Blessed with a long reef teeming with diverse marine life, Sanur can be regarded as the second best diving spot in Bali after Tulamben in the farther reaches of East Bali. Sanur is a shallow site with a reef running along the side which is home to loads of fish including Bat Fish, Parrot Fish, Puffer Fish and many more. Its moderate winds and clear waters surely provide water sport enthusiasts with a playground of with quality and safety in mind.
Snorkeling in Sanur is better during the high tide: as the level gets higher the underwater life animates naturally. For snorkeling, Sanur is the second best site on the island. To find the best spots you could rent a dinghy and reach places further away than the immediate vicinity of the beach, although to be safe.