Lamaru Beach, Balikpapan

2.3
#3 of 8 in Beaches in Kalimantan
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. With our custom trip planner, Balikpapan attractions like Lamaru Beach can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • August 8, 2017
    The place is quite busy during the weekend. It is kept cleaned every day by the staff. It is quite safe. Private safety cars are patrolling regularly. A few entertainment for kids. Entrance fee is qui...  more »
  • August 8, 2017
    Pantai dengan pasir putih yang menawan cocok untuk liburan pantai untuk keluarga sambil minum kelapa muda dan jajanan lainnya. dan banyak spot foto yang bagus, dan ada beberapa permainan air nya. dan ...  more »
  • August 2, 2017
    Possibly the cleanest public beach in Balikpapan since the entry ticket is a little bit more expensive than the others.  more »

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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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