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In the Name of Love: The Best Honeymoon Resorts in Bali for 2022

Whether you’re the newlyweds that never want to leave your plush resort or an adventure-seeking couple: these are the best honeymoon hotels Bali has to offer.

You’ve had the wedding of your dreams and now it’s time to celebrate your new life together. So why not make your first days of wedded bliss memorable with a once-in-a-lifetime stay at a Bali honeymoon hotel.

Our pick of the best honeymoon resorts Bali has to offer

Whether you’re looking for beachfront relaxation, spiritual development among perfectly manicured paddy fields or eco-friendly jungle havens, these Bali honeymoon resorts offer couples a thoroughly indulgent, intimate and romantic escape.

Alila Seminyak

The undeniable allure of Seminyak is yours to share at Alila Seminyak, one of the ultra-stylish Bali honeymoon resorts on the southwest coast. Here, it’s all too easy to switch off from the real world, lean into the sophisticated tropical lifestyle and craft romantic memories soaking in the sun, with the bone-white sands and crash of waves in the distance.

When you’re feeling peckish, Seasalt restaurant is the perfect spot to cheers with expertly crafted cocktails or share locally caught produce fronted by uninterrupted ocean views. The Beach Bar is a popular watering hole for those looking to unwind under the sun and stars, while Spa Alila offers bespoke couples’ treatments, making this one of the best honeymoon hotels Bali has to offer.

Andaz Bali

Just steps from the pristine sands of Pantai Duyung Beach in Sanur is Andaz Bali, an impressive, recently opened resort offering a contemporary take on traditional Balinese village life. A five-star marvel, Andaz’s personalisedhospitality and incomparable Southeast Asian touches are especially evident across its five dining establishments, offering everything from beachside seafood to freshly baked delicacies with locally sourced Indonesian coffee.

When you’re ready to take a break from canoodling in your room, three swimming pools, a fitness centre, sauna and luxury spa beckon. Be sure to ask the concierge for their best recommendations in Sanur, a quaint seaside village known for its old-world allure and picture-perfect beaches. As far as Bali honeymoon resorts go, this is one of the best.

Jumeirah Bali

A truly exciting addition to the Jimbaran district’s luxury resort collection is Jumeirah Bali, whose unique architectural designs and Arabian-Balinese hospitality are reflective of the island’s rich cultural heritage. Modelled after an ancient Javanese-Hindu water palace, this idyllic oceanfront resort is awash in a romantic glow at all times of day.

Be tempted by the pristine white sands and azure waters of renowned surfers’ favourite, Dreamland  Beach, or savour alone time in your private pool villa – a refreshing and romantic respite on a hot day. When it comes to food, expect authentic Southeast Asian cuisine made with sustainable farm-to-table ingredients at the resort’s two restaurants. Looking to completely check out? Dreamy spa treatments and thoughtful therapies are on hand to soothe and relax.

Viceroy Bali

The Viceroy brand is globally recognised for its signature luxury and five-star facilities – so it’s not surprising Viceroy Bali is considered one of the best Bali honeymoon resorts. Awarded Best Luxury Resort in Asia at the World Luxury Hotel Awards 2021, this revered Ubud retreat is the perfect place to relax, renew and revitalise any relationship in one of the world’s most peaceful settings.

Its incredible facilities feature an exclusive infinity pool overlooking the surrounding jungle ravine, ensuring nature is the other spectacle at this luxurious 40-suite and villa sanctuary. Enter nirvana with pampering treatments at Lembah Spa; think couples’ treatment rooms, an open-air jacuzzi and cold plunge pool. When it comes to dining, celebrated establishments make culinary dreams come true: enjoy all-day delights in 1920s-inspired sophistication at the grand Apéritif Restaurant & Bar or linger over a long lunch at the elegant-yet-relaxed Cascades Bali Restaurant.

Como Uma Canggu

An amorous gem lies along a private bohemian beachfront, welcoming couples to enjoy its top-notch luxury. COMO Uma Canggu is a blissful haven that captivates guests with its array of activities and facilities, including two distinctively modern restaurants and bars, focusing on locally sourced produce from across the archipelago.

Lovers of sun? You’ll both be spoiled for choice with two pools and the famed COMO Beach Club – the hotel’s all-day dining and hangout spot, where couples can hang on loungers, gazing at the sky while music plays in the background. There are two pilates studios for those looking to boost physical and mental wellbeing, while the COMO Shambhala Retreat is a wellness haven boasting relaxing Asian-inspired treatments. There’s no real reason to leave the property – although surfing, watersports, tours and sightseeing experiences are all available to complete your escape.

The Apurva Kempinski

Sprawled across the golden shores of Nusa Dua, The Apurva Kempinski is a dreamy five-star sanctuary that must be seen to be believed. If you love falling asleep to the sounds of crashing waves and spending days resting, recharging and rejuvenating, you’ve come to the right place…

While this is not an adults-only retreat, The Apurva Kempinski is utterly romantic and makes it easy to spend time far away from others. Embark on a gastronomic journey where authentic flavours take you to endless temptation, dive into the remarkable 60-metre outdoor swimming pool, visit the lavish holistic spa, welcome curated retail and pop-up galleries live it up at one of Bali’s best beach clubs complete with a sparkling 42-metre infinity pool, beautifully styled beach cabanas and live music.

Nirjhara

Reconnect with each other and escape the demands of daily life at Nirjhara, a zen bubble in the heart of the dense vegetation of Canggu and one of the best honeymoon hotels Bali boasts. Inspired by the architecture of Balinese villages, the tranquil escape brings together 25 suites and villas designed from natural materials, recycled wood and locally sourced bamboo.

Unbeatable shared facilities include spacious common grounds, multiple dining areas, a full-service spa inspired by Melasti traditions, state-of-the-art gym, private cinema, yoga pavilion, boutique, library and plenty of immersive local excursions. If you can tear your eyes off each other, your rooftop lounge overlooks  the waterfall, juxtaposed with boundless rice fields. 

The Mulia, Mulia Resort & The Mulia Villas

If world-class luxury and bespoke indulgence sound like your kind of escape, The Mulia, Mulia Resort & Villas is your place. Nestled on Bali’s sought-after Nusa Dua beachfront, this five-star oasis is the winner of countless prestigious awards, securing its place as one of the island’s most celebrated and romantic properties.

Eleven exquisite restaurants and bars are at your disposal: savour seaside Mediterranean at Soleil, feast on authentic Cantonese delicacies at Table8, sip cocktails served beside the gentle breeze of the Indian Ocean at Sky Bar, and enjoy high tea at Cascade Lounge. Cap off your retreat by plunging into one of four picture-perfect pools or spend hours luxuriating in the spa. It’s hard to think of a more romantic setting for couples searching for the best Bali honeymoon resorts.

Six Senses Uluwatu

Dramatically positioned on the lush clifftops of Uluwatu, the sustainable, five-star Six Senses Uluwatu offers a romantic setting for couples amid Bali’s natural beauty. Deeply rooted in tranquility and nature, the hotel is positioned near the famed Uluwatu Temple and offers uninterrupted Indian Ocean views from every aspect. It’s here time stands still, and a sense of privacy, seclusion and intimacy takes centre stage.

Luxury comes in the form of glittering, cliffs-edge pools, a zen-like spa and an in-depth wellness program focused on mind, body and soul. Enjoy a modern take on Indonesian classics at Rocka restaurant, devour Nikkei-style, Latin-American influenced delicacies at Crudo, stay from sundowners to nightcaps at Bar at Rocka or take it to the edge at The Cliff Bar with a chipotle margarita.

AYANA Resort and Spa, Bali

Bali’s Jimbaran Bay is very popular with honeymooners; and with its pristine sunset coast and lavish rooms sporting sweeping views across manicured botanical gardens, toward the Indian Ocean and beyond, Jimbaran’s AYANA Resort and Spa, Bali is a truly indulgent getaway. With access to dining and recreation at both AYANA and RIMBA properties (including 19 restaurants and bars, 12 swimming pools and a rejuvenating day spa), this is a place where the living sure is easy and romance thrives. When it comes to the best honeymoon hotels Bali has to offer, this certainly deserves an honourable mention.

The Hangings Gardens of Ubud

Rising out of a verdant valley, ringed by rice paddies and wreathed in tropical greenery, with a birdsong soundtrack, The Hanging Gardens is the perfect romantic retreat. Peaceful pathways lead to traditional alang-alang thatched-roof villas – dotted amid fairytale gardens – secreted behind the resort’s Three Elements Restaurant. Villas are vast, authentic and tranquil, and feature carvings, sculptures and a private plunge pool with views of the sacred valley below.

There’s a gorgeous infinity pool cleaved into the hillside, a funicular from the lobby down the hillside and a well-stocked library. For those in need of a little restoration, there’s also a tranquil spa staffed by a team of beauty therapists. You may never want to leave this oasis, but if you do, shuttle services to Ubud Town run daily from the resort’s lobby.

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