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“black sand”(35 reviews)
“nice waves”(7 reviews)
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...more
Jl. Batu Bolong, Canggu, Indonesia
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All reviews black sand surfers paradise nice waves watch the sunset much quieter great surf great spot learn to surf rice paddies kuta mans bali hipster vibe board beginners hangout
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Reviewed September 24, 2012

the waves were good in the mornings and evenings, im from Hawaii and had a blast surfing the right down on the north end.

Thank moanaw42
Reviewed September 14, 2012

Quiet area with some nice restaurants. Black/grey sand. Lots of stray dogs (that are harmless). Horse riding is available and the surfers seemed to be enjoying the huge waves.

Thank T_Killeen
Reviewed September 5, 2012

Although we do not surf this beach is fab and lovely surrounding restaurants and a lot quieter than Kuta and Seminyak.

Thank Baliti4l
Reviewed September 5, 2012

I agree with Alex U below. I found this beach lovely and peaceful for walking along in both directions - up northwards to Echo Beach and southwards past Berawa, etc. I never actually swam right at the main Canggu beach, as the flags were rarely...More

Thank GinkgoB
Reviewed September 3, 2012

Possibly the most filthy beach we saw in Bali and the water quality was terrible. When your skin is itching when you get out it's never a good sign!!

Thank RedNeice
Reviewed August 27, 2012

Beach is dirty, nothing much to explore. Good for surfers. Good waves, other than that, nothing else to explore. Not suitable for swimming as too big waves.

Thank Angie O
Reviewed August 25, 2012

You need the right conditions, but Canggu Beach has some fun peaks for varying levels of ability. Plenty of places to park, and a couple of Warungs for that post-surf Coke or Bali coffee.

Thank TheStarskys
Reviewed August 10, 2012

After spending 3 weeks in Bali in 2008, my wife and I decided to come back for a month and stay so I could surf and we could enjoy the island. Having surfed Bali before (Uluwatu/Bukit) and coming off a surf boat charter in the...More

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Reviewed July 10, 2012

dirty and poor access to the beach. We had to walk through a buildingsite to get to it. there are no facilities anywhere nearby and nowhere to get a drink.

Thank Eddie M
Reviewed July 1, 2012

I like to see new thing and meet new peoples. I love travel

Thank James L
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August 19, 2018|
Response from Clayton W | Reviewed this property |
We stayed in a private villa not sure on the resorts sorry!
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Response from LittleNickyA | Reviewed this property |
If you park before you get to the beach carpark and walk to the beach you don't have to pay. Otherwise if you park in the beach carpark or close to the beach the cost is 2,000 Rupia