Top things to do

Top Choice International in Candidasa


One of east Bali's best restaurants, Vincent's has several distinct open-air rooms and a large and lovely rear garden with rattan furniture. The bar is an oasis of jazz. The menu combines excellent and inventive Bal…
Pub Food in Candidasa

Crazy Kangaroo

Wild by local standards, this pub is full of characters propped up at the bar to watch sports or shooting pool. The food is good, cooked in an open kitchen that mixes Western and local dishes with tasty seafood spec…
Beach in Candidasa

Pasir Putih

The most popular 'secret' beach on Bali, Pasir Putih (aka Dream Beach or Virgin Beach) is an idyllic white-sand beach whose name indeed means 'White Sand'. When we first visited in 2004, it was empty, save for a row…
Indonesian in Candidasa

Sea Side

Within the Amarta Beach Cottage resort, this delightful open-air restaurant looks out to Nusa Penida – it's a great choice for lunch whether you are staying here or not.
Fast Food in Candidasa

Ari Hot Dog Shop

The sign 'rice-free zone' says it all about this menu of hot dogs, sandwiches and loaded burgers. Served up by Aussie Gary and his cheery cohorts, the food is hot and the beer is cold, ice cold.
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.