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Padang Bai Fishing Village

Karangasem Regency, Indonesia
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Love this village

Spent a night here coming from Mt. Batur. Nice comfy hotels around the beach and good restaurants... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2017
Los Angeles, California
via mobile
Pick your time to visit as it gets busy

I love that Padang Bai is still a small, typical Balinese fishing village and has some gorgeous... read more

Reviewed 24 March 2017
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Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Spent a night here coming from Mt. Batur. Nice comfy hotels around the beach and good restaurants around too. It was not too busy when we got there, so it was nice. Beautiful boats everywhere. And, cool to see young kids flying their kites, having...More

Thank kingkangreturns
Reviewed 24 March 2017

I love that Padang Bai is still a small, typical Balinese fishing village and has some gorgeous little places for tourists to stay, eat and play. Best of all, the place is authentically Balinese when so many other places have gone way down the tourist...More

6  Thank UrbanDrifter
Reviewed 22 February 2017

The main Padang Bai beach is lined with fishing boats where the locals come for an evening fix of bakso...do try its really good. A couple of lovely beaches around which is unbelievable with the boat jetty being so close.

1  Thank worldiscoverer
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Padang Bai has remained a small, typical Balinese fishing village. While there are many facilities catering for tourist's need like hotel and restaurant. Blue Lagoon is a favorite snorkeling spot for families and new snorkelers because the waters are extremely calm. The snorkeling area has...More

2  Thank Tetamian Tour B
Reviewed 7 December 2016

We drove down to Padang Bai in search of a little serenity having found Ubud busier than we expected. It's a pleasant enough spot for a wander, with plenty of fishing boats pulled up onto the sand as the subject for photos. It seems mainly...More

2  Thank carolynbmcinnis
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Really recommend for snorkeling and diving, we go from kuta with snorkeling tour packages include visit tenganan and taman ujung Tample also, really nice , u have to try this trip. I go with G.day o tour travel, just paid 600.000 / person include snorkeling...More

Thank FinaIsnaini
Reviewed 17 September 2016

I was so disappointed with this place, there might be some nice beaches around but the place itself is awful. You cannot walk one cm without being stopped by people trying to sell you boat tickets. I regretted having stayed there one night.

Thank DaisyandThyme
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

I'm so glad I decided on only a day trip to Padang bai instead of staying there! It is crazy busy with people trying to get on the fast boats, traffic is more horrendous than the usual Bali chaos and it is very dirty and...More

Thank Coolangatta_Gold
Reviewed 16 April 2016

Here in PadangBai, you can catch your boat or ferry to Lombok and Gili Islands. however those bustling visitor should also use this small village as their abode to start venture the beauty of bali frong taman sukasada, tirta gangga, to ubud and even their...More

2  Thank FarisH27
Reviewed 9 February 2016

located on the east coast of bali, it took us about 1:30 hrs from seminyak. After some haggling on the price, I hope that's the best price I got, abt USD11 per person, six of us, got on a boat to Teluk Jepun for snorkelling...More

2  Thank Ruyati
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27 June 2016|
Response from Katedancer |
Also can you fish free
17 March 2015|
Response from boych | Reviewed this property |
You can get there by travel around airport toward Padang bai. It's along 2 hours from airport.
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