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Relaxation and culture near Sanur Beach holiday homes to rent

In the early 20th century, Sanur Beach was a landing site for the Dutch invasion of Bali. In World War II, it was an entry point for Japanese troops occupying the island. And yet, today, Sanur Beach might be one of the most restful places you've ever seen. With plenty of restaurants, quaint shops, and a beach featuring small waves, soft sand and gorgeous sunsets, Sanur Beach vacation rentals are retreats for couples on romantic getaways and families who want to kick back and let their worries melt away.

Things to do

Sightseeing near Sanur Beach holiday rentals

Head to the Museum Le Mayeur for a look at 90 of the artist's paintings, and a tour through a lovely example of Balinese-style architecture, with carved window shutters and interior walls made of woven fibers. Batu Jimbar is another architecturally significant building nearby. The villa was redesigned by famous Sri Lankan architect Geoffrey Bawa before it provided shelter for the likes of Mick Jagger and Yoko Ono. Bali's Orchid Garden is another example of something you can't see anywhere else. The delicate flowers thrive in Bali's rich volcanic soil.


Things to do near Sanur Beach holiday homes

Sanur Beach vacation rentals are often as serene and lovely as the beach itself. It's a long, curving stretch of sand that's clean and well protected by offshore reefs. But don't plan on catching big waves at Sanur. Think baby waves lapping the shore and making beginner swimmers feel safe. After a swim and some beach blanket lounging, you'll want to enjoy Sanur's beachfront walk, the first ever in Bali. It's 2.5 miles of scenic strolling past resorts, cafes, fishing boats under repair and historic buildings.


Local weather for your stay in Sanur Beach holiday homes

Bali is close to the equator, so you can rely on temperatures at Sanur Beach staying pretty stable all year. Daytime temps range from the mid-60s to the low 90s, with lots of humidity. Make sure you keep monsoon season in mind when looking for Sanur Beach vacation rentals. The rainy season starts in October and ends in April, and it's particularly wet from December to March. Travellers booking in May through September may pay a little more, but they'll see very little rain and lower humidity.

Natural highlights

These sharks aren't as scary as they sound

Bali residents know that the natural beauty around them is one of their greatest resources, and they'll prove it to you at the Turtle Conservation and Education Center south of Sanur Beach on Serangan Island. The centre features exhibits on the endangered sea turtles in Bali, and its turtle tanks often host new, adorable hatchlings. Just off Serangan Island is a shark nursery where you'll find another endangered creature, the black tip reef shark. You can swim with over a dozen of these finned friends while learning about their habits and their importance to the surrounding ecosystem.


Best beaches near Sanur Beach holiday homes

Sanur Beach has an array of beautiful beaches for sunbathing and swimming. Holiday homes are available near places like Kuta Beach, a sandy beach area with excellent surf breaks and a native population of sea turtles, and Dreamland Beach, an intimate beach and surf break backed by dramatic rocks. You’ll also enjoy Pandawa Beach, a white-sand beach with statues and cliffs near turquoise waters.

Food & drink 

Sample Balinese cuisine In Sanur Beach

Balinese cuisine is part of Indonesian cuisine, but it sets itself apart with special foods for festivals and religious celebrations. Night markets and food stands are popular as well, offering everything from fresh produce to local delicacies. You can find excellent dishes that reflect Balinese traditions in restaurants near your holiday accommodation.

Where to stay near Sanur Beach?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 4,865 holiday rentals near Sanur Beach. From 344 Houses to 190 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Sanur Beach is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Sanur Beach?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Sanur Beach. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Seminyak: 2,507 holiday rentals
  • Ubud: 989 holiday rentals
  • Sanur: 240 holiday rentals
  • Legian Beach: 5,469 holiday rentals
  • Canggu: 5,030 holiday rentals

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Sanur Beach! Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Sanur Beach?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Sanur Beach with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a perfect city break:

  • Ubud: 989 holiday homes
  • Canggu: 5,030 holiday homes
  • Kuta: 5,859 holiday homes
  • Legian: 5,467 holiday homes
  • Uluwatu: 2,364 holiday homes

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Sanur Beach?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places to visit in Sanur Beach. From HomeAway travellers, the more popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Seminyak Square: 6,477 holiday rentals
  • Uluwatu Beach: 5,469 holiday rentals
  • Eat Street: 6,517 holiday rentals
  • Uluwatu Cliffs: 5,514 holiday rentals
  • Ubud Royal Palace: 5,779 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Sanur Beach listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday homes.

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