Bukit Belong, Klungkung


Tourist attractions for cool photographs are endless in Bali. Bukit Belong is a place with beautiful scenery that is a pity to miss. Free for you who hooked photos for display to Instagram. Bukit Belong is a popular tourist destination in Bali.


The tall grass on the green hills blends perfectly with the blue sky along with the white clouds that float so beautifully like a natural symphony.
From the top of Bukit Belong, you will be presented with views of the rice fields stretching. Of course it takes a little effort to get to the top, you have to walk climbing at least 150 meters.

Do not forget, if you come to this place, be sure to bring lunch. Because of its location on the hill, do not expect to find the existence of food stalls here. Moreover, if you come here during the day. Prepare enough drinks. Because of the hot atmosphere will make you quickly thirsty.

When you get there, capture this natural beauty with your camera. Think of this as a wage after a tired climb.

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5 Hot Springs in Bali

While famous for its blissful beaches and great nightlife, Bali has another secret. These are 6 hot springs in Bali you should visit.

1. Belulang Hot Spring
Located in the middle of an enchanting rice paddy, the pools are filled from water heated deep in the Earth’s crust that seeps up beneath the nearby Beji Temple, and its temperature reaches up to 40 degrees Celsius. As the waters are rich in minerals believed to rejuvenate the body, locals traditionally used it to cleanse themselves before visiting the temple. You can jump on a jeep tour or ATV bike to explore this rugged landscape off road along muddy tracks and through rural villages, before relaxing in the pools of Belulang in the Mengesta Village.

2. Angseri Hot Spring
Don’t want to soak in hot springs full of tourists? If you want to enjoy your hot spring bath in privacy and seclusion, Angseri Hot Springs offer private baths surrounded by luminous rice paddies. You can even watch Balinese farmers tend the fields between forests of bamboo, palm and fern trees from your personal cabin. A waterfall spills down a leafy cliff side into one of the public pools, offering a natural water massage. Fresh water showers are also on site if you want to have a soapy scrub. These springs are actually lesser known among tourists, and half the adventure is getting there! It’s a bumpy ride along twisting, pot holed roads and a slippery climb down the hillside to the milky green waters of the pools.

3. Tabanan Hot Spring
Tabanan Hot Springs sit on the banks of the flowing Yeh Panas river, and are filled by healing water flowing off Mount Batukara. You can bathe in the main pool on the river’s edge or dip into one of the smaller pools that terrace up the hillside. The hot springs are set within a landscape of sprawling emerald rice paddies dotted with local farmers hard at work, with the sacred Hindu temple of Batukara nearby. Not only will your mind be refreshed, but your spirit will be equally revived in this retreat.

4. Toya Devasya Hot Spring
Are you craving for a luxurious hot spring experience? Toya Devasya in Kintamani has earned a reputation as one of the most upmarket places to submerge your bones in. Set in elegant landscaped gardens, the pools offer immaculate facilities and the waters are clear blue and odourless no sulphur gases here.

5. Banjar Hot Spring
With lush, jungle-clad slopes surrounding the sacred hot springs of Banjar, these pools are one of the island’s most popular. Having problems clearing your pores? Sulphuric water, believed to cure skin disease, spills from the mouths of some stone carved like mythical dragon into three pools at a tempting temperature of 37 degrees Celsius. A short drive from the black sand beach in Lovina, you can access the pools through the village of Banjar.

Let’s Celebrate Christmas Day in Bali

Christmas is near. we have 5 places that are usually visited by tourists who want to celebrate christmas with family and friends.

1. Kuta Beach
Kuta Beach is a beach that has been famous in Bali for a long time. If you already celebrated Christmas at church and intend to spend christmas time with family, you can visit Kuta beach. On this beach there are domestic and foreign tourists who relax to enjoy Kuta beach. many traders around the beach so you do not have to bother if you feel hungry.

2. Bedugul
Bedugul is also one of the tourism objects in the area of Bali which is already very popular among Indonesian and foreign tourists. In the Bedugul area that is often visited as a tourist area there are two favorite tourist attraction, Ulun Danu Bratan temple and Bali Botanical Garden. When you choose a holiday to Bali you can come to this place by relaxing with family or friends.

3. Tanjung Benoa
Tour in Tanjung Benoa is famous for its adrenaline water tour with beautiful white sandy beach scenery. You can enjoy this water tour with friends for fun during christmas holidays. Tanjung Benoa is never empty for tourist visit, both domestic and foreign tourists.

4. Ubud
Ubud area can also be an option during the Christmas holidays in Bali. In Ubud that is famous from the past about its beautiful natural charm. For those of you who used to run in the capital you will want to feel the cold in Bali so try to visit this place. In Ubud area you can also visit Ulun Danu Temple and several beautiful lake.

5. Seminyak
When you visit Bali and look for an exclusive atmosphere then you can visit Seminyak. In Seminyak you can visit various places ranging from shopping area to nightclub, so you can have fun with your friends during Christmas holiday. In addition Seminyak area is also selected in one of the most popular tourist attractions among Asia Pacific tourists.

So, have you decided to spend your Christmas Holiday in Bali?

Bali Event Calendar 2018 (August-December)

1. Sanur Village Festival
This year’s Sanur Village Festival will feature a series of sports events and competitions, kicking off with the Sanur Run, which will take course throughout Mertasari Beach. Food lovers will have the opportunity to try out rare Balinese heritage cuisine at the bazaar, with more traditional food stands than international although representative Sanur restaurants will also feature a great range of signature pizzas and burgers.

2. Jazz Market by the Sea
Jazz Market by the Sea is an annual community cultural and musical event, held at the beachfront garden of Taman Bhagawan in Tanjung Benoa. this festival will feature top Indonesian Jazz artists and performers. you can enjoy side events such as a Culinary Journey celebrating Indonesian cuisine through culinary workshops and traditional cooking presentations. you can bring the kids who can enjoy a host of fun activities such as face painting, mermaid shows, bouncy castles and more.

3. Legian Beach Festival
This year’s lively Legian Beach Festival is held near the end of August, presenting an annual offering of fun activities, day and night. This year’s event will feature various games, competitions, exhibitions and bazaars over the course of four days.

4. Lovina Festival
The Lovina Festival takes place in north Bali and is usually held around September or October. The festival highlights include a handicraft exhibition and an afternoon opening ceremony filled with a traditional Balinese marching band called Baleganjur and other traditional event.

5. Ultra Beach Bali
Ultra Beach Bali debuted last year sold out before the lineup even announced, and this year will definitely be another spectacle. The main spot on Seminyak beach at Potato Head is reorganized with a great stage combined with cool laser and visual effects, and most importantly, a quality sound system. These are some of the names of DJs that will be performing this year; Afrojack, deadmau5, Martin Garrix, Galantis, Marshmellow, Bionixxx and other.

6. Bestival
This festival is on a mission, ‘to spread peace and love to Asia’. The festival is held at the Garuda Wisnu Kencana, this festival is held for 2 days. You can expect one of the most colourful shows, with great music from around the globe as well as unforgotteble experiences through delicious food in this festival.

7. Nusa Dua Fiesta
Nusa Dua Fiesta brings back the fun and colourful week of arts exhibitions, cultural performances and sporting events. Live entertainment is big at Nusa Dua Fiesta. From the first day until the last day, every evening you can enjoy live bands which includes national singer, as well as percussionists and local artists performing world music. There are also fashion shows and theatre by Devdan Show.

8. Bali International Triathlon
Bali International Triathlon is an annual sporting event in Bali. This event attracted many foreign athletes to join. There are 3 sports that are held in this event; swimming, cycling and running. For you who want to vacation in Bali while exercising together, you can follow this event.

9. Kuta Beach Festival
Kuta Beach Festival displays the creativity of youth on Kuta beach. There will be many events at this festival and there will be plenty of food booths and clothes on display along the beach of kuta. This festival is the same as legian beach festival.

10. Nusa Dua Light Festival
This festival held in Peninsula Island, Nusa Dua. If you’re willing to take your cute selfies or gr oup snapshots with friends with colourful lenterns background, be sure to bring a camera or smartphone. The festival is full of lanterns, ranging from small dinosaurs to a hot air balloon that you can ride in for an overview of the festival grounds. There are also live bands on stage, as well as food and beverage stands.

The Night Market Café

Today we would like to share you about an outdoor café with a life music, when you can sit on the garden with your friends and having a nice dinner. This place named The Night Market Café, this is not a night market like usual, this is a café with a picnic concept and The Night Market Café also deliver all food on picnic theme.

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The Night Market Café and restaurant is a place for chill, meet people with cool and up to date snacks menus, together with non –alcohol beverage. You will be welcomed by colorful bean bags as your seat under the shades of green trees. The Night Market Café and Restaurant will give you relaxing  and amazing picnic view which located in the middle of Denpasar.

The Night Market Café also open the opportunities and provide a co-working space as a place to collaborate, meet, work and share for professionals, new creative start up and people who start their own business. This Café is located in Pura Demak Street Gg. Malboro V, Denpasar. This place usually visited from afternoon until the evening, and there’s a live music where you can more enjoy the time with your friends or family.

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If you curious about the beverage menu, you can try the Crazy sunset, Spesial Night Market, Vanilla Mint, Virgin Mojito and for the foods you can try the Fried Samosa, Satay, Burger and they also have Banana Split. If you come at the right time, you will able to see the beautiful sunset in the middle of Denpasar City, but out of crowded area. If you curious about this café you can check it on Facebook “@thenightmarketcafe” or you can follow their Instagram @TheNightMarket Cafe&Co-working. The price of this café is competitive, compared with the super cozy place, it’s very satisfying.

Exotic Nungnung Waterfall

Nungnung is the name of a small village, located in badung district about 40 kilometers north of Denpasar with a height of 900 meters above sea level. In this village there is a waterfall with a height of 50 meters with large water discharge. To reach the location of such waterfalls we must trace the  rice fields about 2 miles from the highway.

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Lovina Beach Morning View

Hello everybody, please be welcome to Bali Island, feel bored with a beaches around you? Here we have the solution for you, let me introduce to you Lovina Beach from Bali Island and this is paradise.

Lovina beach is a coastal area on the northwestern side of the island of Bali – Indonesia and located between the Bedugul mountain range and Bali Island. The coastal strip stretches from 5 km west of the Singaraja City to 15 km west. Singaraja is the seat of Buleleng Regency and The Lovina area contains the small villages.

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This gorgeous place is surrounded by the various attractions such as, trekking to waterfalls, hot springs, diving and snorkeling around and this is the best home  as a preserved coral reef in Bali, the sea also calm all the year around which is ideal for salt water swimming for the whole family.

Prepare yourself and get ready for a new experience with wild dolphins.  The best and the most people wanted to see are a group of wild dolphins which come to the shore of Lovina beach early in the morning, and in that time you can see and stay closer to the dolphins and play around, we can’t count the dolphins because they spread and jumps highly like a confetti. And you will accompany by local people to catch the beauty view and we guarantee you will be satisfied and want to come back to this paradise.

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Lovina beach just like a sun-drenched, and a highlight every afternoon at fishing villages being prepared for the night’s fishing, and the sunset reddens the sky, the lights of the fishing boats appear as a bright dots across the horizon ocean. Are you ready to go now? Let’s having fun on your summer holiday, sometimes you just need to finish a book or simply let one day disappear into the next.

Surfer’s Favorite Spot – Suluban Beach

Have you ever heard about Suluban Beach? This is an amazing panorama that you can see. It is blessed with the most breathtaking view of Indian Ocean, the panorama especially when sunsets, has the most romantic nuance and also white rock cliff along the beach. As far as you see, you will only find a rock cliff with super amazing beautiful white sand. The sea water also has a beautiful color, its turquoise blue water.

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You will also hear an amazing resounding sound of nature resulting from pounding waves. The pounding waves are also perfect for water activities, such as surfing. Suluban Beach is located in Peninsulah hill, the beach is connected to Denpasar and Kuta. You can reach the beach from Denpasar or Kuta through Jimbaran and Nusa Dua. This is the only route to the beach. The beach is about 34 km from Denpasar, and you have to drive for 30 minutesfrom Ngurah Rain Airport. If you are in Kuta, Legian, you have to drive for about 45 minutes.

There are various activities you can do in the beach, such as snorkeling, surfing, beach hopping or yoga. Most visitors prefer to do surfing when visiting the beach. This is because the beach has thrilling waves that most world-class surfers love. Surfers can surf in the beach when the dry season comes. The best time for surfing starts from April to August. Although the beach is isolated, it offers many features to visitors. This includes surfing spots for tourists who love surfing. If you don’t know how to surf, you can take a surfing lesson.

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The most popular hotel in this beach is Bluepoint. Since the beach is identical with this hotel, most tourists call Suluban Bluepoint beach. Bluepoint is the only hotel that visitors must pass when they are about to go to Suluban Beach. Bluepoint hotel has a good panoramic view. It faces Indian Ocean making the hotel a perfect accommodation for you. You can spend time and relax at this hotel when you visit Suluban Beach. The beauty of the beach is comparable to other beaches in Bali. Including the beach in your travel plan will not make you regret, you will have an exciting moment visiting Suluban Beach.

5 Gelato Stores in Bali

Who doesn’t love gelato, especially when it is always hot and humid in Bali? Here are a few gelato and ice cream shops in Bali frequented by both locals and tourists.

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Gusto Gelato & Café

Gusto Gelato started off as a small café in Umalas. As their popularity grew, they moved to bigger place in Kerobokan to cater to the crowd. But even with the expanded seating, Gusto Gelato is still always packed. You might experience a bit of a queue during the day but the wait would be worthwhile. They have a wide range of gelato and sherbet, which is freshly made every day. 5 flavours in cup for Rp. 125k or 2 flavours  for Rp.  22k. Gusto Gelato opens 6 days a week; Monday to Saturday, from 10am to 10pm. Gusto Gelato and Café is located at Jl Mertanadi 46, Kerobokan, BALI, Badung, Bali, Indonesia 80361. Tel: +62 361 5522190

Massimo

Massimo is an Italian restaurant at Sanur that serves gelato on top of savoury dishes. Priding themselves on producing traditional and homely Italian specialties, their renowned gelato selection is made from scratch using real fruits and nuts, sans flavouring and additives. Expect flavours like apricot, green tea, kiwi fruit, coffee, bubble gum, and fruit punch. You can get your gelato in either a cup or in one of their home made cones with two flavors from only Rp 20k to 25k or maxi cup at Rp 49k. Massimo Gelato is located at Jl. Danau Tamblingan No. 228, Denpasar Bali. Tel: +62 361 288942

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Gaya Gelato

Gaya Gelato produces their gelato with the best raw, natural and organic ingredients available. Artificial flavors, preservatives and food colouring is strictly prohibited in Gaya’s gelatos. Their coconut sorbet is tropical and refreshing with cinnamon orange gelato woven in, absolutely surprising and delish! Gaya Gelato is one of the famous gelato at Ubud. Now with two new locations in the South (one is near double six and one at Echo Beach in Canggu) it means that you don’t have to go the distance for a taste of their mouthwatering ice cream. Prices range from Rp. 20 k to Rp. 35 k depending on the number of scoops. Gaya gelato is located at Jl. Raya Sayan, Ubud, Bali 80571, Indonesia. Tel: +62 361 97925

Lello Lello

Located across from Samaya Resort, Lello Lello one of the more well-known gelato stores in Seminyak. On top of popular flavours like dragonfruit and salted caramel, they have stand out ones like The New Yorker – a cream cheese concoction studded with home-made New York cheesecake. If you’re looking for something lighter and more refreshing, Mint and watermelon would perfect. Prices range from Rp. 25k for one scoop to six scoops for Rp. 90k. Besides gelato, Lello Lello offers cakes, juices, and coffee as well. Lello Lello is located at no 22, Jl. Lasmana Oberoy No.22, Kuta, Kabupaten Badung, Bali, Indonesia. Tel: +62 813 53500985

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Gelato Secrets

Since 2009, Gelato Secrets has been using the best fruits, vegetables and spices in the island of Bali. With pink as their main colour to their decor, it provides the place with a sweet and rosy feel. Deep tubs of freshly swirled gelato and ice cream come in so many flavours that you’re definitely spilt for choice. They also have a variety of cakes – especially in conjunction with festive seasons – on offer.

The cones at Gelato Secrets are all made fresh from the oven every day along with their popular gelato flavours Malaga Rum & Raisin, Pistacchio Sicilia, Coco Pandan, and Tiramisu. The gelatos here are sold at Rp. 25k for one scoop or Rp. 40k for two.

Explore Nusa Lebongan with Bali Hai Cruise

Bali Hai Cruises has spent decades delighting families while cruising in the waters around Bali and Nusa, From the excitement of zipping around on our 3-Island Ocean Raft to the relaxation. Lembongan enjoy your day in a luxurious cruise ship is a very pleasant moment, Bali Hai is a cruise that will give you best experience and will lead you to enjoy the scenery of  Lembongan Beach. For those of you who like to enjoy your day at cruise, Bali Hai cruise is the best choice for you, one of the best cruise that has a complete facilities and best services in Bali island.

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Bali Hai Cruise 

A day sailing trips and evening cruises which appeal to a wide variety of tastes, Bali Hai Cruise has a 400 passenger capacities, you also can have a best and luxury holiday with your family. Nusa Lembongan is a small island which located at Bali southeast side, nusa lembongan itself is very close with Nusa Ceningan and Nusa Penida, a nice geographic condition also makes Nusa Lembongan Island very suitable for you to enjoy the beauty scenery, you also can explore the small island by walk.

About Nusa Lembongan

Nusa Lembongan is approximately 8km² in size you only need approximately 2 hours to surround the Nusa Lembongan Island, you can feel the clear ocean, a white sands and you also can explore existence under the sea with a mini submarines, do some water sport such as snorkeling, diving, banana boat, tour of the village on the island, underwater observatory deck and buffet lunch.

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Early in the morning you will be picked up or gather at Benoa Beach Nusa Dua, and directly sailed toward to the best spot. You also can choose Luxurious dinner at Bali Hai Cruise with the best view of sunset, go grab yours now and don’t miss it.