Padang Bai is located in a beautiful little bay in East Bali. Padang Bai is the port for Bali-Lombok feries and boat to Nusa Penida. Padang Bai is a good place for diving and snorkeling and convenient base from which to explore some of the wider attractions of East Bali. Padang Bai is a charming little place in its own right and many people cancel their trip in order to spend more time in this lovely village.
Spending a night or two here will certainly not be time wasted.
Most visitors stay at the beachfront Padang Bai hotels. Budget Padang Bai hotels are off the beach and mainly located at jalan Silayukti and Jalan Segara. Mid-market Padang Bai hotels can be found at Jalan Pantai Silatukti and Jalan Silayukti. Top-end Padang Bai hotels are concentrated on the beachfront area.
Padang Bai is about 90-minute drive from Ngurah Rai International Airport and Kuta, 60-minute drive from Denpasar.