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The longest-established operator; has a nice cafe across from the beach.
A well-regarded dive operator.
Health & Wellness
On shore, you can catch up on your beauty treatments at the modest Dewi Spa. Waxing, steaming, rubbing, braiding and more are offered.
Dive Lite dives the local area plus the rest of the island. An 'intro to diving' course is an excellent deal: US$90 gets you a dive for basic instruction followed by a supervised fun dive...
Offers good cultural and nature walks around east Bali, including the lush ricefields and the hills around beautiful Pasir Putih.
The delightful Somat leads walks through the verdant hills behind Candidasa. One popular route takes 90 minutes and follows ricefield paths to Tenganan.
This lagoon-side Hindu community follows the pacifist teachings of Mahatma Gandhi. Guests may stay for short or extended periods, but are expected to participate in community life...
Candidasa's posh option is the Alam Asmara Spa at the hotel of the same name. Organic and natural products are used for a variety of traditional massages and treatments in a gently restful setting.
History & Culture
Fully experience the ambience and culture of Tenganan on one of these highly regarded tours (some overnight) that feature local guides who explain the culture in detail and show how local goods are produced...
Get closer to the water on an individual river board or a tube. Tours go to west Bali.
Working & Volunteering
Canada ; Netherlands ; UK British overseas volunteer program that accepts qualified volunteers from other countries.
Personalised and customisable tours across Bali.
Organises highly regarded tours of small villages, some overnight.
Offers excellent bike tours in and around Gunung Batur.
Ride downhill through the simply gorgeous rice fields, terraces and river valleys around Tirta Gangga with this locally owned tour company...
A recommended local dive centre.
World Diving, based at Pondok Baruna, is very well regarded. It offers a complete range of courses plus diving trips to dive sites all around the three islands. Their equipment is first-rate.
Rent surfboards and stand-up paddle boards from this shop on the beach.
The long-running Bali Diving Academy is a recommended dive operation, which has long experience in the waters around Lembongan and Penida. It has a full range of courses.
Cruises use an unsightly offshore pontoon for snorkelling and water play. Offers cash-saving family deals.
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