FAQs

FAQs

When is the rainy season in Bali?

The climate of the island is equatorial-monsoon, due to which there are only 2 seasons: dry (from May to November) and wet (from December to April). The rainiest months are January and February. But even in this period, it’s raining mainly at night, so it will not spoil your holiday in Bali. The average air temperature on the island  27-32° C, and the water temperature is 25 – 28 ° C.Bali is beautiful any time of the year.

Are there any snakes in Bali? How dangerous are they?

There are snakes in Bali, some of them are dangerous, but local people know how to deal with them. If you noticed any snake in a villa or hotel – just tell the staff.

Do you need a scooter or car license to rent transport?

International driver license with the appropriate categories (category A for motorcycles and scooters, category B for cars) is required to rent the transport.

What are the plugs in Bali?

In Bali and Indonesia, you can expect the 2 pin socket 220V and plug as used in Europe.

Whether you are staying in a hotel or in a private villa you should be able to get an adapter if you ask for one.

Where is the best place for diving in Bali?

Tulamben and Amed. There are many good places around Bali: Majangan, Gili islands and Nusa Lembongan. In general, you can admire the marine life in Bali almost anywhere, including Nusa Dua and Sanur.

Is it safe to go to Bali with infants?

This means that we have no special opportunities for this. In addition, in accordance with the rule, there are not only the best places but also a special cradle.

Which are the best area for children in Bali?

For a relaxing beach holiday with children, the best areas are Nusa Dua and Sanur as there are no big waves.

Which operator has a good connection?

XL or SimPati. If you plan to go out of Bali to other islands better take SimPati with you.

How much does it cost to rent a house in Bali for a year?

The cost of a house can vary from $ 4 000 for simple local house up to $150 000 for a luxury villa.

How much does it cost to buy a house in Bali?

In recent years, real estate in Bali has grown significantly in value. A small house with a small plot of land costs a minimum of $90 000, depending on the area. Such a house is not very popular among tourists, so if you decide to earn extra money, renting such a house will be quite difficult. However, there are exceptions…

Are there any jobs for expats in Bali?

Yes. There is special group on Facebook for Bali jobs.

What are your property management fees?

Managing a hotel or villas is not an easy process and requires, among other things, the presence of a professional team to quickly resolve crisis situations, such as pipe breaks, short-circuits or repair of air conditioners. Therefore, our company invites property owners and investors to delegate this responsibility to professionals.

As a management company, we monitor both the staff (hiring and training) and its work, as well as the condition of the villa and its equipment (pumps, water heaters, air conditioners, etc.), we pay all bills (electricity, water, Internet, cable TV, garbage collection, banjar, staff salaries).

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Management of one property from 1 to 7 bedrooms will cost you $300 – $500 a month. Maintaining the condition of the property and checking each, before settling in of guests is included in this price. We will also monitor replenishment of expendables, such as: coffee, tea, bathing accessories, napkins and toilet paper, drinking water, gas up to a high standard. The owner of the property will see the report on all costs of works and materials in real time.

How much does it cost to open a company in Bali?

We recommend setting up a company with 100% foreign capital PT PMA, where a foreigner can act as a director. The cost of such a company is IDR 72 000 000 rupees ($ 5 000).

What are your marketing fees?

We use all existing sales and customer acquisition channels to get maximum profit for the owners, such as:

  • Creation of listings in online reservation systems (OTA);
  • Review and optimization of existing listings;
  • Advertising management;
  • Synchronization and updating of booking calendars;
  • Dynamic pricing;
  • Competitors monitoring;
  • Processing orders and payments;
  • Coordination with villa staff;
  • Creation of a house manual and neighborhood map;
  • Increase in positive reviews;
  • Organization of guest transfers;
  • Guest support, concierge service;
  • Work with local and foreign agents;
  • Promotion of objects through social networks;
  • Promotion of objects using their own tools;
  • Transparent online reporting.

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Marketing of a property from 1 to 7 bedrooms will cost you $300 – $1000 a month or 10% of the confirmed reservations, at your choice. Everything will include all range of services on customer acquisition in this price, except the commissions of online booking systems (OTA) and agents, and also the programs of loyalty and other discounts applied by us or OTA, to increase in interest of guests in your property.

How to make a purchase of a real estate in Bali?

There are different ways to register property rights. But if we talk about the commercial use of the real estate, then the best option is to register the property under a company name. For personal living – it can be Hak Pakai. More information about the existing forms of ownership in Indonesia at this link: https://balioceanview.com/indonesian-property-laws/ .

How much is an agent service fee?

The cost of our services for finding long-term tenants is 10% of the rental price.

For sale-purchase deals, the services fee is usually 5% of the property value.

How much does life in Bali cost?

On average, life in Bali is significantly cheaper than, say, in NewYork or Sydney, but recently it has become more and more expensive. Renting a house, visas, food, clothing,  transport, maids, etc. can cost $ 2000- $ 3000 per month for family of 2.