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10 Best Things to do in Lovina

If you're in Bali and heading to the Northern side, stop at Lovina. It is located in the Buleleng Regency, a province in northern Ba...

08 nov 2023 - 3 min read)

10 Best Things to do in Lovina

If you're in Bali and heading to the Northern side, stop at Lovina. It is located in the Buleleng Regency, a province in northern Bali, and is approximately 110 kilometers from the capital city of Denpasar. Away from the crowded and touristic areas of the south, you'll find a genuine Balinese way of life, magnificent scenery, and many enjoyable activities.

You can unwind in a spa or watch dolphins if you're not into water activities. There are several activities available in Lovina. Here's a list of some of things to do:

1.Visit Lovina Beach


Like almost all beaches in the north, Lovina has black sand beaches with easy access to the calm Bali Sea. Along the main road, you'll discover the entrances of beach clubs and resorts like the Lovina Beach Club & Resort. When intending to swim in Bali, be sure the tide is high.

2. Visit a dolphin-watching site

Dolphin Watching site

When you mention Lovina to someone, they invariably ask if you went dolphin watching. If you prefer observing creatures in their natural habitat, here is a chance to witness these dolphins up close. If you get out of bed early enough, you'll be greeted by a spectacular sunrise while on the ocean. Many dolphins came to play around the boats, allowing you to watch the animals. Take a Dolphin Trip and enjoy the stunts of these creatures.

3. Visit Lovina Waterfalls

North Bali is famous for its waterfalls. There are several excellent Bali waterfalls around Lovina, including the following:

Aling Aling Waterfall

Aling Waterfall

If you want to view more waterfalls in a single trek, proceed to Aling Aling; on the way down, you'll see more waterfalls, and you may swim. Beautiful scenery, and for true adventurers, you may leap and slide down the waterfall with the help of guides.

Bunyumala Waterfall

Bunyumala Waterfall

Banyumala Waterfall is another pristine natural wonder. It is 40 minutes from Lovina and offers beautiful views blended with jungle noises and the ideal location for swimming in the natural pool. Perfect for a day trip with the Holy Hot Springs in Banjar and the Buddhist Monastery Brahma Vihara Arama.

Sekumpul Waterfall

Sekumpul Waterfall

The Sekumpul Waterfall is, without a doubt, the most stunning waterfall in northern Bali. Hidden in the rainforest highlands about 20 minutes east of Lovina, you'll find unspoiled nature, beautiful vistas, and a picture-perfect paradise. If you want an extraordinary experience there, stay on top of a 95-meter-high waterfall and have "the best day of your Bali vacation!"

Gitgit waterfalls

Gitgit Waterfall

If you're seeking exciting things to do in Lovina, we propose visiting the Gitgit waterfalls. It is located among gorgeous rainforests and wonderful wildlife. Before approaching the waterfall, there are tiny shops where you can buy souvenirs or drinks. In addition, the waterfall is significantly quieter than the waterfall to Bali's south.

4. Tour the Brahma Vihara Arama

 Brahma Vihara Arama

The Buddhist monastery (Brahma Vihara Arama) in Hindu Bali is a must-see attraction near Lovina. On its upper level, this peaceful place invites you to see the prayer rooms, Buddha statues, beautiful gardens, and the impressive world's largest Buddhist archaeological site, Borobudur. It is located in the hills of Banjar, about 20 minutes from Central Lovina and 5 minutes from Holy Hot Springs.

5. Try Snorkelling and Diving at Lovina Beach


Snorkeling is one of the best things to do here in Lovina. Directly off the coast of Central Lovina, the spectacular Lovina Beach begins to recover, giving both snorkeling and diving opportunities to find marine life. The area has several diving centers for individuals who want to try or enhance their abilities. Take advantage of the opportunity to see sea turtles, clown fish, moray eels, and little black-tip reef sharks in crystal-clear 26-degree warm water!

6. Visit the Holy Hot Springs

Banjar Holy spring

The Banjar Holy Hot Springs are 20 minutes from Central Lovina and greet visitors in a magnificent tropical environment. The sulfurous water in the three scenic basins is volcanic and has a lovely mild temperature ranging from 35 to 39 degrees Celsius. Many residents come here to treat rheumatoid arthritis or other diseases. It would be ideal to combine a visit to the adjacent Buddhist Monastery Brahma Vihara.

7. Relax at Angung’s Spa & Massage center

Angung Spa

If you want to do something soothing in Lovina Bali, consider getting a traditional massage. Angung's Spa and Massage comes highly recommended. This is a modest, lovely spa with a natural feel. There is also a nice restaurant on the premises. The rates for treatments are also quite reasonable. Packages range from a basic foot massage to a full-body oil massage, including body washing and Balinese flower showers.

8. Take Water Sports at Krishna La Costa Beach Club

Water Sports

Water Sports is one way to pass your time here in Lovina, and the town has covered you. Krishna La Costa Beach, for example, is a perfect spot for showcasing your water sports skills. In addition, the rates are reasonable, and there is everything you need for a drink or a meal if you so want.

9. Go Day Trip to Singaraja


A day trip from Lovina to Singaraja is also an excellent option. Singaraja is Bali's former capital and is famed for its outstanding Chinese temple, unique homes, and structures built with Dutch colonial design. Shopping malls and the Hospital may be found in Singaraja. You may also tour the temples and the old Royal Palace and meet the family's descendants.

10. Explore Lovina's Neighboring Beaches

 Gili Manuk Beach

Lovina, located on Bali's northern shore, has a distinct atmosphere from the busy south. Here are some of the greatest beaches in Lovina that you should visit: Gili Manuk Beach, Banjar Beach, Bondalem Beach, Pemuteran Beach, and Banyualit Beach.

Final Thoughts On Lovina

With all the amazing features discussed above, we've got enough reason to visit this Northern part of Bali. Whether you're a fan of water sports or trekking, Lovina has all waiting for you! As you plan your next adventure to Bali, include Lovina.

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