Padang Padang Beach Bali or also known by local as Labuat Sait Beach is another beautiful white sandy beach that you should see if you are in Bali.
The beach got popular as a background of music clip by a band named Micheal Learn To Rock in 1997 and also written in a famous book “Eat, Pray & Love”.
Padang Padang Beach is well known for it surf break, and use as a yearly surf competition by famous brand. If you come to the beach around August you will see the wave can be 4 meters to 6 meters high.
If you do not like to surfing and you just want to relax sitting on the sand, it is better to come in low tide, because in high tide the sand will be cover by the white wash, so there is only little space for you to sit on the sand.
Where is Padang Padang Beach
The location of Padang Padang Beach Bali is on Labuan Sait Street in Pecatu Village. About 30 minutes drive from Ngurah Rai Airport with motorbike.
The beach is easy to find, the location is on the right of the main way, but to get to the beach you need to walk on through a cliff wall with many monkeys around it.
Things that you need to know before you go
- Entrance fee. You need to pay 10.000 rupiah to enter the beach
- Surfboard rental. If you forgot to bring your surf gear, don’t worry you can rent it on the beach and the price is 50/75 thousand rupiah for two hours.
- Wild monkeys. Do not pet the monkeys, they will bite you.
- Strong current. Make sure you know the situation before you jump to the water.