Having candlelight dinner over the seaside, barbequing on the top of the hills, staying on the campground, going on an adventure in the jungle, you can have it all if you go to Indonesia. Spend your romantic summer with the touch of Mother Nature instead of spending it in concrete buildings is a better way to lit up your romance. And these are the best places in Indonesia to share your romantic moments with your soulmate this summer.
1 | Kamandalu – Ubud
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This resort in Bali has been enchanting guest since 1992. The concept is incorporating traditional village with luxury accommodation within a natural landscape that features productive rice terraces. Its location is very suitable for you to have a romantic getaway with your loved ones. And their warm hospitality will bring you so much comfort. Surrounded by greeneries and breezes of fresh air, you will experience true inner peace in this place. It is home away from home.
2 | Nihiwatu – Sumba
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Located in Hobawawi village, Wanukaka, East Nusa Tenggara, this resort offers you luxury and comfort with the uniqueness of local cultural elements. It has a tree-house room that gives you a direct sight to the Indian Ocean. It also has a separate accommodation with private pools with Nihi Beach scenery. And they even offer you to join in their social activity with the locals. It is a very good place to spend your adventurous romantic summer with your soulmate!
3 | Pulo Cinta – Gorontalo
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Known as Maldives Van Gorontalo, Pulo Cinta is a sublime tropical resort, situated in Gulf of Tomini, Gorontalo, Indonesia. The name itself came from the shape of the island that is heart-shaped if you see it from the aerial view, which is why it is called Pulo Cinta (Love Island). These resorts are built above the water surrounding the island. Therefore, you will need to go through white sands and salt water, and then get on the bridge, to get to your villas. It is a perfect place to visit for your summer vacation or honeymoon trip. You can take your sweet time for leisure or enjoy some activities like snorkeling and scuba diving!
4 | Ora Beach Resort – Maluku
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Ora Beach Resort is located between scenic highlight, Sawai Gulf, Maluku, Indonesia – a beautiful wide bay dramatically backed by cliffs and rugged, forested peaks and Saleman village – famed for flocks of bat-like Lusiala birds which emerge at dusk from a cave above the village. This is the resort with marvelous spongy, white sand comprises the bungalows. It provides a natural, private and tranquil location to relax and unwind. With its reasonable price, it can be a perfect destination for your romantic summer trip with your soulmate.
5 | Pink Beach – Komodo
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This one is a very beautiful beach with pink sand stretches along the coast of Komodo National Park. This site is one of the favorite tourist destinations because of its scenic view, the color of sand and beautiful underwater life. The pink color of the sand comes from the mixture of white calcium carbonate and the bright red skeletons of dead organ pipe coral, which grow under its waters. This small island is empty of a population and no much of life found there, including trees. So if you are looking for a private bright red beach to enjoy with your significant other, this is where you should go!
6 | Kelingking Beach – Bali
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Kelingking Beach in Nusa Penida, Bali, is up there with one of the most amazing views in Indonesia. This T-Rex shaped cliff side at this beach has rocketed tourism into the sky with its natural iconic beauty. It is a secluded beach with white sands surrounded by turquoise waters. Sure that your better half will love this absolute picturesque beauty for a summer getaway. But be careful when you take a walk down to the beach because it takes around an hour and is only secured with a bamboo rail.
7 | Lengkuas Island – Belitung
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Located in the north part of Tanjung Kelayang Beach, this is one of the most popular small islands in Bangka Belitung province. It is famous for its old lighthouse, which is the inheritance of the Dutch Colonialism. This structure is surrounded by trees. At the beach, you can find many coral reefs with narrow seawater. Therefore, you can play in the water comfortably. With a solemn ambiance, you can relax and enjoy a peaceful holiday here. But it is better for you to bring some refreshments prior to visiting the island because it doesn’t have food stands and other advanced facilities.
8 | Gili Air Island – Lombok
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Situated in West Nusa Tenggara, one of the most exotic oceanic sites in Indonesia, Gili Air is the closest to the Lombok mainland and is the most overlooked of the three Gili islands in terms of development. Although it is travelable by foot in around two and a half hour, island hopper boats are the most preferred mode of transport to Gili Air from Gili Trawangan, neighboring Gili Meno and mainland Lombok. There you can do snorkeling and scuba diving as they have the dive centers facilities. You can see how beautiful it is the sea life of that part of Indonesia. They have choices of place for you to stay over such as chalet style accommodation, rustic bungalows, and cottages. The best part is, they are not so expensive! Come down and relish your romantic summer joy with your partner.
9 | Bintan Island – Kepri
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Also known as “Negeri Segantang Lada”, Bintan is an island in the Riau Archipelago, Indonesia. It is the largest among the 3,200 islands of Riau Archipelago and is located 10 kilometers east of the Batam Island. One of the most famous spots in Bintan is the Trikora Beach Club and Resort. It is a niche beach resort nestled next to pristine, Open Ocean and overlooking a sparkling of untouched islands. If you ever dream to get captivated by a sky full of stars with your soulmate, fall asleep to the song of the ocean and wake in the morning sun rising from where the sea is married to the sky, this definitely is where you need to go! Come back to simple living and disconnect from the demands of the urban rush.
10 | Seribu Islands – Jakarta
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Located in the bay of Jakarta are clusters of approximately 110 islands referred to as the Thousand Islands. It still is a part of the province of DKI Jakarta; these islands vary in size, use, and facilities. Stretching 45 kilometers north from Jakarta’s harbors into the Java Sea, the district capital of the islands is located on Pramuka Island where local infrastructure such as schools, residential housing, and medical facilities are available to the local people. Islands such as Ayer, Bidadari Kotok, Putri, Pantara and Sepa offer guests and tourists an array of activities to enjoy including snorkeling, diving, water sports, beach volleyball and a spot of fishing off of the jetties. Most of the accommodation available is in the form of cottages both on the island and over the clear waters of the shores. It is a very ideal place to take your lover for a romantic adventure trip!
11 | Yogyakarta
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Yogyakarta is the capital of the Yogyakarta Special Region and was the Indonesian capital during the Indonesian National Revolution from 1945 to 1949. Partially a result of its proximity to the Borobudur and Prambanan temples, and because of the Javanese court Kraton culture of Kraton Yogyakarta, this city hosts a sizable tourist industry. Most tourists come to Yogyakarta as an accommodation base to visit Borobudur and Prambanan. Other than that, this city in Central Java also holds numbers of tourism sites such as Eocene limestone, Pillow lava, Prehistoric volcanic sediment, Sand dunes, Kiskendo cave, Pindul cave and any other heritage sites surrounding the city. You can also see and enjoy the traditional cultural art when you are there. So come and visit this beautiful city while you’re around Central Java with your partner!
12 | Raja Ampat
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This is the home to some of the most beautiful islands on the planet. Situated off the northwest tip of Bird’s Head Peninsula on the island of New Guinea, Indonesia, Raja Ampat isn’t like anywhere else on the planet; it’s raw, rugged and the closest thing to paradise. Above the ground, exotic birds call to each other, gigantic colorful butterflies flutter by, and hermit crabs dance along the white sands. Below sea level, majestic lionfish prowl through the waters past tropical fish, dolphins, and sharks. On top of it all, the people there are so very warm-hearted, open and welcoming. So, what are you waiting for? Lit up your romance life by taking a summer trip to this magnificent paradise on earth with your soulmate!
You cannot miss the heat of the summer without your partner or your loved one. It is the perfect time of the season to take an adventure to some beautiful places to freshen you up and enjoy your life. And these are 12 places that you need to visit to share romantic moments with your soulmate in the summer in Indonesia. Bet you are going to fall in love instantly after you put your first step in that places!
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