Bali continues to be a fantastic travel bargain, at least for those who don’t insist on staying in fancy international chain hotels, and Kuta is the best place to find great deals. The city is famous for being the surfing and nightlife capital of the island, and this brings in backpackers and budget travelers in from around the world.
|12.00 - 60.00|
|15.00 - 56.00|
|18.00 - 98.00|
|32.00 - 101.00|
|119.00 - 238.00|
Samsara Inn Doubles from US$53
Easily one of the best-value cheaper Kuta hotels complete with a pool, the Samsara books up well in advance.
Best Western Kuta Beach Doubles from US$47
This large and popular hotel is very close to the beach and rates include breakfast, but you must book early to get the best deals.
|Hostel Bed||8.61 - 12.48|
BIG Pineapple Backpackers Beds from US$11/night
Arguably Bali’s best hostel, the BIG Pineapple is actually near Sanur Beach, which is much mellower than Kuta Beach.
|Surfing lesson (3 hour)||Surfing is one of the most popular things to do here, and there is no shortage of places that will teach you.|
|Surfboard rental||Rent for half a day at these prices, or longer at a discount. Just make sure you look at the condition of your board before you rent it.|
|Waterbom Park||This huge and new water park has slides and tubing along with other wet activities.|
|Budget breakfast||If your hotel or guesthouse doesn't include breakfast, you can find cheap eats nearby.||1.84 - 3.54|
|Budget lunch||Combinations of rice or noodles and chicken are classic and filling.||2.58 - 4.19|
|Budget dinner||Kuta and its area is filled with Western restaurants with good prices. Local joints are a bit cheaper.||4.51 - 7.08|
|Beer (.33l bottle)||Bintang is the ubiquitous local lager, served in ice-cold large and small bottles. Nightclubs will charge more.||1.77 - 3.09|
|Taxi from airport to Kuta||1.29 - 3.86|
|Bemo (minivan) from airport to Kuta||0.32 - 0.64|
|3km taxi ride in Kuta||1.29 - 1.93|