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Charming but unclean

Someone who´s expecting nice beach can be really disappointed - trash everywhere. However it´s... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2017
Jana K
Deserted black sand beach

We were the only tourists when we arrived late afternoon with a few locals chatting on the beach... read more

Reviewed 21 February 2017
worldiscoverer
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13 Apr 2017
“Charming but unclean”
21 Feb 2017
“Deserted black sand beach”
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Manggis, Indonesia
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Reviewed 13 April 2017

Someone who´s expecting nice beach can be really disappointed - trash everywhere. However it´s possible to find some cleaner spots.

Thank Jana K
Reviewed 21 February 2017

We were the only tourists when we arrived late afternoon with a few locals chatting on the beach. The currents were strong so we skipped swimming here. Nice place to just chill.

Thank worldiscoverer
Reviewed 21 November 2016

Our hotel had a black sand beach in Manggis, it was stunning. There were cabanas waiting where you could just lay and relax while listening to the ocean.

Thank bayoukids
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Being from Western Australia, white sandy beaches are commonplace, so this beach really tantilized the senses.

Thank Steve M
Reviewed 4 May 2016

this was worth a look but it was filthy with litter everywhere. the sand is very black and unusual to see, beyond that don't plan a day there

Thank Captain-carl900
Reviewed 22 October 2015

if you want to spend some time at a lonely beach on Bali, this is the place to go. Don't forget to bring sandals or shoes, cause the black sand is pretty hot

Thank Radikarl
Reviewed 3 February 2015

This is a lovely black sand beach. Unfortunately there are 5 or so oil tankers out at all times. It's a huge distraction.

Thank nricks
Reviewed 6 March 2014

Not as friendly as the South side of Bali. The beach was fairly clean but still with a lot of trash. Interesting to watch the local fisherman pulling in their nets on shore. Stores,hotels and dinning close to the beach. We were told that the...More

1  Thank Kcope77355
Reviewed 5 February 2013

Not sure if we accessed this beach from the "correct" entrance, but it sure didn't seem public or visitor-friendly. We drove our scooters down a very rustic "road" that seemed maybe like a private driveway and came upon some workers building a huge boat. We...More

2  Thank J M
Reviewed 23 January 2013

The currents are very strong at the Black Beach so I would not go for a swim there, but it a nice walk to get there from the village.

3  Thank Beritspirit
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