5 Secret Beaches in Bali – Part 1

Most people go to Bali for its fine collection of beaches. You might have done Kuta, Sanur and Nusa Dua and would be forgiven for thinking that these are all that make up Bali’s wealth of shoreline. However, with a slight penchant for adventure, a set of wheels and our maps to guide you, you can discover some of the island’s lesser-known coastal gems that don’t make it into the travel guides. Continue reading “5 Secret Beaches in Bali – Part 1”

5 Secret Beaches in Bali – Part 1

5 Best Attractions in Candidasa Bali – Park 2

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  1. Goa Lawah Temple

Goa Lawah  the ‘bat cave’ temple of Bali  is unique and mysterious, featuring a temple complex that was built around a cave opening home to hordes of bats. The 11th century temple is one of the first landmarks that you will encounter along your way to the eastern region before entering Candidasa. Locals on pilgrimages to Besakih Temple in the Karangasem regency generally make their mid-journey stop here for brief prayers. The outer perimeter features majestic temple gates and tall shrines, while the main cave opening is loud with chirping bats even in broad daylight. Goa Lawah temple is located at Jalan Raya Goa Lawah, Pesinggahan Village, Dawan District, Klungkung.  Continue reading “5 Best Attractions in Candidasa Bali – Park 2”

5 Best Attractions in Candidasa Bali – Park 2

5 Best Attraction in Candidasa Bali – Part 1

 

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  1. Tenganan Village

A visit here lets you take a closer look into the old Balinese village life. One of the oldest villages on the island, Tenganan Pegringsingan, or Tenganan for short, is within only a 15-minute drive uphill north of the main Candidasa area. The Bali Aga (original Balinese) village is well-preserved and predates the arrival of the Majapahit kingdom to Bali. One of the most unique attractions here includes the namesake ancient textile produced here, namely the double-weave ikat cloth called Geringsing, which is believed to have mystical value. Another highlight is the Perang Pandan battles, which involves village boys coming of age engaging in friendly but bloody matches using woven thorny pandans as swords. The battles take place around a village temple anniversary, usually around the Gregorian months of June and July. Tenganan Village is located at Jalan Raya Nyuh Tebel, Tenganan Village,Karangasem. Continue reading “5 Best Attraction in Candidasa Bali – Part 1”

5 Best Attraction in Candidasa Bali – Part 1

Perasi Beach Bali

perasibeach1Pasir Putih Beach in East Bali is one of the island’s ‘hidden’ beaches. Despite its remote location, this beach gained popularity being referred to by various nicknames, such as Perasi Beach referring to its village where it is located, including ‘White Sand Beach’, ‘Virgin Beach’ and simply, ‘Hidden Beach’. The secluded coast of Pasir Putih Beach stretches between two hills between the villages of Bugbug and Perasi, both located in the Karangasem regency and approximately 4.5 km east of the main hub of Candidasa. Continue reading “Perasi Beach Bali”

Perasi Beach Bali

Beautiful White Sand Beach in Bali

karmabeach2.jpgKarma Beach Bali (formerly Nammos Beach Club) is part of Karma Kandara’s main food and beverage outlets and entertainment venues, set out as Bali’s most exclusive beach club. The club features an alang-alang grass roof and a raised bamboo platform, where patrons enjoy the nuances of a secluded beach and lagoon. The beach club’s exclusiveness, though public guests are also welcome, is further supported by a single access via a private funicular, which transfers guests to the venue 100 meters below the limestone rock face. Karma Beach Bali is open for beach picnics, as well as beach activities and water sports. Continue reading “Beautiful White Sand Beach in Bali”

Beautiful White Sand Beach in Bali

Hidden Beach & Surf Spot in Ungasan Bali

greenbowl2.jpgGreen Bowl Beach is one of Bali’s most secluded beaches, a small 30 m coastal strip with coarse white sand, located approximately 75 meters down hundreds of steps under a verdant cliff in the village of Ungasan (a 15-kilometer drive from Kuta, and under half an hour from Nusa Dua). The steep descent and climb required owes much to its appeal, attracting only adventurous weekenders and die-hard surfers favoring its uncrowded waves and exotic location. Continue reading “Hidden Beach & Surf Spot in Ungasan Bali”

Hidden Beach & Surf Spot in Ungasan Bali

Balinese Royal Temple

tamanayun1Taman Ayun Temple is a landmark in the village of Mengwi, Badung regency, located 17km northwest of Denpasar. This temple complex boasts magnificent traditional architectural features throughout its courtyards and enclosures as well as expansive garden landscapes comprised of lotus and fish ponds. Continue reading “Balinese Royal Temple”

Balinese Royal Temple