Looking for a honeymoon spot that specialises in romantic getaways and honeymoons? Have you considered the intriguing and beguiling Indonesian island of Bali? Bali has always been a popular holiday destination for honeymooners and couples planning a wedding or romantic getaway and there’s a reason why!
It’s a place that offers it all, from parties and cosmopolitan dining to cultural experiences and some of Asia’s best shopping. Add to this already heady mix some the most exclusive and indulgent luxury hotels, resorts and villas – which Bali has in spades! – and you just may have found honeymoon heaven.
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Long before Eat, Pray and Love made Ubud famous, honeymooners were drawn to its magical atmosphere …
One of the most popular locations in Bali for couples honeymooning or indulging in special time together is Ubud, where luxurious resorts and bespoke getaways allow couples to enjoy the best that the island has to offer, and if you are the kind of couple who likes to take things at a slower pace or enjoys the cultural aspect of a destination, chances are you’ll love the ‘old Bali’ feel to Ubud.
Bali enchants its visitors with verdant forests, vast green rice-fields, and a spiritual energy, and nowhere on the island quite captures this magical energy like Ubud does. This magical, spiritual place has somehow managed to open itself up to tourism (well and truly in some parts), yet still hold tight to its ancient culture and rituals.
How to spend your time relaxing in Ubud, Bali
Hoteliers know when they are onto a good thing and obviously spotted Ubud’s appeal to couples looking for an Asian honeymoon location. As such, there are some absolutely incredible resorts and villas there. Some even cater to couples only – perfect if you are looking for as much privacy as possible and pure indulgence. For the ultimate in romantic Bali getaways you really can’t go past a glamorous resort stay, and if you are honeymooning it is the ultimate opportunity to splurge and make sure it is a trip you’ll both never forget. Luckily, Ubud is blessed with a wide array of luxurious and utterly romantic accommodation options, adorned with all the mod-cons and surroundings that will simply take your breath away.
If seclusion is top of your list, why not book a stay in your private villa nestled amongst lush rainforest? The Chedi Club Tanah Gajah, Furama Xclusive Villas and Spa and the Samaya Ubud all offer the perfect intimate environment and special services that will make your stay unforgettable.
Maya Ubud is one of the most spectacularly located resorts in Ubud, secluded yet within easy reach of town. The magical ambience is completed by the luxurious spa overlooking a running stream.
Meanwhile, the beautiful Kayumanis Ubud does not cater for children under the age of 16, due in part to its dramatic location. With only 23 themed luxury villas, this resort is seemingly designed for die-hard romantics. Dreaming of a candlelit dinner under the stars? Fancy a relaxing couple’s massage? Find all this and more when you enjoy resort living in Ubud.
On the other hand, however, if you decide to embark on more active pursuits, a luxury resort at Ubud is also the perfect place to base yourself! You can do as much or as little as you want from Ubud and regardless of which Ubud hotel or resort you choose, there is no doubt that the friendly staff will be happy to point you in the right direction to enchanting forest walks and cultural experiences that will make your Ubud honeymoon complete.
Ubud is renowned for the way it showcases authentic Balinese culture, so traditional dances and plays are regularly performed for visitors eager to discover more about the area. On the local streets you may hear music and songs and witness traditional rituals or festivals – and you could even see some magic.
If your exotic honeymoon dreams are filled with long, warm nights and languid, sunny days, sprinkled with a touch of history and exotic culture, Ubud’s stunning location and atmosphere will certainly not disappoint. Enjoy this special time as suits you best, whether that means hiking to see beautiful panoramic views or indulging in heavenly massage or spa treatments, or heading into Ubud Village to indulge in some of the wonderful culinary outlets that have opened there in recent years … or choose to do it all!
Or, why not consider something many couples choose, which is to combine some time in the beach areas, and a few days up in the hills of Ubud? This way, you’ll get to experience everything that make Bali such a fantastic holiday and honeymoon destination. You can find your perfect Bali accommodation at our exclusive Travel Directory, designed with couples and honeymooners in mind, or skip over to this article on Nusa Dua which will link you to other stories on beautiful Bali – in no time at all, you will have your ultimate Bali honeymoon or romantic getaway, taking in a few of the magical locations, planned. Be sure to jump to the honeymoon packages section of the website, too, where you will be presented with incredible offers … a little bit of luxe for less never hurt anybody, did it?
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