With a combination of scenic beauty, culture and a bit sense of adventure, Indonesia can be considered as one of the best honeymoon destinations. The fact that this country has so many bucket-list worthy places to choose from, narrowing a list down is no easy task—but that’s exactly what we did here. From a luxury lodge to a bungalow on your private island, from far-flung exotic locales to beautiful beaches and budget-friendly options, there’s something for every type of honeymoon.

BALI

Alaya Resort Ubud

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This is an upscale, lush property with authentic Balinese charm and rice paddy views, which make it one of the popular choices made by honeymooners. With rooms exaggerating luxury and elegance, Alaya Resort Ubud is a sanctuary of peacefulness and sophistication in the culturally exciting village of Ubud. Built with exceptional sensitivity towards Mother Nature, the property shares its rice terrace views with many communities like local independent cafes and eateries. As part of Ubud’s evolving hospitality, the outlandish boutique property offers guests a classy place to stay that mirrors Ubud’s and Bali’s unique creativity. This elegant hotel, with a distinct sense of belonging, caters to all the needs of a couple who want their honeymoon to roll out not less than a fairy-tale. alayahotels.com/alayaresortubud


Hotel Vila Lumbung – Seminyak

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Nestled in the favourite area of Seminyak, Hotel Vila Lumbung is a place to be considered if you are looking for a peace of mind in the middle of the crowds. Located in the strategic area, this modern artistic villa is only a few minutes’ drive to the best restaurants, spas, boutiques and nightlife. Worry not if you are looking for a place to solitude as once you step into the complex of the hotel, you will hear nothing but the soft music of the trees and leaves brushing in the wind and the flutter of your heart as you lay eyes on the property. As they say, ‘There is beauty in solitude’. This hotel seems like a perfect fit; an oasis of peace amidst a lush green garden. hotellumbung.com


Jannata Resort & Spa – Ubud

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With tranquil valley views of the rural village of Sebali, this boutique property is attuned to the surrounding environment through a thoughtful design that respects Bali’s rich artistry and cultural heritage. Dedicated to suit today’s savvy travellers on honeymoon, you can admire Ubud’s stunning jungle paradise from their pool villas. Sign up for some couple activities, such as yoga class, morning trek, picnic lunch and other cultural experiences. For a romantic touch, arrange a special dinner with tropical views of lush valley greenery in the distance. jannataresort.com


Sudamala Suites & Villas – Sanur

Sudamala Suites & Villas – Sanur - travel treasures

Located in the calm area of Bali, this property offers you the perfect home for your Bali getaway, Set in the calm and relaxed environment of Sanur where centuries of Balinese art and cultural history have been nurtured. Choose to stay at their Studio Suite Pool Access and have an intimate time with your lover at a private balcony. If you prefer to spend time at the beach, they have its very own private stretch of beach exclusively for guests. Take a complimentary bicycle usage to reach there. The breezy foreshore features reclining beach loungers under shade sails on bamboo frames, blocking the sun but not the Balinese sea breeze. To make your honeymoon memorable, sign up for a trip around Sanur or Ubud. sudamalaresorts.com/bali


NUSA LEMBONGAN

The Acala Shri Sedana 

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Situated on the east side of the island, this boutique hotel is a perfect setting of pure serenity, utmost privacy and unrivalled luxury. With an excellent angle where you can see very exotic sun rice, you can enjoy the exotic greenery surrounded while its prime hillside position making sure you can view the famous yellow suspension bridge linking to the neighbouring Nusa Ceningan island over a shallow channel of seawater. Featuring only 13 rooms to guarantee your total privacy with your loved one, this is a peaceful retreat for carefree travellers looking to get away for a few days and indulge in some well-deserved island relaxation. theacala.com


EAST NUSA TENGGARA

Sudamala Resort Seraya – Komodo Island

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A beautifully calm sanctuary, this resort at Komodo Island offers an extraordinary getaway in a magnificent setting of a secluded island with the abundance of pristine natural wonders, ringed with translucent white sandy beaches, crystal-clear waters and vibrant underwater life for an ultimate cast-away experience. The island itself is a perfect splice of green shaped like a sideways seahorse, hovering over an aqua orb of coral reefs that bleed out into a limitless blue ocean. By all means to laze away with a cocktail on hand at the resort’s private beach or the beachfront saltwater pool, soak your feet onto the soft powder of white sands and bask into the torrent of endless tropical sunshine, or venture off with the complimentary activity gears to witness the effervescent underwater vista. sudamalaresorts.com/seraya


Komodo Resort – Komodo Island

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If you or your partner is a passionate diver, Komodo Resort is the best place for you. This resort offers world-class reef diving. The place has the world’s most pristine reefs! Do also note that there’s still a small portion of the sea which is not completely explored. Komodo Resort is one of the best places for your honeymoon getaway in Indonesia! komodoresort.com


Nihiwatu Resort – Sumba

Nihiwatu Resort – travel treasures

For adventure lovers, Sumba is the right location to explore. Start from observing natural paintings on Bukit Warinding to watching the twilight romanticism on Walakiri Beach. The vast Sumba region requires you to make detailed travel plans so that you and your partner will get the best experience. If you don’t want to worry about the itinerary planning, you can go directly to Nihi Sumba Resort and get some tour packages in the West Sumba area. Nihi Sumba Resort itself is the best hotel according to travel + leisure magazine for two consecutive years. Here, you can do a variety of exciting and unique activities, ranging from fishing, surfing, safari spas or visiting traditional villages in West Sumba. nihi.com


WEST NUSA TENGGARA

Amanwana Luxury Resort – Pulau Moyo

Amanwana Luxury Resort – travel treasures

Staying in this resort, you will truly feel calm and comfort amidst the beauty of nature. When you wake up in the morning, a stretch of white sand will greet you with a sparkle of sunlight that has just moved from the compound. There are also many exciting activities you can do together, ranging from jungle trekking, diving to sailing. aman.com/resorts/amanwana


Sudamala Suites & Villas – Senggigi

Sudamala Suites & Villas Senggigi - travel treasures

If you’re looking for a destination that can recover your equilibrium and discover deeper levels of your relaxation with your partner, this property can be the perfect place. Located right where the soft sand meets the sea, on the front row of every spectacular sunset, this property offers each guest who covets a tropical sanctuary a dwelling where time stands still. Stroll along on glimmering golden sand of the coastline with your partner and enjoy the island’s best sunset. Take a local tour around the island and learn up-close of how the locals live. Optionally, arrange a trip to the north of the island to discover green wonders of Lombok’s rainforests and waterfalls. sudamalaresorts.com/lombok


Hotel Tugu – Lombok

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Located on kilometres long of a sparkling white beach, with amazing views of the sunrise beneath Mount Rinjani, Hotel Tugu Lombok carries a unique Indonesian culture and fine art theme in world-class luxury. The honeymooners will be provided with an authentic ‘Indonesian’ experience in terms of telling historical accounts and legends of the very romantic but forgotten stories of the archipelago. Ancient temples, giant sculptures and magnificent architecture rich in the heritage of the typical Lombok’s Sasak tribe and the interpretation of legends from the epic Mahabharata, will bring a sense as if you are awakened in another very exotic world, hundreds of years ago. Activity wise, honeymooners can enjoy snorkelling gears or enjoy the sunrise breakfast. Those couples who also happen to be golf enthusiasts, the property is right next to an international class 18-hole golf course. tuguhotels.com/hotels/lombok


The Oberoi Beach Resort – Lombok

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Located at the enchanting Medana Bay, The Oberoi Lombok is the ideal place for relaxation. This resort boasts a private beach and a spectacular infinity pool, accompanied by mesmerising sunset and ocean views of Mount Agung. Spanning over 24 acres of beautifully manicured gardens, the resort landscape is spacious and abundant with flora and fauna. Exploring the nearby Gili Islands is minutes away from the resort’s private pier, or simply snorkel around the house reef. The resort features luxury accommodation that reflects traditional culture and architecture. The villas and pavilions come with thatched roofs and spacious interiors that are beautifully furnished with dark-wood furnishings and traditional elements. oberoihotels.com


CENTRAL JAVA

Villa Borobudur Resort

Villa Borobudur Resort - travel treasures

Experience Javanese hospitality at its finest while being one with nature is how every morning begins. As the sun rises over the horizon with the majestic view of the volcanoes like Merapi, Sumbing, and Merbabu, you simply have to close your eyes and immerse yourself in the glory of the lush greenery and connect with Mother Nature on your honeymoon. The UNESCO heritage site of Borobudur Temple in the distance is a mere 10-15 minutes away, where you can learn about the rich culture, history, and heritage of the region, as well as experience one of the most romantic sunrises in Indonesia. After a relaxing day out, come home to the pool deck or the porch of your villa. villaborobudurresort.com


ARTOTEL Semarang

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If you or your partner happen to be an art lover, this hotel will suit your honeymoon needs with its modern contemporary dark facade and artworks from Javanese emerging artists. Creating beautiful art that is chic and luxurious yet affordable and inclusive is a fundamental factor of why they do what they do. It is all about originality and being fearless in creative expression. Since the hotel is located in the middle of fast-paced developing city of Semarang, you and your partner can tour the city easily. artotelgroup.com/hotels/artotel/gajahmada-semarang


YOGYAKARTA

GRAND ASTON Hotel & Convention Center Yogyakarta

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Located in the heart of the city with a luxury 5-star hotel, this property is the most suitable hotel to stay for you and your partner on your honeymoon season. Experience a VIP treat with a honeymoon set-up! Take your partner for a nice romantic dinner at the garden-view Saffron Restaurant. Alternatively, if you prefer to enjoy a city view, head up to Cielo 37 degrees on the 9th floor. Yogyakarta is a perfect choice with a charming natural and cultural atmosphere. Ask their staff to arrange a trip around the city and experience the thick Javanese culture at any time in every corner of the city. GrandAstonYogyakarta.com


WEST JAVA

Kampung Sampireun Resort & Spa

Kampung Sampireun Resort & Spa - travel treasures

With a peaceful and tranquil rural atmosphere and small huts built on the side of the river, this beautiful village is always crowded with tourists. The nuances are indeed like other simple villages but with adequate tourism facilities. The resort provides accommodation or honeymoon package complete with a large swimming pool, internet access, fishing spots and a sports centre. kampungsampireun.com


MALUKU

Ora Beach Eco Resort

Ora Beach Eco Resort - travel treasures

Some of the people said that Ora Beach Eco Resort is an “Indonesian Maldives or Hawaii”. So you can imagine how beautiful the beach is for your honeymoon moment. Ora Beach as a tourist destination in Maluku can be categorised as eco or nature tourism. Enjoying the beauty of the surrounding environment, as well as the underwater world, will provide a calm and relaxing holiday sensation. Couples can relax while enjoying the white stretch of sand in Tanjung Sawai, which is also often used as a diving and snorkelling spot. Not only that, but this area also has Manusela National Park. You can do trekking there while enjoying Indonesia’s endless natural wealth. exoticorabeach.com


WEST PAPUA

Misool Eco Resort – Raja Ampat

Misool Eco Resort – travel treasures

Not only heaven for divers, but Raja Ampat is also a suitable place for having a honeymoon. Misool Eco Resort offers a place to relax with your partner with blue ocean scenery typical of Raja Ampat. The very clear seawater makes ornamental fish and coral reefs visible. Your honeymoon moment will be truly very memorable. misool.info