As a matter of fact, Sanur is a general name that refers to a village which area contains a long line of beaches at the southeastern part of Bali’s southern region. Officially, the village is a part of Denpasar Selatan District, City of Denpasar. However, due to the concentrated tourism facilities, most people will associate Sanur only with Sanur Beach while actually there are several beaches when the people mention Sanur in the conversation. Those beaches are, among others, Sindu Beach and Matahari Terbit Beach. However, indeed those beaches share similar characteristics that make local and tourists keep visiting them.
First to mention is of course the white sandy beach and the gentle waves of the beaches. Local authority had developed wave breakers in the recent years which add to the attraction of those beaches. Now, in Sanur, for example, one can sit on the tip of each wave breakers as there is an open pavilion, or bale, with direct views to the sea. Enjoying the sea breeze is pleasant in such bale. But for local families and tourists, playing in the water is more compelling. During weekends, one can see many children swim and play on the beaches. (more…)