Made Kikik Sea Turtle Savior from Saba, Blahbatuh

Sea Turtle nesting season on Saba Beach is from March to August each year. This period of the months, Made Kikik and his team look for and collect the eggs along the beach from Biaung, Lepang, Purnama,Saba and Masceti.

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They have to play “catch if you can” with wild dogs. These predators will eat those fresh eggs. So Made Kikik and his team can not do much if found those nesting are empty and some eggshell left while inside was eaten by those wild dogs.

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Some beach are now fenced by property owner or government to protect from erosion. This affect turtle nesting habitat and they do not want to make nest (dug sand to make hole). Turtle just wants to lay egg in natural environment without any disturbance e.g light from Villas/hotels on the beach.

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From time to time sea turtle is endangered. In the past, a lot of turtle use for ritual. Now is banned any turtle use for ritual or eating. However, there is always black market from outside Bali that import turtle for misuse.

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In Saba village, Blahbatuh where located Turtle Conservation Saba, led by Made Kikik is one of battle against this misuse. This conservation work very hard to save and protect from sea turtle endangered.

In the old days, Made Kikik did turtle egg hatching in his own home. Initiated by Gianyar Regency, Anak Agung Gde Agung Bharata as regent donated IDR 50 millions. Then Made Kikik was able to build and set up The Turtle Conservation Saba.

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It is easy to find this turtle conservation Saba, located adjecent with Jeeva Saba Villa. Few meters before this turtle conservation, nestled Pura Anyar which belong to Puri Saba (Saba Palace)

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However he and his team need your donation as this conservation has no finance support from government.

Please contact directly to Made Kiki : +6282144039610 (Indonesian only)

email to igedesanatkumara@gmail.com or +628113891990 (English)

Saba Village, Blahbatuh, Gianyar

Saba village belongs to Sub district Blahbatuh, Gianyar Regency. Other villages are also part of Blahbatu are Bedulu, Belega, Blahbatuh, Bona, Buruan, Keramas, Medahan and Pering. It covers total area of 39,70 km² including Keramas, Pering and Saba which are along coast line. This long coast spreads on the southeast of Bali, starting from Ketewel, Sukawati (Purnama Beach), Saba, Pering,Keramas, Lebih and Siyut.
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Gianyar Regent encourages for investor to build any tourism related facilities such as Hotel, villa and condominium so it is called “tourism zone” meaning permit is automatically granted. Even residential project for local people goes on and on and people think worth investment for near future.

Land for sales is favorite of land owner’s business today, huge plot of land with minimum infrastructure such as road access, drainage, split into smaller – normally up minimum100 square meter, price including freehold certificate (Surat Hak Milik).

Saba beach or most beaches on this area are exotic, with black sandy beach except in Keramas the surfer paradise. It overlooks Nusa Ceningan, Nusa Lembongan and Nusa Penida, in the distance you can see Sanur Beach and tip of Bali known as Bukit Peninsula.

From Saba beach you will see the beauty of the sea with the waves pounding that captivates. The beach is not as busy as Lebih beach but it is suitable for the search for serenity. Here we can see the beautiful sunrise in the eastern horizon. So if you want to watch the beautiful sunrise sensation come at dawn.

Activities that might be done in this beach that is relaxation and enjoy the beauty of the beach, fishing, playing volleyball or soccer as it has a fairly wide area beaches. Surfing is good choice it has a pretty good waves for surfing activities, horse riding just perfect it has the path from the beach to elsewhere. For those who want a bath or swimming, be careful because the currents at the beach is relatively strong.

So what are you waiting for ? Be among “Millionaire Row” on this tropical paradise.

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Front beach land in Saba 12054 square meter, Blahbatuh, Bali

Front beach land in Saba 3300 square meter,  Blahbatuh, Bali