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“nothing special”
3 of 5 bubbles Review of Tamarin Bay

Ranked #31 of 196 things to do in Mauritius
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Owner description: This beach is well-known for its excellent surfing conditions.
London, United Kingdom
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“nothing special”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2011

Wolmar part of the bay is at the end of a long stretch of hotel beaches, separated from the town of Tamarin, occupying the opposite side, by an undeveloped river estuary covered in low forest.

I had really high hopes regarding Tamarin Bay and was left rather disappointed.
Tamarin beach is meant to have really good surfing conditions, and there were some youngsters playing around on their surfboards. There is a couple restaurants and a surf-themed store on the main road (all close fairly early!). You will see the salines at the main crossroads and unless you walk up towards the residential area you won't find much else there.

Wandering through the streets can give a feel to what 'real' life in Mauritius feels like. I wouldn't see it as enough a reason to come to Tamarind Bay.

Visited February 2011
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“A relaxed piece of Heaven”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2009

The area of Tamarin Bay is a true home away from home. It's a small area with not much night life at all but if you are looking for a low key relaxing place to stay, look no further than Tamarin. Really relaxing, beautiful and totally authentic taste of Mauritius. Love love love!

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