2008/10/17

The Beaches of Lovina




Go to Binaria Beach Lovina - North Bali
Lovina Beach
North Bali


Lovina Beach is the name for a strip of beaches with a total length of approximately 12 km, at the north coast of Bali just west of Singaraja.


INTRODUCTION

The beaches of Lovina are characterized by its rural nature and its unique, dark colored sand of volcanic origin. The childfriendly, shallow water of Lovina's reef protected beaches is of an agreeable warm temperature throughout the year, which makes it very suitable for unconcerned family holidays with safe swimming and snorkeling.

The following shows you an impression of the beaches of Lovina, with pictures and a description per beach and a list of hotels, restaurants, shops and healthcare centers to be found in each Lovina beach area. You can scroll through the pagina or jump to a beach of your choice by clicking on a beach name:

BEACHES OF LOVINA

BINARIA BEACH - Central Lovina

Located at the end of Jalan Binaria in Kalibukbuk, and landmarked by the Dolphin Statue at Binaria Square, Binaria Beach is one of the most popular beaches to watch Lovina's famous, romantic sunsets.

westward view of Binaria Beach at Sea Breeze restaurant

The best spots to watch the sun set, apart from the beach itself, are Sea Breeze restaurant (west of the Dolphin Statue) and Santhi Bar (east of the Dolphin Statue).

A beachside boulevard runs through a treed area and connects Binaria Beach via Binaria Square with Jalan Rambutan and Rambutan Beach.

beach soccer
eastward view
Kaki Lima Warungs - From around 4 pm a dozen or so 'kaki lima' warungs stake their place along the edges of Binaria Square to sell food and drinks. They stay open till late at night and are frequented by both local people and westerners. Their food is good and ranges from gado-gado, lumpia's and satays to bakso and nasi campur to fruits, cakes and sweets. Drinks: cool Bintang beers, lemonades, tea, coffee, mixed iced fruit and local sweet drinks. Food prices range from Rp. 3000 - 6000 per portion.

Hotels near Binaria Beach:
Sea Breeze Cottages, Nirwana Cottages, Hotel Angsoka, Pulesti Hotel, Nirwana Watergarden.

Restaurants & Bars near Binaria Beach:
Sea Breeze, Santhi Bar, Kakatoa, Kopi Bali, Le Nasi Goreng, Cafe Lumbung, Malaiku, Zigiz Bar, Small Bar, Poco Bar, Taman Bombai, Jasmine Garden, Bali Apik, Kantin 21, Warung Aria.

( where available, click on a name for information )


BEACHES OF LOVINA

RAMBUTAN BEACH - Central Lovina

Rambutan Beach, located at the end of Jalan Rambutan in Kalibukbuk, is landmarked by dozens of blue-and-white, traditional outriggers.

At the edge of the beach, next to a small parking lot near Waru Bali restaurant and the Tropis Club restaurant-bistro, is a volley field for those who like sports.

traditional outriggers at Rambutan beach
westward view
eastward view

Hotels near Rambutan Beach :
Rambutan Boutique Hotel
, Rini Hotel, Taman Lily's, Rumah Kita, Puri Bali Bungalows, Astini, Bayu Kartika,
Sawah Lovina Bungalows, Villa Jaya.

Restaurants & Bars near Rambutan Beach :
Tropis Club, Tropis Bistro, Waru Bali, Puri Bali, Semina, Bali Sugar, Barakuda, Barclona, La Madre,
The Oldies Blues & Soul Lounge Bar.

Body & Health Care near Rambutan Beach:
Araminth Spa & Health Center, Bali Samahdi Spa.

( where available, click on a name for information )


BEACHES OF LOVINA

KARTIKA BEACH - Central Lovina

Secludedly located at the end of Jalan Kartika, Kartika Beach is surrounded by rice fields, farm land and trees, within short walking distance over small tracks of Binaria / central Lovina.

Visitors of this quiet beach not seldom get invited by the friendly, local farmers and fishermen to visit their traditional beach side homes to have some tea or coffee and a chat
.

surrounded by trees and farm land
traditional home of local farmers
watching the fishermen sailing out

Hotels near Kartika Beach :
Bali Paradise Hotel, Aryas Villa, Villa Kartika

Restaurants/Bars near Kartika Beach:
Bali Paradise Restaurant

( where available, click on a name for information )


BEACHES OF LOVINA

BANYUALIT BEACH - Central Lovina

Located at the end of Jalan Laviana in Kalibukbuk, Banyualit Beach is one of the more quiet beaches of Lovina. Enjoy a relaxing time at this beach having a tan, a refreshing swim, and a chat with the locals over a cup of Bali coffee (or a cold beer) at a traditional beach warung.

eastward view
traditional beach warung
westward view

Hotels near Banyualit Beach :
Mas Lovina, Bali Bagus, Aneka Lovina, Sunari Hotel, Suma Hotel, Hotel Banyualit, Villa Mango, Hotel Ray, Juni Artha Bungalows, Sartya Hotel, Made Janur, Bali Bayu, Melka Hotel, Ayu Bungalow, Bali Panorama, Hotel Marina, Saraswati Holiday House, Mas Bungalow, Indra Pura.

Restaurants & Bars near Banyualit Beach :
Spunky's, Warung Dolphin, Bias, Sunset Ayu, Cokot, Gossip.