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Address: South Lombok, Lombok 83000, Indonesia
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Beautiful uncrowded beach, with great amenities

One of the inclusions in our stay at Novotel, was a drive to Mawun beach. There is no accom in walking distance, so the beach is uncrowded and well serviced by a good shop and... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Daggy A
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

One of the inclusions in our stay at Novotel, was a drive to Mawun beach. There is no accom in walking distance, so the beach is uncrowded and well serviced by a good shop and locals who offer fruit, coconuts, drinks and of course, sarongs. We had a lovely chat and then were left alone and moved from perfect clear... More 

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Thank Daggy A
Taipei, Taiwan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Its a nice beach, clean and quiet. There are many different level of blue, amazing color. Some kids came to us for signature and practice English. Some hawkers sale sarong, bracelet, pineapple juice, coconut... The local ppl go there for picnic under a big tree. Its a wonderful spot to have shade. Its nice just lie on the beach enjoy... More 

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Thank 花樣年華
Jakarta
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119 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tips : 1. The beach is beautiful beach with white sands and gulf surrounded by hills. 2. Be careful if you sit on the beach lazy chair, some people will insist you to pay 10.000 IDR or more, but after I insist that these chairs are public facilities, they lowered their demand just for the sake of their children's food.... More 

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Alstonville, Australia
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14 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good for a swim and lie on the beach lounges. Coconuts and basic food and beer available. Spoilt a little by some rubbish in the water and on the beach which the locals seem oblivious to. Would be so easy for a few people to clean up.

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Thank bob_druitt
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I first came to Mawun in 1999. There was nothing but a shack selling coke and fanta in bottles. It was filled with rubbish after thunderstorms as the currents brought rubbish from elsewhere. On fine days in the dry season, it was pristine. Tanjung Aan suffered the same after-storm effects. Now, it is an enterprise. I should not be surprised.... More 

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Thank Kate A
West Berlin, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this beach is close to kuta lombok, we went to this beach few days ago and we had really wonderful time, swim in clean water and lay down on white clean sandy. we highly recommended everyone who visit lombok island to go to here. thanks

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melbourne australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

not sure about all the rubbish reviews, perhaps tides ? the day we were there the sea was perfect, no rubbish to speak of, a really nice compact beach, we spent a few hours here before moving on to selong belanak

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Thank procol
Indonesia
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9 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

This is a beach about 20mins from Kute Lombok and is very worthwhile exploring in a car or motor bike. You will have to pay about 10000rp for parking (less than a $1) but it keeps the locals with some income, which isn't bad. Not really always a safe swimming beach (I hear there are undertows) but exquisite just to... More 

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Thank Morenos
Victoria, Canada
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

I came to this beach in 2015 and had a great experience. This time around was complete opposite and it has changed a lot since then. The beaches and waters where you swim are full of trash and is very dirty. The beach isn't very busy and there are plenty of places to sit and a couple trees that give... More 

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India
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267 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

I am a little surprised by the previous reviews saying this is a dirty beach...maybe there is a confusion about the name or maybe like someone said went after a bad tide. We had a lovely time and a lovely swim here. Would most certainly recommend going here.

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