A Glimpse of Pupuan
If you want a place for peaceful retreat, romantic hideaway, or just spending a holiday in a beautiful and serene destination, then Pupuan is the right place for you. Nestled on the slopes of Mount. Batukaru, in the western part of Bali, Pupuan is a coffee, clove and rice growing region of towering trees and twisting mountain roads, where you can pamper your eyes with awesome landscape accompanied by no one other than the friendly local farmers and cool climate. Pupuan boasts some of the most magnificent rice field scenery on the island, the bounty of its harvest renowned for its robust flavor.
For nature lover, Pupuan is surely a paradise, since it is a great place for outdoor activities due to its cool climate and beautiful panorama, even a simple driving from Antosari to Pupuan offers 30-kilometer very scenic drive as you pass through several small villages to reach Sanda and then onwards to Pupuan. Cycling and hiking are favorite activities in Pupuan, you can see vignettes that can only be seen by penetrating into the far hinterlands of Bali, endless verdant rice terraces, small temple complexes under banyan trees, dark gray mountains, empty farmhouses, orchards of chocolate trees, everyday life of Balinese and friendly smiles of the local. Cempaka Belimbing Villas, one of few Pupuan villa include a scenic hiking in their tariff.
If you happen to be in Bali or plan to spend your holiday in Bali, Pupuan is a good try. It won’t let you don’t and worth every dollar you spend. Here are some good accommodation in Pupuan:
Cempaka Belimbing Villas is an award-winning villa located on the slope of Mount Batukaru at the village of Belimbing, surrounded by beautiful view of the rice fields with serene and idyllic village atmosphere.
Sanda Boutique Villas is tucked on the foot of picturesque Mount Batukaru, 700m above sea level, offering not just breathtaking views of Mount Batukaru, rice paddies and sunsets but also cool climate and serene ambience of Balinese traditional village. It is a perfect place for wellness weekend, family holiday, honeymoon or retreat.
Kebun Villa is a perfect place if you want a peaceful and serene atmosphere combines with stunning views of rural Bali and lush garden. The garden of Kebun Villa is filled with frangipani, heliconia, coconut palms, coffee, clove, cocoa, durian and mangosteen trees, everywhere, there are places to sit and chat or just relax and listen to the sound of running water, the wind in the trees and from this lovely garden this villa takes its name “kebun” (orchard).
You will see butterflies and birds during the day time. In the evenings, you might see a firefly. You will have a rare opportunity to make the most of being in Bali, walking through shade and peace in a beautiful natural paradise.It is a great place to see the real Bali and to experience the sounds and sights of rural Bali.