Amed is a 10 kilometer stretch of secluded bays and sleepy fishing hamlets with a background of magnificently rugged hills and mountains. The seas are blue and filled with an abundance of fish winding their way through the coral reefs that line the entire coastline.
Amed is everything you dreamed it would be a rare and special Paradise of astounding exotic beauty, vibrant culture and friendly people. Amed a small part of the island that provides a thousand opportunities to explore in a day, do trekking surround the hills and volcano, walking along the nature beach, witnessing the sunrise on the beautiful strait of Lombok and the romantic sunset on the top of Mt. Agung or just to see the villages tapping palm, wine and try to sip it. Along the beach of Tulamben, Amed and Bunutan village is one of the world class location for Snorkellers and Scuba Divers. The colorful marine fishes and coral reef, including two wrecked US Liberty Navy vessels as World War II treasures is the real magic down below.
What you can see around Amed Beach :
1. Tulamben Beach, has become Bali’s most famous diving area and therefore where you are most likely to meet internationally recognised underwater photographers and writers. Tulamben Bay, like the rest of Bali, is situated in the richest marine biogeographic zone in the world. Being on the north-east coast, the bay receives very plankton-rich waters from the major ocean current that moves from the Pacific to the Indian Ocean.
2. Tirtagangga Water Garden, scratches on a 1,2 Hectare area, which consists of three complexes. The first complex lies on the lowest level of this area, where we can find two ponds and a water tower. The second complex in the middle level is the location where we can find swimming pools; while in the third part, which is the main complex, we can find the rest house of the King.
3. Taman Ujung Water Palace, which by the local people is called as Taman Soekasada Ujung, was built in 1919. However, the launching of this complex of water palace was performed in 1912. The water palace was constructed by the late King of Karangasem, I Gusti Bagus Jelantik, which reigned in Karangasem between 1909 and 1945.
4. Candidasa, is well known for its shiny white sand. Tourism industry flourishes significantly in this area that background by the Indonesian Ocean. From this place, we will see Lombok Island and Nusa Penida in a distance and the sparkling light of “Jukung” or traditional boat at night that will always draw us to come again.