Taman Ujung

Taman Ujung is the water palace built by the last King of Karangasem, I Gusti Bagus Djelantik in 1909. The architect was a Dutch van Den Hentz and a Chinese Loto Ang. This development also involves the Balinese architect. Resting in the vast pool is a series of intriguing, romantic pavilions linked by bridges, archways, and a shaded avenue of mango and fangipani trees. The grounds destroyed in the explosion of nearby Mt. Agung in 1963 and further ruined byRead more

Tirta Gangga

In the middle of rice fields and surrounded by jade green hills, Tirta Gangga nestles peacefully and timelessly. Tirta Gangga is a royal water garden of the Karangasem royal family consisting a fabled maze of spine-tingling, cold bathing pools and basin, spouts, tiered pagoda fountain, stone carvings and lush gardens showcasing a blend of Chinese and Balinese architecture. The watergarden was constructed in 1948 on the initiative of the King of Karangasem, Anak Agung Anglurah Ketut Karangasem. Before the waterRead more

Bukit Asah

Bukit Asah in Bugbug Village, East Bali is a hilltop outlook blessed with a beautiful panorama of the sea, the coastline and neighboring islands. If you love sleeping under the stars and waking up to a stunning sunrise, or if you simply enjoy camping with a view, then Bukit Asah is for you. This place is just so gorgeous that many of those lucky enough to have visited this place normally couldn’t described Bukit Asah Bugbug in words. The green,Read more

Lempuyang Temple

Lempuyang means ‘The Lights of God’. A complex of seven temples, the most spectacular of which is Pura Agung Lempuyang Tara Penah, nestled on the hillside 11 km from Tirta Gangga. Here, the dazzling white split gate perfectly frames Mt Agung, and the temple guardians – three pairs of colossal sea serpents – border a trio of towering staircases, but this is only the beginning. One kilometer further on, a stairway of 1700 steps winds through the forest up toRead more

Charlie’s Chocolate Factory

You probably wouldn’t expect to find a chocolate factory on a remote beach in Bali but that’s exactly what Charlie’s Chocolate Factory in Karangasem East Bali is. If you love chocolate this is the place to go. Charlie’s Chocolate Factory Jasri Village, Karangasem, East Bali “Sunset swings through the palm trees of Bali” Sam CahillRead more

Mahagiri

The Mahagiri Resort is located in rendang Village, Karangasem. The spectacular view of mount Agung, Bali’s most famous holy mountain and the world most extraordinary rice terraces is breathtaking. View on Google MapRead more

Virgin Beach

One of East Bali’s new discoveries, Pasir Putih – the imaginatively named White Sand Beach is a hidden beach fringed by a coconut grove and flanked by green headlands with a sheer cliff behind, you feel like you have stepped back in time. The tranquil ambience, complete with the simple grass roofed eateries, is reminiscent of the Bali of the 1970s.  A strip of white sands leads to a brilliant blue sea. White umbrellas and loungers await guests and theRead more