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“Iconic area with the stone of Malin Kundang”
Review of Air Manis Beach

Air Manis Beach
Ranked #5 of 49 things to do in Padang
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Reviewed 2 October 2013

A must be visited area no matter how short time you have in Padang. Ask a taxi driver to drive you there. It's only takes about 20 minutes to get there from Padang city

1  Thank deinyrdm
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Reviewed 6 September 2013

One of the most consistent surf locations on the West Sumatra coast. Sand bottom slopes gently out over banks that kick up fast peeling waves. Can hold up to head high then gets to be hard work. Almost always off shore in the mornings till 10 am and many evenings as well. The water is a bit muddy near the edge but gets cleaner as you paddle out. This is the ideal spot for surfers to learn and get fit before they try some of the regions more challenging surf. The locals are trying hard to keep the beach clean but there is a river near-by and when it rains a lot of plastic washes out. Lets hope the local Govt will encourage people to recycle plastic and not throw it in rivers.

2  Thank Airmanis
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Reviewed 14 July 2013

The beach is dirty by the time of my visit and the locals are cleaning it. Perhaps it because the strong current from the Indian Ocean, same problem as in Kuta Beach Bali.

Thank IdaFebriantine
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Reviewed 25 June 2013

This beach should be spectacular, but everyone leaves trash all over it, so it's gross. I think it's still fun to go and see the surfers and the island, but everyone needs to do their part to keep the beach clean. A real shame.

Thank HaoLili82
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Reviewed 23 March 2013

This beach is just great....The local goverment needs to be attentive to this beautiful beach....

The local community have to take care the cleanliness of this public place...

You still can find the ruin of the Malin Kundang site on this place...

2  Thank wenbin
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