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Where to Stay in Sanur – 15 Best Hotels In Sanur Bali

Ready for the ultimate list of the best hotels in Sanur Bali? We live in Bali and are here to share our local knowledge.

Choosing Sanur accommodation is super easy because this charming coastal town caters to every taste, travel style, and budget.

Accommodation in Sanur Bali ranges from fabulous 5-star family-friendly resorts and romantic boutique hotels in Sanur to small, locally-run guesthouses that are ideal for budget-conscious travellers. 

Most Sanur hotels are located around the lively town centre or on Sanur’s incredible 8 kilometres of beaches. The quiet, laid-back town, affordable hotel rates and fantastic beaches are why Sanur is one of the best places to stay in Bali for families and budget-savvy explorers.

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TOP PICK Of The Best Hotels in Sanur Bali

5 star hotels sanur bali

Boasting an ideal beachfront location, Hyatt Regency Bali is one of the best Sanur 5 star hotels offering luxurious suites for couples and family vacations.

Other excellent choices:

🌟 BEST HOTEL FOR FAMILIES 📍 Andaz Bali – a Concept by Hyatt ➡️ CHECK RATES

🌟 BEST MID-RANGE HOTEL 📍 Maison Aurelia Sanur ➡️ CHECK RATES

🌟 BEST BUDGET-FRIENDLY HOTEL 📍 Bebek Cottages ➡️ CHECK RATES

Where to stay in Sanur in A Nutshell

Sanur town has a laid-back, relaxed atmosphere, and it has retained a strong Balinese culture. In addition to shops, bars and restaurants, other activities in Sanur include the Le Mayeur art museum and a range of watersports. You can have an active trip or a blissfully relaxing stay in Sanur Bali hotels; it’s up to you.  

Sanur Beach is quieter than other Bali beaches, and it is pristine and clean. Also, hotels in Sanur Bali beachfront are much more affordable in comparison with other beach resorts on the island.

Nearby, Sindhu Beach has white sand and is a good snorkelling location, whereas Karang Beach is the best beach in the area to watch a Bali sunrise. Adrenaline junkies will enjoy kitesurfing and windsurfing on Metasari Beach

The following sections cover the best hotels in Sanur Bali and will help you find the perfect hotel for your trip to Sanur.

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      Best Luxury Hotels In Sanur Bali

      5 star Sanur hotels on the beachfront offer the best possible location, central to everything. 

      Plus, the white sand Sanur Beach is one of the best beaches in Sanur Bali, so you can’t go wrong if you stay in one of these places.

      All of the following 5 star Sanur beach hotels offer air conditioning, free WiFi, flat-screen TV with cable channels and free parking as standard. 

      #1 Hyatt Regency Bali – One of the best family-orientated Sanur luxury hotels.

      Of all the Sanur hotels on this list, the Hyatt Regency Sanur is the perfect Sanur beach hotel Bali for romantic breaks or for well-being getaways. We love its food options, which include a wide choice of vegan and gluten-free options.

      Location | Situated right on Sanur Beach, Hyatt Regency is 9 miles from Ngurah Rai International Airport and 4 miles from the Bali Museum. There are lots of cafes, restaurants and bars within walking distance. 

      Facilities | Unlike other Sanur hotels on the beach, the Hyatt Sanur guests can enjoy their own private beach area or the hotels’ fantastic tropical gardens. There are three outdoor pools, and if you are visiting as a family, there is a kids club on-site.

      The hotel offers three dining options, including a restaurant, a beachfront pizzeria and a lounge area. Guests who like to keep fit will love the 24-hour gym, and there are spa facilities, including a sauna. 

      Rooms | The luxurious, spacious rooms at Hyatt Sanur are tastefully decorated with chic wooden furnishings. Each room has tea and coffee-making facilities and a flat-screen TV. Every room has a balcony with a daybed with either a garden or a sea view. The Bali Hyatt Sanur also offers comfortable family suites that will sleep up to five.

      #2 Andaz Bali – a Concept by Hyatt –  One of the most luxurious 5 star hotels Sanur has on offer.

      This luxury hotel has thought of everything, and it has to be one of the best luxury hotels in Sanur Bali – if not the best hotel Sanur has to offer! We love the spacious, opulent suites.

      Location | This family-friendly 5 star hotel in Sanur Bali is 9 miles from Ngurah Rai International Airport and 3 miles from Serangan Turtle Island.

      Facilities | There is an onsite gym offering fitness and yoga classes and a highly-rated restaurant. There is a leafy outdoor swimming lagoon as well as a beachside pool. Guests can hire bikes at the hotel to enjoy the area’s cycle routes. 

      Children will love the outdoor playground and activity-filled kids’ room. The range of facilities for children makes Andaz Bali one of the best family hotels in Sanur Bali. 

      Rooms | Every room at Andaz Bali has a spacious balcony which overlooks either the beach, pool or garden. Additional extras that help to make this Sanur hotel Bali stand out from the rest include a walk-in wardrobe and bamboo slippers. The best rooms at this property offer direct access to the lagoon.

      The luxurious and spacious bathrooms are another stand-out feature at Andaz Bali. The bathrooms are bigger than average, with a huge bathtub, dual sinks and a rain shower. 5 star Sanur hotels don’t get much better than Andaz Bali!

      #3 Griya Santrian a Beach Resort – One of the best beach hotels Sanur Has to offer.

      If you like a spacious resort where guests are able to spread out, ensuring privacy and peace for everyone, then this is the resort for you. 

      Location | Griya Santrian sits directly on the beach, making it one of the best hotels in Sanur Beach. It is also 15 minutes by car from Sanur Town or 35 minutes from Ubud. The hotel is set on beautifully landscaped grounds. 

      Facilities | This luxury hotel offers three stunning outdoor pools, including a swim-up pool bar. There is a spa offering a wide range of beauty and massage treatments, and guests can take part in on-site yoga classes or join a cycling tour. The hotel also offers a free airport shuttle. 

      Rooms | The deluxe double and twin rooms are light and spacious with tasteful, elegant decor. Each room has a balcony, and tea & coffee-making facilities are provided.  

      #4 The Pavilions Bali – Luxury sanur villas with private pool.

      The Pavilions is one of the best 4 star hotels Sanur has on offer, boasting beautiful villas with private pools, which we think are super large.

      Location | This hotel in Sanur Bali boasts a tranquil setting, and it is situated near Sindhu Beach, 2 km north of Sanur Beach. 

      Facilities | The on-site Pavillion Spa offers a range of treatments, and there is a large outdoor pool with a poolside bar. The restaurant is known for its excellent seafood options. The hotel is within walking distance of Sanur beach, but if you don’t feel like walking, the hotel offers private transfers to the beach. Sanur’s main street is a short walk away and is worth visiting as it has some of the best restaurants in Sanur. 

      Rooms | The 25 luxury villas have a spacious and private patio with comfortable seating. Some of the villas have their own private pool, and for the ultimate lazy morning, you can get breakfast served at your villa. 

      #5 Sudamala Resort – Best Balinese-style hotel.

      This highly-rated resort is one of the best hotels near Sanur Beach that boasts beautiful Balinese decor. It is noted for its friendly staff, and it is a hotel visitors return to time after time.  

      Location | This gorgeous resort is situated on a quiet side road, a short five-minute walk from Sanur Beach. Both Ngurah Rai Airport and Kuta are 30 minutes away by car. Sudamala’s central location means that there are lots of dining options close by.

      Facilities | Sudamala Resort offers traditional Balinese-style rooms but with stylish modern furnishings and decor. There is an outdoor pool and a spa. For holidaymakers who may need to work, there is a library and a business centre.

      Rooms | The resort offers large, spacious, light-filled rooms, and each room has either a terrace or a private balcony. Some rooms have an outdoor bathroom where relaxing in a large bath under Balinese stars will be unforgettable. 

      All rooms come equipped with tea and coffee-making facilities and a minibar. The tile-floored rooms have extra touches that other Sanur hotels Bali do not offer, such as tasteful wall art, huge picture frames and, traditional Bali motifs on the walls and soft furnishings. Sudamala Resort is undoubtedly one of the nicest boutique hotels Sanur has to offer.

      Best Mid-Range Sanur Hotels

      #6 Maison Aurelia Sanur – Best For Spacious Couples Rooms.

      Just steps from the sandy Sanur shore, the Maison Aurelia has very roomy suites that are ideal for couples who like to spread out.

      LOCATION | A short walk from the beach, the Maison Aurelia is conveniently situated in the heart of Sanur. We love this area, as there are loads of restaurants and cafes nearby to choose from. Plus, there’s a massive supermarket round the corner where we stock up on booze and snacks!

      FACILITIES | The centrepiece of this 4-star hotel is the main outdoor pool, which is lined by loungers and daybeds. There’s also a jacuzzi, a fitness centre, and a simple spa.

      If you want to stay on site for your meals, the all-day restaurant cooks up a mix of European and Indonesian eats.

      ROOM | There are two types of rooms on offer at the Maison Aurelia. The better ones for couples are the Camellia suites, which are sizable spaces with an extra-large double bed, a sofa, and a balcony. 

      For families, the hotel’s Magnolia suites have two separate, interconnecting bedrooms. The space is a little tighter, though.

      #7 Akaya Bali – One of the best hotels in Bali Sanur for an extended stay.

      Akaya Bali is an excellent mid-range Sanur Bali accommodation choice. It is great value for money and is also available for longer stays.

      Location | Segara Beach is a ten-minute walk from Akaya Bali. Karang and Sanur Beach and a wide choice of dining options are within a short walking distance.

      Facilities | Akaya Bali has a good-sized outdoor pool, a pretty garden and a sun terrace. It has a restaurant and a 24-hour front desk. 

      Rooms | The rooms are tastefully decorated in neutral colours with attractive hardwood or parquet floors. Rooms are surprisingly well equipped for the mid-range price tag with a desk, flat screen TV, minibar and safety deposit box. There is also a useful fridge and kettle in every room. 

      #8 Bebek Cottages – best Balinese-style, budget Place.

      Looking for a slice of the traditional Bali away from the bustle of central Sanur? Bebek Cottages is what you are looking for. It is one of the best hotels in Sanur Bali for mid-range visitors. 

      Location | This hotel is a good option for visitors who enjoy adrenaline activities such as windsurfing and kitesurfing, both of which are on offer at Mertasari Beach, a short walk away. Pengembak Beach, Semawang Beach, and a range of cafes and restaurants are within walking distance.

      Facilities | There is an outdoor pool surrounded by a lush tropical garden, a bar and a restaurant. The hotel has a helpful 24-hour desk and offers airport transfers. 

      Rooms | Guests can choose between pool views or garden view rooms, or individual cottages. Every room comes equipped with a useful fridge and a balcony or sun terrace. The hotel also offers spacious family rooms and cottages that can comfortably sleep four. 

      #9 Natah Bale Villas – Best Bali Sanur hotel for visitors without a car.

      This mid-range Bali Sanur accommodation has a convenient location but also offers a range of no-car transport options.

      Location | Natah Bale Villas is a short five-minute walk from Sanur Beach. 

      Facilities | The hotel has a 24-hour desk, and there are car and bike rentals on-site. It has a large pool and massages are available by arrangement. Natah Bale also offers a free shuttle bus within the Sanur area. The restaurant offers traditional Indonesian dishes as well as more familiar European selections. 

      Rooms | The villas are spacious, light and airy, with traditional Balinese furniture. There are fully equipped kitchens, a living and dining area, plus a private terrace. Villas sleep between two and six people, so are a good option for larger families or groups.

      #10 The Samata by LifestyleRetreats – Best For A Boutique Retreat.

      With just 10 lodgings, the Samata is a great place to go for a wellness tune-up. Attentive staff provide a range of healthy activities, or you can just relax in one of the 3 pools.

      LOCATION | The Samata is further north from the main Sanur area, in its own isolated location surrounded by rice fields. There are a couple of lesser-visited beaches within walking distance, although they aren’t as pristine as the main Sanur beach.

      FACILITIES | This hotel is geared towards people who want to mix their chill-out sessions with getting fit. Take a bootcamp or cardio boxing class in the well-equipped fitness centre, or head out onto the tennis courts for lessons with a private coach.

      There’s also a decent spa setup, as well as an all-day restaurant. For something a little more special, you can coordinate with the staff to organise a candlelit dinner for two.


      ROOM | Choose from 5 spacious suites and 4 villas with private plunge pools. There’s also a huge 3-bedroom residence that can accommodate up to 6 adults with 3 children.

      Best Budget-Friendly Hotels In Sanur Bali

      #11 Sanur Lodge – Best For Cheap Digs.

      Offering comfy rooms and an outdoor pool, Sanur Lodge has decent rooms at a very reasonable rate. 

      LOCATION | Set a bit further back from the coast, the beach is about 20 minutes’ walk. Although it’s not in the heart of the Sanur’s dining district, we have discovered a couple of surprisingly nice Korean restaurants if you want a break from Indonesian. Warung Ssam is particularly good.

      FACILITIES | Covering the Bali essentials, the hotel has an outdoor pool and a restaurant with home-cooked local meals. Bicycles are available to rent, and there’s free private parking for guests.


      ROOM | The lodgings here are simple but perfectly adequate for crashing after a day at the beach or by the pool. Each one comes with a mini fridge and a kettle in the room, plus a small outdoor area.

      #12 Villa Griya Harum – Flexible accommodation for larger families.

      This Sanur villa accommodation is a spacious and private villa offering well-equipped self-catering facilities. It is ideal for a large family or group of friends

      Location | Villa Griya Harum is in a quiet location two kilometres from Semawang Beach and just under 3 kilometres from Sanur Beach. There are several bars, restaurants and a supermarket a short walk away.

      Facilities | There is a 24-hour desk, a garden, a rental car service on-site as well as an airport shuttle. For those in need of pampering, Villa Griya Harum can arrange on-site massages for an additional charge.

      Rooms | This private villa has three bedrooms (each room has a double bed), two bathrooms and a spacious lounge plus a dining area and a kitchen. It also has a private leafy patio with outdoor furniture. 

      #13 Bali Komang Guest House – Super Affordable, packed with thoughtful extras.

      Are you searching for a more traditional, low-key Sanur guesthouse? Bali Komang Guest House is a fantastic option.

      Location | Bali Komand is just over three kilometres from Sanur Beach.

      Facilities | The guesthouse has its own restaurant and is set in lovely gardens. There is a sun terrace and an outdoor pool surrounded by tropical plants. Bike hire is also available. The pretty pool and plant-lined pathways make this hotel feel like a secluded little oasis.

      Rooms | The bright rooms are all ensuite and are equipped with a TV and an electric kettle. The rooms may be on the small side, but the decor is better and more pleasing than most budget hotels. Thoughtful extras such as pool towels and hairdryers set this budget hotel apart from other cheap hotels in Sanur. 

      #14 Duyung Homestay – Best guesthouse for convenience.

      This is one of the cheapest hotels in Sanur. It has a central location and excellent facilities for a budget price tag.

      Location | The homestay is in the heart of busy Sanur and is surrounded by cafes, bars and restaurants. Sanur beach is a 15-minute walk away. 

      Facilities  Duyung Homestay has a small but attractive outdoor pool, a sun terrace and on-site bike rentals. It also offers a paid airport shuttle, and for the budget price, you still get free WiFi and air conditioning.

      Rooms | Private ensuite rooms have a living area with a flat-screen TV with cable channels. Some rooms have a small kitchenette, which is ideal for anyone trying to stick to a budget. 

      #15 Agus Villa – Excellent pick from Sanur cheap accommodation.

      A budget hotel in Sanur does not mean sacrificing comfort or facilities for the price

      Location |  Agus Villa is 500 metres from Karang Beach. It is in a quiet area but only minutes on foot from shops, cafes and a supermarket.

      Facilities | The villa boasts a 24-hour desk and a small garden with an outdoor pool. There is a communal kitchen for self-catering. It is one of the best 3 star hotels Sanur has to offer, as well as reputedly one of the best places to stay in Sanur Bali in terms of friendly staff. 

      Rooms | Agus Villa consists of just 4 double bedrooms, so it has a homely feel to it. Its large ensuite rooms are on a bed-and-breakfast basis.

      Best Hotels In Sanur: FAQs

      Is it worth staying in Sanur Bali?

      Absolutely! Staying in Sanur can be a very good option, especially for families. Sanur boasts a beautiful eight km-long beach and has an authentic charm. It is also centrally located, which is ideal for exploring the rest of the island. Not to mention, the resorts Sanur offers come at much more affordable rates.

      Which beach is better, Sanur or Nusa Dua?

      Choosing between Sanur and Nusa Dua beaches depends on what you like. Sanur is calm and great for chill vibes, affordability and family fun. Nusa Dua is more upscale, perfect if you’re into luxurious resorts and fancy feels. Both are awesome – pick the one that suits your style!

      How many days do you need in Sanur?

      You’d love Sanur in about 3-4 days. It gives you time for lazy beach days, exploring local markets, and trying yummy Balinese food. Plus, you can take day trips to nearby cool spots if you feel adventurous. Enough time to soak in the vibes and still feel relaxed!

      Can you swim at Sanur Beach Bali?

      Absolutely! Sanur Beach is like a giant, calm swimming pool. The water is gentle, making it perfect for a relaxed swim. You can splash around without any wild waves. It’s like having your own peaceful water playground.

      Final Word: Best Hotels In Sanur

      We hope you found this comprehensive guide to the best hotels in Sanur for every budget useful and have found the perfect Sanur accommodation Bali for your trip!

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