Indonesia: A Picture Perfect Bali Honeymoon

Celebrating a honeymoon is a once in a lifetime experience you will cherish for the rest of your life. What better place to create these unforgettable memories than on the picture perfect island of Bali? There is something truly irresistible about a getaway to Indonesia. Led through the eyes of locals, your custom adventure will guide you on a journey through the classic highlights and hidden treasures. Learn about the history of temples, wander through a sea of hillside rice terraces, explore villages off the beaten path and catch a glimpse of a world usually untouched by travelers. Relish in the romance and relaxation, while staying in unique and luxurious accommodations, for experiences you only thought possible in your dreams!

Daily Itinerary

Day 1: Denpasar Arrival - Uluwatu

Denpasar Arrival - Uluwatu
Daily Summary
  • Transportation: Airport Transfer
  • Accommodation: Alila Villas Uluwatu

Welcome to the beautiful island of Bali in Indonesia! Upon arrival at the Denpasar Airport, you will be greeted in the arrivals area by your private driver (he/she will be holding a sign with your names on it) for the transfer directly to your accommodations, set on Bali’s secluded southern coast. This will make for an easy and comfortable start to your adventure. (This service is on a private basis.)

When you have reached the resort, check into your room, get settled and celebrate the first night of your honeymoon as you wish. This view will be the perfect welcome to kick off your trip!

Uluwatu, Bali

Uluwatu, located in Bali's southern Bukit peninsula, offers rugged coastlines, dramatic beauty, white sand beaches and the famous cliff top Uluwatu Temple. The area is best known for its incredible surfing, but the region also plays host to some of the island's most luxurious coastal properties, offering a romantic getaway for those looking to escape the crowds and enjoy the gorgeous natural scenery.

Day 2: Uluwatu

Uluwatu
Daily Summary
  • Tour: Cave Dinner at Samabe
  • Accommodation: Alila Villas Uluwatu
  • Meals: B, D

Following a long day of travels yesterday, today has been left for you to spend at your leisure. Sleep in this morning, and awake to sweeping views of the deep blue ocean before you. Take a dip in the pool or maybe get a massage!

Cave Dinner at Samabe

The Samabe Beach Cave II dining by the beach is the most popular place for a beautiful romantic dinner. Enjoy four courses, mouth-watering seafood, and prime cut BBQ while relaxing on the beach. The recommended time of arrival is at 6pm, and you may enjoy a beach walk before being seated in the Samabe Beach Cave II. The last seating will be at 10:30pm. (This service is on a private basis.)

Day 3: Uluwatu

Uluwatu
Daily Summary
  • Tour: Bukit Peninsula Discovery
  • Accommodation: Alila Villas Uluwatu
  • Meals: B

Bukit Peninsula Discovery

Today you'll enjoy a special tour of the highlights and hidden gems of the Bukit area. Meet your private guide at 10:00 AM and driver for a full day trip. Your first stop will be Gunung Payung Beach. Be enchanted by the beauty of the green hills that blend with the blue water. From the top of the hill you can see the white sand beaches and crystal clear sea water while feeling the cool air. This beach does not have many visitors, so it is perfect to explore without the crowds!

You will then head to the Karma beach beach club for lunch (on own account) and time to relax. Set in Bali’s most stunning cove at Karma Kandara, Karma Beach Bali is a breathtaking tropical oasis. A crescent of white sand leads to a tranquil blue lagoon. After your day of exploration, you will be transferred back to your hotel arriving around 4:00 PM. (This service is on a private basis.)

Day 4: Uluwatu

Uluwatu
Daily Summary
  • Tour: Uluwatu Temple & Kecak Dance Show
  • Accommodation: Alila Villas Uluwatu
  • Meals: B

Uluwatu Temple & Kecak Dance Show

At 4:00 PM today, you will be met by your driver to be taken on an exciting visit to Uluwatu. This is an amazing Hindu temple that is perched on the top of a cliff with the deep rocky surf crashing below. The temple offers a breathtaking view of the Indian Ocean and a colorful sunset as the perfect backdrop, if you are there at the right time of day. During this tour, you will even have the chance to enjoy a remarkable performance called the Kecak Dance. This entertaining show will begin, just as the sun goes down the horizon. Surely, to be an experience you will never forget! Around 7:00 PM you'll be driven back to your accommodations to enjoy the remainder of the evening at your leisure. (This service is on a private basis.)

Day 5: Uluwatu - Ubud

Uluwatu - Ubud
Daily Summary
  • Tour: Journey to Ubud
  • Tour: Desserts for Dinner!
  • Accommodation: COMO Uma Ubud
  • Meals: B, D

Journey to Ubud

After checking out of your hotel in Uluwatu, you will be met by your driver to begin the journey to Ubud, the next stop of your honeymoon adventure. Along the way, you will visit the mysterious Goa Gajah also known as Elephant cave. Make sure you explore the lower part of the river where there are some enigmatic carvings. If you feel energetic ask your guide to take you to the stone murals at Yeh Pulu which is a good walk to stretch the legs.

Next, you will head to the peaceful Tirta Empul. This water temple is where local people go to take purifying baths in the cool waters that rush down from the river. The special water, or "Tirta" as said in Balinese, is supposed to have healing properties. If you would like to partake in the purification ritual with the locals as well, make sure to bring a bathing suit and sarong with you in the car. Following this unique cultural experience, you will be dropped off at your gorgeous resort in Ubud . (This service is on a private basis.)

Desserts for Dinner!

Tonight, get ready for an artistic and colorful dinner in one of the hottest spots in all of Bali! Ubud especially, is becoming a culinary Mecca in Indonesia, and this evening you will enjoy a first hand taste of that. Chefs from all over the world are opening up restaurants that are quickly becoming the talk of Asia. One such venue, Room 4 Dessert, has been created by the genius of Will Goldfarb, a charismatic New York chef that has made Ubud his home and embraced the local lifestyle. He replicated his New York venue here, with raving success. Tonight, experience a unique and delicious tasting menu of his most famous desserts paired with cocktails. It will be a night to remember, make it a special occasion or just a fun dining experience!

Ubud, Bali

Ubud is considered the cultural heartland of Bali, famous for its iconic rice terraces and countless Hindu temples, where painters, mask makers, sculptors, stone and wood carvers, dancers and musicians thrive. Ubud also offers visitors the opportunity to explore Bali's natural beauty serving as a base camp for adventure activities including volcano trekking, river rafting, cycling and canyoneering.

Day 6: Ubud

Ubud
Daily Summary
  • Tour: Morning Cultural Walk
  • Accommodation: COMO Uma Ubud
  • Meals: B, L

Morning Cultural Walk

Ubud is changing fast and this morning, you will have the opportunity to witness its golden hour of dawn. Beginning from your hotel at 5:30 AM, you will be led on a leisurely stroll through the colorful Ubud market, quiet village lanes, lush fields and green forest. Stop to admire the sky as the morning sun rises and a new beautiful day in Bali begins. Keep your eyes out for the herons taking flight for a truly elegant sight. As the warmth of the sun starts to rise, you will enjoy a small picnic in a local farmer's hut, settled high up in the rice fields. This is the perfect spot from where to sit and soak in the morning ambiance of Bali. The peace, the quite and the unspoiled beauty. Descending through the rice fields, on your way back into the growing "town" of Ubud, your tour will pass by the Monkey Forest. Observe the action of these new furry friends, before your walk finishes with a delightful morning coffee and a relaxing spa treat.

Please keep in mind that although many of the sights you will explore on this walk are stunning and exemplify the beauty of Ubud, this tour will also incorporate the city's rampant development, which can be quite the eye opening experience. We invite you to share ideas and discuss how to keep Ubud's tourism sustainable, proceeding your first hand cultural interaction. After the walk, you will be served a delicious lunch from a local Thai restaurant. Following lunch you'll be driven back to your hotel arriving around 1:00 PM. Enjoy the remainder of the day at your leisure. (This service is on a private basis.)

Day 7: Ubud

Ubud
Daily Summary
  • Tour: Biking Excursion
  • Accommodation: COMO Uma Ubud
  • Meals: B, L

Biking Excursion

Today, you have another adventurous activity in Bali as you cycle through its heartland, traveling downhill via secret back roads to experience typical Balinese daily life and enjoy the beautiful Balinese countryside. You will be picked-up from your hotel and brought to Kintamani where a light breakfast will be served. Here you can enjoy a view of the biggest and most active volcano in Bali called Mt. Batur with its amazing lake. After a short safety briefing, start your 27 km downhill cycling tour through rural back roads and small villages. Enjoy the fresh air at mountain villages with friendly local people.

In one of the small villages, you will have the opportunity to visit their Village Temple. At Apuan Village, we will show you the ‘Dry Rice’ called Gaga rice which can only grow in the highlands during rainy-season. Your cycling tour will finish at Tampak Siring. Which is located opposite spectacular rice terraces. Your delicious lunch will be served at a local restaurant. (This service is on a private basis.)

Day 8: Ubud

Ubud
Daily Summary
  • Tour: Mt. Batur Sunrise Stroll, Pedal, & Paddle
  • Accommodation: COMO Uma Ubud
  • Meals: B, L

Mt. Batur Sunrise Stroll, Pedal, & Paddle

Another adventurous day awaits! Experience a different side of Mount Batur through cycling and kayaking. First drive up through the lingering mists of Kintamani to the rim of the ancient Batur caldera. We descend into the caldera to mount our bikes for a 9 kilometres ride on a sealed road among the undulating plains of historic lava flows. Visit waterfalls, springs, caverns, lava formations, and ash cones while your guide explains how the various eruptions have formed the present landscape.

After enjoying the cycling we will visit some local temples and learn of their past and present significance, before crossing the lake by kayak. We paddle from the pagoda of Pura Patirtan (Holy water temple), part of the Pura Jati complex at the ancient site of Batur village, across to Dalem Pingit pagoda on the shores of Kedisan village. A floating restaurant is our final oasis. Here, time stands still while you are treated to tea and local delicacies. (This service is on a private basis.)

Day 9: Ubud - Karangasem

Ubud - Karangasem
Daily Summary
  • Tour: Journey to Karangasem
  • Accommodation: Villa Campuhan
  • Meals: B

Journey to Karangasem

You will be picked up by our guide from your hotel for this fun full-day adventure to East Bali, an area that is rarely explored by outsiders, despite having some of the best examples of rice terraces, traditional temples, and villages. You will visit the palace of Klungkung with its special paintings. Enjoy fantastic views of the rice terraces and Mount Agung in the distance. Pay a visit to Goa Lawah temple in Klungkung, home to thousands of bats living inside the temple cave. And finally visit the tranquil water palace of Tirtagangga and walk through Tenganan village, a traditional community of the Bali Aga – the indigenous people of Bali – who weave the valuable double- ikat cloth. In the afternoon you will be transferred to your Villa. (This service is on a private basis.)

Karangasem, East Bali

East Bali is sometimes referred to as the ‘real Bali’ by visitors as it feels like stepping back in time compared to the bustling Southern part of the Island. The district of Karangasem offers incredible scenery including rice fields, sweeping bays and black sand beaches with Mt. Agung in the background.

Day 10: Karangasem

Karangasem
Daily Summary
  • Accommodation: Villa Campuhan
  • Meals: B

Now, is the perfect time to really indulge in your honeymoon. Just relax and explore your new surroundings at your leisure. There are surf breaks nearby and surf guides can be arranged by the staff at your villa. A ten-minute drive away is a often deserted white sand beach (Pasir Putih) about a half-mile long with lovely swimming and a few warungs serving fresh seafood and cold drinks right on the sand. There are also plenty of dive-centers in Amed and Tulamben which offer excursions to the most beautiful coral reefs of Indonesia and wreck diving.

Day 11: Karangasem

Karangasem
Daily Summary
  • Tour: Snorkeling Excursion
  • Accommodation: Villa Campuhan
  • Meals: B

Snorkeling Excursion

You will be picked up from your hotel at 8:30 AM this morning, for an exciting snorkeling adventure about one hour away in Amed. Amed boasts the best snorkeling and diving opportunities in East Bali. Take a dive on the incredible US Liberty Wreck and witness the fantastic array of corals and marine life that have made the 120m structure their home. Alternatively enjoy a calm inspection of one of the area’s vibrant coral reefs and see just how varied the marine life on Bali can be. Macro enthusiasts will love Seraya Secrets and Noisy Reef, where an unusual array of marine life can be found at any time of day. Have fun exploring the wonders of the underwater world. After some time in the water you'll return to the mainland and transfer by car the rest of the way to your villa arriving back around 1:00 PM, where you can spend the afternoon at your leisure. (This service is on a group basis.)

Day 12: Karangasem

Karangasem
Daily Summary
  • Accommodation: Villa Campuhan
  • Meals: B

Enjoy your final day in Bali at your leisure.

Day 13: Karangasem - Denpasar Departure

Karangasem - Denpasar Departure
Daily Summary
  • Transportation: Airport Transfer
  • Meals: B

Although it will not be easy, the time has come to say goodbye to Bali. However, you will be leaving with unforgettable memories and the experience of a lifetime! After checking out of your Villa, you will be met by your driver and transferred back to the Denpasar Airport (approximately 2 hours) in good time to board your international departure flight. (This service is on a private basis.)

We hope you had an incredible honeymoon and we wish you safe and pleasant travels onward!

Accommodation

Alila Villas Uluwatu

Alila Villas Uluwatu

Poised on an elevated plateau, where limestone cliffs meet a sweeping sea of blue, the view from Alila Villas Uluwatu is nothing less than perfect. The property's 84 pool villas embody privacy, comfort and luxury. Carefully designed to make the most of its unrivaled setting, the gorgeous interiors have blended contemporary style with characteristic Balinese accents. At the Alila Villas Uluwatu, you are invited to rediscover the joy of pure relaxation in unparalleled comfort. Let your every desire be attended to, as you unwind in paradise. Indulge all of your senses, from the culinary delights of the fine dining restaurants, to the spectacular clifftop pool and the sanctuary of Spa Alila.

COMO Uma Ubud

COMO Uma Ubud

Como Uma Ubud is a luxury resort in the heart of Ubud that immerses you in the culture of Bali while also providing luxury amenities, from food to spa to exquisite accommodation. Nestled among paddy fields and hills, all 46 rooms and suites exude the charm of a traditional Indonesian village. The feel is quietly contemporary, from bedrooms to landscaped courtyards to infinity-edged plunge pools. The result is a fresh, original spirit that feels sleek even as it recognizes Uma Ubud’s cultural context.

Villa Campuhan

Villa Campuhan

Villa Campuhan is comprised of six luxury villas lined up at the ocean’s edge, beside a charming 2500 sq.ft. house, which serves as the shared living and dining room for guests. A stay at Villa Campuhan is truly irresistible. Simply put, accommodation options do not get more unique, elegant or secluded than this. The pristine property embodies the authentic spirit of Bali, and focuses on offering you a peaceful and pleasurable getaway. Nestled where two fresh-water rivers run into the Lembok Straights of the Indian Ocean, no expense was spared in making the villas environmentally friendly and seamlessly integrating them into the natural setting. The entire resort is hand-made, from the gate carvings that greet you, to the finest details of a light switch, a small army of Balinese artists and craftsmen left no part untouched by the human hand.

Pricing and Details

Starting from $ 7,725 per person

*Pricing is based on two persons traveling together, based on availability, subject to change.

Price Includes

  • Full support before, during & after your trip
  • Meals as mentioned
  • Accommodation as mentioned
  • Tours/activities as mentioned
  • Transport as mentioned

Price Excludes

  • International & domestic flights
  • Travel insurance (highly recommended)
  • Entrance visas when applicable
  • Other services not mentioned
  • Tips and gratuities to guides, drivers
  • Taxes and fees

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