West Java, located between Central Java and Banten, is located on the island of Java, and it’s a prime are for an Indonesian adventure. In West Java, you can go hiking on a volcano, visit natural hot springs, see a palace and more! After my visit to Thailand and Cambodia last year, I am anxious to see more of the area, so Java is definitely on my list! And after a long day of exploring the region, you can come back and relax at Novotel Bandung. This posh hotel is conveniently located in Bandung, a city that is almost exactly in the center of the province.
West Java Attractions – Something for Everyone
Whether you love history, nature, or shopping, this Indonesian province has something for you. This area of Indonesia is the perfect place for a family vacation because of they myriad of things to see and do. Kids can see the culture, go on a safari adventure, and more. And the parents can enjoy it all, as well!
Take the family on a wildlife adventure at Taman Safari. On their tours, you’ll see camels, kangaroos, hippos, and more. It’s a a fantastic family adventure.
Bogor Botanical Gardens
Located in the heart of the city, the Bogor Botanical Gardens is described by visitors as more of a park experience, but that makes it no less serene. Although less scientifically oriented than other botanical gardens, the Bogor gardens routinely receives 4 and 5 stars from visitors.
Trans Studio Theme Park
Kids love theme parks, so why not take them to one of the largest ones in Indonesia. Located in Bandung, in the heart of West Java, Trans Studio is the biggest theme park in Indonesia. In fact, it’s one of the biggest in the world. The park features 20 rides as well as all sorts of activities.
Take a trip back to the time when the Dutch ruled the country. Braga Street in Bandung is perfect for a leisurely stroll, fine dining, and taking in historical architecture. A hot spot for the younger crowd of West Java, Braga Street has a distinct vibe you won’t find anywhere else.
See the Tangkuban Crater
Tangkuban, located about 18.5 miles north of the city of Bangung is an actual active volcano. It’s the only craters in Indonesia where you can drive your care up to its rim. Filled with majesty and legend, it’s the perfect place to take the family for a real adventure. It is a volcano, after all!
Take a Nice Rest After a Long Day
After a long day of enjoying West Java, you’ll need a super cozy place to relax. Through Traveloka, you can find Novotel Bandung, a posh hotel located in the heart of West Java. Bandung city is only a short drive from everything that West Java has to offer, and Novotel Bandung is only a few minutes from Heaven after a big day of taking in all the sights and sounds of the countryside.
Relax in their gorgeous rooms, enjoy their swimming pool, or take advantage of their on-site fitness center. And that’s just some of what this lovely hotel has to offer! You can find all of the amenities on Traveloka, as well as reserve your stay. If you combine work and play like I do, you’ll be happy to know that they have solid WiFi, as well.
If you’re planning a trip to Indonesia, West Java is worth some serious consideration. And if you decide to make that your travel destination, Novotel Bandung is a fantastic hotel to kick back and relax after a hard day of play!