Terrasse du Lac Tamblingan Sari

Terrasse du Lac Tamblingan Sari

Cosy stop near Lake Tamblingan

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If you plan on trekking around Lake Tamblingan, you can’t go wrong staying at nearby midrange Terrasse du Lac Tamblingan Sari, if it’s within your budget.

Travelfish says:

There are just two homely rooms, which offer a comfortable sleep -- they boast fireplaces to warm up the chilly mountain evening. That's right, cosy wood fireplaces inside the room -- bet you didn't think you’d find that in Bali!

You're in the mountains now, with bed linen to match. Photo by: Sally Arnold.
You're in the mountains now, with bed linen to match. Photo: Sally Arnold

One and a half kilometres up the hill from the entrance to Tamblingan Nature Recreation Park, and about six kilometres southeast from Munduk village, the bungalows at Terrasse perch on the slopes amid a pretty garden below their popular restaurant, which overlooks the lake.

Yes, a fireplace. Photo by: Sally Arnold.
Yes, a fireplace. Photo: Sally Arnold

Although without a lake view, the rooms face west over picturesque valleys and enjoy stunning sunsets too. Tiled spacious rooms are tastefully decorated, furnished with a comfy queen sized bed along with a daybed covered in colourful cushions, and there’s plenty of room for another extra bed if needed — excellent for families. The modern styling is simple, but offers great little extras such as batik bathrobes. Spotless hot-water bathrooms are smart with abundant room for toiletries and towels, and power outlets where you need them too. A roomy terrace provides a couple of wooden table and chairs with a partially obscured views, but it’s still rather lovely, although you kind of wish they had turned them 90 degrees.

Nicely put together -- but only two! Photo by: Sally Arnold.
Nicely put together -- but only two! Photo: Sally Arnold

Wander back through the pretty flowers to the restaurant where friendly staff whip up Indonesian and French-influenced meals. Local organic red rice wine is available by the bottle as well as a selection of jamu (traditional tonics). Staff can help with trekking and transport and offer cooking classes. They mentioned they are planning on building a pool in the near future. We think Terrasse du Lac Tamblingan Sari is great, but it’s a little remote and unless you have your own transport, you’ll be eating in their restaurant for every meal (which may not be a bad thing).

Contact details for Terrasse du Lac Tamblingan Sari

Address: Jalan Danau Tamblingan, Tamblingan, Munduk
T: (0819) 1617 8874; (0819) 0330 1917;  
Email: terrassedulactamblingansari@hotmail.com
Web: http://www.terrassedulac.com
Coordinates (for GPS): 115º5'16.97" E, 8º16'4.51" S
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Room rates: 400,000 to 1,000,000 Rp

Room rates

What we were quoted as a walk-in.

Standard double room 550,000 rupiah 650,000 rupiah

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Sally spent twelve years leading tourists around Indonesia and Malaysia where she collected a lot of stuff. She once carried a 40kg rug overland across Java. Her house has been described as a cross between a museum and a library. Fuelled by coffee, she can often be found riding her bike or petting stray cats. Sally believes travel is the key to world peace.

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