There are many things that make Indonesia stand out as romantic: idyllic exotic beaches, pure natural charm, a wealth of historical attractions, secluded spots, and more. For a dreamy and unforgettable honeymoon, read our guide to the most beautiful honeymoon destinations in Indonesia.
A honeymoon in Indonesia can be as exciting or laid back as you want it to be. With over 13000 large and small tropical islands, there is no end to its white sandy coastline making for a perfect sun soaked holiday. Also get enamoured by its wildlife, luxuriant rain forests, ancient temples, grand mountain views and breathtaking volcanoes.
Take a look at some of the most romantic and beautiful places to visit in Indonesia on your honeymoon:
Honeymoon in Bali
A trip to Indonesia is not complete without a trip to the tourist capital Bali, complete with its beautiful temples, wildlife and breathtaking beaches. Get sun soaked at the beautiful Kuta beach followed by surfing at Uluwatu. Go on a wildlife adventure at the Bali Safari and Marine Park, catch the Kecak dance at Pura Tanah Lot and visit the Benoa Harbour for a Mangrove tour.
Best time to visit: April to September
Honeymoon in Banyuwangi
Banyuwangi is filled with beautiful gems that make for a wonderful honeymoon. Climb up the Ijen volcano and be amazed by blue flames that spring out among the yellow sulphurous rocks. Watch baby turtles take their first steps to the ocean at Sukamade Beach.Take a safari ride through the Baluran National Park, go snorkelling in Bama Beach and surfing at Pulau Merah Beach.
Honeymoon in Jogja
If you are in the mood for something more enlightening on your honeymoon then visit Yogyakarta, an arts, culinary and culture hub and home to Borobodur, an eighth century Buddhist temple and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Also make sure to climb up the active volcano Mt Merapi, go for eco-tours of rural villages like Candirejo and Kembang Arum and make a trip to the ruins at Taman Sari complex.
Honeymoon in Lombok
Indulge your senses in the natural beauty and exotic charm that is Komodo Island. Take a dip in the blue waters of Pink Beach and watch the marine beauty including the amazing corals. Go diving at Merah Beach, Batu Bolong, Tatawa islands, visit the Komodo National Park and see Komodo dragons up close in their native habitat.
Honeymoon in Raja Ampat
Far from the view-blocking skyscrapers, dense and hectic concrete jungles, congested traffics, flickering electric billboards, endless annoying noises, and all the nuisances of modern cities, you will find a pristine paradise where Mother Nature and warm friendly people welcome you with all the exceptional wonders in Raja Ampat, the islands-regency in West Papua Province.
Honeymoon in Toba
One of the most mesmerizing places to visit in Indonesia on your honeymoon is Lake Toba – a large volcanic lake set against the picturesque mountains for an enchanting view. Go swimming, water skiing, canoeing and fishing at the town of Parapat. Take a leisurely walk in the beautiful Naborsahon River Valley, explore the traditional architecture of Batak Toba house compounds and visit Simanindo where traditional Batak ritual dances and music are performed.