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“Absolutely different ambiance”
Review of Long Beach

Long Beach
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Absolutely different ambiance”
Reviewed 1 July 2014

People come here to enjoy and party!!! Too much booze and music I must say, and it's certainly not cheap. Nonetheless, a great place to be when you want to spend some time with friends partying - after spending hours under water & sun.

Visited May 2014
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
“Grotty and looks like the goose that laid the golden egg is being slowly killed!”
Reviewed 1 July 2014

I expected to see a beautiful panorama when I first viewed Long Beach but was very disappointed as its so busy and there's lots of rubbish - both stacked in piles and being burnt back in the forest behind the beach. There's a large Industrial barge parked half way along the beach with heavy earth moving equipment going back and forth - certainly not what I would expect of a top peaceful tourist beach location. However as I am not a young backpacker, maybe I don't see the beauty as it was obvious that beer at the various bars is more readily available and cheaper here than over on Coral Bay. Bu-Bu's is a good spot for lunch and is the pick, overlooking a very busy beach with lots of tourists and long boats parked out the front in the 'surf'. There's lots of tourists/families swimming, volleyball being played and divers learning/doing their PADI dive courses of the beach etc. It appears that the growth has been allowed to run unchecked without any environmental standards being imposed. It's a little sad to think what this place will look like in 5 years. That's progress they say, but it looks like the Goose that laid the Golden Egg is slowly being choked to death. Get there before it's too late.

Visited June 2014
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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390 reviews
218 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 430 helpful votes
“Not exactly Gili Meno!”
Reviewed 29 June 2014

How underwhelming after Gili Meno. Busy, cluttered, filthy, smelly and overcrowded. Building are a mess. Nice sand and water clear. OK if yo need snorkel/dive assistance. Has many restaurants on the beach. Nothing endears it to me.

Visited June 2014
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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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24 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“White sand, blue water”
Reviewed 26 June 2014

A great beach to be. The sand is white and the water is clear blue. Even after a couple of meters swimming you find yourself between tropical fish. Artificial reef is constructed. In the next years I expect you'll see more fish.

Visited September 2013
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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“Come here.you'll love it!”
Reviewed 25 June 2014

Snorkelling is great with a lot of beautiful fishes. The water is crystal clear. Saw quite a big turtle at turtle point.love it! Best to come April-June.

Visited June 2014
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