Written by Stephanie Peeters
Bali is home to a magical landscape where lush green valleys and majestic holy mountains meet Robinson Crusoe beaches and rainforest jungles that seem to come straight out of Indiana Jones movies.
These panoramic views are found everywhere in Bali and you do not need to spend an arm and a leg to stay at villas that overlook the ocean, rice fields, rainforest, lakes or mountains.
You may have heard all about villas where you can enjoy spectacular views. But guess what? Here, we’ve found you more affordable options with little compromise to the wonders you can see from your room.
Note: The prices reflected below are the low season rates of rooms from which you can enjoy amazing views, and they exclude tax and service charges. Accommodation rates often change with room availability, and low or high seasons. We recommend double checking for the final prices before confirming your booking.
1. Luxury stay in fairytale land: The Cave Hotel (From $37 per night)
The Cave Hotel features dramatic views over the sacred Kintamani Volcano in the heart of Bali.
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Breathe in the fresh mountain air, watch the majestic mountains rise high above the tropical landscape, out of the early morning mist from your private bedroom suite at The Cave Hotel.
You can just gaze at the mountain view all day long from your private balcony, watching the colors change as time passes from dusk to dawn.
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Even the bathrooms come with a view!
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The deluxe suite is fitted with a large soaking bathtub, where you can bathe in luxury to the magical mountain view with a glass of champagne in hand, celebrating the good life with your loved one.
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In the morning, enjoy breakfast with a mountain view. No better way to start the day!
2. Rice field valley guarded by the sacred Mount Agung: Mahagiri Restaurant and Resort (From $46 per night)
Mahagiri Restaurant and Resort overlooks an extensive rice paddy valley, bordered by the holiest mountain in Bali – Mount Agung. Truly a spectacular sight to take in!
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Do remember to opt for the Terrace View room to enjoy this stunning view from your bed.
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The resort’s restaurants and swimming pool are the best places to spend the day at, where you can enjoy quality time with your loved one while being surrounded by Bali’s natural beauty.
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And after a long day out, it’s time to retreat to your cosy bedroom suites, where you can rest up and recharge for another splendid day ahead!
3. Swim towards infinity: Villa Infinite Horizon (From $83 per night)
Villa Infinite Horizon is found along the east coast, surrounded by traditional Balinese rural life, villages, temples and breathtaking unspoiled nature of pristine black-sand beaches, volcanoes, rice paddies and tropical jungle.
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The Infinite Horizon features opulent villa suites, and all of them boast of jaw-dropping ocean views.
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While swimming in the glorious infinity pool, you’ll appear to be floating into the sea, or even better, flying away in the clear blue sky.
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Staying here allows you to bathe in luxury while still being kind to your holiday budget. The lavish suites feature private terraces overlooking the infinity pool and the ocean.
Swim in the infinity pool, enjoy on-site watersports and snorkel in Tulamben (10 minutes’ drive away) to see the rich colorful marine life and a sunken Japanese Shipwreck.
4. Wake up to the dreamy lake: Sapulidi Bali (From $64 per night)
The king suites with lake view in Sapulidi Resort and Spa are so magical, they appear as though they are taken right out of a fairytale.
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Watch the sun set over the peaceful lake from your private alang-alang roofed bungalow. The suites feature private plunge pools and romantic canopied beds that overlook the lake through the floor-to-ceiling glass walls.
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Intimacy is created by drawing the chic red curtains, creating the perfect romantic ambience inside.
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Definitely an unforgettable stay!
5. Honeymoon suite with private infinity pool: Private pool villa 1 @ sayan terrace Ubud (From $96 per night)
This romantic one-bedroom private pool villa features spectacular views over the tropical rainforest of Sayan Ridge, near the center of Ubud.
The Sayan river valley is fringed by tropical nature all around, with dramatic volcanic peaks as the backdrop.
The private pool villa 1 offers a perfect romantic getaway for honeymooners, boasting of an intimate suite, complete with a private valley-edge plunge pool.
Be careful though, it might be heartbreaking to leave! You can also get free shuttle services to the center of Ubud.
6. Full valley view from your villa: Tapa Kawi Villas Gianyar (From $69 per night)
Sweet Balinese-style one-bedroom villas with terrific valley views and modern luxuries is what you can expect at The Tapa Kawi Villas.
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These gorgeous villas boast of glass walls, so you can enjoy the best of the rainforest view. You also have direct access to the private infinity pool!
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Why not have breakfast outside, in the gazebo perched at the edge of the garden? You’ll be serenaded by birdsong from the treetops right next to you.
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7. Watch the ocean merge with the sky: The Inn Possible (From $89 per night)
Nestled between the limestone cliffs of the peninsula Bukit hills in the southern tip of Bali, The Inn Possible offers luxurious bedroom suites with stunning views over the pristine white sandy coast and the deep blue infinite Indian Ocean.
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Go for an early morning swim, a midday surf and enjoy a romantic late afternoon stroll by the beach while the sun sets over the water.
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The superior rooms at The inn Possible feature panoramic, uninterrupted ocean views which will take your breath away every day during your stay. The comfy double beds with crisp white linen promise a perfect night’s sleep, and you can wake up slowly in the morning with a hot cup of tea or coffee on your private breezy balcony.
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What a perfect way to start another wonderful day!
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8. Paddy fields for the lovebirds: Nyir Cottage Ubud (From $53 per night)
Located right in the middle of the endless emerald rice paddies, just 3 kilometers from the center of Ubud, these 1-bedroom villas are hidden love nests waiting to be discovered.
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Every morning, you can wake up to the sound of nature and the breathtaking views. Paradise island indeed!
The bungalows come with air-conditioning, hot showers, rice field view terraces and kitchenettes. Guests can also make use of the stunning shared pool.
Enjoy a wonderful tropical breakfast at the start of another magical day in Bali. Families can opt to rent the whole villa, which consists of 2 lavish bedrooms and exclusive use of the pool.
9. With the rolling rice terraces: Cahaya Ubud (From $41 per night)
Encompassed by nothing else but endless rolling rice terraces, staying in one of the 1-bedroom villas of Cahaya Ubud feels close to paradise. You can simply stare at the enchanting rice paddies all day long too soothe your mind and soul.
The intimate one-bedroom villas at Cahaya Ubud enjoy rice field view not only from the villa suite but also from the bed, bathroom, the kitchen, and the stunning open garden that blends in seamlessly with the natural surroundings.
There is a glistening shared swimming pool flanked by comfy reclining chairs and a gazebo where you can watch the sunset color the tropical landscape. You’d almost want to get your paint and brushes out to put it on canvas!
10. Magical valleys where elves almost exist: Villa Capung Mas (From $81 per night)
Villa Capung Mas houses a total of 7 villas, but the 2 superior villa suites offer the best rainforest views!
These exclusive superior suites come with king-size beds, kitchenettes and en-suites with hot/cold showers and opulent bathtubs.
Enjoy breakfast with the enchanting river valley views before taking a dip in the infinity pool. The cultural center of Ubud is just 500 meters away from this riverside retreat!
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11. Countryside getaway with authentic Balinese landscape: Villa Tegal Tis (From $33 per night)
From this gorgeous infinity pool, you’ll be able to soak in beautiful views of the valley. Here, you can enjoy the unspoiled natural surroundings and rural village life, for only USD 33 a night.
Enjoy breakfast and a romantic candlelight dinner by the poolside after working hard on your tropical island tan during the day.
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Sleep like a king and queen on the comfy double bed, and wake up to another day in this hidden paradise retreat.
It’s time to reconnect with yourself, your loved ones and nature, so you can unwind completely on the island of the Gods.
12. Gazing down from the treetops: Zenubud Villa (From $96 per night)
As you take in the beauty of the dense tropical jungle surrounding Villa Zenubud, you’ll feel a great sense of peace.
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The pretty and private villas within the estate are built at the edge of the valley, providing its guests with panoramic views from everywhere, in or outside the suites. Each villa comes with an open terrace for romantic evenings with your loved one, where you can share a bottle of chilled wine beneath the stars.
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Plunge into the resort’s stunning infinity pool and gaze down the deep riever valley if you dare.
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On the ground level, there are cozy open-concept living spaces, and on the upper floors you will find the bedrooms, complete with AC, king-size beds, satellite TVs and of course, breathtaking views to blow your mind away.