16 Amazing Things To Do In Bali For Honeymoon
Now that the wedding festivities are over and you’ve ushered in a new phase of life with your spouse, it’s finally honeymoon O’ clock. With its enchanting beaches and thriving tropical forests, Bali promises to weave magical moments into every minute of your post-wedding sojourn, making it an experience you’ll never forget.
Read ahead as we give you a list of top things to do here on your honeymoon, covering everything from roaming the rice paddies and taking refreshing dips in hot springs, to shopping and exquisite dining.
1. Enjoy An Evening Dinner Cruise In The Indian Ocean.
An evening yacht cruise with your beloved, sailing on Bali’s vast ocean is a must-do for all honeymooners! Dine on sumptuous food and drink, while an acoustic band plays your favourite tunes in the background. Don’t forget to top this experience with a strawberry coulis or tiramisu cake!
As the boat cruises over the gently lapping waves, you get to watch the orange sun dip below the horizon, and the stars come out.
2. Explore Bali’s Underwater World in a Submarine
Hop on a submarine and explore Bali’s mesmerizing underwater world. An odyssey of 90 feet in the ocean, this is the enchanting marine world at its best! At this depth, you can behold stunning coral reefs and witness colourful fish gliding about in the water. A perfect undersea voyage for a couple indeed!
3. Take a Couples Cooking Class Overlooking The Rice Paddies
The Balinese finally agree to reveal the secrets behind their ravishing traditional cuisine, so strap in for a culinary adventure. Your chef will guide you through the traditional markets as you purchase the spices and vegetables, or, if you’re interested, you can also pluck some yourself from the organic gardens!
The cooking is done in an adorable kitchen setup amidst beautiful rice fields. The highlight of the experience comes when you get to taste the fruits of your labour on a private wooden deck laid out in the beautiful fields of paddy.
4. Get a birds-eye view of the Island from a Helicopter
Have you always dreamt of relishing stunning aerial views of our planet whilst flying across expansive, azure skies? You and your partner can now tick that off your bucket list and take a private flight to enjoy mind-blowing views of Bali from high up above! Soar above the land and sea, and behold the breathtaking beauty of the Mt. Batur crater, the Kuta coastline, Kintamani, and more…
If you’re into photography, keep your camera handy, as you will rarely get views like these.
5. Enjoy a Romantic Stroll Through Flower Fields
In the mood to ditch the beaches for once, and experience something unique? You can put a fun spin on your honeymoon by visiting the floral village of Temukus. With 2 large marigold fields, just a few kilometres from each other, they promise a magical time for couples looking for romantic locales!
Stroll amid the sea of golden marigolds, in bloom and swaying in the wind, or visit the meadow of pure white Kasna flowers, which remind you of freshly fallen snow. If you’re the photographer among the two, don’t forget to get capture these beauties along with your spouse.
6. Soak in a natural rock pool on the Tegal Wangi Beach
Ever wondered what it would be like to lay back in a rock pool right by the ocean? Well, you can do just that by visiting the Tegal Wangi beach.
With little holes, or rock pools, on the shore filled by water fresh from the ocean, you can enjoy a relaxed evening as you soak in this natural beach ‘jacuzzi’ with your special someone. Don’t forget to explore the hidden cave around here!
Sand is known to be a natural exfoliant! This is a great way to pamper your loved one with a natural spa treat.
7. Take a Tour at the Pod Chocolate Factory
Gifting chocolate has always been the traditional way of expressing love. Take inspiration from this adage, and embark on a grand tour of the Pod Chocolate factory.
Enter this cocoa paradise and you’ll discover your inner chocolatier! Besides tasting different mouth-watering flavours, you’ll get to blend, roast, and crush chocolates to make delicious bars. Crank this up a notch by adding berries, almonds, or coffee beans in the mix and voila, you will have created the magic of chocolate – together!
8. Capture Memories with a Romantic Photoshoot
Bring out the flowy gowns and breezy shirts, and get ready to pose for skilled photographers to capture the best shots of you on your holiday. As for photo opportunities, you won’t have to hunt around much! Whether it’s roaming around Tegalallang, with a beautiful backdrop of rice paddies or standing arm in arm, or on a fishing boat on Tamblingan Lake – Bali opens itself up to you so you can get that perfect honeymoon moment on camera.
For Instagram, pictures of you and your partner soaring through the skies on the iconic Bali Swing are a must! Have some fun while you’re at it, as these quirky picture-perfect moments will one day become fond memories from your honeymoon.
9. Witness the Sunset from the Uluwatu Sea Temple
Perched atop a 70-metre cliff, the sunsets from Uluwatu are a sight to behold. From crimson orange to shades of blue, purple and then black, the enthralling colours of the evening sky mix and merge into one another, resembling paint splashed across a huge canvas. A picture-perfect moment if there ever was one!
10. Explore the Bali Safari and Marine Park
Get up close and personal with the wildlife as you hand-feed animals, and watch ferocious lions stroll by nonchalantly. It makes for a thrilling experience to ride on a safari tram and see interesting replicas of Rajasthani forts or African villages. Explore the wilderness, and you’ll encounter White tigers and Himalayan bears, which are sure to be the highlight of your trip!
11. Enjoy a walk along the Campuhan Ridge
Head towards the Campuhan Ridge Walk, hand-in-hand with your significant other, and you’ll experience the raw beauty of Bali.
The valley surrounding the ridge is carpeted by rice paddies that turn golden beneath the sun’s rays. Explore the beautiful neighbourhood and you could chance upon quirky cafes, quaint villages, and traditional Balinese settlements.
12. Swim in the Crystal Clear Waters of Lake Batur
A crescent-shaped crater lake, Lake Batur sits in the shadow of Mount Batur, an active volcano. Enjoy a quiet swim with your partner in its waters, with the backdrop of the mountain behind.
You can explore the area further to spot some hot springs, visit the nearby villages, or choose to trek up the volcano for the incredibly rewarding views of Bali.
13. Go Dolphin Watching from Lovina Beach
Sail upon the Balinese waters with a boat ride from Lovina beach, as you spot leaping dolphins in their natural environment.
14. Shop at the Badung and Kumbasari Night Markets
Go out for a fun shopping experience at the biggest, and oldest, Balinese traditional night markets at Badung and Kumbasari.
Shop your heart out as you look at the colourful glimmer of souvenirs, fashion wear, funky jewellery, local handicrafts and much more! Buy some beautiful flowers for your partner to watch a swift smile crop up.
15. Feel rejuvenated at a couple’s spa.
Cap your grand honeymoon in Bali with a couple’s massage. Relax beside each other inside the comfort of a flower tub, or enjoy the healing effects of a traditional Balinese massage.
From chocolate pastes and grape seed scrubs to wine bath therapies, you can choose any kind of enchanting massage that excites your senses! Bali has innumerable spas laid out for you to enjoy the magic of scented oils and water bubbles that pamper your skin. Talk about finding your bliss!
16. Watch a Movie On the beach, Under the Starlit Sky
Watch a movie with your special someone, in a beautifully curated romantic setting at the Karma Beach Club. A giant screen is set up on the golden sands, which are bathed in beautiful light from the moon and a few lanterns. Recline on comfortable sofas here, with the waves kissing your feet as you engross yourselves in the delightful rom-coms showcased at this candle-lit, beach-side theatre.
We hope that you found this listicle informative; and that you and your partner enjoy an amazing honeymoon in Bali, filled with magic, adventure, and a whole lot of romance!