Looking out from the coast of Candidasa you’ll see 2 small islands jutting out of the sea. These are Gili Mimpang and Gili Tepekong, two of the best dive sites in East Bali. About 4 kilometers further east is Gili Biaha, a crescent-shaped island also beloved by divers. Gangga Divers at Lotus Bungalows Candidasa will take you to all three of these dive sites, but before you go we’re going to whet your appetite for what you might find there. (more…)
Goa Lawah is a very important temple for the Balinese people. It is one of Bali’s nine directional temples and is said to guard against evil spirits from the ocean. Visiting Goa Lawah from Lotus Bungalows Candidasa is an easy half-day trip and can include a delicious lunch of fish satay close to the temple. (more…)
The majority of tourists visiting Bali stay in South Bali, but East Bali is also a fantastic place to visit and stay, especially if you prefer to see some of the culture and nature of the island.