The Ultimate Guide to a Spiritual Valentine’s Day in Bali

Love is in the air and we’ve got you covered with our soul-inspiring romance rundown for Valentine’s Day in Bali. Why not move past the superficial definitions and nurture true love on the world’s most spiritual island? You can take the first step to experiencing a fulfilling relationship that will last and raise both your spirits up beyond the stars!

Long Distance Love from Paradise

Have a boyfriend or a girlfriend living far away from you? Here are a few ideas to make your long distance Valentine’s Day memorable. Make a video or a slideshow with the pictures of the two of you on that unforgettable Bali trip. This is one of the easiest and personalized ways of telling your partner how special he/she is for you. Some funny captions for each picture will bring a smile to your partner’s face. Who says you cannot have a dinner date if your boyfriend or girlfriend resides in some other city?

Take advantage of modern technology and internet services to wake up your sweetheart with a voice message or a sensual video, and spend quality time online with your partner.

Or with a number of online gift services, send your sweetheart cards or flowers from paradise.

Couples Spa with Kundalini Yoga
The season of love can be a great time to focus on your romance-related goals and start visualizing the relationship you really want. Escape with your loved one to a romantic retreat featuring daily yoga practice. Enter a new journey of life with pure hearts and acceptance of each other. Om Ham Retreat and Resort is one of Bali’s truly unique holistic centres, infused with love, and good intention as it was hand-built by Guru Ketut Arsana. It is the perfect place for you reconnect in an awe-inspiring and highly energized natural environment while practicing Kundalini tantric yoga combining flowing movements and specific breathing techniques raising energy and awakening consciousness.

Manifest the Love You Want

Making a Bali-inspired “love vision board” is a helpful way to manifest whatever you want in the love department. Decide where yours will live in your home, to remind yourself of your romantic dreams. The next step is to think about the goals you want to manifest. To do that, simply close your eyes and sit on the floor. Or write down your thoughts as a stream of consciousness. Also envision the type of relationship you want and the qualities you’d like your ideal partner to have. Now for the crafty part! Using old magazines start choosing photos, phrases and symbols that represent your vision of love. Put on music, light a candle and give yourself time to freely create. The power of manifestation is very potent!

Purifying Holy Water Spring

Love can blossom after a purification, Bali-style! Tirta Empul is one of the largest and busiest water temples in Bali, with healing powers to cleanse and revitalize your love life. The temple was founded in the year 926 and is dedicated to Vishnu, the Hindu God of water. It’s located close to the town of Tampaksiring, a 30-minute drive north of Ubud. The Jaba Tengah is the most famous part of Tirta Empul temple. This section contains the two purification pools. Many worshippers believe the water inside these pools to have magical powers and local Balinese come here to purify themselves under the 30 water spouts that feed the pools, dipping their heads below the gentle flows.

Seven Temples of Enlightenment Tour

Romantic visitors dream of experiencing Bali as it was before the tourists arrived. Why not visit a tenth century meditation temple by the sacred river of Pakerisan? Located 20 kilometres north of Ubud, this fascinating expedition outlines the origins of the Balinese Hindu religion tracing its evolution on a tour of Bali’s most important temples. Jagasari is a complex of three mud brick temples representing the head, body and feet. It is Bali’s first Hindu temple. Next, there is a temple where the head priests meet to write the Balinese calendar on Nyepi day – (Balinese New Year). The day ends at a large temple where leaders of the Buddhist, Hindu Shiva and other religions met and agreed to create one religion for the Balinese Hindu as it is known today.

Secret Waterfalls of North Bali

It’s hard to top tropical swims with your lover! Git-Git near Singaraja is the most famous waterfall in Bali, a beautiful sight that draws dozens of visitors daily. But, nearby in the village of Ambengan is a waterfall, which arguably is just as stunning. It takes a short trek to get there, but the rewards make it more than worth it. The Ambengan waterfall is 100 metres tall and ends in two crystal clear mountain pools that are great to swim in. Remember to bring a towel. In the many years people have been visiting the area with guests, it’s still rare to see other tourists – but sometimes groups of monkeys arrive to play in the vines above the pools! The Ambengan fall is just one of several secret waterfalls you can visit in the forests around Bali.

Spiritual Dives

Scuba diving means total immersion into a different world, which can transport our spirit. Bali features some of the region’s premier dive sites. The protected marine park Menjangan Island, offers a wide array of sites with varied underwater life, 20-plus metres’ visibility and a stunning drop-off wall. A favourite spot there is Eels Garden. Nearby is Tulamben, home of the famed Liberty Wreck, one of the world’s top 15 dive sites. The 120-metre-long wreck, formerly an American supply ship, was hit by a Japanese torpedo during World War II. The spirituality of diving is about finding new ways to feel alive, and to be thankful that we were given another day to live on a wonderful planet, in a time when such things are possible.

 

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