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Canggu Beach

Jalan Batu Bolong, Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
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Ranked #4 of 8 Attractions in Canggu
Type: Beaches, Outdoors
Owner description: Canggu Beach is North of Seminyak. It's mostly famous as a place for...
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Type: Beaches, Outdoors
Owner description: Canggu Beach is North of Seminyak. It's mostly famous as a place for surfing with 2 famous beaches : Echo Beach, world class wave and Batu Bolong also known as Old Man which is the ideal spot for beginners, longboards and funboards.Those 2 beaches are reef breaks.The sand is black on the 2 beaches, but it's also a nice place to rest and watch the surfers. In the past year Batu Bolong has became a super trendy place with many young European hanging out in the evening. The new athmosphere reminds a bit of Ubud, but with the surf as a background.
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Crowded beach but worth to be out there to catch the waves. Best time I had was during sunset.. totally blown away by the beauty. 3 minutes walk to a bar and other restaurants.

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Pilsen
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

This beach is great for starting to learn surfing on a sandy surface with shallow water, trainers and surf rental available at the beach.

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East Lansing, Michigan
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Perfect waves, surf board rentals and lessons, photographers to capture your surfing experiences, amazing restaurants and cafes, great beach atmosphere.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Not your typical tropical beach that looks like paradise, but there aren´t crowds, and it is pretty quiet. Good for beginner surfers as there are many breaks around, even though the crowds can be huge ate sunset, which is also worth watching.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Everyone always talks about the sunset in Seminyak but it is the same here in Canggu. Even better as less crowded. Love the beach and the waves here. Very relaxing!

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Melton, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

The surf is good here. The sand is black because of Bali's now extinct (I hope) volcanoes. Comes as a shock if your not used to black sand but hey, some people have beaches that are all pebbles! Sit and watch the sunset and sip a beer. Very soothing.

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Male
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Great place for surfing and the nightlife. Many locals at the weekends. Great bars around and very good mood around.

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San Diego, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

We stayed at the Tugu Hotel because my boyfriend loves surfing... It's a pretty sunset, but not worth more than a day trip. There was so much trash on the beach, stray animals and sewage running into the water where the surfers surf. I would recommend visiting Seminyak for surfing instead.

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Tokyo, Japan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Big waves and currents but nice to stroll and sit at some of the beach cafes to watch the skillful surfers. Looks like one an expat community favourite locations. Upcoming area

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Zurich, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Canggu Beach is not made for bathing but its great for surfing. The reef brake brings out great waves and offers good conditions for intermediate to advanced surfers. Few board rentals and surf teachers are available on the beach as well as some restaurants and canggus institution old man's bar.

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