Sanur is an interesting neighborhood, a mixed between Kuta bar and restaurant street with Ubud's tranquility. It is definitely less busy than Kuta, more walkable neighborhoods where you discover shops and cafes. Here is our Top 10 things recommendation to do in Sanur area.
Le Mayeur Museum
A hidden treasure of Sanur, it is located right behind Sanur Beach and is a memorial museum of a Brussels born artist - Adrien-Jean Le Mayeur de Merpress who fell in love with Bali and married Balinese Legong dancer - Ni Pollok. The house holds many of his sculptures and paintings.
Swim with the sharks
A protected area with the local village, Serangan Shark Island project is home to many newly born sharks and turtle hatching grounds where they are protected until full adult.
Bali Kite Festival
Padanggalak Beach is home to the Sanur Kite Festival that takes place between July to August, where thousands of traditional kites made by children or adults takes flight.
Huts, Swings & Camels
Tucked in Mertasari Beach, the Dream Island has plenty of photo opportunities from shack of house on the beach, to camels and swings on the beach.
A must visit for Orchid lovers, as they thrive under Bali's weather and bloom in various colors and shapes.
For automotive lover, a visit to Man Shed's is a must that houses many motorcycles and bajaj or anything classic from 1945 era.
Best Coffee in Sanur - Milestone Coffee
Tucked on the main Bypass Sanur, this coffee shop opens until late night and serves the best coffee in the area. A must try is the waffles and pancakes, entertained by classic vinyl record on the background.
Best Ice Cream in Sanur - Italo Gelato
From humble beginnings, this is probably the best gelato in Sanur. Great flavors of ice cream, they have just recently moved and now you will find them in front of Le Bon Vivant restaurant.
Best for Breakfast in Sanur - Cafe Moka
Tucked away in Bypass Sanur, this small cafe serves great illy coffee with selection of breakfast for all day long from classic American to pastries.
Best Restaurant in Sanur - Cafe Batu Jimbar
Serving healthy and organic food concept, we highly recommend traveler to visit this restaurant once in Sanur. Now featuring salsa music and open dance floor on Saturday night, you'll hear the music and cheer miles away.
Recommended Private Villa in Sanur
Tjendana Bali Villa has been designed to bring you exactly what luxurious villa accommodation has to offer. This perfect retreat away from the real world and provides opulent accommodation in Balinese contemporary design. Each of the villas offers guests private open living and dining area so you can relax or enjoy a dip by the pool. How you choose to relax when you stay in a Sanur Villa is really your call. Click here...