The highest hanging hotel (Skylodge) in the world is now in Purwakarta, West Java province, Indonesia. Its name “Skylodge Bale Swarga” managed by Padjajaran Anyar Hotel is located in Parang Lake Cliff, Sukamulya village, Tefalwaru, Purwakarta. This hanging hotel is the first and only one in Indonesia, even in Asia.
Taller than Skylodge in Peru
This hotel is claimed as the world’s highest hanging hotel because it is on a cliff with a height of 500 meters, beating Skylodge in the country of Peru which is only about 122 meters altitude.
Regarding the security side of this hotel is already international standard such as Skylodge in the country of Peru. The walls and floors used in this hanging hotel are made of clear polycarbonate so that visitors or guests can see the scenery around from inside the room. Already equipped with electricity and facilities available are bed mattresses, pillows and blankets as well as air conditioning (AC), lights, television, dining table with plates, spoon, glass, mineral water, washbasin and microwave. Also provided a handy talkie device for communication.
The hotel is open to the public by the end of October 2017. For those of you who love challenges and test your nerve, Skylodge Bale Swarga is your must visit.
For those of you who have heart disease and altitude phobia, it is not recommended to stay in this hanging hotel.
Badega Gunung Parang where this hotel is located, is touted as the highest andesite stone mountain in Indonesia and claimed as the 2nd highest andesit stone cliff in Asia. Many rock climbers who do rock climbing activities and camping in this area.
Overview of Purwakarta
Purwakarta is a district with the capital of Puwakarta, located in West Java Province. Purwakarta is about 90 km from Jakarta to the east which can be reached from Jakarta for approximately 2 hours (condition without traffic jam) traveling by vehicle. While from Bandung is approximately 61.2 km to the west which can be reached by vehicle within 1 hour 20 minutes in the condition of traffic smoothly.