Villa Gita Segara centrally located on the East coast, at Candidasa village, next to Rama Candidasa Hotel. Only 1.5 hour away from Ngurah Rai international airport and over crowded south of Bali.
Within 5 minutes of stroll you will reach the main district with good and not overpriced restaurants and shops.
Candidasa is a scuba diving paradise and there are many dive shops around offering diving and snorkeling trips and courses.
Village is quite quiet in the evenings but still you can find jazz life music at Vincent's restaurant on Thursdays, Balinese dancing performances every evening at many places, even salsa parties once a week.
If this is the first time you are staying in the beach area of Candidasa, then we have some guidelines of “Things to do” for you, the charming local area will indulge you with many varieties of cultural and fascinating aspect of Bali, it will serve you with unforgettable hospitality. Our villa manager and staff will help you with the transportation and arrangement of any tours and reservations.
Bali International airport: 63 km, 1,5 hours;
Supermarket (Candidasa): 1 km, 3 minutes;
Deli groceries Sanur: 48 km, 1 hour
Cafes and restaurants in Candidasa: 0,5 km, 10 minutes;
PADI dive centres in Candidasa: 2 km, 10 minutes;
Keramas surf spot: 33 km, 40 minutes;
Besakih Mother Temple: 30 km, 60 minutes;
Tirta Gangga water palace: 21 km, 35 minutes;
Bali Safari Park & marine Park: 30 km, 35 minutes;
Ubud centre: 45 km, 60 minutes.
Villa address: Jalan Raya Candidasa, Karangasem Regency, Bali, 80871, Indonesia
There are two beautiful beaches that we recommend you to visit. The first is Pantai Pasir Putih, the name literally means ‘The white sandy beach’ also known as the Virgin Beach by many foreigners. It’s an isolated 500 m stretch of natural white sandy beach that kept secret and untouched by tourist, aside of the picturesque scenery. Now its quite developed and very popular. You will find many warungs (small food stalls) serving sea food grill and fresh coconuts. Don't forget your mask and fins, there is good snorkeling in Bali.
The other beach in the area nearby is a quiet and pretty place with black volcanic sand called Pantai Labuan Amuk. You can rent a sunbed and relax while sunbathing with a glass of cold beer or fresh coconut water. Many varieties of local delicacy and Indonesian food are also available on this spot. Within only 15 minutes from the villa you will reach the harbor and beach of Padang Bai, the harbor is for ferries and fast boats to Lombok, Gili Islands, Lembongan and Nusa Penida. The beach Blue Lagoon is famous for its beautiful corals and good diving or free diving site on Bali.
Candidasa is a center of diving because famous with many of its diving site and it’s among of many scuba diving destinations in Bali, only a few minutes of Padang Bai harbor is the snorkeling and dive site known as the Blue Lagoon, made famous with its white sandy beach and varieties of sea life. Candidasa also is near to other famous diving spot such as Amed and Tulamben, these area has been chosen as some the most beautiful diving spot in the world, it famous with their coral gardens and the wreck of the Liberty (a US cargo ship torpedoed by the Japanese in 1942) from the WW II. Another famous activity is Odyssey Submarine Adventure based in Amuk Bay, it’s the ideal activity for those who would like to witness marine life without having to scuba dive and see the magnificent giant manta ray in its natural habits. And you can also charted jukung or small fisherman boat to explore the ocean and witness he beauty of the wild life there for Candidasa also known as the home of many exotic array of fish and corrals.