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Canggu Beach, Canggu

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Surfers love the rolling waves of Canggu Beach, a 8 km (5 mi) stretch of black volcanic sands broken up by the occasional small river. Grab a board and tackle the surf yourself, or kick back and enjoy the show. From renowned and challenging reef breaks to more accessible swells, the beach offers something for surfers of all levels, though the strong currents pose a hazard to all who enter the waters. A string of villages along the coast service their respective section of the beach, providing a handful of cafes, bars, and vendors selling beers out of a cooler directly on the beach. The laid-back surfer atmosphere, and the lack of ideal sunbathing and swimming spots, keep this stretch relatively free of the hustle and bustle of Bali's busier tourist beaches, leaving you to explore the rugged coastline in relative peace. For travelers who use our custom trip planner, Canggu holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Canggu Beach and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • August 17, 2017
    Nice beach with dark sand. There is cosy and not too massive. There are a few small cafes and beautiful sunset. The waves are quite high, making it an ideal place for surfers. There may be some junk are on and around the beach.
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  • August 17, 2017
    I heard Canggu was a popular spot. Then, when I got there, I would have to add...Popular Spot if you like tourists. Also, the beach, although beautiful, is not maintained - lots of dog poo and general...  more »
  • August 17, 2017
    Best American Cheese Burger with oldies milkshake vanilla as well as jungle fries with melted cheese with bacon crumb. It's really heavenly food.  more »
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  • July 3, 2017
    Beautiful beach...flooded with foreigners..lots of dogs are found in the beach..one of the best pet friendly beaches.Sunset is spectacular.Many restaurants and bars are nearby..local as well as continental and Asian cuisine is available with loud music.
  • June 20, 2017
    Love the quiet and relaxing atmosphere with a lot of great surf
  • August 19, 2017
    Good beach with Black sand. Hard waves
  • August 24, 2017
    amazing place but i wish the beach will be more cleaned
  • April 13, 2017
    Nice beach to watch the surfers however the waves/tide looked pretty crazy so wouldn't recommend going in for a swim!

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Where to stay in Canggu

Private villas dominate the accommodations in Canggu, with prices ranging from economical to almost unbelievably expensive. The priciest options occupy prime beach space and have views of the sunset, but you can find decent hostels and other budget accommodations if you're prepared to stay a bit farther back from the water. You'll almost certainly be able to find accommodations on arrival to Canggu. However, if you want to avoid paying a premium, it's best to reserve your room in advance.
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