Great holiday homes usually seem to come with a steep price tag. After all, those private pools and facilities cost money. But what if we told you that’s not true? That you can stay in luxury and utter comfort without emptying the bank?
Indonesia, the land of all things adventurous and exotic has another ace up its sleeve in the form of gorgeous and affordable holiday homes. Imagine tropical gardens with plenty of shade and crystal clear swimming pools; large, airy rooms with plush sofas and beds; kitchens fitted with the latest appliances. You can enjoy all these and a whole lot more at unbelievable prices!
Indonesia is one of the top tourist destinations today with resort towns like Seminyak and Sanur boasting stunning coastlines and streets lined with charming stores and art galleries. Adventure awaits at every corner too with water activities like surfing and snorkeling. Old temples and restaurants serving authentic Indonesian cuisine only add more appeal. With so much on offer, Indonesia is a place you can’t afford to miss.
Put it on the top of your list of must-visit destinations and take your pick from our choice of terrific holiday homes.
1) Compact and Private Villa
It’s not often you find an affordable villa that seems to have it all. But this does! Compact yet spacious enough for two people, the one-bedroom villa is ideal for a couple looking for privacy or a solo ttravellerwho loves the comforts of home. It’s set right in the heart of Seminyak and is very close to modern conveniences. Oberoi Street and Seminyak Square are just minutes away as are pubs and restaurants. There’s no better location!
The villa itself features clean, contemporary décor that complements the neutral color scheme. The bedroom and open plan living room open onto a small private pool that can used anytime of the day. Leafy plants create a charming tropical setting and give the illusion of coolness. There’s a small functional kitchenette with a dining area right next to it to enjoy meals and drinks as well. All in all, the perfect holiday home for any type of traveler!
2) Picturesque Holiday Home in Sanur
The seaside town of Sanur is one of the most picturesque in Bali. It still retains much of its old charm when it was once a fishing village. The laidback vibes draw travelers eager to immerse themselves in everything a holiday should be – relaxing and rejuvenating! If Sanur is on your list of must-visits, you definitely have to stay at this gorgeous villa that has it all.
The one-bedroom holiday home is part of a complex of pretty yellow villas. Each features rooms that are elegantly designed. Warm color schemes and plush furniture create an inviting space to come home to. They have a living and dining area and a fully equipped kitchen. Washing machines are installed too so you can do laundry yourself.
Head outside and you’re greeted with trees that provide welcome shade and a well-kept lawn that’s a joy to walk on. You can also relax at the outdoor seating areas or take a dip in the infinity pool. A pool bar and sunbathing area let you catch the warm sun while a massage encourages lets you to experience a famous Thai massage. What sets the property apart is that you’ll actually want to spend time here. It’s picturesque, tranquil and offers guests various spots to unwind in.
3) Ocean-View Villa in Bali
Bali is one of Indonesia’s most popular tourist destinations and if you’ve chosen it as yours, a stay in a villa that reflects the island’s character is the best choice. This private room that’s part of a four-bed villa is not just centrally located but it offers some of the best views of the sea.
Each room has private locked access and guests are given full use of the living room and shared kitchen. There’s a dining area too where meals can be enjoyed. One of the biggest draws of the villa are the large windows and wide doorways that let in cool breeze. Bali is warm and this is a welcome respite from the heat!
The villa is perfect if you’re traveling with friends as each bedroom has locked access. Privacy is guaranteed and anytime you want to get together, you can do so in the comfy living room that also has an entertainment system.
Step outdoors and you’ll want to spend hours here. The garden is filled with greenery, some of which surround the pool. A charming gazebo houses lounge beds if you want to escape the sun.
The villa is situated in Bukit and is close to popular surfing spots and beaches like Dreamland Beach and Padang. Restaurants are close by too. Scooters, cars and chauffeured vehicles are available for rent whenever you want to explore Bukit. Airport pickup can be arranged as well as phone cards.
4) Pretty Villa in the Perfect Location
The resort area of Kerobokan is a popular destination in Bali. It boasts an upscale scene that’s evident in its terrific restaurants and villas. Yet, Kerobokan also has more than its share of affordable villas such as this two-bedroom space that’s part of a complex. A plush double bed, fully functional kitchen and shared infinity pool offer top bang for your buck. Spa services are available onsite too so you don’t have to go looking elsewhere.
The unit is ideal for a small family, two couples or a group of friends. It’s not just the amenities that make this is a good choice for travelers but its location. It’s situated close to some of the best tourist spots like Legian and Batu Belig beach. Most restaurants, bars and shopping areas can be accessed in minutes on a motorcycle, saving you precious time to get in as much action as possible every day!
Kerobokan itself has several great sightseeing spots. Traditional Balinese villages exist alongside commercial neighborhoods dotted with stores and boutiques. The contrast can be striking but the mix of old and new lends it incredible appeal. Among the best places to visit, Primo Organic Chocolate Factory, Petitenget Temple and the beaches should not be missed!
5) Deluxe Pool Villa at Nipah Villas
This wonderfully designed villa is a brand new property that offers some of the best amenities. It’s designed for solo travelers, couples and couples with one child as it features one bedroom. Unlike many other villas, it doesn’t have a kitchen but it does have a pool bar and a restaurant. In fact, you’ll probably spend most of your time here as the double level infinity pool is the perfect place to relax. Kids will love it too since the lower level is ideal for them.
The villa is surrounded by lush greenery that creates a sense of being blissfully cut off from the rest of the world. Taking a walk in the garden among the trees with the hills rising up in the distance, you feel close to nature and completely rejuvenated. It’s also a great place for kids to play.
The villa staff can arrange for boat trips to Gili Islands, which is a top spot for snorkeling and seeing turtles. The beach is less than five minutes away too.
6) Luxury Villa in Lovina
Lovina is a laid-back beach resort with none of the bustling crowds and noise you would expect to find in a sought-after locale. The pace is slow and utterly relaxing. Days are spent at the beach soaking in the sun and watching it set over the horizon. Witnessing traditional boats being prepared for fishing is another pastime. If this sounds like your idea of a holiday, choose Lovina as your next travel destination. You can stay at this charming villa that overlooks a lush garden and a private swimming pool.
Three bedrooms sleep up to six guests and an open plan living room provides plenty of space to relax and mingle. There’s a neat little kitchen that’s fitted with cooking appliances. The highlight of the villa is outside, however; the garden is an oasis of sorts and is dominated by green almost everywhere you look. Sun loungers and umbrellas are set out beside the pool which can be used any time of the day.
The villa is in a prime location and is only minutes from restaurants, bars and shops. With a little help from the villa staff, you can explore the best of this side of Bali by hiking, snorkelling and exploring temples and famous rice fields. Incidentally, bookings of a week or more entitle guests to a welcome package that includes a complimentary lunch/dinner and breakfast the next day!
7) Gorgeous Rice Field-View Villa
Rice fields stretching out into the distance and palm trees slowly swaying in the wind – few things are as tranquil as this and you can experience it at this two-bedroom villa in Bali. The two-storey holiday home is suitable for a small family or a group of friends. It sleeps up to four guests and comes equipped with all the amenities you need.
The villa is located in Tengkulak Kaja, Goa Gajah and is only minutes from Ubud center where restaurants, cafes, and shopping centers are found. It’s in a quiet side street and you can get a real feel of Bali’s country life. The villa staff can arrange for transportation whenever you want to venture out and explore Ubud. Airport transfers can also be requested.
Each bedroom has an en-suite bathroom with a bathtub to luxuriate in. The bedroom on the first floor overlooks the rice fields; the perfect view to wake up to! The ground floor, meanwhile, houses the living room and a kitchen that’s fitted with modern appliances such as a microwave, fridge and gas range. They both look out onto the swimming pool and rice fields. The patio has a cozy dining area where you’ll love sitting down for a meal as the cool breeze blows. The pool itself is modestly sized and provides a quick escape from the heat. A wooden gazebo has been set up for yoga and meditation sessions as well.
The villa has a spacious parking lot that can accommodate a four-wheeler and several motorcycles. The latter is one of the best ways to get around so make sure you arrange for one.
8) Charming Holiday Home in Seminyak
Another popular tourist destination in Bali, Seminyak is a lovely beach resort area that boasts some of the best luxury hotels and spas. Alongside these high-end establishments, you can also find affordable holiday homes that don’t cost a bomb. Just take a look at this guest house that’s set close to The Oberoi and local markets that sell artisanal products, clothing and souvenirs. Take a walk and you’ll reach them within minutes.
What makes this holiday home stand out are the beautifully designed rooms with soft lighting and contemporary décor. It has seven Superior Rooms and two Deluxe Rooms, all incredibly comfortable and homely. If you’re traveling with family or friends, you can rent the entire house and have it all to yourselves. However, you can also rent a single room if you’re traveling with a partner or are going solo.
The open plan kitchen has a dining area that seats six people. Sun loungers are set right next to it with the pool a couple of feet away. Plants line the sides for a touch more tropical beauty.
9) Homely Wooden Cottage for a Cozy Stay
Rustic charm never goes out of fashion and it’s easy to see why. Cosiness and comfort are at the heart of it and who doesn’t love that? This lovely wooden cottage embodies rustic charm, making your stay in Bali even more memorable. It’s in the capital city of Denpasar which is known for its energy, shopping malls and restaurants. Although it’s centrally located, it’s in a neighbourhood that isn’t as commercialized and you can still experience authentic Balinese life.
The cottage is small yet cleverly designed to offer modern comforts. A plush bed, compact kitchen with modern fittings and a simple bathroom-cum-toilet make up the cottage. There’s a small patio with chairs that you’ll love to spend time relaxing in.
The property features a modest size swimming pool with sun loungers on the deck. You can take a dip anytime the heat gets too much. The beach and shopping areas are located close by whenever you’re in the mood for more action.
10) Contemporary Styled Villa Anna
Spacious Villa Anna is perfect for a family as it’s tucked away in a quiet neighbourhood yet is close enough to convenience stores, restaurants and the beach. The strategic location makes it a popular pick among visitors who want the best of both worlds.
The villa features three en-suite bedrooms for up to six guests and an open plan living room with a dining area and a kitchenette. A fridge, gas range and microwave allow for cooking at home. The interiors are tastefully designed with a white color scheme and clean lines that give way to a contemporary style. Step outside and there’s an inviting pool with sun loungers on the deck. A gazebo nearby lets you practice yoga and meditate.
The villa has staff to take care of your needs. Upon arrival, you’ll be familiarized with the area and will get to know the team. The owner is available and can be approached for requests too. What we love about the villa is that guests are made to feel completely at home. And when you’re in a new place, this makes all the difference!
11) Adorable and Comfy Wooden Hut
The wooden cottage listed earlier is not the only rustic holiday home we recommend. This absolutely adorable wooden hut is another. Beautiful in its simplicity, it’s a terrific choice for anyone who loves fuss-free design yet craves a homely ambience. It’s located in Lovina and aims to introduce guests to a more authentic Balinese lifestyle.
The hut features two floors. The ground floor houses a living room with a spacious sofa that can also be used as a bed. There’s a small workspace in case you need to get in a little work. The bedroom is upstairs and contains a double bed. It’s airy and bright as two windows flank the corners and let in a lot of light.
The hut is basic but it has enough amenities for travelers who aren’t looking for frills and fancies. A swimming pool offers the perfect opportunity to cool off while the deck allows for sunbathing and relaxation. The beachfront property overlooks the sea and if you wait long enough, you can even see dolphins putting on a show. The sunset is amazing from here and creates a setting that’s fit for a postcard!
The property consists of four wooden huts. Scooter rentals can be arranged to get around the area easier. A shuttle can be arranged from Perama Tour & Travel as well.
12) Compact and Cosy Holiday Home
Small, incredibly compact and as cozy as it can get, this one-bedroom unit is perfect for solo travelers who crave the comforts of home. Warm, earthy tones dominate the bedroom which has a nice comfy bed and doors that open out onto a patch of green. The living room features an open plan and also comprises a kitchenette and a two-seater dining area. Although small, the holiday home has everything you need for a great stay and you’ll never be left wanting!
A shared swimming pool and a bar lounge provide terrific opportunities for meeting new people and sampling some of Indonesia’s famous cuisine. If you’re traveling with a child, you can also avail a babysitting service at an extra charge. What’s more, guests are provided a delicious gourmet breakfast during the course of their stay and even receive welcome drinks and snacks on arrival.
13) Peaceful and Modern Villa
Finding affordable accommodation for a large family or group is usually tricky but not when you’re in Kerobokan. Check out this four-bedroom villa that sleeps up to eight guests comfortably. It’s stylishly furnished and features modern amenities such as free Wi-Fi, a kitchen and a counter that you can use as a bar.
The bedrooms have attached bathrooms for complete privacy. If you want to dine in but don’t fancy cooking, meals can be requested from the villa staff at reasonable prices. Laundry services can also be availed at a charge. Head outside and there’s a private pool that you can use at your leisure. Sunbathe, relax with a book or a drink – it’s the perfect spot for just unwinding and enjoying the warm sunshine!
The villa is located in a peaceful neighborhood and boasts great views of rice fields. Despite being a ways from the bustle, you can easily access beaches, restaurants and shopping centers. There’s a bonus: If you stay for a week or more, you get a complimentary airport pickup! Now that’s a sweet deal!
14) Delightful Studio Apartment
Traveling alone or as a couple? Consider staying at this cute studio apartment. As with all studios, it’s small but has every amenity you could need. It’s one of two apartments situated in the first and second floor. The room features a sofa, a wardrobe, a mini dining area for two and a bathroom. Large windows open onto a sunny balcony and overlook the neighborhood.
While the apartment does not include a kitchen, there’s a kitchenette on the ground floor where a microwave and a stove can be requested. The open plan space also has a dining area and a swimming pool.
The apartment is located in the center of Seminyak and is within walking distance to bars and restaurants. This makes it a top favorite among tourists looking to be close to the town.
15) Stylish Villa in Seminyak
We’ve already mentioned Villa Anna but this chicly designed holiday home offers more. The smaller Villa Anna 4 has two bedrooms for up to four guests, both of which open out on to the pool and a small garden. This is its best feature because let’s face it – who doesn’t want direct pool access anytime of the day? The master bedroom includes a double bed while the second bedroom has two single beds. Both boast a contemporary, almost minimalistic design which is refreshing in a tropical place like Bali.
The living room has an open plan design with comfy sofas, a modest dining area and a kitchen with a fridge, gas range and a microwave. A chef is available too. Outside, a lovely swimming pool awaits complete with sun loungers beside it and a gazebo for yoga and meditation. Views of expansive rice fields add to the allure.