Located north of Nusa Dua, this
is a beautiful white sand beach area where visitors can enjoy many types
of water recreation and sports such as snorkeling, parasailing, diving.
Boating, sailing, glass bottom boat and more. This area is an
extension of Nusa Dua Resort, with easy access to its luxurious hotels and
other tourism facilities.
Benoa is a major seaport, and the starting point for many cruises around
Bali and to the Lesser Sunda Islands. It is also becoming a centre for
leisure and sporting activities, catering for tourists who wish to try
parasailing and windsurfing.
Just outside the Nusa Dua complex, a
turning north takes one into the narrow peninsula of land, which
terminates in a small village of Benoa. From the concrete pierced you can
see ever the Serangan Island, lying lee on the water. The patch of sea
enclosed by this narrow stretch of land and the long break water of the
island, it is from this fishing village, people can depart daily by
Cruise, Mabua Express trip to Lombok, Sojurn, and Wakaloka Cruise trip to
Lembongan and other Cruise. Out in the bay is an anchorage for ocean-going
yachts and the Bali International Yachts Club has base here.
At this harbor is frequently held The International Yacht Festival which
involves the participants in the world where the started from Benoa harbor
and finish at Tanjung Perak Harbor in Jakarta.
The Benoa harbor has distance more less 6 km from Denpasar City, has been
arranging as well as facilities and infrastructure. So that it possibility
for international yacht or local yacht to hang down as well as to ascend
and to descend the passengers that is why Benoa harbor to be the
international tourism harbor besides. Padang Bay Harbor at Karangasem
Deluang Sari Turtle
This farm's goal is to
promote the survival of the green turtles, which are an endangered
species. This farm is located next to Tanjung Benoa, near Nusa Dua
and Jimbaran Bay. The shy turtles are kept in bamboo fences, so that they
are safe from poachers. People are now encouraged not to kill the turtles
for food in order to ensure the survival of these creatures.
It means "two islands in Bahasa Indonesia". There is one of the premier resort areas in the world.
The area is located 20 minutes south of Denpasar International
Airport Ngurah Rai, and is a short drive to many of Balis attractions and
beautiful beaches. This is the home many of Balis worlds class luxury
It only takes 5 minutes to
go there from the Bali Golf Nusa Dua. Many tourists often call it as "a
hidden paradise". Its not only because of the beach have clear water it is
worthy to be the place for swimming as well as surfing.
Art western most tip of
Bukit Peninsula, this is one of Bali's nine "directional" Kayangan jagat
temples. The locations is dramatic, perched on the edge of a high cliff
with a picturesque sunset view. The temple was first used for
worship by the holy 11th century priest, Empu Kuturan, who came
to Bali to bring religious law and to form Desa Adat (traditional
villages). The area where the spectacular sunset can be viewed is filled
with the scent of frangipani blossoms and is also the home of monkey.
Nyang Nyang/Labuan/Sait/Padangpadang/Bingin/Suluban beach
Located a few kilometers
north of the ancient temple of Uluwatu, facing the vast Indian ocean. From
the parking area one must descend down stairs and pass through long narrow
gap of cliff before reaching the large waves make it one of the best
places for surfing in all of Bali, as surfing lovers throughout the world
have already discovered.
It is about 3 kilometers
south of Bali International Airport Ngurah Rai. The fishing village of
Kedonganan, at the northern part of the beach could be seen a traditional
fish market and a great number of anchoring "Jukung" of traditional
fishing boat which present an interesting view. To experience
sailing around the gulf here by traditional sailing boat give us the
picturesque image of west Balis crescent beach.
This area is just south of
Kedonganan beach and has a very beautiful white sand beach area and
clear se water that is suitable for recreation and relaxation. It is
quieter than its neighboring beaches and one will find nice hotels and
mostly seafood restaurants. Jimbaran is, in fact, famous for its
delicious seafood with Jimbarans "secret sauce". You've got to taste it
to believe it. Mainly sea food, particularly its typical grilled sea food.
This statue was built in
1993, located at the center of road intersection at the northeast of Bali
International airport. In Mahabratha story Gatotkaca is depicted as
a very brave and powerful knight, the son of Bima one the five Pandawa
brothers. He is identified as lying knight who is responsible for air
defense and security protection for the Pandawa Kingdom. The
erection of the statue apart from as an effort to beautify the landscape
around the airport, it is also believed could contribute spiritual
protection and safety for all incoming and outgoing flight. This
statue enable to present a very striking view and excellent for taking
picture when you arrive in or leave Bali.
Once a lonely village on the
road from Denpasar toward the Bukit Peninsula, Kuta is now a thriving
tourist resort, popular mainly among the young. It is a popular beach for
surfing although currents make it less suitable for swimming. Coast
guards, however, are on constant duty during the day. Kuta faces toward
the west offering beautiful sunsets. Accommodation ranges from
international hotels to home stays. The village abounds with restaurants,
shops, discotheques and other tourist facilities. It is easier to find
regular performances of Balinese music and dance in Kuta, staged specially
for tourists, than anywhere else in Bali. Some performances are staged
nightly. The village is ideal for meeting and mixing with other people,
locals as well as visitors from abroad.
Kuta Art Market has a multitude of shops selling a wide variety of goods
including, sarongs, handicrafts, jewelry, clothing, furniture and leather
goods. You can find some good pieces if you look carefully and smart
These beautiful beach are
several kilometers north of Kuta. Like its neighboring beaches,
these area offers a refuge for surfers. There are also many
facilities for tourist as the result of the Kuta north expansion.
Sadha Kapal Temple
This temple with decorative
carving is famous for its intricacy and ingenuity. Dating from the
Majapahit period, this originally was as old dynasty sanctuary (prasada)
of Mengwi Royalty. The split gate and a 16-meter high tower inside
the temple are constructed much like "Candi" in lava. The 64 stone seats,
similar to megalithic ancestral shrines, commemorate warriors who died in
Taman Ayun Temple
"Taman Ayun", means
beautiful garden, located in the village of Mengwi, 18 km west of
Denpasar, is indeed one of Balis most picturesque temples. The King
of Mengwi, I Gusti Agung Anom, built its stately propositioned courtyards
and large surrounding moat in the year 1634. Containing both the
Royal family ancestral shrines and storied MERU Shrines to the major
deities. Taman Ayun became the main temple for the ancient kingdom of
Located in Mengwi, the park
covers more than 2 hectare of land which host many endangered species such
as the komodo Dragon, many kinds of crocodiles, cobra snakes and pythons,
and various lizards. Apart from reptiles, this park also present ?Debus?
trance dances and the amazing crocodile tamer versus the crocodile
The population here is
dominated by workers and the traditional farming community, who own wide
rice fields, and by the "Subak" organization that mainly functions to
regulate water distribution for irrigation. The uniformity of the
typical entrance gates of the family compounds combines with the
traditional housing structure present a charming appearance for the
Sangeh is the village whose
northern part covers about 14 hectares of a holy homogen forest of "Pala"
trees with hundred of monkey inhabitants. The trees cannot be found on any
other part of Bali and their existence in this village remains a mystery.
Look for a lovely mossy temple, which is hidden amongst the tall and
gracious Pala trees.
The river Ayung is the
longest and largest river in Bali, and along this river, white water
rafting was first introduced in Bali. To experience rafting on the
river Ayung's west side is amazing, for besides the enjoyment of
challenging rapids, the panorama of this beautiful, intact nature area is
highlighted by the appearance of wild animals along the rafting
route such as big bats, black monkeys, magpies and more.
Is the beautiful river
valley of Tukad Penet, just 2 kilometers north of the Sangeh holy monkey
forest. Its location is off the main road, hidden behind rice field, and
is a very quiet and private place to enjoy the pristine nature.
Located 800 meters above sea
level, about 45 kilometers north of Denpasar at the northern most point of
Badung Regency. Both villages present interesting agro tourism areas
due to their intact ecology. Their vast horticulture of vegetable, coffee
vanilla, corn and more add to the beauty of the sights and their charming
A small village about 40
kilometers north of Denpasar at about 900 meters above sea level. At
this village, a 50 meter high waterfall can be found as well as expansive
rive terraces just around the road intersection to the waterfall and
should walk about 2 kilometers off the beaten track and pass through lush
green trees and plantations.