Suluban Beach and Uluwatu Temple Travel ReviewMarch 29, 2011 1 Comment
A SURFING SPOT AND A TEMPLE AT THE EDGE OF THE CLIFF
Just like DreamlandSurfing in Dreamland Beach, Bali. Read more ... », Suluban BeachMyrtos Beach - Best Beach in Kefalonia, Ionian Islands, Greece. Read more ... » is another best spot for surfing! Located in Pecatu Village, 15 minutes from Garuda Wisnu Kencana, the area is very challenging with the efforts a little bit to hike down the steep cliff before you finally are able to surf.
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On top of the steep cliff, 75 meters above the sea level there is Uluwatu temple. Uluwatu is a much recommended travelling destination. It is one out of 6 main temples in BaliTanah Lot, a Must-visit Temple in Bali. Read more ... », offers you a spectacular experience especially when the sun sets. Uluwatu in Balinese language means “the edge of stone”; “Ulu” originally means “Edge” while “watu” means “stone”. So as you can see the temple is located at the edge of the cliff.
In front of entrance gate to the temple area, you have to wear sarong because just like other temples, the area is sacred. Just after you step into the area, numerous monkeys are sitting everywhere. It is advised not to wear glasses here and pay attention to what you bring because the monkeys could steal it from you.
Take a tour around the area and you will see rituals inside. There is also Kecak Dance performance (or sometimes called The Monkey Dance) for tourists in the area. The performance is done outdoorPlace of the day: Metéora, Greece, a Combination of Peaceful and Breathtaking Views of Nature. Read more ... », allow you to also enjoy the weather. The ticket will cost you around US$7.5-US$8. Enjoy the dance performance and the sunset at the same time.
PLAN YOUR OWN TRIP
Hotels near Ngurah Rai International Airport are one out of many hotel choices you can pick if you prefer to stay in southern Bali. Hotels in Kuta, Legian and Seminyak could be the best choice for you however for nearer acces to Uluwatu Temple, some hotels you might want to consider before do the booking are:
- Aston Inn Tuban Bali (starts from US$53)
- The Radiant Tuban Bali (starts from US$45)
- Harris Hotel Tuban Bali (starts from US$60)
- Bali Garden Beach Resort (starts from US$78)
- Aston Kuta Hotel Bali (starts from US$70)
Some more luxurious ones available in Tuban are:
- Kupu-kupu Barong Beach Resort Bali (starts from US$65)
- Karlamanda Villas Bali (starts from US$159)
- Discovery Kartika Plaza Hotel Bali (starts from US$ 122)
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