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Written by Beverley Lennon
Co-written by Junanto Xu, Dionne Lee

Time to grab your lover, slip into something sexy and cuddle up as you watch the sun slowly slip below the horizon. If you’re in Bali with the right person, any experience is treasured, so just imagine how magical it would be to enjoy beautiful views of the sky turning red, pink and gold along with a frosty cocktail and delicious food to up the romance ante.

Below, we’ve selected romantic restaurants in prime locations that promise a special moment with guaranteed privacy (besides roses, champagne, candlelights and heart-shaped chocolate cakes). Just make sure you arrive early (or reserve a table) to secure the best seat in the front row for the majestic show.

Couples seeking a sense of peace and romance will embrace both at dusk, with the ocean or vast jungles lying in front. We’ve curated this lovey-dovey list and considered the setting, service and the flair from the kitchen that make them worth a punt for a special occasion!

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1. Your all-day hangout spot in Seminyak – SugarSand at Hotel Indigo Bali Seminyak Beach

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There sure are plenty of bars, clubs and restaurants around Seminyak but SugarSand calls for a full-day of celebration with funky booze, a beautiful stretch of beach, an expansive pool, groovy music beats and an amazing collection of food.

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There’s absolutely no reason to leave before sunset as SugarSand is located smack bang on Seminyak Beach. Perhaps, you would like to join in-the-know tourists who congregate at the oceanfront venue for lazy midday meals that can last until it’s nearly dinnertime!

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And while beaches around Bali (especially Double Six Beach in Seminyak) can get overwhelming, the on-beach SugarSand lets you take in sunset with far fewer crowds (no more fighting for bean bags and long waiting hours for your drinks to come).

Slip off your shoes and sink your feet in the pool as your table gets decorated with sumptuous Japanese-inspired dishes. From land to sea, you can be sure that your food is freshly harvested and caught.

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And with the salty breeze and gentle soothing sound of the waves crashing on the shore, we promise you’re in for a sensual dining experience. It is a venue that is all the while upscale, casual, convivial as well as romantic.

However if you ask us, their open-air upper deck lounge sets the bar way up high when it comes to endless views. Grab a few tropical cocktails from their toes-in-the-sand beach bar, order their special ceviche, sit back, relax and simply take in the stunning panorama lying before you!

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SugarSand at Hotel Indigo Bali Seminyak Beach

Price Range: Rp. 45,000 – 350,000 (Approximately USD $3.20-25)
Address: Jl. Double Six, Seminyak, Kuta, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361, Indonesia
Contact: +62 361 2099 999
Opening hours: Mon – Sun 8am-12am (Last order for food at 10.45pm and drinks at 11.30pm)

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2. Sip a drink in a 300+-year-old sacred temple! – Ji Terrace By The Sea at Ji Restaurant

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Ji Terrace By The Sea at Hotel Tugu is a hidden treasure on the West coast of Bali. The perching spot had me booze in hand and face-to-face with some of the best views in Canggu – the island’s hipster neighbourhood.

I absolutely love the inspiration behind the interiors of this venue. The fact that you need to go through a restaurant, climb a set of stairs, and know to look for an exotic, tropical terrace makes it pretty cool. Inside, the drinks are made with a unique Asian precision that separates it from the rest of Bali’s sunset bar crowd.

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As I settled into a roster of stunning cocktails, I also enjoyed a 180° view over the sparkling Indian Ocean. The exclusive venue did not fail to showcase the beauty of Asia – I saw it, felt it and even tasted it! There are alluring statues and artworks scattered all around while you’ll even find an antique museum on the hotel grounds. Talk about cultural immersion!

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Now, if luck is on your side and you decide to pop by during the weekend, perhaps you’ll love to sign up for their Weekend at Ji (Friday to Sunday) with an eclectic programme including DJ sessions, Sunset Happy Hours and a memorable Sunday Brunch!

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With their extremely well thought out concept, you’ll get to indulge in an all-you-can-eat a-la-carte menu with an extensive range of food items like sushi, sashimi, meat dishes, rice dishes, fresh salads and much more, all made fresh upon order.

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With good food, expertly-made concoctions, postcard-perfect views and an entertaining kids’ corner for your little ones, you’re in for a complete treat at Ji Terrace. And if you’re here on a special occasion, book yourself a traditional Indonesian dinner at Tugu Bali Restaurant. Complemented with a romantic setting, you’ll also get to enjoy traditional dance performances on specific nights.

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Ji Terrace By The Sea at Ji Restaurant

Price Range: From Rp. 45,000 – Rp. 250,000 (Approximately USD $3.20-17.80)
Address: Jalan Pantai Batu Bolong, Canggu Beach, Canggu, Kuta Utara, Canggu, Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361
Contact: +62 361 473 1701; +62 812 3965 2695
Opening hours: Mon-Sat 4:30pm – 11:30pm
Sun 11:00am – 11:30pm
Happy hour: 4.30pm – 6pm (30 % off for Cocktails and 30 % off for Bintang)
Sunday brunch: 11am – 3pm, from Rp.390,000 per pax (Approximately USD 27.70), including access to the hotel pool

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3. A venue that will bring you to seventh heaven – Sunset Cabana Bar at Alila Villas Uluwatu, Bali

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If you’ve planned a romantic trip to Bali, make sure you don’t miss out on the coastal town of Uluwatu. This has to be where you’ll find the island’s most beautiful beaches and stunning sunsets.

Also read: Our Alila Villas Uluwatu review: 8 Romantic couple experiences to fall in love with magical clifftop views

And while the area sees no shortage of bars that are surrounded by beautiful sceneries, Sunset Cabana Bar at Alila Villas Uluwatu serves up quite the spectacle when it comes to endless sunset ocean views in Bali.

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Not only does this plush slice of high rise paradise serve artisanal cocktails that are all locally inspired with traditional ingredients (herbs and fruits), it also tops off the list as a great spot to sip a cocktail in the great outdoors as day turns to night and you get to ponder over a stunning, fiery backdrop.

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This intimate venue is far from being like the typical noisy clubs and bars you’ll find in the south of Bali. In fact, you’ll love coming over for a romantic session over sunset drinks. Since the bar is nestled on its own quiet little piece of cliff, it is a respite from the hordes of tourists that flock to Uluwatu every evening.

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It will surely set you in the mood for ultimate romance and seduction as you flirt with unparalleled oceanviews and waves crashing below you.

Sunset Cabana Bar at Alila Villas Uluwatu, Bali

Price range: Drinks from Rp. 214,000 – 380,000 (Approximately USD $15-27)
Address: Jl. Belimbing Sari, Tambiyak, Pecatu, Kuta Selatan Pecatu Kuta Selatan, Pecatu, South Kuta, Badung Regency
Contact: +62 361 8482166
Opening hours: Mon – Sun 11am-10pm

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4. Come for the best combination of nature’s wonders – Waka Bar & Restaurant at WakaGangga Boutique Resort

Sunset is never a casual ritual at Waka Bar & Restaurant. Booking a table here lets you set your gastronomical groove to the beat of a gorgeous beach view.

There is nothing quite like the five-senses experience this restaurant guarantees. As you sit down to soak in the rosy glow of the evening illuminating the black sand beach, indulge in a glass of world-class wine and a glorious dinner as the ball of fire drops into the ocean, turning day into night, sights into flavours and scents.

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You’re never quite sure what the spectacle will be like at Waka Bar & Restaurant but whatever colour the sky decides to turn into, you’re always in for an astonishment. Needless to say, things take an even better turn in the kitchen as the chef prepares to surprise you.

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The culinary concoctions at this scenic restaurant are perfectly executed with a mix of local flair, fresh ingredients and an extensive choice of international dishes too.

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If you’re here to impress, call up to reserve their candlelit dinner that is presented with a live lobster menu. The live lobsters you’ll indulge in are freshly caught off the resort’s beach by the fishermen from Yeh Gangga village, using centuries-old fishing techniques and bamboo traps!

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Waka Bar & Restaurant at WakaGangga Boutique Resort

Price Range: Rp. 60,000 – 240,000 (Approximately USD $4.26-17)
Address: Gangga Beach, Desa Sudimara, Sudimara, Tabanan Sub-District, Tabanan Regency, Bali 82151, Indonesia
Contact: +62 361 484 085
Opening hours: Mon – Sun 8am-11pm (Last order at 10pm)

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5. Experience Indonesia on a plate –  Dugong Restaurant at Suarga Padang Padang

Utilizing locally grown ingredients while being perfectly set in natural surroundings, Dugong Restaurant promises more than just an oceanfront dining experience. We simply love the fact that it aims at being an ethical eatery by sourcing ingredients within a 50-kilometre radius, thus contributing to local farmers and producers!

The restaurant is set in a sustainable, yet sophisticated open-air bamboo house where you get to enjoy a panoramic 220 metre-high cliff top ocean view.

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Dugong Restaurant brings you on a journey of flavours as it artfully serves Indonesian delicacies with a modern twist.

The chef’s recommendations include their Steamed South-Asian Turbot with Soy Bouillon or the delectable Chicken wrapped in banana leaf, both highly praised by previous diners who would often put a sweet ending to their experience by ordering one of their heart-warming Chocolate Fondant.

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Did you know? The name ‘Dugong’ is inspired by an endangered marine mammal found in the surrounding waters of the Bukit Peninsula – the sea cow!

Dugong Restaurant at Suarga Padang Padang  

Price range: Rp. 50,000 – Rp. 265,000 (Approximately USD $3.51 – $18.62)
Address:  Jl. Pantai Labuan Sait, Br Dinas Labuan Sait, Pecatu, Kuta Sel., Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361, Indonesia
Contact: +62 361 472 5088; +62 811 399 1199
Opening hours: Mon – Sun 7.30am – 10am (Breakfast); 12pm – 5pm (Lunch), 5pm – 11pm (Dinner)

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6. Celebrate romance amidst nature – The Sayan House

This quaint little restaurant overlooking the Ayung River is a popular spot for private receptions, and we can really see why. On a day when you’re supposed to feel like you’re on top of the world, what could be better than literally being on top of the world?

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Perched high above a scenic valley, The Sayan House will speak to the nature lover in you, with its signature view of forests, rice fields and the rushing waters of the sacred Ayung River below. Enjoy a romantic dinner with your loved one while watching the sunset over the valley, or hang some fairy lights on the trees and watch the place come alive as a fairytale wedding setting.

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Better yet, The Sayan House also has some pretty amazing contemporary and unique Asian dishes up for grabs. Try out their Crispy King Prawn & Avocado Maki, and the Salmon Carpaccio too! There are also fusion dishes like Babi Guling Sushi – if you’re fond of trying out new things, you won’t be disappointed.

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The Sayan House

Price: From Rp. 80,000 – 280,000 (Approximately USD $5.65 – 19.75)
Address: Jl. Raya Sayan No.70, Sayan, Ubud, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80571
Contact: +62 361 479 25 92 / +62 822 4737 0344
Opening hours: Mon – Sun 12pm – 11pm (last order 10pm)

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7. A Grand Dining Experience – Breeze at The Samaya, Seminyak Bali

Breeze is the extension of the 5-star Samaya Beach Resort that has borne witness to many weddings, engagements, proposals and endless romantic occasions, with all the romantic factors:

An al fresco beachfront background, check.

Glorious sunset views with the serenade of crashing waves, check.

Twinkling sprawl of balmy evening lights, check.

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Grand dining experience and accommodating staff, check.

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Enjoy the free appetizers while settling in with refreshing drinks. Follow up with their selection of land and sea cooked ala western or infused with local taste.

Have a go at their extra rich vegetarian & Indonesian menu. And lastly, take a stroll with your loved ones under the starry night.

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Breeze at The Samaya, Seminyak Bali

Price Range: From Rp. 180,000 – 650,000 (Approximately USD $12.70-45.90)
Address: The Samaya, Jl. Laksmana, Seminyak Beach, Kuta, Badung, Bali 80361
Contact: +62 361 731 149 / +62 361 731 203
Opening Hours: Mon – Sun 12pm-3pm (Lunch) ; 6pm-11pm (Dinner)

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8. Dine with floating blossoms and in your love cages – La View Restaurant at Kupu Kupu Barong Villas, Ubud

La View Restaurant has a split-level setting with an outdoor terrace where you can wine and dine intimately with enchanting views. No matter where you sit, your sight is bound to rest on sweeping vistas of the majestic Ayung River Valley.

Located in the heart of Ubud, La View Restaurant of Kupu Kupu Barong Villas and Tree Spa offers an extensive menu that rejuvenates your palate, just like its legendary L’Occitane Mango Tree Spa.

Take your taste buds on a culinary journey when you try the gourmet Southeast Asian-French fusion cuisine.

And if that isn’t enough, ramp up the romance levels by customising a private dining experience:

a) Write your own twilight romance

Share a romantic meal with your loved one on a unique floating platform under a blanket of stars. Within your intimate dining area, you will find flickering candles and scattered flower blossoms surrounding you. While you stare into the eyes of your beloved, a five-course gourmet menu will be discreetly served.

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b) Romance in the wilderness

Ever tried dining in a cage? Have your table laid exquisitely for you and your loved one within the signature Bird Nest enclave. You can escape into your own little world in your pretty cages, while you both feast in a unique natural setting.

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La View Restaurant at Kupu Kupu Barong Villas, Ubud

Price range: Romantic dinner from USD $70 per person (Approximately Rp. 987,006.75)
Address: Kupu Kupu Barong Villa, Kedewatan, Ubud, Gianyar, Bali 80571, Indonesia
Contact: +62 361 975 478
Opening hours: Mon – Sun 7am-11am (Breakfast); 12pm-11pm (Lunch and Dinner)

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9. Gastronomical groove to the beat of Bali’s most gorgeous sunset – Rock Bar, BALI at AYANA Resort & Spa, BALI

Far from being your usual beach shack, the Rock Bar at AYANA is the real expert of sunsets in Bali.

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Access the bar from AYANA’s dramatic cliff side inclinator and make sure to secure a seat on the deck for even better views of the Indian Ocean!

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An evening session at Rock Bar involves everything from sipping cocktails and dancing to DJs’ spinning beats while the sky gets illuminated to deep shades of crimson as the sun sinks.

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And it’s not just the view that makes this place great; settle in for their skillfully-crafted cocktails, whether you’re in the mood for a spritzer, a wine cooler or a tropical temptation rimmed with mango puree!

Also, make sure to get your well-manicured hands on their Tapas – they make great nibbles and set off your shouting stomach until dinner time!

Now that you have paired the views with cocktails and snacks, you might want to stay longer and indulge in their exclusive Mediterranean menu with a selection of mouth-watering seafood dishes. Regulars favour their Grilled Octopus and their King Prawns but the Lamb Loin does not go unnoticed either.

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P.S You might want to stay even longer for after-dinner drinks and consider coming back the next day too!

Rock Bar at AYANA Resort & Spa, BALI

Price Range: From  Rp. 75,000 – Rp. 450,000 (USD $5.45 – 32.70)
Address: AYANA Resort, Jl. Karang Mas Sejahtera, Jimbaran, Badung, Bali, Indonesia
Opening hours: Monday to Thursday from 4pm to 12am, Friday to Sunday from 4pm to 1am.
Dinner from 7pm – 11pm (Last order 10 pm)
Contact: +(62) 361 702 222

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10. Relish in Mother Nature’s bigger-than-IMAX performance by the sea – Kisik Bar and Grill at AYANA Resort & Spa, BALI

Kisik Bar and Grill scores high on its location – it’s nestled right by the sea where sunset time is enjoyed to sounds of the crashing waves.

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Your five-senses experience is taken to the next level as you relish on a hue-changing sky with toes in the sand and cocktail in hand.

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A trip to Kisik Bar and Grill is where you can enjoy island life to the fullest – overlooking AYANA’s newly expanded jetty (fit for 80 people), indulge in ultimate beach vibes, spectacular sunset views, tropical drinks but also an all-seafood menu with fresh catches of the day (lobster, crab and more)!

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Your romantic occasion is made even more magical if you stay over for dinner as glowing tiki torches lead the way to your table in the sand, surrounded by water. Pick your seafood item from the display and ask for it to be cooked to your liking – a real sea-to-table experience awaits!

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Kisik Bar and Grill at AYANA Resort & Spa, BALI

Price Range: From Rp. 900,000 per person for 3 course meal set (USD $63)
                      Rp.195,000- Rp.1,300,000 for seafood market (USD $13.65-91)
Address: AYANA Resort, Jl. Karang Mas Sejahtera, Jimbaran, Badung, Bali, Indonesia
Opening hours: Mon-Sun 5:30pm – 11:00pm
Contact: +(62) 361 702 222

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11. Celebrate sunset on a cliff by toasting to it – Ulu Cliffhouse

Backdrops don’t get more dramatic than this. The aptly named Ulu Cliffhouse is set on top of the cliffs of Uluwatu – a surfer’s paradise where waves roll in the vast expanse of ocean below.

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Although high up above, eating and drinking at Ulu Cliffhouse is not quite as hair-raising as it looks, but beware as you might fall for its gorgeous sunset views. Deck loungers rest against the Indian Ocean offering views of the stunning Balinese sunset, while you’re served with a playful selection of drinks to suit every palate and occasion.

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Not a restaurant, hotel, nor bar and more than just the traditional beach club, Ulu Cliffhouse deserves at least half a day out of your itinerary in Bali with your lunch to dinner craves being catered for.

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Come in early to secure front row seats – the venue is particularly popular on weekends, when affordable brunch packages hit the spit along with free flow prosecco to the sound of groovy beach house music.

Ulu Cliffhouse

Price Range: From Rp.30,000– Rp. 200,000 (USD $2.20–14.50)
Address: Jl. Labuan Sait No. 315, Padang-Padang, Bali, Indonesia
Opening hours: Mon – Thur, 11 am – 10 pm; Fri – Sat, 11 am – 12 am; Sun, 11 am – 10 pm
Contact: +62 813 3881 2502

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12. Fieriest date of your life – Boardwalk Restaurant

If bland dinner dates aren’t your thing, and you’re out to add a little sugar and lots of spice to your night, you definitely won’t get bored (geddit?!) at Boardwalk Restaurant.

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This restaurant may already have the advantage of a beachfront location and stunning sunset views, but no, it’s not going to stop in its heroic quest to give you the most action-packed date night ever.

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Nightly entertainment goes on here, and activities range from live music and staff performances to Balinese Dance and even a fiery Fire Dance performance. Whichever day you decide to pop by, no worries, for it won’t be a dry one.

The restaurant also has various dining options for you to choose from.

While it serves up a Mediterranean menu with seafood and meat (and a really mean carbonara) from mid morning onwards – a wide selection of tapas and beverages will also be available after sunset for couples who just want to chill out.

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You can also choose to sit within Boardwalk’s main dining area, or dine al fresco beside the pool for the very best views of the sunset.

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After dinner, recline on one of the loungers with your loved one and a cocktail. Tada! There you have it – a night to remember for ages to come.

Boardwalk Restaurant

Price: Main courses from IDR $49,000 – IDR $115,000 (USD $3.70 – USD $8.70)
Candlelight Dinner Menu from IDR $650,000 (USD $49.40) per couple

Address: Jl. Kartika, Tuban, Bali, Indonesia
Opening hours: 11am – 11pm
Contact: +62 361 752725

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13. The perfect match to sunset skies – Hitana Restaurant

You know how your other half complements you so perfectly, you just know that he/she is The One for you? Well, Sunset knows that Bali Niksoma’s Hitana Restaurant is The One for it.

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This restaurant was practically built to complement and bring out the very best of the ocean view. With floor length glass windows all around and a refreshing open air concept, you wouldn’t be able to run from the views even if you wanted to.

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As the sun sets, the whole restaurant is covered in a warm golden glow. If you’re sitting upstairs on the terrace, lucky you – because the view can only get better! What else could make your day even more perfect as you sip at your 1-for-1 sunset cocktail?

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We’re guessing it’s got to be the restaurant’s massive international menu, which has everything from light club sandwiches and seafood to the juicy Beef Tenderloin with Blue Cheese and savoury Nasi Campur.

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As the sunset goes on a date with Hitana Restaurant, sit back with your partner with some yummy goodies and enjoy being the third and fourth-wheelers to what can only be the most beautiful romance in Bali.

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Hitana Restaurant

Address: Bali Niksoma Boutique Beach Resort, Jl. Padma Utara Legian Kaja, Legian, Bali, Indonesia
Opening hours: 7am – 10pm
Price: Main courses from IDR $79,000 – IDR $149,000 (USD $6 – USD $11.30)
Contact: +62 361 751946

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14. Dine in seclusion – Ma Joly

Located in a gorgeous garden on the private Segara Beach, Ma Joly serves margaritas with an unusual Asian twist and, in keeping with the mood, seafood.

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Choose between an atmospheric fine dining experience within a traditional alang-alang, dine amongst shimmery candle-light – or hang out at the Sand Lounge for the perfect mix of ambience and jaw-dropping views.

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Not only do you have plenty of choices on where to sit, the variety of cuisine available here might dazzle you for a short while. From Indonesian and Seafood to Continental, Barbeque and even fusion buffets, we’re not sure how exactly you’re going to choose.

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But fret not, indecisive ones! If your answer is “I don’t know” as well, you can always opt for the Standard or Deluxe Dinner Set, which will probably save you from that decision-making hangover.

And if you’re planning on going all out with romancing your date, why not splurge on the Tent Romantic Dinner experience?

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You’ll get to enjoy ultimate privacy under your own private tent on the beach. Ain’t nobody’s head gonna block your eyes from witnessing that marvelous sunset!

Ma Joly in Tuban

Address: Jalan Wana Segara, Kuta, Bali, Indonesia
Opening Hours: 7 am to 11 pm
Price: USD $20 – USD $25
Tent Romantic Dinner costs IDR $998,000 (USD $75.90)
Contact: +62 361 753 780

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15. Watch purple and pink hues set in at the beachfront – Mano Beach House

Thanks to its breezy boho effect, it’s not easy to overlook Mano Beach House — especially when you take a glimpse at the waters and spectacular sunset views in front.

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It isn’t just about the stunning setting, but the crowd it always manages to attract – not too loud, more hippy chic than bling-bling and perfect for a relaxing sundowner.

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Throw yourself onto one of their bean bags or simply take one of their loungers and place it closest to the shore. Step 2 is making decisions on what to drink — there’s an extensive cocktail menu (and they’re quite consistent with healthy pours) to accompany the dramatic sunset.

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Whether you are here with friends or your sweetheart, Mano Beach House is one of the most stylish spots we would recommend to drink at and dawdle. They also happen to feature a nice pool overlooking the ocean — ideal for sunset dips (but we’ve warned you, no skinny dipping allowed, unless nobody’s watching!).

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This casual and charming beach house jumps from brunch till 11:00pm, not a late, late place as their mission is to make you experience a slow life

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Mano Beach House

Price Range: From Rp.40,000 – Rp. 110,000 (USD $3–8)
Address: Jl. Petitenget, Kuta Utara, Kerobokan Kelod, Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali, Indonesia
Opening hours: Mon-Sun 10:00am-11:00pm
Contact: +(62) 361 4730874

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16. Enjoy a killer sunset to DJ spins – Laizan Beach Bar

Laizan Beach Bar, placed on its own little quiet elevated plot of beach, is a respite from the hordes of tourists that flock to the shores every evening.

Sink into one of the brightly coloured beanbags and feel the sand in your toes at this cheap and cheerful beach bar, and watch the sky turn orange and red while you chug on chilled beers.

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For group of friends but also ideal for the fun couples – it’s at sunset time that things get really wild! Come between 5pm to 8pm as lesser-known chilling spot lets you enjoy jam sessions and DJ spins with special drink deals (Buy 1 Free 1).

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One of their best-sellers at sunset is the special Espresso Martini – a sophisticated and stylish coffee-flavoured cocktail made with vodka and espresso, but drink in moderation!

Simplicity and privacy triumph at this locally recommended beach bar – off-the-radar and super authentic!

Laizan Beach Bar

Price Range: From Rp.55,000 – Rp. 110,000 (USD $4–8)
Address: Jl. Petitenget No.14, Kerobokan Kelod, Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361, Indonesia
Opening hours: Mon-Sun 12:00pm-8:00pm
Contact: +(62) 877 6183 0933

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17. An Amazing Beachy Fusion – Amazing Bali Cafe/K Resto

Having recently changed its name to K Resto, Amazing Bali Cafe (ABC) is still living up to its former name – as the food and restaurant itself is simply, Amazing.

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Basically a fusion restaurant, Executive Chef Karyadi is often praised for his food & service.

Offering Italian dishes such as Pasta, to Asian dishes like Sate Ayam, Nasi Goreng Kampung and Mie Goreng, K Resto is also sought after for its cozy eating environment.

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Yes, the food is definitely not the only amazing thing here. The setup may be simple, but you’ll dine under shimmery lanterns as the sun casts a golden glow on your food.

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And afterwards, cuddle up to your loved one on one of the comfy bean bags right on the beach and watch the stars.

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Don’t worry, for this place won’t disappoint if what you’re looking for is the most romantic date in existence. It’s so romantic, weddings are even held here!

Amazing Bali Cafe / K Resto

Price Range: Main courses from $5 to $34
Address: Double Six Beach,, Jalan Double Six, Seminyak, Kuta, Badung, Bali, Indonesia
Contact: +62 361 474 1259
Opening Hours: 11am – 11pm (may be closed in event of ceremonies)

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18. Enjoy a cosy date night out – Mozzarella by the Sea

Tucked away in a quiet corner of the beach, you’ll be able to share an intimate date with your romantic partner in this cosy restaurant. It’s also a great place to enjoy a leisurely meal away from all the hustle and bustle!

The laidback ambience coupled with a stunning ocean view makes for a delightful time, no matter when you arrive. Be it in the day, where you get to witness the Indian Ocean in its full-blown beauty….

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Or at sunset, where the ocean view is romantically illuminated by the orange glow of candlelight, and your favourite ball of fire is lighting up the whole area.

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Serving up a fine selection of both Western and Indonesian food, the two of you will be spoilt for choice when you dine at Mozzarella by the Sea!

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And if you’re there on a Saturday, you’ll be in for a treat! A popular band named Quartet Facebeat will be there to serenade you with all your favourite classic Beatles songs.

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Hey Jude, Let it be, Strawberry Fields Forever – you name it and they’ll perform it to make your date night simply perfect.

Mozzarella by the Sea

Price:  Mains from $6
Address: Jl. Padma Utara, Legian Kaja, Bali, Indonesia, Legian, Bali 80361, Indonesia
Opening hours: 11am – 12am
Contact: +62 361 751654

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19. A-plus entertainment – Yuyake Teppanyaki Restaurant

Legian Beach Hotel’s Yuyake Teppanyaki Restaurant is one place where eating can be really fun and entertaining.

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Serving up a series of Japanese cuisine and seafood, this restaurant is perched high up above Bale Bajar Restaurant.

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Thanks to that, you’ll not only get to choose from yummy seafood, chicken, sushi and other set meals, you’ll also enjoy sweeping views of the towering palm trees and the glowing sun as it heads to rest for the night.

If you’re not one to eat in silence, don’t worry, for this date is going to be one that entertains. And we’re not just talking about the gorgeous sunset views that will have you occupied for a long time.

Watch the teppanyaki chefs as they flip, scoop, toss and turn your dishes into yummy perfection, creating a performance in its own right.

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You may even be invited to participate in the process – although we’re not too sure about whether we would want to dip our fingers into a bowl with fire in it.

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Hey, but if you do burn yourself, all the better to get some tender loving care from your date, right (just kidding pleasedon’tdoit!)?

Yuyake Teppanyaki Restaurant

Address: Jl. Melasti Legian, Kuta 80033
Opening hours: 6pm – 11pm
Price: Main courses and set meals from IDR $120,000 – IDR $720,000 (USD $9.10 – USD $54.70)
Contact: +62 623 61751711

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20. A view your friends will envy – ENVY

Never was a restaurant as aptly named as ENVY, Holiday Inn Resort’s beachfront establishment, is.

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This classy restaurant is located right on the beachfront, and provides a wholesome sensory experience that will have you tingling all the way through your date.

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Not only are there panoramic and uninterrupted views of the sunset that go on and on, you’ll also get some chill live music to create the perfect romantic atmosphere.

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And, to top it all off, exquisite European delicacies will be served up, including pizzas and some creamy pasta. As smoking hot as you probably think your date is, we reckon nothing can beat the Smoked Salmon here.

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If you’re here for a special occasion and don’t mind spending more money, you can opt for an even better experience with the Romantic Candlelit Dinner.

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Imagine dining out on a private table on the beachfront, with special entertainment and little candles scattered all around. We promise you she’ll say yes!

ENVY

Address: Jalan Wana Segara No. 33, Kuta, Holiday Inn Resort Baruna Bali, Kabupaten Badung, Bali, Indonesia
Opening hours: 11am – 12am
Price: Main courses from IDR $65,000 – IDR $240,000 (USD $5 – USD $18.20)
Romantic candlelit dinner is available from IDR 1,300,000 (USD $98.80) nett per couple
Contact: +62 361 752527

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21. Watch a movie of the sunset – Lia Cafe Jimbaran

With little tables and chairs placed facing the beautiful white sands and ocean of the beach at Jimbaran, watching the sunset will probably feel like watching a movie.

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And we wouldn’t blame you for mistaking this for fiction, because how unreal is the beauty of the sunsets at Jimbaran beach?

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Add to that an atmospheric candle placed on your table, which feels like your very own little sun. That definitely makes for one amazing date night – just don’t fall in love with the view instead.

And of course, we’re not forgetting the other thing that Jimbaran beach is so well known for – its succulent and super fresh seafood. Lia Cafe serves up everything from giant red snappers to lobsters, crabs and jumbo prawns.

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It’s not the cheapest out there, and neither is it adorned with the air-conditioning and luxury that we Children of the First World love so much.

But if you and your partner are seafood lovers who don’t want to miss out on one of the best sunsets in Bali, this is a place you shouldn’t miss.

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Lia Cafe Jimbaran

Address: Jl Pemalisan Agung, Jimbaran, Indonesia
Opening hours: 11am – 10pm
Price: IDR $30,000 – IDR $800,000 (USD $2.30 – USD $60.80)
Contact: 08123981408

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22. A luxe beach lounge experience – Sunset Beach Bar and Grill

Unsurprisingly, with a name like that, chasing sunsets at this beach bar has never been so simple. Half-close your eyes on a bustling weekend, and it’s easy to imagine celebrities sauntering down the beach, glass of wine in hand!

Overlooking Jimbaran Bay, sundowners at Sunset Beach Bar and Grill are truly magical – beautiful hues of pink, astonishing shades of orange turning into tones of blue and purple, like a colour palette ideal for your home.

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At this beach bar, across the sandbank, you get to choose between a series of beach-facing tables and chairs, bean bags and private cabanas, but wherever you decide to settle, you can be sure to relish on impressive views of the ocean, while you sip on their Sunset Pitchers of Sangria.

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If you want our recommendation, their top-notch wines are best enjoyed while you doze off in their bean bags, under the shade of trees, though you’ll want to get up eventually to taste their fine contemporary seafood bites!

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From 12.00pm to 10.30pm, the beach bar serves lunch and dinner and everything in between.  And the best part? They also welcome families with open arms as they feature a Gelato Counter – a big hit among kids and teens, even adults with a sweet tooth too!

Sunset Beach Bar and Grill at InterContinental Bali Resort

Price Range: From Rp.70,000– Rp. 440,000 (USD $5–31)
Address: InterContinental Bali Resort, Jl. Uluwatu No. 45, Jimbaran, Kuta Selatan, Jimbaran, Kuta Sel., Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361, Indonesia
Opening hours: Mon-Sun 12:00pm-10:30pm
Contact: +(62) 361 701 888

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23. The soft charm of East Bali – Lezat Beach Restaurant

While the most glorious sunsets are often thought to be regions like Legian, Canggu, Kuta and Jimbaran, the east side of Bali has its own unique flavour as well.

Namely, Lezat Beach Restaurant, an open establishment that perches on a stone ledge right before Candidasa beach. Tables face the sea, and if you’re sitting right out on the terrace, there’s nothing in this world that could stop you from drinking in that sunset with your eyes.

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Sunsets here are a softer affair. Watch the sky as it transforms into a beautiful canvas that’s painted over and over again by hues of orange, pink and purple.

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And while you’re staring, don’t forget to bite into Lezat’s eclectic menu (not literally of course), with Indonesian, Balinese and Western dishes ready for your pick. Try out some fried calamari and one of the juiciest steaks you’ll ever eat!

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If you need some privacy (ahem), you can also choose to book a Candlelight Dinner Menu, which will have you and your loved one dining in a private dining area, with a long candle illuminating the night!

Lezat Beach Restaurant

Price: Set Menus from IDR $160,000 – IDR $195,000 (USD $12.20 – USD $14.80)
Ala Carte Main Courses from IDR $55,000 – IDR $140,000 (USD $4.20 – USD $10.60)
Address: Jl. Raya Candidasa Beach, Candidasa, Bali, Indonesia
Opening hours: 8am – 10pm
Contact: +62 363 41539

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Go ahead on your conquest, our dear friends – no date can fail when you’ve got the tummy settled. And with great views to boot? It’s in the bag.

Are there any more romantic restaurants with gorgeous sunset views that we’ve missed out? Let us know in the comments below so we can have a love life too!!

PLEASE NOTE: All the above information is correct at the date of publication. If you come across any changes or updates, please let us know and we will update the information accordingly. Thank you!
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