Where to Stay ?
Located in the southern part of Bali, the port of Benoa is right in the middle of the most touristic part of the island and it provides easy access to a number of very popular cities. On the southeastern tip of the island, Nusa Dua attracts visitors with a host of five-star hotel and resorts, as well as golf courts, splendid beaches, and amazing spa and well-being centers.
The peninsula of Tanjung Benoa, north of Nusa Dua, is where the cruise port is located. This area offers numerous hotels and restaurants, but also thalasso establishments right by the sea, and beautiful strolling opportunities along the shores of the Indian Ocean. Kuta, undoubtedly the busiest and most popular spot in the region, attracts surfers and party-goers around Kuta Beach, but also offers good shopping opportunities. Denpasar, while a transport hub and capital, doesn’t offer much to tourists but could be a good idea for accommodation as well.
If it is culture you are looking for, then Ubud is for you. From local art to dance ceremonies, temples, museums and crafts shops, you’ll be in heaven. Ubud is home to many 5 star luxury hotels. Located in Ayung river valley, “Valley of the Kings”, these wonderful hotels offer splendid views of the river, coconut plantations and rice fields. Resorts feature first class spa facilities and luxurious hotel rooms with even a private swimming pool and outdoor shower.
For a more upscale experience, Seminyak is your go-to place, with its trendy bars, restaurants and clubs.
Stay Close to the Port in
- Denpasar (capital city)
- Kuta (most famous beach and tourist resort area of the island)
- Nusa Dua (home to many international 5 star resorts)
- Jimbaran (south of Kuta and the airport, upscale resort area)
- Seminyak (north of Kuta, home to luxurious resorts)
- Sanur (oldest upscale resort and beach area)
Accommodation is located approx. 30 minutes from the harbour.
Stay in Ubud, 1 hour from the port
- Ubud (cultural centre of Bali located in the middle of the island)
Ubud is home to some fascinating 5 star hotels.