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Air Manis Beach, Padang

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Beach · Nature / Park
Swim or surf at Air Manis Beach, where the rock formations are said to be the remains of the shipwreck of famous local legend Malin Kundang, a sailor who turned to stone. The smaller waves at this brown sand beach are especially suitable for beginner surfers. Stretch out on the sand for a bit of sunbathing and relaxation while listening to the breeze and crashing waves. You can rent surfboards or a small hut on the coastline. If your visit falls during low tide, you can walk through shallow water to a nearby islet 200 m (650 ft) from the shore. Arrange your visit to Air Manis Beach and discover more family-friendly attractions in Padang using our Padang vacation site.
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  • We visited thid beach but it was dirty as it was hit by big waves two days before we came . So the villagers eere busy clearing the mess that time. We managed to see the famaous malin kundang stone...  more »
  • Believe me, years later, Malin kundang statue will be gone. I am shocked, surprised, disgusted. I couldn’t believe on how people treated the site. People are free to step and sit on it. No respect...  more »
  • Don’t go here! Don’t support them by paying IDR 10k. They don’t care about the beach or environment.
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