Most Exciting Reasons to Choose Bali for Your Honeymoon

Bali is world renowned as a tropical paradise as well as one of the favourite honeymoon destinations for newlyweds. Apart from being a perfect place for a romantic getaway, there is an innate spirituality and mysticism that surrounds the entire place. The stunning beaches and mountain slopes make for a picture perfect honeymoon. In addition, couples can enjoy strolls on the beach and quiet meals at some roadside cafes while soaking in the culture and beauty of the place.

Read on to know why you should be heading for Bali for your honeymoon. Also, we give you a list of some of the best things to do in Bali. These activities are sure to make your trip memorable.

Hangout at Stunning Beaches

Bali is known for its beaches, with crystal clear water and stunning sights. There are quite a few activities that you can engage in when on the beach. Both of you can enjoy a romantic dinner on the beach in addition to diving and snorkelling, as well as enjoy the beautiful sunset while taking a stroll on the beach. In fact, there are a host of hotels, villas and resorts that provide couples with fun and romantic activities to engage in on the beachside.

Beautiful sight of sunset at a beach in Bali

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Some of the other activities include a camel ride in Nusa Dua Beach, or you can enjoy each other’s company at a romantic candlelight dinner at the Jimbaran Bay or Tanah Lot beach. You can also watch the sunset and enjoy a Kecak (fire) dance performance at the Uluwatu Temple. Uluwatu, one of the most famous sea temples in Bali, is perched at a cliff about 70 metres above the Indian Ocean.

Sunset view at Uluwatu Temple

Explore the Adventurous Side

When you go to Bali, don't forget to take a look at the adventurous side of this island as well. Couples who enjoy adventure can choose some fun outdoor activities here. These challenging activities are perfect as they also bring a couple closer together.

You can go for a trekking trip to Mount Agung, which is the highest volcano in the area. And, if you are hiking to Mount Agung, make sure that you get a chance to catch the sunrise there. Mount Batur in Kintamani is another famous peak for trekking is in the East of Bali. Although it is 1700 meters high, the trek to Mount Batur is relatively easier than the other mountain treks.

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Rafting near the countryside is a must-have experience when in Bali

The rivers in Bali are surrounded by some of the most breathtaking landscapes and also possess an abundance of greenery. White water rafting will certainly be a thrilling experience for all newlyweds. Surrounded by the view of the countryside, you can explore the Telaga Waja River, which is one of the most popular routes here. You can also go on a Dolphin sighting boat trip in Lovina Beach, on the north-western side of Bali.

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Experience the Local Flavours

If you and your spouse plan your stay in the rural parts of the island, the resort or hotel will arrange for rural-based activities for your enjoyment which is keeping with the theme of the surroundings. You will enjoy outdoor activities which include biking, trekking, and hiking to the nearby waterfall.

Ubud is one of the best places in the city if you wish to interact with Bali’s culture and people. Known as the cultural heart of Bali, it is famous for its handicrafts. It has museums, temples, paddy fields and wide gardens to explore.

Soak in the breathtaking view of Ubud

For meals, be prepared to taste some of the local fare, which is both wholesome and nutritious. Engage in some of the local traditional arts like pottery, cooking, painting and even dancing with your better half.

If you travel to central Bali, don’t forget to visit the Munduk waterfall and coffee plantations. This area is Bali’s hidden gem that would allow you to enjoy some quiet time alone, away from the crowds.

Pamper Your Senses

Talking about time alone, you might want to take a ferry ride to the idyllic Gili Islands. Once here, get ready for the white sands and clear blue waters to welcome you. Rent a horse carriage to ride on the beachside or go swimming near the coral reef. You can also lounge in the hot springs or go for a swim to the magnificent Tirtagangga water palace.

A couple may not always want to explore the outdoors, but would rather prefer staying indoors or even take advantage of a relaxing spa treatment. Indulging in a Balinese massage is a great way to relax and ease your wedding planning stress. You and your spouse can also laze around in the in-house swimming pool or the resort’s very own private beach. If on a restricted time limit, a few days of rest and relaxation is the best way to spend a honeymoon.

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Bedugul Temple in Bali

Get Ready to be Entertained

If a couple prefers spending their honeymoon in the crowded parts of Bali, then they should definitely visit Kuta, Legian and Seminyak. These places are home to some of the best restaurants that serve delicious meals, nightclubs, and beach clubs, among other fun entertainment options. The various high-end and mid-range boutiques and shops are perfect for shopping sprees too.

Ariel view of the cliff-perched Rock Bar at Ayana Resort

You two can go out to Bali’s most famous beachside, multi-cuisine restaurant Potato Head Beach Bar in Seminyak. Kuta Beach is one of the most popular beaches in Bali, where you and your sweetheart can enjoy the Island’s party scene. You can also have a drink at Bali’s famous cliff-perched bar at Ayana Resort.

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Bali has so much to offer for a newlywed couple who are on their honeymoon. All they need to do is commit to truly enjoying their time alone in the best possible way. So, are you ready for this exciting, adventurous and romantic getaway?

Images Courtesy: Bali Facebook Page


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