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We went there 4 of us looking for a quiet place to seat down and enjoy our traditional “poisson... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Clotaire N
Chocolate sandy beach and good fish

The sand at the beach is like dark chocolate because of the volcanic soil in the region, which... read more

Reviewed 24 February 2017
New York City, New York
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Limbe, Cameroon
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We went there 4 of us looking for a quiet place to seat down and enjoy our traditional “poisson braise” which is roasted fish. Arriving at down beach, we choose to go there because it was less stress to be surrounding by +5 guys trying...More

Thank Clotaire N
Reviewed 24 February 2017

The sand at the beach is like dark chocolate because of the volcanic soil in the region, which makes for a different experience. The food is really good, and you can eat fresh fish (any kind... I think Cameroonian fish is some of the best...More

Thank deboraflowers
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Great beach...although stoney. The beach is black not so clean. Could be better. There are areas on the beach for dining.

Thank Emikah M
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Fresh fish (and crab and shrimp and octopus), grilled in front of you with delicious spices and sauces. Accompanied by miondos and plantains, and eaten with your fingers. Washed down with an Export 33 yards from the sea. Life is good at Down Beach!

Thank Doppler9
Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

We had a great afternoon looking at the beach and eating some local fish and gambas! There was a little mob mentality at first but we were able to get on with our lunch. Service for food was incredibly slow BUT the scenery was Super!

Thank AliGoebel
Reviewed 23 April 2016

Almost at Limbe town centre, no matter what time, we liked hanging round at Down Beach, watching the white horses on the black beach, the fisher men, eating fish, jogging round with the kids. For some hundred meters, there is even a promenade between street...More

Thank andreaskahler
Reviewed 8 January 2016

Beach in middle of town. Not too clean. God fish restaurants around, busy and you see oil drilling plants just in front

Thank Splixa
Reviewed 18 October 2015 via mobile

The place is very touristy for Cameroon and the people at the restaurants try to exploit this. Our bill of the restaurant had to be changed 4 times (including a lot of discussion) till it was correct. There are certainly better places to eat.

Thank Stromgitarrero
Reviewed 13 September 2015 via mobile

Down beach is not the most picturesque or idyllic beach you will find, but it is still a great experience. There is always fishing boats going in and out and you can watch all the activity and catches of the boats. the fish smoking houses...More

1  Thank Barry O
Reviewed 6 February 2015

Down beach is the most touristy place in Limbe. Unfortunately, a large Oilrig blocks the nice ocean view there. The sunset is not very nice as it's behind the large Oilplatform in the sea. There is a nice Fish Marked to visit there, but the...More

1  Thank Angelica P
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