Bali Backpacker's Guide

AMED BEACH (Pantai Amed) + Snorkeling + Diving + Sunrise

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WHY BACKPACKER SHOULD VISIT THIS BEACH?

UNIQUE BEACH
This beach not fulfilled by sand, but small stones.
It caused by Agung volcano eruption.

PARADISE FOR DIVER
Snorkeling and diving are popular in this beach.
Gentle current offering biodiversity of fish & coral.

DRAMATIC SUNRISE
The beach facing to the east & Lombok island.
Beautiful  & scenic sunrise you will got.

GOOD PLACE FOR STAY
Many hotel & stay has nice view facing the beach.
Many restaurant, bar & live music along the beach.

NEAR OTHER DESTINATION
It’s near to other destination such as Tirta Gangga, Tulamben beach.
You can combine to visit those places.

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DESCRIPTION:

Amed beach is a snorkeling spot in the east of Bali island. The small stones you will found in this beach. No sand, just small black stones. The black stone come from Agung volcano eruption, flow through the river and fulfilled the beach. That’s why this beach is so unique. The calm wave and gentle current makes easy to do underwater photography and snorkeling.

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WHERE IS IT?

LOCATION:
Village (Desa): Amed
Sub-district (Kecamatan): Purwakerti
Regency (Kabupaten): Karangasem
Province (Provinsi): Bali

DISTANCE:
About 86 km northeast of Denpasar or 2 hour and 30 minutes.
About 75 km east of Ubud or 2 hour and 15 minutes.
About 99 km northeast of Kuta beach or 2 hours and 50 minutes.
About 100 km northeast of Ngurah Rai airport or 2 hour and 45 minutes.

MAP:

HOW TO GET TO THE LOCATION?

PUBLIC TRANSPORT:
There is no public transport to get there.

*) For backpacker i recommend you to rent a scooter to reach this beach  and use google maps as your navigator.

**) You can go to Gili island from this beach. Pay only IDR 200K for one way trip.

***) Since September 23rd, 2017 Amed beach closed due to Mt Agung activities.

HOW MUCH IS THE ENTRANCE FEE?

ENTRY TICKET:
FREE

SNORKELING FEE:
IDR ?K

DIVING FEE:
IDR ?K

AMED BEACH SUNRISE:

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OTHER INFORMATION:

MOBILE PHONE SIGNAL:
Not very good signal in some spots.

CAFE/RESTAURANT:
There are many cafe, bar & restaurant.

HOTEL & STAY:
Many hotel & hostel along the beach.

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SOME  ‘SEE & DO’ NEAR AMED BEACH BALI:

You can combine to visit these places when you visiting Amed beach:

1. Tirta Gangga water palace.
2. Tulamben beach (dive spots).
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You can also check our recommended itinerary here: Day 11 & 12 itinerary.

GET A BIG PICTURE OF AMED BEACH FROM VIDEO:

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