Blue Lagoon Beach is on the east side of Bali and it took us about 1.5 hours from Kuta just to drive there. But the beach was worth it - it was like a hidden paradise. Blue Lagoon Beach is clean and water is quite sheer so it's easy to see what's underneath. Another good thing, there are not many people there. Blue Lagoon Beach is very well known by snorkeling lovers, here with very clear water and rich coral reefs that are still preserved and filled with colorful small fish as if to make this Blue Lagoon Beach a paradise from underwater life. which is located in the east of the island of Bali, does not make tourists afraid to visit this place, because the snorkeling spot in the blue lagoon is the most perfect.
All you need to know Blue Lagoon Beach
Bloo lagoon or Blue Lagoon ?, Previously this beach was called Bloo Lagoon because in this place there was a hotel called Bloo Lagoon Resort, so the name of the beach was taken from the name of the resort here, but the name of the beach changed and it is better known as Blue Lagoon beach. Bloo Lagoon Beach is often referred to by tourists as the Blue Lagoon, this is what makes it a little confusing, because in Bali there is a beach with the name Blue Lagoon also which is located in Nusa Ceningan with the name Blue Lagoon Nusa Ceningan. So it must be confirmed by the name of the place where the beach is located, such as Blue Lagoon Padang Bay or Blue Lagoon Nusa Ceningan, this is definitely a different location which Blue Lagoon Nusa Ceningan is located on the island of Nusa Ceningan, to go there need using fast boat, due located in remoted islands only sea transportation can go to Nusa Ceningan. Maybe because the mention of the names Bloo and Blue is quite similar, thus making the Bloo Lagoon place better known as Blue Lagoon Beach and also besides that the water here is very clear and looks blue, maybe that's the reason it's also called the Blue Lagoon, but whatever it's called as long as you mention where it's located such as Blue Lagoon Padang Bay or Blue Lagoon Nusa Ceningan, you won't be confused. But there are some people who still call this place Bloo Lagoon, so you don't need to be confused, because this place is definitely Blue Lagoon Padang Bai
Blue Lagoon Beach located approximately one hour and a half from Denpasar International Airport, Padangbai is a busy port where most people take the ferry to/from Lombok and onwards to the Gilis, Komodo Islands and Flores. With its beautiful setting, small, unspoiled village feel, it must qualify as one of the most attractive port towns in the world. At the northern end of the town sits the eleventh century Pura Silayukti Temple and just beyond it lies the Blue Lagoon, a small white sand beach great for snorkeling, diving and relaxing in the local warungs. Located in the village of Padang Bai, close to the port of Padang Bai which is often used for fast boats to dock and travel to the Gili islands, the trip from Kuta is about two hours away by car or motorbike, this location is very easy to find because it is located in one direction. heading east of Bali, like lempuyang, there are directions at every red light, making it easier for you to find the location of blue lagoon, Padang Bai. Near the blue lagoon there is also a temple that is sanctified by local people, while the name of the temple is Pura Silayukti.
Blue Lagoon Beach is close to Padangbai harbour. Known as an underwater paradise, the water is warm and the marine life is abundant. You may well see clouds of ultraviolet fish daubed with splashes of luminous orange, followed by shoals of black fish with tails shaped like the head of a spanner, you might even see a fish in a leopard-print coat, and if you look carefully, you will notice cleverly camouflaged creatures hiding in the reef crevices. The coastline borders a coral garden where you can snorkel among psychedelic fish. Padangbai is a major harbour for ferries to Lombok as well as for smaller boats to Nusa Penida. If you plan for do snorkeling here, can take this packages Blue Lagoon Snorkeling Tour will sure make your day memorable one. It is a very picturesque village, with semi-circular hills surrounding a sparkling blue Bai. It is also home to a famous temple, Pura Silayukti, where the Buddhist sage Mpu Kuturan is said to have lived in the 11th century.
Blue Lagoon Beach is a great beach for snorkeling. The coral reef is right up to the shore and is very pretty. Best way is to enter on the far left side, where there is a coral-less canal that leads to the snorkling site. There are two restaurants with reasonable food, showers, chairs and snorkeling gear. The beach is easily accessible. To reach Blue Lagoon Beach, head east on foot over the prominent headland at the eastern end of the main Bai. Follow the signs that say Blue Lagoon. Note that wading through the water can be both frustrating and dangerous due to an abundance of coral and submerged rocks. There is good snorkeling in the Bai, though the snorkeling at the blue lagoon or White Sand Beach is much better. Beware of the current and remember basic safety rules, such as never to snorkel alone and not to swim to far off in a place that you do not know. On a calm day expect lots of fish and great visibility
As for the facilities at Blue Lagoon Beach, Padang Bai, it is quite complete, where you can see on the left and right there are small shops selling snacks and drinks, and there are also on the beach such as rental of snorkeling equipment for those of you who want to do snorkeling. And there is also a jukung (traditional boat) leaning on the beach, where this boat is rented out for those of you who want to do snorkeling activities at Blue Lagoon Beach, at affordable prices you can see the diversity of underwater life that is so fascinating. When you arrive at Blue Lagoon beach, you can see the only restaurant on this beach, “Warung Blue Lagoon” where you can enjoy drinks and food while soaking up the beauty and relaxed atmosphere of this beach.So if you come here don't hesitate anymore, but the distance from Kuta to here is quite far about two hours away, but the place is very special, many tourists come here, especially snorkeling lovers, because in this place the water is very clear so you can see life under the sea clearly