Begin at Sanur, a fishing village before it boomed into the present day quiet beach resort area that attracts mainly families and retirees. Watch the sunrise from the beach and watch the locals fish as they have for centuries.
Then seek out a stone pillar inscribed with ancient text from the 10th century, the oldest recorded writing on Bali, at the Prasasti Blanjong temple on Jalan Danau Poso. The text details the arrival of a Javanese king from the Mahayana Buddhist kingdom, which brought great cultural and religious influence to the island.
Rent a jungkung, or traditional wooden boat, and go snorkelling in the afternoon. Otherwise, walk about a kilometre south from the boat landing to Serangan Island for snorkelling off the east coast. You can also visit Pura Sekanan, an important temple of the area. Stop at the Turtle Conservation & Education Centre to discover efforts to increase the dwindling numbers of turtles on the island. Or visit the Mangrove Information Centre to find out the importance of mangroves then take a walk through one over two boardwalks.
Food wise, there are numerous eateries along Jalan Danau Tamblingan, that offers various international options for meals. Some noteworthy stops include Massimo Italian, Cafe Smorgas (sandwiches) and Ryoshi (Japanese).