Aquaria Bali Resort, CandidasaJl Puri Bagus, Samuh, Candi Dasa, East Bali  Aquaria Bali Resort, Candidasa +62 363 41127

Boutique hotel & eco resort in Candi Dasa, Bali

Candi Dasa boutique hotel & eco resort, East Bali

Candi Dasa, Bali oceanfront hotel at Aquaria Bali boutique hotel and eco resort

In the heart of the Bali seaside village of Candi Dasa, Aquaria boutique hotel and eco resort offers a peaceful oasis where you can relax and revitalise in simple luxury.

12 rooms frame the aquamarine, crystal-clear pool and all are just metres from the ocean's edge. 

Choose an ocean front room to enjoy the waves 10 metres from your terrace edge or a poolside room for an ocean view when you step out onto your terrace, no more than 50 metres from where the ocean meets the shore.

Every room at this boutique hotel and eco resort is elegantly and tastefully furnished to provide light, airy, comfortable and spacious accommodation.

Aquaria Eco Resort's seaside restaurant offers daily organic taste sensations

Our food marries the freshest of local Balinese ingredients with the delicate spices and delicious flavours of Asian fusion cuisine, drawing inspiration from around the Pacific Rim.

In the centre of Candi Dasa, Bali yet away from it all

Aquaria Bali eco resort and boutique hotel, Candi Dasa, Bali

Venture down Aquaria's cool, palm tree-lined driveway and a sense of peace pervades your soul.

It’s a magical place that let you leave the worries of your world behind and truly unwind.

Enjoy life’s simple pleasures soaking up the sun, sipping a fresh juice and swimming chemical-free in the natural stone, ionised pool - cool, clean and aquamarine.

Soothe your mind and body with Balinese spa treatment

Restore your equilibrium and enhance your wellbeing with a blissful massage and natural body, face, hand and feet rituals at Aquaria's Inner Temple Spa.

And when you’re tired of relaxing, traditional East Bali awaits you with its magical temples and water palaces, ancient villages and colourful ceremonies.

A Balinese eco resort and hotel like no other 

Boutique hotel and eco resort, Candi Dasa, Bali

Aquaria Eco Resort considers every detail, so all you need to do is enjoy every moment of your stay.

Aquaria's water is so pure and clean that you can drink it without relying on purchased bottled water.  

Linens are laundered with natural cleansers so they stay soft and comfortable. Rooms are cleaned without the use of chemicals, so the environment stays clean and clear.

Fresh, mouthwatering breakfast platters change daily to excite your senses and are served on oversized terraces overlooking the pool.  

Come on in… and experience the magic of Aquaria Eco Resort, Bali.


-Festivities and colour-


Om Swastiastu (welcome),

Bali always has an itinerary full of celebrations filled with action and vibrance. With pure dedication to the rotating 210 day calendar named ‘Powukon’ lifestyles are followed everyday from household chores to celebrations and making decisions about life paths through this calendar.

Pawukon calender - numerica calendar of 210 days per year

As April comes around each year it is a very special month of festivity in the calendar. Galungan is a time where Hindu’s celebrate the triumphant battle of good versus evil and /or the advancement of Hinduism. Galungan is starting on Tuesday the 4th of April and also the following November the 1st 2017. Galungan is a unique welcome to Bali if you choose to arrive at this time. Kuningan follows 10 days (14th of April) afterward Galungan - the Balinese believe that this is the time when the gods and ancestors find their way back after visiting earth during the celebration of Galungan.

During this time preparation for Galungan consists of nothing but busy locals!

Killings of chickens and pigs to later feast on, communal gatherings, offering making and traditional baking of ‘jajan’ Balinese cakes all contribute to the arrival of this day. The men of the villages collaboratively make ‘penjor’ which are large bamboo poles that are naturally curved at the top and are intricately decorated bearing offerings of fruit, rice and coconut leaves. These penjor are seen throughout the streets and in the entrances of family compounds resulting in colour and serene decorational beauty across the island. Families collectively bring offerings to extended family households and to the local temples where they share and enjoy family company after praying. A holiday time for going back home and spending time with relatives upon its climax on Wednesday April 5th and November 2nd 2017. Kuningan Day is when Sang Hyang Widhi (god) gives the blessing of prosperity to the whole of the world.

The 10th Full Moon ‘Purnama Kedasa’ commences on the 11th of April. This is celebrated in major temples across the island but in particular at the famous Mother Temple - Besakih which holds a sacred ceremony called ‘Betara Turun Kabeh’ which invites the gods and ancestors to give their blessings. Pilgrimages, purification - Melasti takes place the following Sunday where processions carry sacred objects from the temples and tirta ayu (holy water).



Wayan Tison came to Aquaria on a 3 month work experience from tourism school.  He was so handy and willing that we asked him to stay part time whilst he finished his schooling and then when he had finished we asked him to stay full time. He proved to be a Jack of All Trades, and the one that Ketut, our manager,   calls on in a mechanical emergency.  Very skilled with his hands across all departments.   Whether its cleaning, waiting on tables, barman, cocktail maker, plumber, electrician, builder, gardener, .  – he can do it all.  I expect that being an ace card and domino player has also given him his ability with maths, . He is like a sponge – willing to learn everything.   He is a bit of a perfectionist and likes everything to be fair within the Aquaria family team.  His abilities have been under used  up until now…. Or maybe “over-used” – this is the problem when being good at everything!    He appears so serious and so he was nicknamed “grandpa” by Deng,  but when you get him to smile, his face lights up and he is so handsome and can be so charming when he chooses. He is constantly keeping us on our toes , and amused.  Life at Aquaria would be so boring without Tison.



Bagus has been one of our very original staff members since the beginning. His name Nyoman Bagus means ‘good’ but sometimes he is ‘nakal’ (naughty). Bagus has been with us since he was 18 years old. He came with minimum experience and little English. Now he is number one in restaurant. Always calm, lets nothing upset him, always C'est la vie - thats life! Why worry about it? But we all ask, when will he be married ? … Maybe this year! You never know with this one. Bagus always manages to make guests laugh and smile, his humour and lightheartedness makes him shine.He has been through some tough times and we are really proud of him for facing adversity and getting through it all still smiling..


I would love to be in Bali at this time to celebrate with close friends and family. But I hope that some of you who read this will enjoy it for me.

Thankyou for taking the time to read this month…  



Selamat Hari Raya Galungan dan Kuningan

​Love ...  Mirani 

Oceanfront and poolside accommodation

  • Standard Poolside King
    Pool front
    $ 70 USD per night
  • Standard Poolside King / Twin
    Pool front
    $ 70 USD per night
  • Poolside Superior King
    Pool front
    $ 75 USD per night
  • Poolside Superior King / Twin
    Pool front
    $ 75 USD per night
  • Oceanview Poolside AC room King or Twin
    Pool front
    $ 80 USD per night
  • Oceanfront Room
    Ocean front
    $ 90 USD per night
  • Upstairs Oceanfront Penthouse Apartment
    Ocean front
    $ 125 USD per night
  • Oceanfront Bungalow
    Ocean front
    $ 130 USD per night
  • Grande Apartment
    Pool front
    $ 145 USD per night

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