Bali is a well-known paradise for tourists, treating them to its beautiful beaches, volcanoes, scenic rice fields, great food, and an abundance of adventurous island activities. What you may not know is that Bali has a fast growing startup scene. There are many entrepreneurs, initiatives, events, startups, and some tech talent based on the island.
As the ecosystem emerges, co-working spaces are popping up across Bali to facilitate startups’ growth and development. Digital nomads are flocking in. If you’re looking for a nice place to work, interact, and collaborate on this island of Gods, here are recommended co-working spaces in Bali to consider:
1. Hubud (Ubud)
Hubud was founded by expats Peter Wall, John Alderson, and Steve Munroe. The place is designed with an open space concept, surrounded by gardens, and equipped with amenities such as fast internet, a printer, a scanner, a copier, and a seminar room.
To use the space, you’ll need to pay US$60 for 25 working hours in a month or US$275 a month for unlimited access. Hubud operates 24 hours a day. The co-working space also holds regular, free events like meetups and discussions for members.
2. Lineup Hub (Seminyak)
Lineup Hub is a co-working space in Seminyak with wifi, a seminar room, a coffee brewer, and a PlayStation 4 that can be played by members in their free time. Lineup Hub’s pricing ranges from IDR 800,000 (US$59) per month for the basic package (access to five working days per month, locker, and 75 free print-outs) to IDR 2.2 million (US$162) per month for the full-time package (unlimited access during operating hours, priority on use of the seminar room, locker, and more ). For those who just want to drop in, the co-working space has a day rate of IDR200,000 (US$14).
Address: Sunset Permai 3, Jalan Sunset Road, Kuta, Bali, Indonesia
3. The Sanur Space (Sanur)
The Sanur Space (TSS) is a co-working space founded by the Indonesian branch of Dutch research and consultancy firm Emic Research. TSS aims to be flexible for local and international professionals from a variety of sectors, backgrounds, and cultures. The co-working space occasionally holds social events.
There are four spaces offered by TSS: the main room, the Batak room, kitchen bar, and the garden green. The main room is usually used as a work space. It is equipped with things like a printer, a scanner, a copier, and a whiteboard. The Batak room is ideal for presentations, workshops, or meetings.
4. Kumpul Co-Working Space
Kumpul Coworking Space is a community in Bali that provides professional working space and opportunity of collaborations. Kumpul will be a platform for freelancers, consultants and similarly independent profiles that can come for their everyday work, with all the modern facilities of an office, a relaxed atmosphere and a thriving community hub.
The aim to maintain an environment that encourages collaboration between otherwise independent freelancers, a place where people can share their inspiration, bounce ideas or maybe get help to move forward in their work. And this is why they chose the name KUMPUL, which means ‘to gather’ or ‘to be together’.