Canggu is often seen as a place where backpackers go, but it’s not just a spot to find cheap accommodation and to party for a few days. It’s more than that and it can also be the perfect place to get away from it all.
In Canggu the beaches are calm, the waves are good for surfing and there is still plenty of space meaning that you can sit back in a tranquil oasis and not be far from all of the action.
Canggu is a place in Bali where people of all ages and with all budgets come to just hang out, relax and enjoy the Bali lifestyle. But with so many places to choose from it can be overwhelming. This Canggu accommodation guide will help you find where to stay in Canggu from the hottest Canggu hotels, to Canggu resorts, Canggu villas and even the best Canggu hostels.
Where to Stay in Canggu by Area
There are three main areas in Canggu, all of which have access to their own beaches of the same names. The main area with the most food, shopping and the main party bar (Old’s Man) is located is in Batu Bolong. Stay here is you want to be if you like being around all of the action. The main beach here is Batu Bolong Beach.
Berawa also has lots of food and shopping options but is not quite as busy. It is also where Finn’s Beach Club is on Berawa Beach.
Echo Beach is closest to, you guessed it, Echo Beach. This area is the quietest of the three but still has options close by and is where you’ll hear the least amount of noise.
All areas have plenty of places to stay in Canggu and each is easily accessed from one to another by motorbike.
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- 1 Where to Stay in Canggu by Area
- 2 Best Budget Canggu Accommodation
- 3 Best Mid-Range Canggu Accommodation
- 4 Best Luxury Canggu Accommodation
- 5 Best Villas in Canggu
- 6 Planning your visit to Canggu? You’ll love these posts
Best Budget Canggu Accommodation
Find the perfect Canggu hostel for you that’s close to the beach, the action or away from all. From budget to luxe, these options are the best.
The Hideout Hostel
The Hideout Hostel is just that, a hideout surrounded by tropical plants on all sides where no street noise can be heard. It’s a boutique surf and yoga hostel with an excellent price point. Free yoga classes are offered every morning in the yoga shala and the surfboards are free to grab. This Canggu hostel has a pool that sits beside the common area where guests can chill out. Rooms are air-conditioned with ensuite bathrooms that have open-air showers (don’t worry they’re still private). Wi-Fi is available, it’s less than a 5-minute drive to the beach and motorbikes are available for rent.
The Farm Hostel
The Farm Hostel’s amenities go far beyond what typical hostel amenities. The beds have thick mattress, there’s a kitchen to use and the property has some of the best Wi-Fi in Canggu. The Farm Hostel is a high-end hostel without a ridiculous price. It provides bean bags to lounge on, yoga mats to practice and motorbikes for hire. Each bed has a curtin and indivdual power outlet, rooms are air-conditioned and sleep 8 with an ensuite. And of course, there’s a pool! This is easily one of the best places to stay in Canggu if you’re on a budget but want a little luxury.
Lay Day Surf Hostel
Canggu is filled with surf hostels but Lay Day Surf Hostel is one of the best and the originals. It was created by a team of four surfers and today is one of the top rated hostels on Hostelworld. There are not one, but four pools on-site and a bar open all day. It’s a place for parties, surfing and relaxation that’s less than a 10-minute drive to the beach. A self-service kitchen, Wi-Fi, motorbike rentals and transfers are available to guests. Dorms sleep 4-6 people and are air-conditioned.
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Best Mid-Range Canggu Accommodation
Find Canggu hotels are don’t break the budget.
Bima Sakti House Canggu
Bima Sakit House Canggu is just 800 metres from the beach. It’s located in the Echo Beach area of Canggu which is quiter but still close to all of the action. Guests have access to an outdoor swimming pool and some rooms have terraces or balconies overlooking the pool or rice fields. Parking, Wi-Fi and breakfast is included.
Wijaya Guesthouse has an excellent location down a small side street where it’s quiet but only a couple minutes walk to the main street with cafes and shops. It is also only a 10-mintue walk to Berawa Beach and Finn’s Beach Club, the most popular and largest beach club in Canggu. There is a large outdoor swimming pool and guests rave about the Asian style breakfast. Wi-Fi and parking is available on-site free of charge.
Serenity Eco Guesthouse
Serenity Eco Guesthouse is also a yoga retreat but it’s open to all guests to enjoy the tranquil setting. It’s only a 2-minute walk from the beach and 10-minutes to Batu Bolong Street that’s lined with cafes and shops. On-site there is a restaurant, massages are offered, two yoga shalas for classes are available and a large swimming pool. Dorms and private rooms are available. Note that it is a alcohol and smoke free property.
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Best Luxury Canggu Accommodation
Find where is best for a little relaxation with these top Canggu resorts and Canggu hotels.
Koa D Surfer Hotel
This quirky hotel is only a 6-minute walk from Berawa Beach and offers fun accommodation and style at an affordable price. It’s cosy and has a unique bamboo structure and murals. You don’t even need to leave the property to go to the beach though, as on the rooftop you’ll find a pool and sand where you can lounge and see the ocean. Some rooms have baloncies overlooking green rice fields and a quiet street. On-site there is a surf shop and restaurant. Motorbike rental and transport is available.
FRii Bali Echo Beach
FRii Bali Echo Beach is one of the most reviewed hotels on Booking.com in Canggu and it’s rated highly. You’ll be spoiled with an outdoor pool and at the on-site restaurant and bar serving Indonesian and western dishes. The property is only a 6-minute walk to the beach and some rooms have pool or ocean views. This funky looking hotel is one of the best hostels in Canggu and also has free parking and a buffet breakfast is included.
Aston Beach Canggu
You can’t get a better location in Canggu than at Aston Beach Canggu. It’s located right on the main strip of Batu Bolong with an adbundance of cafes, restaurants and shops practically on your doorstep. The beach can be seen as soon as you step out and is only a 2-minute walk away. On the rooftop you can enjoy the large pool, lounge chairs, swings and bar, all of which you can see the ocean from. Breakfast is also included.
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Best Villas in Canggu
These Canggu villas are the ultimate place to stay in Canggu.
Regali Villa Cangu
Spoil yourself with a stay at Regali Villa Canggu in the Echo Beach area, where it’s more quiet than the rest of Canggu. You can choose to enjoy breakfast in your own villa or at the on-site restaurant. There is also an outdoor pool and spa centre. Each villas comes with its own private pool and garden with semi-open private bathrooms. Echo Beach is a 7-minute walk from this tropical oasis.
Villa Bliss is located in the quiet neighbourhood of the Umalas in Canggu. Along with your accommodation, a stay at this villa includes complimentary access with a platinum card to Finn’s Recreation Club and free entrance to Finn’s Beach Club. The property is a tranquil paradise with an outdoor pool that is close to both the main area of Canggu and Seminyak. For those who prefer to cook on their own, a full kitchen is available.
Theanna Eco Villa and Spa
This high-end villa has taken inspiration from Balinese and Scandinavian styles to create the villas that include their own private pools. Each villa is also equipped with an outdoor seating area and a kitchenette. Echo Beach is a 6-minute drive away and the property offers free shuttles to parts of the surrounding area as well as bicycles. Of course, a spa is also available on-site.
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