PADANG BAI MAP
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Map of Padang Bai
Padang Bai is located about 53 km from Denpasar. It takes 2 hours before you arrive in Padang Bai. It's not just a fishing village, where you can take the boat to Lombok and to the Gili Islands. Whoever thinks is wrong. They miss the charm of this place and it is definitely worth it. Tourists who are on their way to the other islands often interrupt their trip to stay here for a few nights.
Padang Bai has one of the better beaches and you can go diving and snorkeling in the immediate area. There are a number of diving schools in Padang Bai to meet these needs. In addition, Padang Bai offers many nice trips to the hinterland. Padang Bai has some excellent budget and middle class hotels and several excellent seafood restaurants. The best accommodation in Padang Bai is the Blue Lagoon Resort.
Do you have enough of sea and / or beach?
Then there are a number of temples to be discovered in Padang Bai.
Padang Bai has five major temples: Pura Dalem, located in the city center, Pura Segara, is located between the city and the main beach. The Pura Telagamas, the Pura Silayukti and the Pura Tanjungsari are located in the east of Padang Bai. Of the five temples, the Pura Silayukti is the most remarkable.
It is one of the oldest temples in Bali. Here lived the great Hindu wise Empu Kuturan and his wisdom dates back to the 11th century. You will find this temple by just walking the beach to the end and walking around the landtong. Do not forget to bring a sarong and / or other clothes.
Although Padang Bai is a very busy port with tourists, it is a destination that is quickly overlooked by tourists. However, Padang Bai is worth a visit. Most visitors stay for an hour in Padang Bai: at the port or in a small cafe where they wait for their fast boat to leave. Most tourists do not see the beauty of Padang Bai.
Just like the Gili Islands, Padang Bai is home to many fishing boats and "Diving Boats", parked offshore. It is easy for a tourist to organize a trip with a local fishing boat. Hundreds of tourists pass each Padang Bai on their way to their next Indonesian island, so almost every locals who work in Padang Bai can speak English.
Ferry to Lombok
Padang Bai Beach Resort
Located in Padang Bai, Padang Bai Beach Resort is the ideal base for relaxing and comfortable accommodation. Due to its key location, guests are able to access several interesting attractions such as Blue Lagoon and White Sand Beach. This dive resort offers quality rooms, all of which are fully equipped with standard facilities.
Apart from excellent facilities and services, Padang Bai Beach Resort also provides plenty of recreational activities to ensure that guests are having a pleasant stay. If you are looking for good accommodation in Bali, Padang Bai Beach Resort is definitely a smart choice at all costs.
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