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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.
  • Excellent7%
  • Very good16%
  • Average38%
  • Poor27%
  • Terrible12%
4 weeks ago
“Black Sand Beach”
7 Feb 2018
“Ok place for a stop”
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Langkawi, Malaysia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
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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 Joanne C
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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
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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
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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
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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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Reviewed 8 February 2018

The sand here is no longer black, well you can see a few black patches but it is pretty much just like a normal beach. It does have some nice views but I didn't see anyone swimming. Probably go to Tanjung Rhu Beach if you...More

1  Thank ffftang
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Reviewed 25 January 2018

This place has seen better days, of that there can be no doubt. The souvenir stalls are a bit pathetic while the two restaurants nearby are pretty shoddy affairs with little English and cats that routinely jump on the tables to get your food. However...More

Thank LiJames77
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Reviewed 23 January 2018

We were taken here by our guide on a day trip around the island, however I don't really think it is worth visiting, it is just a beach with some black sand (which you can buy?) Unless you want to spend hours here sunbathing.

Thank ddz884
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