Written by Cisca Lim
Edited by Jiayi Ng
Have you always wanted to have your honeymoon in the sun-kissed paradise of Bali, but find yourself bogged down by your budget?
Long crowned as one of the world’s most romantic destinations, Bali is nothing less than a romantic heaven made for two. With an abundance of pristine nature, from white sandy beaches and flowing rivers to emerald green paddy fields, stylish architecture and a vibrant community, this is the perfect place to energise and refresh your relationship with your partner.
But good things don’t come cheap, right? Well, that’s what they say and we’re here to debunk that! In Bali, even the best honeymoon can be done in budget-style.
Numerous villas are constantly updating their accommodations, with better prices and locations. In fact, gone are the days when affordable private-pool villas can only be found in remote areas.
Our 10 best finds for the most romantic private-pool villas are not only surprisingly affordable (just under USD $98), they’re all located within walking distance to the nearest beach too! After all, honeymoons should be all about “sandy kisses and salty toes”, right?
It’s time for the romance of a lifetime!
1. Where your loved one will always be in sight – Danoya Villa, Seminyak
We know how it is when you’re in the throes of passionate love – can’t bear to let your partner out of your sight for even a second? Want to spend your days basking in the light of their glorious face? Danoya Villa is Da One for you.
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Inspired by a perfect blend of Mediterranean and Balinese style, this welcoming tropical villa comes with the most refreshing open concept architecture, where spying on your partner is easier than ever.
Better yet, all the modern comforts you need are easily within reach. Not only is the villa fully air-conditioned, your personal pool is easily accessible, situated next to a lush garden and sunbed chairs.
For honeymooners, the Imperial One Bedroom Villa is just what you need to begin your perfect romance getaway. Who says you need to go out to have fun? Sit back and relax in the roomy space, and make full use of the 24-hour facilities and semi-butler service!
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Other than the awesome accommodation, Danoya is also located at a strategic part of Seminyak. With the main Batu Belig road just a minute away, you just have to take a stroll to find all the best restaurants, such as Bebek Tepi Sawah Restaurant, and other entertainment options!
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For those who crave space, luxury and self-indulgence, you won’t go wrong with Villa Lisha.
With fabulous decors, a gorgeous sun terrace, lush tropical garden and generous living space, this villa is all about high standards. You don’t know the meaning of being spoiled until you’ve experienced this luxurious and romantic stay! Not only is the environment truly accommodating, everyone, from driver to cook and room staff, is always ready to give you a helping hand.
Feel free to frolic around in a large space of your own, as Villa Lisha’s two villas both come with not one, but two bedrooms! You might be thinking that you won’t need the extra one… but why not, when it’s still so value for money?
Located on the fringe of Seminyak, Villa Lisha is also just five minutes from all the beaches, restaurants, shops and more.
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All that extra space within your budget, with five-star service and location too? You’re a pair of lucky honeymooners for sure.
3. Little romantic sanctuary in a winning location – Kubal Villa, Seminyak
Honeymoons are all about getting lost together in a world of two. Not just any world, mind you, but a gorgeous one replete with a lush garden, inviting pool, sun terrace and bamboo walls.
You can find all these in Kubal Villa, where your peaceful stay begins in their beautifully furnished villas. With one, two and four-bedroom villas available for picking, the level of luxury is all up to you. One thing’s for sure – no matter which one you choose, you’ll find a sanctuary made for two complete with all the modern facilities you need.
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But paradise doesn’t necessarily have to be tucked away from the world! Jump back into the real world any time you want, as Kubal Villa is located right within trendy Seminyak. Even the laziest couch potato won’t be able to bemoan the one-minute walk to the beach, and other popular attractions such as Woobar and Potato Head Beach Club are perfectly explorable by foot too!
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The staff is beyond friendly but not intrusive – so you’ll have all the privacy you need. Whenever you feel like spicing up your honeymoon, simply call upon them for free pick ups to nearby locations, a free massage, and any special breakfast request that’ll sweeten your honeymoon to the max.
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4. Splurge on romance in decadent luxury – Aishwarya Exclusive Villas, Sanur
What’s romance without a touch of luxury every now and then? Aishwarya’s name is derived from the Sanskrit word for “prosperity”, and that’s exactly what it offers – in a place so luxuriously romantic, it’s almost hard for love not to prosper.
Get in touch with your inner king and queen as you step into the comfortable and secluded villa complex, which offers 17 one-bedroom villas with private pools. Decorated with a touch of local artistry, all their modern villas convey a serene atmosphere and unique Balinese vibe.
Your island adventure is completed with scenic frangipani trees, minimalistic gardens and traditional adornments that will make you feel like you’re in another world!
While located in a quiet part of Sanur, the villas are still very convenient and the hotel gladly provides scooters and bikes for your convenience too. With an affordable price tag, you now have more to splurge on other aspects of your honeymoon!
5. Modern and Cosy for Two: Zoe Villa
This family-owned villa is located just 1 km away from the beautiful Berawa beach, but you might not even want to step out of the cosy and tastefully decorated rooms.
After all, you have everything you could possibly need in the villa – a private pool, a flat-screen satellite TV and DVD player, an ensuite bathroom with both a bathtub and a rainshower, and even a fully equipped kitchenette.
Who says you can’t honeymoon on a budget?
6. Play house in this romantic Seminyak honeymoon getaway – Villa Viona 6 Oberoi, Seminyak
Can’t wait to begin the rest of your life with your other half? Start “playing house” right away at Villa Viona 6 Oberoi.
A charming little house with a small kitchen, separate living room and bedroom, plus a decent pool out front, Villa Viona 6 Oberoi boasts an effortlessly clean and minimalistic look. It’s all about the clean wooden furniture and a homey vibe that you’ll adore.
Located down the chic Oberoi road of Seminyak, you’ll enjoy direct access to the best entertainment in the heart of Seminyak, from nightlife, happening bars and restaurants, to a gorgeous boutique strip and the beach – all of which are just mere minutes away!
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There are other accommodations that go by the name “Villa Viona” but are marked by a different number, such as Villa Viona 3, 4 and 7. These are family-friendly villas, so be sure to book the right one for the perfect house for two you never knew you could have!
7. A hidden paradise in the heart of Seminyak – New Pondok Sara Villas, Seminyak
Get ready to fall in love all over again, not just with your partner, but this time – with a dreamy hidden villa that goes by the name New Pondok Sara.
As soon as you come into the lush pathway that leads to double doors, there’s no denying that tranquil and romantic atmosphere. Step right into the quaint property where gorgeous villas are waiting with their decent pools, private terraces and a tropical landscaped garden.
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Most favoured by couples, this villa offers a romantic staycation of your dreams with easy access to Seminyak too! Just 10 minutes away from the beach and Central Seminyak, it’s a combination of romance and play at its best.
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Just be careful not to fall in love with the staff too. From delivering your selected breakfast and rushing to fulfil your every need, the service here will have you feeling more pampered than you’ve ever been. Time to buck up, other half!
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8. Gorgeous sunsets everyday for the artsy fartsy – Villa Puspa, Tabanan
If you think that sunsets are a must-have in any romantic itinerary, chances are you’ll love Villa Puspa.
Situated in the focal part of Tabanan and near the relaxing Kedungu Beach, one of the best surfing beaches in Bali, Villa Puspa offers a unique love paradise with its close proximity to Tanah Lot Temple, one of the most famous sunset spots on Bali Island.
With gorgeous sunsets just a mere five-minute drive away, what else could make your honeymoon any more perfect? Oh yes, there is – getting there is oh-so-easy thanks to Villa Puspa’s friendly staff, who’ll arrange free rides for you when you need them!
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When you’re done admiring nature’s art gallery, you get to return to your very own, as Villa Puspa is a complex that mimics a Balinese art gallery. Decked out in traditional and tropical themes, each villa offers a stylish sense of traditional living that’s unique and cozy.
With a lush garden, refreshing pool, an open kitchen, large bedroom and more, you’re promised a honeymoon retreat where you can just laze and play to your heart’s content!
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9. A world of your own in a homey love nest – D’Wina Villa, Canggu
Luxurious European fittings, Balinese artwork and an elegant living space – it’s love at first sight when you step foot into D’Wina Villa Canggu.
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This love abode boasts a crystal blue pool with tall beige and white walls all around. Shaded by tall trees and artistic decors, complete privacy is yours as you feel completely at home in this cozy atmosphere.
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It’s another plus point that you’ll never be bored here, as D’Wina is just a comfortable 15-minute walk away to Canggu and other entertainment options such as La Laguna Bali.
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Of course, we understand if you don’t feel like going out – this relatively new villa offers one- to three-bedroom accommodation types that each come with a King size bed, private pool, kitchenette, dining area and bathroom with a bathtub. Who needs the outside world when you have your loved one and everything you could possibly need?
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With such an affordable price, sincere service and a strategic location, D’Wina is set to be the budget stay that will make your honeymoon… D’Wina (hur hur).
10. Fun in the sun at a tranquil villa – Puri Mesari Suites, Sanur
Sun, Sun, Mr Golden Sun, please shine down on me~ If this is your favourite song, Puri Mesari will make all your sunny dreams come true.
The open-concept villa at Puri Mesari is perfect for adding that golden glow to your honeymoon… literally. We’re talking about an outdoor bathtub, oversized swimming pool in the garden, and lounging spots under the sun – but fret not, the tall wall and trees provide just the right amount of shade and privacy for two!
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Located at the southern part of Sanur, where the white sandy Mertasari beach and Mount Agung can be found, there are two types of Puri Mesari accommodations to choose from: an intimate family-run hotel with 21 rooms and a complex of five suites, both located just five minutes away from one another.
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