Bali has more than enough to fulfil all your wedding fantasies. However, you need to be careful while planning your big day. Skip the peak seasons to avoid over-crowding and high rates. Also, you need to steer clear of the countless ‘lemons’ crowding the wedding industry in Bali. However, with countless stunning wedding destinations, you might be wondering which one is the best suited for your wedding theme. In this article, we have listed down some of the best venues to tie the knot in Bali (in alphabetical order).
Alaya Resort Ubud
With tranquil views of an adjacent rice terrace, Alaya Resort Ubud provides the perfect setting for an intimate wedding celebration, commitment ceremony or renewal of vows. This 5 stars boutique hotel is attuned to the surrounding environment and has been designed to follow the contours of the natural landscape. A simple Balinese garden features random plantings of tropical flora and there is a river gently flowing at the base of the property. A traditional Balinese pavilion at the base of Alaya Resort Ubud’s charming landscape overlooks a small flowing river and is surrounded by native flora. This multi-purpose space lends itself to an array of different activities including sessions of yoga or meditation. It also hosts culturally-inspired classes for Balinese dance, cooking and making offerings. The pavilion is even available for private celebrations of the heart such as a wedding ceremony or candlelight dinner. Their wedding venue can only accommodate for below 50 people for blessing and up to 70 people for wedding reception.
Amarta Beach Retreat
For the beachfront stay of your aspirations, Amarta Beach Retreat welcomes you. A boutique establishment at heart, these Bali accommodations are perfect for both weddings and honeymoons. Located right in front of Pasut Beach, Amarta offers an idyllic magical beachfront destination for exchanging vows of love and devotion, creating unforgettable memories of once-in-a-lifetime wedding celebrations. The venue is a short escape from the bustling Canggu, providing you with all the serenity you need for hosting your intimate wedding ceremony.
A destination wedding at Amarta is a promise made in paradise. The extraordinary boutiques offer three options of sublime settings for the guests to host their wedding ceremony, whether it’s on the spacious garden with the mesmerizing seaside views, by the infinity pool where the couples declare their vows on the floating stage backdropped with a 180-degree ocean view, or at the joglo where the guests could immerse in a more authentic cultural celebration. Wherever the wedding is held, Amarta ensures the guests with panoramic beachfront views in a secluded area away from the crowd, making it a perfect intimate wedding venue for your closest ones. All of the venues could accommodate up to 250 adults in total.
Apurva Kempinski Bali
Built on a cliff, overlooking the Indian Ocean, the resort provides a breath-taking view of the world. The grand staircase sweeps dramatically upwards in a seemingly never-ending fashion. It is pure theatre: a spectacular backdrop to the most remarkable events. The stunning skyline and lavish gardens paint the background make the resort is destined to become ‘the stage’ for spectacular weddings. Accommodating up to sixty people, the Apurva Chapel takes inspiration from Rumah Tongkonan, the traditional house of South Sulawesi. The oceanfront chapel provides magnificent grand celebrations with an adjacent two-storey, versatile Three-Bedroom Villa and two infinity pools. Providing a more intimate union, the ocean-view Amala and Kimaya Cliff Chapels are available to accommodate up to twenty people.
The Apurva Kempinski Bali and partners have recently came together to inspire and seek ways of addressing the important topic of sustainability with another breakthrough at the resort, this time in the form of a Sustainable Wedding Package.
White sandy beaches, award-winning cliff top spa and dining venues plus 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 bedroom luxury pool villas – Karma Kandara offers an incredible location for your dreamy destination wedding. The property itself was selected by a Feng Shui expert for its powers of good fortune – a truly auspicious and spiritual place to celebrate the start of your life journey together.
From cocktails at the Temple Lounge to BBQs at luxury pool villas, long tables at the cliff top di Mare to exchanging prenuptials at Karma’s private beach, there are several ‘wow’ outdoor and semi outdoor wedding venue settings within the grounds of the exclusive resort to your special ceremony.
Exchange your vows on a private beach against a beautiful Bali sunset or host an intimate ceremony in a Balinese-modern sophisticated villa overlooking the Indian ocean.
Plan Your Paradise Day – Karma Group’s Wedding Planner will co-create your perfect ‘paradise’ stay for you and your guests.
Majapahit Beach Villas
Inspired by the ancient Javanese Majapahit Empire, Majapahit Beach Villas encompass one beachfront villa and two private villas in a secluded villa complex situated at Ketewel, Bali with a traditional, authentic, and contemporary architecture surrounded by natural beauty, from the lush vegetation to the glistening black-sand Pabean beach. The villas offer a secluded and private location, ensuring the guests’ absolute tranquillity with direct access to the beach.
With all villas accommodating up to 20 adults, Majapahit Beach Villas is equipped with 10 immaculate bedrooms with each villa featuring its own large outdoor pool, cozy living areas, fully-equipped facilities, and in-villa experiences. As the villas radiate the classic antiquity of Javanese history, therefore they are perfect for couples who seek the romance of both nature and culture in an intimate setting. With the villa also providing a generous size of outdoor space, Majapahit Beach Villas make a fabulous venue for weddings.
Sanctoo Suites & Villas
Situated in the charming art village of Singapadu, Sanctoo Suites & Villas is defined as a private or sacred place. It embodies a luxury private getaway for those seeking a peaceful retreat in high-end style; a special place for guests to rejuvenate their mind, body and soul in a tranquil environment while surrounded by the natural beauty of the Wos River gorge environs and located adjacent to the wonderful grounds of the Bali Zoo. Let The Sanctoo orchestrate your dream wedding, set in the luxury of Bali’s blissful nature. Whether it’s a private ceremony for two or a grand celebration, their professional team will tailor your special day to suit your desire. The Sanctoo delivers the traditional luxury wedding of your dreams. Whether you want a ceremony with a natural blend of nature with Ubud’s ambience and other animal life, or simple blessings, they can tailor a package to suit your needs.
Tirtha Uluwatu offers the most magical settings to celebrate your special day. Set on the majestic cliff top, relish the caresses of the tropical sea breeze down below and the magnificent panorama of Indian Ocean unfold before you. Tirtha provides venues so breathtaking that even minimal decorations enhance even more its natural beauty, perfect for capturing the grand moments for lifetime memories. The Dining Pavilion at Tirtha Uluwatu comprises of two floors; the ground floor designed to accommodate 250 persons combining indoors and outdoors, while the first floor can accommodate 100 persons. Throughout the years to come, you will remember many beautiful moments of your wedding, but none will remain as clearly in your memory as the feeling of magic that happened on your wedding day at Tirtha Uluwatu.