Based on the folktale the name of Jemeluk derived from the word "menyeluk" or "seluk" which means gulf. This area is famous for it under water life. Jemeluk is precisely situated at Purwakerti village, Abang ditrict. It is about 100 km from Denpasar and 21 km from Amlapura.
Jemeluk becomes interesting to visit for its amazing luxurious underwater scenery. Its shallow save and clear water give comfort for visitors who loves diving activity very much, to see tropical fish and other marine lives exist here. The coral reeves found in this area becomes another attraction of Jemeluk that draws visitors from all over the world.
Besides the underwater panorama, we can also enjoy beautiful view of the surrounding area, which shows the fascinating scenery of hilly land with its steep valleys that combined with the vast sea. The traditional process in making salt performed by the local people, should not also be passed when we visit this area.
Other Place of Interest in Candidasa
- Ancient Temple & Candidasa
- Candidasa Beach
- The day is called Pagerwesi
- Mekare-Kare at Tenganan
- Puri Agung Karangasem
- Bali Odyssey Submarine
- Kerta Gosa
- Jemeluk Beach
- Iseh Vilage
- Goa Lawah/Bat Cave
- Bukit Jambul
- Besakih Temple Karangasem Bali
- Bali Safari and Marine Park
- The Bali Aga village of Tenganan