Recently we had a short vacay at Puri Santrian, Sanur; it was a pleasant stay, the room was nice, the staff was great and food is great but something a bit ruined our holiday, I will share it with you later 🙂
It was a nice resort, it’s not new but I think they renovated several wings of rooms to something more modern yet still have some Balinese touch. The lobby had this traditional Balinese decor, with a warm ambiance and surrounded with a lush verdant garden.
Located in the heart of Sanur, surrounded by some stores, cafes, restaurants and traditional art markets that can be reached within walking distance.
We stayed in the Premier Deluxe Room, it was quiet, nice, cozy and spacious. Just add an extra bed and it would be suitable for a family with one child.
Quite stunned when I see the bathroom, they have a big bathtub. However, it’s not easy for a child to get inside the tub, because it was quite deep. But I still like it because the bathroom was not too cramped.
As for dining options, they have two restaurants. One restaurant by the beach is the all-day-dining called Beach Club Restaurant and another one is the new one called The Mezzanine Restaurant that serves an array of Thai and Japanese selections.
On our first day, we enjoy a nice afternoon tea at the Beach Club Restaurant. Enjoying a relaxing afternoon in a breezy wind with some sweet and savory treats while gazing at the calm Sanur Beach.
As we walk to the beach I noticed that they have not only 1 but 3 pools in this hotel. But one of the pool is only for the Premier Deluxe Pool guest. And as for our son, he really loves playing the giant chess by the main pool.
Dinner time, we headed to The Mezzanine Restaurant, as I mention before they serve Japanese and Thai food. They prepared us some of their signatures Thai dishes: Gai Phad Med Ma Muang (stir-fried chicken mixed with cashew nut, onion, capsicum and mushroom in homemade chili sauce), Massaman Neua (Beef short rib in massaman curry paste and coconut milk with potato, peanut, and shallot), and Phad Kra Prow Talay Ruam Mitra (deep-fried seafood in oyster sauce mixed with onion, capsicum, chili, garlic and basil).
The next morning, we decided to wake up a bit early than usual to catch the sunrise by the beach before we head to the Beach Club Restaurant for breakfast. It was nice to watch the sun rises on the horizon.
Unfortunately, after breakfast, my husband felt unwell he had a fever probably from a virus. So he had to take a rest for the rest of our holiday. And eventually, my son and I also got sick the next day and the whole family has to take a rest for a week. Bummer 😦
But, despite the three of us being really sick during the holiday, I can say that the room was great, the service was nice and friendly, and the food was good.
Thank you Puri Santrian team for the hospitality 🙂
Puri Santrian Beach Resort & Spa
Jl. Cemara No.35
Sanur, Kec. Denpasar Selatan
Denpasar, Bali 80228
+62361 – 288009
Instagram: Puri Santrian
- Do you know that Sanur was the first tourism area in Bali way before Kuta? https://www.indonesia.travel/gb/en/destinations/bali-nusa-tenggara/sanur
- Back in 1906, Sanur beach was used as the landing site of the Royal Dutch invasion troops. Also the entry point of Japanese forces to invade Bali. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dutch_intervention_in_Bali_(1906)
- Adrien Jean Le Mayeur de Merpes (1880–1958), a Belgian painter, lived in Sanur from 1932–1958. His house was transformed into a museum, Museum Le Mayeur, where about 80 of his most important paintings are exhibited https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sanur,_Bali