Panoramic Candi Dasa Beach
Candi Dasa is a resort or resort that is located in the district of Ubud, Bali. This area is approximately 90 miles away in the northeast of Denpasar. From Candi Dasa, Tenganan to go the distance is only about 10 kilometers.
Candi Dasa is located in the Gulf Amuk which is one of the famous places to dive. Small islands in the Gulf Amuk (Tepekong Gili, Gili Biaha, Gili Mimpang) offers amazing diving experience. However, guides dive in there to warn the diver who dipandunya to be very careful because the currents are very strong diving and often unpredictable presence. Washer effect can easily create a panic divers. Because of this several locations declared as a dangerous place for novice divers.
Candi Dasa is a coastal tourist area located in the village of Candi Dasa, sub Manggis, Karangasem district and is about 80 km from Denpasar. The existence of Candi Dasa beach is not as good as the other beaches in Bali because most beaches damaged by the waves of relatively large Badung Strait, so the beach is protected by a security which is made of concrete known as crib. But Candi Dasa has a very charming landscape where every visitor can enjoy the sunset and sunrise phenomenon of natural charm before the sun sets in the tourist area is not less interesting to the Kuta beach.
Looks even more interesting because at the time of sunset, the sun will look more rounded which sets in between the hills and the sea around Candi Dasa. When the sun really has set, still emit reddish color in the sky. In the morning, sunrise views will not be seen directly in Candi Dasa, because that was closed a few hills to the east of this tourist area. To be able to enjoy the sunrise should walk towards the direction of Cape Iri, which still includes Candi Dasa tourist area located in the east.
Candi Dasa in the tourist areas there are many accommodation facilities for tourists are relatively cheap and almost entirely near the coast. In general, the hotels in Candi Dasa is a classy hotel jasmine, but there are also several hotels. Because prices are relatively cheap lodging, most of the tourists who visit choose to stay longer (long stay). With a longer settling time, tourism has become a strategic place and close to several other attractions such as Karangasem district Tirta Ganga, Taman Ujung, Tulamben, Amed, Tenganan, and can also cross over to Nusa Penida and Nusa Lembongan.
Besides having natural scenery is breathtaking, Candi Dasa has some typical small inland off the coast a distance of about 200 meters from the beach. Lands are named Gili Gili Biaha and Mempang, another one is about 100 meters and looks like a cliff face to face with the sea. The largest mainland Gili Biaha is an area of approximately 3 acres and a place suitable for snorkeling activity because it has the underwater scenery is very charming. Other sights that can be enjoyed is in the form of Lotus Lagoon is an artificial lake located in the middle of Candi Dasa tourist area and is located adjacent to the beach. Artificial lakes are approx 50 x 50 feet square at its center there is a small land overgrown with some trees and banyan ketapan and four small statues that surround it.
Another thing that makes this tourist area is well known to foreign tourists as a place to learn yoga. There is an ashram in Candi Dasa, a place for Hindus and is also open to the public that is named Ashram Candi Dasa. This ashram is one of Gandhi's ashram owned Gedong Ashram in Bali is situated in the village of Candi Dasa, which was established since 1976 and taught the teachings of Mahatma Gandhi, leader of India's anti-violence.
Candidasa is one of the tourist area that was developed starting in 1983. At first the name Candidasa is the name of a temple, the Pura Candidasa, which terltak on a small hill and was built in the 12th century AD Has the potential of natural and enchanting beaches with white sand.
The white sandy beach is actually named the Gulf of the will, but in its development as the enactment of the object and the beach is a tourist attraction, then the will of the Gulf coast area of tourism changed its name to correspond with the name Candidasa temple in the area.
Candidasa is located in the hamlet Samuh, Village Bugbug, Karangasem district, located 12 km from the City Amlapura and about 45 km from Denpasar City. Natural charm that was developed as a maritime tourism can be an option to perform various activities, such as sun bathing, canoing, snorekling, fishing, trekking through the hills, and that is not less interesting is the presence of small islands can be reached by boat fishermen distance ( boats). Small islands are storing potential of panoramic underwater coral reefs and ornamental fish.
One of the stories that became a myth about the existence of a growing Candidasa temple and is believed by local people is a statue of Goddess Hariti located in a niche at the bottom of the cliff of the hill. It is said that Goddess Hariti narrated in the beginning was a Yaksa in Buddhism who likes to eat the flesh of children. But after getting enlightenment teachings of Buddhism, the Goddess and then repent and turn to be protective and loving children.
Goddess statue was sculpted next Hariti along with 10 people mengerubutinya children, as characteristic of the protective, loving, and also as a symbol of fertility and prosperity.