Sanur, Bali – island of paradise
The coastal village of Sanur has a perfect fusion of beach holiday and cultural indulgence which visitors find so appealing. It has a quiet and relaxed feel, full of historical charm and a hub for Balinese art, culture and tradition well away from the hustle and bustle of the rest of the island. The 8kms of white sand beach is just a short walk from Villa Athena, where you can explore, walk or jog along the paved seafront path, enjoy a massage or dine in one of the many seafront restaurants.
Bali is Indonesia’s premiere tropical island destination. The island offers an impressive range of leisure activities including world-class golf courses, wonderful seascapes for surfing, diving and snorkeling as well as luxurious spas, chic boutiques, tropical forests and a wide variety of international cuisine.
The inner peace and creative talents of the Balinese has attracted artists the world over fascinated by local dancers, silversmiths, wood carvers, potters and painters that pervade throughout the island. The lush countryside and surrounding sea have long supplied Bali with an easy surplus of food leaving time for life’s more artistic past times. Little, adorned temples are everywhere, doors are covered in intricate carvings, huge kites ward off evil spirits and colourful roadside ceremonies bring traffic to a standstill.
Bali is a popular vacation destination, principally from Australia and Asia but also from all over Europe. The island welcomes thousands of visitors each year to a relaxing lifestyle, stunning beaches, world class surf, vibrant villages, and spectacular scenery all with an exquisite tropical climate. Located approximately two hours flying time from Singapore the island is serviced by an international airport at Denpasar with direct flights to and from many major cities in Asia, Europe and Australia and many more via Jakarta, Indonesia’s capital.
Activities to enjoy:
- Five golf courses on the island
- Scuba diving and snorkelling on coral reefs
- White water rafting
- Surfing and kite surfing
- Paragliding (seasonal)
- Trekking and hiking
- Cultural tours