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Heading to The Other Side of Bali

Others Activities in The West

Others Activities in The West

Others Activities in The West Trekking tours through Bali Barat National Park are an excellent way to get a glimpse of some beautiful exotic birds, wildlife and other indigenous flora & fauna. There is also a Pearl Farm close by where one can get a tour of the farm, a fascinating visit can be made to the Atlas south sea pearl farm in Penyabangan – where a Tour provides insight into the creation of ‘nature’s most precious gift’ – the south sea pearl. For more info please Call: 284455. The Turtle Farm is also a wonderful place for children and...

Place to Stay in The West

Place to Stay in The West

Place to Stay in The West Accommodation is more limited in the West, but there are a few very nice places available. Waka Shorea is a lovely resort that is inside the Bali Barat National Park. Mimpi Resort Menjangan is a new luxury dive resort featuring private villas with their own hot tub with water from the local thermal spring. Cempaka Belimbing Villas is situated in the small village of Belimbing in West Bali. All the villas are traditional Balinese Architecture and are made from natural materials.

Place to See in The West

Place to See in The West

Place to See in The West Northwest of Bedugul is which are situated in a mountainous village in the center of Bali’s coffee industry. The views here are outstanding. Continue Northwest to Banjar Holy Hot Springs – a natural volcanic sulphur hot spring set in a beautiful environment with a hot water swim- ming pool, a restaurant, changing rooms and souvenir shop. Practically next door is one of the only Buddhist Monasteries in Bali which was built in 1970. The monastery is a blend of Balinese and SoutheastAsian architecture with an amazing stupa and several holy shrines. Continue further West where...

Other Activities in The North

Other Activities in The North

Other Activities in The North The new ‘Bali Treetop Adventure’ park located inside the Botanical Gardens in Bedugul, is a great place for families with children. There is a whole network of rope climbing activities that are exciting but very safe for everyone, as each rope course is rated by its level of difficulty and monitored by staff. If you are seeking something truly unique, then be sure to visit Pura Dalem Jagaraga in Sawan Village. The Balinese Gamelan musical gongs are made here. There is also some great trekking to be had. Be sure to make the trek to...

Place to Stay in The North

Place to Stay in The North

Place to Stay in The North There are many choices of accommodations in the Lovina & Singaraja area. If you want to get off the tourist track and stay in a luxurious eco-friendly resort, then check out Damai Lovina Villas (Ph: 0362 41008) which is just a few kilometers from the center of Lovina. Another very nice place which is moderately priced is Melka Excelsior Hotel (Ph: 0362 41552). This is a dolphin & wild life resort located in Kalibukbuk Village and just a few minutes from Lovina Beach. Alternatively, you can look for very reasonably priced accommodation right in...

Place to See In The North

Place to See In The North

Place to See In The North On your way to Singaraja or Lovina are some lovely places to visit. Bedugul is renowned for its beautiful ‘Ulun Danu’ temple in Lake Bratan. The lake is situated in a volcanic crater with breathtaking views. The lush tropical grounds are a lovely place for a picnic or stroll. There are also some exotic birds and snakes on display which make a great photo opportunity. Be sure to bring an umbrella, because it frequently rains in this region of Bali. The Botanical Garden, which is just minutes away, holds 200 hectares of land. One...

Temples in The North & West

Temples in The North & West

Temples in The North & West The Beji Temple which represents Northern Bali’s colorful architec-tural style is definitely worth a visit. There are a variety of interesting sculptures on display. Maduwe Karang Temple is known for its humorous unique wall carving called “Gentlemen Riding a Bicycle.” Jagatnatha Temple is the largest temple in North Bali and is located in the center of Singaraja. The Sanggar Dwi Mekar is one of the best Balinese dance and Gamelan Schools headed by Pak Durpa. This is the cultural training ground for 250 students from North Bali. They have performed many international shows in...

Historical Landmark

Historical Landmark

Historical Landmark The Royal line of Buleleng, Singaraja dates back to more than 500 years ago when the son of the King of Gelgel, Pandji Sakti, left Klungkung in order to establish a new kingdom in Den Bukit, Buleleng, North Bali. Upon reaching the mountain peak, he felt very thirsty, so he plunged his magic kris into the ground and water flowed from that spot. To this day, water flows from this spring making life possible for the animals and people who live at the top of this mountain range. After uniting Den Bukit (now Buleleng, North Bali) he became...