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“BEAUTIFUL!!!!!!!!!!!”
Review of Bavaro Beach

Bavaro Beach
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Detroit, Michigan
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65 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“BEAUTIFUL!!!!!!!!!!!”
Reviewed 19 December 2013

This is a public beach with powdery white sand and the surf is not bad. Coral reefs keep the wave height down. The hotels keep their properties clean and you always see crews picking up seaweed. Everyone leaves their beach towels and walk as far as they can. There is one section of the beach that has permanent structures for locals to sell everything from clothes to jewellery to art. Come with small U.S. bills and learn to barter. They will come out in front of you, and if you are adamant that you don't want to go in, smile firmly and say " no thanks". Then walk away because they can be persistent. If you choose to go in you MUST BARTER. They expect it. Start with 1/3 - 1/2 of what they are offering and stick to it. Most have the same items. Don't buy the jewellery !! It is NOT solid silver nor are many of the stones real...they will break at some point no matter what they say. I learned from experience and speaking with the hotel guides. Jewellery can be found at reputable jewellers. There are nice beach coverups.
Be aware, they allow topless people on the beach...so don't be surprised.
Other than wave action, the water goes out quite a way before it gets deep. To be sure, ask the hotel where you are. Lifeguards are there but not all the time.

Stunning beach that I wish I could keep all to myself :)

Visited December 2013
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Guelph, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“beach”
Reviewed 19 December 2013

the beach was well looked over and groomed every day. the sun was great and strong. My wife looked great and enjoyed the beach in the mornings.

Visited December 2013
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Seneca, South Carolina
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“expansive, ideal for long walks”
Reviewed 19 December 2013

breakers are out a ways so it's pretty, easy to walk, local shops at end on a point, no vendors approach you, walk or run for as far as you can see, not great for swimming though.

Visited December 2013
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Algarvia, Portugal
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“never has beds. you have to mark them with towels at 5am”
Reviewed 18 December 2013

not a single second of peace, gipsys dont let you they steal you and try to sell time sharing everywhere! 4rd world country

Visited December 2013
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Haworth, New Jersey
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“As good as it gets”
Reviewed 18 December 2013

One of the world's finest beaches: crystal clear waters, silky sand, great bathing, walking and people watching

Visited December 2013
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