There are few points on Bali further from the airport than Pemuteran. Set towards the far northwestern point of the island and very close to the Bali Barat National Park, Pemuteran is a gently curving dark sand beach that is best known for its diving and snorkelling, and also for use as a base to visit the stunning Menjangan ... Read more about Pemuteran Beach .
Located in far northwest Bali, within the confines of Bali Barat National Park, Menjangan Island is famous for its diving, with divers regularly listing it as one of the best places around Bali to dive because of the beautiful coral formations. But what if you don’t dive but enjoy snorkelling? No ... Read more about Diving and snorkelling at Menjangan Island .
All visitors to Pemuteran can get to the beach via the lobby of the Adi Assri. Once on the beach, head west and navigate your way past the armada of jukungs and other fishing boats. After walking for about 500m, you will start seeing signs from the bio-rock project, which is aimed at trying to speed up the regeneration of the reef by sending low-voltage currents into wire structures beneath the ... Read more about Pemuteran beach walk .
A trek through the forest will almost always see the visitor spotting the local macaque monkey population, but those luckier will see the very timid large black monkeys, wild pigs or even deer. The canopy is fairly thick and sunscreen is not absolutely necessary, but mosquito spray is recommended. The forest is hot and humid and at times physically demanding so take plenty of water. Long pants ... Read more about Trekking in West Bali National Park .
Heading east along the main road out of Pemuteran is the first of the three temples, Pura Pulaki. Pura Pulaki is a particularly important temple in the Balinese belief system and you will see Balinese people from around the island praying here throughout the day. Additionally, almost every vehicle passing the temple will toot their horn in acknowledgment. Three different groups of macaque ... Read more about Pura Pulaki, Pura Pabean and Pura Melanting .