BALI GUIDE

Top responsible hotels in Bali

KATAMAMA 

“Designed with contemporary imagination and centuries-old Indonesian traditions, Katamama and each of its suites has been hand-finished with an eye and touch for detail and a consideration for what is sustainable. Custom-made midcentury-modern furniture, hand-dyed fabrics, locally sourced amenities, outdoor lounge and contemporary artwork by Indonesian creatives make our hotel an atmospheric home from home.”

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Sustainability management | Staff engagement | Sustainable building & design | Guest awareness | Equal local employment | Local & organic purchasing | Efficient purchasing & packaging | Energy conservation | Water conservation | Waste management | No single use plastic | Biodiversity conservation | Cultural interaction & heritage | Supporting local community | Preserving local natural sites | Community sustainable guidance | Access for all

Address: Jl. Petitenget No.51B, Kerobokan Kelod, Kec. Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361 // Phone: +62 (0361) 4737979

THE SLOW

A multifaceted island stay incorporating boutique accommodation, all-day dining, drinks, art, local culture, and interactive retail, all set on the coast of Canggu, Bali. Sustainability was never an afterthought for The Slow. It was a founding principle that guided the hotel through the early days of sourcing construction materials and curating furniture, well before its floors and the walls had even appeared.

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Sustainability management | Sustainable building & design | Guest awareness | Equal local employment | Local & organic purchasing | Efficient purchasing & packaging | Energy conservation | Water conservation | Waste management | No single use plastic | Biodiversity conservation | Cultural interaction & heritage | Supporting local community

Address: Jl Pantai Batu Bolong St No.97, Canggu, North Kuta, Badung Regency, Bali 80361 // Phone: +623612099000

ZIN HOTELS

ZIN is a lifestyle experience where timeless simplicity allows for a state of pure wellbeing. The core standard of ZIN is to create a positive sustainable development that supports and empowers the individuals, community, environment and region. The resort supports a sustainable and more balanced form of tourism in Bali in order to play a role in preserving this beautiful island and its people.

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Sustainability management | Staff engagement | Sustainable building & design | Community sustainable guidance | Guest awareness | Equal local employment | Local & organic purchasing | Efficient purchasing & packaging | Energy conservation | Water conservation | Waste management | No single use plastic | Biodiversity conservation | Cultural interaction & heritage | Supporting local community | Preserving local natural sites

Address: Jl. Nelayan No.78, Canggu, Kec. Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361 // Phone: +62 0816-747-444

VILLA KANO 

A newly opened villa where guests are able to relax and enjoy Bali’s wonderful views. The villa is multicultural worldwide guests and tries its best to help the local community. The property is also focusing on a sustainable management providing yearly goals and programs. Villa Kano uses local plants in their decorations, their materials are provided by local suppliers and the waste from the construction is always sorted.

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Sustainability management | Sustainable building & design | Community sustainable guidance | Guest awareness | Equal local employment | Local & organic purchasing | Efficient purchasing & packaging | Energy conservation | Water conservation | Waste management | No single use plastic | Cultural interaction & heritage | Supporting local community | Preserving local natural sites

Address: Jl. Nelayan No.8d, Canggu, Kec. Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361 // Phone: +62 87750301784 

SERENITY ECO GUESTHOUSE AND YOGA

Laid-back, tranquil, and yet in the heart of vibrant Canggu, Serenity Eco Guesthouse & Yoga is a hidden tropical green oasis tucked away from the noisy crowds and only 150m away from the beach. Offering both variety and affordability in its yoga schedule, at Serenity, you can choose from more than 10 daily yoga classes, up to 20 different yoga styles, budget-friendly packages, as well as weekly workshops. Serenity is a smoke- and alcohol-free zone offering a wide range of accommodations from private superior rooms to comfortable dormitory rooms surrounded by flora and fauna. The property promotes earth-friendly initiatives; these include composting, separation of rubbish, harnessing solar power energy and using natural insecticides & pesticides to nurture their permaculture garden.

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Sustainability management | Staff engagement | Sustainable building & design | Community sustainable guidance | Guest awareness | Equal local employment | Local & organic purchasing | Efficient purchasing & packaging | Energy conservation | Water conservation | Waste management | No single use plastic | Cultural interaction & heritage | Supporting local community | Preserving local natural sites | Biodiversity conservation

Address: Jl. Nelayan, Canggu, Kec. Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361 // Phone: +62 081808049011

THE FARM 

“We’ve got something really great going on here and we can’t wait for you to come and experience it. Initially we set out to offer affordable accommodation that provided everything a traveller could want, or need, in a setting which is peaceful and true to the beauty of the Balinese lifestyle. What The Farm has become is so much more than that. Using locally sourced furniture, plants, materials and labour, every fine detail has been taken care of and delivered to the highest quality.

We have recently changed all the bedding in the hostel. The old sheets have been washed and dyed turning into reusable laundry bags to avoid plastic laundry bags. We also offer reusable tote bags for guest purchase of which profits will be donated, and reusable aprons for kitchen and cafe staff.”

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Sustainability management | Staff engagement | Guest awareness | Equal local employment | Efficient purchasing & packaging | Waste management | No single use plastic

Address: Pantai Batu Bolong St No.29, Canggu, North Kuta, Badung Regency, Bali 80361 // Phone: +62 081237208240

FOUR SEASONS SAYAN

In the central highlands near Ubud, Four Seasons Sayan (voted #1 World’s Best Hotel – Travel + Leisure 2018) invites you to an intimate hideaway nestled between two rivers. Four Seasons Resorts Bali strives to minimize its impact on the environment and is proud to be recognised as a responsible tourism operator. The resorts are guided by the Balinese philosophy of Tri Hita Karana. Meaning ‘the three causes of happiness’, it reflects the belief that humanity, God and the environment must all be in balance to achieve harmony.

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Sustainability management | Staff engagement | Sustainable building & design | Community sustainable guidance | Guest awareness | Equal local employment | Local & organic purchasing | Efficient purchasing & packaging | Energy conservation | Water conservation | Waste management | No single use plastic | Cultural interaction & heritage | Supporting local community | Preserving local natural sites | Biodiversity conservation

Address: Jl. Raya Sayan, Sayan, Kecamatan Ubud, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80571 // Phone: +62 (0361) 977577

BAMBU INDAH

Bambu Indah is a radically distinctive boutique hotel in Ubud, carefully curated by designers and long term residents of Bali, John and Cynthia Hardy. In 2005, eleven antique Javanese bridal homes were brought to Bali, restored, and decorated with the finest details. Since then, we have expanded the property to the riverside, where we are pioneering a sustainable future with innovative, bespoke and luxurious bamboo structures for a truly one a kind experience. Now, Bambu Indah is available to travelers from around the world seeking unique experiences while being comforted by the luxury of a natural environment and service of an intimate hotel.

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Sustainability management | Staff engagement | Sustainable building & design | Guest awareness | Equal local employment | Local & organic purchasing | Efficient purchasing & packaging | Waste management | No single use plastic | Cultural interaction & heritage | Supporting local community

Address: Jl. Baung Desa Sayan, Ubud, Bali, Indonesia // Phone: +62 85258683548

VICEROY, UBUD

Crowning a secluded ridge above the Valley of the Kings in Ubud, Viceroy Bali is a boutique 30 pool villa retreat for those seeking relaxed luxury. Having been voted the #1 Resort in the World in the 2018 Conde Nast Readers’ Choice Awards, this independently minded hotel has environmental sustainability at the forefront of its design and continues to develop ways to be a conscious global citizen whilst providing unparalleled levels of service and experience.

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Sustainability management | Local & organic purchasing | Energy conservation | Water conservation | Waste management | No single use plastic | Supporting local community

Address: Jln. Lanyahan, Br. Nagi, Ubud, Bali, Indonesia  80571 // Phone: +62 0361 971 777

BALI ECO STAY 

A green sanctuary in the heart of Bali, where the travellers are able to reconnect with nature. Rediscover the pure taste of Balinese home cooking with Bali eco stay as the hotel grows the majority of their food organically. Bali Eco Stay wants to create a sustainable business integrating all facets that they can.

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Sustainability management | Staff engagement | Sustainable building & design | Community sustainable guidance | Guest awareness | Equal local employment | Local & organic purchasing | Efficient purchasing & packaging | Energy conservation | Water conservation | Waste management | No single use plastic | Cultural interaction & heritage | Supporting local community | Preserving local natural sites | Biodiversity conservation

Address: JKanciana Village, Kemetug, Gunung Salak, East Selemadeg, Tabanan Regency, Bali 82162 // Phone: +62 0822-4735-7768 

FOUR SEASONS JIMBARAN BAY 

The iconic all-villa beach retreat of Four Seasons Jimbaran Bay cascades down 14 hectares of hilly headland and tropical water gardens adorned with hundreds of statues and shrines, to the sparkling Indian Ocean. Four Seasons Resorts Bali strives to minimize its impact on the environment and is proud to be recognised as a responsible tourism operator. The resorts are guided by the Balinese philosophy of Tri Hita Karana. Meaning ‘the three causes of happiness’, it reflects the belief that humanity, God and the environment must all be in balance to achieve harmony.

#movingfortomorrow

Sustainability management | Staff engagement | Sustainable building & design | Community sustainable guidance | Guest awareness | Equal local employment | Local & organic purchasing | Efficient purchasing & packaging | Energy conservation | Water conservation | Waste management | No single use plastic | Cultural interaction & heritage | Supporting local community | Preserving local natural sites | Biodiversity conservation

Address: Jimbaran, South Kuta, Badung Regency, Bali 80361 // Phone: +62 (0361) 701010

BALQUISSE HERITAGE HOTEL 

Balquisse Heritage Hotel is all about the old Balinese charm and is part of the A’iesha group; A’iesha was established with an attitude to sustainability & unique initiatives looking to the future. Each of the team members remains passionate and interested to learn & improve the global goals of the group. A’iesha group has a very strong policy regarding plastic & alternatives. Each and every day, the group is constantly developing & changing its operations to fit with Mother Earth.

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Sustainability management | Staff engagement | Equal local employment | Local & organic purchasing | Efficient purchasing & packaging | Energy conservation | Water conservation | Waste management | No single use plastic | Cultural interaction & heritage

Address: Jl. Raya Uluwatu No.18X, Jimbaran, Kuta Sel., Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361 // Phone: +62 361 701695 

LA CABANE 

Nestled into the lush hillside overlooking picturesque cliff at Balangan, this chic bungalow getaway is a honeymooners’ & friends’ delight on a peaceful southern tip of Bali with all modern comforts. Boasting light neutral tones and laid-back charm, whilst presenting contemporary décor, La Cabane is a purposeful organization always replacing plastic for glass and having a clear sustainability goal in mind.

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Sustainability management | Staff engagement | Sustainable building & design | Guest awareness | Equal local employment | Local & organic purchasing | Efficient purchasing & packaging | Energy conservation | Water conservation | Waste management | No single use plastic

Address: Jl. Pantai Balangan, Jimbaran, Kec. Kuta Sel., Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361 // Phone: + 62 087787027629

LA JOYA BALANGAN 

Traditional Balinese accommodation with shell-inspired themes and traditional thatched roofs. The resort is known for its circular bungalows which features extra space for lounging both indoors and outdoors, lush green gardens and tranquility. The resort is also an alternative spot for those who are planning a retreat with an incredible view of the majestic sunsets. La Joya Balangan is a purposeful organization acting with respect for the environment and its communities.

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Sustainability management | Equal local employment | Sustainable building & design | Local & organic purchasing | Efficient purchasing & packaging | Energy conservation | Waste management | No single use plastic | Cultural interaction & heritage | Supporting local community | Preserving local natural sites

Address: 644G+X4 Cengiling, Jimbaran, Kuta Selatan, Jimbaran, Kec. Kuta Sel., Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361 // Phone: +62 0811-3990-048 

LA JOYA BIUBIU 

A true paradise that takes you back to basics using native materials and traditional thatched roofs.With an astonishing ocean view of Bali’s Southern Peninsula, romance seekers or those looking for a getaway from the fast life, come here for their idyllic escape. La Joya Bui Bui is a purposeful organization acting with respect for the environment and its communities.

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Sustainability management | Equal local employment | Sustainable building & design | Local & organic purchasing | Efficient purchasing & packaging | Energy conservation | Waste management | No single use plastic | Cultural interaction & heritage | Supporting local community | Preserving local natural sites

Address: Jl. Pantai Balangan, Jimbaran, Kec. Kuta Sel., Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361 // Phone: +62 0811-3990-048

MU BUNGALOWS 

MU according to a legend is a once lost continent in the Pacific Ocean, a dream paradise that disappeared under water. Immerse yourself in the tranquility at Mu Boutique Resort’s exclusive & secluded cliff top location, soak in the spectacular views and experience the luxurious ocean’s soothing qualities of Mu. The bungalows are made from eco-friendly and natural organic recycled materials, their restaurants use exclusively local ingredients and keep supporting the local community and their environmental actions.

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Equal local employment | Sustainable building & design | Local & organic purchasing | Efficient purchasing & packaging | No single use plastic | Supporting local community

Address: Jl. Pantai Bingin, Pecatu, Kec. Kuta Sel., Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80364 // Phone: +62 (0361) 8957442

ULUWATU SURF VILLAS

Built with respect for its natural surroundings, Uluwatu Surf Villas clifftop resort is a sacred space to rebalance and get away. With unique dwellings, wholesome cuisine, soulful movement through yoga, and world class surfing, we provide an authentic Balinese experience for spirited travellers seeking rustic refinement. The villas are a co-founder of the project Clean Uluwatu, which designed, built and implemented grey water systems, waste water management and water gardens to keep Uluwatu beaches clean & safe.

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Sustainability management | Staff engagement | Equal local employment | Sustainable building & design | Access for all | Local & organic purchasing | Waste management | Efficient purchasing & packaging | No single use plastic | Supporting local community | Cultural interaction & heritage | Preserving local natural sites

Address: Jl. Pantai Suluban, Uluwatu, Pecatu, Kuta Selatan, Pecatu, Kec. Kuta Sel., Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80364 // Phone: +62 0817555421

KOMUNE RESORT 

Set on the lush and unspoilt East Coast of Bali and blessed with a hypnotizing view of the world famous Keramas surf break. Komune Bali’s commitment to environmental sustainability and supporting its local community is deep-rooted. The resort takes pride in minimising its impact on the pristine natural setting by choosing the most sustainable options available, as well as educating the staff and local partners.

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Sustainability management | Staff engagement | Equal local employment | Sustainable building & design | Guest awareness | Local & organic purchasing | Efficient purchasing & packaging | Energy conservation | Water conservation | Waste management | No single use plastic | Biodiversity conservation

Address: Pantai Keramas St, Medahan, Blahbatuh, Gianyar, Bali 80361 // Phone: +62 (0361) 3018888

BATU KARANG LEMBONGAN RESORT AND SPA 

A luxurious, fresh, modern feel, while balancing the authenticity of Balinese architecture & design; The villa details each tell their own story, as Batu Karang approaches another step further in being an eco-friendly Resort. Batu Karang Lembongan Resort & Spa gives priority to after the environment as best as they can. Being located on a small Island, the resort does its best to take proactive steps to ensure that both travellers and the resort’s impact on the island is as minimal as possible.

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Staff engagement | Equal local employment | Sustainable building & design | Access for all | Guest awareness | Local & organic purchasing | Efficient purchasing & packaging | Energy conservation | Water conservation | Waste management | No single use plastic | Community sustainable guidance | Cultural interaction & Heritage | Community support

Address: Jungutbatu, Nusapenida, Jungutbatu, Nusapenida, Kabupaten Klungkung, Bali 80771 // Phone: +62(0366) 5596377

TIGERLILLYS NUSA LEMBONGAN

Tigerlillys Boutique Hotel, Nusa Lembongan was created for adventurous travellers who appreciate beautiful natural surroundings, local culture and epic outdoor activities. The hotel encourages all of their staff to work together in understanding that single use plastics are beyond harmful; Tigerlillys also supports the local recycling and waste management in Nusa Lembongan.

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Sustainability management | Staff engagement | Equal local employment | Guest awareness | Local & organic purchasing | Efficient purchasing & packaging | Waste management | No single use plastic | Community sustainable guidance

Address: Jl. Jungutbatu, Jungutbatu, Nusa Lembongan, Bali 80771 // Phone: +62 0812-4664-0343

BONG HOSTEL 

Bong hostel offers an amazing view from the comfort of your own bed. A small and intimate eco-hostel making sure its environmental footprint is minimal. BONG introduces to Nusa Lembongan the concept of hostel boutique, integrating accommodation, local experience, and island living that endorses conservations of social, cultural, and environmental compressed in practical and beautiful architecture yet highly affordable.

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Sustainability management | Staff engagement | Equal local employment | Sustainable building & design | Access for all | Guest awareness | Local & organic purchasing | Efficient purchasing & packaging | Energy conservation | Water conservation | Waste management | No single use plastic | Biodiversity conservation | Community sustainable guidance | Cultural interaction & Heritage | Community support | Preserving local natural sites

Address: Lembongan island, Jungutbatu, Nusapenida, Kabupaten Klungkung, Bali 80771 // Phone: +62 0811-3808-001

THE GARDEN SHACKS 

Opened in June 2019, The Garden Shacks are set in their own private area /landscaped gardens and located up the road from Sandy Bay Beach Club. Each shack has it’s own verandah – the perfect spot to enjoy your complimentary breakfast or an after dinner nightcap. Being conscious of its environment, The Garden Shacks at Sandy Bay is actively engaged in working closely with Friends Of Lembongan, a community based project which focused on waste management and education.

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Sustainability management | Staff engagement | Equal local employment | Sustainable building & design | Guest awareness | Local & organic purchasing | Efficient purchasing & packaging | Energy conservation | Water conservation | Waste management | No single use plastic | Community sustainable guidance | Cultural interaction & Heritage

Address: Nusa Lembongan, Jl. Sandy Bay, Jungutbatu, Nusapenida, Kabupaten Klungkung, Bali 80771 // Phone: +62 878 6227 4780

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