Sunrise over Lombok, from Amed, Bali

Sunrise over Lombok, from Amed, Bali

Sunrise over Lombok, from Amed, Bali

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The place commonly referred to as Amed isn't a single town but a string of quaint beachside fishing villages stretching about 10km along the dry and rugged northeastern coast of Bali. It's a world away from the busy tourist centres in South Bali such as Kuta, Seminyak and Legian.

The common usage of Amed for the area started due to the same-named village being the first of the villages to be visited by tourism which subsequently spread east to the neighbouring villages further east. Although the layout is quite straightforward with villages following on from one another along the coast, getting your bearings can be difficult because of the seemingly endless number of similar looking small bays.

The village of Amed is the first village to cater for ... Read our complete Amed travel guide

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