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Where To Stay In Lovina – 13 Best Hotels In Lovina Bali

If you want to experience the lifestyle and culture of a traditional Bali destination, Lovina is for you, and this guide to the best hotels in Lovina Bali will help you find the perfect accommodation! 

This undeveloped part of northern Bali offers visitors a tranquil, laid-back vacation with relaxing on sandy beaches, walks through rice fields, soaking in Banjar Hot Springs or visiting stunning waterfalls such as Gitgit Falls and Sekumpul Waterfall. It is a great location to find traditional warungs, riding on a jukung (outrigger canoe) or visiting a local pasar (market). 

Low-key Lovina is best known for its diving and snorkelling opportunities, which, due to calm waters and few currents, can often be enjoyed from the beach. Plus, dolphins abound here and if you want to see dolphins, Lovina offers daily sunrise boat trips with guaranteed sightings. 

Let’s dive into the best places to stay in Lovina Bali!

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TOP PICK Of Hotels in Lovina Bali

The Damai hotel in Lovina is our top pick recommendation

THE DAMAI

Secreted away in the lush interior of Lovina, The Damai is all about getting lost in nature. This is where to stay in Lovina Bali if you want to be surrounded by a tropical paradise but still within a short drive of the coast.

Other excellent choices:

🌟 TOP WELLNESS PICK 📍 Maha Hills Resort Lovina ➡️ CHECK RATES

🌟 BEST BEACHFRONT HOTEL 📍 The Lovina Bali Resort ➡️ CHECK RATES

🌟 BEST HOTEL FOR FAMILIES 📍 Padmasari Resort Lovina ➡️ CHECK RATES

🌟 BEST MID-RANGE HOTEL 📍 Kelapa Lovina Beach Villa ➡️ CHECK RATES

🌟 BEST BUDGET HOTEL 📍 Pandawa Village ➡️ CHECK RATES

Where To Stay In Lovina Bali In A Nutshell

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Lovina is part of the Singaraja district, which is also the largest city in the area. 

Most Lovina Bali hotels are strung alongside, or within walking distance of, the coastline and its beaches. The best Lovina beaches are in Kalibukbuk, which is also a foodie destination.

If you want scenic views and hiking opportunities, stay further inland, or if you prefer theme parks or tourist attractions on your doorstep, stay closer to Singaraja city.  

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    Best Luxury Hotels In Lovina

    The following high-quality accommodation in Lovina Bali offers guests a minibar, safe, tea and coffee-making facilities in the rooms, free WiFi, cable television, a wardrobe, plus all linen and toiletries as standard. 

    #1 The Damai – Best Hotel In Lovina Bali For A Jungle Escape. 

    Secreted away in the lush interior of Lovina, The Damai is all about getting lost in nature. This is where to stay in Lovina Bali if you want to be surrounded by a tropical paradise but still within a short drive of the coast.

    LOCATION | Lovina Beach is about 5 to 10 minutes’ away by car, depending on the time of day. The surrounding region also has lots of hikes and waterfalls that we recommend exploring as part of any visit (the hotel organises tours).

    FACILITIES | Splash about in the communal infinity pool, enjoying the views, before retiring to the adjacent restaurant for an Indonesian meal that’s heavy on sustainably sourced seafood and locally harvested ingredients.

    The Damai also has a small but excellent spa, free private parking, and a delicious daily breakfast.

    ROOMS | Accommodation in Lovina doesn’t get more elegant than the mixture of antiques and local artwork that decorate each room.

    Skip over the studios and opt for a villa with its own private plunge pool for privacy and idyllic seclusion.

    #2 The Lovina Bali Resort – Best Lovina resort for large groups and families.

    This stunning Lovina Beach resort has a wow factor beachfront location. But the wows don’t stop at the beach. 

    This property (also known as Lovina Beach Club and Resort)  offers a range of high-end, versatile accommodation and excellent facilities. It is best for groups and families who enjoy active holidays in a spacious, luxurious environment.

    Lovina Beach resort is arguably the best hotel Lovina has to offer. 

    Location | This Lovina Beach hotel sits directly on the sandy beach. It is just five kilometres from Krisna Water Park and 12 kilometres from Banjar Hot Springs. 

    Facilities | The Lovina Resort features a swimming pool, a well-equipped gym, plus a spa and a wellness centre offering massages and free daily yoga classes. Guests have free use of snorkelling equipment, canoes and stand-up paddle boards. Don’t miss the chance to learn Balinese dancing at the weekly free dance class. 

    There is a restaurant serving an international menu (and amazing pizzas) plus a beachside bar. Private barbecue parties can be arranged.Guests can enjoy free parking or a paid airport shuttle. The front desk will help with tours or arrange free area shuttles. A useful laundry service is available. 

    Rooms | The Lovina hotel rooms consist of individual Balinese-style villas. Each villa boasts a private pool as well as sea views. 

    The open-plan villas are spacious, and some villas offer a kitchen equipped with a fridge/ freezer, microwave and stovetop. The rooms have a clean, modern decor with blue accents to match the beachfront setting. Each room features a large double bed, a seating area with a sofa and a desk. 

    The larger-than-average ensuites have a rainfall shower. A thoughtful addition is the free eco-friendly water bottles provided for guests in each room so visitors can enjoy free, unlimited drinking water refills on site. A highly rated breakfast is included in room rates. 

    The larger one-bed and two-bed villas have a good-sized kitchen and a separate dining and living room area.  Selected villas feature a private pool in a small but pretty garden. The three-bed villa sleeps up to six and offers additional space and luxury. 

    However, the best villa on this property is the outstanding Grand Four Bed Beachfront Villa. This villa is like a self-contained luxury hotel with huge communal rooms and bedrooms, high-quality interior design, a snooker table and a large private pool and terrace. It is the most spacious and most luxurious villa Lovina has to offer.

    #3 Maha Hills Resort Lovina – Best For A Wellness Retreat.

    With a daily programme of activities to help you access your inner peace, the Maha Hills is the perfect place to go for a well-being tune-up. One of the more rural Lovina resorts, you’ll find little in the vicinity to distract you from your wellness journey aside from the beautiful rice terraces.

    LOCATION | Lovina Beach is about half an hour away by car. The famous Aling Aling Waterfall with its cliff jumping experience is a much closer 5 minutes.

    FACILITIES | We’ve not been to many places that have as lovely a studio for sunrise yoga as the Maha Hills. The resort also offers mindfulness and meditation sessions, alongside Balinese dancing and mandala making classes. The all-day restaurant is situated beside an incredible infinity pool that seems to flow into the nearby rice terraces. 

    ROOM | Accommodation here brims with local artisan touches, from the standard rooms with balconies to the spacious villas with private plunge pools.

    Best Mid-Range Lovina Hotels

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      #4 Kelapa – One of the best hotels in Lovina for Wheelchair Accessibility.

      Set in a stunning landscape garden with direct beach access, this secluded hotel is a good option for wheelchair users or anyone with mobility issues, as the rooms, restaurant, and bar are all fully accessible by wheelchair. 

      Location | The hotel is midway between Singaraja and Lovina Beach, each 10 minutes away by car. There is a cafe and restaurant within 300 metres. 

      Facilities | The villa complex boasts an infinity swimming pool and a hot tub overlooking the ocean. Its restaurant serves Indonesian and international dishes, and room service is available. The hotel also offers a bar, free parking and a 24-hour front desk. There is free WiFi, a paid airport shuttle and currency exchange. Bike and car rentals are available on-site. 

      Rooms | The individually styled villas have a contemporary black and white decor and feature a garden or sea view from their private patios. Each room has an extra large double bed, floor-to-ceiling doors and a marble ensuite bathroom with a bathtub. 

      #5 Padmasari Resort Lovina – A top Beach hotel In Lovina.

      If you are looking for quality accommodation with luxury facilities in a convenient beachfront location, check out the Padmasari Resort. 

      Location | The hotel is situated on Lovina Beach. There are several cafes and restaurants within walking distance. Banjar Hot Springs are eight kilometres from the hotel, and Gitgit Waterfall is 21 kilometres away.  

      Facilities | The Padmasari beach resort features a large swimming pool with a sun terrace, a restaurant serving a varied menu and a rooftop bar. Free parking and a paid airport shuttle are available. 

      A continental and American-style breakfast is available daily and is included in the room rates. The front desk is happy to help arrange tours or in-room massages. The hotel also offers a useful free shuttle to central Lovina. 

      Rooms | Each room has either a sea or garden view and is decorated in a neutral, contemporary style with colourful soft furnishings and funky modern art on the walls. 

      The air-conditioned rooms feature single or large double beds, and selected rooms have a fridge. Deluxe, sea-view rooms are filled with light due to floor-to-ceiling glass doors leading onto an impressive balcony. Some rooms have a stunning double aspect.

      Family rooms sleeping up to four people are available. 

      #6 The Grand Villandra Resort – Best For Spacious Accommodation.

      Living up to its name, the Grand Villandra has some grandly sized rooms! With its own slice of seafront, it’s a good place to kick back with a beer and enjoy the sight of the sea.

      LOCATION | This is a quieter part of Lovina, so you’ll want some form of transportation to get to the areas with more restaurants and bars.

      FACILITIES | Right on the seafront, the Coconut Resto and Bar is a top-notch all-day spot to dine and drink while staring out into the ocean. There’s also a simple spa setup where you can get a relaxing rubdown. 


      ROOM | This is where to stay in Lovina Bali if you like plenty of space. The smallest rooms are a massive 538 square feet (50 square metres) and feature either a terrace or a balcony.

      #7 Frangipani Beach Hotel – Best For Seafront Socialising. 

      The Frangipani is one of the best places to stay in Lovina Bali if you want to be right beside the sea, within easy reach of plenty of restaurants and shops.

      LOCATION | The main street in town is just a short walk away. Here, you can find all kinds of cafés, eateries, and bars where you can dine on local cuisine washed back with coffee or cocktails.

      FACILITIES | The outdoor pool and adjacent restaurant are great places to chill and chat with fellow guests when you’re not at the beach. Bike rentals and laundry services are available on request.

      ROOM | Some of the best-value accommodation in Lovina, the rooms here are a good size and very clean. The largest can fit six people, making it perfect for families.

      #8 1000 Dream Bungalows – An idyllic and characterful Lovina Bali hotel.

      If you are looking for character, space and privacy but at an affordable price tag, this is the hotel for you.

      Location | The hotel is a five-minute drive from Singaraja and a 15-minute drive from central Lovina. Due to the proximity to the city centre, there are lots of dining options nearby. 

      Facilities | This idyllic property features a large swimming pool ringed with palm trees, a restaurant and a bar. The hotel offers a laundry service and has a tour desk (offering very affordable activities), and a currency exchange. 

      Active guests can go fishing on the seafront, snorkel, and enjoy bike rides using the on-site bike rental. The hotel offers a paid airport shuttle, free WiFi and free parking, and a highly-rated breakfast is included in the room price. 

      Rooms | The rooms are set in attractive individual or semi-detached bungalows. Each bungalow has its own front path, patio with seating and garden area. 

      The high-ceiling rooms are air-conditioned and have large double beds with a spacious, partially open ensuite with a bathtub and fridge. Selected rooms have traditional touches such as wooden sculptures, carved door frames and a large carved wooden bed.  

      Best Budget-Friendly Hotels In Lovina Bali

      #9 Pandawa Village – Luxury hotel at a bargain price.

      This attractive complex offers traditional-style bungalow accommodation with high-end finishes. If you’re looking for the best value-for-money hotels in Lovina Bali, look no further. 

      Location | The hotel is situated in Singaraja, just 500 metres from the beach. It is a 15-minute drive to Banjar Hot Springs. Foodies can walk for 20 minutes to reach Kalibukbuk Food Court, which has some of the best restaurants Lovina has to offer. 

      Facilities | Pandawa Village features a swimming pool, a terrace and a highly-rated restaurant. It has a gorgeous palm tree-filled tropical garden and offers bike hire, paid local and airport shuttles and a tour desk. Massages and wellness treatments are also available. 

      Rooms | The high-ceiling, air-conditioned private villas feature a living area with satellite television, a safe, a desk and a seating area. There is a useful fridge, kettle and minibar. Each room has a terrace with garden views. 

      The rooms have a luxury feel with tasteful decor and soft furnishings and are flooded with light thanks to the floor-to-ceiling glass doors. It is rare to find rooms of this quality for such a low price.

      #10 Saraswati Holiday House – Best Family-Run Accommodation.

      One of the best places to stay in Lovina Bali if you want to live like a local, Saraswati has just two bungalows on offer. Supplying the personal touch, it’s run by a Balinese-German couple who live just next door.

      LOCATION | These lodgings are within walking distance of all the Lovina Beach F&B spots, as well as the beach and the setting-off point for the dolphin-watching cruises.

      FACILITIES | There’s a shared outdoor pool surrounded by leafy foliage that reminds us of a jungle oasis. Breakfast is available on request, or you can rely on the fully kitted-out shared kitchen to make your own meals.

      In addition to free private parking, the hosts can arrange water sports, day trips into the countryside, and massages.

      ROOM | Cheaper than most Lovina hotels, the bungalows come with comfy terraces leading out onto the lush garden. For couples, there’s a one-bed villa, while families can enjoy a bit more space in the two-bed house.

      #11 Puri Saron Hotel Baruna – One Of The Best Hotels In Lovina For Budget Travellers.

      Location | The hotel is located on Pemaron Beach, and there are lots of restaurants and cafes within walking distance. The hotel is 11 minutes by car to Singaraja and a ten-minute drive to Lovina Beach. Aling Aling waterfall is eight kilometres away. 

      Facilities | This Lovina hotel Bali features two swimming pools, a spa and wellness centre and a bar. Guests can relax on the sun terrace or wander around the gorgeous tropical gardens. 

      There is a beachside restaurant serving local and international dishes, and room service is also available. The hotel offers a paid airport shuttle, laundry and dry cleaning services and will happily arrange tours, including dolphin-watching trips. 

      Rooms | This property offers private villas or rooms in the main multi-storey building, where ensuite rooms have colourful and contemporary decor. Lift access is available. 

      Each air-conditioned room features a large double bed and offers a balcony with either sea or garden views. Suites offer a four-poster bed, a seating area with a sofa and a larger-than-average ensuite bathroom. Family rooms are available, and room rates include breakfast. 

      The best room at the Puri Saron is the luxurious and enormous Presidential Suite. It has traditional carved Balinese furniture and a jaw-dropping enclosed wrap-around balcony. 

      The one and two-bed villas offer additional space and a good-sized private pool, sun terrace and small garden. Selected villas have a kitchenette plus an outdoor patio with seating. 

      #12 New Sunari Lovina Beach Resort – Best luxury hotel In Lovina for direct beach access.

      This stunning beachfront hotel is highly rated for its immaculate rooms and grounds, as well as its customer service. It has direct access to the beach and is a popular spot to watch a Balinese sunset or to look for dolphins in Lovina. It is one of the most attractive hotels in Lovina Beach, Bali. 

      Location | New Sunari sits directly on Lovina Beach. There are lots of dining options within a one-kilometre walk, and it is a 2-hour 30-minute drive from Ngurah Rai International Airport. 

      Facilities | This gorgeous hotel features two swimming pools (one of which is beachside with an extensive sun terrace), a hot tub and a spa offering wellness treatments such as massages. 

      There is a restaurant serving international and local cuisines, a bar and a business centre. A paid airport shuttle is also available. This is also a rare Bali Lovina hotel which has its own private beach area with sun loungers. 

      Rooms | This property offers both rooms and private villas. The air-conditioned, tiled floor rooms feature an extra large double bed and a seating area with neutral, unfussy decor. 

      Each room offers a balcony or patio with seating, and the ensuite bathrooms are either partially open or fully enclosed and feature a bathtub as well as a shower.  Breakfast is included in the room rates. 

      The Premier rooms offer more luxury and space. The one-bed villas offer additional space and character, and each villa has its own private pool. As the villas are on the ground floor, they are a good option for travellers with mobility issues. 

      #13 Kartika Villas – Best value for money Budget Hotels Lovina has to offer.

      This hotel in Lovina Beach Bali offers hotel-style rooms as well as stylish, value-for-money private villas. This hotel is for you if you want quick and easy beach access.

      Location | Kartika Vilas is a five-minute walk from Lovina Beach and less than 50 metres from Ganesha Beach. Banjar Hot Springs is 30 minutes by car. There are several restaurants within 500 metres. 

      Facilities | The hotel has a good-sized swimming pool and a terrace and offers guests laundry facilities, free WiFi and parking. An airport shuttle is available. 

      Rooms | The non-smoking, air-conditioned rooms feature a double bed, a useful fridge and a kettle. Each room has a private terrace with seating. Some rooms have an outdoor kitchenette with a stovetop, fridge and sink. 

      Rooms offer either garden or pool views, and a good breakfast is included in the room rates. 

      If you are travelling in a group, the two and three-bed villas here are fantastic value for money. Each villa features separate bedrooms, a large living and dining area, a well-equipped kitchen and a private swimming pool. Plus, if you are in Bali for a special event, this Lovina Beach accommodation accepts block bookings. 

      Best Hotels In Lovina: FAQs

      Is Lovina Bali worth it?

      If you want to go dolphin watching, jump off waterfalls, and swim off sandy beaches, then yes, it’s absolutely worth staying in one of the many Lovina hotels. It’s also a great location for foodies, as the area contains a lot of traditional warungs.

      How many days do you need in Lovina?

      That depends on how much you want to do. If you spend one day at a waterfall and a couple by the seaside, then three nights should be fine. Then again, you could really spend as much time as you have to spare just relaxing on the sand with a good book and a cocktail!

      Can you snorkel in Lovina?

      Yes, the area is well known for its snorkelling. In fact, many Lovina resorts offer it as an extra alongside diving trips. Lovina Reef is easily accessible to snorkellers of all skill levels and is home to many colourful varieties of fish.

      Is there Grab in Lovina?

      Grab is currently active in Lovina, but it’s not as popular as in the more bustling resort-y areas. In other words, we probably wouldn’t rely on it, but if you aren’t in a hurry and have a backup option, there’s no harm in opening the app to see the prices!

      Best Hotels In Lovina: Final Word

      You can find hotels in Lovina Bali to suit all budgets and travel styles, and if you want to make your money work for you, this part of Bali will be more budget-friendly than other, busier Bali destinations. 

       

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