Sanur is a perfect alternative for vacation with a comfort purpose. It's not very crowded like Kuta, but it still offering something interesting. There are many hotels there, from the world class hotel like Bali Hyatt Sanur, Sanur Beach Hotel to the budget hotels which cost under 100.000 Rupiahs.
If you want to see sunset, you must go to Kuta, but if you want to see the sunrise, Sanur is the best place. From Sindhu beach we can see a very spectacular sunrise. Don't forget to bring camera to memorize it. When you are in this beach in the morning just after sunrise, you will see lot of locals swimming and bathing there. Some of them are just walks and do jogging along the beach.
Local visitors from outside of Bali, such as from Surabaya, Malang, Yogyakarta, Solo, Jakarta and other cities in Java and even Sumatra is always take a break in Sanur to relieves their tiredness before beginning their long tour.
Especially along the Danau Tamblingan street, this place has the most complete staying place and hotel in Sanur. Including Bar, discothecque but not so crowded like in Kuta. This place also has some restaurants which serve delicious Indonesian and foreign cuisine.