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Beautiful Mauritius

We spent a couple of evenings on this beach . Easy access for the nearby hotels. Clear water and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Janette W
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Uk
Balaclava Public Beach

The Beach is situated close to a road and there is sufficient parking. The beach is clean and safe... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Dras N
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Lusaka, Zambia
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Reviewed yesterday

The Beach is situated close to a road and there is sufficient parking. The beach is clean and safe to swim from.

Thank Dras N
Reviewed 4 days ago

I enjoy swimming in the sea and this could not ne done at Balacalva which was quite dissapointing. Not interesting for children either.

Thank g0naz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent a couple of evenings on this beach . Easy access for the nearby hotels. Clear water and calm waves. Lots of stray dogs around. Not every one is a dog lover , but if you see them show them some kindness .

Thank Janette W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very small beach...very stoney in parts. Not much to be seen in the way of shells etc a few small crabs. Some great water sports going on at this beach. Beautiful Sunsets 🌅

Thank littlevMedway
Reviewed 14 October 2018

really recommend to go there. the public beaches give a great addition to the once on the hotel.....

Thank patrick s
Reviewed 9 October 2018

nice location, not many people around and safe place for us like couple and we can stay till late on the beach

Thank Rayaan S
Reviewed 14 September 2018

This beach is open to all and near Oberoi Hotel. Its not overly crowded. If you are not staying at a beach property, you could head to this one and then head out to the hotels close by for a cup of coffee. Beautiful blue...More

Thank aldb19
Reviewed 13 September 2018

Visited 7 Colours, Rummery, Waterfall, Volcanic crater and Hindu Temple. Tours can be arranged through hotel, independent organisations and taxi's are also available outside the front of most hotels.

Thank 007286
Reviewed 6 September 2018

Great beach with coral bed. Crystal clear waters and away from hustle bustle. You can spend quite and peaceful time with loved ones

Thank Saurabh G
Reviewed 5 September 2018

Small sandy beach which was very quiet with lovely views out onto the Indian Ocean. Waters are fairly shallow so good for a paddle or swim.

Thank RobbieDun
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Reizenden
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Response from Adventureseeker524 | Reviewed this property |
As there were all inclusive resorts here dotted around the beach, we did not see any restaurants apart from the ones linked to the hotels.
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gillkaribu
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Response from Maria T | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are part of the hotel grounds. You can reach them by passing the kiosk on the beach where you book boat trips etc, then follow the path along side the river up to the ruins. There are also waterfalls near there but... More
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