Expensive -- The three-bedroom Villa Talia Vashti, Jl. Raya Candidasa (tel. 08/11147350; www.taliavashti.com; peak season US$400, low season US$250; rates include breakfast; MC, V), on its own white sand beach with spectacular ocean views, is about as upmarket as it gets in this part of town.

Villa Sasoon, Jl. Puri Bagus (tel. 0363/41511; fax 0363/41911; www.villasasoon.com; four villas; peak season US$400, low season US$300; rates include breakfast, other meals market price; AE, MC, V), is hidden in a quiet part of Candidasa. Each villa has three pavilions surrounding its own private pool. Private kitchens allow guests to cook for themselves or for the on-call chef to come in and create special meals.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.