Embark on a romantic journey through Bali’s 23 enchanting experiences, embracing its stunning landscapes and rich culture.
It’s no surprise that the island of the gods is full of opportunities for love and romance. There are plenty of romantic spots in Bali, and whether you’re an adventurous, sporty, laid-back, indulgent or food-loving pair, there are a myriad of activities and experiences to suit your romantic style. New experiences are sure to bring you closer together than ever and you will be able to make lasting memories of your time in Bali. Here is a wrap-up of our top picks for romantic things to do in Bali that will take your amorous mood to the next level!
1. Sababay ‘Sip Of Love’ – Romantic wine tasting experience at Sababay winery
Is there anything more sensual than tasting locally made wines from Sababay Winery and sharing taste notes with your other half, over a premium artisanal chocolate plate from Ubud Raw Chocolates? The package comes with a tour through the Sababay winery located in scenic Keramas, East Bali, followed by a tasting of 4 Sababay Wines, Ubud Raw Chocolate Platter and a romantic table set-up for IDR400,000++ per person.
2. Share an aquatic meal at Koral, Apurva Kempinski
Discover your romantic underwater love story without getting wet! At Koral restaurant, located within the majestic Apurva Kempinski Resort, you can enjoy aquatic bistronomy in the company of hundreds of tropical fish within this spellbinding aquarium-themed restaurant. The underwater atmosphere is guaranteed to take the Valentine’s vibes up a notch!
3. Try a degustation meal at The Cave
If you are looking to make a statement, nothing is more impressive than a dining room carved into a natural underground cave in the Pecatu area of Uluwatu. At The Cave you will enjoy the finest gastronomy brought to you by chef Ryan Clift, with optional wine or cocktail pairings which are sure to get you feeling in the mood for romance.
4. Catch the most beautiful sunset in the world at Rockbar
Each night, the sun sets the Bali skyline on fire above the majestic Indian Ocean, and Rockbar has the best seats in the house for you and your partner. Perched above impressive rock formations on Bali’s south-west coast, not only does Rockbar deliver on high-end sunsets, they also create incredible hand-crafted cocktails and snacks that pair perfectly with the DJ’s smooth sunset beats.
5. Dine with your toes in the sand by candlelight at Jimbaran Seafood BBQ
Each night as the sun comes down, Jimbaran Beach glistens with candle light from the tables of the many seafood BBQ restaurants. It’s the perfect excuse to order a bottle of wine and enjoy the delicious flavours of the freshest seafood in Bali. Whilst eating BBQ seafood with your fingers is likely to get messy – it’s all part of the fun in this lip-smacking experience!
Address: Jimbaran Beach, Jimbaran
6. Re-enact the famous scene from Ghost with a ceramics workshop
Throw a pot on the wheel and unleash your creative side at a ceramics workshop in Ubud. After your masterpiece has dried-out in the kiln, why not personalise it with your own design, or declaration of love. Not only will you have a beautiful memento of your time together on the Island of the Gods, but also plenty of opportunities for re-creating that famously romantic Patrick Swayze and Demi Moore moment on the wheel!
Check out this $22 Klook voucher for a pottery class at Serayu Pottery Ubud!
7. Sweat it out at Sunday Mood
Offering the perfect date-night solution for a wellness loving couple, Sunday Mood is a private infrared sauna and plunge pool experience. The facilities are spotless, stylish and above all – private! So you and your partner can strip down to your swimwear and relax one-on-one. Infused water and bluetooth speakers are also provided, allowing you to customise your sound-track to whatever vibes get you in the mood.
Address: Jl. Sempol No.28, Pererenan
8. Prepare a meal to enjoy together overlooking the rice fields of Ubud at Plataran
Cooking and sharing a meal that you have prepared together is a wholesome and nourishing experience. The Plataran Hotel’s restaurant overlooks Ubud’s vivid rice fields, making it the perfect setting for a romantic dinner. You are also invited to join the traditional market tour to source the ingredients you will be working with, allowing you and your partner to immerse yourselves in local Balinese culture.
Looking for romantic things to do in Ubud? Use this Klook voucher to pay just $45AUD per person for this cooking class and traditional market experience at Plataran.
9. Fulfill your fantasy of walking on water on with a Stand-up Paddle Board lesson
Picture the sun setting on the horizon as you and your other half glide over the calm waters of the Indian Ocean on a paddle board. Paddle boarding is a great way to get active and connect with the ocean, and you and your partner are sure to share plenty of laughs as you learn to stand on water. Priority SUP Bali located in Jimbaran will take you from Kelan Beach by SUP to explore other beautiful locations in the surrounding area.
10. Sweeten the deal with a degustation of sweet treats at Room4Dessert, Ubud
Treating your sweet-toothed partner to a degustation experience at Room4Dessert is sure to score you some (chocolate) brownie points! Chef Will Goldfarb’s philosophy at Room4Dessert is to expect the unexpected. He uses a wide variety of tastes, textures, tipples and tunes to tantalise your senses and leave you wanting more. The tasting menu includes 5 savoury snacks followed by 5 courses of innovative desserts, as well as 5 melt-in-your-mouth petit fours that can be enjoyed with optional natural wine or spirits tasting.
11. Catch a heavenly view of the Island of The Gods with a private charter helicopter ride
A private heli tour with Air Bali is sure to take your romantic life to new heights. Bali is spectacular from any angle, however nothing beats a bird’s-eye-view of the Island Of The Gods as you soar over rice terraces, volcanos, temples and magnificent offshore islands. Love will definitely be in the air!
12. Go chasing exotic waterfalls
What’s sexier than stripping down to your swimsuit and feeling the raw power of a plunging waterfall on your bare back, inside the exotic jungle-scapes of Bali? There are so many waterfalls to discover on the island – check out this list of 25 of Bali’s most stunning waterfalls to pick the perfect setting for your jungle adventure. Be sure to snap a photo for the ‘Gram to make your friends at home envious of your romantic escapades.
13. Enjoy peace and tranquillity in Sidemen
If a peaceful retreat is what you and your other half are searching for, Sideman is a great spot for a tranquil escape. Located between rice field clad valleys in the north-east Bali region, Sideman is known for rice terraces that are even more dramatic and beautiful than the world famous UNESCO heritage site of Tegallalang! You can choose to explore the area on foot or by scooter whilst you breathe in the fresh air, soak-up the delightful sites of the Sideman area and relax in the blissful laid-back vibes.
14. Catch a round of golf at Handara Golf & Resort
You know what they say, “Couples that play together, stay together!” Dress-up in your golfing-best and make your way around 18-holes in the unique setting of Handara Golf & Resort for a great day out. Ideal for couples that enjoy a little friendly competition, Handara is a stunning setting for a romantic date in the Bedugul area. A little bit of mountain air is sure to set the idyllic scene, so why not grab your other half and have some fun on the green.
Like the sound of a golf date at Handara Golf & Resort? Use this Klook Voucher to get the green fee and golf cart starting at $171AUD.
15. Indulge in an intimate Private Suit Pamper Package at Goldust Spa
When it comes to romantic things to do in Bali for Valentine’s Day, the Couples Private Suite Package at Goldust is sure to score some major points! The indulgent 2.5 hour package includes their signature foot ritual, tropical body scrub, body tropical mask and collagen eye treatment in an intimate and luxurious setting. The treatment concludes with a sexy flower petal bath, accompanied by champagne and nibbles.
16. Sail the crystal seas of Menjangan on a traditional Phinisi boat
Nothing says lavish like a private boat charter. With this Klook voucher you can sail the pristine blue waters of Menjangan Bay in north Bali on a traditional wooden Phinisi boat from the Plataran Menjangan Resort. Canapes and drinks will be served onboard by the crew, whilst you soak-up the sea and sun, keeping an eye out for the renowned Menjangan wildlife.
17. Hike Mount Batur at dawn to catch a romantic sunrise above the clouds
Nothing brings a couple closer together than sharing the accomplishment of a new challenge. Why not take your relationship to new heights by climbing Mt Batur for a romantic sunrise, high above the clouds. Wake-up before dark to start the 2-hour climb to the summit, where you will then be rewarded with a stunning sunrise over Lake Batur and the mesmerising landscape of the Kintamani area.
18. Enjoy breakfast and a Hot Air Balloon ride over the picturesque Ubud area
Ubud is famous for its natural beauty – but you will find it is even more jaw-droppingly stunning by air! Take a calming hot air balloon ride from the Chedi Club to enjoy a bird’s-eye, panoramic view of the spectacular Tanah Gajah area, filled with lush tropical jungles and rice fields. You will fly to 50 metres above land, before coming back to earth for a tasty breakfast at the Chedi Club.
19. Beach hop around the picture-perfect beaches of Uluwatu
Live out your castaway fantasies in real life when you explore the picturesque beaches of the Uluwatu area. The beaches here are slightly more remote and peaceful than some of the beaches found on the other parts of the island, so you and your partner can bask in the Bali sun all day long, whilst sipping on coconuts and cooling-off in the shining turquoise waters of some of the most beautiful beaches in the world.
Want more info on the dreamy beaches of the Uluwatu peninsula? Check out this blog for our wrap-up of Uluwatu’s best beaches.
20. Eat expertly handcrafted edible gems at Kohaku Bali
Kohaku Bali serves unique gemstones made from agar and sugar, so you can enjoy delicious edible treats that promise to make for a lucky year ahead for you and your other half. The gems are true works of art, featuring flavours made from teas, fruits, spices and flowers. An assortment of gems can be enjoyed along with a tea ceremony in their Berawa shop.
21. For an elegant date, book a romantic fine dining experience
Gastronomy is the language of romance, and in Bali you will find the world’s most talented chefs creating degustation menus which are on par with the world’s most notable fine dining destinations. From classic French-inspired cuisine, to Indonesian fusion cuisine from around the archipelago, there is something to tickle every discerning foodie’s taste buds. For our recommendations on Bali’s best fine dining restaurants, check out this blog!
22. Share a spectacular evening at Hotel Tugu’s Cultural Evening featuring Indonesian dance, art and cuisine
If you’re looking to immerse yourself in the exotic and intoxicating culture of Bali and the rest of the Indonesian archipelago, Hotel Tugu’s famous Cultural Evening is the perfect night out for you! Art, culture and all of the allure and romance of the Indonesian archipelago, comes alive on stage in an authentic performance of the Epic of Ramayana in the historic Bale Agung Hall. Book a dinner seating for an unforgettable night full of culture and tantalising Indonesian cuisine.
23. Don a snorkel or scuba mask and experience the romance of life underwater at one of Bali’s most spectacular dive spots
Life under the sea is peaceful and captivating, particularly when sharing it with your special someone. There are turtles, colourful reef fish, manta rays and the occasional reef shark to spot. From Menjangan Island to Amed and Nusa Penida, an incredible underwater experience awaits you! You can spot plenty of sea life with just a snorkel, or why not book a scuba dive to take your relationship to new depths.
Want to do a beginner-friendly dive of the incredible USS Liberty Shipwreck in Tulamben? Use this Klook voucher to book a dive starting at just $100AUD.
You don’t need to look very hard to find opportunities for love and romance on the Island Of The Gods. There’s no going wrong this Valentine’s Day with our list of unique and romantic date ideas, which are guaranteed to deliver some serious sentimental moments during your time in Bali!
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