This is the least populated and least visited region of Bali. It is dominated by the West Bali National Park and a huge area of protected reserve, much of which is completely uninhabited. Both the north and south coasts of this region offer quiet beaches but of a very different nature. Those in the north fringecalm seas which are excellent for diving and snorkelling. The southern beaches are wilder and include a number of renowned surfing spots. The town of Gilimanuk on the very westernmost tip of Bali is the departure point for ferries to Java.
Uninhabited Menjangan Island is a renowned diving and snorkelling destination. This is part of West BaliNational Park and boats with a guide can be chartered at Labuan Lalang just to the west of Pemuteran on the north coast.
The south coast of this region is fringed by black sand beaches and fishing villages that attract few visitors. The most well known of those is Medewi Beach. This is a surf destination but also a great place to experience laid back life in a tiny Balinese fishing village. On the north coast at Pemuteran there is a more developed but still very relaxed beach scene which centres on diving, snorkelling and marine conservation.
The villa’s unique location on the west coast of Bali gives you a rare introduction to true Balinese village life. The small village of Yeh Kuning in Pekutatan is approximately two hours from Seminyak along the Denpasar / Gilimanuk road that will take you through a wide range of landscapes, from the business heart of Bali to wide expanses of rice fields, coconut groves, wild ocean views and remote villages.