We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Sanur to Amed

WA
Level Contributor
75 posts
2 reviews
Save Topic
Sanur to Amed

Hi all

Going to Amed from Sanur for 3 days looking for a itinary on way.

Maybe a different one on way back any advise would be great.

thanks Rob

Brisbane, Australia
Level Contributor
12,336 posts
94 reviews
Save Reply
1. Re: Sanur to Amed

One the way up you could stop at the Bat Temple (Goa Lawah) and at Candi Dasa for lunch then again at Tirta Gangga (take your swimmers in and have a swim in the holy waters) on the way up to Amed.

On the way back you could take the drive through Selat and Sideman. This will be a different route for you and you will see some amazing scenery both ways.

There is also the Bali Aga village to visit (traditional village).

Tweed Heads...
Level Contributor
1,325 posts
50 reviews
Save Reply
2. Re: Sanur to Amed

Thanks for posting that question RObWA. We want to hire a driver to do some sight seeing when we transfer from Amed to Sanur, so now we have an idea of places we can suggest to him so he can put together an interesting itinerary for us. Thanks for the suggestions Whinnie :-)

Cheshire, United...
Destination Expert
for Bali, Amed
Level Contributor
3,188 posts
2 reviews
Save Reply
3. Re: Sanur to Amed

Kerta Gosa at Klungkung is also well worth visiting. The council chamber has amazing paintings of stories & fables on the ceiling & there is also a floating pavilion & a museum

The Netherlands
Level Contributor
430 posts
38 reviews
Save Reply
4. Re: Sanur to Amed

I want to do the trip from Sanur to Amed as well. Does anybody know if Perama services this stretch?

Otherwise, what would you think of taking a Perama bus to Candidasa and then continue on to Amed by taxi? Will that save any money?

Eaton, Australia
Destination Expert
for Broome, Bunbury
Level Contributor
21,144 posts
71 reviews
Save Reply
5. Re: Sanur to Amed

Personally whatsinaname, I would get a driver to do the whole trip for you...break at CD and then move onto Amed after a few days. Driver costs are really so low and it's not a huge distance, ie around 90 minutes to CD from Sanur and then another hour to Amed.

If you hire a driver, you can then either travel up the coast or inland roads to Amed and do the reverse on the trip back - both have so much to see along the way.....rice fields, temples, ocean views, gorgeous bays, forest...lubly.

Have fun.

Cheshire, United...
Destination Expert
for Bali, Amed
Level Contributor
3,188 posts
2 reviews
Save Reply
6. Re: Sanur to Amed

I also recommend hiring a driver as it's 2 1/2 hrs plus drive to Amed without stopping. So if you do a tour enroute you can make a day of it, stop off at Candidasa or Padangbai for lunch.

The drive along the coast road from Ujung to Amed takes longer than the inland road through the mountains but the scenery is spectacular in places, you look down on bays, the ocean sparkles, often jukungs are lined up along some of the beaches, a wonderful photo opportunity.

There's also Budakelling village, near Tirtagangga where you can visit silversmiths.

Australia
Destination Expert
for Bali, Nusa Dua, Sanur, Tuban, Ubud
Level Contributor
13,936 posts
319 reviews
Save Reply
7. Re: Sanur to Amed

the road from Ugung to Amed is well worth the extra time. Amazing scenery, we still look at the beautiful photos we took along the way. We too went from Sanur, we diverted and went to Celuk to buy some silver, headed to keramas beach to photograph the surfers and the black sand beach. there are some very nice villas in this area, onto candi dasa for lunch and stopped at various things along the way. ie goa lawah temple, kerta gosa.

It is worth hiring a driver for the entire trip. On the return journey we went inland , once again the view is spectacular and the rice paddies provide great photo opportunities. tirta gangga is amazing and you can swim here as well. Don't miss stopping here.

If you take the road from Ugung to Amed like we did where ever we stopped the young children would come up to the car and ask if we had any pencils or writing books for school. If you have a few dollars to spare, please stop at a place like Macro on the Sanur bypass (or another shop) and buy some supplies for them. These children are beautiful and a small gesture like this truly helps them. We always take a bag of small toys etc and hand out to the children in Bali.

Playa del Carmen...
Level Contributor
38 posts
33 reviews
Save Reply
8. Re: Sanur to Amed

there is a little cove just north of Candidasa called white sand beach or secret beach which is just gorgeous ~ look for the small sign on the side of the road going north. fabulous place to swim with loungers and cold drinks! probably the prettiest beach in bali!

Cheshire, United...
Destination Expert
for Bali, Amed
Level Contributor
3,188 posts
2 reviews
Save Reply
9. Re: Sanur to Amed

The white sand beach near Candidasa is called Pasir Putih & it's near the village of Perasi. The beach is lovely, a long crescent of white sand fringed by coconut palms. Cliffs provide shade at one end. Take snorkelling gear or hire it there. There's a row of beach warungs & cafes where food is cheap.

10. Re: Sanur to Amed

-:- Message from TripAdvisor staff -:-

This topic has been closed to new posts due to inactivity. We hope you'll join the conversation by posting to an open topic or starting a new one.

To review the TripAdvisor Forums Posting Guidelines, please follow this link: http://www.tripadvisor.com/pages/forums_posting_guidelines.html

We remove posts that do not follow our posting guidelines, and we reserve the right to remove any post for any reason.

Removed on: 13 August 2010, 05:15