January 26, 2016

Padang Padang Beach Bali - Snorkeling, Surfing, Swimming & Wedding

Padang Padang Beach Bali - Snorkeling, Surfing, Swimming, Wedding & Eat Pray Love
Padang Padang Beach Bali - Snorkeling, Surfing, Swimming, Wedding & Eat Pray Love

Great waves, tranquility blue ocean, golden sandy beaches and amazing sunset are main attraction of Padang Padang Bali. Padang Padang or Labuan Sait Beach is a flat-type beach, golden sandy with boulder, and surrounded by high cliffs. There is a unique access to the sandy beach through the narrow rock crevice. This beach is a hidden pearl!

Let's take a closer look to the tranquility of Labuan Sait or Padang Padang!











Padang Padang Beach or Labuan Sait

The great waves combine with beautiful natural scenery, thick golden sand, and crystal clear water make Labuan Sait as a tourist destination that should not be missed!

This amazing beach is located in Pecatu Village, in the District of Kuta Selatan, Badung Regency Bali. This beach is close to Uluwatu Temple about 4 Kilometers (10 minutes). Visitor can get the location directly from Ngurah Rain International Airport just 20 Kilometers (about 45 minutes).

Padang Padang Beach Bali - Snorkeling, Surfing, Swimming, Wedding & Eat Pray Love

Visitor have to walk through the stone steps on a rock crevice which connect the main road to the white sandy beach. The gap is narrow enough so that it becomes difficult when passed by visitors who want to walk back up from the beach.

This is the only access to go and returning from the beach. So visitors should be stopped, pulled over rock walls. The visitor need to be patient until the path can be passed. Between unique and frustrating, huh!

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Padang Padang Beach Bali - Snorkeling, Surfing, Swimming, Wedding & Eat Pray Love

Padang Padang Beach Swimming

Labuan Sait beach also offers a clean beach, calm and shallow water. This place is suitable for family holiday and safe for swimming even for kid. In addition, there are also huge boulders, small rock, cliff and hidden beach, very interesting to explore or take photo shoot.

Many visitor came here for swimming, surfing or sun bathing with topical sun. They lie back on the sarong-beach, spending time with some sunblock, read books and waiting for stunning sunset. Truly lovely!

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Padang Padang Beach Bali - Snorkeling, Surfing, Swimming, Wedding & Eat Pray Love

Padang Padang Beach Bali Wedding

Labuhan Sait also becomes a favorite location for pre wedding photo-shoot. The beach is sheltered by cliffs, white sand, gently sloping, and relatively quiet highly supportive of the photo-shoot.

With huge rocks textured backdrop, green foliage above the cliffs, the cloud & sky, deep blue sea and the smooth waves will give a distinct impression in your pre wedding photos. Final touch is complemented by the romantic sunset, truly unforgettable moment.

This Beach location is close to another spot for pre wedding photo-shoot such as Suluban Beach or Blue Point Beach, Impossible Beach, Dreamland Beach, Balangan Beach, and Pandawa Beach. Also this waterfront is close to Garuda Wisnu Kencana Cultural Park or GWK Bali about 10 Kilometers (25 minutes).

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Padang Padang Beach Bali - Snorkeling, Surfing, Swimming, Wedding & Eat Pray Love

Padang Padang Beach Eat Pray Love

Padang Padang Bali become one of the locations where the filming for Eat Pray Love’s beach scene took place and further catapulted this beach name.

The beach conditions may not be as lively as that imagined, but the beauty and tranquility offered is genuine. The entrance to the golden beach to pass through a kind of limestone crevice provides its own nuance.

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Padang Padang Beach Bali - Snorkeling, Surfing, Swimming, Wedding & Eat Pray Love

Padang Padang Beach Bali Snorkeling

The condition of sea water in Padang Padang Bali is clear and shallow which allows visitors to snorkel. With the calm water, snorkeler can swim on the surface while observing marine creatures, corals, crevices, and fish-life.

The coral reefs here grow on shallow water and affected by the tide. The amount of light for photosynthesis in shallow waters is abundant. Most coral reefs exist in shallow waters less than 50 m deep.

This causes the coral reefs in Padang Padang Bali grow thrive and provide food for plankton. Of course this is a habitat for fish and other marine life.

Reef life and oceanic processes create opportunities for exchange of seawater, sediments, nutrients, and marine life among one another. They are integrated components of the coral reef ecosystem. Each of which playing a role in the support of the reefs and diverse fish-life.

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Padang Padang Beach Bali - Snorkeling, Surfing, Swimming, Wedding & Eat Pray Love

Padang Padang Beach Bali Surfing

This amazing beach has a beautiful blue ocean and great wave for surfing activity. Padang Padang Bali offers powerful and consistent waves with high of waves can reach 10 ft or 3 meters. This surfing location is highly recommended for advance up to professional surfers.

Situated in Pecatu Vilage (Kuta Selatan), the beach is influenced by Moderate Climate or D type climate (based on Schmidt-Ferguson climate classification maps). Moderate Climate have a humid season which begins from November continues to April.

The district of Kuta Selatan has high rainfall on the month of December, January, and February. Average temperature in Badung Regency range from 22,8 - 32,9 degrees Celsius. Humidity range from 77-84 %. Wind speed range from 4,2-8,0 knot (about 4,8-9,2 mph or miles per hours). Dry season runs from April to October.

The best time for surfing here is on dry season when the powerful waves occurred. This surf break becomes a favorite spot to enjoy the surf adventure and explore the great and challenging waves with no-off season.

There are also warungs or vendors for drinks and snacks. Labuan Sait is also very famous in the surf community and the annual surfing contest (Rip Curl) held in July–August. This shore is surrounded by high limestone cliff and blessed by the breathtaking view and lovely sunset.

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Reference

  1. google.co.id
  2. wikipedia.org
  3. Dinas Pariwisata Provinsi Bali
  4. Dinas Pariwisata Kabupaten Badung
  5. Image : Original Collections
  6. Distance and Time : google maps mobile
  7. Temperature: Badung Regency in Figure 2015 from BPS Kabupaten Badung
  8. Climate: Climate Classification Map (Schmidt-Ferguson) of BALI from BMKG Wilayah III Denpasar

Searches on this site related to Padang Padang Bali:

1. Pandawa Beach.
2. Dreamland Beach.
3. Uluwatu Temple.
4. GWK Bali.


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