ALiLA Manggis Hotels & Resort
Alila Manggis is situated within the regency of Karangasem, close to the village of Candi Dasa, and provides the perfect base from which to explore unspoiled east Bali. This area of the island is renowned for its spectacular beauty, where the steep rise from coast to mountain creates magical scenery. Here the local people follow a traditional lifestyle, whether it is cultivating rice, farming, fishing, weaving baskets and the famous double ikat textiles or salt making.
Various walking tours are available at Alila Manggis, taking in sights like Mount Agung, home to Bali’s mother temple at Besakih, and the spectacular terraced hillsides. Other tours can be arranged to see the traditional Bali Aga village of Tenganan, the water palaces of Tirtagangga and Ujung, the weaving village of Sidemen.
The waters east of Manggis teem with rich and diverse marine life and are home to seven wondrous dive sites.