The Most Romantic Places in Indonesia


There is nothing quite like being newlyweds. Don’t let the sensation quickly fade away by falling into typical honeymoon destination traps. The Indonesian archipelago with its shimmering silver beaches, hilly terrains, enamoring emerald islands, dense woods, and azure waters proffer the perfect idyllic ambiance for honeymooners.

Top Romantic Destinations in Indonesia

Here are our top six choices of dreamy alternatives for the lucky couple. Top Honeymoon Destinations in Indonesia.

1. Bali Island

The perfect honeymoon hideout, no place can give you more serenity and solitude than the beautiful, bewitching island of Bali. If you wish to savor your honeymoon moments amidst nature’s lap, take a day’s trip to the Ubud Village well-known for its acres of rice plantations in terraced fields, the quaint ambiance and of course the cultural exuberance.

Bali Romance

With its array of peppy private beaches, exotic forests and enticing volcanoes, Bali ranks not only at the topmost honeymoon destinations in Indonesia but among the best ones in the whole world as well. The charm of Bali is still luring tourists all over the world. Bali was chosen as “World’s Most Romantic Islands 2013” by CNN Travel.

2. Moyo Island

Moyo Island, a small island north of Sumbawa Island, is a world-class tourist destination that is known for its serenity and effortless beauty.

Although this island is relatively tiny, covering approximately 30,000 hectares, its extraordinary wealth of unspoiled nature makes it big enough for a new world for two. The beauty of it does not only feature the typical white sand beach and a crystal clear ocean, but it also offers an untouched forest, home to the heaven of waterfalls and nature rives.

3. Banda Islands

Just one hour sailing from Banda Aceh, the northernmost province of Sumatra, lies the tiny tropical island of Pulau Weh. A heavenly jungle paradise surrounded by beautiful white beaches. The main reason to come to Pulau Weh is the beaches for snorkeling and diving. You can admire the most beautiful tropical fish, turtles, and corals.

Quite different from the traditional spirit of Bali, the fertile Banda Islands located in the Maluku province of the country amidst the Banda Sea presents a fascinating panorama of marine life. Divers, this honeymoon trip is for you! Imagine a whole week overlooking the view of Mount Api. Every day an underwater exploration of a kingdom of beauty awaits in the seven islands of this archipelago – Neira Island, Lonthoir Island, Pisang Island, Hatta Island, Ay Island, Rum Island and of course the volcano itself, Mount Api. Mandarin fish, giant table corals, all kinds of soft corals and a vast variety of pelagic fish are the typical sightings at Banda’s dive sites.

4. Yogyakarta

Yogyakarta is indubitably one of the most romantic destinations for newly-weds in Indonesia. Known as for its rich historical culture, the island is teeming with relics and remains of the days of yore, narrating the grandiose past of the archipelago. You can visit Kaliurang to capture some romantic snaps with your spouse at the white churning mountainous stream of Hawanya in the backdrop of scenic mountain valleys. Kaliurang is 28 kilometers north from the Yogyakarta city center, exactly in the hamlet of Kaliurang, Hargobinangun, Pakem, Sleman.

5. Surabaya

Surabaya is another of the popular places to go honeymooning in Indonesia. Whether it is the mosques and monuments that stand with their unprecedented grandeur, or the magnificent China Town, beckoning gourmands to titillate their taste buds with a tinge of the Chinese culinary delights, the city proffers opportunities galore for honeymoon couples to savor the soul of Indonesia.

6.  Sampireun Village, Garut

It sounds unlikely to find a romantic hideaway within the busy life of West Java. But there is one perfect destination filled the romantic ambiance and rustic atmosphere tucked away from all busy towns in West Java.  Kampung Sampireun is a floating resort outfitted with gazebos, distinctive cuisine and traditional Sundanese music. It offers both simplicity and luxury perfect for honeymooners looking for a unique and romantic experience at whole new level.

7. Lombok Island

Lombok Island has a beautiful atmosphere and lovely underwater scenery and fascinating. The waves are not too big and quiet, of course, will add romance honeymoon. That’s good because it keeps the crowds down.

8. Bintan Island, Riau

Bintan Island is the truly enchanting natural beauty of one of them. Glistening white sand, blue water, and crowded as the trees is a fusion that makes this island so beautiful.

9. Belitung Island, Riau

Stunning scenery on the island of Belitung, perhaps can not be found on other islands, this is the privilege of this island be a place for a romantic honeymoon. Belitung Island is dominated coast with beautiful panoramic views, crystal clear water and white sandy beaches along the coast. A number of bays with calm waters make this place ideal for honeymoon couples who enjoy water sports.

10. Takabonerate Island, South Sulawesi

Takabonerate Selayar District, South Sulawesi, will be prepared as an international tourist destination with the scheduled implementation of annual programs of international tourism

Visit Indonesia for a truly marvelous honeymoon!