One beach that you cannot miss out when you are in Southern Bali is Padang-padang beach. It is well-known as a good spot for surfing, and you know, a filming location of Julia Roberts in Eat, Pray, Love. Or perhaps if you are a big fan of Bigbang, one of their members, Seungri, ever enjoyed his holiday here with his friends. I am not a fan of both but I am just saying because people will tell you anyway.
To find the location of Padang-padang beach is not difficult. You just have to use your smartphone using Google Maps application. It is easy to find and accessible, however there is no public transportation can bring you there. For this destination, there is no huge sign or fancy entrance . So once you reach the location as you follow in Google Maps, you will only see parking lot. You cannot see the beach yet but if you see many foreigners bring their surboards there, you surely on the right place. To reach the beach, you need to go down through natural-cave stairs. The cave is quite narrow so people should pass by one by one.
White sand beach, clear seawater, mossy rocks, clear blue sky, and wave sound combine and melt into one awe. Though it was crowded when I was there, I enjoyed this beach so much. It’s pretty indeed! These following photos were taken 1,5 years ago. Let’s throwback!
Pecatu, Bali Selatan / Southern Bali
Car, motorcycle, no public transportation