Toya Bungkah Hot Spring in Bangli Regency, Bali Province
Here is an idea. Why don’t tourists visit Bali Province for the next the holiday? They can find many interesting vacation destinations, after all. One of them is located in Kintamani Village, which is called Toya Bungkah Hot Spring. In terms of region, it belongs to Bangli Regency in Indonesia. As people may expect, they can take a bath comfortably on that place and witness a stunning panorama Batur Mountain! Have no worries. The management has built a pond to accommodate natural hot water, so the temperature is quite adjustable to meet the best comfort of visitors.
The location is near to Batur Lake, so it offers amazing scenery and peaceful atmosphere. Where does the hot water come from? According to the management, the source is in Batur Mountain. In terms of name, “Toya” means water while “Bungkah” means stones or rocks. In a nutshell, it means the water coming from the gaps of stones. The best part is the place has an excellent management and it comes with several facilities. It is true tourists should pay the entrance fee, but they get free stuff like a juice drink, shampoo, towel, and soap.
Exploring Toya Bungkah Hot Spring
Tourists have two major reasons to visit Toya Bungkah Hot Spring. These are relaxing and taking a bath in the pond. In a nutshell, the site provides an excellent nuance to relax and find peace! For those who are looking for a relaxation, they can simply sit on an available gazebo and talk with their families there. It is even allowed to eat foods and enjoy drinks at the location, as long as they take care of the trash later.
Aside from relaxation, tourists are allowed to get in the pond and enjoy the next level of lessening! The water feels both soothing and warm, having the temperature of about 39 Celsius degrees. Not only it soothes the body, the water (according to the locals) is able to eradicate numerous types of diseases especially related to skin issues. The best feature perhaps is the panorama seen in front of the pond, especially the Batur Lake. That means tourists can enjoy bathing while witnessing such jaw-dropping scenery!
What is more? After bathing, tourists should try fishing by the lake. Have no worries. They can rent the fishing rod from nearby villagers. The most common fish that they may find is definitely tilapia. Well, do not forget to buy delicious grilled tilapia before going back to the hotel! In fact, the management provides other menus for tourists to choose from.
- Tirta Usadha Hot Spring
- Tirta Mas Temple
- Batur Lake
How to Get There
From Denpasar City, a trip to Toya Bungkah Hot Spring takes approximately 1 hour and 59 minutes. It is because the distance is 67.1 km. As for the fastest route, though, tourists can take advantage of Nusantara Street. Once arriving at Bangli Regency, they can simply head to Kintamani Village and reach the site right away. There is no need to hire a tour guide, in fact.
Where to Stay
- Ayu Kintamani Villa
- Lava Stone Hostel
- Batur Volcano Guesthouse
- Arlina Homestay