Romantic Places in Bali-Indonesia
Bali, Indonesia A tropical paradise filled with volcanoes, waterfalls, rain forests, beaches and sapphire blue water. Amandari Kedewatan Ubud, Bali T: +62 361 975 333. 30 rooms, US$ 430- www.amandari.com Suites stunning in their simplicity with polished Javanese marble and teak furnished bathrooms. High above the Ayung River valley. Matahari Beach Resort Pemuteran, Singaraja, Bali T: +62 362 92312. 16 rooms. US$ 290- www.matahari-beach-resort.com Located in the least-traveled northwest corner of Bali, Matahari is a 3.5 hour scenic mountain drive from Ubud. The resort sits on a flower-filled landscape and has a black sand beach with views over the sea to Java.. Amankila Bali T: +62 361 771 267. 35 rooms. US$ 550- www.amankila.com Cliffside thatched roofed beach resort overlooking the Lombok Strait. The Oberoi Legian, Jalan Laksrnana Denpasar, Bali T: +62 361 730 361. Villas and cottages, US$ 255- www.oberoibali.com The first luxury hotel in Bali, designed to replicate a small Balinese village. Lombok, Indonesia Bali’s next-door neighbor, blessed with beautiful white sand beaches. Hotel Tugu Lombok Sire Beach, Tanjung Lombok, Indonesia T: +62 370 612 0111 www.tuguhotels.com Heritage art-filled villas on a pristine sandy beach. Nihiwatu Beach, Sumba Island, Indonesia Spend a night in Bali, then take a 3 hour flight to this pristine mile-and-a-half beach surrounded by lush pandani and rice terraces. This isolated island is inhabited by an ancient people with a unique tribal culture with its animist rituals that have remained unchanged for centuries.
Nihiwatu Sumba island, Indonesia T: +62 361 757 149. Ten bungalows. US$ 390, all inclusive www.nihiwatu.com Private beach surrounded by headlands provides romance and peace along with world class fishing, surfing and diving. This eco-resort is a showpiece for sustainability and the Responsible Tourism movement.