Beside solo travelling and family trip, holiday can also be a great moment to spend with your significant other. Bali, with all of its vibrant tropical atmosphere, also contains plenty of secluded space to have an intimate moment without any interruption or hassle. This time,Hellobalihas carefully curated 8 of the best intimate destination on the island; from café, hotel to villa that you can choose to experience a wonderful solitary moment with your closest one. Here goes!
1. Sunset Bar by The Sayan House
Literally built on the backyard of The Sayan House, Ubud, Sunset Bar gave upon the breathtaking view of Sayan valley when the sun is looming on the horizon, painting the sky with orange-tinted hue at dawn while savoring some of the best light bites and cocktails especially made for the blissful occasion. With combinations of delightful Japanese fusion treats, refreshing drinks and majestic vista, Sunset Bar truly lives up to its own name and give 'sunset in Bali' term an elevated meaning.
The Sayan House
Jl. Raya Sayan No.70, Sayan, Ubud
Tel. +62 361 479 2592
2. Settimo Cielo
Loosely translated to ‘Seventh Heaven’ in Italian, Settimo Cielo is an eclectic eatery with an utmost approach of dining service. The restaurant perfectly capture the essence of contemporary concept in both venue and cuisine presentation. Fresh water pond with fire feature leading through a quaint tropical garden to treed terrace with signature glass ceiling allows the guest to dine in intimate al fresco ambience whether it rain or shine. The menu of Settimo Cielo consist of ‘rustic refined’ Italian-inspired goodness made from fresh ingredients to perfectly complement its opulent and tranquil atmosphere. A fitting venue for your memorable candle-light dine occasion.
The Layar – Designer Villa and Spa
Jl. Pangkung Sari No.10, Seminyak, Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung
Tel. +62 361 474 1117
3. Komaneka at Tanggayuda
Hidden away on a peaceful location with direct view overlooking the gallant feet of Batukaru mountain, Komaneka at Tanggayuda defines ‘seclusive sanctuary’ at its finest. Most of the rooms are pool villas, with complete privacy and luxurious interiors. The prestigious Bale Daja Residence is a two-story villa with large L-shaped pool and expansive living spaces; but let’s just leaves the details to your own eyes and senses once you set food on this extraordinary intimate getaway. One of the most recommended spot to have your lovely romantic evening is Twilight Terrace; where you can get uninterrupted view of the resort’s surrounding from a vantage point, including the aforementioned Batukaru’s majestic volcano crater. Surreal
Br. Tanggayuda, Kedewatan, Ubud, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80571
Tel. +62 361 978 123
4. Villa Shanti
Offering a truly intimate and inviting staycation experience for their guest, Villa Shanti is the type of lodging that you will easily settles in and don’t leave for the rest of your day. The gorgeous 4-bedroom villas seated just behind a deep, sacred valley will easily accommodate up to 8 people, but it also serves as an idyllic haven for couple or honeymooners seeking for romantic escape in Bali enveloped by enchanting jungle surrounding and a genuine Balinese traditional feel. If we tell you that this gorgeous private retreat is only 15 minutes from main hub of Canggu, you wouldn’t believe us, do you?
Jl. Tegal Sari, Banjar Tegal Gundul, Tibubeneng - Canggu, North Kuta, Bali 80361
Tel. +62 813 1447 2756
5. Titik Temu
Literally translated to ‘Meeting Point’ in Bahasa Indonesia (we can’t help but to explain the meaning of beautiful names in this article, so, sorry not sorry...), the cafe situated in the Uma Seminyak’s convenient complex knows best about how a gathering spot should be. Titik Temu interior is dominated by wood and stone materials and divided into two main spaces; full air-conditioned indoor and convenient outdoor on the second level, impressively made resembling a stadium tribune seat. Hangout lovers are regularly spotted here in their group of 2 to 5, but it is also a definite spot to have an intimate chat for couples in between quality coffee or all-day Western-European delight.
Jl. Kayu Cendana no. 1, Seminyak, Kuta
Tel. +62 821 4411 2489
6. Full Circle by Expat Roasters
Tucked in the timeless charm of Ubud (which has evolved and changed, but not in a bad way...somehow), Full Circle by Expat Roasters is a coffee destination which still embrace the area’s old soul with modern, eye-catching architectural design and composition. The main bar area is dominated by concrete but adorned with bamboo poles to give traditional elements a refreshing spin. The stadium-like seating area is actually inspired by Ubud's famous rice filed which sloped down like natural staircases. There are a total of 7 different seating areas of Full Circle by Expat Roasters, but if you are looking for a more secluded and private space, you can opt to sit on the semi-round sofas at the left-hand wall of the cafe. The cafe also boasts an impressive lighting display with a brilliantly placed double height windows from floor to ceiling. We haven't talked about the coffee itself, but Expat is one of the island's leading coffee distributors, so it’s safe to say that you will get the best quality of caffeine fix here; along with the venue’s conveniently quaint atmosphere.
Jl. Jatayu, Ubud, Kabupaten Gianyar
Tel. +62 361 982 638
7. Uma Karo
Conveniently seated just in walking distance away from the famous Berawa beach, Uma Karo is a pocket-sized lodging haven with impressive design and overall ambience. The décor seamlessly blends rustic, contemporary and minimalistic to its maximum effect, decorated with natural materials such as rattan, wicka and soft cotton cushions; complemented by a small but inviting swimming pool to splash around on a bright summer day. The two bedrooms of Uma Karo is built with comfort in mind. The color combinations give each room its own personalities, yet both is so approachable and homey. This chic contemporary villa is a perfect getaway for honeymooners seeking ultimate tranquility in their romantic vacation.
Jl. Pemelisan Agung, Canggu, Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung
Tel. +62 822 3656 2302
8. Kembali Bumbak
Kembali Bumbak is a favorable catch-up point for not only creative nomads, but travelers seeking for a pleasant dining experience as well. The venue’s main décor consist outdoor courtyard and full AC indoor area which elegantly boasts marble and wooden touch, adorned by huge glass windows to add rustic-industrial feel. The quaint space serves a heart full selection of all-day casual dining menu which highly focused on flavor and quality ingredients, fresh from the kitchen to your table; from full-blown burger to healthy selections of avo toast and rice-based diets. Just as the name implied (‘Kembali’ means ‘Come Back’ in Bahasa Indonesia), the venue has created such fine atmosphere to draws their guest back with its quality food, coffee, space and service.
Jl. Bumbak Dauh, Kerobokan, Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361
Phone: +62 812 3756 7156