29 Sep Bali – Where to stay on your holiday
Choosing the right hotel in the right location in Bali is crucial, and can be one of the most important decisions you make for your upcoming holiday.
Kuta, Legian and Seminyak have the largest choice of hotels for those who want to be near the action.
So which one is right for you?
Hotels in Kuta Beach offer great bases from where to explore Bali’s most popular beach resort area, just several minutes’ drive north of the Ngurah Rai International Airport in Tuban. Kuta is where to be if a good combination of sun, sand, surf and beach, with a lively nightlife and entertainment scene as well as a multitude of dining venues are on top of your checklist for a memorable Bali holiday. Kuta neighbours the nightlife hub of Legian and the fine dining area of Seminyak, within only 15 minutes away. Most of the Kuta Beach hotels offer beachfront locations, and come in various styles and budget ranges. Choices range from five-star resorts with direct beach access such as those along the Jalan Kartika Plaza, to trendy villas and the most recent additions of simple accommodations with minimalist designs but great facilities. Highlights within walking distance include Waterbom Bali, the Kuta Art Market, Kuta Square and the Kuta Beachwalk dining, shopping and entertainment complex.
Hotels in Legian Beach come in a multitude of choices, ranging from hip four-star urban style hotels with wonderful rooftop venues overlooking the Legian skyline, to affordable private villas where visitors may relax and set up base in this famous beach resort area. Legian also makes for a convenient location bordering Kuta Beach to its south and the sophisticated dining and entertainment area of Seminyak to its north. Legian Beach hotels provide a well-positioned central base from where you can enjoy a suburban coastal village atmosphere on Bali’s exciting south-western coast. The nightspot-filled main street of Jalan Raya Legian connects with Seminyak’s fashion boutique-lined southern end, and the Ngurah Rai International Airport is within only a 20-minute transfer away. Most hotels on the coastline feature direct beach access, where guests may enjoy Bali’s dramatic golden sunsets.
Hotels in Seminyak Beach offer great places to stay in Bali’s most upscale beach resort area, which is only 15 minutes north from the popular beaches of Kuta and Legian. Most are luxury resorts and five-star villas that make for a memorable stay, ideal for honeymooners and couples, with a complete range of services and facilities that will also appeal to foodies, spa-goers and beach lovers. Seminyak’s streets are lined with among Bali’s finest restaurants and nightlife entertainment venues, the likes of Ku De Ta and Potato Head Beach Club. Seminyak Beach hotels provide great retreats; most are beachfront hotels that provide direct access to the gorgeous sunset coast, and within walking distance to the main dining and chill-out spots of the area. They are also ideal sanctuaries to return to after a day out on the beach, and great bases from where to explore the multitude of boutique shopping, fine dining and lively nightlife that the fashionable Seminyak neighbourhood is best known for.
Still don’t know where is best for you?