Bali is famous for its surfing and its nightlife, but it also has a rich culture and some beautiful natural attractions.
This Indonesian island attracts travelers from around the world, and it is easy to meet other travelers. Many of the best hostels in Bali are located around Kuta Beach.
Granny's is a comfortable hostel near the legendary Kuta Beach. The hostel looks like a Javanese house and has a variety of dorm rooms: an eight bed dorm, an air-conditioned four bed dorm and an air-conditioned double room for those who want more privacy. The hostel has a relaxing back garden and provides a free breakfast and Wi-Fi. The staff speaks English and can help you to arrange activities and excursions in Bali. There is a restaurant and a bar, and regular entertainment including an outside cinema.
If you want to enjoy nightlife, the Kayun Hostel is one of the best hostels in Bali. This modern and clean hostel has a variety of dorms and rooms in different sizes, and it is located within a short walk from many bars and nightclubs. The largest dorm accommodates 16 guests, and the hostel also has a ladies' dorm. There is a selection of double rooms and deluxe double rooms with more amenities and privacy.
Kayun has 24-hour reception and security, and guests can enjoy a free breakfast and use the free Wi-Fi. All rooms are air-conditioned and Kayun even has a swimming pool. The staff can help you to book tours and activities. All the facilities you need for your stay in Bali are nearby, including shops and laundry places.
Bedbunkers has been recently renovated and has both mixed dorms and females-only dorms. All rooms are air-conditioned, and the showers have hot water around the clock. The interior has been designed to look more like a Balinese villa than a typical hostel, and the hostel provides bed sheets.
Echoland is a little more stylish than an average backpacker hostel. Located on Echo Beach in the Canggu district, Echoland is a bed and breakfast with some deluxe rooms, but it also has dorm beds for budget travelers. The beach is especially popular with surfers. Echoland is stylish but relaxed, and has many amenities that an average hostel would not have. Guests can enjoy the swimming pool, get a massage in the spa or ask the staff to arrange diving trips or tours around Bali.
For travel advice to Bali, look around the Canuck Abroad website for practical travel information including advice on visas.