Sanur

Travel Guide
Sanur Beach featuring a beach

Swim in the calm waters, sun yourself on the beach and explore intriguing cultural attractions when you visit Bali’s oldest resort. 

Spend some time in tranquil Sanur and slip into a more relaxed frame of mind. Indulge yourself with luxurious spa treatments or spend long afternoons lying on the beach. Stroll around the colorful markets or ride your bike along the seafront. Don’t miss the galleries, which keep alive Sanur’s proud tradition of being an artists’ haven.

Located on Bali’s east coast, 9 miles (14 kilometers) north of Kuta, Sanur is known as a quieter, family-friendly alternative to the bustle of the Bukit Peninsula. With its white sand beach and calm waters, Sanur has been a favorite with visitors for decades and was Bali’s first resort.

Explore the town and discover many fascinating cultural attractions. Visit the Pura Blanjong Temple and look out for the large inscription on the stone pillar. Visit Le Mayeur Museum, the home and studio of expatriate Belgian impressionist painter Adrien-Jean Le Mayeur. Learn about his life and see examples of his work and his collection of Balinese art. Other attractions include the Mangrove Information Center, set in a 1500-acre (600-hectare) mangrove forest and the conservation center at Turtle Island, 1.8 miles (3 kilometers) south.

If you enjoy watersports, you can choose between surfing, diving, snorkeling and more. Otherwise, find a warm spot on the 3-mile (5-kilometer) beach and enjoy an afternoon dozing in the sun. End your day in one of Sanur’s many restaurants or head to the Night Market, which serves a range of tasty local food.

If you’re here in July, don’t miss the International Kite Festival when hundreds of kites as large as 30 foot (10 meters) fill the skies above Padang Galak beach.

The year-round warm climate makes Sanur a great place to visit in any season, although December through February is the wet season and tends to be quieter. Sanur is connected to most places in Bali by excellent transport links, making it an easy place to escape to for some serious relaxation.

Holiday Inn Bali Sanur, An IHG Hotel
Holiday Inn Bali Sanur, An IHG Hotel
4 out of 5
JALAN KESUMA SARI NO. 4 SANUR - DENPASAR, Denpasar
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The price is $29 per night from Oct 25 to Oct 25
This family-friendly Denpasar hotel is located near the beach, within 1 mi (2 km) of Sanur Beach, Consulate Agency of France, and Honorary Consulate of Chile. ...
Holiday Inn Bali Sanur, An IHG Hotel
Prime Plaza Hotel Sanur - Bali
Prime Plaza Hotel Sanur - Bali
4 out of 5
Jl. Hang Tuah, No. 46, Sanur, Denpasar, Bali
The price is $30 per night from Oct 24 to Oct 24
This family-friendly Denpasar resort is located near the beach, within a 15-minute walk of Matahari Terbit Beach, Udayana Golf Driving Range, and Bali Beach ...
4/5 Very Good! (349 reviews)
"Nice relaxing property"

Reviewed on Sep 30, 2021

Prime Plaza Hotel Sanur - Bali
Diwangkara Beach Hotel and Resort
Diwangkara Beach Hotel and Resort
3 out of 5
Jalan Hang Tuah No. 84, Sanur Beach, Denpasar, Bali
The price is $82 per night from Nov 1 to Nov 1
Nestled on the beach, this Denpasar resort is within a 15-minute walk of Matahari Terbit Beach, Bali Beach Golf Course, and Udayana Golf Driving Range. Sindhu ...
3.8/5 Good! (120 reviews)
"Very beautiful property. Room was fine but the shower wasn’t working very well."

Reviewed on Feb 11, 2020

Diwangkara Beach Hotel and Resort
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Aleesha Villas
Aleesha Villas
3.5 out of 5
Jalan Kesari II, Sanur, Denpasar, Bali
The price is $22 per night from Oct 30 to Oct 30
Situated near the beach, this villa is within 1 mi (2 km) of Sanur Beach, Pantai Karang Beach, and Sindhu Beach. Honorary Consulate of Chile and Consulate Agency ...
4.2/5 Excellent! (26 reviews)
"Great location and great staff. It was very clean and staff was very helpful"

Reviewed on Mar 31, 2020

Aleesha Villas
Sayang Sanur Terrace House 208
Sayang Sanur Terrace House 208
Denpasar, Bali
Situated in Denpasar, this romantic villa is within a 15-minute walk of Pantai Karang Beach, Sanur Beach, and Sindhu Beach. Bali Beach Golf Course and Matahari ...
5/5 Exceptional! (1 review)
Loved this place!
"Such a gem. The property was well managed and well kept. Very helpful staff and great location. I'll stay here again when I return."

Reviewed on Sep 30, 2019

Sayang Sanur Terrace House 208
Villa Seriska Dua Sanur Bali
Villa Seriska Dua Sanur Bali
5 out of 5
Jl. Sekar Waru no. 6, Denpasar, Bali
This family-friendly Denpasar villa is located near the beach, within 2 mi (3 km) of Semawang Beach and Sanur Beach. Sindhu Beach and Bali Beach Golf Course ...
4.4/5 Wonderful! (9 reviews)
"Very spacious property, lovely staff! Personal driver available"

Reviewed on Aug 1, 2019

Villa Seriska Dua Sanur Bali
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