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15 Best Bamboo Houses In Bali

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This article features 15 of the best bamboo houses and villas on the island. It will help you decide whether a bamboo house is for you and help you find your perfect house. 

Staying in a Bali bamboo house doesn’t mean roughing it; some of the houses featured in this article are 5-star luxury villas with air conditioning and private pools. 

Whether you want enclosed villas with high-end furnishings or open-to-the-elements rustic villas, you will find the perfect bamboo house Bali for you in this article. 

We recommend staying in a bamboo house at least once during your trip to Bali; we promise it will be one of the most memorable experiences you have on the Island of the Gods. 

It offers the chance to get away from it all and to surround yourself in nature with the people and things that matter to you. Bamboo houses are designed for relaxing and wellness; many visitors leave a bamboo house wishing they could stay longer.  

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TOP pick of the best bamboo houses in bali

Top pick of Bali bamboo house

ULAMAN ECO-LUXURY RESORT

This 5-star luxury resort boasts incredible design features and sets the standard for other bamboo hotels in Bali.

Other excellent choices:

🌟 BEST BALI TREE HOUSE 📍Stone House ➡️ CHECK RATES

🌟 TOP WELLNESS PICK 📍Samanvaya Luxury Resort & Spa ➡️ CHECK RATES

🌟 TOP PICK FOR COUPLES 📍Beehouse Dijiwa Ubud ➡️ CHECK RATES

🌟 TOP PICK FOR FAMILIES 📍Tower House ➡️ CHECK RATES

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    Ultimate Luxury Bamboo Houses Bali

    You may be surprised to learn that bamboo houses in Bali can be as luxurious as any concrete-built 5-star hotel. Many of our recommendations offer private pools or self-catering facilities. 

    Each of the following bamboo hotels Bali offers free WiFi and free parking. Some bamboo villas in Bali offer air-conditioned rooms, whilst others are built at an elevation to encourage natural airflow. 

    You can expect to encounter some insects and critters in a thatched roof bamboo house in Bali, so if you don’t like insects, opt for a wood slat roof house instead. Plus, not every Bali bamboo villa offers a tv, so if it is important to you, make sure you check the room facilities before booking.  

    #1 Ulaman Eco Luxury Resort – One Of The Best Eco Friendly Bamboo Resorts In Bali.

    This 5-star luxury resort boasts incredible design features and sets the standard for other bamboo hotels in Bali. It accepts guests over 12. 

    Location | This Bali bamboo hotel is in rural Kaba Kaba, seven kilometres from Tanah Lot Temple and a 30-minute drive from Canggu. There are three restaurants within three kilometres. 

    Facilities | Ulaman Eco Luxury Resort features a swimming pool, a fruit tree-filled garden, a terrace and a restaurant serving American cuisine. 

    There is a spa, a paid airport shuttle, yoga classes and free use of bikes. Breakfast is included in the room rate.  

    Rooms | The high-ceiling wood and bamboo one-bed villas feature an extra large double bed, a minibar, a coffee machine and a tv. The ensuite has dual stone sinks, a rainfall shower, plus a wooden bathtub. 

    Sliding glass doors lead to a deck with seating and a good-sized private pool. The decor is simple but luxurious. We love the curved doors and canopy nets of the Lake Villa, whilst the spectacular Sky Villa offers the best views of the surrounding jungle.

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      #2 Veluvana Bali – The Most Striking Bamboo Hotel In Bali For Couples.

      This adults-only bamboo hotel Bali features a sustainably built bamboo villa with a unique individual design. We guarantee you have never stayed anywhere quite like the Veluvana. 

      Location | The hotel is in Sidemen, eight kilometres from Labuhan Amuk Beach. There are three restaurants within 100 metres. 

      Facilities | Veluvana Bali features a paid airport shuttle, room service and bike hire. The hotel has a snack bar, daily yoga classes and can arrange car hire. 

      Breakfast is included in the room rate.  

      Rooms | Bamboo and wood villas include a large double bed with nets plus a minibar, kettle and stove in an open-air kitchenette. Each villa has an open-air bathroom with a shower. 

      Each villa has a sun terrace and seating, swings or daybeds with jaw-dropping forest views. The main differences between the individually designed villas are the private pools.

      Scorpio House and Owl House have in-deck or under-the-house pools, whilst Manta House has an elongated infinity pool. If you have a head for heights, you will love the rooftop plunge pool at Octopus House.  

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      #3 Samanvaya Luxury Resort & Spa – Best Bamboo Houses In Bali For Couples Seeking Comfort and Luxury.

      This 4-star luxury resort offers a range of wood, bamboo and concrete villas, so it is a good option if some of your travelling party don’t want to stay in a bamboo villa. 

      Location | The hotel is set amongst rice fields in the Sidemen Valley, a one-hour drive from Ubud. There are three restaurants within a five-minute walk. 

      Facilities | The 4-star Samavaya Luxury Resort and Spa features a swimming pool, a spa offering massages and a restaurant. There is a paid airport shuttle, room service and a continental breakfast is included in the room rate. 

      Rooms | The one and two-bed bamboo villas sleep between two and four people in double beds with nets. The tiled and wood floor villas have a living room with sofas, a seating area and a large sun deck. Some villas boast a private pool. The decor is elegant and sophisticated, with bamboo furniture and white linens. 

      The bathrooms have dual sinks, a shower and a semi-open copper or stone bathtub.  All the villas have a Smartphone for guests to use during their stay. 

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      Best Bamboo Houses: Ubud Area

      If you have your heart set on staying in the scenic region of Ubud, you will be pleased to learn that there are bamboo houses in Bali to choose from in this area. 

      Ubud offers a range of options for all travellers and travel budgets, including sustainable eco houses, self-catering villas and treehouses. In fact, we think Ubud has some of the best bamboo villas Bali has to offer.  

      #4 Stone House – Best Bamboo Villa In Ubud For Couples and Older Families.

      This highly-rated 4-star hotel features six villas made of stone, wood or bamboo. We love its tranquillity even though it is in the centre of Ubud. If you want to stay in a bamboo house but want to avoid insects and bugs, this villa is a good option. 

      Location | The hotel is two kilometres from Ubud Palace and four kilometres from Monkey Forest. There are two restaurants within 150 metres. 

      Facilities | Stone House features a paid airport shuttle, bike and car hire, a garden and 24-hour security. There is a restaurant and coffee shop on site, and breakfast is included in the room rate. 

      Rooms | The enclosed wood and bamboo slat roof villa features a large double bed with nets, a desk, safe, minibar and kettle. The semi-open ensuite has a shower. 

      The villa has a front porch with sofas and a table which offers garden views. The decor has an old-world charm. 

      Children over 5 are welcome, and extra beds can be added to the rooms for an additional fee. 

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      #5 Bambu Indah – Best Bamboo House in Ubud For Sustainability And Design.

      We love Bambu Indah’s incredible design and attention to detail. It is noteworthy for its water filtration system, which means you can drink tap water and avoid plastic waste. 

      Location | This 4-star boutique hotel is two kilometres from Monkey Forest. There are three restaurants with 650 metres. 

      Facilities | Bambu Indah features a naturally filtered lava rock swimming pool and a restaurant serving produce grown in the on-site garden. There is a paid airport shuttle, a spa and room service available.

      Breakfast is included in the room rate.  

      Rooms | Rooms are either tents on a bamboo platform under a bamboo canopy or a one or two-bed bamboo villa.

      The bamboo villas feature a large double bed with nets, a safe, minibar and kettle. There is a sofa, a small dining table, and the ensuite boasts a copper bath. There are no windows or doors on the elevated villa, so you can enjoy jungle views wherever you look. 

      For something special, book the conical treehouse (in our opinion, one of the best tree houses in Bali), which looks like it has stepped out of a fairy tale. 

      If you want a private pool, book the spectacular and enormous two-bed River House.

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      #6 Beehouse Dijiwa Ubud – Unique Adults-Only Bamboo Houses In Bali.

      Nestled in rural serenity, 4-star Beehouse Dijiwa villas offer luxury accommodations in adults-only resorts. A tranquil, romantic escape or wellness retreat.

      Location | The hotel is a ten-minute walk from the centre of Ubud. There are lots of dining options nearby. 

      Facilities | Beehouse Dijiwa features a year-round swimming pool (with a view of the rice fields), a garden and a sun terrace. There is a bar and restaurant serving an à la carte or American-style breakfast, which is included in the room rate.

      The hotel offers a 24-hour front desk, all-day security, a paid airport shuttle and bike hire. 

      Rooms | The wood floor, air-conditioned villas have a cylindrical bamboo frame and are built on stilts to make the most of the scenic views. Each room has an extra large double bed, a seating area, a safe, tv and a fridge. The ensuite has a stone sink, a shower and a freestanding bathtub. 

      Sliding glass doors open onto a balcony with seating and countryside and pool views.

      Deluxe villas offer additional space, a separate living area with sofas and a stone bathtub.  If you want a bamboo house Ubud Bali with a private pool, book the one-bed Dijiwa villa. 

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      #7 Bamboo Turtles Ecolodge – One Of The Most Affordable Bamboo Tree House Bali Has To Offer.

      Looking for an eco bamboo house Bali in which to relax and recharge? Check out the idyllic Bamboo Turtles Ecolodge set in the jungle with a river running through it. 

      Location | The hotel is seven kilometres from Monkey Forest and from Saba Beach. There are three restaurants within 1.5 kilometres. 

      Facilities | Bamboo Turtles Ecolodge features a swimming pool, a terrace with bean bags and loungers, plus a communal lounge and bar. A continental or Asian breakfast is included in the surprisingly affordable price. 

      Rooms | Spacious air-conditioned bamboo tree houses feature double or single beds with nets, a desk, fan and kettle. The semi-open ensuite has a shower. 

      Each treehouse has glass sliding doors leading onto a balcony with seating and jungle or pool views. The Queen villa can sleep three people with an additional sofa bed. Each villa has a simple but tasteful decor. 

      Extra beds can be added to the bamboo houses for children or adults for an additional fee. 

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      #8 Tower House – Largest Bamboo Villa In Ubud For Families and Groups.

      This privately owned four-storey bamboo house Ubud is one of the largest and most luxurious bamboo houses in Bali. It has four double bedrooms, all of which offer stunning jungle views. 

      Location | The house is in Bringkit, approximately eight kilometres from Ubud. Bali’s Green School is five minutes by car, and there are three restaurants within 650 metres. 

      Facilities | Tower House boasts a private elongated swimming pool and air conditioning. Breakfast is available daily for an additional fee. 

      Rooms | This enormous bamboo house offers extra large double beds, double beds and two single bunk beds. The three bathrooms feature stone sinks and showers, plus one of the ensuites has a freestanding bathtub. The villa’s decor is simple but elegant. 

      There is a separate living area with sofas, a snug with a sofa and a flat screen tv, plus a kitchen equipped with a stove, full oven, microwave and fridge. Families will love the washing machine. 

      We think that this bamboo treehouse in Bali is spectacular and offers a once-in-a-lifetime stay. 

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      Best Bamboo Houses In Bali: East

      The following recommendations for bamboo houses in Bali are all found in the east of the island. 

      Compared to Kuta or Canggu, East Bali is a less developed, quieter and more authentic part of the island. The eastern region boasts scenic landscapes, historical sites such as Lempuyang Luhur and Besakih Temples, as well as unspoilt sandy beaches. If you don’t want to party, this is the place to come. 

      #9 Camaya Bali – An Idyllic Bamboo House Best for Groups and Families.

      The four two-bed bamboo houses at Camaya Bali provide the wow factor and are good value for money if shared between friends. If you’ve been dreaming of a picture-perfect bamboo villa in Bali, this is it. 

      Location | The villas are set amongst rice fields in a remote part of Selat, 42 kilometres from Monkey Forest. You will need a car to visit local restaurants or shops. 

      Facilities | Camaya Bali offers free parking and a complimentary breakfast each morning. 

      Rooms | The two-storey villas feature a glass-enclosed first-floor bedroom with a double bed with nets and a desk. Doors lead to a wide balcony with seating and a canopy bed. 

      Downstairs there is a tiled floor open plan living area with a double bed, sofas and a dining table. The semi-open ensuite has a stone sink and a rainfall shower. 

      Other villas offer two enclosed rooms and a central seating area with a canopy net overlooking a private plunge pool. Bamboo stairs lead to a mezzanine level with a cinema room. 

      The decor is rustic but tasteful, though, with such good views, you will spend all your time looking outward rather than inward. 

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      #10 Bird Hills Bamboo House – One Of The Best Bamboo Villas In Bali For Groups.

      If you are looking for self-catering bamboo houses in Bali suitable for groups, check out Bird Hills Bamboo House. It offers incredible views and a high level of customer service. 

      Location | The villa is in Sideman, 25 kilometres from Goa Gajah and 29 kilometres from Monkey Forest. The nearest restaurant is just over one kilometre away, and the nearest supermarket is 17 minutes away on foot. 

      Facilities | Bird Hills offers a paid airport shuttle, car hire and a daily Asian or vegetarian breakfast is included in the room rate. 

      Rooms | The two-bed, two-bathroom villa sleeps up to five in double beds and a sofa bed. All the beds have nets. There is an open-plan living area with a stove, toaster, kettle, fridge and dishwasher, plus a small dining table. 

      The master bedroom opens onto a large balcony with seating. The second bedroom is in a small, separate building. 

      Due to the separate nature of the bedrooms, this villa is only suitable for groups or families with older children. 

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      #11 Magic Hills Bali – Perfect Bali Bamboo Villa For a Couples Getaway.

      This 3-star villa oozes luxury and has everything you need on one site. 

      Location | This adults-only villa is in a rural location, a 30-minute walk from the centre of Selat. It is 38 kilometres from Goa Gajah. There are three restaurants within three kilometres so you will need a car or scooter to stay here. 

      Facilities | Magic Hills features a private pool and a garden. There is a restaurant and a snack bar on site. Daily housekeeping, car hire and a paid airport shuttle are available. 

      Breakfast is included in the room rate. 

      Rooms | The two-bed two bathroom villa can sleep up to four people. The tiled floor two-storey villa has an open plan downstairs with a double bed with nets, a sofa, a swing chair and a table. A walkway leads to the garden and private pool. 

      Upstairs there is a glass-enclosed bedroom with a double bed with nets and a seating area. Doors open onto a balcony with a canopy net. Each of the bathrooms has a rainfall shower. 

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      Best Budget-Friendly Bali Bamboo Houses

      Some bamboo houses in Bali can really stretch your travel budget, but budget-conscious travellers will be pleased to know there are some good quality, low-cost bamboo houses on the island. 

      #12 Le Bamboo Bali – Best Value For Money Bamboo Resort Bali Has To Offer.

      This charming boutique resort has a large villa and eight bungalows. The facilities and rooms available it is excellent value for money.

      Location | The hotel is in Uluwatu and is just over three kilometres from the nearest beach. There are three restaurants within 400 metres.

      Facilities | The 4-star Le Bamboo Bali features a figure-of-eight swimming pool, a vegetarian restaurant serving international cuisine, a yoga pavilion and a massage area. There is free WiFi and parking. 

      Rooms | Thatched roof bungalows have a large double bed with nets, bean bag seating, a small table plus a kettle, a safe and a fridge. The rear ensuite has a shower. To the front is a small patio with seating. The bungalows are cosy, with well-planted grasses and hedges offering a good degree of privacy. 

      Some bungalows have air conditioning, whilst others are semi-open. Selected villas have interior winding stairs leading to a mezzanine with a sofa and a canopy net. 

      Groups and families can book the two-bed Hill Top Villa, which sleeps up to five. It has an open-air kitchen diner equipped with a fridge, stove and kettle, as well as a private pool. 

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      #13 Balikayanas Bamboo House – One Of The Most Authentic Bamboo Villas Bali Has To Offer.

      This idyllic and private rural villa offers guests the chance to get away from it all and be truly immersed in nature. The adults-only villa is best suited to couples or friends, and if shared, it is a bargain price per person.

      Location | The villa is in Karangasem, northwest of Sidemen. There are three restaurants within three kilometres of the hotel. A car or scooter is recommended for this rural property. 

      Facilities | Balikayanas Bamboo House features a swimming pool, a landscaped garden, free WiFi and free parking. A continental breakfast is included in the room rate. 

      Rooms | Built on a stone platform and boasting its own entrance and private garden, this open-sided villa has two bedrooms and two bathrooms. 

      Each bedroom has a double bed with nets. The upstairs bedroom opens onto a canopy net whilst the downstairs bedroom opens onto a terrace with a sofa and a table. The two bedrooms are connected by a bamboo ladder. There are two open-air bathrooms featuring a shower. 

      The decor is simple and rustic but elegant. This bamboo house is authentic and will create fabulous memories for couples and groups. 

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      #14 Bali Firefly BnB – Best For Families Travelling On A Budget.

      Bali Firefly is not entirely made of bamboo, but this property is just too good not to include in this article. 

      This gorgeous BnB offers comfortable accommodation, excellent customer service and a stunning 12-acre tropical garden, all for a budget price. 

      Location | The hotel is in Penestanan Kaja village, a 20-minute walk from Ubud. Ubud Palace is three kilometres from the hotel. There are three warungs within 300 metres. 

      Facilities | Bali Firefly Bnb has a swimming pool, bike and car hire. It offers yoga classes, massages and a paid airport shuttle. The family owners organise cooking classes, cultural and walking tours on request. Breakfast is included. 

      Rooms | The Deluxe Double sleeps up to two adults in a double bed with nets. Its outdoor shaded patio has a built-in corner sofa, lounge chairs and a fridge, kettle and toaster for basic snacks. You get a lot of space, character and style for a low price. 

      This exceptional BnB offers just three villas/rooms in its 12-acre plot, so you will need to book quickly to secure your piece of paradise! Children are welcome, and extra beds can be added to the spacious rooms for an additional fee. 

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      #15 Le Sabot Ubud – Comfortable Bamboo Houses For Couples and Families At A Budget Price.

      Cheap, well-designed and spacious bamboo houses are hard to find in popular areas such as Ubud. Le Sabot is one of the few that ticks all the boxes.

      Location | The hotel is a 10-minute walk from Ubud market. Ubud Palace is two kilometres on foot, and Monkey Forest is four kilometres away. There are three restaurants within 300 metres. 

      Facilities | Le Sabot Ubud features a swimming pool, a garden and daily housekeeping. 

      Rooms | Standard thatched roof villas feature a double bed, a table and a fan. There is a shower in the enclosed ensuite, and each villa has a front porch with seating and garden views. The bamboo One Bed Villa offers more space and character, plus a stove. 

      Families can book the enormous two bed, two storey villas which come with a fan, kettle and fridge. The decor is very simple (a couple of chairs and a wardrobe), and there is no tv, but if you want to stay in a bamboo house for a low price, Le Sabot is a great option. 

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      Bamboo Houses In Bali: FAQ

      Which area is best to stay in Bali?

      The answer to this question depends on your expectations and travel style. Most travellers to Bali find the coastal towns of Seminyak and Canggu most desirable to stay. These towns both boast bustling nightlife, a wide range of dining and shopping options as well as excellent beginner surf spots.

      Ubud is ideal for culture enthusiasts and Sidemen, home to many epic Bali bamboo houses is great for an authentic and off-beaten-track stay.

      How long do bamboo houses last?

      Bamboo houses in Bali are highly sustainable and incredibly durable. Properly built and maintained, bamboo houses can last for decades, with some even surviving a century or more!

      How can we be eco friendly in Bali?

      To be eco friendly in Bali, one of the best strategies is to reduce plastic use as much as possible. Bring reusable bottles and bags for shopping instead of buying single-use items, participate in beach cleanups and be mindful of not leaving any trash behind when visiting natural areas.

      Additionally, you can support local businesses and eateries that are working towards reducing their plastic waste or who are serving organic/vegetarian food options as an alternative to more unsustainable alternatives.

      Finally, try to choose accommodation that uses renewable energy sources such as solar panels or wind turbines and has zero plastic usage policies.

      What is the most luxurious area to stay in Bali?

      The most luxurious areas to stay in Bali are undoubtedly Seminyak and Nusa Dua. Seminyak is renowned for its high-end beach resorts, trendy restaurants, and chic boutiques, offering a sophisticated ambience that’s ideal for travellers seeking both style and comfort. Nusa Dua, on the other hand, is a gated community of luxury resorts where you can enjoy pristine, well-maintained beaches and world-class amenities in a tranquil environment.

      Where is the best place in Bali for culture?

      For culture enthusiasts, Ubud is the best place in Bali. Known as the island’s cultural heart, Ubud offers an abundance of art galleries, craft shops, and traditional markets. The town also hosts regular cultural performances and yoga classes and is surrounded by iconic rice terraces, ancient temples, and lush jungles, providing plenty of opportunities to explore and immerse in Balinese culture.

      Bamboo Houses in Bali: Final Word

      If you are thinking of staying in one of the amazing bamboo houses in Bali, we can 100% recommend doing it. 

      Book one of the unique, strikingly designed bamboo villas in Bali featured in this article, and you will be guaranteed a memorable Balinese stay. You can immerse yourself in nature, wake up to the sounds of the jungle and fall asleep under the stars after watching the sunset over the tree canopy. 

      You will be able to switch off, relax and recharge, as well as reconnect with nature, yourself or your travelling companion. We think that staying in a Bali bamboo house is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity that should not be missed.

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