Sanur is a coastal area located in the South of Bali island, Indonesia. It is one of Bali’s oldest resort area as well as beach-side town. Once it was a fishing village but now it has been developed with coworking spaces, hotels, spas, various types of restaurants, cafes and bars, convenient stores and last but not least, entertainment and cultural spots to meet the growing tourism industry in Bali.
The strategic location of Sanur is an added value for digital nomads as it is close to other popular areas in Bali. It will take approximately 20 minutes by car or motorbike from the Ngurah Rai International Airport, Kuta or Legian. To Seminyak or Ubud, it will take approximately 30 minutes of driving and approximately 10 to 15 minutes to Denpasar.
For digital nomads who prefer a somehow laid back atmosphere, Sanur would be the perfect place to enjoy staying and working at. It lacks the hassle found in other areas in Bali. There are plenty of hotels, homestays, local warungs (small restaurants or cafes) and coworking spaces for them to enjoy their stay in Bali. One of the popular coworking spaces in Sanur is definitely tempatkita (the literal meaning in English is ‘Our Place’). We provide most must have facilities for a co-working space with an addition of a pool!
The price of goods and services in Sanur is relatively cheaper than other popular areas in Bali such as Kuta, Seminyak and Ubud. Therefore, this has resulted in attracting certain type of travellers such as digital nomads to this area.
The main attractions in Bali is of course the beaches, and Sanur offers 5km long stretch of beaches such as Pantai Sanur, Pantai Mertasari, Pantai Karang, Pantai Segara Ayu, and many more for digital nomads to clear their mind after a busy working week. The beaches are protected by a reef and offer limpid waves. There are also many types of activities that can be found around the beach area of Sanur. One of the most popular activities here is yoga by the beach.
In conclusion, with all the advantages stated above, Sanur would be safely regarded as the newfound paradise for digital nomads who are looking for somewhere different from the mainstream places in Bali such as Kuta and Ubud.