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Things to see and do

Sanur Beach

Sanur’s laidback family-friendly beaches entice locals and tourists alike and offer a plethora of distractions and diversions or just a bit of time-out. ... Read more about Sanur Beach .

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Museum Le Mayeur
Beachside, just south of Jalan Hang Tuah, Sanur

Museum Le Mayeur is the former home and studio of Belgian impressionist artist and Bali’s first expat resident, Adrien-Jean Le Mayeur de Merpres (1880-1958), now a somewhat crumbling museum dedicated to his works. ... Read more about Museum Le Mayeur .

Turtle Conservation and Education Centre
8 kilometres south of Sanur, Jalan Tukad Punggawa Lingkungan Ponjok, Serangan
T: (0813) 3849 0357

What’s not to like about seeing cute baby turtles being given a good start in life and older injured ones nursed back from ill-health? ... Read more about Turtle Conservation and Education Centre .

Taman Festival Bali
4 kilometres north of Sanur, Jalan Padang Galak, Sanur

An abandoned theme park may seem like an unlikely attraction and more the spine-chilling stuff of nightmares, but Taman Festival Bali, about four kilometres north of Sanur, is a popular local jaunt and a photographer’s dream. ... Read more about Taman Festival Bali .

Belanjong Inscription
Jalan Danau Poso, Sanur

The Belanjong Inscription (or Belanjong Pillar, locally Prasasti Blanjong) is Bali’s oldest known artefact dating from the Saka year 835 (914 AD) and for folks interested in archaeology it’s defiantly worth the quick detour, but despite its historical significance, it’s somewhat difficult to see and only of mild interest to the passing traveller. ... Read more about Belanjong Inscription .

Mangrove Information Centre (Suwung Kawuh)
8 km south of Sanur, Km 21, Jalan Bypass Ngurah, Suwung Kauh
T: (0361) 726 969

Indonesia is home to one quarter of the world’s mangroves, though unfortunately many are disappearing quicker than you can say “that looks like a good spot to build a hotel”. ... Read more about Mangrove Information Centre (Suwung Kawuh) .

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Where to next?

Where are you planning on heading to after Sanur? Here are some spots commonly visited from here, or click here to see a full destination list for Indonesia.

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