A secluded area to the North Eastern of Bali and not often visited by tourist, it is best known for the traditional village and beautiful coral reefs. Here is our top 10 things to do in Candidasa, Bali.
A trip to Candidasa is not complete without snorkeling or diving beneath the clear azure waters, as well as getting to know the local underwater residents.
This is probably one of the most stunning scenery of Amed, from a high vantage you can see clear ocean bay with beautiful corals and traditional Balinese Jukung fishing boat anchored.
Climb the 1,700 steps of Lempunyang Temple, best to do during sunset as the golden light will bask the Mount Agung.
Candidas Lotus Lagoon
This makes an excellent stop on the way to Candidasa, a lagoon filled with lotus flower, steps from the ocean and also with nearby cafes to hang out and chill down.
One of Klungklung historical landmark, this courthouse dates back to 1686 and holds many history especially during Dutch colonization. The center courtyard is great for photo moments, then enter the history hall to explore Bali's golden age.
Taman Ujung Water Palace
Taman Sukasada Ujung is located at the very corner of Eastern Bali hence earning its nickname, it was a royal water garden filled with history. We recommend going in the dusk morning, get fresh air and perhaps exercise. The park is open for local residents to walk around before 5 AM, on beautiful day you will see sunrise from the top of the stairs.
Tirta Gangga Water Gardens
Another royal water garden that was built in 1946, the garden are well manicured with many lagoon lake and Balinese sculptures.
Rumah Bambu Pengalon
A great complex that is beautifully built with just bamboo, with breathtaking vista and architecture.
Charly Chocolate Factory
Small cluster of wacky bamboo houses that is perfect for photo and family moments, the place produce raw cocoa beans that is locally grown.
Candidasa nature remains untouched and beautiful, contact our concierge for a forest trekking that is perfect for couples.
Bonus - Makare-kare Festival
June is an auspicious date for Candidasa village as they celebrate their God of War with festival, there will be theatrical fight and villagers will come out dressed among many other photographic moments.
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