A little further west along the coast from Kuta and Seminyak, you’ll find the chilled out Canggu. Should you want a slice of luxury on your Bali adventure while still being close to the centre of everything going on, look no further. Get up bright and early for some sunrise yoga before your morning coffee, which you can have at one of many of the town’s cafes.
Canggu has a lot of places to stay. It’s rather expensive, so to get the best value for money and an unbeatable experience, consider staying in an Airbnb.
That’s where we come in. We’ve put together a list of the 15 best Airbnbs in Canggu with your budget and travel style in mind!
Best Overall Airbnb in Canggu – Vassani Stay
Ideal for couples and solo travellers, Vassani Stay is a guesthouse right in the heart of Canggu. You’ll get a studio apartment with a fully equipped kitchen all to yourself, while you’ll also have shared use of a beautiful garden and a relaxing swimming pool. Though the style is modern and minimalist, there’s a Balinese touch with the alang-alang high ceiling. It’s less than five minutes on foot from Canggu’s stunning Echo Beach, while several restaurants and bars are within easy walking distance too.
Best Airbnb for Solo Travellers in Canggu – Shore Amora
This single bedroom villa in a resort boasts a view of Bali’s emblematic rice fields. With room for two travellers in a cosy queen bed, it’s one of the cheapest Airbnbs on our list, so if you’re travelling solo, don’t hesitate to treat yourself! You’ve got your very own swimming pool where you can take a morning dip, or you can just admire the beauty of the surrounding fields from the swing. If you ever get round to leaving the Airbnb, it’s within walking distance of Pererenan Beach.
Best Airbnb for Digital Nomads in Canggu – Beach Cabin
Listed as a writer’s retreat, what could be better for a digital nomad? Be inspired by that beach view in this Javanese gladek style apartment. As well as the sea view, you can see surrounding paddy fields, coconut palms, all from your chair on the back terrace. When it’s time to put your laptop down for the day, jump into the swimming pool or head on down to the spa for a treatment.
Perfect Honeymoon Villa in Canggu – River Studio in Pererenan
Bali is one of the world’s most popular honeymoon destinations, so when you see a suitable property you have to snap it up quickly. Especially when it looks like this! The designer villa is actually in Perenenan, which is quieter than Canggu yet still only 10 minutes away by foot (or five on a scooter). The designer space has a swimming pool with sun lounger and a huge comfy king bed. When you arrive, you’ll find the kitchen fully stocked with everything from spices to tropical fruits!
Best Airbnb for Families in Canggu – Sol Lila
Going to Bali for a big family vacation? You’ll need somewhere that can fit everyone. And with nine bedrooms and space for up to 16 guests, Sol Lila might just be that place. It’s based around a saltwater lagoon, and each villa is unique. One thing they have in common is that they’ll have a private veranda and garden where you can relax after a day of exploring.
Best Airbnb for Couples in Canggu – Edgy Canggu Villa
This villa modern and stylish villa has one of the more unique designs in Canggu. Built by an award-winning architect, you and your other half can appreciate views of the surrounding rice fields from a sunken sofa after taking a dip in the private swimming pool. The pool is on two levels so that you can soak with a glass of champagne in the evening! Many Bali properties have tropical gardens, and this place is no exception. It’s got an eco-friendly design too.
Best Airbnb for a Group of Friends in Canggu – River View Villa
With four bedrooms and room for up to eight guests, this Canggu Airbnb would perfectly suit a group of friends. However, it’s more than just the bedrooms that make this place suitable. There are some awesome communal areas, including a large living room, an outdoor deck with a picnic-style dining table, and yes, of course, there is a pool! It overlooks the rice fields and the jungle, so you’ll get the feeling that you’re completely alone. However, Echo Beach is still just 5 minutes away by scooter so you can make the most of the nightlife there!
Best Airbnb with a View in Canggu – Sea View Loft
There are a lot of Airbnbs in Canggu which offer ocean views, but they don’t get much better than this one. The studio apartment has a queen bed but there’s space for others to sleep on sofas – so it can suit anyone from a solo traveller to a small group of friends! There’s an outdoor terrace, so don’t just rely on taking in the views from the spacious living room. You can also take advantage of a shared pool and garden during your stay.
Most Unique Airbnb in Canggu – Bubble Hotel
This is exactly the type of unique property that makes people choose Airbnb. There’s no better way to stargaze from your own bed than in this stunning bubble. It’s ideal for a solo traveller or a couple who are looking for something completely different. However, do remember that people can see into your bubble! When you’re not admiring the stars at night, you’ll have sweeping views of the surrounding paddy fields. Don’t miss this off your Canggu itinerary if you like something a little unusual.
Most Relaxing Airbnb in Canggu – Zen Villa
This enormous Canggu Airbnb is sure to help you relax and enjoy your stay on the Island of the Gods. The antique houses have plenty of space for you and your fellow guests to spread out and chill. And yes, it’s built around a pool which is surrounded by places to eat or top up your tan. The bath and showers are open, so you can enjoy soaking as you look up the stars. There’s nowhere better in Bali to relax and disconnect!
Best self-contained Airbnb in Canggu – Villa Ruby
It’s undeniable that Bali has some beautiful villas. However, some of them are part of resorts where you’re likely to be sharing with others. If you want something all to yourself, look at a self contained villa, like this one. With space for four guests, it would suit a small group of friends or family, or perhaps a couple who don’t mind splashing out. The highlight of Villa Ruby is the tropical garden and pool that you get all to yourself, closely followed by a mezzanine bed!
Best Small Villa in Canggu – Cozy Bungalow
Where’s the best place to get some sleep or enjoy a book? No, not a bed, but a hammock! You might not even need to use the double bed if you catch some shut eye in that. Have an invigorating start to the day by taking an outdoor rain shower before doing some lengths of the pool. It’s an Airbnb Plus property too, so you just know that its hosts are renowned for their attention to detail and great reviews.
Best Airbnb in Canggu for Nightlife – Villa Val
While Canggu isn’t known for its nightlife in the same way as Seminyak and Kuta, it can still hold its own. To experience the best of it, check out this villa. It’s just a few minutes away from Finns Beach Club, Old Man’s Bar, and Batu Bolong Street. It’s not just nightlife – all of Canggu’s restaurants and bars are on your doorstep too. The two bedroom villa boasts a fully equipped kitchen, BOSE sound system, and a tropical garden with a pool!
Another Great Airbnb for Families in Canggu – Villa Gaia
Lots of Canggu’s villas suit families, but few as much as this one! It’s got three bedrooms, sleeping up to six guests. The fully equipped kitchen means that you can pick up some tropical fruits and ingredients from the market to whip up a Balinese spin on a classic dish from home. Rooms come with big squishy mattresses and luxury bedding!
Most Local Experience in Canggu – Villa Mathis
Our final Airbnb in Canggu is the Villa Mathis. While such luxury properties are usually reserved for tourists and travellers, the boutique hotel’s local staff are commended for being some of the friendliest in Canggu. Get their recommendations on the best things to do and see in the area that you won’t find in the guidebook!
Final Thoughts on the Best Airbnbs in Canggu
Well, there you have it. Those are the best Airbnbs in Canggu. We’ve seen some spectacular places to stay – from large properties where you could host an event, to small intimate villas perfect for your honeymoon. And everything in between too!
If you’re still struggling to choose where to stay, sit back and relax. Then, pick our overall favourite Airbnb in Canggu: Vassani Stay. This gorgeous loft apartment is just five minutes from the beach and it would suit a couple or solo traveller for their Bali adventure.
No matter which Airbnb in Canggu you choose, we hope you have an incredible vacation!
Featured image: Villa Ruby