Romantic Sanur, Bali – The Ultimate Guide to Romance in Sanur

Couples seek an ideal romantic getaway—a place to relax, escape everyday life, and enjoy time spent together. With many choices present these days, we believe Sanur Bali is a highly recommended destination for romantics.

Sanur, on the east coast of Bali, is a good location with access to the beach, shopping, dining, live music, and plenty of other things couples can do together. You will not have the crazy traffic you find in Kuta and Seminyak, shopkeepers will not harass you, and you will easily walk along the beach hand in hand. Romantic Sanur is waiting for you.

Romantic hotels on the beachfront often feature a lovely pool, modern amenities, private balcony rooms, delicious food, and good service. Popular romantic hotels set the scene to ignite your passion with an unforgettable evening on Sanur Beach.

Let’s Explore Romantic Sanur

We have picked out 5 of the best romantic things to do in Sanur to make your couples’ holiday one to remember for many years.

Amazing Cocktails and Drinks

A great hotel on the beachfront is Maya Sanur Resort and Spa. It has a great location overlooking the beach with stunning views of Nusa Penida.

The Maya is known for the Tree Bar, which sits in an elevated position on the second floor of one of the best romantic hotels.

Head for pre-romantic dinner drinks during the late afternoon happy hour, and order a mojito or a Long Island iced tea. It is a great place to relax, enjoy the views and conversation, and chat about your day and evening plans. The Maya is a good choice and is loved by many couples.

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Take in a Sanur Sunrise

Probably the thing that Sanur is best known for is its stunning sunrises. This will require you to get out of your comfortable beds and modern rooms at your hotel and head to the beach.

Captivating sunrise at Sanur Beach, Bali, where the tranquil waves gently kiss the shore
Peaceful and romantic moment of this enchanting coastal paradise in Sanur, Bali

Sit on the sand and prepare for the sun to dance on the calm waters between Sanur Beach and Nusa Lembongan.

It would be best to head to the beach around 5.30 am, which is the only downside to this romantic experience. Watching a sunrise together can inspire your day and give you a sense of sharing an experience with your partner. One bonus is that afterwards, a good breakfast will await you at your hotel or on the main street of J.I. Danu Tamblingen.

Afternoon Tea

Some hotels in Sanur offer afternoon tea to suit your taste buds. Guests can expect a range of finger foods, from sandwiches and pastries to cakes with tea and coffee. The Intercontinental Hotel in Sanur offers afternoon tea in two different areas of the hotel.

The friendly staff will seat you for afternoon tea at Pier 8 on the beach or The Lobby Lounge. You can expect great service-free wi-fi as you enjoy an intimate afternoon tea in one of the best hotels in Sanur Beach. We recommend staying at the Intercontinental. Book your afternoon tea today.

Couples Massage Spa Experience

Sanur is a lover’s paradise, and what better way for lovers to relax than to get a couple’s massage?

outdoor setting at Byrd House in Sanur, Bali for a relaxing Balinese relaxation
In the centre of Sanur, Bali, Byrd House offers a soothing massage for a romantic couple

The Byrd House Spa and Wellness in Sanur Bali allows couples to come and experience several different experiences, such as:

  • Balinese Relaxation Massage
  • Back Massage and Cupping Therapy
  • Spa, Manicure and pedicure
  • Body wrap and infrared sauna

Couples massages allow partners to relax and share a calming experience, enhancing emotional intimacy. A massage will trigger the release of endorphins, the body’s natural feel-good chemicals, promoting well-being and relaxation.

After your massage, head to the Byrd House Beach Club, admire the beautiful architecture and have some good food. You will be served by kind staff who can help you choose from international cuisine and local Bali specialties.

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Stay in a Private Villa

A private villa in Bali with an outdoor swimming pool, air conditioning, and a fast internet connection is an ideal choice of accommodation. Many couples have loved the privacy that their villa brings them.

Andaz Bali suite
Andaz Bali is perfect for a romantic getaway.

Your privacy in a private villa is conducive to amorous adventures and love-filled gateways. Most private villas still have great staff and amazing service onsite, so if you want to order food and coffee or get recommendations on the best romantic restaurants in Sanur Beach, that is no problem.

If you don’t fancy a villa when you visit Bali, there are plenty of highly-rated hotels in Sanur Bali.

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Fine Dining Experience in Sanur Bali

In reality, Sanur is not known for its fine dining experiences. Sanur has a few upper-class restaurants with very friendly staff and good food.

You can head to the Village Cucina Italiana restaurant for white tablecloths and good food to share tender moments. You will find some of the best restaurants on or off the main streets of J.I., Danu Tamlingen, and J.I. Cemara. There are plenty of restaurants within walking distance of each other.

Romantic Photoshoot

Sanur is the perfect destination for a romantic photoshoot to capture the memories of your couple’s getaway.

couple enjoying a serene and picturesque scene in Sanur, Bali
Loving and romantic couple embracing against the picturesque backdrop of Sanur, Bali

Sanur’s romantic hotspots are everywhere, from sunrises on the beach to outdoor swimming pools and stunning doorways down alleys. A local photographer will know all the best spots to capture lovers in warm embraces in Bali.

Sanur, Bali, will not disappoint as a romantic destination for lovers. With a little planning, an unbelievably romantic experience awaits you.

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The Best Time to Visit Sanur

The best time to visit Sanur and other spots in Bali, Indonesia, is during the dry season, which runs from May to September. During this time, the weather is generally sunny with low humidity, making it perfect for outdoor activities such as walking, swimming, snorkelling, and lying by the pool.

April and October shoulder seasons can also be good times to visit Sanur, as the weather is still pleasant but with fewer crowds. Pack your suitcase and book your flights for one of the best periods to visit attractions such as Bali Zoo, Waterbom and the Monkey Forest.

However, if you don’t mind the occasional rain shower, visiting Sanur during the wet season from October to March can also have advantages. The lush greenery and cooler temperatures can be refreshing, but ensure you have a waterproof bag and umbrella for your outings in case of a downpour.

It’s worth noting that Bali is a popular tourist destination, and the peak season for tourism is from June to August. If you prefer to avoid crowds and higher prices, planning your visit outside these months is best.

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Thank you for taking the time to read our blog post about Sanur Bali! We hope you found it informative and helpful in planning your trip to this beautiful region. If you’re looking for more information about things to do in Sanur, recommendations for places to eat, or where to go from Sanur, be sure to check out our website.

Our team is dedicated to providing you with the most up-to-date and accurate information to make your holiday planning, from choosing hotels on and off the beach to scooter rental, as smooth as possible. Once again, thank you for reading, and we hope our articles continue to be a valuable resource for your travel plans.

For more accommodation options in Sanur Bali, click our Places to Stay page or search Booking.com or Agoda.

Things to do in Sanur

Things to do in Sanur and its content is created by two Australians who have been to Sanur many times. We have enjoyed food and drink on the beach, we have sipped coffee on Jalan Danau Tamblingan. We have stayed in homestays and hotels in Sanur and made day trips to see the best of Bali. Not only that, but we aim to keep the information fresh by continuing to visit Sanur and getting first-hand information off our Balinese friends.

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