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Balian Beach

| Desa Lalah Linggah, Selemadeg Barat, Tabanan, Indonesia
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Favorite place in Bali

It's quiet, the waves are pretty mellow and the people are very chill. A breath of fresh air from... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Dylan J
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
3 nights of spectacular sunsets and amazing walks on the beach

Before we arrived at Balian Beach (a stop on our bicycle tour) we had no idea how amazing this... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Montreal, Canada
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“great surf” (8 reviews)
“black sand” (9 reviews)
“pondok pitaya” (4 reviews)
| Desa Lalah Linggah, Selemadeg Barat, Tabanan, Indonesia

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Reviewed 2 days ago

It's quiet, the waves are pretty mellow and the people are very chill. A breath of fresh air from Kuta.

Thank Dylan J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Before we arrived at Balian Beach (a stop on our bicycle tour) we had no idea how amazing this place would be. It feels a bit "off-the-grid" and special. The beach is volcanic dark sand and looks like at least 2km long or more. We...More

Thank deathracer
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Seems to be the place to go for surfers. Good bars and a hotel there too where you can change money. Lovely spot to watch the sun go down.

Thank Natalie M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Balian is so beautiful, green and relatively untouched like bali used to be. We stayed at an immaculate villa called Ocean Villa overlooking the main surf breaks. The staff and management were completely professional, friendly and competent. The villa itself was new, architecturally perfect, stylish...More

Thank Julia H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you want to experience the true Bali then Balian is worth a visit. Balian beach has gorgeous black sand and amazing vistas. There are plenty of local and western style resteraunt to satisfy all tastes and budgets. Balian does not have the hustle and...More

Thank Gary H
Reviewed September 3, 2017 via mobile

My family and I just stayed at Balian Beach for two weeks. It is a very quiet spot far away from the hustle and bustle of Central and South Bali. The east end of the beach was empty most of the time except for the...More

Thank TaliaRoo
Reviewed August 15, 2017

I really like the beach. Wherever I go definitely ends up at the beach. So I want to visit this Balian beach when in Bali. The beach is located in West Bali, not too many visitors here. The beach has dark sand and great waves....More

1  Thank szaza0912
Reviewed July 30, 2017 via mobile

I have travelled to a number of stunning places with soft white sand and warm turquoise water. In my opinion, Bali does not have the most beautiful beaches and if I was rating the beaches on these things alone they would be average. What I...More

Thank ClaireBare
Reviewed July 24, 2017

Had the most wonderful, relaxing 4 nights at a villa on Balian, right above the surf camp. The weather was perfect, although water was too rough for swimming for us. The black sand was so different and beautiful. I loved the relaxed vibe, random farm...More

2  Thank Travelingfool20
Reviewed July 16, 2017

Calm and quite, with beautiful sunset views. Great views, ideal to spend the evening hours in the black sand.

Thank deejay90210
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September 3, 2017|
Response from MoanaNZSUP | Reviewed this property |
Hi, being in Balian will definitely keep you out of the crowds, it's s very quite surf and yoga destination on a black sandy beach by the river mouth. Really chilled and great waves. The road north from the Balian turn... More
August 3, 2016|
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Response from Kitesurfingtheworld | Reviewed this property |
Hi Sue, pondok pataya is right on the beach with a good size pool overlooking the surf break, beautiful location, dont go there for the shopping !
Stephen F
March 14, 2016|
Response from Sonar D | Property representative |
That is not totaly right there is atm near by but not all card works on it, mostly accomodation unable to do card payment but but there are some Best way is cash out and keep some rupiah before you away from the town Happy... More
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