Photo: The surf is not always up.

Canggu beaches

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Those with energy (and sufficient sunscreen) can walk all the way from Kuta to Tanah Lot—it is more or less all the same stretch of sand, after all. This takes you through all the beaches of Canggu. Here’s a wrap on what you’ll find.

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Save for a few rocky patches, this mostly north-south running stretch is a single beach. To be accurate this area is more northwest-southeast running, but we’re running with north-south to keep things simple. For our purposes we’re starting at Batu Belig, a little to the north of Seminyak’s W Hotel, and heading north all the way to Mengening Beach, from where, still further north, you can see the Pan Pacific Hotel, and beyond that, around the headland Tanah Lot. We stopped at Mengening as the river was a little high to cross, but it is apparently possible to walk all the way to Tanah Lot. It took us about three hours at a reasonable pace to walk from Batu Belig to Mengening. Wear a hat, use sunscreen and bring ... Travelfish members only (Full text is around 1,600 words.)

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