With the holiday season just around the corner, you need to think about where you want to spend quality time with your loved ones and family. Bali is one of the top destinations in Asia that offers the best options for travelers in terms of landscapes, food and hotels and resorts.
The natural beauty of Bali is mesmerizing allowing people from all corners of the world to explore the lush greenery, gorgeous waterfalls, scenic lakes and even the iconic rice fields that you can find all over the island.
Located southeast of Bali, Nusa Penida is a small island that has gained the attention of travelers and backpackers over the years. It is the largest and the most exotic of the three Nusa islands, the other two are Nusa Ceningan and Nusa Lembongan. The reason for its growing popularity is its picturesque cliff formations and lagoons that have become a hit on social media.
Being a popular tourist destination, Nusa Penida offers a wide range of accommodation and dining options for those who want to get the best experiences. You can find a range of the best luxury hotels and resorts to budget accommodations that help you manage your travel budget. Here is my handpicked selection on ‘Where to Stay in Nusa Penida‘.
Further Reading – Where to Stay In Bali? All top spots and best locations.
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Where to Stay in Nusa Penida – My Top Picks
Personally, I stayed in the budget Full Moon bungalows when I was in Nusa Penida but it seems they are not operational any more. Maybe the pandemic hit them hard as it was a small property.
So I dug deeper to find other awesome options for my readers. Here are some top rated hotels in Nusa Penida and neighbouring islands to check out –
Best Luxury Resort for Families – The Tamarind Resort Nusa Lembongan
Best Luxury Resort for Couples – MAUA Nusa Penida Bali
Best Mid-Range Accommodation for Families – Semabu Hills Hotel Nusa Penida
Best Mid-Range Accommodation for Couples – The Mesare Eco Resort
Best Mid-Range Accommodation for Solo Travelers – The Kama
Best Budget Hotels for Families – La Roja Bungalows
Best Budget Hotel for Couples – Pradana Beach Inn Luxury
Best Budget Hotel for Solo Travelers – Wait Garden Cottage
Luxury Accommodations in Nusa Penida
MAUA Nusa Penida Bali
Nestled on the hilltop of Gamat Bay, MAUA Nusa Penida Bali is an excellent option for couples and families wanting to escape the chaos. With a spectacular view of Gamut Bay from the room, you can enjoy the best luxuries and facilities and amenities. The villas come with an outdoor garden, a featured outdoor pool, a restaurant and a terrace.
Atalaya Villas Nusa Penida
With a picturesque view of the island, Atalaya Villas Nusa Penida offers you a room with a view like no other. The property is almost 2 kilometers from Gamut Bay, Crystal Bay Beach and Puyung Beach offering you accessibility to all the locations. The suites here are air-conditioned and guests can relax and unwind on the sun terrace that offers a panoramic view of the island.
The Tamarind Resort Nusa Lembongan
If you are heading to Bali with your family, The Tamarind Resort Nusa Lembongan is a great luxurious property that offers the best you would want for your loved ones. This 5-star resort offers rooms that are furnished with all facilities and amenities you can imagine. The property is also close to Tamarind Beach, Jungutbatu Beach and Song Lambung Beach.
Villa Nusa – Nusa Lembongan
With just a 12-minute walk from Jungutbatu Beach, Villa Nusa is one of the top luxurious accommodations that offer the best experiences while you are in Bali. Surrounded by tropical gardens, this private villa comes with an infinity pool that allows you to soak in the vibes of Bali. The wooden interiors of the villa make you feel comfortable and right at home.
Suite Ocean Blue
This 5-star hotel provides a private beach area and beautiful views of Gamut Bay that instantly capture your attention. Suite Ocean Blue provides air-conditioned suites that allow you to unwind and relax and enjoy the sun and sand at Batununggul Rastafara Beach. The property is ideal for couples wanting to spend quality time in Nusa Penida.
Mid-Range Accommodations in Nusa Penida
Semabu Hills Hotel Nusa Penida
Nestled on one of the hills of Nusa Penida, Semabu Hills Hotel Nusa Penida is a great holiday escape in Bali. The well-decorated rooms and suites here are air-conditioned and offer sweeping views of the island and the sea at a distance. The hotel offers the tranquility of the island without hurting your budget.
The Mesare Eco Resort
Located close to Peguyangan Waterfall, The Mesare Eco Resort is another excellent choice that allows you to stay in Nusa Penida and explore the serenity of the island. The rooms come with a private balcony and a seating area that allow you to soak in the lush green landscape and a large bean-shaped outdoor pool.
Sea La Vie Resort Nusa Penida
Situated close to Toyapakeh Beach, Sea La Vie Resort Nusa Penida is another great stay option that offers stunning views of the ocean right from your room balcony. The rooms here are air-conditioned and the light wooden interiors offer a warm welcoming feel. The hotel also has a large garden area and an outdoor infinity pool.
Within a walking distance of Sun Sun Beach, The Kama offers air-conditioned rooms that are furnished with all modern facilities and amenities. This 4-star hotel property comes with excellent garden views and a patio with pool views. The property is within a short distance to reach Sampalan Beach and Kutampi Beach.
The Angkal Resort
Located close to Diamond Beach, The Angkal Resort offers excellent panoramic views of the sea right from the room you book. The villas here overlook the large outdoor pool and the sea beyond. The air-conditioned rooms are furnished with all modern facilities and amenities that offer you a great stay experience in Bali.
Budget Accommodations in Nusa Penida
The Box Paradise Cottage
Not far from Batununggul Rastafara Beach, The Box Paradise Cottage offers budget accommodation that is furnished with an air-conditioner, a free private parking space, an outdoor swimming pool and a terrace.
Pradana Beach Inn Luxury
With a private beach area, Pradana Beach Inn Luxury offers great accommodation not too far from Batununggul Rastafara Beach. All hotel rooms are equipped with air-conditioners and the best facilities and amenities including a garden and sun terrace. The property is close to Sampalan Beach and Mentigi Beach.
La Roja Bungalows
Located close to Sampalan Beach and Mentigi Beach, La Roja Bungalows is a perfect space for those looking for something unique. The wooden boat-shaped architecture of the bungalows is very Instagrammable. The property also offers a terrace space along with an outdoor pool to relax and unwind.
Kaylas Hill Jungle Resort
With Sun Sun Beach at walking distance, Kaylas Hill Jungle Resort is another budget getaway retreat that offers you excellent accommodation in Bali. With deluxe rooms that offer a sea view, all the rooms here come with a patio space where you can relax and soak in the vibes of Bali. The large outdoor infinity pool offers you an inviting feel as well.
Wait Garden Cottage
Within a 10-minute drive from Nusa Penida White Sand Beach, Wait Garden Cottage is a hidden treasure that offers you tranquility and peace. Each room is air-conditioned and fitted with modern facilities and amenities that make your stay comfortable. The property also comes with a garden and a terrace and an outdoor swimming pool.
Further Reading – Complete Guide to Nusa Penida – Nightlife/ Beaches & More!
If you are in Bali, visiting Nusa Penida would be a great idea as it offers stunning views of the sea and Gamut Bay. With clear blue waters and beautiful rock formations that have become an Instagram sensation, Nusa Penida is a great way to unwind and relax. With plenty of beaches here like Kelingking Beach, Crystal Bay Beach, and many others you can spend more time relaxing and exploring the coastal areas.
I hope you found this post informative and found details about accommodations in Nusa Penida based on your requirements and budget. Let me know in the comment section if you have any more queries about staying in Nusa Penida.