If you want to take a break from crowds and cities and immerse yourself in some natural beauty, then Kaliurang resort may be the place for you. Lying on the southern slopes of the majestic Mt Merapi, the quiet highland resort of Kaliurang is a peaceful escape from the heat and chaos of city life. This is a place to come to relax and rejuvenate and be energized by the fresh air. Visitors can spend days here unwinding, swimming and exploring. Kaliurang is famous for its green mountain scenery, forest air and adventurous hiking tracks.
Accommodation is easy to find in Kaliurang with home stays and more expensive hotels available. Hotels in Kaliurang resort include the Kana Mountain View Hotel with a playground and campground, this is ideal for families. Kaliurang resort has villas ranging from standard to deluxe options.
Take in the magnificent views of the tropical landscape. On a clear day, you will be able to see some breathtaking panoramas of the dramatic mountain landscape and the blue Indian ocean on the horizon. For those who enjoy trekking there is no shortage of inspiration with a number of hikes starting from just outside of town. Popular spots for swimming in Kaliurang include the Telogo Muncar waterfall and swimming pool. For those after an adventure you can use Kaliurang as a base to climb Mt Merapi, one of the most active volcanoes in the world. Staying overnight in Kaliurang, climbers set out in the early morning to conquer the mountain and then descend again at noon.
Located only 24 km (15 miles) from Yogya, this mountain resort can be easily reached by car. Buses and vans run regularly between Yogya and Kaliurang.