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Friendly & sprawling

Towards the southern end of the beach T: (0812) 3794 7966  https://www.facebook.com/Balumba-Hotel-Lakey-Peak-124878477590975/

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Balumba

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Balumba sits on sprawling grounds towards the southern end of Lakey and offers a range of oversized rooms in tile-roofed concrete lodges to varying standards.

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We heard repeated complaints from surfers we talked to of promised air-con not working, but the friendly guy who showed us around insisted that not only did it work but it was cold too! The large twin room we were shown had two simple wooden beds (with mosquito nets) and an equally large, plain cold-water bathroom -- it was relatively clean (by Lakey standards). This room faces away from the beach, but there are quite a few here with direct ocean views. Guests strung up hammocks to relax, shaded from the midday heat that we were unfortunate enough to be wandering around in. The central front-facing section has a handful of rooms sharing one large terrace -- social with the right crowd. A small shop on the grounds sells essentials. Overall if you want a bit more space, Balumba is worth considering and the location, overlooking Lakey Beach, is great. If full, try Puma, which is a little to the south of here and also faces onto the beach.

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Walk-in rates at Balumba

Type of room
Low
High
Type of room, low and high season prices
Standard single room
150,000 rupiah
150,000 rupiah
Standard double room
200,000 rupiah
200,000 rupiah
Room: Standard single room, low season: 150,000 rupiah, high season 150,000 rupiah. Notes:
Room: Standard double room, low season: 200,000 rupiah, high season 200,000 rupiah. Notes:



Where is Balumba

Balumba
Towards the southern end of the beach
T: (0812) 3794 7966 
https://www.facebook.com/Balumba-Hotel-Lakey-Peak-124878477590975/
Coordinates (for GPS): 118º22'57.33" E, 8º48'16.97" S
Room rates: Under 150,000 Rp

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