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 & VILLAS IN ULUWATU
1. Six Senses Uluwatu – best for uninterrupted sea views
Honeymoon here because… Six Senses Uluwatu is the epitome of luxury, perched 74 metres 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 Chef’s Table dining experience at Rocka Edge, or your own private in-villa dining which teeters on the edge of the cliff with a gorgeous sunset as a backdrop. For ultimate relaxation, head to the spa and bliss out with a multi-hour Balinese healing treatment and integrated wellness programs for two.
Six Senses Bali, Jl Goa Lempeh, Uluwatu, p. +62 361 209 0300, e. [email protected]
2. 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 Pool Lounge, 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]
3. 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 and a half-hour “Beauty and Balance” with its series of intimate treatments as you apply each other’s masks in the privacy of your own steam room; dine at the award-winning restaurants (CIRE 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]
4. 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 four decorated indoor-outdoor venues, complete with delicious Indonesian and international fares, and the bar’s innovative cocktails.
Radisson Blu Bali Uluwatu, Jl Pemutih Uluwatu, Pecatu, p. +62 361 3008888, e. [email protected]
5. Jumeirah Bali – best cultural romantic getaway
Honeymoon here because… At Jumeirah Bali, it’s all about a tropical island romance. For starters, it’s set right on the cliffside of Uluwatu, where the lush gardens meet the glimmering ocean. Picture this stunning backdrop as you go hand-in-hand from one couples activity to the next, through the tranquil, water palace-like resort grounds. Whether you want to create new memories with your new partner in crime, or rekindle the sparks and forge stronger bonds, it’s worth looking into Jumeirah and its two-night Romantic Getaway package.
Romantic things to do: Jumeirah’s team has curated culture-packed activities for the spiritual couples. From Chakra reading, Tantra yoga and Couple Blessing Ceremony, to floating breakfast, candlelit dinner, spa treatment and flower baths in your private villa… Everything is designed for couples to share a blissful romance.
Jumeirah Bali, Kawasan Pecatu Indah Resort, Uluwatu, p. +62 361 201 5000, e. [email protected]
HONEYMOON HOTELS & VILLAS IN UBUD
6. 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 couple’s Balinese Rijsttafel multi-course dinner at Cascades. Otherwise, try a couples’ candlelit dinner, with daily cocktails at Aperitif, or a bottle of bubbles in your luxury pool villa.
Viceroy Bali, Jl Lanyahan, Banjar Nagi, Ubud, p. +62 361 971 777, e. [email protected]
7. 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 ceremonies at the Sacred River Spa.
Four Seasons Resort Bali at Sayan, Jl Raya Sayan, Sayan, Ubud, p. +62 361 977 577.
8. Capella Ubud – best for glamping in the jungles
Honeymoon here because… You’ll start your married life feeling refreshed within Ubud’s tranquil greenery. Awarded most romantic hotel in 2021 by The Kiwi Collection, this CHSE certified resort welcomes the adventurous nature lovers to a stay in luxury tents. Each one-bedroom tent is complete with a deck, an outdoor dining space and a private pool, so you can unwind from the hustle and bustle of your big day with nature’s fresh air and the unspoilt view. Top up your experience by indulging in spa treatments, daily yoga and food sustainably sourced from the resort’s gardens.
Romantic things to do: Tour the jungle and take a rest with a romantic picnic outdoors. After your hike, relax and enjoy a spa treatment in the privacy of your own tent. As the sun sets, arrange a candlelit dinner in your private deck, or head to the campfire and chill as you listen to the local storyteller and the jungle orchestra.
Capella Ubud, Jl Raya Dalem, Ubud, p. +62 361 2091 888, e. [email protected]
HONEYMOON HOTELS & VILLAS IN NUSA DUA
9. 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 unique dining experiences, including a full moon romantic dinner by the resort’s beachfront bonfire. 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]
10. 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. +62 361 847 8111.
HONEYMOON HOTELS & VILLAS IN SEMINYAK
11. 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 day tour around the island, watch a magnificent sunset at the Beach Bar, or pamper your senses into submission with a half-day spa experience or whole body “You and I” treatment for two.
Alila Seminyak, Jl Taman Ganesha No. 9, Petitenget, Seminyak, p. +62 361 3021 888, e. [email protected]
12. 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 bath-time experiences too? Terrazzo bathtub and daybed included…
Romantic things to do: Aside from painting the town red in the heart of Seminyak, within the resort’s FIRE restaurant, lovebirds can feast on a special private dining experience. Choose from 1Below where you can dine surrounded by cascading water over the windows, or the Cellar with W Bali – Seminyak’s best collection of wines. Or turn up the heat with a couple’s treatment at the AWAY Spa.
W Bali – Seminyak, Jl Petitenget, Seminyak, p. +62 361 3000 106.
Happy honeymoon, Honeys!