Sharing our favorite romantic spots across Bali…

Looking for the perfect date idea in Bali? Or are you visiting the island with your partner, and looking for inspiration for unique romantic activities together? We got you covered with 30 ideas! We are a couple that lived in Canggu and Ubud for over 5 years, and we know all the romantic spots across the island, including some unique off-the-beaten path ideas!

Bali is a large island, and there are endless things to do depending on the region where you are staying. If you can’t find something suitable in the list below, we have written extensive articles with romantic ideas for almost every region of Bali. And if you are hungry after your date, we’ve listed our favorite fine dining restaurants too.

Our 30 Favorite Bali Date Ideas!

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    Agung Mountain Sunset at Jemeluk Bay

    NatureBeachSunsetAmed, North-East Bali

    Best sunset spot near Amed. There is something special about watching the sun set at a beautiful location. It inspires a feeling of peace and serenity - especially when sharing the experience with your partner. One of our top...

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    Traditional Craft: Make Real Silver Rings Together

    ActiveCultureSidemen, East Bali

    Super authentic creative experience in East Bali's village of Sidemen for a date or on your honeymoon (if you don't have enough of rings after your wedding already!). Visit Mister Agung to learn an authentic Balinese craft: making silver...

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    Swim, Jump and Slide at Aling Aling Waterfalls

    ActiveNatureThrillNorth Bali, between Munduk and Lovina

    Not the largest waterfalls in North Bali, but definitely the most fun. Jumping, swimming, sliding: it's all possible at Aling Aling waterfalls. Great for a date if you are in North Bali (Munduk or Lovina, or you could...

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    Walk the Campuhan Ridge

    ActiveNatureUbud, Central Bali

    Campuhan Ridge walk is a spectacular but easy romantic walk in Ubud (30 minutes one-way), taking you past the ancient Gunung Lebah temple and over a ridge overlooking two jungle valleys. The route gives plenty of opportunity to shoot...

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    Experience the Kecak Fire Dance

    CultureUluwatu, South Bali

    Right next to the Uluwatu temple on the South Bali peninsula near Uluwatu, at sunset a traditional Hindu Kecak Fire Dance is performed by local Balinese people. After exploring the temple, you could stay for this spectacular fire dance...

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    Jungle Fish Infinity Pool & Bar

    NatureRelaxing & wellness15m drive north of Ubud

    The Jungle Fish Infinity Pool Bar is a great place to get away from the hustle and bustle of Ubud. Jungle Fish is excellent to relax and enjoy with your partner. Take in the beautiful jungle scenery. Enjoy some food...

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    Spectacular Sunset at the Istana Spa

    Relaxing & wellnessSunsetUluwatu, South Bali

    Our favorite sauna in all of Bali. When we were living in Canggu we would sometimes drive the whole 1.5 hour way down to Uluwatu just to enjoy an afternoon of relaxation here. Book this place in advance, you...

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    Visit a Magical Sauna overlooking an Ubud River Valley

    Relaxing & wellnessUbud, Central Bali

    The day spa at the Tjampuhan Hotel is a real hidden gem. While we were living in Ubud, we would go here almost every week... Positioned in a cave overlooking the river valley, the sauna complex has an air...

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    Canoe at the Hidden Tamblingan Lake

    NatureCultureMunduk, Central Bali

    This might be the most secret spot on this list, in Central Bali's Munduk Region. While masses of tourists visit Ulan Danu temple on Beratan Crater Lake, the Tamblingan Lake is way less known, and has a stunning temple...

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    Rafting through the Jungle at Tegala Waja

    ActiveNatureThrillNear Sidemen, East Bali

    The Tegala Waja river flows through the green Sidemen Valley. While there is rafting in Ubud too, closer to South bali, we believe this is definitely Bali's prettiest river to raft on. While the 3-hour rafting experience gets a...

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  • Practise a Fun Dive in Amed

    ActiveNatureThrillAmed, North-East Bali

    Amed in North-East Bali has amazing diving spots with spectacular coral reefs and magnificent underwater life. There are famous dive spots such as the US Liberty Shipwreck, The Drop Off and the Japanese Shipwreck.

    Amed also...

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  • Colorful Sunset at La Plancha

    BeachNightlifeSunsetSeminyak, South Bali

    Colorful Seminyak beach bar with a unique vibe. Pick one of the many colorful bean bags to sit right on the sand of Seminyak's beach. Enjoy the sun setting over the Indian Ocean while a DJ plays some relaxed...

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  • Sunset at Tanah Lot - Temple in the Ocean

    BeachCultureNear Canggu

    Tanah Lot Temple is one of the most well-known and photographed Hindu temples in Bali. It is located around 20 minutes north-west of Canggu, on the coast of Tabanan regency. This place is an excellent place to enjoy the...

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  • Wake Up Early for the Sanur Sunrise

    NatureBeachSanur, South Bali

    One for the early birds. Watching the sun rise over the Lombok Strait from Sanur beach is a beautiful experience. The beach area is very quiet at this time, and on clear days you may even see the silhouette...

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  • Snorkeling at Blue Lagoon Beach

    ActiveBeachNear Padangbai, East Bali

    Why not make a snorkel trip with your date or partner? Near the town of Padangbai, 30 minutes south of Candidasa. Blue Lagoon is a beautiful small beach surrounded by cliffs. You will share the beach with local macaque...

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  • Cook a Balinese Meal with a Chef in Canggu

    ActiveCultureCanggu, Central Bali

    Tasty cultural lunch date! Right on the beach in Canggu, the chef of Hotel Tugu offers a private cooking class. This hotel has been the chosen caterer of 5 Indonesian presidents when they were in Bali! Book this activity...

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  • Explore Seminyak Nightlife

    ClubNightlifeSeminyak, South bali

    Fancy a party? The town of Seminyak is your best bet, and easy to reach from Canggu too. Two of our favorite nightlife spots are La Favela and Motel Mexicola. La Favela is a beautifully decorated hotspot themed...

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  • Enjoy a Private Hot Spring at Penatahan

    North of Tabanan, 1hr from Canggu and Ubud.

    Roughly 1 hour drive from either Canggu and Ubud, you'll find an off the beaten path hot spring mostly frequented by locals. However we personally believe it's great for couples on a honeymoon or on a date as...

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  • Hike down to Nyang Nyang Beach

    ActiveBeachNear Uluwatu, South Bali

    If you and your partner love a secluded beach with pristine white sand and clear aquamarine water, then the Nyang Nyang Beach near Uluwatu is one of the locations you must visit.

    This beach is one...

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  • Relax between Canggu's Palm Trees at La Brisa

    BeachClubCanggu, South Bali

    La Brisa in Canggu is hard to describe as its a very unique place. Its a bunch of simple wooden buildings surrounded by palm trees and with a pool in between. But somehow it all fits perfectly together, making...

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  • Simple Sunset Drinks at Cemagi's Cliff

    Relaxing & wellnessBeachSunsetCemagi, near Canggu

    Well known by locals, but for tourists a bit of a hidden gem. This sunset spot on Mengening Beach in Cemagi (close to Canggu) is very local, but lovely for a simple date. Here, you'll find simple local stalls...

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  • Visit the Luxury Cliffside Sundays Beach Club

    BeachClubSouth Bali, near Uluwatu

    On a beautiful secluded white sand beach down from the South Bali cliffs you'll find the Sundays beach club, a great destination if you are staying in Uluwatu or Nusa Dua. To get down to the beach, expect...

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  • Take a Walk at Jatiluwih Rice Terraces

    ActiveNatureTabanan Regency, Central Bali

    We believe the Jatiluwih Rice Terraces in the Tabanan region of Central Bali are much prettier than the overcrowded Tegalallang Rice Terraces. The drive to Jatiluwih takes a bit over an hour from either Canggu or Ubud. Jatiluwih...

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  • Ubud's Best Sunset at Sayan House

    Relaxing & wellnessSunsetUbud, Central Bali

    Experience spectacular valley views while enjoying Japanese-Latin fusion food. Best place around Ubud for sunset overlooking the jungle and scenic Ayung River Valley, great for just sipping a cocktail too. We suggest booking a spot at the Sunset Bar...

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  • Bath in Holy Water at Tirta Empul Temple

    CultureNorth of Ubud, Central Bali

    Beautiful Balinese temple complex north of Ubud. Get to understand the Balinese Hindu culture better and get a refreshing bath in the holy water! Pura Tirta Empul, meaning "Holy Spring", is a sacred mountain spring complex in Bali. Water...

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  • Watch the Surf & Sunset at Uluwatu Cave

    NatureBeachSunsetUluwatu, South Bali

    A perfect date in Uluwatu when sunset aligns with low tide. The Uluwatu Cave is one of the entrances to one of the best surf spots in Bali, and gets filled with water during high tide. During low tide...

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  • Visit Asia's Largest Water Park

    ActiveThrillKuta, South Bali

    Up for a fun day? Waterbom Water Park Bali is the largest waterpark in Asia, and is located in Kuta (close to Seminyak). It offers many pools and slides, many of which you can enjoy together with your partner,...

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  • Explore Bali by Antique Car

    ActiveDaytripPrivate tourBhg originalStart at your hotel

    Cruise across the rice fields and jungle of Bali in a vintage car. In this tour you will enjoy the fresh air breeze through your hair while you explore landscapes, rice fields, temples, community farming and scenic villages from an...

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  • Day Trip to Nusa Penida Island

    NatureBeachDaytripGroup tourHotel pickup from Canggu/Seminyak/Ubud.

    Visit Nusa Penida in a day! Nusa Penida is a tranquil island with spectacular cliffs and beaches, located in the Lombok Strait off the West coast of Bali. Reaching the island takes one hour by fast ferry from Sanur Harbour....

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    Hotel pickup and ferry included. 4.5 with 450+ reviews. →
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  • Mount Batur Sunrise Hike + Hot Springs

    ActiveNatureDaytripGroup tourPickup from Amed/Canggu/Lovina/Seminyak/Ubud/Uluwatu

    Hike up to Mount Batur for a spectacular sunrise with breakfast, and enjoy a well-deserved hot spring swim after your climb. An early wake-up, but well worth it!

    Book Your Mount Batur Sunrise Tour
    Hotel Pickup + Guided Climb + Hotsprings 4.8 with 3K+ reviews. →
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Still need more inspiration?

We hope the list above helps you with planning a unique date! Still looking for more ideas? Our following articles might help you:

Written by Olivia & Dirk

Hi! We have put together this guide with a lot of care, based on our own experiences. As a couple, we have lived in Bali for the past 5 years, and we fell in love with the island. We have visited every corner of Bali, especially the romantic places ;-). While our articles do contain affiliate links, you can trust us to recommend only the experiences that we love.

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