February, the month of love, is almost here. With Valentines around the corner, this would be a great time to prepare a romantic retreat to show how much you cherish your loved one. We have a hunch that you might be looking for the most romantic beach resorts in Indonesia.
Here’s 7 most romantic beach resorts in Indonesia. Order is based on location, starting from the West to the East of Indonesia, on some of the most beautiful white sand beaches of the country.
1. Sumur Tiga Resort, Weh Island.
On the far west of Indonesia is Weh Island, the location of Sumur Tiga Resort. Wooden rooms are built hanging over cliffs, giving you a spacious view of the Hindia Ocean. Below is semi private white sand beach with clear blue water. You can spend time enjoying the elevated view or have a swim at the perfect beach opening to Hindia Ocean, all with the service of Freddy’s staff of the Sumur Tiga Beach.
Freddie’s Sumur Tiga, Sabang, Weh Island, Sabang. Prices start at IDR 290,000 per night for 2 people.
2. Air Manis Resort, Padang
Surprisingly, Padang has a beautiful resort located on the hills just overlooking the Air Manis Beach. This resort is a huge house, much of the walls made of glass for the spectacular view. The steep lawn down to is its million-dollar view being the spot to gaze out from soothing sunset all the way to a candle light dinner. As for dinner, you know Padang is home to delicious food.
Jalan Air Manis No 151, Bukit Gado Gado, Kel. Koto Kaciak, Padang Selatan, West Sumatra. Prices start at USD $150 per night for 2 people
3. Pulau Macan Resort, Kepulauan Seribu.
Not to far from the busy Jakarta, is an island getaway. Pulau Macan, also known as Tiger Island, is located at the Kepulauan Seribu mini archipelago. Their open lodges with private access directly to the beach would make it the perfect romantic getaway, not too far from the capital. With full board service, you and your loved one must bring is time for each other.
Pulau Macan, 1000 islands (1 hour by boat from Jakarta). Prices start at IDR 890,000 per night for 2 people
When it comes to luxury and romance, Alila might on the top of the list. Nothing is less than excellence, especially their treatment for those in love. Villas are located on a private cliff with beach access below. Private pools are located within the villas can substitute a trip to the beach. With well-designed villas and round-the-clock services, there’s really no reason to step out from the private area or the company of each other.
Jl Belimbing Sari, Banjar Tambiyak, Desa Pecatu 80364, Bali. Prices start at USD $800 per night for a 1-bedroom pool Villa.
5. Waiterang Resort, Flores.
If diving is your thing, then the perfect romantic retreat would be Waiterang Resort. The resort is located on the rocky black sand beach on the north coast of Flores, not far from Maumere. Its calm sea is heavenly for a swim, underneath cloudless skies. A boat trip to the nearest island will bring you the white sand beaches where you can spend time alone on no man’s land. They say the world belongs to those in love and that’s exactly what you’ll experience here.
6. Maratua Resort, Maratua Island.
Maratua is a resort with bungalows above the water with white sand bottom. The sand creates a turquoise oasis at your feet. Located on Maratua Island, this resort is far from the busy mob of Derawan Island, and so close to long stretch of white sandy beach and the pool of stingless jellyfish of Kakaban Island. If that’s not enough nature, there are the occasional sightings of turtles warming memories of your getaway.
7. Ora Beach Resort, Seram Island.
How can things be more romantic that a bungalow elevated above clear water with a view to the orange sunset? Ora Beach is located within a tight bay with calm sea as it’s front lawn. Private bungalows hover over pristine corals making it possible to jump out of your balcony room and enjoy a swim. Restricted to a limited amount of guest at one time, the resort guarantees a peaceful moment every day of your stay.