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Do you want to take your other half on a romantic holiday to Bali, but don’t have time to plan? Don’t want to follow a typical tour agency’s itinerary that brings you to touristy places?

Fret not! Here, we have packed some must-dos and hidden gems in a 5-day-4-night itinerary, ideal for a romantic escape with your partner!

Also read: Honeymoon guide to Bali: Here’s how to plan a 5 day romantic trip to Bali

Side note: if you are travelling with friends or family, do check out our first-timers’ itinerary in South Bali!

Overview

We recommend spending the first two days in the south to explore the best from Uluwatu, Jimbaran and Seminyak, before heading to the arts and cultural centre – Ubud.

From accommodation to sightseeing, restaurants, workshops, tours and shopping, everything has been planned for you!

Here’s a quick overview of your romantic holiday itinerary (tap to scroll to the relevant section):

Day 1: Healthy food, sweets and the beach in South Bali! (Seminyak/ Uluwatu/ Jimbaran)
Day 2: The best of South Bali: Seminyak/Uluwatu/Jimbaran
Day 3: Discover the arts and culture of Bali (Ubud)
Day 4: Savour Bali’s best views and local cuisine (Ubud)
Day 5: Hunt for local crafts before heading home!
Travel budget

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SGD2342
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SGD860
US$634 
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Itinerary

Day 1

Healthy food, sweets and the beach in South Bali!

You have finally landed at Ngurah Rai Airport – welcome to Bali!

We know that you can’t wait to go to the beach, so let’s keep it chill.

Today is going to be a relaxing day where you can chill by the sand and sea, enjoy stunning views, indulge in some healthy food and lovely high tea in a romantic restaurant and simply restore your energy after the exhausting flight.

Healthy lunch at The Mango Tree Cafe(1-2 hours)

What can better refresh you than starting your Bali holiday with a nice healthy lunch and smoothie in a garden?

Photo via christelleverd, charlitgreeny, Eddieproudler, alexacsvideos

More info on visiting The Mango Tree Cafe

Other options: Grocer and Grind Seminyak

Lounge on the cliffs, sand and sea at Melasti beach  (1-2 hours)

And it’s time to hit the beach after a fulfilling lunch! This is no ordinary beach – Melasti beach is beautifully lined by high cliffs and stunning rock formations. Not to mention that there are even mini caves where you can hide in!

This beach is also very popular for pre-wedding photoshoots. So don’t be surprised if you see at least five different couples decked out in their formal wear!

Photo Via Sokolishko

More info on visiting The Melasti beach

Other options: Balangan beach, Pandawa beach, Suluban beach

Afternoon tea in a greenhouse at Orchid tea lounge (at Ayana)  (1-2 hours)

Afternoon tea can’t get any more photogenic. Here, you can savour mini bites and floral tea in a beautiful greenhouse-inspired interior surrounded by orchids!

And if you are craving for something sweet, try their puffs and pastries such as fruit tartlets or Indonesian kueh.

Photo Via Rielish

More info on visiting Orchid Tea Lounge at RIMBA Jimbaran BALI by AYANA

Other options: High tea at Bulgari Resort Bali

Romantic sunset seafood dinner on the beach at Made Bagus(1-2 hours)

How does a romantic sunset dinner on the beach sound? Yes, you can dine right on the sand at Jimbaran Bay, and watch the sun dip into the vast ocean just metres away from you!

What’s more, Jimbaran is famous for its fresh and delicious seafood, so give in to all your lobster and crab cravings at this understated restaurant. As night falls, it’s time for some wine as you enjoy live music by buskers on the beach!

Photo Via Fatboo

More info on visiting Made Bagus

Other options: AKUA Bali Restaurant, Lia Cafe, Jimbaran

Gypsy caravans, after-dinner drinks and live music at La Laguna(1-2 hours)

Thinking of after-dinner drinks? La Laguna won’t disappoint.

Don’t forget to try the La Laguna Breeze Cocktail, Instagram with their iconic colourful gypsy caravans and enjoy the evening with live music!

Photo Via Tracy_komlos,-Amoureuxdumonde

More info on visiting La Laguna

Other options: La Sicilia Bali, Red Carpet Champagne Bar

Day 1 route


Day 2

The best of South Bali: Seminyak/Uluwatu/Jimbaran

Ready to fill your second day with epic views that are characteristic of the Bali landscape? Be prepared to be awed by the best South Bali has to offer.

Dig into a hearty breakfast at La Lucciola(1-2 hours)

Start your day with a nourishing breakfast with a view of swaying palm trees and the infinite ocean. With a menu ranging from scrambled eggs to waffles and pancakes, La Lucciola has everything you can think of!

Photo Via Ilzb,-Villasavasana

More info on visiting La Lucciola

Other options: BATIK Restaurant Bar, Jungle Bali

Hunt for adventure at Totem Room Escape(1-2 hours)

Are you looking for some adventure (and trying to test how your partner would handle difficult situations)?

At Totem Room Escape, one of the largest escape games in Indonesia, you will need to solve a puzzle and find a way out from the locked room together. Be fast because time is running out!

More info on visiting Totem Room Escape Bali

Other options: Dream Museum Zone Bali

Lunch among the rice paddies at Nook(1-2 hours)

Everything tastes better with an awesome view.

At Nook, you can dine right in the middle of the paddy fields. Choose from a variety of Indonesian or Western cuisine, and don’t forget to treat yourself to a sweet dessert!

Photo Via Sambonaventura

More info on visiting Nook Bali

Other options: The Junction Bali, Cafe Bali

Save a baby turtle at Bali Sea Turtle Society(1 hour. To reach before 4.30pm)

What can be better than doing something meaningful together as a couple on your holiday? Help to release baby turtles back into the sea, so they can start their new lives!

Photo Via Hannah.lawrie

More info on visiting Bali Sea Turtle Society

Magical sunset at Uluwatu temple(30 min)

Located on the clifftop, Uluwatu temple is (for sure) the temple with the best view in Bali. And the view is even more enchanting if you watch the sun go down beneath the crashing waves as the temple stands as an iconic landmark in your photos.

You can watch the evening Kecak Fire Dance performance at sunset for a more cultural experience.

Beware of mischievous sunglasses-snatching monkeys, though!

Photo Via Suphakaln-Wongcompune

More info on visiting Uluwatu temple

Other options: Pura Tanah Lot

Clifftop oceanfront sunset drinks at Rock Bar Bali(30 min – 1 hour)

If the majestic view at Uluwatu Temple is not enough to impress you, the awe-inspiring clifftop view from Rock Bar will!

Here, you can stand with a 360-degree view of the Indian ocean and your loved one by your side. Invite him or her for a Rock My World cocktail (made of Vodka, Grapefruit and Pineapple Juice, Grand Marnier and Fresh Orange) and watch the sunset together!

If you reach here after dusk, Rock Bar will still be an enchanting venue for after-sunset drinks!

Photo Via Deeonward,-Ryanli23

More info on visiting Rock Bar at AYANA

Other options: Ku De Ta, La Plancha, Motel Mexicola

Romantic French dinner at Metis Bali(1-2 hours)

Enjoy a romantic dinner at this French restaurant, which has a beautiful garden with large lotus ponds. A beautifully lighted path will lead you to your table for two.

And their speciality? Foie gras!

More info on visiting Metis

Other options: Bale Udang

Free and easy shopping and bar-hopping along Jalan Kayu Aya(2-3 hours)

Jalan Kayu Aya is the liveliest street in Seminyak at nighttime.

You can do some shopping in the fashionable boutiques, stop by cute cafes for dessert or join in the nightlife in a popular bars such as Motel Mexicola (which has a crazy interior) or the Bistrot. You can even watch a fireshow at Nirvana Burger bar!

Photo Via Nobodywatches,-Nandavena

More info on visiting Jalan Kayu Aya

Day 2 route


Day 3

Discover the arts and culture of Bali (Ubud)

Are you tired of the hustle and bustle of South Bali?

It’s time for a retreat to Bali’s cultural hub – Ubud. You can look forward to infinite rice fields, learning jewellery-making at a silver workshop and soaking up Ubud’s magical atmosphere under the night lights.

Breakfast at your hotel(1 hour)

Have an early breakfast in the comfort of your hotel, to energise you for the busy day ahead!

Learn silver jewellery-making at Studio Perak(3 hours. To reach before 9am)

Fancy making your own silver pendants or rings to bring home as special souvenirs? Try out this reliable workshop by Studio Perak!

Photo Via -mcrusti

*Editor’s Note: Your class should end before 12pm, and the last hour is usually used to clean up and polish up your wares. It is important to reach your next destination (Green village tour) in time, and we advise you to finish up and leave class at 11.40pm.

More info on visiting Studio Perak

Other options: Tegenungan Waterfall, Pura Ulun Danu Bratan

Learn about the epic eco-friendly project at Green village (2 hours. To reach before 12.30pm)

Take a tour in the Green Village, Green School and bamboo factory to learn about this unique eco project.

All the villas here are made from bamboo, and they are actually built around existing trees and nature, instead of cutting down trees to build them!

Photo Via TripCanvas

*Editor’s Note: Please be punctual for the tour, as they don’t wait for latecomers!

More info on visiting Green Village

Other options: Campuhan Ridge, Pod Chocolate Factory Tour

Delicious local lunch at Laka Leke Restaurant (1-2 hours)

Laka Leke is a hidden and understated restaurant that serves up delicious traditional Indonesian dishes at affordable prices, with a view of a lotus pond. You can even enjoy Balinese dance performances!

We recommend their very tasty Nasi Campur – a steal at Rp. 50,000.

Photo Via Fangliwen

More info on visiting Laka Leke

Other options: Ibu Rai Restaurant, Warung Biah Biah

Indulge in cute dessert at CarameL (1-2 hours)

Stop for something sweet at this little French patisserie with the cutest cakes and macarons. Don’t forget to try their hot chocolate – it’s so lovingly thick with cocoa goodness!

Photo Via Upikmnr,-budi.wan

More info on visiting CarameL Patisserie and Café

Other option: Savour freshly made gelato at Gaya Gelato

Dinner with paddy fields view at Terracotta (1-2 hours)

Dine in a terrace in the rice fields, with waddling ducks gathering their young at the end of the day.

You can even opt for a Romantic Dinner set menu with splendid dessert choices such as Assorted Sweet Temptations for two (Lemon Meringue Tart, Chocolate Mousse, Baba au Rhum and Cheesecake)!

Photo Via Milanmegayoni

More info on visiting Terracotta Restaurant

Other options: Cafe Lotus Ubud, Kebun Bistro

Enjoy a romantic stroll and shopping in Ubud central (2-3 hours)

At night, Ubud is basked in a magical ambience that calls for romantic walks.

Under thousands of lights, do a bit of art shopping and discover romantic places such as the dreamy bridge near Campuhan Ridge Walk.

Photo Via Pea_brnrd,-g.i.ap

More info on visiting Ubud central

Day 3 route

Day 4

Savour Bali’s best views and local cuisine (Ubud)

Get your hiking shoes ready! You’ll be touring one of the Bali’s highest mountain, trying out local culinary classes and ending your day with a well-deserved relaxation at a spa. Looking forward?

Breakfast at your hotel (30 min)

How does a breakfast in bed sound? Arrange it at your own hotel to prepare for the day ahead!

Learn to whip up Balinese cuisine at Bali Farm Cooking Class! (6.5 hours. To reach before 7.30am)

Have you fallen in love with Balinese cuisine?

Join the morning cooking class and get a hands-on cooking experience! You will also visit the local farmer market and get an apron and a cooking book!

Vegetarian and vegan menus are available too.

More info on visiting Bali Farm Cooking Class

Other options: Campuhan Ridge + Karsa Cafe + Karsa Spa, White Water Rafting Bali

Crispy duck lunch at Bebek Tepi Sawah (1-2 hours)

If you are dying to try the famous Balinese crispy duck, Bebek Tepi, which other restaurant has real ducks swimming in the pond?

Photo Via Siskalaurentia

More info on visiting Bebek Tepi Sawah Restaurant and Villas

Other options: Casa Luna Bali, Cafe Vespa

Bask in the stunning views at Mount Batur (30 min – 1 hour)

You may not have the luxury of time to do a sunrise hike up the majestic Mount Batur, but you will be able to enjoy a good view of the mountain and the crater lake from Jalan Raya Penelokan.

Simply drive (or walk) along the road (yes, you can get unobstructed views) to find your favourite spot and plant yourself there!

Do note that the area is a bit touristy though, with many roadside stalls selling snacks and trinkets.

Photo Via Bli.aria

More info on visiting Mount Batur

Other options: Tegenungan Waterfall, Pura Ulun Danu Bratan, Ubud Monkey Forest

Dinner in the paddy fields at Pomegranate (1-2 hours)

Dine literally in the middle of the paddy fields, under a billowing fabric pagoda on a raised terrace.

Come here before dark and you’ll just want to gaze out at this stunning panorama for ever.

Photo Via Tyaaprianti

More info on visiting Cafe Pomegranate

Other option: Nomad Restaurant, Ubud

Traditional Balinese massage at Jaens Spa (1 hour)

What’s the best therapy after a long day? A relaxing and soothing couple massage, of course! At Jaens Spa, you can get luxurious pampering treatments at very affordable prices.

Let this be a romantic downtime for you and your partner!

Insider tip: Try the Traditional Balinese Massage – it’s the most value-for-money treatment at Rp. 165,000 for one hour!

More info on visiting Jaens Spa

Day 4 route

Day 5

Hunt for local crafts before heading home!

Not ready to go home? Bring back a bit of Bali with you!

Raw Vegan breakfast at Alchemy (1 hour)

The health-conscious will love this. Dig into a raw vegan breakfast – it pays off to start the day fresh and healthy!

None of their sweets contain refined sugar, flour, dairy, wheat or chemical additives, so you can have a fruity cheesecake or raw chocolate without remorse!

Photo Via Breakfastcriminals,-daninoz,-everydaysimplehealth,-leevyviolyta

More info on visiting Alchemy

Other option: Seniman Coffee Studio

Hunt for hidden gems at Sukawati Art Market (Duration: as long as you can reach the airport in time!)

Forget Ubud Art Market – the stalls mainly sell cheap touristy trinkets with hardly any artistic value.

The real art market is in Sukawati, at the edge of Ubud. Here’s where you can find genuine local artists selling their wares, and you can find lots of artwork, especially paintings in various sizes, to bring home as meaningful and cultural souvenirs.

P.S. You might get better prices if you come in the morning, as the sellers believe that the first customer brings good luck!

More info on visiting Sukawati Art Market

Home sweet home!

Enjoy the drive back to the airport, say goodbye to the lush paddy fields, go through all your  photos and don’t forget to share your stories and experiences with your family and friends!

Day 5 route

Getting to Bali

1. From Singapore: Direct flight (total cost from SGD 175)

Take TigerairAirAsia,  Garuda Indonesia, SilkAir or Singapore Airlines from Singapore Changi Airport to Ngurah Rai International Airport in Bali. (Flight time: ~2h 40 min)

2. From Malaysia: Direct flight (total cost from RM 400)

Take Malindo AirAirAsia or Malaysia Airlines from Kuala Lumpur International Airport to Ngurah Rai International Airport in Bali. (Flight time: ~3h)

3. From Australia: Direct flight from Perth (total cost from 309 AUD)

From Perth:
Take AirAsiaJetstarVirgin Australia, Garuda Indonesia or SilkAir from Perth to Ngurah Rai International Airport (Bali). (Flight time: ~3h 40min)

Accommodation options

Recommended places to stay

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Days 3 & 4:

Travel Budget

1. Estimated cost breakdown

Activities: SGD 351 / USD 258 (calculated based on activities listed, not inclusive of shopping)

– Day 1, SGD 4 / USD 3
– Day 2, SGD 45 / USD 33
– Day 3, SGD 182 / USD 134
– Day 4, SGD 120 / USD 88

Transport: SGD 68 / USD 50 x 5 days = SGD 340 /
USD 250 (if you opt to hire a car and private driver)

Hotel: SGD 51.7 / USD 38 x 2 + SGD 69 / USD 50.66 x 2 = SGD 241.4 / USD 177.32 (rate based on 3-star hotels)

Estimated total (Activities + Transport + Hotel): SGD 932.4 / USD 685

2. How much money you should bring

Food: SGD 427 / USD 315 (Estimated cost)

– Day 1: SGD 27 / USD 20 lunch, SGD 41 / USD 30 high tea, SGD 41/ USD 30 dinner, SGD 27 / USD 20 drinks
– Day 2: SGD 27 / USD 20 breakfast, SGD 27 / USD 20 lunch, SGD 27 / USD 20 drinks, SGD 41 / USD 30 dinner
– Day 3: SGD 27 / USD 20 lunch, SGD 41 / USD 30 dinner, SGD 20 / USD 15 dessert
– Day 4: SGD 27 / USD 20 lunch, SGD 27 / USD 20 dinner
– Day 5: SGD 27/ USD 20 breakfast

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Shopping (optional)

Booking partners Package details Price (per couple)
5-day private driver + 5-star accommodation
Private tour, SIM card included, 24-hour confirmation
SGD2342
US$1647 
5-day private driver + 3-star accommodation
Private tour, Fully customisable itinerary, Instant confirmation
SGD860
US$634 
Bali 5-Day Private Car Charter
Free cancellation, instant confirmation
SGD230
US$170 
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Hope this itinerary helps ease your travel planning and allows you to enjoy the most romantic holiday! If you have any ideas or recommendations for our future itineraries, please comment and let us know!

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