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Auman Bali Village, Bedugul, Baturiti 80571 Indonesia
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#3 of 11 Specialty lodging in Bedugul
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What can we offer that the others don't? Exclusive get-away location up in the mountains with access to all the fun things to do in Bali but without the constant harassment of hawkers and touts. We have a fun location that has plenty of fresh air, great food, great drink and a laid back atmosphere. We also feature Personal Training, Organised Cross Country Runs, Rock Climbing, Camping, Guided trekks , tours to Bedugul , Kintamani Lovina and Ubud.
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Free breakfast
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ambervancouver wrote a review Jun 2019
vancouver47 contributions35 helpful votes
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Johnny and his wife Utami run a 4 room guesthouse out of their home in the jungles of Northern Bali. You’re not going to get a typical well trodden tourist trail here. You’re going to be invited into the home of a passionate and knowledgeable guide who will bushwhack you across valleys to incredible secret waterfalls. The guesthouse is simple but what it lacks in luxury it makes up for in breathtaking views & hospitality and enthusiasm from the hosts. This is an authentic trekking experience! Also, I’ll let you in on a little secret.... Johnny is an Englishman and a wizard in the kitchen. Take a bottle of wine with you, order the crispy duck roast in advance and enjoy what has to be one of the best roast dinners I’ve had in my life. You won’t be disappointed. Thanks Johnny and Utami!
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Date of stay: June 2019Trip type: Travelled with family
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vthuppil wrote a review Aug 2017
Bangor, United Kingdom84 contributions24 helpful votes
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If you find yourselves in the loud din of Kuta or the traffic jams of Denpasar or at the tour bus delivered crowds at various sites near Ubud, you might wonder whether Lonely Planet's summarization of Bali as "achingly beautiful scenery" is an outdated description from a bygone era. It's not. You just have to head out a bit further to find it. BaliTrekk is that place. Let me be clear. It's not near to anything of touristic value. But that's precisely what makes it so great. Here you experience the real Bali, where the culture, traditions, natural beauty, and the friendliness of its people comes alive. BaliTrekk is located in the typical village of Auman in the central mountains. At an elevation of 900 m above sea level, the weather is cool and pleasant. This part of Bali is made up of ridges separated by deep valleys. The roads and towns are usually on the ridges and the valleys and slopes are made up of rice paddies, terraced fields, vegetable gardens, and more. BaliTrekk's property drops down to the valley floor and here they grow their own vegetables that end up in the delicious meals that you eat there. From their porch, on a clear day, you have a view of the imposing Mount Agung in the distance. The owners John and Utami are lovely people. They go out of their way to tailor your trip to your needs. John can take you on guided treks through the forests and cut through the valleys to quickly take you to various places of interest, like the Bedugul Lake. But we decided to rent a scooter from them and explore Bali on our own. They rent out Utami's personal scooter, the ultra-comfortable Yamaha N-Max. And since it's her personal scooter, it's in great condition. Once you get past the early jitters of navigating the scooter on central Bali's twisty and narrow mountain roads, you'll really have fun as you see that Lonely Planet summarization of "achingly beautiful scenery" come alive all around you. John and Utami will also lend you their personal motorcycle gear (armored jackets, helmets) at no extra cost. What I found really touching was that on the second day, a more comfortable helmet was available (which John's son was using the previous day) and John gave me the more comfortable helmet even though I didn't ask for it. They really do go out of their way to make sure that you are comfortable and happy. At the property itself, Utami cooks up some amazing food. Ask her for the Indonesian vegetarian platter. It will be among the best Indonesian food that you will eat on your trip. The western food is good too, but we just couldn't have enough of the Indonesian vegetarian meals. John is a very chatty and friendly guy who will talk to you about your trip, tell you about his experiences and talk about Bali and Indonesia. There's a DVD player in the room and John has a selection of movies that you can borrow to watch after dinner. The bed is comfortable, the room is spacious, and there's plenty of hot water available to shower. Internet may be hard to get here. You can occasionally get Telkomsel 3G coverage, and the WiFi sometimes works, but plan to come here and enjoy the scenery and the tranquility. The connected world will always be there when you get back to the rat race. All in all, if you want to experience traditional Bali with very friendly hosts, definitely stay a few nights at BaliTrekk.
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Date of stay: August 2017Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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putuastini wrote a review May 2017
Denpasar, Indonesia6 contributions1 helpful vote
We always pass this place when we go to our grandparents house. And this the first time we decided to stay longer in Plaga, so we stay for 3 days and 2 nights at Bali Trekk. They have their own garden for vegetables and herbs there. And the bed so comfortable and spacious room. It was completely nice and happy to be there. For sure we will be back again for our next holiday. Thank you.
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Date of stay: May 2017
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Leonnie G wrote a review Aug 2016
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I stayed 2 nights at Balitrekk and absolutely loved it there. The rooms are clean, spacious and confortable. There is a lovely garden terrace area for relaxing and eating and drinking. The guesthouse opens onto a beautiful wooded garden with trees and flowers intermixed, a hammock for chilling after a jungle walk and even an outdoor firepit. Johnny and Utami were excellent hosts, very friendly and extremely knowledgable about Bali life and culture and able to take you on wonderful walks through the surrounding mountains. The food was really delicious - I recommend the duck roast cooked in their dome clay oven. The guesthouse is clearly a labor of love with everything handcrafted by the couple and the garden sown by Utami's green fingers. It is a wonderful place to experience the beauty of the 'real Bali'.
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Date of stay: August 2016
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Trip type: Travelled with family
Room Tip: All rooms are lovely and face out over the garden.
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Kathryn N wrote a review Jul 2016
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Finally a refreshing break from the heat! We spent 3 days in Bali's highlands at BaliTrekk! In reading Trip advisor reviews, this place had great ratings! They have only been open for a year and is run by John and Utami. They also have 2 boys, about 8 and 10 yrs old. He was originally from England but has been in Bali for many years. She is originally from Java. They have quite an interesting history of an adventursome life. The reviews all highlighted John's trekking guidance! We were definitely interested in this so booked with them and they didn't dissapoint! What a nice time. They both love cooking so always were asking us ahead what we liked and making specially tailored meals, fresh baked bread and pizza in special metal drum oven fashioned by John himself, and picking fiddle head ferns for dinner, etc. They have a full bar setup, ping pong table, outside covered gym, spacious inside and outside seating...lots of room. They have a teak forest in the back yard and going down the valley. John has fashioned an incredible amount of furniture found all over the public area as well as the rooms, each piece quite unique, using the roots and all! Anyway, after making an assessment of our trekking desires and capabilities we set out the next morning on a hike near their place through verdant tropical rainforest to Lake Beratan, and back again on different route. They were quite organized and coordinated, dropping us off by car and leaving us for a few minutes while they re-parked car near our end point. Utami shuttled him by scooter back to us, and again at end to get the car to pick us up. We had expressed interest in viewing the terraced fields of produce and flowers! So while we waited, we were given directions to take a little hike on road that dwindled into scooter path to fulfill our wish! What beautiful countryside in mountainside farming area! I was in heaven! And completely local, no other tourists around! I'm sure the local farmers wondered what we were doing wandering around out there! Upon John's return, we started off through farming area that gradually gave way to Jungle, then deep, tropical, wet, misty woods, full of ferns both in the trees and on the ground, mushrooms, an array of bird calls, and later, giant banyan trees. The trails grow over quickly, so at times he needed to whack with his walking stick to clear the way. Thank goodness he provided us with teak walking sticks! They were invaluable!! It had rained so much, and some places were made much easier with the walking sticks, and all was totally doable for us. Like i said, he will tailor the trek according to your desires and capabilities, always making you feel totally comfortable. He knows the jungle quite well, and we felt totally in great hands, even though we would have been hopelessly lost by ourselves. We only ran into other people at the beginning and end of hike, and in the middle when we went down to the beautiful lake where we stopped at a tiny local warung for refreshments. What a fulfilling day! We spent the next day with them too! It rained all night and most of the day, so we sat on the lovely covered patio, on John's custom made teak furniture, drinking coffee and tea, reading, listening to podcasts, and looking out at Utami's beautiful, peaceful garden! So restful! They are die hard Hash House Harriers! We didn't know anything about this, but after them telling us stories, we became curious. These HHH groups are all around the world. The traditional practice is the hounds (runners) chasing a hare or hares (runner or runners) laying a live trail, marked with something like sawdust or shredded paper. Some groups pre-lay trail. All ages participate. Most people run the trail, but some walk. It's lightly competitive, with a fun, good natured social aspect, and a keg of beer with socializing at the end. So apparently, John and Utami have been participating for years, and go 1-3 times/week! There was a run Monday afternoon and they threw it into the mix of options for us, so we went for it! Wow! One of our favorite experiences of the trip! John said that he was going to run the route, so Utami would be our guide, and if it was too hard a trail, she would take us on an easier trek. We decided to go for it! Yep, we got muddy, had a few river crossings, and absolutely beautiful walks through rice paddies and local areas, with villagers and farmers bathing in the rivers and irrigation canals.....places we would never have seen and experienced so intimately otherwise!! Most people ran, but we mostly walked. We took forever completing the course, and were the last ones back because we were newbies, and also had to keep stopping to view the beauty! Sorry no pics! We couldn't take our cameras because of all the water and mud. Good thing, or we could still be there! Then a keg of Bintang and socializing at the end! And we're not longer Hash House virgins! I'm ready to run next time! Thank you so much John and Utami! Lynelle & Nina
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Date of stay: July 2016Trip type: Travelled with friends
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michael g wrote a review Oct 2015
sanur9 contributions10 helpful votes
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We have just returned from our 4th visit to this charming establishment. We were welcomed by the owners, John and his wife Agustina, like family. Extremely friendly and helpful. All the rooms are spacious, clean with ensuite shower rooms with lots of hot water, needed after a day hiking. All rooms have wonderful views of the local country side. John always takes us on a trek that will suit our needs. He is an expert trekker and this time he took us over the hills to the lake at Bedugal, with plenty of stops so we could get our breath back. `he pointed out local wildlife and fauna. We were lucky enough this time to see and hear sea eagles circling above us. He has put a large clay oven in the kitchen so the food was beautifully cooked. Balitrekk is a million miles away from the tourist commercialisation of Kuta, Seminyak and the other tourist hotspots in Bali. The air is so cool and fresh and countryside so peaceful. We are looking forward to our next trip as is our dog Pickles who is in heaven there. For anyone looking for the real Bali I cannot recommend Balitrekk enough. A real gem
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Date of stay: October 2015
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Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: The 1st floor rooms have great views
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Jan L wrote a review Aug 2015
Venice, Italy7 contributions1 helpful vote
We met a friendly and present family. "What do you want to eat?" "Where are you going to? - Can we help you" - Lovely food. Fantastic guided trekking tour in the forest and the fields. Silent surroundings. Nice modern rooms. We will come back....
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Date of stay: July 2015
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utami_williams wrote a review Apr 2015
Bali, Indonesia1 contribution1 helpful vote
My two friends came from Jakarta to visit me in Bali and I heard about BaliTrekk , so I decided to take my friends there for a weak. My husband is English and he also heard that they have good food there and wanted to see what it would be like to stay in the mountains . First of all the rooms , which were on the second floor, were a lot bigger and nicer than they looked on the web site . They had a big balcony that overlooked the teak plantation and beautiful gardens , well we were very happy , also the bathroom was big with mirrors around the walls .You don't need air conditioning or fans , the temperature was just right , not too cold , just right for sleeping. Each day we spent there we went for a walk in the mornings and after lunch we would go and see the sites in Bedugul or Kintamani , also we visited a chocolate factory and an elephant park near by . We also got to see a couple of waterfalls and some amazing Balinese temples that always seemed to have the best viewing spots . At night we were entertained by the owners of the property , who also was English and his Indonesian wife who did most of the cooking, We planned out our meals for the weak and I must say we were very happy and there was never anything left on the plates . Our favourite had to be the duck , it was so good , crispy and cooked to perfection , all cooked in a wood fire oven . We had a pizza night , we all like pizza s and they have their own pizza oven too . On the last day we had a BBQ , steaks and sausages and salad, yes we were very happy with the food. Even during the day you could rest on a sun bed and just take in the gardens and fresh air , all of us had a great time and we will be going back again , that is why we have to give BaliTrekk full marks.
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Date of stay: April 2015
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Trip type: Travelled with friends
Room Tip: There are only four rooms , but the ones upstairs are a bit bigger.
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laurenloz wrote a review Apr 2015
bali64 contributions8 helpful votes
Having heard about Bali Trekk from tourists who have had the pleasure of staying at this little gem of a place i decided to try it for myself. Very quite location with wonderful valley and mountain views and located in a small teak plantation. The rooms were possibly the largest i have stayed in on many trips around Asia. Very clean room and large bathroom with beautiful paintings on the walls and furniture made from the teak trees`grown at the location.The restaurant was excellent with a good variety of meals and large variety of drinks. The duck dish i had was probably the best i have tasted and i can see that the English owner and his local wife are very experienced in the food game. This experience was obvious after the owners explained to me their past successful restaurants in Bali and other parts of Asia hence the many ovens including wood fired and it is worth the trip to the resort just to try the home baked bread.Look forward to spending more time at Bali Trekk at a later so that i can enjoy the many walking trails and other outside activities that the owners organize.
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Date of stay: March 2015
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Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: Top room which has better view.
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$31 - $33 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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IndonesiaBaliBaturitiBedugul
NUMBER OF ROOMS
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Frequently Asked Questions about Balitrekk
Which popular attractions are close to Balitrekk?
Nearby attractions include Nungnung Waterfall (2.2 km), Lake Beratan (6.6 km), and Ulun Danu Bratan Temple (6.9 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Balitrekk?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant.
What food & drink options are available at Balitrekk?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Balitrekk?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Balitrekk?
Conveniently located restaurants include Magoes Warung Bedugul, Strawberry Stop, and Hot Chocolate House.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Balitrekk?
Yes, guests have access to a fitness centre during their stay.
Does Balitrekk have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Balitrekk offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Does Balitrekk have airport transportation?
Yes, Balitrekk offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are pets allowed at Balitrekk?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Does Balitrekk offer any business services?
Yes, guests have access to meeting rooms and a banquet room during their stay.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Balitrekk?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Indonesian.