Many young people come to Bali for their honeymoon – some even get married in Bali. If you come to this beautiful tropical island for your romantic getaway, you will need to know what to do and where to stay. One of the best places to stay in is a villa because it affords you all the privacy you need. As well as all the places you need to visit in Bali, your villa can be private and romantic often with a pool right outside – or perhaps inside. Having a villa to stay in gives you lots more space and privacy.
Once you’ve settled your accommodation you will need to organise a few romantic places to go and things to see. Here are just some suggestions to enhance your Bali honeymoon.
Dine in a cave at a private beach. This can be arranged at Samabe, with a chef to cook your 5-course meal and wait staff to bring it to you in a cave especially set up with dining for two. While you eat you can watch the sunset over the ocean from the cave. The address is Jl Pura Barong – Barong Sawangan, Nusa Dua Seletan 80363, Bali, Indonesia and bookings are required in advance.
Take photos at the magical gold marigold fields at Desa Beloc. Driving from Bedugul to Kintamani will get you there. The marigold fields are on the side of the road and the photos you take do not incur any fee.
Many travellers without family commitments go to Bali with their friends, looking forward to enjoying the nightlife and entertainment, of which there is plenty. They love to party at a different club each night – or several in one night – only returning to their villas in the wee hours of the morning. Some of the best venues to find music and dancing are in the southern regions of Bali at places like Kuta, Legian, Seminyak and Butik.
Here is a list of popular places to party the night away if you are so inclined: –
The 61 Legian Entertainment Complex holds 8 clubs and pubs with Sky Club on the roof being a popular choice for many tourists. You can dance the night away, but you will need sustenance and this can be found up on the Sky Club’s rooftop garden lounge with an all you can eat buffet for just 50,000 Rupiahs and free beer that keeps tourists and others coming back.
A legendary hotspot that schoolies seem to love is Bounty Ship or Bounty Discotheque as it is also known. A disco and dance floor will keep you swaying while the bar and restaurant will ensure you don’t go hungry or thirsty.
If you are into chic dining with a Middle Eastern restaurant on the top floor and a nightclub underneath go to Jenj in Seminyak. The bar is in the nightclub and serves cocktails and booze.
You might think that the most important thing to think about when dining out is the food, but the ambience of the place is also important. You can’t enjoy food however good it is if your surroundings are grungy. Having stepped out of your pristine private pool villa you would notice grunge all the more. That said, it is fun to dine in a place that is completely different from most other restaurants in Bali.
The themed restaurants of Bali offer a dining experience that is out of this world because they have an ambience all of their own. The fun part is that they are not that well-known, so when you dine there you will have something to tell your friends about that they could well have missed out on. Here are some of them.
Tsavo Lion Restaurant – here you can actually dine with the lions; the glass panel separating you from these glorious predators is almost unnoticeable, making the experience even more unique. A selection of international dinner or lunch choices along with many different types of alcohol is available – try the Young African Lion cocktail.
While in Bali, visit Greece. If you venture into the Slippery Stone, you’ll be transported to a Grecian setting with sculpted pillars, stone walls, archways and statues and where all the authentic Greek food is done in the traditional Greek way – homemade. On Sundays you’ll enjoy the belly dancers, fire dancers and other entertainment.