Jiwa Jawa Bromo
Bromo, Java, Indonesia
At a Glance
Ideal location for Mount Bromo
Lovely views of the dramatic landscape of Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park
Fantastic photography on display in the rooms and restaurant
Best time to Visit
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Straddling the equator, Indonesia tends to have a fairly even climate year-round. Rather than four seasons, Indonesia has two – dry (between May to September) and wet (between October to April) – and there are no extremes of temperature between winter and summer. In most parts of Indonesia, the wet season falls between October and April and the dry season between May and September. December and January see Bali at its most humid and rain tends to come in sudden tropical downpours, but it can also rain for more prolonged periods.
To start planning your holiday to Jiwa Jawa Bromo
Jiwa Jawa is perfectly located to enjoy all Mount Bromo and its surrounds offer. The hotel has simple well appointment rooms to rest in before early starts and breathtaking sunrises over the valley and smoking volcanoes.
Jiwa Jawa is a real adventurers hotel, whether you have been up at the crack of dawn to catch the first glimmer of sun rise over the stunning Mount Bromo and surrounding rugged hills or you have embarked a tiring yet thrilling few days trekking up Mount Semeru.
Rest assured Jiwa Jawa though relatively luxurious has nice rooms, a comfy bed and good hearty food for you to enjoy. There are just 50 rooms across the resort and plenty of activities in Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park to keep guests busy when they are not relaxing.
Located 2,000 metres above sea level, views from the resort are astounding and there is a real emphasis on appreciating the surrounding environment here. The resort prioritises environmental consciousness and sustainable development by avoiding cutting down trees and minimising its carbon footprint by using food from local and organic sources. Due to the colder climate there is a constant supply of varied produce to choose from and a restaurant and cafe to choose from.
There are 43 rooms at Jiwa Jawa and comprise of deluxe, executive, junior suite and lodge categories. All rooms are a comfortable size with a shower and can be either king or twin.
The executive rooms also boast a balcony for those that would like a quite moment enjoying the surrounding scenery. The family room is split between two floors. The Junior suite has a separate dining area with a balcony. There are two lodge categories which are great from groups.
The focus of activities on offer is to provide guests with varied options of exploring the volcanoes and surrounding verdant countryside.
Louise Brooks (Staff)
Jiwa Jawa is a in a great location for visiting Mount Bromo. The early wake up for sunrise was well worth it! The rooms are basic but perfectly comfortable for a night. There is no central heating and it does get cold at night so a warm jumper might come in handy.
Borobudur Temple Tour
Borobudur Temple is one of the world's most magnificent monuments to Buddhism. Travel from your hotel with your guide and explore the temple complex, walking among its 500 Buddha statues.
Cycling Prambanan Village
This experience takes you first to the village of Kaliopak from where you will cycle to the Plaosan temple complex and Prambanan compound (the most exceptional Hindu complex in the country). Explore the grounds on foot and return to Kaliopak by bicycle.
Malang Tour and Temple
Spend a day immersed Dutch Heritage, temples and thriving markets in Malang. Begin with a visit to the Hindu-Buddhist Jaijaghu temple, then the stupa/temple at Sumberawan. Finally a trip to the bird and flower market ends with ice cream at Toko Oen cafe.
Sunrise and Bromo Trekking
Depart your hotel at 4am to be in time to witness sunrise from the rim of Mount Penanjakan. From here you will see dawn break over Mount Bromo, Mount Batok and Mount Semeru. The surrounding landscape offers an unforgettable backdrop to day break.
Sunrise Bromo Trek
Rise early to witness the awe-inspiring site of the sun rising over Mount Bromo. Ascend Mount Penanjakan by jeep and ascend 2000 metres above sea level to witness panoramic views of Mt Bromo at Dawn.
Bromo, Malang, Yogjakarta, Borobudur
from £2500 pp inc flights & transfers for 5 nights
- Wonder in awe as the sun rises over majestic Mt Bromo
- Explore cultural Yogyakarta as part of a guided tour
- Travel by traditional train across the central highlands of Java
Borobudur, Yogyakarta, Mount Bromo, Ubud, Sanur
from £2400 pp inc flights & transfers for 9 nights
- Witness a captivating sunrise over the UNESCO listed temple complex of Borobudur in Java
- Unwind on Bali’s sun-soaked southeast coast
- Tantalise your taste buds during a cookery masterclass led by an expert local in Ubud on this tailor-made itinerary
Location & directions
Bromo, Java, Indonesia
Jiwa Jawa is located in Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park about 40 minutes from the main viewing areas.
How to get there
Jiwa Jiwa is located a three hour drive from Surabaya Airport.
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