8 Romantic Things To Do In Bali, Indonesia - Updated 2024

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Whether you are planning for your much-awaited honeymoon or simply a romantic weekend getaway, Bali has always been a perfect choice for your holiday romance with its natural beauty and a great selection of hotels and restaurants. Tagged as one of the most popular island destinations, Bali is a haven for tourists and a stunning honeymoon location. From its majestic beaches, mountain views, worldly gardens, and gram-worthy architecture, its stunning scenery would definitely give you the ultimate honeymoon of a lifetime. Explore these top picks for your Bali holiday and you will definitely have the perfect romantic getaway! Be swept away with these amazing selections of romantic things to do in Bali, Indonesia.

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For a romantic time in Bali, you and your partner can indulge in a flower bath. Or, start your day together with a floating breakfast filled with omelets, bread, fresh fruits, or cereal.

1. Scuba diving at The Coral Garden – Tulamben (from USD 99.0)

romantic things to do in bali | scuba diving at the coral garden – tulamben

While Bali is best known for its incredible beaches, its waters are also home to an amazingly diverse fish and coral species. No wonder thousands of diving enthusiasts come here to visit every year. Indonesia, as a matter of fact, is part of the “coral triangle” which is home to 76 percent of the worlds coral species, the highest coral diversity in the world. So, if you’re planning for a romantic underwater getaway, The Coral Garden in Tulamben is exactly where to head first. Whether you’re a diving expert or have never dived before, the USS Liberty shipwreck at Tulamben is an underwater majesty you shouldn’t miss.The shipwreck is about 125m long (410.1 ft), 30m (98.4 ft) deep and can be seen form the surface. This former warship has transformed into an artificial reef, completely overgrown with rich and vibrant coral reefs. Being an epicenter of marine diversity and World War II history, Tulamben is easily one of the best diving spots in Asia.

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Bali: Tulamben Bay and the USAT Liberty Wreck Dive

Duration: 9.0 hour

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2. Have a sumptuous dinner for two at Metis

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Located along the Jalan Patitenget road in Kerebokan, this French Mediterranean fine dining restaurant offers a “sensory dining” experience to its visitors. It combines a restaurant, bar, and lounge as well as a gallery and boutique on a single location. Impress your partner with a romantic date by having a bottle of champagne or wine in their Bar and Lounge that offers an exclusive collection of wines from around the world. Couples could savor specialty wines by the glass or bottle, as well as classic and original cocktails. They can also groove to music from live DJs.


Address: Jl. Petitenget No.6, Kerobokan Kelod, Kec. Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361, Indonesia

Website: Metis

Opening hours: Mon - Sat: 11am - 2am; Sun: 5:30pm - 2am

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3. Join a private couple cooking class at Hotel Tugu Bali

Looking for a romantic activity that soothes your gastronomical cravings? Hotel Tagu Bali has just the thing for you. Iboe Soelastri’s cooking class is a must-try especially if you’re out to try the local flavors and learn about mixing up exotic spices and ingredients with age-old culinary techniques of Indonesian cuisine.

Hotel Tugu Bali

Address: l. Pantai Batu Bolong, Pantai Canggu, Canggu, Kuta Utara, Canggu Kuta Utara, Canggu, Kec. Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361, Indonesia


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4. Visit Tamblingan Lake

Magical morning @Tamblingan Lake
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Tamblingan Lake is a stunning spot where many couples spend their romantic moments. The lake is a wonderful place to enjoy each other’s company with its awesome scenery. A little picnic lakeside is at its best while you soak in the stunning views. Nearby, there are several spots to enjoy a short trek and even a boat rental place for fishing or simply exploring through the magnificent lake. Around the park are benches for sitting and enjoying a chat together.

Tamblingan Lake

Address: Lake TamblinganMunduk, Banjar, Buleleng Regency, Bali, Indonesia

Website: Tamblingan Lake

Opening hours: 24 hours (daily)

Price: 0.71 - 42.36 USD

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Dori Januhari

I am a legal and licensed tourist guide from Indonesia. I have been guiding for 20 years. I live in Jakarta, Indonesia, but I have traveled to many places in the country. My guiding areas are Java, Bali, and Lombok Island. I obtained my license from the Indonesia Tourism Ministry. On days when there is no tour, I work as an English and German private teacher, teaching mathematics and science ph... Read more

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Hello my name is Toni and I live in Jakarta- Indonesia, I've been working as a Tour Guide since 2008, I have licensed from Jakarta City Government Tourism Office, I choose to be a Tourist guide due to my background education because I graduated from Tourism Academy, I'll be glad to assist your trip in Indonesia especially in Jakarta and surrounding areas also if you would like to do overland t... Read more

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5. Watch a romantic movie at Karma Beach

Karma Kandara. Bali. 2014.
Source: Photo by Flickr user Jean Ardhita Muis used under CC BY-SA 2.0

When in Bali, you’ll definitely want to take advantage of the gorgeous beaches as much as possible so here’s another option. Bali’s most exclusive club, Karma Kandara resort, is the perfect place to end the day with your loved one. This hidden beach paradise is located at the foot of a limestone cliff and can only be accessed by a private inclinator. The Aegean sea-inspired décor and beautiful scenery make this one of the most romantic spots in Bali. Every Monday, Karma Kandara resort hosts a movie night under the starry, dreamy sky. Movies start at 6:30pm, right after you enjoy a stunning sunset together.

Karma Beach

Address: Karma Kandara Bali, Jalan Villa Kandara, Ungasan, Kec. Kuta Sel., Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80362, Indonesia

Website: Karma Beach

Opening hours: 9am - 10pm (daily)

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6. Dine with a river view at Swept Away Samaya

This spot is located at the heart of Samaya Resort, one of the most romantic honeymoon resorts in Bali. Swept Away offers an exquisite wooden lounge at the river bank for an exclusive dining with authentic Balinese cuisines. Soothe yourselves with a cup of tea amidst the lush green environment and serene ambiance. In the evening, the restaurant comes alive with more than 100 candles lit on the rocks, for a more romantic and unforgettable experience.

Swept Away Samaya

Address: Jl. Raya Sayan, Sayan, Kecamatan Ubud, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80571, Indonesia

Website: Swept Away Samaya

Opening hours: 11am - 10pm (daily)

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7. Go on a sunset cruise

A luxurious Bali trip wouldn’t be complete if you miss a romantic evening on a cruise ship and be at awe with the most beautiful sunset above the crystal blue sea. Bali has a wide array of captivating places for a sunset cruise, Nusa Penida, Nusa Ceningan, and Nusa Lembongan are just some spots for you to choose from. Snorkeling in the clear waters and refreshing sunset cocktails are just some activities to complete a day well spent with your loved one.

Sunset cruise with Nusa Penida

Address: Sakti, Nusapenida, Klungkung Regency, Bali 80771, Indonesia

Website: Sunset Cruise

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8. Explore the underwater world in a submarine (from USD 115.0)

romantic things to do in bali | explore the underwater world in a submarine
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While you’re at it, why not try a unique underwater activity with your loved one? On this tour, get ready to be captivated with an amazing view of the subaquatic world of Kuta Bay without diving. With the standard diving depth of 90 ft (27.4 m) and 45 minutes of journeying in a unique underwater ship, it will take you to the most astonishing and remarkable world of Poseidon and will surely be able watch an amazingly diverse fish and coral species.

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Voyage of Fantasy Bali Submarine Tour

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When in Bali, you are sure to have one of the world’s most romantic destinations as your sweet haven. You and your loved one will be definitely in awe of the wonderful sceneries along with the rich and distinctive culture. Bali is every couple’s little paradise on earth! So what are you waiting for, bring the love of your life to the dream destinations that awaits you in Bali, Indonesia.

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Dulce Tandog is a 29-year-old writer from the beautiful city of Naga.

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