May 28, 2021  •  5min read

Top 8 Romantic Honeymoon Locations in Bali

Romantic honeymoon in Bali

What’s your idea of a perfect honeymoon? We think that it should create a memory that will last a lifetime, regardless of the time you’ll spend there. It should be celebrated in paradise with fantastic sceneries, blue skies and unique cultural heritage. Luckily, Bali has all these paradise honeymoon checklists combined. The island has left couples with lifetime memories due to their time together in one of Earth’s most beautiful places.

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Bali is everything a couple wishes for a romantic honeymoon destination. The island offers endless idyllic beaches with stunning sunset views, green terrains for hiking, its oceans are packed with the most diverse marine life, breathtaking landscapes and delicious local cuisines. These are some of the reasons why lovebirds flock to Bali as their top choice for a honeymoon. The beaches in Bali consist of popular ones, with some are isolated and even undiscovered.

Here are some of the best places to visit in Bali to ensure a honeymoon you’ll never forget.


Ubud is Bali’s cultural center, where a fantastic Balinese experience awaits you and your soulmate. Ubud is located in central Bali, far away from the beaches, but amid emerald-green rice fields, sacred temples and scenic waterfalls. You’ll find fun cultural activities in Ubud such as village tours, cooking classes, art markets, jewelry making, bamboo crafting and river rafting. Ubud’s Monkey Forest and The Chocolate tours at Big Tree Farm is a must-visit and will likely be the highlight of your trip. Ubud is approximately 40 km away from the airport and will take around a 1–2-hour car ride. The best time to visit this town is in July and August.


The famous Bukit Peninsula of Uluwatu offers some great moments for both of you on Bali’s best-rated beaches of Balangan and Suluban. Experience the majestic cliffs with the ocean’s sounds crashing beneath with the backdrop of some stunning sunsets. You can also catch the special Kecak fire dance in the evening along with one of the most praised temples on the island, the Uluwatu temple. The Ngurah Rai Airport is about 20 km away from Uluwatu beach, which is less than an hour drive to reach. It’s best at any time during the year. Just make sure to catch the sunset!

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Bali’s funky corner is known to be the best spot to catch the island’s sunset. Take a romantic ride into the sunset, just like in the movies. It’s a must-do for Bali honeymooners! Explore Canggu’s river creeks and walk through its peaceful villages and rice fields and stop by the temples and caves in the area. Canggu is a must-visit during a Bali honeymoon and you can even take a horse ride on its beaches. Canggu is 20 km away from Ngurah Rai Airport and will take around 40 minutes to reach.

Mount Batur

Mount Batur is a top tier honeymoon attraction in Bali, especially for adventurer couples. Hiking the active volcano lets you experience Bali’s most romantic nature. The adventure is enthralling and enjoyable with the reward of its gorgeous crater and spectacular panoramic views at its peak while catching the sunrise. You can bathe in the natural hot springs on your way down the mountain and have a romantic lunch with a view at the Gunung Batukaru restaurant. Mount Batur is about 80 km away from the airport, which takes a 2–3-hour car ride. Make sure to prepare yourself before the hike and reach the summit before sunrise for the best view!

Crystal Bay

Crystal Bay is named after its clear turquoise waters surrounded by white sands. A luxury catamaran will get newlyweds to the secluded beachside known to be a romantic haven for honeymoon. Sizzle up your trip with a delicious barbeque and have and get a taste of adventure with some snorkeling and explore the vibrant coral reef beneath its waters. Getting to a crystal bay will require a 40-minute boat ride from Sanur harbour to the Nusa Penida island. The Sanur harbor is approximately half an hour drive from the airport.


Menjangan island is located in the West of Bali and is considered the top place in Bali for a honeymoon. It’s a diver’s paradise due to the calm seas with crystal clear waters and surrounded by colorful coral reefs and marine life of all shapes and sizes. It is the perfect place if you and your partner seek privacy yet being in one of Bali’s best beaches. Menjangan is around 22 km away from Bali’s Ngurah Rai Airport, which will take you 40 minutes to get there.


Another location far off Bali’s tourist center where newlyweds can also experience a taste of the traditional Balinese life is Lovina. Rejuvenate your mind and soul at the Banjar hot springs, explore deep into the rainforest, find the magnificent Git Git waterfalls and take a boat ride in the Lovina beach to catch the view of local dolphins. Lovina is located far north of Bali, approximately 90 km away from the Ngurah Rai Airport, which usually takes around a 3-hour drive. If you plan to visit the waterfall, the best time may be in the rainy season.

Bukit Asah, Karangasem

A hidden hill slanted in Bali’s Karangasem area, overlooking the ocean, is the perfect place for a picnic. This romantic hill gets even better during the sunrise, perching over eastern Bali’s cliff with a panoramic view of the Indian ocean and small islands. Bukit Asah is a perfect place for camping, complete with campfire dinners. Bukit Asah sits approximately 80 km from Bali’s airport, which will take 1-2 hours to reach there.

Here are some of Bali’s best locations you and your partner can immerse in for a memorable honeymoon. We hope that you’ll start off your new life with an unforgettable paradise trip to one of the world’s most romantic islands.

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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