An accommodation in Jimbaran is a great option to spend the leisure days in Bali in a more peaceful setting. Why? Because: despite the popular notion about Kuta as the most beautiful beach in the island, most travelers agree that the area has grown into a congested venue, with barely a space for a peaceful lounging. As such, the current trend is now moving sideways, to the north to Seminyak and Canggu, and to the south at the direction of the Bukit Peninsula and Uluwatu. The southern movement promises an additional advantage other than beach view of the northern trend: altitude.
With the beach and altitude in mind, there are some points to guide you in choosing an ideal accommodation in Jimbaran. Let us turn the hard fact first. The famous bay is divided into three main venues, namely Kelan, Kedonganan, and Muaya. Most possibly, you know the specialties of these three venues: seafood restaurants where chefs use coconut fiber instead of gas or wood to grill the sea species into fresh, delicious meals ideally eaten up after enjoying the breathtaking sunset from the tables set on the white sand. Thus the first point is that one should stay at the closest proximity to those restaurants.
An ideal accommodation in Jimbaran will also point to the type of your stay. When one wants greater privacy, a villa should be on the top list. A villa provides its guests with personalized services and facilities but the cost can be rather high. A villa thus will be suitable when one does not have a plan to spend many days there. For longer stay, a residence is a wise option. As long as one is able to find a reliable residence, one will be able to stay in the best home with a cost that will not ruin one’s bank.
What about a hotel? Unless you are a sociable person and able to stand the constant presence of others, a hotel is not recommended. Now let us consider facilities that you would love to be available in your accommodation in Jimbaran. Do you need a private swimming room when the beaches out there are all safe and secure for swimming and surfing? Do you need kitchen when seafood restaurants are waving their hands? Do you need Wi-Fi network when you want to leave your heavy daily business for a while? Consider such questions and you will get a rigid guide in choosing your ideal place to stay.