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Air Manis Beach, Padang

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Swim or surf at Air Manis Beach, where the rock formations are said to be the remains of the shipwreck of famous local legend Malin Kundang, a sailor who turned to stone. The smaller waves at this brown sand beach are especially suitable for beginner surfers. Stretch out on the sand for a bit of sunbathing and relaxation while listening to the breeze and crashing waves. You can rent surfboards or a small hut on the coastline. If your visit falls during low tide, you can walk through shallow water to a nearby islet 200 m (650 ft) from the shore. A visit to Air Manis Beach represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Padang itinerary maker to plot your vacation.
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  • My friends and I made a trip to Air Manis beach as it was bank holiday. We rode motorcycle from my house and took around 30 minutes by going up and down the hill. My advise, it's better to rent a car/...  more »
  • Pantai Air Manis memiliki pasir yang berwarna coklat keputih-putihan terhampar luas dan landai sepanjang bibir pantai. Pantai ini mempunyai pesona yang indah dengan gulungan ombak serta hembusan angin...  more »
  • We came to this beach solely for legendary Malim Kundang. The view was beautiful but the facilities, poorly maintained. Would love to see some efforts for improvement.  more »