Located about 27 kilometers west of Denpasar. The area was a forest with “Ketket”, or thorny trees. The thorny forest means “Alas Meduwi” in Balinese. Because of this, people agreed to call it “Meduwi”, then changed into the current name of Medewi. The beach is flat, stony, and has long rolling waves, so it is very suitable for surfing and sunset watching. Read more » Medewi
Is on a cliff top overlooking a breathtaking panorama of paddy fields on one side and the black sand beach on the other. Two caves overlook the sea, each with a view of the fisherman’s boats and seabirds hovering above. The temple itself was built by Dang Hyang Nirartha. According to legend, he made a gift of his hair to the temple. Hence the name Rambut Siwi, which literally means “Hair Worship!” Read more » Rambutsiwi Temple
The Mekepung was originally held as part of the harvest festivities. The carts and buffaloes were, until quite recently, still used for transportation. The Mekepung consists of a race between two carts pulled by water buffaloes. The colorfully decorated animals race on a two-kilometer course.
It is the least known region in Bali, scarcely visited by tourists, and sparsely populated, except along the main road of Denpasar – Gilimanuk. Most of the land is covered by the densely forested highlands of Bali’s National Park. The flatter southern region is rice growing country. Read more » Jembrana