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The Best Honeymoon Guide for You and Your Loved One in Bali

Did you and your loved one just walk down the aisle early in this month? Celebrate your marriage immediately by going on a romantic honeymoon trip to Bali! With plenty of eye-catching sceneries, high-end resorts, and fascinating cultural spots, The Island of Gods offers a perfect getaway for the ecstatic newlyweds. Below we have brought you a guide to an unforgettable Bali honeymoon featuring several incredible places to visit. Would you like to know more about these places? Just take a look at the guide below!

 

1. Serenity

     a. Book a private villa (Mandapa, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve)

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Image by RitzCarlton Bali

Bali is known for its serene atmosphere. Feel this highly desired serenity by spending a night at one of the best honeymoon villas in Bali. Look no further than Mandapa, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve. Situated among the jungle of Ubud, this upscale resort offers a perfect place for the newlyweds to enjoy their intimate time together. Book their villa and get yourself a calming view of the luscious jungle, gorgeous rice field, or pristine Ayung river right outside your room. At night, take your loved one to a romantic dinner inside the lovely private cocoons of Kubu, the resort's signature restaurant serving delectable Mediterranean-European cuisine.

 

     b. Go on a morning adventure (Mount Batur & Ubud)

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In the morning, start your day with an exciting adventure. If you and your partner enjoy trekking and sightseeing, then doing a sunrise hike in Mount Batur would be a must-try activity. There, you can feel the soothing sensation of the mountain breeze as you climb up the mountain. Once you reach the top, a spectacular sunrise panorama will immediately greet you with a warm welcome. Looking for an adventure activity that can truly liven up your day? Try exploring Ubud with a quad bike or ATV! The thrill of roaming through lush jungle and wet tracks will certainly pump your adrenaline.

 

2. Spirituality

     a. Visit the sacred temple (Gunung Kawi Temple & Tirta Empul)

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A spiritual trip can strengthen the bond between you and your partner. With a myriad of sacred temples standing among the charming landscape of Bali, doing a spiritual trip around this island is something that can be easily done. One temple you must visit in Bali is Gunung Kawi. Located in the northeastern part of Ubud, this large ancient temple complex is known for its intricate shrine reliefs which were carved upon a sheer rock cliff. Not too far from Gunung Kawi Temple on the south, you can also visit another sacred temple known as Tirta Empul. Loosely means water that gushes from the earth, this temple is composed of several holy springs which function as a purification pool.

 

     b. Immerse in a holistic retreat (Soori Bali & Fivelements Bali)

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A spiritual trip wouldn’t be complete without immersing yourself in activities that could rejuvenate your mind, body, and soul. Come over to the best holistic retreats for couples available in Bali. Heal yourself with a wide array of exquisite services including massage therapies, acupuncture, Neurotherapy, and meditation provided by Soori Bali, a high-end spa and wellness retreat lying along a breathtaking shore in the south of Tabanan. Or experience unique ancient healing among the tranquil atmosphere of Ubud at Fivelements Bali.

 

3. Sustainability

     a. Explore the local village (Penglipuran Village)

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A honeymoon would be way more special if you and your partner experience something new together. Try exploring the local village and get to know more about Balinese culture! A number of villages that still follow a traditional way of life can be found around the breathtaking landscape of the island. One of the must-visit villages in Bali is Penglipuran Village. Located in the south of the Bangli regency, this peaceful village still features houses with traditional Balinese architecture. Witnessing Balinese Hindu rituals, mingling with the locals, and tasting their scrumptious cuisine are some of the things that you can experience here.

 

     b. Learn from the local heritage (Samsara Living Museum)

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Image by samsara living bali

As you familiarize yourself with Balinese culture, why don’t you try learning about their ceremonies and rituals? Head over to Samsara Living Museum in Jungutan village, Karangasem, and get a chance to learn about the cultural heritage of Bali! Here, you will be able to partake in some traditional Balinese ceremonies and rituals while learning about their meaning. You can also learn how to cook a traditional Balinese dish as well as how to brew arak, a traditional Balinese alcoholic beverage.

 

Have you prepared for this unforgettable honeymoon trip? Make sure to always comply with the CHSE (cleanliness, health, safety, and environmental sustainability) protocol. Always wear your mask in public, keep your distance from others, and wash your hands daily. Do also follow our Instagram @wonderfulindonesia, Twitter @indtravel,  Facebook @indonesiatravel, as well as YouTube @indonesiatravel for more awesome trip ideas.