Bali is unreal! After only one night, we were already researching how to extend our visa. It’s that good! Our first stop is Keramas in East Bali- a quiet, local area with black sand beaches, world-class waves and an abundance of rice paddies.
Our first few nights were spent at The Nirmala Guest House, an incredible place for it’s value: only $35/night for a stand-alone bungalow with a private patio and pond, just a three minute walk from the surf. Also includes free wi-fi, free breakfast at the on-site restaurant which offers lunch and dinner for super cheap ($2-$5 per meal). The lily pond huts are the highlight (above), a wonderful place to relax with an ocean view to admire the rice paddies. Although I do recommend staying here, but be warned it is somewhat isolated. The Nirmala Guest House is ideal for downtime and exploring local Balinese culture.6 Click here to show some love!