Sanur Beach Sunrise In Bali – Best Time & Photo Spots

Sanur Beach may not rank up there with Bali’s top beaches, but it does shine (no pun intended) as one of the best sunrise spots on the island.

Bali is our second home and we often stay in Sanur, so I love to walk here for sunrise pics anytime I’m having a restless night of sleep.

The combination of a cool morning breeze, fishermen wading out on the reef, and the spectacular sunrise display here is just plain magic.


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Best Photo Spots

Pagodas, volcanoes, and fishing boats all make this a great place for sunrise pics.

The best spot is just after you exit the beach access at Jl. Pantai Karang (click here for a map). From here you have a choice of 4 different pagodas, and usually one or two boats.

Every sunrise is different, but it seems like that’s especially true at Sanur Beach!

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Best Time To Go

Sunrise in Sanur is around 6:00 AM.

Plan to be on the beach and ready to go no later than 5:45, or ideally 5:30 in case you have issues finding the beach access.

Is It Safe?

Yes. Absolutely!

Bali is very safe, and Sanur is one of the most peaceful areas of the island. I’ve brought my camera gear here in the dark many times without any worries.

Lots of people jog the path at Sanur beach at this time, and you’ll also be in the company of plenty of other photographers taking their own sunrise pics.

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