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  • Excellent7%
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  • Average38%
  • Poor27%
  • Terrible12%
9 Aug 2018
“normal beach with black sand”
14 Jun 2018
“Black Sand Beach”
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Unlike other black-sand beaches, this sand isn't volcanic in nature but rather is streaked black by run-off from a nearby hot spring.
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Langkawi, Malaysia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This beach wasn't happening like Cenang Beach. If you want to find peaceful definitely this is the place. Not much of people or tourist here. But if you want to buy souvenir, this is the place. You can get printed T-Shirt as low as MYR...More

Thank FarHana3117
Reviewed 9 August 2018

its a normal spot and not any fancy beach you want to spend your whole day enjoying the beach life. the only thing different is the sand is black. the surrounding is not very attractive and there was not so many people there. however if...More

Thank Muhammad Z
Reviewed 2 August 2018

The beach was average, do yourself a favour and skip this to do other more interesting things. The place was so underwhelming, it was a small beach that was mostly normal sand, with a little strip of black sand which honestly looks like dirt. The...More

1  Thank 432zackc
Reviewed 4 July 2018

i dont know why its called black sand beach...the beach is not black.. its an average beach...u can surely skip this place...

Thank ankurkandoi
Reviewed 15 June 2018

Didn't see many people visiting this place hence seems not very popular with the tourists. The beach is clean & water quality is clear nothing else. There is place nearby along the beach where water sports activities are offered & are quite crowded as well....More

Thank Mainaaya
Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

This is the only ‘black sand’ beach in Langkawi. Stop by if you want a quick recharge and to satisfy your curiosity on why the sand is black- there is even a unique folklore to it! The beach itself is scenic and quiet, however it...More

Thank JoanneC3618
Reviewed 27 April 2018

not much black sand left but a nice beach and a little market nearby is really good to. its a nice trip to there if done on scooter and time on the quiet beach is lovely

Thank dave w
Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

We weren't expecting much as we have been on other black sand beaches and you can't even walk on them they are so hot. This one however has only a few streaks of black in the sand. What we enjoyed about this beach was the...More

Thank ERDFirefighter
Reviewed 25 February 2018

Other than the purported Black Sand it touts to have, there's nothing outstanding here. When I was here in 1993, there were more black sand. Now you'll miss it if you don't look closely toward the shore side. The sea area is as indistinguishable as...More

Thank mokky
Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

The sands no longer black, dirty mostly every corner. Those old shops selling the same products, would recommend if you want to drop many for a breeze. I can only say this beach has not been taken care well by the management. Such a poor...More

1  Thank LCC8585
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