Discover the 21 most romantic things to do in Bali with our ultimate guide. From serene temple visits to thrilling adventures, make your Bali getaway unforgettable.
If you’re ready to turn up the romance-o-metre, then Bali has all the swoon-worthy vibes you’re looking for!
In this guide, we’ve got the lowdown on the 21 most romantic things to do in Bali – so get ready for some heart-fluttering action! And for those who want to keep their wallet happy whilst still having a blast, we’ve rustled up a bunch of freebies that will have you feeling the love without the price tag. To complete your idyllic island retreat, we’ve even scouted some of the best places to stay in Bali – ensuring that your love-nest is as dreamy as your adventure.
So prepare to embark on a journey of love and discovery, as Bali sprinkles its magic on your romance radar!
Is Bali Good for Couples?
With its tropical charm and laid-back vibes, Bali is like a siren call for couples seeking that perfect romantic getaway. And the island’s laid-back vibe ensures that everyone is welcome! Whether you’re looking to celebrate a milestone or simply craving some quality time with your loved one, this island paradise is one of the best places to indulge in an array of enchanting experiences.
Top 21 Things to Do in Bali for Couples
We’ve got together with Klook to handpick the very best couples activities on the island. From interesting places to visit to luxury experiences – here is the ultimate guide full of the best spots and best things to do with your special someone.
1. Uluwatu Temple & Jimbaran Seafood Dinner
Begin your journey at the enchanting Uluwatu temple – a renowned spot in Bali for couples seeking serenity and breathtaking views. Let love and culture intertwine as you immerse yourself in the rich heritage of the island. Then afterwards, make your way to nearby Jimbaran Beach and indulge in a luxury sunset seafood experience. Savour the freshest catches and stolen kisses as the sun dips low, and see why this is our most romantic pick for couples to do in Bali.
2. Day Trip to Lembongan
Escape to the tropical shores of Nusa Lembongan, just a short 35-minute boat ride from Sanur harbour. This idyllic island oozes laid-back vibes and offers the perfect sun-kissed getaway for a romantic couple’s day trip. Explore pristine beaches, snorkel in the azure waters and savour a leisurely seaside lunch. And with fast boats departing throughout the day – your island escape is just a heartbeat away!
For more information about exploring Nusa Lembongan, check out our Bali Buddies guide here
3. Romantic Cooking Class
Ignite the flames of passion in a romantic couple’s cooking class. Discover the art of crafting traditional Balinese dishes, all while surrounded by the breathtaking beauty of Ubud. You’ll also have the opportunity to explore the vibrant local market, handpicking the freshest ingredients for your culinary creations. Afterwards, you can savour the flavours of your hard work and take-home recipes that will forever remind you of your special time together on the island.
Romantic Cooking Class
4. Enjoy an Intimate Couples’ Spa Day
For couples on the lookout for fun and luxurious things to do in Bali, this indulgent spa day is your golden ticket to relaxation and rejuvenation! Pamper yourselves with a selection of luxe full-body treatments, including Balinese-style massage and Javanese body scrubs, designed to heal the body and mind. With a hassle-free complimentary pick-up service also included, you can simply unwind and let the relaxation and romance begin!
Couple’s Spa Day
5. Secret Waterfall Day Tour
Discover hidden waterfalls and soak up the delights of nature’s own masterpieces as you escape to Ubud for the day. Immerse yourself in the enchanting beauty of Goa Rang Reng, Kanto Lampo and Taman Sari waterfalls – famous for their pristine waters and breathtaking scenery. Unravel the art of coffee making as you dive into a coffee-lovers paradise with a visit to a local plantation. Dive straight into this romantic couples activity and let the beauty of nature inspire your own Bali love adventure.
Waterfall Day Tour
6. Photo Session in Bali with Professional Photographer
Why not turn your Bali getaway into a cherished keepsake with a private couples photography session? Take your pick between the Volcano Sunrise or Sunset packages and let their skilled photographer capture your love at some of the island’s finest hidden locations. Whether it’s a romantic duo or a trio of friends, this is the perfect opportunity to flash those smiles and capture special memories that will last a lifetime.
7. Movies by The Beach at Sundays Beach Club
Experience the epitome of date nights at Sundays Beach Club with their exclusive ‘Movies by the Beach’ experience. Bring your headphones, connect and enjoy uninterrupted viewing of platinum-class silent films with the soothing sea, white sandy beach and cosy bonfire as your backdrop. Feast on gourmet delights whilst enjoying a romantic film under the stars – certainly a match made in cinematic paradise!
8. Sunset Horseback Riding
Unleash the romance and saddle up for a love-infused escapade like no other, with a couple of sunset horseback riding adventures! Discover the thrill of riding along Bali’s stunning beaches, picturesque rice fields, lush jungles, meandering rivers and quaint local villages. This experience combines romance with a dash of exhilaration – all rolled into one unforgettable package. Experienced and professional guides are on hand to lead you through the heart of Bali’s beauty, promising a ride full of smiles and shared moments.
Sunset Horse Riding
9. Experience the Waterpark Together
For a day full of fun, relaxation and plenty of smiles, Waterbom has definitely earned its place among the best things for thrill-seeking couples to do in Bali! Conquer the slides, indulge in a relaxing massage or sip signature cocktails at their swim-up bar. Adrenaline junkies will have plenty of slides to choose from, or grab a floaty and drift along the tropical Lazy River.
For a couples’ day out that’s sure to thrill and delight, make a splash with your loved one at Waterbom Bali!
10. Snorkeling Trip to Nusa Penida
Embark on a thrilling snorkelling adventure around the alluring islands of Nusa Penida and Nusa Lembongan, where vibrant coral gardens play host to captivating marine life. This is the best place to get up close and personal with some of Mother Nature’s most majestic sea life, including sea turtles and seahorses! The pièce de résistance? Snorkelling amongst majestic manta rays in their natural habitat at Manta Point. Or opt for a full-day tour to Nusa Lembongan and Nusa Ceningan and discover two islands in one unforgettable romantic day.
Snorkeling Trip Nusa Penida
11. Romantic Day at The OneEighty-Beach Club
Dive into a day of romance with the OneEighty Day Pass at The Edge – and bask in breathtaking views overlooking the dramatic Uluwatu coastline and the Indian Ocean. Love is sure to be in the air as the infinity pool’s cool waters provide the perfect setting for some quality time with your special someone. Enjoy delectable bites and refreshing drinks using the included F&B credit, as well as a complimentary hot stone massage as part of the spa package – a truly blissful Bali escape!
OneEighty-Beach Club Daypass
12. Mount Batur Trekking Experience
Ignite your passion with a romantic Mount Batur sunrise trek – guaranteed to provide jaw-dropping memories that will last a lifetime. At 5,633 ft above sea level, this active volcano is ready to be conquered and provide you with breathtaking panoramas. Share a delicious breakfast at the summit as the sun rises against a backdrop that is sure to steal your heart! And afterwards, a visit to the local coffee plantation will have you sampling Luwak Coffee – one of the world’s rarest and most expensive brews.
Mount Batur Trekking Tour
13. Watching Dolphins in Lovina
Escape to the serene shores of Lovina Beach in north Bali for an unforgettable dolphin-watching and snorkelling tour with your special someone. Immerse yourself in nature’s wonders as you embark on this exhilarating morning adventure. Choose between the thrill of dolphin watching or opt for an enchanting snorkelling adventure. Get ready for a day of awe-inspiring moments and shared discoveries – providing the perfect backdrop to your romantic escape!
14. Visit the Kecak Fire Dance Show
Step into the world of Bali’s cultural heritage as you witness the mesmerising and captivating traditional Kecak fire dance, set against the breathtaking and romantic backdrop of Uluwatu Temple. As the sun sets, let the rhythmic chants and hypnotic flames leave you spellbound as the story of the Ramayana unfolds before you. This perfect blend of art and tradition is sure to sweep you away and ignite your own Bali love story.
Kecak Fire Dance
15. Explore the Bali Zoo
Dive into a day of wild romance and get up close and personal with Indonesia’s exotic wildlife at Bali Zoo. Meet mammals, birds, reptiles and insects from all corners of this diverse archipelago – you can even take part in feeding times and animal encounters! Bring the romance alive with their Elephant Packages, where you can dine and share tender moments with these gentle giants. Or take a walk on the wild side and see how the zoo transforms after dark, with a unique nighttime visit.
16. Surf Lesson
Make a splash with your loved one as you ride the waves of romance by taking part in a couple’s surf lesson at Bali’s famous Kuta Beach. With personalised one-to-one coaching, you’ll be riding the waves with confidence under the watchful eye of skilled local surfers. And no need to worry about equipment as it’s all provided for you. Enjoy this heart-pounding couple’s holiday adventure which is guaranteed to get your pulses racing.
17. Alas Harum Swing in Tegalalang Ubud
Whisk your beloved away to the enchanting Alas Harum swing in picturesque Tegalalang, just a stone’s throw away from central Ubud. Hold each other close as you ascend on a swing up to 25 metres high, which offers mesmerising views of Bali’s famous rice fields. For those seeking an extra adrenaline rush, take a thrilling ride on the Flying Fox or Sky Bike. Learn how to make Luwak coffee or grab some romantic snaps with your other half amongst the many Instagrammable spots.
18. Tanah Lot Temple Sunset Tour
Embark on an adventure hand-in-hand as you discover some of Bali’s most captivating temples. Begin with Taman Ayun, surrounded by serene water gardens – a true testament to timeless love. Then make your way to Alas Kedaton Temple and Forest, where playful monkeys and graceful flying foxes await you. As the sun sets, you’ll arrive at the magical ancient Hindu sanctuary of Tanah Lot – setting the stage for a breathtakingly romantic end to your day in paradise.
Tanah Lot Temple
19. Nusa Dua Water Sports Adventure
Share heart-pounding moments together as you enjoy an exhilarating couples watersports adventure day in Nusa Dua. Channel your inner superhero as you defy gravity on the exhilarating Jetovator and Flyboard, or parasail your way into your partner’s heart as you soar high above the waters. And if you feel the need for speed, hold your loved one tight as you take on the thrilling jet skis and banana boat! For a more gentle pace, explore the underwater world with the sea-walker experience and discover a world of romance beneath the waves.
Tanah Lot Temple
20. Beginner Scuba Diving Experience in Bali
What better way to spend quality time with your special someone than embarking on a couple’s beginner scuba diving experience together? Over 3 immersive hours, skilled instructors and dive masters will guide you through the basics – from effective communication, to gear mastery and breathing techniques. Descend up to 9 metres hand-in-hand and explore the depths of your love as you discover the mesmerising world of tropical fish and colourful corals together.
21. Sunrise Yoga and Meditation at Ubud Jungle
Awaken your inner passion with a romantic sunrise yoga and meditation getaway in the heart of Ubud’s lush jungles. Embrace tranquillity as you find balance in mind, body and spirit through daily classes that are open to all ages and levels. Certified instructors are on hand to help you unlock the full potential of your being, as the island’s magic guides you towards forging a deeper connection with your partner. A truly spiritual experience!
So, as you embark on your journey to Bali with your special someone, remember that it’s not just a destination; it’s a place where love takes on new meaning, and where your hearts will forever be entwined with the beauty and magic of this breathtaking island. Now, it’s time to pick which one to do first!
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