About this listing
Our comfy apartments suit travelers / long term tenants. H/W, A/C, fan, kitchen, free wi-fi, cable TV, weekly cleaning service and linen change. Sparkling Pool.. we are NOT on the beach but only 15 min walk to the end of 5km beach path. Hire a push bike/motor bike..Plenty of great places for coffee and food..long chairs..bean bags and sunset/moon rise drinkies. Great for water sports activities. Jet skiing, surfing +..Jump to Gillie Islands from Sanur. Come visit us !!!
Rumah Dua Pondok Gaya "Studio Apartments". Sparkling tropical pool, balcony, separate bathroom, well equipped kitchen ready for cooking and a combined living/sleeping area, air con, fans, cable TV, FREE WI-FI, weekly servicing and complete linen change, pool towels provided.
There is a laundry service next door who will do same day delivery for local price.
The units are close to KFC, and the beach and main shopping area.. Walk to the beach and enjoy Sanur's famous path for a walk, run or ride along the 5 km. The traditional night markets of Sanur and local markets are not far and you can enjoy real Indonesian and Balinese fare in the evenings from as little as $2.
Pondok Gaya is in a safe local area, with access to bypass and the local bus routes. The beach offers local restaurants with great coffee, or cocktails whichever you desire, fresh home made bread at Lhutus Coffee shop...and she makes all her own yummy cakes, and the lovely Sanur Beach which is protected by the reef.
Bus stop on Bypass takes you to Kuta, Ubud, Seminyak and other places of interest for a small fare cost. It is a quick trip into Denpasar from here.
Any water sports activities, such as Jet ski, Stand up paddle, Banana Boat, Wind surfing, are available at the beach.
Access to the islands of Lombok, Nusa Penida, the Gillies is all very easy for this side of the island, all with great diving and snorkeling.
Guests have access to the pool. Please respect the other guests privacy and keep the front gate closed.
There is also a small library containing all sorts of books for you to swap and borrow, and we have an extensive range of DVD's for your enjoyment.
Interaction with guests
AIPORT PICK UP AND DROP OFF is available at a fair cost. The driver will meet you upon arrival. Should you have a late arrival there will be a light on the terrace and the door unlocked, and the key on the kitchen bench. The Manager will contact you the following morning.
Pondok Gaya is situated on the western side of the By Pass, about 10 minutes walk to the northern end of the beach.
Suggestions: Barista Cafe just out on the bypass, about 80 meters walk towards KFC on same side...set back off the bypass in a group of shops..has great coffee and sandwiches..worth a visit...cosy and cheap. Nelayan Cafe on the beach next to Shanti resort, has good coffee and food, and a crazy pavlova dessert..Great food , and home made cakes and bread at Luhtus coffee shop in Jalan Sindhu Pantai, on the beach. Also for just a coffee, the Kopi Kiosk, near Hardys. Bali Budda cafe near the Hyatt is organic, and there are other restaurants offering a range of vegetarian food. There is also Crema CAFE on the beach at Pantai Karang, (where you can view traditional cremations). Crema Cafe also has a little market store run by Pak Nyoman, who has been there for 30 years, where you can get trinkets, jewelry, some hand made by Pak Nyoman, and VERY good priced brass statues (cheaper than anywhere else we have noticed) to memorize your Bali stay. He also sells some groovy back packs made locally.
Walk a bit further north on the beach path and you come to the new kid on the beach, Nelayan Cafe..good coffee and food, music, and really shady and cool..bean bags..long chairs.. and Chef Jin, back in his home island from a long stint working in and with some high flying chefs in Sydney..you want something special just ask him!!
Also you can hire jet ski and stand up paddle from Pak Made he is happy to give lessons and is a really good guy.
We have many cuisines here, Thai, French, Italian, Chinese, Japanese, (URL HIDDEN) you will never go hungry...also the traditional night markets where you can get yummy cheap local food.
The last Sunday of the month at Merta Sari Beach, near Mercure Resort and the Yoga Barn, there is a lovely market, where you can buy yummy food and clothes, etc.
Sanur is a lovely truly unique holiday destination. It has much community Hindu spirit and many ceremonies. The beach is very popular as it is protected by a reef so relaxing and enjoying the area is a breeze. Sanur is one of the special spiritual places in Bali.
There are many water sports to be enjoyed in a safe and fun environment.
If you want to see the real Bali, this is the place. We have some beautiful ceremonies involving hundreds of people all dressed in ceremonial costume. They parade through the streets with music and color and it is a real spectacle. Open air cremations are held on the beach at Pantai Karang, 5 minutes walk from Hardys. You can watch from the sidelines but please do not get involved in the proceedings.
Other things to note
You will be required to be registered with police upon arrival for the duration of your stay. Please pay 50,000rp per person at office. We will require a copy of your passport which will be given to the local police. Please carry the copy in your wallet during your stay along with a copy of your insurance and emergency contact details. Do not take originals of your documents with you!!
No loud parties or gatherings. If there is any problems with behavior you will be asked to vacate with no refund.
No small children or pets.
Please recycle your bottles in bins provided
Please help with electricity cost by turning off your air con when you leave your appt..
No visitors to stay overnight.
No smoking inside units.
You are required to be registered locally, please provide copy of passport and charges at 50,000 IDR per person is applied.
Thank you and enjoy your stay.