Best Places to Stay in Lovina for Female Solo Travellers. View in Bali during sunset

Best Places to Stay in Lovina for Female Solo Travellers

Are you a female solo traveller planning a trip to Bali? You should check out Lovina! This hidden gem on the northern coast of Bali offers a relaxing and welcoming environment that is perfect for solo adventurers. If you are planning your itinerary for Bali, make sure you carve out some time to go to Lovina so you can stay away from the touristy spots for some time. After a trip to the north I always feel recharged and at peace, ready to face the traffic in Denpasar! In this blog post, I will guide you through the best places to stay in Lovina for female solo travellers, ensuring you have a comfortable and memorable experience.

To make your search easier I’ve split the accommodations into budget-friendly, mid-range and luxury. For each recommendation, I’ve also included the cost, location and pros/cons to consider.

Ready? Let’s dive in! 🐬

Budget-Friendly Accommodations

Traveling solo doesn’t mean breaking the bank! Lovina has plenty of budget-friendly accommodations that offer comfort and convenience without draining your wallet. In this section, I listed anything from $9 per night to $50. Also, bear in mind the prices will shift based on the time of the year and rooms available. Here are my top picks:

#1 Puri Mandhara Lovina

I’m going to start with the best deal ever! The Puri Mandhara Lovina is a lovely place by the sea that provides rooms with hot water and AC. The rooms are spacious (take a look at the pictures from the link shared above) and you get a lovely pool too. All of this is for $9 per night. I mean, only in Bali! They also organise the dolphin tour for IDR100K per person, which is very affordable! The owner is very friendly and helpful which is always important when it comes to travelling alone.

πŸ’° Budget: $9

🌴 Location: Right on the beach.

βœ… Pros: Sea view rooms, onsite pool, great vibe.

❌ Cons: A bit aged.

#2 Rumah Askara (Hostel)

Best Places to Stay in Lovina for Female Solo Travellers. Hotel in Lovina.

Next on the list is the Rumah Askara, a top choice for solo female travellers looking for a sociable experience. This hostel is renowned for its friendly and welcoming environment, making it effortless to connect with fellow adventurers. The dorm-style rooms are surprisingly cosy and well-maintained, and there’s a communal area where everyone gathers to share travel tales and occasionally cook together! If you’re a beach enthusiast, you’re in luck – the hostel is just a minute’s stroll away from the sandy shores. It’s lovely they organise group activities in case you want to meet other travellers!

πŸ’° Budget: $20

🌴 Location: Just a stone’s throw away from the beach and near local attractions.

βœ… Pros: Welcoming atmosphere, communal kitchen, organized group activities.

❌ Cons: Shared dormitories may not suit everyone’s preferences.

#3 Hotel Suma

Silvia sitting on the bed in Lovina.

Hotel Suma is located alongside the glistening blue seas of Lovina, this delightful little gem offers clean and comfortable rooms that won’t break the bank. Located right in the heart of it all – the beach, the shops, the eateries – everything is just a hop, skip, and a jump away. The swimming pool is stunning and the rooms are very spacious.

πŸ’° Budget: $25

🌴 Location: Right in the heart of Lovina, close to the beach, shops, and restaurants.

βœ… Pros: Affordable rates, prime location, friendly staff, and delectable food.

❌ Cons: Basic amenities, limited facilities.

#4 Sanshikirana House Lovina

Sanshikirana House Lovina is probably one of the best places you can find in Lovina. I can’t believe for $35 per night you can get incredible views from your balcony! It’s breathtaking! The rooms are beautifully designed with a warm and welcoming atmosphere. The staff is always there to assist you and ensure a seamless stay. There is also a fantastic pool area where you can take a refreshing dip or simply relax with a good book. The location is perfect, right in the heart of everything, with convenient access to shops, restaurants, and of course, the beach.

πŸ’° Budget: $35

🌴 Location: Close to the beach and within walking distance of restaurants.

βœ… Pros: Cozy rooms, friendly staff, affordable prices.

❌ Cons: Limited on-site facilities.

#5 Sing Sing Resort Lovina

Coming on the list is the fabulous Sing Sing Resort Lovina, located in the heart of Lovina. It’s the place to be especially after a day of adventure out and about. This resort offers spacious and immaculate rooms with amazing amenities. Comfy beds, luxurious private bathrooms, and even a shared kitchen if you fancy showcasing your culinary skills. But what truly sets this place apart is the staff – they’re incredibly warm and accommodating, going above and beyond to ensure your stay is exceptional.

πŸ’° Budget: $36 

🌴 Location: Situated in a peaceful neighbourhood, conveniently close to Lovina Beach.

βœ… Pros: Comfortable rooms with private bathrooms, attentive hosts, and tranquil ambience.

❌ Cons: Limited dining options in the vicinity.

#6 The Hamsa Resort

Let’s move to The Hamsa Resort. This place has gorgeous views over the ocean. Rooms are airy and clean with a traditional Balinese touch. The onsite restaurant serves a delicious breakfast – their banana pancakes are to die for!

πŸ’° Budget: $40

🌴 Location: Gorgeous hilltop location.

βœ… Pros: Amazing views, Balinese-styled rooms, great restaurant, free yoga classes.

❌ Cons: A little bit away from the town centre.

#7 New Sunari Lovina

Next comes New Sunari Lovina. This place is incredible! It’s quite a big property (I even got lost a few times) but it’s super comfortable and convenient! What I loved the most about this place was the gym! It has an amazing view over the Ocean, it’s well equipped and with a much-needed air conditioner. They have 2 swimming pools. The biggest is the one you can see from the picture and they also have another one which is more shallow and better suited for children. This place needs to be on your list for sure!

πŸ’° Budget: $50

🌴 Location: Conveniently situated near the beach, restaurants, and shops.

βœ… Pros: Comfortable rooms, friendly and accommodating staff, affordable rates, amazing gym!

❌ Cons: The rooms are a bit dated in terms of interior design

#8 Bali Taman Beach Resort & Spa Lovina

Alright, let’s dive into Bali Taman Beach Resort & Spa Lovina. This place is absolutely incredible and feels like stepping into heaven. With its private pool and spacious, stylish rooms, it’s like having your very own piece of paradise. The resort is situated in the heart of Lovina, putting you just a short stroll away from all the excitement. The staff here are incredibly friendly and go above and beyond to ensure you have the best time. This is quite similar to the New Sunari Lovina accommodation I mentioned above but I would say this is more stylish and taken care of to the minimum detail. However, there is no gym here so you might go for New Sunari Lovina in case you want to workout!

πŸ’° Budget: $50

🌴 Location: Situated in a serene area near Lovina Beach.

βœ… Pros: Spacious rooms with kitchenettes, swimming pool, attentive service.

❌ Cons: No gym compared to New Sunari Lovina

#9 Nugraha Lovina Seaview Resort & Spa

Rounding off the list is the one and only Nugraha Lovina Seaview Resort & Spa. This spot is a true slice of paradise. Nestled amidst lush tropical gardens, Nugraha Lovina offers pure relaxation if you are looking to escape the everyday hustle and bustle. The rooms? Think traditional Balinese dΓ©cor with a modern twist and sea-facing balconies to boot. The resort comes with a refreshing swimming pool and a rejuvenating spa, perfect for some ‘me-time’ after a day of exploring. And the best part? It’s all pretty affordable. Sure, it’s a bit off the beaten path, but the tranquillity you’ll find here is worth every extra mile. A little tip – do try their in-house restaurant. Their seafood is to die for!

πŸ’° Budget: $50

🌴 Location: Overlooking the sea and surrounded by lush greenery.

βœ… Pros: Beautiful views, spacious rooms, spa facilities.

❌ Cons: A bit far from the centre

Mid-Range Accommodations


If you’re looking for a bit more comfort and convenience during your solo adventure in Lovina, these mid-range accommodations are perfect for you. Take a look at my top recommendations, the price range here is between $70 and $120 per night.

#1 Lilin Lovina Beach Hotel

Let’s start with the lovely Lilin Lovina Beach Hotel. This accommodation is situated along the peaceful Lovina Beach and it’s super relaxing! The rooms are absolutely delightful! They are very well decorated and include AC. Each room comes with a private bathroom and private pool as well! This is very enjoyable especially at night before going to bed! The last time I went there was this amazing dog that kept me company 24/7!

πŸ’° Budget: $70

🌴 Location: Nestled along the serene Lovina Beach, surrounded by natural beauty.

βœ… Pros: Cute dogs, beautifully decorated rooms, spa facilities.

❌ Cons: Slightly off the main tourist trail, but the peaceful atmosphere is a reward in itself.

#2 Padmasari Resort Lovina

If you’re looking for a place that offers a laid-back atmosphere without breaking the bank, Padmasari Resort Lovina is the perfect choice. Conveniently located just a short distance from the beach, this hotel is quite new compared to other accommodations in Lovina. It comes with a restaurant and lovely views over the Ocean. Having the restaurant straight at the hotel is a good perk for when you come back after a long day feeling too tired to go out for dinner!

πŸ’° Budget: $60

🌴 Location: Just a few steps from Lovina Beach.

βœ… Pros: Excellent location, friendly staff, beachfront bar.

❌ Cons: Rooms are basic.

#3 Kelapa Lovina Beach Villa

Let’s move to Kelapa Lovina Beach Villa. Situated just a stone’s throw away from the beach, comes with a stunning pool and great amenities. The rooms are cosy and the bathrooms are quite fancy/luxurious. You can pick between a sea view or a garden view, they are both lovely to have! This place comes with a restaurant and bar as well, which is always a good surprise!

πŸ’° Budget: $70

🌴 Location: A few steps away from Lovina Beach.

βœ… Pros: Prime location, friendly staff, well-decorated rooms, beachfront bar.

❌ Cons: A bit far from the centre.

#4 Alamanda Lovina Resort

Next on the list is the Alamanda Lovina Resort. Situated along the peaceful Lovina Beach, Alamanda Lovina Resort is absolutely amazing. The rooms are spacious and very nicely decorated. The private balconies are also quite spacious and with lovely views over the well-kept balcony. The resort boasts a refreshing swimming pool and spa, providing the perfect opportunity to unwind and indulge in some well-deserved pampering. And the best part? It offers excellent value for money. While it may be slightly off the beaten path, the relaxation you’ll discover here makes it well worth the journey. The hosts will also help you book local activities if you are willing to!

πŸ’° Budget: $80

🌴 Location: Nestled along the serene Lovina Beach, surrounded by natural beauty.

βœ… Pros: Breathtaking beachfront views, beautifully decorated rooms, spa facilities.

❌ Cons: Slightly off the main tourist trail, but the peaceful atmosphere is a reward in itself.

#5 Nugraha Lovina Seaview Resort & Spa

Next on the list is the Nugraha Lovina Seaview Resort & Spa. This spot is a true slice of paradise. Located amidst lush tropical gardens, The resort comes with a refreshing swimming pool facing the sea and a lovely spa. And the best part? It’s all pretty affordable. Sure, it’s a bit off the beaten path, but the tranquillity you’ll find here is worth every extra mile.

πŸ’° Budget: $80

🌴 Location: Overlooking the sea and surrounded by lush greenery.

βœ… Pros: Beautiful views, spacious rooms, spa facilities.

❌ Cons: Higher price range for budget travellers.

#6 1000 Dream Bungalow

Let’s move to 1000 Dream Bungalow. This place has really spacious bedrooms and bathrooms. The interior design is quite basic but nice and functional. This place comes with an incredible pool facing the sea and a restaurant. Breakfast here is delicious and served by the sea.

πŸ’° Budget: $120

🌴 Location: Surrounded by picturesque landscapes.

βœ… Pros: Serene location, friendly staff, stunning infinity pool.

❌ Cons: Basic rooms.

#7 Lata Lama Lovina

Next on the list is Lata Lama Lovina which is very cute! The interior design is very vibrant and colourful. It’s only 3 minutes walk from the beach which makes it the perfect location and there are always local dogs hanging about! Quite similarly to other accommodations, this one also comes with a nice swimming pool and awesome hosts!

πŸ’° Budget: $120

🌴 Location: Surrounded by picturesque landscapes.

βœ… Pros: Serene location, friendly staff, stunning pool.

❌ Cons: Nothing!

Luxury Accommodations

And you made it to the last section – Luxury accommodations! Let me tell you something, if you compare these places to some other hotels in Bali (such as Uluwatu or Ubud), the high-end resorts in Lovina and not even that pricey. The list below goes from Β£150 to $320 per night. Ready? Let’s go!

#1 Maha Hills

Let’s start with Maha Hills. This resort is just spectacular as you can tell from the image below. You can really feel one thing with nature and witness incredible views! Some good perks I love about this place are the events they organise (such as cooking and yoga classes), the pool and a variety of breakfast options!

πŸ’° Budget: $150

🌴 Location: Surrounded by picturesque landscapes.

βœ… Pros: Serene setting, friendly staff, refreshing pool.

❌ Cons: Not really close to the beach

#2 Villa Selonding Batu

I’m not sure if it can get better than this, let me introduce you to Villa Selonding Batu. I know it’s a bit pricey but maybe this could be a small treat as part of your Balinese trip! What can I say? There is an amazing SPA, restaurant, the rooms are beautiful and you get stunning views!

πŸ’° Budget: $180

🌴 Location: Surrounded by picturesque landscapes.

βœ… Pros: Tranquil setting, friendly staff, stunning infinity pool.

❌ Cons: A bit far from the beach but it depends on what you’re looking for!

#3 The Lovina Bali Resort

Let’s move from the countryside to the beach now! The Lovina Bali Resort is a luxurious option by the sea. The rooms are huge and very nicely decorated. The activities here are lovely especially for solo travellers because you get to meet other lovely people. The resort comes with a private beach and pool as well!

πŸ’° Budget: $200

🌴 Location: Beachfront, in Lovina.

βœ… Pros: Private beach, stunning views, top-tier spa.

❌ Cons: A bit pricey, but hey it’s the luxurious section!

#4 Villa Teman

Villa Teman is a gorgeous luxury villa which is ideal if you want a private stay. It comes with a pool just for yourself and a beautiful garden. There is also a SPA and lovely interiors. The location is perfect if you are into waterfalls and it’s 1h30min away from the stunning Gilimanuk.

πŸ’° Budget: $200

🌴 Location: Near Lovina.

βœ… Pros: Private and relaxing, pool, beautiful garden.

❌ Cons: Not beachfront.

#5 Sanak Retreat Bali

Let’s move to Sanak Retreat Bali. You can get one of the best mountain views here! The interior design is probably the best I’ve ever seen, mainly in wood and neutral colours! The retreat comes with an amazing pool surrounded by rice fields. This place is just dreamy!

πŸ’° Budget: $200

🌴 Location: Surrounded by picturesque landscapes.

βœ… Pros: Serene setting, friendly staff, nice pool.

❌ Cons: Nothing?

#6 Puri Bagus Lovina

Next on the list, we’ve got the Puri Bagus Lovina β€” an absolute gem right in the heart of Lovina. The rooms are neat and tidy, with generous space to move around, so you won’t feel like you’re living out of your suitcase. Plus, all rooms come with their own private bathrooms β€” which look amazing! But what really sets Bali Bagus apart is its fantastic communal area. It’s the perfect spot to kick back, relax, and maybe make a few new friends over a cup of coffee or tea. The staff is always wearing a smile, ready to help out with anything you need.

πŸ’° Budget: $225

🌴 Location: Centrally located with easy access to Lovina’s main attractions.

βœ… Pros: Welcoming atmosphere, helpful staff, beautiful garden setting.

❌ Cons: Basic amenities, limited dining options on-site.

#7 The Damai Lovina Villas

Sitting pretty in the heart of Lovina, The Damai Lovina Villas take luxury to another level. Waking up here is a dream, you can look at the most breathtaking mountain views, right from your cosy, four-poster bed. Each villa comes with its private pool. Yeah, you heard that right. Private. Pool. So, you can take a leisurely dip whenever you fancy. The onsite restaurant is stunning too (check out the picture below). They serve a wide range of delicious local and international dishes, with ingredients sourced from their organic garden. Now, all this luxury does come with a price tag. But, trust me when I say, every penny is worth it.

πŸ’° Budget: $230

🌴 Location: Nestled in the hills of Lovina with panoramic views of the sea.

βœ… Pros: Tranquil setting, private villas with pools, excellent service.

❌ Cons: Higher price range for budget travellers.

#8 Munduk Cabins

Munduk Cabins is a hidden gem that you won’t want to miss. The cabins are thoughtfully designed with a warm and inviting atmosphere. The staff is like family, always ready to make your stay unforgettable and share their local knowledge. And let’s not forget about the stunning natural surroundings where you can explore and immerse yourself in the beauty of Munduk. The location is just perfect. You’re close to nature, with easy access to hiking trails, waterfalls, and lush greenery. What can I say? If you can afford it, you should book it for sure!

πŸ’° Budget: $300

🌴 Location: Surrounded by nature, with easy access to hiking trails and waterfalls.

βœ… Pros: Cozy cabins, friendly staff, immersive natural surroundings.

❌ Cons: Limited on-site facilities.

#9 Elevate Bali by Hanging Gardens Munduk

Last but not least, Elevate Bali by Hanging Gardens Munduk. I’m not sure I should carry on describing this place after you see the picture below. But anyway, this is a real treat if you can splurge! Sunsets here are unreal and the rooms are meticulously designed. There is a gym, restaurant, bar and SPA. They also offer yoga classes which is lovely thinking about the nature around you! Elevate Bali is surrounded by lots of cool places to visit including incredible waterfalls and temples. So lots to do by the property but also outside!

πŸ’° Budget: $320

🌴 Location: Surrounded by picturesque landscapes.

βœ… Pros: Elevated setting, attentive staff, stunning infinity pool.

❌ Cons: Quite pricey if you’re on a budget!

FAQ: Answering Your Burning Questions

Silvia sitting on the stairs of a temple in Lovina

1. Is Lovina worth visiting?

Oh absolutely! Lovina is a fantastic destination filled with serene beaches and tranquil waters and it’s famous for dolphin sightings. Check out this blog post where I go through reasons why you should visit Lovina right now!

2. What are the best places to eat in Lovina?

You’re in for a treat! Lovina has a vibrant culinary scene. Take a look at this blog post where I go through exactly where you need to go for breakfast, lunch and dinner (yes including prices!).

3. How to move around Lovina?

Getting around in Lovina is quite simple. You can rent a motorbike or bicycle if you’re feeling adventurous. For longer distances, there are plenty of taxis available, just be sure to negotiate the price before the ride. If you prefer, hiring a driver for a day is also an option. Just remember, in Lovina Grab/Gojek taxis are not available. If you are heading to Ubud after Lovina, read this blog post to find out the safest way to do so.

Conclusion

So there you have it! Whether you’re into luxurious getaways or prefer something more budget-friendly, Lovina has you covered. The tranquillity of the beaches, the thrill of dolphin sightings, and the delicious food scene make it a destination you can’t miss out on. So pack your bags, and sunscreen up, and get ready for an unforgettable Balinese adventure. See you in Lovina!

Ciao for now,

Silvia x

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