Balitraveldiary.com – For lovers of water sports such as diving or snorkeling, of course, you will not miss diving at Amed Beach Bali. This beach is famous for its underwater paradise which has been worldwide. Many tourists dive or just snorkel here because they are attracted to the underwater beauty of Amed Beach.
Unlike the white sand on other beaches, the sand on Amed Beach is black. Divers prefer the spot here because the water is clear and there are many healthy coral reefs that invite small fish to swim while looking for food. Exotic fish such as banner fish, black snapper, damselfish, pyramid butterflies, trigger fish and cardinal fish, as well as other marine biota are ready to enchant the eyes of the divers there.
Another attraction of diving here is that divers can visit the wreck of a former Japanese warship that sank around 1944. This sunken ship is home to beautiful small fish and other marine life. This dive point is located in Jemeluk Village. It will be satisfying for travelers who like to do snorkeling or diving activities on Amed Beach.
Amed Beach Location
This marine tourism area, which is located in the eastern part of the island of Bali, is located in Abang District, Karangasem Regency, Bali. You have to take about 3 hours by car to reach the tourist area if you depart from Bali’s Ngurah Rai International Airport or about 78 km from Denpasar.
Amed Beach Bali Snorkeling Fee
Don’t be disappointed if you don’t bring diving or snorkeling equipment because here there are already diving equipment rental places. The cost is not too expensive, life jackets and snorkeling equipment can be rented at a price of Rp. 30,000 to Rp. 50,000 only. The services of trained guides and instructors will also always accompany you.
Not Just Snorkeling
Not only underwater tourism, Amed Beach Bali also has beautiful beach views when the sun rises and sets. You can visit the beach from the morning before sunrise to sunset. There is no ticket to enter the location, but visitors who bring vehicles are charged a parking fee of 5 thousand rupiah.
Many of the residents here make a living as fishermen, salt farmers and ranchers. So don’t be surprised if there are many stalls to dry sea water into salt. Even the salt farmers here don’t mind explaining the steps to produce salt to tourists.
Lodging in Amed Beach Bali
The Amed Beach Bali tourist area has started to have complete facilities. Starting from hotels/inns, bungalows, to restaurants, with varying rental prices. You can adjust to your budget starting from the price of 350 thousand to the range of 2 million rupiah per night. You can also find fresh fish caught by fishermen who are sold at the fish market. Fresh fish can be purchased for lunch with the family.