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Seminyak, Petitenget and Batubelig beaches extend as far as the eye can see. As the sun sets, internationally renowned beach front bars such as Ku De Ta and Potato Head serve fabulous cocktails with cool tunes. Later, the gay bars along Jl. Camplung Tanduk get going and stay open way into the night.
Jalan Camplung Tanduk, Seminyak | map
7.8 Good based on 317 Agoda reviews
Why this hotel: Best seller. Close to the gay bars. Great value.
The good-value, very gay-friendly Pelangi Bali has a great beachfront location, within walking distance of the gay nightlife on Jalan Camplung Tanduk street. It is also close to Putra at Pantai 66, a strip of beach that has become increasingly popular with gay sunbathers. The main gay beach area at Batu Belig can be reached by taxi in about 10 minutes.
The hotel has a large swimming pool with a ‘swim up’ bar, a sun terrace and plenty of sun loungers. The spacious, comfortable guest rooms feature a minibar, tea & coffee making facilities and satellite TV. We recommend the deluxe rooms or better as they have larger bathrooms. WiFi is available but chargeable.
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Jalan Camplung Tanduk 66, Seminyak | map
8.4 Very Good based on 525 Agoda reviews
Why this hotel: Walk to the bars & beach. Fabulous pool. Gay-popular.
The Breezes Bali Resort is located just a few minutes’ walk from the gay bars on Jalan Camplung Tanduk and the beach. The well-equipped rooms feature very comfortable king-sized beds, tea and coffee maker, a minibar and a laptop-sized safe.
At the heart of The Breezes is a four-tiered swimming pool with handy swim-up bar and sun terrace. The hotel has its own a gym and tennis courts and is close to many of the best gay spas in the area. Particularly popular with gay Aussies!
Jalan Batu Belig Beach, Seminyak | map
7.6 Good based on 1156 Agoda reviews
Why this hotel: Walk to gay beach. Fabulous ocean views. Excellent value.
Located directly on Batu Belig Beach in Seminyak, just a few minutes’ walk from the gay beach area, the Grand Balisani Suites offers 96 Balinese-styled rooms (some with private pools), a large freeform swimming pool with a swim-up bar, spa and open-air restaurant.
The hotel is set in lush tropical gardens from which you can enjoy fabulous sunset views over the ocean. A popular choice with gay visitors, and great value for money.
Jalan Drupadi 20XX, Seminyak | map
8.8 Very Good based on 266 Agoda reviews
Why this hotel: Very stylish villas. Superb location in Seminyak.
This modern resort is conveniently located in the heart of Seminyak, minutes away from shops, restaurants and gay nightlife. Uma Sapna offers 20 spacious, comfortable villas that feature satellite TV, CD/DVD player, minibar, refrigerator, coffee maker, balcony and desk.
Each villa has either a spa plunge pool or a swimming pool. If you need a massage, check out the nearby exclusively male Banana Spa.
Jalan Raya Seminyak 500, Seminyak | map
8.2 Very Good based on 3053 Agoda reviews
Why this hotel: Popular choice. Great Beach Club. Convenient location.
Excellent-value 4-star hotel in convenient location, close to Seminyak beach and the gay scene and surrounded by restaurants and shops. The Haven offers spacious rooms, suites and a number of private villas. Of particular note is the Haven’s excellent breakfast buffet that will really set you up for the day.
The Haven has its own Beach Club on Seminyak beach with sun loungers, shades and shower facilities. A free shuttle service is provided.
Nearby, the area in front of the Ocean Hotel continues to be popular with gay sunbathers. Very popular choice. The Haven was one of the most booked Bali hotels on Travel Gay Asia in 2013.
Jalan Sarinande 19, Seminyak | map
8.3 Very Good based on 300 Agoda reviews
Why this hotel: Close to the beach. Large rooms. Near the gay nightlife.
Located in the heart of Seminyak, 150 meters from the beach and close to restaurants, boutiques and the gay nightlife. Villa Kresna offers a choice of modern, spacious suites with a fully stocked minibar, coffee & tea facilities, flat screen TV with international channels, safe and free WiFi.
There is also a swimming pool and sun terrace. Villa Kresna also offers even more exclusive one- and two-bedroom private villas. More on the private villas, please click here.
Jalan Camplung Tanduk 28, Seminyak | map
8.3 Very Good based on 76 Agoda reviews
Why this hotel: Near beach & gay bars. New facilities. Value for money.
The great-value Ping Hotel is in perfect location, just a 5-minute walk from both Seminyak beach and the gay nightlife, and offfers a lot more than you would expect from a 3-star hotel.
Each spacious, air-conditioned room has a flat screen satellite TV, safe, mini-fridge, tea & coffee making facilities, free daily bottled water and marble bathrooms with rain shower The deluxe rooms (40m²) also have a kitchenette.
The hotel has its own pool, gym and spa. The sunset rooftop bar is particularly nice, both for a drink in the evening and breakfast in the morning.
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Kayu Aya Road 68, Seminyak | map
8.5 Very Good based on 262 Agoda reviews
Why this hotel: Cutting-edge design. New hotel. Convenient location.
Newly opened (2013), highly stylized 4-star hotel with cutting-edge design, IZE is located a 10-minute walk from the restaurants and shops at Seminyak Square, and 15 minutes from the gay-popular Petitenget Beach.
The hotel features a beautiful swimming pool, stylish rooftop lounge & bar, modern gym and a restaurant offering international dishes.
Guest rooms are spacious and bright, with modern amenities and free WiFi throughout. We recommend the Deluxe Pool rooms which have direct access to the pool. The hotel staff are happy to help you with car rentals, day trips and airport transfers.
Jalan Petitenget 72x, Seminyak | map
7.6 Good based on 288 Agoda reviews
Why this hotel: Near Batu Belig Beach. Great facilities. Excellent value.
This gay-friendly resort offers excellent value for money and great location close to the ‘newest’ Batu Belig gay beach area. Bonita gay spa is just across the road, and the main gay bars are about 15 minutes away by taxi.
Comfortably furnished and set within beautifully mature gardens, each air-conditioned villa features an open-air bathroom with a hot tub and shower, LCD TV, WiFi and a small kitchenette.
Putu Bali Villa has a large swimming pool, a poolside bar and restaurant that serves various Indonesian, Asian and Western dishes although there is a huge choice of great restaurants within walking distance.
Jalan Batubelig 81B, Seminyak | map
8.1 Very Good based on 19 Agoda reviews
Why this hotel: Walk to the gay beach. Private villas. Value for money.
Located just a 10-minute walk from the gay area on Batu Belig Beach, Di Astana is a collection of five modern, spacious, value for money villa suites set in tropical gardens around central swimming pool and terrace.
Each private suite has a fully equipped kitchen, air conditioning, living area with flat screen TV, balcony and open-air bathroom. WiFi is free, and most rates include a daily American breakfast.
The gay nightlife can be reached by taxi in about 10-15 minutes.
Jalan Sarinande 15, Camplung Tanduk, Seminyak | map
7.8 Good based on 39 Agoda reviews
Why this hotel: Close to the beach. Great for gay scene. Superb value.
Located just a 5-minute walk from Seminyak Beach and a 15-minute walk from the bustling gay scene, this budget hotel features an outdoor pool, a restaurant and 26 guest rooms, each with free WiFi, flat screen cable TV and private terrace with garden views.
Sarinande offers many services including a 24-hour front desk, laundry service, internet station in the lobby and free airport transfer if you stay more than 3 days. The staff can help you with transport and tour arrangements.
Jalan Abimanyu 9A, Seminyak | map
7.6 Good based on 1501 Agoda reviews
Why this hotel: Budget choice. Near the gay nightlife. Best seller.
True to its name, favehotel is a popular choice with budget-minded gay travellers who want to be close to the gay nightlife in Seminyak. The hotel offers a fun and contemporary environment.
Guest rooms have free WiFi and free bottled water, air conditioning, flat screen satellite TV and a private bathroom. The hotel is just a few minutes’ walk from the gay bars and a 15-minute taxi ride to Batu Belig Beach.
Kuta is the most famous tourist area in Bali and hub of life in the south of the Island. Legian stretches north from Kuta towards Jalan Arjuna (better known as Jalan Double Six) where Seminyak begins. There are a huge number of great value for money hotels in these areas and the gay night-life is within easy reach.
Jalan Pantai, Kuta | map
7.7 Good based on 1450 Agoda reviews
Why this hotel: Near Kuta Beach Fantastic pool. Excellent location.
A very affordable hotel right on Kuta Beach that attracts a lot of gay Malaysian and Indonesian tourists. All 191 modern rooms at Harris Resort are comfortable, colourful and feature a good quality bed, satellite TV and free WiFi.
There is a great selection of good-value restaurants and cafés within walking distance, as is the Legian shopping area.
Jalan Werkudara 539, Seminyak | map
8 Good based on 787 Agoda reviews
Why this hotel: Fabulous design. Superb bar & pool. New hotel.
The Ananta Legian is a fabulous new hotel in Seminyak (built in 2012), located a 5-minute walk from Double Six Beach and a short drive from the shopping area and the gay nightlife venues.
All 175 rooms feature free WiFi, flat screen satellite TV, minibar and tea & coffee making facilities. The beautiful outdoor swimming pool and the lobby deserve a special mention. Excellent management and welcoming staff.
Jalan Nakula LC 8 no 5, Seminyak | map
8.2 Very Good based on 247 Agoda reviews
Why this hotel: Near Legian shopping. Comfortable rooms. Great staff.
Excellent-value hotel located just 5 minutes from the famous Legian shopping district and Double Six Beach (free shuttle provided).
Guest rooms at Arana Suite feature with flat screen cable TV, personal safe, minibar, tea & coffee making facilities. The gay bars can be reached in about 5 minutes by taxi.
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A remarkable district in the central part of the island, located about 30 km from Seminyak. Ubud is surrounded by rice paddies, forests and rivers and is famous for arts & crafts and peaceful scenery.