Where to Stay in Amed

Best Amed Hotels – Where to Stay in Amed Bali

Wondering where to stay in Amed Bali? In this guide, I share the best-rated Amed hotels, ranging from budget hostels and modest homestays to boutique hotels and luxury resorts.

Amed is one of the most unique places in all of Bali. Away from the typical tourist trail, it still feels undiscovered. A visit to Amed allows for a taste of authentic Balinese living.

Not only that, Amed is home to some astounding beaches and natural scenery. You’ll find some of the best diving and snorkelling in Amed and can enjoy views of the sacred Agung volcano.

In this guide, I’ll break down the best areas to stay in Amed as well as the best Amed hotels and accommodations. Let’s get to it.

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Amed Hotels at a Glance

Further down, I provide a breakdown of the best areas to stay in Amed, followed by a list of Amed accommodations. But if you have limited time, here’s a quick snippet of the best hotels in Amed.

Best Area to Stay in: Jemeluk

Best Budget Hotel: Kori Amed Guesthouse

Best Mid-Range Hotel: Bamboo Bali Hill Bungalows

Best Luxury Hotel: Life in Amed Hotel

view of mount agung from amed beach

Where to Stay in Amed

Before I list the best hotels and accommodations in Amed, let’s break down the various areas so you have an idea of where you want to be.

Amed isn’t exactly huge, but there are five main areas, each offering its own unique charm and appeal. It’s essential to choose the right location if you’re to make the most of your stay.

It’s worth noting that the north of Amed is popular amongst backpackers and budget travellers. Whereas the south has more boutique hotels and luxury resorts. It’s also more secluded.

Amed Village

Amed Village is the most populated area in this part of Bali. As the local fishing hub, armies of jukungs line the beach. It’s also home to various restaurants, bars, and shops.

It’s these convenient amenities that make it a popular area to stay in Amed. There are many accommodation options, particularly for those on a budget.

Jemeluk

Jemeluk is known for its stunning bayed beach and excellent snorkelling opportunities. It’s also one of the most developed areas in Amed, so it’s a popular place to stay.

You’ll find a range of accommodation options, from budget-friendly guesthouses to upscale hotels, all within close proximity to the beach. It’s also just a short walk away from Amed village.

coastline in amed bali

Lipah

Lipah is home to what’s considered the most beautiful beach in Amed. Boasting clear azure waters with a backdrop of swaying palm trees, this is your ticket to the ultimate tropical getaway.

An ideal location for those looking for relaxation and family-friendly activities, Lipah features a selection of beachfront resorts and guesthouses offering stunning ocean views.

Lean Village

We are heading further away from the developed north now and heading into rural territory. Lean Village provides a peaceful retreat and a chance to experience the local culture up close.

Accommodations here are often traditional bungalows or villas nestled amidst the rice fields. There are also some lovely beachfront hotels on Bintang Beach.

Selang/Ibus

To truly escape the hustle and bustle, stay at the very south of Amed around Selang or Ibus. It takes 20 minutes to drive here from Amed town.

While there are fewer conveniences nearby, you can find beautiful boutique hotels and high-end resorts while enjoying secluded beaches and a chance to unwind.

Budget Accommodation in Amed

Here, I will list accommodations in Amed that cost under $20 a night. Please keep in mind that prices may fluctuate throughout the year.

Kputra Homestay (Amed)

Kputra Homestay in Amed Bali

Nestled in the heart of Amed, Bali, Kputra Homestay offers guests an authentic and immersive Balinese experience.

Lush gardens surround its traditional Balinese-style bungalows. The rooms may be basic, but the surroundings don’t feel budget at all.

All rooms have an en-suite bathroom and shower. There’s also a shared kitchen on site where guests can prepare their own meals.

D'jana (Amed)

Swimming Pool at Djana Hotel in Amed Bali

This next budget hotel in Amed is just 200 metres from Amed Beach and an ideal choice for those looking to mingle with other guests.

At D’jana, you can look forward to cooling down in the outdoor pool or sharing stories around the fireplace. Alternatively, relax in your private room, which are basic but well-equipped.

All rooms have air conditioning, private bathrooms, and walk-in showers. There’s also a garden and a sun terrace.

Kori Amed Guesthouse (Amed)

the pool and architecture at Kori Amed Hotel

Conveniently located 500m from Amed beach, Kori Amed Guest House provides easy access to Amed’s stunning coastline.

It’s also a favourite amongst budget travellers, with its traditional Balinese bungalows, cosy and comfortable rooms, and onsite swimming pool.

Another feature of this gorgeous hotel is the lush gardens, which provide a tranquil setting to relax and unwind. This is for sure one of the best budget accommodations in Amed.

Comeon Amed (Jemeluk)

breakfast at comeon amed hotel

We are heading a bit further south now to Jemeluk, where Comeon Amed has been delighting guests with their gorgeous beachfront property.

Literally a stone’s throw away from the snorkelling hotspot of Jemeluk Bay, you can look forward to air-conditioned rooms with ocean views, free WiFi and a private terrace.

Best of all, the room rates include a basic Balinese breakfast – banana pancake, plate of fruits, and Balinese coffee for the win! Plus they deliver to your room.

Double One Villas Amed II (Lipah)

swimming pool at double one villas amed

As I mentioned earlier, budget accommodation is hard to come by south of Jemeluk; however, budget travellers looking for seclusion can find it at Double One Villas.

Just a 5-minute walk from the picturesque Lipah Beach, Double One Villas offer private air-conditioned bungalows equipped with a private patio and an en-suite bathroom.

The bungalows are spacious and comfortable, with large windows allowing plenty of natural light. There’s also a shared outdoor pool.

Mid-Range Hotels in Amed

Here, I will list mid-range hotels in Amed that cost between $25-75 per night. Please keep in mind that prices may fluctuate throughout the year.

Villa Melasti (Amed)

drone shot of villa melasti hotel amed

For a touch of luxury without the hefty price tag, check out Villa Melasti Hotel in Amed Village.

Located just 400 metres from Amed Beach, the hotel offers traditional Balinese lodgings complete with air-conditioning, en-suite bathrooms, and private terraces.

All accommodations are pristine and spacious, while the surrounding gardens and outdoor pool allow for a touch of paradise just outside your front door. 

Bamboo Bali Hill Bungalows (Jemeluk)

Swimming pool at Bamboo Bali Hotel Amed

Bamboo Bali Hill Bungalows often pop up as one of the best hotels in Amed, and it’s easy to see why. It sits steps away from Jemeluk Bay and provides stunning ocean views.

There are various accommodations on offer, and bungalows can sleep up to four people, making it an ideal choice for families.

Rooms all come equipped with air-conditioning, en-suite bathrooms and private terraces. There’s also an onsite pool and access to a private beach.

Vienna Beach Resort (Lipah)

Swimming Pool and Sea View at Vienna Beach Hotel Amed

Vienna Beach Resort is a 3-star beachfront hotel featuring a swimming pool, beautiful terraced rooms, and direct access to the stunning Lipah Beach.

Staying in this area of Amed allows for easy access to some of the best snorkelling and diving in all of Bali. Or you can simply sit and watch the waves from the comfort of the swimming pool.

Enjoy utmost comfort in your traditional furnished room and take advantage of onsite amenities such as yoga classes, massages, and an all-day restaurant.

Arungan Villas (Ibus)

Double Room at Arungan Villas Amed

Those looking for a serene escape will love this next Amed hotel – a 3-star beachfront property just 80 metres from the secluded Ibus beach.

Key features of Arungan Villas include the bright, spacious rooms, an outdoor swimming pool, and a gorgeous terrace area overlooking the sea.

There isn’t much around this area of Amed, so if you want easy access to the other things to do in Amed, you may want to rent a car or scooter.

High-End Hotels in Amed

Here, I will list High-End hotels in Amed that cost over $75 per night. Please keep in mind that prices may fluctuate throughout the year.

Santai Hotel (Jemeluk)

Room Layout at Santai Hotel Amed

Santai Hotel is set directly above Jemeluk Bay, providing easy access to one of the best snorkelling spots in Amed.

It’s a four-star property complete with beautiful Balinese-style accommodation, a tropical garden, an onsite restaurant, and an outdoor pool overlooking the ocean.

This boutique hotel is affordable for a higher-end resort, and the location is ideal for those wanting easy access to Amed’s attractions, restaurants, and bars.

Villas Bukit Lipah (Lipah)

Drone shot of Bukit Lipah Villas

If you’re travelling as a group, this next luxury accommodation in Amed is certainly worth considering.

Nestled amongst lush tropical gardens, each bamboo villa at Bukit Lipah is kitted out with luxury bathrooms, a fully equipped kitchen, a private pool and an outdoor terrace where you can relax and unwind.

Lipah Beach is just 1km from the property. 

Life in Amed Hotel (Lean Village)

Room view at Life in Amed Hotel

Set in the heart of a traditional fishing village, Life in Amed has become somewhat of an institution in this part of Bali.

It’s often booked up way in advance by guests who enjoy the slower pace of Balinese life while enjoying a luxury and tranquil escape.

Expect beautifully furnished rooms, epic sunrises (if you get up early enough), and abundant marine life and corals directly in front of the hotel.

Aquamarine Villas (Ibus)

Hammock and sea view at Aquamarine Hotel Amed

Our final luxury hotel in Amed is Aquamarine Villas on the remote Ibus Beach. Each villa has a private pool and boasts unobstructed views over the ocean.

There are six villas in total, all designed using local materials, sustainable bamboo and reclaimed hardwoods. The handcrafted roofs make for a beautiful touch.

Other features of this accommodation include fully equipped kitchens, a spacious open-air terrace complete with a hammock and seating area, plus onsite amenities such as a restaurant and spa.

You can also check out many other accommodation options here. Or use the Map below to see all your options:

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Enjoy These Hotels in Amed Bali!

So there we have it, our complete list of Best Hotels in Amed Bali. If you have any questions or feedback, feel free to reach out to us in the comments.

I hope you found this guide for Amed Bali helpful. We wish you an incredible trip!

Stay adventurous and Happy travels.

Planning a trip around Bali? Check out our Indonesia series for more travel tips and advice. 

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