Amed area located at the east coast of Bali. This quiet area is very popular among divers and suitable for families with children as well, because the beaches here are surrounded by coral reefs and the ocean is calm. Almost all beaches of Amed are covered with quite clean volcanic black sand. You can find all kind of accommodation in the area from small hotels to private deluxe villas.
Kuta – one of the most bustling and lively villages of Bali, probably because it was one of the first towns on Bali to see substantial tourist development, and as a beach resort remains one of Indonesia’s major tourist destinations. Since then, it took several decades and Kuta has evolved from a small village into a center of tourism and entertainment. Traditional narrow streets of Kuta filled with clubs, restaurants, cafes, variety of shops, massage and spa salons.
Green and quiet town of Sanur located in a 30-minutes drive from the International Airport Ngurah Rai, and offers its guests a quiet and measured beach holiday. Sanur was one of the first places in Bali, which hospitably opened its doors to tourists, so, to this day, Sanur is one of the most popular resorts on the island.
Candidasa is a relaxed place on the route east, with hotels and some decent restaurants. Concrete sea walls and breakwaters have limited the erosion of the beach and now provide some tiny pockets of sand. The relaxed seaside ambience and sweeping views from the hotels built right on the water appeal to a more mature crowd of visitors. Candidasa is a good base from which to explore the interior of east Bali on a walk and a place to spend some quiet time.
Jimbaran – a fishing village, located west of Nusa Dua and 4 km south of Ngurah Rai International Airport. This area is known as one of the largest fish markets on the island. Here you can find a huge selection of crabs, lobsters, shrimp, scallops, fish and other seafood, including oysters and shark.
Tanjung Benoa – cape in the south-east coast of Bali and an extension of Nusa Dua. Tanjung Benoa has a fairly clean sandy beaches, with small waves, surrounded by a variety of palm trees and other tropical plants. This area is one of the best solution for relaxing family holiday with children.
Canggu is a small village on the beach about 20 minutes north of Seminyak, half way to Tanah Lot. Canggu is widely used though to refer to a large coastal stretch of about 8 km, running north from the village of Berawa (north of Seminyak) to the village of Cemagi (south of Tanah Lot). The long coastal line divided on several beaches: Batu Bolong Beach, Echo Beach, Pererenan Beach, Seseh Beach and Mengening Beach along the way. The beaches have dark grey or black sand and are not particularly good for swimming, but do offer some renowned and challenging surfing spots.
Umalas is a tranquil rice field area. The area is within convenient access to the restaurants and shops of Seminyak. Furniture and handicraft shops with wholesale prices are also close by and the Ngurah Rai International Airport is only a 25 minutes driveaway.
Nusa Dua – a luxury resort sprawling in the eastern part of the peninsula Bukit Badung. All types of accommodation can be found here: 5*hotels, apartments and private villas, but budget one are rare. Nusa Dua has one of the best beaches on the island, however, at low tide they better suits for children than for adults.
Seminyak is one of the most popular and preferred areas of the island. Prestigious hotels, stylish private villas, cozy apartments, boutiques, trendy clubs, restaurants, cafes, massage and spa salons, handicrafts shops, perfect beaches and much more concentrated In this area. In fact, this area has such charisma that attracts tourists from all over the world.
To many people, Tanah Lot epitomizes the romantic island of Bali. Tanah Lot means Land in The Sea, a perfectly fit name for its unique offshore settings. The Pura Tanah Lot is one of the most popular iconic features of Bali.
Kerobokan is a resort area in Bali’s southwest that borders just east of Canggu and west of the upscale area of Seminyak. Despite the more urban scene compared to neighbouring beach resorts, Kerobokan pretty much shares the colourful mix of world-class dining venues and the modern and urban style villa resorts that both Canggu and Seminyak have become recognised for.
Lovina is one of the most peaceful resort of Bali, located in the northern part of the island and stretches along the coast about 8 km from the capital of the northern Bali Singaraja to the village Banjar. This area is most suitable for a quiet family holiday with children, because of calm waters and small waves.
The Bukit Peninsula stretches from south of Jimbaran to west of Nusa Dua and includes the famous cliff temple Uluwatu, a number of Bali’s very best beaches Pandawa, Nammos, secret beach Gunung Payung with it’s 300 steps, the top surfing spots Balangan, Bingin, Dreamland, Padang Padang.