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Welcome to our family.

Our new diving school is in Amed, a paradise place on the island of Bali. With the best professionals and with the passion that is part of our DNA since our birth, let us be part of your journey, be part of your life and for you to be part of this philosophy of life that is all about passion.


After many years in the world of diving teaching and learning its secrets every day, we decided to sit in front of the sea and build our little school. We found paradise in Amed, a place with black volcanic sand, crystal clear waters and an impressive view of the Agung volcano, where we can share our passion, diving. The secret of Pura Vida Diving Bali in Amed is you, you are part of the project, part of the Pura Vida family. We don't talk about diving, we talk about friendship in a family atmosphere and with many smiles so that you feel at home in this part of the world, passion under pressure only in Pura Vida

Our school

Our school is more than a diving center: it is a home away from home where divers become part of our underwater family. It is located at the entrance of this charming coastal town. With architecture inspired by the Balinese style, our space reflects the warmth and hospitality of the local culture, offering a welcoming environment for our visitors and the excitement of the underwater world.

We strive to offer the best experience possible, combining professionalism and safety with a touch of adventure and fun. Our goal is for each dive to be an unforgettable experience, full of exciting discoveries and memorable moments.


Amed is a charming fishing town located on the east coast of the island of Bali. Known for its natural beauty, black sand beaches, coral reefs, tranquil environment, and stunning sunsets overlooking Mount Agung. Amed has become a popular destination for travelers looking to relax and escape the hustle and bustle of the busy tourist areas, immerse themselves in the natural beauty and authentic culture of Bali, as well as for diving and snorkeling enthusiasts.

- Black sand beaches: Unlike the more common white sand beaches in Bali, Amed's beaches are mainly composed of volcanic black sand, giving it a unique and distinctive look.

- Diving and snorkelling: Amed is known for its magnificent diving and snorkelling sites, including stunning coral reefs, colourful marine life and the opportunity to explore the famous USS Liberty Wreck in Tulamben.

- Peaceful atmosphere: Amed offers a relaxed and peaceful atmosphere, away from the hustle and bustle of Bali's busiest tourist areas. It is the perfect place to disconnect, relax and enjoy the serenity of nature.

- Stunning sunsets: Sunsets in Amed are spectacular, with vibrant colours that illuminate the sky. They create an unforgettable backdrop to close the day in harmony with the majesty of Mount Agung. A perfect time to relax and enjoy the natural beauty of the area.

- Authentic local culture: Amed offers visitors the opportunity to experience authentic Balinese culture, with its traditions, festivals and religious ceremonies. In addition, travellers can delight in delicious local food, including traditional dishes such as "Nasi Campur" (rice with various accompaniments), "Mie Goreng" (fried noodles) and "Sate" (grilled meat skewers), which reflect the rich culinary heritage of the region."

Temples around Amed

Along Bali's east coast, where the waves of the Indian Ocean lap the black sand beaches, are some of the island's most revered temples. If you're looking for a unique spiritual and cultural experience, the temples near Amed offer a fascinating window into Bali's rich history and religious devotion. Furthermore, exploring these temples from Amed not only gives you the opportunity to immerse yourself in the essence of the island but also allows you to enjoy the serenity and authenticity of this coastal region.

PURA LEMPUYANG LAHUR (gates of heaven)

It is one of the most important temples in Bali and considered one of the most sacred places for the Balinese who are obliged to visit it once every 10 years.

Right in the central area of the complex are the famous Gates of Heaven of Bali or Candi Bentar, traditional doors in every religious complex in Bali. These Gates of Heaven are one of the most recurring photographs of every tourist who visits the temple. The visits on Mount Agung are simply incredible


DISTANCE from Amed: 30 min by motorbike or car.

HOURS: every day of the week from 6 am to 7 pm

PRICE: 100,000 IDR in total (6 euros more or less).

TIRTA GANGGA (Water Palace)

Also known as the Palacio de Agua, it was built in 1948.

It was partially destroyed by the eruption of the Agung volcano in 1963, then rebuilt and renovated and reopened for visits.

Upon entering we can see a large 11-level fountain, and the main pool, with statues of gods and a path that will allow us to walk inside the pool.

The sacred water that comes from Tirta Gangga springs has always been considered sacred and is still used for Hindu ceremonies.

DISTANCE from Amed: 30 or 45 min by motorbike or car (16km)

HOURS: Open from 8am to 8pm.

PRICE: 50,000 IDR (3 euros more or less)

PURA BESAKIH (Mother temple)

Pura Besakih (Mother Temple) is the largest and most sacred of Bali's temples. Located on the slope of the sacred Mount Agung, the Mother Temple is made up of 22 different temples.

During the earthquakes of 1917, a large part of the temples of the Mother Temple were devastated and had to be rebuilt. Later, during the volcano's eruption in 1963, the complex managed to escape unscathed, something that Balinese citizens described as miraculous.

DISTANCE from Amed: 1 hour and a half (43 km).

HOURS: Every day from 8am to 6pm.

PRICE: Admission 90,000 IDR (5.31 euros) and includes a guide.

At our establishment, we not only offer comfort and hospitality, but we also care about making your stay as pleasant as possible. If you are interested in visiting Bali's iconic temples or need to organize reliable transportation, we are here to help.

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