Candidasa, Bali (pronounced Chan-dee-dasa) is located in the picturesque regency of Karangasem in Eastern Bali approx. 65 km from Bali's capital of Denpasar. The stretch of coast from Manggis to Samuh village is collectively known as Candidasa, even though it is actually made up of numerous other villages.
Candidasa has a relaxed beach vibe & laid back feel, it is the place to stay for those who want to get away from the more hectic tourist centres and experience the real Bali, where you can still see & experience the Balinese way of life mostly unaffected by tourism.
The relaxing atmosphere of Candidasa and the friendly people make this an excellent base for exploring the region, whether it is for diving the on coral reefs, lazing on the beach, or taking a tour to one of the many attractions.
Candidasa has a diverse range of restaurants to suit every taste and budget, from dining in 5 star resorts to eating in local warungs, there is plenty to choose from.
things to do & see
There are plenty of amazing things to see and do in Candidasa and surrounding areas. Whether you are in the mood for something relaxing, adventurous or guided there is something to suit everyone's tastes. So come and see for yourself!
Candidasa is approx. a 1.5 to 2 hour drive from the airport & kuta area and 45mins to 1 hour from Sanur or Ubud. From the airport, if you haven't pre-arranged to be met with your hotel, there is a taxi counter just outside the arrivals hall with fixed prices to all major tourist towns. Perama, a shuttle bus service operates all over Bali to/from major tourist towns.
where to stay
With a diverse range of accommodation options available to suit any budget, Candidasa beach on Bali's south eastern coast is the perfect place to stay for your Bali holiday. From budget bungalow style to 5-star accommodation, you have plenty to choose from.