Bali is forever gaining popularity as a wedding destination and for all the right reasons. It’s known as the earth’s spiritual heart, to be flowing with love and truly offers a new lease of life, which makes it a really special place to start the first chapter of the rest of your lives together. The green landscape is made up of the most beautiful frangipani, bamboo, pandan palms, and jamburan grasses, making for out of this world views!
Not only does it have luscious landscape, but it’s also culturally vibrant with ancient Balinese architecture. Ancient cultures make up the majority of the population here, so it’s not wondering there is such a calming aura when visiting this holiday destination! Combine all these elements and you’ll find the key to an elopement filled with love and happiness!
Balinese people are known for their kindness and compassion, and honestly find joy in helping other people. And many, many hotels in Bali are equipped for weddings and elopements, so you’ll find no problems in organizing an elopement here! Because of how popular the destination is for weddings, there are tons of wedding, honeymoon and elopement packages to be found! Bali is also one of those places that are reasonably priced, which makes it an ideal place for eloping on a budget! There are a wide number of elopement venues to choose from, like Balinese Villas, sandy beaches, tropical jungles, mountain high waterfalls, and glamorous rooftops! We’ve put together a list of the best places to Elope in Bali, and what makes them so special!
Royal Pita Maha
This specific hotel is one of our favourites, because (drum roll), they offer a romantic candlelit dinner complete with 1000 candles! Royal Pita Maha has the perfect ending to a perfect elopement! A professional team is on hand to offer you assistance if you need help organizing your elopement from another country, which is such a help! The venue is also designed to remain an intimate space for couples looking to get married or elope. And the resort is in the rural town of Ubud, which offers a perfect opportunity to escape reality and explore the cultural heritage of the surrounding areas.
Why it’s perfect for your elopement!
- The hotel offers free hotel transfers for two people into central Ubud
- Take a look at their amazing menu for your candlelit dinner here!
- If you’re eloping here, you’ll get a discount rate on your accommodation
- There are a variety of different venue options, like garden elopements, eloping in a chapel or even at a waterfall
- It’s complete with a spa, for the ultimate pampering experience
Thee cutest boutique hotel for your intimate elopement! Bishma Eight is another hotel that offers a variety of different elopement venues, including a garden rooftop, a forest poolside elopement venue and lush ravines. Rooftop views show Bali’s famous rice fields and lush terrains.
The hotel offers two intimate wedding packages, but these packages work perfectly for elopements too! The venues are small and offer limited spacing, which means it’ll be great for the two of you! Bishma is also very accommodating and if you send them a message with special requests, they are more than happy to cater to your needs! As well as wedding packages, they also have their own honeymoon packages. So even if you decide to elope someone remote, this can be a perfect place to have your honeymoon at. And on top of that, there are also a number of different adventure packages that offer breakfast and tea, cocktails evening, spa treatments and tours for two!
Heres a summary of their rooftop garden wedding package, which works too beautifully for an elopement!
- A 2 night stay in the Forest Suite (1 room for the couple)
- A welcome drink signature mocktail or cocktail for guests
- An in-suite romantic dinner for the couple
- An hour in-suite spa treatment for the couple
- A day tour in Ubud for the couple
- A religious blessing or other formal commitment wedding ceremony
- Two Balinese flower girls
- A wedding ceremony decoration including flower shower
- Sparkling wines to toast
Uluwatu Surf Villas
Situated in big green jungle right on the cliff sides, Uluwatu Surf Villas captures everything Bali has to offer! It’s ideal for those young at heart and looking to turn their elopement into an adventure; with the opportunity of meeting other people, interacting with different cultures, being exposed to a wide range of activities and social events! This specific venue is known for hosting a variety of different events, such as weddings, yoga retreats, meditation programmes, birthdays and even film nights.
Here’s why it’s perfect for your elopement:
- The villas overlook an incredible ocean!
- You can elope here and turn it into a holiday filled with a plenty of outdoor activity opportunities
- Bungalows have private pools, so you’ll still have an intimate time with your partner
- The Villa offers ceremony planning and can even organize an officiant
- You won’t need to pay any extra fees if you want to bring your own vendors and photographers
Nestled in between the paddy fields and exquisite hills of Ubud, Como Uma provides a fresh, organic and spiritual tranquillity surrounded by nature. You won’t be hearing any city sounds, but rather the croaking of the indigenous frogs, as your right in the middle of this tropical jungle. We love this venue because of the special packages it offers. Instead of the usual wedding packages that offer generic wedding planning, Como takes on a more intimate and spiritual meaning to marriage. The resort offers 4 types of ceremonies that are so beautiful in their own ways. You can opt for the full legal ceremony, a religious ceremony, a Balinese blessing ceremony or a commitment ceremony. Each ceremony has their own unique package, which makes it easy to find the right one for your elopement.
- The packages offer a lot of assistance with the legal proponents of a Balinese marriage
- Fresh traditional flowers are always on hand
- Officiants are provided
- Wedding co-ordinates are available
Intercontinental Bali Resort
A luxury 5-star resort in the heart of Bali, which is definitely worth splurging on! Intercontinental is built on the shores of the beautiful Jimbaran Bay, so there are plenty of opportunities to see some of the best sunsets in the world! Even though you’ll be staying at such a luxurious resort, you still have the authentic feeling that Bali has to offer. The resort is also always running amazing promotions; so do take a look before you elope! The resort offers unique Balinese architecture and was built over 70 years, so you can only image how spectacular it really is!
They offer a simple ceremony package, which includes:
- A stunning elopement venue at Jimbaran Bale or Sunset Garden
- An officiant or priest
- Fresh floral decorations
- Flower Road
- Ring pillow
- A fresh Frangipani Bouquet & Boutonniere
- Romantic Dinner for two
- One Resort Classic Room for two night stay
This is just the first taste of your Bali elopement, it’s said that more than 300 couple choose to marry in Bali each, so you can only imagine the endless supply of elopement destinations!
We’d also like to share one last bit of advice for your Bali elopement: Bali is a tropical Island and you’ll need to be aware that there is a monsoon season. Monsoon season starts from October to March, so it’s best to avoid these dates if you can! But other than that, you’ll find that Bali has so many gems to complete your elopement and honeymoon destination.
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