Padang Bai (also Padangbai and Padang Bay) is a small port town in East Bali.
Most visitors to Padang Bai are there to catch a boat to Lombok. It is though 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.
ATM in Padangbai
There are four ATMs in Padang Bai: Three between the Perama office and the police station on the main road coming into town. The BRI bank has an ATM next to its branch office, which does not accept VISA cards and gives a maximum of 500,000 IDR. The other two ATMs on this road are BNI (24hr with maximum of 2,000,000 IDR) and Mandiri (500,000 IDR max.) Both accept VISA cards. There is another Bank Mandiri ATM on the beach road between the ferry and the fast boat jetty (accepts VISA cards and gives a maximum of Rp 2,500,000).
Food in Padangbai
There are several restaurants and local warung (food counters) inside and around Padangbai harbor. You can easily get some food or drinks.
Sleep in Padangbai
If you decide to overnight around Padangbai harbor areas, there are numerous selections of accommodation near the harbor, ranged from cheap backpacker style to splurge.
Teluk Kodek and Teluk Nara are small ports in West Lombok region. They are located about 30 minutes driving from Senggigi (main tourist area in Lombok), and about 10 minutes from Bangsal harbor (small port in North Lombok to catch hopping boat from Lombok mainland to three Gilis).
Most visitors to Teluk Kodek / Teluk Nara are there to catch a fast boat to Bali, or to catch a charter boat to three Gilis.
ATM in Teluk Kodek
There is no ATM within Teluk Kodek area. If a visitor needs some cash, he should get it from ATM in Senggigi area before heading to the port, or in Bali before going to Lombok.
Sleep in Teluk Kodek
No sufficient accommodation for overnight in Teluk Kodek. The visitors would have a good accommodation on Senggigi, or around Sire beach area (Senggigi is preferred for itu2019s cost and quality).
Gili Trawangan Harbor
The harbor in Gili Trawangan is located on eastern side of the island, near from most accommodation and ATMs, and also local warung (local food place) and mini shop.