With the Big Day behind you, soak up alllll of that wedded bliss at these luxury honeymoon hotels in Bali - special lovers’ benefits included!
Hip hip hooray! You survived the wedding planning, you said your “I dos” and your Big Day was a Champagne-popping success! But now that the confetti has settled, it’s time to pack up your suitcase and take off on a swoon-worthy honeymoon in Bali as newlyweds.
Just like planning the Big Day, organising a honeymoon ain’t easy. You’ll need a stunning honeymoon hotel, you’ll want endless romantic things to do on your itinerary, and let’s not forget the fancy restaurants for some candlelit fine dining.
So to help you on your romantic escape, here’s our guide on where to stay with bae on your Bali honeymoon – our favourite, helplessly romantic hotels with all the couples experiences and newlywed benefits you could ever wish for.
Happy honeymoon, Honeys!
HONEYMOON HOTELS IN ULUWATU
Six Senses Uluwatu – best for uninterrupted sea views
Honeymoon here because… Six Senses Uluwatu is the epitome of luxury, perched 74 meters high above sea level on the rugged cliff’s edge, with panoramic views of the Indian Ocean from all around. Five-star dining, award-winning spa experiences, daily yoga and dreamy suites and villas are all part of the Six Senses experience.
Romantic things to do: Make a date at the resort’s exquisite “Sky Dining” experience at Rocka Restaurant (available for one couple only each evening) which teeters on the edge of the cliff with a gorgeous sunset as a backdrop. Or, head to the spa for a multi-hour Balinese healing treatment and integrated wellness programs for two.
Six Senses Bali, Jl Goa Lempeh, Uluwatu, p. +62 361 2090300, e. [email protected]
The Ungasan Clifftop Resort – best for a private clifftop abode
Honeymoon here because… The Ungasan Clifftop Resort is an iconic Bali destination that’s best known for its dramatic clifftop perch, sublime butler services, the in-house and ever-famous Sundays Beach Club, and of course, its six-star collection of private abodes with their very own infinity pools on the cliff’s edge. It’s an exclusive and luxury escape par excellence, with beach and ocean views aplenty.
Romantic things to do: Book in for a couples massage on the beach, splish and splash with water sports at Sundays Beach Club, stick around for a bonfire on the beach by dusk, and tuck in to a gourmet dinner in the exclusive Spa Bale, or in your private villa. You can even arrange a rose petal bath, canapés & a bottle of Chandon on arrival…
The Ungasan Clifftop Resort, Jl Pantai Selatan Gau, Banjar Wijaya Kusuma, Ungasan, p. +62 811 942 1110, e. [email protected]
Alila Villas Uluwatu – best for a celeb-style honeymoon
Honeymoon here because… Alila Villas Uluwatu elevates romance to another level – literally. For starters, this six-star sanctuary sits 100 metres above the Indian Ocean, with intimate and romantic settings at every turn. Add to that the show-stopping architecture, the impeccable butler services, the tailor-made unique wellness programmes and celeb-style accommodation, and this is one honeymoon destination you’ll struggle to forget.
Romantic things to do: Try the two-hour “Blissful Spa Indulgence’ with its series of deeply relaxing and ancient Ayurvedic treatments; dine at the award-winning restaurants (Quila is our fave!); or simply soak up the extravagance from your private villa, with the help of your very own butler.
Alila Villas Uluwatu, Jl Belimbing Sari, Banjar Tambiyak, Desa Pecatu, Uluwatu, Pecatu, +62 361 848 2166 e. [email protected]
Radisson Blu Bali Uluwatu – best for a clifftop hotel stay
Honeymoon here because… Radisson Blu Bali Uluwatu is all about ocean views on the clifftops of Uluwatu, with cosy poolside cabanas and romantic dinner setups for two. Whether you want to soak up that “Just Married” bliss in the sunshine, or treat the two of you to a half day spa journey (every day!) there’s plenty of different ways to mark your first moments of married life. For an ultra-luxurious stay, go for the stylish Ocean View Suites with their high-tech amenities and 400 thread-count linens.
Romantic things to do: Enjoy a hot date beneath the stars at one of six decorated outdoor venues, complete with six delicious courses and a bottle of bubbles. Or bliss out with bae at the stunning Spa ESC.
Radisson Blu Bali Uluwatu, Jl Pemutih Uluwatu, Pecatu, p. +62 361 3008888, e. [email protected]
HONEYMOON HOTELS IN UBUD
Viceroy Bali – best for private jungle views
Honeymoon here because… Viceroy Bali is a sublime lovers’ retreat wrapped in tranquility and Ubud’s natural beauty. Luxurious Balinese details, stunning jungle vistas and all the time in the world to relax in your own private villa, dip in your own infinity pool, cosy up in the outdoor cabanas or dine at Aperitif or Cascades – the resort’s very own fine dining restaurants.
Romantic things to do: Indulge in some rejuvenating spa treatments, ride bikes around the rice fields, try a cooking class, or dine at the fabulous restaurants – our fave foodie experience here is the Royal Balinese Rijsttafel multi-course dinner. Otherwise, try a couples’ candlelit dinner, with daily cocktails at Cascades, or a bottle of bubbles in your luxury pool villa.
Viceroy Bali, Lanyahan, Banjar Nagi, Ubud, Kec. Gianyar, p. +62 361 971 777, e. [email protected]
Four Seasons Bali at Sayan – best for a healing jungle retreat
Honeymoon here because… Four Seasons Sayan was awarded as the No.1 Hotel in the World in 2018 by Travel + Leisure, so you’re guaranteed a wow-worthy stay here. This island icon is an intimate hideaway nestled between two rivers in the central highlands of Ubud, submerged in jungle greenery to embrace the valley’s healing energy. The private pool villas here are particularly special, with outdoor lounging areas (read: snuggle spots), uninterrupted jungle views and private-sanctuary vibes.
Romantic things to do: Try the Balinese and plant-based cooking classes; the private guided tours to secret temples; the gourmet dining at Ayung Terrace; and the chakra-balancing Tantric Bliss couple’s treatment at the Sacred River Spa.
Four Seasons Resort Bali at Sayan, Jl Raya Sayan, Sayan, Ubud, p. +62 361 977577.
Desa Visesa – best for cute couples activities
Honeymoon here because… Desa Visesa is owned by Ubud’s royal family, so you know you’ll be treated like a King and Queen here. The resort sits on 6.5 hectares of greenery, with a rice field on the villa’s doorstep and a jungle infinity pool. Honeymooners are also treated to floating breakfasts, romantic picnics and an in-villa starlit dinner.
Romantic things to do: Set a date for a romantic dinner under the stars at Desa Visesa’s Padi Fine Dining restaurant, or sign up to one of the many cultural experience tours or couples activities. Want to bliss out? Try the 90-minute ‘Pamper In Wine’ couples treatment – it comes with an infused wine bath!
Desa Visesa Ubud, Jl Suweta, Banjar Bentuyung Sakti, Ubud, p. +62 361 209 1788, i[email protected]
HONEYMOON HOTELS IN NUSA DUA
The Mulia, Mulia Resort & Villas – best for gourmet experiences
Honeymoon here because… Mulia Bali is an award-winning beachfront luxury resort in Nusa Dua, with three distinctive stay experiences. For honeymooners, try the uber-private Mulia Villas, with butler services, hydrotherapy swimming pools and a large Jacuzzi. As for the resort itself, this palace-like destination is chock full of world-class facilities, including countless gourmet restaurants, the award-winning Mulia Spa and a long white sandy beach – perfect for a romantic stroll.
Romantic things to do: For honeymooning foodies, Mulia Bali offers two unique dining experiences, including a full moon six-course romantic dinner by the resort’s beachfront pier. There’s also wining and dining destinations for every whim and desire at the many dining venues, including one of our fave Sunday brunches on the island.
The Mulia, Mulia Resort & Villas, Jl Raya Nusa Dua Selatan, Kawasan Sawangan, Nusa Dua, p. +62 361 301 7777, e. [email protected]
The St Regis Bali Resort – best for a bespoke honeymoon
Honeymoon here because… The St. Regis Resort is arguably Bali’s finest destination, home to grand and exquisite living, intricate Balinese craftsmanship, the delightful scent of fresh flowers at every turn, and the soothing ocean breeze as company. The suites and villas here are truly sublime, with refined and bespoke elements alongside state-of-the-art technology. This spectacular residence also features an enormous saltwater lagoon and a prime beachfront address on Nusa Dua’s white sands.
Romantic things to do: Make a date at the Swarovski-adorned Cloud Nine Crystal Chapel, where a Romantic Dinner takes you on romantic moonlit walk along the pristine white sand beach before being greeted by a butler who’ll present you with a bouquet of flowers, canapés, a Cosmopolitan Cocktail, and a seven-course dinner to the sound of your very own pianist.
The St. Regis Bali Resort, Kawasan Pariwisata, Lot S6, Nusa Dua, p. +62 361 300 6786.
HONEYMOON HOTELS IN SEMINYAK
Alila Seminyak – best for beachfront activities
Honeymoon here because… Alila Seminyak is a five-star sanctuary of all things fabulous. Like a lavish secret garden, the manicured resort sits on the Seminyak beachfront, just a few footsteps from the boutiques, bars, spas and world-class restaurants. The swoon-worthy accommodation options here are endless too, from sea-view suites to breathtaking Penthouses.
Romantic things to do: Just like its neighbourhood, Alila Seminyak is buzzing with beachfront activities. Try a twilight romantic dinner for two at Seasalt, a vintage ride in a VW Kombi along Bali’s glamorous Southwest coast, watch a magnificent sunset at the Beach Bar, or pamper your senses into submission with a half-day spa experience for two.
Alila Seminyak, Jl Taman Ganesha No. 9, Petitenget, Seminyak, p. +62 361 3021 888.
W Bali – Seminyak – best for a hip and happening honeymoon
Honeymoon here because… W Bali – Seminyak is a dream come true for millennial newlyweds. Surrounded by beautifully landscaped gardens, the Marvelous One Bedroom Pool Villas come with their own sundecks, comfy sun lounges and a private plunge pool – not to mention the resort’s signature Whatever/Whenever® 24/7 services. And did we mention, there’s bathtime experiences too? Whipped cream and Champagne included…
Romantic things to do: Aside from painting the town red in the heart of Seminyak, within the resort lovebirds can feast on a special a la carte or 9-course set menu at Starfish Bloo, either in the Gazebo, the Ice Deck or the Ice Garden, complete with candles, rose petals and bouquets. Or turn up the heat with the 3 hour Light My Fire couple’s treatment at the 24/7 AWAY Spa.
W Bali – Seminyak, Jl Petitenget, Seminyak, p. +62 361 3000 106.
Happy honeymoon, Honeys!