LABUAN SAIT (PADANG-PADANG) BEACH
– All Details to Know About Padang-padang Labuan Sait Beach –
WHY BACKPACKER SHOULD VISIT PADANG-PADANG BEACH?
EAT, PRAY, LOVE BEACH
This beach is location of Hollywood movie.
Yes, Julia Robert on Eat, pray and love.
HIDDEN SECRET BEACH
This beach located in the back of the limestone rocks.
You need climb down the stairs to reach the beach.
Unlike Kuta beach, Sanur beach or other touristic beach,
This beach more quiet compare to touristic beach.
The wave so calm and quiet place.
Short coast and beautiful white sand.
WHAT IS PADANG-PADANG BEACH?
Padang-padang Labuan Sait beach is a hidden beach. You have to walk down the stairs and pass the cave. Padang padang beach is a small beach. It become popular after ‘eat, pray & love’ movie. It really has nice view and calm wave. In the side of Padang padang beach you can found many surfer use this spot as the favorite place.
WAY CAVE TO REACH THE BEACH
*) After pass the ticket window you will have a good impression of the narrow walk path. It’s almost like a cave.
WHEN THE BEST TIME TO VISIT PADANG-PADANG BEACH?
BEST TIME TO VISIT:
7.00 AM – 9.00 AM.
*) It’s relative not so much visitor in the morning.
April – October.
*) July to September are the most ideal months to visit this beach since it is little rain and sometime no rain et all.
**) If you visit on west wind season (November – February), you will see the beach so dirty, full of garbage such as plastic, branch, coconut skin, etc. It caused by the west wind blows and bring the waste/garbage from other island and landed in Bali island. The villagers and the beach management already clean it everyday, but it comes again in everyday.
6.40 PM – 6.45 PM.
*) The color gradation start on 6.15 PM.
A BEACH VIEW REVEALED
WHERE IS PADANG-PADANG BEACH LOCATED?
Village (Desa): Pecatu
Sub-district (Kecamatan): Kuta Selatan
Regency (Kabupaten): Badung
Province (Provinsi): Bali
About 28 km southwest of Denpasar or 1 hour and 10 minutes.
About 51 km southwest of Ubud or 2 hour and 15 minutes.
About 21 km southwest of Kuta beach or 1 hours.
About 19 km southwest of Ngurah Rai airport or 45 minutes.
MAP OF LABUAN SAIT PADANG-PADANG BEACH:
*) After the Hollywood movies, Eat pray love, Labuan Sait beach known as Padang padang beach. But, actually Padang padang beach is in the west side of Labuan Sait beach. Today on Google map, the truly Padang padang beach known as Thomas beach. You will found small name board as Padang padang beach on the site.
**) If you drive a scooter you can just click the map above. It’s your driving guideline.
HOW TO GET TO PADANG-PADANG BEACH?
There is no public transport to get there.
*) For backpacker i recommend you to rent a scooter to reach this beach and use google maps as your navigator.
VISITOR SUNBATHING & RELAX AT LABUAN SAIT BEACH
*) This beach has small coast only. But, it has white sand and beautiful view.
*) After the Hollywood movies, ‘Eat pray love’, Labuan Sait beach become popular and crowded. Especially on the weekend.
HOW MUCH IS PADANG-PADANG BEACH ENTRANCE FEE?
INTERNATIONAL VISITOR ENTRANCE FEE:
Adult: IDR 10K (2017)
Child: IDR 5K (2017)
UPDATE INTERNATIONAL VISITOR ENTRANCE FEE:
IDR 15K (2019)
Adult : IDR 20K (2020)
Child : IDR 15K (2020)
LOCAL (DOMESTIC) VISITOR ENTRANCE FEE:
Adult : IDR 15K
Child : IDR 10K
*) In March 2021 i found they lowering the entrance fee. They reduce IDR 5K per ticket.
LABUAN SAIT BEACH PADANG PADANG ENTRANCE FEE
LABUAN SAIT BEACH ENTRANCE FEE TICKET:
Scooter = IDR 2K.
Car = IDR 5K
*) There are some monkey on the parking area. Better you put your helmet into the helmet box because sometime they scratch and broke your helmet. Also don’t left any snacks or fruit on the scooter. They will steal your foods. Hmm, i lost my dragon fruit here actually. 🙂
PADANG-PADANG LABUAN SAIT BEACH
LABUAN SAIT SUNSET
MOBILE PHONE SIGNAL:
There are strong signal for your smartphone.
*) Use Telkomsel SIM card for relative better service compare to other telecom operator.
There are some cafe & restaurant.
There are some restroom.
*) Free toilet near the ticket window.
*) Images source: courtesy of Wanderlust Eva.
**) After pass the ticket window & pass the cave you will have a good impression. Your eyes will wide-open when see the beach. It’s a small beach, but nice and worthed to be visited.
LABUAN SAIT IN THE NIGHT
MELASTI CEREMONY IN LABUAN SAIT BEACH
*) Images source: courtesy of Wanderlust Eva.
**) Labuan Sait beach become popular after the Hollywood movies, ‘Eat pray love’. It’s really nice and small beach. You just need to visit it on weekday and then you can enjoy sunbathing, swimming and watching sunset here.
PROS AND CONS:
1. White sand beach.
2. Sunbathing and relaxing spot.
3. Sunset spot.
4. Surfing spot.
5. Nice cave enter.
1. Tiny beach.
2. Touristic beach.
3. Crowded on weekend/tourist season.
4. Annoying monkey on scooter parking space.
5. Dirty in Monsoon (west wind) season.
UPDATE STATUS OF LABUAN SAIT PADANG PADANG BEACH:
OPEN FOR ANY VISITOR/TOURIST
*) Since March 21st, 2020 Padang padang beach has been closed according to government instruction to avoid Corona spreads.
**) Since July 9th, 2020 Padang padang Labuan Sait beach has been opened with New Normal protocol. The local authority applied free entrance fee for two days.
SOME ‘SEE & DO’ NEAR PADANG-PADANG LABUAN SAIT BEACH BALI:
You can combine to visit these places when you visiting Labuan Sait ‘Padang-padang’ beach:
You can also check our recommended itinerary here: Day 7 itinerary.
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