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7 x dream hotels in Bali to escape the crowds

November 13, 2023

7 x dream hotels in Bali to escape the crowds

If you're dreaming of a serene and secluded escape on the island - without packed shortcuts, traffic and busy crowds, you're in for a treat. We've explored Bali's breathtaking landscapes in East, Central and North Bali to bring you a list of incredible hotels and getaways in our Bali Travel Guide where you can unwind and rejuvenate away from the hustle and bustle.

And today we're spoiling 7 of our favorites, that promise tranquility and unmatched beauty! Let's go!

1. Alila Manggis, Candidasa

Nestled in the quiet East Bali, Alila Manggis is a true oasis of calm. With its traditional Balinese architecture seamlessly blending with the lush surroundings, this gem offers a tranquil escape. Enjoy the sound of the ocean, indulge in spa treatments, relax by the pool all day and savor incredible local cuisine at the oceanside restaurant. Alila Manggis is not only the perfect retreat for solo travelers, couples or friends but also the perfect escape for families. As an intimate hotel the kids can enjoy the big pool (with lots of shallow area's perfect for the little ones), lots of grass to run and play around and collect shells as treasures along the coastline. It's simply the ultimate balance of Bali bliss, luxury and nature.

Book Alila Manggis

2. Wapa di Ume Sidemen

For a journey into Bali's cultural heart, Wapa di Ume Sidemen is a hidden treasure in the Sidemen Valley. Surrounded by emerald-green rice terraces and the majestic Mount Agung, this boutique resort provides a peaceful haven. Immerse yourself in the authentic Balinese village life, take a dip in the infinity pool overlooking the valley, experience the warmth of the local hospitality or adventure the area with local guides -weather hiking, bicycling or cruizing around. Wapa di Ume Sidemen is a haven for those seeking a genuine connection with Bali's!

Book Wapa di Ume, Sidemen

3. Morin Resort, Nusa Lembongan

Escape to our favorite paradise island Nusa Lembongan and discover the newest Morin Resort. Tucked away from the tourist hotspots, this boutique resort offers a private paradise with stunning ocean views. Relax in the stunning boutique suites with sesa view, take a refreshing swim in the infinity pool and explore the island's hidden coves. Morin Resort is a haven for those looking to unwind in a serene and untouched environment! 

Book Morin Resort, Nusa Lembongan

4. Komune Resort, Keramas

Surfers and nature lovers, this one's for you! Komune Resort in Keramas is a beachfront haven that combines luxury with an eco-friendly setup. Escape the crowds and catch the perfect wave right outside your door. With its bamboo architecture and sustainable practices, Komune Resort offers an immersive experience in Bali's natural beauty while providing all the comforts of a high-end resort. For kids there is a playground, skatepark and lots of fun activiies on sight! 

Book Komune Resort

5. Munduk Cabins

Tucked away in the lush highlands of Munduk, Munduk Cabins offer a mountain retreat like no other. It was a dream to wake up to panoramic views of rolling hills, coffee plantations and magical waterfalls. A Bali escape of a lifetime! These cozy cabins provide a rustic charm with modern amenities. Explore the nearby hiking trails, visit the serene temples, and experience the cool mountain air that makes Munduk Cabins a hidden paradise.

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6. Hideout, Bali

Honestly, no Bali adventure is complete without the experience of some bamboo magic, Hideout Bali offers an immersive experience in nature. Nestled in the heart of Bali, Karangasem - these beautiful bamboo hideouts provide a unique escape surrounded by lush landscapes. Here you can fully disconnect from the hustle and reconnect with nature.

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7. Sumberkima Hill, North West Bali

Perched on a hill overlooking the hills and ocean, Sumberkima Hill is the perfect escape for nature lovers on the northwest coast of Bali. With spacious villas for all budgets, from family- to solo travelers, this eco-friendly resort is perfect for everyone seeking to soak up the island's peace and pure Bali. Enjoy the infinity pool, explore the nearby beaches, kayak to white sand beach, snorkel the crystal blue waters and simply live the serenity of Sumberkima Hill.

Book Sumberkima Hill

So, there you have it—7 incredible hotels in Bali where you can escape the crowds and immerse yourself in the island's natural beauty! Whether you're seeking beachfront luxury, cultural immersion, or mountain tranquility, these hidden gems promise a Bali experience like no other. Book your escape, and get ready for a journey of serenity and discovery!

For lots and lots more Bali island stays - all tried, tested and loved by us- check our Bali Guides!

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