Candi Dasa
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Ian C
United Kingdom61 contributions
Apr 2023 • Couples
Our accommodation was a lovely haven with the stereotypical friendly Balinese staff. Sadly, once you walk out the door Candidasa is the usual dirty litter strewn mess (streets and beach) in which every person you meet wants to sell you a taxi or sunglasses etc. Given that Bali is still cheap this is clearly ok with some people but I’d rather not feel like I’m holidaying in a trash can. I feel very sorry for the genuine Balinese folk who are so sad about it. The others, who have the attitude of “tourists are idiots and will keep coming no matter how bad it gets” (direct quote), it’s harder to have sympathy for.
Written April 17, 2023
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Dan L
Bunbury, Australia7,494 contributions
Jul 2023 • Couples
It had been some 16 years since we stayed in Candi Dasa although we had visited on a couple of occasions. Unfortunately, it's an area of East Bali that is struggling through lack of tourists; the facilities and accommodation are there but the village is now suffering from the heavy traffic and frequency of trucks carting construction materials from Mount Agung to the island's southern parts. We enjoyed our hotel base and the tours to surrounding areas and attractions. We enjoyed great meals in all restaurants visited and there are still great vistas to be enjoyed on the shoreline. Probably fair to say that vacations here are more suited to other than the younger set.
Written August 28, 2023
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Alison B
Camperdown, Australia68 contributions
Nov 2018 • Couples
We first visited Candi Dasa 2 years ago. We liked the peace and relatively non frantic lifestyle of this small village so much that we re-visited again this year. We found lots of souvenir shops and very friendly people. We tried a couple of restaurants (excellent by the way) and had no trouble with the water or the food. The years of the dreaded Bali Belly from anything consumed in Bali have now gone. The restaurants have good clean water and ice and the food is also really good. Enjoy Bali, stop worrying about the Ugly Australian in Kuta and try the wonderful food and scenery of other areas of Bali.
We also discovered quite a few Dive Shops and had a wonerful time Scuba Diving.
Written December 1, 2018
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BundyRed
Duncraig, Australia2,974 contributions
Sep 2019 • Couples
My second visit this year and becoming a favourite for us.
Candidasa is like a smaller version of Sanur - there is plenty of great beach side accommodation of all standards.
There is plenty of good restaurants within the area , many of which will pick you up for dinner and drop off.
Candidasa is a relaxing spot to do nothing too plus opportunities for water activities from snorkeling to fishing as well.
Only about an hour from Sanur , about half an hour or so from Amed and plenty of attractions nearby to organise a good day tour.
Written September 8, 2019
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NikkiSmit
Cape Town Central, South Africa63 contributions
Dec 2018 • Family
Stayed here for a week.. Bali 25 years ago. Relaxed laid back simple shopping a lot cheaper than the west side of Bali. But shhhdont tell anyone lol let’s keep it less traveled
Written December 24, 2018
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Chris_Fulford
Oslo, Norway26 contributions
Oct 2018 • Couples
Quiet relaxed town on a single long street (1 to 1 1/2 km long) on the east host of Bali. Plenty of hotels, restaurants and shops to choose from, but without the crowds of tourists in Kuta/ Seminyak. Easy access to all but the far West coast including Padang bai where the boats to the Gili Islands leave from/return. Most hotels are on the beach (mostly sand from coral broken down by the waves but with lots of rocks around). Silver sand beach available by car/boat and plenty of people to take you there. Diving/snorkelling/sightseeing/cooking classes/etc. so you can be as busy or active as you want. Lots of bars/hotels offer evening entertainment. Much more the real Bali than the tourist areas further south.
Written October 9, 2018
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Karen S
Paraburdoo, Australia204 contributions
Sep 2018 • Couples
What a beautiful place to visit and have a vacation. The accommodation here is outstanding, eating out restaurants such a lot to choose from, so much to do here. There is scuba diving, so close to Amed and Padang Bai. Relax or visit the Water Palace's. My husband and I spent two weeks here, we loved it.
Written September 17, 2018
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SydnTooli
Sydney735 contributions
Jul 2018 • Couples
Sleepy town towards the east of Bali. Many good hotels, restaurants and even a few shops, but nothing like Seminyak or even Sanur. Beach disappears at high tide. Many interesting places to visit around it. Some coral, but it’s fragile, so please don’t touch or stand on it. Great place for relaxing, especially to avoid the excesses of Kuta.
Written July 2, 2018
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Julie N Phil M
Perth, Australia59 contributions
Feb 2020 • Solo
Highly recommend Staying at Magic view Bungalow beautiful and clean beds are so fantastic and comfortable and the view is breathtaking. Staff are fantastic and pool is so beautiful and the colour is so crystal blue.
Written March 1, 2020
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CKBliss
Rockingham, Australia230 contributions
May 2019 • Friends
The area itself is basically one street. Lots of places to stay and eat, and a few places to shop. It’s a good base to explore the area. A one day tour can cover just about all the sites to see. Our accommodation was lovely. People in this area were friendly. I found it a nice place to relax. The beaches are clean, unlike some in the more populated areas.
Written June 5, 2019
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