Things To Do - Places To See

Things to do Places to see nearby Villa Puri Segara

Aling Aling Waterfall, stop at nearby Shanti Hotel for drink or meal afterwards  30 min

Badminton ask Made (Puri Segara Housekeeper) for the set, tie the net between the 2 palm trees  2min

Beach walks – left (west) up the beach takes you to Seririt passing water buffalo, pigs, ducks, temple, fishing village etc.  Right (east) goes to temple, at temple turn right inland and follow path and it will lead you back to the road to the villa.  If you turn right just before the villa road and take the paddy field path you will pass goats and cows. Aound the villa are grapevines and rice paddy fields.

Bedegul Botanic Gardens (can be relatively chilly and wet here as it is in the mountains/volcanoes)  1 hour

Bedegul Water Temple  1 hour

Bedegul Market  1 hour 

Buddhist Temple  10 min

Croquet ask Made for the set; rules inside  1 min

Diving/snorkeling at Mejengan Island 1 hour drive then 20 minutes boat ride.  

Dolphin Watch – will pick up from the villa’s beach. 6am – 8am.

Elephant Safari in Taro near Ubud 3 hours

Fishing locally, pick up from the beach

Giant Tree - past Munduk on way to Bedegul – you can climb inside the tree.

Gigit Waterfall (on way  or way back from Bedegul)  45 min

Golfing - at the Bali Handara Kosaido Country Club (18 holes) in the mountain area of Bedugul at the Bratan Lake. It is one of the top 5 golf locations in Asia. You can golf here at temperatures of 16 to 20 degrees. The course was designed by the renowned architect Peter Thompson and is the only course in the whole world located in a volcano.  It is also a good place to stop for a drink if you are in the Bedegul area.  1 hour

Horse Riding - Pegasus Farm in hills above Lovina  30 min

Hot Springs  10 min 

Lovina for shopping and restaurants  15 min 

Massage may be arranged at villa

Monkeys on way to Bedegul

Munduk Waterfall, could combine with trip to Bedgul.  Restaurants nearby for snack drinks and lovely view  30 min

Seririt.  Good to look in fresh food market. Some lovely stalls selling flower offerings. Hardy’s Supermarket sells general food and goods.  Apotek (chemist) is near Hardy’s, next to monument in middle of road.  5 min

Sekumpul Waterfall, east of Sinagaraja beautiful walk and swim in unspoilt countryside, 2,3 or 4 hour walk . Not many tourists come here.

Shopping: Beach traders are very friendly.  Remember to negotiate. Pearls are NOT from Bali, they probably come from China and are in fact fresh water pearls but very nice and good value if you negotiate. Copy watches are fun but check straps and everything work OK.  Spelling of words on the watches may be odd!  Sarongs are good.  Sometimes it is cheaper to buy from Lovina.

Singaraja. Capital of North Bali - Shops, Market, Royal Palace  30 minutes

Sing Sing waterfall.  15 min

Spa:     Zen resort has an Ayurvedic spa. They will come to pick you up if you have at least a 1½-hour treatment Various different packages are available.  Tel:  +62-362-93578      10 min  

Swimming, sea is OK and generally very calm, sandy bottom, gentle slope.  Swimming pool great (NB no glasses near pool, please - plastic beakers available).  

Tennis - at Bali Taliman Hotel on way to Singaraja. Balls and 2 rackets available at the hotel. R50k per hour  25 min

Tower restaurant at Mejengan Resort an interesting place at sundown for dinner; pre-book top floor.  55 min

White water rafting near Ubud 3 hours

All day Round trip 1: Villa, Seririt, Munduk, Lake Tamblikan, Lake Bratan, Bedugal, Singaraja, Lovina, Villa. Stop at Giant Tree, Munduk waterfall and/or Gitgit waterfall, Botanic Gardens at Bedugul, Water Temple at Bedugul. On road above Lake Tamblican you can stop for scenic view photo and photos with large lizard, owl and large fruit bats.  Also on road to Bedugul stop to see Monkeys (beware bites)

All day Round trip 2: Villa, Singaraja, Kintamani with view of Mount Batur & Mount Agung (lunch?), Taro (Elephant Safari) and/or Ubud then return villa

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