Located far away from the crowd of Kuta and other tourist spots, Candidasa offers a magnificent view that is as beautiful as Kuta and Legian. It is about 85 km from Ngurah Rai International Airport and about 12 km from the capital city of Karangasem, Amlapura . It has known for a long time that Karangasem is surrounded with mysticism. A place like Tenganan village is a recommended place to visit for the visitor who want to discover Bali more than just enjoy its beach. Visiting Tenganan village will bring the tourists to the ancient Balinese people and tradition. The people in this village are still loyal with their ancient Hindu culture. The most popular tradition is their "double ikat" or called gringsing that has magical effect for those who wear it.
Candidasa is located on Karang asem regency, the eastern most regency in Bali. The tourists only need to follow the main road to Klungkung and they will pass this town. Since the location is far enough from the crowd, the tourists will have a tranquil environment during their visit in Candidasa.
As other area in Bali, Candidasa also has a beautiful sea view. Moreover, the tourists are able to enjoy the view in quieter environment compared with Kuta Beach. Besides offering white sand beach, the tourists are also able to see other tourists destination located in Karangasem regency such as the popular Besakih Temple, Tenganan, Amed and Tulamben and also Tirtagangga.
Visiting Candidasa will give tourists new experience. They will Instead of enjoying the white sand beach, the tourists are able to try other activities such as visiting Besakih, the largest temple in Bali located on the slope of Gunung Agung. Other interesting activity is trying to dive on the most popular diving site in Bali, Amed and Tulamben. on special occasion, the tourists may witness traditional ritual that is always interesting. For those who are brave enough, they may try to have white rafting at Telaga Waja river.
Though it is not as popular as Kuta, the accommodation in Candidasa is grown rapidly. The area is surrounded by high class hotels and villas. Those accommodations usually offer a great place to enjoy Candidasa in Quiet way, yet with the best service. Visiting this place will bring the tourists to enjoy the real Bali. For those who want to find the suitable hotel for their visit, this website provides a useful information about hotels and villas all over Bali in any rates and the online booking and reservation.