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What to see and do in Amed, the best area for diving in Bali

Amed is located on the east side of the north coast of Bali. It is a region where seven small towns are located. The coast is in a kind of zigzag, it has beautiful hills full of vegetation and the lack of modern buildings make it a beautiful area.

It is not a very popular area for tourists, which makes it a quiet place. Especially compared to other busier destinations on the island. It is a popular area for lovers of diving and snorkeling.

In this post I will tell you what things you can do around here, what you can visit and where to stay, so that if you are interested, you can include it in your Bali itinerary.


Amed is an area with lush vegetation, there are rice fields and other crops, and you can walk along an infinity of trails that will take you through the fields, the small towns and you will find little houses here and there, scattered throughout the area.

You can do easy hiking trails as well as bike rides.

The main attraction of Amed is diving and snorkeling, many say that it is the best destination on the Island. The beaches are pleasant and calm, although its coasts have coarse sand and stones.

Along the coast you will find several places where they rent and sell snorkeling equipment in case you do not bring your own and the best thing of all is that as soon as you get into the water you begin to see colorful fish and small corals embedded in the rocky ground.

Also from the coast you can hire a trip to dive. Here you can dive on a special shipwreck, the USS Liberty. This American ship was sunk by the Japanese during World War II. There are several dive spots around Amed where you can go, but this wreck is definitely the highlight. And one pass. If you have a diving title, don't think twice and get to know this place.

In the region there are several volcanoes, in which you can do several different routes. Near Amed is the Gunung Seraya, where you can do a series of relatively easy walks. A little further afield are the more well-known volcanoes, Gunung Agung and Gunung Batur.

In the surroundings, apart from the volcanoes that I have just mentioned, there are more places of interest to visit, do not miss visiting Tirta Gangga (the Water Palace) and the sacred temple of Besakih that I told you about in another post and it is the temple most sacred and important of Bali. Essential stop!


I have only stayed in this area once and we had a great time at the Kubu Kangin Resort hotel, it is a small hotel complete with gardens, small buildings with rooms and common areas, a swimming pool... and it is in a clearing surrounded by vegetation. It is ideal to disconnect, enjoy the surroundings and explore nearby places. If you want to see more information about this lodging you can see it from Here.


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