Padang Beach/ Pantai Padang
Padang beach which is on west district of Padang city, precisely along samudera street, and it is part of hindia oceanfront. This tourism beach so easy to reach from padang-square-park/ taman kota Padang, which is the center of Padang city, by walking. Before go there you can do shopping at pasar raya padang, or at matahari dept. store, or even at plaza padang.
At padang beach you can relax, enjoy the beautiful beach view, the sunset, cozy salty atmosphere of the sea, and do some exercise such as jogging, swimming at the beach, beach football, take banana boat, and others. Along the padang beach there are so many fasilities, such as hotels, restaurants, public toilet, mosque, any bake foods. Padang district government more pay attention to the padang tourism, so they more do some action to clean up the padang beach, and now it is more tidy place than ever to hung up. Every peculiar day there are so many art and culture of minang kabau were took performed at padang beach. And it is tradition of padang citizen to make the padang beach as the destination place to gathering after marathon every sunday morning. /r.j