Bagus Agro Plaga a Place to Enjoy Strawberry and Natural Landscape 2Cool air envelopes the skins of travelers when entering the Bagus Agro Plaga. In the surrounding area, fruit trees, vegetables and flowers grow naturally and are well maintained. More beautiful scenery can be observed when the allures of Mount Agung and Mount Batur are visible from a distance. It is the atmosphere offered by the agro tourism object located at Petang, Plaga subdistrict, Badung.
The Bagus Agro Plaga spreading across the area of 19 hectares is located on the hills with an altitude of 750 meters above sea level. It is around 45 km from Denpasar. The agrotourism object is also within a walking distance from some tourist attractions like Sangeh, Nungnung Waterfall, tourism villages, Tukad Bangkung Bridge and Kintamani. Considering the location is vast and hilly region, simply put on sandals or casual sneakers.
Travelers who come to perform activities of hiking can take fun photograph while seeing all kinds of vegetables, fruits and flowers. More interestingly, if you book a particular entry package, you will not only be able to enjoy a welcome drink of strawberry juice, but also pick strawberries straight from the tree.
When touring to Bagus Agro Plaga, travelers can see some cages of cattle, fish ponds and birds flying freely at the location. Do not forget to drop in at some places like the farmer’s home. There is a demo on the making of palm sugar and wine with a variety of flavors such as lychee and longan.
Similarly, there are stands of various drinks, Balinese snacks, the making of diverse chips from yams, taro, jackfruit and cassava as well as coffee roasting. These special atmospheres make it a suitable venue for meeting, outing, social gathering, camping, flower expo, in-pot fruit cultivation courses, bird contest and dog contest.
The uniqueness is not only focused on green scenery and invigorating mountain air, but also the activities of the farmers in the region. They are busy working on the process of maintaining various plants starting from the nursery, planting, caring to picking. The chance can be the perfect moment for travelers to capture amazing photographs.
Owner of the Bagus Agro Plaga, Bagus Sudibya, explained when travelers wanted to vacation in this area, they did need to worry about accommodation. Several villas were available with full luxury facilities, restaurant, bars, supermarkets and grocery stores.
The other facilities available included gazebo, toilet, meeting room, wantilan hall, children play ground, camping site, dust bin and recreation facilities. “Villa facilities are intended for travelers, travel agencies, schools or universities and institutions associated with agriculture,” he said.
Currently, added Sudibya, his agrotourism cultivated three commodities with high economic value such as roses, fruits and vegetables. The yields were then distributed to hotels, restaurants, supermarkets and public markets. “Every complex is planted with a particular crop so that visitors can watch farming techniques and crop varieties,” he explained.
He asserted that the agrotourism development applied the eco-friendly concept primarily in the treatment process. Development of the area maximally took advantage of the potential existing at the location such as the nature, culture and profession of local people as farmers. “We consider the aesthetical, technological, environmental, eco-friendly, practical, logical and security aspect,” added Sudibya