Luxury travel to Sidemen
Located just inland from Bali’s eastern coastline, to the south of the dramatic and imposing Mount Agung, Sidemen is truly one of Bali’s hidden treasures. Blessed by a peaceful and picturesque character, defined by the likes of rolling rice fields dotted with attractive temples, Sidemen is a far cry from the more vibrant and developed Balinese coastline, providing something of a rejuvenating escape after days by the beach.
Upon reaching this beautiful hideaway, it’s easy to understand why numerous artists have made Sidemen their muse over the last century or so. Beyond the cascading green of its rice paddies, when the clouds are kind, you can also soak up some of the finest views of Mount Agung on the island – Bali’s highest peak. The best way to absorb the area’s natural beauty is through hiking around its verdant landscapes, allowing you to not only experience its natural grandeur but also connect with local village life too.
When to go
The best time to go is between May and October to avoid the rainy season.
What to do
- Hike amid the area's famous rice fields
- Visit a traditional Balinese weaving centre
- Explore authentic Sidemen village
- Head to the vibrant morning market
Accommodation in Sidemen
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