Top things to do

Top Choice Museum in Sanur

Museum Le Mayeur

Artist Adrien-Jean Le Mayeur de Merpres (1880–1958) arrived in Bali in 1932, and married the beautiful Legong dancer Ni Polok three years later, when she was just 15. They lived in this compound back when Sanur was …
Top Choice Waterfront in Sanur

Beachfront Walk

Sanur’s beachfront walk was the first in Bali and has been delighting locals and visitors alike from day one. More than 4km long, it curves past resorts, beachfront cafes, wooden fishing boats under repair and quite…
Top Choice Asian in Sanur

Three Monkeys Cafe

This branch of the splendid Ubud original is no mere knock-off. Spread over two floors, there’s cool jazz playing in the background and live performances some nights. Set well back from the road, you can enjoy excel…
Top Choice Asian in Sanur

Char Ming

Asian fusion with a French accent. A daily menu board lists the fresh seafood available for grilling. Look for regional dishes, many with modern flair. The highly stylised location features lush plantings and carved…
Top Choice Books in Sanur

Ganesha Bookshop

A branch of Bali’s best bookshop for serious readers.
Pub in Sanur

Fire Station

There's some old Hollywood style here at this open-fronted pub. Vaguely 1960s Hollywood-esque portraits line walls; you expect to see a young Dennis Hopper lurking in the rear. Enjoy pitchers of sangria and other in…
International in Sanur

Byrdhouse Beach Club

With loungers, a swimming pool, a restaurant, bar and table tennis on-site, you could happily spend an entire day here by the beach. Check the club's Facebook page for upcoming events, including outdoor-cinema scree…
Balinese in Sanur

Nasi Bali Men Weti

This simple stall prepares excellent nasi campur, the classic Balinese lunch plate of mixed dishes. Everything is very fresh and prepared while you wait in the inevitable queue. Enjoy your meal perched on a small pl…
Indonesian in Sanur

Sari Bundo

This spotless Padang-style shopfront is one of several at the south end of Sanur. Choose from an array of fresh and very spicy food. The curry chicken is a fiery treat that will have your tongue alternatively loving…
Cafe in Sanur


Housed in a traditional wooden building, this cafe offers a tasty mix of comfort food like burgers and freshly baked goods such as ciabatta. Snuggle up to a table on the porch or shut it all out in the air-con insid…