About the beauty of Bali’s North Coast!
East and North Bali are emerging destinations for the more discerning visitor with more natural attractions than any other parts of Bali Island. Karangasem (South-East & East) and Buleleng (North-East, North and North-West) regencies has it all – dramatic scenery, dozens of beaches and coral reefs, WW2 ship wrecks for diving and snorkeling (at village Tulamben & Amed) , ancient sites, a unique Bali Aga (origin Bali inhabitants) village Tenganan, the most interesting of all Bali Aga villages where the people cling tenaciously to their traditional lifestyle.
Beautiful waterfalls in the jungle forest, Bali National Park (North-West Bali), Mountain Lakes, lots of traditional markets, large holy temples, sacred royal bath, royal water palaces and spectacular marine biodiversity for divers and snorkelers at Amed/Tulamben (East Bali) and Menjangan Island in North West Bali. Beautiful traditional rice terraces, jungle and rice field trekking and not to mention the famous dolphin watching tours at Lovina (North Bali).
At MELKA EXCELSIOR Hotel – the only hotel in the world with dolphins for swimming in their pools – in Lovina, North Bali adventurous people are able to swim with dolphins in their saltwater pools for a affordable entree fee they are also able to watch a amazing dolphin show (2 x daily) and walk through a small beautiful park with various wild animals from Indonesia.
The pace of life is slower here without the tacky nightspots and excesses of South Bali. Clean air, clean oceans and low traffic makes your stay in any place of these regencies a real refreshing time. The 2 main tourist areas of North & East Bali Amed/Tulamben (East Bali) and Lovina (North Bali) offer endless opportunities to enjoy a holiday in still magnificent nature and traditional Balinese environment. All destinations have their own charm and are excellent bases to explore the entire region.
Accommodations ranges from basic backpackers home stays to beautiful beachfront or hillside located boutique hotels and 5 star resorts. Meanwhile are already lots of tasteful restaurants serving excellent good food at reasonable prices, numerous mini markets which offers all the daily needs and also many travel office who offers tours to any sightseeing spot on the island.