfront villas; this is the perfect place to escape the crowds .

– $$$ –

Gajah Mina Beach Resort

– Balian –

This resort has its own Secret Beach. The villas here are spread across extensive grounds, giving the sense you've escaped the crowds. 

– $$$ –

Kelapa Retreat & Spa

– near Medewi –

Part of Kelapa's charm is the extensive stretch of quiet beach that it stands along. Travellers who love to take long walks on a beach will find themselves in paradise. 

– $$$ –

Menjangan Dynasty Resort

– Menjangan –

Glamping-style Menjangan Dynasty Resort is on the edge of a calm bay. The sandy beach in front of the restaurant has dreamy cabanas.

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