Destination Candidasa

Destination Candidasa

Scheduled Activities at Rama Candidasa Dive & Spa Resort

Scuba Dive Introduction (FREE)

destination candidasa - introduction to scuba dive

Learn on how to do scuba dive with professional dive master at Zen Dive Center's pool and start your journey to the underwater paradise. Don't forget to book your dive trip there. Please book 1 day in advance.

Schedule
  • Day : Daily
  • Time : 15.00 - 16.00
Venue Zen Dive pool

Canang Making Demonstration (FREE)

destination candidasa - canang making demonstration

Canang is the name of the rectangular shaped offerings filled with flowers that Balinese use to appease the Gods. Preparation of these offerings is a daily activity for local women and is seen as the ultimate act of devotion. They are made from a palm frond base filled with flower petals and other natural elements. Balinese Hinduism is all about maintaining balance between the physical, spiritual and invisible worlds, and this involves daily offerings.

Schedule
  • Day : Monday
  • Time : 14.00 - 16.00
Venue Pool Side

Traditional Art Demonstration (Ata) (FREE)

destination candidasa - ata making demonstration

Ata is a type of fern that grows on tall trees in the humid forests of Bali. Its roots are used to make different kinds of handicrafts such as tissue boxes, placemats and bags. These products are woven to incorporate dark geometric designs and are dried using the smoke of coconut fibers to create rich caramel colors.

Schedule
  • Day : Tuesday
  • Time : 14.00 - 16.00
Venue Pool Side

Refreshing Walk (FREE)

destination candidasa - refreshing trekking

This leisurely morning walk ventures through local farmland to see tropical fruits and rice terraces in the various stages of cultivation. Along the way there is also a traditional Hindu temple surrounded by some amazing scenery.

Schedule
  • Day : Tuesday and Friday
  • Time : 07.30 - 09.00
Venue Starts from Lobby

Traditional Art Demonstration (Lontar) (FREE)

destination candidasa - introduction to balinese arts & crafts

Lontar is the name of a palm tree variety that grows in monsoon climates. It also refers to the palm-leaf strips that were once used like paper in ancient times by the Balinese to document local knowledge. Just like a book, lontar palm-leaf strips are bound between two narrow pieces of wood as a cover. Bali’s very first lontar scripts date back to the 13th century and often recorded traditional healing wisdoms. This demonstration teaches you how to write on lontar strips.

Schedule
  • Day : Wednesday
  • Time : 14.00 - 16.00
Venue Pool Side

Traditional Massage Demo (FREE)

destination candidasa - traditional balinese massage demo

Balinese massage is a traditional therapy based on the island’s age-old healing heritage. Nowadays it is a popular way to unwind as it utilizes a combination of techniques including long strokes and applications of pressure to ease muscular tension. We’ll show you how to perform this type of massage as well as how to make a traditional body scrub called boreh whilst enjoying a refreshing cup of ginger tea.

Schedule
  • Day : Friday & Sunday
  • Time : 14.00 - 15.00
Venue Pool Spa Bale

Yoga Class (FREE)

destination candidasa - yoga class

Yoga is a wellness discipline of self-realization that originated in ancient India some five thousand years ago. The practice of yoga encompasses the entire field of our existence, from the physical, emotional and mental to the spiritual. It includes gentle stretching postures, breath control and meditation. Our yoga sessions are an opportunity to chill out and shape up in a tranquil garden setting.

Schedule
  • Wednesday at 17.00 - 18.00, and
  • Saturday at 08.00 - 09.00
Venue Zen Garden

Towel Origami (FREE)

destination candidasa - introduction to balinese arts & crafts

Learn how to artistically fold a towel into a range of different animals such a monkey, swan, elephant, dog and rabbit. This is novel way to entertain children and looks great on the bed when you have friends or family over to stay.

Schedule
  • Day : Thursday
  • Time : 15.00 - 16.00
Venue Pool side

Daily Activities

Cycling (FREE)

destination candidasa - cycling

Cycling is a fun and healthy way to experience Candidasa and the traditional village of Tenganan. This excursion has been designed for guests looking to ride deep into the island’s countryside and witness firsthand the daily life of rural rice farmers and local craftsmen. It provides a fascinating look at Bali beyond the trappings of tourism.

Schedule
  • Daily
  • Time : 08.00 - 18.00
Venue Around Candidasa

Putting Green (FREE)

destination candidasa - putting green

This is a fun holiday activity for everyone to enjoy any time of the day. All equipment is available at the pool counter.

Schedule
  • Daily
  • Time : 08.00 - 18.00
Venue Pool side (on the grass)

Snorkeling (FREE)

destination candidasa - snorkeling

Snorkeling is a popular recreational activity, particularly in Candidasa, where you can see coral reefs and a multitude of colorful fish that are all part of Bali’s rich underwater eco-system.

Schedule
  • Daily
  • Time : 10.00 - 11.30 / 16.00 - 18.00
Venue The shore next to the resort

Additional Activities

Value for money

Cooking Class

destination candidasa - cooking class

Discover the secrets of Balinese cuisine with an interactive and fun cooking class. This experience teaches you how to prepare local dishes and includes a visit to a traditional marketplace to source fresh ingredients.

Rate IDR 690K++ / person (min. 2 persons)
Time On Request
Venue Garpu Restaurant

Nelayan Seafood BBQ

destination candidasa - nelayan seafood BBQ

Feast on island-fresh seafood such as crab, prawns and fish cooked on an open bbq and served with white rice, condiments and a tropical fruit platter. This is the ultimate Balinese dining experience and comes with a small bottle of icy cold beer or refreshing soft drink.

Rate IDR 580K++ / person (min. 2 persons)
Time On Request
Venue White sand besides Garpu Restaurant (weather permitting)

Romantic Dinner

destination candidasa - romantic dinner

Treat that special person in your life to a romantic dinner under the stars against an ocean backdrop with a symphony of waves caressing the shoreline. Share a set menu of culinary excellence as you experience an evening filled with magical memories.

Rate IDR 1,160K++ / couple
Time 19.30 - 21.30
Venue White sand besides Garpu Restaurant (weather permitting)

Sunrise Adventure

destination candidasa - sunrise adventure

Start your trek at Sang Hyang Ambu village, you will see the monkeys all the way until you reach the top of the mountain, when you stepping onto the top you will see the Lombok island, Ocean view, Rice field and the beautiful magical sunrise. this is approximately 300 meter above from the sea level.

Rate IDR 395K++ / person (min. 2 persons)
Time On Request
Venue Sang Hyang Ambu Village

Hillside Adventure

destination candidasa - hillside adventure

Set off from the hillside village of Gumung, where the panoramic view is breathtaking, sweeping from majestic Mount Agung to the sea. As you go downhill, you find palm sugar trees thriving in their natural environment, not far from Bali’s most exotic fruits such as durian and white mango.

Rate IDR 460K++ / person ( min. 2 persons)
Time 3 hours trek
Venue Gumung

Picnic at White Sand Beach

destination candidasa - picnic at white sand beach

The ultimate holiday indulgence is lazing on a tropical beach with regular dips in the sea to cool off. We’ll take you by boat to a charming coastal area where you get to swim and snorkel around Gili Tepekong before going ashore at Candidasa’s famous white sand beach. This relaxing excursion includes a delicious bbq lunch with mineral water, towels and snorkeling equipment.

Rate IDR 1,035K++ / person (min. 2 persons)
Time On Request
Venue White Sand Beach

Kastala to Tenganan

destination candidasa - romatic dinner

This trek crosses through numerous rice terraces and small farms allowing you to truly appreciate the native landscape of Bali. The trek also takes you up and over a number of hills that offer great views to the sea, before finishing at the fascinating ‘Bali Age’ village of Tenganan, famous for its double ikat weaving and unique basket making.

Rate IDR 395K / person (min. 2 persons)
Time On Request
Venue Kastala & Tenganan village

Rice Paddy Trek

destination candidasa - romatic dinner

From Asak to Bugbug, walk through the famed rice fields of East Bali on this half day nature and soft adventure walk from the surrounded by spectacular scenery, you could see the life cycle of the rice crop at one of its stages between planting & harvesting. You will also work through and past many local village temples and depending on the time of year, you could witness a traditional ceremony or two. Meet the village farmers and maybe even sip a cup of ginger tea or Bali coffee with them.

Rate IDR 345K++ / Min. 2 persons
Time 1.30 hours trek
Venue Gumung

Cycling to Tenganan

destination candidasa - picnic at white sand beach

About half hour ride to Tenganan Village from the Resort, Tenganan is one of the Ancient village in Bali. On the way we can see activities by the villager such as farming & typical Balinese village life. At this village we can observe handicraft, palm leave writing, egg painting, basket that making from fern and the most famous Tenganan weaving.

Rate IDR 225K++ / person (min. 2 persons)
Time On Request
Venue Tenganan village