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Friday, February 3, 2012

Lovina Bali Beach

10:49 AM
  In the western part of Singaraja, long stretch of black sand beach encompasses Anturan, Tukad Mungga, Kalibukbuk, Kaliasem and Temukus villages collectively called Lovina.

    What is now known as Lovina beach is actually consists of 6 villages along the beach of west Singaraja City. Each village has the farming area adjacent to each other up to the beach. Lovina has black sand beach calm sea and shallow plain sea bed. In the past the area was a cooling machine stop for those traffic from Gilimanuk port to Singaraja or further east. Before 1945 Singaraja was the capital city of East Nusa Tenggara including Bali, but later, after Nusa Tenggara divided into 3 provinces which brought Bali an independence province the capital city of Bali moved to South Bali, to Denpasar city. The character as the remains of past glory of Singaraja is still kept such as the name of Educational City.


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At the beginning Lovina beach is popular place for Balinese nation wide known litterair and novelist Mr. I Gusti Pandji Tisna. As a tourist resort Lovina develops much later than south Bali. Three basic activities hat have always triggered the development of Lovina to be a " station balneare " those are Menjangan diving site, Bali round trip program overnight, and a need to more rural resorts. Even the development of Lovina has given more inspiration to the areas further west such as Pemuteran and Labuhan Lalang, a place of 40 minutes drive from Lovina and closer to Menjangan island.

To give the tourists more attraction local people created some activities such as snorkeling, dolphin watching, outrigger paddling, and nature trekking. Recently the Association of Small Hotel and Restaurant in Singaraja put a regular traditional art festival which was planned to be in show annually.

Lovina is for those who like still waters (no surf) and are not fussy about the colour of the beach. Visitors may even encounter some local dolphins. Many cheap losmens are available right on the beach.

Lining up of busy losmen and hotels with the depleted shady sea makes Lovina one of the most stirring beaches in Bali.

Tranquility, incredible under water world and dolphins are the magnetism of Lovina. From Lovina, visiting Pulau Menjangan, which is a part of West Bali National Park will be interesting for diving lover


Dolphins
Lovina famous famous as the place to witness the performances of wild dolphins. You can immediately see the funny behavior and friendly dolphins live in the middle of the sea. Of course this will be an interesting experience for your vacation. In Lovina area there are hundreds of dolphins tail. To be able to see the attraction of wild dolphins, you have to leave early when the sun will rise. Why? Since the dolphins in this region appears only between the hours of 6 am to 8 am. At that hour, dozens of dolphins will beratraksi naturally show their activities. There are just swimming in the water, there is also skipping. Of course this will create awe of the beauty of the black sea animals.
Usually the tourists had gathered on the beach at around 5:30 pm to go to sea. You can hire a fishing boat that had been prepared for the journey. The journey begins with a small boat that could only carry a maximum of 4 people in addition to the fishermen. The boat will take you approximately one to two miles to the sea to where the dolphin would normally appear.
During the trip, you can see a vast sea view and while the boat away from the mainland, you can see the mainland Lovina from a distance like a silhouette. Having reached the middle of the sea, the fishermen will be down to where the dolphin would normally appear. And if there is a group of dolphins that jump, the fishermen will notify other boats around it so that the boats will add speed to chase a group of dolphins.
Of course you can record when the dolphins jumping in the ocean. There is also the tourists who could not see the dolphins. It also depends on natural factors such as the pair of sea water, wind direction, and of course your luck to see dolphins in the wild. “Pursuit” will last approximately 3 hours. However, if you’re feeling sick because of seasickness you should not hesitate to tell the fishermen to return to the mainland. While traveling back to the mainland, you can enjoy the scenery along the coast of Lovina clearly because the sun was shining with light. You also can enjoy a tour Lovina marine park waters.

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