August 26, 2020  •  6min read

Get Married in Bali ’s Top 10 Best Locations

Get Married in Bali 's top 10 Locations - Plan a Wedding in Bali

Get married in Bali? Who wouldn’t want to walk down the aisle with a breathtaking sunset view, the soft white sandy beach beneath your feet, and the scent of a frangipani flower fallen in between your path? Wedding in Bali is for you who seek the beginning of your happily ever after to be out of the ordinary.

Bali earned the title “most romantic island” for a reason. Say bye-bye to the usual standard table settings and amped ballrooms, here it’s all about stunning wedding venues located all over the island that offers unforgettable picture-perfect views.

Whether you’re dreaming of saying I do on dramatic cliffs, lush green jungle, sandy white shores, and everything in between, Bali’s got it all! To help you narrow down the endless choice of paradise, we’ve listed the top 10 of Bali’s most dreamy venues for your special day in paradise.


Let’s start the list with the location of majestic clifftops overlooking the Indian Ocean. Uluwatu is part of the Bukit Peninsula, which offers some of the best beaches and luxurious villas and venues on the island. If the idea of tying the knot over a gorgeous clifftop with Bali’s iconic sunset views and the sound of crashing waves below is what you got in mind, then look no further than Uluwatu.

  • Pros: Stunning view of the Indian Ocean with Bali’s most luxurious villas.
  • Cons: Can get very windy & villas can get too pricey.


If you’re looking for a more traditional and less touristy wedding destination, then the popular Ubud might be the authentic Balinese wedding spot for you. Located in the quieter inland of Bali, Ubud gives that alluring and exotic feel of classic Bali surrounded by tropical green jungles, natural waterfalls, and emerald green rice paddies. The villas and venues at Ubud will make your wedding look like something out of a Hollywood movie.

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  • Pros: Perfect for traditional Balinese wedding vibes
  • Cons: Located far from major entertainment areas. The shops, restaurants & bars close relatively earlier compared to other areas of Bali.


Located in the island’s unspoiled center, Tabanan has some of the best views of rice terraces in Bali, which are protected by UNESCO as a world heritage site along with beautiful beaches without the overflowing tourists. It is the perfect choice if you prioritize a peaceful and tranquil wedding far away from any hustle and bustle of the city center.

  • Pros: Best view of rice fields in Bali.
  • Cons: Similar to Ubud, Tabanan is even further away from any entertainment hubs. Resorts and villas are usually far away from each other, so it can get very quiet, especially during the night.


Known as the sunrise beach, Sanur is a smaller, quieter, and more relaxed beachside compared to Kuta. The 9km stretch of coastline is lined by five-star hotels, endless choice of luxury villas while still manage to preserve its white sand beach and Balinese essence. While weddings in Sanur beach may not be the most private choice as both tourists and locals will likely watch your ceremony in their bathing suits, the northern Sanur offers plenty of secluded beach villas with luxurious poolside gardens and magical views of sailboats facing the horizon.

  • Pros: a calm beachside with plenty of cheap venues.
  • Cons: Don’t expect total privacy, as Sanur is filled with elderly tourists and locals usually perform their sacred ceremonies at the beachside.

Nusa Dua

With award-winning tropical gardens, some of the most luxurious hotels in Asia, and its convenient distance to the airport, Nusa Dua has grown into a popular entertainment center for tourists worldwide. If a resort wedding is what you had in mind, then Nusa Dua won’t disappoint you! Its white sand beach is well maintained and safe for children with clean water perfect for a quiet stroll before or after your big day.

  • Pros: Convenient location, ideal for a comfort wedding with complete amenities.
  • Cons: As Nusa Dua has become one of Indonesia’s convention center for international conferences, a wedding here may seem a little too formal.

Beratan Lake

Thinking of a wedding outside of the beach and rice fields? How about saying “I do” on a canoe in the middle of a Lake? Located high up in the mountains, the lakeside of Beratan offers you an exclusive lakeside wedding surrounded by green gardens and cool temperature of 20o C. After the event, you’ll spend the night in a luxurious villa with some of the best mountain views on the island, now that’s a romantic start!

  • Pros: Unique wedding experience out of the usual beach & rice fields.
  • Cons: Not suitable if you’re not into cold places.


When it comes to entertainment in Bali, Kuta is the naughtiest coastal town known as one of the world’s liveliest and best-value hangouts spots. The stretch of 3-km beachfront road is lined with fancy restaurants, shopping malls, luxury resorts, and clubs. Kuta can be a fun choice for young couples and guests who choose to stay in an inclusive resort and looking for some crazy nights after your ceremony.

  • Pros: Plenty of choice for luxury villas, shopping malls best entertainment in Bali. Also good for catching the tropical sunset.
  • Cons: Kuta is always loud, hyper touristy and overcrowded and is generally less suited for weddings as very few venues exist.


Known as the funky corner of Bali, Seminyak has grown into a stylish district with classy restaurants and lounge bars. The beach is less crowded compared to Kuta’s and is perfect for couples who seek a casual wedding than the big fancy ones. With some of the best sunsets and cocktails on the island, Seminyak will be a fine treat for you and your guests.

  • Pros: A dynamic, funky side of Bali with star hotels and affordable small villas and resorts.
  • Cons: Most of the villas are too small and are not recommended for weddings with large guest numbers.


Canggu earned the name “the sleepy surfer town” offers visitors the perfect balance of convenience and comfort, with occasional rice fields and serene stretches of shoreline. If you’re looking for a villa wedding, you’ll find better options in north Canggu alongside its coastal environment with views of the seaside panoramas and backdropped by romantic sunsets. Perfect for an evening stroll with a Bintang after the ceremony!

  • Pros: Canggu offers better options for villa weddings than Kuta/Seminyak
  • Cons: Large wedding celebrations might disturb the expats living in the area.

Candi Dasa – Eastern Bali

Remote areas in Bali gives the sense of escape into the untouched regions of Bali. However, if you’re looking at these places for your wedding, keep in mind that there are extremely limited options of villas, hotels, and resorts that offer the service. Candi Dasa in eastern Bali has few options for weddings in the form of small homestay resorts to a handful of luxury villas and hotels.

  • Pros: One of the few “hidden gems” of Bali, suitable for adventurous couples looking for a wedding.
  • Cons: Getting married off the beaten tracks is usually not advisable.

Yes, all these 10 (and more) incredible locations are found on 1 island! Bali is a wedding destination that offers budget-friendly quality weddings in some of the world’s most unique and stunning locations. Be sure to work with wedding planners in Bali as they will give you professional help and offer wedding packages that will likely fulfill and even exceeds your expectations.

So pack up your romance and prepare for both an incredible vacation and an unforgettable celebration of your love.

Guntur author at Bali Wedding
Guntur has been writing tips and tricks for weddings in Bali since 2020. He has written everything from preparing a pre-wedding in Bali to the best wedding dress and makeup you should choose for a wedding in paradise.

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