The Most Accessible Hotels to Book in Bali

The Padma Resort Legian has colourful artwork and accessibility
The Padma Resort Legian has colourful artwork and accessibility | Courtesy of Padma Resort Legian / Expedia
Amy Blyth

Famed for its beaches, rice terraces, volcanoes and jungles, you’d be forgiven for thinking this Indonesian gem isn’t wheelchair-friendly – but you’d be wrong. Discover some of the most accessible hotels in Bali, from five-star resorts and boutique beachfront hotels to your own private villa.

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Bintang Bali Resort


Beach with loungers and parasols at Bintang Bali Resort
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Stay in the heart of Kuta at this accessible Bali beach resort, with wheelchair access throughout the complex, which is set in 6ha (15 acres) of tropical gardens leading down to the sea. Accessible rooms come with grab rails and shower seats; there’s also a lift to the upper floors. Expect contemporary Balinese furnishings and your own terrace or balcony, as well as a sparkling free-form pool with sunken bar. If you’re on a couples-only break, book a romantic dining experience by the ocean.

Legian Beach Hotel


Outdoor pool at Legian Beach Hotel surrounded by thatched cabanas and greenery
Courtesy of Legian Beach Hotel / Expedia
Five rooms on the ground floor of this classy Bali hotel have been modified for guests with accessibility requirements. Each one has wide doors and wheel-in bathroom access, complete with handrails, accessible light switches and non-slip tiles. While the white sands of Legian Beach lie just a short skip from the hotel, the huge flower-filled gardens are also made for relaxing, with a split-level pool. Don’t miss the hotel’s eco-conscious tree-planting programme, cooking classes and Balinese treatments at Usadha Spa.

Nusa Dua Beach Hotel & Spa


Exterior of Nusa Dua Beach Hotel, Bali, at night
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It’ll feel like you’ve been transported to a Balinese palace when you arrive at Nusa Dua Beach Hotel. Picture lotus ponds, ornate stone gates and dragon-head fountains set in gardens dotted with oasis-like pools. Lifts, ramps and sealed paths make the resort accessible, and two premier rooms have been designed with lower furniture, wider doors and bathroom grab bars. The adjoining beach also has some of the best boardwalk paths for wheelchairs in Bali. Dine in the bamboo, thatched-roof restaurant Tamarind, which overlooks the Indian Ocean.

Bali Dynasty Resort


Room at Bali Dynasty Resort with a double bed and a terrace overlooking the sea
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Bali Dynasty is a sprawling mega resort that has everything you could imagine, from a selection of restaurants to a spa, kids’ clubs and pools for everyone, including an adult-only haven. This Bali resort is accessible, with ramps and elevators, and you can even hire mobility scooters and walkers on site. Stay in one of the superior accessible rooms (some of which are interconnecting) with safety rails and fold-down seats in the roll-in shower. You’re also just minutes away from the beach and Discovery Shopping Mall.

Alila Seminyak

Resort, Chain Hotel, Spa Hotel

Exterior of Alila Seminyak, Bali, at night
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Seminyak is Bali’s classiest neighbourhood, and the architect-designed Alila beachfront resort fits right in, with its chic buildings and wall plants. Discover infinity pools, a spa and even a temple on-site, and stay in the deluxe garden suite, which is wheelchair accessible and has a large balcony with sliding doors that showcase killer views. Book your spot at the Seasalt restaurant, inspired by the island’s ancient salt production methods, where you can dine on seafood by the ocean.

Padma Resort Legian


Aerial view of the outdoor pool at Padma Resort Legian, Bali, surrounded by greenery
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Come to Padma Resort Legian for an accessible five-star Bali holiday. The Balinese beach accommodation covers almost seven hectares of manicured gardens, speckled with water features, art and lagoon pools with swim-up bars. There is extensive wheelchair access, and you’ll enjoy a prime location seconds from Legian Beach and 10 minutes from the centre of Kuta. Padma Resort is known for its themed dinners, which include a Japanese buffet and full moon feasts, with Balinese dishes accompanied by traditional dance and entertainment.

Conrad Bali

Resort, Hotel, Luxury

Aerial view of Conrad Bali surrounded by greenery, beach and sea
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Wake up to views of a glistening pool surrounded by exotic gardens at Conrad Bali. The specially adapted deluxe lagoon king rooms sleep three and are wheelchair friendly, with their own balcony or patio and bathroom grab bars. You can hear the soft lapping of the Indian Ocean at this beachfront hotel, which is loved for its decadent Indonesian-inspired decor and an indoor-outdoor spa where you can indulge in Balinese treatments. Enjoy a luxury high tea at the lounge bar for an afternoon treat.

The Royal Santrian

Resort, Villa, Luxury

Exterior of the Royal Santrian in the evening with grand steps leading up to the front entrance
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Looking for an accessible villa in Bali? The Royal Santrian has you covered. The intimate resort offers a choice of royal and deluxe villas, each with their own garden, open-air gazebos and private pool. They’ve been designed as wheelchair friendly and come with hot tubs in the bathrooms, and there’s even a butler service so you don’t need to lift a finger. If you do venture out, Tanjung Beach is just two minutes away, along with the resort’s spa and Middle Eastern Allspice restaurant.

The Trans Resort Bali


Terrace at the Trans Resort Bali with stylish seating and a view of buildings at sunset
Courtesy of the Trans Resort Bali / Expedia

The Trans, located smack in the centre of Seminyak, is one of Bali’s trendiest resorts. While it’s 10 minutes to the nearest beach, the hotel has its own pool with a beachfront made from soft white sands imported from Australia. Guest rooms, suites and villas are wheelchair accessible, as are resort paths and bathrooms. The 18th Rooftop Bar is a highlight, where you can have tapas and signature cocktails while admiring views of Seminyak; plus The Club Lounge’s elegant afternoon tea isn’t bad either.

The Anvaya Beach Resort Bali

Resort, Hotel

Grand lobby at the Anvaya Beach Resort Bali with spectacular tiled floor, columns and seating
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Anvaya means “connection” in Sanskrit and, true to its name, the resort is loved for its incredible staff who treat guests like family. Stay in one of the wheelchair-accessible rooms, suites or villas that have been designed with Balinese flare. The Anvaya has its own private beach, five pools and serves Indonesian cuisine at Kunyit Restaurant. Be sure to book a Balinese massage at the Sakanti Spa, delivered with soothing oils made from local ingredients.

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