Amed is a 14-km strip of fishing villages in Karangasem Regency on the east coast of Bali, Indonesia. The area name Amed is taken from one of its seven villages. The other six are called Jemeluk, Bunutan, Lipah, Selang, Banyuning and Aas. Many beaches in the area, including Amed Beach, have black volcanic sand as they are close to Mount Agung, Bali's largest volcano.
Amed is an area developing for tourism while holding on to tradition. It is slowly becoming known as a destination for backpacker tourism, free diving, scuba diving, and yoga classes and teacher training.
Amed was ranked #377 by the Nomad List which evaluates and ranks remote work hubs by cost, internet, fun and safety. The Karangasem district has a population of over 100,036 people.