Bali is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful islands in the whole world and there is no shortage of unique accommodations on the island. If you want to stay away from the crowds, why not book a bamboo house in the middle of the jungle or among the rice terraces where you can wake up to the sound of nature and a beautiful panorama? These magical bamboo houses in Bali will surely make your trip even more unforgettable!
If you’re planning to visit Bali for the first time you might be interested in my Ultimate Bali Travel Guide as well. It was written specifically for first-timers and it’s loaded with useful information about Bali like where to stay, how to get around and what to do!
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Most Magical Bamboo Houses in Bali
1. Veluvana Bali
This cute little bamboo house is located in the eastern part of Bali, near a small town called Sidemen. It’s a 45-minute drive from Ubud and since it’s usually not on the tourist radar, it offers a peaceful scenery surrounded by lush green rice terraces. Sidemen is the perfect base to discover the most beautiful places in east Bali such as the Pura Lempuyang temple or the Tirtta Gangga Royal Water Garden.
Valuvana Bali is built and designed by local bamboo artisans and all the furnitures are made of locally sourced bamboo as well. On the ground floor you can find a small lounging area, a semi-open toilet, a lush rain-forest shower and a kitchenette with a sink, cooler, water heater and coffee maker. You can also find a small pool on the left side of the house which is the perfect place to chill and cool down.
The bedroom is located on the upper floor and it features a double-sized bed, a reclining sofa bed and a cozy bedroom chair. The upper level of the house also features a balcony on the east side and the dreamy hanging net right in front of your bed, from where you can enjoy the magnificent view of Mount Agung.
Breakfast is included in the price and you can choose to have it either as a floating breakfast in the pool or you can enjoy it in your bed. You can reach Sidemen with a scooter in 5-10 minutes where you can find several restaurants, a traditional market and a small grocery as well.
Guest review: “What an absolutely beautiful place. The staff are absolutely fantastic – incredibly friendly and catered to our every need. The view is outstanding – you can see Mt Agung from the netted hammock outside the bedroom. The dinner and breakfast were both lovely too. Highly recommend this place! Would stay again!” – Eva Madeleine, November 2020
2. Birds Hill Bamboo House
Located in the middle of the jungle in East Bali, this little hut is entirely made of bamboo and it’s the perfect place if you want to experience authentic Balinese life. Inside the room, you can find a comfortable double bed with a mosquito net and huge windows that provide an incredible view of Mount Agung and the surrounding area.
This is definitely one of the best bamboo houses in Bali if you’re looking for a romantic getaway as the house can perfectly accommodate a couple and it also provides complete privacy. Can you imagine a better place for a quiet weekend with your loved one?
One of the many perks of this bamboo house is the huge balcony that features a small kitchen and a dining area, where you can enjoy your breakfast and soak in the beautiful views. Talking about breakfast, you can enjoy an a la carte or Asian breakfast at Birds Hill Bamboo house so you don’t need to worry about food at all.
Guest review: The property is brand new, love the design, 95% made from bamboo! The staff was really friendly! This area is really remote. If you would like to relax and far from the busy Canggu or Kuta, this is the perfect place for you.” – Jason, 2020 February
3. Le Bamboo Bali
Located in the popular beach town of Uluwatu, this incredible bamboo house in Bali is the perfect choice for you if you want to experience nature but you still want to stay close to civilization. You can choose from 3 different types of bamboo homes so the property caters to couples or families/a bigger group of friends as well.
The small bungalow with air-conditioning features a large double bed with a mosquito net that can comfortably accommodate 2 people. The bungalow also has a private bathroom and a nice outdoor seating area.
If you’re feeling a bit more adventurous, you can book the 2-story, semi-open bamboo bungalow where you can feel yourself a little bit closer to nature. It’s important to note that due to the design of this bungalow there is no air-conditioning inside and the bathroom is located outside as well. However, there is a fan inside and the bathroom is entirely private, so you don’t need to worry about privacy.
The Hilltop Superior Villa features two large double beds and a sofa bed, so it can easily accommodate up to 6 people. You also get access to a private kitchen, a private bathroom, and a beautiful private pool located just outside the villa. If it wouldn’t be enough, the villa offers a 180-degree view of the sea!
The property also features an on-site restaurant overlooking the infinity pool and the ocean. The restaurant serves delicious Asian and European cuisine with lots of vegetarian or vegan options. On top of that, you can also find a yoga gazebo and a massage place on-site, so there is really everything you could ever need for a perfect vacation.
Guest review: “The staff were very friendly and helpful. Amazing views from the room and the pool. Off the main street so not too noisey and close enough to the beach and restaurants walking or on bike. Would be very happy to stay again!” – Anna, August 2019
4. Le Sabot Ubud
Ubud is undoubtedly one of the most popular places to stay in Bali, for a good reason! The town is the cultural heart of the island and is surrounded by incredibly green rice paddies, lush jungles, and gorgeous waterfalls, so it’s definitely worth spending at least 3 days in Ubud. The good news is that you don’t need to venture deep inside the jungle to stay in an authentic bamboo house in Bali, you can do it in the heart of Ubud as well!
Le Sabot Ubud offers several different types of villas, some of them can accommodate 2 people but you can find two-bedroom villas on the property as well which is perfect for up to 4 people. Each villa features a private bathroom with a shower and free toiletries and you can also get access to a beautiful garden with a huge outdoor swimming pool.
The property is located right next to the rice fields so it offers an incredible panorama. You would think that staying in a gorgeous place like this must cost a fortune, but on the contrary, Le Sabot Ubud is quite affordable so it can be a perfect choice even if you’re visiting Bali on a budget.
Guest review: “Absolutely love this Villa! From the time we stepped into the property we fell in love with everything around us. The rooms were spacious and the patio offered excellent views of the gardens and the paddy field. The staff were very friendly. A must visit when in Ubud.” – Umme, February 2020
5. Hideout Bali
Hideout Bali is a unique eco bamboo house hidden in mountains of Gunung Agung volcano, far away from the crowds. It’s located near the small village of Selat, a 90-minute drive from Ubud. The river by the bamboo house is very clean so you can take a refreshing dip anytime and you can also observe many animal species here, such as butterflies, fireflies and colorful birds.
The house has two separate floors. On the first floor you can find a fully-equipped kitchen, a relaxing living area, a bathroom and the entrance to the outdoor shower. The spacious bedroom is located on the second floor with a king-sized bed with mosquito net and a cozy lounging area with bean bags right in front of the triangular window.
Breakfast is included in the price and there is a Hideout Bistro on site from where you can order lunch or dinner to your house. You can rent a scooter for free so it’s easy to reach the nearby restaurants and small towns if you want to explore the area.
Guest review: “A new experience being away from the city and enjoying the nature. The place is brilliantly designed and the food is also good!” – Leka, March 2021
6. Hideout Beehive
Hideout Beehive is an adventurous bamboo jungle hideaway set on the slopes of Gunung Agung, in the middle of rice fields with an amazing view of the running river. Beehive provides a calm environment, immersed in the Balinese jungle. If you’re looking for the best bamboo houses in Bali, you’re gonna love this little gem!
Hideout Beehive is a two-story bamboo house set in a small private garden that features a lovely pool fed by the river water. The pool can be heated but it does take a lot of time, so plan accordingly. If you plan to stay for one night, you can let the staff know and they will heat the pool for your in advance.
On the ground floor you can find a living area, a kitchen and a bathroom with outdoor shower. The main bedroom takes place on the first floor, featuring a huge and comfortable round bed. There is another tiny little house by the main house with an extra bed so Beehive can sleep 4 guests in total.
Guest review: “The view was amazing, the food was also great. It’s very clean and super private. The house is very dreamy you can hear the sound of the river beside you, you can also play in the river. You can take amazing photos here. They also have nice and cute dogs, they were very friendly.” – Bun, September 2020
7. Hideout Falcon
Hideout Falcon is a minimalistic bright and spacious bamboo house in the heart of Karangasem regency. Set in a private garden, this little house has one multifunctional room with a comfy king-sized bed with mosquito net, a lovely sitting area and a small counter with cutlery, cups, glasses and drinking water. The bathroom is partially covered and free toiletries are available.
One of the best features of Hideout Falcon is the large wooden deck with comfortable lounge chairs, a chilling net under the palm trees and a large stone bathtub. The bathtub is filled and filtered as a standard pool and it can be also heated to hot spring temperatures.
As this bamboo house is part of the local nature, you will encounter many animals during your stay and you can also meet the friendly cats and dogs living on the premises. Located 90-minutes away from Ubud, this secluded paradise is the perfect place for a quiet and peaceful getaway.
Guest review: “Everything! This place is just magical, set in the most beautiful location with complete privacy. It really is a jungle paradise. The staff are so friendly and the food is really good. Please only come here if you are an animal lover as two lovely dogs stayed with us the whole time which made it even more special for us. I can’t wait to come back here again as soon as possible.” – Adrian, January 2021
8. Hideout Horizon
Located in East Karangasem, Horizon with its open space design is the most adventurous all the Hideout bamboo houses in Bali. Staying at a place like this will be a true authentic experience right in the middle of the Balinese village life. If you’re looking for a remote place where you can enjoy a peaceful scenery, you will love this bamboo home!
This beautiful house can accommodate up to 4 people but there is no private bedroom in Horizon and all space is open so you should plan accordingly. On the ground floor you can find a fully equipped kitchen with stove and a small fridge, a cozy lounging area with hanging hammocks, a bathroom with outdoor showers and an indoor-outdoor plunge pool.
A bamboo ramp leads up to the first floor where you can find a large round bed with two layers of mosquito net. There are two single beds located on the top of the house that can be reached with a bamboo ladder from the ramps. Breakfast is included in the price and you can also rent a scooter for free which is perfect for exploring the area.
Guest review: “Hideout is unique, incredibly beautiful venue. If you want a one-of-a-kind experience, surrounded by nature, you can’t go past it. We’ll definitely be back again.” – Karina, June 2020
9. Hideout Lightroom
Immersed in nature, right next to a calm river stream, Hideout Lightroom is a tiny unique bamboo house set amongst the rice fields in the shadow of Gunung Agung. The house is set in a private garden which can be locked from the inside, providing you full security and privacy.
There is only one multifunctional room in Lightroom which features a comfortable queen size bed with a mosquito net, a lovely sitting area and a small counter with cutlery, cups, kettle and drinking water. If you love music, you can also enjoy the great stereo system inside the house.
The bathroom is partially outdoors so you can have a hot shower underneath the palm trees or you can enjoy a slow relaxing morning in the outside bathtub with hot water and flowers. For more relaxation, you can find a large hanging hammock and a small bonfire place in the garden as well.
Guest review: “Everything were perfect as per picture and our imagination. Omce neter there was no reason to leave the villa. Room service are tasty and fast. Very private and romantic” – Filivi, November 2020
10. Camaya Bali Suboya
Price range: $$$
Sleeps: Up to 4 people
Minimum stay: 1 night
Camaya Bali Suboya is one of the most iconic bamboo houses in Bali. Located in a little town called Selat, 80 minute drive from Ubud, this bamboo house is a real secluded paradise where you won’t be bothered with other tourists and you can fully enjoy the beauty of nature by yourself.
The house has 2 bedrooms so it can easily accommodate 4 people and it offers stunning views over the rice terraces. On clear days, you can even see the peak of Mount Agung in the distance! You can also find a fully equipped kitchen and an open-air bathroom in the bamboo house and there is a hanging net upstairs where you can chill and enjoy the views.
Breakfast is included in the price and you will also find a small local restaurant nearby where you can get some dinner or lunch upon request. As the bamboo house is located in the middle of nature, there are no shops or ATMs nearby so you need to prepare accordingly. If you want to escape the crowds and be surrounded by greenery, staying at this bamboo house in Bali will be a once in a lifetime experience!
Guest review: “This place is a dream and everything to love about Bali and more! The accommodation, the view, the food, the service – everything was amazing. Can’t wait to stay here again, hopefully for longer next time!!” – Berrin, March 2020
11. Camaya Bali Pyramid
Price range: $$$
Sleeps: Up to 4 people
Minimum stay: 2 nights
Another magical bamboo house in Bali run by Camaya Bali, located in close proximity with the previously listed house. This tiny pyramid shaped house is located a 90-minute drive away from Ubud, in a small local village called Selat, where you can see local farmers farming their fields in the rice terraces. If you’re looking for magical secluded bamboo houses in Bali, you definitely need to check this out!
Camaya Bali Pyramid has 2 king size beds, one in the main room with an open front view and the other one in a romantic bamboo dome in the garden. Both places have their own bathrooms and open air showers and the house also features two large nets for lounging. If this weren’t enough, there is a private outdoor jacuzzi in the garden overlooking the rice fields, which is the perfect place for relaxing.
Since the bamboo house is located in a secluded place, you will not find any shops, restaurants or ATMs nearby but there is a small local restaurant on site where you can have lunch or dinner upon request, and the breakfast is already included in the price. Free scooter is provided on the location and Camaya Bali offers many interesting tours, such as local rice terrace hiking or white water rafting.
Guest review: “This Bamboo House was one of our best stays EVER!!! We have already travelled a lot and seen many different hotels etc. BUT this one was beyond everything we have ever been before! Definitely have to come back again!” – Melanie, February 2020
12. Aura House
Price range: $$
Sleeps: Up to 4 people
Minimum stay: 2 nights
Perched on top of the Ayung river, Aura House is undoubtedly one of the most unique bamboo houses in Bali. Located 25 minutes away from Ubud and 35 minutes away from Canggu, this little gem offers a magical view and features 2 romantic en-suite bedrooms, a spacious living room, a small kitchen and a private swimming pool.
The atmosphere of Aura House is perfect for people looking to disconnect from their busy city life and/or nature enthusiasts. As a guest, you can also access the communal space which includes a natural pool, a bamboo pavilion for dining and a restaurant where you can order breakfast, lunch or dinner.
If you’re looking for more relaxation, you can opt for couple massages, yoga sessions or flower baths as well. No doubt that staying at Aura House will be an unforgettable experience!
Guest review: “A great place, very unique bamboo house with a great view. Natural white noise from the river really helps me to fall asleep faster. A must visit for those love nature.” – Luqi, October 2020
13. Hay House
Located in East Bali, approximately a 1.5-hour drive from Ubud, Hay House provides a fully private space where you can peacefully enjoy the lush green scenery surrounding the premises. This cute little bamboo house in Bali is located in the middle of the rice fields so the peaceful scenery is guaranteed.
The house is fully designed with green concept using a unique architecture building style, made entirely from locally sourced bamboo. It has only one room that features a large comfortable bed with mosquito net and a small seating area.
The location is perfect if you want to explore the best tourist sights in east Bali, such as the famous Pura Lempuyang Temple (Gates of Heaven), Tirta Gangga Water Palace, or the Lotus Lagoon. You can enjoy a complimentary breakfast every morning and you can also take advantage of the free parking at the property.
14. Kumbuh Jungle
Price range: $
Sleeps: 2 people
Minimum stay: 1 night
Kumbuh Jungle is snuggly nestled in the lush jungle of Bawak river at Kumbuh Village. Designed by local talented workers, Kumbuh Jungle is a perfect place for nature lovers, long-time travelers and practically for everyone who wants to enjoy a unique Balinese experience.
This bamboo house in Bali has one spacious bedroom with a large bed and a mosquito net, a medium sized refrigerator, a minibar and a jungle concept of bathroom with unique shower at a tree. On the outside you can find a huge relaxing area on the gazebo, a large private swimming pool and a hanging deck with a net.
Guest review: “Finally we had the chance to stay at Kumbuh Jungle. What a really magical place, the most beautiful airbnb we have ever stayed. Staying in nature, sleep in a lovely jungle house that perfectly suited our little family (including the furry kiddos) And that surrounding view we saw everyday, everytime, every moment was really really a WOW. Words cannot describe how beautiful it is. (…)” – Tianri, June 2020
15. Ulaman Eco Retreat
Located only 30-minutes from the popular areas of Canggu and Ubud, Ulaman Eco Retreat offers eco-conscious villas that are perfect for a quiet getaway in one of the most secluded parts of the island. Each villa can accommodate two people and you can choose from 3 different types: a One-Bedroom Villa, a Delux Suite or a Cocoon Upper Deluxe.
This breathtaking property is located in the middle of the jungle, focusing on sustainable design with a small footprint and unique holistic retreat experience in line with the traditional Balinese culture. For the conscious traveler and nature lover, this is a truly must visit place!
All units offer air-conditioning and private bathroom, while you can take advantage of the year-round outdoor pool and the sun terrace in the communal area. In the morning, you can enjoy a complimentary a la carte or American breakfast and if you want to stay in for the day, you can opt for a delicious lunch or dinner at the on-site restaurant.
Guest review: “The concept and idea behind of healing retreat center is great. It’s approached differently especially thanks to manager Pak Bandisa. Absolutely love their garden and fresh produce seed to table. The location is great and very peaceful. Rooms are amazing and especially its a rare place in Bali where you can fully fill bathtub. Food is absolutely delicious. The bed is so comfortable that you will not want to leave it.” – Chmelova, March 2021
If you’re planning to visit Bali but you want to stay away from the tourist crowds, choosing a bamboo home in the middle of the jungle will surely give you a unique experience. It’s undoubtedly one of the best ways to experience the authentic Balinese lifestyle and enjoy the beautiful, untouched nature on the island.
I hope you liked this article about the most magical bamboo houses in Bali and you will find the perfect place to book for your next Bali trip. If you have any questions feel free to leave a comment below or send me an email, I always love helping you out! Do you know some other great photography spots in Dubai? Let me know in the comments!
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