Set amidst a coconut grove, the resort is nestled between the sea and the majestic Mount Agung, Bali's most sacred mountain. All rooms and suites face the ocean.
Candi Beach Resort and Spa
On the Sandy Shore of Mendira Beach, flanked by palm groves and mountain views, the Candi Beach Resort and Spa is a wonderful place to rest up and relax while exploring the rural rice fields and crumbling stone temples of Eastern Bali.
From the resort, you can wander along the small golden beach, snorkel and dive using the on-site dive centre, or adventure along the bike and walking trails that lead into the countryside of Candidasa.
The property has a variety of room types, including small Balinese bungalows that dot the lush gardens, luxury ocean view suites, which offer unparalleled views of the ocean and Nusa Penida Island, and charming pool villas that are tucked away at the back of the property and have their own gardens.
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The resort has several different room categories, all with air conditioning and en suite bathrooms. The deluxe garden and ocean bungalows have a traditional Balinese design, while junior suites are contemporary in style and have views over the garden or the ocean from their private balcony or terrace. The deluxe ocean rooms are located in a two-floor building and each have a balcony where you can enjoy views over the gardens and a partial view of the sea.
Balancing traditional Balinese and modern styles, the spacious junior and luxury ocean view suites have floor-to-ceiling windows, as well as additional amenities such as a coffee machine and TV. The luxury ocean view suites have the additional luxury of an outdoor Jacuzzi tub. The luxury pool villas, set beside a coconut grove, have a small private garden and large outdoor pool. Guests staying in the pool villas also have exclusive use of the a la carte Biru restaurant for breakfast.
Candidasa, whose name comes from ‘Candi’ to mean temple, is a far more subdued affair than Bali's southern beach region. The area lies in the shadow of Mount Agung and is home to Besakih, the Mother Temple, as well as Taman Ujung Water Palace and Tirta Gangga, a beautiful Balinese water garden. You're also within easy reach of the rural fields of Sidemen, and close to the launch point for reaching the Gili Islands and Lombok.
Food and drink
The resort has three restaurants and two bars, one of which is a pool bar. The Ocean Terrace Restaurant serves international food in the evenings, whilst the Biru Restaurant serves Indonesian food. Basil Restaurant serves daytime poolside snacks, and Italian cuisine in the evenings. If you'd prefer to dine out in Candidasa, a number of the restaurants will offer courtesy transport to and from the hotel. The hotel also runs two daily complimentary shuttles to and from downtown Candidasa during the day.
Facilities and activities
During your stay at the resort, you can make use of two infinity pools, or the main pool that has a Jacuzzi and children's pool. The on-site dive shop can arrange diving and snorkeling activities, and the resort offers bicycles for rent to explore the area.
This resort is a great option for guests staying in the Candidasa area, boasting excellent facilities and one of the best oceanfront locations in the area. The luxury suites and pool villas offer great value and are worth considering as an upgrade.
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Where possible, we like to offer a range of accommodation for each stop of your trip, chosen by our specialists as some of their favourite places to stay. To help you make the right choice, we give each property a rating based on its facilities and service, but we also look for hotels with distinct character or a location that can’t be bettered.
Part of Aman Resorts, widely considered one of the best hotel groups, Amankila is an excellent example.