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5 Blissful Staycation Ideas to Get Back to Nature


Can you imagine having a staycation in mother nature's glorious sceneries? It's not impossible when you're in Indonesia! Since it's blessed with the glory of nature's best, it won't be hard for you to find an excellent spot for tranquility! Even in the busy streets of Jakarta, Bogor, and Yogyakarta, you can discover places to enjoy nature. Staycation ideas amongst the lush trees and picturesque views are endless in Indonesia!

Here are 5 feel-good staycation destinations to provide you with future travel inspirations!


1 | Wake up to enjoy a plunge into the sea, just a few steps away from bed: Pulau Macan, Jakarta

Imagine a getaway with the gentle breeze and breathtaking sceneries of an island. Sounds too dreamy to be true? You can surely find the complete package at Pulau Macan Eco Village & Resort. Offering a stay while floating on the blue water and open skies of Thousand Islands, This place is definitely perfect for your staycation! Take a dip in its calm water or go scuba diving and snorkeling. Spare time to explore its marine life, where the magical reefs and colorful corals will enchant you. While you relax and sunbathe under the warm sun, the children can play sports games, like Frisbee. The best part here is it is 100% eco-friendly, using renewable energy to power up all facilities. You can reach Pulau Macan by a 2.5-hour boat ride from Marina Ancol, North Jakarta.

Instagram: @pulaumacan

2 | Try staying at a tree house amongst nature: Tree House Taman Safari Lodge, Bogor, West Java

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Discover unforgettable adventures amongst nature at the Tree House of Taman Safari Lodge. You can enjoy a cozy treehouse surrounded by the tropical forest and hilly views of Cisarua, Bogor, West Java. The place is complete with facilities like a swimming pool, restaurant, and sport areas. As a part of Taman Safari Indonesia, this lodge offers  Safari's wilderness in which you can have an exciting adventure. Drive through the vast park while observing the animals. You can even watch educational performances and fun attractions. This sensation of staying with nature and its animals is located around 1.5-hour drive from Jakarta. A priceless experience for the whole family!

Instagram: @tsi_safarilodge

3 | Spend the night in tents: Pondok Rasamala, Bogor, West Java

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Unwind and take a break with glamping at Pondok Rasamala, Bogor, West Java. The concept of "natural village nuance" creates a unique and artistic resort. You can linger and enjoy the scenic views of Mount Halimun Salak National Park. It has 8 different units of glamping sites and 6 campsites with jogging tracks and a swimming pool. Have a relaxing staycation surrounded with beautiful lush trees and mountainous sceneries. To get here, you can take a 2.5-hour car drive to Pondok Rasamala from the city of Bogor.

Instagram: @pondokrasamala

4 | Sleep comfortably inside the artsy container: JSI Resort, Bogor, West Java

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Experience the fresh forest atmosphere at JSI or Jeep Station Indonesia Resort! Here, you get to enjoy a staycation in their urban-inspired container rooms with their wooden interior villas. Each room contains the resort's most excellent comfort, perfect for unwinding and relaxing. Release your tension in their Kayu Spa while your kids play in their playground or swimming pool.

After a night's worth of staycation, you can then wake up to adventurous activities. The resort offers outdoor events like ATV rides, paintball games, and off-road tracks in the jungle. Then enjoy an intimate campfire with your family at the site. Located just an hour away from Jakarta, this place is a must for a short weekend getaway!

Instagram: @jsiresort

5 | Stay up gazing the stars in a bubble space: Nira Camper Village, Yogyakarta

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Want to try a unique staycation experience under the stars? Nira Camper Village is your best choice! The site offers a bubble tent in the vast serene rice fields of Wukirsari Village, Sleman. Like many premium resorts, it is completed with an air conditioner, swimming pool and even their own pantry. They also offer to set up extra bubble tents if you want more space for you and your family. You can reach this one of a kind resort as it is less than an hour away from the city of Yogyakarta.

Instagram: @niracampervillage/


Enjoying a relaxing day in these five places will be a treat after some time at home. It is also important to always apply the CHSE (Cleanliness, Health, Safety & Environmental Sustainability) protocols during your stay. This means wearing a mask when you are around other people, washing your hands thoroughly with soap and keeping your distance from others, and always taking care of the environment. It is also essential to follow any traveling protocols at any of your future destinations. This includes getting PCR test results before and after arriving in the city. With just these protocols, you can start leading a path to quality tourism.