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The Most Beautiful Places to Elope in Bali

Bali is, without question, one of the most beautiful places in the world. As the country becomes more popular with tourists, it’s also become a very popular spot to elope. Couples dreaming of an adventurous elopement will love the variety of locations that Bali has to offer. There’s truly something for everyone here - from waterfalls to beaches to 5-star luxury resorts. Whatever you’re dreaming of, Bali will offer it.


Looking for more reasons to elope in Bali? Check out my Ultimate Guide to Eloping in Bali for 2023!


Places to Elope in Bali

When deciding where to elope in Bali, think of what you enjoy as a couple. Are you more adventurous? Do you want something serene and quiet? Do you want to venture into the jungles or stand on the beautiful beaches of Indonesia? Don't forget to think about how many people you plan to invite and where you're thinking about staying. All of these questions can help you narrow down which places to elope in Bali!


Elopements in Balinese Nature

couple hugs on balcony of treehouse in Ubud, Bali

Ubud

If you're a couple dreaming of a more natural elopement, Ubud would be the perfect destination for your elopement! This city is covered in beautiful lush plants and wildlife. It’s so dreamy and magical. Ubud is also known for its art and culture, which makes it super fun to explore and enjoy.



Jatiluwih rice fields in Bali for natural elopement in elements

Jatiluwih Rice Terraces

Located in the Tabanan province, the Jatiluwih Rice Terraces are one of the most beautiful tourist attractions. It’s an absolutely gorgeous location at sunset or sunrise, as the light is a great contrast to the greenery of the rice fields. Dry season is a great time to plan your elopement here. While it is popular, you’ll be able to find a secluded spot for your intimate elopement because it’s such a large attraction! When you’re all done with your ceremony and portraits, don’t forget to grab a bite to eat at one of the nearby restaurants, too!





Tanah Lot in Bali: one of the best places to elope in Bali

Ulun Danu Beratan Temple

Known as the floating temple, the Ulun Danu Beratan Temple lays in Lake Beratan. This area has four temples to honor the Hindu Gods: Brahma, Vishnu, and Shiva. The iconic and traditional Balinese architecture is simply stunning and it's beautiful at all times of day. This is a working temple, so be sure to dress accordingly!








Adventurous Elopements in Bali


inspiration for adventurous elopement on Mount Batur in Bali

Mount Batur

Mount Batur is an active volcano on the north west part of Bali, known for its collapsed top. The volcano is also known for its black volcanic rocks and sand, creating a dramatic vibe for your portraits!. It’s an absolutely gorgeous spot for an elegant and unique look for your elopement.



Honestly, it’s not often you can get to an active volcano to the extent that you can get to Mount Batur. One of the other best parts about Mount Batur is the great hiking available - and the gorgeous lake, too! If you’re dreaming of a stunning sunrise elopement, consider planning your ceremony at Mount Batur!



couple stands on rocks in front of waterfall in Bali Indonesia

NungNung Waterfall

NungNung Waterfall is located about an hour outside of Ubud and has to be one of the most beautiful spots in all of Bali to plan your elopement! The best time to visit is in the early morning, though you can access the waterfall basically all day before it’s dark.



Because getting to the waterfall is a bit more challenging than a simple walk, it’s not the spot for everyone. But if it’s for you, the NungNung Waterfall will not disappoint! It’s secluded and absolutely stunning.



couple hugs kissing in front of Tibumana waterfall in Bali

Tibumana Waterfall


If you want a waterfall and more of a forest vibe for your elopement, consider Tibumana Waterfall. It’s located in Ubud and the path to the waterfall is surrounded by beautiful rice fields and palm trees. It’s the perfect chance to find a secluded spot in Bali while still enjoying what everyday life is like in Bali. Tibumana Waterfall is also near a beautiful Bali temple - so check that out while you’re there!








view of beach in Bali from top of cliff

Kelingking Beach

Kelingking Beach is possibly one of the most incredible spots you’ll see in Bali - plus, who doesn’t love the idea of eloping on the beach? Getting down to the beach itself can be a bit scary - with limited safety railings and stairs, so consider eloping at one of the overlooks with Bali’s blue water and greenery behind you. It’s a stunning view either way and a dreamy spot for your ceremony!


The Coolest Places to Stay for Your Bali Elopement


Something I love about Bali is that you can stay at some incredible villas, resorts, and Airbnbs for extremely affordable rates.. While you’re planning your Bali elopement, don’t forget to find the perfect relaxing accommodations for you and your guests. Here’s a few of my favorite places to stay in Bali!


Loft Style Villa with Pool and Ricefield View:: This beautiful Airbnb brings the comfort of New York City to Bali. The architecture screams city chic while you enjoy views of Bali’s rice fields. It’s one of my all-time-favorite Airbnbs in Bali!


Conrad Bali (Resort): As a 5-star luxury resort on the coast of Nusa Dua, Conrad Bali is the epitome of beach luxury. Enjoy romantic dinners, private rooms, floating meals, and so much more here! They even have a spot for your wedding day - if you want to elope right on site.


Cozy Boutique Villa (Airbnb): Two words: tropical luxury. Cozy Boutique Villa is a stunning home filled with Balinese details, a beautiful outdoor space, lush greenery, and a private pool. If you want some truly dreamy portraits before your elopement, this Airbnb is for you!


Private Villas of Bali (Hotel): Private Villas of Bali is a luxury villa hotel located right on the beach in the southern part of Bali. Being near the beach means you’ve got views for days. Located in Gapura Vista, a beautiful cliff top luxury residential area, it’s quiet, romantic, and private - perfect for a romantic getaway!


Villa DelMar Bali: I absolutely love this luxury home right off the beach in Bali. This villa is close to so many incredible tourist locations, restaurants, and even the Sacred Monkey Sanctuary! It’s perfect - complete with large spaces to relax, a pool, and amenities.



Bali Elopement Package


After you’ve decided to elope in Bali, you’ll be ready to start booking your lodging, air fare, and vendors. I LOVE traveling with my couples for their elopement - and below, you’ll find the details for my Bali Elopement Package as a destination wedding photographer.

  • 8 hours – 3 days of elopement coverage anywhere in Bali

  • A personalized elopement planning experience with unlimited assistance

    • Personalized elopement location recommendations

    • Vendor, lodging, and activity recommendations

    • Assistance and information to help you with permits, licenses, etc.

    • Customized elopement timelines

    • Optional complimentary officiant services

  • Online gallery with full resolution images and printing rights

  • 5 day sneak peeks to share with the world

  • Travel fees to anywhere in Bali are already included

  • Starting at $9,800

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destination elopement and wedding photographer Anna Claire of Thin Spaces Productions sits in front of Scottish castle

Cheers, I'm


ANNA CLAIRE

I am most passionate about travel, meeting new people, and storytelling. Which is exactly why I created Thin Spaces Productions to combine all of my loves into one mission. After graduating college, I moved to South East Asia to be a travel photographer. It wasn’t long until I started shooting elopements.


South East Asia has completely captured my heart, which is why I love helping couples plan their elopement in Bali. I have found that Bali is one of the most beautiful places on earth which also unlocks your inner child. It has become a little piece of my heart that I cannot wait to share with you.




Ulun Danu Beratan Temple

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