Bali is dotted with coffee plantations offering tours and boasting of Luwak coffee. These places are one of the best ways to experience Bali’s coffee. What sets Bali Pulina coffee plantation apart from its competitors is its locations and views. It’s ideally located minutes away from Tegalalong Rice terraces and has an awesome jungle valley backdrop. Bali is known for Luwak coffee which is made by the weasel-like animals, who eat the beans and poop them out. Some locals call it the “poo poo” coffee. The plantation is filled with all sorts of plant life, including fresh vanilla, cinnamon, and cocoa. You will taste many of these fresh flavors in your coffee.
Bali Pulina Coffee Plantation: Cost
The entrance fee is 50,000 rupees for two people, and it includes a free coffee tasting at the end. The only extra fee is for a cup of Luwak coffee. Bali Pulina is the perfect place to try some local coffee and relax, with a tremendous view of the jungle. Also, they don’t rush you through, so you can take your time and explore the grounds as long as you want.
The staff are very friendly and knowledgable. You can actually see the Luwaks (weasel-like creatures) in cages and watch the process of them eating and digesting the beans, which will later be pooped out and used for your coffee. After you leave the Luwaks, they take you to see the rest of the process of how the beans are dried, crushed, and sifted into instant coffee. If you into flora and fauna, then you’ll be
Bali Pulina: Coffee Tasting
They have a beautiful restaurant area with lots of tables, seating, and decks overlooking the jungle. Below are pictures of the free coffee tasting and a cup of Luwak coffee we purchased. Their standard 8 cup tasting set includes (left to right): lemon tea, ginger tea, ginger coffee, ginseng coffee, chocolate coffee, pure cocoa, vanilla coffee, Bali coffee.
The fresh ginger, cocoa, and vanilla here were so flavourful and delicious. They don’t taste artificial at all. Ginger coffee was a first for us, but we really enjoyed it. The Bali coffee was