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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 that why u might wanna visit it

Ya, just an so-so beach during high tide period. You may not even walk on the beach because it is too small during high tide.

3 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2015
TimLee428
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Johor Bahru, Malaysia

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Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

Ya, just an so-so beach during high tide period. You may not even walk on the beach because it is too small during high tide.

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Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

I guess this is the only black sand beach in Malaysia. Anyway, there is nothing special in this beach, only some souvenir shop at here.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

This is a small beach on the way from Eagle Park to Langkawi. Calm and quite. No crowd at all. Peaceful. Silent, except the small waves hitting the shore/beach. Easy. Noce place to rest and walk and relieve. But no shops nearby - can't buy nothing here. Zero crowd. But liked the beach and took some pictures.

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Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Deserted beach with no shops nearby , avoid it . we went in the hot sun and not a soul was closeby. the history is there but no refreshments

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Overloon, The Netherlands
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18 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Found this beach on the Internet.. Rented a scooter and when we were driving around the island decided to take a look. Not so impressive.. A lot of white sand with some black sand on it.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

I was expecting a long stretch of beach covered entirely of black sand but was disappointed that it only had a narrow beach with regular sand and a little black sand. No place for a beach picnic except a little park uphill. There are some local shops and a free carpark.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

If u come here expecting a beach completely covered with black sand you'd be sorely disappointed. A few patches of the sand are black because of the presence of some minerals in the sand but that's about it. There is nothing else to recommend this beach specifically. I would advise travellers to skip this beach and head on to Tanjung... More 

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Penang Island, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

The facilities there are not well maintained. The black sand beach's sand is no longer that black. It's fine if visitors still visit there to take some photos. There are also stalls that sells beach wears, clothes and some souvenirs.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Quite dissapointed, I though was all black sand, but not. Somemore everywhere rubbish, empty bottles, food container, etc.

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California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Found the beach as any normal one, just that it had the black sand. It's not a must see, but if fits in schedule can have a look

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Address: Langkawi, Malaysia
Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Kedah  >  Langkawi District  >  Langkawi

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