Top ChoiceInternational in Candidasa


One of east Bali's better restaurants, Vincent's has several distinct open-air rooms and a large rear garden. The comfy front bar area hosts live jazz on both Monday (high season only) and Thursday (all year),...

Beach in Candidasa

Pantai Pasir Putih

The most popular 'secret' beach on Bali, Pantai Pasir Putih (White Sand Beach) lives up to its name. Once a mooring spot for local fishing boats, this long crescent of white sand backed by coconut palms is now a...

International in Candidasa

Crazy Kangaroo

Wild by local standards, this open-air and pavilion pub is full of characters shooting pool or propping at the long bar to watch sports. The open kitchen cooks Western and local dishes; tasty seafood specials...

Health Food in Candidasa

Refresh Family Restaurant

Surfing the vegan, raw, organic and gluten-free culinary wave that has deluged Bali in recent years, this simple place has an exclusively vegetarian menu that is chock-full of favourites such as laksa, falafel,...

Cafe in Candidasa


DiMattina espresso coffee, home-made bread and a tempting all-day breakfast menu are three of the inducements at this contemporary-chic cafe on the main road. The menu includes global treats such as banh mi,...

Cosmetics in Candidasa

Alam Zempol

Located on the road to Mendira Beach, this sweet-smelling boutique sells locally made essential oils, incense, soaps and toiletries.

Fast Food in Candidasa

Hot Dog Shop

When he set this place up, owner Gary vowed that it would never serve nasi goreng, and he has remained true to his word. Head here for dogs, burritos and burgers, washed down with cheap ice-cold Bintang.

Hindu Temple in Candidasa

Pura Candidasa

Candidasa's temple is on the hillside across from the lagoon at the eastern end of the village strip. It has twin temples devoted to the male-female gods Shiva and Hariti.