With all the restaurant, bars and shops, it’s easy to forget that Sanur is actually a village…nothing like the most incredible ceremony to remind us of the environment we live in and the respect we need to pay to the beliefs of this country.
Galungan and Kuningan fall at different dates every year because the Hindu calendar is actually 210 days long. It is a very important time during the calendar with many local people leaving their ‘town’ homes and work to go back to their family villages for celebration and ceremony. Local schools are on holidays and many offices shut down for the 10 day period.
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A huge congratulations to @13bigmatt (Instagram name) who won our #ilovesanur competition. Matt wins 2 nights accommodation in Villa 9 at Kejora plus a delicious continental breakfast every morning of the stay. Matt’s photo showed all the elements of Sanur beach…games, ocean, sunshine, sand, sun loungers, and people relaxing! Great photo and well done!
We are unashamedly biased about our love of Sanur. And not because we live here…it’s why we came to live here really. Sanur offers the best of Bali but in a smaller and quieter village than some of the bustling tourist spots of Bali.
We love that Sanur has one main street with lots of little streets running off it, all bursting with gorgeous villas, warungs, restaurants and markets. What is it they say about the Sydney Harbour Bridge…once you finish painting it you have to go back to the beginning and start again? Well, that’s a bit like the main street of Sanur. Once you’ve walked the street and tried some favourites, you really need to start all over again because new places are popping up daily and there is always something different to try.
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