La Lita Villa Gunung Bunder

Bogor, Travel, West Java
La Lita Villa [Villa La Lita], located in the village of Gunung Bunder close to Mountain Salak - Halimun National Park Bogor, is a place of green lush, beautiful, and artistic, with antique Wooden Houses of Woloan in the middle of its area, as well as beautiful and direc scenery towards City of Bogor, and even to the heart of Jakarta City.t

La Lita Villa Gunung Bunder is owned by Lita Jonathans, the owner of La Lita Arts & Craft, famous with its Decorative Glass Eggshells and Paintings art products, and is now also active in promoting Indonesia embroidery art. In addition to making handicrafts and embroidery products, Lita also provides courses at her villa, in Jakarta and in other cities.


Location of La Lita Villa can be reached in about an hour from the exit gate of Sentul City (South Sentul) at Jagorawi Toll Road, then pass through Bogor Outer Ring Road towards Kedung Halang Bogor. Follow the road that leads to IPB Dramaga campus, and at Ciapus turn left, heading towards to the Mountain Salak - Halimun National Park.

La Lita Villa provides a nice outdoor swimming pool and a child swing that will be well-liked and enjoyed by children. Parents can supervise them swim while sitting on antique wooden chairs and enjoy fresh mountain air. Right above the pool is where the Woloan wooden house of La Lita Villa located.

La Lita Villa Gunung Bunder

When entering the area of La Lita Villa, you will see a dining hall which is located on the front end of the villa, with an impressive huge table made of an intact Trembesi wood (saman). Food is usually prepared on the table for a big group of guests, while for family is usually prepared in the dining room in the wooden villa.

In a small park next to the dining hall area, there is a garden table made of one piece of a large stone, with antique teak wood chairs. Right next to the dining hall there is a craft shop displaying Lita Jonthans' collections that can be selected and purchased by visitors. There is a row of toilets near the dining hall.


From the dining hall, visitors may step up to a few stairs passing an open space or through a corridor with very beautiful vines of Flame of Irian to go to Pendopo Matahari (Hall of the Sun) with no surrounding walls. If you go to the right side of the hall, up a few steps from the open space, you will find another large open multipurpose grass field and a small mosque.

La Lita Villa Gunung Bunder

The Pendopo Matahari is connected directly to the Woloan wooden house of La Lita Villa, and can be used for various group activities, such as from courses and meetings to casual events such as playing music or having karaoke together. Karaoke equipment can also be rented on the site for those who are interested to sing to warm the night.

In addition to the Pendopo, a group event can also be arranged in the multipurpose grass field, which can be done in an open air setting or in large tents that can be rented on the spot. The multipurpose grass field is also partly used for car parking. On the left end of the field there is a small mosque.

When the weather is clear, early in the morning you can walk a few dozen meters away toward the hills to get several viewpoints for better camera shooting when the daybreak seen across the waist of Mount Salak. Outskirts City of Bogor and tall buildings in down town of Jakarta could be seen when the sky is clear.

La Lita Villa Gunung Bunder

Into the room of La Lita Villa wooden house there is another dining table made of intact Trembesi wood, with family kitchen next to it. Thick ethnic atmosphere can be felt in through out the room. Next to the dining room is a spacious living room, and next to it there is another shared room that can be used for relaxing.

On the first floor there is a bedroom and a bathroom. Climbing up few wooden stairs to the second floor you will find four bedrooms, two of which overlooking Mount Salak so that you can watch sunrise. On the second floor there is also a shared bathroom. In addition to seeing the sunrise, you can see beautiful view at sunset.

At night, thick fog from the mountain normally will fall and cover the whole place, creating very romantic atmosphere with chilly air. Because the weather is normally very cold and sometimes windy too, you should bring warm clothes if staying here.

At the back yard of La Lita Villa's wooden house there is a gazebo above a fish pond suitable for enjoying time together. There are also park benches, and a circular gazebo somewhat to the rear. Near to the pond there is a smaller wooden house that can also be rented, and still another small wooden house at the back end that will be very suitable for contemplation.


La Lita Villa located only a few hundred meters from the entrance of Mountain Salak-Halimun National Park, where there are so many tourist attractions and camping ground such as Curug Ngumpet, Curug Cihurang, Curug Seribu, and Curug Cigamea, as wel as Ciparay Hot Springs and several other tourist sites.

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Because of its uniqueness and beauty, La Lita Villa is often used as a filming location for various events aired at local TV stations. If number of guests are sufficient and time is appropriate, visitors can also take a course to create Decorative Eggshell, Glass Painting, as well as learn embroidery techniques directly from Lita Jonathans.


The address of La Lita Villa is at Kampung Kebon Kopi RT 08/RW 03, Desa Gunung Bunder II, Kec Pamijahan, Bogor. Contact: WhatsApp to Ibu Lita at 08119694568, or send email to lita_jonathans@yahoo.com. GPS Location : -6.6743, 106.68931, Waze.

, Seorang pejalan musiman. Updated: January 17, 2021.