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Not for regulars

Good beach but only for surfing, it was so many stairs down and you because of tide water you... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sahar J
,
Lund, Sweden
via mobile
Hidden Paradise

It is literally hidden because we had to take thousands of stairs to get there. The view from above... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Brillyananda
,
Jakarta, Indonesia
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“hidden gem” (15 reviews)
“down stairs” (5 reviews)
“be careful” (11 reviews)
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Ungasan 80361, Indonesia
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"hidden gem"
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"down stairs"
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"be careful"
in 11 reviews
"parking area"
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"beautiful caves"
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"fit enough"
in 3 reviews
"less crowd"
in 4 reviews
"small cave"
in 5 reviews
"nice waves"
in 3 reviews
"local shops"
in 3 reviews
"worth the effort"
in 4 reviews
"high tide"
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"clear blue water"
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"white sand"
in 7 reviews
"clean water"
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"entrance fee"
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"nice view"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good beach but only for surfing, it was so many stairs down and you because of tide water you couldnt swim. Take another beach if you dont surf.

Thank Sahar J
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It is literally hidden because we had to take thousands of stairs to get there. The view from above was as amazing as when we touch the ground. It took a lot of effort to get there but when you're there, it's worth it. A...More

Thank Brillyananda
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The parking for the beach is at a height as compared to the beach. There are barely a couple of shops next to the parking. This vantage point offers good views of the beach and the ocean. However when we visited, there wasn't much of...More

Thank Harmik Singh S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

300 over steep steps, lots of monkeys, local salespeople who is very aggressive and annoying yet Green Bowl Beach has something to offer you. Secluded beach, big waves, less crowd, clean and nice view, quiet and peaceful place. If you are be aware of monkeys,...More

Thank Lya_amar
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beach is pretty, surf was huge the day we visited. Be prepared to climb 330 steps to go to the beach. It was worth it in my opnion, be aware of the monkeys that will steal your food or sometimes shine objects like sunglasses but...More

Thank cacoecarol
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

1. Crowded: Got there around 1pm, for such a small beach, there were about 30 people there already. The beach is full of fist sized rocks, have to search for a spot with relatively fewer rocks to lay on. 2. Not suitable for swimming: The...More

Thank Eungyeong J
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Green Bowl when it was high tide and at the same time stormy weather with high waves. Almost no beach was left, and you had to jump for life to come from the stairs to the beach, due to the high waves. But...More

Thank Michael P
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Reviewed 12 July 2018

The beach was clean and nice for relaxing, very calm area and very nice view, the cons of the place are the very long stairs to be climbed while going back up to the road, women who sell hand made products are too pushy, swimming...More

Thank Amr M
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Reviewed 12 June 2018

We traveled here by motorbike and made our way down the steps to the beach. It was a clean sandy beach and the water was very clear. Was able to watch some surfers and enjoy the sun. Yes there were hawkers selling bracelets but we...More

1  Thank Courtney K
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Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

the stairs are exhausting but the combination of black sand, white sand, corals and the blue oceans are great. But the ladies selling bracelet were so rude and demanding. they forced me to buy two overpriced bracelets just because they didn't want to give me...More

Thank Rachel R
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SoulSearcherAu
24 April 2017|
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Response from missmyfood | Reviewed this property |
Hello the best place is Tide charts indo surf and lingos a good site will give you all the info you need. Sorry for the delay in replying. I only just noticed that I could answer questions
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Krishan J
14 March 2017|
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Response from DD712 | Reviewed this property |
If you like high tides and surfing, the best time is in the evening. If you would like to sit and take some good pics that best time if during morning and afternoon.
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Pbvillacorte
18 July 2016|
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Response from Aaron W | Reviewed this property |
Only couple dollars
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