Padang Bai

Best time to travel: 
January
February
March
December

Rumours of a good right hand point break peeling into the mouth of the harbour. But it needs a giant swell to even break, and you could be driving past excellent 8 foot Sanur or Keramas to get it at possibly 4 feet? However you might also be the only surfer there! About a 3 hour drive from Kuta. The harbour water can get quite polluted with oil and diesel, so bring soap and shampoo to wash off after surfing here.

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Riding a motorbike is the most dangerous thing you can do in Indonesia. Every day there are lethal accidents, often because of unlicenced schoolkids, or drunk tourists at night. The roads are crowded and pot-holed. Most drivers don’t know any road rules except pay the cops to get out of trouble.  

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