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What You Should Know More About Honeymoon in Bali
Bali in Indonesia is serviced by the Ngurah Rai International Airport, popularly called as the Denpasar International Airport. Just 15 kilometers from the city, it receives direct flights from America, Australia, Europe and several Asian countries. While there is no direct flight from India, you can also hope to get a connecting flight from Singapore and other airports in between.
Another amazing way to reach Bali is taking the way of the sea. Bali has been a preferred port for most cruise lines passing through South East Asia. There would be numerous ships that will be able to ferry you from the Malaysian Islands.
To get to Bali from India, it will be recommended that you get to Singapore via airway and then take the water way to approach the Islands. Do the opposite when you are returning to have the views of the both the areal and sea level views of the islands!
While traveling has its own set of fun, getting from one country to another can be a real headache sometimes. One of such places is Bali. Indonesia levies a strict visa and passport policy. While it no less than a challenge, getting to the white sand beaches is reward enough to start preparing today. The paradise is well worth the trouble.
Depending on the kind of passport you have, there are three ways to get a visa on a tourist purpose:
Visa on arrival is available at Bali, but if you are planning for a vacation that is less than 30 days, you don’t need a visa, if you carry an Indian passport.
Essential documents to carry to Bali on your honeymoon would include: Passport Photo Identification Entry permit Airline tickets Accommodation receipts Drivers license (will also act as identity) Photocopies of travel documents Emergency phone numbers
Bali’s culture runs deep and goes back to about 2000 BC. It is popularly known as “The Island of Gods”. Bali has a lot of Hindu influence and you will find a lot of Hindu temples and places of worship. Another important part of the Bali culture is the ritualistic dances in the form of Balinese Dance, Wali Dance, Bebali Dance and Balih-balihan Dance. However, a large percentage of Islamic followed too live here.
The wilderness of Bali stretches from the north western part of the islands to the Bali Barat National Park. The Balinese flora is considered to be one of the most colorful and ‘majestic’.
Flowers are literally seen everywhere, from the acacias to frangipani. Whenever you are in a natural setting, be ready to be immersed in colors and a natural perfume that you will fall in love with.
Similarly, wildlife in Bali is very exotic and include rarities like Balinese Tigers, Barking Deer, Dolphins, whale sharks and more. 300 species of birds, innumerable species of marine creature and a truck load of mammals and reptiles make Bali a wildlife lovers delight.
The Bali currency is called Rupiah. The conversion rate for 1 INR (Indian Currency) is 206.27 Rupiah.
You wouldn’t need to Bali to understand that it could be the ultimate honeymoon destination. It has been ranked as one of the top honeymoon destination in the world. A picture perfect island, it’s a perfect semblance of nature, luxury, romance and vacation. it’s a beach when you would want to walk hand in hand with your partner and fall in love again. From luxury spas to candle nights dinners to the most awesome food and music, it’s a place to be in love. Honeymooners can do so many things here, from trekking to cruise rides.
With a range of luxury private accommodations, it’s the perfect honeymoon you could have imagined.
The best time to be in Bali for your honeymoon is the summer months, between April and October. While April is pretty dry, October brings in the much needed rains. These are also the months when the humidity is the lowest and you can comfortably get into your beach wear and stride along the white sands. This is also the season when all water sports activities and cruise tours are at their peak and you have unlimited choices in adventures. However, if you are looking to avoid the tourist rush, it is best to be at Bali between October and December. The showers bring in a new kind of romance and the cool air can be highly rejuvenating.
The ideal duration to complete a honeymoon at Bali will be for a minimum of two weeks, excluding the travel required to reach and return. This is, if you want to completely enjoy all the activities and make an ideal stay. A good travel guide will provide you with the best experience you can have while honeymooning.
If you are looking for a relaxing holiday, an ideal duration will be for a minimum of two weeks. While no amount of time is Bali might seem to be enough, you will be able to squeeze in all kinds of activities into your itinerary in this duration.
Whether it’s your first honeymoon or another romantic escapade with your partner, there are several facilities that would act as the perfect accommodation in Bali. The biggest part of the expense is the resort you choose to step in. depending on your budget, there would be range of facilities. Some of the top resorts for honeymooners include the InterContinental Bali Resort, The Villas Seminyak, AYANA Resort and Spa, FuramaXclusive Ocean Beach and Melia Bali Villas and Spa.
The next thing in your costing would be the kind of activities you want to do. From free beach walks to costly island tours and water sports, there so much to choose from. Dinners, food tasting and other special romantic avenues cost the rest. Check out tour packages for honeymooners to get the best deals. This would be more convenient that planning your own itinerary or booking your hotels and activities.
The average price of a Bali package is about INR 50,000 for couples.
Accommodations in Bali range from villas to luxury resorts right in the middle of green rice fields and overlooking the sea. You could book anything from a 5 star resort to a countryside bungalow. The choices are pretty diverse. The top places to stay in Bali would be Kuta, Legian, Seminyak, Jimbaran, Uluwatu, Nusa Dua, Sanur, and Lovina.
However, if you are looking to get maximum value for the money spent, it would be recommended to look for deals in online booking websites. Tour packages also seem to make your stay convenient.
Your honeymoon in Bali will be as surprising as you intend to be. Take your partner off her heels by ensuring the following adventures:
In whatever direction you look in Bali, there would be nature’s bounty. However, here are some of the places that you shouldn’t be missing on your honeymoon:
Bali’s picturesque landscape together with its dining and accommodation opportunities makes the perfect escapade for romance, and love. From tropical shores to idyllic villas, there are so many things that will make your honeymoon memorable. When in Bali with your partner, go for:
The top adventure activities you can be a part of in Bali include:
A romantic dinner is a must if you are traveling to Bali with your partner. Check out the following facilities for their amazing menu, great service and an ambiance that will make you feel closer together.
Be it a pre/post wedding shoot or a intuitive urge to capture your togetherness in the beautiful Bali landscapes, here are some of the prefect locations to create the canvas:
There are a lot of adventurous water activities that you can do. This includes:
There are some beautiful sightseeing options across Bali. Some of them are:
Kuta is loved for its golden coasts and a lot of blue water. If you are traveling to South Kuta:
A picturesque waterfall in North Bali, the Gigit falls from a height of 35 meters and also meets the water requirement of the city. Lapped among the tropical forests, this is a place where there is no noise except that of the raging waters and the silent chirps of nature! It’s a charming location that is perfect for any nature lover. If you are traveling with your partner, this would be trip that will take a while to recover from. It’s a kind of peace that you will long for for the rest of your life!
The Gigit Waterfall is located in the Gitgit countryside in the Sukasada District, 10 kilometers from Singaraja and 70 kilometers from Denpasar.
Bali is a foodies delight. The best thing is that you don’t need to be hardcore seafood over to enjoy the cuisine of Bali. There’s a lot of opportunity even for someone vegetarian or even vegan!
Top dishes to try include
There’s a range of restaurants that you can find across Bali. Ranging from luxury to budget, the food in most is awesome and starts at a basic $30 for a couple’s meal, including drinks. It would be great to experiment with the local food around.
Top restaurants to try out when on a honeymoon include:
The Bali nightlife is quite happening. Popular among honeymooners and young couples, there is a lot happening all across the city. Popular haunt for nightlife include places like:
A cruise ride across the Bali Ocean is a must. It has been on eof the most popular activities among honeymooners. Consequently, you seek a range of cruise rides, ranging from whole dat cruises to night cruises and even private cruises. Cruise rides are always accompanies by 4 course meals, cocktails and a lot of fun, music and dance. A cruise ride across the Bali Ocean is a must. It has been on eof the most popular activities among honeymooners. Consequently, you seek a range of cruise rides, ranging from whole dat cruises to night cruises and even private cruises. Cruise rides are always accompanies by 4 course meals, cocktails and a lot of fun, music and dance.
Renting villas is one of the most preferred ways to book a honeymoon in Bali. Situated in idyllic location and offering complete privacy, these villas would be a perfect addition to your romantic times in Bali. Look for villas in:
There are several camping sits all across Bali and if you want you you can either book a tent,or pitch yours. Popular camping grounds include:
A helicopter tours is one of the most recommended ways to check out the Indonesian Islands. If you are traveling with your partner, this would also be one of the most romantic thigns you would have done. Do carry a bottle of wine along. It will be easy to find a private helicopter tour service provider.
The best way to get around Bali is to rent your own vehicle. From two wheelers to cars, you have a range of options. renting a bicycle is another popular means of getting around Bali by budget travelers and backpackers. However, getting a cycle can also be a amazing way for couple to be together.
Renting a car or bike is an amazing and probably the cheapest way to go around Bali. Some people even rent a bicycle to go around the country. The weather is comfortable and it would feel great to have the wind hit your face! It will also help you in travelling to various places if you want to do trekking in Bali.
Cash is king in most markets and shops around Bali. However, if you are using an ATM, you might have to pay a few extra dollars in commissions. Consequently, money/currency changers is the best way to save the maximum and have cash handy when needed. The amount of cash you need to carry with depend on the kind of vacation you have planned.
It is quite easy to get a local SIM card for a jailbreak mobile phone. SIM cards for tourists are sold everywhere and the dealers will also be the best people to advise you with the best plans. You will be able to make both international and domestic calls using these SIM cards.
Most times, it would be better and faster to get a cab and reach the hospital in case of medical emergencies. In most areas, people understand English and they are quite helpful in arranging the necessary. The main emergency number all across Bali is 112. Don’t hesitate to ask for help.
Bali is a hotspot for tourism all across the year. Consequently, you will find top notch security and policing in all areas. It will be easy to get help from the authorities and reaching one would always be a matter of some meters when you are inside the city premises. Even when you are far from the city, calling in the helpline number will help you reach out to the nearest outposts.
The legal drinking age in Bali is 21 years. It is however not recommended to rink n public places. Alcohol is however always available across private beaches, resorts and restaurants. While smoking isn’t illegal in Bali, you aren’t allowed to smoke in public spaces.
Though the Indonesian constitutions allows for the freedom of religion, there are some unsaid rules that you need to follow around Bali. It is a country that is used to foreign arrivals but it is necessary that you show decency, especially in places of worship. Things like wearing shorts to a temple is not quite advisable as you will only be getting raised eyebrows and unwanted attention.
The real spirit of Bali resides in its pavilion houses, customary dresses, ornate rituals and flower offerings. Here are some things you need to consider:
Bali is amazing – the white sands, the blue seas and a sky that you will fall in love with. It’s a place to rejoice your honeymoon but it is also recommended that you pack your bags rightly. If you are visiting Bali on a honeymoon, here’s your packing list:
Traveller Tales from Bali
22 September 2016
I am spellbound seeing such a type of service at the first place! Well that I am now back from my honeymoon tour to Bali, I have got many things to pen down over here about my experience at Bali. Firstly I would like to encourage and compliment the Indian travel agents for delivering such a nice foreign honeymoon package tour to Bali. I basically come from a small village at Haryana, and a tour outside India is something that I never even dreamt off, but my husband residing in Delhi was adamant in taking me out of the country to Bali for our honeymoon, fine now coming to the trip, Yo (cheers in Vietnamese language) is the word I have got to say to the agents who organized a trip for us. We had taken up a week tour for our honeymoon and this package consisted of many things like visiting temples, beaches, museums, villages, spring water lakes, coffee plantations, rice farms and many more. The greatest coincidence was that we happened to visit the Uluwatu temple exactly on my birthday, I loved it a lot it was a real blessing for me to visit such a nice temple on such an auspicious day. What more we had great network all over the trip and so I was able to update each and every day activities with my people and friends immediately (thanks Insta and FB). My trip wouldn’t have been complete without the visit to the famous Benoa beach, I don’t indulge much in water sports but over here there were some many different gaming categories that I didn’t want to miss out for. Lastly the foods were yummy and my taste buds are still longing to taste those special foods again served over there. Good arranged trip – fully satisfied!
22 September 2016
Newly married couples! Most romantic honeymoon place! Pick the honeymoon Bali tour and you can be assured that this trip is going to be the best way to start your new life with your spouse! I have just returned from my Bali honeymoon tour and am still in a perplexed state filled with all nostalgic memories whenever I am looking at the picture of me and my husband over there at Bali. When my hubby suggested Bali as our honeymoon destination, I was like what is this – my man is taking me to some ancient family vacation spot, but then being a new wife I couldn’t immediately say no, and I am happy that I never said no also. Well speaking about the tour, it was a perfect honeymoon package that any travel agent could offer for the couples. Right from beginning till the end, my organizers did their job well, this was my first foreign trip, was afraid but happy that it went on well. I am a great swimmer and I love to hang out whenever I see some beach, the Tanjung Benoa beach which was there in my itinerary was like a icing to my cake, I was surprised that this place has such attractive beaches, My husband and I enjoyed the various water activities that were catered here, the real fun part is that the games offered over here are something unique which I haven’t sported before anywhere. So I got something new to enjoy in this tour. And my trip wouldn’t have been complete if my guide hadn’t taken me for the most expected thing – Yes! You are right; a girl’s tour is incomplete without shopping. The Ubud shopping is the best part. Enjoyed the trip thoroughly!
22 September 2016
Romantic Week off Trip to Bali – This was my status till today; I went on my honeymoon to Bali and am back today. Seven days how it passed is like a trance state. I feel this is the perfect honeymoon destination spot, and hey gals if your husband is asking you to pick a honeymoon spot pick Bali without any doubt and I am sure you are going to thank me for this. My hubby had booked the trip online and planned everything well in advance, and hence we didn’t face any issue at all anywhere. This package included food, accommodation, cruise and free tickets of entry at many places. I had loads of fun at the one day cruise in Bali; it included unlimited boat rides and underwater viewing chambers. I loved the submerged marine walk at this place. Bali is well known for its incredible sunset and I am happy that I was able to witness this part of bit too in my life. The guides explained us in detail, pickup, drop and foods were lovely. It would have been better if the cruise had a bit more less people, except that thumbs up for the tour and package.
22 September 2016
My wife had always complained that I didn’t take her on a honeymoon even though our wedding was nearing a year, and this is when I decided to give her a real treat by taking her to Bali for our first wedding anniversary. My wife loved the trip thoroughly and still now she is talking nothing other than our Bali trip. The whole tour would have been incomplete if I don’t mention over here about the scrumptious food that was served during these days. My wife loved the Kecak dance which is the traditional dance of the Bali people. I am grateful I kept up to my Wife’s expectation.
22 September 2016
Bali honeymoon trip was awesome! The drivers and the guides were good and helpful; the arrangements were undoubtedly seamless and fine. This is my first foreign trip and I am glad that I have good memories to share. All the places that were mentioned in the itinerary were covered on time and we had no probs at all. Initially I was a bit scared but my husband took care to see that I was secure and safe the whole way through. The organizers were good, co-operative and helped us whenever we wanted something. Thank you so much- looking forward to visit again.
22 September 2016
Kudos guys for rendering out of moon honeymoon package to Bali, not all travel agents would be able to provide such a type of service, our Bali honeymoon tour was something unique that I rave about. What was so special about our trip you may ask? Yes the special thing was the cruise that was in our list in this tour package, the elaborate cruise in Bali made my day. When it comes to boating in Bali, no one can say no to it, I am a water passionate person and it was really a great treat for me to enjoy my cruise tour in Bali. There are many narrow alleyways that you would have never come across, I am lucky that my husband showed me these places and allowed me to enjoy each bit. My honeymoon package would never be complete without a visit to the Kintamani volcano. The country unfolds this Volcano which I have heard only in reviews, now I got to see it for real in my life. Guys don’t miss out the wonderful food that is being served at any of the places. Ten days of total fun! Thanks to my husband for taking me here!
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