Unlocking Paradise: Essential Tips for Buying Land in Bali

Discover essential tips for a successful land purchase in Bali. From navigating foreign ownership laws to negotiating prices, this guide will help you make informed decisions.

Bali is a tropical paradise, and for many, owning a piece of this beautiful island is a dream come true. But before you start shopping for land, there are some essential things you need to know. In this guide, we’ll take you through the steps and tips for buying land in Bali, helping you make your dream a reality.

Tips to Buy Land in Bali

Understanding Land Ownership Laws in Indonesia

Before you dive into the Bali real estate market, it’s crucial to understand the laws about land ownership in Indonesia. The main types of land ownership are “Hak Milik” (Right to Own) and “Hak Pakai” (Right to Use). As a foreigner, you can’t own land under Hak Milik, but you can lease land through Hak Pakai for a period of 25 years, which can be extended. It’s important to know this before you start your search.

Choose the Right Location to Buy Land in Bali

Bali offers a wide range of locations, from lively beach towns to peaceful rice terraces. Picking the right location that matches your vision and lifestyle is crucial. Consider things like how close it is to amenities, the local community, and the natural surroundings when making your choice.

Budgeting and Financing

Setting a budget is the first step to a successful land purchase. Be prepared for additional costs, including taxes, notary fees, and agent commissions. While financing options are available, understand that the interest rates and terms may be different from what you’re used to in your home country.

Land Title Verification

Before finalizing a land purchase, make sure the land has clear and proper titles. You should work with a reputable notary or legal expert to confirm the authenticity of the titles and check for any disputes or issues with the property.

Navigating Zoning Regulations

Bali’s zoning regulations can be complex and they can vary between regions. It’s important to understand the local zoning laws and land-use regulations to ensure that your intended use of the property is allowed. Consulting with local authorities or legal experts can help clarify any questions you may have.

Common Traps and How to Stay Clear of Them

While buying land in Bali can be a wonderful experience, there are some common issues to be aware of, like unclear land titles, land disputes, and unfamiliarity with local regulations. To avoid these problems, it’s a good idea to work with local professionals, such as real estate agents, notaries, and legal advisors, who are familiar with Bali’s real estate market.

How To Buy Land in Bali?

Here’s a simple guide to buying land in Bali:

  1. Define your goals and set a budget.
  2. Research and pick the location that suits you best.
  3. Work with a trustworthy real estate agent.
  4. Verify land titles and do your due diligence.
  5. Secure financing if needed.
  6. Finalize the sale through a notary and register the land.

Land for Sale in Bali

Rare Small Plot of Land in Ungasan Area

This small premium plot is a rare find, ideal for those looking to invest in a prime piece of land to build a private villa. Don’t miss out on the chance to own a freehold property in one of Bali’s most desirable locations.

  • Land Area 135 m² / 1.35 are
  • Land Dimensions ± 10 x 13 meters
  • Residential ITR
  • Hook Position 
  • Facing West and North
  • Road Access 5 meters
  • Very Suitable for Build Private Villa
  • SHM / Freehold


  • Proximity to Beaches: Only 4 km to Melasti Beach and 7 km to Balangan Beach, offering easy access to some of the most beautiful coastlines in Bali.
  • Ideal for Private Villa: The plot’s dimensions and location are perfect for constructing private villa.
  • Strategic Location: Located on Jalan Cempaka Sari in Ungasan
  • Corner Plot: The hook position provides dual frontage, enhancing the property’s accessibility and architectural possibilities.
  • Infrastructure: With a 5-meter-wide road access, the plot ensures smooth connectivity and ease of transport

Price IDR 825,000,000

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Stunning land for sale overlooking green-belt views in Buduk

This land is divided into 3-plots located in a tranquil and secure neighborhood of Buduk, just 15-minutes to Berawa Beach and Canggu Center. Right on a residential zone, the plots offer amazing panoramic views over fabulous rice fields.

This is a perfect opportunity to build a few luxury villas or your own dream home or holiday rental and a great opportunity to invest at an affordable price with stunning unblocked views.

There are 3 plots of land available: 

Plot A: 13.5 are (13,500-square meters)

Plot B: 7.56 are (756-square meters)

Plot C: 10 are (1,000-square meters)

There is paved road car access, a jogging track along the rice fields, and easy access to the main road. 

Offered for leasehold title priced at IDR 6,000,000 per are per year.

If you’d like more information or want to see the land, get in touch with us today.

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Land for Sale in Bukit with HGB Tittle

Discover a prime investment opportunity in Bukit, Ungasan. This freehold land spans 16 ara and is perfect for building your dream villa or for investors looking to develop luxurious properties. Located in a peaceful and rapidly developing area, this plot offers tranquility and convenience.

 The land is divided into 4 plots, which can be purchased separately

Key Features:

  • Easy Ownership: Currently HGB title, is easily convertible to freehold for Indonesian buyers.
  • Ready for Development: Preliminary designs for four luxurious villas are available. Comprehensive geology and geodesy surveys completed.
  • Privacy: No immediate neighbors; surrounding plots are undeveloped.
  • Proximity to Beaches: Just 10 minutes by bike to Melasti and Karma beaches.
  • Convenience: 3-minute drive to supermarkets.
  • Dining and Leisure: Nearby cafes, bars, and diverse dining options.
  • Wellness: Close to beauty salons and spas.
  • Recreation: Near popular surf spots.

Perfect for investors or those seeking a serene environment close to key amenities and attractions.
Contact us today to learn more about this exceptional investment opportunity and arrange your private inspection.

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Rare To Find Beautiful Leasehold Land In Canggu

The land is situated in the serene and desirable area of Canggu, known for its tranquil ambiance. The location of the land is also conveniently close to popular attractions and dining options, making it a desirable spot for both tourists and locals alike. The surrounding area is characterized by luxurious private villas, adding to the overall exclusivity and appeal of the location.

Land size 1800 sqm/ 18 are

Price IDR 35.000.000 sqm/ USD 2400 per are 

Yellow Zoning

Paving road access 5 meters 

Leasehold 25 years 

If you’d like more information or if you’d like to see the land, get in touch with us today.

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Freehold land for sale in Kaba Kaba, Kediri, Tabanan

This plot of freehold land measures 470-square metres in the rural Balinese Village of Kaba Kaba in the Tabanan Regency, yet close to Canggu’s central districts and beaches.

The plot is conveniently located in peaceful surroundings, is easy to build on with direct road access and installed phone lines. The property has excellent topography (a topography and soil test has already been made) and comes with clear residential zoning, which makes it a perfect investment opportunity for private or commercial development projects.

Price per are: IDR 300 million/ are (USD 21,000/ are)

Total price: IDR 1,410,000,000 (USD 98,700)

Price does not include notary fees, BPHTB and other conveyancing costs.

If you’d like more information or want to see the land, get in touch with us today.

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In conclusion, buying land in Bali can be a magical journey, but it’s important to plan carefully and do your research. By understanding land ownership laws, selecting the right location, managing your budget, verifying land titles, and navigating zoning regulations, you can make your Bali dream come true. To avoid common pitfalls, seek professional guidance, and soon you’ll be well on your way to owning your piece of paradise in Bali.

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