Jatiluwih is one of Tabanan Regency’s most interesting places in the Penebel area. Jatiluwih is well known for its natural beauty with terraced rice fields with valley, views of the river and the backdrop to Mount Batukaru. Most farmers keep the local red rice that is renowned for its quality on the local and international markets. This Regency is known as Bali’s rice granary, as it is so fertile to grow rice and sufficient water throughout the year.
Jatiluwih derived from the word Jati really means and Luwih means lovely. Local paddies are planted here and usually look like a high relative plant when compared to the other pre-eminent paddy planted in Bali by the majority of farmers. Despite this, Jatiluwih, known for its organic farming system, is situated in the plateau of Mount Batukaru, which is suitable for agriculture development.
The rice cultivation of Jatiluwih has an area of about 636 ha. And this rice field in Jatiluwih is at a height of 700 meters above sea level. It’s a place to visit for those who missed the fresh air of the mountains, the natural panorama, because of the beautiful place still natural with fresh air and a bumpy road.
From Jatiluwih Rice Terrace tourists can visit Angseri’s hot spring water, because the distance from Angseri’s hot spring to Jatiluwih is very near. Although this resort is very isolated, with winding roads, we can enjoy many attractions in the area.
It also doesn’t make your trip to this area boring, since we travel through the magnificent stretches of rice fields along the river, alongside the shady trees which lined the whole river up to Jatiluwih. If you want to visit tourist regions that are full of green rice fields stretching towards beauty, then Jatiluwih are the places to visit.