Spend four nights in the beach town of Sanur on your Bali vacation. Enjoy the Griya Santiran resort each night and venture out for adventure in Bali. Visit the Balinese artisans' workshops in Ubud and experience hospitality with a local family at lunchtime. Try your hand at paddleboarding at Jimbaran Beach and enjoy two hours of spa treatments on a relaxing free day on Sanur Beach. This beach town has a more laid-back feel than the other main beach destinations on the Bukit Peninsula and attracts more middle-aged travelers looking for a relaxing retreat on a Bali tour.
Enjoy the laid-back beach resort town of Sanur, Bali
Visit artisans' workshops, a local home, and the marketplace in Ubud, Bali
Experience the thrill of stand up paddleboarding at Jimbaran Beach, Bali
Pamper yourself with a one-hour Balinese traditional massage
Enjoy a tranquil morning to take in your new surroundings. Sanur Beach is one of the oldest and most established beach resort towns in Bali. Its upscale yet laid-back atmosphere appeals to middle-aged travelers and those looking for some more tranquil peace and quiet. Wander the streets and shops of Sanur this morning.
This afternoon, set out toward Jimbaran Beach for a lesson in stand up paddle boarding if needed and the opportunity to go paddle boarding at sunset time. After your time in the water enjoy an al fresco dinner in Jimbaran Bay with your feet in the Balinese sand. Return to your hotel this evening.
Day 3: Balinese Artisans Workshops | Beach Club Dinner
Be ready this morning by 9 am as your guide picks you up to take you for a special half-day experience. Bali's heart and soul lies with its people, whose artistic talent and creativity in creating new art forms is world renowned, with Ubud at the epicenter of the activity. Today you get to explore behind the scenes into the life, homes, and workshops of these Balinese artists. See the people in their local element in areas normally not seen by travelers. Enjoy lunch with a host family in their home and enjoy the chance to interact with them and learn more about what drives their artisitc spirit. Return late this afternoon and enjoy the evening at leisure.
This evening, enjoy dinner out at the Wantilan Restaurant. The beach-front restaurant serves Western, Indonesian, and Balinese cuisines and entertains with live music most nights of the week.
Today is free to wander Sanur Beach and arrange additional activities as you like.
Included today is a specially crafted ritual that cleanses your energy and prepare you for your healing journey. Begin with a foot ritual followed by sandalwood body exfoliation. A hydrating yoghurt body polish is applied before laying in luxurious milk baath infused with Balinese flowers. Unwind with our massage that creates tantalizing sensuous dance hand movements. During the luxurious milk bath, break with lemongrass tea and cookies. End the journey with ginger tea and a light, wholesome fruit.
Day 5: Return Home
Spend your final morning in Sanur Beach, returning back to Denpasar or continuing on to your next destination in Bali.
Beyond expectations! Then again we weren't sure what to expect. Lovely stay at the lodge, met other like-minded travelers (many had their trips planned by Adventure Life) and the owner was a gracious hostess. It felt like you were one happy family, visiting with a favorite aunt.