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I was wondering which beach is a good beach to learn to surf on. My boyfriend and I are interested in taking a lesson or two but have never surfed a day in our lives.

Also! Which beaches would you recommend for laying out and swimming? I understand some beaches are geared more towards experienced surfers and are not ideal for swimming.

I want to check out Suluban if only just for looks, it looks so nice over there! Anywhere else?

Sydney, Australia
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1. Re: Beaches

For your surfing lessons and to learn how to surf anywhere between Kuta and Seminyak would be the most suitable. There's dozens of instructors to assist you and no coral and rocks to be concerned with. Kuta and Legian are great to lay out on and watch the passing parade.

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As the above poster said, kuta area is perfect to learn how to surf. Just be careful of other surfers too, ive seen many injuries from the stray surf boards of others not using a leg rope. No shortage of instructors there. Great stretch of beach for relaxing, and great for sunset drinks. In regards to swimming, just be aware that there are strong rips in the surf, if you are not strong swimmers (like myself), swim between the flags and don't go out to far. Have fun learning to surf!!

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3. Re: Beaches

A great beach to visit for a sunbathe and swim is Padang Padang near Uluwatu. Beautiful beach and a great area to explore, this would be a great day out. Not great for beginner surfers so stick to Kuta for that. Have fun.

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For something special take a trip to White Sand Beach near Candi Dasa. Candi Dasa is about 2 1/2 drive from the Kuta area. I would suggest a couple of days to really enjoy White Sand Beach. There is also a link on the top right hand side of the forum about Bali beaches.

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