Among the lists of the world’s most romantic destinations, Bali always gets a top spot.

Visiting the Island of the Gods with your partner is a one-of-a-kind getaway where you can immerse in natural beauty with your loved one. 

Jazz up your holiday with some of the most romantic things to do in Bali. Check them out!

Most Romantic Things to Do in Bali

Bali is jam packed with amazing things to do, especially for couples. 

Whether you are adrenaline junkies or looking for something peaceful and intimate, the island has it!

Cave Diving at Samabe Bali Suites & Villas

Photo by: Samabe Bali Suites & Villas (

Combining beautiful Bali beaches, magnificent sunsets and a luxurious, intimate dining experience, at Samabe Bali Suites & Villas you can have a magical dinner with your loved one.

With the waves crashing nearby, and the stunning setting of a mystical cave, have a one-on-one romantic meal by candlelight. 

To round off a beautiful island day, there isn’t anything more romantic than a special dinner – Aladdin and Jasmine style.


Sea of Candles Dinner Beside a River at Swept Away Restaurant

Photo by: The Samaya Ubud Resort

Swept Away restaurant uses the beauty of Ayung river to create a super unique, romantic dining experience.

Enjoy an intimate evening beside the river, accompanied by a special menu from the resort’s chef.

The natural scenery will be lit up by a sea of candles arranged on the rocks along the river. It will make you feel like you’re in the middle of a starry sky! 


Spa and Dine on the Cliffside at Karma Kandara

Photo by: Karma Kandara (

Start your afternoon of love with a relaxing massage overlooking the water on a private bale.

You can be pampered in a cool ocean breeze with your partner for the ultimate romantic experience.

Follow it up with a romantic candlelit dinner at Karma Kandara, you will feel like the world is yours.

Enjoy Mediterranean seafood and chocolate fondue served with tropical fruits, and sparkling wine while looking at the ocean.


Have a Holiday Photoshoot

Photo by: Personal Vacation Photographer in Bali (Viator)

You are able to snap shots whenever you want on your phone or camera, but if you want something super special, a photoshoot is next level.

Hiring a professional photographer gives you the chance to dress up and pose, with real model treatment. 

Make it a romantic experience, or even bring the kids along, these will be the memories that last forever! 


Try Out One of the Best Steaks in Bali

Photo by: Si Jin Steakhouse

Si Jin is one of the most exclusive restaurants in Bali. You will need to book your table months in advance! 

Offering amazing quality of meat, they serve some of the best steaks on the island.

Choose your meat, the cut and the sauce, and sip on cocktails while the talented chefs do their work to prepare a feast of a lifetime.


Have a Romantic Stay in a Bubble Dome

Photo by: Romantic Bubble Dome (

A stay in a bubble dome is the ultimate intimate, romantic experience.

In Ubud, the bubble domes are secluded with only rice fields and green scenery. A stunning setting for enjoying time alone with your partner. 

As well as your dome accommodation, there is a swimming pool, gazebo, swings and hanging net.

Make sure you book the option with an outdoor bath to soak in a flower bath overlooking towering rice terraces.


Luxuriate on a Private Yacht

Photo by: VIP Private Boat to Nusa Penida (

Want some romantic luxury? Do something super extravagant like renting a private yacht to explore the ocean! 

Charter a lavish boat for you and your loved one, to soak in the sun, venture across to nearby islands and have a day of LUXURY.

Most trips will start from Benoa Harbor.

Head to the Nusa islands, and visit neighboring spots like Gilis and Lombok.


Join a Sunset Dinner Cruise

Photo by: Bali Dinner Cruise & Uluwatu Temple Experience (

Between exploring the vast landscapes of the island, you have probably seen some amazing sunsets.

Take it one step further and head out on a boat to see a sunset while cruising the waves.

It may not be a private trip, but you can still have a romantic experience.

Just imagine, enjoying dinner on a cruise while looking at the setting orange-ish sun.

There is live music and cabaret performances as well!


Try Out Salsa Dancing

Photo by: Indus Restaurant

Get up close and personal with your partner during some sexy, salsa dancing. 

In Bali there are several spots that host salsa nights. Club Havana in Kuta has a salsa evening on Sundays, and Indus Restaurant in Ubud hosts every Monday and Friday.

If you want to improve your skills and take lessons together, there are also salsa studios and private instructors available. 


Book a Couple’s Massage

Photo by: Bali VIP Ultimate Spa Experience (

A romantic Bali getaway isn’t complete without a couple’s massage. 

Been pressed and stretched from head to toe with your partner just arm’s length away.

There are so many spas in Bali offering a luxurious, couple’s experience. One of our favorites is the 1001 night couple package by Prana Spa in Seminyak. 

As well as enjoying the stunning architecture, you will be in for a totally relaxing and luxurious package.

Take is to the next level and have a VIP experience at Prana Spa.


Get to Know One Another on a Couple’s Retreat

Photo by: The Power of Now

There are many ways to deepen your intimacy and connection with your partner, one of which is to take part in a couple’s retreat.

In Bali, you will find numerous retreats where you can spend time deepening your connection with each other, and yourself. 

With accommodation, meals and activities included, it is a great way to disconnect from the real world for some time alone with one another. 


Be Pampered to the Gods at Ayana Resort

Photo by: AYANA Resort (

You don’t need to join a structured retreat to have a private getaway.

The Ayana Resort is a luxurious spot located in peaceful Jimbaran.

Right in front of the beach, with a calming spa and beautiful traditional style, it is a magnificent 5-star accommodation for spending quality time together – especially on a honeymoon!


Take a Private Snorkeling Trip to Blue Lagoon in Padang Bai

Photo by: Snorkeling in Blue Lagoon Padang Bai Bali (Viator)

Snorkeling in the Blue Lagoon is a perfect for newbie snorkelers in Bali, and those with experience!

There are a ton of reef fish, like moorish idols, napoleon fish, turtles, and even reef sharks (if you’re lucky).

By using a private guided tour, everything will be prepared for you including transportation, gear and lunch.

Venture across the island on a traditional Balinese boat , explore the underwater world and have an unforgettable time with your loved one. 


Join a Silver Jewelry Class in Ubud

Photo by: Silver Jewelry Making Class in Bali (Viator)

Create an ever lasting memory with a jewelry class in Ubud. You can design and create your own piece of jewelry, matching with your partner.

Learn the process of how silver is moulded into shape, and use traditional tools to manufacture your own piece.

This is one of the most romantic things to do in Bali, and could double as an engagement ring 😉


Take a Road Trip Around the Island on a Scooter

Renting a motorbike and taking a road trip around the island is one of the best things to do in Bali – and it’s romantic!

You can visit beautiful hidden gems, explore the vast landscapes and escape the crowds for somewhere peaceful and private.

Make sure you have all the gear (helmets, insurance and the right license), and a route to lead you on the way.


Try Out Couple’s Yoga and Meditation

Bali is a haven for yogis. If you want to try out some classes, or keep up your practice while on the island, heading to a yoga class in Bali with your loved one is a serene experience. 

Stretch it out with one of the amazing instructors that teaches in Bali, and have a moment of peace with your partner.


Explore Nusa Penida with Water Sports and Snorkeling

Photo by: Nusa Penida Instagram Tour (

Want something a little less crowded and just as beautiful? Head over to Nusa Penida!

The trip from Sanur is just 45 minutes by fast boat.

This island is the best place for snorkeling, diving, beach hunting, water sports and so much more! 

There are many beautiful Insta-worthy spots on the island where you can take romantic photos with your loved one, creating magnificent memories.


Catch a Beautiful Sunset During a Stay at Ulu Cliffhouse

Photo by: Ulu Cliffhouse (

A day at one of Bali’s beach clubs can be both romantic and luxurious.

Rent yourself a sun bed, order a whole feast of dishes from the impressive menu and enjoy the island vibes.

Ulu Cliffhouse has beautiful, undisturbed views of the ocean until the horizon, with a swimming pool and killer tunes.

If you don’t want to end your day of luxury, book a night in the Ulu Cliffhouse hotel and enjoy the ultra-chic suites with amazing amenities.

Romance is Bali is unmatched!


Explore the Secret Waterfalls of Bali

Photo by: Bali Secret Waterfall Tour (

There are so many stunningly incredible waterfalls in Bali.

Often hidden in the jungle, away from the crowds, you can trek through nature to find these majestic sights.

Escape the South and get lost in Ubud, Singaraja or the East. Hop on a secret waterfall tour to be guided to the best hidden gems in Bali.


Take a Romantic Horse Ride on Canggu Beach

Photo by: Horse Riding on the Beach and in the Rice Fields (GetYourGuide)

The best romantic things to do in Bali will make you feel like you are living your own fairytale.

If you want to try something new, take a romantic horse ride along the beachfront in Canggu.

With friendly guides and well cared for horses, it is a dreamy activity to try.


Take a Sunset Walk

Who said a romantic activity needs to be expensive?

Taking a sunset stroll along the beach can be super intimate and romantic, while taking advantage of the magical sunset veiws.

Every beach in Bali has an impressive view, but Batu Belig or Berawa are especially good.


Take an Extravagant Ride Over the Island

Photo by: The Sweetest Proposal (Viator)

Tired of motorbikes and traffic? Take to the skies for an unbeatable view of Bali. 

If you’re thinking of popping the question, or want to really impress your loved one, a helicopter ride over the island is the most luxurious thing you can do.

This would be a great chance to propose too 😉


Reaffirm Your Love for One Another

We are gonna end the list on the ultimate romantic experience in Bali – renewing your wedding vows.

Simply pick your favorite luxurious hotel or a simple setting, arrange an officiator and reaffirm your love to one another with your loved ones – or alone!

Enjoy a love that will last a lifetime with the Island of the Gods on your side.


Final Thoughts

There are so many ways to create many happy memories during your romantic trip to Bali.

Join activities, create mementos, fly high above the island – there are so many options!

We all know, the best things in life are free, spending quality time together in PARADISE is one of the most romantic things to do in Bali.


Featured image: Gili Air Beach