Having busy weekdays in the cities, many people want to spend their weekends or holiday in some refreshing ways so that they will get new spirit to run their daily routine when the weekdays start.
That is why the there are so many people who love to go to more tranquil places to release the tensions. Indonesia has so many tourism spots that will give tranquil atmosphere to the visitors. The visitors are also given large selections of places to refresh their body and mind. Wanting to breathe fresh air and spend some nights among the greens, Kampung Sampireun Garut would grand the wish.
Kampung Sampireun Garut is a tourism spot located in Sukakarya village, Garut, West Java. The resort will give the visitors a strong Sunda atmosphere. People will be surprised when they first visit Kampung Sampireun without knowing anything.
Almost every people think that Kampung Sampireun is a simple villa that is located in a beautiful village. Many people think that way after hearing the name “kampung” which means “village” in Indonesian.
The visitors will not find small huts. The visitors will find many beautiful cottages which will provide the visitors with luxury. There bungalows stand in the shore a small lake. There are 22 cottages in the resort. Each cottage is equipped with a boat.
Kampung Sampireun Garut can be reach from Jakarta City or Bandung City. The trip from Jakarta to Garut will take about 5 hours by car. The visitors will be able to take a bus ride from Kampung Rambutan bus station or Lebak Bulus bus station in Jakarta and stop in the Guntur bus station in Garut. The ticket fee ranges from $2.5 to $3.5. The visitors can also reach Garut from Bandung.
The visitors will be able to take a bus ride from Cicaheum bus station or Panjang bus station that heads to Guntur bus station. There are economic and executive buses. The ticket fee ranges from $0.8 to $2.
There are many means of public transportation which are called “angkot” that will take the visitors from Guntur bus station to Samarang area where the resort is located. The visitors should take “angkot” number 6. The ticket will cost the visitors about $0.5.
They need to stop at Pamulihan intersection. From there, they can take another “angkot” having Sukakarya village as the destination. They need to stop in Kampung Sampireun
The visitors do not need to worry about where to spend the night. Kampung Sampireun Garut has some cottages that are very cozy. The visitors will be able to enjoy peaceful nights and tranquil days in the resort. Kampung Sampireun has some different types of cottage.
They are Kalapalua Suit Lake, Kalapalua Suite Hill, Kurjati Suite Lake, Kurjati Suite Hill, Waluran Suite Lake, Waluran Cikuray, Manglayang Suite Hill. The room rate starts from $165, 00 to $412. Kalapalua and Kurjati cottages will be able to be used by two persons in each room.
Meanwhile, four people can stay in Waluran Suite Lake and 6 people can stay in each Manglayang Suite Hill. If there are more people (more than 7 years old) staying in the room, there will be an additional charges of $37.5 per person.
The prices are quite high. However, the visitors will get so many services. They will be able to get welcome drinks, breakfast and dinner, tea or coffee and snacks in the tea time (about evening), and so many traditional Sundanese culinaries such as surabi, sekoteng, dodol garut and many more.
The visitors do not have to stay in Kampung Sampireun Garut. They can simply enjoy the lake, the restaurant or the spa owned by the resort. The spa provides some health service such as hot stone massage, reflexology, sauna, body scrub, and many kinds of body messages including Balinese massage.
In order to be able to enjoy the spa facilities, the visitors have to spend about $11 to $68 per person per treatment. The prices of each treatment are different. The spa also offers couple packages such as romantic honeymoon package. The package covers sauna, message, body salt and much more.
The package will cost $150. The resort also has a restaurant named Seruling Bambu Restaurant. The visitors will be able to enjoy lacal and international delicacies while enjoying the beautiful scenery of Kampung Sampireun. The restaurant operates from 7:00 am to 11:00 pm.
Staying in Kampung Sampireun Garut, the visitors will be able to enjoy another tourism spots located in Garut. The resort offers some package to the visitors. Wanting to visit another famous tourism spots such as Papandayan crater, Kampung Naga, Cangkuang Temple and many more, the visitors need to spend $75 per car.
Each car can be used by 6 people. If the tourist wants to take a look at the surrounding, there will be a Kampung visit that will cost the tourist $3.75. There is also a city tour that will enable the visitors to go downtown Garut. They will be able to explore local hand writing batik makers, local leather factory or shop for traditional foods. The trip will cost $37.5 per car.
Kampung Sampireun Garut is widely famous for its beautiful landscapes. Thus, there are many couples using the resort to have a pre-wedding photo shoot sessions. The couples can simply use the resort to have some sessions by paying $75.
The resort also provides pre-wedding packages which cost $162 to $277. The resort also has some wedding packages. There are three packages available here. Those are semi outdoor party, garden party and lake party. The visitors will also be able to hold meeting or conference here.
Since Kampung Sampireun Garut is located in highland, the visitors are recommended to have some thick clothes such as jacket and sweater with them.
The nights at the resort are usually cold. Visiting the Kampung Sampireun in summer or spring is also recommended. The visitors will be able to explore the large area of the resort or ride a boat in the lake without worrying about rain.
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