Where to Learn Bahasa Indonesia in Bali 2016.09.30

As we know, language is the most important part when we communicate with each other even when you are traveling to Bali. Sometimes Balinese people do not understand when you talk in English, this because English is not our country's national language and you might think you are keen to learn how to speak Bahasa Indonesia. Of course, in learning new language that we have never studied before seems so difficult but Bahasa Indonesa is much simpler than English because Bahasa Indonesia has no tenses and the grammar itself and also there is much less focus on the semantics. For those who are looking for where to learn Bahasa Indonesia in Bali, have a look on our today's post below:

1. Cinta Bahasa Sanur

Cinta Bahasa comes from the phrase "Cintailah Bahasa Indonesia" which has the meaning “Love the Indonesian Language".  This learning center is the most popular Indonesian Language School Bali in which have already had 3 branches with the main schools in Ubud area.

The class is being taught by experienced Indonesian language teachers who teach natural Indonesian rather than formal and dated language straight out of a textbook. What makes them so different from any other school is their methodology for teaching Indonesian Language to foreign learners. Unlike other schools in Indonesia, instead of overwhelming you in the beginning with grammar and awkward formal speech, at Cinta Bahasa you will learn the language that you will hear wherever you go in Indonesia. Of course they do teach formal language if and when it is needed.

The good news here is you also can do your private lessons at your hotel or villas. They offer 3 hours courses with the rate only IDR 250.000/person (min.3 people). Please make the appointment first before joining the class.


Jl. Tukad Anyar no. 21/4, Sanur (landmark: McDonald’s, Bypass road, Sanur)

PHONE  +62 81239165005


2. Itto Nova Bali

Nova is a well-established language school from Japan. In 2013 the first overseas branch opened here in Bali. It is located about 200 meters from the famous Sanur Beach.  This company is quite famous in Japan, particularly due to its man-to-man or small-class system; in which the class consists of only one or maximum three students.

Their prices are extremely competitive and they have a very flexible booking schedule for lessons. Nova has even better advantage because virtually you can choose your own schedule and start the lesson without having to wait for another classmate(s). Even though this school is Japanese branch but for those who want to learn Bahasa Indonesia at Nova, you can. Their teachers are professional and experienced indeed who are ready to make your lessons fun.


Jl. By Pass Ngurah Rai, Sanur Kaja, Bali 

PHONE  (+62) 361 288410
WEBSITE   http://www.nova.co.jp/

3. Seminyak Language School

If you are looking for where to learn Bahasa Indonesia in Seminyak area, then Seminyak Language School a.k.a SLS offers a wide range of Indonesian courses. This learning center has been in existence for 14 years and their instructor are well trained who will be pleased to accompany your lessons. We highly recommend to take their private class where you can focus at your language learning pace and you also can schedule your lessons with your  teacher but if you prefer to join the class with new friends they are  available for Mini Class where it will be 2 or 3 students. They offer competitif rate starting from IDR 5.200.000 for private class for 40 hours while for the Mini Class Rp. 4.400.000 for 40 hours. 


Jl. Seminyak No. 7 Bali (Just in front of Bintang Supermarket), Bali 

PHONE  +62 81999493275
WEBSITE   http://www.learnindonesianinbali.com/

4. Pondok Pekak Libbrary & Learning Center

Situated in the most favorite tourist spots in Bali, Ubud the Pondok Pekak is another nice spot to learn Bahasa Indonesia in Bali. They also have private lesson and group lesson. Their private lesson rate is starting from IDR 175.000/person for 1 hours and 30 minutes lesson and we recommend to take 2-3 lessons per week for optimum your learning.

Instead of learning Bahasa Indonesia they also offer private classes in traditional Balinese art & culture to travelers; Balinese Dance, Balinese Gamelan Gong, Balinese Offering, Fruit carving and decoration, silver jewelry making, and Balinese painting. You can use Ubud Line and have a stop at Puri Lukisan Museum; you should walk around 8 minutes to arrive in Pondok Pekak Library & Learning Center. The fare is IDR 80.000/person for single trip.


Jl. Monkey Forest Ubud, Bali (East side of the football field)

PHONE  (+62) 361 976194
WEBSITE   http://www.pondokpekaklibrary.com/

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