|Dolphin Trips Lovina
If you come to Lovina for a boat trip to see the dolphins, than can Mr Gede take care of
the boat tickets. The boat will pick you up at the beach in front of Gede Homestay. The
boat leaves very early in the morning, but the coffee is ready. When you come back from
the dolphin/snorkling trip, breakfast is served.
The Banjar hotspings is a natural Balinese swiming pool. A lot of Balinese people are
swimming here and eat something in the restaurant. The Hotsprings are about 15 minutes
from Gede Homestay. You can drive there yourself, or Mr Gede can take care of transport to
the banjar hotsprings. There are also taxis at the hotspring that can bring you back.
In the center of Lovina you can go to a traditional Balinese dance performance. The people
from the village have an 1 hour show you can watch and enjoy. Mr Gede can take care of
transportation and tickets. He also can explain the meaning of the dragons in the show and
the meaning of the dance.
The brother of Mr Gede is still a fisherman. If you want you can go fishing with him in a
traditional Balinese fisherboat. The catch will be put on the BBQ. If you don't catch
anything, you can always buy fresh fish on the market.
Lake Bratan & Gitgit waterfall
Lake Bratan in Bedugul is a beautifull spot with a famous temple, just 40 minutes
from Lovina. You can visit it on the way to Lovina, or Mr Gede can bring you there. There are ricefields, several hindu temples, and a Buddhist Monastery near Lovina. Nearby
the Gitgit waterfall is Lake Buyan, where you can feed wild monkeys.
On the beach you can get a massage from woman on the beach, or Mr. gede can also bring you
to a professional Balinese massage salon in the neighbourhood. The professional massage
salon has some nice packacges for +/- 110.000 Rupiah for 1,5 hour Balinese massage (9
Padi Dive Center
In Lovina is a 5 Star Padi dive center "Spice Dive". Here you can take a course
or make a dive trip to Tulumben (US Liberty shipwreck) or to Menjangan Island. The dive in
Tulumben is a great wreck-dive spot. You can ask Mr Gede to bring you to Spice Dive. Spice Dive will pick you up from Gede Homestay.
Singaraja is a city 15 minutes from Lovina. It has an population of 80.000 people.
Singaraja means 'lion king' and was the capital city during the dutch colonial period.
There are nice markets and several temples around Singaraja. In one temple there is a
stone carving of a bike and the first car on Bali. This car and bike were imported by the
dutch during the colonial period.
Trip to the rice terrace
Around Lovina are some rice terraces. You can walk trough the rice fields and look at the
simple but efficient irrigation systems.
Gede, for all your Transport
Mr Gede takes care off all the transport on land or sea, that you need! There are shuttle
buses that go from Lovina to all big cities on Bali or Mr Gede can also take care of a
private chauffeur that can bring you anywhere and drop you at another hotel or homestay.
On the way to your new location, like Ubud, you can do some sightseeing on the way.