Padang – Padang Beach A peaceful and romantic setting
Padang – Padang Beach is a popular surfing point in East Asia. With challenging waves and stretches of pristine white sandy beaches, the magical Padang Beach can be found in Bali, Indonesia. The adventure for surfing aficionados here are simply endless. However, it is an ideal location for both experienced and amateur surfers seeking an unforgettable beach holiday.
Padang is Indonesia’s largest city in the west coast of Sumatra. It is a popular transit point for surfers heading to Mentawai Island and Batu Islands. Padang Beach which is also known as Tapi Lauik and Taplau, stretches from Samudra Street to Puruih. The beach is much loved for its spectacular sunsets and plethora of exciting food stalls. The nearby beach Bungus bay located to the south of Pandang is a great place for boating and swimming. The best way to explore the sights and sounds of Padang is to stay at a nearby hotel. Jimbaran, the nearby fishing village and tourist resort has many well-appointed hotels ideal for a memorable stay. Jimbaran is just 10 minutes away from Padang. For instance, the Le Meridien Bali Jimbaran Hotel is a lavish accommodation option offering sweeping views of the Indian Ocean.
Beach, Uluwatu Beach, Dreamland Beach, Impossible Beach and Balangan Beach. The dry season is the best time to head to Padang Beach for an unforgettable surfing expedition. During this time, the winds swirl from the southeast to the west forming powerful waves in the area. Each year Padang attracts hundreds of surfers from different parts of the world. The beach is ideal not only for surfing, but swimming and snorkeling too. The 120 meter long beach, the clean waters and the rocky cliffs make Padang beach a perfect romantic getaway.
Uditha Dharmawardhane is a travel writer who writes under the pen name Roland Lefevre. He specializes in creating features on leisure as well as business travel destinations across the globe.