The beach at Padang Padang is a beautiful sandy stretch situated only 3km (2 miles) north of the Uluwatu temple. This family beach features perfect conditions for swimming, sunbathing, and other water sports and you can get to it on foot through a narrow cliff entrance, down a few steps in the jungle.

Aerial view of the Padang Padang beach

Surfing Padang Padang – an experience like no other

With its world-class waves, stunning natural beauty, and vibrant surf culture, Padang Padang is a must-visit for surfers of all levels. Here you can meet pros at the surf camps and otherwise and get into friendly challenges.

Definitely Bali’s most celebrated surf spot, all levels of surfers love surfing Padang Padang as both breaks are consistently awesome.

Witness the popular “Balinese Pipeline” at the Padang Padang Lefts suitable for experienced surfers. Famous due to Padang Padang Left which only pros and experts should consider surfing Padang as it is especially risky during low tide due to the sharp coral reef and jagged rocks.

Watch out and seek out the advice of experienced local surf guides and surf instructors if you’re not an expert surfer. Surfing Padang Padang Left means speed, tubes, and killer 10-foot (3-meter) waves.

Luckily for beginners and those in search of smaller, softer waves, there is Padang Padang right just up the beach, where a long, unbroken wave provides the perfect conditions for novice surfers and long boarders.

In addition to its incredible surf, Padang Padang offers breath taking natural beauty. The beach is nestled between towering limestone cliffs, and to access it, you’ll descend a narrow staircase that opens up to a hidden cove with golden sands and crystal-clear waters.

It’s the kind of picturesque setting that will leave you in awe and make you feel like you’ve stepped into a postcard. If you are not surfing in Padang Padang, you can also justchill at its beautiful white sand beaches.

Don’t worry if you don’t know surfing, Padang Padang is home to Rapture Surf Camps providing surf lessons for all levels. Their surf instructors will guide you based on your skills and teach you how to manoeuvre appropriate surf breaks for you. Enjoy a multi-cuisine dinner, free wifi and daily Yoga sessions at this Padang Padang surf camp.

What’s the best time for surfing Padang Padang?

The best time of year for Surfing Padang Padang famous left is the dry season, which lasts from June to September. April, May, and October also provide good size swell and have the advantage of fewer surfers to share them with.

A Surfer riding a big wave in Bali
Surfing a huge wave in Bali Padang

Is surfing in Padang Padang suitable for beginner?

Beginners with a desire to experience surfing Padang Padang should try the beach break of Padang Padang Right. During high tide, Right’s long, unbroken wave is perfect for beginner and intermediate surfers who are transitioning between white water and unbroken waves. And you can always head over to Left to check out the action when you get up to speed!

In conclusion, surfing Padang Padang is more than just a sport; it’s an experience that touches the soul. The combination of world-class waves with exciting big swells, stunning surroundings, and a welcoming surf culture creates a unique and unforgettable adventure that every surfer should have on their bucket list.

A surf trip to Bali is an experience like no other, one that will leave you with memories to cherish for a lifetime.

Ready to embark on your Padang Padang surfing adventure? Join us at our Padang Padang Surf Camps and let us be your guide to this surfing paradise. Book your surf trip now and make your dreams of riding these legendary waves a reality with Rapture Surf Camps!

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Lush green entrance to our private Bungalow
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