padang-padang-beachThe film 'Eat, Pray, Love' in 2010 ago, so famous with the appearance of Julia Roberts filmed in Bali. One location is at Padang-Padang Beach, Pecatu who once apparently not many tourists know.

The film 'Eat, Pray, Love' based on a novel with the same title. This drama genre movie is about the life journey of a woman named Elizabeth Gilbert, who is also the author of the novel and starring veteran actress Julia Roberts. He ventured into various lands of New York in the USA, Naples in Italy, Pataudi in India to Bali in Indonesia in search of peace of life.

The film 'Eat, Pray, Love' is rumored to benefit tens of millions of dollars. Julia Roberts was touted succeeded very well play a role in the film. But on the other hand, Julia Roberts is also considered to bring blessings to the people around Padang-padang.

"Before the film 'Eat, Pray, Love', yet many tourists who come to know and Padang-Padang Beach., But once the movie comes out, all the tourists come here," said one lifeguard at Padang-Padang Beach, Eka Wanantara.

Padang-padang beach is one of two locations filming 'Eat, Pray, Love' in Bali, in addition to Ubud. There, Julia Roberts swim and relax enjoying the crystal clear water and white sand beaches.

Padang-Padang beach beauty exposed in the film. Eka added, then from the movie that tourists seek Padang-Padang Beach while in Bali. The reason, especially if not curious.

"Before the year 2010, most only a few tourists who come here., But now it is full, it can be hundreds who came when the holiday season," said Eka.

Eka implies, Julia Roberts as a blessing to Padang-Padang Beach. With many tourists who come, the local community could sell souvenirs such as T-shirts, sunglasses, cloths Bali to sell food and drinks on the beach.

"Here, tourists can rent surf boards for Rp 100 thousand for two hours. If you want to learn to surf also can, the price is Rp 350 thousand is included boards and guides for half an hour," said Eka.

In the observation, while the Padang-padang beach is very crowded by foreign tourists than local tourists. They are the sun while reading a book, surfing or swimming in the crystal clear waters of the sea.

"Tourists who like sunbathing is usually from Europe such as Italy, Spain and Germany. While playing surf, usually from the United States, Brazil or Hawaii," said Eka.

Padang-padang beach itself is located on Jl Labuan Sait, Pecatu or about 30 minutes from Ngurah Rai Airport when the road smoothly. Ticket entry only pay for vehicle parking tariff of Rp 2 thousand. Then, dozens of tourists have rung down in the crevice between the rocks to arrive on its shores lips.

"Yes you could say, Coastal plains known as Julia Roberts," Eka said that occasionally blew the whistle to remind tourists not to swim out to sea.

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