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Canggu Beach

Jl. Batu Bolong, Canggu, Indonesia
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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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  • Very good38%
  • Average19%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“black sand” (26 reviews)
“nice beach” (24 reviews)
“echo beach” (25 reviews)
Jl. Batu Bolong, Canggu, Indonesia
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a surfing beach and a great place to watch them. A little rough for kids or just swimming. Black sand and a lot of dogs roaming around so not a place foe siyting on the beach, but more of an attraction to watch...More

Thank TropicalLover
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Clean in the morning, gets dirty through the day. Good for surfing, many surfing services are available. You can rent sun beds for the whole day, you'll be annoyed by salesmen/saleswomen, just ignore them.

Thank Tala H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Overcrowded with dogs, people, motor bikes, surfers and nightclubs. Don't take your shoes off to walk in the sand or you may get hookworm like we did. So many dogs pooping on the beach. Not a quite place to come any more.

Thank DWeav
Reviewed 1 week ago

Black sand surfing and sunset beach with everything from primitive huts on the beach serving cheap Bintangs, to famous Old Mans, to the laid back "Lawn", and at the top end of the scale, the Tugu hotel beachside sundeck. And many excellent restaurants a short...More

Thank KrugerHop
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From the moment we arrived in Canggu we loved it.. so much quieter and laid back than Kuta, Seminyak and Legian. The beach has fine black sand with Warungs and restaurants dotted all the way along with bean bags and bars to take in the...More

Thank LorinE-lovestotravel
Reviewed 1 week ago

The beach is probably fine for surfing but you have to ask yourself a few questions- what's in the dirty water that drains into the ocean all day long? Why can't the locals and the hotels help these poor dogs? They are sick and take...More

Thank lcheney46052
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed a week in an air BnB villa. Was only 150 metres to beach but not once did we swim or surf. The surf was to big for our little fella (9) and I can't say the beach was appealing at all. Echo beach...More

Thank Summa77
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you wanna go here, better in the early morning. cause it will get crowded and the beach is not really clean.

Thank dindaink
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Canggu beach is very relaxed. Less tourist and normal prices for drink,food and a bed to lay in the sun.

Thank Darren v
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

least favorite beach we visited, we preferred Barawa or Legian. Good for sunset, but very crowded. They sell cheap corn and coconuts on the beach though which was nice.

Thank mcclarenk
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Hi, can you explain about the toll guy scammer on the beach, and how I can avoid him? Z
14 June 2016|
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Response from sflsenglish | Reviewed this property |
You will find a lot of areas in Bali where some local people charge for parking. The genuine people will give you a ticket for a fee of around 2000rupiah. If they don't have a ticket, don't pay the fee. In some of the... More