Our resort is famous for it’s stunning view. Why not take an afternoon stroll to explore the beauty of our landscape? The area is home to a wide range of plants and animals and it’s also ideal for bird watching. At the end of the walk, reward yourself with a warm drink and delightful little snacks and watch the sunset over Lake Buyan from our Lobby Bar.
Eka Karya Botanical Garden is home to thousands of species of plants from the eastern part of Indonesia. It’s a great place for long walks and family picnics. Nature lovers can explore the 160 hectares gardens and herbariums. Self-Guided Walking pamphlets along with gifts and souvenirs are available at the Information Center. Approximately 15 minutes drive from Handara Golf & Resort Bali.
For the more adventurous guests, Bali Treetop Adventure Park is definitely worth a try. Located inside the botanical garden, the park includes Six Main Circuits that stretch from tree to tree, as well as nets, Tarzan Jumps, and bridges. Each run also features “Flying Fox” zip-lines of up to 160 meters, providing heart-pounding thrills as the guests fly through the air. Two Circuits are designed for young children from 4 years old, so this park is a great option for daring families. Approximately 15 minutes drive from Handara Golf & Resort Bali.
Lake Beratan is the second largest lake in Bali, located in the volcanic crater of the inactive Mount Catur. It is a very important source for the irrigation of traditional Balinese farms. Aside from the stunning views, Lake Beratan has a variety of leisure and water sports activities, such as boat rental, parasailing, banana-boat ride and water ski. For the avid adventurers, there are also Japanese caves dug during the World War II waiting to be explored. The lake is also home to Pura Ulun Danu, the temple dedicated to the Goddess of the Lake. The seemingly floating temple is one of the most picturesque icons in Bali. Its beauty is a delight for all photographers both amateurs and professionals. Not to be missed! Approximately 10 minutes drive from Handara Golf & Resort Bali.
Lake Buyan is the biggest lake in Bali and the closest to Handara Golf & Resort. It’s great for fishing, canoeing and mountain trekking. For those who prefer a more leisurely activity, the community of Pancasari Village offers a good option. Some farmers have opened their doors to welcome visitors that are interested in agriculture. We can see how they grow the freshest flowers and vegetables to supply most of Bali. For a more hands-on experience, strawberry picking is another option. It’s a fun and fruitful activity for the whole family. Approximately 10 minutes drive from Handara Golf & Resort Bali.
Candi Kuning Market is located near the entrance to the botanical garden, on the main road connecting Denpasar and Singaraja. Providing fresh flowers, fruit and vegetables, this market is a favorite for motorists traveling to or from Singaraja. With a number of souvenir shops and restaurants, the market is also a convenient stop over for tourists. Have a stroll around the bustling market to see colorful spices, exotic plants and seasonal fruits. Or indulge your taste bud and try the local delicacies there. Approximately 10 minutes drive from Handara Golf & Resort Bali.
Gitgit Waterfall is a truly scenic site, easily accessible from the Denpasar – Singaraja road. The 35 meter high waterfall is surrounded by tropical rain forest and plantations. Contemplate the sound of the constantly cascading water and the sight of the rock formation around it, you may find an inspiring revelation. Approximately 25 minutes drive from Handara Golf & Resort Bali.
Munduk Village has a cluster of three wonderful waterfalls. The path down to the waterfalls is densely planted with clove and coffee trees, as well as banana, taro and durian trees. A walk around the area offers a fantastic view of the northern Bali coastline. There are different levels of walking courses from easy to challenging. It’s perfect for nature lovers. Approximately 30 minutes drive from Handara Golf & Resort Bali.
Lovina is a collection of fishing villages that stretch 12 km along the coast from Banjar to Singaraja. The beaches are perfect for lazing in the sun and the coast is a great spot for diving. But Lovina is most famous for Dolphin watching. Every morning a pod of dolphins can be seen dancing playfully along the coast. Although they can be spotted throughout the day, the best time to witness the intelligent sea mammals is at dawn and there are many tour boats that can cater to this unique activity. Approximately 50 minutes drive from Handara Golf & Resort Bali.
Located just 5km away from Lovina, Banjar is famous for the hot springs that are considered sacred by the Balinese people. Locally known as Air Panas Banjar, the hot springs are set in the midst of a jungle with with a beautifully landscaped tropical garden. You can take a dip in any of the three public and one private pools. The hot sulfuric water gushing out from the artistic Naga spouts is believed to have a healing quality. Banjar is also home to Brahma Vihara Arama, the biggest Buddhist temple in Bali. Visitors are welcome to join the morning meditation amidst fragrant incense and prayer chimes, or just stroll through the beautiful gardens with flowers blooming along the cracks of pagodas and stupas. Approximately 60 minutes drive from Bali Handara Golf & Resort Bali.
Ubud is a remarkable town in the middle of Bali with lush rain forest and iconic terraced rice paddies. Its uniqueness attracts people from different walks of life. The art lovers would find joy browsing the fine art galleries showcasing works from notable artists. For a bit of cultural exposure, you can visit the ancient holy sites of Tirta Empul and Goa Gajah temples or watch daily traditional and contemporary performances.
Ubud’s beautiful nature is perfect for those that enjoy walking, hiking or even more challenging activities like whitewater rafting. The tranquility and harmony makes it a great spot for Yoga, meditation and other spiritual endeavors. Last but not least, with myriads of restaurants and SPA treatment facilities in Ubud, everyone can tantalize their taste buds and rejuvenate their body and soul. Approximately 60 minutes drive from Handara Golf & Resort Bali.
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