Sanur was the original tourist destination starting in the 1930s and continuing after the end of World War II. Bali’s five star hotels were built here in the 1960s. Nowadays, it is favored destination of those that want a serene and peaceful holiday compared to the hustle and bustle of Kuta. Sanur has a traditional village atmosphere, a beautiful golden sand stretch of beach with a lagoon, fringing reef, fishing village and one of the best places to watch a sunrise. It is quiet streets are lined with nice restaurants, interesting art shops, hotels and trendy boutiques.