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Canggu Beach

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Address: Jl. Batu Bolong, Canggu, Indonesia

Canggu Beach is North of Seminyak. It's mostly famous as a place for...

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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Nice beach

It's a nice beach. Not many people went here but I think soon will be more to come. Quiet and have nice wafe for surf

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It's a nice beach. Not many people went here but I think soon will be more to come. Quiet and have nice wafe for surf

Thank JohannesAdhi
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

For surfers but also for just visitors wanting to have a relaxed day, you can enjoy it from one of the clubs or from the small spots drinking a coconut... worth to visit it :)

Thank Lisset N
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Okay so this beach would be good for surfing and nothing else AT ALL! It's filthy crowded and doesn't have any proper seating or spot for relaxation. I'm not a trendy or luxury loving kind of person. I just want a nice beach and a place to put my towel. This one is not it.

Thank Ruth K
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Black sand beach and very quiet...water unsuitable for swimming but you can find surfers here enjoying with average waves...

Thank syamKL
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The staff here really know what they are doing . Visited a different spa and they couldn't compete to the competence of the staff here. Had a pedicure and foot massage - reflexology done , highly recommend this.

Thank Harishnee G
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've lived in Canggu now for a month and love the area, all the side streets and buzzing around on the scooter. The actual beach though is dirty, simple as that. Its good for sunsets but to be honest its covered with bamboo and a lot of plastic and its very sad to see. Cant help but feel that the... More 

1 Thank WillSandy21
Sydney, Australia
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The beach in Canggu is dirty. Very dirty. There is rubbish everywhere, so it is not a nice beach to walk along and it was not tempting to go for a swim there.

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

When i first visited Canggu you had to ride motor bikes through the rice paddies and there wasn't a warung to be seen. Now there are all sorts of trendy restaurants, bars and shops. It's got very upmarket but the beach itself remains the same - black sand and good surf on the right day. Gets pretty crowded but it... More 

1 Thank Neil W
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was my first time to try it and gladly, i went to the right place. the waves werent too bad, and the beach has a few cafes and shops that offer to teach beginners. if you know how to surf,.you can rent a board here. there are numerous surfers in the area as well, you can just buy a... More 

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Hanoi, Vietnam
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Booked a lesson in the first surf school you get to in the Carpark- they gave me a lesson with Yasno and he was amazing, learned so much from him - had tried a few lessons elsewhere with limited success but this lesson with Yasno helped me fix some errors and really get into the fun of it!

Thank Siobhan O

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