Amed is a great place for scuba diving and other water sports activities. located further to the east of Candidasa, within 3 hours by car from Bali International Airport. There are only a few hotels in Amed and Tulamben offering international standard facilities and services.Amed is located in the east of the island of Bali and is one of the premier alternative holiday locations of the island.
With a growing number of villas and hotels in Amed has been developing with some bars and restaurants to compliment the incredible hotels and villas that are available in this largely undeveloped tropical paradise. Amed is a popular for diving as there are a selection of excellent dive locations located close by as well as actually in the area. Due to this there are selections of specialized hotels and accommodation in Amed which often offer a very high standard of accommodation as well as diving facilities.
Although tourists visit the area either for the diving or the equally as beautiful scenery above the water that Amed offers with cultural beauty and some excellent activities, the area of Amed is not ever crowded with tourists and offers a real feeling of tranquil relaxation. The large volcanoes and mountains which are lined with tropical rainforests as well as rice paddies and valley all true of the traditional Indonesian and Balinese landscapes.
All of the hotels in Amed tend to be in the top range and mid range areas as well as some budget hotels and some backpacking facilities. You will find that it is very easy to get accommodation located right on the beach.The hotels in Amed usually are very large and sit on large plots of land with beautiful gardens and courtyards which often overlook the beach. The rooms will be offered on a number of standards usually all of which will feature air conditioning, hot and cold water and some beautiful furniture as well as a balcony or veranda which is likely to have at the least a very beautiful garden or in many cases a view of the ocean which is flat and clear in this area with plenty of boating and fishing opportunities.