Kemala Beach, Balikpapan

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The water may not be the clearest at Kemala Beach, but it provides plenty of fun for locals and tourists alike. Head here to experience the waves (they can get rough at times during the day, so be careful if you are traveling with children) as tankers go in and out of the harbor. A beachside restaurant offers seafood dishes, so you can refuel or enjoy a drink as you watch the boats go by. Add Kemala Beach and other attractions to your Balikpapan trip itinerary using our Balikpapan day trip planning tool .
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  • Dinner at the beachfront makes the atmosphere of the more melodious. With candles lit on the table. The food is a bit expensive. TP ok.
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  • The beach is situated just off the main street of Samarinda Balikpapan. on the shores of many plants perindang or small trees such as firs. fit for fun with family and co-workers at the weekend.
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  • Really too bad that this beach is so dirty... it's nice to let the heat of the city to go to breathe the pure air of the sea but the sand is contaminated by pieces of glass and plastic bags. It does not want to bathe and even fewer want to walk barefoot. It's really too bad.
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  • White sand beaches, clean, and spacious enough to play. Nusa Dua nya Balikpapan.
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  • May not bring food from outside, a fine 500ribu.
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  • The beaches are still clean, white sand, my son guns want to go home 😁
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  • Very nice really
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Balikpapan features upscale and business hotels, as well as budget and backpacker accommodations. Stay near the city center for easy access to nightlife and shopping. Volunteering at the orangutan sanctuary, however, requires sleeping on site at one of the basic rooms. Remember to take outdoor equipment like a flashlight and insect repellant if staying at the sanctuary.
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