Maribaya Lodge in Lembang Sub-District, West Bandung Regency - Indonesia
Spending some time in nature is indeed therapeutic. The question is where tourists should go when it comes to nature tourism. In Lembang Sub-District of Indonesia, there is a recommended place for nature lovers or everyone who wants to get close to a pristine environment. The name is Maribaya Lodge and it resides in Cibodas Village. In terms of popularity, it is not inferior to South Bandung’s Ciwidey so it would impress all visitors. Not to mention many types of fun activities can be done on the site including trekking, camping, outbound, team building, relaxation, photography, and much more!
Maribaya Lodge has the total size of 3 hectares and it resides on 2089 meters above the sea level. No wonder, visitors can see the beautiful hilly scenery and feel the refreshing breeze while exploring the site. The most common natural feature that tourists can find on the site is none other than the lush pine forest. In terms of nuance, it is just similar to Ciwidey’s! The best thing is that it also features a resting place or small resort for tourists to use during holidays (especially for those who are going to spend days here).
Exploring Maribaya Lodge
The most common reason to visit Maribaya Lodge is none other than to conduct outbound activities. The site features different areas, after all. For instance, there is the camping ground with several options of spots to build the tent. It is said the site is able to accommodate up to 250 campers! For those who do not like camping, though, they have another option to spend the night. It is the lodge, featuring comfy rooms and stunning views of nature.
What is more? Maribaya Lodge is somehow suitable to enjoy an outdoor activity like horse riding. It is a perfect activity for families, actually. That means the guests do not need to spend much energy (walking) to get around the site. It is because they can rent the house and guide to explore the location like a cowboy! It also becomes a good alternative to horse riding in D’Ranch. Not only it can be done alone, but horse riding at Maribaya Lodge can be done by the group as well.
These days, the site also becomes a popular destination for pre-wedding photography. That means people often take advantage of its flawless nature and beautiful landscape to create romantic pictures for their wedding. The next common activity to do in Maribaya Lodge is culinary. Two outdoor cafes are available for tourists to visit and these offer breathtaking views of nature! When it comes to foods, they are indeed good and mouthwatering.
- Keraton Cliff
- Begonia Park
- Riseria Hill
- Bintang Peak
How to Get There
From Bandung City, travelers should head to Lembang Sub-District first. Later, they may continue the trip and head to Cibodas Village. The distance is 19.8 km, so it takes around 1 hour to get to the location. As for the best route, make sure to take only Dago Giri Street.
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