Following the coast to Negara to the far west are nice views but little tourist development except for the surf colonies at Balian and Medewi. One can also go northward from Antosari passing waterfalls at Pujungan, south of Pupuan, a walk of a couple of kilometers to two falls, one 50m (164 ft.) in height. This road takes you through rice paddies and spice trees and descends into coffee plantations to Pupuan. The other alternative is to drive north via Pulukan to Pupuan. This steep and scenic road also goes through spice-growing areas and then at about 10km (6 miles) before Manggissari, this winding road will lead you through a Bunut Bolong, a huge ficus tree with a tunnel in it.

Because points west of Tanah Lot are infrequently visited by tourists, accommodations and dining are sparse and not up to the standards of the more developed areas of Bali. You will, however, encounter dozens of inexpensive home stays and basic bungalows for backpackers and surfers. We have selected accommodations with five or more rooms or cottages that offer ocean or mountain vistas. Bring snacks and picnic supplies.