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  • Jemeluk Lookout
    4 stars

    On the hill above Jemeluk is a fantastic scenic vantage point that affords views of the turquoise waters of Jemeluk and the awe-inspiring Gunung Agung. Walking to the top of the hill is possible for those without transport staying in Jemeluk and for the adventurous from Bunutan. The lookout is at ... read more

  • Diving
    4 stars

    An abundance of dive sites around the Amed area are highly regarded such as Gili Selang, Batu Kelebit and the Tulamben shipwreck with drop offs, coral gardens and an abundance of pelagics. For those without PADI certification, diving is possible in the Jemeluk bay where you'll see much the same as ... read more

  • Snorkelling
    4 stars

    The snorkelling in Amed is fantastic, with live coral, an abundance of fish and crystal clear waters at many of the beaches — this is a major reason that many come to the area. Snorkelling can be done at most of the beaches in the Amed area, but the best are at the eastern end of Jemeluk next to ... read more

  • The Making of Arak
    3.5 stars

    Arak can be made a number of ways. In the village of Merita just outside of Culik, they ferment the sap from coconut flowers on the tree and then distill it in cobbled together contraptions in the village. It's possible to visit Merita to see this process where the local villagers will ask one of ... read more

  • East Bali bike tours
    4 stars

    We didn't actually try these tours rathe spied one of their brochers at a warung in Amed on the way out of town and thought what a great idea! These East Bali bicycle tours cater to a few different skill levels and interests, with both villag rides and more demanding volcano to beach style rides ... read more

  • Road to Bangle
    3.5 stars

    Bangle is a rural village 5km inland from Bunutan nestled between towering hills. It's very rura with not a lot going on, but it is a pleasant scenic drive or ride here from the coast. The road follows the river and you will come across farmers tending to crops such as corn, peanuts and singkong. ... read more


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