The mention of Bali evokes an image of the beach, temples and the tropical sun. One of the most ideal ways to experience Bali however, is to be amidst its culture and people; while enjoying the best of both worlds in an idyllic location. You don’t necessarily need to break the bank to have a vacation at this paradise. Here is a list of resorts in Bali that offer the beachfront under $100.

1. Bali Dynasty Resort Hotel, Kuta (Best For Families)

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If your trip to Bali includes travelling with kids, then the Bali Dynasty Resort Hotel is ideal, with large bunk beds and demarcated areas in the rooms separated by glass doors. Its modern rooms have the latest amenities while its exotic villas have ocean views, open-air bathrooms and lawn seating. The Irish Pub has live music and after a night of dancing, you can relax by the pool or get a foot massage.

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2. INAYA Putri Bali Resort, Nusa Dua (Best For Couples)

With more than 450 accommodations at the INAYA Putri Bali Resort, you can choose between guestrooms, suites and villas. The beat part about this beachfront resort is that few villas have a double pool access, one being a private plunge pool and the other, a direct access to a meandering lagoon pool. The beach is quiet and secluded, making it a great spot for couples and honeymooners.

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3. Legian Beach Hotel & Spa, Legian (Best For Families)

Set in the embrace of a vast tropical garden and a calm beach, the Legian Beach Hotel is all about rejuvenation. This space is taken up by large sized bungalows and villas that have the ultimate privacy. Its garden bungalows are uniquely made, giving you a true Balinese vibe. The Usadha Spa at the hotel is highly recommended, bringing together services like massages and healing practices.

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4. Puri Santrian, Sansur (Best For Families)

Puri Santrian is a Balinese style hotel that has retained its authentic look, feel and hospitality over several years. Its lounge areas are scattered all over, with fantastic Balinese sculptures and art on display. Its Club Room comes with an exclusive adult only pool, making absolutely noise free. Its Mezzanine Hotel serves the best in Thai and Asian cuisine, from nasi goreng to chicken satay.

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5. Ayodya Resort Bali, Nusa Dua (Best For Families)

The Ayodya Resort Bali is designed to resemble a grand Balinese water palace and has its own secluded sandy beach. A quiet corner of the resort holds the ‘Ayodya Palace’ that comes with luxurious facilities and even your own butler. Moreover, you can relax and rejuvenate at its spa with a Balinese massage of your choice. Every evening, the resort hosts an unmissable Balinese theater performance.

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6. Sofitel Bali Nusa Dua Beach Resort, Nusa Dua (Best For Families)

The Sofitel Bali Nusa Dua Beach Resort has been newly renovated with meticulous designs so you can enjoy a direct access through the lagoon to the main pool and swim from your room all the way up to the pool bar. Yet, it has maintained its typical French elegance blended with unique Balinese culture for a great holiday vibe. You can rejuvenate true Sofitel style with soothing treatments at the spa.

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7. Griya Santrian, Sanur (Best for Couples)

A family owned property, the Griya Santrian is more than 4 decades old, and is committed to the preservation of the Balinese culture and art. This resort is known to have loyalists who keep coming back every time they visit Bali. Each suite at the Griya Santrian is tastefully decorated and is only a few steps away from one of the three large pools with many sunbeds, bean bags and ample room.

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8. Alam KulKul Boutique Resort, Kuta (Best For Families)

A quiet Balinese village style resort within the busiest area of Kuta’s shopping hub, makes Alam KulKul Boutique Resort a surprisingly lovely experience.The Kuta beach is right outside the resort quietly maintaining its Balinese vibe in essence. While it has a great breakfast spread, the best indulgences at Alam KulKul are the evening cocktail parties, BBQ nights and Balinese performances.

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9. Holiday Inn Resort Baruna Bali, Tuban (Best For Families)

The tropical gardens of the Holiday Inn Resort come with beautifully laid out gazebos. All its guest rooms and suites boast of beautiful views of the ocean. For those who want the ultimate experience in R&R, try the Tea Tree Spa, a short walk away. The resort has created a boardwalk along the beach enabling visitors to enjoy a scenic stroll and also showcases traditional Balinese performances.

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10. The Open House Bali, Jimbaran (Best For Couples)

The Open House Bali is a great place for travelers, sitting at a 15 minute drive from the airport and just a few meters from Jimbaran beach. The resort also takes measures on sustainability, with bamboo straws and glass bottles, used in its upholstery. The Jimbaran beach boasts of picturesque sunsets and restaurants that serve fresh catch of fish at beach side tables. It is perfect for long walks too.

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11. Tarci Bungalow, Nusa Lembongan (Budget)

If you are headed to Bali as a group, the Tarci Bungalow is a nice property at the Nusa Lembongan beach. Its location is everything; from here, you can watch the sunsets or simply laze around on one of the bean bags on the white sands. Stay at Tarci Bungalow if you are keen on surfing, with the Shipwrecks Surf Break right at the hotel. You can also go snorkeling at the Nuda Penida wall.

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12. Taman Sari Bali Resort & Spa, Pemuteran (Best For Families)

Located in one of the least touristy areas of Bali, the Taman Sari Bali Resort and Spa offers a unique backdrop against the magnificent volcanoes of Java. The décor resembling a Balinese village is made mostly from Bamboo and rock, with many cultural art pieces throughout the property, outdoor bathrooms and daybed areas. Go for a one-day trip to the Menjangan Island for snorkeling.

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13. Candi Beach Resort & Spa, Candidasa

Candi Beach Resort and Spa is a delight with its crystal clear beach, spacious green tropical garden and rooms and villas that embrace tranquility. The resort has two pools as well as its own restaurant, café and spa that are highly recommended in Candidasa. You can watch the sun set, straight from your balcony or head to the private beach. In the mornings you can attend a yoga session on the rooftop.

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14. Wyndham Tamansari Jivva Resort, Klungkung (Best For Families)

The Wyndham Tamansari Jivva Resort overlooks the astonishing Lepang Beach that is a shimmering black sand beach. It is a brand new hotel in one of Bali’s most secluded areas, just 10 minutes from Bali Safari and Marine Park. At its beach club, find activities planned for each day, from jazz to movie nights. At the spa, pamper yourself with a lush floral bath or go for yoga sessions at the spa deck.

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15. OK Divers Resort & Spa, Padangbai (Best For Solo Travelers)

For beautiful and safe dives accompanied by an experienced staff, the OK Divers Resort and Spa is one of the most recommended places in Bali. They provide diving experiences and day trips to Padang Bai, Tulaben, Amed, Mantapoint, Crystal Bay, Nusa Penida, Mimpang and Tepekong. It is located close to the ferry, restaurants and some shops. The resort aims for a ‘chilled out’ atmosphere.

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16. The Sakala Resort Bali, Nusa Dua (Best For Families)

The Sakala Resort Bali is located just outside Nusa Dua, so it’s not too touristy, yet accessible. The highlight of this resort is its large sized lagoon pool with a swim up bar, overlooking the pristine white beach. In the evenings they have specials for every day of the week as well as some standard dance and music performances. The resort offers daily complementary shuttles to Bali Collection Mall.

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17. Puri Wirata Dive Resort and Spa Amed, Amed

The rooms and villas of Puri Wirata are modern and you will wake up to a view of the ocean. The highlight of the Puri Wirata is the opportunity to use the dive school and enroll in an open water course. The resort has two large pools; one for pool sessions of the dive course and a another for relaxing. Once outside, rent a motorbike, snorkeling and diving equipment or visit the many restaurants in Amed.

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18. Hotel Kumala Pantai, Kuta (Best For Families)

A serene and peaceful retreat, the Kumala Pantai is at the edge of Legian with sprawling gardens alternated with beautiful sculptures right out of Asian mythology. It has two pools, one with a swim up bar. At breakfast, find squirrels nibble at strewn food. Bintang market and Legian shopping market are close and large families can also book interconnected rooms, giving them enough space and privacy.

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19. Bay Shore Huts, Nusa Lembongan (Best For Families)

Bay Shore Huts boast of quietude within and around the resort. It is a visual treat with two large pools, one of which overlooks the ocean and gives you a glimpse of Mt Agung rising out of the sea. The huts themselves are pristine and well maintained have outdoor bathrooms but retain utmost privacy. They also help with bikes, snorkeling and dives nearby where you can literally swim with the manta rays.

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20. Sol Beach House Bali Benoa, Tanjung Benoa (Best for Couples)

The Balinese inspired architecture at Sol Beach House is a favorite property with wedding parties and honeymooners alike. The hotel provides all-inclusive packages like blue, silver and gold to travelers who like to have a worry-free and pleasant stay and is committed to environmental sustainability and cultural preservation. Visit the butterfly farm, the elephant reserve and the monkey forest for a day trip.

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21. Baliku Dive Resort, Amed

At a low key and relaxed location of Amed, the Baliku Dive Resort is located next to a small fishing village. Its villas come with their own private terrace with daybeds. The large pool overlooking the beach has a cozy gazebo too. About 100 meters away from the beach there is a Japanese shipwreck. Go snorkeling at the SS Liberty shipwreck  and find an array of tropical fish and colorful live coral.

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22. Tijili Benoa, Tanjung Benoa

The Tijili Benoa has the superlative combination of being a beachfront resort as well as a property having a rooftop pool at its 6th level. The resort also offers free shuttle service every day to Bali Collection- a large supermarket about 30 minutes away from the resort. They also have a fully functioning gym with the latest equipment, a children’s playroom, and a spa.

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23. Rama Candidasa Resort & Spa, Candidasa

The Rama Candidasa is a wonderful place to explore. Its Zen garden and cooking classes will put you in your element. The resort also takes you on a short trip of the nearby Tengalang village where locals introduce you to the rice and Lewak coffee making process. A take a day trip to Virgin Beach, King’s Water Garden or King’s Water Palace or drive down to the volcanic mountain Mt Agung.

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24. Bali Tropic Resort and Spa, Tanjung Benoa

The Bali Tropic Resort and Spa epitomizes the authentic Balinese architecture, style and culture within its property and its people. You can relax with its traditional open air therapeutic spa treatments or just grab a drink and sit at the gazebo by the beach. Bali Tropic Resort has its own private beach so you can go sailing on a catamaran or try  snorkeling, jet skiing, windsurfing, canoeing or the mini golf.

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25. Matahari Tulamben Resort Dive & SPA, Tulamben (Budget)

The biggest highlight of the Matahari Tulamben is the fact that it is located close to Bali’s famous diving site, the Liberty Wreck and just a 10 minute drive from other sites around Tulamben. The resort provides great value for money with just enough amenities. The rooms are peaceful with direct views and access to the sea. The professional divers at Matahari Tulamben will ensure a fantastic dive.

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26. The Patra Bali Resort & Villas, Kuta (Best for Families)

The Patra has its own private beach that lets you relax by the sea, even during late hours of the night. There are 3 pools at the resort to choose from, including one specifically for the villas. It has a floating restaurant with tiny fish in a pond. The hotel has free shuttle service to Discovery Mall and Water Boom Park and in the evenings you can enjoy a Balinese meal along with performances and music.

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27. Bali Garden Beach Resort, Kuta

Bali Garden Beach Resort, 5 minutes from the airport, is a great choice if you don’t wish to spend time traveling within Bali. From the hotel, walk along the beach to Discovery Mall or the high-end Beachwalk Shopping Mall. True to its name, Bali Garden Beach Resort has beautiful, well manicured gardens stretching through the entire property. The Vibro-sauna massage machine at the spa is a top draw.

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28. Amertha Bali Villas, Pemuteran

The Amertha Bali Villas boast an oceanfront setting and lush tropical landscaping with spacious, private surroundings. The Pulaki Agung Temple and other ancient holy temples are nearby. You can also arrange to go on a snorkeling trip to the world renowned Menjangan island with the hotel itself. They also help you with a tour of the local waterfall and an hour long hike or the exhilarating Ijen crater tour.

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29. Bayshore Villas Candi Dasa, Candidasa

Bayshore Villas has a stylish setting, with a mix of modern architecture and traditional charm. The villas are luxurious with its outdoor bathroom and private pool. It houses a choice of two pools, spa and its own private beach. It is also a short stroll to the village of Candidasa where you can find supermarkets, great restaurants and street shops. The floral bath at its spa is especially recommended.

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30. Santai Hotel Bali, Amed

The quaint bamboo bungalows at the Santai Hotel give out an exquisite and calm Balinese village vibe, designed to make it a perfect wedding venue. It has its own open water diving courses, since just outside the resort, you will be able to witness a variety of fish with the occasional stingray and perhaps even a sea turtle. On predetermined nights, they have performances by Traditional Balinese dancers.

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31. Adi Assri Beach Resort & Spa, Pemuteran

Located on a pretty, black sand beach the Adi Assri Beach Resort & Spa nestles in a lovely fishing village in a quiet corner of Bali with trails going to the beach and up to the foothills. Villas have a dual view of the beaches and the mountains and excellent reefs off-shore, a 10 minute boat ride away. The local dive shop provides world class snorkeling and diving and a remarkable Menjangan island tour.

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32. Puri Bagus, Candidasa

Right at the beach and close to central areas of Candidasa, Puri Bagus Candidasa is a beach dive resort and a yoga and meditation retreat. Its villas have high ceilings, large bedrooms, with outdoor showers. The yoga retreat packages at the Puri Bagus come with private yoga classes and massage therapies. The location also houses three yoga pavilions, a temple and a yoga teacher training base.

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33. Pondok Sari Beach & Spa Resort, Pemuteran (Best for Friends)

If you are looking for the ultimate relaxation in Bali, visit the Pondok Sari. The resort mainly has duplex bungalows with Balinese style outdoor bathrooms. Little fountains of water surround the spa and is the only sound you will hear as you drift off to sleep. Once here, visit Secret Bay, a tidal lagoon with an enormous array of sea life including seahorses, anemones, clownfish, variegated urchins and catfish.

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34. Lilin Lovina Beach Hotel, Kaliasem

Lilin Lovina Beach Hotel comprises of cute basic bungalows with plunge pools and outdoor baths. It is a haven for digital nomads since it has great internet speeds and can be used as a workstation. One of the biggest highlights of the resort are the dolphin trips it organizes. You’ll get a chance to watch dozens of dolphins swimming alongside your boat and jumping around you.

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35. Puri Dajuma Beach Eco-resort & Spa, Pekutata

With a massive repertoire of 35 rooms spread around an area of 1.5 ha of garden space, Puri Dajuma Beach Eco-resort & Spa looks like a dream from up top. Myriad free activities are arranged on a day basis from Balinese cooking classes to traditional dances to folksy ceremonies. High speed internet, home cinema, beach dining. massages, hammams, Jacuzzis and beauty treatments are also offered.

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36. Aston Canggu Beach Resort, Canggu

The Aston Canggu overlooks the Batu Bolong beach. Its biggest attraction is the rooftop pool and bar that remains open to guests as well as to visitors. It also has some lovely surf spots right outside and you can rent gear from the hotel itself. Other attractions close to the resort include Echo Beach, Kayu Putih Beach, Splash Water Park, Bounce Bali, Tanah Lot Temple, and Bali Equestrian Center.

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37. Kuta Seaview Boutique Resort & Spa, Kuta (Best For Families)

Furnished in contemporary Balinese architectural style and equipped with international standards in room facilities, the Kuta Seaview resort is recommended for its service orientation. Balinese sculptures are aesthetically used everywhere, even conceptually at the shower in the pool area. Take a stroll on the golden sands at the private beach or laze around in the pool or stroll up to the Beachwalk Mall.

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38. Dreamsea Surf Camp Bali, Pecatu (Best for Solo Travelers)

The rooms at Dreamsea Surf Camp are located atop a cliff, with the beach just a few steps below. Most travelers come to Dreamsea to learn how to surf the Bali waves. The resort guides you through all the three levels of surfing from beginner to advanced. To complement an exciting surfing activity, the resort also undertakes yoga lessons. Daily trips are organised by them to the local temples and markets.

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39. Scuba Seraya Resort, Tulamben

Travelers who love diving and snorkeling keep coming back to Bali and to Scuba Seraya for brilliant dive vacations. The resort has professional divers who take you out for macro dives, even at night. The resort is located in a beautiful garden adjacent to the Tulamben beach. They have an outdoor day bed, a plunge pool and a bar with an outdoor bath. From its pool, you can see Mt. Aagung in its full glory.

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40. Grand Inna Kuta, Kuta (Best for Friends)

The Grand Inna is one of the few resorts that open up to the beach. It has two wings – the Bali wing and the Beach wing, the former being the older one with typical Balinese architecture. The rooms open up to a sunken pool with a swim up bar. You can also relax at the hotel’s affordable spas. About a 10 minute walk from the resort along the beach, you’ll find many of Kuta’s famous bars and restaurants.

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