Seseh - Tanah Lot

A few kilometres to the northwest of Canggu, a towering banyan—one of the ‘elders’ of the tree kingdom—heralds the turning to Seseh, a traditional beachside village approached via an avenue of coconut palms. Seseh and the tiny neighbouring villages of Sogsogan and Cemagi still retain the customs and culture of old Bali.

Here, you will see farmers in conical hats riding rusty old upright bicycles, as well as frequent, colourful processions to Seseh’s large beachside temple. There are no international restaurants here, but you might just see a barong (a high-spirited, benevolent beast representing the power of good; danced by two men inside an ornate costume) dancing on the street.

The good news, for folks who want to immerse themselves in the customs and culture of old Bali, is that the villagers encourage and welcome congenial visitors. This is an ideal destination for those who want to get lost in the beauty of the countryside, and for those who want to engage with the local people and gain privileged insights into the Balinese Hindu lifestyle.

A little further up the coast is the area known as Tanah Lot, famous for its dramatic and venerated sea temple, which is perched on a craggy wave-lashed rock just at the edge of the glistening black shoreline. It is probably the most photographed sight in Bali, especially in the late afternoon when its splendid profile is silhouetted against the setting sun.

The Tanah Lot locale is also home to a number of private villas due to presence of the 18-hole, 72-par, championship-standard Nirwana Bali Golf Club, which is frequently voted the number one golf course in Asia. This is still a far-flung area with few shops or restaurants, apart from the many souvenir stalls and simple eateries within the temple grounds, and three international restaurants within Pan Pacific Nirwana Bali Resort.


Last beachfront in Cemagi

REF#: L702

Location: Seseh - Cemagi
Land Size: 5580 m2
Views: Beach/Cliff front, Ocean, Rice fields
Title: Freehold
List Price (IDR):
Equivalent (USD): 3,504,025

Par for the course at Nirwana Golf Club

REF#: V535

Location: Tanah Lot
Bedrooms: 3
Views: Ocean
Title: Freehold
List Price (USD): 1,450,000
Equivalent (IDR): 20.774.150.000

Seseh sunsets, elegant living

REF#: VS149

Location: Seseh - Cemagi
Bedrooms: 5
Views: Beach/Cliff front, Ocean, River
Title: Leasehold
List Price (USD): 850,000
Equivalent (IDR): 12.177.950.000