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Benua patra beach is one of location that owned by PERTAMINA. It ussually provide for their family... read more

Reviewed February 20, 2016
Jakarta, Indonesia
via mobile
very interesting beach

Rocky beach with clear water, you can capture a wonderful sunset from this beach. Bring tripod and... read more

Reviewed December 21, 2015
pitoni o
Surabaya, Indonesia
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  • Terrible0%
Jan 20, 2017
“Juat the beach”
Oct 30, 2016
“The beach near Melawai”
Jln. Jendral Sudirman, Balikpapan 76112, Indonesia
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Reviewed January 20, 2017 via mobile

If you love the beach ....you like to be here ...nothing else ...good spot but dont have anything for meal..sit...or toilet

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank tejo u
Reviewed October 30, 2016

In Balikpapan, Melawai is popular to hangout. But near Melawai, there is a beach you can visit, called Benua Patra beach. It's alternative place to hang out with your friend to see sunset in Balikpapan. I recomended this place for friends, but not your family,...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank RafandaR
Reviewed May 11, 2016

This beach location is close to Mining Company (Pertamina) where you can see some mining workers around the area when they finish work. I didn't spend much time there but was good to know one of the objects. The location is reachable distance which is...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank rsdewi2301
Reviewed February 20, 2016 via mobile

Benua patra beach is one of location that owned by PERTAMINA. It ussually provide for their family recreation and gathering. But now it seems open for public so we could visit it for free. A long the beach you could spend time with your family...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank ADR050869
Reviewed December 21, 2015

Rocky beach with clear water, you can capture a wonderful sunset from this beach. Bring tripod and camera, to get beautiful slow speed capture.

Date of experience: November 2015
1  Thank pitoni o
Reviewed December 14, 2015

If you are visitor, tourist, who visited Balikpapan in a short time, this place is not recommended. Could be good spot of to watch sunrise with your camera, but the beach is dirty.

Date of experience: February 2015
1  Thank Yudho W
Reviewed October 14, 2015

A bit difficult to go there. Must pay attention to the tide condition. Or you could trapped there. Other than that, there's nothing much can be seen.

Date of experience: February 2015
Thank rizaariefianto
Reviewed September 15, 2015

Near by this beach, there's a Pertamina Cafe, good place to enjoy sunset and in the night they have lamp decaration and near beach table. Watch out for the wind.

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank oliviad_8
Reviewed April 30, 2015 via mobile

Nice view, with food and ice dessert. Life is lovely. Hope to go middle of island and do some fishing. Sea is not that clear though

3  Thank lyloi
Reviewed April 26, 2015

One of most popular beach to visit in Balikpapan. Close to other place n easy to get there.....just few minutes from Balikpapan center...

Date of experience: June 2014
Thank Fusamania
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