20 Amazing things in Bali that should top your Honeymoon to-do list
Honeymooning in Bali with the love of your life? We understand that a honeymoon should be as perfect as it can be, so fret not! We have got it all covered for you.
Here are 20 romantic experiences which must top your Balinese honeymoon to-do list:
1. Catamaran Evening Cruise with 5-Course Dinner
Have you ever imagined what it would be like to disconnect with the world and get lost in the ocean? Well, you can live it here in Bali aboard a luxurious catamaran!
As the boat cruises towards the pretty island of Nusa Dua, you dine under twinkling stars with a 3-man acoustic band playing all-time favorites in the background.
Address: Jalan Dermaga II, Pedungan, Kuta Selatan, Kota Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia
Cost: USD 69 / INR 4400
2. Explore the Underwater World in a Submarine
Hop on a submarine and explore the mesmerizing and rarely visited underwater world of Bali. During the tour, your well-versed pilot and co-pilot will guide you on a smooth voyage, 300 feet underwater. At this depth, you can witness stunning corals and colorful fishes gliding about in the water.
Address: Jalan Raya Kuta, No 9X Kuta, Kuta, Indonesia
Cost: USD100 / INR 6,500
3. Romantic Cave Dinner on a Secluded Beach
Surprise your special someone with a dreamy cave dinner at your very own beach in Bali. Delight in an elaborate 5-course meal served by a team of dedicated chefs and butlers as you sit back hand-in-hand and enjoy the orange sunset.
With the ocean breeze serenading around you, and sound of the waves crashing against the shore, the setting is unmatched.
Address: Jalan Pura Barong, Barong Sawangan, Nusa Dua Seletan 80363, Bali, Indonesia
Cost: USD248 / INR 16,000
4. Get a birds eye view of the Island from a Private Helicopter
Tick off the dream of the helicopter flight from your bucket list, here at Bali! The helicopter taking off from Benoa takes you on an unusual sightseeing experience as you fly over the Kintamani volcano, Kuta coastline and Mt Batur crater.
Keep your camera handy, as you will rarely get views like these.
Address: Jalan Raya Pelabuhan Benoa, Pedungan, South Denpasar, Denpasar City, Bali, Indonesia
Cost: USD340 / INR 22,000
5. Private Couples Cooking Classes Overlooking the Rice Paddies
The Balinese finally agree to reveal the secrets behind their traditional Balinese cuisine by taking you on a culinary adventure. Your chef will guide you through Ubud’s traditional market as you purchase the ingredients.
The cooking is done in an adorable kitchen setup amidst rice fields and organic gardens, where you are free to pluck spices and vegetables.
The highlight of the experience is when you get to taste the fruits of your labor on a private wooden deck laid in the beautiful rice paddies.
Address: Laplapan Village, Ubud 80571, Indonesia
Cost: USD85 / INR 5,500
6. Capture Memories with a Personalised Romantic Photoshoot
Grab the flowy gowns and Hawaiian shirts, brush your hair and get lost in the arms of your love as a skilled photographer gets to work and captures the best candid shots from the trip.
Meet with your photographer a day prior in order to freeze the theme of your photo shoot. The idea is to capture picture-perfect moments which will let you relive golden days from your honeymoon in Bali.
Address: Jalan Tirta Nadi II No.32/02B, Sanur Kauh, Denpasar Selatan, Kota Denpasar, Bali 80228, Indonesia.
7. Go on an Uber Romantic Stroll Through Marigold Fields
Bali is lined with the Marigold flower fields along the roadside between Kintamani and Bedugal. The fields with their bright colours and aromatic air provide a great place to enjoy a hand-in-hand walk with your partner in crime.
As you stroll through the sea of gold spending some peaceful time, whip out your cameras and take shots that make the world go green.
Address: Kintamani and Bedugal, Bali, Indonesia
8. Wine and Dine at Swept Away
Imagine a beautiful riverside wooden deck amidst tall vegetation and your sweetheart sitting across the table with their smile glowing in the flickering candlelight. Yes, it’s possible! Swept away believes in creating an evening as magical as it can be for you lovebirds.
Address: Banjur Baung, Desa Sayan, Ubud, Bali, Indonesia
Cost: USD 85 / INR 5500
9. Ride into the African Savannah at the Bali Safari and Marine Park
Get up close with the wildlife as you hand-feed animals and stand by and watch ferocious tigers and lions walk by. It sure is a thrilling experience to ride on a special cage tram through the wilderness of the African Savannah at the Bali Safari and Marine Park.
End the fun night with a traditional Balinese fire dancing show and a delicious barbeque dinner with a pride of lions.
Address: Bali Safari & Marine Park, Jalan Bypass Prof. Dr. Ida Bagus Mantra, Km. 19, 8 Gianyar 80551, Indonesia
Cost: USD 63 / INR 4060
10. Embark on a Chocolate Tour at the Pod Chocolate Factory
Exchanging chocolate has always been the traditional way of expressing love. Celebrate this symbol of romance (with a twist of course) on your honeymoon.
The Pod chocolate factory lets you harvest, roast, crush cacao and use it in the making of different-shaped chocolate bars and hey, you can even taste the raw and roasted beans through the entire process!
Address: Jalan Tukad Ayung, Carangsari, Petang, Carangsari, Petang, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80353, Indonesia
Cost: USD 90 / INR 5,800
11. Soak in a ‘Jacuzzi’ on the Tegal Wangi Beach
Ever wondered what it would be like to lay back in a private tub by the ocean view? Well, you can do just that!
With little holes formed on the shore filled with seawater fresh from the ocean, the Tegal Wangi Beach is a natural wonder that cannot be missed! Enjoy a relaxed evening as you exchange dialogues and soak in the natural beach ‘jacuzzi’ with your special someone.
PS. Sand is known to be a natural exfoliant! Pamper your loved one with a natural spa treat.
Address: Jalan Pura Tegalwangi, Badung, Jimbaran, Indonesia
12. Go Dolphin Watching at the Lovina Beach
This is an activity that definitely shouldn’t be left off from your things to do list in Bali! Sail into the waters with a boat ride from Lovina beach as you spot leaping dolphins in their natural environment.
Imagine being the lucky one to chance upon two dolphin lovers splashing in the ocean, romantic isn’t it?
Address: Lovina Beach, Bali, Indonesia
Cost: USD10 / INR 650
13. Do a Tarzan at the Botanical garden
The Balinese botanical gardens never fail to leave their visitors in awe with the beautiful scenery and a myriad of flowers. You can spend some precious couple time in the admirable huts set amidst the tranquil surroundings.
If the two of you are adventure enthusiasts, make sure you find your way to the Bali Treetop Adventure Park within the garden.
Address: Jalan Kebun Raya, Candikuning, Baturiti, Kabupaten Tabanan, Bali 82191, Indonesia
Cost: USD1.50 / INR 100
14. Enjoy a breezy walk in the morning along the Campuhan Ridge
Looking to escape the crowds to enjoy some private moments together? Then head to the lush green valleys of Campuhan.
The valley surrounding the ridge is carpeted by rice paddy fields, serving as a great backdrop for a quiet stroll. You get to walk through quaint villages and traditional Balinese settlements. Reach early to witness a magical sunrise.
Address: Jalan Raya Campuan, Sayan, Ubud, Kelusa, Payangan, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80571
15. Witness the Sunset from the Uluwatu Sea Temple
Nothing spells romance better than the heavenly sunset views from atop Uluwatu cliff. The Uluwatu Temple perched on the 70-meter cliff is one of the six key Balinese temples known to ward off evil.
But over and above anything else, the temple is famous for its breath-taking views of the orange ocean reflecting the setting sun.
While you are at the temple, you can witness the traditional Balinese Kecak dance. Masked performers deep in trance tell interesting stories of the past using fire and dance.
Address: Pecatu, South Kuta, Badung Regency, Bali, Indonesia
16. Swim in the Crystal Clear Waters of Lake Batur
The Lake Batur (a crater lake) atop the active volcano, Mount Batur is home to the best views in Bali. You can either choose to take a swim in the water springs or simply sit by a comfortable grassy spot.
Fancied dining at a gazebo surrounded by water? This is your chance! Resto Apung, built on a platform on the lake’s surface hosts lovely gazebos.
Address: Jalan Raya Kedisan, Kintamani, Songan B, Bangli, Kabupaten Bangli, Bali, Indonesia
Cost: USD12 / INR 750
17. Horseback Riding in Tegallalang
Embark on a fun-filled horseback ride along the gorgeous landscape of Tegallalang Village.
Start your ride from the traditional Balinese house in the village and trot along the terraced rice fields, bamboo forests and valleys lined with palm trees. Make sure you stop by the refreshing rivers and village temples.
Address: Tegallalang Village, North of Ubud, Bali, Indonesia
Cost: USD73 / INR 4,800
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18. Watch a Movie Under the Starlit Sky
Watch a movie with your special someone in a romantic setting on the beach at the Karma Beach Club. The hidden white sand beach can only be accessed by a funicular.
The beach club sets up a giant screen on the golden sands with the moonlight and lanterns providing the only lighting.
Recline on comfortable sofas with the waves kissing your feet, as you get lost in a delightful rom-com showcased at this starry-eyed theatre.
Address: Karma Kandara Bali, Jalan Villa Kandara, Ungasan, Kuta Selatan, Ungasan, Kuta Sel., Kabupaten Badung, Indonesia
Cost: USD 20 / INR 1,300
19. Retail Therapy at the Badung and Kumbasari Night Markets
Go out for an all night long shopping experience at the biggest and oldest Balinese traditional markets at Badung and Kumbasari.
Some of the shops offer fixed prices, while the rest put your bargaining skill to the test. Get a chance to bag some great deals for Bali souvenirs, fashion wear, funky jewellery, local handicrafts and much more.
Address: Jalan Gajah Mada, Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia
Cost: USD 5 / INR 320
20. Boat in the Serene Waters of Tamblingan Lake
If you and your loved one wish to disconnect from the world, Tamblingan Lake is the place to go. Tucked in-between majestic mountains and a surrounding rainforest, this lake is truly a paradise for nature lovers.
The traditional boats floating on the lake are the perfect way to soak in the beauty of the lake. If you love hiking, go for an exhilarating trek through the dense jungles.
Address: Buleleng Regency, Bali, Indonesia