Officially located in the Kalibukbuk area, Lovina Beach covers some countryside such as Kalibukbuk, Pemaron, Tukad Mungga, and Anturan. Kalibugbug countryside is located in the sub-district of Buleleng, while the countryside of Kaliasem and Temukus is located in the sub-district of Banjar, where both belong to the regency of Buleleng.
The eastern countryside is called Pemaron, approximately 5 km west of Singaraja, and the western part of Temukus, approximately 12 km west of Singaraja.
Lovina is one of the most famous tourist spots in the northern part of Bali with its beautiful calm sea water, black chromatic sand and dolphin sea. Dolphin watching tour is one of Lovina’s favorite fascinations. Hundreds of dolphins could be seen about 1 km offshore in the morning. In this place, we can see the dolphin attractions like jumping.
If the tourist has the time to see the sunset here, it does not fail to draw. The area of Lovina is also supported by the number of tourism fascination from this location that can be reached.
Hot Water Banjar, Wihara Budha (Buddhist shrine), Gigit Waterfall and several countryside are places of interest around Lovina. The Lovina activity center is located 10 km from the town of Singaraja.
Nowadays, in the northern part of Bali, Lovina area is becoming the center of tourism activities and offers many types of accommodation, bars, restaurants, beach activities, art shops, transportation, banks, etc. Accommodations in this area can even be found from the star hotel class till the small hotel for the low-cost travellers.
Lovina as a tourist area and tourist center in Singaraja is the largest tourist visit in the northern part of Bali. It is estimated that 90% of tourists visiting northern Bali are in Lovina.
There are no clear sources or evidence to the genesis of Lovina. According to the children’s reference of Anak Agung Panji Tisna, the famous Buleleng king’s clan, named for Lovina in the Kaliasem countryside, where it was the first bungalow building.
He said Lovina’s name is taken away from a small hotel name in India that is lafeina where he stayed and writes the book with Ni Ketut Widhi’s title. This book is being translated into a few languages. Therefore, in memory of the name of the hotel, the ownership lands give the name Lovina.
But there’s also another version given by his 2 Santen trees, which is Lovina’s name, which he plants and grows embracing one another. Lovina comes from Latin Language in this case, which means loving one another or loving one another. Then the name of Lovina is interpreted as an abbreviation of Love and Ina and interpreted as Love for Indonesia.