Candidasa beach tourism area, a long time ago was only a quiet-fishing village. This was happened at least until 1970's. But, after some accommodations such as inns and resturants had been opened, Candidasa is now changed as a busy tourism beach area where many great hotels and restaurants exist.
Candidasa's main interesting thing is the beach. The beach condition in Candidasa is quiet and safe. Especially for those who do not like with the bustling area such as Kuta and Legian. Beside, this place is offering so many great-but cheap accommodations. That is including for the restaurants. So, Candidasa is the perfect choice to explore the east Bali.
Another interesting thing in Candidasa is for a water sports such as diving and snorkeling. Candidasa has popular diving operators and the location and equipment of the diving, completely.
Candidasa is as an alternative place to stay, away from the routinity of Kuta or Legian. Yes, the beach in Candidasa does not so beautiful like the beaches in south Bali. But, once again, the quieter and safer area of the beach is the main important thing for what Candidasa can be offered.
The main road of Candidasa area is Jl. Raya Candidasa. The road is quiet busy with the traffic. Along this road you will find many accommodations, restaurants, tourism office, banks, ATM's, post office, and so on. To reach this main road, example by car rental, you will be need about 2 hours drive from Denpasar or Kuta area.