We have just returned from Taman Burung Villa and highly recommend it to anyone who wants an 'away from it all' holiday in Bali (not bars and beaches!) It is a 3-4 hour drive from the airport through winding mountain roads, and a couple of kilometres from Lovina, a small seaside town on the North coast of Bali. Lovina has a black volcanic beach with local dive spots and offers a few shops/ restaurants, a tourist office and a variety of boats to join the dolphins! The villa is for ‘exclusive use’ and provides a minibus and driver for free airport transfers and tours every second day at a very low price. We loved exploring the mountains, volcanoes, temples and villages of North Bali, but beware, every trip takes twice as long as you’d expect!
Best of all though was the villa itself.
The website descriptions whilst accurate, were a little confusing in terms of bedrooms, so I'll clarify what we found. This wonderful private complex consists of 4 double (king) air-conditioned... more