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Twenty years ago, we walked an isolated beach far from the crowds at Kuta. This was Echo Beach when... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2018
Jakarta, Indonesia
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Lovely spot

The waves were huge, the ocean is alive and the beach was clean. At our stay there was a local... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2018
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Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

Twenty years ago, we walked an isolated beach far from the crowds at Kuta. This was Echo Beach when it was a surfersโ€™ secret. We had fried bananas at one of two local foodstalls. One couldnโ€™t get a taxi to drive to Canggu let alone...More

Thank JackIndo
Reviewed 22 July 2018

Great spot to watch the sun set with an ice cold beer. The surf here (as it is all along this beach) is huge and definitely only for experienced surfers. Well worth a visit to watch while sitting at a bar/restaurant. The black sand and...More

Thank Rusky6
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

Nice beach with a stunning sunset ๐Ÿ˜Š more travellers come to this beach for surfing . This beach is also safe for children .

Thank Jantwid0601
Reviewed 22 June 2018

๋ฐœ๋ฆฌ์˜ ๋˜๋‹ค๋ฅธ ์„œํ•‘ ๋ช…์†Œ์ธ ๊ฒƒ ๊ฐ™์Šต๋‹ˆ๋‹ค. ๊ทธ๋ƒฅ ๋ฐ”๋‹ค๋ฅผ ์ฆ๊ธฐ๊ธฐ์—” ๋ถˆํŽธํ•œ ๊ณณ์ž…๋‹ˆ๋‹ค. ๋น„์น˜๊ฐ€ ์ข๊ณ  ํŒŒ๋„๊ฐ€ ์„ธ๋ฉฐ ์•„์นจ ์ผ์ฐ๋ถ€ํ„ฐ ์„œํผ๋“ค๋กœ ๋ถ๋น„๊ธฐ ๋•Œ๋ฌธ์ด์ง€์š”. ๊ฒ€์€ ๋ชจ๋ž˜์ƒ‰์ด ํŠน์ดํ•œ ์ ์ด ์ธ์ƒ์ ์ด์—ˆ์Šต๋‹ˆ๋‹ค. ์ด ๊ฒ€์€ ๋ชจ๋ž˜ ๋•Œ๋ฌธ์— ํŒŒ๋„๊ฐ€ ์ง€์ €๋ถ„ํ•ด ๋ณด์ด๊ธฐ๋„ ํ•˜์ง€๋งŒ, ํ–‡๋น›์•„๋ž˜ ๋ฐ˜์ง๊ฑฐ๋ฆฌ๋Š” ๋ชจ์Šต์ด ์ฐธ ์˜ˆ์ฉ๋‹ˆ๋‹ค. Another great surfing point in Bali. A...More

Thank divatina_la
Reviewed 19 June 2018

The waves were huge, the ocean is alive and the beach was clean. At our stay there was a local kite festival which was great to experience to see 100s of kites in the sky. This is a great spot for surfers, but you won't...More

1  Thank Zanna1311
Reviewed 19 June 2018

beautiful wave in here but you can;t swimming only for surf.. in here and also you can get bbq seafood

Thank Rizky2407
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

My husband said that the surf at echo beach was the best he has had in Bali, and he has surfed Balian, Medewi, Nusa Dua, Uluwatu, Bingin, Impossibles, and the 3 breaks on Nusa Lembongan. A surf competition was on while we were there mid...More

Thank ClaireBare
Reviewed 16 May 2018

Been coming to Echo Beach now for about 5 - 6 years The black sand beach loses a little in comparison to the black sand beaches of Hawaii but having said that there just is something about the spirit joie de vivre of Bali. The...More

2  Thank keithf772
Reviewed 1 May 2018

My favourite beach in Canggu, the waves are the most beautiful but also most aggressive in Canggu. Wouldn't bring my parents or kids there but surely with my friends!

Thank X9130XGchristopherk
Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

When you hear about a world famous beach... you expect the best! In fact because of this beach is why we decided to come to Bali. IT IS DISGUSTING! I mean it is filthy! Discarded food, plastic, rubbish of every sort is all over the...More

2  Thank mariavavery
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Response from Isabella K | Reviewed this property |
Actually I never had any issues leaving my stuff at the beach. Cannot confirm at all above statement of local ppl stealing. On the contrary, I experienced them to be super helpful and kind. Nonetheless if you find any... More