A family run haven for nature lovers.

Sarinbuana Eco Lodge is the perfect place to recharge, revive and get back to nature.

Situated on the remote slopes of Mount Batukaru, only 15 minutes walk to Bali’s largest protected Rainforest, Sarinbuana is Bali’s first Eco Lodge and a pioneer of Eco Tourism on the island operating for over 20 years.



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Sustainable & Local Sourcing
Sustainable & Local Sourcing
Community Support
Community Support
Cultural Interaction & Heritage
Cultural Interaction & Heritage
Biodiversity Conservation
Biodiversity Conservation
Water Conservation
Water Conservation
Energy Conservation
Energy Conservation
Waste Management
Waste Management
No Single Use Plastic
No Single Use Plastic
Sustainable Packaging
Sustainable Packaging
Accessible For All
Accessible For All
Equal & Local Employment
Equal & Local Employment
Staff Engagement
Staff Engagement
Guest Awareness
Guest Awareness
Sustainable Building & Design
Sustainable Building & Design
Sustainability Management
Sustainability Management



All natural swimming pool without the use of chemicals.

Only natural cleaning products are used on our property & guest rooms.

Natural and locally produced soaps  in our guest rooms.

Natural laundry soaps to wash all linens.

Only pure mountain water for drinking & showering  - No single use water bottles are available.

Ant moats around our building to stop ants entering the buildings and night lights over fish pond to attract seasonal flying insects.

Energy consumption through main power is limited to a max of 12,000 wt at anytime for our entire property including our family area (this is less than the consumption of a normal household in developed countries).

We encourage guests to turn off their lights when not in use.

LED light bulbs are used throughout our property (energy saving).

Front load washing machine (water saving).

Natural sunlight for drying clothes and gas dryer when sunlight is limited for drying clothes & linens.

Change of towels only when guests request or every 3rd day.

Sky lights & glass tiles for natural light.

Natural gas for cooking & heating water.

Rechargeable torches are available in our rooms.

No red meat on our menu (beef production has a huge carbon and water footprint).

Low flow shower roses in guest showers.

No baths to conserve water.

Vetiver grass hedges and extensive rafus palm platings to stop erosion on sloping areas.

Swales to stop soil and water loss on property.

We mulch the garden to protect the soil from erosion, to control weeds and minimize watering.

Extensive drainage systems to reduce soil erosion & Pintos peanut planting to fix Nitrogen in the soil.

Vegetables, spices, fruits & herbs are sourced from our organic gardens.

Organic fertilizers: seaweed concentrate and local cow manure.

Over 150 edible and medicinal plants are available in the garden to serve our restaurant.

No plastic straws are used in our restaurant.

Recycled kitchen oil is used for candles at dinner time.

Edible kitchen food is feed to our: Egg laying Chickens - enjoy organic eggs for breakfast & our rescued Monkeys daily.

Sewage  & wastewater is treated through vegetated leachfields.

Glass, plastic bottles & cardboard are recycled at the refuse depot.

We compost all organic wastes & paper (non glossy) onsite for our gardens.

No burning rubbish policy (this is a local way to dispose of  rubbish).

Sponsoring monthly rubbish truck with picks up rubbish in our village &  takes it to the refuse centre (a joint project instigated by the lodge & now shared with a neighbouring hotel).

Flower arrangements for rooms & our restaurant are harvested  from our permaculture gardens.

Housing was designed following the natural lay of land.

Local timbers  & materials harvested from our property or the surrounds (where possible) for furniture and buildings - bamboo, coffee, coconut & jackfruit timber.

Locally made terracotta natural floor tiles.

Bamboo is grown on site for construction purposes.

Local coconut oil for cooking & salad dressing.

Organic coffee is grown in our sons garden nearby to supply our guests & staff.

Herbs & spices come from our organic gardens to make fresh meals, teas & sauces.

Locally grown palm sugar, cacao, vanilla & coconuts.

We  limit our imported products ( from outside Indonesia).

Seedlings grown on site in our seed area.

We support local plantings often not seen in the local markets now.

We plant local flowers and trees annually on our property.




Traditional Balinese designs are featured in our buildings.

Balinese traditional dishes are featured on our menu.

Guest activities employ locals only - for low impact activities : Trekking, walks, mountain biking, massage & workshops.

Only local villagers are employed.

Local villagers are trained onsite where hotel skills are not available.

We offer local trainees to gain experience in the hotel industry by joining our staff for 3 months for onsite work experience.

Local village men & women are trained to be trekking guides, masseuses, chefs, gardeners and other.

We employ teachers to teach weekly dance class for children aged 5 – 12 yrs.

We support the local area by giving a donation from our trekking income to improve and develop the rainforest treks.

We sponsor bi-weekly football training for children aged 5-12 also tournaments & uniforms.

We sponsor our local children's English class (seasonally).

We sponsor a weekly futsal for young adults - court hire, tournaments & uniforms.

We employ only local craftsmen to make alterations &  renovations at our lodge.



Continuous planting to encourage local bird & butterfly population.

Edible landscape and permaculture principles are applied on our property.

Candles with reused cooking oil (no tea lights - we love orangutans!).

No palm oil is used for cooking and meals.

Protection of natural areas including the riparian zone.

No Take zone in the surrounding rainforest Seacology project.

No catching bird zone in the surrounding community.

Tree planting scheme with guest carbon offset.

Monkey rescue: providing safe healthy home for 2 monkeys that can't be rehabilitated back into the wild.

Captive wildlife releases - pangolins, native spotted cat, reticulated pythons, native birds.

Over 20 years encouraging wildlife preservation in the local community.

Bali starling breeding project (working with Begawan foundation).

Regular donations to Friends of the National Parks & New cage for confiscated baby Gibbons.














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