Nusa Penida is one of our personal favorite island escapes that’s just a hop, skip and a short 40-minute boat ride away from the bustling island Bali. The largest and most exotic of the three Nusa islands, Nusa Penida is filled with untouched natural beauty and a home to stunning white sand beaches surrounded by a dramatic landscape.

So if you're planning a trip to take a break from Bali, congrats, you've stumbled upon your ultimate accommodation guide in Nusa Penida. You’re welcome!

1  MAUA Nusa Penida

MAUA Nusa Penida - Photo by @mauanusapenida
Photo by @mauanusapenida

MAUA Nusa Penida offers you an exclusive island retreat in one of the most prestigious locations on the entire island. The luxury destination offers 23 one-bedroom villas at the resort and a few with two-bedrooms which favor a simple contemporary design that draws the eye outwards through floor-to-ceiling glass patio doors. Recline in a cabana surrounded by tropical greenery and views of Bali’s volcanic Mount Agung. The infinity pool welcomes you from morning till evening, and the pool bar keeps the good times going, offering tropical juices and cocktails until 10pm, or even later if you fancy.

Pro tip: do upgrade to their Suite Villa for a little extra space and some of the best views in the resort.

Sakti, Nusa Penida, Klungkung
Price : Approximately USD 270 /room/night

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2  Atalaya Villas Nusa Penida

Atalaya Villas Nusa Penida - Photo by @atalayanusapenida
Photo by @atalayanusapenida

The location of Atalaya Villas makes it an ideal base for exploring the island to the fullest. Just a short 3-minute drive from Crystal Bay, you can witness the island's most stunning sunsets and explore prime snorkeling spots from this boutique hotel that reflects a deep appreciation for nature, refined taste, and wanderlust. The hotel features a stunning pool, a range of suites with and without private pools, spa services, and exclusive island excursion options. Additionally, there's an in-house restaurant and convenient services like motorbike rentals and parking (reservation required), all of which contribute to an exceptional experience for guests.

Jalan crystal bay, Sakti, Kec. Nusa Penida
Price : Approximately USD 140 /room/night

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3  Villa Victoria Nusa Penida

Villa Victoria Nusa Penida - Photo by @victoria.nusapenida
Photo by @victoria.nusapenida

Fancy a full-equipped villa to cook your group of friends a hearty meal? We hear you! Villa Victoria is this cool 5-bedroom beachfront pad on Penida Island, and it's got these jaw-dropping panoramic views of the Indian Ocean and Mount Agung. It's big enough to host 12 of your crew, and there are not one but two pools – a massive 30-meter infinity pool and a round jacuzzi.

Inside, they've got a kitchen that's loaded with all the things you need, like a coffee machine, kettle, fridge, cooktop, and all the cooking tools and dishwares. They even throw in free drinking water and some kitchen basics like salt, pepper, sugar, and tasty Indonesian spices. And if you feel like doing your own cooking, they'll sort you out with a grocery shopping service. Plus, they've surrounded the villa and pools with a lush, green lawn and tropical garden to make it a total paradise for your getaway.

Jl. Batumulapan, Batununggul, Kec. Nusa Penida
Price : Approximately USD 900 /room/night

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4  Autentik Penida Glamping - Adults Only

Autentik Penida Glamping - Adults Only - Photo by @autentik_penida
Photo by @autentik_penida

Autentik Penida develops a unique concept of glamping. It is an adults-only eco-lodge that offers privileged guests 8 luxury safari tents nestled at the heart of unspoilt nature and offers breathtaking views of the coconut groves, the majestic Agung volcano and the ocean. The tent is equipped with all modern comforts including AC, en-suite bathroom and private balcony to ensure an extraordinary stay. If this sounds right up your street then make sure to book this place for your next vacay in Nusa Penida Island.

jalan Crystal Bay, Nusa Penida
Price : Approximately USD 160 /room/night

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5  Penida Bambu Green Suites

Penida Bambu Green Suites - Photo by @penidagreen
Photo by @penidagreen

Escape from the hustle and bustle of city-life and head to Penida Bambu Green Suites. It is situated exactly on the top of the Nusa Penida Hills, making it a unique and secluded destination for travelers. Guests will be able to wake up to the sound of birds chirping and enjoy snorkeling, relaxing and meditating from their bedroom. This collection of 10 bamboo villas is the perfect choice for those looking to escape the crowds and experience a true taste of Bali.

Jalan Raya Adegan, Banjar Adegan, Ped, Kec. Nusa Penida
Price : Approximately USD 170 /room/night

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6  Pramana Natura Nusa Penida

Pramana Natura Nusa Penida - Photo by @pramananatura
Photo by @pramananatura

We just love this swanky coastal retreat perched on the lush, sloping cliffs of Nusa Penida named Pramana Natura. When you lay eyes on the stunning view of tropical islands, ancient volcanoes, and the deep blue ocean, you'll probably need a moment to catch your breath. It's like nature's masterpiece right in front of you, and it's impossible not to be swept away by the sheer beauty of it all.

From sunrise to sunset, you'll be treated to a mesmerizing display of natural colors, making it feel like you've landed in a true island paradise. Inside the place, you'll find a magical blend of modern and traditional architecture, along with all those fancy perks you'd expect from a stylish getaway. It's basically a slice of heaven on earth!

Sakti, Nusa Penida
Price : Approximately USD 220 /room/night

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7  Sea La Vie Resort Nusa Penida

Sea La Vie Resort Nusa Penida - Photo by @sealaviebali
Photo by @sealaviebali

Sea La Vie is a charming boutique resort, boasting an interior design that effortlessly combines modern sophistication with traditional Balinese art. The result? A breathtakingly beautiful setting. Nestled within tropical gardens and mere steps away from white sandy beaches and crystal-clear turquoise waters, this villa resort is like a hidden paradise, and they top it all off with exceptional service. Perched above Toya Pakeh, one of the island's main harbors, the resort offers 19 cozy bungalows and suites, each featuring an en-suite bathroom and a private balcony that opens up to unrivaled panoramic ocean views.

jl toya pakeh Penida, Nusa Penida island
Price : Approximately USD 100 /room/night

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8  Mambo Beach Resort

Mambo Beach Resort - Photo by @mambo.resort
Photo by @mambo.resort

Are you longing to enjoy the beauty of marine life with a touch of cozy experience? This is exactly what Mambo Beach Resort is all about. This rustic-styled accommodation is a diving resort in one of the most well-known diving areas in Nusa Penida that allures divers with the diversity and amazingly rich marine life (pssst… this side of ocean is also the home of the Manta Ray and eccentric Sunfish!)

Situated in the famous Coral Triangle, Nusa Penida, the resort offers a fascinating experience with a long stunning pool and homey ambience. It is the perfect destination for those ready to explore and at the same time pamper themselves with natural beauty throughout the holidays.

Jalan Ped - Buyuk, Ped, Kec. Nusa Penida
Price : Approximately USD 130 /room/night

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9  Tropical Glamping Bali

Tropical Glamping Bali - Photo by @joosethenomad
Photo by @joosethenomad

If you love the idea of camping and crave for stylish vacation, Tropical Glamping is for you. This luxury destination is an epitome of oceanfront paradise; perched high above the water with breathtaking panoramic views. Among lush palm trees, you'll discover the bungalow, situated on a stunning cliff where you can often spot manta rays, turtles, and even dolphins swimming by.

Tropical Glamping is designed to embrace nature, allowing for ample airflow. Here, they provide an outdoor lounging area for sunbathing, stargazing, and telescope watching. Each of their open-air rooms feature an en-suite bathroom for romantic starlit showers. The best part? A cozy double hammock that’s perfect for nighttime cuddles or reading under the swaying palm trees.

Pejukutan, Nusa Penida
Price : Approximately USD 236 /room/night

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10  The Kama

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Indulge in the best high-quality sleep and wake up to the breathtaking view of Nusa Penida in The Kama resort. Situated just 500 meters (and 2 minutes walking) to Kutampi Beach, The Kama features accommodation with a restaurant, free private parking, an outdoor swimming pool and a bar. Each of the rooms at this 4-star hotel has garden views, and guests can enjoy direct access to the garden and terrace. The accommodation offers room service, a tour desk and luggage storage for guests.

Jl. Nusa Indah No.53, Kutampi Kaler, Kec. Nusa Penida
Price : Approximately USD 116 /room/night

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11  Sundance Residence

Sundance Residence - Photo by @sundance_residence
Photo by @sundance_residence

The newly-launched Sundance Residence sprawls across the hills of Tanglad in the southeastern region of Nusa Penida Island, conveniently situated near its most exquisite beaches, including Atuh, Diamond, and Suwehan Beach. This accommodation embodies the timeless blend of innovative architecture and the relaxed tropical lifestyle as its expansive living area seamlessly shows the panoramic view and invigorating natural breezes indoors. Crafted with carefully selected natural materials and open-air en-suite bathrooms, it offers a harmonious connection with the surrounding environment.

Batukandik, Nusa Penida
Price : Approximately USD 210 /room/night

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12  Jungle Bungalow

Jungle Bungalow - Photo by @spice.trader
Photo by @spice.trader

Jungle Bungalow is a one-bedroom villa located in Toyapakeh, Nusa Penida. While navigating the path to reach the hotel may be a bit challenging, but rest assured, it's an adventure that's absolutely worth undertaking! Upon arrival, you'll find yourself in a charming, newly furnished, and impeccably clean room. The decor exudes a delightful blend of Bali bohemian aesthetics, complete with a hammock swing as a unique touch.

Psstt.. We heard the staff are incredibly helpful and always ready to assist with any needs or requests you may have. One of the standout features is the breathtaking view from the property, where you can swing and take in the mesmerizing view of Lembongan. All of these experiences make it a fantastic value for money!

Spice Trader - Gamat bay, Jalan, Sakti, Nusa Penida
Price : Approximately USD 150 /room/night

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13  Batan Sabo Cottage

Batan Sabo Cottage - Photo by @batansabo
Photo by @batansabo

Do check out Batan Sabo Cottage for a dramatic sunset and ocean view on the west side of Nusa Penida. Combining Bali's warm hospitality with a healthy dose of traditional charm and mixed in with a little adventure, this rustic-styled accommodation whips up the ideal recipe for a comfy, relaxing, and indulgent getaway, whether you're on a well-deserved vacation or even a business retreat.

The triangle cottage offers a truly enchanting adventure, boasting 6 beautifully furnished rooms and suites that are sure to awaken your senses. Each room is designed with adventure-seekers in mind, comes with a spacious private balcony, giving you the perfect spot to kick back and soak in the surroundings.

Sakti, Nusa Penida
Price : Approximately USD 75 /room/night

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14  Adiwana Warnakali

Adiwana Warnakali - Photo by @adiwanawarnakali
Photo by @adiwanawarnakali

Nestled 20 meters above the stunning tropical beach of Nusa Penida, Adiwana Warnakali is all set to offer an unforgettable experience filled with beauty, relaxation, and endless adventure as you can dive straight into the legendary underwater wonders of Nusa Penida from the beachfront. And if you're a diving enthusiast, the Dune Dive Center has you covered with PADI courses and Scuba Diving Safaris.

Built on a tall cliff, the hotel perfectly follows the natural contours of the land. Each spot is guaranteed to give you stunning views of the ocean and the nearby Nusa Ceningan island. And the choice is all yours—to relax by the pool with an ocean view, or to venture out to explore Nusa Penida's gems like Angel Billabong and Atuh Beach. And to top off the day, treat yourself to pure bliss at the renowned Tejas Spa. It's all about good vibes and great times at Adiwana Warnakali!

Sakti, Nusa Penida
Price : Approximately USD 200 /room/night

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15  Udara Hideaway

Udara Hideaway - Photo by @udaranusapenida
Photo by @udaranusapenida

Just about 200 meters away from one of Nusa Penida’s pristine beaches, enter Udara Hideaway, a unique accommodation that has a stunning shared pool and 55 inch Smart TV (with Netflix!) in every room. Sam, the guy running the hotel, really looks out for his guests. His service is seriously top-notch, and the staff also goes the extra mile by offering rides, picking you up from the harbor, and organizing cool adventures to explore the island, and they also give great recommendations. Plus, it's conveniently located within walking distance of some awesome restaurants. Staying there just feels like you're at home – super clean, everything's in great shape. You'll definitely be itching to return!

Ped, Nusa Penida
Price : Approximately USD 40 /room/night

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16  Villa Kalliste

Villa Kalliste - Photo by @villakalliste
Photo by @villakalliste

Picture this: Villa Kalliste sits high on a headland, treating you to jaw-dropping ocean views. It's not your ordinary holiday home – it's got five cozy bedrooms and attentive staff to make your luxury getaway memorable.

Kalliste, which basically means 'the most beautiful,' gives you front-row seats to Bali's stunning southern coast and the majestic Mount Agung volcano. The villa is all about the good life, featuring a cool infinity pool with jungle views and breezy open-air living spaces decked out in modern style. They designed this place to give you an authentic, laid-back tropical experience you and your group of friends or family won't forget.

Unnamed Road, Ped, Kec. Nusa Penida
Price : Approximately USD 620 /room/night

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17  Kompyang Cottage

Kompyang Cottage - Photo by @kompyang_cottage
Photo by @kompyang_cottage

Your very own island home away from home, Kompyang Cottage, is a private sanctuary, located in Batununggal, arguably one of the very best areas on the entire island. Once you step into one of the rooms here, you'll fall in love instantly. You can spend the entire day soaking up Penida’s natural beauty or take a refreshing dip at the shared swimming pool in a remote setting in this homey abode with picturesque views, everything is possible. Couples looking to escape the crowds will find it to be the ideal getaway.

Batununggul, Nusa Penida
Price : Approximately USD70 /room/night

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18  Khamara Nusa Penida

Khamara Nusa Penida - Photo by @khamara.nusapenida
Photo by @khamara.nusapenida

Another beachfront resort recommendation around Nusa Penida which is perfect for a short staycation is Khamara Villa and Beach Club, which is situated in Toyapakeh. The best part is if you are planning to have a trip and choose this resort for your stay-in accommodation, you are gonna have direct access to the beach club which offers various facilities, including daybeds, luscious cocktails, and an absolutely amazing view. Definitely worth your visit!

Ped, Nusa Penida
Price : Approximately USD 90 /room/night

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19  The Mesare Eco Resort

The Mesare Eco Resort - Photo by @themesareresort
Photo by @themesareresort

It’s safe to say that this resort is not just a destination, it's an experience of nature's embrace. Nestled up in the chill, green hills of Batukandik, Nusa Penida, Bali, you'll stumble upon a super eco-friendly resort that's focused on your wellness. When you wake up in one of their 14 enchanting cottages, your eyes will be treated to the sight of the massive organic gardens and the breathtaking views that come with the hillside spot. It's the kind of wake-up call that sets the tone for a fantastic day on the island!

Dusun, Jalan Batu Guling, Batukandik, Nusa Penida
Price : Approximately USD 60 /room/night

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20  The Raja Lima & Spa

The Raja Lima & Spa - Photo by @therajalima
Photo by @therajalima

For all you water enthusiasts, this wooden-themed accommodation is a paradise as they offer snorkeling, diving, and even fishing services right in the area. Plus, it's just a stone's throw away from the amazing Thousand Islands Viewpoint and a quick 400-meter stroll from Pulau Seribu Viewpoint. When you opt to just chill out inside, they've got a bar with a spacious terrace, perfect for enjoying your drinks while taking in the views. And if you're up for some indoor fun, they've got a gaming room and board games available upon request. Sounds like an amazing idea, right?

Unnamed Road, Pejukutan, Nusa Penida
Price : Approximately USD 90 /room/night

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