Bali has always been a dream destination for travellers, offering the perfect mix of culture, sun and sand and, of course, affordability.
With so many accommodation options, it can be hard to know where you should stay on your holiday.
Private villas have always offered an array of benefits, especially when travelling in large groups or families, with that home away from home feel and all the creature comforts you crave.
Now more than ever, especially with social distancing, travellers are choosing to book a private villa over hotels.
Let’s look at some of the reasons why.
1. Enjoy all the comforts of home
Imagine the convenience of having your own space, a villa with enough room for you and your guests, just like you would have back at home.
There’s no set time for breakfast and no rushing to find the perfect spot by the pool. It’s just you and your guests enjoying privacy and seclusion.
It can be hard to find space and privacy when you are travelling.
Hotel rooms offer very little of either, and with the constant influx of tourists, hotels are often at full capacity.
Space and privacy have become a major drawcard for travellers in Bali.
2. Not having to share the pool
What if you fancy a swim in the middle of the night or spend the morning soaking up the sun on a recliner with a good book?
All of these are possible with your private pool.
There’s no rushing out early in the morning to secure a chair or fighting the busy crowd in the pool; it’s just the company of your own family or friends.
You can sit back and enjoy the peace and quiet whilst surrounded by tropical gardens.
Some private rental villas also have a gazebo, perfect for the kids to play. Whilst you unwind in the pool, your private chef can cook up a storm on the outside BBQ.
3. Having affordable accommodation
Planning a holiday away with a large group or family? Renting a private villa in Bali works out to be much more affordable than staying in a hotel.
When you think about how many people can fit in a villa, it’s not hard to see why they are so popular. With options ranging from 4 to 16 guests, it’s a holiday away that won’t break the budget.
Large villas can also have you enjoying your own bedroom and bathroom. Not only does it mean more space, but it enables you to have privacy when you need it.
4. With lots of space, villas are perfect for large groups
The great thing about staying in a private villa is that they are spacious enough to accommodate large groups.
With private villas, there is no need to split up your guests and put them on various floors and rooms at a hotel. Some villas can sleep up to 16 guests, making them ideal for large groups and families.
Imagine all of your guests under one roof, in a large home with plenty of space for the adults to mingle and the kids to run around.
5. Be immersed in the Balinese culture
Guests can experience a traditional Balinese holiday when staying in a private villa.
With private drivers available to collect you from the airport or delicious food served by your own personal chef, you will experience traditional hospitality from start to finish.
Take some time out with a traditional Balinese massage and beauty treatments in your villa.
The villas’ interior décor also reflects genuine Balinese style, so you can relax in style comfortably as opposed to hotels that can be stark in comparison.
Experienced staff can also organise personalised Balinese tours and experiences based on your interests and be child-friendly if required.
6. Have the freedom to cook or be cooked for
Private villas are a paradise for people who love to cook. All come equipped with a full kitchen and are centrally located to supermarkets. Being able to pop to the fridge for a snack or drink is handy and a money saver.
When you get home from your day, you can relax with a glass of chilled wine and a home-cooked meal.
Don’t feel like cooking? Private villas also come with their own personal chef (for a small charge). You can unwind at home whilst having dinner prepared for you and your family.
Whilst hotels offer restaurants, room service and buffets, having your own chef cook a meal for you means you can eat dinner in the privacy of your own villa with plenty of space to sit and relax and watch TV or dine outside in the garden
7. You're close to everything
Most private villas are centrally located and will have you only a few minutes from the main shopping strips and only 10 minutes away from the beach.
You don’t have to worry about transport as most things are within walking distance, so easy for a walk on the beach after dinner or a morning shop.
As villas are private, when you come home after a busy day, you can shut the door to your villa and enjoy the calm.
Private villa accommodation in Bali offers the luxury of home whilst immersing yourself in the Balinese culture.
Unlike a hotel, you have space to relax and unwind in a villa, with privacy for you and your family and friends. No more being woken up in the middle of the night, with the people next door having a party or fighting for a spot at the overcrowded pool.
Have your next holiday in Bali, be your home away from home in a private villa.
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