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Balian Beach

Address: Desa Lalah Linggah, Selemadeg Barat, Tabanan, Bali, Indonesia
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Ranked #12 of 29 Activities in Tabanan
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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Loved it, quiet. Great surf, nice locals, good walks. Like Bali of old. All restaurants served good, fresh food.

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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Problem is the traffic getting there . I have visited many times over the years and can recommend hiking for a few hours upriver for something different . The beach can be cooler than many Black Sand Beaches but possibly not safe for Children , I prefer beaches like Sanur with white sand .

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Hobart, Australia
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Toms Cafe, Mai Malu, Deki's Warung overlooking the surf, Pondok Pitaya food all excellent. Istana Balian excellent accommodation. Friendly country Bali feel with both left and right handers on the river mouth.

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Helsinki, Finland
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16 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Small "western" place. It is only build for tourists. Nothing worth to see it. But waves are very good. Sad that there were so many people same time. Don´t rent your board from restaurant next to road what comes to beach, they have just old heavy broken boards. At the beach, bit around a corner is better board rental. Would... More 

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Perth, Australia
11 reviews 11 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

We were a family of non surfers but had a great time at Balian. The coastline is stunning with lots of caves, coves and beaches to explore. The rice fields are planted right up to the beach. If you love nature, swimming, quiet locations and walking - this is the place. We also highly recommend Mai Malu restaurant.

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Terrigal, Australia
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145 helpful votes 145 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Balian beach is a good walk. The north end is bounded by cliffs. The south meanders across a river and a number of other beaches. The far end has a sea arch. best to walk at low tide. swimming is murky and dangerous due to strong rips and hidden rocks

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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36 reviews 36 reviews
23 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

The beach with its white sand stretched for miles! The water was warm - my friends went for a swim but I chickened out! The water looked hazardous - a wave would suddenly rise up from a swell and DUMP very spectacularly. There were no surfers on the beach where we were. A fairly large market lined the street and... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

bali kuta beach is too good see shoping and fooding mall near beach too good for enjoy near beach. excellent

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Perth, Australia
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10 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

LOVED Balian Beach -- didn't swim in the ocean there as it looked a bit hazardous. Surfers were having a ball and the quiet location was magic! Had glorious accommodation (Pondok Pisces) and had some fantastic meals at different places! Roads to/from Balian were not nice...choose your time to travel as it got quite scary at times!

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Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

had a lovely time here all the people that were selling were all very friendly and the was lovely and clean we stop at the small bars which there were lots of had a lovely time there

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