There are countless reasons to visit Bali, the Island of Gods according to the locals. Bali beaches are legendary, not only those who seek beauty but also the thrill of surfing. Bali beach weddings, though, is entirely something else. It is a level beyond anything else you’ve ever witness. Many brides and grooms to be have dreamed to tie the knot at the beautiful seaside where the breeze brings the fragrance of nearby frangipani.
Bali weddings don’t come with your standard table setting or boring ballrooms. Your aisle is floral petal footpath, your background is the blue Indian Ocean, and the decoration is one with nature. A fitting scene for one of your biggest days in life.
In general, the commitment ceremony in Bali weddings is usually led by English speaking celebrant. If you wish a legal wedding arrangement, the venues will provide that as an additional service. Either way, you will still get a commemorative wedding certificate. Bridal bouquet and groom’s boutonniere is on the house. The guests will get non-alcoholic refreshments. Decoration commonly employs lots of flowers and floral elements. So, if you dream of having a Bali beach wedding, here are some of the best venues that you can choose.
Anantara Seminyak Bali Resort
Seminyak is one of the most exclusive stretches of beach in Bali. It is popular for its upscale resorts, restaurants, and bars. The golden sand and glorious sunset backdrop is the norm of Bali beach wedding but Anantara Seminyak ups the ante by offering you three venues in their property. You can say ‘I do’ in their private beach, in the beachfront lawn, or Moonlite Rooftop.
The highlights of the wedding package at Anantara is the free 1 night stay in Anantara Ocean Suite for Bride and Groom. You will also get a photographer and an assistant for max 3 hours. If you wish, you can continue the celebration at the rooftop, maybe for Champagne toast. The package rates start from AUD 5,419.
Ayana Resort and Spa
To sum it up, this resort has everything you could desire for a wedding venue. There are so many spots for a wedding reception, from a hanging pier, an ancient-style garden, a unique chapel, a restaurant, to a private beach. It is as if all of those spots were built with a wedding reception in mind. Ayana definitely will make your wedding unforgettable, not only for you but also for your guests.
The most famous venue is Kubu Beach, located right below the resort. Surrounded by hanging cliffs, this beach is completely isolated from anything. It’s your own beach for the wedding. Should you decide to wed here, you will get a two night stay in Ayana Resort View for Bride and Groom. Throughout the ceremony, there will be a solo guitarist that will romantically serenade the event. A photographer is available. The wedding packages start at AUD 6,563.
Keraton Jimbaran Resort and Spa
This beachfront property is located in Jimbaran, a traditional fishing village. Keraton Jimbaran Resort and Spa is a perfect place for a small, intimate wedding ceremony. The resort itself has 102 luxury rooms and private villas. More importantly, it has direct and exclusive access to the pristine Jimbaran Bay. The white sand and sunset here are simply wonderful, a perfect backdrop for your big day.
Bali beach wedding here is wonderful as it is somewhat practical. Jimbaran is located just to the south of Ngurah Rai International Airport. The exclusive location means that this resort is a perfect place to not only hold your wedding reception but also to unwind. While being relatively close to any popular spots in Bali, Jimbaran is still removed from the crowded mainstream destinations such as Kuta or Seminyak. In other words, this resort is also a perfect place for your honeymoon too.
You will get all of the general amenities like flower aisle, English-speaking celebrant, floral décor, etc. bride and groom can also enjoy a romantic dinner on the resort. Wedding package here stars from AUD 2,170.
Grand Mirage Resort & Thalasso Bali
Whether you want a sacred indoor or grand outdoor wedding, this resort will be able to help you. Grand Mirage offers a romantic wedding package that is available with chapel or sand ceremony. Needless to say, the beach is as wonderful as it gets. You can even get to choose from many styles such as Royal Balinese or Indian style wedding.
Located in Nusa Dua, the eastern side of Bali’s southernmost tip, Grand Mirage has exclusive access to the beautiful beach. The ambiance here is somewhat different from other Bali beach weddings. The tranquil nature, a serene surrounding, and the Indian Ocean as the backdrop will elevate your matrimony oath to a new level.
Whether you plan to have a small or big wedding, Grand Mirage can accommodate it well. They are prepared to organize a spectacular wedding ceremony with up to 300 guests. You will get the usual package plus a local touch with two Balinese girls in traditional Balinese costume that will further accentuate your celebration. The bride and the groom also get to stay in the Deluxe Ocean View room for two nights. The wedding package at this resort starts from AUD 3,630.
Novotel Bali Benoa Resort
This is the resort that promises to take care of every detail of your wedding day. They really know how to create a memorable experience with their in-house wedding team. Located on the tip of Tanjung Benoa, Novotel Bali Benoa has a private beachfront villa.
Bali beach wedding is incomplete without the white sand and turquoise waters in the background. The wedding packages available at this resort is unique, compared to other venues in Bali. Their décor is more elegant and modern with a strong Balinese vibe (with two Balinese girls in traditional attire bringing flowers). The bride and groom get to stay for one night at the Tropical Terrace, including two breakfasts. The resort itself is actually massive with 187 rooms. Beach wedding package at Novotel Bali Benoa Resort starts at AUD 2,559.
Four Seasons Jimbaran
This is probably the most coveted Bali wedding venue. This resort alone has several wonderful venues that are simply amazing, even for Bali’s standard. Take, for example, the Imperial Villa. The wedding venue is located at the end of a sloping idyllic hill, directly overlooking the Indian Ocean. The venue actually has two levels. The upper level can accommodate up to 80 people while the lower level has smaller capacity for a more intimate celebration. Another venue is the Sundara, located at the side of a long infinity pool that seems to fuse with the ocean. The chic architectural design meet the marvelous panorama of the ocean. This is a perfect combo of modern and nature, ideal if you want a bit of formality in your beach wedding. The wedding package here will get you the usual stuff as well as five units of one bedroom Garden Villa for one night, breakfast included for two people per villa. You will also get eight hours of photography and videography. To make things merrier, there are also fireworks totaling 200 shots. Wedding package at Four Seasons Jimbaran start at AUD 85,000.