Bali – Luxury Destination in Budget
BALI ON A BUDGET – DESTINATION FOR COUPLES
Many tropical destinations are Crowded with tourists, overpriced, or both. Bali is neither. it’s possible to experience luxury while visiting Bali on a Budget.
Bali is the most popular island in the Indonesian archipelago and is one of the most incredible destinations on the planet. to not mention, it’s easy to visit Bali on a budget for couples and single travelers alike!
What is The Best Luxury Destination On A Budget?
We have literally never been somewhere in the world where we felt as if we were getting a better value for our dollar. You not only have incredible purchasing power in Bali ($1 = about 14,000 IDR), but you furthermore may get quality products and services. Whether you’re planning a honeymoon or just a romantic getaway, Bali is the perfect place for couples to travel on a budget.
Affordable Accommodation In Bali
Choose Air BnB and picture a beautiful island where goods and services are very affordable. together might expect, this suggests that everything from guesthouses to 5-star resorts is built for luxury and at a fraction of the cost they would incur in a place like Hawaii.
Homestays in Bali
You can find beautiful homestays with pools and gorgeous gardens with hospitality to rival the islands’ best resorts. Most of the great homestays also include breakfast and provide for your room to be cleaned and restocked with toiletries on a daily basis. If you’ve been reading Couple’s Coordinates for ages now then you’re familiar with our love of Airbnb. However, in Bali, we prefer guest houses and resorts. FYI, our favourite guest houses ranged from $30-50/night. If you stay in Sanur, make certain to check out Kolonial House, this is often where we spent a good majority of our time in Bali.
Suggested Budget Accommodation In Bali
Kolonial House Great location and two swimming pools
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Hidden Valley – Good budget resort with a Swimming pool
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Cheap Massages And Spa Treatments In Bali
In the US you’ll generally spend about $75-150/hour for a halfway decent massage. This wont to be normal for us, but now we have a very, very hard time paying for quite a Chinese foot massage/Thai massage. In Bali, you’ll go to a luxury spa and get 90-minute couples massage for $13 each. You’ll even enjoy essential oils at no additional cost and delicious tea following your massage.
Sanur’s Leha Leha – Top Budget Massage Choice
Our favorite spot is located in Sanur and is called Leha Leha. This place literally gives a number of the best messages we have ever had in our lives. If you happen to be there in the area, definitely check it out! Your body will many thanks.
Affordable Outdoor Activities In Bali
Always wanted to surf but never wanted to pay the many dollars for a board and lessons? Fear not, in Bali you’ll rent a board and your very own teacher for around $10 an hour. Surfing together in Bali is one among our fondest memories together. just about every beach in Bali with good surf will also offer simple board rental for about 50k IDR – 100k IDR or about $3.50 – $7.00. a touch of advice – if you can rent “booties” as well, do so. Bali’s reef is gorgeous for snorkeling and scuba diving, but it’s also very sharp.
Date Nights – Dates On A Budget In Bali
Back home we venture out to eat very sparingly as we are always saving money for our next adventure. Well, in Bali, eating out can cost as little as $2 per meal! Sure, restaurants at 5-star resorts are like restaurants in the States.
Great Food on a Budget
However, local cuisine is super affordable and wonderfully delicious. Even the touristy restaurants in town shouldn’t cost quite $10/per person. we might typically spend about $10-15/night for a dinner date at one of our favorite restaurants. nearly every village has awesome restaurants that line the beaches, so you’ve got tons of delicious romantic options. Royal Treatment On A Budget In Bali.
Royal Treatment On A Budget In Bali
The Balinese people are the foremost benevolent, friendly, and hospitable people we’ve found on the planet. This goes for nearly everyone on the island and of course for individuals in positions of service. Whether it’s the aforementioned massages or simply a server in a restaurant, the people treat you wish royalty. You’ll make a fantastic amount of friends and will feel as if you and your partner are royalty as you are hosted by the wonderful people of Bali.
his may be a bit of a follow-on to the hospitality of the people. 97% of the Balinese people are Hindu and therefore the people are very adamant and devout in their religion. you’ll attend religious celebrations/ceremonies/festivals on a weekly basis for FREE and can have an incredible cultural experience. The awe-inspiring Hindu culture is definitely understood through the Balinese people’s aim of living life in accordance with the four main goals of human life: Dharma, Samsara, Karma, and Moksha. You’ll love experiencing their culture together with your partner!
Bali Is Fairly Accessible
A good budget place in Bali is Ubud For being a small island positioned in the middle of the Indian Ocean, Bali is really fairly accessible. If you fly into Singapore or Tokyo, you’ll be ready to reach Bali fairly easily.
Getting To Bali
It’s visiting be a long haul from the US, but flights from Singapore are super cheap and flights from Tokyo aren’t bad; especially if you’re leveraging miles.
Taxes on reward flights from Bali also are very affordable.
We redeemed Delta miles to travel from Bali to Tokyo on our way back to the States and paid only about $20 in taxes per passenger. If you fly into Singapore, you’ll be ready to catch a 2.5-hour flight to Bali for less than about $100. So think big picture, especially if you’re traveling on a budget. Don’t only examine your final destinations’ airports, give some thought to more major cities in the region – this is a great way to save a great bit of money on flights.
Suggested Places to Stay when you are in Bali.
- Kuta – Alaya Resort Kuta
- Sanur – Akana Boutique Hotel
- Denpasar – Samblung Mas House
For more specific information on Bali, check out our Adventures things to do in Bali.