Rosa's Ecolodge and Baluran National Park are pleasant surprises. The Eco Lodge offers comfortable rooms, great food and many unique activities. The National Park itself will give you lifelong memories of huge herds of grazing animals on an "African-like" savannah, rare birds, and a blue ocean with coral reefs. Visitors who have compared often say: "If I knew about Baluran before, I wouldn't have gone to Africa. This is so much easier and less expensive".
We at Rosa’s Ecolodge believe in eco-tourism. That is tourism that do not ruin the nature, or disturb the local culture. Eco-tourism must also involve and benefit the local communities. For this reason we try to use a part of the income for community development. With this we hope to increase the knowledge of both the locals and the visitors about the eco system and to help the locals earn a better income...read more
Baluran National Park is unique in many ways. It has a rich wildlife and maybe there are no other national parks that are so easy to visit and where it is so easy to see wild animals. You don't even have to walk, unless you want to. Efforts to get legal protection for Baluran started already in 1928 and in 1937 the area finally got its first kind of protection.
Before that the area had been a hunting ground. Finally in 1984 Baluran got its status as a National Park. The park covers an area of 25.000 hectares including 40 km of attractive coastline...read more
Rosa’s Ecolodge is located next to the Baluran National Park in the traditional Madura village of Sumberwaru (often called Karangtekok) in the Situbondo Regency, East Java. The area, with the Baluran mountain as a back-drop, has a nice and romantic atmosphere with rice paddies, clusters of waving bamboo, coconut trees, cows and goats. Traditional cow carts move slowly through the landscape.
Rosa’s Ecolodge was built in 2001. It has a main building with reception and restaurant, and several comfortable and very clean bungalows built in Madura style, complete with air conditioning, spring beds, western style toilets, and hot water...read more