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Benua patra beach is one of location that owned by PERTAMINA. It ussually provide for their family... read more

Reviewed 21 February 2016
Jakarta, Indonesia
via mobile
very interesting beach

Rocky beach with clear water, you can capture a wonderful sunset from this beach. Bring tripod and... read more

Reviewed 22 December 2015
pitoni o
Surabaya, Indonesia
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  • Average31%
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  • Terrible0%
Jan 20, 2017
“Juat the beach”
Oct 30, 2016
“The beach near Melawai”
Jln. Jendral Sudirman, Balikpapan 76112, Indonesia
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Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

If you love the beach ....you like to be here ...nothing else ...good spot but dont have anything for meal..sit...or toilet

Thank tejo u
Reviewed 31 October 2016

In Balikpapan, Melawai is popular to hangout. But near Melawai, there is a beach you can visit, called Benua Patra beach. It's alternative place to hang out with your friend to see sunset in Balikpapan. I recomended this place for friends, but not your family,...More

Thank RafandaR
Reviewed 12 May 2016

This beach location is close to Mining Company (Pertamina) where you can see some mining workers around the area when they finish work. I didn't spend much time there but was good to know one of the objects. The location is reachable distance which is...More

Thank rsdewi2301
Reviewed 21 February 2016 via mobile

Benua patra beach is one of location that owned by PERTAMINA. It ussually provide for their family recreation and gathering. But now it seems open for public so we could visit it for free. A long the beach you could spend time with your family...More

Thank ADR050869
Reviewed 22 December 2015

Rocky beach with clear water, you can capture a wonderful sunset from this beach. Bring tripod and camera, to get beautiful slow speed capture.

1  Thank pitoni o
Reviewed 15 December 2015

If you are visitor, tourist, who visited Balikpapan in a short time, this place is not recommended. Could be good spot of to watch sunrise with your camera, but the beach is dirty.

1  Thank Yudho W
Reviewed 15 October 2015

A bit difficult to go there. Must pay attention to the tide condition. Or you could trapped there. Other than that, there's nothing much can be seen.

Thank rizaariefianto
Reviewed 15 September 2015

Near by this beach, there's a Pertamina Cafe, good place to enjoy sunset and in the night they have lamp decaration and near beach table. Watch out for the wind.

Thank oliviad_8
Reviewed 1 May 2015 via mobile

Nice view, with food and ice dessert. Life is lovely. Hope to go middle of island and do some fishing. Sea is not that clear though

3  Thank lyloi
Reviewed 27 April 2015

One of most popular beach to visit in Balikpapan. Close to other place n easy to get there.....just few minutes from Balikpapan center...

Thank Fusamania
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