Okay, technically Sanur is not a town. The Bali Island only has one municipality city which is Denpasar. However, each of its popular beach areas—Jimbaran, Kuta, Seminyak, Canggu, and Sanur—are so distinct and vibrant with its own personality that it almost like a small seaside town on its own. Sanur has long been popular as the “sunrise” beach, and the stretch of white sands along its 8 km coastline is perfect for sunbathing, biking, jogging, or strolling along with a gelato in hand. This laidback area also brims with delicious bakeries, cafes, and blends of international restaurants that worth a try. And don’t even start with the charming holiday houses managed by friendly locals. Here are more reasons why you should stay at a villa in Sanur Bali — and loving every second of it.
A Laidback Lifestyle at Villa Sanur Bali
Imagine staying at a house where you can feel the laid-back vibe of the tropic. To live in an open plan house with stylish beachy feel, bathed in the tone of the surroundings. Enjoying your days in a secluded beachside where you are just few minutes in walking distance to the beach. This is what staying in a villa at Sanur Bali feels like; a welcoming, laid-back environment where everyone could appreciate the slower pace of life and a conscious manner of taking in the Island’s wonderful energy.
Less Busy Roads that Boost the Laidback Feeling
Sanur is a low-key seaside town in Bali’s south east and one of the island’s oldest tourist destinations. It may lack the glitz and glam of Kuta or Legian. But its easygoing, serene, and laid-back vibes make it an ideal place for holidaymakers who are seeking for relaxing neighbourhood. Sanur isn’t known for its nightlife, therefore it’s not a popular destination for surfers and backpackers. Less traffic exists, and traditional Bali life coexists with contemporary amenities. This area attracts visitors due of its deep links to traditional Balinese culture.
Balinese Traditional Culture in Sides with International Travelers
In the end of the day, Bali is the home of Balinese. It’s a place where they practice their religion, pay respect to the ancestors, performs the rituals, and go about their daily life. And you can see all of this while you are staying in villa Sanur Bali. Sanur has managed to maintain its original Balinese traditions, unlike other tourist destinations such as Kuta, Seminyak, and Cangu. Sanur’s Hindu culture is quite strong, as seen by the ladies who go to the temples with a tower of gifts on their heads to complete their daily rituals. Fishermen come to the shore with their daily catch in their brightly colored fishing boats, continuing a Balinese tradition. This region is also known for practicing black and white magic, as well as sorcery.
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Plenty of Dining Options from Your Villa Sanur Bali
Sanur’s restaurant scene is blooming, and you will be spoiled for choice when it comes to eating and drinking alternatives, regardless of your cuisine preferences or budget. Local warungs abound, and the entire seaside promenade is dotted with mid-range to upscale dining establishments.
Cycling the Strip along the Waterfront in the Morning
This is the unique charm of Sanur that makes it totally different with other beach-town in Bali. A jogging track runs aside the beach’s shoreline, where anyone can stroll or bike along the path. The Sanur beach jogging trail is approximately 4 kilometers long. You can find bike rental at almost every Sanur gate. Some hotels and villas rent out bikes for free for its guests. So, do checkout if your villa Sanur Bali offers the compliment!