Prices are greatly reduced during low season, particularly on the coasts.

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Villa Julius

t 0819/3675 4186, w www.villajulius.com. A boutique hotel located in gorgeous seclusion on the north of the island, with a pool overlooking the sea that offers a perfect sunset view. The seven rooms all boast king-size beds and huge baths, and the food, served in the tropical garden or on the beach, is a delicious fusion of Western and Balinese. To get here, take a cidomo from the harbour (Rp50,000) or walk north (25min from the harbour). Rp800,000.

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