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Accommodations in Indonesia

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D’Tunjung Resort & Spa ***
Candi Dasa, Bali

The three-star D’Tunjung Resort & Spa is close to the water in Candi Dasa, just a short distance from the beach. The resort has two swimming pools, one of which faces the sea. There is a restaurant, a bar, a small fitness centre and a small spa. The restaurant is next to the beach and offers fine views of the sea. There is free Wi-Fi, both in public areas and the guest rooms.

There are 17 simply furnished rooms, all with air conditioning, a safe, and a balcony or terrace. The en-suite bathrooms have separate baths and showers, and some are in the Balinese style, with outdoor bathing facilities.

Rama Shinta Hotel ***
Candi Dasa, Bali

The three-star Rama Shinta Hotel is located in the eastern part of Candi Dasa, beside the natural lagoon, on the beach side of the road from Denpasar. The hotel is close to several beaches, and is situated amid tropical gardens. It offers a restaurant, a bar/lounge, a swimming pool and massage facilities. There is free Wi-Fi, both in public areas and in the guest rooms.

The hotel’s 15 rooms feature simple decor, using pale tones and golden woods. Each room has air conditioning, a balcony, tea- and coffee-making facilities and a safe.

The Natia Resort ***
Candi Dasa, Bali

The 3-star Natia hotel enjoys a central yet undisturbed setting in a tropical garden, right next to the beach in Candi Dasa. Facilities include a swimming pool and two restaurants.

The reception staff are happy to help organise activities such as snorkelling, fishing, sailing tours and hiking. The rooms are simply furnished in Balinese style, and feature four-poster beds with mosquito nets, air conditioning, a minibar and a terrace.

Aditya Beach Resort ***
Lovina, Bali

The three-star Aditya Beach Resort is set amid extensive tropical gardens next to the beach in Lovina. The hotel offers a restaurant, a bar, a swimming pool, water-sports facilities and free Wi-Fi.

The hotel has about 60 rooms, some within the hotel itself and some in bungalows. The hotel rooms each have air conditioning, a TV, and a balcony or a terrace. An additional fee is payable for accommodation in the bungalows.

Grand Hyatt *****
Nusa Dua, Bali

This magnificent 5-star resort is located in a huge tropical garden with direct access to the beach in the old fishing area of Nusa Dua. The Grand Hyatt has a private 650-metre stretch of white, sandy beach, the water is crystal clear with a temperature of is 28 °C all year round.

The resort has more than 600 rooms, suites and villas. The Grand Rooms measure 49 m², and are tastefully furnished in teak, marble from Java and delightful fabrics in pure, subdued colours. All Grand Rooms feature a double bed, a daybed, a separate seating area and a private balcony with a view out over the sea or the lagoon. The bathroom is fitted with a bathtub and shower, and the de luxe products come from the Kriya spa. In addition, there are batik bathrobes and slippers for guests to use during their stay. The rooms are naturally equipped with all modern conveniences, including Wi-Fi, a TV and a minibar.

The staff are friendly and helpful without being obtrusive. EVERYTHING is just what you would expect from a 5-star luxury hotel, so you can be sure of a delightful and relaxing stay.

Taman Wana Villas ****
Palasari, Bali

The unique retreat of Taman Wana Villas is situated at the end of a 2 km long local road. It is in a secluded location, on a small ridge between the forest and rice paddies of western Bali, far from the usual tourist routes. As soon as you step out of the car, you can feel the peaceful, relaxed atmosphere that prevails here. The retreat has a restaurant, a swimming pool, a children’s pool, a spa and beautiful public areas.

There are 26 fantastic guest villas, all of which are spacious and very luxurious. The fully equipped en-suite bathrooms feature outdoor showers. All villas have either a balcony or a terrace, a flat-screen TV, tea- and coffee-making facilities and free mineral water.

Taman Wana Villas is hard to find – and hard to leave!

Adi Assri Resort ***
Pemuteran, Bali

The 3-star Adi Assri Resort is located right next to the water, and just a short distance from the beach at Pemuteran, approx. 20 minutes by car from the entrance to Bali National Park. The resort is made up of a number of bungalows, and there are around 60 rooms in all. The rooms are spacious and furnished in traditional Balinese style, with a four-poster bed covered by a mosquito net. In-room conveniences include air conditioning, a minibar and small safe, tea- and coffee-making facilities, and a separate terrace. All rooms come with a traditional Balinese outdoor bathroom – i.e. an open-air (but screened) shower.

The resort has a swimming pool, spa department, restaurant, bar and, of course, free WiFi.

Kubuku Ecolodge and Resto ***
Pemuteran, Bali

The Kubuku Ecolodge and Resto is an excellent three-and-a-half-star hotel close to the beach in Pemuteran and next to the Reef Seen Sea Turtle Hatchery. The hotel offers a restaurant, a café, a bar, a swimming pool, a children’s pool and free Wi-Fi.

There are 13 guest rooms, each with air conditioning, a mosquito net over the bed, a safe, tea- and coffee-making facilities and a balcony or a terrace.

Mimpi Resort Menjangan ****
Pemuteran, Bali

Mimpi Resort Menjangan is located next to the beach in the protected bay of Banyuwedang, with Bali Barat National Park as its nearest neighbour. From the resort, there is a wonderful view out over the water, with the mountains on the horizon, and the restaurant is the perfect place to enjoy a truly magnificent sunset. The patio rooms have their own veranda with soft pillows and cushions – ideal for relaxing on after a day packed with wonderful experiences.

The spacious rooms are light and airy, appointed with wooden furniture and feature a full range of modern facilities. The resort has a pool heated by natural thermal water, as well as a swimming pool, spa (open during the day), diving and snorkelling facilities and, of course, a restaurant and bar.

Abian Harmony Hotel ***
Sanur, Bali

A 5-minute walk from the sandy beach in Sanur is the Abian Harmony hotel. It has all you need for a relaxing beach holiday: an outdoor pool with sun terrace for those who are not big fans of the beach, optional day spa treatments and a host of restaurants and shops right on your doorstep.

The rooms are cosy and spacious, and all have a private balcony. There is Wi-Fi throughout the hotel – in the rooms, too, where you will also find a TV, minibar, tea/coffee making facilities, air conditioning, slippers and a safe.

All in all, a wonderful place for a few days’ relaxation.

Inna Sindhu Beach Resort ***
Sanur, Bali

The Inna Sindhu Beach Resort is a delightful three-star hotel situated amid extensive tropical gardens by the beach at the peaceful northern end of Sanur. The resort has a restaurant, a coffee bar, a spa, a swimming pool, a children’s pool, a tennis court in the gardens, a beach volleyball court on the beach, and other games and sports facilities. There is Wi-Fi available in the public areas.

The resort has 61 simply furnished rooms, each with a terrace or a balcony, air conditioning, satellite TV and en-suite bathroom with bath and shower. This is a lovely hotel for a few relaxing days by the beach after a holiday spent exploring.

Parigata Resorts and Spa ****
Sanur, Bali

Parigata Resorts and Spa is located in the centre of the fishing village of Sanur, approx. 20 minutes by car from the airport. The charming boutique resort is set in a large tropical garden, just a 5-minute walk from the sandy beach of Sanur. Just outside the resort, there are numerous restaurants, cafés, small shops and street kitchens. The resort is imbued with authentic Balinese ambience, and its buildings are beautifully shaped in typical, local village style. The de luxe rooms are positioned on the ground floor, with direct access to the swimming pool.

The rooms are spacious, simply furnished in modern style, with a full range of facilities. They have their own terrace, with light wicker chairs or authentic wooden furniture. Facilities at the resort include a spa, restaurant and bar. The friendly staff are extremely helpful. All in all, this is the perfect place to spend a few relaxing days.

Puri Gopa Hotel
Sanur, Bali

The three-star Puri Gopa Hotel lies in the centre of Sanur, a short walk from the beautiful beach. The hotel is family-owned, and although there are just 28 rooms, it offers a restaurant, a bar and a swimming pool. Wi-Fi is available in public areas.

The hotel is rich in Balinese traditions, and there are traditional carvings on the stone and timber of the walls. Attractive paths wind through the well-tended tropical gardens, and there is a warm and friendly atmosphere.

All of the hotel’s rooms have balconies, with views of either the pool or the garden. The rooms are simple, with air conditioning, a minibar (payment required) and a TV.

Puri Kelapa Garden Cottages ***
Sanur, Bali

Puri Kelapa Garden Cottages is a charming 3-star hotel located in the traditional village of Sanur, just 370 m from the beach.
The hotel enjoys a tranquil setting in a large tropical garden, and the tallest buildings are only two storeys high.

The rooms are simply furnished, with pastel shades and furniture primarily made of light woods. Facilities include air conditioning, two bottles of water per room per day, a refrigerator and a mini-fridge. The hotel has a swimming pool, restaurant, spa and Wi-Fi hotspot, and guests can rent bicycles to explore the local area.

Sativa Cottages ***
Sanur

Sativa Cottages is a cosy little 3-star hotel in Sanur, situated a mere 5-minute walk from the beach. It has just 47 rooms in small bungalows with 4 rooms to a bungalow. The bungalows are located in a large tropical garden with the pool at the centre.

The rooms are simply appointed, but are spacious with large bathrooms. They have a TV, minibar, air conditioning, and all rooms have a private balcony.

In addition to the pool, the hotel has its own restaurant and bar, day spa and bicycle rental.

Primera Hotel ***
Seminyak, Bali

This cosy, modern 3-star hotel is a 10-minute walk from Seminyak beach. Right on your doorstep, you’ll find shops and restaurants.

All rooms are simple but pleasantly and modernly decorated, with free Wi-Fi, air conditioning, TV, safe and an en suite bathroom.

The hotel has a swimming pool, day spa and a restaurant and bar.

Seminyak Paradiso Hotel ***
Seminyak, Bali

Seminyak Paradiso is a 3-star hotel located in the hip town of Seminyak, close to restaurants, galleries and great shopping opportunities. The hotel is walking distance from the famous sandy beach, 15 minutes from the Kuta area and 25 minutes from the airport.

The rooms overlook the hotel’s tropical, landscaped gardens and are decorated in Balinese style. Every room is equipped with air conditioning, a minibar, a TV, a telephone and coffee and tea-making facilities. On the balcony, you can sit in the shade of the trees and relax in the peaceful surroundings with a good book.

If you need a refreshing dip, you can jump into the pool and round off your swim with a little refreshment, hot or cold, which can be purchased at the bar, which serves snacks and drinks.

Free Wi-Fi is available in the lobby and in the restaurant, where you can also enjoy delicious European, Chinese and Indonesian dishes.

If your aching muscles need soothing, why not treat yourself to one of the wide range of massages offered in the day spa?

Adi Cottages ***
Ubud

In the heart of Ubud, a mere 15-minute walk from the centre of Ubud, you will find the 3-star Adi Cottages. With just 19 rooms, the hotel oozes charm and personality. It is surrounded by a lush tropical garden, and despite the close proximity of restaurants and bars, you immediately feel a sense of calm upon entering the garden.

The rooms are spacious and decorated in traditional Balinese style, and all have a private balcony. All rooms also have an en suite bathroom/toilet, TV, air conditioning and a fridge.

Shaded by the palms in the garden is the swimming pool, with sun loungers where you can relax after a day of adventure. Adjacent to the hotel is a small café where breakfast is served. The café also serves a delicious lunch and evening menu.

Free Wi-Fi is available at the hotel.

Artini 2 Cottages ***
Ubud, Bali

The three-star Artini 2 Cottages is in the village of Padang Tegal in central Ubud, close to the Monkey Forest, art galleries, museums, shops and restaurants. The hotel is surrounded by greenery, and the nearest neighbour on one side is rice paddies. This delightful and peaceful hotel has a restaurant, a swimming pool, free Wi-Fi in public areas and a small guest library. The hotel’s 26 guest rooms are in the classical Balinese bungalow style, with a balcony or a terrace. Each room has a safe, a ceiling fan and air conditioning, and the en-suite bathrooms feature a shower in a deep bath.

Champlung Sari ***
Ubud, Bali

Champlung Sari is a relaxed and relaxing retreat located in Ubud, surrounded by lush, green mountains and deep gorges. The retreat is situated in a large tropical garden, divided by two natural watercourses.

The rooms are in bungalows gathered in groups in different parts of the grounds to highlight the village ambience. The superior rooms have their own terrace or balcony and are appointed with excellent wooden furniture. The rooms are naturally equipped with all modern conveniences. Facilities at the retreat include a spa, restaurant, bar, café and two swimming pools. There is also a free shuttle bus service to and from the centre of Ubud.

Mathis Retreat ****
Ubud

Ubud’s green surroundings, overlooking the scenic rice fields, are where you will find the cosy 4-star hotel, Mathis Retreat. The atmosphere of the hotel is both personal and relaxed, making it the perfect place to relax on a lovely day filled with wonderful experiences.

The hotel only has 21 rooms, all of which are decorated in a stylish mix of contemporary and Balinese design. All rooms have a private terrace, air conditioning, tea/coffee making facilities, minibar, TV and free Wi-Fi.

Relax by the pool in the shade of the palm trees, directly overlooking the rice fields, or enjoy a fabulous massage at the hotel’s day spa.

The hotel’s restaurant offers delicious Balinese dishes with an international twist.

Ubud is just a 5-minute drive from the hotel – if you can drag yourself away from the view that is!

Pertiwi Resort & Spa ***
Ubud, Bali

The three-star Pertiwi Resort & Spa has been built in traditional Balinese style and is situated in the centre of Ubud, next to the Monkey Forest and just a short distance from the art galleries. The resort is set amid mature and well-tended tropical gardens, and it boasts two restaurants, a bar, a magnificent roof terrace, an inviting swimming pool and a small fitness centre.

There are a total of 48 guest rooms and a number of villas. Each room is simply yet attractively furnished and has a balcony, air conditioning, a safe, a minibar and a flat-screen TV with satellite channels. Free Wi-Fi is available, both in the rooms and in public areas.

Ubud Village Hotel ***+
Ubud

The lovely 3+-star Ubud Village Hotel is situated within walking distance of a number of Ubud’s main attractions. Despite its central location, the hotel is located in green surroundings – with shady palms and bamboo trees around the property.

The hotel has 64 spacious rooms, all of which are decorated in contrasting colours with dark wooden furniture, light walls and cooling marble floors, providing well-balanced charm and ambience. All rooms have a TV, minibar, air conditioning and free Wi-Fi.

The hotel has two pools (one of which has a special children’s area), its own restaurant, café and bar. There is also a lovely day spa.

Grand Mutiara ****
Berastagi, Sumatra

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.

Bukit Lawang Ecolodge **
Bukit Lawang, Sumatra

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 and the nearby orang-utan rescue centre. 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.

Rindu Alam Hotel **
Bukit Lawang, Sumatra

The 2-star Rindu Alam Hotel is in the village of Bukit Lawang, approx. 90 km north-west of Medan, where it enjoys a beautiful location on the banks of the Bahorok River, bordered by verdant woods. There are around 40 rooms, with ceiling fans and air conditioning.

Facilities at the hotel include a restaurant and free WiFi.

Hotel Royal Denai ***
Bukittinggi, Sumatra

The hotel is centrally located in Bukittinggi, nestling between the two volcanoes called Merapi and Singgalang. Overlooking the garden, the comfortable rooms feature Wi-Fi and air conditioning or a fan, as well as a TV and telephone. The hotel facilities include a swimming pool, a coffee bar and a restaurant that serves international and traditional cuisine.

Cubadak Paradiso Village
Cubadak Island

Cubadak Paradiso Village is situated on the island of Cubadak, around two hours by car and boat (approx. 60 km) from Padang, and about four hours (160 km) from Bukit Tinggi. The island covers an area of around 15 km² and is uninhabited apart from Cubadak Paradiso Village and a few fishing cabins. The rest of the island is covered by pristine rainforest, which is the habitat of a wide variety of birds.

From a purely physical perspective, the resort is very simple – but it is a 5-star experience to stay there, far from the hustle and bustle of modern life. The water surrounding the island is crystal clear and maintains a temperature of 29 °C all year round, and down to a depth of 30 metres. This makes it an absolute paradise for divers and snorkelling enthusiasts.

The resort has 12 bungalows, all facing the sea, and the rooms are modestly appointed with furniture made of local materials. All bungalows have a ceiling fan and a mosquito net around the bed. The resort provides Wi-Fi and mobile phone coverage in the shared areas.
All stays at Cubadak Paradiso Village are full board, because there are no other options. Water, tea and coffee are all free, but guests have to pay separately for soft drinks, beer, wine and spirits.

Hotel Tiara ****
Medan, Sumatra

The hotel is located in the centre of Medan. It has 175 rooms, all with air conditioning, Wi-Fi, a TV, minibar and fridge, as well as facilities for making tea and coffee.

Hotel facilities include a restaurant that serves traditional and international cuisine, a lounge with live music, a fitness centre, sauna, swimming pool and tennis/squash courts.

Hotel Polonia ****
Medan, Sumatra

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.

Hotel Tabo Cottages
Samosir, Sumatra

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.

Hotel Toledo Inn **
Samosir Island, Sumatra

The 2-star Toledo Inn is magnificently located right next to the water, on the island of Samosir in Lake Tabo. The hotel rooms are housed in a number of buildings scattered over the undulating terrain, and they are simply furnished. The hotel has a restaurant and organises boat trips.

Hotel Tor Sibohi Nauli **
Sipirok, Sumatra

The hotel is located on a hillside in beautiful, green and tranquil surroundings. It provides a view out over the surrounding Bukit Barisan mountains and the protected area of woodland known as the Virgin Forest. The hotel enjoys a very special and relaxed atmosphere on account of the natural setting and the nearby villages.

The rooms are simply furnished and have both a telephone and a TV. Hotel facilities include a restaurant that serves international and traditional dishes, as well as a swimming pool and a bar that hosts live music.

Puri Artha Hotel ***
Bandung, Java

The charming 3-star Puri Artha Hotel is located in the heart of Yogyakarta, and has a fine little garden. Other facilities include a swimming pool, restaurant, bar and spa.

The spacious rooms are appointed with furniture made of local materials, in a blend of Javanese and Balinese styles. All rooms have air conditioning, a minibar and a veranda facing the garden.

Ketapang Indah Hotel ***
Java

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.

Tugu Lestari Blitar Hotel ***
Blitar, Java

Tugu Lestari Blitar Hotel is a charming 3-star hotel in the town of Blitar close to the south coast of Java. Set in a large tropical garden the hotel is housed in a beautiful colonial property comprising four 2-storey buildings.

There are 45 rooms and suites here, all with a terrace or balcony, air conditioning, mini-fridge, minibar, telephone, TV and Wi-Fi. Other facilities include a restaurant and bar.

Lava View Hotel **
Java

You’d be hard pushed to find a better view of Mount Bromo than from the Lava View Hotel. The hotel has a restaurant and Wi-Fi in some areas.

The rooms are simply appointed with basic facilities.

Ijen Resort **
Ijen, Java

Ijen Resort is situated approximately 25 minutes by car from Banyuwangi, on the way to the Ijen volcano. The resort is set in the heart of the highland countryside, with exceptional views out over the rice paddy terraces to the volcanoes on the horizon.

Ijen consists of bungalows, each with its own terrace and a beautiful view out over the landscape. All the bungalows feature a ceiling fan, refrigerator and facilities for making tea and coffee. The resort has its own restaurant.

Bromo Cottages ***
Tosari, Java

This cottage hotel is located on a hillside in Tosari on the Tengger plateau, where the climate is cool (temperatures up to max. 18 °C) and rainy from November until April.

The view from the hotel is truly breath-taking, with the Semaru and Bromo volcanoes nearby. The hotel has its own restaurant. The rooms are simply furnished and equipped with basic amenities.

Hotel Bara Beach ***
Tanjung Bira, Sulawesi

Hotel Bara Beach is set in peaceful surroundings away from the town. The hotel comprises six bungalows and is located right next to the white sandy beach with its majestic palm trees and crystal clear water.

All bungalows are built of local materials and furnished in simple, typically Indonesian style. They all have their own terrace as well. The rooms are equipped with air conditioning, a refrigerator, TV and DVD. Other facilities at the hotel include a restaurant that serves traditional dishes and international cuisine.

Empress ***
Makassar, Sulawesi

The 3-star Hotel Empress is just a 5-minute drive from Losari beach in Makassar, and 30 minutes from the airport. There are around 80 simply furnished rooms, featuring air conditioning and a flatscreen TV with cable channels. Other facilities at the hotel include a restaurant and bar.

Hotel Aston ****
Makassar, Sulawesi

The modern and elegant Hotel Aston is located in the heart of Makassar’s financial quarter. The 177 tastefully decorated rooms are equipped with Wi-Fi, an HD flatscreen TV, minibar, safe and facilities for making tea and coffee. The separate bathroom features a hair-dryer and bathrobes. Room service is available 24/7.

Facilities at the hotel include a fitness room, a spa and indoor swimming pool with an amazing view out over the city, and a restaurant on the top floor that provides a fine view of the sea.

BBC Hotel ***
Sengkang, Sulawesi

The 3-star BBC Hotel is centrally located in Sengkang, approx. 15 minutes on foot from Tempe Lake, where you will find several floating fishing villages. There are 28 rooms with air conditioning, a flatscreen TV and a safe, as well as a separate bathroom with either a bathtub or a shower. Other facilities at the hotel include a charming little café.

Hotel Torsina **
Tana Toraja, Sulawesi

The 2-star Hotel Torsina enjoys a peaceful setting, surrounded by paddy fields in the Toraja highlands close to Rantepao and approx. 20 minutes by car from Makale. The architecture of the hotel buildings is inspired by the classical construction style in the Toraja highlands. The rooms are simply furnished, with facilities including a separate bathroom. The hotel has a swimming pool.

Toraja Misiliana Hotel ***
Tana Toraja, Sulawesi

The 3-star Hotel Misiliana is located in the Toraja highlands, around 3 km from Rantepao and close to the Sadang River. The hotel is furnished in classic Toraja highland style and the spacious rooms are simply furnished, with either a balcony or a terrace.

Facilities at the hotel include a restaurant, a swimming pool and a tennis court, and the hotel can arrange massages.

Anda Bungalows **
Tanjung Bira, Sulawesi

The budget hotel Anda Bungalows is located around 50 metres from the beach in Tanjung Bira. The hotel has 18 simply furnished bungalow rooms, all with a private terrace.

Puri Santrian ****
Sanur

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).

Aneka Lovina Villas & Spa ***
Lovina, Bali

The 3-star Aneka Lovina Villas & Spa is located right next to the black volcanic beach in Lovina. The waters off the coast at Lovina are famous for their dolphins and excellent snorkelling.

The hotel is situated in a large tropical garden, where the peace and quiet ensure a truly relaxing atmosphere. Accommodation is in both cabin rooms and standard hotel rooms. All rooms feature air conditioning and typical Balinese furniture. The hotel has a wonderful swimming pool, two fine restaurants – one with a sea view – a bar, pool bar, spa and tour desks.

Tony’s Villas & Resort ****
Seminyak

At the northern end of Seminyak is Tony’s Villas and Resort, a 4-star hotel. The hotel is some distance away from the busiest part of Seminyak, but it offers a great selection of restaurants and shops just outside the door, not to mention Petitenget Beach, just 600 metres away from the hotel.

The hotel is surrounded by gorgeous nature, and you can always find the shade by the pool. The hotel has its own restaurant and spa, and free Wi-Fi is available at all locations.

All rooms and bungalows are designed in a classic Balinese style, featuring their own balconies and terraces. The rooms have modern interiors with air conditioning, TV, refrigerators, tea and coffee facilities and free drinking water in the room.

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Griya Santrian ****
Sanur, Bali

Griya Santrian is a fabulous 4-star hotel located right on the beach, walking distance from the local shops, restaurants and markets.

The rooms, which are decorated in traditional Balinese style, are located in the beautiful tropical garden. They are all spacious, each one with a terrace or a balcony overlooking the lush garden and/or pool. All rooms are equipped with Wi-Fi, air conditioning, a TV and minibar.

The hotel’s rooms are just a few steps away from one of the hotel’s three pools, where you can swim, sunbathe and lie in the shade under an umbrella and read a good book. At the largest pool, you can enjoy a refreshing drink at the pool bar.

If you’re not much of a pool person, you can head for the fine golden sandy beach and swim in the calm waters of the lagoon. In the evening, you can enjoy the spectacular scene of the sun going down over the Indian Ocean.

The beach restaurant, Wantilan, serves both eastern and western dishes, accompanied by live music, as the icing on the cake. At the outdoor Griya Beach Corner restaurant, a mix of Italian and Japanese dishes are served.

If a little “me time” is calling, you can treat yourself to beauty and massage treatments from top to toe at the hotel’s day spa.

Mercure Sanur Resort ****
Sanur, Bali

The four-star Mercure Sanur Resort is designed as a Balinese village, with thatched buildings right by one of the best beaches in Bali.

The resort is surrounded by wonderful mature tropical gardens, with beautiful shade trees, several swimming pools and outdoor tennis, volleyball and badminton courts. The location is excellent for children, and the resort is very family-friendly. The resort also features a check-out lounge where you can safely store your luggage while you go for a swim on your day of departure. Wi-Fi is available in the rooms and in public areas.

Furthermore, the resort has a selection of restaurants offering both international and Indonesian cuisine, as well as bars, a spa and a Tour and Travel assistance desk. There are 189 stunningly furnished rooms, with all modern facilities. The rooms are arranged four to a building, and each has either a balcony or a terrace.

Courtyard by Marriott Bali Seminyak Resort *****
Seminyak, Bali

In the heart of Seminyak, on one of the town’s main streets, is where you will find this fabulous 5-star hotel.

Its 290 rooms have a sophisticated design, infused with classic Balinese charm. The rooms are spacious and equipped with free Wi-Fi, TV, iPod docking station and a private balcony.

The Courtyard by Marriott has everything you could wish for – in fact, you almost don’t need to leave the hotel to enjoy a perfect holiday.

If you need a refreshing dip, the hotel has three pools, one of which has a pool bar.

When hunger strikes, you have three restaurants to choose from serving international dishes.

If you have children with you on holiday, they are bound to love the hotel’s Kids’ Club, and if you all have a lie in one day, never fear: the hotel serves breakfast around the clock!

The day spa offers facials and the most wonderful, relaxing massages. If activity is more your style, you can make use of the hotel’s gym.

Harris Hotel Seminyak ***+
Seminyak, Bali

This well-appointed hotel is just 10 minutes’ walk from the beach and 5 minutes from one of the most exciting and vibrant main streets in Seminyak.

The rooms have a bright, contemporary design, all with Wi-Fi, air conditioning, TV, telephone, minibar, tea/coffee making facilities, safe and en suite bathroom with hairdryer.

Guests at Harris can enjoy a swim in the pool, a massage at the day spa and a workout in the gym.

The hotel also has a restaurant and bar.

TS Suites Seminyak *****
Seminyak, Bali

If you really want to treat yourself, upgrade to TS Suites, one of the most modern 5-star hotels in Seminyak.

The hotel is located in the heart of Seminyak’s hippest shopping and restaurant areas, so you don’t have to go far to enjoy the charming, vibrant atmosphere that Seminyak is so famous for.

TS Suites is decorated in a unique, rustic, contemporary style, with a touch of Indonesia. All 155 rooms are large and tastefully appointed, with free Wi-Fi, free minibar, a TV, safe, tea/coffee making facilities and bottled water. The rooms have a lovely large bathroom with free-standing bath tub and bath salts provided, so you can make your own little day spa. Naturally, you can also visit the hotel’s fantastic day spa, which offers a wide range of different treatments.

As a guest at TS Suites, you can work out in the gym or relax in the 50-metre pool – which also happens to be an infinity rooftop pool – perhaps even the best of its kind in all of Bali! Some of the sun loungers are located at the edge of the pool, so you can simply dip your feet in the water if you need to cool down a little. If you’ve had enough of the pool, you can take the hotel’s free shuttle bus to the beach.

The restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. As a special feature, you can enjoy breakfast around the clock. So if you’re not a morning person – or perhaps want to start the day with a long run along the beach – you don’t have to worry about missing breakfast. It’s right here waiting for you! In the evenings, you can enjoy a drink in the cosy lounge bar.

If you are travelling with children, TS Suites offers family-friendly facilities, with rooms designed for guests young and old, as well as a children’s pool and a children’s club.

The hotel also has a library, nightclub and games room where you can play pool.

Family-friendly hotels

Taruna Homestay ***
Pemuteran, Bali

Taruna Homestay is located in the fishing village of Pemuteran close to Bali’s National Park and the island of Menjangan, which is well-known for its world-class snorkelling and diving. Pemuteran is also famous for five holy temples as well as Melanting and Pulaki. The sea waters are calm, and the beach is safe.

Taruna Homestay is a family-owned hotel, where everything – from the furnishing to the atmosphere and the owners – is authentically Balinese. Facilities include a swimming pool, a restaurant and a bar.

The family rooms are equipped with one double and two single beds. The rooms face the pool and have air conditioning as well as a private terrace/veranda.

Peneeda View Hotel ***
Sanur, Bali

Peneeda View Hotel is located right next to Sanur beach, within easy walking distance of the town. It is an excellent hotel comprising approx. 50 bungalows, including several with two bedrooms that are intended for families.

All bungalows are built in Balinese style, and all feature a full range of modern conveniences such as air conditioning, a TV and a refrigerator/minibar. There are individual terraces for each bungalow. Facilities at the hotel include four swimming pools – one of which is a children’s pool – a restaurant, bar and tour desks.

De Munut Resort ***
Ubud, Bali

The three-star De Munut Resort has a simple, rustic elegance and is located about a ten-minute walk from the centre, close to the Blanco Museum. One side of the resort’s gardens borders onto paddy fields, which you can glimpse through the lush tropical foliage of the hedge. Although there are only 18 guest rooms, there are two swimming pools as well as a restaurant and a spa.

The rooms are simply furnished, with excellent beds, along with air conditioning, a minibar, a safe and free Wi-Fi. The attractive en-suite bathrooms are, in traditional Balinese style, partly outdoors. The resort is very family-friendly.

Rama Phala Resort & Spa ***
Ubud, Bali

Rama Phala Resort & Spa enjoys a central location in Ubud, just a 5-minute walk from the sacred monkey forest.

The hotel has 36 tastefully furnished rooms, with air conditioning, WiFi, satellite TV, minibar, safe and coffee/tea-making facilities, as well as a small veranda where you can relax and enjoy the view of the charming garden that surrounds the hotel.

Built in modern Balinese style, the hotel has a restaurant, pool bar and swimming pool with a children’s pool and a spa department.

Sri Ratih Cottages ***
Ubud, Bali

Sri Ratih Cottages is located in a lush garden on the outskirts of Ubud, overlooking the rice paddy terraces in Penestanan and approximately 15 minutes on foot from the city centre.

Sri Ratih Cottages comprises 30 bungalows designed in true Balinese style, heavily influenced by the creative environment of Ubud. Single travellers and couples generally stay in superior rooms furnished with either a double bed or two single beds. Families are allocated Duplex Suite Rooms, which feature two bedrooms, each with a double bed or two singles. The rooms have air conditioning, a private balcony/terrace, a flatscreen TV and a minibar. The bathrooms feature a separate bathtub and shower.

Sri Ratih Cottages has a swimming pool and a restaurant, and can arrange massages for guests.
It is an excellent hotel for families with children.