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Bali Solo Travel

A new, purpose-built retreat hotel  for adults, right in the center of Bingin, Bali. 


Surf- culture – beach – sunshine – adventure

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Ideal bali solo holiday

Swell Bali

A Bali Solo traveler's holiday with Swell

Located in the heart of the super cool and hip surf & wellness town of Bingin is our new Swell hotel. After years of being the #1 travel destination in the Caribbean for solo travelers, we have now openend our newest hotel in Bali, which is ideal for a Bali solo travel trip.

Super comfortable rooms with top quality natural latex mattresses and high thread-count cotton sheets will make sure you get a good night sleep after a fun day of surfing, Yoga or sightseeing at one of the stunning nearby beaches of Bingin and Uluwatu.

But a stay at Swell Hotel is not about staying in your room, it’s about getting together in our large communal area to meet fellow Swell guests.

We have breakfasts together (we have 1 very large table that seats 20) so getting to know the other guests is very easy and casual. We have a pool table & a ping pong table, a large lounge area with a fire pit, special games stations and a massive pool and pool deck, where all our guests hang out together between surfing and day trips.

If you are a solo traveler coming to Bali and are looking for a social, comfortable & safe place to stay then Swell Bali could just be the right place for you!

Our location means you can walk to: Beaches, Restaurants, Yoga, fitness and a spa. 

Swell is also a kids-free hotel with a minimum age of 16+  You won’t find noisy kids running around at our place.

So if you feel too ‘old’ for a hostel, but don’t want to sit in a hotel room by yourself on your solo trip to Bali:

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swell bali surfcamp
about swell

1o+ years
experience in
surf hospitality

We started Swell in the Caribbean in 2009; 6500+ happy clients later and still rated the #1 Surf & Yoga holiday in the Caribbean, we decided that the best place to have another Swell Hotel is in Bali.

We chose Bingin, because it is the coolest little surf town that has something to offer everyone: Both surfers and non-surfers will be happy here.  Surf, Yoga, wellness, healthy food and chill vibes is what Bingin is all about.

On the accommodation page, you can see more of what our surf hotel looks like.

We are located right in the centre of Bingin, with restaurants, beach a fitness centre just steps away!

a Bali Adventure

For solo travelers going to Bali,  Swell is the ideal place to stay.
We have a very large communal area that is ideal to meet new people and venture out to one of the many pretty beaches nearby.  Our travelers are generally between 25 and 50 years of age and are from all over the world.
We do not allow guests below 16 years of age.  


Bingin Beach has quickly become the hippest place in Bali


Perfect for an active wellness holiday

Forget Seminyak, forget Canggu. The Bukit Penisula in Bali (the southern tip) is Bali’s hotspot for:

  • Surfing (all levels)
  • Pretty beaches
  • Restaurants
  • Yoga
  • Retreats

It’s also a lot less busy on the roads and on the beaches than in Kuta, Seminyak and Canggu.

Visit Bingin, we guarantee that you’ll love it!

Questions about a solo holiday to Swell Bali

Below are some of the frequently asked questions about Swell Bali, if your question is not answered, send us an email, we’ll get back at you in no time.

Booking is very easy:  you can either use our online booking engine. It’s quick, easy and secure. Or if you have any questions, just send Clare an email, she’s very quick to reply.

Bingin, on the Bukit Penisula, is right in the centre of the best waves in Bali and Swell is very deliberately placed so that you only have a short walk (250m) to the beach.  Restaurants are all around us and Yoga, a gym, a mini-mart, a spa and even a laundry are all within a very short walk. There is no other hotel for solo travellers that is this conveniently located with proximity to beaches, surf, wellness and restaurants.
More information about our location can be found here

The main attracktion for the last 15 years was surfing, but in recent years the Bingin area has sprung up as the Bali hotspot for wellness travel:

Healthy restaurants serving delicious meals with vegan and vegetarian options.

Yoga several places in the area offer different kinds of Yoga classes at different hours of the day.

Fitness: Just around the corner from Swell Hotel you will find the Bali training center: a very well known place for the local community to train in a fun way, also a great place to meet new people.

Beaches: Surf beaches are all around us, but there are also plenty of white sandy beaches that are idela for swimming and snorkeling.

Traveling by yourself? You couldn’t have picked a better place to stay ! 
At our Surf Hotel/Camp we are should be your 1st choice for solo/single travellers who want to meet new people on their adventure surf holiday.

70% of our clients travel to Swell solo. The way we are set up means that it is really easy to meet fellow travellers. We have breakfast together, we surf together and play together.  

Our large, beautiful communal area at the heart of our surf camp/hotel is the central meeting hub to socialise, play games and enjoy meals and drinks in the company of others. 

Swell is not a suitable place for children; we have a minimum age restriction of 16 years old.

We started our first Luxury Surf & Yoga Camp in the Caribbean 10 years ago. Clients loved our concept which is the luxury of a boutique hotel combined with the social aspects of a hostel.

Swell in the Caribbean has ideal learning to surf conditions for people who have never surfed before. After looking for a location for a second Luxury Surf & Yoga Retreat, with detours in Mexico and Costa Rica; we finally made it back to Bali after 20 years.

The surf is still world-class and the locals are still as friendly and smiley as ever.  

We looked for the best location in Bali and ruled out Seminyak and Canggu (both too busy with heavy traffic), finally we made it to Bingin.  Bingin simply ticks all the boxes: Stunning beach – awesome surf –  restaurants, bars, a fitness centre and places that offer Yoga classes plus surf shops and buckets of local charm.  Now though, there are even more great restaurants and shops on the Bukit to enjoy.

Swell Bali does not have in-house surf instructors, unlike at Swell Surf Camp in the Caribbean, but we have many top class local surf guides and surf instructors available to take you for surf lessons or surf-guiding. 

Both of our Swell venues have the same good vibe, ideal for solo travellers. The standard of accommodation is also the same: Super-comfortable rooms, mattresses, linen and very tasty and healthy food.

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Sleep (S)well

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Surfing Bali

Bingin and the surrounding surf beaches offer waves for surfers of all levels.
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Our Location

Right in the center of Bingin Beach, walking distance to surf, restaurants and Spa & Wellness centers
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