Bloo Lagoon Village
Travel Blogs from Padangbai
Padangbai is a very small (one-street) town with a dirt road but the diving and snorkelling there is world class. We dove for 2 days. On our first dive we saw seahorses, cuddle fish, frog fish, ribbon eels, moray eels, flying buda, the rare renophia fish (only found in this area) and ... a tourist submarine that tried to run us over. Wow! Even the …
After a nice rest and some breakfast near the pool, we decided to head into town to look around. Lisa was still feeling weak at times, so we asked if we could get a ride down the hill into town. Since the van wasn't available, they offered to take us down on motorbikes. That was intersting, though I don't like being a passenger on one of those …
Our first full day in Padangbai was rather uneventful. We went to breakfast at the dining area near the pool, where we dined with some other residents. We both had eggs, bacon and toast; nothing fancy or ethnic this time around. We (mostly me) began chatting with an Australian couple from Perth. They offered advice on what to do, namely renting a …
We started the day with coffee (of course) and some light packing. Since we were only tranferring an hour away, it made it easier to put things together. Our cook/housekeeper, Kadek, showed up around 9 and prepared a nice omlette and fresh fruit breakfast. After enjoying the feast, we finished packing and waited a bit for our summons by the driver …
... premises, but also the road, pavement opposite and even raking the sand beyond. Down at the pier a group of guys of varying ages were fishing off the end, some using very primitive bamboo cane rods with a bit of line, a small hook and using what looked like bright green mossy seaweed as bait.
After an average breakfast (at Martini’s which we had read about) we hired snorkelling gear and headed to Blue Lagoon, ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet