Kuta, Bali Prices & Travel Costs

Last Updated: Jan 2024

One of the most magical destinations on the planet, Bali can be a dazzling and spiritual experience, but it has also become over touristed to the point that it’s easy to have a frustrating visit if you don’t do your research.

Is Kuta, Bali Expensive or Cheap?

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.

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Travel Costs to Kuta, Bali

Population 50,000
Area 200,000
Timezone UTC+8
Currency Indonesian rupiah
Airports Denpasar International Airport (DPS)
BACKPACKER INDEX: US$27.24
1 USD = 16,057.5500 IDR
134 World cities ranked cheapest to most expensive: Backpacker Index for 2024

Accommodation Costs in Kuta, Bali

Kuta, Bali Hotel Seasons

Kuta, Bali Hotel Prices

Rating Price(USD)
starstarstarstarstar12.00 - 60.00
starstarstarstarstar15.00 - 56.00
starstarstarstarstar18.00 - 98.00
starstarstarstarstar32.00 - 101.00
starstarstarstarstar119.00 - 238.00

Kuta, Bali Hostels Prices

Type Price(USD)
Hostel Bed8.00 - 12.00
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Kuta, Bali Attractions Prices

Best tours in Kuta, Bali

Location Description Type Price(USD)
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.
high-end
low-end
43.90
17.13
Surfboard rentalRent 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.
high-end
low-end
9.34
2.49
Waterbom ParkThis huge and new water park has slides and tubing along with other wet activities.
adults
2-12
28.34
20.36

Kuta, Bali Food and Drink Prices

Food Type Description Price(USD)
Budget breakfastIf your hotel or guesthouse doesn't include breakfast, you can find cheap eats nearby.1.87 - 3.43
Budget lunchCombinations of rice or noodles and chicken are classic and filling.2.62 - 4.05
Budget dinnerKuta and its area is filled with Western restaurants with good prices. Local joints are a bit cheaper.4.67 - 7.47
Beer (.33l bottle)Bintang is the ubiquitous local lager, served in ice-cold large and small bottles. Nightclubs will charge more.1.87 - 2.99

Kuta, Bali Transport Prices

Type Price(USD)
Taxi from airport to Kuta1.25 - 3.74
Bemo (minivan) from airport to Kuta0.31 - 0.62
3km taxi ride in Kuta1.25 - 1.87

Getting to Kuta, Bali

Getting around Kuta, Bali

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When to visit Kuta, Bali

Temperature and rainfall

Month High F Low F Precip (inches)
January867813.7
February867811.3
March87788.4
April87783.7
May86783.0
June85772.8
July83762.0
August83760.9
September85761.6
October86773.6
November87786.1
December867811.5

Kuta, Bali Weather advice

Sunrise and sunset

21 Mar6:23am6:29pm
21 Jun6:32am6:09pm
21 Sep6:10am6:15pm
21 Dec5:58am6:36pm

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