Photo: Big skies over Bali Barat National Park.

Things to see and do

Pemuteran Beach

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 .

Diving and snorkelling at Menjangan Island
14km from Pemuteran

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 .

Trekking in West Bali National Park

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 .

Pura Pulaki, Pura Pabean and Pura Melanting

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 .

Where to next?

Where are you planning on heading to after Pemuteran? Here are some spots commonly visited from here, or click here to see a full destination list for Indonesia.

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