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Address: Langkawi, Malaysia
Description: Unlike other black-sand beaches, this sand isn't volcanic in nature but...
Unlike other black-sand beaches, this sand isn't volcanic in nature but rather is streaked black by run-off from a nearby hot spring.
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Black sand beach

Actually there is nothing here and you will surely get disappointed after travelling so long over here. Ok, it's just a small beach with black sand

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 15, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Actually there is nothing here and you will surely get disappointed after travelling so long over here. Ok, it's just a small beach with black sand

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

I have been to may beaches but this was the first time I was at a black sand beach. One just admire the beauty of the beach and nature. Also the place is not crowded at all, so you can sit and enjoy and take pics in free time. although it may look dirty because its black sand but its... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Its just like any other beach. The beach is not well maintained and unclean as it is considered more of a fishing area. There are stalls selling all kinds of really cheap items and you may be able to pick up some souvenirs. A place where you don't have to go out of the way to visit.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Dirty beach! Nothing much to see. Wouldn't recommend it . It says black sand beach . Very little black sand and not good too .

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

We stopped by here having hired a car to see the island. To be honest it's not great and looks dirty rather than being an actual black sand beach. Stop by if you have time but you wouldn't be missing much if you skipped it.

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Bandung,Indonesia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Well, a bit curious about the Black Sand Beach so we decide to give it a go , while driving towards Tanjung Rhu. On some parts of the beach sandy beach are a mixture of ordinary brownish sand and some black minerals of some kind . Few stalls selling fruits ,snack and drinks are nearby, cleanliness is an issue here... More 

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Medan, Indonesia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Stop by is ok, but not a must visit destination. nothing to see or enjoy here, the black sand also not much. Just curious due to the legend of the black sands. we stop by on our way to tanjung rhu. Take some photos and get 2 coconut. Several souveniers shop, light meal and drink stalls, salted fish stalls around... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

if you are on tight schedule then you can easily skip it, nothing remarkable and not much t enjoy either...

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Gold Coast, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Worth stopping for five minutes but only if you are driving by. Not masses of black sand but only small amounts. Beach is small and cluttered with debris and plastic bottles. A few market stalls in the area but otherwise nothing much happening.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Not much black sand anymore if compare with my previous childhood memories. If u all happened to pass by this place, just stop for awhile.

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