Skip to Content

How Cheap Is Bali? Mind-Blowing Prices That Will Shock You

Share The Article

Bali is known for being affordable, but just HOW cheap is it really?

Here are the unbelievably low costs/prices for things like food, accommodation, transportation, entertainment and shopping.

How Cheap is Food in Bali:

how cheap is food in bali

Breakfast = $0

Breakfast in Bali is usually included in almost every hostel, homestay, or hotel.

Cheap Lunch: $1.50 usd / $2.25 aud

Eating in a local warung has some major perks like unreal flavour and super-cheap prices.

Trendy Lunch: $12 usd / $18 aud

At a vegan hot-spot or a super Instagramable joint, the average lunch for 2 people comes in under $20. Like 2 plates and an appetizer at Kynd 

vegan food is so cheap in bali

Nice Dinner: $23 usd / $35 aud

3 course for 2 people: Appetizers, main course and dessert is a bargain compared to eating out at home. Depending on the restaurant, drinks might even be included at this rate.

Fresh Juice: $2 usd / $3 aud

A big tall glass of freshly squeezed anti-inflammatory Jamu is just what the doctor ordered. At this price you could have one daily!

Cold Beer: $1.25 usd / $1.80 aud

Indulging in a beach-side Bintang won’t break the bank in Bali

How Cheap is Shopping/Entertainment in Bali:

cheap shopping in Bali

1- Hour Couples Massage = $17 usd / $26 aud

Bali is one of the cheapest places on Earth to indulge in a couples-massage. Take advantage of how cheap a 1-Hour massage for 2 people really is.

Sun Dress at the Market = $8 usd / $12 aud

Shopping for anything at local markets is very affordable. Don’t forget to sharpen your bartering skills.

90 Minute Yoga Class = $9 usd / $13.50 aud

Nothing says zen quite like the Bali lifestyle, especially with beautiful yoga studios offering classes at amazing rates.

yoga classes are cheap in bali

All-Day Snorkle Rental = $5 usd / $7.50 aud

Spend all day in the water with a mask and snorkel rental for just a few dollars.

Full Day Instagram Photo Tour = $10 usd / $15 aud

Need some new jaw-dropping photos? You can book an all day tour around all of Bali’s hotspots to capture beautiful shots for only $10 a person.

How Cheap is Accommodation in Bali:

How cheap are hotels in bali

Budget Dorm Hostel = $6 usd / $9 aud

Mixed-dorm hostels can be found all across Bali for a lower cost than fast-food combo back home. Like the ‘NamaStay’ hostel in Ubud.


NamaStay in Bali is a hostel under $10 a night

Rural Homestay= $10 usd / $15 aud

Get off the beaten path and stay in a gorgeous rural homestay for a fraction of what you thought possible.

3-Star Hotel= $35 usd / $53 aud

An average 3-star hotel will get you a private room, swimming pool, and daily housekeeping. Yes please! The Tapa Nata hotel in Ubud has raving reviews and offers a suite with a garden view for this budget.


3-star hotel Tapa Nata Ubud in Bali is cheap

4-Star Hotel= $55 usd / $84 aud

An average 4-star hotel in Bali will have perks like an extra large room, swim-up bar, rooftop lounge and on-site dining.

5-Star Hotel= $80 usd / $120 aud

5-Star Hotels starts around only $80 a night and will have things like: Beachfront location, Bali-beds, luxurious rooms, and top-notch service.  The Patra Bali located in Kuta has beautiful rooms, many refreshing swimming pools, and even a private beach area.


The patra is a cheap 5-star resort in bali

How Cheap is Transportation in Bali:

Short GoJek Ride = $1.50 usd / $2.25 aud

Hop on the back of a GoJek scooter for pocket-change.

1-Day Scooter Rental = $3 usd / $4.50 aud

You can rent your own scooter for the entire day for under $5

scooter rentals are cheap in bali

Taxi Ride = $4 usd / $6 aud

Take a taxi (we like Grab or Bluebird) from one area to the next for just a few bucks.

Private Driver = $25 usd / $38 aud

Hiring your own private driver (who is sometimes also a guide!) in a nice clean vehicle for 3-5 hours day is incredibly cheap in Bali

For the latest Bali news, Debate & Gossip join our Facebook Community


the-bali-sun-group

Post Sponsored by Bali Flow Tours: Your Safe and Sanitary Tour Guide and Airport Transfer Service

Want more Bali Tips? See our BALI LIFE section

Bali Hotel Prices Going Up As Focus Shifts To 'Quality Tourists Over Quantity'
Previous
Bali Hotel Prices Going Up As Focus Shifts To 'Quality Tourists Over Quantity'
Schapelle Corby Speaks Out 15 Years After Her Bali Smuggling Sentence
Next
Schapelle Corby Speaks Out 15 Years After Her Bali Smuggling Sentence
Comments are closed.
shares