Beratan Lake Temple
A beautiful Beratan Lake Temple appeared around 1,239 meters above sea levels. Beratan Lake is located next to Mount Bratan and Mount Catur. It is the second largest lake in Bali. You can see directly because is located on the edge of highway Bedugul. Exactly located in CandiKuning Village, Baturiti District of Tabanan. Beratan Lake is a lake that first passed when you come from Denpasar and about 300 meters from the Bedugul Botanical Garden. The lake is located on the right road when heading Singaraja. Beratan is perfect place for water sports such as para sailing, motor boating, jet skiing, water skiing, canoeing, etc. Bedugul fertile soil also produced abundance of plants and trees, some of them formed rain forests with their exotic birds, monkeys, and other creatures.
The important temple of Beratan lake temple solemnly guards the lake. The resort area of Bedugul offers excellent views of the lake, as well as a number of water activities. Providing a cool retreat from the hot and humid regions of Bali, its shores provide the traveler with hotels and restaurants and its cool waters offer parasailing, water-skiing, banana-boat rides and other water sports. Some Japanese caves across the lake were dug during World War II. While in the area hike to the beautiful shrines that dot the lakeshore and forested hills around the lake or visit the beautiful Beratan lake temple.
A good road runs from Singaraja’s western bus station to Bedugul, using ‘bemo’ or minibus. If heading north to Singaraja, take a ‘bemo’ from Denpasar’s Ubung Station to Bedugul-a faster route to the north coast than via Kintamani. Bands of dark, heavy-coated monkeys are often seen along this road. If coming into Bedugul from the south, the first right turn is to Taman Rekreasi. If you go straight ahead the road passes through of Candikuning Village and Pancasari on the west shore of Beratan Lake before climbing through the pass of the water at Puncak to begin its steep winding drop to the northern plains.