September 27, 2022  •  2min read

Top 6 Reasons for Having a Wedding in Bali

Reasons for Having a Wedding in Bali

There are many things to love about a wedding in Bali and it’s no surprise that it’s currently on the rise around the world. It combines an exciting vacation with a party and a love celebration! Who wouldn’t want to be part of it all?

Why Should You Get Married in Bali?

For planning the destination of your dreams, there are few places that are more idyllic and unique than Bali, Indonesia. Also known as the “Island of the Gods,” Bali is exotic, picture-perfect, and magical. Getting married in Bali means you’ll have the most memorable day of your life, and your guests will also have the most memorable trips they’ve ever had. A wedding should be out of the ordinary. As traveling has become much easier these days, it’s possible to say “I do” on the other side of the globe. 

If a lush tropical jungle and gorgeous beaches in one of the most unique cultures haven’t convinced you yet, we’ve listed six reasons why you should get married in Bali.

There’s Something for Every Couple who Wants a Wedding in Bali

Are you looking to tie the knot on a white sandy beach with a beautiful sunset view? How about saying I do besides a lush green rice field? Or perhaps a wedding perched on a dramatic cliff with crashing waves below you? Bali offers absolutely every venue you can think of, with their professional wedding planners that elevate these locations into a truly remarkable wedding experience.

If you’re into a wedding with a beachfront, a place like Villa Melissa places you on Canggu’s beachfront in the center of rustic rice fields. If you’re looking for a wedding in Ubud’s zen Jungle, look no further than the Four Seasons Sayan, also labeled Travel & Leisure’s Best Hotel in the World! Suppose you’re looking for something that’s truly out of this world. In that case, you can get married while riding on elephants at the Elephant Safari Park. If you’ve decided to embrace the all-out luxury venue, one of our highly recommended picks would be the Tirtha Bridal in Uluwatu. This stunning venue is perched on a clifftop in Southern Bali with a fantastic view of the Indian Ocean.

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You and Your Guests Can Save Big or Splurge

Bali has everything from five-star resorts to thousands of smaller accommodations and highly affordable Airbnbs. Your loved ones can splurge at a resort or get together to share a top-rated villa on Airbnb. You can spend as low as $75 to $50 a night for a pretty hotel or villa room where the resort properties almost always include free breakfast and lovely pools.

Besides that, food and transportation are so affordable in Bali that the long travel and expensive tickets are worthwhile due to the low cost of living in Bali living. Even the best massages you’ll find are around $15 an hour!

There are Many Professional Vendors to Help You Plan Your Special Day

Planning a wedding has always been challenging, even in your hometown. Now, hosting it in a foreign country you’re unfamiliar with adds another level of challenge. But luckily, Bali will make it easier for you.

The country’s tourism and wedding business have been on a fast rise in the past decade, which leads to plenty of resources, vendors and businesses all revolving around weddings in Bali. You can easily find experienced wedding planners with over a decade of experience to help you find the best locations, book your venue and arrange villa accommodations for your guests.

Bali’s Sunsets are the Best Ever

We have never seen sunsets like the ones in Bali. And if a Bali beach wedding with a spectacular sunset view is your idea of a perfect wedding, then you won’t be disappointed with the list of options to choose from! One of them is Alila Villas Uluwatu, a venue over an amazing cliff where you and your guests can witness the sun melting into the ocean.

Uluwatu Surf Villas offers a wedding venue for 100 people for a seated dinner. You can also rent the entire property for the night enough for 48 guests. Other locations in Uluwatu also have jaw-dropping sunset settings on a top-sloping cliff where you can find many surfers riding the waves below.

Get Married in Bali Just Like Your Favorite Celebrities

More and more celebrity couples flocked to the island for the wedding of their dreams. This has also boosted Bali’s image as a leading destination for weddings.

The stars who have exchanged their vows in Bali include the beautiful Miss Universe Australia, Jennifer Hawkins and her husband, Jake Wall. Asian celebrities like Tang Mi and Hawick Lau also had their wedding in Bali, along with Vivian Shu and Sean Lee, who got married in the luxurious private villa, The Edge.

In 2009, the Guardians of the Galaxy and Jurassic World star Chris Pratt and his ex-wife Anna Farris held an intimate wedding at Four Seasons Jimbaran. Their wedding was a last-minute decision where the couple stayed in the resort and found out they also have wedding services. They eventually arranged a wedding ceremony and hired a local priest for their wedding.

Your Friends and Family Will Appreciate the Quality Time

If your loved ones have never been to Bali and they’ve always wanted to, your wedding is the perfect chance to take them on the vacation they’ve always wanted! Bali is a surfer’s haven, a foodie’s paradise and a yogi’s dreamland. 

Families will be happy that Bali offers plenty of things to keep kids entertained, while activities like river rafting, hiking volcanoes or just doing some shopping will keep everyone feeling happy. And after the ceremony, there’s no place better to relax than visiting Bali’s top-tier spa.

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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