Lamaru Beach, Balikpapan

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Located abouy 23 km (14 mi) from the city center, Lamaru Beach offers plenty of sunbathing space and a demarcated area for swimming and other water sports. Facilities include warungs (small, family-owned businesses in wooden shacks, such as shops and cafes), restrooms, and a parking area. The beach offers plentiful shaded areas, making it convenient for family trips. Get here early during the weekends, as the beach can get crowded in peak season. Use our Balikpapan trip itinerary builder to arrange your visit to Lamaru Beach and other attractions in Balikpapan.
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  • Lamaru is surrounded by pine trees on its beach so it is quite windy on the hot day. This is the better place to hang around with friends than Manggar beach. A few hawkers sell canned drinks & light f...  more »
  • New once it gets close to the beach and very leafy with many spruce shrimp, location very clean and well maintained. Perfect for spending time with friends or family.
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  • Its beaches are pretty good. Many places selling food but unfortunately did not try him. If the weekend do play just a pity there are still a few spots that are dirty. It may be great to manage them in the future.
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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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