The Villa set back along a path from the beach, in a huge,private, landscaped garden
Is beautifully constructed from binkerai timber, with soaring traditional rooflines.
Offers three spacious bedrooms each with garden bathroom, air conditioning plus overhead fans and king-sized four-poster beds.
Is dominated by a huge , open main pavilion offering living, dining and kitchen facilities, as well as AV room upstairs (satellite TV and DVD player), and storage and service area below. Spaces are linked by elevated walkways, unsuited to small children and people with mobility difficulties.
A small enough to explore, large enough to offer plenty of alternatives.
About 20 km east of Bali, reached by traditional style outrigger boat, or speedboat.
Offers a glimpse into the lives of the local people, lived according to traditional ways.
The people derive a large proportion of their income from seaweed cultivation; laze away hours watching the seaweeders at work; the night scenes are breathtakingly beautiful.
A sandy beach stretches along the north-western and north areas of the island. It is always humming with activity, with many traditional-style outrigger boats carrying passengers and goods to and from the Bali mainland, as well as nearby islands.
A sea wall is presently under construction, with approximately one third of the length of the beach done to date. Some small warungs have sprung up along the wall.
A range of restaurants is located along the beach, with the westerly aspect providing for brilliant and unfogettable sunsets.
The seaweed farmers can be seen carrying their heavy loads from their boats to their drying areas, where it is spread out on large mats, and frequently turned for even drying.
The coral reef that runs parallel to the beach hosts the main surf breaks, which can be paddled to or reached by boat; several boatmen will supply this service.
Jungut Batu village is within ten minutes walk of Shipwrecks Beach Villa; a stroll through the village will be different every time! Small warungs may seem dark from the outside, but take the time to browse and it’s amazing what can be found!
The hassling associated with some tourist areas is not present here, so to relax and enjoy bargaining for your purchase is a different experience. There are a couple of outlets catering to tourists, but most of the warungs cater to the needs of the islanders.
Fresh fruit and vegetables are available from several places; fish can be purchased from wandering vendors.
The village is set back from the beach, with a narrow main road running through it; most of the traders are located along the road.
There is also a small hospital and an English-speaking doctor.
You may hear the unmistakable sound of a gamelan orchestra, either practising or performing as you make your way through the village.
The island's leading dive company, World Diving, is just a few minutes walk along the beach from the villa.
Most of the local women wear the sarong, and can be seen effortlessly carrying a balanced load on their heads; often whilst also carrying a child and riding a motorbike!
Tourist shuttle service with coach connections with the airport and Kuta has a local style outrigger boat departing daily from Sanur at 10.30 am.
Speedboat connections also operate at various times of day from Sanur.
Advise your arrival details and we can arrange transport for you and your luggage.
NO ATM or credit card facilities, limited money changing available
Any discussion with a local will usually end with them saying “Up to you”. And it is!
You can fill your days with activity, or simply catch up on that stack of books.
A few steps along the sandy path and you are on the beach looking at Shipwrecks surf break; paddle out to the break or hire a boatman to take you there.
Nusa Lembongan offers diving that lures people from all over the world; giant Manta rays, mola mola etc are frequently observed on the dive trips.
You may wish to learn to dive or extend your existing qualification; World Diving conducts all levels of tuition, with full PADI status.
If scuba diving’s not for you, most people return from snorkelling trips aglow with the wonders they’ve just seen. Trips are usually about two hours in duration, with more than one site visited, depending on water conditions on the day.
The island has a sealed (mostly!) road that forms a loop to enable virtually a circuit of the island; you may choose to cycle it, which will take around 50 minutes, with a reasonable level of cycling experience.
Walking will enable you to follow the hillside path that links Jungut Batu and several other tiny bays.