We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Canggu Beach

Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
Improve this listing
Ranked #5 of 9 attractions in Canggu
Type: Beaches
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... more » 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. Plenty of nice restaurants are located a few meters from the beach.It's also now very popular to have dinner at Echo Beach watching the sunset. A few restaurants offer live bands, fish or meat barbecue.Very relax and usually good food.Just be careful if you come with taxi, the tranportation from Canggu beach is roughly twice more expensive than the way in,On the beach you can find mini mals or softboards to rent at the rate of 50000 per hour, but if you are looking for a larger choice or for a few days, please visit rentasurfboard.They offer rentals of any kinds of surfboards, mini malibus and longboards for expert surfers as well as beginners.Boards can be delivered to your villa or hotel for free.Also surf lessons or surf trips can be organized. « less
Write a Review

101 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    26
    37
    26
    8
    4
Date | Rating
  • Danish first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Indonesian first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Warkworth
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

Lots of surfers and a few cafes (we tried a large fancy Grocer and Grind one which was nice but not cheap), black sand, more rustic beach for surfing and exploring rather than relaxing.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Darwin, Australia
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Lots of great restaurants and cafes surrounding it. Different vibe to Kuta/Legian/Semiyak, more surfy and villagey. Love Canggu

Was this review helpful? Yes
nagpur,india
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
25 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I went here in the evening.It has black sand unlike kuta and senymak beaches in bali.it iss not so attractive and pleasant

Was this review helpful? Yes
Melbourne, Australia
Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

There are many surfing beaches in Canggu - Pererenan, Echo, Batu Bolong, Berawa... They are all black sand, not so developed as other beaches in Bali and have great surf. Not so good for swimming unless you are experienced.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Seminyak, Indonesia
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
19 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Surfer are welcome here! There are so many surf board rentals and there cafe too. This beach is good for surfing, but not for beginner I think. There are some solid rocks make surfing a bit dangerous if you're a beginner. Locals are everywhere too but not as crowded as Kuta and Seminyak beach.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Bandung, Indonesia
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
24 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

I went to canggu bad session. So, i can't see the best wave in here. But my friend told to me, if I go when best session, i can see the best wave here. Sometimes, I will back there and try to surfing there. One more, Sand of canggu beach is black

Was this review helpful? Yes
Adelaide, Australia
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
4 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Went for a walk along the beaches of Canggu... dark brown sand..I think we are spoilt with the beaches in Australia, as a comparison.. saw horseriders & lots of surfers, with good waves..so this is the main attraction... parts of beach very littered, and a few bali dogs to beware of... not one of my most favourite places

Was this review helpful? Yes
Adelaide, Australia
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
8 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Black sanded beach not very good for swimming, but an awesome place to surf regardless of ability. Good channel to swim out plus the peak give you long rides. Local guides and boards are available from the car parks and there is always a coconut waiting for you after your time in the water.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Top Contributor
106 reviews 106 reviews
60 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014 via mobile

I dont know what its really called, batu bolong beach, or canggu beach, but the place marker at this site' review is wrong, as its nowhere near the beach. There's other reviews also about this beach. Anyhow, talking about the beach, its big waves and surfers paradise. There's plenty of surf boards for rent at the beach, few eating places,... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Bali, Indonesia
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

It looked better than Kuta Beach, calm and far away from noisy thing around there. Local people so nice and help to get direction to find the beach. Worth it.

Was this review helpful? Yes 2

Travelers who viewed Canggu Beach also viewed

 

Been to Canggu Beach? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage Canggu Beach, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.

Manage your listing