Life in Sanur is laidback, the days are long and the weather is warm and balmy. The amazing beachfront is the perfect place to enjoy a cocktail or two, and as if we needed an excuse, we’ve discovered some great deals. Here are some of our favourite bars where you can find the best deals for the happiest times of the day!
MAYA TREE BAR
Perched high on the beachfront of Sanur and part of the Maya hotel, you’re guaranteed picturesque ocean views. There are three levels to choose from, all wrapped around a shady tree. On most days there’s an acoustic duo or DJ playing laidback tunes.
Happy hour at the Maya Tree Bar begins at 5pm through to 7pm, with 50% off cocktails, wine and beer.
Located on Jalan Kesumasari, Artotel brings some colour to Sanur with its vibrant and unique artwork. The Roca restaurant is spread over a timber deck and offers full street views, so you can just sit back and watch the world go by. Filled with tropical plants and blooms, Roca is the perfect place to sample some fresh and innovative cocktails. The restaurant offers 50% off on lunchtime meals between 12pm and 3pm daily. And on Friday nights, don’t miss the Roca cocktail carnival, between 6pm to 8pm where for just RP125,000 there are free flow drinks.
BEACH HOUSE SANUR
Situated on the beach front down Jalan Kesumasari, Beach House Sanur offers a great happy hour every day. With ocean views from any table, it’s a great place to sit and enjoy the sea breezes any time of the day. The happiest hours are between 3pm and 6pm daily, where you can score drinks at a happy rate. Wine by the glass is 2 for Rp100,000, small Bintang are 2 for Rp44,000 and all Bali Moon cocktails 2 for Rp100,000. With more added extras and an awesome event line up, make sure you check out Beach House Sanur.
The most colourful place in Sanur, you’ll find Casablanca on Jalan Tamblingan. When we asked them for their happy hour details, they said all hours are happy at Casablanca, and we can’t argue with that!
Live bands perform every night and you’ll find a different theme every day of the week, be sure to check out their Facebook page for more details on who is playing.
Sunday nights are all about buying 2 cocktails and getting 1 free, and it’s a great night for Beatles fans with Facebeat, a tribute band, on stage from 9.30pm.
Relatively a new kid to the block, Selada offers Happy hour daily from 3pm to 10pm PLUS on Tuesday and Friday from 6.30pm to 9.30pm there is live acoustic music and free flow cocktails and snacks for just 200,000 RP!
THE FIRESTATION and FIREFLY
A gorgeous gastro-pub on Jalan Danau Poso, The Firestation has become a firm favourite with tourists and expats alike in Sanur. Sit street side or move inside for air-conditioned comfort and a relaxed dining atmosphere. Upstairs, Firefly is Sanur’s first cocktail and share plate bar, with tapas plates, desserts and signature cocktails on the menu. The Firestation has Happy Hour between 5pm and 6pm every day and 2 for 1 on Sundays!
BAMBOO BAR AND LOUNGE
White sandy beaches, comfortable lounges and blue ocean as far as the eye can see. Situated on Mertasari beach within the grounds of the Prama Hotel, Bamboo Bar and Lounge is an idyllic setting to while away some hours. There’s live music most nights and the Tropical Beach Party with fire dancers is held monthly. Happy Hour is every day between 6pm and 7pm, with 2 for 1 on selected wine, beer, soft drinks and juices.
We are always on the look out for new bars or Happy Hours so if you have a fave we haven’t mentioned here, please let us know!
Written by Jo Brierley.
Edited by Clare Srdarov.
All photos have been provided by the Facebook and Instagram pages of each establishment.