The Ultimate Bali Honeymoon Guide

Honeymoon In Bali

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Looking for the best place for your honeymoon? If you’re into island getaways filled with waterfall chasing, cheap eats, vibrant, colourful culture and loads of sunshine... Fill your days with as much romance and adventure as you desire on your Bali honeymoon. This could be the perfect honeymoon destination for you and your lover.

Located in the heart of Indonesia, Bali is an island province surrounded by the glowing waters of the Indian Ocean. Dotted with lush greenery, and the beautiful pace of island life, Bali has long been a favourite for all kinds of travellers. The incredible views, experiences and the budget-friendly prices have continued to make Bali the best place to go on a honeymoon for those seeking the best of both worlds. The luxe life without the insane price tag on their Bali honeymoon.

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Romantic Guide To Your Honeymoon In Bali

A honeymoon in Bali has something for every kind of newlywed. Whether you’re into yoga or quad bike riding, a foodie or a thrill seeker... In favour of visiting religious sites or some of the world’s most vibrant bars... And let's not forget those epic beaches! Perhaps like us, you're looking for all of the above. You will not regret having a Bali honeymoon. The romance that comes with a honeymoon in Bali should make it the top of your list of honeymoon destinations!

Indonesia is made up of over 14,000 islands and you’ll be at the heart of all of that. Meaning day trips exploring other islands are well within your reach. Slow to the pace of old-school island living on Lombok to the east. Dance the night away on Gili Trawangan. Explore beneath the seas in the world-class diving spots of Nusa Menjangan and Nusa Penida. Immerse yourself in a new and rich culture, try things you have never tried, it's all about new experiences right? Taste new delicacies, explore vast rice paddies, vibrant reefs, and towering volcanoes.

For the most romantic honeymoon travels, read on to uncover the best tips, tricks, and secrets of our ultimate Bali honeymoon guide.

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About Bali

Bali is an extraordinarily popular island of Indonesia, and for all the right reasons. Most people in Bali speak English, making getting around a lot easier than some of the other remote island destinations. The Balinese are renowned for their incredible hospitality and spirit. I can also tell you first hand from experience, they are one of the kindest cultures in the world.

Some parts of Bali, like Kuta and Seminyak, are heavily westernised and extremely populated with tourists. This means there’s plenty of home comforts and important infrastructures. But it also means these cities will be a lot more about the hustle and bustle than others on the island.

Bali is predominately Hindu and has plenty of breathtaking religious sites to visit and traditions to be in awe of. If you respect the locals and even try your hand at learning a few phrases of Bahasa Indonesian, you’ll be welcomed into their beautiful island life and culture with open arms for your Bali honeymoon.

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Balinese Visa Requirements

If you’re planning on a honeymoon in Bali, Indonesia you should first look into your country’s visa requirements. Plenty of nationalities are able to visit visa-free for up to 30 days including your arrival and departure day e.g. Australia, Canada, USA or the UK.

If you plan to visit Indonesia for longer than 30 days, you can pre-apply for an extended visa or purchase one on arrival for around 35USD. This visa grants you the original 30 days, and then after an application to an immigration office within Indonesia, you’ll be granted an extra 30 days, and this can only be used once. 30 days in Indonesia would be a dream honeymoon getaway, but if you’re interested in the extra 30 days, make sure to grab your visa first. To have a hassle-free Bali honeymoon, arrange your Indonesian visa beforehand with Visa HQ.

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What Is The Best Time To Visit Bali?

Bali has that beautiful tropical island climate all year round, but certain months have less humidity and less of a crowd. Bali has two seasons; wet and dry. The wet season has more rainfall, but temperatures sit a little lower, and the crowds are a little thinner. So, if you’re after an island getaway for your Bali honeymoon without the scorching temperatures and the long lines for attractions. Then it’s best to head on your honeymoon in Bali anytime from November through to March. As long as you don’t mind a bit of rain!

The best time to have your Bali honeymoon is from April to September during the dry season.  The dry season brings beautiful temperatures in the high 20’s to mid-30’s Celsius. This means better visibility for water sports like scuba diving and snorkelling. The crowds are a little larger following the nicer weather but for good reason. The middle of the year brings the least amount of rain. From personal experience, the sweet spot for visiting Bali is April/May or September/October. These shoulder season months offer great temperatures with little rain and might even get you some discounted rooms as tourist numbers are lower.

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Arriving in Bali

Arriving in Bali by flight means you’ll land in the capital Denpasar. Plenty of airlines fly to Bali from all over the world, including budget airlines. From personal experience, the best flight to Bali is with Garuda Indonesia. You’ll be able to get great flight deals all year round for your honeymoon in Bali with Skyscanner, especially from Australia and the UK.

Once you arrive at the airport and get through customs, you may be greeted by an overwhelming crowd of drivers and tour guides just itching to give you a cab ride. The best way to make your arrival smooth and hassle-free is by pre-booking a transfer to your accommodation.

If you’ve booked a transfer and sent your driver/accommodation your flight details, they’ll be awaiting your arrival just outside the exit doors. You’ll be free to take in your surroundings and get your incredible honeymoon in Bali underway.

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Honeymoon Accommodation In Bali

The best places to stay in Bali depend on your type of interests and budget for your Bali honeymoon. There’s a vast amount of different and affordable resorts in Bali to suit every honeymoon couple. From private villas tucked between rice paddies to lush garden hotel rooms with infinity pools. Even private bungalows in the treetops of the Balinese jungle, they're some of the best places to stay in Bali!

No matter your budget or honeymoon preference, there's accommodation perfect for your Bali honeymoon. Airbnb is also big here; you can find some awesome Balinese accommodation options for your Bali honeymoon, here's $35 free credit. If you want to save on your Bali accommodation, here is $20 AUD off your next hotel with booking.com.  There are just so many incredible Bali honeymoon villas, choosing where to stay is the hardest part. Follow our comprehensive list of the best places to stay in Bali, including the best Bali resorts for couples.

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Bali Honeymoon Accommodation

Honeymoon AccommodationLocationPrice
Suarga Padang PadangUluwatu$$$$
Maya Ubud Resort and SpaUbud$$$
The BeneKuta$$
Jimbaran Bay VillasJimbaran Bay$$
Puri Beji Bed & BreakfastCanggu$$
Matahari Terbit Bali Nusa Dua$
The Haven Bali SeminyakSeminyak$
Hotel Radisson Blu Bali Uluwatu
Uluwatu$$$
The Bandha Hotel and SuitesLegian$$$
Jati CottageUbud$$
Fox Harris HotelJimbaran Bay$
Dreamsea UluwatuUluwatu $$$

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Transport In Bali

Getting around Bali is relatively easy and cheap. The island offers many different taxi services, the most secure being Blue Bird taxis. However, we recommend taking Grab as they're half the price of regular taxi's. Blue Bird taxi cars are light blue in colour and have running taxi meters and qualified drivers. Other options include hiring a driver from your hotel (most hotels will offer such services) to take you around for the day, or just to pick you up and drop you off from the airport. Take the hassle out of your honeymoon in Bali. Pre-book your transfer from Denpasar airport to your Bali honeymoon hotel.

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Riding A Motorbike On Your Bali Honeymoon

Another popular option for those who are qualified to do so is hiring a mophead to zip around the island on. This can be useful for those that hold the license, are experienced on motorcycles including the Balinese roads and you have the correct travel insurance to do so. Otherwise, another great and much safer option is to hire bicycles for your honeymoon in Bali. Spend your days cycling amongst rice paddies, to waterfalls, by sunsets, and to local markets.

Taxis For Your Honeymoon In Bali

An even better option than a taxi is Grab! It's 2-3x cheaper than a regular taxi and there are more drivers in South East Asia. We love using Grab as you can’t get ripped off and don’t have to pay with Indonesian Rupiah (Balinese currency) unless you want to. Your first ride is on us, just use our referral code 'GRABHBACKPACKERS'. Take the hassle out of your Balinese honeymoon by booking your onwards Balinese transport ahead of time.

Bali Honeymoon Destinations

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Wondering where to go in Bali? Read on to check out the top picks for your Bali honeymoon. Choose from city living, serene jungle escapes, surfing adventures or epic beaches, they're some of the best places for a honeymoon in Bali. Use our ultimate Bali honeymoon guide to plan your dream getaway! It includes the best things to do in Bali for honeymooners and helps your decision on where to stay in Bali.

Canggu Honeymoon In Bali

Located on the South-West coast of the island is one of the best places to honeymoon in Bali, Canggu. Canggu is an ever-growing hot spot for travellers to experience the local way of life dotted with the creature comforts of tourist infrastructure. Canggu is set on the beach and is home to some of the best beaches in Bali. Here you'll find scenic roads and lush greenery which is why it's one of the best places to stay in Bali.

Spend your days travelling out to waterfalls, sipping coconuts and lounging around the pool on your Bali honeymoon. Indulge and treat yourself by having dinner by the beach, while watching surfers ride the popular breaks of Old man’s beach at sunset. Canggu is a 20-30 minute drive from Denpasar airport and offers plenty of things to see and do on your Bali honeymoon.

Things To Do In Bali For Honeymooners - Canggu

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1. Surfing In Bali

Ride the waves of Canggu on your Bali honeymoon. Hire surf and stand-up paddle boards or, take a full day surfing lesson.
Canggu has surf spots to suit every type of surfer, from beginner right up to pro. Find the perfect break and paddle out to sea at sunset with your lover on your Bali honeymoon.

2. Visit The Local Markets

Sunday mornings in Canggu are for sun, relaxation, cute breaky spots, and the busy Sunday markets. Each Sunday, explore the local markets filled with epic local foods, second-hand clothes, and handmade crafts. It can be a great way to meet the locals and take home some Canggu treasures on your honeymoon in Bali.

3. Tanah Lot Temple

Tanah Lot is one of Bali's most photographed temples, and one of the best things to do in Bali for honeymooners. This picturesque temple sits on its own island, glowing at dusk and dawn. The light reflects off of the surrounding ocean and is quite a marvellous sight. It's no wonder that Tanah Lot is one of the best places to go on a honeymoon. A private tour to this cultural paradise will ensure you and your partner get to take in the entire experience without the interruptions. Go at your own pace with a private tour to Tanah Lot on your honeymoon in Bali.

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4. Yoga And Massage

Unwind with a yoga class and couple’s massage at Serenity Eco Lodge. Serenity offers plenty for their guests and is one of the most romantic Bali honeymoon resorts. Relaxed lodging, professional aromatherapy, yoga classes, and even their own vegan/vegetarian cafe. Day to day you can enjoy each activity Serenity offers, tucked away in Canggu.

5. Finns Beach Club

Finns Beach Club is a great day out especially for couples on their Bali honeymoon. Grab yourselves tickets to Splash Waterpark and bring out your inner child on the fun water slides. Perhaps relaxing is more your thing? laze in the sun with food and drinks brought to your sunbed. A Finns experience also includes sporting activities, bowling, restaurants and bars, hammocks, night surfing and trampolining. An easy way to enjoy yourselves on your honeymoon in Bali! 

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Best Places To Stay In Bali - Canggu

1. Puri Beji Bed & Breakfast

Experience the height of luxury with Puri Beji Bed and Breakfast. The perfect way to honeymoon in Canggu when you have a flexible budget. Treat yourselves for this once in a lifetime honeymoon at the best places to stay in Bali!

2. Serenity Eco Lodge

Guests at Serenity Eco Lodge can expect to explore the welcoming grounds on their honeymoon in Bali. Engage in the comfort and relaxation of the activities on offer or laze by the pool. Unwind and experience the romance at this tranquil Bali honeymoon villa.

3. Gypsy Moon Bali

Gypsy Moon Bali in Canggu is the top hostel in the area for romance and luxury without the huge price tag. Take the pressure off your wallet and enjoy the best place to stay in Bali for couples wanting to socialise and party. Fill your days experiencing a new culture, floating in the picturesque pools, and making memories with people from all over the world on your honeymoon in Bali.

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Kuta Honeymoon In Bali

Kuta may be the most westernised city in Bali, but it is also the most happening city. With a fast-paced atmosphere and something to see or do hiding around every corner, you're either going to love or hate this Bali honeymoon destination. If you’re looking for the best places to grab a bargain and are interested in some of the biggest nightlife on the island, then the heart-racing city of Kuta could be perfect for your Bali honeymoon. Located about 10-15 minute drive from Denpasar airport, Kuta is easily accessible and a good grounding point for day trips to other cities and attractions on the island.

Things To Do In Bali For Honeymooners - Kuta

1. Poppies Lane

Shop until you can’t possibly shop anymore on Poppies Lane 1 and 2. You've never seen bargains like this before, although we have noticed an extreme inflation in prices over the years since first visiting Bali. Poppies offer deals on all kinds of branded clothes, handmade crafts, souvenirs, and home decor. Try out your bartering skills and take in the organised chaos, it's one of the best things to do in Bali for honeymooners.

2. Kuta Cocktail Safari

Head on a cocktail safari to see some epic views while sipping on some of the greatest cocktails in Bali. You'll be taken to bars that cater to all palettes on your honeymoon in Bali. One of the best things to do in Bali for honeymooners is watching the magical Bali sunset at dusk. Having a local guide means you'll be given the local treatment, and the knowledge will be first hand. Experience nightlife with a romantic twist on your honeymoon, Bali.

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3. Sky Garden Nightclub

Stare at the never-ending skyline and dance the night away at Sky Garden Nightclub. This towering club offers plenty of different floors and music styles to party on your honeymoon in Bali. Events held at Sky Garden include popular DJ names and is one of the most popular places to party in Kuta. If you're looking for nightlife then Sky Garden is where you need to be!

4. Kuta Beach Sunset

Cap off your adventure filled days and watch the pink and yellow hues light up and frame Kuta beach. As the light reflects off the water, sit back relax and sip on a cocktail as you watch the sunset over the horizon on your honeymoon in Bali. Take this opportunity to enjoy a free romantic activity, or spice it up by grabbing a bite to eat, or playing soccer with the locals.

5. Kuta Street Food Tour

Kuta is a city of organised chaos and is home to some of the best night-time vibes, making for a great street food crawl. Each region in Bali has a small influence on how they prepare and spice their food. This means you'll have your taste buds dancing in no time and your belly will be very happy. An English speaking guide and a small group will ensure an awesome night tasting foods like a local on your honeymoon in Bali.

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Best Places To Stay In Bali - Kuta

1. The Bene

The Bene hotel in Kuta is all of the modern comforts you need on your Bali honeymoon. Your stay will be made even more perfect with the greatness of Balinese hospitality. This 4-star hotel is located in the best area to stay in Bali, particularly if you want to be right in the middle of the action in Kuta city. The Bene is the best hotel in Bali for honeymoon go-getters who want to party and also have privacy and romance.

2. The Jayakarta Hotel

The Jayakarta Hotel is a beachfront stay located between Legian beach and the happening Double Six beach. Surrounded by lush gardens, this hotel offer rooms from garden cottages up to pool and ocean view suites. Sitting in the middle of budget and high luxury, the Jayakarta is one of the best places to stay in Bali on the beach.

3. The Anvaya Beach Resort

One of the most luxurious and romantic hotels in Kuta. The Anvaya Beach Resort has everything you need for your Bali honeymoon. Explore the grounds and take in the ocean views, stepping straight from your hotel grounds onto the golden sands of the beach. Spend your Bali honeymoon in this tropical hideaway, it's best one of the best places to stay in Bali!

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Legian Honeymoon In Bali

Legian is only a 20-minute drive from Denpasar airport and is a pocket of serenity tucked right beside Kuta. The beautiful stretches of golden beaches boast some of the best places to stay in Bali on the beach. Here you'll be captivated by Balinese nightlife and bustling city. Legian is one of the best towns on the island for a Bali honeymoon. Step right from the relaxation of private garden villas to some of the best clubs and shopping in Bali when honeymooning in Legian.

Things To Do In Bali For Honeymooners - Legian

1. Nusa Lembongan

Take a day trip to Nusa Lembongan for a full day adventure on your Bali honeymoon. Famed for its white sandy beaches, limestone cliffs and colourful coral reefs, Nusa Lembongan is an incredible spot to explore. The tour of the island will take you to all of the greatest highlights, give you return transfers and provide you with a hearty lunch. A day trip to Nusa Lembongan is one of the best things to do in Bali for honeymooners!

2. Potato Head Beach Club

Take the time to enjoy the view and dine at Potato Head Beach Club. Another incredible spot to fill your belly with some of Bali's best eats, and take in the amazing coastline. Potato Head Beach Club hosts plenty of music events and has their own in-house Dj's to keep the good vibes flowing all day. Take a dip in the infinity pool, and enjoy an array of options at the three bars and three restaurants. Potato Head Beach Club is a must for couples visiting in their Bali honeymoon.

3. Mount Agung

Known as 'home of the god' Mount Agung is Bali's highest and most holy mountain. The sunrise trek will be a truly beautiful experience for couples on their Bali honeymoon. With the knowledge of the history and spirituality from your local guide, you'll enjoy a magical experience as well. Standing 3,142m above sea level this trek will help keep physical activity and adventure alive on your honeymoon in Bali.

5. Quad Biking Adventure

Take yourselves on an action-packed quad biking adventure on your honeymoon in Bali. Explore the rice terraces, jungles, and plantations with your lover. This is one of the best activities and things to do in Bali for honeymooners seeking adventure! This epic tour includes return transfers to your hotel, lunch, and a full day of quad biking in Bali. So get your heart racing and adrenaline pumping on your Bali honeymoon.

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Best Places To Stay In Bali - Legian

1. The Bandha Hotel And Suites

Situated in the best area to stay in Bali right in the happening heart of Legian is the Bandha Hotel and Suites. This awesome Bali honeymoon hotel combines elegance with contemporary luxury. Unwind with a peaceful stay surrounded by pristine grounds at one of the most romantic hotels in Bali!

2. The Legian Bali

The Legian Bali is a luxurious Bali honeymoon resort on the shores of Seminyak beach. Stay in private and intimate pool villas or one of the many Bali honeymoon villas on offer. From spanning views of the beachfront to the hidden tropical gardens, The Legian Bali has an incredibly romantic atmosphere for your Bali honeymoon.

3. Legian Beach Hotel

This vibrant Legian Beach Hotel sits on the Legian/Kuta beachfront in an environment of tropical flora. Take full advantage of the five restaurants and four bars at this beautiful Bali honeymoon resort. Here they have a swim-up bar and spa, making for the ultimate relaxation when you feel like slowing up the pace of your honeymoon. No wonder the Legian Beach Hotel is one of the best places to stay in Bali for couples!

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Seminyak Honeymoon In Bali

Seminyak is another one of Bali’s more fast-paced cities, however, it is less of an intense ride than its close neighbour Kuta. About a 20 to 30-minute drive from Denpasar airport, Seminyak offers luxurious villa stays and plenty of renowned spas. It's an ideal spot for your honeymoon in Bali, Indonesia. Seminyak Bali is a good grounding point to take day tours and trips from, without getting too far out of the action. If you're wondering what is the best place to honeymoon in Bali, definitely check out Seminyak!

Things To Do In Bali For Honeymooners - Seminyak

1. Seminyak Flea Market

Bali offers many great markets to explore while on your Bali honeymoon. The Seminyak flea market has plenty of local treasures to be found. It's a great way to slow down the pace of your day or enjoy the local way of life in between activities. Exploring the local flea market is one of the best things to do in Bali for honeymooners.

2. Spa Day In Bali

Seminyak is renowned for their amazing array of quality spas, especially for couples on their honeymoon in Bali. De-stress and relax following your wedding with a romantic Bali spa day. If you've been out adventuring, or you just need to take time to yourselves, a romantic spa day can be the perfect way to unwind.

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3. Batur Volcano

A trip to Bali wouldn't be complete without viewing the famed Mount Batur Volcano. Take that extra step and experience the thrill of trekking, it's one of the best things to do in Bali for honeymooners. Trekking the majestic Batur Volcano involves an early morning start, an incredible view and a great way to integrate fitness into your honeymoon. Relax with your lover in the natural hot springs after your breathtaking hike on your honeymoon in Bali!

4. Bali Adventure Day

Turn up the adventure with a full day of action on your honeymoon in Bali! You'll be headed out to an entire day packed full of adventurous activities that will leave smiles pasted across your faces. Experience the thrill of white water rafting along the Ayung River in Ubud. Enjoy one of the best places to watch the sunset in Bali at the cliff-side Uluwatu Temple. Then cap off the evening with a Balinese fire show and entertainment, followed by a romantic dinner at Jimbaran Bay. This awesome jam-packed adventure day trip is by far one of the best things to do in Bali for honeymooners. Especially couples who are on a limited time frame for their honeymoon in Bali.

5. Romantic Dinner

Treat yourselves to a three-course romantic dinner by candlelight on your honeymoon in Bali! With return transfers to your accommodation, you'll have a stress-free evening with a beautiful private full three-course dinner (vegetarian menu options also available). You'll also have the choice to add a 90-minute couple's spa treatment before dinner, making this experience the ultimate date night and Bali honeymoon experience!

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Best Places To Stay In Bali - Seminyak

1. The Haven Bali Seminyak

Living up to its name, The Haven Bali Seminyak provides their guests with a home away from home. Tucked inside the city of Seminyak, this hotel boasts lush gardens and tropical vibes for couples on their honeymoon in Bali. The best Bali honeymoon hotels are just a short 10-minute walk from Seminyak beach. The Haven is an elegant stay, offering dining options, fitness centre, outdoor pool, private and romantic rooms, and much more. So if you're looking for the best Bali resorts for couples, look no further than The Haven Bali Seminyak.

2. Villa Meinna

Take yourselves off to your very own private villa in the heart of Seminyak. This is one of the most romantic Bali honeymoon villas, away from distractions but close enough to everything you need. Villa Meinna is the perfect spot for your romantic getaway and is one of the best honeymoon destinations in Bali. Complete with private pool and airconditioned bedroom, this open plan Bali honeymoon villa is the greatest option for privacy and serenity in Seminyak.

3. Hotel U Paasha

This is the best hotel in Bali for honeymoon go-getters who are after a modern and elegant stay just 8 minutes walk from the beach. Its unique design is complete with rooftop pool for you to relax & enjoy an incredible view on your Bali honeymoon. The best place to stay in Bali offers free bicycle rental to explore the nearby surroundings and sites. Explore the gardens and open property at your own leisure, or relax on your own private balcony. You'll enjoy a full luxurious stay with Hotel U Paasha on your Bali honeymoon.

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Nusa Dua Honeymoon In Bali

Nusa Dua is famed for its many water sports and activities on offer. This water paradise is only a 20-minute drive from Denpasar airport and is one of the best things to do in Bali for honeymooners. Nusa Dua is a step away from the fast moving city life and a step towards the perfect Bali honeymoon. Couples on their Bali honeymoons seeking a getaway filled with plenty of ocean activities and marine life will love Nusa Dua.

Things To Do In Bali For Honeymooners - Nusa Dua

1. Cycle Tour

One of the greatest ways to get around the island of Bali is by bicycle! It's low-risk, great fitness and not to mention a tonne of fun for couples on their Bali honeymoon. A cycle tour will ensure you get to see the best of what Bali has to offer! This is one of the best things to do in Bali for honeymooners, especially if they suck at navigation (like me) as the tour tells you exactly where you need to go without having to worry about navigating. Feel the breeze on your face and the sun on your skin with a cycle tour on your Bali honeymoon.

2. Scuba Dive

Nusa Dua is one of the best towns in Bali, home to incredible marine life. Go scuba diving and float through the clear waters with Manta Rays on the island of Nusa Penida. You don't have to have any previous scuba experience to enjoy diving with Manta Rays on your Bali honeymoon. Learn a new skill, challenge yourselves and make some incredible memories, it's one of the best things to do in Bali for honeymooners.

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3. Gates Of Heaven

Visit the ‘Gates Of Heaven’ and explore the water palace on a full day tour. Bali's gates of heaven are one of the most photographed spots on the island. If you'd like to visit one of the most scenic spots in Bali, take this awesome 'Bali Instagram Tour'.The towering gates and jungle swing are a perfect place for a romantic photo opportunity and a great way to spend your honeymoon in Bali.

4. Sea Walker Tour

Explore the marine life and coral reefs up close by walking underwater with this incredible sea-walker tour. Immerse yourself underwater with this new way of exploring the seas on your honeymoon in Bali. The small-group intimacy means you'll be able to intimately interact with marine life and make friends on your Bali honeymoon!

5. A Night at the Theatre

Spend the evening at a 90 minute traditional Balinese cultural theatre show. The Devdan show is a performance combining acrobatics and a story of magic and heritage. Return transfers are offered from your hotel when you book a night at the theatre. A traditional Balinese show is one of the best things to do in Bali for honeymooners!

Best Places To Stay In Bali - Nusa Dua

1. Matahari Terbit Bali

This serene hotel Matahari Terbit Bali offers a beachfront restaurant, outdoor pool, and peaceful garden views. All of this, together with the authentic Balinese hospitality, will ensure you won't be disappointed with your stay at this Bali honeymoon resort. Enjoy the tranquil island lifestyle at Matahari Terbit, it's one of the best honeymoon resorts in Bali!

2. Inaya Putri Bali

The Inaya Putri is another amazing Bali honeymoon hotel for couples. Guests can expect plenty of natural lighting and open plan living spaces. As well as a great outdoor pool and private Bali honeymoon villas. Treat yourselves to a luxurious stay at the Inaya Putri, it's one of the best places to stay in Bali on the beach.

3. Rumah Bali

This traditionally designed Balinese bed and breakfast boasts plenty of peaceful views and comforting style. Enjoy the quiet and zen feeling of this Bali honeymoon resort, located just minutes from the beachfront of Nusa Dua. Relax by the pool and take advantage of the two in-house restaurants here at the Rumah Bali!

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Ubud Honeymoon In Bali

Ubud is about an hours’ drive from Denpasar airport and is one of the most magical cities on the island. Tucked between jungle and rice paddies, Ubud has some of the most captivating activities and sights in Indonesia for your Bali honeymoon. This town offers plenty of eco-lodges and yoga getaways, it's one of the best places to go on a honeymoon. Here you can experience some of the best things to do in Bali for honeymooners, like rice fields, Bali swing, waterfalls, woodcarving, cooking, dance classes and more. Ubud is the best place to stay for your honeymoon in Bali if you’re after mountains, jungle and tree houses. It is also close enough to take trips out to other cities and attractions on day tours and evenings. Making it the best area to stay in Bali for your romantic couples getaway.

Things To Do In Bali For Honeymooners - Ubud

1. Tegenungan Waterfall

Take a day trip to Tegenungan,Tukad Cepung, and Tibumana waterfall! Tegenungan waterfall is a short ride from Ubud which is one of the best places to stay in Bali. Here you'll be able to explore the markets before making the descent to the waterfall itself. Before visiting nearby Tukad Cepung, and Tibumana waterfalls. Be sure to pack your swimmers, as you'll be swimming beneath the waterfall and exploring the surrounding jungle with this day trip. Tegenungan waterfall is one of the best things to do in Bali for honeymooners who love nature!

2. Ubud Day Tour

Experience all of Ubud’s most incredible sights on a private full day tour of Ubud. On this tour, you'll visit Ubud temples, breathtaking vast rice fields, and the monkey forest. Take in the idea of experiencing the best of what Ubud has to offer, side-by-side with your significant other. This incredible Ubud day trip is a must for couples on their Bali honeymoon!

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3. Balinese Cooking Class

Get together with your partner and learn a new skill on your Bali honeymoon. Taste the best of what Ubud has to offer by learning from local chefs themselves. A great way to spend your day, take-home a new skill on your Bali honeymoon, by doing a cooking class.

4. Tegallaland Rice Terraces

Visit the famously beautiful Tegallalang rice terraces and the nearby village of Pakudui. Some of the most breathtaking views can be found over-looking the rice terraces. The Tegallalang rice terraces are by far one of the best things to do in Bali for honeymooners! Learn the culture and way of life with a trip out here on your Bali honeymoon.

5. Bali Jungle Swings

Visit the Bali jungle swings and take in incredible views of the below forest and flowing river. The jungle swings hover from 10 to 78 meters above the ground and cater for all adventure levels. Instructors are by your side, swinging you out into an adrenaline rushing moment where you'll float above some of the best bird's eye views in Bali. The Bali jungle swing is by far one of the most incredible things to do in Bali for honeymooners!

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Best Places To Stay In Bali - Ubud

1. Maya Ubud Resort & Spa

The Maya Ubud Resort and Spa 5-star property is laid out across 10 hectares of peaceful greenery and tropical landscapes. It has a combination of private villas, luxury rooms, and even a hidden river valley. The romance here is captured in true Balinese style.  This is the best resort in Bali for honeymoon go-getters, make sure you stay at this relaxed village retreat on your Bali honeymoon.

2. Plataran Ubud Hotel & Spa

Plataran Ubud Hotel & Spa is just a 5-minute walk from Ubud's monkey forest located in the best area to stay in Bali. This beautifully designed Bali honeymoon resort is absolutely perfect for your stay in Ubud. It's surrounded by vast rice fields and only a 10-minute walk from Ubud Palace. Make the most of your Bali honeymoon villa with in-house massages, temple walks and yoga classes offered here at the Plataran Ubud Hotel and Spa.

3. Black Penny Villas Ubud

Black Penny Villas are perfect for a private and romantic stay in the jungle of Ubud. Located just a 5-minute walk from the Ayung River, is this incredible Bali honeymoon villa. Some rooms have their own private pool for relaxing and enjoying your privacy on your Bali honeymoon. If you're looking for the best resort in Bali for a honeymoon, check out the Black Penny Villas.

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Uluwatu Honeymoon In Bali

Uluwatu is located on the Bukit peninsula, about 30 minutes’ drive south of Denpasar airport. This incredible Bali honeymoons spot is perfect for exploring temples, water sports, and watching the sun slip away behind the horizon on the sea. This Balinese town also has plenty of incredible mountainous views and lush winding greenery to be explored. Here you can discover some of the best things to do in Bali for honeymooners who love to surf! Relax and unwind by the sea, on some of the best beaches to stay in Bali, on your romantic honeymoon in Uluwatu.

Things To Do In Bali For Honeymooners - Uluwatu

1.  Pura Luhur Uluwatu Temple And Fire Dance

Visit Bali's most famous cliffside temple Pura Luhur in the southern part of the island. This private tour takes you on a romantic trip to some of Bali's best beaches before heading to Pura Luhur temple to watch the sunset over the ocean. You'll then get to experience the magic of the traditional Kecak fire dance performance at the temple. Cap off one of the best things to do in Bali for honeymooners with a beautiful beach dinner at Jimbaran Bay.

2. Padang Padang Hidden Beach

Duck down through the mountains to the turquoise waters of Padang Padang hidden beach. This incredible Bali honeymoon destination is renowned for its unique setting and perfect surf breaks. Explore through the small monkey forest on the way down to one of the best beaches in Bali. On the odd occasion, Padang-Padang holds beach parties and small events with live bands. Dance the night away in the warm tropical air with the sand between your toes on your honeymoon in Bali.

uluwatu: Get Your Guide

3. Single Fin Beach Club

Take in the views over dinner and cocktails at Single Fin beach club. The perfect setting for an evening of sunset gazing and taking in the easy pace of island style living. This is one of the best places in Bali to watch the sunset over the beach!

5. Beach Club and Bar Hopping

Take a day to enjoy some of the best beaches in Bali, Uluwatu. Soak up that tropical sun and discover the best beaches in Uluwatu with this private tour on your Bali honeymoon. Enjoy incredible views, crystal clear beaches and the colours of Bali at dusk. End your day at Uluwatu temple watching a Balinese cultural show overlooking the ocean.

Best Places To Stay In Bali - Uluwatu

1. Suarga Padang Padang

Uluwatu's Suarga Padang-Padang is the height of luxury for ocean lovers at one of the best locations to stay in Bali. This sustainable resort is located right on the hillside, overlooking some of the best beaches in Bali. Suarga Padang-Padang offers their guests the best villa in Bali for honeymoon go-getter looking for the up-most luxury with a minimalistic approach. Here they make a conscious effort to preserve its surrounding environment. Offering private Bali honeymoon villas, comfortable pavilions and pent-rooms. This iconic surf spot accommodation has everything you need to make your Bali honeymoon memorable.

2. Uluwatu Breeze Village

Located in the heart of Uluwatu, the Uluwatu Breeze Village offers a comfortable and peaceful stay for all their guests. The bungalows are perfect for couples to enjoy minimal distractions. Making sure you and your partner have private and quality time together on your Bali honeymoon. Uluwatu Breeze Village is among the best hotels in Bali for couples, with an outdoor pool and beautifully landscaped gardens. Only a 10-minute walk from Padang-Padang beach, will you find this beautiful Bali honeymoon resorts.

3. PinkCoco Bali

The PinkCoco Bali is just a few minutes walk to some of the best beaches in Bali. So if you're looking for the best place to stay in Bali, this hotel offers a combination of modern and traditional designed rooms for couples. Here you can enjoy spacious and comfortable rooms with panoramic views! PinkCoco has an on-site Italian restaurant and outdoor pool for your couples to enjoy. So if you're wondering where to stay in Bali, opt for the PinkCoco in Uluwatu your tropical lover's paradise.

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Jimbaran Bay Honeymoon In Bali

Jimbaran is one of the more romantic places to stay in Bali. Cheers your partner to a long, happy and prosperous marriage over a romantic candlelit dinner on the beach. A place where your toes are brushing in the sand and the sun is setting right beside you. Jimbaran Bay offers open-air restaurants where the tables are positioned right on the sand. You will be totally immersed in some of the most incredible views and colours of a Balinese sunset. Jimbaran Bay is one of the best places to stay in Bali especially for honeymooning couples. Treat yourself to the complete luxury on your Bali honeymoon. Jimbaran Bay is just 15 to 20-minutes from Denpasar airport, however, but you'll seem a world away from the intensity of city life.

Things To Do In Bali For Honeymooners - Jimbaran Bay

1. Candlelit Beach Dinner

Dine on the sands of Jimbaran Bay by candlelight on one of the best beaches in Bali. Here the restaurants are open planned spaces with their dining sections out on the sand. You'll be able to gaze out onto the horizon with your partner while enjoying some of Bali's best dining options from Jimbaran Bay chefs.

2. Sunset Dinner Cruise

Jump on a romantic sunset dinner cruise along the Balinese coastline. The only way you could possibly enjoy a Balinese sunset more is by cruising past it on a sunset dinner cruise. Let the sea breeze brush across your skin while you treat yourselves to a memorable evening on your honeymoon in Bali

4. Day Trip To Nusa Penida

Spend the day exploring the island of Nusa Penida on your Bali honeymoon. Located to the south-east of Bali's coastline, Nusa Penida is famed for its incredible dive spots and coral reefs. With little tourist infrastructure, you'll be able to spend the day exploring hidden beach spots, Hindu temples and the exotic beauty of the island, without the crowds. This tour is one of the best things to do in Bali for honeymooners wanting to dive to the underwater Buddha at Ceningan island; an incredible experience not to be missed!

5. Garuda Wisnu Kencana Cultural Park

Garuda Wisnu Kencana is Bali's cultural park located in the Bukit Peninsula. Home to spirituality, art and culture, as well as becoming a favourite spot for exhibitions and cultural performances. This park hosts Hindu statues, including a 120 meter tall and 64-meter wide monument of Garuda Wisnu Kencana. So if you're after a cultural experience on your Bali honeymoon, check out Garuda Wisnu Kencana cultural park.

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Best Places To Stay In Bali - Jimbaran Bay

1. Fox Harris Hotel

The Fox Harris Hotel is only a short 4-minute walk to some of the best beaches in Bali. Take a relaxing on the sand or taking an evening stroll that much more accessible. On-site, there is a fitness centre, restaurant, bar, bicycle and car hire. Fox Harris Hotel is the best place to stay in Bali, hidden away in Jimbaran Bay with little to no distractions from the town. Rooms offer great city or sea views, on your Bali honeymoon.

2. Jimbaran Bay Villas

Jimbaran Bay Villas offer a serene and magical stay, just a few minutes walk from the Jimbaran Bay beachfront. Here you will find some incredible Bali honeymoon villas with tons of privacy for you to enjoy your Bali honeymoon. Dip into your very own private pool, take advantage of the spa services, and make your Bali honeymoon as involved or retreated as you wish. The Jimbaran Bay luxury Bali honeymoon villas are actually incredible!

3. Le Yanandra

With an on-site restaurant and bar, and only a 5 -minute walk to Balangan beach, Le Yanandra is the best place to stay in Bali for couples wanting beachfront access. These peaceful white stone bungalows are surrounded by greenery and flowing palm trees. With the traditional Balinese style, you'll have an authentic and relaxed stay at Le Yanandra. It's one of the best places to stay in Bali on the beach near the magical Jimbaran Bay.

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Bali Travel Insurance

Travel insurance is a must for any international holiday. Your honeymoon should be able to be enjoyed hassle-free, with peace of mind knowing if anything goes wrong, you’re taken care of. Have a stress-free Bali honeymoon by travelling smarter and safer with World Nomads travel insurance. These guys are the best in the business with affordable coverage for you and your lover on your Bali honeymoon travels.

Bali Budget Breakdown

You have the option to have an inexpensive Indonesian honeymoon in Bali at this beautiful destination. Otherwise, you can go all out with a luxury honeymoon and spoil yourself completely on your Bali honeymoon. Take a look at the budget breakdown below to get the most out of your romantic honeymoon in Bali without the huge price tag.

Budget room: $20-50 per room per night
Local meal: $5 + depending on the restaurant
Long distance coach: $18 average for a 1 hour trip in a normal taxi
Average flight: Around 600AUD return from Australia, 400GBP from the UK and varying between 700-1000USD from the U.S
Attractions: Mostly free, around $50+ for action-packed full-day tours
Local Beer: $2-5

Food In Bali

The food in Bali will tantalise your taste buds, and please any type of foodie. Traditional Indonesian food includes stir fry, peanut satay, sate (marinated skewers), chilli, spices, rice and noodles. There are also plenty of vegetarian and vegan-friendly dishes; now is the best time to fall in love with tempeh if you haven’t had the chance to before.

If your Bali honeymoon takes you to the more westernised areas of Bali, you’ll be able to enjoy plenty of western food as well. But nothing compares to having traditional Indonesian food cooked by the talented, local chefs in Bali.

You'll experience plenty of places to eat in Bali and you’ll be able to enjoy an array of different cuisines on your Bali honeymoon. However, the most enjoyable and budget-friendly food can be found at a Warung. A Warung is a traditional Balinese eatery, buffet style, and it's where the locals eat – so you know it’s good! You’ll be able to select different portions of many dishes from the windows and sit down with the locals. A full meal usually won’t cost you more than 4USD! It’s the perfect way to taste the best of what Bali has to offer while saving your money for those day trips and volcano hikes.

Bali also has a seemingly endless amount of tropical fruits. Each morning you can treat yourself to a colourful and pleasing spread of the freshest pineapple, mango, green mango, dragon fruit and bananas to get your day started.

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Bali Travel Tips

It is common practice in most places in Bali to remove your shoes before entering. This may include shops, tattoo parlours, spas, restaurants/cafes and people’s houses. If you see plenty of shoes at the entrance to a shop/building, it’s best to remove yours as well. You may find you like it better anyway!

Tap water is not safe to drink in Bali if you’re not used to it. It can cause sickness/food poisoning if you accidentally ingest too much of it... Trust us, this is not how you want to be spending your honeymoon in Bali! Make sure to buy bottled water only. Avoid home-made ice cubes, and don’t open your mouth in the shower (that one is harder than you think). If you do happen to down a glass of Balinese tap water, the sickness will pass like food poisoning. You’ll probably need a trip or two to the local pharmacy for gastro stop and vitamin water containing electrolytes. Pocari sweat is a good sports drink to have when needing electrolytes.

Bali is a majority Hindu island. As such, the locals make Hindu offerings every day; placed outside houses, shops, and temples. These are small, grass woven baskets of often fruit, rice, flowers and incense. Please remember to be respectful; make sure to avoid stepping on them or driving over them when you’re out and about.

Avoid the temptation to try Luwak coffee. This coffee is made at the expense and exploitation of the Luwak animal and has been worsening due to tourist interest.

If you plan on visiting temples and religious sites, make sure to wear clothes that cover your shoulders and knees for all genders.

Tipping is not customary in Bali, but it is widely used and polite considering the cheap prices of most services.

Offerings In Bali

Emergency Contacts In Bali

In the unlikely event of an emergency, the main emergency number in Bali is 112.

Additional Emergency Contact Numbers In Bali:

Ambulance: 118

Police: 110

Fire Department: 113

Search & Rescue: 751 111

Where To Find Hospitals In Bali:

Kuta: BIMC Hospital Kuta – Jl. Bypass Ngurah Rai No. 100X, Kuta, 80361

Bukit Peninsula: BIMC Hospital Nusa Dua - Kawasan ITDC Blok D, Nusa Dua, 80363

Ubud: Toya Medika Clinic – Jl. Raya Pengosekan, Ubud, 80571 Gianyar

Canggu: Canggu Medical - Jl. Subak Sari No. 108XX,
Canggu, 80361

Useful Indonesian Phrases

Although English is widely spoken in Bali, Balinese and Bahasa Indonesian are the island’s official languages. The Balinese appreciate when you put in the effort to learn the language whilst visiting their home. It shows respect and effort and from experience, you might even get you a few discounts and extra smiles when travelling on your honeymoon in Bali. Taking the time to learn a few key phrases can help make your Bali honeymoon that little bit extra special.

Greetings

Good morning (2am-10am): Selamat pagi

Afternoon (10:30am-3pm): Selamat siang

Evening (3:30pm-7pm): Selamat sore

Good night (7:30pm-2am): Selamat malam

Useful Phrases & Words

Thank youTerima kasih

PleaseMinta

You’re welcomeSama sama

See you laterSampai jumpa

Stay safeHati Hati

YesYa

NoTidak

Indonesian RestaurantWarung

BeachPantai

MarketPasar

Balinese Ceremony

Whatever your desires are for your honeymoon, a romantic trip to Bali, Indonesia has you covered. Experience the romance and adventure of island life at one of the best honeymoon destinations for 2019.

So what are you waiting for?

Book your honeymoon in Bali today! Start practising your Bahasa Indonesian and get ready to indulge in epic delicacies while watching the sunset over the ocean on our honeymoon in Bali. With this useful guide, you're on your way to planning and experiencing your dream Bali honeymoon already!


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