Romantic Places in Bali-Indonesia
A tropical paradise filled with volcanoes, waterfalls, rain forests, beaches and sapphire blue water.
T: +62 361 975 333. 30 rooms, US$ 430-
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-
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.
T: +62 361 771 267. 35 rooms. US$ 550-
Cliffside thatched roofed beach resort overlooking the Lombok Strait.
Legian, Jalan Laksrnana
T: +62 361 730 361. Villas and cottages, US$ 255-
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
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.
Sumba island, Indonesia
T: +62 361 757 149. Ten bungalows. US$ 390, all inclusive
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.
Yogyakaria, Java Island, Indonesia
Batik and shadow puppetry were invented in this ancient city, once home to Indonesia’s wealthiest sultanate. Less than an hour away are the famed Buddhist temple Borobudur and Hindu temple Prambanan.
T: +62 274-368050. 36 rooms. US$ 1,150.
Views across the valley to the Borobudur temple.