Nusa Penida is a tranquil, laid-back alternative for the tourist bustle of Bali.
The island, renowned for its natural credentials, is renowned for its beaches and forest-clad hills. It’s the ideal spot to get away from it all.
Resorts in Nusa Penida are a chance not only to stay in luxury, but also in amongst nature. With beautiful gardens, swimming pools and beachfront bungalows, this selection of awesome resorts is sure to inspire your next far-flung trip to the islands.
15 Outstanding Resorts in Nusa Penida
For the families, budget travellers, romantic explorers and thrill seeking adventurers, these are all the best resorts in Nusa Penida!
If your dream is staying in a paradise resort situated right in the middle of the jungle, then BB Resort Villa and Spa will be right up your alley.
The dreamy location has a collection of incredible private villas – some boasting their own pools for a luxurious stay in traditional yet stylish surroundings.
BB Resort Villa and Spa is a 4-star resort in Nusa Penida with a whole load of amenities. There is a communal swimming pool, with sun loungers and a chic patio area. A relaxing place to chill out, the restaurant is the place to head for delicious dining.
Breakfast is included making for a more enjoyable and convenient stay in Nusa Penida.
The Mesare Eco Resort is the perfect place to get away from it all.
Imagine yoga classes in a beautifully simple terrace overlooking tropical greenery, showering in your very own indoor-outdoor bathroom, and eating breakfast while the midst of the jungle… It’s a truly magical space.
The setting and ambience of this Nusa Penida resort are amazing, with everything you need for a stress-free, relaxing stay.
In short, if you like the idea of staying somewhere luxurious but also very close to nature, The Mesare Eco Resort should be high on your list.
Encompassed by verdant hillsides and within tranquil gardens, Mahaloka Valley is a relaxing retreat for anybody looking to get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.
Just a short walk from the gorgeous Crystal Bay, the 3-star resort is a gem of a place to stay in Lombok with hands-on service that’ll arrange your arrival from Bali and any tours around the island.
The facilities at Mahaloka Valley are super well maintained, including a spotless, chic swimming pool, bar and restaurant.
There are just 10 wooden bungalows in the resort, making it feel like a special, not to mention incredibly peaceful, paradise in Nusa Penida.
Adiwana Warnakali Resort is a 4-star resort and the perfect place to spend some time unwinding.
Located a 15-minute walk from the harbour, and close to a slew of beautiful beaches, it’s a great base for exploring Nusa Penida and further afield.
Spend your days overlooking the ocean, complete with volcano views in the distance! The large outdoor sundeck and restaurant area are a fantastic shared space where you can soak in the sun and dip into the refreshing pool waters.
Each of the guest rooms are sleek and comfortable with outstanding ocean views.
At the Sankara Beach Resort, the mix traditional of Balinese aesthetics and beachy vibes with modern furnishings makes for a comfortable and relaxing stay. There’s a lot of finishing touches that makes the resort feel carefully curated.
The limited 15 suites within the resort face out over the ocean. You can look out over the horizon from the comfort of your room!
Thanks to the 5-star service and amazing on-site amenities, all you have to do it sit back and enjoy the outstanding setting.
Pancor Jungle Resort is a simple, down-to-earth resort in Nusa Pendia that keeps things natural, with plenty of tropical plants dotted around the gardens.
Each of the rooms are in their own bungalows, all of which are clean and comfortable – not to mention spacious. They are fantastic value for money, with their own private terraces and garden surroundings.
The setting of the resort is quiet, yet a convenient base for exploring the rest of Nusa Penida. You’ll find a restaurant where you can enjoy meals throughout the day, laundry facilities and bicycle rental!
Another of the more modest and relaxing resorts in Nusa Penida, Caspla Kingdom Garden Resort is an easy-going, relaxing spot to stay.
Just a short drive away from the best spots on the island, you can hire a motorbike and explore some of the incredible natural sights including beaches, cliffsides and more!
All the rooms are centred around the shared pool with cosy, deluxe furnishings and all the amenities you need to feel at home.
For those on a budget, Caspla Kingdom is an ideal resort.
For yet more garden paradise feels, check out Alam Selumbung Garden!
The rooms are laid-back and polished, with comfortable beds, tiled floors and your own private terrace to relax. The down-to-earth resort has some great food to serve too, with the pancakes at the top of my list!
To top it off, the pool is a delightful place to cool off after a day of activities.
The colourful and unique Mambo Hill Resort is an ideal spot for those seeking a special and comfortable spot to stay.
Each of the rooms have huge, comfortable beds, ornamental decor, white-washed walls, polished private bathrooms – not to mention balconies with daybeds for total relaxation.
It easily one of the most beautiful resorts in Nusa Penida. The swimming pool features ocean views, and you can even get a sneak peek of the volcanoes back on Bali island!
Ideal for couples seeking a romantic getaway or travellers wanting a comfortable, chic spot, Mambo Hill is a dreamy resort.
Like a lot of other resorts in Nusa Penida, one of the best things about Pramana Natura is the infinity pool.
Set overlooking the gleaming, tropical oceans surrounding the beautiful island, it’s an awesome place for morning swims and afternoon snoozing.
In fact, the ocean plays a big part in the design of Pramana Natura Nusa Penida. If you opt for a villa with an ocean view, the large windows let the natural asset do the talking. This means waking up to the sun shining on the waves, and completely blissing out in a bath with a backdrop of the sea.
From the rooms to the swimming pool, Deep Roots Dive & Yoga Resort is a great spot.
There’s a tranquility to the place that allows you to quickly settle in for a relaxing stay. As you might be able to tell from the name, yoga is a star at the resort – in fact, yoga lessons are included!
The wellness vibe extends to the menu too, with a selection of healthy and delicious dishes at the onsite restaurant. Tuck into tasty treats while basking in a cool tropical breeze and overlooking the vast mountain views.
The other focus of the resort in Nusa Penida is diving! At Deep Roots you can learn to dive and head out to see the magical undersea world on a scuba trip. It’s the ideal stay for active couples looking for adventure (but also luxury!).
Kleep Jungle Resort is a beautiful spot to stay close to nature in a chic and stylish bungalow.
Each of the rooms are classically designed with contemporary furniture for a finish that oozes comfortable island living. They all have. their own terrace too, with views of the pool and surrounding greenery.
The swimming pool is a perfect spot to lounge away the hot island days. It has been carefully designed with a deck area dotted with sun loungers where you can recline and bask in the heat.
At the onsite restaurant you can enjoy some simple yet delicious meals while overlooking the gardens. And if you need any help arranging transport, booking a tour, or simply asking for extra towels or drinking water, the staff are endlessly accommodating.
Star Semabu Resort is one of the best budget-friendly resorts in Nusa Penida. Despite its affordable room rates, there’s no skimping on quality, with rustic, well-built bungalows providing a peaceful retreat after a busy day of activities (or, you know, not much of anything).
Set across a sprawling, well-tended garden, surrounded by tropical greenery, and with a sizeable pool that’s great for swimming, Star Semabu Resort is a hidden haven that’s perfect for travellers on a budget looking for a slice of comfort in paradise.
Not too far by scooter you’ll find several great beaches, including Prapat Beach (2.2 kilometres away) and White Sand Beach (2km).
Sea La Vie has got to be one of the most sumptuously stylish resorts in Nusa Penida.
Styled with natural materials, a minimalist flair and modern furnishings, every guest room promises to wow you when you first check in, and fall back onto the super comfortable bed.
Set on a cliff overhanging the sea, with direct access by boat, the infinity pool and deck area boast some pretty majestic scenery for your morning swims.
The impeccable service, host of activities and excursions, and amazing food at the restaurant, means the only problem will be wishing you were staying longer!
The 4-star Reynten Hill Resort delivers when it comes to comfortable lodgings!
From the chic rusticity of the rooms to the sparkling infinity pool overlooking jungle, and the looming silhouette of Mount Agung across the sea, it’s an unmistakably beautiful place to stay.
The views are definitely one of the best parts of this Nusa Penida resort – some of the best of any resort you’re likely to find on the island. When you can tear yourself away from Mount Agung vista and all the perks of the hotel, you can rent a car or bicycle to explore further afield.
Resorts in Nusa Penida come in a whole load of shapes and sizes. There is sprawling 5-star resorts and collections of beach bungalows, something here to suit all tastes and budgets!
You can even find a few specialised resorts. My favourite has to be Deep Roots Dive & Yoga Resort, where the yoga is included in the price of your stay.
At any one of these awesome resorts, there’s no doubt you’ll be leaving Nusa Penida a much more chilled version of yourself!
Featured image: The Kleep Jungle Resort