Sari Ambun Lake in Tanah Laut Regency, South Kalimantan - Indonesia

The simplest way to get rid of stresses and boredom is indeed a vacation. In this case, visiting natural attractions like Sari Embun Lake is quite recommended. This Indonesia’s stunning lake is located in Tanah Laut Regency and it has been chosen as one of the best vacation spots in South Kalimantan Province. To be exact, it is located in Imban Village and belongs to Bati-Bati Sub-District. For your information, the lake resides within Bridgestone Ltd and it was formed naturally (unlike the Blue Lakes of Banjar). No wonder, it emits stunning environment and pristine atmosphere. People can take advantage of the site to enjoy relaxation, recreation, and photography.

The Nuance
In terms of nuance, Sari Ambun Lake offers a peaceful ambiance. It is because not many people are seen on the location, even during weekends or holidays. As mentioned before, the lake was formed in a natural way. Thus, the water is clean and safe for swimming. It reflects the sky and the light of the sun perfectly! From the lakeside, tourists are able to see the majestic view of mountains and green hills as well. Not to mention many trees and plants grow around the lake. Moreover, the air feels so refreshing (especially in the morning).

Exploring Sari Ambun Lake
Once arriving at Sari Ambun Lake, the first thing to do is none other than sightseeing. The landscape of the lake looks amazing, after all. Not only it has beautiful blue water, the lake is surrounded by a formation of trees on its sides. In the middle of the lake, tourists may find a small island or a mound of soil. Somehow, it becomes the best spot for sightseeing and taking pictures. As for the best object to capture, it is definitely the hill, which can be seen clearly from the site.

According to the locals, the best time to visit Sari Ambun Lake is in the morning. The reason is that the sunray would be the natural flash for the camera! On the other hand, for those who look for a more comfortable nuance to relax, the best time to visit the location is in the afternoon. Not only the ambiance is cool, but the site becomes more peaceful as well. Still, it is better to come with either friends or families for a merrier moment.

The only challenge is related to the route. For first-timers, it takes some time and effort to reach the location. Not to mention they need to pass through several villages including Tiung, Pumpung, and Bangkal. In this case, it is recommended to hire a local guide in order to get to the site efficiently.

Nearby Attractions

  • Bentok village
  • Roemah Kayu Tourist Site
  • Tiung Blue Lake

How to Get There
From Martapura City in Indonesia, tourists’ first destination is Tanah Laut Regency. Next, they must head to Bati-Bati Sub-District and visit Imban Village right away. The whole trip may take approximately 55-60 minutes, as the distance is 32.5 km. As for the best route, it is none other than Mistar Cokrokusumo Street.

Where to Stay

  • Chairin Sentosa Hotel
  • Rahmin Zain Hotel
  • Padjio Hotel

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